FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention Celebrity Guest


Ben Affleck will not be able to attend our event this year. Here’s our official statement:

“Unfortunately Ben Affleck will not be able to attend our event this year. Even though it is disappointing that he can’t join us we hope we all can all join together in wishing him health,  success, and the best for him and his family. We look forward to another opportunity to meet him in the future.”

If you purchased a Photo Op, Superfan Package and/or Justice League Photo Op Combo with Ben Affleck, you have a few options:

  1. You may issue yourself a Self-Service Refund for you Photo Op or Photo Op Combo, no questions asked. See below to learn how to issue yourself a Self-Service Refund.
  2. You may wait until we get closer to the event, in case we announce a comparable guest to swap or upgrade.
  3. You will be automatically be refunded the week after the event.

How to Issue Yourself a Self-Service Refund:

You may receive a full refund for the Ben Affleck Photo Op, Superfan Package or Justice League Photo Op Combo. First, Log into your Growtix account and view your order. You will see a red button below the Ben Affleck Photo Op, Superfan Package and/or Justice League Photo Op Combo product that says “Refund Product”. Click “Refund Product”.

May the Force Be With You!

Team FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™

If you have further questions, please contact our support helpdesk here.


    KNOWN FOR: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Justice League, Argo, The Town, Pearl Harbor, Dogma, Armageddon, Good Will Hunting

    *Guests appearances and Panels are subject to change or cancellation. 
    **For more information about Autographs, Memorabilia Signings, Voice recordings and other signing table opportunities visit the Celebrities Booth during the convention. Prices and options subject to change


    Ben Affleck is an American actor and filmmaker. His accolades include two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, two BAFTA Awards, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. He began his career as a child and starred in the PBS educational series The Voyage of the Mimi.  He later appeared in the independent coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused, as well as various Kevin Smith films, including Chasing Amy and Dogma. Affleck gained wider recognition when he and childhood friend Matt Damon won the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for writing Good Will Hunting, which they also starred in. He then established himself as a leading man in studio films, including the disaster drama Armageddon, the romantic comedy Forces of Nature, the war drama Pearl Harbor, and the thriller The Sum of All Fears, which he played the spy character, Jack Ryan.

    His directorial debut, Gone Baby Gone, which he also co-wrote, was well received. He then directed, co-wrote, and starred in the crime drama The Town. For the political thriller Argo, which he directed, co-produced, and starred in, Affleck won the Golden Globe and BAFTA Award for Best Director, and the Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Academy Award for Best Picture. He starred in the psychological thriller Gone Girl before he began playing Batman in the DC Extended Universe. He also starred in the action thriller The Accountant, and directed, wrote and acted in the gangster drama Live by Night.

    Affleck is the co-founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, a grantmaking and advocacy-based nonprofit organization. Affleck and Damon are co-owners of the production company Pearl Street Films.