NEW ORLEANS, December 5, 2017 – Jenna Coleman,
who portrayed “Clara Oswald,” the occasional "travelling assistant" to the Eleventh Doctor in the BBC series “Doctor Who,” returns to the Wizard World Tour next month when she attends Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans, Friday and Saturday, January 5-6, 2018, at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. She joins fellow “Doctor Who” star David Tennant, where both will greet fans, pose for solo and dual photo ops, sign autographs and conduct an interactive fan Q&A during the pop culture extravaganza.
The England-born Coleman is also familiar to Marvel comics fans as Bucky’s girlfriend in the hit film Captain America: The First Avenger. Last year, she had the title role in British TV series “Victoria” and a supporting spot on the feature film Me Before You.
In addition to Tennant, Coleman joins a celebrity roster at Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans that includes Stan Lee (Marvel Chairman Emeritus), Jason Momoa (Aquaman, Justice League), Ian Somerhalder (“The Vampire Diaries,” “Lost”), the “Gotham” duo of David Mazouz and Robin Lord Taylor, “Supernatural” stars Kim Rhodes and Ruth Connell, Joe Flanigan (“Stargate: Atlantis,” The Other Sister), Nichelle Nichols (“Star Trek”), Henry Winkler (“Happy Days,” The Waterboy) and more.
Wizard World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles, contests and more. The first event scheduled on the 2018 Wizard World calendar, New Orleans show hours are Friday, January 5, 4-9 p.m.; Saturday, January 6, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, January 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Kids 10 and under are admitted free with paid adult.
Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans 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 – and some never before dreamed – will roam the convention floor and participate in the famed Wizard World Costume Contest on Saturday evening.