Television

Entertainment Television

Shane West from 'Nikita' attending C2E2

"Nikita"star Shane West will participate in C2E2 April 13-15 at McCormick Place in Chicago, stepping in for Maggie Q, who had to cancel due to the filming schedule for the final episodes of the CW series.

West plays Michael, the ex-Division agent who has teamed up with Nikita both romantically and in her quest to take down the the rogue spy agency. I will moderate the "Nikita" panel 1 p.m. Saturday in IGN Theater, when West and creator/executive producer Craig Silverstein will share insider secrets about the final episodes of Season 2 and will show an exclusive sneak peek and recap film.

I'll start out with some questions for the gents, but fans attending will get to ask their own questions, too. So come on out, but no heckling allowed, OK? At least not me. Heckle West.

"Nikita" returns with new episodes at 7 p.m. April 20.

"Nikita" isn't the only TV show coming to the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo. Steven Yeun and Lauren Cohan, Glenn and Maggie in AMC's "The Walking Dead," will participate in a Q&A with fans at 4 p.m. Saturday in the IGN Theater.

Stephen Rannazzisi, who plays Kevin in FX's "The League," will host the C2E2 Comedy Show at 7:30 p.m. Friday that includes Kevin "Dot Com" Brown from "30 Rock.".

Other TV guests previously 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," Ryan Buell of "Paranormal State" and Chicago fave Svengoolie.

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

Copyright © 2015, RedEye
Related Content
  • C2E2 2011's costumed stars

    C2E2 2011's costumed stars

    Thor was there. (Actually, that was actor Chris Hemsworth, who will play the god of thunder in the summer blockbuster.) So were TV actors, comic book insiders, gamers and all things geek. When it was all over Sunday, organizers estimated 34,000 people attended the second annual Chicago Comic &...

  • Bold predictions for Lolla 2015

    Bold predictions for Lolla 2015

    The Lolla schedule is sort of like the NCAA tournament: there are millions of possible combinations, and it’s anyone’s guess what the winning picks will be. With that in mind, we make some bold predictions about how this year’s fest (returning to Grant Park Fri.-Sun.) will turn out. Breakout artist...

  • 2010 killing of Chicago cop detailed at trial; man claims self-defense

    2010 killing of Chicago cop detailed at trial; man claims self-defense

    The man on trial in the killing of Chicago police Officer Thor Soderberg hated police and surprised the officer as he changed out of his uniform at shift end and placed his duty belt down, a Cook County prosecutor alleged Monday.

  • Aldermen to hold hearing on untested rape kits

    Aldermen to hold hearing on untested rape kits

    Chicago aldermen on Monday called on police officials to provide information on how quickly rape kits are being tested by the state crime lab, part of a largely symbolic effort to determine whether a large backlog is hampering work to apprehend rapists.

  • Alderman's 'Chi-raq' criticism falls flat

    Alderman's 'Chi-raq' criticism falls flat

    A South Side alderman's effort to tweak filmmaker Spike Lee for using "Chi-raq" as the title for a movie about Chicago violence fell flat Monday with his colleagues.

  • ComEd to hold energy fairs to help low-income customers

    ComEd to hold energy fairs to help low-income customers

    Commonwealth Edison will hold energy fairs at satellite locations across the region Monday in order to get money to thousands of people struggling to pay their electricity bills in northern Illinois.

Comments
Loading

76°