Stranger Things Stars Noah Schnapp, Joe Keery, Dacre Montgomery and Sadie Sink Set to Guest for AsiaPop Comicon 2017
AsiaPop Comicon 2017 will become more stranger with the reveal of the four guests for this year’s APCC. This year will include Noah Schnapp, Joe Keery, Dacre Montgomery and Sadie Sink, the stars of Netflix‘s hit show Stranger Things.
AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2017 will happen August 25 to 27 at the SMX Convention Center.
Netflix is giving consumers the power to watch what they want, when they want, and delivering the joys of discovering the content they’d never expect. This year, the world’s leading Internet television network partnered with APCC Manila to bring an opportunity for its fans in the region to discover new shows, through interactive displays and the much-awaited celebrity appearance that includes the cast of Stranger Things Noah Schnapp, Joe Keery, Dacre Montgomery and Sadie Sink, who will fly to Manila to make it a memorable APCC Manila experience!
Noah Schnapp played Will Byers in Stranger Things and will have a meatier role for Stranger Things season 2. His other works include voicing Charlie Brown in the Peanuts movie. He has also appeared in Cold War thriller Bridge of Spies, indie film We Only Know So Much, and Brent Green feature Untitled Loveless Fable.
Fans will recognize Joe Keery as the cocky but troubled teenager Steve Harrington. Other works done by Keery include shows such as Empire and Chicago Fire, indie film Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party. He occassionally appears with his Chicago-based band Post Animal as vocalist and guitarist.
Dacre Montgomery isn’t a stranger (things) to this website as we’ve closely followed his other works of late especially Power Rangers where he played Red Ranger Jason Scott. For Stranger Things season 2 he will be playing the role of mysterious Billy.
Child star Sadie Sink plays the role of Max, Billy’s stepsister. Her other media appearances in American Odyssey, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Blue Bloods, and The Americans.
Abdulla Mahmood, Director Marketing and International Business Development, Al Ahli Holding Group, states:
We are excited to continue our partnership with Netflix this year by bringing Filipino pop culture fans an immersive experience including the appearance of multiple cast from Stranger Things, speaking panels, interactive and screening sessions at such a magnitude for the first time this year in the region.
Aside from bringing these talents to APCC 2017, Netflix will also bring in their own brand of entertainment through “Netflix Zones”.
Some highlights from each of the Netflix zones are:
• Stranger Things: New to Mysterious Circumstance? Enjoy recreation of key sets (Byers’ Living Room, Hawkins Lab, and Upside Down) with real set props and photo opportunity.
• Orange is The New Black: Transform into your favorite characters with eyeliner tutorials, DIY duct- tape slippers, and photo opportunities to create your own Life of crime mugshots.
•Riverdale: Love a good whodunnit? If you found yourself bingeing to solve the mysteries led by stellar teen casts, then Riverdale may just be your favorite new show. Recreate Pop’s diner with photo opportunities to pose with your favorite Riverdale characters, enjoy a milkshake and check your Riverdale IQ with our trivia Jukebox.
• Marvel’s The Defenders: Bring the Marvel Universe to Life by experiencing the recreation of The Defenders New York street set. Step into Josie’s Hell’s Kitchen, The Minimart, Chinatown Gift Shop or Pop’s Barber Shop and be ready for another surprise.
There will also be an exclusive Netflix panel on August 26 (5pm to 6pm) and a screening of Death Note – A Netflix Original Film on the same day (6pm to 8pm).
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