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Mira Sorvino Joins FAN EXPO Chicago

Award-Winning Actress Appears at Chicago’s Longest-Running Comic Convention This August

Chicago, Illinois (July 18, 2023) – Chicago’s longest-running comic and pop culture convention, FAN EXPO Chicago today announced the addition of award-winning actress and human rights advocate Mira Sorvino, offering autographs and photo opportunities at this year’s show running August 10 - 13, 2023 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.

Mira Sorvino, an award-winning actress, filmmaker, and United Nations Goodwill Ambassador, is a lifelong champion of victims of abuse, and has been a leading voice in the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements. As an advocate against human trafficking, Sorvino was honored with the inaugural Promise Institute Award for Contribution to Human Rights Through the Arts, as part of their “Lights. Camera. Reaction.: The Art of Impact through Entertainment” program in 2018. Sorvino courageously went on the record with Ronan Farrow, sparking the Time’s Up movement. Sorvino currently serves as a Goodwill Ambassador to the United Nations, a role that allows her to use her platform to advocate for human trafficking survivors around the globe.

Previously announced highlights of FAN EXPO Chicago 2023 include a series of panels celebrating 1980s pop culture icons, featuring Chevy Chase, Christie Brinkley, Anthony Michael Hall, Randy Quaid, and Dana Barron; Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, and Tom Wilson; Kiefer Sutherland and Jason Patric; and Lou Diamond Phillips and Dermot Mulroney; Chicago’s own breakout star Todd Stashwick; pioneering motion capture performer Andy Serkis, iconic director Sam Raimi; fan favorite Giancarlo Esposito; legendary artist Frank Miller; Henry Winkler; and Katee Sackhoff.


FAN EXPO Chicago runs August 10 - 13, 2023 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. Show hours are Thursday 4 - 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tickets start at $22 during the advanced pricing window until July 26, 2023, and begin at $27 from July 27 through the end of the show; 4-day passes and VIP packages also available at https://fanexpohq.com/fanexpochicago/buy-tickets/. More information and updates can be found at https://fanexpohq.com/fanexpochicago/.


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