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Head Production Designer
Mine Games
MINE GAMES
(Starring:
JOSEPH CROSS, BRIANA EVIGAN,
ALEX MERAZ)

Dept. head
Special Effects Make-Up
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A Sierra Nevada Gunfight
A SIERRA NEVADA
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(MICHAEL MADSEN & JOHN SAVAGE).

Production Designer
Universal Dead
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MAY 30

Still the Ultimate TripHAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Keir Dullea (BUNNY LAKE IS MISSING, 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, DE SADE, BLACK CHRISTMAS, IL DIAVOLO NEL CERVELLO, WELCOME TO BLOOD CITY, THE HAUNTING OF JULIA, BRAINWAVES, BLIND DATE, THE NEXT ONE, 2010, ALIEN HUNTER, SPACE STATION 76, FAHRENHEIT 451 [2018]) is 83.
Writer / Producer / Actor Kevin Eastman (TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES [all], HEAVY METAL magazine, GUNS OF EL CHUPACABRA, RIDE WITH THE DEVIL, HEAVY METAL 2000, CITIZEN TOXIE, TALES FROM THE CRAPPER, HIGHLANDER: THE SEARCH FOR VENGEANCE, WAR OF THE WORLDS: GOLIATH, REDCON-1) is 56.
Since 1995, this porn cougar has turned her sights toward Horror / Thriller movies. That's not to say that porn isn't still involved, but it's nice to see a Cream Queen turn Scream Queen all the same.
Actor Tammy Parks (ATTACK OF THE 60 FOOT CENTERFOLD, DAY OF THE WARRIOR, TITANIC 2000, EROTIC GHOST, BLOOD FOR THE MUSE, LITTLE SHOP OF EROTICA) is 53.
Actor Mark Sheppard (FIREFLY [TV], DEEP SHOCK, EVIL EYES, 24 [TV], BROKEN [2006], MEDIUM [TV], BATTLESTAR GALACTICA [TV], BIONIC WOMAN [TV], DOLLHOUSE [TV], MYSTERIOUS ISLAND [2010], WAR OF THE WORLDS: GOLIATH, X-TINCTION: PREDATOR X, WAREHOUSE 13 [TV], SUPERNATURAL [TV], DOOM PATROL [TV]) is 55.

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MAY 29

Hellboy IIHAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Justin Chon (HACK!, THE TWILIGHT SAGA [all], DETENTION OF THE DEAD, INNOCENT BLOOD [2013], LIKE LAMBS, SATANIC, DEAD TRIGGER, DECEPTION [TV]) is 38.
Composer Danny Elfman (THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2, BEETLEJUICE, SCROOGED, GHOSTBUSTERS II, BATMAN, NIGHTBREED, DARKMAN, EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, ARMY OF DARKNESS, THE FRIGHTENERS, MEN IN BLACK, MARS ATTACKS!, SLEEPY HOLLOW, PLANET OF THE APES [2001], SPIDER-MAN [all], RED DRAGON, THE HULK, THE CORPSE BRIDE, 9, WANTED, HELLBOY II, TERMINATOR SALVATION, THE WOLFMAN, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, DARK SHADOWS, MEN IN BLACK III, FRANKENWEENIE, HITCHCOCK, OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL, AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON, GOOSEBUMPS, ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS) is 66.
Look for Danny's composition in the upcoming 2019 Thriller, MEN IN BLACK: INTERNATIONAL.
Danny Elfman shares a May birthday with MARS ATTACKS! alumni, Pam Grier.

