The Middle East Film and Comic Con (www.mefcc.com), the definitive pop culture convention in the Middle East has announced a second wave of celebrity guests for its fifth anniversary celebration including Game of Thrones’ star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, WWE Superstar Randy Orton and sci-fi icon Summer Glau!
The Kingslayer, Jaime Lannister from Game of Thrones hits MEFCC
After first breaking into his acting career in Europe with a number of acclaimed performances in various Scandinavian films, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau broke into the United States market in ‘Black Hawk Down’, ‘New Amsterdam’ before landing the role as Jamie Lannister, one of the most complex characters in the TV mega-hit ‘Game of Thrones’. The phenomenal show is set to break more records with the new season premier arriving on April 24th 2016! Nikolaj will appear at MEFCC on Thursday, April 7th and Friday, April 8th giving Game of Thrones fans a chance to rub shoulders with the Kingslayer!
See the RKO WWE legend himself, Randy Orton
Randy Orton, arguably one of the biggest names in WWE history, with his impeccable track record and reputation as the World Heavyweight Champion, Intercontinental Champion and World Tag Team Champion along with his infamous RKO signature move, is coming to MEFCC 2016! Born a WWE Superstar and already in the Hall of Fame, Randy will be meeting and greeting his fans making this fifth anniversary event one to remember and fans will have the chance to try their own ‘Walk On’ at the WWE stand!
Meet the beautiful yet brutal Summer Glau
Summer Glau is an American actress who is best known for her portrayal of powerful female characters including River Tam from ‘Firefly/Serenity’, Cameron from ‘Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles’, and the ruthless Isabel Rochev from ‘Arrow’ amongst others. Apart from being a highly talented actress, Summer is trained in ballet, kickboxing and kung-fu making her performances literally fly off the screen and as beautiful as they are deadly!
tokidoki founder, Simone Legno, takes the stage
An Italian born artist with a passion for Japanese art and culture, as well as street art and graffiti, Simone Legno, the co-founder and creative director of the tokidoki brand, is appearing at the MEFCC for signings, workshops and meeting of fans! tokidoki, which means ‘sometimes’ in Japanese, is a global brand famous for quirky and energetic characters like Cactus Friends and Cocomando that are popular around the world and Simone will be sharing his craft and experience with likeminded fans at MEFCC 2016.
Get to know the genius that is Whilce Portacio
Renowned for his creative genius and contribution to the world of comic books on titles such as ‘The Punisher’, ‘X-Factor’, ‘Uncanny X-Men’, ‘Iron Man’, and ‘Wetworks’ among many others, the American-Filipino comic book artist Whilce Portacio will be making his first appearance in the region at MEFCC. Well known around the world for co-creating the X-Man Bishop, Whilce was a co-founder of the now famous Image Comics, launched in 1992 by high-profile illustrators, that has changed the industry giving creators the ability to publish their material without giving up the copyrights to the characters they created.
Tickets Selling Out Fast
With exhibition space already sold out, MEFCC 2016 has also reported that early bird ticket category was sold out within a week, following the announcement of initial guest line-up including the likes of Christopher Lloyd, Veronica Taylor, co-creator of Deadpool Fabien Niceza and the Godfather of Comics, Stan Lee via live video.
VIP, 3 Day and single day tickets are still available as the event heads towards its target of 70,000 visitors for its fifth anniversary event. With new categories and benefits this year, more information regarding tickets can be found at www.mefcc.com/tickets.
|VIP – 3 DAY||500 AED|
|Gold- 3 DAY||250 AED|
|Bronze- 1 DAY||100 AED|