Official Press Release
Noted actor Steven Yeun, currently starring in the role of Glenn in AMC's hit original series The Walking Dead, will appear at this year's Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2). In addition to his starring role in The Walking Dead, Mr. Yeun has also recently starred in an episode of the television series Law & Order: Los Angeles and an episode of Warehouse 13. Steven Yeun, who lived in Chicago where he performed with the Second City Theatre, will appear at C2E2 on Saturday, April 14 where he will conduct a Q & A with fans followed by a free 3-hour signing.
Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, a pop culture event which is organized by the creators of New York Comic Con (NYCC) will be held April 13 – 15 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Previously announced entertainment guests who will be participating in the this year's C2E2 from the worlds of movies, TV, music, literature and other entertainment include John Cusack, Anthony Daniels, Chris Hardwick, Charlaine Harris, Tom Morello, Chad Michael Murray, Anne Rice, and Josh Gates. Noted comic guests who will be at C2E2 include Adam Hughes, Joe Kubert, Rick Remender, Marc Silvestri, Scott Snyder, and J Michael Straczynski.
"It is great to be adding Steven Yeun to our headline list of top talent who will be participating in in our show," notes Lance Fensterman. "C2E2 has grown enormously over the past three years, not just in size but also in the range, diversity and scope of talent that we attract to our show. We have become an annual Mid-west meeting ground for the very best that the pop culture world has to offer and we look forward to building on this foundation for many years to come. A significant portion of our success is built on guests like Steven Yeun and all the other incredibly talented artists, creators and performers who come to our show. I am grateful to all of them for making their time available to meet our thousands of fans."
In addition to Second City Theatre, other Chicago theatre credits for Steven Yeun include understudying the Steppenwolf Theatre's production of Kafka on the Shore. In addition, he was part of several improvisational/sketch comedy groups including Stir Friday Night, Hands and Detective Detective. Additional credits include The Big Bang Theory and the role of Chaz in the independent film My Name is Jerry.
For further information about guests and activities at C2E2 as well as purchasing tickets, please visit www.C2E2.com.
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