Get ready to geek out…

The first celebrity guests have been announced for the 2018 Middle East Film & Comic Con, which returns to Dubai in April.

Described as the largest pop culture festival in the Middle East, from April 5 to 7, the Dubai World Trade Centre will be packed with some of the world’s biggest names in film, TV, sci-fi, anime, manga, comics and more.

So, who is coming? Here’s what we know so far…

Ezra Miller

Ezra Miller is best known for his role as The Flash in the last year’s superhero cinematic slugfest Justice League.

Jenna Coleman

Jenna Coleman is portrayed Clara Oswald in the hit television series Doctor Who. More recently she plays the title role of Queen Victoria in the ITV drama Victoria.

Kristian Nairn

Game of Thrones fan favourite Kristian Nairn plays the gentle giant Hodor in the smash hit HBO series.

Natalia Dyer

Natalia Dyer is best known for her portrayal of Nancy Wheeler in the Netflix science fiction drama series Stranger Things.

Jason David Frank

Jason David Frank is best known for his portrayal of Tommy Oliver, the original Green Ranger in Power Rangers.

Karl Urban

New Zealand actor Karl Urban joined forces with fellow Kiwi Taika Waititi in last year’s Thor: Ragnarok. Urban has also appeared in The Lord of the Rings, Star Trek and Xena Warrior Princess.

Adam Kubert

Talented comics artist Adam Kubert is known for his work with DC Comics and Marvel Comics, with titles such as Wolverine, The Incredible Hulk and Ultimate Fantastic Four under his belt.

More celebrities, artists and guests are due to be announced over the coming weeks, so we’ll keep you posted as we learn of other big names jetting in for the convention.


Middle East Film & Comic Con will take place at Dubai World Trade Centre from April 5 to 7.

Tickets are available online, and start from Dhs110 for a one-day pass, and Dhs250 for a three-day pass.

For more info, visit the Middle East Film & Comic Con website.

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