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Esposito, Gunn, David, Swallow among Next Wave of Celebrities to Attend FAN EXPO Portland in January

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Ward, Welliver, Suplee, Esfandi also Added to Lineup at Oregon Convention Center

PORTLAND, Ore. - EntSun -- FAN EXPO Portland today announced its next wave of celebrity guests, and with eight additions to the standout roster that already includes favorites from across many fandoms, there will be something—and someone—for everyone at this year's convention, set for January 12-14, 2024, at the Oregon Convention Center.

Joining the annual pop culture extravaganza are Giancarlo Esposito ("The Mandalorian," "Breaking Bad), Sean Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy, "Avengers: Infinity War"), Keith David (The Thing, The Princess and the Frog), Emily Swallow ("The Mandalorian," "Supernatural"), Jeff Ward ("One Piece," "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."), Titus Welliver ("Bosch," "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."), Ethan Suplee ("My Name is Earl," Remember the Titans) and Eman Esfandi ("Ahsoka," King Richard).

The prolific veteran film, television and stage actor, director and producer Esposito, in addition to his role as "Moff Gideon" on the Disney+ series "The Mandalorian," is well known by television audiences for his iconic portrayal of drug kingpin "Gus Fring" in AMC's critically acclaimed award-winning series "Breaking Bad."

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Gunn played "Kraglin" in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and its sequels in 2017 and this year, as well as providing the physical performance via motion capture for "Rocket Raccoon" in the films plus Avengers: Infinity War, Endgame and Thor: Love and Thunder.

David co-starred as "Childs" in the 1982 horror classic The Thing opposite Kurt Russell and Wilford Brimley.

With her portrayal of "The Armorer" in "The Mandalorian" in the hit Netflix series "The Mandalorian," Swallow added another role to her growing resume.

Ward currently stars as "Buggy" in the action Netflix series "One Piece," following up on a three-year, 45-episode spin in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D" as "Deke Shaw," the complex character who proved popular with fans.

Welliver starred in the title role in the decorated Netflix series "Bosch" and its current Freevee sequel "Bosch: Legacy." .

Suplee has had nearly 100 film and TV roles, from comedies like the Kevin Smith productions Mallrats, Dogma and Clerks III, "My Name is Earl," and "Boy Meets World" to dramas such as Remember the Titans and The Butterfly Effect.

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Esfandi co-starred opposite Rosario Dawson, David Tennant and Mary Elizabeth Winstead in this year's Disney+ miniseries "Ahsoka," part of the Star Wars universe.

The eight are added to a strong FAN EXPO Portland celebrity roster that includes Jon Bernthal ("The Punisher," "The Walking Dead"), the "Charmed" duo of Holly Marie Combs and Rose McGowan, the "Daredevil" tandem of Charlie Cox and Vincent D'Onofrio, Lana Parrilla ("Once Upon a Time," "Spin City"), Danny Trejo (Machete, The Book of Boba Fett), Peter Cullen (Transformers) and more.


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