Icons of Fright Talks EXETER With Director Marcus Nispel!!

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Director Marcus Nispel might be primarily known for helming 2003’s THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE and 2009’s FRIDAY THE 13th remakes, as well as being in my opinion, one of the best music video directors of all time, but this week sees the release of EXETER, a film that has went through three years of shuffled […]

Icons of Fright Chats With STUNG Director Benni Diez!!

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Icons own Jovy Skol loved the creature attacking catering workers tale STUNG (review), which hits VOD on July 3rd from IFC Midnight, and we thought what better way to help get you fright fanatics turned onto the film, than to have a small chat with Benni Diez, the film’s director. We asked Benni about what […]

Icons of Fright Interview with CRUSH THE SKULL’s Co-writer/Star Chris Dinh and Co-writer/Director Viet Nguyen!!

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Viet Nguyen’s CRUSH THE SKULL absolutely crushed us (see what I did there?) during its LA Film Festival screening. The horror/comedy hybrid works so well on both levels, and is one of the most original films that genre fans can see (when it comes out). We thought it would be nice to have a chat […]

Icons of Fright Chats With VENDETTA/WWE’s Paul “BIG SHOW” Wight!!

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Paul Wight is one intimidating guy. Whether he’s slamming people down left and right as “BIG SHOW” in the WWE, or doing other entertaining projects, the guy is one hell of a juggernaut that you wouldn’t want to cross in a dark alley at night. Making for one hell of a villain in the now […]

Icons of Fright Chats With AVN Award Winner/BLOOD LUST Podcast Host Bailey Jay!!

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Having already conquered the world of porn by winning two AVN awards, along with being an outspoken and honest voice within the transgender community, Bailey Jay is ready to take on the world of horror now, with her brand new BLOOD LUST podcast, which focuses completely on the horror community. No stranger to the world […]

Icons of Fright Chats With WE ARE STILL HERE Director Ted Geoghegan!!

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Directing your first feature film can be daunting. It’s so easy to not quite now what you’re getting into, and even easier to put out a very flawed debut. As a horror (and film in general) fan though, there is nothing better than being able to witness the birth or a true genre auteur, one […]

The Passing of An Icons of Fright First; RIP BETSY PALMER

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Today is a dark one for horror fans, and not in the way that we typically prefer. It’s also a dark day for Icons of Fright, as one of the site’s very first interview subjects has now passed away. When genre fans mention the FRIDAY THE 13TH franchise, it would be a lie to say […]

Interview: Vernon Wells Talks COWBOYS VS. DINOSAURS, COMMANDO and THE ROAD WARRIOR!!

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Vernon Wells has given dozens of memorable performances in everything from his feature acting debut in the second Mad Max film, THE ROAD WARRIOR, to battling Arnold himself in COMMANDO, as well as countless other entertaining and interesting roles. While being quite the intense characters in front of the camera, the truth is, that Wells […]