Screamfest Interview: Cast and Crew of 1922

Screamfest Interview: Cast and Crew of 1922

The Netflix original film 1922 had it’s World Premiere on October 14, 2017 at Screamfest 2017. The film is an adaptation of a Stephen King short story directed by Zak Hilditch and stars Thomas Jane. 

Screamfest Interview: Director Preston DeFrancis for RUIN ME

Screamfest Interview: Director Preston DeFrancis for RUIN ME

Having just had it's Los Angeles Premiere at the Screamfest Film Festival last evening, RUIN ME continues to receive acclaim and praises from critics and fans alike. Prior to it's premiere, Shannon had the chance to speak with director Preston DeFrancis about his latest film where they discussed everything from haunted attractions to addiction. 

Interview: Author Kealan Patrick Burke for BLANKY

Interview: Author Kealan Patrick Burke for BLANKY

For the release of the horror novella, BLANKY, Shannon had the chance to speak with author Kealan Patrick Burke. Burke, an Irish/American horror and dark fiction writer has written five novels, over a hundred short stories, six collections, and edited four acclaimed anthologies. He is also a winner of the acclaimed Bram Stoker Award for his novella The Turtle Boy

Interview: Writer Victor Miller for FRIDAY THE 13TH

Interview: Writer Victor Miller for FRIDAY THE 13TH

What’s better than a whole month devoted to Halloween or a Friday the 13th? When Friday the 13th lands in the month of Halloween! To celebrate both occasions Michael Coulombe decided to reach out to his friend and mentor, Victor Miller, writer of the original FRIDAY THE 13TH and ask him some questions about the beloved franchise, as well as future projects.

Screamfest Interview: Cast and Crew of DEAD ANT and Opening Night Celebration

Screamfest Interview: Cast and Crew of DEAD ANT and Opening Night Celebration

What Did Pink Panther say when he stepped on an ant?

Dead Ant…….Dead Ant…….Dead Ant Dead Ant Dead Ant Dead Ant Dead Antttttt

DEAD ANT had it’s premiere at the TCL Chinese Theater (It will always be Grauman’s to me!) on October 10th, 2017 at Hollywood’s Screamfest Horror Film Festival. The film stars Tom Arnold (True Lies), Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings), Rhys Coiro (Entourage), Jake Busey (Starship Troopers), and Leisha Hailey (The L Word) as the ‘80s hair metal band Sonic Grave (of course Tom Arnold plays Danny, their manager.) and this film delivers as a comedy horror B-movie!

Beyond Fest Interviews: Cast and Crew of MAYHEM

Beyond Fest Interviews: Cast and Crew of MAYHEM

Beyond Fest hosted the West Coast Premiere of Joe Lynch's film MAYHEM at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood on Saturday, October 7, 2017, and Michael Coulombe was there at the red carpet to say hi to the actors, director, and some other invited guests. It was a warm Saturday evening in Hollywood as the guests began to arrive... 

Interview: Director Ron Carlson for DEAD ANT

Interview: Director Ron Carlson for DEAD ANT

Ahead of its World Premiere at the Screamfest Film Festival on Tuesday, October 10, Shannon had the chance to speak with director Ron Carlson about his upcoming creature feature, DEAD ANT, what it was like to work with Tom Arnold, and his inspiration behind a feature film about a hair metal band and killer ants. 

Interview: Director Peter Vack for ASSHOLES

Interview: Director Peter Vack for ASSHOLES

Considered to be one of the grossest movies of 2017, Curt had the chance to speak with director Peter Vack about his much talked about film, ASSHOLES, and what brought on the idea to make a film such as this. 

Interview: Director Nick Simon for TRUTH OR DARE

Interview: Director Nick Simon for TRUTH OR DARE

As the Halloween season kicks into full gear, SYFY has begun to roll out their newest horror films. Shannon had the chance to speak with director Nick Simon about his latest film TRUTH OR DARE which will be premiering on SYFY, Sunday, October 8th, as well as the use of practical effects and securing a top notch cast. 

Interview: Actor Levi Miller for BETTER WATCH OUT

Interview: Actor Levi Miller for BETTER WATCH OUT

With the release of the Christmas horror film, BETTER WATCH OUT, from director Chris Peckover, Shannon had the chance to interview actor Levi Miller about his role as Luke and what interested him in doing a horror film. 

