2016 EW PopFest, LA


Affair: 2016 EW PopFest

Saturday, October 29- Sunday, October 30, 2016 @ 12-8PM

Hot Spot: The Reef, Los Angeles, CA

Deets: The blowout will be taking place from Oct. 29-30 at The Reef in downtown Los Angeles and will feature some of the biggest stars from all areas of entertainment.

EW PopFest’s line-up will include appearances from James Corden, the host of CBS' The Late Late Show, a live performance by pop superstar Nick Jonas, discussions with Oscar-winning actress and director Jodie Foster, and Emmy-winning showrunner Ryan Murphy and friends. Attendees will have an opportunity to see first-look footage and special guests from Sony's Dark Tower, a reunion with the cast of Happy Endings performing a never-before-seen episode, the cast of The CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend performing their musical mashups live, and a conversation between husband-and-wife YA superstars Tahareh Mafi (Shatter Me) and Ransom Riggs (Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children). The weekend will conclude with a 20th anniversary Scream celebration including a Wes Craven tribute, followed by an outdoor screening of the film. Additional programming will be announced in the coming weeks.

Entertainment Weekly’s curatorial talents will be brought to life as a two-day festival with a mix of pop culture related events including live music, film and television screenings, talks with talent and creators including actors, TV showrunners, film directors, videogame designers, authors and more. EW PopFest will offer an unforgettable immersive experience for fans, celebrities and brand partners. With a built-in fan base and millennial draw, EW PopFest will attract cross-generational attendees, tapping into Entertainment Weekly’s combined audience of 28 million loyal, engaged fans. This highly interactive celebration of pop culture will engage consumers with innovative live and digital experiences, setting a standard no other festival can challenge.

Check out the full schedule/line-up here.

Nick Jonas
Janelle Monáe

20th anniversary screening of Scream Movies

Programming highlights:
Saturday, October 29th:
-Q&A with Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles from Supernatural
-Q&A with The CW's Stephen Amell, Grant Gustin, Melissa Benoist, Caity Lotz and Greg Berlanti
-Exclusive sneak peek at Netflix's Gilmore Girls revival plus a chat with creator Amy Sherman-Palladino and executive producer Daniel Palladino
-Performance from rapper-singer Lizzo
-Live musical performance by the cast of The CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
-Live table read of a new episode from the cast of Happy Endings
-Meet-and-greets with authors Anne Rice, Terry McMillan and Victoria Aveyard
-Live recording of the LadyGang podcast
-Gilmore Guys to bring 'The Stars Hollow Countdown Show'
-Q&A with Ricky Dillon, Anna Akana, Joey Graceffa, Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox (co-founders of Smosh)

Sunday, October 30th:
-Q&A with Eddie Redmayne plus a sneak peek at Fantastic Beasts Movie
-Live recording of Anna Faris' podcast, Anna Faris is Unqualified
-Discussion with Diana Gabaldon, author of the beloved Outlander series
-Emmy-winning showrunner of American Horror Story and Scream Queens, Ryan Murphy (and friends)
-Live version of 'Three Rounds' with Grey's Anatomy doctors Jessica Capshaw, Camilla Luddington, Sarah Drew, Kelly McCreary, Jason George and Jerrika Hinton
-Live recording of My Favorite Murder podcast
-Live read with the cast of Bob's Burgers

James Corden, the host of CBS' The Late Late Show with James Corden; Oscar-winning actress and director, Jodie Foster; first footage from Stephen King's The Dark Tower Series; a conversation between husband-and-wife YA superstars Tahereh Mafi (Shatter Me) and Ransom Riggs(Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children)

Who You May Spot: Cast of Happy Endings, Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Nick Jonas, Janelle Monae, Diana Gabaldon, Anna Faris, Jennifer Aniston, Eddie Redmayne, Cast of This is Us, Stephen Amell, Grant Gustin, Melissa Benoist, Caity Lotz, Kathy Griffin, Tove Lo, Cast of Office Christmas Party, JoJo, Chris Colfer, Jake Miller, James Corden, Jodie Foster, Ryan Murphy, Tahareh Mafi, Ransom Riggs

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