Salt Palace Convention Center  |   September 21st – 23rd, 2023

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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
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

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