Article by Jason Setnyk | Image from CAPE
Cornwall, Ontario – The first featured guest has been announced for the upcoming Cornwall & Area Pop Event (CAPE) 2024 convention, and it’s none other than the talented Mohawk actress, producer, and podcaster Kaniehtiio Horn. Known for her captivating performances and diverse roles, Horn’s presence is sure to add excitement to the event, which will take place on April 20 and April 21, 2024, at the Benson Centre in Cornwall, Ontario.
“In recognition of Canada’s National Indigenous Peoples Day, the Cornwall & Area Pop Event is pleased to announce our first Featured Guest for CAPE 2024. Kaniehtiio Horn is a Mohawk actress, producer, and podcaster,” said Carol and Randy Sauve in a social media statement.
Horn, hailing from Kahnawake, a reserve outside of Montreal, has an impressive repertoire of work in both film and television. She recently gained recognition for her role in the Lionsgate feature “Alice Darling,” where she starred alongside Anna Kendrick and Wunmi Mosaku. The film premiered to rave reviews at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), solidifying Horn’s rising star status.
In addition to her success in film, Horn has made waves in the television industry. She portrayed the antagonist in Season 2 of the Peacock series “Rutherford Falls,” starring alongside Ed Helms. Her performance in the FX series “Reservation Dogs” as Deer Lady garnered attention for its scene-stealing quality.
One of Horn’s notable achievements came from her role as Tanis in the critically acclaimed Crave/Hulu comedy series, “Letterkenny.” Her portrayal in the series earned her the Canadian Screen Award for “Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Comedy Series,” showcasing her comedic prowess.
Horn’s talent extends beyond acting. She has also ventured into producing and podcasting, displaying her versatility in the entertainment industry. Her involvement as a consulting producer in the spinoff of “Letterkenny,” titled “SHORESY,” further exemplifies her dedication to storytelling.
With appearances in popular shows such as Amazon’s “Man in the High Castle,” Netflix’s “Hemlock Grove,” and a memorable episode of “Supernatural” where she portrayed “Dorothy Gale,” Horn has proven her ability to bring depth and nuance to her characters. She even wrote, directed, and starred in the award-winning short film “The Shack,” showcasing her creative talent behind the camera.
As CAPE 2024 approaches, fans and attendees can look forward to meeting Horn. CAPE is renowned for bringing celebrity guests, artists, exhibitors, and cosplayers together to create an immersive experience for attendees. Mark your calendars for April 20 and April 21, 2024, and head over to the Benson Centre in Cornwall, Ontario, to join the Cornwall & Area Pop Event and participate in this incredible pop culture celebration.
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