New BookCon press release below. P-CS is most excited for the Looking For Alaska presentation, especially as the co-creators/developers of The OC and Marvel’s Runaways will also be attendance as well as cast.
Hulu Bringing Executive Producers and Talent from Highly Anticipated Hulu Originals Looking for Alaska and The Handmaid’s Tale Season 3 to Event Where Books and Pop Culture Collide
NORWALK, CT – April 12, 2019 – ReedPOP, the world’s leading producer of pop culture events, today announced that Hulu is bringing two of its most buzzed about series of 2019 to BookCon, The Handmaid’s Tale and Looking for Alaska.
On Saturday, June 1 at 10:45AM, fans will have the opportunity to join executive producer and showrunner Bruce Miller and talent from the upcoming season of The Handmaid’s Tale ahead of the season 3 premiere for “Hulu presents THE HANDMAID’S TALE SEASON 3.”
Based on John Green’s award-winning debut novel, one of Hulu’s most highly anticipated new series of 2019 is taking over the Main Stage on Saturday, June 1 at 5:00PM. “Hulu presents John Green’s LOOKING FOR ALASKA” will offer book lovers the chance to join executive producers Green, Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, and talent for a first look at the upcoming television adaptation.
Since its debut in 2014, BookCon has brought fans unparalleled access to some of the hottest book-to-screen adaptations of the past five years includingRoom starring Brie Larson, Jonathan Tropper’s This Is Where I Leave You, John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars, and last year’s The Hate U Give.
Taking place June 1-2, 2019 at the Javits Center in NYC, standout programming at this year’s BookCon will feature best-selling authors and celebrities including: Adam Savage, Alyssa Milano, Evangeline Lilly, Frank Miller, Jason Reynolds, John Cena, Marie Lu, Marissa Meyer, Nicola Yoon, Rainbow Rowell, Tegan & Sara, and Tomi Adeyemi, in addition to hundreds of Exhibitors.
BookCon is the consumer extension of BookExpo, North America’s largest gathering of book industry professionals from around the globe. The show is designed to appeal to the modern-day book lover with an appreciation for broader pop culture and where these worlds intersect. It is the ultimate fan event where storytelling and pop culture collide – offering fans unprecedented access to authors, publishers, celebrities and creators of content that influence everything we read, hear and see.
Tickets for BookCon are available now at BookCon.com. For the complete lineup of currently scheduled guests and additional information, please visitBookCon.com or BookCon’s social media pages (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).