Joshua Jackson brings "Fringe" to NYCC

Mon, February 2nd, 2009 at 4:40pm PST | Updated: February 4th, 2009 at 6:59am

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CBR News Team, Editor

NYCC is thrilled to announce that Joshua Jackson will be appearing at NYCC as part of our Fringe panel - taking place Sunday, February 8. A critically acclaimed thriller, Fringe centers on an unlikely trio uncovering a mystery involving a series of unbelievable events and delves beneath the surface as the threat of a larger, more disturbing pattern blurs the line between the possible and the impossible. Fringe, from J.J. Abrams (Lost), Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci - the team behind Star Trek, Mission: Impossible III and Alias - and fellow executive producers Jeff Pinkner (Lost, Alias) and Bryan Burk (Lost, Alias), airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on FOX. Jackson portrays Peter Bishop on the hit series. Previously announced panelists include Anna Torv ("Olivia Dunham"), John Noble ("Dr. Walter Bishop"), Jasika Nicole ("Astrid Farnsworth"), Lance Reddick ("Phillip Broyles"), Kirk Acevedo ("Charlie Francis"), and Blair Brown ("Nina Sharp").



Additionally, due to the size of the appearing cast and fan response to our original panel announcements, NYCC will be moving the Fringe panel into our biggest room - the IGN Theater. NYCC's Fringe panel will take place at 2 PM on Sunday, February 8 in the IGN Theater. The Fringe panel will directly follow NYCC's Dollhouse panel featuring Joss Whedon and Tahmoh Penikett (12:45-1:45).



Select Fringe cast members will be autographing immediately following their panel in the Autograph Area in the rear of the Exhibition Hall. The Fringe autographing is not ticketed.

 

ABOUT NEW YORK COMIC CON:

New York Comic Con is the East Coast's biggest and most exciting popular culture convention.  Our show floor plays host to the latest and greatest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies, and television.  Our panels and autograph sessions give fans a chance to interact with their favorite creators.  Our screening rooms feature sneak peeks at films and television shows months before they hit either big or small screens.  And with dedicated professional hours, New York Comic Con is a market place, bringing together the major players in the entertainment industry.  New York Comic Con is the second largest pop culture convention in America and the only one that takes place in the comic book, publishing, media, and licensing capital of the world -- Gotham City.  Further information can be found at newyorkcomiccon.com.

 

ABOUT REED EXHIBITIONS:

The New York Comic Con is operated by Reed Exhibitions, the world's leading events organizer. In 2007, Reed brought together over six million industry professionals from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today, Reed events are held in 38 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia and organized by 39 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc, a FTSE-100 company and world-leading publisher and information provider. In 2006, Reed Elsevier made adjusted profit before taxation of £1,052 million on turnover of £5,398 million. 

TAGS:  new york comic con, fringe, jj abrams, joshua jackson, nycc2009

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