With the event only a week away, Sinister Creature Con 2021 announced the final batch of guests and it’s the cast of the Resident Evil remakes. Stephanie Panisello and Nicole Tompkins will be among the special guests during the convention.
Stephanie Panisello is an actress best known for her role as Claire Redfield in the Resident Evil series since 2019 (replacing Alyson Court). She took on the role as the iconic protagonist starting in the Resident Evil 2 remake followed by Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness. Her other notable works include the voice of Cloud Retainer in Genshin Impact and providing the facial capture for Olivia Pierce in Doom.
Nicole Tompkins is an actress best known for her performance as Jill Valentine in the Resident Evil 3 remake (a role played by Catherine Disher in the original). She would return for Resident Evil Village as the voice of Daniela Dimitrescu (one of the daughters of Lady Dimitrescu). Her other notable roles include Amber in The Grey Matter Archives.
They will be joining a variety of featured guests that include Naomi Grossman from American Horror Story, Grammy wining artist Krayzie Bone, FX artist Rain Williamson, Carrie Henn from Aliens along with Tommy Lee Allace and Marlon Taylor from It. Other guests include Lord Blood Rah, Gina Scheiber, and Cory Swenson just to name a few.
This is just one of several live conventions in Northern California that is set to take place in 2021, but that could change depending on the state of the pandemic. As of August 6th, 65.5% of California’s population has received their first dose of the vaccine while the local governments have lifted most economic restrictions.
Sinister Creature Con is a horror movie and special effects convention that is set to take place on August 15th at the Roebbelen Center in Roseville (north of Sacramento). The convention allows fans the chance to meet horror film stars and legends along with local artists. It also hosts a series of insightful panels along with special events and workshops.
The original Resident Evil 2 was released for the PlayStation back in 1998 followed by a launch for the PC, Nintendo 64, Dreamcast, and GameCube. It was highly praised at launch while many fans have hailed it as the best entry in the series. The original Resident Evil 3 was released back in 1999 and it was the last main entry released for the PlayStation. It was later released for the PC, Dreamcast, and GameCube.