Thursday, April 17, 2014

Cult hero Bruce Campbell coming to Fan Expo Vancouver | Metro

Interview Excerpt:
Campbell, who was made a cult icon for his role as the reluctant hero Ash in the Evil Dead franchise, said it’s a great opportunity to interact with his fans.

An impressive feat, given the amount of work that’s been piled on him lately.

“So I have this little board in front of me with about a dozen different things that are in different stages of development,” he said.

Anything with Sam Raimi, I dare ask? Something within the Evil Dead realm?

“There is stuff coming up,” he said. “We’re working on that too even as we speak.”

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Pharrell and Deadmau5 talk "Evil Dead: The Musical"

Ever want to see two of the biggest names in music discuss "Evil Dead The Musical". Here's a clip from Deadmau5's YouTube show "Coffee Run" where an unmasked Deadmau5 and Pharrell drink Tim Hortons and talk about Evil Dead The Musical. Deadmau5 seems to be a fan. Pharrell seems slightly less interested. But it's still cool.

For a full clip of the show click here

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Bruce Campbell comes to Fan Expo Vancouver

Cult movies go through cycles of popularity. Unless, that is, you are talking about the Evil Dead, Evil Dead II and Army of Darkness.

The horror series trio conceived by director Sam Raimi, producer Robert Tapert and starring Bruce Campbell, 55, as the square-jawed anti-hero Ash had its debut in 1981. The sequels followed in 1987 and 1992.

None did bang up box office initially.

“Then they just kind of took off and kept going right to today,” says Campbell. “At no point in the history or development did we ever think it would work out the way it did, up to and including convincing a major studio – Universal – to get behind Army of Darkness. It’s the only big studio film I’ve ever done and, initially, it flopped.”

But the films did great video business as well as midnight screenings and seasonal party circuits. The DVDs followed the same path. New generations kept coming on board to watch a doofus take on the evil demonic undead of the Sumerian underworld and beyond.

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‘Book of Ash’ from Lock it Down Productions

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Writing for a horror site has more perks than one will ever know. One of the biggest perks is knowing about an upcoming project before anyone else does. A few days ago producer David Langill sent me news of the upcoming film Book of Ash. This will mark the third time Langill has worked with director Jordan Pacheco. I was pretty pumped when I heard the news and was even more pumped when I saw the kick ass poster art (above). Langill asked me to keep this to myself until the right time…which is now.

Today I received the press release for the film which had some pretty big news. The film is as followed:

History major Audrey Barrows uncovers a ancient book with a dark past, “The Book of Ash”. Audrey discovers the ink used to write the ancient text is made from the ashes of human sacrifices. The deeper she delves into the book’s history, the more she loses her own soul.

The film will star Horror veterans Lynn Lowry (The Crazies), Timothy Patrick Quill (Army of Darkness, My Name is Bruce), and the grandfather of horror John Dugan (Grandpa in the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre). The film will sure to entertain with the caliber of cast this one has.

No other news for the project has been reported yet but as soon as it is I will let all you know!

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Betsy Baker Update

It looks like Betsy Baker has been busy!

Betsy recently co-starred as Mrs. Parker on ABC's The Middle with Patricia Heaton (airs April 30th), has landed a small role on Days of our Lives and is starring as Eliza in the upcoming movie Lake Eerie.

Check out for even more news!

Monday, March 24, 2014

Wizard World Chicago Presents: Bruce Campbell's Horror Fest March 6-8, 2015

'The Evil Dead,' 'Army of Darkness' Star To Emcee Full Three-Day Event Celebrating Everything Horror; Many Other Genre Stars, Directors, Writers To Attend; New Content To Be Available On Wizard World's Cinedigm Channel

ROSEMONT, Ill., Mar 24, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- It will be a Wizard World show like fans have never seen when the one and only Bruce Campbell emcees an entire weekend of horror at Wizard World Chicago Presents: Bruce Campbell's Horror Fest , March 6-8, 2015, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. The Army of Darkness and The Evil Dead star puts on what many fans agree is the best programming panel at most Wizard World shows; now fans can get even more of one of the best pure entertainers on the circuit, signing, posing for photos and moderating multiple panels all weekend long.

With the focus on horror, fans can expect to see some of their favorite genre stars, directors and writers from great television shows, movies, graphic novels and comics. It's a celebration of all things horror, and Bruce will be inviting some of the many superstars he’s worked with over the years. Special guest announcements to follow as they are secured.

The full three-day event, produced by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD), which conducts pop culture conventions and Comic Cons across the country, including Wizard World Chicago Comic Con (August 21-24, 2014; August 20-23, 2015), will also feature nighttime events like concerts, costume contests, movie screenings and more. It's all horror all the time, with the Wizard World touch.

Additionally, content from Wizard World Chicago Presents: Bruce Campbell's Horror Fest will be available as part of the recently announced Wizard World channel with Cinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM), the largest distributor of non-theatrical content in the U.S., upon its launch.

“We are thrilled to add a second Chicago event at a venue where we have achieved much success over the years,” says John Macaluso, Wizard World CEO. “And teaming up with the great Bruce Campbell to put on the ultimate horror event really gives the fans a reason to come out to the Donald E. Stephens Center twice a year!”

“This is really a dream come true for me,” says Campbell. “I have always wanted to be part of a great organization and run a top-notch horror convention that sees my vision of what it could be. The fans have supported me all these years, so I look forward to giving back and providing a unique experience.”


Two Wheel Thunder TV Interviews: Bruce Campbell, Kassie Wesley Depaiva, Sarah Berry & Richard Domeier - Horror Hound 2014 Cincinnati, OH

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