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“FEAR CLINIC,” Ace Frehley Take Part in Texas Frightmare Weekend

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Texas Frightmare Weekend 2014, of which FANGORIA is among its proud sponsors, is just a month away. As that short window closes, the con refuses to stop, announcing KISS member and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Ace Frehley of KISS as attending, as well as director Robert Hall (LAID TO REST) and his FEAR CLINIC star, Corey Taylor of Slipknot and Stone Sour.

From the release:

FEAR CLINIC is Corey Taylor’s first featured role in a film. He plays the sarcastic and street-smart orderly Bauer. The role saw Corey acting alongside horror genre icon Robert Englund as well as stars Fiona Dourif, Thomas Dekker and Kevin Gage. ‘Working with Corey was amazing,’ says director Robert Hall. ‘He’s such a huge horror fan and his enthusiasm and excitement shine through. His involvement brings the film to a whole new level, and fans are going to FREAK when they see him in the role.’

As a lifetime horror fan, Corey Taylor said, “I’m such a horror geek, comic geek and action figure geek. I’m inspired by so much—from Hunter S. Thompson and Quentin Tarantino to The Dark Knight and Halloween. Just show me something that doesn’t suck, and I’m happy,” he laughs.

Robert Hall and his Almost Human team have created FX makeup for films such as The Crazies, Devil, Vacancy, Superbad, Prom Night, Pineapple Express, Paranormal Activity 2, and Quarantine.  Robert Hall directed Lightning Bug, Laid to Rest and the sequel Chromeskull: Laid to Rest 2.

Most recently Hall has been busy directing several episodes of MTV’S SMASH TEEN WOLF in some of the series’ most popular episodes to date. His episode “Galvanize”, which features genre actor Doug Jones (Hellboy,), is widely hailed as one of the best of the third season and a fan-favorite.

In 2009 Robert Hall directed the web series “FEAR CLINIC” for FearNet. Hall collaborated to push Fear Clinic forward into a feature-length film. In 2013, Fear Clinic filmed in Ohio. Starring Robert Englund, Fiona Dourif (Curse of Chucky), Thomas Dekker (Laid to Rest), Kevin Gage (Heat), Felisha Terrell (MTV’s Teen Wolf) and Corey Taylor, the film was co-written and directed by Hall and is slated for distribution for October 2014 through Starz/Anchor Bay.

On Saturday, May 3rd TFW 2014 attendees will have the distinct opportunity to be the FIRST to see exclusive clips from FEAR CLINIC! Following the clips Hall and Taylor will take the stage to field questions from the audience.

Robert Hall will be in attendance all weekend at the FEAR CLINIC booth. Corey Taylor will appear Saturday only also at the FEAR CLINIC booth. Both will be available Saturday for autograph and meet and greet sessions.

The three join an impressive roster including “living legend George A. Romero and the cast of Dawn of the DeadSaw’s Tobin Bell; The Creature from the Black Lagoon’s Julie Adams and Ricou Browning; a Terminator reunion featuring Michael Biehn, Earl Boen, Linda Hamilton, Peter Kent, Kristanna Loken, and Robert Patrick; Japan’s ass-kicking warrior princess Asami; Hellraiser’s Doug Bradley, Nicholas Vince, and Barbie Wilde; Paradise Lost’s Jason Baldwin; the cast of AMC’s The Walking Dead; Full Moon founder Charles Band; Repo! The Genetic Opera’s Bill Moseley, Nivek Ogre, and Alexa Vega; the legendary Linda Blair; Night of the Demons’ Amelia Kinkade, Linnea Quigley, and Kevin Tenney; Doctor Giggles himself, Larry Drake; and The Blair Witch Project’s Heather Donohue, Joshua Leonard, Michael C. Williams, and Eduardo Sanchez!”

Additional guests include Phil Fondacaro, John Franklin, Courtney Gains, John Kassir, Nick King, Kurando Mitsutake, Kyle Labine, Tyler Labine, Chris Marquette, Michael Parks, Chris Alexander, Lou Taylor Pucci, artist Gary Pullin, musician Twiggy Ramirez, Dee Snider, Jen and Sylvia Soska, artist Ben Templesmith, Kevin Van Hentenryck, Jill Whitlow, and many more!

This is of course in addition to a week of horror favorites screening at the Alamo Drafthouse Dallas and a pop-up Alamo within the Hyatt Regency DFW where IFC will present Alex de la Iglesia’s WITCHING AND BITCHING, as well as Ben Ketai’s BENEATH.

For tickets and so much more, visit Texas Frightmare Weekend.

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Samuel Zimmerman
Fangoria.com Managing Editor Samuel Zimmerman has been at FANGORIA since 2009, where fresh out of the Purchase College Cinema Studies program, he began as an editorial assistant. Since, he’s honed both his writing and karaoke skills and been trusted with the responsibility of jury duty at Austin’s incredible Fantastic Fest. Zimmerman lives in and hails from The Bronx, New York where his pants are too tight and he’ll watch anything with witches.
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