AsiaPOP Comic Con update: Chad Michael Murray out, Mark Salling in

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, – Keep your chins up, One Tree Hill fans. Although Chad Michael Murray can no longer join AsiaPOP Comic Con, Mark Salling is heading to town! If you were a Gleek at some point in your life, this is good news.

Murray is known for his breakthrough role as Lucas Scott on the long-running The WB/CW drama series, One Tree Hill (2003 to 2009). (PHOTOS: 'One Tree Hill' cast reunion)

AsiaPOP announced via social media on Thursday afternoon, September 17,  that Murray is unable to join fans in Manila due to his commitments to Marvel's Agent Carter.

Celebrity update: Chad Michael Murray is unable to attend AsiaPOP Comicon Manila because he has to be on set for Agent... Posted by AsiaPOP Comicon Manila on Wednesday, 16 September 2015


The series, a spinoff of Captain America: The First Avenger, has a second season currently in production.

Meanwhile, Mark Salling, known for playing Noah “Puck” Puckerman on hit musical-comedy series Glee, has confirmed on Twitter that he is joining the current lineup of celebrity guests.

Super jazzed to be goin to the 1st ever @AsiaPopComicon. Even more excited to hit 1 of my favorite countries the Philippines #AsiaPopComicon — Mark Salling (@MarkSalling) September 17, 2015

Manila. Me and Randy are coming for ya. #asiapopcomicon — Mark Salling (@MarkSalling) September 17, 2015

The actor and musician was a series regular on Glee until Season 4, and reprised his character as a recurring guest until the show ended in March 2015. (IN PHOTOS: ‘Glee’ cast says goodbye as show tapes final episodes)

Come and get the chance to meet and greet celebrities Paul Bettany, Nathalie Emmanuel, and Colton Haynes, plus other entertainment, comic book, and cosplay personalities at AsiaPOP Comic Con until this Sunday, September 20. –

Photos of Mark Salling and Chad Michael Murray via