As if you needed any other reason to attend this year’s Texas Frightmare Weekend, we have a really big one right here: Freddie Highmore, the PHYSCHOtic Norman Bates on A&E’s hit TV show “Bates Motel,” is joining the already stellar guest line-up at Texas Frightmare Weekend this May 5-7 in Dallas, Texas. This appearance will mark Highmore’s US convention debut.
Highmore joins previously announced Texas Frightmare Weekend guests and “Bates Motel” stars Nestor Carbonell (“Lost,” The Dark Knight) and Max Thieriot (Jumper, House at the End of the Street).
Texas Frightmare Weekend founder Loyd Cryer says, “We’re excited to have the opportunity to host this amazing actor for his very first US convention. We think there will be many fans of ‘Bates Motel’ that will be excited to meet him at the event.”
Other guests confirmed to attend the 12th annual Texas Frightmare Weekend are Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange); legendary Italian director Dario Argento (Suspiria); the cast of the Netflix hit series “Stranger Things” including Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, and Mark Steger; creepy child actor Danny Lloyd (The Shining); Wilford Brimley; and over 50 more horror icons. See the full guest list here.
Texas Frightmare Weekend Presented by Arrow Video is “The Southwest’s Premier Horror Convention.” Texas Frightmare Weekend hosts celebrity appearances, autograph signings, screenings, exclusive parties, and horror memorabilia vendors from all over the country.
Discount tickets and more information are available now at texasfrightmareweekend.com. But hurry! Ticket discounts end this Monday night, March 27th, at 12:00 midnight CT.