Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood headed to town for this year’s Calgary Expo

Every special occasion requires a ring bearer.

Who better than Frodo Baggins?

The Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo announced Wednesday that Elijah Wood has been added to this year’s fest.

The actor, who starred in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings adaptations, as well as other films such as Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Sin City, will be in town Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29 during the Calgary Expo, which runs April 26-29 on the Stampede Grounds. He’ll sit in on a panel Sunday at 11 a.m. in the Corral, free with admission, and be available for autographs and photo ops over the two days at an extra fee.

Wood, who will be attending for the first time in the Expo’s 13 years, joins other celebrity guests this year including Jeff Goldblum, Paul Reubens (a.k.a.Pee-wee Herman), Wil Wheaton, Jason Momoa, Anthony Daniels, Megan Follows, Lou Ferrigno, a Back to the Future reunion with Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson and Tom Wilson, and a Princess Bride reunion featuring Cary Elwes, Chris Sarandon and Wallace Shawn.

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