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‘Ninja Turtles’ Star Ernie Reyes Jr. Heading to Maui Comic Con
December 3, 2021 – LOS ANGELES, CA – Award-winning actor, martial artist, producer and director Ernie Reyes Jr. will be a Special Guest at the upcoming Maui Comic Con, taking place December 11-12, 2021 at the Maui Beach Hotel. Reyes is best known for his movie roles in The Last Dragon, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Surf Ninjas, and The Rundown, and the TV series Sidekicks.
A Filipino American, Reyes has a deep connection to Hawaii and the Hawaiian people. “I started coming to Hawaii in the mid-1980s when I was doing Sidekicks and we filmed some promotions there. It’s always felt like a second home to me. I have many friends and family that live there. We even shot a few scenes from Surf Ninjas in Hawaii, as well as when I worked with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in The Rundown.
Ernie will be joined at Maui Comic Con by his daughter Lotus Blossom (Reyes), who stars as Acapella in the Netflix hit film, We Can Be Heroes, directed by Robert Rodriguez. This is the first time Reyes and his daughter have appeared together at a public convention.
Additional guests include legendary Marvel and DC artist Frank Cho; Liam Sharp, currently working on Batman: Reptilian; Ed Piskor and Jim Rugg, both major independent comic stars and hosts of the popular YouTube channel Cartoonist Kayfabe; and Maui local and award-winning comic creator R. Kikuo Johnson.
The free, family-friendly Maui Comic Con takes place on Saturday, December 11 and Sunday, December 12 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Main Ballroom of the Maui Beach Hotel, 170 W Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului, HI.
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About Ernie Reyes, Jr.: Award-winning actor, martial artist, stuntman and entrepreneur Ernie Reyes Jr. began appearing in television and movies as a child after a Hollywood agent spotted his talent while performing on his father’s martial arts demo team. Along with more than forty credits as a TV and film actor, Reyes is a producer, director, writer, stunt coordinator and fight performer.
About Maui Comic Con: Maui Comic Con is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit group committed to bringing a free-to-the public comic convention to the Maui community and growing the appreciation of arts and literacy. Visit @maui_comics on Instagram and www.MauiComicCon.com for more information.
Source: Limelight Writing and PR
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