LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD), the preeminent producer of Comic Cons across North America, announced that the cast of Netflix’s breakout hit series “Marvel’s Daredevil” will be on the scene at Wizard World Chicago, August 18 -21, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Actors from the show scheduled to attend include Charlie Cox (Matt Murdock/Daredevil), Deborah Ann Woll (Karen Page), Elden Henson (Foggy Nelson), Jon Bernthal (Frank Castle/The Punisher), Elodie Yung (Elektra Natchios), and Rosario Dawson (Claire Temple). All of the cast members are scheduled to appear Saturday, August 20th - Sunday, August 21st, and will meet & greet fans, sign autographs, pose for professional photographs (Photo Ops), and conduct interactive Q&A panels.
"I am beyond excited to be with my ‘Daredevil’ cast-mates at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con; Chicago is one of my favorite cities," says Elden Henson, ‘Foggy Nelson.’ “I am so grateful to the fans for their overwhelmingly positive reaction to the show, and to Wizard World for creating an opportunity to interact with them!! I can’t wait to meet you all in August!”
“‘Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’ was one of last year’s most exciting new shows and the introduction of fan favorite characters brought to life by an amazingly talented cast,” said Randy Malinoff, COO of Wizard World. “Wizard World is always looking to provide our fans with fun and unique opportunities to interact with their favorite shows, movies, comic books, and more, so we’re thrilled they’ll have the chance to interact with this great cast.”
"Marvel's Daredevil" on Netflix is a live action series that follows the journey of attorney Matt Murdock, who in a tragic accident was blinded as a boy but imbued with extraordinary senses. Murdock sets up a practice in his hometown neighborhood of Hell's Kitchen, New York where he fights against injustice as a respected lawyer by day and a masked vigilante by night.
The “Daredevil” cast will be joined by previously announced guests including Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead), Sebastian Stan (Captain American: The Winter Soldier), David Duchovny (X-Files), Bruce Campbell (Evil Dead), and more.
To purchase tickets and to view the schedule, location, show hours, hotel & travel info, please visit: http://wizardworld.com/comiccon/chicago
About Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD)
Wizard World, Inc. produces comic, gaming and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, television, cosplay, comics, graphic novels, toys, video gaming, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place at each event, with celebrity Q&A's, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard World has also launched the Wizard World Store, CONtv, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ: CIDM), and ComicConBox™, a premium subscription-based monthly box service. Fans can interact with Wizard World on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.
Wizard World 2016 schedule available at: www.wizardworld.com/wizcon.html.
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