Two-time Academy AwardÂ® nominee Jeremy Renner will make his Wizard World Comic Con debut in Chicago on Sunday, August 23. The star of blockbustersThe Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Hurt Locker, The Bourne Legacy and others, Renner will greet fans, sign autographs, pose for photo ops and conduct an interactive fan Q&A panel in Wizard World’s largest and longest-running show.
In July, Renner will reprise his role as â€œWilliam Brandtâ€ in Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation. He is currently filming Captain America: Civil War, after playing Clint Barton/Hawkeye in last month’s release of second installment of The Avengers: Age of Ultron .
His Academy AwardÂ® nominations have come as Best Actor forThe Hurt Locker in 2008 and Best Supporting Actor for his role inThe Town two years later.
Renner joins an all-star celebrity lineup at Wizard Worldâ€™s largest and longest-running show, August 20-23, which also includesNorman Reedus (â€œThe Walking Dead,â€ Boondock Saints), Nathan Fillion (Serenity, â€œCastleâ€), Stephen Amell (â€œArrowâ€), Billie Piper(â€œDoctor Whoâ€), Burt Reynolds (Deliverance, Boogie Nights),David Morrissey (â€œThe Walking Dead,â€ â€œThe Reapingâ€), Ben McKenzie, (â€œGotham,â€ â€œThe O.C.â€), Bruce Campbell (The Evil Dead, â€œBurn Noticeâ€) and WWEÂ® Superstar UndertakerÂ®, Randy OrtonÂ®, Stingâ„¢, Daniel BryanÂ® and Diva Paigeâ„¢and dozens of others.
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, cosplay, comics, television, sci-fi, toys, video gaming, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. The 15th of 26 events currently scheduled on the 2015 Wizard World calendar, Chicago show hours are Thursday, August 20, 3-8 p.m.; Friday, August 21, 12-7 p.m.; Saturday, August 22, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, August 22, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, the Midwestâ€™s largest pop culture convention, Â is also the place for cosplay, with fans young and old showing off their best costumes throughout the event. Fans dressed as every imaginable character â€“ and some never before dreamed â€“ will roam the convention floor and participate in the famed Wizard World Costume Contest on Saturday night.
For more on the 2015 Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, visit www.wizardworld.com/home-