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Susan Sarandon in sunglasses and a formal gown and Geena Davis in a strapless black gown, smiling and laughing together at a press event.

Geena Davis & Susan Sarandon to Reunite at 90s Con!

Thelma & Louise stars – and Hollywood legends –  Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon will reunite at 90s Con!

The pair will meet with fans, sign autographs and take part in a panel discussion at the event which is being held in 2024. While the full lineup hasn’t been announced yet, we do know fellow star Alyssa Milano will also be there.

If you’re wondering what 90s Con is exactly, let me fill you in…

90s Con is an event that brings together and celebrates some of the biggest pop culture names of the nineties. At past events, we’ve seen the casts of Full House, 90210 and the Clueless film reunite, plus many more.

Next year’s event will run from March 15 to 17 and will be held at the Connecticut Convention Centre in Hartford, Connecticut.

Organisers Liliana Kligman and Christna Figliolia tell People in an exclusive announcement, they’re “thrilled” to have two Oscar-winning stars at the event:

“Both of these remarkable women have been enduring role models for us as we’ve built this company, and we’re deeply honoured to have them join us. Fans will have a truly exceptional opportunity to meet and be inspired by  these remarkable women.”

 

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While Geena and Susan’s reunion will mark 33 years since Thelma & Louise’s release, the pair have publicly reunited several times since, including a special event to mark the film’s 30th anniversary in 2021.

Held at the Greek Theatre in L.A., the screening benefited two organisations: LA Regional Food Bank which addresses food insecurity throughout Los Angeles and Geena’s own foundation, the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media which works to ensure there’s more equal representation of women and girls in movies and TV.

Geena and Susan took to the red carpet wearing custom-made tees at the time that read “She’s My Thelma & I’m Her Louise” and “She’s My Louise & I’m Her Thelma.”

They also joined Callie Khouri, who wrote the original screenplay, for a Q&A hosted by The Hollywood Reporter’s Rebecca Keegan where they discussed how 30 years ago, the press predicted the movie would be a game-changer for women….but sadly, it wasn’t:

“There are going to be so many movies starring women, about women, female road pictures, whatever,” Geena recalled.

“I’m thinking, hot dog, let’s sit back and wait for all this magic change to happen. It seems like every five years or so, there’s another movie starring women that’s a huge hit and people say ‘well now certainly everything is going to change’ and it really hasn’t.”

Earlier, Susan said in a statement shared by the Geena Davis Institute, that she had no idea of the cultural impact the movie would have for decades:

“At the time, it was revolutionary to have two women in a film that weren’t enemies and were having fun together on screen. I think that’s been one of the biggest breakthroughs – today there are so many brilliant female actors making films where women aren’t adversarial to each other and have the power to determine their own destiny.”

You can get your tickets for 90s Con here: www.thats4entertainment.com/90scon

(Feature Image Credit: Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock.com)

Nehal is an award-winning news presenter, the author of "A Kids Book About Kindness Online" and the founder of CelebrityKind.