Robert Englund and Lance Henriksen at FanExpo

Gallery: First day of FanExpo 2011

by W. Andrew Powell

Toronto’s premier geek-obsessed event, FanExpo, wrapped up the first day of festivities yesterday at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, welcoming throngs of fans looking to meet stars, buy collectibles, play games, and participate in the sessions held during the big event, which is the third largest of its kind in the world.

Mr. Freddy Kreuger himself, Robert Englund, and Alien star Lance Henriksen, appeared at the opening ceremony to cut the ribbon and invite fans into the event, which celebrates its 17th anniversary this year. Both stars also met with fans to sign autographs, and they will be joined all weekend long by stars of film a television, including Lee Majors, William Shatner, Tom Felton, Eliza Dushku, Kevin Sorbo, and Nichelle Nichols, to name a few.

View the gallery from the first day of the event below, where captured images of fans in costume, some of the booths, including a look at the Real Steel booth, props, and some of the all-star guests.

For more on the event visit www.fanexpocanada.com.

Gallery:

Jessica Chastain as "Tammy Faye Bakker" and Andrew Garfield as "Jim Bakker" in the film THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE. Photo Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures. © 2021 20th Century Studios All Rights Reserved
Jessica Chastain as "Tammy Faye Bakker" in the film THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE. Photo Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures. © 2021 20th Century Studios All Rights Reserved
Andrew Garfield as "Jim Bakker" and Jessica Chastain as "Tammy Faye Bakker" in the film THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE. Photo Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures. © 2021 20th Century Studios All Rights Reserved
Jessica Chastain as "Tammy Faye Bakker" and Andrew Garfield as "Jim Bakker" in the film THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE. Photo by Daniel McFadden. © 2021 20th Century Studios All Rights Reserved
Jessica Chastain as "Tammy Faye Bakker" and Cherry Jones
Jessica Chastain as "Tammy Faye Bakker" and Cherry Jones as "Rachel Grover" in the film THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE. Photo Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures. © 2021 20th Century Studios All Rights Reserved

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