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Supanova 2015

Zombies Beware… The Walking Dead’s ‘Michonne’ to Cut a Swathe Through Supanova!


Melbourne: April 11 & 12, 2015 |Melbourne Showgrounds

Gold Coast: April 18 & 19, 2015 |Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

It’s a feeding frenzy for fans of The Walking Dead as we reveal the katana-wielding heroine, Danai ‘Michonne’ Gurira, will be joining the Supa-Star lineup for next month’s Melbourne (11 &12 April) and Gold Coast (18 & 19 April) events.

Zimbabwean-American actress, Danai Gurira, is best known as Michonne on the television series The Walking Dead. An award-winning playwright, Danai has written for stage and screen. Prior to TWD Danai starred in film The Visitor, and played a recurring part on the Cyclone Katrina drama, Treme. Danai joined the cast of The Walking Dead in its third season in 2012 as one of the main supporting characters in the storyline.

Christopher Lloyd: 'Doc' Brown, Back to the Future
Christopher Lloyd: ‘Doc’ Brown, Back to the Future

Celebrities include:

Christopher Lloyd: ‘Doc’ Brown, Back to the Future

Dolph Lundgren: Ivan Drago, Rocky IV

Tyler Hoechlin: Derek Hale, Teen Wolf

Ryan Hurst: Opie Winston, Sons of Anarchy, Gerry Bertier, Remember the Titans

James Cosmo: Jeor Mormont, Game of Thrones, Angus MacLeod, Highlander

Robin Lord Taylor: The Penguin, Gotham

Willa Holland: Thea Queen, Arrow, Kaitlin Cooper, The O.C.

Manu Bennett: Deathstroke, Arrow, Azog, The Hobbit

Jason David Frank: original Green/White Ranger, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

George Takei: the original Hikaru Sulu, Star Trek 

Nichelle Nichols: the original Nyota Uhura, Star Trek

Walter Koenig: the original Pavel Chekov, Star Trek

James Marsters: Spike, Buffy the Vampire SlayerAngel

Charisma Carpenter: Cordelia, Buffy the Vampire SlayerAngel

Georgina Haig: Elsa, Once Upon a Time

Sean Maguire: Robin Hood, Once Upon a TimeLeonidas, Meet the Spartans

Rachel Skarsten: Tamsin, Lost GirlBlack Canary, Birds of Prey

Martin Klebba: Marty, The Pirates of the Caribbean, Randall, Scrubs

Kevin McNally: Gibbs, The Pirates of the Caribbean, Hugo Lang, Doctor Who

Jessica DiCicco: Flame Princess, Adventure Time

Todd Haberkorn: voice actor from Soul EaterFullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Robbie Daymond: voice actor from Sailor MoonBreadwinners

Kirby Krackle: geek rock band from Seattle, USA

Tony Moore: artist – The Walking DeadFear Agent

Arthur Suydam: artist – Marvel Zombies, Deadpool, Army of Darkness

Peter F. Hamilton: author – Greg Mandel series, Night’s Dawn trilogy

John Scalzi: author – Old Man’s War series, Lock In

Dolph Lundgren: Ivan Drago, Rock IV
Dolph Lundgren: Ivan Drago, Rock IV

Also joining the event is Richard Epcar, who was voted one of the Top 20 Video Game Voice Actors of all time by IMDb, having voiced over 400 characters in games, animation and anime. Best known as the voice of Batou in Ghost in the Shell, and The Joker in several Batman-themed games, including Injustice: Gods Among Us. Some of Richard’s other notable voice credits include characters from Robotech, Digimon and Bleach.

Classically trained actress Ellyn Stern has worked as a voiceover artist, director and writer, with a career spanning across film, television and stage. Ellyn’s debut into anime voice acting was during the ‘80s on the original sci-fi series, Robotech, in which she voiced a number of characters. Ellyn’s other voice credits include Miyuki Gotou in Noein. and Haraway in Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence.

Greg Van Borssum is an Australian fight designer and weapons consultant for feature films. An accomplished athlete and martial artist, Greg recently worked as the fight choreographer for the highly anticipated Mad Max: Fury Road. He has also worked as an assistant director on the animated films, Happy Feet and Happy Feet Two.

Brisbane-based journalist-turned-author, Paula Weston will join Supanova’s Gold Coast event. Paula is the master behind The Rephaim series, containing three books: Shadows, Haze and Shimmer. The fourth and concluding book in the series, Burn, will be released this coming June.

Supa-Stars Alexander Vlahos and Steve Worland have been called away to work on some new and very exciting projects, which unfortunately means they will be unable to attend Supanova in April as planned. Both guests send their apologies to fans in Melbourne and The Gold Coast.

To see the full lineup of talented guests from the realms of film, television, anime, comics and fantasy/sci-fi writing visit our Supa-Star Guest page.