Comic Con Colombia confirmed its first luxury guest for the 2023 edition. The convention will feature a Harry Potter actress.
Evanna Lynch She is an Irish actress and model who rose to fame for her portrayal of Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter film saga. She was cast in the role at the age of 14, having previously only acted in school plays. Thus, from 2007 to 2011, she appeared in the last four Harry Potter movies and in their respective video games.
Lynch read the first Harry Potter novel at the age of eight and immediately became a fan.”obsessed», as she herself has stated in interviews.
Before getting the role Luna Lovegoodshe had written to JK Rowling telling her
how much she wanted to play the young witch in the Harry Potter movies, but doubted it would ever happen because she lived in a very small town where nothing ever happened. Rowling responded by telling her not to give up and not to be so hard on her town, and that she also came from a small town.
In early 2006, his obsessive fandom for Harry Potter It allowed her to find out through the Internet about an open audition for the role of Luna Lovegood corresponding to the fifth film in the saga, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, which would take place in London on January 15, 2006. She immediately wanted to attend, but her mother tried to dissuade her on the grounds that she would not get the part.
Luna Lovegood and Harry Potter
However, her father, who knew of her fanaticism, decided to take her to London to try her luck. The audition was attended by over 15,000 young people and young Evanna immediately impressed casting director Fiona Weir. On January 23, 2006, after a camera test with Daniel Radcliffe in person, the role was his. Evanna is the first confirmed guest of Comic Con Colombia to be held from June 9 to 12 in Corferias Bogota.
According to Julio Cesar Caballero, organizer of the event: “having the presence of the actress in our country is an experience that we are sure all visitors will be able to enjoy, since she has worked in one of the most iconic franchises in the history of entertainment cinema. We are sure that both children and adults will feel great joy and will want to meet her”.
A few years ago in the city of Medellín The actor Mark Williams, who played the role of Arthur Weasley in the Harry Potter movies, was a guest. This is the first time that a guest from this saga visits the city of Bogotá.
Comic Con Colombia is organized by Planet Comics in association with corferias. Which promises to be a unique experience for fans of comics, pop culture and the entertainment industry.
Anthony Daniels was also in Colombia
This year marks the tenth anniversary of the convention of the June 9 to 12, 2023 in the Great Hall Óscar Pérez Gutiérrez de Corferias – Bogotá. Very soon we will continue announcing new surprises that we will have on our tenth anniversary.
Lynch will join the convention which was also attended by great artists last year. Anthony Daniels (C-3PO) o Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) already were.
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