West Coast monster fans…get ready for another horrific year for the infamous MONSTERPALOOZA 2012 when it raids Burbank, California at the Marriott Burbank Convention Center next year on April 13th through the 15th. The celebrity guest list is ginormous and includes the following so far: Tom Holland (director of Childs Play, the original Fright Night, The Langoliers as well as appearing in Hatchet II), Linnea Quigley (Night of the Demons, Return of the Living Dead), Howard Sherman (Bub from Day of the Dead, “Tales from the Darkside”, “Star Trek Deep Space Nine”), Stephen Geoffreys (Fright Night (1985), 976-Evil, Heaven Help Us), William Ragsdale (Fright Night (1985)), Caroline Munro (The Golden Voyage of Sinbad, Maniac, The Abominable Dr. Phibes), Veronica Carlson (Dracula Has Risen from the Grave, Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed), Thomas G. Waites (The Thing (1982), The Warriors), David Naughton (An American Werewolf in London), and many more to come!
There will also be many FX artists scheduled to attend the event including: Ve Neill (Academy Award winning F/X artist of Beetlejuice, Ed Wood, Edward Scissorhands, Pirates of the Caribbean), Michael Westmore (Academy Award winning F/X artist of “The Munsters,” Rocky, Raging Bull, Mask, “Star Trek” series), Steve Johnson (Blade II, Ghostbusters, Fright Night), and Jordu Schell (creature designer and sculptor, Avatar, Galaxy Quest, 300, Hellboy, The Thing (2011)).
You can purchase Monsterpalooze 2012 tickets here. To reserve your room at the Marriott Burbank Convention Center, click here. And for the latest news and updates, head to the Monsterpalooza 2012 website or the Monsterpalooze Facebook page.