Interview: Makeup Artist Haylee Detroit for The 17th Door

Interview: Makeup Artist Haylee Detroit for The 17th Door

This past weekend, Shannon and Craig had the chance to experience The 17th Door's newest experience, Perpetuum Penitentiary, where guests would be locked in a prison alongside the infamous Paula and have the chance to venture through the latest chapter in her saga. The 17th Door has become a staple within the haunt community most notably for their extreme elements, but also for the brilliant work that is done primarily with the makeup and set design. Shannon had the chance to speak with Haylee Detroit, the Head of Makeup at 17th Door, about the process of applying the makeup, the challenges she faces, and where her love for makeup and FX came from. 

Interview: Writers Chad Hayes & Carey W. Hayes for THE CRUCIFIXION

Interview: Writers Chad Hayes & Carey W. Hayes for THE CRUCIFIXION

For the release of the upcoming horror/possession film, THE CRUCIFIXION, which is based on a true story, Shannon had the chance to speak with writers Chad Hayes & Carey W. Hayes (Annabelle, The Conjuring) about their latest films and the truth surrounding the supposed possession and death of Sister Marinescu.  

Interview: Director Dwight H. Little for LAST RAMPAGE

Interview: Director Dwight H. Little for LAST RAMPAGE

For the release of the true-crime thriller, LAST RAMPAGE, starring Robert Patrick, Heather Graham, and Bruce Davison, Curt had the chance to speak with director Dwight Little about everything from his newest film, to securing such a talented cast, to HALLOWEEN 4

Interview: Director Simon Verhoeven for FRIEND REQUEST

Interview: Director Simon Verhoeven for FRIEND REQUEST

For the release of FRIEND REQUEST, Craig spoke with director Simon Verhoeven about what it's like going from comedy to horror films as well as what being an actor brings to the table in terms of directing. 

Interview: Actress Liesl Ahlers for FRIEND REQUEST

Interview: Actress Liesl Ahlers for FRIEND REQUEST

For the release of the horror film FRIEND REQUEST, Craig had the opportunity to speak with actress Liesl Ahlers about her role as Marina, working in her home country, as well as stepping foot into the horror genre. 

Interview: Director/Co-Writer Bobby Roe and Co-Writer Zack Andrews for THE HOUSES OCTOBER BUILT 2

Interview: Director/Co-Writer Bobby Roe and Co-Writer Zack Andrews for THE HOUSES OCTOBER BUILT 2

As someone who is a haunt fanatic, I've always been drawn to horror films that center around haunted attractions. When it was announced that 2014's THE HOUSES OCTOBER BUILT was going to be receiving a follow-up sequel, I was beyond ecstatic. For the release of the film, I had the opportunity to speak with director/co-writer Bobby Roe and co-writer Zack Andrews about the continuation of their story, visiting local haunted attractions, and if haunts have begun to take things too far. 

Interview: Ryan Grulich for the biopic THE LOVECRAFTS

Interview: Ryan Grulich for the biopic THE LOVECRAFTS

Earlier today it was announced that Spell Caster Media would be filming a biopic on one horror's most notorious, and underappreciated, writers, H.P. Lovecraft. To learn more about what this film will offer, Craig spoke with Ryan Grulich about THE LOVECRAFTS and discussed everything from Lovecraft's racism to his fandom. 

Interview: Melissa Carbone for LA HAUNTED HAYRIDE

Interview: Melissa Carbone for LA HAUNTED HAYRIDE

With Halloween just around the corner and haunts gearing up for their opening night, Craig had the chance to interview Melissa Carbone of LA Haunted Hayride fame, where they discussed everything from home haunts to scouring the world for new horror concepts. 

Interview: Designer Daniel Miller for Knott's Scary Farm

Interview: Designer Daniel Miller for Knott's Scary Farm

During the Knott's Scary Farm annual haunt announcement, Craig had the pleasure of interviewing Knott's Scary Farm design specialist Daniel Miller about his new maze Pumpkin Eater and how it ties into the adjoining scare zone The Hollow