Next Wave of Voice Actors Announced for FAN EXPO Chicago


FAN EXPO has announced the next wave of voice actors joining the fun in Chicago this August, and it includes a variety of guests behind some of the most iconic characters. Tara Strong (Loki, The Fairly OddParents, Powerpuff Girls, Teen Titans, Rugrats), Jodi Benson (The Little Mermaid), Kathleen Herles (Dora the Explorer), Dante Basco (Avatar: The Last Airbender), Shameik Moore (Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse), and Richard Horvitz (Invader Zim, Power Rangers, The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy) are all coming to the Windy City!

Horvitz will appear on all four days, while Strong, Benson, Herles, and Basco will be there Friday-Sunday. Moore will attend on Saturday and Sunday. Prices vary for autographs and photos, but all information can be found here. Moore’s are currently online, but as of now, it looks like fans will be able to purchase the others’ on-site at the convention.

The six join an already-impressive lineup of voice actor guests, including stars from the Super Mario game franchise, My Hero Academia, and Demon Slayer. They also join the cast of Back to the Future, Zachary Levi, Sam Raimi, and more.

FAN EXPO Chicago is the ultimate go-to event for everything in sci-fi, horror, anime, comics, gaming, and more, spanning four days. The convention will take place Thursday, August 10 – Sunday, August 13 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. More guests will be announced in the coming months, so stay tuned for updates! Check out the official website for more information and to buy tickets.

Megan has been passionate about writing since she was little and has been passionate about all things pop culture and nerdy since almost as long. Joining Nerds and Beyond in 2019, she also graduated from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh in 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Journalism. Megan is constantly binge-watching shows and finding new things to obsess over. 9-1-1 and Marvel currently reign as the top obsessions. You can find her on Twitter @marvels911s if you ever want to discuss some certain firefighters.

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