Writer Derek Gunn (VAMPIRE APOCALYPSE [all three], THE ESTUARY) is 53.
Actor Ted Levine (THROUGH NAKED EYES, BETRAYED, NEXT OF KIN, LOVE AT LARGE, THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, MOB JUSTICE, DETONATOR, THE MANGLER, MAD CITY, SWITCHBACK, MOBY DICK [TV], WILD WILD WEST, EVOLUTION, THE TRUTH ABOUT CHARLIE, WONDERLAND, THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE [2004], BIRTH, THE HILLS HAVE EYES [2006], THE JUSTICE LEAGUE [TV], SHUTTER ISLAND, A SINGLE SHOT, DEEP DARK CANYON, JIMMY, BANSHEE CHAPTER, CHILD OF GRACE, THE BRIDGE [TV], DIG TWO GRAVES, BOTTOM OF THE WORLD, THE ALIENIST [TV], JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM) is 62.
Look for Ted in the 2013 Mystery, JIMMY.
Actor Adrian Paul (LAST RITES, MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH [1989], WAR OF THE WORLDS [TV], DARK SHADOWS [TV], HIGHLANDER [TV], PREMONITION, HIGHLANDER: Endgame, THE BREED, THE VOID, NEMESIS GAME, ALIEN TRACKER, THROTTLE, SEANCE, WRAITHS OF ROANOKE, EYEBORGS, NINE MILES DOWN, THE HEAVY, COLD FUSION, DEADLY DESCENT, AE: APOCALYPSE EARTH) is 59.

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MAY 28

BENEATH THE TRAILER -
TERMINATOR: DARK FATE

By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Beneath this trailer we have no less than Eight - Count 'em - 8 Writers.

Granted these writers include James Cameron (PIRANHA II, THE TERMINATOR, ALIENS, THE ABYSS, TERMINATOR 2: JUDGEMENT DAY, TRUE LIES, STRANGE DAYS, AVATAR, ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL),
David S. Goyer (DEMONIC TOYS, THE PUPPET MASTERS, DARK CITY, BLADE [all], BATMAN BEGINS, THE DARK KNIGHT), and
Billy Ray (VOLCANO, SUSPECT ZERO, FLIGHTPLAN, THE HUNGER GAMES, OVERLORD), but DARK FATE is also guided to screens by a mixed bag of Producers, some of whom never had to spend years scaling the heights of Cameron, Goyer, and Ray's level because they;re trust fund babies born into bank accounts that bought them helicopters that flew them to the top.

Th wealth part I don't begrude - smokes if you got 'em - but they are also responsible for funding So! Much! Crap!

As I said, a mixed bag as some of the producers are definitely jewels who worked their way up to success, so they know what to do and how and why to do it. Most of their half-assed flops far behind them.

Yeah, yeah, I know, "But! James Cameron is on this!"

James Cameron in the back seat (STRANGE DAYS, SOLARIS, SANCTUM, ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL) is not James Cameron behind the wheel.

After T3 through GENISYS (and some of the producers on DARK FATE gave us [ cringe ] GENISYS), I'm just not looking forward to this.

Hope they improve the cgi. Because if this is what it looks like on my laptop, it's not going to look any better on an IMAX screen.

And -

Ghost in the ShellHAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Laura Bailey (DRAGON BALL [TV, VG, everything!], DEVIL SUMMONER: SOUL HACKERS [VG], BLUE GENDER [TV], BLOODRAYNE [VG], SPIRAL: BONDS OF REASONING [TV], DUES EX: INVISIBLE WAR [VG], GHOST IN THE SHELL 2: INNOCENCE, FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST [TV], GENESIS OF AQUARION [TV], MONSTER [TV - 2004 - 2010], MR. BROOKS, EVANGELION: 1.0, UNDERBELLY, VAMPIRE KNIGHT [TV], RESIDENT EVIL: DEGENERATION, DUSK, FROM THE DARK, DREAMKILLER [VG], IRON MAN [TV 2010], MONSTER HIGH: SCREAM BUILDING, X-MEN [TV - 2011], HELLSING ULTIMATE [TV], SPIDER-MAN [TV - 2017], and so much more! With 456 credits, Laura is likely the most recognizable voice you've heard in every anime you've ever seen and game you've ever played!) is 38.
Actor Carroll Baker (IL DOLCE CORPO DI DEBORAH, ORGASMO [1969], COSI DOLCE...COSI PERVERSA, PARANOIA, LA ULTIMA SENORA ANDERSON, IL DIAVOLO A SETTE FACCE, BABA YAGA, IL FIORE DAI PETALI D'ACCIAIO, IL CORPO, CYCLONE, LAS FLORES DEL VICIO, THE WATCHER IN THE WOODS, IM SOG DES BOSEN, SKELETONS, THE GAME and a whole lot more) is 86.
Many of her Horror Thriller movies were directed by Umberto Lenzi - so we're waiting for the Blu-Ray releases.
Writer Geoff Cooper (BUM PISS AND OTHER CITY SCENTS, SHADES [w/Brian Keene], ANSWERS OF SILENCE, and a slew of Horror anthologies) is in his 50s or something.
Geoff shares a May birthday with fellow 4X4 alumni, Michael T. Huyck.
Actor Robbi Chong (THE OUTER LIMITS [TV], POLTERGIEST: The Legacy [TV], THE EVIL INSIDE ME) is 54.
Actor Ashley Laurence (HELLRAISER, HELLRAISER II, HELLRAISER III, LURKING FEAR, BLOOD RUN, A MURDER OF CROWS, WARLOCK III, CYPRESS EDGE, CHILL, RED, THE VANISHING OF ETHAN CARTER [VG]) is 53.

