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Daily Herald – FanX press conference brings onslaught of celebrity announcements for fall convention

Daily Herald – FanX press conference brings onslaught of celebrity announcements for fall convention

Utah’s passion for all things pop culture was on full display Wednesday morning as costume-clad fans and members of the press packed a movie theater at the Megaplex at Jordan Commons in South Jordan. The hullabaloo wasn’t for a movie premiere though — instead, it was the first official press conference announcing guests and changes for FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention’s September event. The list of guests announced was lofty — by far the largest for any initial announcement at any FanX event in the past, and the fans noticed.   “We wanted to send a really strong message that ...

Nerds & Beyond – FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention Announces First Guests

(Nerds & Beyond) FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announced its first set of guests at a press conference held at the Megaplex Theater at Jordan Commons in Sandy, UT and via Facebook live stream. The event is scheduled for September 5-7 at The Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, UT. Joined by voice actor Jess Harnell, FanX [founder Dan Farr] announced some exciting film and TV guests such as: Matthew Lewis Sebastian Roche Lesley-Ann Brandt Keifer Sutherland Ryan Hurst Christina Ricci Lana Parrilla Many artists, comic creators, and authors were also ...
Deseret News: Kiefer Sutherland, Christina Ricci, Megan Follows and 15 other celebrities coming to FanX this fall

Deseret News: Kiefer Sutherland, Christina Ricci, Megan Follows and 15 other celebrities coming to FanX this fall

SANDY — At a press event Wednesday morning at Jordan Commons, voice actor and FanX audience favorite Jess Harnell announced 18 new guests for this fall's FanX Fall Salt Lake Comic Convention. The lineup for the popular comic convention, which will be held at the Salt Palace Convention Center Sept. 5-7, is as varied as Harnell's character repertoire. "24's" Jack Bauer, otherwise known as actor Kiefer Sutherland led the list, along with actress Christina Ricci and Swedish actor Dolph Lundgren, who played Rocky's Russian nemesis, Ivan Drago, in "Rocky IV" and "Creed II." There ...
SLTrib: Kiefer Sutherland, Dolph Lundgren and Christina Ricci among celebrities coming to FanX comic convention in September

SLTrib: Kiefer Sutherland, Dolph Lundgren and Christina Ricci among celebrities coming to FanX comic convention in September

(Salt Lake Tribune) An accidental president, the king of the oceans and a fair number of supervillains will meet thousands of Utah geeks, cosplayers and enthusiasts at the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention in September. The semiannual convention Tuesday announced 21 celebrities signed on to appear at this fall’s event, Sept. 5-7 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. And one of them, voice actor Jess Harnell, showed up in person to help make the announcement at the Megaplex at Jordan Commons. Harnell, known for his work on “Transformers” movies and the “Animaniacs” TV series, called ...
FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention Magic Moment #8

FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention Magic Moment #8

Only 8 days until the Fall FanX Kick-off Press Conference!  Here is today's Magic Moment from Camille Bingham Reese: It was truly an unforgettable experience for us as well and we talk about it often. Jeremy Renner is an amazing man with a huge heart of gold. He has kept in touch with us since then-sending art his daughter, Ava, made for Kenzie before she passed, a bouquet of flowers for her funeral, as well as a congratulatory note on our rainbow baby! Ironically we named our little girl Ava McKenzie because of the impact meeting with Jeremy was. We want our kids to have names that ...

Call for Cosplayers for FanX® Kick-Off Press Conference

FanX® invites local cosplayers to attend our kick-off press conference for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2019! Please fill out the application form if you would like to appear as an official press conference cosplayer. Each eligible cosplayer* can earn a free upgradable Thursday Pass!   To receive your free Thursday Pass, each eligible cosplayer* must fill out the application form by Wednesday, June 12th  at 11:00 am. Then, check in with our team at the press conference to confirm your appearance. Signing up ahead of time will help us check you in faster.   * Eligible ...

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 ...
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 ...

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