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Fantasm Orlando’s Inaugural Thrills and Chills October 11-13, 2019

This October, FANTASM ORLANDO brings their inaugural haunt and horror convention to central Florida for a weekend of thrills and chills. Leading the pack of guests is Phantasm director/creator Don Coscarelli. Fans of American Horror Story will want to meet Naomi Grossman (Pepper) and Jyoti Amge! And no horror convention is complete without Michael Berryman. Woot!

WHAT: FANTASM ORLANDO – A Haunt and Horror Convention
WHEN: October 11 -13. 2019
WHERE: Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando (9939 Universal Blvd/Orlando FL)
DETAILS/TICKETS/HOTEL RESERVATIONS: www.fantasmorlando.com

Orlando FL – Horror fans have a new haven for fiendish fun! Fantasm Orlando descends upon Central Florida’s Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel this October 11th – 13th. Focusing on frightful fun for fear fans, Fantasm’s deliciously dark debut brings with it a host of horror celebrities and one of a kind creepy, cool entertainment.

In addition to ghoulishly-great guests like director Don Coscarelli (“Phantasm,” Bubba-Ho-Tep”) and stars like Naomi Grossman (Pepper from several seasons of “American Horror Story”) and Michael Berryman (“The Hills Have Eyes,” “Weird Science”), Fantasm offers attendees eerily exciting entertainment on stage. “Killer Kabaret” (cabaret-style song and dance from horror icons and vexing villains) and “Nevermore: The Imaginary and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allen Poe” arrives fresh from Off-Broadway performances in New York City adding adult comedy to the weekend. Performances from Central Florida’s original Victorian Horror Troupe, Phantasmagoria thrills audiences several times over the wicked weekend.

GUESTS:

  • Don Coscarelli (Director “Phantasm,” “Beastmaster,” and “Bubba Ho-Tep”)
  • Alan Maxson (King Ghidorah “Godzilla: King of Monsters (2019))
  • T.J. Storm (King Ghidorah “Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) “Punisher,” “Deadpool,” “The Predator”)
  • Richard Dorton (“Godzilla King of the Monsters” (2019), “Spiderman” (2002))
  • Naomi Grossman (Pepper “AHS: Freakshow,” “AHS: Apocalypse,” “AHS: Asylum,” “ Fear, Inc.”)
  • Jyoti Amge (Ma Petite “AHS: Freakshow,” World’s Smallest Living Woman)
  • Michael Berryman (“The Hills Have Eyes,” “One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” “Weird Science,” “Star Trek IV: The Undiscovered Country”)
  • Marty Grabstein (voice actor: Courage from “Courage the Cowardly Dog”)
  • Mike Christopher (Hare Krishna Zombie “Dawn of the Dead” 1978)
  • Jesse Burks (director: “One Please,” “Cured,” “That Unusual Brick,” “Odd Happenings in a Tiny Tent”)
  • Phantasmagoria (Orlando’s original Victorian horror troupe)
  • Speakeasy Sirens burlesque

ENTERTAINMENT:

  • Killer Kabaret (18+) – direct from NY N.Y. debut, Villains and Horror Icons cabaret-style stage show from Rainbow Sun Productions
  • “Nevermore: The Imaginary and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allen Poe” macabre musical about the life of Edgar Allen Poe (Florida premiere of an off-Broadway show) -Rainbow Sun Productions
  • “Bill & Ted’s Excellent BURLESQUE Adventure” (strict 18+) burlesque show from Speakeasy Sirens
  • Costume Contest, panels, vendors, tattoo artists and more

Doc Rotten
Editor-In-Chief / Founder / Podcast Producer at Horror News Radio
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior.

Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.
Doc Rotten
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior. Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.
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