VIDEO: Knightcon returns for a third year

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Thousands of movie fans are expected to flock to Castleford next month as turbo-charged film car convention Knightcon revs back into town.

Junction 32’s Xscape leisure complex will play host to a convoy of classic and cult movie cars - including Transformers’ Optimus Prime on September 7.

Optimus Prime

Optimus Prime

Last year’s glitzy event, which included a number of replica KITT cars from 80s show Knight Rider, saw 24,000 people flock to the town.

In the events first year back in 2011 Knight Rider star David Hasselhoff made a surprise appearance.