Ezra Miller and Jenna Coleman in as late addition for Middle East Film & Comic Con

The news comes after disappointment cancellations by actresses Karen Gillan and Carice van Houten

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 13:  Actor Ezra Miller arrives at the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'Justice League' at Dolby Theatre on November 13, 2017 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
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After being hit with a couple of blows following celebrities cancellations, next weekend's Middle East Film & Comic Con has been boosted by the appearance of Ezra Miller and Jenna Coleman.

Miller, best-known for his role as Barry Allen AKA The Flash in the DC Universe, and Coleman, who played Doctor Who's companion Clara Oswald, will go a long way in quelling the disappointment of Dr Who's Karen Gillan and Game of Thrones' Carice van Houten pulling out of the Dubai convention in the past week.

FILE - In this July 28, 2016 file photo, actress Jenna Coleman poses for a portrait during the 2016 Television Critics Association summer press tour in Beverly Hills, Calif.  Coleman, a former “Doctor Who” companion, says casting a female as the lead of the long-running science fiction series, is “genius.” Earlier this month, Jodie Whittaker was announced as the 13th official incarnation of the galaxy-hopping Time Lord who travels in a time machine shaped like an old-fashioned British police telephone booth. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
Jenna Coleman is a former Doctor Who companion. Willy Sanjuan / Invision / AP File

Gillan blamed a "scheduling conflict" for her cancellation, while Van Houten cancelled a string of ComicCon events amid rumours of her joining up with the rest of GoT crew to film in Northern Ireland.

Miller joins celebrity guests includes Kristian Nairn, aka Hodor from Game of ThronesStranger Things' Natalia Dyer, who plays Nancy Wheeler in the hit Netflix teen sci-fi, and the one and only Karl Urban, the man behind the helmet of Judge Dredd as well as Leonard 'Bones' McCoy in Star Trek.

MEFCC takes place from April 5-7. For ticket info, latest line up details and further information, visit www.mefcc.com