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MAY 27

Return of the Living DeadHAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Writer Joseph D'Lacey (MEAT, THE GARBAGE MAN, THE KILL CREW) says he's 98 but I think he doesn't look a day over 97.
Nearly a full year has passed since the man died one month after his birthday in 2018.
I bid a fond farewell to,
Writer Harlan Ellison (I HAVE NO MOUTH AND I MUST SCREAM, A BOY AND HIS DOG, SOLDIER, TERMINATOR) who would be 85 today.
Harlan shared a May 27 birthday with the late Horror actors Christopher Lee and Vincent Price, and the late Horror and Mystery writer Tom Piccirilli.
Actor Linnea Quigley (PSYCHO FROM TEXAS, SANCTUARY FOR EVIL, SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT, THE RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD, CREEPOZOIDS, SORORITY BABES IN THE SLIME BOWL-A-RAMA, A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 4, INNOCENT BLOOD, NIGHT OF THE DEMONS [2009], and over 50 more) is 61.
Linnea shares a May birthday with her INNOCENT BLOOD alumni Anne Parillaud.

28 Days LaterSUNDAY -
Actor Helena Bonham Carter (FRANKENSTEIN, FIGHT CLUB, PLANET OF THE APES [2001], WALLACE & GROMIT IN THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT, CORPSE BRIDE, HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX, SWEENEY TODD, TERMINATOR: SALVATION, HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS Part 1, HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS Part 2, DARK SHADOWS, ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS) is 53.
Look for Helena in the upcoming 2019 Thriller TV series, DARK CRYSTAL: THE AGE OF RESISTANCE.
Writer Alexa deMonterice (Various short stories) is probably in her late 50s.
Actor Kevin Gage (STRANGELAND, RICKY 6, TICKER, MAY, LIGHTENING BUG, PAPARAZZI, CHAOS, AMUSEMENT, KILL THEORY, LAID TO REST, THE KILLING JAR, AMERICAN GIRLS, FEAR CLINIC, JURASSIC CITY, ) is 60.
Writer, Producer, Director Alex Garland (28 DAYS LATER, SUNSHINE, NEVER LET ME GO, DREDD, EX MACHINA, ANNIHILATION)
Look for Alex's upcoming 2019 Television Thriller, DEVS.
Alex shares a May birthday with his 28 DAYS LATER and SUNSHINE alumni, Cillian Murphy.
Actor Pam Grier (TWILIGHT PEOPLE, "SCREAM, BLACKULA, SCREAM", SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES, VINDICATOR, CLASS OF 1999, SERIAL KILLER, ESCAPE FROM L.A., MARS ATTACKS!, GHOSTS OF MARS, BONES, F1RST TO DIE, THE INVITED, THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS) is 70.
Pam shares a May birthday with her MARS ATTACKS! alumni, Pierce Brosnan.
Writer Drew McWeeney (Masters of Horror: CIGARETTE BURNS [TV], PRO-LIFE [TV], Fear Itself: SKIN AND BONES [TV]) is 58 or something.
Actor, Writer, Director Adam Robitel (X-MEN, 2001 MANIACS, 2001 MANIACS: FIELD OF SCREAMS, CHILLERAMA, CUT/PRINT, THE TAKING OF DEBORAH LOGAN, CONTRACTED: PHASE II, PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE GHOST DIMENSION, INSIDEOUS: THE LAST KEY, ESCAPE ROOM) is 41.

