FAN EXPO™CANADA ANNOUNCES CELEBRITY GUESTS

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6ad74f71-b9f9-4e92-b71d-b1ca86792404EXPECTO PATRONUM!
FANS WILL BE STUPEFIED BY FAN EXPO
CANADA CELEBRITY GUESTS

The line-up caps off with cast members from Harry Potter, Scream, the next ‘Aquaman’ and more 

TORONTO, ON (July 15, 2015) – FAN EXPO Canada announces a new group of celebrity guests that brings the 4-day extravaganza to a whole new level of fandom. The mecca of pop-culture will return to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre Labour Day Weekend with loads of celebrity sightings including Hogwarts alumni Tom Felton, Bonnie Wright and James and Oliver Phelps; Scream queen Neve Campbell, co-star Skeet Ulrich and the voice of ‘Ghostface’ Roger L. Jackson; Jason Momoa who is set to star as ‘Aquaman’ in the highly anticipated Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and badass action star Danny Trejo among other big name guests. FAN EXPO™ Canada expects 140,000 fans to come through the doors to experience the best in comics, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming from September 3-6, 2015.

“Bringing in celebrity guests to participate in panels, cast reunions and autograph signings is a really exciting part of our show and we expect our fans will be very happy with this year’s line-up,” said FAN EXPO™ HQ Show Director Andrew Moyes. “In the coming weeks fans can expect an announcement outlining the dynamic programming we are scheduling that will fulfill all of their fanboy and fangirl needs.”

The all-ages event will be packed with autographs, photo sessions and Q&A panels with celebrity guests, sketch duels, cosplay, workshops such as special effects/make-up, and retail and exhibitor areas bursting with rare comics and collectibles as well as the latest nerd-wear and tech-gear.

FAN EXPO™ CANADA GUEST HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

  • TOM FELTON, BONNIE WRIGHT, JAMES AND OLIVER PHELPS (Harry Potter films) 
  • NEVE CAMPBELL, SKEET ULRICH, ROGER L. JACKSON (Scream) 
  • ROBERT PICARDO, ETHAN PHILLIPS, JERI RYAN, KATE MULGREW* (Star Trek Voyager) 
  • JASON MOMOA (‘Aquaman’ in upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)
  • DANNY TREJO (Machete Kills)
  • NORMAN REEDUS*, CHANDLER RIGGS, LENNIE JAMES (The Walking Dead)
  • SEAN PATRICK FLANNERY, DAVID DELLA ROCCO, NORMAN REEDUS* (The Boondock Saints) 
  • GRAHAM MCTAVISH (The Hobbit films) 
  • ORLANDO JONES (Sleepy Hollow) 
  • KAREN GILLAN, BILLIE PIPER* (Doctor Who) 
  • BILLIE PIPER (Penny Dreadful) 
  • KATE MULGREW* (Orange is the New Black)
  • MING-NA WEN (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.)
  • JENNIFER MORRISON (Once Upon A Time) 
  • AMY ACKER (Angel)
  • JEFFREY COMBS (Re-Animator) 
  • NICK CASTLE (Halloween)
  • ZACH GALLIGAN (Gremlins)
  • YAYA HAN, MEG TURNEY, KARLI WOODS (Celebrity Cosplayers)

*indicates when a celebrity guest is mentioned twice based on movie/show they appear in

PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED GUESTS: 

  • MIKE TYSON (Heavyweight Champion of the World)
  • BILLY DEE WILLIAMS (Star Wars Episode V & VI) 
  • GEORGE A. ROMERO (Night of the Living Dead)
  • JENNA COLEMAN (Doctor Who)
  • ROBIN LORD TAYLOR (Gotham)
  • MALCOLM MCDOWELL (A Clockwork Orange)
  • JERI RYAN (Star Trek Voyager)
  • TOM KENNY (Spongebob Squarepants)
  • JEREMY SHADA (Adventure Time)
  • HAYLEY ATWELL (Captain America: The First Avenger)
  • TYLER POSEY (Teen Wolf)

For a complete list of guests, info and tickets, visit: www.fanexpocanada.com
To apply for media accreditation, visit: www.fanexpocanada.com/press

FAN EXPO CANADA™ boasts the largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event in Canada, the third largest in North America. It is packed with exciting family-friendly activities and celebrity guests including Mike Tyson (Heavyweight Champion of the World), Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange), Billy Dee Williams (Star Wars Episode V & VI) and more! The all-ages pop culture convention expects to host over 140,000 fans at 750,000 sq ft of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for the four-day event September 3-6, 2015. www.fanexpocanada.com

FAN EXPO HQ is the largest entertainment convention group in the country and one of the largest in the world. Collectively it hosts over 250,000 fans annually at FAN EXPO CANADA™, FAN EXPO VANCOUVER™, FAN EXPO REGINA™, FAN EXPO DALLAS™, Toronto ComiCon, and Dallas Comic Con.

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