Press Release: LA Weekend of Horrors Launched Today
The Weekend of Horrors, the world’s most popular horror media convention, returns to Los Angeles on May 14 and 15, 2011 and today we are happy to announce our first several guest celebrities plus the launch of our Gold Weekend Packages (the top of the line way to attend all weekend that allows you to actually select your seats in the theatre).
Check out our first FIVE guests: we are off to a great start with lots more to come!
John Carpenter is a director, screenwriter, producer, editor, composer and occasionally even an actor. He has worked in numerous film genres in his career but for horror fans his name is most commonly associated with his ground-breaking horror films such asHalloween (1978), The Fog (1980),Escape from New York (1981), The Thing (1982), and They Live (1988).
Asia Argento (Actress, director, writer) Our most asked for celebrity, Asia makes her very first WEEKEND OF HORRORS stage appearance and we can’t wait!
Barbara Steele is an accomplished actress with a long list of acting credits in film and television. For horror fans she is perhaps best known for starring in Italian Gothic horror films such as Mario Bava’s directorial debut Black Sunday (1960) and Roger Corman’s adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s short story The Pit and the Pendulum (1961).
Lamberto Bava has a long and solid history in Italian horror cinema. Working with his father, Mario Bava, and Italian horror master Dario Argento, Lamberto learned the art of film-making and went on to earn commercial success in the horror genre with his films Demons(1985) and the sequel Demons 2 (1986).
Sergio Stivaletti is one of the greatest European experts in the field of special effects and make-up. He has collaborated during his career with some of the genre’s most important Italian directors, like Dario Argento in Opera (1987), The Stendhal Syndrome (1996); Lamberto Bava inDemons (1985) and Demons 2 (1987); and Michele Soavi in La Chiesa ( Cathedral of Demons , 1989), La secta ( The Sect , 1991) and Dellamorte Delamore (1993). He debuted in feature film directing in 1997 with Maschera di cera. In 2006 he produced his second work as a filmmaker, I tre volti del terrore.
All of our guests are appearing on stage, meeting fans and signing autographs! Plus they will all be at the exclusive to Gold Patrons cocktail reception on Saturday night!
CLICK ON THROUGH TO GRAB YOUR GOLD PACKAGES (which includes in person autographs with all our guests mentioned) for only $199!
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