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Writer, Director Neil Marshall (KILLING TIME, DOG SOLDIERS, THE DESCENT, DOOMSDAY, CENTURION, HELLBOY [2019]) is 49.
Actor Ian McKellen (THE KEEP, WINDMILLS OF THE GODS, SIX DEGREES OF SEPERATION, THE SHADOW, SWEPT FROM THE SEA, GODS AND MONSTERS, APT PUPIL, X-MEN [all], THE LORD OF THE RINGS [all], NEVERWAS, ASYLUM [2005], DISPLACED, THE DA VINCI CODE, THE HOBBIT [all], X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, MR. HOLMES) is 80.
Look for Ian in the upcoming 2019 Mystery, SCHADENFREUDE.
Actor Cillian Murphy (28 DAYS LATER, BATMAN BEGINS, RED EYE, SUNSHINE, THE DARK KNIGHT, PEACOCK, INCEPTION, TRON: LEGACY, RETREAT, IN TIME, RED LIGHTS, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, TRANSCENDENCE, ANNA) is 37.

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MAY 23

Killer Klowns From Outer SpaceHAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Horror Bookstore owner, Alan Beatts (Owner of SF / Fantasy / & Horror Bookstore, Borderlands) who is somewhere in his 50s.
SFX Artist Charles Chiodo (Michael Jackson's THRILLER, THE LOST BOYS, CRITTERS [all], KILLER KLOWNS FROM OUTER SPACE, SCREAMERS, KING COBRA, DEMON ISLAND, ALIEN ABDUCTION) is 67.
Writer Gregory Funaro (THE SCULPTOR, THE IMPALER) is 57 or something.
Actor Doug Jones (THE NEWLYDEADS, NIGHT ANGEL, BATMAN RETURNS, MIMIC, BUG BUSTER, JACK FROST 2, MEN IN BLACK II, HELLBOY [all], DOOM, THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI, PAN'S LABYRINTH, QUARANTINE, ANGEL OF DEATH, CARNIES, LEGION, CYRUS, UNIVERSAL DEAD, CARNIES, ABSENTIA, END OF THE ROAD, JOHN DIES AT THE END, THE LID, HUMAN FACTOR, FALLING SKIES [TV], THE WATCH, LOVE IN THE TIME OF MONSTERS, INNOCENT BLOOD, UNHALLOWED, DUST OF WAR, CRUEL WILL, LOVE IN THE TIME OF MONSTERS, ALWAYS WATCHING: A MARBLE HORNETS STORY, CRIMSON PEAK, GEHENNA: WHERE DEATH LIVES, PATIENT SEVEN, THE STRAIN [TV], OUIJA: ORIGIN OF EVIL, THE BYE BYE MAN, THE TERROR OF HALLOW'S EVE, THE SHAPE OF WATER, 5TH PASSENGER, HELL'S KITTY, AUTOMATA [TV], THE CIRCUIT, WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS [TV]) is 59.
Look for Doug's upcoming 2019 Horror Thriller, NOSFERATU.
Writer Cameron C Pierce (ABORTION ARCADE, THE PICKLED APOCALYPSE OF PANCAKE ISLAND, LOST IN CAT BRAIN LAND) is 58 or something.

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MAY 23

The Walking DeadHAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Joan Collins (SUBTERFUGE, REVENGE, TALES FROM THE CRYPT [1972], FEAR IN THE NIGHT, TALES THAT WITNESS MADNESS, DARK PLACES, THE DEVIL WITHIN HER, EMPIRE OF THE ANTS, THE BIG SLEEP, MARPLE: THEY DO IT WITH MIRRORS, AMERICAN HORROR STORY [TV]) is 86.
Actor Melissa McBride (MUTANT SPECIES, THE MIST, THE WALKING DEAD, THE RECONSTRUCTION OF WILLIAM ZERO) is 55.
Actor Felicia Rose (SLEEPAWAY CAMP, NIKOS THE IMPALER, HORROR, ZOMBIEGEDDON, CORPSES ARE FOREVER, CEREBRAL PRINT: THE SECRET FILES, DEAD SERIOUS, NEW YORK'S VILLAGE HALLOWEEN PARADE 2005, DEAD THINGS, SLAUGHTER PARTY, SATAN'S PLAYGROUND, UNDER SURVEILLANCE, EVIL EVER AFTER, DEAD AND GONE, PSYCHO SLEEPOVER, RETURN TO SLEEPAWAY CAMP, CAESAR AND OTTO'S SUMMER CAMP MASSACRE [all], SILENT NIGHT ZOMBIE NIGHT, DAHMER VS. GACY, BREATH OF HATE, ALIENS VS. A-HOLES, POE, DROPPING EVIL, THE PERFECT HOUSE, CAMP DREAD, BLOOD RESERVOIR, JURASSIC CITY, Over 80 credits in all, and all pretty much like these!) is 50.

