Fan Expo Canada 2018

Fan Expo Canada is the largest Comics, Sci-Fi, Horror, Anime, and Gaming event in Canada and the 3rd largest Pop Culture event in North America.

Running from August 30th to September 2nd in Toronto, the four-day event will be packed with loads of celebrity and non-celebrity guests and a whole gamut of things to do.

Thursday

Wrestling fans rejoice, kicking off the event are WWE stars Triple H, The Miz, Charlottle Flair and AJ Styles. They’ll each have photo ops throughout the day as well as a ‘Live!’ event in the evening. It’ll be the first time in show history that fans get to see the stars wrestle so make sure you’re there to witness it!

Also, former Power Rangers stars and fan favorite’s Jason David Frank (green ranger) and Amy Jo Johnson (pink ranger) will be doing a Q&A in the evening as well as photo ops throughout the day!

Other cool stuff on the first day includes photo ops with cosplayer Jessica Nigri, Stargate Atlantis star Joe Flanigan, Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) and Ray Park (Darth Maul). Park is also scheduled for a Q&A.

Friday 

Evangeline Lily is the big name on the first full day of Fan Expo. She’ll be there doing photo ops and fingers crossed she brings her wasp suit complete with shrink technology.

evangeline lilly
PHOTO SOURCE: Vix.com, Getty Images

The stars of the original Back to the Future will also be there for a reunion panel which includes: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson and Tom Wilson. Each will also have photo ops with a replica Delorean

A few other big names will be having Q&As on this day which includes

  • Joe Keery (Stranger Things)
  • Karen Gillan (Doctor Who, Guardians of the Galaxy)
  • Robin Lord Taylor (Gotham)
  • Rob Schneider

There are quite a lot of photo ops too. These include (among others):

  • Austin Amelio and Tom Payne (The Walking Dead)
  • Steven Ogg (GTA V, The Walking Dead)
  • Gregg Sulkin (Runaways)
  • Karen Gillan (Doctor Who, Guardians of the Galaxy, Jumanji)
  • William Shatner (Star Trek)
  • Robin Lord Taylor (Gotham)

There’s plenty more to do as well but of note, there is an Inflatable Dino Costume Meet Up planned. This might be worth checking out for a few laughs!

Saturday

The big name on the main day is none other than Aquaman himself Jason Momoa. He’ll be there doing photo ops all day and for the Game of Thrones fans let’s see if he still knows some Dothraki!

jason momoa
PHOTO SOURCE: Aquaman, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros Pictures

Evangeline Lily returns on this day for a Q&A but for the Squickerwonkers alongside illustrator Rodrigo Bastos Didier.

There’ll be quite a few other Q&A’s this day which include:

  • Jonny Cruz and Gaku Space (Overwatch stars)
  • Todd Haberkorn (Fairy Tail)
  • Sean Schemell (Dragon Ball Series, Goku)
  • Jodi Benson (The Little Mermaid)
  • Jennifer Morrison (Once Upon a Time)
  • Zach Callison (Steven Universe)
  • Rose McIver (iZombie)
  • (the bottom four on this list are also scheduled for photo ops)

Sunday

On the final day, we get another blast from the past with Xena stars Lucy Lawless and Renee O’Connor as they’ll be having a Q&A.

Also, legend Peter Mayhew, the original Chewbacca will be there for a Q&A as well. Let’s see if he’s got any juicy stories and if he can still do the voice!

Other Q&As that day include:

  • Richard Dean Anderson (Stargate SG-1)
  • Mark Sheppard (Supernatural)
  • The cast of Steven Universe
  • Maile Flanagan (Naruto)
  • Emma Dumont (The Gifted)

There’ll also be loads of vendors and interactive events making for a packed weekend filled with nerdy goodness.

TGON will be there covering it for you so stay tuned for loads of pics and feedback from the event!

More information can be obtained here:

https://www.fanexpocanada.com/en/home.html

 

 

 

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