The next FANGORIA WEEKEND OF HORRORS convention comes to the Crowne Plaza Meadowlands in Secaucus, NJ on Friday June 29th through Sunday July 1st! Guests include Stan Winston, James Marsters, David Arquette, Jonathan Cherry, Elisha Cuthbert, Brian O’Halloran, Joe Lynch, Steve Niles, Coralina Tassoni, Uwe Boll (!), Michael Dougherty, Dee Snider, Stevan Mena, Betsy Palmer and many, many more. Read on for more details and the schedule!
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Fangoria’s just updated their site with the complete schedule. Have a peek below at this weekend’s panels!
Friday, June 29
1:20 P.M.: GREETINGS
With hosts Adam Malin of CREATION and FANGORIA editor Tony Timpone
1:30 P.M.: PREVIEWS
A look at some of the most promising genre films in the months ahead.
2:15 P.M.: INDIE FILMMAKERS PANEL
Meet exciting horror up-and-comers Joshua Nelson (EAT YOUR HEART OUT), Alan Rowe Kelly (BLOOD SHED), Bart Mastronardi (VINDICATION), Fred Vogel (THE REDSIN TOWER), Mel House (CLOSET SPACE) and Marcus Koch (100 TEARS). Hosted by Michael Gingold
3:00 P.M.: “KNOCK KNOCK” PANEL
New slasher film preview with writer/director Joe Ariola, FX creator Tate Steinsiek and cast members Joli Julianna, Suzi Lorraine and Sal Sirchia
3:30 P.M.: PREVIEW: “BRUTAL MASSACRE”
Star Brian O’Halloran (CLERKS) and director Stevan Mena (MALEVOLENCE) give us the scoop on this horror/comedy.
4:15 P.M.: FANGORIA RADIO: BEHIND THE SCREAMS
Co-hosts Dee Snider and Debbie Rochon celebrate our Sirius show’s one-year anniversary. See 10 p.m. listing too!
5:00 P.M.: HARRY MANFREDINI
The legendary composer of FRIDAY THE 13TH, HOUSE, WISHMASTER, JASON X and many more writes music for maniacs and monsters.
6:00 P.M.: JAMES MARSTERS
BUFFY and ANGEL fans rejoice! The man who is Spike, in the flesh!
Go eat something!
Saturday, June 30
11:30 A.M: FIRST LOOK: “THE HILLS RUN RED”
Media Blasters presents a new shocker set in a movie theater of the damned. See the terrifying teaser!
11:45 A.M.: “FEARMAKERS” PANEL
The latest Timo Rose gorefest is previewed with cast Debbie Rochon, Joe Davison and Manoush, as well as producer Ted Geoghegan and screenwriter Jason Stewart
12:15 P.M.: PREVIEW: “THE TRIPPER”
Actor/director David Arquette discusses his all-star horror/comedy.
1:00 P.M.: LEISURE HORROR AUTHORS PANEL
Meet literary greats Brian Keene, JF Gonzalez, Mary SanGiovanni, Deborah LeBlanc and Michael Laimo; hosted by editor Don D’Auria
1:40 P.M.: FIRST LOOK: “30 DAYS OF NIGHT”
Leading horror comics creator Steve Niles previews the epic vampire movie based on his graphic novel!
2:15 P.M.: PREVIEW: “TRICK ’R TREAT”
X2 scripter Michael Dougherty makes his directorial debut on this innovative Halloween fright picture with a killer cast!
2:50 P.M.: PREVIEW: “CAPTIVITY”
Stars Elisha Cuthbert and Daniel Gillies, as well as After Dark chief Courtney Solomon, give us the details on their controversial movie.
3:30 P.M.: STAN WINSTON & “SKINWALKERS”
The king of creature FX and star Natassia Malthe preview their upcoming werewolfilm (pictured)!
4:15 P.M.: PREVIEW: “RAPTURIOUS”
“Jerky Boy” Kamal Ahmed turns director for this freaky horror flick!
5:00 P.M.: ERIN BROWN, SCREAM STAR
The lovely lady who’s also known as Misty Mundae talks about her new movies THE RAGE, THE LOST and more.
5:30 P.M.: RICHARD TYSON
The BIG BAD WOLF star and director Lance Dreesen discuss their gruesome werewolfilm.