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MAY 22

Dawn of the Dead 2004HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Camren Bicondova (GIRL HOUSE, GOTHAM [TV], GOTHAM STORIES [TV]) is 20.
Actor Kent Cheng (SHAN KOU, JUI GWAI CHAT HUNG, XIONG BANG, YE JING HUNG, CHE WAN, XIN TI, AO YI BAI, LING CHINI WAN CAN, ZHOU GUI DA SHI, MA YE CHUAN KI, THE SPOOKY FAMILY, ZAISHI ZHUI HUN, GOU YEUNG YI SANG, BLOODY BROTHERS, SLEEPWALKER, WHO IS UNDERCOVER?) who is 68.
Actor Sean Gunn (TROMEO & JULIET, STRICKEN, THE AUTEUR THEORY, THE SPECIALS, THE SUPER, H+, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, THE HIVE, THE BELKO EXPERIMENT, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Vol. 2, AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR, AVENGERS: ENDGAME) is 45.
Writer and feoamante.com alumni, Michael T. Huyck (RANDOM ACTS OF WEIRDNESS, THE ASYLUM II: The Violent Ward, HORROR GARAGE MAGAZINE #8, STUDIES IN MODERN HORROR, TOP INTERNATIONAL HORROR 2003, and reviews here) is 58.
Actor Michael Kelly (UNBREAKABLE, DAWN OF THE DEAD [2004], OUT THERE, TOOTH AND NAIL, CHANGELING, TENDERNESS, DEFENDOR, LAW ABIDING CITIZEN, FAIR GAME, THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU, CRIMINAL MINDS: SUSPECT BEHAVIOR [TV], CHRONICLE, PERSON OF INTEREST [TV], NOW YOU SEE ME, VIRAL, TABOO [TV]) is 52.
Actor Mike Muscat (SCARED TO DEATH, HUNTER'S BLOOD, RETRIBUTION, ASSAULT OF THE KILLER BIMBOS, TERMINATOR 2, THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE, 9 LIVES OF MARA, DECADENT EVIL II, BORN, DARK STREETS, NOBODY SMILING, HORRORWEEN, WATCH THE SKY) who is 66.
Actor Tao Okamoto (THE WOLVERINE, HANNIBAL [TV], THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE [TV], PERFECT, LAPLACE'S WITCH, WESTWORLD [TV]) is 34.

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MAY 21

HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Fairuza Balk (DECEPTIONS, RETURN TO OZ, DISCOVERY, DEADLY INTENTIONS... AGAIN?, THE DANGER OF LOVE: THE CAROLYN WARMUS STORY, MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND, TOLLBOOTH, THE CRAFT, THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU, AMERICAN PERFEKT, GRINDSTONE ROAD, ORPHEUS, WHAT IS IT?, DOSE OF REALITY, AUGUST FALLS, TRESPASSERS) is 45.
Writer, interviewer Stanley Wiater (DARK DREAMERS book. DARK DREAMERS [TV], Editor: NIGHT VISIONS 7, DARK THOUGHTS ON WRITING: Advice and Commentary From Fifty Masters of Fear and Suspense, RICHARD MATHESON: The Twilight Zone Scripts, RICHARD MATHESON Collected Stories) is ...what... 58 by now?

