Supanova Pop Culture Expo

Chris Hemsworth to make exclusive Supanova appearance in Sydney this month

June 6, 2017

Supanova has really upped its game for June, with Sydney fans set to be treated to a special date with a God himself. Recently added to the June 16th-18th event for an exclusive Sydney appearance is Chris Hemsworth. Bringing Thor himself to the Supanova fold is obviously a huge coup and already, photo and autograph […]

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Stranger Things stars Millie Bobby Brown and David Harbour are coming to Sydney and Perth

March 7, 2017

Grab a box of eggos (or your nearest waffle substitute) and crack out the Dungeons And Dragons kids, coz Supanova Pop Culture Expo has us going to the Upside Down! In massive guest announcement news for their Sydney and Perth tour in June this year, Millie Bobby Brown and David Harbour, stars from the hugely […]

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From the Shadow into the Spotlight: Ricky Whittle opens up about one of 2017’s most hyped shows, American Gods

November 15, 2016

When Neil Gaiman‘s popular fantasy novel American Gods was announced to be coming to television, it was met with the kind of reception you’d expect when it comes to a beloved literary work: much excitement and bated breath. We all know what it can be like to have our favourite source materials screwed with when it comes to big […]

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Holly Marie Combs on the end of Pretty Little Liars & the longevity of Charmed

November 14, 2016

For the last seven years, Holly Marie Combs has been connecting with TV viewers as Ella Montgomery on Pretty Little Liars. Mother of show lead Aria (Lucy Hale), Combs has been part of the seemingly never-ending mystery drama and its twists and turns up until only recently, when the show wrapped on filming its final season. Out in Australia […]

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Interview: Eoin Macken talks The Night Shift & the challenges of indie filmmaking

October 15, 2016

The first time I came across Eoin Macken was in 2013. Fresh off the back of the success of BBC fantasy drama Merlin, the Irish actor and filmmaker was deep in production of his latest project, an independent film he was directing in Cold. Fast forward three years and here we are again but instead of chatting from London, he’s in […]

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Holly Marie Combs, Eoin Macken, Cheez TV – Supanova names new guests for Adelaide & Brisbane!

September 28, 2016

Buckle up, Supanova fans. The Adelaide and Brisbane events in November have just gotten bigger with the addition of some new guests! Already featuring the likes of Nathan Fillion and Lucy Hale, the pop culture expo has added  Holly Marie Combs, Eoin Macken, Cheez TV legends Jade Gatt and Ryan Lappin to both events happening over two weekends in November. Tickets are on sale for […]

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Event Review: Supanova Pop Culture Expo Sydney (17th-19th June, Sydney Showground)

June 20, 2016

When you see a Stormtrooper or a Pikachu or a Disney Princess walking by you on the street you know it’s that time of year – Supanova Pop Culture Expo is back in town. If you’re a fan of film, tv, pop culture, video games and anime then this convention is the place to be. […]

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Interview: Naoko Mori chats to us about Torchwood, Everest and the Torchwood Musical that never was

April 13, 2016

As part of the Supanova Pop Culture Expo we’ve already interviewed her co-star Burn Gorman; but now we sit down with one of the leading ladies of Torchwood – Naoko Mori. Though our interview happens to take a few hilarious and spontaneous curves when her co-star Gareth David Lloyd decides to, on occasion, interrupt our […]

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Interview: Gareth David-Lloyd on I Am Alone, independent film & reuniting with Torchwood cast mates at Supanova!

April 13, 2016

The last time Gareth David-Lloyd was in Australia, we wound up at a metal dive bar in Adelaide’s west end. Over that weekend I was introduced to Gareth the musician as much as I was Gareth the actor, as his band Blue Gillespie were putting on a special show at the end of Supanova’s Adelaide […]

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Event Review: Supanova Pop Culture Expo Gold Coast (8th – 10th April – Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre)

April 11, 2016

The sunny Gold Coast, with its stunning beach coastline, and warm inviting weather, for one weekend a year the pop culture and gaming and anime fandoms descend on this little city. It’s a sight to behold when people are crossing the main highway all dressed in cosplay. That’s when you know that Supanova Pop Culture […]

