Celebrity Fan Fest
San Antonio’s premier comic con, is excited to welcome
Featured Celebrity Guest
Alexandra Shipp is best known for her role as the iconic mohawked super heroine ‘Storm’ in Twentieth Century Fox’s X-MEN: APOCALYPSE. She plays a younger version of ‘Storm.’ Determined to make the mutant character her own, she delivers a new spin on ‘Storm,’ which many media outlets boasted her as the “breakout” star of the film. Alexandra will be reprising the role of ‘Storm’ in the next feature X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX, set to release June 7th, 2019.
Shipp was named the recipient of the annual Women In Film Max Mara “Face of the Future Award®” in recognition of her extraordinary acting achievement and embodiment of timeless style and grace. She was honored at the 2018 Women In Film Crystal + Lucy Awards® at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
Alexandra recently completed work on New Line’s SON OF SHAFT, opposite Samuel L. Jackson and Regina King. The film is slated to open June 17th, 2019. She also stars in Sony’s A DOG’S WAY HOME in theaters January 11th, 2019. Shipp just wrapped Netflix’s original film ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES, based on the popular YA book. Alex will appear in the film opposite Elle Fanning.
Alexandra was recently seen in Fox 2000’s coming-of-age story LOVE, SIMON., based on the popular Young Adult book “Simon VS the Homo Sapien Agenda.” She starred in the film opposite Nick Robinson. Shipp appeared in Universal Pictures’ Oscar nominated feature STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON, which has become the highest grossing music biopic of all-time. Her other film credits include the two-hander TRAGEDY GIRLS, opposite DEADPOOL’s Brianna Hildebrand, and the title role of ‘Aaliyah’ in the Lifetime biopic, AALIYAH: PRINCESS OF R&B which she demonstrated and was praised for her singing and dancing talents.
Originally from Phoenix, Arizona, Alexandra moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career at 17. She is known for her role as ‘KT Rush,’ on Nickelodeon teen drama-mystery series, “House of Anubis” and made her film debut in the Fox feature film, ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: THE SQUEAKQUEL, playing the role of ‘Valentina.’
Aside from acting, she is a songwriter, pianist, and guitar player.
Alexandra currently resides in Los Angeles, California.