Star Sightings Guaranteed at Fan Expo Dallas April 6-8
Jeff Goldblum, Jason Momoa, Michael J. Fox and more to participate in various fan events
DALLAS (March 29, 2018) – Fan Expo Dallas – the largest comic, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming event in Texas – will be welcoming some of Hollywood’s biggest names to the Lone Star State at the 17th annual Fan Expo Dallas April 6-8, 2018, at the Dallas Convention Center.
The impressive list of pop culture heavyweights includes Jeff Goldblum, whose arrival in Dallas-Fort Worth marks his first ever con appearance. Joining him will be several film star giants including: Jason Momoa from “Justice League;” the cast of “Back to the Future” 1980s film superstars Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson and Tom Wilson, as well as members of “The Princess Bride” cast: Cary Elwes, Chris Sarandon and Wallace Shawn.
“Every year I am amazed by the amount of talent Fan Expo has secured,” said Fan Expo Vice President Andrew Moyes. “We are honored to host superb guests who are devoted to their fans and make the weekend truly magical. Our hope is that we provide our fans with the ultimate fan experience and that they leave with the feeling of one-of-a-kind wonder.”
p class=”m_1713805473496299524x_x_MsoNormal”>C3PO, Chewbacca and Lando – Anthony Daniels, Joonas Suotamo and Billy Dee Williams, respectively – from the “Star Wars” films will also make an appearance at this year’s Fan Expo Dallas. Other notable guests include Austin Amelio and Tom Payne from “The Walking Dead,” the legendary Chuck Norris, Pee-Wee Herman himself, Ben McKenzie from “Gotham” and dozens more. To see the full guest list, please visit http://fanexpodallas.com/guests/.
Special ticketed events for these celebrities include:
- An Evening with the Cast of “Back to the Future” – This special presentation will mark a rare reunion of the “Back to the Future” cast. The evening will include photo opportunities and autograph signings with the cast Friday, April 6, at 7 p.m.
- The Michael J. Fox Experience – This ticketed event includes professional photo ops with Marty McFly himself, a pre-signed photo of Michael J. Fox and ticket to the Friday, April 6, An Evening with the Cast of “Back to the Future” event. This opportunity is available on Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7.
- The Ultimate Michael J. Fox Experience – This ticketed event includes professional photo ops with Marty McFly himself, an in-person autograph by Michael J. Fox and ticket to the Friday, April 6, An Evening with the Cast of “Back to the Future” event. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity is available on Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7.
- The Andy Kubert Fan Experience – Meet the superstar comic artist, get a personalized original character sketch, attend an intimate roundtable discussion, attend his panel or get his autograph in this exclusive event on Sunday, April 8.
- The Joe Quesada Fan Experience – Meet the legendary creator, take a selfie and get his autograph and a limited edition 17 x 22” Spiderman print by Joe Quesada himself. This experience includes guaranteed seating at his Q&A. All takes place on Saturday, April 7.
- The Joe Quesada Ultimate Fan Experience – Meet Joe Quesada, take a selfie and get his autograph and a limited edition 17 X 22” Spiderman print, plus get a large pencil head sketch done on Bristol art board of a character of your choice and admittance to an exclusive roundtable discussion. All takes places on Saturday, April 7.
- The Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo Fan Experience – Meet the fan-favorite Batman creative team and receive an 11 X 17” DC: Metal lithograph, signed by both. This package also includes autographs on items (up to five each) of your choice, photos (bring your camera) and admittance to an exclusive panel presentation on Saturday, April 7.
- Tobuscus YouTube Sensation All Access Package – Don’t miss the rare opportunity to meet and hear from one of the hottest YouTubers on the planet. This package includes a meet and greet with Tobuscus, an autograph on an item of your choice and a selfie, plus guaranteed seating at Tobuscus Live on Stage! And a limited edition tour poster pre-signed by Tobuscus. Guests who purchase this package are also given free admission to the all ages Tobuscus after-party hosted by him at the Alamo Drafthouse Cedars location on Saturday, April 7.
Special event tickets do not include admission to Fan Expo Dallas. Admission to Fan Expo Dallas is required to attend special events.
Other highlights, available for free at Fan Expo Dallas with admission, throughout the weekend include:
- A nail-biting discussion with Tom Payne and Austin Amelio from “The Walking Dead” Friday, April 6, at 5 p.m.
- A royal chat with “The Princess Bride” star Chris Sarandon Friday, April 6, at 6 p.m.
- Hear from Chewbacca, Joonas Suotamo, Friday, April 6, at 8 p.m.
- A candid chat with fan favorite Jeff Goldblum Saturday, April 7, at 11 a.m.
- Celebrity Q&A with “The Princess Bride” star Wallace Shawn Saturday, April 7, at 11 a.m.
- Celebrity Q&A with “Back to the Future” star Lea Thompson Saturday, April 7, at 1 p.m.
- Meet Lando Calrissian, Billy Dee Williams, Saturday, April 7, at 2 p.m.
- Visit the streets of “Gotham” with Ben McKenzie Saturday, April 7 at 4 p.m.
- A voice actor live script reading of “Back to the Future” Saturday, April 7 at 5pm
- A fireside chat with the legendary Chuck Norris Sunday, April 8, at 11 a.m.
- Meet Pee-Wee Herman himself, Paul Reubens, Sunday, April 8, at 2 p.m.
- Celebrity Q&A with Christopher Lloyd and Tom Wilson from “Back to the Future” Sunday, April 8, at 3 p.m.
- Hear from C3PO, Anthony Daniels, Sunday, April 8, at 3:30 p.m.
Fan Expo Dallas runs Friday, April 6, through Sunday, April 8. To find out more about ticketed and free events, please visithttps://www.fanexpodallas.com/en/plan-your-visit/schedule.html.
About Fan Expo Dallas
Fan Expo Dallas is the largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming event in Texas and is quickly growing into one of the largest events in North America. It is packed with exciting, family-friendly activities and celebrity guests. The pop culture extravaganza is host to over 60,000 fans at the Dallas Convention Center for the three-day event.
Fan Expo HQ is the largest entertainment convention group in the country and one of the largest in the world. Collectively, it hosts over 500,000 fans annually at Fan Expo Canada, MegaCon Orlando, Fan Expo Dallas, Fan Expo Boston, Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo, Fan Expo Vancouver, MegaCon Tampa Bay, Fan Expo Regina, Toronto ComiCon, Dallas Fan Days and Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo.
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