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on February 7, 2017 - 5:07pm

Tim Curry, who provided the voice for Palpatine/ Darth Sidious in Star Wars: The Clone Wars following the death of actor Ian Abercrombie, has been announced for Boston Comic Con.  The show takes place August 11-13 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.

"#GuestNews The legendary Tim Curry joins the guest list for a very special #BostonComicCon17 appearance!"

Curry has been announced for two other shows in the Fan Expo family.  He will be attending Fan Expo Dallas at the Dallas Convention Center March 31-April 2nd (Sat. and Sun.only) and Fan Expo Canada August 31-September 3rd at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

Prices have not been announced for Boston or Toronto, but have been for the Dallas show.

AUTOGRAPH: starting at $89

PHOTO OP: $100

Please note that, due to health reasons, autographs have been pre-signed at several past convention appearances and others havre been strictly photo ops only.  More details will be provided as they become available.

More on Tim Curry from the Fan Expo Canada website.

"Tim Curry is an English actor, voice actor and singer, known for his work in a diverse range of theatre, film and television productions, often portraying villainous roles or character parts. Curry first rose to prominence with his portrayal of Dr Frank-N-Furter in the 1975 cult film The Rocky Horror Picture Show, reprising the role he had originated in the 1973 London and 1974 Los Angeles stage productions of The Rocky Horror Show.

His other stage roles include Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the 1980 Broadway production of Amadeus, The Pirate King in the 1982 West End production of The Pirates of Penzance, Alan Swann in the Broadway production of My Favourite Year and King Arthur in Broadway and West End productions of Spamalot from 2005 to 2007.

Curry garnered further acclaim for his film and television roles; as Rooster Hannigan in the 1982 film adaptation of Annie, as Darkness in the fantasy film Legend, as Wadsworth in the mystery comedy film Clue, as Pennywise in the horror miniseries It and as Nigel Thornberry on the animated television series The Wild Thornberrys."

Tickets for Boston Comic Con go on sale March1st.  For more details visit their WEBSITE and follow them on FACEBOOK, TWITTER and INSTAGRAM

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