Cornwall Ontario – The Cornwall & Area Pop Event presents special guest and Walking Dead zombie Michael Koske.
Michael Koske acting credits include frequent appearances as a featured “Walker” on AMC’s The Walking Dead. His zombie likenesses have appeared on t-shirts, figures, playing cards, and other official merchandise, and he’s graced the pages of Entertainment Weekly, The Walking Dead Official Magazine, the cover of The Ultimate Guide to Zombies, Rolling Stone Magazine, and most recently, the cover of TV Guide.
He has also appeared as a daywalking Vampire on The Originals which is a spinoff for the Vampire Diaries, USA Network’s Necessary Roughness, the movie The Crazies, The Following featuring Kevin Bacon, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Need for Speed, Goosebumps, Captain America: Civil ͏War, the third installment of the The Divergent Series: Allegiant, season 3 of Sleepy Hollow and most recently Hidden Figures starring Kevin Costner.
Other guest attending CAPE 2017 in addition to Michael Koske include Kimberly Leemans, Yanic Truesdale, Don Teems, Sean Gunn, and Chris Sullivan.
Kimberly Leemans began her television career as a contestant on America’s Next Top Model. Since then, she’s gone on to secure guest roles on shows like The Vampire Diaries and Nashville. She made quite the impact when she joined The Walking Dead during season 6 as Crystal, a resident at the Hilltop community where Rick hopes to find allies. Kimberly Leemans has also worked on CSI: Miami. Law & Order, Life on Mars, Cupid, and How to Make It in America to name a few. Her film credits include Bamboo Shark, 30 Nights of Paranormal Activity with the Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Out West, The Squeeze, and Fire City: End of Days.
Yanic Truesdale is best known for his memorable role as the sarcastic and high-brow French concierge ‘Michel Gerard’, the character audiences loved to hate by fanatic fans of the cult-classic, feel good family series Gilmore Girls. See Yanic Truesdale on Netflix when the series is rebooted with four highly anticipated episodes: “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” on November 25th 2016.
Don Teems has worked on numerous projects and he is a regular member of the undead on AMC’s The Walking Dead portraying numerous walkers on Seasons 2, 3 and 4. Don Teems has also worked on The CW’s The Vampire Diaries and other various TV and movie projects including The Originals, The Following, Resurrection, Identity Thief, Flight, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Film), Halt and Catch Fire, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues and Dumb And Dumber To.
Actor and writer Sean Gunn played the quirky character of Kirk Gleason on Gilmore Girls. He also played the character of Kraglin in Guardians of the Galaxy, and he will be reprising that role in the sequel. His resume includes roles on TV shows like Glee, Angel, and Third Rock from the Sun, and movies like Pearl Harbor.
Chris Sullivan will grace the big screen alongside Peter Quill and his misfit gang of Ravagers as Taserface in Marvel’s much anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 coming to theaters in May 2017. He also appeared in the smash hit Netflix original series Stranger Things starring Winona Ryder; Sullivan played the character of Benny Hammond in two episodes including the first episode. He also appeared alongside Daniel Radcliff (Harry Potter) in the crime drama Imperium. Chris Sullivan will play the character of Toby in the new NBC series premiere of This Is Us set to air September 20th. He will also appear in the Ben Affleck helmed Live by Night in which he plays Brendan Loomis. He’s also appeared on The Americans, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and other television shows and films.
CAPE 2017 takes place April 22nd and 23rd 2017 at the Benson Centre.