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“Jessica Jones” Star Krysten Ritter Coming To Wizard World Portland!

“Jessica Jones” star Krysten Ritter to join co-star Mike Colter (Luke Cage) at Wizard World Portland on February 20-21!

Making their first Wizard World appearance, the recently announced Ritter will accompany Colter on both Saturday and Sunday. Both stars will be greeting fans, posing for solo and dual photo ops, signing autographs and conducting an interactive Q&A panel at this year’s pop culture event.

Ritter Colter

The first event scheduled on the 2016 Wizard World calendar, Portland show hours are:

  • Friday, February 19, 3-8 p.m.;
  • Saturday, February 20, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.;
  • Sunday, February 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

With the critically acclaimed, and extremely popular, Netflix original series, “Jessica Jones,” fans get their first opportunity of 2016 to meet up with the breakout star of the series, Krysten Ritter. Visit her and co-star Mike Colter before Season 2 debut’s on the streaming service, which a release date has yet to be announced.

Bio on Krysten Ritter, courtesy of wizardworld.com:

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‘Jessica Jones,’ ‘Don’t Trust the B-,’ ‘Breaking Bad’ Star Krysten Ritter To Attend Wizard World Portland, February 20-21

Will Appear Alongside ‘Jessica Jones’ Co-Star Mike Colter Saturday, Sunday At Oregon Convention Center; Popular Actress Also Known For ‘Big Eyes,’ ‘Veronica Mars,’ ‘Listen up Philip’’

Krysten RitteraPORTLAND, Oregon, January 25, 2016Krysten Ritter, who has wowed fans in the acclaimed Netflix dramatic series “Jessica Jones” and as the lead in the ABC show “Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23,” will make her first Wizard World comic con appearance next month in Portland, it was announced today by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD). Ritter will be joined at the show by “Jessica Jones” co-star Mike Colter on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 20-21 at the Oregon Convention Center.

Ritter, who plays the title role as superhero-turned-private-investigator in the popular Marvel title, will greet fans, pose for photo ops, sign autographs and conduct an interactive Q&A panel at the pop culture event.

Among Ritter’s other well-known credits are in the films Big Eyes by Tim Burton, Listen Up Philip opposite Jason Schwartzman and Veronica Mars with Kristen Bell, and the TV shows “Breaking Bad” and “Gravity.”

In addition to Ritter and the previously announced Colter, headliners scheduled to attend Wizard World Portland include Matt Smith , Arthur Darvill and Alex Kingston from “Doctor Who,” Jennifer Morrison (“Once Upon a Time,” Star Trek), John Barrowman (“Arrow,” “Torchwood”) and William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “Boston Legal”).

Wizard World events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, cosplay, comics, television, sci-fi, toys, video gaming, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more.

For more on the 2016 Wizard World Portland, visit http://wizd.me/PortlandPR.

Guests to this awesome event include…

Wizard World Portland 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 night.

Be sure to to join tens of thousands of fellow fans as they converge on the Oregon Convention Center at Wizard World Comic Con Portland to celebrate the best in pop culture. Wizard World Comic Con Portland brings it all – Movies, Comics, Toys, Video Gaming, Games, TV, Graphic Novels, Horror, Wrestling, MMA, Original Art, Collectibles, Anime, Manga & More! Wizard World Comic Con Portland is brought to you by the group who produces the most widely attended Comic Con tour!


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About Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD)

Wizard World, Inc. (www.wizardworld.com) produces comic cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, television, cosplay, comics, graphic novels, toys, video gaming, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place at each event, with celebrity Q&A’s, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard World has also launched Wizard World Store (www.shopwizardworld.com), CONtv, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ: CIDM), and ComicConBox™ ( www.comicconbox.com), a premium subscription-based monthly box service. Fans can interact with Wizard World on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.

The 2016 Wizard World convention schedule is available at: www.wizardworld.com/wizcon.html .

Jason Bennett
Jason Bennett is PopCultHQ's senior editor, a contributing writer, and comic book reviewer/reporter. He is a big lover of coffee, cats, cooking and comics (plus all things Green Lantern). He is a strong supporter of indie comics, creators, and publishers and Chris Hardwick is his spirit animal (we don't know how to respond to that). Follow Jason on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @TahoeJBennett
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