Archive for December 2007

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Exclusive Interview: Stu Charno

Exclusive Interview: Stu Charno

Following in the tradition that first began with Friday the 13th‘s Ned, Stu Charno was cast as practical joker Ted in Steve Miner’s Friday the 13th Part 2. This would mark the feature debut for the New York-based actor, who would go on to appear in John Carpenter’s Christine two years later. Recently, I spoke […]

Exclusive Interview: Matthew Faison

Exclusive Interview: Matthew Faison

Matthew Faison’s screen career began in the late 1970s but it would be on TV shows during the 1980s that he would begin to gain exposure, with bit parts in The Greatest American Hero, M*A*S*H and Magnum, P.I. Following a minor role in the crime thriller The Star Chamber in 1983, Faison turned his attention […]

Exclusive Interview: Nancy Kilpatrick

Exclusive Interview: Nancy Kilpatrick

Following the release of Jason X, fantasy author Nancy Kilpatrick was hired to pen two novels that continued the stories of Uber Jason and the Friday the 13th saga; Planet of the Beast and To the Third Power. Kilpatrick’s other work includes Near Death, Dracul: An Eternal Love Story, Bloodlover and Dark Terrors 5. Nancy […]

Exclusive Interview: Bob DeSimone

Exclusive Interview: Bob DeSimone

Bob DeSimone first turned to acting with minor roles in several genre pictures directed by his brother, cult filmmaker Tom DeSimone. Following appearances in Chatterbox and Savage Streets (which Tom DeSimone was originally scheduled to direct), Bob DeSimone was cast in a minor part in the latest Friday the 13th flick. Bob DeSimone discusses his […]

Exclusive Interview: Brian Wade

Exclusive Interview: Brian Wade

Special effects artist Brian Wade first cut his teeth on a series of low budget horrors and creature features during the early 1980s, from the obscure Galaxy of Terror to the studio production Jaws 3. His break would come when he was brought onto the crew of two acclaimed pictures, John Carpenter’s The Thing and […]

Exclusive Interview: Jason Craig

Exclusive Interview: Jason Craig

Jason Craig had already carved out a successful career as an artist with the graphic novel Se7en when he was hired by WildStorm to design the highly anticipated Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash. A sequel to the blockbuster Freddy vs. Jason and based on a treatment by New Line executive Jeff Katz, the comic saw […]