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Interview: Supanova guest Burn Gorman chats about Torchwood, murder mysteries and ambitiously wanting to drive along the East Coast of Australia

April 2, 2016

The countdown has begun to Supanova’s first conventions of 2016 and for their Gold Coast and Melbourne events they’re bringing a solid and diverse lineup of guests. Actors from Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, Game of Thrones, Torchwood, Harry Potter and Angel to name a few will be set to spend their weekend meeting and greeting […]

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Interview: Manu Bennett talks to us about The Shannara Chronicles and TV production VS film ahead of Supanova

March 29, 2016

The countdown has begun to Supanova’s first conventions of 2016 and for their Gold Coast and Melbourne events they’re bringing a solid and diverse lineup of guests. Actors from Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, Game of Thrones, Torchwood, Harry Potter and Angel to name a few will be set to spend their weekend meeting and greeting […]

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Supanova Gold Coast & Melbourne tickets on sale; Dawn Wells (Gilligan’s Island) and Eka Darville (Jessica Jones) set to appear

February 16, 2016

Tickets have now been released for Australia’s biggest celebration of pop-culture, the Supanova Pop Culture Expo for Gold Coast and Melbourne which is set to take place over two weekends in April. In addition, more talent has been announced including Gilligan’s Island favourite Dawn Wells, and Jessica Jones star Eka Darville, and Teen Wolf’s Daniel […]

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Stars of Doctor Who and Torchwood heading to Gold Coast & Melbourne Supanovas in April!

January 18, 2016

Doctor Who and Torchwood fans are in for a treat this April, with this latest bit of Supanova news dropping! For the pop culture expo’s Melbourne and Gold Coast events coming up, cast members from both hit TV shows will be attending, giving fans the opportunity to connect with some favourites, past and present. Eve […]

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Interview: Matthew Lewis on growing up with Harry Potter and the attraction of the fantasy world

November 25, 2015

Sitting alongside Harry Potter star Matthew Lewis at the autograph signing table at Supanova Adelaide, I watch a trio of little girls who are engaged in a battle of charm with the 26 year old Leeds native. The girls compliment Lewis on being ‘very good’ in the Potter films before turning their attention to the […]

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Interview: Christopher Judge chats with us ahead of Supanova on a changing industry since Stargate

November 19, 2015

Christopher Judge would easily have to be one of the most recognisable faces from sci-fi TV if you’ve had any passing interest in Stargate over the years. As Teal’c, Judge’s presence within the Stargate universe has been one that has traversed SG:1 and from there, the actor has gone on to flex that creative muscle […]

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Interview: Arrow‘s Matt Nable talks moving from sport into the arts, Supanova & more!

November 17, 2015

The Supanova Pop Culture Expo comes to Adelaide and Brisbane for another year over the next few weekends, providing fans an opportunity to connect with the ‘Supa-Star’ guests who’ve come from all different backgrounds, be it current blockbuster film or TV franchises, cult TV hits, independent film and more. Ahead of the Adelaide expo (November […]

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SUPANOVA reveals pop-culture icons to join Brisbane and Adelaide events

September 22, 2015

Brisbane and Adelaide, you’re in luck. SUPANOVA have just revealed two of your favourite  magical, sci-fi characters will be joining an already huge line up of stars for this years highly anticipated event. And the celebrities are *drum roll please* Matthew  Lewis and Star Wars veteran actor Peter Mayhew!  That’s right,  Neville Longbottom and Chewbacca , […]

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Supanova lands Shaun of the Dead star Nick Frost for Adelaide & Brisbane expos!

August 10, 2015

The Supanova Pop Culture Expo has added another ‘Supastar’ guest to their growing roster of actors, authors, voice artists and illustrators set to appear at this year’s events in Adelaide and Brisbane – Nick Frost! The British actor best known for his work with Simon Pegg in the classic ‘Cornetto Trilogy’ (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, World’s End) […]

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The Simpsons’ Nancy Cartwright joins Supanova lineup for 2015

May 26, 2015

If you grew up with catchphrases such as “eat my shorts” and “don’t have a cow man” you’ll be all too familiar with the voice of Nancy Cartwright. Though most famous for playing Bart Simpson of The Simpsons, Cartwright has had an exceptional career as a voiceover artist, comedian, and film and television actress. If […]

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Supanova 2015 bringing stars from Star Trek, Buffy, Game of Thrones, and more

January 27, 2015

Star Trek, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Game of Thrones fans get ready – the lineup for this years Supanova Pop Culture Expo has just been announced and it is ridiculous. For the Star Trek fans – George Takei (the original Hikaru Sulu), Nichelle Nichols (the original Nyota Uhura), and Walter Koenig (the original Pavel […]

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Supanova announces first guests for April 2015 Melbourne and Gold Coast expos!

