Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi stuntman Dickey Beer is the latest guest to be announced for the Forest City Comicon featuring Project Play coming to the London Convention Centre September 23.
The actor / stuntman is best known for his work on Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi where he was the stunt double for Boba Fett and Luke Skywalker as well as portraying Barada, Sergeant Junkin, a Stormtrooper, a Gamorrean Guard, and a Biker Scout. His huge list of stunt credits also include; Superman III, Krull, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Dune, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Total Recall, Starship Troopers, Terminator 3, Transformers: Dark of the Moon and several James Bond films.
“It’s a real privilege to have Dickey Beer joining us at this year’s event,” said committee member John Houghton. “Amazingly, it’s our first time having a Star Wars guest. Moreover, with his credits in so many well-known films he’s sure to have some amazing stories to share!”
Dickey Beer joins the roster with previously announced guests: Jeff Lemire (Secret Path) and Amber Nash (Archer), and the unusual quartet of Canadians: Kenny, Spenny, Tony Gray, and Tony Lee . Tickets for the event are available now at advanced pricing at www.forestcitycomicon.ca or in stores in London at Heroes Comics, L.A. Mood Comics & Games, Uber Cool Stuff, and Neo Tokyo.
About Forest City Comicon
The largest event of its kind in London is a celebration of nerd and geek culture like no other: The Forest City Comicon is a London, Ontario based comic con that is set to return for its fourth season in 2017 in partnership with Project Play featuring costumes, vendors, panels, board games, video game tournaments and more. The event is a celebration of nerd culture and the popular culture that surrounds it. The 2017 event will run Saturday, September 23 at the London Convention Centre.