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Mark Hamill, William Shatner, Stan Lee among stars attending Fan Expo Canada

Mark Hamill arrives at the world premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, in Los Angeles. Mark Hamill will be bringing the force to Fan Expo Canada over Labour Day weekend. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Strauss, Invision Jordan Strauss
June 30, 2016 - 9:07 AM

TORONTO - Mark Hamill will be bringing the force to Fan Expo Canada over Labour Day weekend.

The "Star Wars" icon will travel to Toronto to greet fans in what is being billed as his first-ever Canadian appearance.

Meanwhile, "Star Trek" hero William Shatner will be joined by cast members George Takei and Nichelle Nichols as the sci-fi franchise marks its 50th anniversary.

Organizers say Marvel Comics visionary Stan Lee is slated to make his final Canadian convention appearance at the event.

Other notable guests include actor John Cusack, "The X-Files" star Gillian Anderson, filmmaker Kevin Smith, Adam West and Burt Ward of the original "Batman" TV series, "Orange is the New Black" star Kate Mulgrew and cast members from the Netflix series "Daredevil."

Fan Expo Canada is billed as the largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event in Canada. It takes place Sept. 1 to 4 in Toronto.

News from © The Canadian Press, 2016
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