HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, Arkansas — Janeshia Adams-Ginyard, who starred in the blockbuster movies “Black Panther” and “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” will be a featured guest September 22- 24 at Spa-Con Season 7 at the Hot
Springs Convention Center.
She is known for her role as Nomble, one of the Dora Milaje, in the two hit movies.
“We are so excited to have Janeshia Adams-Ginyard joining us at Spa-Con Season 7 in September,” said Alexis Hampo, special events manager for Visit Hot Springs. “Janeshia isn’t only a ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ actress but she’s also a stunt performer and a professional wrestler too, which is something totally new for Spa-Con.”
Hampo said Adams-Ginyard will be at all three days of the 2023 edition of the comics and pop culture convention, signing autographs in the Expo Hall on Saturday and Sunday. She will also hold a one-hour question-and-answer session with fans and will conduct a one-hour stunts training workshop (Stunts 101).
VIP passes for Spa-Con Season Seven will go on sale Friday (January 13), Hampo said. Those tickets are $125 through April 22, and only 150 of them will be sold. Visit the Spa-Con website — www.spa-con.org — for more information. Hampo said VIP passholders will receive a VIP tee shirt, a Spa-Con tote bag, a Spa-Con laminate, a Spa-Con notebook and a Spa-Con metal cup. VIP passholders also get access to the VIP lounge, celebrity meet-and-greets and advanced access to all panels, workshops and photo ops.
In addition, there will be a VIP party each night of the convention, sponsored by Superior Bathhouse Brewery, The Porterhouse Club and Hotel Hot Springs.
Hampo said weekend passes will go on sale later.
Adams-Ginyard, in addition to her roles in the two “Black Panther” movies, also was featured in the Disney+ series, “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” and as a stunt performer in “Avengers: Infinity War.” She was a stunt performer in “9-1-1,” “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” and “Us.” In 2006-07 she was a brakeman on the U.S. Bobsled Team, and she and Jamia Jackson were the first All-African-American team in 2012. In 2012 she began her professional wrestling career with WOW! Women of Wrestling under the ring name Frost The Olympian, based on her experience as a bobsledder.
For more information call Alexis Hampo at 501-321-2027.