Days of the Dead Atlanta 2018

DAYS OF THE DEAD kicks off its 2018 run with a return to Atlanta for it’s 7th year, and is bringing a full weekend of celebrity guests, film screenings, vendors, and special events, with it to the Sheraton Atlanta, February 2nd – 4th!

For tickets, as well as more info, visit www.daysofthedead.com/atlanta

C. THOMAS HOWELL, to the lineup for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

An actor with a varied resume across many genres, Howell has appeared in such films as THE HITCHER, THE OUTSIDERS, E.T. THE EXTRATERRESTRIAL, GETTYSBURG, and SOUL MAN, to name a few.

RALPH MACCHIO, to the lineup for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

Ralph Macchio is best known for his roles as “Daniel LaRusso” in THE KARATE KID, “Eugene Martone” in CROSSROADS, “Bill Gambini” in MY COUSIN VINNY, and “Johnny Cade” in THE OUTSIDERS. Most recently, he will be appearing in the upcoming TV series, COBRA KAI, continuing the Karate Kid saga.

 

 HEATHER LANGENKAMP, to the lineup for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

An iconic heroine with no need for an introduction, Heather is best known for playing “Nancy Thompson” in Wes Craven’s, A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, as well as the sequels A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 3: DREAM WARRIORS, and WES CRAVEN’S NEW NIGHTMARE. Langenkamp is the subject of the 2011 documentary, I AM NANCY, as well as the narrator and executive producer for the critically acclaimed Elm Street retrospective, NEVER SLEEP AGAIN.

EUGENE CLARK, to the lineup for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

Eugene Clark is best known for his role a “Big Daddy,” the lead zombie in George A Romero’s LAND OF THE DEAD.

ATTN: A limited amount of ALEX VINCENT pro photo ops are ON SALE NOW for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday sessions. As a fun inclusion, Alex will be bringing along a screen used Good Guy doll along for the photo op (doll was used for and can be seen in Cult Of Chucky).

Each op can include up to two (2) persons and comes with an 8×10 glossy print and FREE digital download available minutes after the session.

Sessions and ops are limited. Get yours today at http://www.daysofthedead.com/atlanta

“Who ya gonna call??:

It is with great pleasure that we announce the addition of actor, ERNIE HUDSON to the lineup for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

Ernie Hudson is best known to fans for his role as “Winston Zeddemore” in the GHOSTBUSTERS film series. He has also appeared in such films as THE CROW, LEVIATHAN, and AIRHEADS, as well as such television programs as OZ and TWIN PEAKS.

As an additional treat to fans, Ernie will once again be donning the Ghostbusters uniform and gear for a fun photo op you will NOT want to miss! (FRIDAY and SATURDAY ONLY)

It is with great pleasure that we announce the addition of horror icon, and DOTD: Hall of Famer, SID HAIG, to the lineup for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

An actor with no need for an introduction, Sid Haig has appeared in over 100 roles over the past six decades. He is best remembered by horror fans for his role as “Captain Spaulding” in Rob Zombies HOUSE OF 1,000 CORPSES and THE DEVIL’S REJECTS. He has also appeared in SPIDER BABY, BONE TOMAHAWK, COFFY, THX 1138, FOXY BROWN, and many, many, MANY more.

Due to popular demand, Sid will be once again doing his “Captain Spaulding” costume photo op this year at select appearances, and we are excited to announce that DOTD: Atlanta will be featuring him donning his look as seen in HOUSE OF 1,000 CORPSES for a special photo op fans will NOT want to miss (SATURDAY ONLY). Photo op can include up to TWO (2) persons and comes with a 8×10 hard copy and FREE digital download. We HIGHLY advise pre-ordering as these WILL. SELL. OUT!

BEN HELLER, to the lineup for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

Ben Heller is known for playing the role of young Stan Uris in the TV adaptation of Stephen King’s, IT.

