Emily Swallow, Sean Gunn, Christopher Lloyd, Carl Weathers Among Celebrities Attending FAN EXPO Cleveland, March 24-26
Peter Weller, ‘Star Trek,’ ‘The Office’ Guests Lead Lineup at Huntington Convention Center
CLEVELAND, March 2023 –Emily Swallow (“The Mandalorian”), Zachary Levi (SHAZAM!, “Chuck”), Sean Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Endgame), Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future, “Taxi”), Carl Weathers (“The Mandalorian,” Rocky), Peter Weller (RoboCop, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension), “Star Trek” franchise standouts Ethan Peck and Anson Mount,“The Office” trio of Kate Flannery, Oscar Nuñez and Leslie David Baker; Jack Dylan Grazer (Shazam, It);and the stars of “Trailer Park Boys” Mike Smith, John Paul Tremblay and Robb Wells headline the guests attending FAN EXPO Cleveland, March 24-26 at Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland.
Swallow has a recurring role as “Armorer” in “The Mandalorian” and is best known for portraying “Kim Fischer” on “The Mentalist” and as “Amara / The Darkness” in the 11th season of “Supernatural.” She also served as the voice of “Lisa Tepes” in the animated Netflix series “Castlevania” and has had recurring spots on numerous hit shows, principally “The Mentalist” and “The Seal Team.”
Gunn played “Kraglin” in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and its sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) as well as providing the physical performance via motion capture for “Rocket Raccoon” in both films plus Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame and Thor: Love and Thunder. He also portrayed “Kirk Gleason” throughout the seven-year run of “Gilmore Girls” among his 60+ acting credits.
He may be best known to FAN EXPO fans for his iconic portrayal of “Doc Brown,” but Lloyd’s career includes blockbuster films including The Addams Family and Who Framed Roger Rabbit and classic series like “Taxi” and the animated “Cyberchase.” Some of Lloyd’s other top credits include Dennis the Menace, Angels in the Outfield, To Be or Not to Be, Clue and Star Trek III: The Search for Spock.
Weathers, who portrays “Greef Karga” in “The Mandalorian,” first gained acclaim for his role as boxer “Apollo Creed” in the first four Rocky films (1976–85). The former pro football player also has had memorable roles as “George Dillon” in Predator (1987), the title role in Action Jackson (1988), and “Combat Carl” in the Toy Story franchise.
Accomplished actor, director, voice over artist and occasional professor Weller’s amazing career has taken him from the mean streets of old Detroit to the final frontier of space. He has appeared in more than 50 films and television series, notably in the title role in 1987’s RoboCop and its sequel RoboCop 2 and as the title character in the quirky 1984 sci-fi cult film The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension.
They are joined by a stellar comic creator roster that includes Jim Shooter (Marvel Comics editor-in-chief, founder of Valiant, Defiant and Broadway Comics), Tom Grummett (artist, “Superman,” “Teen Titans”), Tony Harris (“Starman,” “Star Wars), Agnes Garbowska (“DC Super Hero Girls”, “My Little Pony”), Guy Gilchrist (“Nancy,” “Jim Henson’s Muppets”), John Delaney (“Simpsons,” “Futurama”), Matthew Clark (“Superman,” “Wonder Woman”), Val Mayerik (“Howard the Duck” co-creator), Jim Calafiore (“Exiles,” “Justice League”), Matt Horak (“Spider-Man/Deadpool”), Thom Zahler (“My Little Pony,” “Love and Capes”), Joe Wos (“WosToons”) and many others from the region and around the country.
Tickets for FAN EXPO Cleveland are on sale at http://www.fanexpocleveland.com now, including individual single day, 3-day and Ultimate Fan Packages for adults, youths and families. VIP packages are also available now, with dozens of special benefits including priority entry, limited edition collectibles, exclusive items and much more.
Cleveland is the fifth event on the 2023 FAN EXPO HQ calendar; the full schedule is available at fanexpohq.com/home/events/.
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