Comic Con Dubai Celebrities Revealed: Aladdin, Superman, Lord of the Rings, Elektra |

A Wish Come True - "Aladdin" Star Mena Massoud is Coming to Dubai

First round of Middle East Film & Comic Con 2020 guests announced!

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6 February 2020

Last updated on 6 February 2020
Meet Disney "Aladdin" Star Mena Massoud at Comic Con Dubai

The super lineup includes the Middle East's favourite live-action Disney prince and the Man of Steel himself

We're floating closer and closer to Middle East Film & Comic Con 2020 this March 5 - 7 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, and MEFCC's first round of awesome A-lister celebrities and special guests are already wowing fans.

Catch up with the stars of Aladdin, Superman, Elektra, and Lord of the Rings as they're all landing in Dubai next month as part of Comic Con's spectacular line-up.

Disney enthusiasts will have the chance to meet Canadian-Egyptian actor Mena Massoud, who played Agrabah's rags-to-riches prince in the live-action remake of the 1992 animated classic. You can find Prince Ali, fabulous he, at his meet and greets where you can take photos, score signed merchandise, as well as hear stories and ask questions at the celebrity panels.

The movie, close to many of our hearts, carries a well-intentioned universal message of being true to yourself.

But that's not all. DC geeks will also have the chance to meet the Man of Steel. American actor Brandon Routh, who played the iconic superhero in the 2006 movie "Superman Returns" and in the 2019 Arrowverse crossover event "Crisis on Infinite Earths", will be at Comic Con to meet the region's superfans.

Superman Brandon Routh at Middle East Film and Comic Con MEFCC 2020

Elodie Yung, best known for her role as Elektra Natchios in the second season of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Netflix series Daredevil, is also announced for MEFCC.

The French-born actress starred in the Netflix miniseries The Defenders. In 2013, she appeared on the silver screen as the ninja Jinx in G.I. Joe: Retaliation.

Elektra Elodie Yung at Middle East Film and Comic Con MEFCC Dubai

The fourth celebrity is an absolute win for the region's Lord of the Rings fans. Welsh actor, voice actor, and producer John Rhys-Davies, who is best known for his portrayal of Gimli and as the voice of TreeBeard in the Lord of The Rings trilogy, will no doubt have plenty of stories to share with fans at MEFCC from his long-standing career spanning multiple universes.

Rhys-Davies' impressive filmography goes back to the 1970s - he's also starred as Sallah in the classic Indiana Jones films.

Stay tuned as MEFCC still has more celebrities to reveal in the coming weeks!

John Rhys-Davies Lord of the Rings at Comic Con Dubai 2020

Tickets on sale

Celebrity meet and greets will be available at Middle East Film & Comic Con for all ticket types. Make sure you arrive early to get your meet and greet tickets to avoid disappointment!

Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets for the star-studded event ASAP.

The exclusive Gold VIP tickets sold out in the first week, but fans can still purchase other tickets including Silver VIP, day tickets, and family tickets for a group of four for the price of three, with children under five granted FREE entry.

Those who purchase tickets online can get up to 30% off versus at the door during the event.

Book your Comic Con Dubai tickets from AED115, available on PlatinumList, Virgin Megastore online, or at any Virgin Megastore branch in the UAE.

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MEFCC is the Middle East's largest annual pop culture celebration. This March 5 to 7, cosplay your favourite characters, meet your favourite movie and TV stars, attend workshops conducted by international artists and experts, attend exclusive previews of unreleased films, participate in gaming tournaments and enjoy live shows of a variety of performances in a 3-day celebration of Pop Culture!

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