It’s never too early to start planning…and horror fans in the LA/Burbank area know that Son of Monsterpalooza is certainly an event to put on their calendars! Read on for the first info on this year’s event.
Son of Monsterpalooza 2013 will be held at the Marriott Burbank Convention Center (2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA) from October 11-13. To keep up with all the latest info, visit the official Son of Monsterpalooza website and ‘like’ Monsterpalooza on Facebook.
From the Press Release
Award-winning FX artists, monster-related artwork displayed and sold, special presentations, a walk-through monster museum, as well as costume contests, prizes, and special guests from horror and sci-fi films will all be featured at this year’s Son of Monsterpalooza festival.
SPECIAL CELEBRITY GUESTS FROM THE GENRE AND BEYOND!
Straight from Japan! AKIRA TAKARADA (Godzilla, Godzilla Vs. The Sea Monster, Mothra Vs. Godzilla, King Kong Escapes)
Killer Klowns From Outer Space 25th Anniversary Reunion with GRANT KRAMER, SUZANNE SNYDER, HARROD BLANK, MICHAEL MARTINEZ, THE CHIODO BROS. and more!
STEVE RAILSBACK (Helter Skelter, Ed Gein, The Stuntman, Lifeforce)
JEFFREY COMBS (Re-Animator, The Frighteners, Castle Freak, “Star Trek: Enterprise”)
CAMILLE KEATON (I Spit On Your Grave)
NASTASSJA KINSKI (Cat People, Terminal Velocity)
DEE WALLACE (E.T. , The Howling, Lords of Salem, Cujo)
Night of the Living Dead‘s RUSS STREINER and JOHN RUSSO
ALLEN TRAUTMAN (Return of the Living Dead)
More to be announced! *All guests are tentative*
AWARD WINNING SPECIAL EFFECTS ARTISTS
MICHAEL WESTMORE – Academy Award-Winning F/X Artist (“The Munsters”, Rocky, Raging Bull, Mask, “Star Trek” series)
CHIODO BROTHERS (Killer Klowns from Outer Space, Critters)
MIKE HILL – sculptor and painter
STEVE WANG (Predator, Harry and the Hendersons, The Monster Squad)
JORDU SCHELL – Creature Designer and Sculptor (Avatar, Galaxy Quest, 300, Hellboy, The Thing (2011))
And many more to come!
Visit the official Son of Monsterpalooza website for ticketing and hotel information.
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