The Pennsylvania Convention Center June 2-5, 2018, Eight Additional Additions to the Star-Studded List
- Philadelphia, PA, NJ (1888PressRelease), March 17, 2023. If you thought FAN EXPO Philadelphia would bring the most famous celebrity line-up to Philadelphia’s City of Brotherly Love then just wait for today’s announcement of the wave of guest speakers for the June 2-5 event at Pennsylvania Convention Center. The list continues to grow with eight headliners representing popular films and shows, including Kristen Kreuk, Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum (Smallville); Mark Paul Gosselar (Saved the Bell); Giancarlo Eposito (Mandalorian); and Zachary Levi (“Shazam!” Hayden Christensen, Star Wars franchise), join an already impressive list of standouts in pop culture.
Clark Kent is the role that Welling is most well-known for in “Smallville”. Also, he has played the role of Clark Kent in “Smallville” as Lt. Marcus Pierce/Cain in Lucifer and Karate Rob Meltzer, Judging Amy. He also had parts in films Cheaper By the Dozen and The Fog.
Kreuk was Clark’s first love interest on Smallville. She also appeared as Catherine Chandler in The CW science-fi series, “Beauty & the Beast.” Joanna Hanley played the role of Joanna Hanley on the CBC legal drama “Burden of Truth.”
Rosenbaum was the Lex Luthor character on “Smallville”, and most recently, he played the part of Buddy Dobbss on the TV Land show “Impastor”. His voice acting credits include Wally West/The Flash in the animated series “Justice League Unlimited” and “Justice League Unlimited”.
Gosselar was first recognized for his portrayal of Zack Morris in Saved by the Bell’s teen comedy. He then went on to play long-term roles in NYPD Blue and Raising the Bar, as well as Franklin & Bash. In addition to his role as co-lead on the series Pitch, which was baseball-themed, Gosselar also played the part of the father Paul Johnson on the ABC show Mixed-ish for a second season.
Lopez started his career on Saved by the Bell. He then went on to long-running roles on the Pacific Blue beach police drama and the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful. Lopez is a host for the syndicated newsmagazines Extra and Access Hollywood.
The veteran actor on stage, TV, and film screen Esposito is also well-known for his portrayal as Moff Gideon in Disney+’s series The Mandalorian. Television viewers are most familiar with his memorable role in Breaking Bad, where he plays Gus Fring, the drug kingpin.
Levi played the role of Shazam’s title character in 2019! He has more than 70 credits in popular shows like Chuck, Less than Perfect and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. His voice talent was used for the entire run of Rapunzels Tangled Adventure. He also has more than 12 other credits.
Christensen was the star of Anakin Skywalker’s Star Wars prequels Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002/2005) and Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005/2006). He has starred in lead roles in Jumper, Shattered Glass, and more than 30 movies and series.
The eight of them blend well into a slate that includes Michael J Fox and his Back to the Future co-stars Christopher Lloyd, Tom Wilson, and Henry Winkler; Christina Ricci, The Addams Family on Wednesday; and Stan Amell (The Evil Dead and Spider-Man); Arrow’s Stephen Amell, Emily Bett Rickards; Punisher star Jon Bernthal; Daredevil headliner Vincent DOnofrio, Charlie Cox; Stranger Things stars Joseph Quinn, and Grace Van Dien, Battlestar Galactica, Battlestar Galactica; and The Mandaloran; and Battlestar Galactica; and Battlestar Galactica; and Battlestar Galactica; and Battlestar Galactica; and Bonnie Wright (Harry Potter); and Katee Sackhoff (The Mandalorian; Battlestar Galactica, Battlestar Galactica; and The Mandalorian; and Battlestar Galactica);
Advanced Tickets for FAN EXPO Philadelphia are on sale through May 18 at www.fanexpophiladelphia.com, with discounts on individual day, 3-day and Ultimate Fan Packages available for adults, youths and families. You can also purchase VIP Packages now to receive a variety of benefits, including exclusive items, priority entry and limited edition collectibles.
An additional celebrity, voice actor, creator, and cosplayer will be announced nearer the event.
Philadelphia is the eighth event on the 2023 FAN EXPO HQ calendar; the full schedule is available at fanexpohq.com/home/events/.