In their first-ever Canadian convention appearance together, the original cast members of iconic cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show will gather at this year’s FAN EXPO CANADA, the country’s largest pop culture convention.  Fans can meet “Dr. Frank-N-Furter” (Tim Curry), “Eddie” (Meat Loaf), “Brad” (Barry Bostwick),“Magenta” (Patricia Quinn) and “Columbia” (Nell Campbell) at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre over Labour Day weekend August 31-September 3, 2017.

“In the 40 plus years since The Rocky Horror Picture Show was released it has taken on a life of its own and has become an intergenerational cultural phenomenon like no other,” said Andrew Moyes, Vice-President of Fan Expo HQ.  “The ‘Rocky Horror’ cast has been one of the most requested by the fans and we are elated to have the opportunity to bring them to Toronto and to offer programming that, like the film itself, will be a fully immersive experience.”

‘Rocky Horror’ Events over FAN EXPO CANADA weekend to include:

  • Cast Q&A panels
  • Photo and autograph opportunities with cast
  • Late-night screening of the film with introduction by cast member
  • Shadow cast live performance, with ALL audience participation traditions
  • ‘Rocky Horror’ cosplay category in the Cosplay Masquerade
  • Themed after-party with some of the cast members
  • How-to: ‘Rocky Horror’ costume panels
  • Rocky Horror Etiquette: How to use your Water Pistol, Toast and Toilet Paper properly
  • ‘Time Warp ‘ dance lessons
  • ‘Rocky Horror’ game show

‘Rocky Horror’ caps off a week of FAN EXPO CANADA guest announcement for this year’s show with no signs of slowing down. Previously announced guests include Whovian favourites, Matt Smith and Karen Gillan (Doctor Who); convention all-star, Nathan Fillion (Firefly, Serenity, Castle); hometown hero Stephen Amell (Arrow) and world-renowned comic book artist, writer, editor and publisher, Jim Lee. Many more guests announcements to follow in the coming months.

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FAN EXPO CANADA boasts the largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event in Canada, the third largest in North America. It is packed with exciting family-friendly activities and celebrity guests including Tim Curry, Meat Loaf, Barry Bostwick Patricia Quinn and Nell Campbell (The Rocky Horror Picture Show), Matt Smith and Karen Gillan (Doctor Who), Nathan Fillion (Castle, Firefly/Serenity), Stephen Amell (Arrow) and more soon-to-be-announced guests! The all-ages pop culture convention expects to host over 140,000 fans at 750,000 sq ft of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for the four-day event August 31-September 3, 2017. 

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