Supanova a can't miss event for pop culture lovers
IF YOU are a fan of film, TV, anime, comics and geek culture - then you cannot miss Supanova Pop Culture Expo on next weekend on the Gold Coast.
The expo is now in its 11th year and has gone from strength to strength and expanding to Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Adelaide.
Over 120,000 patrons attend Supanova annually to meet their favourite stars and to enjoy the bustling atmosphere of the trading floor, where fun commodities and rare collectibles can be snapped up by savvy buyers.
International pop-culture celebrities come to Supanova to meet fans, give behind-the-scenes talks, pose for portraits and sign autographs at the family-friendly expos.
Both kids and adults can also enjoy movie previews and screenings, gaming demonstrations, competitions, the spectacle of AWF Wrestling and 'CosPlay' (costume roleplay).
The expo runs at the Gold Coast Convention Centre Friday April 19, 6pm to 10pm, (Preview Night plus pre-purchase of photo/signature tokens) and Saturday April 20 and Sunday April 21 from 10am to 6pm.
There are special VIP passes available or a normal weekend pass will cost $47.50 through Foxtix or $55 at the door.
Day passes are $27.50 through Foxtix or $30 at the door. For more information visit www.supanova.com.au.
Parking at the Convention Centre generally costs $10. Otherwise there will be buses available on the day.
This year's line-up at the Gold Coast is one of the best ever with famous celebrities like Alex Kingston (ER, Arrow), Sylvester McCoy (Dr Who, The Hobbit), from The Hobbit Dean O'Gorman, Graham McTavish, Stephen Hunter; Mark Ferguson (Lord of The Rings), Eliza Dushku (Buffy, Bring It On), Barbara Eden (I Dream of Jeannie), David Hasselhoff (Baywatch, Knight Rider), Ray Park (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, X-Men, GI Joe: Retaliation), Rose McGowan (Charmed), Natalia Tena (Harry Potter, Game of Thrones), Adam Baldwin (Firefly,), Michael Rosenbaum (Smallville), Noah Hathaway (The Neverending Story, Battlestar Galactica), Sam J. Jones (Flash Gordon, Ted) and Ryan Robbins (Sanctuary, Battlestar Galactica)
There are also voice, anime, publishing and comic book supa-stars.