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Deseret News: ‘The Avengers’ Agent Phil Coulson and Vision are coming to Salt Lake’s FanX Spring 2019

Deseret News: ‘The Avengers’ Agent Phil Coulson and Vision are coming to Salt Lake’s FanX Spring 2019

(Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY — FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announced on Friday two more guests that should have "Avenger" fans excited. Clark Gregg, best known for his role as Agent Phil Coulson in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Paul Bettany, who plays Vision in the "Avengers" movies, are coming to FanX Spring 2019. In a phone interview with the Deseret News, FanX co-founder Bryan Brandenburg said organizers have been fairly sure that Gregg and Bettany were coming for the past 30 to 45 days, but only got details and approvals finalized in the past week. “The ...
Daily Herald: Paul Bettany brings ‘Vision’ to FanX: Salt Lake, with Clark Gregg’s Phil Coulson adding to Marvel-ous lineup

Daily Herald: Paul Bettany brings ‘Vision’ to FanX: Salt Lake, with Clark Gregg’s Phil Coulson adding to Marvel-ous lineup

(The Daily Herald) - When it comes to heroes, it’s hard to think of many more pure of heart or worthy than the Avengers — from Tony Stark to Hawkeye, Hulk to Captain America, especially. Yet throughout “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” a running joke is a moment when they all gather to try to move Mjolnir, Thor’s Hammer, and none of them are able to do more than make it budge. Then comes Vision, an artificial intelligence uploaded into a synthetic body powered by the Mind Stone, who easily and effortlessly raises the hammer to hand it to Thor. The astonishment that rippled through the ...
ABC4: Avengers Assemble! Marvel stars coming to Salt Lake City

ABC4: Avengers Assemble! Marvel stars coming to Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - Two stars of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are coming to Salt Lake City this spring. FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention announced actors Paul Bettany and Clark Gregg Friday.  FanX founder, Dan Farr appeared on ABC 4 News at 4 for the big reveal.  English actor Paul Bettany provided the voice of J.A.R.V.I.S in the 'Iron Man' films before he leveled up in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' to become the superhero Vision, a role he reprised in the later 'Avengers' titles. He's also well-known for his role of 'A Knight's Tale.'(...)    READ THE FULL ...

ABC4: Allons-y! Doctor Who star to appear at FanX 2019

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention dropped a bomb Friday evening when organizers announced U.K. actress Billie Piper will attend the 2019 Spring event. Piper is akin to sci-fi royalty. The actress is best known for her role on the long-running BBC sci-fi television series 'Doctor Who' as fan-favorite companion Rose Tyler, as well as her work on 'Penny Dreadful' and 'Secret Diary of a Call Girl.' Salt Lake FanX hasn't yet revealed what Piper's schedule will be for the April event or which days she'll be there. It's the fandom equivalent of throwing a grenade ...

Fox13 – Stars from ‘Harry Potter,’ ‘The Office’ Marvel and more to appear at April FanX convention

(FOX13)SALT LAKE CITY — The founders for FanX, Salt Lake’s comic convention, announced via Facebook Live Tuesday some of the celebrities that will be appearing at their spring event. Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg made a virtual press conference and dropped the names of seven celebrities who will be attending. The event will take place April 19 and 20 at the Salt Lake Palace Convention Center. Below is a list of the celebrities who will appear: Brian Baumgartner, who played Kevin in “The Office.” David Bradley, who played Filch in the “Harry Potter” series. Warwick Davis, who ...
Provo Herald: FanX Salt Lake announces 7 new guests for April convention

Provo Herald: FanX Salt Lake announces 7 new guests for April convention

(Provo Herald) Ever since sparks ignited between FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention and San Diego Comic-Con International over the use of the term “comic con,” there’s been a little turbulence below the surface for defensive and devoted fans of the Utah convention, which regularly provides its guests with a veritable pop-culture paradise. The upcoming FanX, however, set for April 18-19 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, is gearing up to be the path back to inner peace for justice-seeking fans of the convention. In a recent press release for the virtual press ...
KUTV: Actors from ‘The Office,’ ‘Harry Potter,’ to attend FanX Comic Convention in Salt Lake

