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Con News: “The Defenders” Finn Jones and Jessica Henwick come to Baltimore Comic-Con!

I love the Netflix Marvel Universe…okay, I wasn’t that impressed with the Iron Fist series.  Not because of the acting; that was great.  But because the screenwriting was absolutely abysmal.  I got whiplash from all the character motivational switcheroos, but that was balanced out by all the yawn-inducing RandCorp blah blah.  Luckily, Iron Fist himself (played by Finn Jones) was treated much better in The Defenders, leaving me actually stoked to see the second season of Fist.  Who’da thunk?  Definitely not me after bingeing IF season 1.

You feel the same?  Or maybe you love all things Fist-y? Well, you can tell it to the man himself, because Finn Jones is coming to this year’s Baltimore Comic-Con! And he’s bringing Jessica Henwick, who plays Colleen Wing, one of the best things about the first season of Iron Fist. (The second would be Claire Temple, of course.)

G’head and pump them for Game of Thrones behind-the-scenes deets as well, as they’ve been on that show too.  Finn was Loras Tyrell (R.I.P.) and Henwick was “Sand Snake” Nymeria Sand (R.I.P.)  Find out what it’s like to be on two super-fannish shows when they’re here!

Read on for the full deets!

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BCC Welcomes Finn Jones and Jessica Henwick from The Defenders, Iron Fist, & Game of Thrones

Finn Jones and Jessica Henwick
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – August 27, 2017 – Come to the Baltimore Comic-Con on September 22-24, 2017 at the Inner Harbor’s Baltimore Convention Center. You can purchase your tickets are on-line now. The Baltimore Comic-Con is pleased announce the additions of the stars of Marvel/NetFlix’s Iron Fist and The DefendersFinn Jones and Jessica Henwick as a guests of the show. Both Finn and Jessica will be joining us all three days of the convention.
Finn Jones

Finn Jones is an English actor, best known for playing the lead role of Danny Rand ‘Iron Fist’ in Marvel/Netflix’s Iron Fist and The Defenders series. He played the role of skilled warrior and popular tournament champion Ser Loras Tyrell, The Knight of Flowers, in six seasons of HBO’s Game of Thrones.

Finn Jones
In 2010 Finn appeared alongside eleventh doctor Matt Smith as Santiago Jones in the Dr. Who spin-off The Sarah Jane Adventures. More recently, he has featured as the Bloomsbury Group poet/artist Julian Bell in BBC2’s Life in Squares (2015). Finn has also had a number of film roles, including The Last Showingalongside horror legend Robert Englund (2014) and Leatherface, the 2017 reboot of the Texas Chainsawfranchise.
Jessica Henwick

Jessica Henwick is an English actress, who became the first actress of East Asian descent to play a lead role in a British Television series, playing Bo in the BBC’s Spirit Warriors (2009).

Jessica Henwick

In 2015, Jessica joined season five of HBO’s series Game of Thrones as Nymeria Sand, one of the Sand Snake sisters, and continued to play her up until season seven. In 2017, she played the female lead Colleen Wing, a martial arts expert in Marvel/Netflix’s Iron Fist series, and reprised her role in The Defenders. Her other television credits include British psychological thriller Fortitude (2017) as Bianca Mankyo, Amy Lang in the BBC’s Silk (2014), The Thick of It (2012), and Lewis (2014).

Jessica Henwick

Jessica’s film appearances include J.J. Abrams Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) playing X-Wing pilot Jessika Pava, Rice on White(2017), and has recently completed 20th Century Fox’s Underwater alongside Kristen Stewart and T.J. Miller, which is scheduled to be released in 2018.

“We felt really lucky to see these two wonderful actors jump from our Netflix screens to the Baltimore Comic-Con. Coming off of the success of The Defenders, we think our fans will enjoy the opportunity to meet and hear from the latest and greatest Marvel Netflix Stars,” said Marc Nathan, promoter of the Baltimore Comic-Con. “And that is even before we get to talk to them about Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Game of Thrones! We’re thrilled to be able to add them to our guest list, we know our fans are going to be over the moon.”

To get all of the details about the event packages and limited ticket availability, please see our tickets webpage.

In the coming weeks, look for more announcements from the Baltimore Comic-Con. We are looking forward to highlighting our guests, industry exclusives, and programming. The latest developments can always be found on our websiteTwitterInstagram, and Facebook pages.
Contact Information

Please use the following e-mail addresses to contact the Baltimore Comic-Con:

press@baltimorecomiccon.com – for any general press inquiries or to be added to our PR distribution

promoter@baltimorecomiccon.com – for requesting exhibitor, publisher, and Artist Alley applications

registrar@baltimorecomiccon.com – for inquiries about submitted registrations

general@baltimorecomiccon.com– for general Baltimore Comic-Con inquiries

  

About The Baltimore Comic-Con

The Baltimore Comic-Con is celebrating its 18th year of bringing the comic book industry to the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area. For more information, please visit www.baltimorecomiccon.com.

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