The official website of Blizzard announced that comedian and actor Jay Mohr would be performing at BlizzCon 2007. In addition to hosting and performing during the closing night celebration, which will also feature the performances of Video Games Live and Level 70 Elite Tauren Chieftain, Mohr will serve as master of ceremonies for the BlizzCon Contest segment that caps off the show in the first night.
BlizzCon™ 2007 Gaming Festival to Feature Comedian Jay Mohr
IRVINE, Calif. Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced that popular comedian and actor Jay Mohr will be appearing at the BlizzCon™ 2007 gaming festival, which will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA on August 3 and 4. In addition to a long and distinguished comedy career, Mohr is notable for his roles in films such as Jerry Maguire and Pay It Forward and for creating, producing, and hosting the successful television show Last Comic Standing.
At BlizzCon, Mohr will host and perform during the closing-night festivities in the convention centers main arena. He will also be serving as master of ceremonies for a series of live contests during the first night of the convention.
"Were very pleased to have Jay Mohr on board for BlizzCon," said Mike Morhaime, president and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment®. "Hes a great performer, and hell really help us make this yeas show memorable for our players."