Mad Monster Preps Killer Party for Charlotte 2016

Michael Myers, Jason Voorhees, and the godfather of the Dead will join Boba Fett, Colossus, and an amazing gathering of genre icons at the 5th Annual Mad Monster Party in Charlotte, North Carolina this March.
In addition to previously announced guests including P.J. Soles and Tony Moran from John Carpenter’s Halloween, legendary director George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead, etc.), Boba Fett actor Jeremy Bulloch (The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi) and Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange) and Dee Wallace (E.T., The Howling) from Rob Zombie’s Halloween, the most recent announcement adds the voice of Deadpool‘s Colossus, Stefan Kapicic making his first ever convention appearance.

Horror icon Linda Blair (The Exorcist) was also recently confirmed, as well as the great Tom Savini (Dawn of the Dead, From Dusk Till Dawn), James Duval (Donnie Darko), Adrienne King (Friday the 13th), Derek Mears (Friday the 13th 2009), Bill Moseley (House of 1000 Corpses, Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2), Louis Tripp (The Gate), William Butler (Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3), and Paul Sorvino (Goodfellas).
Additional guests include Eva Bella and Livvy Stubenrauch (the voices of young Elsa and Ana from Disney’s Frozen), pro wrestlers Chyna and Al Snow, Arrow villain Manu Bennett, Mutilator writer/director Buddy Cooper, Friday the 13th composer Henry Manfedini, musicians Nivek Ogre and Wednesday 13, Land of the Dead zombie Eugene Clark, and the stars of What We Do In The Shadows Don Brooker, Jonathan Brough, Ben Fransham.
UPDATE 1: William Katt (Carrie, House, The Greatest American Hero) will also join the Party!
UPDATE 2: Night of the Living Dead writer John Russo has been added to the lineup of guests!
UPDATE 3: Dee Wallace will be appearing on Saturday and Sunday only.
UPDATE 3: Ace Van Johnson (Faster Pussycat) and former Headbanger’s Ball host Riki Rachtman just confirmed! Rachtman will be a guest on Saturday only.
UPDATE 4: Arrow star Manu Bennett has cancelled his appearance.
UPDATE 5: Lt. Uhura herself, Nichelle Nichols of Star Trek is also beaming up to Charlotte!
UPDATE 6: The Casket Creatures and V is for Villains will take the stage live in concert on Saturday night!
UPDATE 7: Paul Sorvino has cancelled is appearance due to filming.
UPDATE 8: Dave Sheridan (The Devil’s Rejects, Scary Movie) and pro wrestler Buff Bagwell are officially added to the lineup!
UPDATE 9: The full schedule of events has been announced: 
FRIDAY
6:30PM
NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD Q&A 
with John Russo
7:00PM
PHOTO OP: George A. Romero
7:30PM
RETURN TO CRYSTAL LAKE 
with Adrienne King, Harry Manfredini, & Tom Savini
7:45PM
PHOTO OP: Malcolm McDowell
8:30PM
JEREMY BULLOCH STRIKES BACK! Q&A
8:30PM
PHOTO OP: Nichelle Nichols
9:00PM
PHOTO OP: Stefan Kapicic
9:30PM
HALLOWEEN Q&A 
with P.J. Soles and Tony Moran
11:00PM
Scaraoke
11:11PM
Zabrecky magic show
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SATURDAY
DEADPOOL Q&A Panel with Stefan Kapicic
Colossus speaks!
12:00PM
PHOTO OP: Stefan Kapicic
12:15AM
WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS 
Panel with Don Brooker, Jonathan Brugh and Ben Fransham
1:00PM
PHOTO OP: Jeremy Bulloch
1:15PM
GODFATHER OF THE DEAD Q&A
with George A. Romero
2:00PM
PHOTO OP: George A. Romero
2:30PM
HAILING FREQUENCIES OPEN: 
Nichelle Nichols Q&A Panel
3:15PM
PHOTO OP: Nichelle Nichols
3:30PM
ULTRAVIOLENCE!
Malcolm McDowell Q&A
4:15PM
PHOTO OP: Malcolm McDowell
5:00PM
PHOTO OP: WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS
4:30PM
DONNIE DARKO Q&A panel
with James Duval
5:45PM
PHOTO OP: Tom Savini as “Sex Machine”
5:30PM
WAR STORIES FROM THE SET Q&A panel 
with Mark Richardson
7:00PM
Costume Contest
8:00PM
Miss SCarolina Pageant hosted by Aubrey Young
9:00PM
Scaraoke
11:00PM
Live (undead) music!
V Is For Villains
The Casket Creatures
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SUNDAY:
10:30AM
The MAD MONSTER Easter Egg Hunt and Egg Decayrating contest
11:30AM
FROZEN Q&A Panel
with Eva Bella & Livvy Stubenrauch
11:30AM 
PHOTO OP: James Duval
12:30PM
Uncle Forry Tribute Panel 
with Joe Moe, Ogre & special Guests.
12:15PM 
PHOTO OP: Nichelle Nichols
1:00PM 
PHOTO OP: Jeremy Bulloch
1:45PM
PHOTO OP: Stefan Kapicic
1:30PM
Dee Wallace Q&A Panel
2:15PM
PHOTO OP: George A. Romero
2:30PM
Derek Mears Q&A Panel
3:15PM
PHOTO OP: Malcolm McDowell
3:30PM
GREATEST AMERICAN HERO Q&A Panel with William Katt
4:30PM
THE GATE Q&A Panel with Louis Tripp

UPDATE 10: Pro wrestler Kevin Nash will be a guest on Saturday only.

UPDATE 11: Linda Blair has cancelled due to the flu, but Eileen Dietz (Captain Howdy from The Exorcist) has been added.

We will continue to update this post as new guests are added in the coming weeks, so be sure to check back!
Events happening throughout the weekend will include the Mad Monster Film Festival, Miss Mad Monster Pageant, Costume Contest, and various panels and screenings to be announced.
The 5th Annual Mad Monster Party horror convention takes place on March 25-27, 2016 at the Sheraton Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina. You can get your tickets here.
Halloween Daily News will be at this event to bring you complete coverage and live updates all three days, so be sure to follow us on Twitter and Instagram for the latest, and stop by our vendor table to say hi!

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Mad Monster Preps Killer Party for Charlotte 2016