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Beloved Film Stars Cary Elwes, Chris Sarandon and Wallace Shawn Reunite at Texas’ Largest Pop Culture Convention

FAN EXPO Dallas – the largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming event in Texas – has announced that Cary Elwes, Chris Sarandon and Wallace Shawn from the cult classic film “The Princess Bride” will make a sword-dropping appearance at this year’s Fan Expo Dallas, April 6-8, 2018, at the Dallas Convention Center.

The endlessly quotable film has become a staple in pop culture since its release more than 30 years ago. Elwes played the quick-witted hero Westley who had an ongoing squabble with Prince Humperdinck, played by Sarandon. Joining them is Shawn, who played criminal antagonist Vizzini- the man hired by Prince Humperdinck to capture Buttercup. During the con, the “Princess Bride” stars will greet fans, sign autographs and pose for photo ops- as guests wish.

“The Princess Bride” cast tops a celebrity roster at FAN EXPO Dallas that includes the recently announced cast of “Back to the Future”; Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson and Tom Wilson; Paul Reubens, Chuck Norris, Jeff Goldblum, and Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld, as well as Jason Momoa, Morena Baccarin, Ben McKenzie, Richard Dean Anderson, Felicia Day and Famke Janssen. Additional celebrity guests will be announced over the coming weeks. For more information about each of the guests, including bios and photos, please visit

FAN EXPO Dallas 2018 will take place April 6-8, 2018. For the full list of appearances and family-friendly activities, tickets and other information, please visit Stay connected with the show for announcements and updates by registering for the newsletter and following FAN EXPO Dallas on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. For vendor information, please click here. Those interested in joining the FAN EXPO Dallas team can find more information here . Accredited media can request press passes by applying for accreditation at


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