updated 07/25/2014 AT 9:00 AM ET
•originally published 07/25/2014 AT 10:40 AM ET
“Bigfoot’s real,” she told PEOPLE when asked about her shared connections to the Comic-Con faithful. “And I have confidence in myself that if I were ever to be taken out on an expedition I would be the one to find Bigfoot.”
The actress, 28, also says she’s been “pretty vocal about how I’m a Lord of the Rings geek.” And at a press conference for the reboot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, in which she plays April, she said she feels quite at home at the convention.
“I’ve walked the floor,” she said. “I came once when my husband [Brian Austin Green] was here for Sarah Connor. I wasn’t promoting anything. I came in a Star Wars T shirt, and I walked around and nobody bothered me one time.”
Fox’s sons are a little young to appreciate Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Indeed, Bodhi, born this past February, was in her belly during the shoot. But costar Will Arnett’s kids are 5 and 3 – and were thrilled at their dad’s new gig.