Eternals star Barry Keoghan to attend MEFCC Abu Dhabi in March
The 29-year-old Irish actor will also appear as Officer Stanley Merkel, one of the GCPD’s only honest cops in ‘The Batman’, which stars Robert Pattinson as the Caped Crusader and who releases in the United Arab Emirates on March 5. .
The 10th edition of the MEFCC has already announced a stellar line-up of celebrities and artists, which includes Hollywood actors Michael Rooker and Jon Bernthal, American voice actor Charles Martinet and British actress Nathalie Emmanuel.
Rooker is best known for his portrayal of Yondu Udonta in the hit ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ films and has delighted fans for decades with his portrayal of complex characters in films and TV shows such as ‘The Walking Dead’. and “The Suicide Squad”. ‘
Bernthal also starred in the AMC horror series “The Walking Dead” as well as Marvel’s “The Punisher.” He played Shane Walsh in a breakthrough role in the post-apocalyptic horror TV series between 2009 and 2013 and starred as anti-hero Frank Castle in Marvel’s gritty show. The star continued to appear in productions as diverse as “The Wolf of Wall Street”, “Baby Driver” and “Fury”.
Emmanuel appeared in the HBO fantasy series “Game of Thrones” and in “Fast & Furious 7” and “F9”, with the three stars joined by eminent comedian Martinet, the voice of several major characters including Mario, Luigi, Wario and Waluigi in the Nintendo Super Mario game.
Other notable names at the event include Giancarlo Esposito aka “El Presidente” from “Far Cry 6”, the villain we love to hate from “Breaking Bad” and films such as “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials”, ” Malcolm X” and hit TV series like “The Mandalorian”.
Comedian Ming-Na, who played “Mulan” in Disney’s animated feature film (for which she won an Annie Award), as well as the lead voice of Aki Ross in the stunning CGI animated film ” Final Fantasy”, is also present at the festival.
Voice actor Kevin Conroy, who holds the record for playing Batman the longest, has voiced and starred as Batman since 1992 in more than 30 projects, including movies and video games.
Tickets start from Dh115 for a one-day pass, Dh280 for a regular three-day pass, Dh500 for a three-day VIP pass, and Dh2,500 for a Super VIP pass. VIP ticket holders will have access to fast-track entry and special queues in the meet-the-stars sections, with each VIP ticket granting an exclusive meet-and-greet with a celebrity with a photo or autograph voucher as well as one hour of exclusive access to the event on March 4 before the doors open to the public.
Organized in collaboration with the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) and hosted at ADNEC, in Halls 8 and 9, the MEFCC will also include a theater where fans can view trailers exclusives, and celebrity and industry panels that include screenings. and questions and answers.
In addition, a Gaming Zone, powered by GamesCon, will give enthusiasts the opportunity to participate in tournaments and test the latest software and innovations.