Are you and your family big fans of TV shows, movies, comics, sci-fi anime and gaming? Chances are the answer is YES! Now it’s your chance to gather the family and head out to meet some of those actors and artists at the Fan Expo Dallas!
The stars will be big and bright in the Lone Star State’s biggest congregation of comics, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming fans. The 16th annual FAN EXPO DALLAS™ returns to Big D at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center Friday, March 31, through Sunday, April 2, 2017.
Headlining the impressive list of pop culture luminaries on hand will be Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill, the living legend Stan Lee, as well as members of the cast of the internationally famous cult movie, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, including actors Tim Curry, Barry Bostwick, Meat Loaf, Patricia Quinn and Nell Campbell.
Other celebrities attending include This is Us’ Milo Ventimiglia; Doctor Who’s Catherine Tate, Alex Kingston and Karen Gillan; Adam West and Burt Ward, the original Batman and Robin in their final Dallas appearance; and dozens more. The full guest list is available at http://fanexpodallas.com/guests/.
The just released full program schedule is available here and includes the following ticketed celebrity events:
* Mark Hamill– the actor known for playing Luke Skywalker comes for questions and answers on Friday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m.
* The Tim Curry Experience– Fans will have the opportunity to meet Dr. Frank-N- Furter in person on Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2.
* Breakfast with Stan Lee– the legendary comic creator welcomes guests to an intimate breakfast on Saturday, April 1, at 8:30 a.m.
* Batman & the Joker Live
Other free events throughout the weekend include:
* Celebrity Q & A with Stan Lee on Friday, March 31 at 6 p.m.
*Celebrity Q & A with Spongebob Squarepants Rodger Bumpass on Friday, March 31 at 8 p.m.
*Celebrity Q & A with Doctor Who’s Catherine Tate on Saturday, April 1 at 12 p.m.
*Voice actor live script reading of The Princess Bride on Saturday, April 1 at 2 p.m.
*Celebrity Q&A with John Barrowman on Saturday, April 1 at 5 p.m.
*Celebrity Q&A with Buffy and Angel star James Marsters on Sunday, April 2 at 11 a.m.
*Farewell to Dallas from Batman’s Adam West and Burt Ward on Sunday, April 2 at 12:30 p.m.
*DC Comics: Special Event- a panel featuring Batman writer and artist team Scott Snyder and Greg
Capullo with world-renowned comic book artist and DC Publisher Jim Lee on Sunday, April 2 at 1
*Celebrity Q & A with the cast of The Rocky Horror Picture Show on Sunday, April 2 at 3 p.m.
*The Walking Dead Duo Norman Reedus and Jeffrey Dean Morgan- Negan and Daryl of The Walking
Dead meet face-to- face once again.
FAN EXPO DALLAS runs Friday, March 31, through Sunday, April 2, 2017, at the Dallas Convention Center (Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center) located at 650 S. Griffin St. Tickets are priced from $25-$129.
Hours and information are available at fanexpodallas.com.
See what else is going on around town HERE!
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