The Umbrella Academy’s Spaceboy, Tom Hopper, Joins the Comic Con Cape Town Guest Line Up


Comic Con Cape Town today announced that Tom Hopper will be attending all three days of Comic Con Cape Town.

Tom Hopper
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His most recent Netflix show The Umbrella Academy has fans on tenterhooks waiting for the second season. Tom’s attendance at the Con is sure to delight a broad range of fans who have followed his characters across multiple hit shows.

Tom’s television roles fall squarely within the realm of fantasy or book and comic adaptations. He will bring with him behind-the-scenes insight into what it takes to create shows of this calibre, and the challenges and joys of creatively interpreting characters held dear by millions of fans.

Tom will participate in live Q&A sessions and panel discussions with Comic Con Cape Town visitors on our main stage, and fans can also book photograph and autograph ops with him.

A British actor, Tom is best known for his roles as Luther Hargreeves (AKA Space Boy, AKA Number 1) in The Umbrella Academy, Billy Bones in the award-winning drama series Black Sails, Sir Percival in the BBC series Merlin, and Dickon Tarly in the critically acclaimed HBO series Game of Thrones.

The inaugural Comic Con Cape Town will be held from 1 – 3 May 2020 at the Cape Town Stadium in Greenpoint, hosted by the City of Cape Town.

Comic Con Cape Town is an entertainment and comic convention that features comic books, games, celebrities, Cosplay, animation, movies, artists, pop culture elements and so much more. is an award-winning Digital Media, Marketing, and Advertising Company est. 2015, is a Member of the Independent Media Association of South Africa (IMASA), and Brand South Africa's Play Your Part Ambassadors, with a global reach of over 10 million

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