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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Friday, March 21, 2014

Retro Evil Dead 2 Ash New Pics - The Toyark

NECA has released new photos of their upcoming Evil Dead 2 Ash Figures. These are part of their growing MEGO-style retro line. They stand at 8″ tall and feature cloth outfits, as opposed to sculpted one. For the Evil Dead 2 releases, NECA is creating a “Hero” Ash (due in May) and a “Deadite” Ash (due in July). Hero Ash includes his chainsaw hand and a shotgun with holster. Deadite Ash includes the iconic Necronomicon.

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Behind The Scenes - Evil Dead 2: Sarah Berry and Kassie Wesley DePaiva

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Friday, March 14, 2014

The Evil Dead Blu-ray SteelBook

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Sam Raimi’s 1981 horror classic The Evil Dead is getting an identical SteelBook treatment in the United States and Canada. The pre-order art looks derived from a folded, vintage poster which would be a fitting look given the film’s cult status. Release is set for May 20th.

Pre-orders are live at Amazon US and Best Buy with Amazon Canada and FutureShop coming online in the near future.

Pre-order Links: Amazon US, Best Buy
Release Dates: May 20th

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

“Evil Dead”/”Evil Dead 2” by Joel Robinson

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Joel Robinson’s amazing “Evil Dead”/”Evil Dead 2” centerfold for the March issue of Horrorhound Magazine. Prints will be available at the Horrorhound Weekend convention in Cincinnati, Ohio from March 21-23rd and online at shortly after.

Poster Art & Cast Update for Scott Spiegel’s Wrath

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In September of 2013, we told you that Scott Spiegel (Intruder, Hostel 3) would be returning to the director’s chair for the upcoming witch-driven horror film Wrath. Shock has received not only this early one-sheet for the film but has learned that character actors Vernon Wells and Timothy Patrick Quill have joined the cast.

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Friday, March 7, 2014

Evil Dead (2013) is on Encore/Encore HD Tonight at 9:40 PM EDT

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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Sam Raimi to produce movie of video game 'The Last of Us' for Screen Gems

Popular video game THE LAST OF US will be getting the big screen treatment, courtesy of Sam Raimi and Ghost House Pictures. Back in November there were rumblings that Sony was looking to adapt the horror video game and now we know it will be released via Screen Gems. Cast and crew are completely unknown at this early stage but expect there to be a high level of interest in the project based on the acclaim the game has garnered to date. We do know that creative director Neil Druckmann will work on the film the same way that he worked on the game.

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