SiouxperCon 2019 Preview (featuring Fat Dude Digs Flicks)

On Episode 46 of the Back Lot 605 Podcast we are joined by our friend Andy Heller the resident fat dude of Fat Dude Digs Flicks! We do a full rundown of the events, guests, and panels at the 2019 SiouxperCon. SiouxperCon is comic and pop culture convention taking place in Sioux Falls, SD on September 27-29 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. Also, we discuss the box office and the latest movie news from the last week.

The Box Office

Downton Abbey, the big screen spinoff of the popular PBS series, takes the top spot at the box office. The film opened at number with $31 million. The Brad Pitt lead Ad Astra took the number two spot with $19.2 million. The final chapter in the Rambo saga, Last Blood, opened at number three with $19 million.

The News

A new poster for Birds of Prey has been released by Warner Bros. The poster showcases each of the main players in a lighthearted tone.

Fede Alvarez (Don’t Breathe) is in talks to produce a sequel to The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. The sequel is rumored to take the same route as Halloween (2018) and be a direct sequel to the original.

M. Night Shyamalan is set to direct two original films at Universal. No plot details have been announced at this time.

Two new Netflix trailers have been released, including In the Tall Grass and Living With Yourself.

SiouxperCon 2019 Preview

Guests

Wally Wingert: Voice actor

Invader Zim – Almighty Tallest Red

Batman Arkham – Riddler

Alice Through the Looking Glass РHumpty Dumpty 

Ian Whyte: Actor

Alien vs Predator – Predators

Game of Thrones – Dongo the Doomed Giant

Prometheus – The Engineer

Star Wars – Force Awakens, Rogue One, Last Jedi

Billy Gunn: Wrestler

WWE Hall of Fame

AEW Head Coach

Blake Foster: Actor

Power Rangers Turbo

Ciara Hanna: Actor

Power Rangers Megaforce

Attractions

Screen replica of The Delorean from Back to the Future

The screen used The Green Goblin Mask from Maximum Overdrive

South Dakota Ghostbusters

Events

SiouxperMania 2 – Friday at 7PM

Back Lot 605 Presents SiouxperScreenings – Saturday at 8:30PM

Mr. Pointy – Dominic Weineke (Q&A)

Pandamonium – Brandon Lunzman

The Ghost in Her – MG White (Q&A)

Movie Madness: Comic Book Movies

A 16 movie bracket consisting of the best films in the comic book movie genre. 16 films. 1 winner.

Featuring: Back Lot 605, Fat Dude Digs Flicks, Wednesday Comics

The Shameless Plugs

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About the Author
Casey Kelderman found a love for film at a very early age. One of his earliest memories of watching movies was the original Star Wars trilogy on VHS. Casey graduated from The University of Sioux Falls in 2017. At USF Casey produced weekly movie reviews and hosted a radio show. He graduated with a degree in Media Studies. Skills he learned in college have allowed him to help create Back Lot 605. He has produced and directed 4 short films. His favorite films include Halloween, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and Die Hard.
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