The Calgary Expo is going inter-galactic with Buck Rogers and Captain Apollo coming in for a landing this April!

Official Press Release

The Calgary Expo is going intergalactic with Buck Rogers and Captain Apollo coming in for a landing this April!

(Calgary, Ab) Stars from two of the biggest franchises in science fiction are making their way to the Calgary Expo April 27-29, 2012.  Gil Gerard, best known as Buck Rogers from the futuristic adventure series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, will be joined by Richard Hatch, who portrayed Captain Apollo in the sci-fi hit series Battlestar Galactica.

“Gil and Richard represent two franchises that have captured the imagination of multiple generations,” states Event Director Kandrix Foong.  “Having them at our show is exciting for anyone who loves Science Fiction, both young and old.”

Richard Hatch, an experienced teacher and acting coach, will be conducting a workshop on April 27, 2012 about Learning the Secrets to Successful Acting, Improv and Role Playing.  Space is limited and tickets will
soon be available at www.calgaryexpo.com.

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, Battlestar Galactica’s Michael Hogan and Kate Vernon, Star Wars’ Billy Dee Williams, Hellraiser’s Doug Bradley and Owly artist Andy Runton.  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), Dave Prowse (Star Wars, A Clockwork Orange) and Tom Felton (Harry Potter 1-8).

The Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo will be held April 27 – 29, 2012 at the BMO Centre, Stampede Park, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Advanced tickets are now on sale at www.calgaryexpo.com

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