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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

APCC 2016 Headlines Roster of Celebrities!

08.23.2016 – It’s going to be a busy weekend once again as Asia Pop Comicon Manila, the original convention that not only headlines the big names but also the ones that will be there to have their booths and exhibits makes up the event.

On its second year Asia Pop Comicon Manila continues to bring quality guests and also spotlight the local scene from animation, comics, music, and anything pop culture is definitely not only the headliner in bringing the celebrities as revealed...

Fandoms unite! Stars from some of your favorite series are coming to Manila for the biggest pop culture gathering in the country dubbed, AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2016 (APCC Manila), which is slated on August 26 to 28 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.

Headlining the roster of Hollywood celebrities are Nicholas Hoult, Joe Dempsie, Claire Holt,and Millie Bobby Brown.

Hoult, who made his acting debut with the 1996 Canadian-British film Intimate Relations, is best known for playing mutant scientist Beast in X-Men: First Class and X-Men: Days of Future Past, War Boy Nuxin Mad Max: Fury Road, protagonist Jack in Jack the Giant Slayer, and R in Warm Bodies.

His most recent movie appearances were in Drake Doremus' film Equals, a futuristic drama written by Nathan Parker, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival, as well as the British independent production Kill Your Friends, based on the novel by the same name by John Niven.

He has also recently finished shooting writer/director Danny Strong's directorial debut Rebel in the Rye, in which he plays a young J.D. Salinger. Hoult will also be seen in the film Sand Castle for director Fernando Coimbra, in which he portrays an American soldier on a mission to help a village at the end of the war in Iraq.

Another looker at APCC Manila is Joe Dempsie aka Gendry in the HBO hit series Game of Thrones. Dempsie also starred in the Skins and various British television series such as Peak Practice, Doctors, Sweet Medicine, and The Fades, among others. He appeared in the films One for the Road, Heartlands, and Monsters: Dark Continent, to boot.

Currently, he stars in BBC’s modern thriller mini-series One of Us. For APCC Manila, Dempsie joins X-Men’s Nicholas Hoult, Vampire Diaries’ Claire Holt, and Stranger Things’ Millie Bobby Brown as its Hollywood celebrity headliners.

Representing women power is Claire Holt, who is known for playing Rebekah Mikaelson in TV series The Vampire Diaries and The Originals. Holt first rose to popularity as Emma Gilbert in the Nickelodeon series H20: Just Add Water, later went on to roles such as lead character Lindsey in Sam Raimi's Messengers II: The Scarecrow, Melanie Mayron's Mean Girls 2, indie film Blue Like Jazz, and a recurring role in hit series Pretty Little Liars as Pride advocate Samara Cook.

Asia Pop Comicon Manila is happening on August 26 to 28, 2016 at theSMX Convention Centre in Pasay City. For more about this event LIKE APCC Manila on Facebook, follow on Instagram, and on Twitter at: @AsiaPopComicon

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