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Marisa Tomei, Casts of "Terminator," "Charmed," and "Seinfeld" Fan Favorites to Appear At FAN EXPO Chicago 2024

Fan Favorite Actors Appear at Chicago’s Original Comic Con August 16 - 18, 2024

Chicago, Illinois (April 25, 2024) – Even more fan-favorite film and television casts will reunite on stage at Chicago’s original comic con, FAN EXPO Chicago, it was announced today. Oscar-winning actress Marisa Tomeijoins the roster of stars fans can meet and greet at the 52nd edition of the pop culture and comic convention, alongside new cast reunions including CHARMED and TERMINATOR franchise stars, and some of SEINFELD’s most beloved character actors. FAN EXPO Chicago runs August 16 - 18, 2024 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.

Marisa Tomei gained worldwide acclaim for her Oscar-winning turn as Mona Lisa Vito in MY COUSIN VINNY, receiving further Best Supporting Actress nods for her work in IN THE BEDROOM and THE WRESTLER. Tomei entered the Marvel Cinematic Universe with SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING, portraying Peter Parker’s Aunt May. 

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the world’s introduction to the seminal sci-fi classic THE TERMINATOR series, FAN EXPO Chicago welcomes Linda HamiltonRobert PatrickEdward FurlongLance Henriksen, and Michael Biehn

The cast of CHARMED reunites at FAN EXPO Chicago, including Shannen DohertyHolly Marie Combs, and Rose McGowan, whose SCREAM co-stars also appear throughout the weekend. 

From the world of SEINFELD come a host of fan favorite character actors including Jerry’s nemesis, nefarious postal worker Newman (Wayne KnightJURASSIC PARK); Elaine’s on-again, off-again boyfriend Puddy (Patrick Warburton, voice of THE TICK); legal eagle Jackie Chiles (Phil Morris, who also portrayed Miles Dyson in TERMINATOR: THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES); and the Soup Nazi (Larry Thomas). 

The just-announced guests join an impressive roster, including Captain James T. Kirk himself, William ShatnerFIREFLY stars Alan Tudyk and Morena BaccarinDAREDEVIL stars Charlie Cox and Vincent D’OnofrioSCREAM franchise stars Skeet Ulrich, Matthew LillardJamie Kennedy, Lee Waddell, and Laurie MetcalfTHEGUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY’s Sean GunnSAVED BY THE BELL’s Mario Lopez; and more.

FAN EXPO Chicago, the longest-running pop culture convention in Chicago, runs August 16 - 18, 2024 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. Show hours are Friday 4 - 9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tickets start at $38 during the advanced pricing window until August 1, 2024, and begin at $48 from August 2 through the end of the show; VIP, Ultimate, 3-day, and Family packages also available at More information and updates can be found at

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For images, visit the Fan Expo Chicago Media Center 


FAN EXPO HQ is the largest comic con producer in the world. Collectively it hosts nearly one million fans annually at FAN EXPO Chicago, FAN EXPO Canada™, MEGACON Orlando, FAN EXPO Dallas™, FAN EXPO Boston™, FAN EXPO Denver, FAN EXPO San Francisco, FAN EXPO New Orleans, FAN EXPO Portland, FAN EXPO Cleveland, FAN EXPO Philadelphia, Calgary Comics & Entertainment Expo, FAN EXPO Vancouver™, Toronto Comicon, Dallas FAN FESTIVAL and Edmonton Comics & Entertainment Expo. The latest 2024 schedule of events is available here, along with up-to-date ticket information. Discover. Celebrate. Belong.

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