Karen Gillan, who portrayed “Amy Pond,” in the landmark British television series “Doctor Who,” and portrays the mercenary “Nebula” in the upcoming blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy, will appear at Wizard World Atlanta Comic Con on Saturday, May 31, at the Georgia World Congress Center. Gillan will greet fans, sign autographs, pose for photo ops and conduct an interactive Q&A during the event.
The former model appeared in Series 5-7 of “Doctor Who,” beginning in 2010, as the new companion to the eleventh Doctor Matt Smith. The Inverness, Scotland, native has added numerous theater roles, starred in the film Not Another Happy Ending last year, is a regular on Adult Swim’s “NTSF:SD:SUV.”
Some of Gillan’s other standout works include a theater role as Shirley in the John Osborne play “Inadmissible Evidence,” the horror film Oculus, and Not Another Happy Ending, an indie romantic comedy.
Gillan joins other top celebrities, including Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan, Jon Bernthal and Michael Rooker of “The Walking Dead,” James Marsters (“Buffy The Vampire Slayer,” “Torchwood”), Milo Ventimiglia (“Heroes,” Rocky Balboa), WWE® Superstar Big Show®, Darryl McDaniels “D.M.C.” (“Run-D.M.C.”) Jason David Frank (“Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers”), Robert Knepper (“Prison Break,” Hitman) and others who will attend Atlanta Comic Con.
Wizard World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World Atlanta Comic Con show hours are Friday, May 30, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, May 31, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, June 1, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.