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Cast of Flash and Arrow added to Vancouver Fan Expo lineup

Celebrities & Stars, Hollywood North, Arts, Events

Cast of Flash and Arrow added to Vancouver Fan Expo lineup

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DH Vancouver Staff Oct 31, 2017 6:12 pm 1,320

Along with two of the original Power Rangers, X-Men actor Famke Janssen, and the Fonz, the cast of The Flash and Arrow will be coming to Vancouver for this year’s Fan Expo in November, it was announced today.

The celebration of comics, sci-fi, and gaming will take place from Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Other guests include actor, director, and screenwriter Famke Janssen, who played Xenia Onatopp in GoldenEye and Jean Grey/Phoenix in the X-Men film series.

Famke Janssen at the NBC/Universal TCA Winter 2017 at Langham Hotel on January 18, 2017 in Pasadena, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Famke Janssen at the NBC/Universal TCA Winter 2017 at Langham Hotel on January 18, 2017 in Pasadena, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Henry Winkler, the actor, director, comedian, producer and author best known for playing Arthur ‘The Fonz’ Fonzarelli in Happy Days, will also be there.

Henry Winkler arrives to the "Better Late Than Never" Premiere Press Screening on July 18, 2016 in Hollywood, CA (DFree/Shutterstock)

Henry Winkler arrives to the “Better Late Than Never” Premiere Press Screening on July 18, 2016 in Hollywood, CA (DFree/Shutterstock)

As usual, everyone is invited to don their best cosplay outfits – although be careful to read this policy on swords, guns, and “other melee weapons.”

Newcomers to the event can expect a celebrity autograph area, living legend photo opportunities, the uncovering of the behind-the-scenes secrets in Q&A sessions, jaw-dropping cosplay, pen-to-pen comic sketch duels and so much more. 

And if you’re new to cosplay – or just new to wig wearing – you’ll be able to get some tips from cosplay and fashion wig retailer Arda Wigs Canada.

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In the Exhibit Hall, you’ll be able to check out the latest fandom products from major companies, and in Retailers Hall you’ll be able to stock up on the goods.

Meanwhile, you’ll also be able to attend workshops and seminars, explore artist alley of “pencillers, inkers and writers,” and watch sketch duels.

Overall, Fan Expo Vancouver will take place over more than 250,000 sq. ft. of floor area, and more than 30,000 pop culture fans are expected.

If you can’t wait to create some serious cosplay or get Mighty Morphin with those Power Rangers, tickets start at $30 for a one-day pass.

Fan Expo Vancouver 2017

When: Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12, 2017

Time: Friday from 2 pm to 8 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East Building, Hall A,B,C – 999 Canada Place Vancouver

Tickets: Online at Fan Expo Vancouver, One-day pass $30-$40. Three-day pass $79. Premium, VIP and family passes also available.


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