BRANDON CRANE, to the lineup for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

Brandon Crane is known for playing the role of young Ben Hanscom in the TV adaptation of Stephen King’s, IT. He also is remembered for playing “Doug Porter” in the critically acclaimed TV series, THE WONDER YEARS

JONATHAN BRECK, to the lineup for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

Jonathan Breck is best known for his role as the demonic antagonist in the JEEPERS CREEPERS series. He has also appeared in numerous film and television productions including SPIDERS, I MARRIED A MONSTER, and STAR TREK: VOYAGER.

MARLON TAYLOR, to the lineup for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

Marlon Taylor is best known for playing the role of young Mike Hanlon in the TV adaptation of Stephen King’s, IT.

TIFFANY PAULSON,, to the lineup for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

Paulson is best known to horror fans for her portrayal of “Suzi Donaldson” in FRIDAY THE 13th PART VIII: JASON TAKES MANHATTAN. She also most recently wrote the 2016 remake of ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING

V.C. DUPREE, to the lineup for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

Dupree is best known for his role as “Julius Gaw” in FRIDAY THE 13th PART VIII: JASON TAKES MANHATTAN. He has also appeared in such films as MARTIAL LAW and SOUTH CENTRAL, as well as on an episode of the Nightmare on Elm Street inspired TV series, FREDDY’S NIGHTMARES

STAN SHAW, to the lineup for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

A veteran of the silver screen as well as the stage, Shaw has appeared in such films as ROCKY, SNAKES EYES, FEAR, and HARLEM NIGHTS, just to name a few. He is likely most recognizable to horror fans for his role as “Detective Sapir” in the 80’s cult hit, THE MONSTER SQUAD.

BARBARA BINGHAM, to the lineup for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

Making an EXTREMELY RARE convention appearance, Barbara Bingham is best known to horror fans for her role as “Colleen Van Duesen” in FRIDAY THE 13th PART VIII: JASON TAKES MANHATTAN. She has also appeared in such gene fare as BEYOND DARKNESS, DEATH MASK, and COP TARGET.

MALCOLM McDOWELL, joining us for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

An iconic actor known for playing boisterous villains, McDowell has amassed a wide a varied resume boasting over 250 roles in his 50+ year career, including A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, CALIGULA, O LUCKY MAN!, CLASS OF 1999, STAR TREK GENERATIONS, TANK GIRL, both Rob Zombie HALLOWEEN films (as Dr. Loomis), and many, many, MANY more.

 

ATTN: A limited amount of MALCOLM McDOWELL pro photo ops are ON SALE NOW for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday sessions.

Each op can include up to two (2) persons and comes with an 8×10 glossy print and FREE digital download available minutes after the session.

Sessions and ops are limited. Get yours today athttp://www.daysofthedead.com/atlanta

MATTHEW LILLARD, joining us for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

An actor that exhibits range in both the films he stars in as well as the characters he plays, Lillard has appeared in such films as HACKERS, SCOOBY DOO, SLC PUNK, and most recently, the revival of David Lynch’s TWIN PEAKS. He is perhaps best known to horror fans for his role as “Stu Macher” in Wes Craven’s SCREAM.

ATTN: A limited amount of MATTHEW LILLARD pro photo ops are ON SALE NOW for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday sessions.

Each op can include up to two (2) persons and comes with an 8×10 glossy print and FREE digital download available minutes after the session.

Sessions and ops are limited. Get yours today at http://www.daysofthedead.com/atlanta

WARRINGTON GILLETTE, to the lineup for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

Warrington Gillette is best known for playing “Jason Voorhees” in select scenes in FRIDAY THE 13th PART 2. He has also appeared in PENNY DREADFUL and TIME WALKER

While you wait around for some more announcements, don’t forget to book those hotel rooms at the Sheraton Atlanta! They sell out every year and this time around will be no different.

Book yours at https://daysofthedead.com/atlanta/hotel

TRACI LORDS, to the lineup for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

Getting her start in the adult film industry in the 80’s, Lords has since taken her talents to the Hollywood screen, starring in such films as CRY BABY, NOT OF THIS EARTH, BLADE, SERIAL MOM, and ZACK AND MIRI MAKE A PORNO, to name a few. She has also appeared on such television programs as TALES FROM THE CRYPT, MARRIED WITH CHILDREN, and ROSEANNE.

