Harry Potter star Tom Felton will be Slytherin into town for the Calgary Expo!

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Harry Potter star will be Slytherin into town for the Calgary Expo!

(Calgary, AB) Tom Felton, best known as the devious Draco Malfoy in all eight Harry Potter films will be making an appearance at the Calgary Expo April 27-29. Other roles to his credit include Dodge Landon in Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Louis Leonowens in Anna and the King opposite Oscar-winning actress Jodie Foster and Peagreen Clock in The Borrowers.

As an accomplished musician, Tom has recorded an album available on iTunes and Amazon.com entitled In Good Hands.

“The Harry Potter books and subsequent films have been pillars of pop culture for well over a decade,” states Event Director Kandrix Foong. “Given our involvement with the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s World Wish Day this year, having Tom Felton at our show will be great for children who have grown up watching him play Draco, and for adults who have also come to love the Harry Potter series.”

Family will be a big focus for The Calgary Expo with kids 12 and under getting in free of charge. The convention will also be celebrating The Make-A-Wish Foundation’s World Wish Day on April 29 which will feature a children’s costume contest and programming developed specifically for families and children.

The Calgary Expois a non-profit organization that showcases the incredible talent of comic creators, artists, actors, voice actors, musicians, writers and pop culture icons from all over the world.  Founded in 2006, the convention has grown rapidly having hosted guests from every genre including William Shatner, Twilight’s Peter Facinelli, Star Wars’ Billy Dee Williams, Neville Longbottom actor Matthew Lewis, Owly artist Andy Runton, and Jo Chen, famous cover artist for Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 8.  The 2011 convention saw 30,000 attendees and is the 2nd largest convention of its kind in all of Canada.

Guests for the 2012 Calgary Expo currently include Robert Englund (Nightmare on Elm Street), Amanda Tapping (Stargate: SG-1, Sanctuary), Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica, 24), James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Adam West (original Batman and Family Guy) and voice actor Tara Strong (My Little Pony: Friendship is magic and The Powerpuff Girls), Hayden Panettiere (Heroes, Scream 4), Adam Baldwin (Serenity, Firefly, Full Metal Jacket), John Noble (Fringe and The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King), Jasika Nicole (Fringe), and Dave Prowse (Star Wars, A Clockwork Orange).

The Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo will be held April 27 – 29, 2012 at the BMO Centre, Stampede Park, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

For more information and tickets, visit our website at www.calgaryexpo.com