Sean Gunn, an actor from the Marvel universe, is coming to meet fans in Lithuania

Sean Gunn, an actor from the Marvel universe, is coming to meet fans in Lithuania

The biggest pop culture event in the Baltic countries, “Comic Con Baltics,” is returning in May 2024, and the organizing team has announced the first invited guests. To the delight of fans, actor Sean Gunn, known for his role in the “Guardians of the Galaxy” film series, will be attending the event in Vilnius for its sixth year.

“We believe that everyone who has seen at least one of the ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ films will enthusiastically welcome our first guest for the upcoming event. Sean Gunn, who portrayed Kraglin Obfonteri, one of the prominent members of the Ravagers clan, and performed the movements of the iconic Rocket Raccoon, will not only share about his successful career but also reveal intriguing behind-the-scenes stories of the Marvel film universe,” says Tomas Vievesis, one of the organizers of Comic Con Baltics.

Famous for “Gilmore Girls”

Actor Sean Gunn was born in the United States in 1974 into a well-known family in the entertainment industry. His older brother, James Gunn, is a famous Hollywood director, known for creating films such as “Suicide Squad,” “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Scooby-Doo,” and many others.

Meanwhile, Sean Gunn, who is coming to Vilnius, began his career with the popular television show “Gilmore Girls” from 2000 to 2007, where he played the eccentric character Kirk Gleason.

His ability to blend good humor with depth of character quickly caught Hollywood’s attention. Over the years, the actor has portrayed dozens of different characters on television and in film, with the most popular being Kraglin from “Guardians of the Galaxy” and Weasel from “Suicide Squad.”

Engaging storyteller

Sean Gunn is coming to Lithuania with his wife, actress, and director Natasha Halevi. The main purpose of their visit is to meet fans in the Baltic countries.

Colleagues reveal that Sean Gunn is not only a talented actor but also an excellent storyteller. Therefore, fans attending Comic Con Baltics 2024 on May 25-26 can expect interesting discussions, narratives, and stories about amusing incidents on film sets.

Fans will also have the opportunity to take photos with the actor and receive his autograph.

More prominent names to come

Natural Habitat Shorts

Among the confirmed guests for Comic Con Baltics 2024 are two globally popular internet comic authors. They are the trio with over 6 million followers and hundreds of millions of views, “Natural Habitat Shorts,” and Nathan W. Pyle, creator of the creatively astonishing “Strange Planet” comics, with over 7 million fans.

Strange Planet

The event’s team reveals that, before the end of the year, they plan to announce the attendance of two more actors who played iconic roles in projects that have been among the most popular in Lithuania.

From May 24 to 26, 2024, “Comic Con Baltics 2024” will transform “LITEXPO” into a universe of popular culture. The event will feature the latest computer games and technology presentations, the largest cosplay competition in the Baltic countries, previews of the latest films, presentations, and discussions, as well as an interactive family space and a marketplace offering various curiosities.

On May 24, a Friday, the event is dedicated to schools, and entrance with a Cultural Pass is free.

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