New York Comic con has announced that ex-Doctor Who companion Karen Gillan will no longer be attending this year’s convention due to other work commitments.
Scots-born Gillan has recently been announced as having a major role in the new ‘Jumanji’ movie alongside Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black and Nick Jonas.
Great Who Lineup
But the loss of Gillan from the convention will not reduce the current list of Doctor Who stars attending in October. Fan favourite Alex Kingston aka River Song is a new addition to the line-up.
Twelfth Peter Capaldi, new companion Pearl Mackie, ex-companion Jenna Coleman, Eleventh Doctor Matt Smith plus the cast of the new Doctor Who spin-off ‘Class’ are already announced for the 4-day event.
About New York Comic Con
The New York Comic Con is the East Coast’s biggest and most exciting popular culture convention. This year it runs from the 6th to the 9th October at the Jarvis Centre.
The annual event plays host to the latest and greatest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies and television. Panels and autograph sessions give fans a chance to interact with their favourite creators. It’s screening rooms feature sneak peeks at films and television shows months before they hit either big or small screens. And with dedicated professional hours, New York Comic Con is a market place, bringing together the major players in the entertainment industry. New York Comic Con is the second largest pop culture convention in America.