Gillian Anderson, the American actress best know for her role as FBI Special Agent Dana Sully on the 90s TV show The X-Files, will be in Dubai this month for the Middle East Film and Comic Con.
The 46-year-old will join on the final day of the three-day occasion which continues to grow significantly with a target of over 50,000 visitors for the 2015 show and an additional 35 percent of space booked at the Dubai World Trade Center.
The headline guest for this year’s edition beginning April 9, will be legendary actor William Shatner, recognisable to several generations of cult television fans as the square-jawed Star Trek Captain James T. Kirk.
A number of other guests have also been revealed as well including Karl Urban, well known as Éomer in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Dr. Leonard “Bones” McCoy in Star Trek (2009), and Judge Dredd in Dredd (2012); along with another sci-fi legend, Sam Jones, best known for his iconic role as Flash Gordon, who made one of the most talked about cameo’s in recent years in the smash hit movie Ted.
Image Comics, the publisher of huge hits like The Walking Dead will also be exhibiting for the first time.