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Deseret News: Drax from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is coming to Utah’s FanX

Dave Bautista will be joined by 'Guardians' co-star Michael Rooker   (Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY — Your favorite blue dudes from “Guardians of the Galaxy” will be at this year’s FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, happening Sept. 6-8. Dave Bautista, who plays Drax in the Marvel film series, and Michael Rooker, who plays the blue, mohawked villain Yondu, will be on hand for the three-day pop culture celebration, it was announced Thursday. They’ll join an extensive list of other well-known guests, including Ben Affleck, Tim Curry, Dick Van Dyke and David Tennant. After gaining fame ...
KJazz: ‘Justice League’ star Jason Momoa will attend FanX 2018 in Salt Lake City

KJazz: ‘Justice League’ star Jason Momoa will attend FanX 2018 in Salt Lake City

(KUTV) -- Jason Momoa will be returning to Salt Lake City for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 on September 8, 2018. Momoa is an actor, director, writer and producer. He is best known for his roles as Khal Drogo in HBO’s Game of Thrones, Ronon Dex in Stargate Atlantis and Conan in Conan the Barbarian. “Jason Momoa was a huge hit with our fans at our spring FanX in 2017. There were so many of our fans that didn’t get to meet him because he sold out so quickly. When we found out we could bring him back we jumped at the opportunity,” Dan Farr, FanX Founder, and Show Producer said in a ...

Daily Herald: Aquaman Jason Momoa to appear at 2018 FanX

(Daily Herald) FanX Salt Lake announced Wednesday that actor Jason Momoa will appear at the 2018 comic convention in Salt Lake City next month. Momoa is known for playing Aquaman in “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice,” “Justice League” and a standalone “Aquaman” film set for release Dec. 21. He is also known for his roles as Khal Drogo in HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” Ronon Dex in “Stargate: Atlantis” and Conan in “Conan the Barbarian.” The actor will appear at the convention Sept. 8 for autographs and photo ops, including a special combined photo op with Batman actor and fellow Justice ...

ABC4: Vote your favorite person into the Cosplay Hall of Fame at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

(ABC 4 Utah) Ro Malaga, FanX® Producer, joined Nicea DeGering, to talk about all things Cosplay at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention. Since its inception, FanX has strongly been committed to supporting the cosplay community. FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ honors cosplayers who not only exhibit exceptional talent at their craf, but also give back to the community. It takes hours of work to create their stunning outfits. Then, they go the extra mile for charity work and helping in ways that only they can. They are part of the FanX® family and have welcomed them into the Cosplay Hall of ...
Utah Office of the Attorney General: FanX Harassment Hotline

Utah Office of the Attorney General: FanX Harassment Hotline

The Utah Attorney General’s Office is proud to partner with FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention to bring a 24/7 harassment hotline to the 2018 conference this September.  This initiative follows in the footsteps of a similar successful effort at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. You can find the FanX press release here. Together, we hope to send a clear message to participants that bullying, abuse, assault, or harassment of any kind will not be tolerated. During the event, anyone witnessing a violation of the Zero Tolerance Harassment Policy should call the hotline. Reports ...
DESERET NEWS: ‘Utah’s the place’: FanX is 5 months away but cosplay is in full swing

DESERET NEWS: ‘Utah’s the place’: FanX is 5 months away but cosplay is in full swing

(DESERET NEWS) SALT LAKE CITY — FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention  — may not be coming until Sept. 6-8, but cosplay fans still had plenty to be excited about during a press conference at the Utah State Capitol on April 11 with founders Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg. Beneath the rotunda of the historic building, a slew of classic characters — from stormtroopers to Spiderman — gathered to hear the newest list of celebrities that would be attending the 2018 convention. Dressed as “X-Men’s” Wolverine, Fountain Green, Sanpete County, native Jake Putnam carried his child in a stroller up the ...

ABC4: FanX announces two new programs and celebrity guest lineup for 2018 convention

SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah) - FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announced their celebrity guests and two new programs for the 2018 convention Wednesday in a press conference at the Utah State Capitol. New guests for FanX 2018 include Tom Welling, Chuck Norris, Tricia Helfer, John Wesley Shipp and the cast of RWBY (Lindsay Jones, Arryn Zech, Kara Eberle and Vic Mignogna). FanX organizers have already announced several guests including Evangeline Lilly, Tim Curry, Karl Urban, Jennifer Morrison, Jason David Frank, Paige O’Hara and Robby Benson, Paul Reubens, Gaten Matarazzo, Amy Jo Johnson, ...
DAILY HERALD: FanX update: Chuck Norris and changes in store for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018

DAILY HERALD: FanX update: Chuck Norris and changes in store for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018

(DAILY HERALD) Chuck Norris doesn’t go to fan conventions. Fan conventions come to him. So the fact that Chuck Norris is slated to be a guest at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 this September? Well, it’s something. Norris was one of several guests announced as additions to the fall convention lineup at a press conference at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City Wednesday morning. Known for his work in action films, as well as directing, producing, writing and as a martial artist, Norris has quite the reputation, and his announcement brought a slew of Chuck Norris jokes ...

KUTV: FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announces new guests

(KUTV) FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announced new guests for their 2018 event, taking place September 6-8. The most prominent guest among the new announcements is Chuck Norris, best known for his screen time with martial arts legend Bruce Lee and his role on 90s television show Walker, Texas Ranger. Tom Welling, Tricia Helfer, John Wesley Shipp and the cast of RWBY will also be featured guests at the comic convention. Welling is best known for his portrayal of Clark Kent on the Warner Brothers (WB) hit series Smallville and Marcus Pierce in FOX's Lucifer. Helfer is a model and ...
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

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