Archive for the 'Interviews' Category

LARRY ZERNER (Shelly; Friday the 13th Part 3)

Posted by Christian Sellers on May 18th, 2008 filed in Interviews

When did you first meet Steve Miner? Was it true that you were literally pulled from a street corner for the audition? What kind of discussion did the two of you have when preparing for the role of Shelly?“I first met Steve at the audition. I had been discovered on a street corner by the […]

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TOM SAVINI (special makeup effects, stunt double; Friday the 13th, special effects supervisor; Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter)

Posted by Christian Sellers on May 18th, 2008 filed in Interviews

How were you approached about working on FRIDAY THE 13TH? What was it about the project that was so appealing to you?“I guess Sean Cunningham had seen Dawn of the Dead and wanted the same guy on his film that did that…ya know? Appealing ashmealing… it was a job. It was another opportunity to kill […]

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JAMES ISAAC (director; Jason X)

Posted by Christian Sellers on May 18th, 2008 filed in Interviews

Your directorial debut, THE HORROR SHOW (aka HOUSE 3) was a troubled project, with you taking over from David Blyth mid-shoot. What took you a decade to return to the director’s chair and what made you choose JASON X as your big comeback?“The Horror Show was a bit of a double edged sword for me. […]

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VICTOR MILLER (writer; Friday the 13th)

Posted by Christian Sellers on May 18th, 2008 filed in Interviews

Where did the idea for FRIDAY THE 13TH originate. As Sean S. Cunningham came up with the title and the idea to make a horror movie similar to HALLOWEEN, how much influence did he have on the story?“First came the concept that we emulate Halloween. The title didn’t come until the screenplay had already gone through at […]

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John Carl Buechler (director, special makeup effects; Friday The 13th Part VII: The New Blood)

Posted by Christian Sellers on May 16th, 2008 filed in Interviews

What was it about your previous work that convinced Frank Mancuso, Jr. that you were the right choice to direct FRIDAY THE 13TH PART 7: THE NEW BLOOD? Was there ever any discussion about carrying the story on from the end of PART 6 or making FREDDY VS. JASON instead, as Paramount at that time were eager to make the movie?

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Mike Drake of Mezco Toyz talks Jason!

Posted by Tony on May 11th, 2008 filed in Interviews

With their recent partnership with New Line Cinema’s House of Horrors (which includes the Friday the 13th license), Mezco Toyz has wasted no time in continuing an excellent trend of collectibles that have always added to the appeal of being a Friday the 13th fan. Recently, Mike Drake of Mezco Toyz took time to answer […]

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