A Treat for Scream Fans Comes to Toronto's Fan Expo


source: @fanexpocanada

One Batch, Two Batch, Penny and Dime - The Punisher star Jon Bernthal is coming to FAN EXPO Canada

Plus stars from The Office, Star Wars, Star Trek, Wednesday, the DC and Marvel multiverses, and more

From The Office’s paper pushers to two Anakin Skywalkers to the Scream-worthy stars of the iconic ‘90s slasher flick to anti-hero Frank Castle, FAN EXPO Canada 2023 presents a guest lineup from across the geek galaxy and multiple multiverses. With stars from ‘80s cult classic comedies like National Lampoon’s Vacation, to current hits like the small screen’s Wednesday and big screen’s Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, there’s someone exciting for fans of all ages to meet. FAN EXPO Canada 2023 makes the Metro Toronto Convention Centre the place to be for everyone from casual fans to pop culture connoisseurs with celebrity panels, autograph and photo opportunities, and programming galore from August 24-27, 2023.

“The heart of FAN EXPO Canada has always been the celebration of fandom, so we’re thrilled to present this year’s guest lineup that brings so many different fandoms together. For fans of horror, sci-fi, fantasy, pop culture, anime, comics, nostalgia, gaming, and more - we’ve curated a spectrum of fandoms and genres that will captivate fans from every corner,” said Andrew Moyes, Vice President, FAN EXPO HQ.

Nostalgia-lovers and the young-at-heart can’t miss cherished ‘80s childrens’ shows Fraggle Rock and The Elephant Show at FAN EXPO Canada this year. Beloved children's entertainers Sharon and Bram (The Elephant Show, Skinnamarink TV) will be appearing at the Retrokid booth for fans of the award-winning, platinum-selling Canadian icons. Co-organized by FAN EXPO Canada and Thames Con, a special one-day celebration of the iconic Jim Henson creation Fraggle Rock will take place Friday, August 25. More details on Fraggle Friday will be announced in the coming weeks.

Brand new additions to the FAN EXPO Canada guest list include Marvel’s deadly anti-hero vigilante The Punisher, Jon Bernthal. Do you like scary movies? FAN EXPO Canada sure does, with the hot-out-of-the-Jiffy-Pop-pan guest list addition of the stars of Scream, Neve Campbell, Matthew Lillard, Skeet Ulrich, and Jamie Kennedy.

Previously announced guests for FAN EXPO Canada 2023 include faces from across the Star Trek universe including Anson Mount, Ethan Peck, Gates McFadden, and Todd Stashwick; Dunder-Mifflinites Brian Baumgartner, Kate Flannery, and Leslie David Baker; the Star Wars universe’s Hayden Christensen and Matt Lanter; Vacation-ers Anthony Michael Hall, Chevy Chase, Christie Brinkley, and Dana Barron; Wednesday’s Christina Ricci and Gwendoline Christie; Machete aka Danny Trejo; the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Charlie Cox, Vincent D'Onofrio, and Zachary Levi; Team Arrow’s hacker extraordinaire Emily Bett Rickards; vampire familiar Harvey Guillén; Clerk Jason Lee; the Evil Queen herself Lana Parrilla; Cobra Kai student Paul Walter Hauser; the talented voices behind iconic animated characters Miles Morales, Ariel, Dora the Explorer, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, and Optimus Prime; plus cast members of beloved anime including Chainsaw Man, Spy × Family, One Piece, and My Hero Academia.


Anson Mount (Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Hell on Wheels)

Anthony Michael Hall (National Lampoon’s Vacation, The Breakfast Club, The Dead Zone, Halloween Kills)

Ashley Eckstein (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, DC Super Hero Girls: Super Hero High)

Brian Baumgartner (The Office, License to Wed)

Charlie Cox (Daredevil, Spider-Man: No Way Home, Boardwalk Empire)

Chevy Chase (National Lampoon’s Vacation film series, Saturday Night Live, Caddyshack)

Christie Brinkley (National Lampoon’s Vacation film series, Parks and Recreation)

Christina Ricci (Wednesday, Yellowjackets, Casper)

Dana Barron (National Lampoon’s Vacation film series, Beverly Hills, 90210)

Danny Trejo (Machete, Spy Kids, American Gods)

Emily Bett Rickards (Arrow, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow)

Ethan Peck (Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, Penny Dreadful: City of Angels)

Gates McFadden (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Picard)

