Jessica Jones’ Krysten Ritter Headed To Portland Wizard World

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One of Wizard World’s next stops around the United States is Portland, Oregon at the end of the month. In the world of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it had already been announced that Guardians of the Galaxy‘s Karen Gillan, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘s Elizabeth Henstridge and Luke Cage star Mike Colter would appear. Now fans can look forward another fan favorite gracing the convention: Jessica Jones herself, Krysten Ritter!

It was recently announced that Ritter will make her first Wizard World appearance in Portland on February 20 and 21 at the Oregon Convention Center. She will be available to “greet fans, pose for photo ops, sign autographs and conduct an interactive Q&A panel at the pop culture event.” In addition to Jessica Jones, Ritter is also well known for her work on Breaking Bad, Veronica MarsDon’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 and more.

You can read the full press release concerning Ritter’s appearance below:

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

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

P O R T L A N D , O r e g o n , J a n u a r y 2 6 , 2 0 1 6 ​– K​ r y s t e n R i t t e r , ​ w h o h a s w o w e d f a n s i n t h e 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” co­star M​ike Colter​on Saturday and Sunday, February 20­21 at the Oregon Convention Center.

Ritter, who plays the title role as superhero­turned­private­investigator 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 well­known credits are in the films B​ig Eyes​by Tim Burton, L​isten Up Philip opposite Jason Schwartzman and V​eronica Mars w​ith 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 M​att Smith,​Karen Gillan,​Arthur Darvill,​and A​lex Kingston f​rom “Doctor Who,” J​ennifer Morrison (​“Once Upon a Time,” S​tar Trek)​, ​John Barrowman (​“Arrow,” “Torchwood”) and W​illiam Shatner (​“Star Trek,” “Boston Legal”).

Wizard World events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop­fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, cosplay, comics, television, sci­fi, toys, video gaming, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. The first event scheduled on the 2016 Wizard World calendar, Portland show hours are Friday, February 19, 3­8 p.m.; Saturday, February 20, 10 a.m.­7 p.m.; Sunday, February 21, 10 a.m.­4 p.m.

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.

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

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 pop­fi, pop culture, movies, television, cosplay, comics, graphic novels, toys, video gaming, sci­fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first­class lineup of topical programming takes place at each event, with celebrity Q&A’s, comics­themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard World has also launched Wizard World Store (w​ww.shopwizardworld.com)​, CONtv, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor CinedigmTM (NASDAQ: CIDM), and ComicConBoxTM (w​ww.comicconbox.com)​, a premium subscription­based 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: w​ww.wizardworld.com/wizcon.html.​

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