[BATB 2] 'Halloween' Movie Stars Join VA Beach Horror Convention

Posted By on October 31, 2012

 Fans of the Halloween movie franchise likely already have their tickets to the second Blood at the Beach Horror Convention, taking over the Virginia Beach, Virginia oceanfront this November, featuring more than 40 celebrity guests, including Lance Guest (The Last Starfighter), who played “Jimmy” in 1981’s Halloween II, and Sid Haig, who had a cameo in director Rob Zombie’s 2007 Halloween remake.

BATB 2 - Lance Guest

The legendary Haig also starred in Zombie’s Halloween-themed feature film debut House of 1000 Corpses, creating his own horror icon in the clown-faced Captain Spaulding.

Legendary actor Sid Haig plays the iconic Captain Spaulding in Rob Zombie's 'House of 1000 Corpses'.

Legendary actor Sid Haig plays the iconic Captain Spaulding in Rob Zombie’s ‘House of 1000 Corpses’.

Corpses co-star Tom Towles, who also had a cameo appearance in the theatrical cut of Zombie’s Halloween, will join Guest and Haig at the “Blood at the Beach II” convention, which runs from Friday, Nov. 9 through Sunday, Nov. 11 at The Cavalier Hotel on the oceanfront in Virginia Beach, VA.

BATB 2 - Tom Towles

Guest will be joined by his The Last Starfighter (1984) co-stars Suzanne Snyder (Night of the Creeps) and Catherine Mary Stewart (Night of the Comet), who worked in North Carolina in 1989 filming the comedy Weekend at Bernie’s.

BATB 2 - Catherine Mary Stewart

You can watch the original theatrical trailer for Halloween II in the player below!

Kyle Labine, who appeared as partygoer in Halloween: Resurrection (2002) and starred as “Bill” in Freddy vs. Jason (2003), has also been added to the celebrity guest lineup.

Kyle Labine - BATB 2

Look for more special features on this killer event in the coming weeks, as OBXentertainment.com hits the road again to bring you exclusive local coverage of the Blood at the Beach II Horror Convention!

For ticket information and the complete list of guests, visit BloodAtTheBeach.com.

Halloween II - poster


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Posted by Matt Artz

Matt Artz was a lead reporter and photographer for 'The Coastland Times' newspaper from 2000 to 2009, and has been published in the Outer Banks Sentinel, North Beach Sun, Outer Banks Milepost, among others, before launching OBX Entertainment, NC Film News, and Halloween Daily News in 2012. Matt and Sue Artz are also the founders of the annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade and the Halloween International Film Festival.

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