6:00 P.M.: “MANHUNT 2” PREVIEW
A look at Rockstar Games’ new video-game sensation!
6:30 P.M.: FIRST LOOK: “WRONG TURN 2”
Director Joe Lynch screens the first bloody six minutes from his eagerly awaited sequel.
7:00 P.M.: COSTUME CONTEST
Sign up at registration. Winner gets a $500 gift certificate!
Sunday, July 1
11:30 A.M: PREVIEWS
12:15 P.M.: PREVIEW: “THE THIRD MOTHER”
Actress Coralina Cataldi Tassoni previews the new Dario Argento movie with exclusive footage—over 20 minutes!
1:00 P.M.: BETSY PALMER
FRIDAY THE 13TH’s Mrs. Voorhees is back with a vengeance in the new short feature PENNY DREADFUL.
1:30 P.M.: AUCTION
Bid on great horror collectibles!
2:15 P.M.: JOE BOB BRIGGS
The drive-in guru/TV host/author talks about the world of the weird
3:00 P.M.: UWE BOLL
The crazy director in his first-ever convention previews his new films POSTAL, SEED, BLOODRAYNE II and more!
4:00 P.M.: “HELL’S GROUND” PANEL
Producer Pete Tombs and director Omar Kahn preview the first-ever Pakistani zombie movie!
4:30 P.M.: ROB SCHMIDT
The director of WRONG TURN and MASTERS OF HORROR’s RIGHT TO DIE has the scoop on his latest, THE ALPHABET MURDERS.
5:00 P.M.: JAMES MARSTERS
The man who is Spike, in the flesh!
6:00 P.M.: WORLD PREMIERE SHOWING: "WAR OF THE DEAD: Z•E•R•O"
The cast & crew of the popular zombie-hunter webseries unveil Episode 2!
6:30 P.M.: VOLTAIRE
Goth guru and author (WHAT IS GOTH? and PAINT IT GOTH) performs a maniacal musical set!
Friday, June 29
2 P.M.: Short Film Spotlight: CANNIBAL FLESH RIOT!
The title of this Gris Grimly horror/comedy tells all!
3:30 P.M.: Special Screening: BACTERIUM
Germ warfare runs amok in the latest from director Brett (SCREAMING DEAD) Piper. (Presented by POPcinema)
5:30 P.M.: Special Screening: THE REDSIN TOWER
Be the first to see director Fred Vogel’s shocking splatter opus! (Mature audiences only; introduced by the director)
7:30 P.M.: Special Screening: HELL ON EARTH
Director Ted (DEADLY SPAWN) Bohus’ demons-amok horror/comedy starring Peter (CEMETERY GATES) Stickles. (
Introduced by the director)
Saturday, June 30
11:30 A.M.: FANGORIA TV Presents: SCREAMOGRAPHY
An illuminating profile of PHANTASM director Don Coscarelli
12:00 P.M.: Special Screening: SINS OF THE FATHER
Director Glen (THE TENEMENT) Baisley’s serial-killer saga continues. With Joe Lauria. (Introduced by the director)
1:40 P.M.: Special Screening: RAPTURIOUS
The first-ever rap horror film, directed by former Jerky Boy Kamal Ahmed. (Introduced by the director)
3:30 P.M.: Special Screening: BIG BAD WOLF
This new werewolf film will have you howling over its great cast: Richard Tyson, David Naughton and Clint Howard. (Introduced by director Lance Dreesen and Tyson)
5:15 P.M.: Special Screening: THE HILLS HAVE EYES 2
Check out the UNRATED edition of this Wes Craven co-written & produced sequel!
Sunday, July 1
1:30 P.M.: Special Screening: VAMPIRA: THE MOVIE
Filmmaker Kevin Sean Michaels presents his documentary on the legendary PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE star, featuring tons of horror celebrity interviews. (Introduced by the director)
3:00 P.M.: Special Screening: DISORDER
A surprising thriller about a man previously imprisoned for a double murder who believes he sees the real killer stalking him. (Introduced by director Jack Thomas Smith)
5:00 P.M.: Special Premiere Screening: BENEATH
MTV Films produced this chiller about a car accident victim (lovely Nora Zehetner of HEROES) suffering horrific visions. (Presented by Paramount Home Video)