The upcoming Dragon Con convention is shaping up to have a heavy “Star Trek” presence, with William Shatner, Walter Koenig, Michelle Hurd, and Anson Mount among those scheduled to represent the franchise. The event, which will be held September 1-5, 2022, at several venues in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, bills itself as the “largest multi-media, pop culture convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the universe.”
Dragon Con’s official site lists more than 150 featured guests, among them creators, writers, artists, actors, and illustrators. Below, Heavy takes a look at the “Star Trek” figures on the list.
More Than a Dozen ‘Star Trek’ Actors & Writers Will Attend Dragon Con
William Shatner, who played Captain James T. Kirk in “Star Trek: The Original Series,” as well as in six “TOS” feature films, “Star Trek: The Animated Series,” and “Star Trek: Generations.” Shatner, who is now 91 years old, flew to space aboard the Blue Origin New Shepard rocket in October 2021.
Walter Koenig, who co-starred in “Star Trek: The Original Series” as Chekov and subsequently played the character in the half-dozen “TOS” features and in “Star Trek Generations.”
Michelle Hurd, who portrays Raffaela “Raffi” Musiker on “Star Trek: Picard.” She is one of the few series regulars from seasons one and two of the show confirmed to be returning for the upcoming third and final season of “Picard.”
Wilson Cruz, who co-stars on “Star Trek: Discovery” as Dr. Hugh C