Motor City Comic Con, Michigan’s longest and largest comic pop-culture event, is pleased to announce, “The Office” and “Star Trek: Discovery” star Rainn Wilson will attend this year’s convention on Saturday, May 18th at the Suburban Collection Showplace. Wilson will be joining fellow “The Office” stars Creed Bratton and Leslie Baker who have been previously announced as attending the convention this year. Wilson will be hosting a panel Q&A and will be available for autographs and professional photo ops. Tickets are on sale on the Motor City Comic Con website. For more information on pricing for autographs and photo ops for Rainn Wilson, go to – www.motorcitycomiccon.com/team/rainn-wilson
Wilson was cast as Dwight Schrute in “The Office” in 2005, a role which he would play until the show’s conclusion in 2013. Other film credits include lead roles in the comedies “The Rocker” (2008) and “Super” (2010) and supporting roles in the horror films “Cooties” (2014) and “The Boy” (2015). More recently, he has a played a recurring role on “Star Trek: Discovery” (2017) as well as a supporting role in “The Meg” (2018). In addition to acting, Wilson published an autobiography, The Bassoon King, in November 2015, and also co-founded the digital media company SoulPancake in 2008.
This year will be monumental as Motor City Comic Con embarks on its 30th year and is
expected to be the biggest convention in their history. Motor City Comic Con will utilize
Suburban Collection Showplace’s newly expanded 180,000 square foot space by adding more events, exhibitors, media guests and comic guests as well as plans to introduce new concepts. Fans can expect to experience Sporcle trivia and Geek Speed Dating along with more exciting activities to be announced. This annual event attracts over 60,000 attendees each year with the opportunity to increase attendance for 2019. Fans can still expect all their traditional favorites such as Cosplay Contest with celebrity judges, an after-party on Saturday night and many kid-friendly activities.
The 2019 Motor City Comic Con will be held at the Suburban Collection Showplace which is located at 46100 Grand River Avenue in Novi, Michigan on Friday, May 17 (12:30 PM to 7 PM), Saturday, May 18 (10:30 AM to 7 PM) and Sunday, May 19 (10:30 AM to 5 PM).
Doors open 30 minutes earlier for advance ticket holders. Future announcements of media
guests, comic guests, exhibitors and events will be announced and posted to
www.motorcitycomiccon.com in the coming months.