Elijah Wood to host, DJ FantasyCon kickoff party July 2

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A photo of actor Elijah Wood taken in 2007. Image courtesy Warner Bros. via MGN.

SALT LAKE CITY – FantasyCon is coming to Salt Lake City in July, and their kickoff party will feature a host famous for his role in movies set in Middle Earth.

Officials announced Thursday that actor Elijah Wood will host and DJ the kickoff party at The Complex on July 2.

Wood played the role of “Frodo Baggins” in various “Lord of the Rings” movies, and he joins what event organizers are calling the largest gathering of Lord of the Rings actors, writers and artists to ever occur. Other actors from the films who will be at the convention include Sean Astin and John Rhys-Davies.

A Middle Earth Kick Off is scheduled for July 3, and the event will be the largest collection of Middle Earth actors, artists and others. Click here for details.

The convention takes place July 3 through July 5, with the kickoff party on July 2. To learn more about FantasyCon, visit their website.