Ho, It's A Pirate's Life For Oz Comic-Con, Orlando
Bloom To Appear In Brisbane And Sydney
HO, ITS A PIRATES LIFE FOR OZ COMIC-CON,
ORLANDO BLOOM TO APPEAR IN BRISBANE AND SYDNEY'
Batten down the hatches and raise the pirate flag:
British heartthrob Orlando Bloom is coming to Oz Comic-Con
Brisbane and Sydney this September. Bloom is best
known for his unforgettable roles as Legolas in The
Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies and as
Will Turner in The Pirates of the Caribbean film series,
as well as for his parts in films such as Elizabethtown
onto the Hollywood scene with his screen-debut as
the elf Legolas in Peter Jacksons The Lord of
the Rings films, Bloom quickly cemented himself as
someone to watch, even giving a hilarious performance
as himself in an episode of the comedy series Extras.
As the star of three hugely-successful film franchises,
Bloom has also amassed a passionate fan-following.
Bloom in Brisbane and Sydney will be his The Hobbit
co-stars Stephen Hunter, who portrays dwarf Bombur
and Dean OGorman, as dwarf Fili, in the epic
trilogy. The trio will take part in professional photograph
and autograph opportunities across the weekends, as
well as question and answer panels on each day of
their appearances at Oz Comic-Con.
exciting times for fans as the first ever Oz Comic-Con
Brisbane and Sydney fast approach. Guest announcements
have been coming left, right and centre, with other
additions to the line-up in just the the last week
being Jason Dohring (Logan Echolls in Veronica Mars),
Percy Daggs (Wallace Fennel in Veronica Mars), Michael
Muhney (Sherriff Lamb in Veronica Mars, Adam Newman
in The Young and the Restless), Nicholas Brendon (Xander
in Buffy The Vampire Slayer), Emma Caulfield (Anya
in Buffy The Vampire Slayer) and Monica Rial (Bulma
from Dragon Ball Z).
These guests are just the latest to be added to the
fantastic line-up for Oz Comic-Con Brisbane and Sydney.
Other stars appearing at the events include William
Shatner (Star Trek, Boston Legal), Jason Momoa (Game
of Thrones), Chris Judge (Stargate SG-1), Booboo Stewart
(The Twilight Saga, X-Men Days of Future Past), Colin
Ferguson (Eureka, Haven), Allison Scagliotti (Warehouse
13, Drake and Josh), Bill Farmer (the voice of Goofy)
and Jim Cummings (the voice of Winnie The Pooh and
Comic-Con will be held at the Brisbane Exhibition
and Convention Centre on September 6-7, and in Sydney
at the Sydney Exhibition Centre at Glebe Island on
September 13-14, with doors open from 9am to 6pm each
day of the event. Tickets to both shows are available
now through Showclix (www.showclix.com/events/18185)
and will also be available at the door.
more information please visit www.ozcomiccon.com
Oz Comic-Con produces pop culture expos across Australia
that celebrate TV shows, movies, comic books, graphic
novels, anime and gaming. The events feature multi-genre
content from across the spectrum appearances
by film and television stars, comic book artists and
voice actors; gaming demonstrations and cosplay competitions;
creative workshops and master classes; and hard-to-find
merchandise. Oz Comic-Con proudly supports local Australian
talent and businesses in many areas, providing a platform
to showcase Australian creativity and endeavours.
Oz Comic-Con was created by Sydney-based company DCA
Enterprises, who now work in partnership with international
event organisers ReedPOP to produce the Oz Comic-Con
shows. The ReedPOP portfolio includes New York Comic
Con, C2E2, PAX (Prime, East and Australia), Star Wars
Celebration and the UFC Fan Expo.