KANE HODDER, to the lineup for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

Kane is best known for his iconic portrayal of famed horror slasher, “Jason Voorhees” in four films from the Friday the 13th film series: Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood, Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan, Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday, Jason X, and the video game Friday the 13th: The Game. He is also known for his role as “Victor Crowley” in Hatchet, Hatchet II, Hatchet III, and Victor Crowley

Kane Hodder joins fellow Jason Take Manhattan cast mates V.C. Dupree and Tiffany Paulsen for a very special reunion in progress.

RAY WISE, joining us for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

A veteran actor of both film and television, Wise is best known for his roles as “Alec Holland” in SWAMP THING, “Leon C. Nash” in ROBOCOP, and “Leland Palmer” in the cult classic TV sitcom, TWIN PEAKS (1990–1991, 2017) and its prequel film TWIN PEAKS: FIRE WALK WITH ME. He has also appeared in CAT PEOPLE, X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, and JEEPERS CREEPERS 2, among many other films and programs.

ROBERT HALL, to the lineup for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

Robert Hall is perhaps best known to horror fans for writing and directing the cult slasher, LAID TO REST, as well as its sequel, CHROMESKULL: LAID TO REST 2. An accomplished special fx make up artist, Hall’s work can also be seen in such films as VACANCY, THE CRAZIES, and QUARANTINE 2, as well as such TV programs as BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, ANGEL, and FEAR CLINIC.

HOLY BALLS!!!It is with great pleasure that we announce the addition of Hall of Fame member and legendary interviewer, “MEAN” GENE OKERLUND, to the guest roster for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2-4 @ Atlanta Sheraton! “MEAN” GENE is being brought to DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta by our wonderful friends at HEROES AND LEGENDS WRESTLING (http://www.HeroesAndLegendsWrestling.com). Okerlund will be appearing SATURDAY ONLY.

“Mean Gene” is perhaps best known to wrestling fans for some of the most iconic wrestling interviews of all time, appearing in AWA, WWF, and WCW. He has also appeared in the Leslie Nielsen and Linda Blair Exorcist parody, Repossessed in 1990, the 2000 comedy Ready to Rumble, as well as the 1989 Hulk Hogan vehicle, No Holds Barred. Gene has most recently been seen on WWE Network’s Legend’s House reality series with fellow Hall of Fame members. Gene spent his entire career behind the microphone interviewing some of, if not all of wrestling’s biggest stars. In 2006, Gene’s career was honored as Hulk Hogan inducted him in the Hall of Fame!

SHAWN MICHAELS to the guest roster for DAYS OF THE DEAD: ATLANTA happening FEBRUARY 2-4, 2018 @ The ATLANTA SHERATON.

Known for his confident demeanor, Shawn Michaels began his career as part of The Rockers (alongside partner Marty Jannetty). Along the way, he earned the distinction of holding every major WWE title, becoming the organization’s first Grand Slam Champion, as well as winning two Royal Rumbles, in a Hall of Fame career that stands as one of the best ever.

This is a very rare appearance for Michaels, who will be appearing on SATURDAY ONLY. Autograph and photo op info TBA very soon!

JEREMY RAY TAYLOR and CHOSEN JACOBS to the guest roster for DAYS OF THE DEAD: ATLANTA happening FEBRUARY 2-4, 2018 @ The ATLANTA SHERATON.

Jeremy Ray Taylor and Chosen Jacobs are best known for their roles as “Ben Hanscom” and “Mike Hanlon” in the recent box office smashing remake of Stephen King’s IT. Unadjusted for inflation, IT (2017) is credited with being the highest-grossing horror film and the third highest-grossing R-rated film of all-time.

MEG FOSTER, to the lineup for DAYS OF THE DEAD: Atlanta, happening February 2nd – 4th at the Sheraton Atlanta (downtown).

A mainstay of both film and television for the past 50 years, Meg Foster is best known to genre fans for her appearances THEY LIVE and MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE: THE MOVIE. She has also appeared in such films as LEVIATHAN, STEPFATHER II, THE LORDS OF SALEM, and 31.

 

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