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London Comic Con 2013 - Edgar Wright leads highlights

London Comic Con

Preview by Jack Foley

THE streets of London will be strangely devoid of teenagers this weekend as tens of thousands of young people, families and fans make the pilgrimage to London Comic Con at the Excel Centre this weekend (May 24-26, 2013) where the major Hollywood studios, leading games and comic companies and A-list talent including Edgar Wright will vie for their interest on upcoming projects.

This 12th year of London Comic Con will see Edgar Wright unveil exclusive insights into his newest feature The World’s End starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost and a rare UK appearance from Game Of Thrones and Once Upon A Time writer Jane Espenson.

TV fans can expect to see stars in attendance from hit shows Teen Wolf, Once Upon a Time, Falling Skies, Hemlock Grove, plus heartthrob Tyler Hoechlin, movie veteran Dougray Scott and True Blood’s Camilla Luddington who recently made the leap from screen to video game icon as Lara Croft in Tomb Raider.

With over 80,000 people in total expected to attend, this year’s London Comic Con has become an essential date for movie studios including Lionsgate, Paramount Pictures, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros.

Equally gamers can thrill to truly exclusive content as the likes of Resident Evil: Revelations, Splinter Cell Blacklist and The Last of Us lead the line-up along with a World Exclusive Gameplay debut of Deadpool, an all-new actioner starring the Marvel Comics iconic anti-hero.

Visitors will be the first in the world to get a hands-on preview and receive some amazing gifts just for taking the opportunity to come and see what the game has to offer.