Gwendoline Christie (Wednesday, Game of Thrones, The Sandman, Star Wars film series)

Harvey Guillén (What We Do In The Shadows, Reacher, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish)

Hayden Christensen (Obi-Wan Kenobi, Star Wars film series)

James Arnold Taylor (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Johnny Test, TMNT)

Jamie Kennedy (Scream, Ghost Whisperer, Son of the Mask, Entourage)

Jason Lee (My Name is Earl, Clerks film series, The Incredibles)

Jodi Benson (The Little Mermaid, Toy Story 2)

Jon Bernthal (Daredevil: Born Again, The Punisher, American Gigolo, The Bear)

Kathleen Herles (Dora the Explorer, Super Pupz)

Kate Flannery (The Office, Steven Universe)

Lana Parrilla (Once Upon A Time, Why Women Kill, The Lincoln Lawyer)

Leslie David Baker (The Office, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie)

Matt Lanter (Timeless, Pitch Perfect 3, Star Wars: The Clone Wars)

Matthew Lillard (Scooby-Doo franchise, Scream, Good Girls, She’s All That)

Neve Campbell (Scream film series, Party of Five, The Craft, The Lincoln Lawyer)

Paul Walter Hauser (Cobra Kai, Black Bird, Cruella)

Peter Cullen (Transformers franchise)

Shameik Moore (Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Wu-Tang: An American Saga)

Skeet Ulrich (Scream, Jericho, Law & Order: Los Angeles, Riverdale)

Todd Stashwick (Star Trek: Picard, The Last Thing He Told Me, 12 Monkeys)

Vincent D'Onofrio (Daredevil, Men in Black, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Godfather of Harlem)

Zachary Levi (Shazam!, Chuck, Thor: The Dark World)

One Piece’s Christopher Sabat

Demon Slayer’s Zach Aguilar

Chainsaw Man’s Ryan Colt Levy, Sarah Wiedenheft, and Suzie Yeung

Spy × Family’s Megan Shipman and Natalie Van Sistine

My Hero Academia’s Ian Sinclair, J. Michael Tatum, Brandon Mcinnis, and Alexis Tipton

More information including guest details, tickets, and pricing for FAN EXPO Canada is available at fanexpohq.com/fanexpocanada.

Follow @FANEXPOCanada for more guest and programing updates over the coming weeks.

Attending the Show from outside of Toronto?

Round-trip GO Fare makes it easy for fans to get to the show in a Flash (get it?). FAN EXPO Canada has partnered with Metrolinx to get fans to and from the event safely. The GO Add-On Ticket includes round trip GO Transit fare from any GO Station to Union Station and ensures they don’t miss a minute of the action. The GO Add-On Ticket can be added during check out when buying tickets to FAN EXPO Canada.

*Children 12 and under ride the GO for free.

For more details and to purchase a GO Add-On Ticket, please visit the link.


FAN EXPO Canada is the largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event in Canada and the third-largest Pop Culture event in North America. The show has grown from a small comic book convention attracting 1,500 fans into a multi-faceted and multiple day citywide event that attracts hundreds of thousands of people from around the world. Every year, FAN EXPO Canada offers exciting family-friendly attractions, events, and world-renowned celebrities! Previous guests include Stan Lee, Patrick Stewart, Buzz Aldrin, William Shatner, Christopher Lloyd, Elijah Wood, Leonard Nimoy, Carrie Fisher, Gillian Anderson, and stars from hit television shows: The Walking Dead, Star Trek, The Vampire Diaries, Arrow, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Teen Wolf, Doctor Who, Gotham, Criminal Minds, Castle, and many, many more. The all-ages pop culture convention expects to host over 125,000 fans in 750,000 sq. ft. of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for the four-day event.


FAN EXPO HQ is the largest comic con producer in the world. Collectively, it hosts nearly one million fans annually at FAN EXPO Canada, MEGACON Orlando, FAN EXPO Denver, Calgary Comics & Entertainment Expo, FAN EXPO Chicago, FAN EXPO Dallas, FAN EXPO Boston, FAN EXPO Philadelphia, Edmonton Comics & Entertainment Expo, FAN EXPO San Francisco, Toronto Comicon, FAN EXPO Cleveland, FAN EXPO New Orleans, FAN EXPO Portland, FAN EXPO Vancouver, and Dallas FAN FESTIVAL. The latest 2023 schedule of events is available here, along with up-to-date ticket information. Discover. Celebrate. Belong.

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