Anthony Mackie. (Getty Images)
Johannesburg – Another disappointment for fans of Comic Con Africa, while Marvel star Anthony Mackie withdraws from the festival.
Mackie is known to play the role of Falcon in the Marvel Universe. His other credits include roles in Oscar-winning films The Hurt Locker and Million dollars Baby.
The announcement of his withdrawal was made on Thursday, with the organizers of the event in a press statement: "Anthony Mackie had to withdraw his participation in Comic Con Africa because of Hurricane Florence Hurricane Florence, a category 4 hurricane, approaching the South East coast of the The United States of America has caused more than 1 million people to be evacuated and thousands of flights have been delayed and canceled, making it impossible for Anthony to travel to South Africa with Comic Con Africa. "
Anthony is the third big act to withdraw from the festival, with Aquarius star Jason Momoa and Star Trek & # 39; s Ricky Worthy also canceled their presence earlier.
Comic Con Africa takes place from the 14th to the 16th of September in the Kyalami Grand Prix and the International Convention Center. International stars that are expected to appear include The Big Bang Theory & # 39; s Kevin Sussman and American gods star Demer Barnes.