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Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo Breaks Records with Outstanding 9th Convention in Calgary, Alberta

[PRESS RELEASE] Hours after closing the doors on the 9th annual Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo (April 24-27), organizers have confirmed that the event shattered records with confirmation that over 97,000 guests. The annual collection of all things comic books, sci-fi, fantasy, horror, and more took place this past weekend at Calgary Stampede Park. The event was sold out of VIP, regular/deluxe four-day passes, Regular Saturday tickets, and Regular Sunday tickets before the event even started, with additional tickets purchased online throughout the extended weekend.


The 2014 Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo was another spectacular year for a show that is quickly becoming one of the premiere Cons in North America. Nearly the entire main cast of Aliens, which is arguably the greatest film sequel ever made, reunited for the first time since the premiere in 1986.

New "Body Bags" Teaser for Guillermo del Toro's FX Horror Series THE STRAIN

Created by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan based on their novel trilogy of the same name, The Strain is an upcoming vampire horror television series that that will air on FX this summer.

New GODZILLA Trailer Reveals Flying Kaiju Battling The King of Monsters

Godzilla stars Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad, Total Recall), Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene, Kill Your Darlings), Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Kick-Ass, Anna Karenina), Juliette Binoche (Cosmopolis), David Strathairn (Lincoln) and Ken Watanabe (Inception) and is scheduled for theatrical release on May 16th, 2014.

STAR WARS EPISODE VII Official Cast Announcement Includes Andy Serkis, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver & John Boyega

Star Wars: Episode VII, directed by J. J. Abrams (Super 8, Mission: Impossible III, Star Trek) and scripted by Abrams along with Lawrence Kasdan (Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi), is scheduled for theatrical release on December 18th, 2015.

BEING HUMAN Stars Reflect on Final Season at Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo

After the fourth and final season of Being Human had wrapped earlier this year, castmembers Sam Witwer, Sam Huntington, Kristen Hager and Meaghan Rath reunited at this year's Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo to reflect on their time together and share some behind the scenes details. Spoiler warning.

ARROW Star Manu Bennett Reveals how JAWS Influenced Azog in THE HOBBIT

During his panel at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo, Manu Bennett (Spartacus, Arrow) talked about how he managed to inject more humane aspects to his villainous character Azog in the new Hobbit trilogy, as well as Arrow's latest shocker and more.

SONS OF ANARCHY Stars Kim Coates, Drea De Matteo & Mark Boone Junior Tease Final Season at Calgary Expo

Sons of Anarchy castmembers Kim Coates, Drea De Matteo and Mark Boone Junior were on hand at this year's Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo to talk about the upcoming final season and reveal some behind the scenes details with the crowd.

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Co-Creator Says the New Film's Action Sequences were Influenced by Indonesian Martial Arts Sensation THE RAID

During his panel at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Kevin Eastman commented on the upcoming big screen adaptation of the franchise as well as another potential Heavy Metal film or TV series.

Horror Legend George A. Romero Shows Interest in Adapting His New Zombie Comic Book Series EMPIRE OF THE DEAD for TV

During his panel at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo, horror icon and master of zombies, George A. Romero revealed his hopes of adapting his current Marvel Comic series Empire of the Dead for television and elaborated on his continued dissatisfaction for The Walking Dead franchise.