SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — The halls at FanX in the Salt Palace Convention Center were all abuzz Friday: Tom Holland was in the house.
People nearly hyperventilating with excitement, and with photos, were circulating. Holland wasn't the only celebrity fans were delighted to welcome to Utah, but he was probably the most high profile.
Meanwhile cosplayers circulated, panels were packed and the dealer's floor was a doing its business. Enjoy our gallery of photos and contribute your own(...)
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The fall FanX 2019 is underway at the Salt Palace Convention Center. The first big ballroom appearance was at 2 p.m. featuring John Rhys-Davies of "Indiana Jones" and "Lord of the Rings" fame.
Before he appears in the Grand Ballroom, Rhys-Davies joined others in walking the red carpet in the foyer in front of the ballroom.
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SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — One of Utah's biggest events raised its curtain Thursday, for a three-day celebration of popular culture.
The annual convention returns to Salt Lake City with a list of stars, including John Rhys-Davies who opened the main stage in the Grand Ballroom with a sizzle reel and stories of his work on "Lord of the Rings" and "Raiders of the Lost Ark."
KUTV will be at the event with staffers helping or participating in panels and presentations and taking video and photos. Readers are encouraged to submit photos by clicking on the gallery below.
Earlier Thursday, ...
(Salt Lake Tribune)Fans may not know Charles Martinet’s face, but they know his voice.
“Oh, it’s a-me, Mario!” Martinet said to a crowd gathered for the red carpet kickoff to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention’s fall 2019 edition, which began Thursday at the Salt Palace Convention Center.
Martinet punctuated his words with a little leap and a triumphant fist in the air, copying the signature move of the Nintendo video game icon whose voice the actor has supplied for 28 years(...)
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(Salt Lake Magazine) FanX, Salt Lake City’s largest sci-fi/fantasy fan fest, brings celebrities, artists, authors, and others to the Salt Palace to meet fans twice each year. The event doesn’t just connect nerds with their heroes though. Amid the packed halls of costumed attendees, the convention also gives families a chance to geek out together.
Aside from the very first FanX event in 2013, John Patten and his daughter Brynn haven’t missed an opportunity to do just that. “My daughter Brynn, a 20-year-old, single college student, considers the Salt Lake FanX the high points of her ...
(Nerds and Beyond) Actor John Rhys-Davies has been added to the guestlist for FanX Salt Lake Comic Con. He is scheduled to appear all three days during the convention. Rhys-Davies is best known for his roles in The Lord of The Rings Trilogy, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and The Shannara Chronicles (...)Also announced was Susan Egan, known for originating the role of Belle in the Broadway musical adaptation of Beauty and the Beast. She has also provided the voice of Megara in Hercules and Rose Quartz/Pink Diamond on Steven Universe. Susan will also be ...
(Nerds and Beyond) The FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention has made VIP photo ops and autographs for Tom Holland available for purchase. Holland is best known for his role as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the Marvel franchise. He will be at the convention Friday, Sept 6 and Saturday, Sept 7. His photo ops are $225 each and autographs are $225 each. You can purchase tickets on the convention website(...)
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Fans will be able to delve into the Spider-Verse with their friendly neighborhood Spider-Man this fall in Salt Lake City when actor Tom Holland, who plays the titular hero, makes his way to FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention on Sept. 5-7.
Holland was announced as a guest for the convention Tuesday morning, joining an already star-studded lineup including NSYNC favorites Chris Kirkpatrick and Joey Fatone, comedy classic Kel Mitchell and “Harry Potter” stars Jason Isaacs and Matthew Lewis.
“I think people will love him,” said FanX co-founder Dan Farr in an interview with the Daily Herald ...
SALT LAKE CITY — FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention organizers are hoping to lure you into their web this fall with a major star.
Tom Holland, who plays Spider-Man in Marvel’s current iteration of the franchise, will appear at FanX’s fall event, Sept. 6-7, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, the organization announced Tuesday.
The British actor most recently appeared in “Spider-Man: Far From Home,” which debuted in July and has become the most successful “Spider-Man” film so far at the worldwide box office, according to Box Office Mojo.
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – Tom Holland, who is best known for his role as ‘Spider-Man’ in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is coming to the Fall 2019 Salt Lake Comic Convention.
Chris Provost, an MC for the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, stopped by Midday on Tuesday to make the big announcement!
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FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention Fall 2019 is September 5-7, 2019 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown ...
SALT LAKE CITY — The latest actor to play Spider-Man has seven upcoming films listed on IMDB, but somehow, Tom Holland has made time for yet another event this year: Utah's FanX Fall Salt Lake Comic Convention.
The organizers of FanX announced on Tuesday that Holland, the 23-year-old British actor currently starring in Marvel's "Spider-Man" franchise as the masked web-slinger, is coming to Utah for their annual comic convention, held Sept. 5-7.
For co-organizer Dan Farr, getting Holland on the roster for this year's event is a testament to the convention's fans.
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A friendly neighborhood superhero will be swinging into the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention in September.
British actor Tom Holland, who has played the heroic web-slinger Spider-Man in five Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, will be a guest at the convention, Sept. 5-7 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City, organizers announced Tuesday.
The Salt Lake City event is one of only three conventions this year Holland will attend, FanX founder and show producer Dan Farr said. As Spider-Man, Farr said in a statement, “Tom has really captured the hearts and minds of ...