New Orleans Wizard World Comic Con appropriately leaned into the supernatural on Saturday (Jan. 5) for the longest day of the 3-day convention.Covington-native Ian Somerhalder appeared as a panelist in the Morial Convention Center’s New Orleans Theater at 4 p.m., alongside a moderator and four other “The Vampire Diaries” stars, Zach Roerig, Paul Wesley, Daniel Gillies and David Alpay.Anna Hill of Livingston Parish received a Saturday ticket as a Christmas gift and sat through two hours of panels to secure a front-and-center floor seat for the “The Vampire Diaries” reunion event. She came with her mother Tara Hill and sister Libby Hill to see some of the stars from the series she has watched seven times over.Check out the cosplay at Wizard World New OrleansThe family arrived around 10:30 a.m. Saturday to secure photos and autographs, Tara said. “I think we made your life!” she said of Anna.Brenda Lempe flew overnight Thursday (Jan. 3) from Washington state to attend the convention and see “The Vampire Diaries” crew. She, too, got pictures with several of the cast members. From her second-row seat, she balanced her phone for a video recording with a camera for additional pictures.And for that, she was definitely… Read full this story
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