KUTV: Actors from ‘The Office,’ ‘Harry Potter,’ to attend FanX Comic Convention in Salt Lake

FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announced new celebrity guests for its upcoming event. The guests have stared in movies like "Harry Potter," "Guardians of the Galaxy", "The Office" and other popular films and TV shows. The convention will take place on April 19 and 20 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. The following celebrities will make appearances during the two-day event: Brandon Sanderson: author - "The Mistborn Series" Adelaide Kane: actress - "Once Upon A Time," played the character Drizella Linda Larkin: actress - "Aladdin," voiced Princess Jasmine Scott Weinger: ...
ABC4: FanX announces new guests for FanX Spring

ABC4: FanX announces new guests for FanX Spring

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) - The team at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention and Dann Farr Productions have announced more of their celebrity guest list for the upcoming FanX Spring 2019 convention. In a video streamed on Facebook Live, FanX announced that the following new guests have been confirmed for the event on April 19th and 20th: Warwick Davis, from Willow, Harry Potter and Star Wars David Bradley, from Harry Potter and Game of Thrones Brian Baumgartner, from The Office Tony Todd, from The Flash, Candyman, and Night of the Living Dead Adelaide Kane, from Reign and ...
SL Tribune: FanX will bring stars from Marvel, ‘Harry Potter’ and more franchises to its ‘more intimate’ April convention

SL Tribune: FanX will bring stars from Marvel, ‘Harry Potter’ and more franchises to its ‘more intimate’ April convention

(Salt Lake Tribune) Familiar faces from the worlds of Harry Potter, Marvel, Disney and more will be appearing at the spring edition of Salt Lake’s comic convention FanX, organizers announced Tuesday. Event founders Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg appeared via Facebook Live for the event’s first “virtual press conference,” during which seven celebrity names were announced for the lineup. Farr called the spring event, set for April 19 and 20 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City, “a more intimate event” than the annual September convention. Tickets ...
Deseret News: Kevin from ‘The Office’ is coming to Salt Lake’s FanX

Deseret News: Kevin from ‘The Office’ is coming to Salt Lake’s FanX

(Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY — Big news for “The Office” fans: Brian Baumgartner, the actor who played Kevin Malone on the hit NBC sitcom, is coming to April’s FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention. Baumgartner, along with a handful of other guests, were announced Monday afternoon during a live stream on FanX’s Facebook page. Guests for the event, happening April 19-20 at the Salt Palace Convention Center, include Mike Colter, the star of Netflix’s “Luke Cage;” Warwick Davis (“Willow”); Pom Klementieff (Mantis from “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”); Aimee Garcia (“Lucifer,” ...

ABC4: Spring FanX tickets are now on sale

(ABC4 Utah) FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention Spring 2019 is April 19-20, 2019 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Superhero, Disney and cosplay fans, get ready for an epic adventure with all your favorites! Hurry and purchase by 12/31 at midnight and be rewarded as an Early Supporter with 15% off the ticket price. FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention Cosplay Director, Ro Malaga was here to tell us about some of the exciting guests lined up for next spring's event. Mike Randal Colter is best known for his roles as Lemond Bishop in the television series The Good ...
SLUG: FANX SALT LAKE COMIC CONVENTION 2018 @ THE SALT PALACE 09.06-09.08

SLUG: FANX SALT LAKE COMIC CONVENTION 2018 @ THE SALT PALACE 09.06-09.08

(SLUG) Back again for the 2018 season, Salt Lake’s comic convention FanX 2018 is a three-day September event filled with guest celebrities, authors, cosplay professionals as well as amazing artists and other such “geek-merch” vendors. Taking place in the same venue as previous years, the massive Salt Palace Convention Center, tens of thousands of fans head into the halls and try to figure out their day’s schedule. There are a few main areas in which you can spend your weekend at this con, you can start just by browsing inside the vendor areas to get that T-shirt with Deadpool you ...

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