Babylon 5 Reunion and Behind-the-Scenes Thrones Stories Delight at Space City Con
Chuck Cook Photography Babylon 5 star Bruce Boxleitner takes a "selfie" with co-stars Julie Caitlin Brown, Andrea Thompson and Jason Carter.
Attendance at Space City Con in Galveston seemed a little sparse, most likely because it followed so soon after the New Year's holiday this year. One exhibitor that we talked with on Saturday afternoon said he was unlikely to come back the following day due to low sales.
Still, the largest ballroom filled up rapidly and spirits were high when it was time for a reunion of surviving cast members from Babylon 5. Actors from Game of Thrones were comfortable enough with the light crowds to do a little "window shopping" on the exhibit floor. It was a well-managed scene where everyone stayed cool and had fun. There weren't even many dumb or long-winded questions during the Game of Thrones Q&A session (which you know is miraculous if you've ever been to one of these things).
There were some giddy moments. When the Babylon 5 cast was asked what their defining moments were, actress Patricia Tallman (who played Lyta Alexander on the show) said, "When I read the script, I thought, 'They're going to give this to some star. This is the best script I've ever read.'" A male audience member shouted, "They did give it to a star!" and Tallman leaped off the stage, ran to his row and rewarded his flattering comment with a kiss.
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