NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, – Nathan Fillion,
star of the hit ABC-TV series “Castle” and well-known to fans for his
iconic roles in the series “Firefly” and film Serenity, will make his
first Wizard World appearance at Philadelphia Comic Con on Saturday and
Sunday, June 1-2, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, native portrayed “Captain Malcolm Reynolds”
in “Firefly” and its continuation Serenity, vaulting him into the
spotlight. After a few other well-received appearances, the Emmy Award
nominee landed the title role in the hugely popular “Castle,” as the
quirky writer “Richard Castle,” who helps New York detective “Kate
Beckett” (Stana Katic) solve crimes. Fillion will also appear in the
feature film Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, due out this summer.
will meet Wizard World fans, pose for photo ops, sign autographs and
conduct an interactive Q&A at Philadelphia Comic Con. He will join
comics legend Stan Lee, Summer Glau (Serenity, “Firefly”), William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “Boston Legal”), WWE® Superstars John Cena® and Daniel Bryan®, “The Walking Dead” duo of Michael Rooker and Norman Reedus, and Manu Bennett
(“Arrow,” The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, “Spartacus: Vengeance”) as
headliners scheduled at the event, held May 30 – June 2.
will also be able to purchase “Nathan Fillion VIP” tickets, for the full
experience including photos, autographs and reserved seating at the
Fillion programming panel, sure to be an extremely popular event.
World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to
celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels,
comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art,
collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
show hours are Thursday, May 30, 3-8 p.m.; Friday, May 31, noon – 7
p.m.; Saturday, June 1, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; and Sunday, June 2, 10 a.m. – 5
For more on the 2013 Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/home-pa.html.
About Wizard World:
World produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North
America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows,
gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature
celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as
premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.
The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworld.com.
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March 22-24 – Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con
May 30 – June 2 – Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
June 28-30 – Wizard World New York City Experience
August 8-11 – Wizard World Chicago Comic Con
September 20-22 – Wizard World Ohio Comic Con
October 18-20 – Wizard World Nashville Comic Con
November 22-24 – Wizard World Austin Comic Con
January 24-26, 2014 – Wizard World Portland Comic Con
February 7-9, 2014 – Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con