“Always two there are, no more no less. A Master and an Apprentice.” If you thought Summer Con couldn't get any more awesome, hold our double-bladed lightsaber. We are thrilled, excited, and humbled to announce our final Star Wars guest is none other than Darth Maul, Ray Park. Please welcome Ray to the Washington State Summer Con on Sunday, June 19th. Ray Park is best known as Darth Maul from Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, the murderous, demon-like duelist with the double-bladed lightsaber. Park is also known for his portrayals of Toad in X-Men (2000), Snake Eyes
We are excited to welcome one more Star Wars actress to the Pacific Northwest this June. Bonnie Piesse is coming to the Washington State Summer Con in Puyallup on June 17th-19th. Bonnie portrayed Beru Whitesun in Star Wars: Episodes II and III, and is also reprising her role as "Aunt" Beru in the newest Disney+ series Obi-Wan Kenobi. The Obi-Wan Kenobi series will air its first episode on May 27th. That puts Summer Con right in between episode 4 and 5 of the series. Pretty, pretty cool. Originally from Australia, Bonnie first got into show business when she was 14.
On May the 4th, we saved a special Jedi announcement for the show. Please welcome Amy Allen to the Washington State Summer Con this June. Hopefully, this will bring some Jedi Order to balance the heavy Sith presence in Puyallup. Amy Allen portrays the Jedi Aayla Secura in Star Wars Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. Amy was an employee at Lucasfilm when she was selected to play Aayla Secura, the female Twi'Lek Jedi from the Dark Horse Comic books. Reportedly, George Lucas saw the character on the cover of a comic and was so impressed he
Attention Star Wars fans: Krrsantan is coming to Summer Con! Please welcome Carey Jones to Puyallup on June 17th-19th. Carey is the man behind the coolest new Wookiee in the Star Wars Universe that was recently introduced in the Book of Boba Fett. Krrsantan, also known as Black Krrsantan, was a trained gladiator, and later became a ferocious bounty hunter. He has been hired by the Hutts, Darth Vader, and Boba Fett through the years. The actor behind his amazing scenes in the Book of Boba Fett was an actor and make-up artist who previously portrayed the Tracker Predator in
Let's add a beloved voice actor and Disney legend to the Washington State Summer Con lineup. Please welcome the voice of Winnie the Pooh and Tigger too, Jim Cummings!!! We are thrilled that Jim decided to join us in Puyallup this June 17th-19th for our show. Jim Cummings is an American voice actor and singer, who has appeared in over 400 roles. He is known for voicing the title character from Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Darkwing Duck, Pete (the arch-nemesis of Mickey Mouse), Monterey Jack, Sam Ficus, and the Tasmanian Devil. He has voiced leading roles in many major series
He is more like family AND a featured guest, so it wouldn't be a complete Summer Con without the New York Times Best Selling Author, Timothy Zahn. He is one of the most prolific Star Wars authors and creator of the supervillain Grand Admiral Thrawn, and he will be with us June 17th-19th in Puyallup. Timothy has published fifty-six novels, over a hundred short stories and novelettes, and five collections of short fiction in his career. Best known for his twelve Star Wars novels, he is also the author of the Quadrail series, the Cobra series, the Conquerors Trilogy, and
He goes by many names... Emperor Palpatine, Darth Sidious, Supreme Chancellor of the Galactic Republic, the first Emperor of the Galactic Empire, or the Dark Lord of the Sith, but we will use his real name and say that Ian McDiarmid is coming to the Washington State Summer Con June 17-19 in Puyallup. McDiarmid spent his early years acting in British theater and later moved into television and film in the late 1970s with his casting in a supporting role in the TV series The Professionals. His first major role for Ian was getting cast as the Emperor Palpatine in
Hosting Ian McDiarmid is an honor, and we wanted to do something extra special for him and all of the attendees of Summer Con. We can now confirm that construction has begun on a grand Emperor's Throne Room for the Washington State Summer Con on June 17-19 in Puyallup. The set is being built by the amazing Star Wars Prop Builder Gregory Smith and attendees will enjoy an immersive experience that will be nothing short of awesome. Imagine walking into a dark hallway with red lights, sounds of the Sith, two of the Emperor's Royal Guards, and possibly Vader himself.