Texas Frightmare Weekend Announces Newly Expanded Schedule/Guests!


A while back, we told you about a trio of screenings that were going to take place at the great Texas Frightmare Weekend (here). Already sounding like a fun time, the gang from the event have now released some additional info, complete with more screenings and some awesome additions to their already badass lineup. Check it out!!

“Texas Frightmare Weekend is back with a vengeance May 3rd through the 5th, offering up additional celebrity guests, nearly 100 incredible vendors, and more new films than ever! Today, our 2013 extravaganza proudly welcomes Gary Jones’ AXE GIANT: THE WRATH OF PAUL BUNYAN and star Dan Haggerty (Grizzly Adams, himself!), who joins our ever-growing list of top horror celebrities descending upon The Hyatt Regency DFW next month!
On Friday, May 3rd, the mammoth festival opens its doors at 6PM (5PM for VIPs), welcoming bone-chilling panels on PET SEMATARY, Gary and Jake Busey, and more! Films that evening include CHRISTMAS WITH THE DEAD at 6PM, the aforementioned AXE GIANT at 10PM, and JACOB and SCREAM PARK at midnight!

On Saturday, May 4th, Texas Frightmare kicks off a powerful threefer of hotly-anticipated chillers from IFC Films, with the Texas Premiere of Franck Khalfoun’s MANIAC remake at 8PM, Ben Wheatley’s stunning SIGHTSEERS at 10PM, and Neil Jordan’s BYZANTIUM, the acclaimed INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE director’s long-awaited return to the land of the undead, at midnight! Also screening on Saturday is Rodrigo Gudiño’s THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF ROSALIND LEIGH and Chuck Norfolk’s gross-out comedy HAUNTED TRAILER (both at 6PM), Mark Beal’s vampiric ENCHIRIDION at 8PM, and THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW at midnight! Saturday’s panel line-up includes The World of Stuart Gordon, TFW’s ALIEN reunion, the witches of THE LORDS OF SALEM, Danny Trejo, and much more!
And Sunday, May 5th, we’ve got even more happening, with panels featuring Clu and John Gulager, Dee Wallace, and Tom Savini – as well as a very special matinee screening of ADJUST YOUR TRACKING: THE UNTOLD STORY OF A VHS COLLECTOR at 1PM!”

Sounds like a great time to me, expecially since their roster of appearances already includes: Dan Haggerty, Steve Railsback, and artist Bernie Wrightson, TFW’s 2013 unbelievable roster includes Alien stars Tom Skeritt and Veronica Cartwright, Danny Trejo, Virginia Madsen, the cast of AMC’s The Walking Dead, Marilyn Burns, Gary and Jake Busey, Jeffrey Combs, Denise Crosby, Sean Patrick Flanery, Stuart Gordon, Meg Foster, Clu and John Gulager, Mariel Hemingway, Jordan Ladd, Mary Lambert, Heather Langenkamp, Tyler Mane, Bill Moseley, David Naughton, Steve Niles, Tom Savini, Dee Wallace, pro-wrestler George “The Animal” Steele, and many more!

The Texas Frightmare Weekend runs from May 3rd-5th and you can get tickets here.

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