a living room with Matt Smith (Doctor Who) on the bill


The Paris Fan Festival shows off its biceps with a renowned guest. This newcomer to the world of events around pop culture aims to be both a trade show, a convention and a show bringing together many worlds.

Video games, cinema, TV series, manga, comics, gaming, food and lifestyle are all themes to be found during the Paris Fan Festival from May 7 to 8 at the Paris Event Center.

Matt Smith and Charlie Heaton starring

And for its first edition, the Paris Fan Festival is pulling out all the stops with the arrival of Matt Smith, currently on view in Morbius (Marvel) and who will be found in Games of Thrones: House of the Dragon. The actor is best known for playing the Eleventh Doctor in Doctor Who. A first, since he had never before participated in a convention in France.

He will be accompanied by Tyler Hoechlin, who made a name for himself in Teen Wolf and who now lends his features to Clark Kent in the Superman & Lois series, but also by Holly Marie Combs aka Piper Halliwell in the Charmed series. For Stranger Things aficionados, Charlie Heaton (Jonathan) will also be present for both days. Fans will obviously be able to take photos and participate in signing sessions with them, for a fee.

What activities at the Paris Fan Festival?

In terms of activities, visitors to the Paris Fan Festival will be able to admire the Batmobile from Tim Burton’s 1989 film during. And since we are talking about the Dark Knight, a superhero exhibition is also planned. It will allow visitors to discover costumes, accessories and other vehicles made by film and special effects professionals. The opportunity to find costumes of Batman, Superman, Loki or even Spider-Man more real than life.

On the outskirts of the exhibition, fans will also find an FX workshop presenting all the stages of assembly to produce pieces of armor and create realistic characters. It will also be possible to find Batman in a series of Gotham dioramas where he faces his most emblematic enemies. For more information, visit the Paris Fan Festival official website.