Special appearances by Patton Oswalt, Matthew Lillard, the cast of “Power Rangers Dino Fury”; music headliner Weezer; and 2-days of interactive experiences, reveals, and surprise guests for Hasbro’s iconic fan brands; Only live-streamed on the Hasbro Pulse YouTube Channel.
Hasbro, Inc., today released the official programming schedule of experiences for Hasbro Pulse Con 2021, a two-day, free Livestream event, featuring a thrilling panel lineup, fan-favorite celebrity guests, and must-see music appearances. Featured guest talent include Patton Oswalt, Matthew Lillard (Scream, Scooby-Doo), select cast members of the upcoming filmGhostbusters: Afterlife, author of Doctor Strange, Thanos, Thor and Venom comics Donny Cates, Power Rangers comics writer Ryan Parrott from BOOM! Studios, Marvel comics artist David Nakayama, Ben Burnley (Breaking Benjamin), the cast of the hit television series Power Rangers Dino Fury – Russell Curry (Red Ranger), Kai Moya (Blue Ranger), Hunter Deno (Pink Ranger), Tessa Rao (Green Ranger), Chance Perez (Black Ranger) and Jordon Fite (Gold Ranger), popular content creator and artist Rudy Willingham, and more who will make appearances during the course of the event, along with unique experiences from musical guests including Weezer and Transformers legend Vince DiCola. The event will be available exclusively through the Hasbro Pulse YouTube Channel on October 22-23, 2021.
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Fans in the US, Canada, and UK can expect one-of-a-kind experiences to celebrate the company’s iconic brands through engaging panels, exclusive content drops, over 50 new product reveals, celebrity appearances, exclusive Hasbro Pulse Premium Member opportunities, fan interactivity, and more. Brands including Power Rangers, Transformers, G.I. JOE, NERF, Magic: The Gathering, and Avalon Hill along with premier partner brands Star Wars, Marvel, Ghostbusters, Fortnite, and more will be featured in an incredible panel and activity lineup that spans multiple days, giving fans even more meaningful experiences through behind-the-scenes programming.
Jackie Jennings, SYFY Wire on-air correspondent, writer, and producer, returns to Pulse Con to co-host the pop culture celebration and joins new co-host Khleo Thomas, actor, influencer, artist, and entrepreneur.
For every viewer of Hasbro Pulse Con, Hasbro will donate a toy or game to Toys for Tots up to 50,000 pieces. Through the gift of a new toy, Marine Toys for Tots helps bring hope and joy to America’s less fortunate children.
Below is a first look at the programming that will be live-streamed exclusively on the Hasbro Pulse YouTube Channel. Programming takes place on Friday, 10/22 at 8 a.m. PT / 11 a.m. ET and Saturday, 10/23 at 8 A.M. PT / 11 a.m. ET, with each day ending around 12:30 p.m. PT / 3:30 p.m. ET.
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Hasbro Pulse Con 2021 Musical Guests
Tune in for special musical experiences from top artists, including rock band Weezer and Transformers legend Vince DiCola throughout Hasbro’s virtual event.
Panels – Day 1: Friday, 10/22 starting at 8:00 a.m PT 11:00 a.m ET
POWER RANGERS DINO FURY PANEL
Panelists: Brandon Davis, Russell Curry (Red Ranger), Hunter Deno (Pink Ranger), Tessa Rao (Green Ranger), Chance Perez (Black Ranger), Kai Moya (Blue Ranger), Jordon Fite (Gold Ranger)
You won’t want to miss this one, Ranger Fans! The Hasbro Pulse Con Dino Fury panel is packed full of exclusive content, news, and reveals brought to you by the Dino Fury Rangers themselves, joined by some very special guests. Tune in for all the latest from the second half of season one… and beyond. This panel’s going to be TRULY morphinominal.
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POWER RANGERS PRODUCT PANEL
Panelists: Hasbro Power Rangers Brand Team
Help us celebrate MORPHINOMINAL announcements in the Power Rangers universe. Join members of the Hasbro Power Rangers team as they access the Morphin grid to bring fans news around the expanding Lightning Collection product line as well as other special product drops.
POWER RANGERS BOOM! STUDIOS PANEL
Panelists: Brandon Davis, Ryan Parrott
Get an exclusive peek into the world of the BOOM! Studios Mighty Morphin and Power Rangers comics! Join the team as they talk about the exciting new game-changing events in the upcoming ELTARIAN WAR.
We couldn’t be more excited for GHOSTBUSTERS at Hasbro Pulse Con 2021. Although we may not have any new toy reveals, we have plenty of exciting things to share, including an exclusiveGhostbusters: Afterlife clip. Join us to see our special guests and check out what surprise content we have for Ghostbusters!
TRANSFORMERS FRANCHISE AND ENTERTAINMENT PANEL
Panelists: Hasbro Transformers Brand Team with special guests Loannis Lefkaditis, Vince DiCola & Kenny Meriedeth featuring Bob Reynolds
Join us for some exciting news coming from all corners of the Transformers Universe. We will share updates from our feature film, TRANSFORMERS: RISE OF THE BEASTS, announce our new touring attraction, as well as our first ever home VR game. Join us to learn more about the amazing new games and events from the Hasbro Marketing and Design teams as well as a special performance from Vince DiCola and Kenny Meriedeth featuring Bob Reynolds and more!
TRANSFORMERS FAN PRODUCT PANEL
Panelists: Hasbro Transformers Brand Team with special guest Ben Burnley (Lead Singer of Breaking Benjamin)
Join the Hasbro Transformers team as we kick off the celebration of the Transformers legacy and officially reveal toys from the first wave of the next Transformers Generations line. We’re bringing together fan-favorite characters from across the multiverse, so get ready; the Energon will be electric! The celebration continues with the 2021 Transformers Hall of Fame. This year we will celebrate the past and present as we induct two amazingly talented contributors to the brand and announce the fan-voted favorites for both Best WFC Kingdom Toy and Favorite Beast Wars Season 1 Character. Lastly, Behold, as we unveil a Unicron companion pack to help you bring the epic final battle of The Transformers: The Movie to life with Ben Burnley, lead singer of Breaking Benjamin. Be prepared for huge surprises and exclusive reveals seen first here! We can’t wait to share it all with you!
HASBRO PANEL ON STAR WARS™ OFFERINGS
Panelists: Hasbro Star Wars Brand Team
Join members of the Hasbro Marketing & Design teams as they discuss the popular Star Wars line by Hasbro, including the Black Series and The Vintage Collection. Attendees will get an in-depth look at Hasbro’s latest action figure and premium roleplay offerings throughout the saga. Word on the Holonet is there may also be a few surprises. May the Force be with you!
HASBRO’S HASLAB PANEL ON STAR WARS™ HIGH-END COLLECTIBLES
Panelists: Hasbro Star Wars Brand Team
In 2018 we launched HasLab with a dream: make the biggest Vintage Collection vehicle that Hasbro has ever made, the ones fans had been requesting for years, Jabba’s Sail Barge, the Khetanna high-end collectible. We followed this up in 2020 with the biggest Star Wars HasLab ever by Hasbro: The Razor Crest starship. Join members of the Hasbro Marketing & Design teams as they launch the next Star Wars HasLab dream project – the Black Series Rancor high-end figure.