– Celebrity attendees feature guests from Game of Thrones, The
Twilight Saga, Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones, Lois & Clark:
The New Adventures of Superman and many more –
SALT LAKE CITY & MANILA, Phillippines–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today Pop Life Entertainment, Ltd. and Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/)
kicked off the 15th
annual ToyCon and Pop Life FanXperience 2016 in Manila, Philippines
marking the second joint event since partnering together in March 2016.
The show runs June 10-12, 2016 at the SMX Convention Center, Halls 1-4,
SM Mall of Asia.
The global partnership between Pop Life Entertainment and Salt Lake
Comic calls for Pop Life Entertainment to develop and manufacture pop
culture merchandise, while Salt Lake Comic Con organizers will focus on
strengthening their imprint outside the United States, immediately
establishing a prominent worldwide foothold in pop culture merchandise,
social media fan channels and fan events.
The Asian Comics, Toys and Hobbies Collective Inc. focuses on
promoting pop culture fans in the collection and display of all types of
comics, toys, movies, animation, games and related childhood memorabilia
and maintaining a network of collectors to help members keep in touch
with each other and advance the collecting hobby.
The 2016 edition will include celebrity attendees, a special Stan Lee
Excelsior Exhibit, artists, a zombies and aliens zone, Tokyo Underground
and Encantandia 2016. Celebrity attendees includes:
Kristian Nairn is an actor and DJ best known for his role as Hodor in
HBO’s Game of Thrones, Ripper Street and as himself in The
Chronicles of Comic Con.
Dean Cain is an actor, producer, writer, director, and television show
host. He is known for his role as Superman in the TV series Lois &
Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.
Daniel Logan played young Boba Fett in Star Wars II: Attack of the
Clones. He’s also a voice actor performing voices in two animated
series, Tamota and Takapu.
Bronson Pelletier played Jared, a Quileute shape shifter in the The
Twilight Saga movie series. He also appeared in Renegadepress.com
Frankie J is a R&B Singer and Songwriter. He’s a former member of the
group Kumbia Kings. In 2003 he released his solo album featuring the
hit song What’s A Man To Do.
Kiowa Gordon played Embry Call in The Twilight Saga. In
addition to The Twilight Saga, He appeared in Murder for
Dummys and The Red Road.
Mario Maurer is a Thai model and actor. He played the leading role in
2007 in The Love of Slam and the 2010 First Love and in
Thailand’s highest grossing movie ever, Pee Mak.
“This will be a premier event for pop culture fans in Asia,” said Dan
Farr, Salt Lake Comic Con Founder and Show Producer. “There are so many
fun activities and celebrities for fans to meet. This will be a premier
event in Asia and is a can’t miss for collectors and fans of all
interests in the Philippines.”
“We are excited to bring the FanXperience to ToyCon,” said MD Young, POP
Life Co-Founder. “This has been a 5 year endeavor to bring this type of
production to the amazing fans of the Philippines. We are thankful for
all the amazing tastemakers, artists, celebrities, companies, staff and
volunteers who helped make this happen. Special thanks to our local
partners, The Asian Comics & Toys and Hobbies Collective, Inc. for their
passion and desire to bring the best FanXperience to their fans!”
Tickets to Pop Life FanXperience 2016 are on sale now at: https://smtickets.com/events/view/4473.
“We are excited to continue to build an international brand and presence
with our esteemed partners Pop Life Entertainment, LTD.,” said Bryan
Brandenburg, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer at Salt Lake Comic
Con. “This show will be a building block and a taste of things to come
in the future. We know there are passionate fans here and we excited to
be creating an international company with Pop Life who distribute and
are brand ambassadors of Funko™ in Asia.”
In addition to this event, upcoming 2016 Salt Lake Comic Con and Pop
Life events include:
- Salt Lake Comic Con, USA: September 1-3, 2016
- Pop Life FanXperience, China: September 14-17, 2016
- Pop Life FanXperience, Thailand: December 9-11, 2016
Salt Lake Comic Con 2016 is September 1-3, 2016 at the Salt Palace
Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. For more information
about Salt Lake Comic Con or to buy tickets, visit the Salt
Lake Comic Con website.
ABOUT SALT LAKE COMIC CON:
Salt Lake Comic Con is organized by Dan Farr Productions in partnership
with ABC4/CW30 of the Nexstar Broadcasting Group. 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
ABOUT POP LIFE ENTERTAINMENT:
POP Life Entertainment is a leading creative house, brand development
and consumer products centric company headquartered in China providing
events, retail experiences, product design, manufacturing and “halo
initiatives” for some of the biggest properties and brands in world.
They are the exclusive distributors and brand ambassadors of Funko in
Note to Editors:
Salt Lake Comic Con 2016 Tickets
Salt Lake Comic Con 2016 Master Guest List
Salt Lake Comic Con Xperiences
Comic Con FAQ
Salt Lake Comic Con Partnership with Pop Life