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Published on May 9th, 2019 | by Damien Straker

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ARROW STAR WILLA HOLLAND AND AMERICAN GOD’S RICKY WHITTLE JOIN OZ COMIC-CON’S MELBOURNE LINEUP

Willa Holland, best known for her starring role as “Thea Queen” on CW’s hit series Arrow and American God’s Ricky Whittle, aka “Shadow Moon” will attend this year’s Oz Comic-Con Melbourne on the 8th and 9th of June.

Renewed for its eighth and final season in January this year, Arrow is currently CW’s longest running DC comic series and inaugurated the Arrowverse which now consists of The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl. A number of the Arrowverse vigilante squad are set to join Holland at Oz Comic-Con Melbourne including co-star Alexander Calvert (Arrow) and Rick Cosnett (The Flash).

Holland first came to prominence as Marissa Cooper’s younger sister “Kaitlin” on the hit show The OC, and made guest star appearances on Gossip Girl and, more recently, The Flash. She has also starred in feature films such as Summer in Genoa, directed by Michael Winterbottom and opposite Colin Firth, Scott Stewart’s Legion and Rod Lurie’s Straw Dogs alongside James Marsden, Kate Bosworth and Alexander Skarsgard.

Whittle is best known for his role as the Trikru warrior “Lincoln” in The CW series The 100 and most recently took on the role of “Shadow Moon” in the  Starz drama American Gods, which was adapted from the best-selling novel by  Neil Gaiman and recently renewed for Season 3.

Both will participate in panels each day at the Melbourne event, as well as photograph and autograph sessions with fans.

Joining a stellar line-up of film & TV guests attending the event including –

  • Charles Melton, best known for his role as charismatic varsity jock “Reggie Mantle” on CW’s hit series Riverdale
  • Vanessa Morgan, who plays former badass Southside Serpents “Toni Topaz” on Riverdale
  • D.B Woodside best known for his role as the eldest angel “Amenadiel” in Netflix’s devilish fantasy comic-drama, Lucifer and as prosecutor “Jeff Malone” in the hugely popular legal drama Suits
  • Dominic Sherwood known for his role in the teen vampire film Vampire Academy and more recently the hit fantasy series Shadowhunters
  • Actress Tricia Helfer known for her role as “Cylon ‘Number Six’” in the critically acclaimed Syfy series Battlestar Galactica and most recently for her role in Lucifer
  • Canadian actor Alexander Calvert known for playing “Nephilim” in Supernatural and “Anarky” in the hit series Arrow
  • Tati Gabrielle from Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, who plays Weird Sisters leader “Prudence Blackwood” and “Gaia” in The 100
  • Alberto Rosende who plays “Simon Lewis” in the beloved TV series Shadowhunters
  • Osric Chau, Canadian actor and filmmaker best known for his roles in Supernatural and Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency
  • Clare Kramer, best known for her role as the vengeful goddess “Glory” in the iconic supernatural Buffy the Vampire Slayer, as well as the headstrong cheerleader “Courtney” in the cult classic Bring it On
  • Rick Cosnett, known to audiences for his role on The Vampire Diaries, he also played “Detective Eddie Thawne” on CW’s hit series The Flash

Photograph and autograph tokens are on sale now for Oz Comic-Con Melbourne 2019, watch out for more guest to come.

Tokens provide you the opportunity to meet with a celebrity during our event for a professional photograph or to get something signed by the guest.

Oz Comic-Con Melbourne – Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre – June 8 and 9

Tokens are available at https://store.epicphotoops.com/oz-comic-con-melbourne/2019

Tickets to Oz Comic-Con Melbourne are on sale at 
ozcomiccon.com


About the Author

is a freelance writer and film critic. He studied at the University of Sydney and graduated with an Arts Honours degree in Film Studies. He is a pop culture aficionado and enjoys talking about all films, 90s TV shows, ninjas and watching Rugby League. His favourite film directors are Clint Eastwood and Alexander Payne.



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