December 2, 2014

  It hasn’t even been that long since the Supanova Pop Culture Expo packed up their temp base at Brisbane’s Convention and Exhibition Centre and bid farewell to their Supa-Star guests, but they’re not slowing the momentum down, today revealing the first crop of guests for their 2015 expos in Melbourne and on the Gold Coast! Fans […]

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The Iris Interview: Voice of Optimus Prime, Peter Cullen, speaks on his connection to the character, and more

December 1, 2014

Supanova is back again to give fans the chance to meet their heroes. Meredith McLean got to speak with one such hero touring for Supanova this year. Optimus Prime, who has been voiced by Peter Cullen for three decades. He shared his experiences over the past 30 years as well as his own relationship with […]

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Hanging at Supanova Adelaide with…Robert Knepper (Prison Break, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay)!

November 25, 2014

  Robert Knepper has got a devilish charm about him. Spending last weekend in Adelaide at the Supanova Pop Culture Expo, the American actor has been meeting many fans of his extensive body of work, whether it be Prison Break, Heroes, Mob City or more recently, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part One. Though I remember him mainly as T-Bag […]

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Hanging at Supanova Adelaide with…Rupert Young (Merlin)!

November 25, 2014

  The last time Rupert Young and I spoke, we had our time together cut short by an odd phone operator. The Merlin star, currently in Australia for the Supanova Pop Culture Expo, and I went round two in Adelaide over the weekend, the day after he fielded fans’ questions at his Q&A and multiple photo and signing sessions on […]

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Hanging at Supanova Adelaide with…James and Oliver Phelps (Harry Potter)!

November 24, 2014

  Drawing easily one of the largest crowds of Supanova’s latest Adelaide jaunt were James and Oliver Phelps, otherwise known affectionately as Fred and George Weasley from the popular Harry Potter film series. With a Q&A panel on Sunday apparently cracking a 900-strong crowd number, the British siblings fielded questions from fans of all ages, covering all different topics. Surprisingly, […]

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Hanging at Supanova Adelaide with…Tahmoh Penikett (Battlestar Galactica, Supernatural)!

November 24, 2014

  Supanova came through Adelaide over the weekend, whipping the Adelaide Showgrounds up into a bit of a frenzy, so much so that the torrential rain and thunder on the Saturday added to the hectic vibes the pop culture expo brought on its own! I had the pleasure of catching up with some of the guests […]

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The Iris Interview: Gil McKinney on the success of Once Upon a Time and entering the ‘Supernatural‘.

November 17, 2014

Ladies, who was your favourite Disney prince growing up? Were you an Aladdin lover? Did you grow up crushing on The Beast/Prince Adam (until you realised how odd it was when you were older)? Or maybe you were a traditionalist and prayed for your own Prince Charming. In 2011, when Once Upon a Time first screened […]

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The Iris Interview: James Kyson on the popularity of superheroes onscreen ahead of Supanova!

November 17, 2014

The  Supanova Pop Culture Expo is coming up this weekend for Adelaide punters, with Brisbane expo-lovers getting their turn during November’s final weekend. In what’s set to be another whirlwind of fan goodness for those of us dwelling in these Australian cities who are more used to missing out on film premieres or other events […]

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The Iris Interview: Jamie Bamber talks British & American television ahead of his Australian Supanova visit!

November 17, 2014

  Full disclosure: I was never a Battlestar Galactica aficionado. I understood its popularity, but Doctor Who and its universe was as sci-fi as I got when I first became interested in this realm of TV shows. It wasn’t until I followed Doctor Who alum Freema Agyeman over to Law & Order: UK, where I became fully hooked on Jamie Bamber, who of […]

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