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Sean Maher Adds To Robust 'Whedonverse' Presence At Wizard World Chicago Comic Con
Felicia Day, James Marsters, Julie Benz, Morena Baccarin Also Among 10 Joss Whedon Characters, 500+ Celebrities And Artists, August 11-14 At Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
By: Jerry Milani
In addition to his roles in “Firefly” and SERENITY, Maher played the ill-fated lead character “Brian Piccolo” in the 2001 remake of BRIAN'S SONG and has had recurring roles in popular series “The $treet,” “Party of Five” and “Make it or Break It.” He has also recently made guest appearances in “The Mentalist,” “Human Target” and “Warehouse 13.”
Eight actors and actresses from Whedon's “Buffy: The Vampire Slayer” will be in Chicago next month. In addition to Day (who portrayed “Vi”), Marsters (“Spike”) and Benz (“Darla”), fans can meet Nicholas Brendon (“Xander Harris”), Charisma Carpenter (“Cordelia Chase”), Kelly Donovan (“Xander Harris”), Clare Kramer (“Glory”) and Mercedes McNab (“Harmony Kendall”).
Baccarin played “Inara Serra” in “Firefly” and SERENITY.
“The stars of Joss Whedon's shows and movies are huge hits at Wizard World shows,” said Gareb Shamus, Wizard World CEO. “The collection from 'Buffy,' 'Firefly' and SERENITY at Chicago Comic Con will be a real treat for fans of his work, as well as those who know these talented performers from their many other roles.”
Chicago Comic Con is the seventh stop on Wizard World's 2011 North American tour. Hours are Thursday, August 11, 5 – 9 p.m.; Friday, August 12, noon - 8 p.m.; Saturday, August 13, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.; and Sunday, August 14, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tickets are available in advance online at http://www.wizardworld.com/
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