Any SAW fans in the New York area? Below is the press release for the upcoming SAW-themed convention SAWMANIA, which boats series guests such as Tobin Bell (Jigsaw himself!), Shawnee Smith, Costas Mandylor ("Hoffman"), Betsy Russell and many, many more! Fans will have the chance to take pictures in a recreation of the infamous bathroom from the first movie, as well as pose with the "Billy" doll. Stay tuned here on ICONS for more SAW updates. We’ll be giving away tickets in an upcoming contest to this event to our East Coast readers!!! Visit SAWMANIA.COM for more details and to purchase tickets now!
SAWMANIA HITS NEW YORK CITY FOR THREE DAYS, NOVEMBER 14-16
Meet "SAW" Legends Tobin Bell ("Jigsaw") and Shawnee Smith ("Amanda")
Get Autographs From the Stars of the "SAW" Movies
Take Photos with the Puppet and Inside the "SAW" Bathroom
(New York) SAWMANIA, the ultimate experience for fans of the SAW movies, comes to New York City, November 14-16, 2008. For the first time ever, fans of the blockbuster SAW franchise will have the opportunity to meet the stars from all five SAW movies, including horror legends Tobin Bell ("Jigsaw") and Shawnee Smith ("Amanda"). Fans interested in this once-in-a-lifetime SAW event can go to: www.sawmania.com
SAWMANIA attendees will have the opportunity to:
– Get Autographs from and Take Photos with their favorite SAW stars
– See Amazing Traps, Props and Wardrobe from the five SAW movies
– Get a Photo of Themselves Inside the Legendary SAW bathroom
– Take a Picture with the Puppet that was seen in the SAW movies
– Go to Parties with the SAW Stars and Attend Question and Answer Sessions
"The most loyal and dedicated fans in the world are SAW fans," says event organizer John Raybin. "This event is built for the fans, and it’s an experience that every SAW fan will want to enjoy." SAW V opens in theatres October 24. The Twisted Pictures/Lionsgate distributed SAW films have theatrically grossed over 550 million dollars worldwide. SAW is the most successful horror movie franchise of all-time!
Appearing at SAWMANIA are the following actors and filmmakers: Tobin Bell ("Jigsaw"), Shawnee Smith ("Amanda"), Costas Mandylor ("Hoffman"), Betsy Russell ("Jill" – Jigsaw’s Wife), Beverley Mitchell ("Laura" in SAW II and "Lucy" in 7th Heaven), Mike Butters ("Paul"), Mark Rolston (SAW V, Aliens and The Shawshank Redemption), Kevin Greutert (Editor and SAW VI Director) and Producer Mark Burg.
SAWMANIA is being held at BLVD in New York City on Friday, November 14 from 1-6PM, Saturday, November 15 from 10AM-6PM and Sunday, November 16, 2008 from 10AM-5PM. Fans are urged to buy their tickets in advance at: www.sawmania.com or by calling 203.661.4444. Tickets may be purchased on the day of the event at: BLVD, 199 Bowery, New York City. BLVD is accessible by subway, train and bus.
SAW V opens October 24th and was directed by David Hackl & written by screenwriting duo Marcus Dunstan & Patrick Melton and stars Tobin Bell, Julie Benz, Costas Mandylor, Scott Patterson, Mark Rolston, Samantha Lemole, Meagan Good, Betsy Russell, Carlo Rota, Greg Bryk and Laura Gordon.
SAW V "Missing Pieces" TV Spot right HERE!
My Space page info and 2 more TV Spots HERE!
Tons of images at THIS news post!
Play Jigsaw’s You Tube game, details HERE!
Check out the SAW V French Quad and TV spot HERE!
Check out a video clip of the "pit & the pendulum" trap right HERE!
Check out the UK quad poster for SAW V right HERE!
Check out a revealing video with new photos from SAW V right HERE!
Check out an image of Jigsaw’s latest trap from SAW V HERE!
Check out the new theatrical poster HERE!
Check out the teaser trailer HERE!
Check out the original kick-ass teaser poster for SAW V HERE!
Check out the "BLOOD DRIVE" posters at our previous news post HERE!
Visit the official site at: http://www.saw5.com