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MAY 20

The Crazies movie reviewHAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Writer Adam-Troy Castro (LOST IN BOOTH NINE, SPIDER-MAN: THE GATHERING OF THE SINISTER SIX, SPIDER-MAN: REVENGE OF THE SINISTER SIX, SPIDER-MAN: THE SECRET OF THE SINISTER SIX, EMISSARIES FROM THE DEAD [Andrea Cort Series], THE SHALLOW END OF THE POOL) is 59.
Actor Tony Goldwyn (JASON LIVES: FRIDAY THE 13th PART VI, DARK HOLIDAY [TV], GHOST, TRACES OF RED, THE PELICAN BRIEF, THE LAST TATTOO, VAULT OF HORROR I, KISS THE GIRLS, THE LESSER EVIL, THE 6TH DAY, ABANDON, GHOSTS NEVER SLEEP, THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT [2009], THE MECHANIC [2011], DIVERGENT, INSURGENT, THE BELKO EXPERIMENT, SCANDAL [TV], CHAMBERS [TV]) is 59.
Actor Timothy Olyphant (SCREAM 2, AUGGIE ROSE, SHADOW REALM, DREAMCATCHER, HITMAN, DAMAGES [TV], JUSTIFIED [TV], A PERFECT GETAWAY, THE CRAZIES [2010], I AM NUMBER FOUR, BONE TOMAHAWK, THE MAN ON CARRION ROAD, THE SANTA CLARITA DIET [TV]) is 51.
Writer John Skipp (THE LIGHT AT THE END [w/Craig Spector], BOOK OF THE DEAD [w/Craig Spector], THE BRIDGE [w/Craig Spector], A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET: THE DREAM CHILD [w/Craig Spector], STUPOGRAPHY, THE LONG LAST CALL, JAKE'S WAKE [w/Cody Goodfellow], SPORE [w/Cody Goodfellow]) is 62.

SUNDAY -
Actor Drew Fuller (VOODOO ACADEMY, ANGELS DON'T SLEEP HERE, VAMPIRE CLAN, CHARMED [TV], NUMBERED WITH THE DEAD, 911 NIGHTMARE) who is 37.
Look for Drew's upcoming 2019 Thriller, TEST PATTERN
Actor Grace Jones (NIGHTMARE CITY, CONAN THE DESTROYER, VAMP, WOLF GIRL / BLOOD MOON, GUTTERDAMMERUNG) is 70.
Actor Geraldine Somerville (HAUNTED, HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE, THE SAFE HOUSE, HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS, HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX, HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF BLOOD PRINCE, HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 1, HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 2, THE RIOT CLUB, AUTOMATA, PRIME SUSPECT 1973 [TV], KISS ME FIRST [TV]) is 52.
Actor Sean Whalen (THE PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS, BATMAN RETURNS, STEPMONSTER, DOPPLEGANGER, TWISTER, THE CABLE GUY, MEN IN BLACK, SUICIDE KINGS, IDLE HANDS, PYTHON, DEEP SHOCK, CHASING GHOSTS, DRIVE-THRU, LAID TO REST, Rob Zombie's HALLOWEEN II, THE FP, ALL SUPERHEROES MUST DIE [all], HATCHETT III, MURDER OF A CAT, CAESAR AND OTTO'S PARANORMAL HALLOWEEN, BLOOD BROTHERS, THE AXE MURDERS OF VILLISCA, WORLD OF DEATH, DEATH HOUSE, DARK TALES, BABYSITTER'S NIGHTMARE, UGLY SWEATER PARTY) is 55.
Look for Sean in the upcoming 2019 Horror movie, Rob Zombie's 3 FROM HELL.

