THE actor who played beloved Star Wars character Nien Nunb will be part of this year’s Bradford Unleashed Comic Convention.

On Sunday March 8 the comic-con will take place at Bradford City FC’s grounds from 11am to 4pm.

Fans can meet Jonathan Hyde, the actor behind Van Pelt the villainous big game hunter who resides within the deepest, darkest dimension of the cursed board game ‘Jumanji.”

Mike Quinn, who fans of Star Wars will know as Nien Nunb, the copilot next to Lando Calrissian in Star Wars Return Of The Jedi, will also appear at the event.

Nien Nunb has also appeared at the most recent Star Wars Trilogy.

Quinn has also been a puppeteer on several Muppet films and Labyrinth.

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Mr Quinn said: “Anyone considering attending Bradford Unleashed should do so without hesitation.

"Appearing as performer for the alien Nien Nunb in four Star Wars films, I’ve attended several Unleashed Events across the country and have found them always to be great fun and very family friendly.

"There’s always plenty going on with something for everyone. They make a really great day out. There’s always enough time at these shows to talk with me about my performing work, so come along, say ‘hi’ and bring your questions! I’ll be with my talented friend Jonathan Hyde, so beat the winter blues and enjoy a great day with us all!”

There will be attractions from some iconic movies that visitors can grab a photo or two with, such as the cinema scene from Gremlins and, if you are feeling brave, take a seat in the shocker chair.

For those who prefer something a little more friendly then we have the cuddly Monsters Inc Sully and his best mate, Mike.

The creative talent of Gorywoodfx who will be on hand to provide you with abrasions, wounds, and even horns. Enhance your day by coming along dressed as a TV, movie, game or anime character or simply just come along as a Muggle.

Those in costume can enter into the Cosplay competition with the opportunity to win some fantastic prizes.

To top it off, there will be geeky traders with tons of geeky toys, comics, collectables, art, jewellery, gaming and much more.

Sharon Hall a spokesperson for Unleashed Events, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Jonathan and Mike to Bradford Unleashed. As well as the awesome guests we have some amazing traders and attractions to see.

"If you have never been to a comic-con before then you will find it to be an absolutely fantastic day out for all the family whether you are geeky or not.”