Following the success of last year’s event under the guidance of Adam Savage, SiliCon will be returning in 2022. The date along with the first batch of guests for SiliCon 2022 have officially been announced. 

SiliCon 2022 with Adam Savage will once again take place at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center from August 27th to August 28th. No panel or special event have been announced but that will change in the coming months. 

The Guest List

The first batch of guests to be announced for SiliCon 2022 are Christopher Lloyd, George Takei, Alan Ritchson, Steven E. Gordon, and Gary Whitta.

George Takei is an acclaimed actor with a robust history and LGBT rights activist. He is best known for the role of Hikaru Kato Sulu in the Star Trek franchise since 1966, having played the character in the TV series, movies, and video game adaptations. He was also the inspiration and starred in the musical Allegiance. After coming out in 2005, Takei has been an active leader in the LGBT community while also actively speaking out against laws that attack the civil rights of the community. 

Christopher Lloyd is an acclaimed actor who has starred in some of the most iconic films. He is best known for his role as Dr. Emmett “Doc” Brown in the Back to the Future trilogy and Judge Doom in Who Framed Roger Rabbit. His other iconic roles include Commander Kruge in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Professor Plum in Clue, and Uncle Fester in the 1991 adaptation of The Addams Family.

Steven E. Gordon is a legendary comic book artist and art director with a rich career in the industry. He was the key animator for the Ralph Bakshi adaptation of The Lord of the Rings, an animator for Cool World along with the animation supervisor for Fire and Ice. His other works include the character designs for X-Men: Evolution.

Gary Whitta is a screenwriter who is best known for co-creating the story for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. He had previously been a video games journalist who co-founded and was the Editor in Chief of PC Gamer

Alan Ritchson is an actor best known for his role as Jack Reacher in the Amazon adaptation of Reacher. His other iconic roles include Aquaman / Arthur Curry on Smallville and Raphael in the 2014 adaptation of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

More guests will be announced in the coming months along with additional details about SiliCon 2022 with Adam Savage. 

8Bit/Digi is an independent media outlet that provides an insight into the video game community and industry of the San Francisco Bay Area.

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