(KUTV) Tuesday morning Salt Lake Comic Con announced that Mark Hamill, the actor known for his role as Luke Skywalker in the “Star Wars” films, will be making his only convention appearance in the United States in 2016 at Salt Lake Comic Con on Thursday, September 1, 2016.
“We promised our fans that there were more guests to come and we’re delivering on that promise in a big way,” said Bryan Brandenburg, Salt Lake Comic Con Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer.
Dan Farr, Salt Lake Comic Con Founder and Show Producer adds, “The fact that Mark is making his only U.S. comic con appearance in 2016 at our show is huge for us. For fans that felt a disturbance in the Force, it was Salt Lake Comic Con fans catching their breath when they heard Luke Skywalker is coming to Salt Lake City.”
“It says a lot about our attendees and the reputation we’ve built amongst celebrities that a star as big as Mark Hamill would make Salt Lake Comic Con his only United States comic con appearance in 2016,” says Brandenburg.