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ABC4: ‘Once Upon a Time’ star to appear at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

ABC4: ‘Once Upon a Time’ star to appear at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) – Organizers revealed a FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 guest Wednesday. American actress and producer Jennifer Morrison is slated to appear at the September event. She is known for her roles as Dr. Allison Cameron in the medical-drama series House and Emma Swan in the ABC adventure-fantasy series Once Upon a Time. She also has portrayed Zoey Pierson, one of Ted Mosby’s love interests on the comedy series How I Met Your Mother, and Winona Kirk, mother of James T. Kirk in the science-fiction film Star Trek. CLICK HERE to read the full article
Herald Extra: Evangeline Lilly of ‘Lost,’ ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Hobbit’ heading to FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention

Herald Extra: Evangeline Lilly of ‘Lost,’ ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Hobbit’ heading to FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention

(Herald Extra) PROVO —  Though starring as Kate Austen in the television series "Lost" provided a jump start to her career as an actress, it’s definitely not the only strong female role Evangeline Lilly has brought to life. Lilly also starred as the Silvan Wood-Elf Tauriel in “The Hobbit” film series and as Hope van Dyne in the 2015 Marvel film “Ant-Man.” Now she’s gearing up to meet fans of all her roles as a guest at FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018, set for Sept. 6-8 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. According to FanX co-founder Dan Farr, bringing Lilly to ...
The Spectrum: Excuse me, but Evangeline Lilly is coming to Salt Lake’s FanX

The Spectrum: Excuse me, but Evangeline Lilly is coming to Salt Lake’s FanX

(Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY —  We're just a couple of months into the year, but I've already received some amazing news from the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention camp: "Ant-Man and the Wasp" star Evangeline Lilly will be gracing Utah with her presence. Although fans will, no doubt, know and love her as Hope Van Dyne in the "Ant-Man" movies (as I do), or Tauriel the elf in "The Hobbit" trilogy, or Kate Austen in "Lost," there's another project Lilly has under her belt that holds more importance to her than acting. "I got to meet her at San Diego Comic Con," FanX ...

Deseret News: FanX to bring the voices of Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ to Utah this fall

(Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY — FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announced on Wednesday that they are ready to make Disney's Belle and the Beast "our guests" at this fall's FanX convention, Sept. 6-8.  Singers and actors Paige O'Hara and Robby Benson, who voiced Belle and the Beast in the 1991 Disney animated classic "Beauty and the Beast," will join a growing roster of celebrities which so far includes Tim Curry, Paul Reubens, Gaten Matarazzo of "Stranger Things" and others for the 2018 convention. FanX founder and president Dan Farr told the Deseret News that the convention is able to ...
ABC4: Karl Urban coming to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018

ABC4: Karl Urban coming to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) – FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention organizers announced another celebrity guest for the September event. New Zealand actor Karl-Heinz Urban is scheduled for the September event. His exact appearance scheduled has not yet been announced. Urban is best known for his roles as Eomer in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Bones in Star Trek, Star Trek: Beyond, Star Trek: Into Darkness and Skurge in Thor: Ragnarok. He also played Julius Caesar and Cupid in Xena: Warrior Princess and Hercules: The Legendary Journeys(...) CLICK HERE to Read Full Article

GAME OF THRONES SEASON 6 TRAILER: “YOU’RE IN THE GREAT GAME NOW”

Warning: This Game of Thrones Trailer has mature content We had to wait a little longer than we’re used to, but it was all worth it, because HBO has finally released the trailer for Game of Thrones season six, which means Game of Thrones season six is almost here! It’s a very moody preview of a crazy season that will have “the biggest moments on television that have ever existed.” The trailer begins with a dark close-up of Jon Snow where we left him, bleeding out into the snow, and ends with Davos Seaworth apologizing to his lifeless (or not?) corpse. Game of Thrones returns to HBO on ...

WATCH THIS: NEW TRAILER FOR MYTHOLOGY FILM ‘GODS OF EGYPT’

Lionsgate has debuted a new international trailer for their upcoming Egyptian mythology epic, Gods of Egypt, giving us a new glimpse at the colorfully over-the-top ancient fantasy world come to life! The film stars Gerard Butler as Set, the cruel god who ushered in an age of darkness after usurping the throne. When the young mortal Bek (Brenton Thwaites) enlists the help of another powerful god, Horus (Salt Lake Comic Convention Alum Nikolaj Coster-Waldau), they lead a rebellion to overthrow the merciless king. The film also stars Elodie Yung, Abbey Lee, Geoffrey Rush, Chadwick ...

BAD LIP READING: THE AVENGERS ARE…A LITTLE BIT COUNTRY

The latest montage from Bad Lip Reading,  the team who quite literally put words in people’s mouths, reimagines the superheroes as hillbillies in Redneck Avengers: Tulsa Nights.  Instead of the heated discussions of Joss Whedon’s 2012 smash hit, BLR give us conversations about hay, Skittles, chewing gum, adorable emojis, Yoda, Beanie Babies, nachos, ice sculpting, doughnuts, beef jerky and much, much more.

CHECK OUT THIS AWESOME STAR WARS ANIME SHORT “TIE FIGHTER”

There’s a lot of Star Wars fan films out there, so it takes some pretty impressive work in order for people to turn their heads and actually check one out every now and then. Well, it looks like animator Paul Johnson’s anime short TIE Fighter is one of those films. Johnson has spent the last four years making this short film that takes a look at a space battle from the point-of-view of the Galactic Empire, making some of the pilots in the iconic ships actual characters as opposed to just faceless soldiers.

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