The Foothills Comic Con has announced another big name coming to their show in October.

Danna Ormstrup, the Executive Director with the Foothills Fetal Alcohol Society, who put on the event, says she's a well known Canadian actress.

"We can officially say that we have Ms. Tantoo Cardinal coming. Folks will remember her from "Dances With Wolves." She was in "Legends of the Fall," and I also saw her recently in "Damnation" which was shot in Calgary.

Ormstrup says Cardinal will be donating back much of her appearance fee to the FFAS as it's a cause she believes in.

Fellow native actor, Telly James, who was at the FCC last year will also be returning this year and the Ormstrup says the plan is, he along with Cardinal will be hosting acting workshops and doing some exclusive talks with fans over the course of the day.

telly james 001Local actor Telly James will be back for the Foothills Comic Con again this year and will join fellow Canadian actor Tantoo Cardinal with a focus on First Nations artists this year.

Ormstrup says they'll have more details on that once they get closer to the Con's date.

In the meantime, she says they're hoping to announce another big name guest from a locally shot TV show this week.

The Foothills Comic Con runs Saturday, October 13 at the Aldersyde Field House.

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