We’re still counting down the top celebs who will be appearing at this year’s Montreal Comicon. Here are five more stars to check out.
Sarah Wayne Callies
Sarah Wayne Callies is an actress perhaps best known for her role as prison doctor Sara Tancredi on the FOX drama Prison Break and Lori Grimes in the AMC horror series The Walking Dead. She currently stars as Katie Bowman on the science fiction drama series, Colony, alongside Josh Holloway.
Eastman doodled a new character he dubbed a “Ninja Turtle” to make his friend Peter Laird laugh (they later created Mirage Studios). Several sketches and a final drawing of four characters later, Eastman and Laird’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles had officially entered the universe. In between TMNT projects, Eastman found time to establish the Words and Pictures Museum of Cartoon Art, created an artist friendly publishing company, Tundra Publishing, where projects like The Crow, From Hell and American Splendor first flourished, as well as purchased world renowned Heavy Metal Magazine. He is currently spending most of his creative time working on a new TMNT series.
Kevin Sorbo quickly rose to stardom in the title role of the breakout hit series, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. The immense popularity of the five telefilms in 1993 resulted in the launch of a weekly series by 1994. Sorbo also did the voice over work on video game releases The Conduit, God of War 3, Skylanders: Giants and the animated Marvel series The Super Hero Squad Show as Ka-Zar. Since 1997, he has also been the spokesman for the non-profit organization A World Fit For Kids.
Tia Carrere is an American actress, model, singer and voice artist best known for her role as Sydney Fox on the hit Canadian TV series, Relic Hunter. Tia Carrere’s breakthrough came in the form of an unlikely comedy, Wayne’s World (1992), starring Mike Meyers and Dana Carvey, in which she played Cassandra and was able to showcase both her singing and acting chops. Reprising her role in the sequel Wayne’s World 2 (1993), her character became worldwide phenomena and set the stage for her turn as the villainous Juno Skinner in True Lies (1994), opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger and computer whiz Jingo Asakuma in Rising Sun (1993), alongside Sean Connery and Wesley Snipes. In recent years, Carrere has appeared in a myriad of projects, including the The O.C., Nip/Tuck, Curb Your Enthusiasm, CSI: Miami, Warehouse 13, and Hawaii Five-0.
Shawn Baichoo was born and raised in Montreal, where he’s been doing his acting thing for over 20 years now. Though he’s acted on stage (Danny and the Deep Blue Sea), on television (Ascension, Real Detective, The Art of More), in movies (3 Saisons, The Punisher: No Mercy fan film), commercials (Bell, Might & Magic: Showdown) and a web-series (LARPs Season 2,where he was the fight choreographer and played Harold), his true passion is for voice work, stunt fighting, motion capture and fight choreography.