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Film Star, John Cusack Heads to 2016 Chicago Comic Expo

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This will be the seventh edition of Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) – the largest pop culture convention in the Midwest and film star John Cusack joins this years top lineup, says ReedPOP, the world's largest producer of pop culture events.

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Cusack – will host a Panel and give Fans the opportunity to meet the Chicago native through Photo Ops and Autographing Sessions.

Other attendees include Melissa Benoist and Chyler Leigh of the hit new TV show Supergirl, Tommy Flanagan and Ryan Hurst from Sons of Anarchy fame, The Flash’s Keiynan Lonsdale, best-selling comic book artist Greg Capullo and many more celebrities, entertainers and creators spanning the pop culture universe.

Where is this amazing event? Well, C2E2 2016 will take place Friday, March 18 through Sunday, March 20 at McCormick Place with single day and 3-Day Tickets on sale now at And, fans of Cusack, he is scheduled to attend the Show on both Friday and Saturday.

John Cusack, with an impressive career over two decades, has evolved into one of Hollywood’s most accomplished actors, garnering both critical acclaim as well as prestigious accolades for his dramatic and comedic roles. Cusack first gained the attention of audiences by starring in a number of 1980s film classics such as Say Anythingand Sixteen Candles. Following these roles, Cusack demonstrated his ability to expand his film repertoire by starring in a wide range of dramas, thrillers and comedies including Being John Malkovich, Serendipity, High Fidelity and Grosse Pointe Blank. Most recently, Cusack starred in Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq, released by Amazon Studios this past December as well as Bill Poland’s Love and Mercy, in which he stars as iconic Beach Boys musician Brian Wilson. John Cusack

"C2E2 are committed to bringing top Guests from all areas of pop culture to the dedicated and passionate Fans in the Midwest,” said Lance Fensterman, ReedPOP’s Global Senior Vice President. “We are thrilled to add Chicago’s own John Cusack to this year’s roster to bring Fans even more unique experiences with a world-class actor.”

C2E2 is a comic book and pop culture convention spanning the latest and greatest from the world of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and video games. From a Show Floor packed with hundreds of Exhibitors and Artist Alley members, to Panels, Autograph sessions and sneak peeks at upcoming films and television shows, C2E2 gives Fans a chance to interact with their favorite creators and celebrities and delivers a weekend of fandom in downtown Chicago.


Additional Guests are set to be announced in the coming weeks leading up to the Show. For a full list of content at C2E2 and for more information, please visit or C2E2's social media pages (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).

Images and information supplied by C2E2 and ReedPOP.