Emerald City Comicon 2013 Adds Felicia Day
Emerald City Comicon adds a Day. Felicia Day that is!
The Guild and Eureka star says “game on” for return appearance to Seattle!
Seattle, WA – Web phenom Felicia Day (The Guild, Eureka, Joss Whedon’s Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog) is the seventeenth special celebrity guest announced for the upcoming Emerald City Comicon taking place on March 1st – 3rd, 2013 at the Washington State Convention Center. She will be appearing all three days!
Felicia Day is perhaps best known as the star, writer, and producer of the smash web series The Guild, which is loosely based on her life as a gamer. The series, still in production, has been a global sensation since 2007.
Day is known to television audiences for her role as “Vi” in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and “Dr. Holly Marten” in Eureka. Other television credits include appearances on House, Lie to Me, Monk and Joss Whedon’s Dollhouse. She has worked with Joss Whedon multiple times, including in Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog.
Day’s production company Knights of Good produced the innovative web series Dragon Age in conjunction with EA/Bioware in 2011. Her new company, Geek & Sundry is currently producing a slate of seven shows, including The Flog which is hosted by Felicia. The new channel, also called “Geek and Sundry” is part of YouTube’s new premium content initiative. Since launching in April 2012, the channel has garnered over 300,000 subscribers and 18 million views.
Joining Day at ECCC 2013 will be previously announced guests 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 and Burt Ward (TV’s classic “Batman” and “Robin”), Dirk Benedict (“Faceman” from The A-Team, “Starbuck” from Battlestar Galactica), Danai Gurira (“Michonne” from The Walking Dead), Chris Sarandon (“Prince Humperdinck” from The Princess Bride), Carrie Fisher (“Princess Leia” from Star Wars) and Lexa Doig (Gene Roddenberry’s Andromeda, Continuum, Jason X). More fantastic celebrity guests yet to be announced!
Tickets for Emerald City Comicon 2013 are ON SALE NOW byvisiting 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 Seattle-area entrepreneur and Geekwire’s “Geek of the Year” Award winner Jim Demonakos, 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