FACTS welcomes Alfie Allen, Christopher Lloyd, Sylvester McCoy and Casper Van Dien to Flanders Expo, Ghent

On Saturday and Sunday 26-27 September, Flanders Expo in Ghent is hosting the 25th edition of FACTS, a total spectacle for anime, comics, science fiction, films, TV series and gaming enthusiasts.Every year visitors can look forward to guest appearances by internationally acclaimed actors and actresses. Today the organiser is proud to announce the fourth guest for this year: Alfie Allen, known for his role as Theon Greyjoy in ‘Game of Thrones’.
With the addition of Alfie Allen, the line-up looks just as promising as in previous years.

Alfie Allen
This British actor is famous for his role as Theon Greyjoy in the 
immensely popular ‘Game of Thrones’ series. 
Alfie is singer Lily Allen’s younger brother. There’s a song about him on her debut album ‘Alright, Still’.

Christopher Lloyd
Born in the US, Christopher Lloyd is best known for his role Dr. Emmet Brown in the ‘Back to the Future’ trilogy.With a career that spans over forty years, he is a wonderful addition to our list of famous actors.

Sylvester McCoy
Every inch the Scotsman, he was called Percy Smith in his pre-actor life. He trained as a priest, sold insurance and worked as a bodyguard for The Rolling Stones. After starring in ‘Doctor Who’ (both the film and the mini-series), he landed the role of Radagast in ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy.

Casper Van Dien
Casper grew up in New Jersey on Van Dien Avenue (named after his great-great-grandfather). He later moved to Los Angeles to concentrate on his acting career. His breakthrough came with his leading role in the science fiction movie ‘Starship Troopers’.

Facts is the biggest Comic Con event in the Benelux. Last year the happening attracted over 40,000 visitors. With a 35% increase in surface area and over 300 exhibitors, FACTS 2015 promises to be 
bigger than ever. Tickets are available at  www.facts.be



Anthony Audenaerd

Press and Communication Coordinator

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FACTS, Your Belgian Comic Con, is not just a convention, it’s another dimension. FACTS is the biggest pop culture event of the Benelux that brings together the best of movies, series, games and superheroes, allows all its aspects to spring to life and unites a wide array of pop culture fans.

Twice a year, the FACTS Flagship docks at the halls of Flanders Expo in Ghent to present its riches in the form of world-famous actors, international comic artists, thousands of fans dressed up as fictional characters, 54.000 m² of surprising activities, and 250+ exhibitors with geeky merchandise and collector’s items. 

FACTS has been around since 1993 and has 30 years of know-how in the comic con world. On top of that, this event is backed by ‘Heroes’, a European network of 9 pop culture events spread across Belgium, The Netherlands, and Sweden. The Belgian eventMade in Asia, for example, is one of those sibling events.

The 2023 editions will be held on 6-7 April and 2-3 November, in Flanders Expo Ghent. If you’re even remotely a fan of fantasy, science fiction, comics, anime, cosplay, video games, board games, films and TV series, then FACTS is a phenomenon that should be on your bucket list.

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