Posts tagged with "MCM Birmingham"

Robot Overlords Panel at MCM Birmingham Comic Con

Robot Overlords Panel at MCM Birmingham Comic Con
The latest movie to emerge from the thriving indie science-fiction scene, Robot Overlords blends Spielberg-style coming-of-age fantasy with a Transformers-esque menace and the distinctive quirkiness of low-budget British sci-fi like Doctor Who. Joining us at this month’s MCM Birmingham Comic Con for a panel hosted by comic-writing legend Pat Mills were writer/director Jon Wright, co-writer Mark Stay and actor Ella Hunt, who stars as Alexandra. The... 

Don’t Lose Your Head – Sleepy Hollow’s Neil Jackson at MCM Birmingham Comic Con

Don’t Lose Your Head – Sleepy Hollow’s Neil Jackson at MCM Birmingham Comic Con
Galloping into Birmingham for his second MCM Comic Con appearance, Sleepy Hollow‘s Headless Horseman Neil Jackson spoke to the press about his experiences of working on the hit TV show. British-born Jackson plays Abraham Van Brunt, former friend and love rival of the series’ hero, Ichabod Crane, who was killed and turned into the embodiment of Death, the First Horseman of the Apocalypse, before being reawakened 200 years later to bring... 

Felton’s Fanatics: Tom Felton at MCM Birmingham Comic Con

Felton’s Fanatics: Tom Felton at MCM Birmingham Comic Con
A very different kind of panel to those usually featured at MCM comic conventions saw Harry Potter star Tom Felton take to the stage at MCM Birmingham Comic Con, not to discuss his future projects or his previous work, but instead to discuss us, his fans. After being welcomed by a very excited crowd, Felton admitted that for the last three hours he had been cosplaying as The Joker and walking around to try and get an insight into the convention... 

Harry Potter Star Cosplays at MCM Birmingham Comic Con

Harry Potter Star Cosplays at MCM Birmingham Comic Con
At this weekend’s MCM Birmingham Comic Con, actor Tom Felton (Harry Potter, Rise of Planet Of The Apes, Murder In The First), joined the likes of Bryan Cranston (SDCC), Hugh Jackman (SDCC), Andrew Garfield (SDCC) and fellow Harry Potter star, Daniel Radcliffe (SDCC) in donning a costume to mingle with con-goers while remaining relatively unnoticed. Dressed as comic-book villain The Joker, Felton wandered around the event with his camera crew... 

Getting it Right and Getting it Wrong: Breaking Bad’s RJ Mitte at MCM Birmingham Comic Con

Getting it Right and Getting it Wrong: Breaking Bad’s RJ Mitte at MCM Birmingham Comic Con
Since first airing in 2008, AMC’s American crime drama series Breaking Bad has met with huge acclaim from critics and audiences across the world. At this month’s MCM Birmingham Comic Con, hundreds of fans received their very own Breaking Bad Christmas present when they got the chance to meet RJ Mitte, who stars in the show as Walter White Jr (sometimes known as Flynn), the son of protagonist Walter White (Bryan Cranston). On Saturday,... 

The Call Up: Birmingham-Filmed Movie Explores Extreme Virtual Reality Gaming

The Call Up: Birmingham-Filmed Movie Explores Extreme Virtual Reality Gaming
An upcoming feature film currently shooting in central Birmingham, The Call Up explores what happens when virtual reality gaming goes too far. A group of online gamers are initially excited to trial a brand new, state-of-the-art, shoot ’em up game, designed to realistically recreate the feeling of being a soldier in combat. As the game progresses, however, the boundaries between fantasy and reality begin to dissolve, and the players slowly... 

MCM Comic Con 2015 Dates Announced!

MCM Comic Con 2015 Dates Announced!
With the MCM Birmingham Comic Con bringing to an end a fantastically successful year for the MCM Expo Group, thoughts now turn to 2015 and today has seen the release of the complete list of dates for next year’s events. Whilst there are no changes or further additions to the line-up, many believe that judging from the success of this past year, 2015 could see the events grow even bigger in both size and attendance. The dates for the conventions... 

The Prop Gallery Bring Special Guests to MCM Birmingham Comic Con

The Prop Gallery Bring Special Guests to MCM Birmingham Comic Con
The Prop Gallery, well known for their work on iconic film and TV series such as Star Wars, Doctor Who and Back to the Future, are going to be making their presence known at the MCM Birmingham Comic Con in November. Not only will they be bringing a range of the props they’ve built for myriad franchises, they’ve also got two special guests lined up to appear on Saturday and Sunday, giving attendees a great opportunity to talk with... 

Todd Haberkorn – Educating a Korn Panel at MCM Birmingham Comic Con

Todd Haberkorn – Educating a Korn Panel at MCM Birmingham Comic Con
“When you hear me talking, is this a weird thing?” asked Todd Haberkorn to the audience at his panel at the MCM Birmingham Comic Con, wondering if they found his voice a little strange. “You tell me? It’s a little weird, isn’t it? When you hear it, do you think (puts on British accent) ‘He’s not too bright that one. Not much going on upstairs.’” Voice actor Todd Haberkorn is known for having worked on numerous anime such as D.Gray-man,... 

MCM Comic Con Rebranded With New Logos

MCM Comic Con Rebranded With New Logos
To celebrate the continued growth and evolution of the MCM brand, the MCM logo has had a bit of a facelift.  Refreshed and rebranded for 2013, below are the new logos for each of the MCM Comic Con events.  MCM will also be moving into Scotland for the first time this year, with MCM Scotland Comic Con taking place in Glasgow on September 7th 2013. ALL of the MCM event sites will be revamped and redesigned, and will be revealed shortly!                                     What... 
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