Emerald City Comicon Makes Final Voice Actor Guest Announcements for 2013
All Hail! All Hale! Disney’s Cinderella to have a “mass effect” in the Emerald City! Video game hero Raiden to get into “gear” for Seattle!
Disney princess and video game king to reign in the Northwest at ECCC 2013!
Seattle, WA – Prolific film, television and video game voice actors Jennifer Hale (the voice of Disney’s “Cinderella”) and Quinton Flynn are the seventh and eighth (and final) voice actor guests to be announced for the upcoming Emerald City Comicon taking place on March 1st – 3rd, 2013 at the Washington State Convention Center. They will be appearing all three days!
Jennifer Hale is regarded as royalty just as much in the video game world as she is for her work with Disney. She holds the distinction of providing the voice for not just one Disney princess, “Cinderella” from Cinderella 2: Dreams Come True and Cinderella 3: A Twist in Time as well as “Princess Aurora” from Sleeping Beauty fame in House of Mouse.
One of the busiest voices in video games, Hale has worked on such player favorites as “Commander Shepard” in the Mass Effect trilogy, Diablo 3, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Halo 4, Guild Wars 2, “Naomi Hunter” from Metal Gear Solid and as “Silver Sable” in various Spider-Man games.
Hale also has an impressive television voice over resume, including “Princess Morbucks” on The Powerpuff Girls, both “Sam” and “Mandy’ on Totally Spies!, “Ms. Marvel” on The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, “Aayla Secura” on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, “Jun” on Avatar: The Last Airbender, and “Carol Ferris” on Green Lantern: The Animated Series.
Born in Canada and raised in the United States, Hale has been doing voices for video games, animation, commercials, radio promotions, anime and movies since 1993. She is currently prepping her first solo CD.
Quinton Flynn’s television credits include the voice of “Timon” on Disney’s Timon & Pumbaa, “Johnny Storm / Human Torch on Fantastic Four, “Johnny Quest” on The Real Adventures of Johnny Quest and currently heard as “Elmer Fudd” on Robot Chicken. Also a busy performer in the world of Anime, his roles include “Iruka” on Naruto: Shippûden, “Kon” on Bleach and “Marcus Damon” on Digimon Data Squad.
Flynn is perhaps best known for his voice over work on some of the most popular video games around, including “Raiden” in the Metal Gear series, “Reno” in multiple installments of Final Fantasy, “Axel” in the Kingdom Hearts games, as well as Mass Effect 2 &3, Guild Wars 2 and Crash Bandicoot.
Flynn also has acted on camera as Sir Paul McCartney in such productions as the Hendrix themed biopic My Dinner with Jimi as well as The Beatles parody A Hard Day’s Day.
Hale and Flynn join previously announced voice actors Jim Cummings (Winnie the Pooh, The Lion King), Phil LeMarr (Futurama, MADtv), Grey DeLisle (“Daphne” from Scooby-Doo), Kevin Michael Richardson (“Cleveland Brown, Jr.” from The Cleveland Show), Richard Horvitz and Rikki Simons, both from Nickelodeon’s Invader Zim.
ECCC’s celebrity guest roster includes Sir Patrick Stewart (“Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek The Next Generation, “Dr. Charles Xavier” from the X-Men films), Billy Dee Williams (“Lando Calrissian” from The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi), Walter Koenig (“Chekov” from classic Star Trek), Natalia Tena (Harry Potter, Game of Thrones), Paul McGillion (Stargate Atlantis), Michael Shanks (Saving Hope, Stargate SG-1), Kristin Bauer (“Pam” from HBO’s True Blood), Gillian Anderson (“Agent Scully” from The X-Files), Chandler Riggs (“Carl Grimes” on AMC’s The Walking Dead), Adam West (TV’s classic Batman), Dirk Benedict (“Faceman” from The A-Team, Battlestar Galactica) and Danai Gurira (“Michonne” on AMC’s The Walking Dead). More fantastic celebrity guests yet to be announced!
Tickets for Emerald City Comicon 2013 are ON SALE NOW by visiting www.emeraldcitycomicon.com or any number of local comic book stores, also listed on the website!
ECCC 2013 will feature its most expansive variety of film/television stars, voice actors, comic guests, vendors, merchandise, gaming, contests, artists, speakers and pop culture yet!
With record-breaking attendance of over 53,000 attendees in 2012, Emerald City Comicon has established itself as one of North America’s largest and most respected shows of its kind anywhere in the world and has become the premier event of its kind in the Northwest. Founded in 2003 by Jim Demonakos, Geekwire’s “Geek of the Year” Award winner and owner of KING 5′s “Best of the Northwest” The Comic Stop chain of stores, ECCC has become highly regarded in both national and international circles as one of the most fan- and family-friendly shows in existence.
Look for regular press releases containing all of the latest news leading up to the show in March 2013. For more information, please visit ECCC’s website at www.emeraldcitycomicon.com