The Supanova Expo, Australia’s largest and only national pop culture convention, is celebrating its 10th Anniversary and blasted off with fantastic expos in April with the Melbourne and Gold Coast events attracting 16,300 and 19,200 fans respectively!
Now its time to turn up the heat in Sydney (June 16/17) and Perth (June 23/24) with an another volley of wonderful Supa-Stars:
- Adam Baldwin – Chuck’s John Casey, Serenity & Firefly’s “man called Jayne”, star of Full Metal Jacket & many voice-credit including Superman/Clark Kent in Superman/Doomsday and Breakdown in the current series Transformers Prime.
- Verne Troyer – he ‘completed us’ as Mini Me in Austin Powers and guarded Gringott’s as Griphook the goblin in Harry Potter.
- Noah Hathaway – beloved character Atreyu in the 1980s favourite, The Neverending Story, and Boxey from the original Battlestar Galactica
- Elisabeth Rohm – Brainy bombshell from Angel (Detective Kate Lockley), Heroes (Lauren Gilmore), and Law and Order (ADA Serena Southerlyn)
- John Viener – voice-over actor (and writer/ producer) of Family Guy, as well as voicing characters on The Cleveland Show, American Dad and many more.
Further, as part of the ongoing 10th Anniversary celebrations, Supanova is once again hosting some of the original guests from the first ever Supanova 2002 in Sydney:
- Yvonne Craig – from the Golden Age of television, Adam West’s original Batgirl
- David Mack – critically acclaimed comic-book illustrator and creator of the Kabuki series
- Stephanie Nadolny – voice of DragonBall’s young Goku and DragonBall Z’s Gohan
They join already announced guests from:
- Christopher Lloyd – the legendary Emmett ‘Doc’ Brown from Back to the Future
- Hayden Panettiere – Heroes’ indestructible cheerleader, & passionate activist seen in The Cove
- Callum Blue – British star of The Tudors and Dead Like Me, and Zod in Smallville
- Colin Cunningham – USAF Major Paul Davis in Stargate SG-1; plus Falling Skies & Sanctuary
- Mercedes McNab – This ‘Scream Queen’ is best known as Harmony from Buffy & Angel
- Natalia Tena – Harry Potter’s heroic ally, Nymphadora Tonks, and currently Game of Thrones
- Jennifer Hale – videogame superstar Hale voices characters in Mass Effect, Metal Gear Solid, and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
- Vic Mignogna – popular star of Fullmetal Alchemist (Edward Elric), and Dragonball Z (Broly)
And just so you don’t think we’re ignoring you, fans of COMIC-BOOKS, AUTHORS and ROOSTER TEETH will have separate news items focusing on them over the next two weeks.
Lastly, apologies have been delivered from Smallville’s Michael Rosenbaum and Enter the Dragon champion kick-boxer Bob Wall, who can no longer attend due to unforeseen professional commitments. Michael needs to stay in LA for directorial and editing duties associated with his directorial debut but even with this sad news comes his commitment to see us during the April tour of 2013.
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