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MAY 17

The CrowHAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Writer Yvonne Mason (SILENT SCREAM, BRILLIANT INSANITY, WHEN FATES COLLIDE, A VOICE FROM THE GRAVE) is 62.
Writer, Actor Nikki Reed (CHERRY CRUSH, TWILIGHT [all], PAWN, SNAP, IN YOUR EYES, MURDER OF A CAT, JACK GOES HOME, SLEEPY HOLLOW [TV]) is 31.
Musician / Composer Trent Reznor (NINE INCH NAILS, Music featured in THE CROW, NATURAL BORN KILLERS, SE7EN, LOST HIGHWAY, FINAL DESTINATION, TOMB RAIDER, RESIDENT EVIL, TETSUO: THE BULLET MAN, THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, THE CABIN IN THE WOODS, THE FROZEN DEAD [TV], THE LOFT, BIRD BOX, and the video games QUAKE, DOOM3) is 55 today.
Did you know that of all of Trent's NIN songs, CLOSER, gets the most play in movie soundtracks?
Actor Erin Richards (EXPIRY DATE, ABRAHAM'S POINT, OPEN GRAVE, THE QUIET ONES, QUANTUM BREAK [Video], GOTHIC [TV]) is 33.
Writer Stewart Sternberg (THE RAVENING) is at least 58.
Writer Karen E. Taylor (BLOOD SECRETS, THE VAMPIRE LEGACY series, TWELVE STEPS FROM DARKNESS) is wa-ay up there! Possibly 58!
Actor Paige Turco (TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES II, TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES III, DEAD FUNNY, AMERICAN GOTHIC [TV], DARK TIDES, URBANIA, RUNAWAY VIRUS, DEAD DOG, THE EMPATH, THE AGENCY [TV], RHINOCEROS EYES, DAMAGES [TV], THE STEPFATHER [2009], SEPARATED AT BIRTH, THE 100 [TV]) is 54.

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MAY 16

Mars Attacks!HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor David Boreanaz (MACABRE PAIR OF SHORTS, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER [TV], ANGEL [TV], VALENTINE, THE CROW: WICKED PRAYER, BONES [TV], SUFFERING MAN'S CHARITY) is 50. David shares a May 16 birthday with fellow THE CROW: Wicked Prayer alumni, Danny Trejo.
Actor Pierce Brosnan (NOMADS, THE FOURTH PROTOCOL, TAFFIN, THE LAWNMOWER MAN, LIVE WIRE, DEATH TRAIN, GOLDENEYE, MARS ATTACKS!, DANTE'S PEAK, TOMORROW NEVER DIES, THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR, THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH, THE TAILOR OF PANAMA, DIE ANOTHER DAY, AFTER THE SUNSET, THE MATADOR, SHATTERED, PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS: THE LIGHTENING THIEF, SALVATION BOULEVARD, BAG OF BONES [TV], THE WORLD'S END, URGE, I.T., THE FOREIGNER, SPINNING MAN) is 67.
Look for his upcoming 2020 Horror, FALSE POSITIVE.
Ain't nobody tougher than Hollywood tough guy
Actor Danny Trejo (THE HIDDEN, DEATHWISH 4, KINJITE, CARNAL CRIMES, MANIAC COP 2, DESPERADO, FROM DUSK TILL DAWN [all], ANACONDA, THE REPLACEMENT KILLERS, THE SALTON SEA, THE NIGHTSTALKER, ONCE UPON A TIME IN MEXICO, THE CURSE OF EL CHARRO, LOST, VENICE UNDERGROUND, ALL SOULS DAY, CHASING GHOSTS, THE DEVIL'S REJECTS, THE CROW: WICKED PRAYER, 7 MUMMIES, Snoop Dogg's HOOD OF HORROR, PROPENSITY, GRINDHOUSE, Rob Zombie's HALLOWEEN, PREDATORS, MACHETE [all], SUSHI GIRL, HAUNTED HIGH, THE CLOTH, THE INSOMNIAC, DEATH RACE: INFERNO, ZOMBIE HUNTER, FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: THE SERIES [TV], and way more with 16 Feature films completed or in post as of this writing.) who is 76.
Look for Danny in the upcoming Rob Zombie Horror movie, 3 FROM HELL.
Artist Chad Michael Ward (Movie: THE GENE GENERATION, STRANGE BLOOD. Movie Poster: THE PROFANE EXHIBIT. Book: AUTOPSYROTICA, IMMODERATION) is 48.

