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Baltimore Comic-Con Media Guests Announcements and Details

Edward James OlmosJoin the 2015 Baltimore Comic-Con at the Baltimore Convention Center the weekend of September 25-27, 2015 for our biggest show yet. Tickets are available now for General Admission, VIP, and the Harvey Awards! The convention now has some additional details to release about their announced media guests, a clarification, and a couple of additions.

They are thrilled to announce that Edward James Olmos WILL be at the show for all 3 days of the weekend! Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Blade Runner, Battlestar Galactica, Miami Vice, Green Hornet, and Wolfen fans rejoice (as well as fans of his other vast body of work!).

Katie Cassidy of Arrow will still be attending the show, but will now be attending only on Sunday. Raphael Sbarge (Once Upon a Time) and Ming-Na Wen (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) will be at the show Saturday only. Paul Blackthorne of Arrow and The Dresden Files will be at the show Saturday and Sunday.

You can still purchase autograph tickets and Media Guest VIP tickets until Thursday.

The convention has now released details on photo opportunities with celebrity guests. A professional photographer will capture your moment with your favorite star! You’ll receive an 8 x 10 photo printed out within minutes of your picture-taking. You may pre-purchase your photo op to avoid lining up at the show.

Photo ops will be provided by Epic Photo Ops. Click here to pre-purchase. Photo ops will be located by the celebrity guests. Schedules and prices can be found online.

The convention asks folks to arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled photo op time.

Media guest schedules for the weekend are as follows:

Paul Blackthorne (Arrow, Saturday and Sunday)
10:00am-12:00pm – Signing
12:15pm-1:15pm – Panel
2:00pm-2:30pm – Photos
2:30pm-7:00pm – Signing
10am-1:00pm – Signing
2:15pm – Photos

Katie Cassidy (Arrow, Sunday only)
10:00am-12:00pm – Signing
12:00pm-12:45pm – Panel
1:00pm-2:30pm – Photos
2:30pm – Signing

Edward James Olmos (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Battlestar Galactica)
2:00pm-5:30pm – Signing
5:30pm-6:00pm – Photos
6:00pm – Signing
10:00am-1:30pm – Signing
3:30pm-4:30pm – Photos
4:30pm-7:00pm – Signing
10:00am-1:00pm – Signing
1:00pm-2:00pm – Panel
3:00pm-3:30pm – Photos
3:30pm – Signing

Raphael Sbarge (Once Upon a Time, Saturday only)
10:00am-11:00am – Signing
11:00am-12:00pm – Panel
12:30pm-1:30pm – BOOM! Studios booth appearance
1:30pm-4:30pm – Signing
4:30pm – Photos

Ming-Na Wen (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Mulan, Saturday only)
10:00am-12:30pm – Signing
1:30pm-2:30pm – Panel
2:45pm-3:30pm – Photos
3:30pm-7:00pm – Signing

Patrick ClarkPatrick Clark, a 19-year-old wrestling coach from Washington, D.C., was a competitor on WWE Tough Enough, a reality show competition for a shot as a WWE pro wrestler. Clark pursued a career in sports-entertainment after the death of his father. Clark’s drive led him through 10 years of JROTC and to amateur competition wrestling for Forestville Military Academy from 2011 to 2013. Clark is currently a competitor and a coach in the Mid Atlantic Wrestling Association.

Melina Perez is one of WWE’s most decorated Divas in their history! She’s also considered to be one of the most unique women to ever set foot in a WWE ring. Her infamous splits entrance has captivated the WWE Universe for over 6 years, and has made her a stand out Diva. Melina PerezMelina moved to WWE’s flagship show, becoming a Diva over the course of time, and in 2007, her hard work was rewarded with a win over Mickie James for the coveted Women’s Title. Melina would go on to win the title two more times. With the demise of the Women’s Title, Melina started to pursue the Divas Championship. After being drafted back to RAW, Melina defeated Jillian to win the belt. However, her reign was cut short due to a torn ACL. After eight months out of action, Melina returned and quickly regained the belt she never lost

Arrow Media Guests Cassidy and Blackthorne Come to Baltimore Comic-Con

Katie CassidyThe Baltimore Comic-Con returns this September 25-27, 2015. Held at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, tickets for the Baltimore Comic-Con and Harvey Awards are now available — click here to purchase yours now! The convention has announced their first media guests for 2015, Katie Cassidy and Paul Blackthorne, stars of television’s Arrow, adapting the DC Entertainment character Green Arrow and his supporting cast. Katie and Paul will be in attendance Saturday and Sunday.

