“X-Men: Dark Phoenix” Co-Stars Tye Sheridan and Alexandra Shipp Confirmed for Celebrity Fan Fest
Marvel actors to attend interactive fan festival one week after film debuts this summer
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS (February 7, 2019) – One week after the premiere of “X-Men: Dark Phoenix” on June 7, actors Tye Sheridan and Alexandra Shipp will make their appearance at Celebrity Fan Fest, taking place June 14-16, 2019 at Freeman Expo Halls and the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio.
After making his film debut at age 14 in Terrence Malick’s Oscar-nominated drama “Tree of Life,” Sheridan has emerged as one of Hollywood’s newest leading men. In addition to his reprised role as ‘Scott Summers/Cyclops’ in “X-Men: Apocalypse” and “X-Men: Dark Phoenix,” Sheridan starred in last year’s Steven Spielberg hit adaptation of the best-selling sci-fi book, “Ready Player One,” as well as other films like “Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse,” “Dark Places,” “Joe” and “Mud.”
Shipp is best known for her breakout role as the younger version of super heroine ‘Storm’ in “X-Men: Apocalypse” and the upcoming “X-Men: Dark Phoenix.” Shipp’s other film credits include, “Son of Shaft,” “A Dog’s Way Home,” “Love, Simon,” “Straight Outta Compton” and “Aaliyah: Princess of R&B.”
“We’re excited to welcome these two exceptionally talented young actors to Celebrity Fan Fest this summer,” said PMX Events President Bob Wills. “I encourage all Marvel fans to take advantage of this unique opportunity to meet the new faces of the ‘X-Men’ franchise in person.”
Sheridan and Shipp are joining an already star-studded lineup which includes “Aquaman” castmates Jason Momoa, Amber Heard and “Star Trek” favorites Robert Picardo and Walter Koenig. More celebrity announcements will be made in the coming weeks.
In addition to major Hollywood and television stars, Celebrity Fan Fest will also feature:
- An exclusive “Aquaman” VIP Seafood Fan Experience
- “CARS as STARS” exhibition featuring famous Hollywood cars like Ecto-1 from “Ghostbusters,” the “Back to the Future” DeLorean, a Bumblebee® replica car, Optimus Prime® replica truck and Barricade® of “Transformers,” plus many more.
- Numerous comic exhibitors and creators
- Gaming and virtual reality exhibitions
- Celebrity panels
- Hundreds of vendors and artists
ABOUT CELEBRITY FAN FEST
San Antonio’s premier comic convention, Celebrity Fan Fest, is an interactive festival featuring special appearances by prominent film and television celebrities. The “fan festival” offers an elevated immersive form of entertainment including celebrity meet and greet opportunities, “Vendor Village”, “Artist Alley”, special performances by the stars, plus much more. The event will lead up to the 2019 Celebrity Movie Con also produced by PMX Events.
ABOUT PMX EVENTS
PMX Events specializes in creating one-of-a-kind productions including comic conventions, movie and music festivals, family shows, non-profit fundraising events as well as foodie experiences. Based in San Antonio, Texas, PMX Events is a premier source for high-quality entertainment exhibitions. For more information about PMX events please visit, pmxevents.com.