Published On: Mon, Feb 12th, 2018

MegaCon 2018: Co-pilot of the MILLENNIUM FALCON set to touch down in Orlando!

May brings some of the biggest and talented actors, writers and artist to Orlando MegaCon. The 2018 guest list has grown by one as Star Wars star Joonas Suotamo joins the ranks!

Suotamo joins the list alongside fan favorites such as Jason Momoa and Jeff Goldblum at Southeast’s largest convention. Known for his role in the newest Star Wars films as Chewbacca, Suotamo took over for Peter Mayhew who started portraying this furry fan favorite in 1977 up until Force Awakens.

Suotamo will play Han Solo’s popular co-pilot in the upcoming Solo film, opening May of this year. This film will feature Alden Ehrenreich as a young Han Solo as he begins his adventure as a dark criminal and meets both Chewbacca and Lando Clarissian years before joining the Rebellion. The film will also feature Emilia Clarke (Qi’Ra, Solo’s love interest in the film), Donald Glover (Lando Calrissian), Woody Harrelson (Tobias Beckett) and Paul Bettany (Dryden Vos).

MegaCon Orlando is one of the largest comic, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming conventions! Hosting over 100,000 fans each year, Fan Expo hopes to continue expanding and surprising fans each and every year!

Tickets are now available for Megacon Orlando at http://megaconorlando.com/tickets/ with four-day passes starting at $99, and individual day passes, starting at $25. For further guest announcments and more info, visit http://megaconorlando.com.

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