The stream of guest announcements began in November for this year’s mega-hit weekend at FAN EXPO DALLAS, March 27-29, 2020 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.
From science fiction fantasy to Gen X icons, from superheroes to comedy geniuses, FAN EXPO DALLAS has gathered the widest variety of celebrity guests in recent memory. Combined with the hundreds of unique experiences, contests, family-friendly activities and on-site activations, the largest comic, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming event in Texas has pulled out all the stops for this can’t miss three-day weekend.
FAN EXPO HQ Vice President, Andrew Moyes says, “We always strive to bring new levels on fandom to Texas, and this year has exploded into a genre-bending experience for everyone! From Boomers to Tubers, we are expecting a crowd ready to have a great interactive experience!”
2020 Celebrity Guests Include:
- Harry Potter stars Rupert Grint, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps and Bonnie Wright
- Clueless’s Alicia Silverstone alongside Blast from the Past co-star Brendan Fraser (The Mummy, George of the Jungle, Encino Man)
- Full House and Fuller House guys John Stamos, Bob Saget and Dave Coulier
- Marvel stars Jon Bernthal (The Punisher) and Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy)
- The Lord of the Rings hobbits Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd
- Scream stars Neve Campbell, Matthew Lillard, Jamie Kennedy and Rose McGowan
- Co-workers from The Office: Leslie David Baker, Brian Baumgartner, Oscar Nuñez and Catherine Tate
- Monty Python Legend John Cleese
- Star Trek fan-favorite George Takei
- Cristina Ricci, Wednesday in The Addam’s Family
- Breaking Badguy Giancarlo Esposito (The Mandalorian)
- Star Trek: Next Generation star LeVar Burton
- Chandler Riggs from The Walking Dead
- Pennyworth’s Jack Bannon
- Arrow ’s Stephen Amell, Ben Lewis and Katherine McNamara
- Teri Hatcher and Dean Cain from Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
- Saved by the Bell’s Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Mario Lopez and Elizabeth Berkley
- Legends of Tomorrow’s Brandon Routh and Caity Lotz
- Aladdin himself Mena Massoud
- John Wick’s John Leguizamo
- And Iconic Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Anime Explosion for 2020
FAN EXPO Dallas is also the only place to host the largest gathering of My Hero Academia voice actor stars: Christopher Sabat, Justin Briner, Luci Christian, Clifford Chapin, J. Michael Tatum, David Matranga, Colleen Clinkenbeard, Monica Rial, Josh Grelle, Joel McDonald, Ian Sinclair, Brina Palencia, Brandon McInnis, Kyle Phillips and Caitlin Glass.
Comic Creators Galore
Comic legends Marc Silvestri, Sean Gordon Murphy, Arthur Adams and Greg Capullo headline a list of more than 65 artists, illustrators and writers at the show, including a medley of up and coming creators from Dallas. With special experience packages, art commissions, signing sessions and workshops there is more than enough creator and art-based activities to satisfy the needs of even the most hardcore comic fan.
FAN EXPO is partnering with the Kubert School, known worldwide for providing exceptional education in cartooning and graphic art, to bring workshops and original programming to the Fan Expo Creator Academy. Taught by seasoned professionals, the school will offer two different workshops as well as original programming for FAN EXPO Dallas.
FAN EXPO Puts Fans First
“We have the most dedicated and passionate fans in the convention world, and we will continue to bring the best of pop culture to them. Our universe includes comic creators, legendary artists, cosplayer, tattoo artists and gaming innovators,“ continues Moyes. “Upcoming announcements will include a full programming schedule and other great experiences available at FAN EXPO Dallas 2020.“
FAN EXPO Dallas has also introduced a ‘fan-focused’ ticket policy for the 2020 shows including early bird pricing as well as a new policy allowing ‘no questions asked’ admission ticket refunds up to 14 days prior to the show. For hours and information visit, www.fanexpodallas.com.
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FAN EXPO HQ is one of the largest entertainment convention groups in the world. Collectively, it hosts more than 500,000 fans annually at FAN EXPO Boston, FAN EXPO Canada, FAN EXPO Dallas, FAN EXPO Vancouver, MEGACON Orlando, Toronto Comicon, Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo and Dallas Fan Days.