Katie Cassidy, one of Hollywood’s most engaging young actresses, can currently be seen as the female lead in the smash hit CW series, Arrow. Based on the DC Entertainment Green Arrow comic, Cassidy plays Laurel Lance, an attorney and ex-girlfriend of Oliver Queen, who becomes Black Canary, fighting crime with Oliver (Green Arrow) and his team.

Black CanaryCassidy can also be seen in the thriller titled The Scribbler, based on the 2006 Image Comics graphic novel, in which she plays the lead character ‘Suki’ and co-stars with Michelle Trachtenberg and Eliza Dushku.

Cassidy’s other film credits include: Monte Carlo, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Taken, Black Christmas, Click, The Lost, and When a Stranger Calls.

No stranger to the small screen, Cassidy’s other television credits include playing the female lead in CBS’s 13-week murder mystery mini-series Harper’s Island along with CW’s Gossip GirlMelrose Place, Supernatural, and 7th Heaven.

Off screen, Cassidy is very involved in H.E.L.P Malawi. Katie and H.E.L.P Board Members journeyed to Malawi in 2009 to visit and participate on the grounds. Katie witnessed first hand H.E.L.P’s ongoing efforts. While in Malawi, Katie learned how H.E.L.P. utilizes resources in the natural environment to teach the children and the community self-sustaining skills. She helped to plant crops, make stoves out of mud and clay, and harvest the jam and peanut butter ingredients which were grown at the local school. Katie left her special mark in Malawi by creating the Katie Cassidy and Friends Garden. She also designed a necklace to raise money for the foundation that can be purchased online.

Paul BlackthorneBritish born actor Paul Blackthorne will be returning to primetime TV this fall for a fourth season as Quentin Lance on the CW’s hit series Arrow. Father to Cassidy’s Laurel, Quentin Lance is a police officer who struggles with the ongoing vigilantism and his role in law enforcement in Central City.

Last fall, he appeared in Dumb and Dumber To, the long-awaited sequel to Dumb and Dumber with original cast members, Jim Carey and Jeff Daniels.

In 2000 Blackthorne starred as the villainous Captain Russell in the Oscar nominated film Lagaan. The Oscar campaign brought him to Los Angeles where he landed many roles in American television and film. He played manipulative reality show producer, Clark Quietly in ABC’s paranormal thriller The River and has appeared opposite Ted Danson in CSI and Callie Thorne in Necessary Roughness. Blackthorne played Stephen Saunders in Season 3 of 24, and starred in NBC’s Lipstick Jungle opposite Brooke Shields. He is well known for his portrayal as the inimitable Harry Dresden in the SiFy series The Dresden Files. Other credits include: ER, Deadwood, Burn Notice, and Monk along with the movies Special and A Christmas Carol directed by Robert Zemeckis.

Quentin LanceBlackthorne’s directorial debut ,This American Journey, was released last fall. This documentary film follows Blackthorne and Australian photographer Mister Basquali as they travel across America interviewing everyday Americans about how they feel about their country and their hopes for its future. Along the way, stereotypes are shattered and wisdom found in the most unexpected places.

Blackthorne spends his free time traveling the world, and is an accomplished photographer. His first exhibition, ‘Fish Heads and Other Things’, took place in London and raised money for Greenpeace. This was followed by ‘Bollywood Backpack’ which raised money for the Gujarat Indian earthquake victims. His most recent collection, ‘Delhi to Manhattan’, was presented at Tibet House, New York and chronicles his journey through India, trekking in the Himalayan Tibetan communities and his meeting with the Dalai Lama in Dharmsala as part of ‘The Missing Peace‘ project. Proceeds from this exhibition, which can be viewed at www.paulblackthorne.com, went to the Tibetan children’s villages in India.

Blackthorne was born in Shropshire, England in 1969. His acting career began at age 12 year when he joined the illustrious National Youth Music Theater at the Edinburgh festival. Blackthorne studied the Spiritual Psychology of Acting in London from 1996-1998 with acclaimed teacher John Osborne-Hughes.

Autograph, Picture, and Media Guest VIP Tickets can be purchased online.