This year’s lineup also features appearances by Jeff Goldblum, William Shatner, Jason Momoa, Rob Schneider, Lucy Lawless and Evangeline Lilly, as well as a Princess Bride cast reunion
This is heavy! Canadian treasure, star, author, producer and activist Michael J. Fox will make his first-ever appearance at FAN EXPO Canada.Fox will be joined by fellow Back to the Future co-stars Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson and Tom Wilson offering fans a trip back in time for a special reunion at this year’s show. FAN EXPO Canada, the country’s largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming convention will welcome fans over Labour Day long weekend August 30 – September 2 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Tickets are now available at fanexpocanada.com/tickets.
“Back to the Future is a beloved franchise with a fan following that transcends generations worldwide,” said Andrew Moyes, Vice President of FAN EXPO HQ. “We are absolutely delighted to reunite the cast including Canada’s own Michael J. Fox and offer fans this unique opportunity to celebrate the film’s legacy.”
This year’s blast from the past also includes an inconceivable reunion with the cast of The Princess Bride including Cary Elwes, Chris Sarandon and Wallace Shawn, and an appearance by Star Wars’ original Lando Calrissian, Billy Dee Williams and Chewbacca, Peter Mayhew. Also in attendance at this year’s event are Star Trek captain and Canadian icon, William Shatner, former Saturday Night Live cast member and Deuce Bigalow actor Rob Schneider and fandom’s favourite female duo, Lucy Lawless and Renee O’Connor, stars of Xena: Warrior Princess.
The star-studded guest list also includes appearances by some of today’s biggest names including; Jurassic Park’s longest-running resident (other than the T-Rex!), Jeff Goldblum; Aquaman himself, Jason Momoa; Stranger Things’ most beloved babysitter, Joe Keery; Doctor Who and Guardians of the Galaxy sci-fi staple, Karen Gillan; as well as Lost alum and star of the upcoming Marvel blockbuster Ant-Man and the Wasp, Evangeline Lilly, and many more.
FAN EXPO CANADA CELEBRITY GUESTS INCLUDE:
- MICHAEL J. FOX, CHRISTOPHER LLOYD, LEA THOMPSON, TOM WILSON (Back to the Future films)
- CARY ELWES, CHRIS SARANDON, WALLACE SHAWN (The Princess Bride)
- JEFF GOLDBLUM (Jurassic Park)
- WILLIAM SHATNER (Star Trek)
- JASON MOMOA (Game of Thrones, Justice League)
- ROB SCHNEIDER (Saturday Night Live)
- BILLY DEE WILLIAMS (Star Wars films)
- PETER MAYHEW (Star Wars films)
- KAREN GILLAN (Doctor Who, Guardians of the Galaxy)
- EVANGELINE LILLY (Lost, Ant-Man and the Wasp)
- LUCY LAWLESS, RENEE O’CONNOR (Xena: Warrior Princess)
- RICHARD DEAN ANDERSON (MacGyver, Stargate SG-1)
- JOE KEERY (Stranger Things)
- PAUL REUBENS (Pee-wee’s Playhouse)
- ROBIN LORD TAYLOR (Gotham)
- AUSTIN AMELIO (The Walking Dead)
- TOM PAYNE (The Walking Dead)
- MARK SHEPPARD (Supernatural)
- JENNIFER MORRISON (Once Upon A Time)
- EMMA DUMONT (The Gifted)
- GREGG SULKIN (Runaways)
FAN EXPO Canada programming announcements will be made in the coming weeks.
For a complete list of guests, info and tickets, visit: www.fanexpocanada.com.
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 Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Tom Wilson (Back to the Future), Cary Elwes, Chris Sarandon, Wallace Shawn (The Princess Bride), Jeff Goldblum (Jurassic Park), Evangeline Lilly (Ant-Man and the Wasp), William Shatner (Star Trek) 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, August 30 – September 2, 2018. www.fanexpocanada.com.
FAN EXPO HQ is the largest pop culture exhibition group in Canada and one of the largest in the world. Collectively it hosts over 500,000 fans annually at FAN EXPO Canada™, FAN EXPO Vancouver™, FAN EXPO Regina™, FAN EXPO Dallas, Toronto Comic Con, Dallas Fan Days and MEGACON Orlando.