[NEWS] ‘Vikings’ star Travis Fimmel to feature at Comic Con Africa

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Comic Con Africa make up for the disappointing announcement that Jason Mamoa would no longer be attending this year’s event by announcing new guest, Travis Fimmel, star of the hit TV show Vikings

Reed Exhibitions Africa, ReedPOP and VS Gaming today announced that Travis Fimmel will be attending Comic Con Africa in September.


Travis is best known for his lead role as Ragnar Lodbrok on four seasons of the History Channel’s popular series Vikings. He was most recently seen in a supporting role in the A24 film Lean On Pete, opposite Chloe Sevigny, Steve Buscemi and Charlie Plummer. The film opened at the Venice Film Festival and subsequently played at Telluride and the Toronto International Film Festival.  He will next be seen in Dreamland opposite Margot Robbie and recently wrapped production on Danger Close, a drama based on the real-life events at the Battle of Long Tan during the Vietnam War.


The Australian born actor’s other credits include the romantic comedy Maggie’s Plan starring alongside Julianne Moore, Ethan Hawke and Greta Gerwig. He was also the lead in WARCRAFT for Legendary Pictures/Universal which amassed more than $450 million worldwide. In 2008, he starred opposite the late Patrick Swayze on A&E’s drama series The Beast.


Travis Fimmel joins talent such as Ricky Whittle, Yetide Badaki, Kevin Sussman, Andy Diggle and Chris Sprouse to name a few.


Comic Con Africa will be held from 14 – 16 September 2018 at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit & International Convention Centre. Comic Con Africa is a multi-genre entertainment and comic convention that features comic books, games, arts, movies, pop culture elements and so much more.

For more information about Comic Con Africa 2018, please visit: https://www.comicconafrica.co.za/en.html