May 14, 2009
News for FanimeCon 2009:
FanimeCon 2009 announces Reuben Langdon, Patricia Lee, and Ken Lally as guests of honor
San Jose, CA (May 14, 2009) - FanimeCon, Northern California's largest anime convention, is proud to announce Reuben Langdon, Patricia Lee, and Ken Lally as Guests of Honor for this year's FanimeCon 2009.
Well seasoned actor Reuben Langdon (motion capture for Chris Redfield in Resident Evil 5) will be joined at FanimeCon 2009 by Patricia Lee (voice and motion capture for Jill Valentine in Resident Evil 5) and Ken Lally (motion capture for Albert Wesker in Resident Evil 5).
They will be interacting with fans during the entire weekend of FanimeCon including an autograph signing, Q&A, and many more events.
Reuben Langdon has worked across a multitude of platforms, ranging from film and television to interactive video games and even live action films. He's known for his works in TV and movies such as B-Fighter Kabuto (Beetleborg Metallix in the US), Jackie Chan: My Stunts, and The Medallion. His working gaming includes such hits as Castlevania: Curse of Darkness, Devil May Cry 3 & 4, as well as Street Fighter IV. For more information on Reuben Langdon, please visit his website at http://www.reubenlangdon.com
Patricia Lee is no stranger to film and video games as she has worked in numerous projects (besides the previously mentioned Resident Evil 5) which include Lucky Star (as Patricia Martin), Akira (as Pee Jay Lee), Cowboy Bebop (as Meifa Puzi), and her most famous role as Cassie Chan, the Pink Ranger, in several Power Ranger series (Lost Galaxy, In Space, and Turbo).
Ken Lally is a born stunt actor, learning firearms and close quarter combat at the age of 13 and acting at age 19. At age 24, he started doing work on several TV shows and films, which includes The Mission Impossible 2 Theme Song (as the lead agent in the glasses, carring the case), General Hospital (as Greg), Star Trek: Enterprise (as Lt. Taylor), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (as Beckett's Bodyguard, an uncredited role), and most recently Heroes (as The German).
About FanimeCon – FanimeCon is Northern California's largest matsuri ("celebration") of anime, manga, and related arts and cultures. Held annually over Memorial Day Weekend in Downtown San Jose, 15,000 people joined the fun in 2008. FanimeCon is "By fans, For fans" and is run entirely by volunteers who love putting together a weekend full of activities and events that feature anime, manga, cosplay, music, video/tabletop gaming, guests from around the world and much, much more! FanimeCon 2009 will be held from May 22nd – 25th in Downtown San Jose. To find out what's in store and learn more, please visit: http://www.fanime.com