Wednesday, February 8, 2017

NJ Horror Con and Film Festival in Central NJ

If New Jersey loves anything it's horror and it's high time we get a convention to prove it. See the press release below and as an added bonus, the Padre "Father Evil" himself will be there. Count your blessings and mark your calendars now.

New Jersey Horror Con

and Film Festival
Central New Jersey Welcomes a Weekend of Indie Films and Hollywood Frights!

Indisputable fact: New Jersey is creepy! We've got Haddonfield, Camp Crystal Lake, the Jersey Devil and our fair share of Elm Streets. We broke the world record for stuffing the most zombies onto a beach in Asbury Park ...and now, we celebrate the arrival of the New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival! This March 31st -April 2nd, The Crowne Plaza in Edison, New Jersey will play host to a fantastic selection of Hollywood Horror Icons, a film festival with selections playing all day, every day, 2 rooms of bone-chilling vendors, contests, giveaways and special events you won't want to miss!!

Our very special guest this year comes with his own special event...
John Waters: Director, Writer, Producer, Actor and Author, John Waters, sometimes referred to as the “King of Bad Taste”, is most known for a multitude of films including Hairspray, Crybaby, Female Trouble and Desperate Living, as well as an unforgettable role in Seed of Chucky! John Waters will be performing “This Filthy World: Filthier and More Horrible” live for VIP guests with a book signing afterward and photo opportunities.

Our Guests Lineup also includes:
A “Films of Frank Henenlotter” Reunion with James Lorinz and Patty Mullen of Frankenhooker, Kevin Van Hentenryck of Basket Case and Rick Hearst of Bran Damage alongside Frank Henenlotter himself!

A Back to the Future 2 Reunion with Jeffrey Weissman, Don Fullilove, Harry Waters Jr. and Ricky Dean Logan. (Of course, there will be a Delorean on the premises as well!)

A Kevin Smith's View Askewniverse Reunion with Bryan Johnson (Vulgar, Dogma, Mallrats, Comic Book Men), Ernie O'Donnell (Clerks, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, 100 Acres of Hell), Scott Schiaffo (Vulgar, Clerks, Comic Book Men), Robert Bruce (Comic Book Men) and More To Be Announced!

Michael Berryman (The Hills Have Eyes, The Devil's Rejects), Randy Havens (Stranger Things, Archer), Lloyd Kaufman (Fearless Leader of Troma Entertainment), Sharon Smyth Lentz (Dark Shadows), Kristanna Loken (Terminator 3, Bloodrayne), Lynn Lowry (The Crazies, Shivers, Cat People), Tony Moran (Halloween), Ted Raimi (Evil Dead 2, Candyman, Ash vs Evil Dead), Tiffany Shepis (Tromeo and Juliet, Sharknado 2, Night of the Demons), Gene Snitsky (Former ECW, WWE Wrestler, 100 Acres of Hell), Mink Stole (Hairspray, Cry Baby, Pink Flamingos), Alex Vincent (Child's Play 1-3, Curse of Chucky, Cult of Chucky), Cerina Vincent (Cabin Fever, Not Another Teen Movie, Power Rangers), Mike Diana (Artist,Creator of Boiled Angel, Firebrat, Superfly), Joel Robinson (Artist for Shout! Factory, Officially Licensed Artist for the Vincent Price Estate) & More to come!

We've got 3 days of independent films from fantastic creators across the globe, contests running every hour, sideshow performers, cars from your favorite films and a host of family friendly fun..for the spookiest families we know! See you there!!

Tickets for the New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival are on sale now at 

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