Stop the Press! Ian Somerhalder and Millie Bobbie Brown to Attend Supanova Comic Con & Gaming in April

March 22, 2019

In a last minute coup, Supanova Comic Con & Gaming have signed on Supa-Stars Ian Somerhalder and Millie Bobby Brown for their upcoming pop culture events in Melbourne (6-7 April) and the Gold Coast (13-14 April).
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Stop the Press! Ian Somerhalder and Millie Bobbie Brown to Attend Supanova Comic Con & Gaming in April

In a last minute coup, Supanova Comic Con & Gaming have signed on Supa-Stars Ian Somerhalder and Millie Bobby Brown for their upcoming pop culture events in Melbourne (6-7 April) and the Gold Coast (13-14 April).

Somerhalder is best known as the leading heartthrob in television’s The Vampire Diaries and the hotly anticipated V-Wars, while Bobby Brown – who is a Sunday-only exclusive for Melbourne’s event – is Tinsel Town’s hottest property, coming into fame as Eleven on Stranger Things and the epic feature film Godzilla: King of Monsters.

Further to their appearances, Somerhalder’s The Vampire Diaries co-star Nathaniel Buzolic (The Originals) and Steven Strait of The Expanse will also be making their way to Melbourne and the Gold Coast.

In what is shaping up to be an incredible celebrity lineup, Supanova will also celebrate the 40th Anniversary of George Miller’s Mad Max franchise, with appearances from some of the original cast including Steve Bisley (Jim Goose), Hugh Keays-Byrne (Toecutter, Immortan Joe), Paul Johnstone (Cundalini), Vince Gil (Nightrider), and stuntman Dale Bensch all appearing in Melbourne.

The 40th Anniversary celebration will also feature a display in each city, where fans can get their photo with an Interceptor, and other notable vehicles from film and TV.

Sadly, Camila Mendes and Jordan Connor have had to postpone their appearance with Supanova in April, due to the unfortunate events that have impacted the Riverdale production schedule.

Supanova is a celebration of fandom, where the worlds of film and television, fantasy, comic books, anime, sci-fi, cartoons, books, gaming and collectables comes to life! There’s something for everyone, including ‘cosplay’ (costume-role play), fan clubs, musical performances, creative master classes, celebrity Q&As, wrestling, tournaments, competitions and an event full of shopping possibilities.

Other Supa-Star Guests already announced for Melbourne and Gold Coast include:

  • Tyler Posey (Teen Wolf)
  • Tyler Hoechlin (Teen WolfSupergirl)
  • Eliza Taylor (The 100)
  • Toby Stephens (Black SailsLost in Space)
  • Stefan Kapicic (Deadpool)
  • Jon Heder (Napoleon DynamiteBlades of Glory)
  • Matt Ryan (ConstantineLegends of Tomorrow)
  • Graham McTavish (OutlanderPreacherThe Hobbit trilogy)
  • Stephen Hunter (The Hobbit trilogy, Wolf Creek)
  • Troy Baker (The Last of UsBioshock Infinite)
  • Nolan North (Assassin’s CreedUncharted)
  • Lucie Pohl (Overwatch)
  • Jonny Cruz (Overwatch)
  • Brian Donovan (Naruto)
  • V.E. Schwab (author – Shades of MagicVillains)

SUPANOVA BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Supanova Comic Con & Gaming began in Sydney in 2002 as a completely home-grown Australian production showcasing sci-fi, fantasy, comic books, anime, manga, games, cosplay and much more. The brainchild of Founder & Event Director, Daniel Zachariou, Supanova is run by a diverse and passionate team of independent professionals with backgrounds in private industry and the creative sector. Supanova takes place in six cities (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and the Gold Coast), and is Australia’s leading and largest event of its kind with close to 200,000 fans expected to attend the Supanova events in 2019.

Supanova is a celebration of pop culture created by the Supanova family, for your family, to “bring out the inner geek” in fans of all ages.

SUPANOVA DATES: 

Melbourne: April 5-7, 2019 | Melbourne Showgrounds

Gold Coast: April 12-14, 2019 | Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre

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