Vinessa Shaw (left) and Omri Katz from Hocus Pocus are slated to appear at HorrorHound Weekend.
Any virgins interested in lighting a black flame candle should steer clear of the Sharonville Convention Center this weekend.
HorrorHound Weekend is guaranteeing three days of frights, sights and a slew of celebrity sightings as it presents a packed slate of meet-and-greets, film screenings, panels, podcasts, costume contests and photo ops from Sept. 9-11.
This year, HorrorHound has two special reunions slated — one for 1993's Halloween cult classic Hocus Pocus
and one for John Carpenter's 1982 Antarctic alien thriller The Thing
— plus a bunch of top-tier names.
Fans can expect meet-and-greets and/or photo ops with Ron Perlman (Hellboy
, Nightmare Alley
), Anthony Michael Hall (Halloween Kills
, The Breakfast Club
), Edward James Olmos (Battlestar Galactica
), Jeremy Davies (Lost
), Doug Jones (Hocus Pocus
, The Shape of Water
, Pan's Labyrinth
), Keith David (The Thing
) and Milly Shapiro (Hereditary
While the Sanderson Sisters won't be on hand, Hocus Pocus
stars Omri Katz (Max), Vinessa Shaw (Allison), Amanda Shepherd (Emily Binx), Jason Marsden (the voice of Binx the cat), Tobias Jelinek (Jay), Larry Bagby (Ice) and the aforementioned Jones (Billy Butcherson the zombie) are scheduled to appear. You can snag photos with Jones, Marsden, Katz and Shaw, plus duos with certain cast members and a full cast photograph. Tickets are available in advance on the HorrorHound website.
Stars set to appear from The Thing
include David, Richard Masur, Thomas Waites and more.
But that's not all folks. Plenty of other pop culture and horror stars from films and TV will be there, including a ton of Walking Dead
cast members: Paola Lazaro, Michael James Shaw, Cassady McClincy and Okea Eme-Akwari.
for a full schedule and line-up.
HorrorHound Weekend hours are 5-10 p.m. Sept. 9; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 10; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 11.
VIP passes are sold-out but tickets are available for $35 at the door Friday, $45 at the door Saturday and $40 at the door Sunday. There is also an $80 weekend-pass at the door. Pre-order online for discounts.
Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road, Sharonville.
More info: horrorhoundweekend.com
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