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'Nikita' star Maggie Q confirmed for C2E2

Maggie Q will headline the "Nikita" contingent coming to C2E2 April 13-15 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Read an update to this story here.

Q plays the title character in the series, a rogue spy who is out to stop the secret agency that turned her into a killer. During a panel on Saturday, April 14, Q and creator/executive producer Craig Silverstein will share insider secrets about what to expect in the final episodes of Season 2, which airs at 7 p.m. Fridays on CW.

Other members of the cast who will attend the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo have yet to be announced, but a convention official has told me Q is "100 percent confirmed." Cast members also will sign autographs.

Update: Steven Yeun and Lauren Cohan, Glenn and maggie from AMC's "The Walking Dead," will participate in a Q&A with fans followed by a 3-hour signing session. Stephen Rannazzisi, who plays Kevin in FX's "The League," has been added to the schedule.

Other TV guests previsouly announced include "Torchwood" star John Barrowman, "One Tree Hill" star Chad Michael Murray, Chris Hardwick of "Nerdist" and "The Talking Dead," writer Jane Espenson and star Brad "Cheeks" Bell of "Husbands," Josh Gates of "Destination Truth," Nicholas Brendon of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," Stephanie Izard of "Top Chef" and Chicago fave Svengoolie.

You can keep up to date by checking in at the C2E2 Web site.

Copyright © 2015, RedEye
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