Fangoria’s Weekend of Horrors
by Gary Schultz
Fangoria’s Weekend of Horrors Comes to Chicago, March 6th-8th, 2009
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“Fangoria’s Weekend of Horrors”
Exciting guests and programs for Fangoria’s Weekend of Horrors include top terror directors:
Special Horror events to be highlighted at Fango include:
TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE Movies Reunion with director Tobe Hooper; Bill Moseley (“Chop-Top”); Marilyn Burns (“Sally”); Caroline Williams (“Stretch”); Bill Johnson (“Leatherface”); John Dugan (“Grandpa”); and Tom Savini, makeup FX legend!
Masters of Italian Horror Panel with Ruggero Deodato (CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST), Lamberto Bava (DEMONS) and FX artist/director Sergio Stivaletti (MOTHER OF TEARS)
Scare stars not to miss include: Doug Bradley, HELLRAISER’s Pinhead and featured in the new Clive Barker film BOOK OF BLOOD; Tom Towles, actor from HENRY: PORTRAIT OF A SERIAL KILLER, HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, HALLOWEEN and GRINDHOUSE; and Sheila Larken, actress who played “Margaret Scully” on THE X-FILES.
On Friday evening at 9:00 PM, FANGORIA brings back the “Shock-N-Roll Spooktacular,” featuring music maniacs Mushroomhead, Fashion Bomb and DK Brianne, plus Fango’s spokemodel Shannon Lark.
The Chicago convention will host a costume contest and offer photo opps, autographs and a giant dealers’ marketplace. Also, stop by Fango’s jam-packed exclusive horror movie festival and watch advance previews of such films as THE GRUDGE 3, VINYAN, SPLINTER, PLAGUE TOWN, VINDICATION and many more.
This fright-filled three-day event will take place at the Wyndham Chicago O’Hare Hotel, 6810 North Mannheim Road, Rosemont, IL.
General admission tickets are available in advance for $20 or at the door for $20 on Friday and $25 for Saturday or Sunday. Advance tickets are available through www.fangocon.com. Tickets for children 6-12 are $15 at the door only, and children six and under are free with parent or guardian. Show hours are Friday 2:00 – 8:00 PM and Saturday and Sunday are 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM.
This convention is the first event planned for FANGORIA magazine’s 30th Anniversary 2009 Tour. Other cities will include Los Angeles April 17-19 at the Los Angeles Convention Center and New York City, June 5-7 at the Javits Center.
For further information, call Creation Entertainment, 818/409-0960 or visit our website at
Gary Schultz Fangoria Weekend of Horrors
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