- May 4, 2022
-- From celebrity Q&As to industry, cosplay, gaming, anime and entertaining, informative sessions from all areas of pop culture, FAN EXPO St. Louis presents its collection of nearly 150 programing panels and meetups during the event, Friday through Sunday, May 13-15 at America's Center. There's truly something for every fan and every taste every hour of the show into the evening throughout all three days of the convention, right until Sunday's 5 p.m. finish.
FAN EXPO St. Louis celebrity guests like William Shatner ("Star Trek"), Guardians of the Galaxy's Michael Rooker, the "Smallville"
trio of Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum and Kristin Kreuk, "The Mandalorian"
and Rocky standout Carl Weathers, "Clerks" cast members Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson and Trevor Fehrman and others will conduct interactive sessions with fans, headlining the thorough slate.
On the comics front, fans will see dozens of informative, entertaining panels by superstar creators, plus "Sketch Duels" featuring a slew of talented artists.
Fans can review the entire event schedule at https://fanexpohq.com/fanexpostlouis/schedule/
. Most panels are free with event admission. Just a few of the highlights include:
- 5 p.m., Let's Talk Todoroki! Q&A with MHA's David Matranga, Theater 6
- 6 p.m, Carl Weathers – Taking Care of the Kid, Secondary Theater
- 7 p.m., LGBTQIA+ Representation in Anime, Theater 6
- 8 p.m, Smallville Nights Special Event with Michael Rosenbaum, Tom Welling and Laura Richter, Theater 3 (*requires additional ticket)
- 9 p.m., Official Cosplay Kick Off Party, Start Bar, 1000 Spruce St., FREE with any FAN EXPO badge
- 1 p.m., Stars of Smallville, Michael Rosenbaum, Tom Welling and Kristin Kreuk, 1 p.m, Ferrera Theater
- 2 p.m., Class Reunion! The Voices of My Hero Academia's Students, Justin Briner, Luci Christian, David Matranga and Monica Rial. Ferrera Theater
- 3 p.m., Ron Perlman Talks Anarchy: We are a Motorcycle Club, Ferrera Theater
- 4 p.m, Theo Rossi – The 'Juice' in Sons of Anarchy, Secondary Theater
- 6 p.m., FAN EXPO St. Louis Cosplay Contest, Ferrera Theater
- 7:30 p.m., The Jay and Silent Bob Show featuring Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith, Secondary Theater (*additional ticket required)
- Noon, William Shatner, Where No One has Gone before, Ferrera Theater
- 1 p.m., Michael Rooker – Pretty as an Angel, Ferrera Theater
- 2 p.m., "Q" and A with Omnipotent John de Lancie, Ferrera Theater
- 3 p.m, Oh Yeah Mario Time with Charles Martinet, 3 p.m.