Feb 16, 2023« Back to News
MOTION-CAPTURE MAESTRO ANDY SERKIS TO APPEAR AT TORONTO COMICON 2023
TORONTO, ON (February 16, 2023) - Andy Serkis, one of the greatest actors of this generation, will make his very first Toronto Comicon appearance this March. The prolific performer will appear on the Saturday of the three-day convention for autograph signings, photo ops and a Q&A panel. This year, Toronto Comicon will be moving into the North Building of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre right off of Front Street during March Break weekend, March 17-19, 2023. Information and pricing for Toronto Comicon is available at fanexpohq.com/comicontoronto.
Serkis is an award-winning actor who is beloved around the world for his memorable performance capture roles including masterfully portraying dual characters Sméagol/Gollum in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films, delivering a heart-breaking performance as the title character in King Kong, giving a full range of emotions to Cesar in the Planet of the Apes franchise and sending darkness through the screen as the enigmatic Supreme Leader Snoke in the most recent Star Wars trilogy.
In human form, Serkis has been a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe portraying Ulysses Klaue in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) and Black Panther (2018) as well as the Disney+ series What If…? (2021). Most recently he portrayed Alfred Pennyworth in The Batman (2022) and Kino Loy in the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story spinoff, Andor (2022). These are just a few of the hundreds of credits to Serkis’s name.
The multi-talented artist has also found success behind the camera making his directorial debut in 2017 with Breathe, followed by Netflix’s Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2019) and the second installment in the Venom trilogy, Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021).
Previously announced Toronto Comicon 2023 celebrity guests include Emily Swallow (The Mandalorian), Matt Ryan (Constantine), Scott Patterson (Gilmore Girls) and Sean Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy). Follow @FANEXPOCanada for more guest and programming updates over the coming weeks.
Toronto Comicon presented by FAN EXPO Canada™ is a pop culture convention for fans of comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming. The annual three-day convention is jam-packed with family-friendly activities and celebrities. This year’s show takes place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from March 17-19, 2023. fanexpohq.com/
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