We’ve got great news for fans of The Vampire Diaries and its spin-off The Originals – actor Daniel Gillies, who played Elijah Mikaelson in the series, will be appearing at the upcoming second Comic Con Africa which takes place in Johannesburg later this month.

Besides appearing on the hit show, Daniel also played Dr. Joel Goran on the Canadian series, Saving Hope; a medical themed show with a mystical, paranormal twist. He recently starred as Robert Durst in Lifetime’s, The Lost Wife of Robert Durst and also played Kristen Dunst’s love interest in Spider-Man 2. In 2006, Daniel had the lead in Sensation of Sight opposite David Strathairn.

Not only is this ‘gentleman-monster’, as he affectionately calls himself, a prominent actor, but he’s been making waves as a director in the industry too; Daniel wrote, directed and produced Broken Kingdom as well as the documentary, Kingdom Come.

Fans of The Vampire Diaries and The Originals can purchase tickets to Comic Con Africa at now and for those fans hoping for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to interact with Daniel Gillies, add-on tickets will also available for purchase for autograph and photograph opportunities.

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