SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) announced that the King of Atlantis, Jason Momoa, will be a guest at Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience 2017 (FanX™) on March 17-18, 2017.
Momoa is an actor, director, writer and producer. He is a fan favorite for his roles as Khal Drogo in HBO’s Game of Thrones, Ronon Dex in Stargate Atlantis and Conan in Conan the Barbarian.
He also made his debut in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice as Aquaman and will star as Aquaman in the new Justice League movie that is scheduled for release on November 17, 2017. In Justice League, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg unite to save the world from Steppenwolf and his army of Parademons; Justice League is one of the most highly anticipated movies of the year.
In addition to Justice League, Momoa will star in a standalone Aquaman movie in 2018 and is currently starring in Frontier for Netflix.
“Jason has had some incredible roles in some of the biggest movies and TV series over the last couple of years,” said Dan Farr, Salt Lake Comic Con Founder and Show Producer. “We’re excited that he has chosen to come to FanX and know that he will appeal to a wide range of fan interests from Justice League to Game of Thrones. We’re certain he will be a huge hit with our fans.”
FanX 2017 will provide fans with a more intimate, fun, family-oriented and affordable FanXperience. FanX organizers have added a number of new features including special Cosplay activities and contests, Kidcon, hundreds of vendors, exclusive features like the Sword Experience, Tattoo Pavilion, and the official Stan Lee merchandise and collectible booth that is accompanying Stan Lee for his last Salt Lake City appearance.
“In a recent Facebook poll, our fans picked Jason over his fellow Justice League superheros including Henry Cavill (Superman) and Ben Affleck (Batman),” said Bryan Brandenburg, Salt Lake Comic Con Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer. “With the upcoming releases of Justice League later this year and Aquaman in 2018 Jason will be a huge draw with our fans. What’s just as exciting is that Jason is rounding out a terrific celebrity lineup for our show. Salt Lake Comic Con FanX 2017 is really shaping up as our best FanXperience ever.”
FanX 2017 takes place Friday, March 17–Saturday, March 18, 2017, at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Shipping deadline is today, February 15, at 11:59 p.m. MST, so fans should order online to save $5 a ticket and have the order shipped out. For more information about FanX 2017 or to purchase tickets now, visit http://www.saltlakecomiccon.com/.
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Salt Lake Comic Con is organized by Dan Farr Productions, in partnership with ABC4/CW30 of the Nexstar Broadcasting Group. This most attended convention in the history of Utah was co-founded by Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg and is presented by Subaru of America. Dan Farr Productions is an event and marketing group devoted to organizing events, launching and acquiring new shows, and partnering with premium celebrities and brands in the pop culture arena. Dan Farr Productions is dedicated to producing spectacular celebrations of popular culture that lead the market in providing exceptional and rewarding experiences for our consumers, fans, celebrity guests, vendors and partners. Find out more at: www.SaltLakeComicCon.com, www.abc4.com/.
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