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MAY 15

True Blood DrinkHAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Director/Producer Rob Bowman (WEREWOLF [TV - 1987], DARK SHADOWS [TV - 1991], THE X-FILES [TV], REIGN OF FIRE, ELEKTRA, NIGHT STALKER [TV-2005], NIGHTMARES AND DREAMSCAPES: From The Stories of Stephen King [2006], CASTLE, OCCULT) is 59.
Actor Alexandra Breckenridge (VAMPIRE CLAN, MURDER BOOK, TRUE BLOOD [TV], THE WALKING DEAD, AMERICAN HORROR STORY [TV], ZIPPER, ALWAYS WATCHING: A MARBLE HORNETS STORY, DARK, BROKEN VOWS) is 37.
Alexandra shares a May 15 birthday with her TRUE BLOOD alumni, Mark Trammell.
Actor Tatsuya Fujiwara (BATTLE ROYALE, KAMEN GAKUEN, BATTLE ROYALE II, FURUHATA NINZABURO FINAL, DEATH NOTE, DEATH NOTE: THE LAST NAME, DEATH NOTE: L CHANGE THE WORLD, SNAKES AND EARRINGS, THE INCITE MILL, BRUTUS HEART, ST: KEISHICHÔ KAGAKU SÔSAHAN, SHIELD OF STRAW, MONSTERZ, ST: AKA TO SHIRO NO SÔSA FILE [TV], ST: AKA TO SHIRO NO SÔSA FILE The Movie, ERASED, SOSHITE: DAREMO INAKUNATTA, DEATH NOTE: LIGHT UP THE WORLD, NINGEN NO SHÔMEI, MEMOIRS OF A MURDERER, REVERSE [TV], YONIMO KIMYÔ NA MONOGATARI: AUTUMN 2017 SPECIAL) is 37.
Actor / Producer Amy Rene LaFavers (CLOSET SPACE, SWEATSHOP, HAUNTED TRAILER, PSYCHIC EXPERIMENT) is 48.
Goth gadabout, Darren McKeenan (Gothic.net) may be 50 and live in San Francisco, but damn it, he's still one of US!
Writer Mark Tarrant (THE BLOOD RIDER, TALES OF THE DEAD WALKER, TALES OF JUSTICE BLACKBURN: VAMPIRE REGULATOR) is like, 58 or something.
Actor Sam Trammell (UNDERMIND, ALIEN VS PREDATOR: REQUIEM, TRUE BLOOD [TV], THE PRIVILEGED, ALL MISTAKES BURIED, THE ORDER [TV], I SEE YOU) is 48.
Look for Sam's upcoming 2019 Thriller, PURSUED - Written, Produced, and Directed by Jeffrey Obrow (THE KINDRED). Also for 2019, RECKONING [TV].
Actor Ashlynn Yennie (THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE [FIRST SEQUENCE], AMERICAN MANIACS, THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE II [FULL SEQUENCE], AMERICAN MANIACS, FRACTURED, THE SCRIBBLER, FEAR INC., THE GHOST AND THE WHALE, THE WRONG NEIGHBOR, HIDDEN INTENTIONS) is 34.
Look for Ashlyn in the 2019 Thriller, VARIANT.

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MAY 14

30 Days of NightHAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor, Director Danny Huston (THE HUMAN FACTOR, MISTER CORBETT'S GHOST, THE MADDENING, SUSAN'S PLAN, 21 GRAMS, SILVER CITY, BIRTH, THE CONSTANT GARDENER, CHILDREN OF MEN, FADE TO BLACK, THE NUMBER 23, THE KINGDOM, 30 DAYS OF NIGHT, X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE, EDGE OF DARKNESS, CLASH OF THE TITANS, THE WARRIOR'S WAY, A MONSTER IN PARIS, WRATH OF THE TITANS, MAGIC CITY [TV], HITCHCOCK, TIGERS, JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE FLASHPOINT PARADOX, AMERICAN HORROR STORY [TV], PRESSURE, FRANKENSTEIN [2015], PARANOID [TV], IO) is 51.
Actor Tim Roth (TO KILL A PRIEST, RESERVOIR DOGS, BACKSLIDING, HEART OF DARKNESS, PULP FICTION, PLANET OF THE APES [2001], SILVER CITY, THE LAST SIGN, DARK WATER [2005], YOUTH WITHOUT YOUTH, FUNNY GAMES, THE INCREDIBLE HULK, LIE TO ME [TV], ARBITRAGE, LIABILITY, MÖBIUS, HARDCORE HENRY, THE HATEFUL EIGHT, TWIN PEAKS [TV - 2017]) is 52.
Look for Tim in the 2020 Thriller, THE SONG OF NAMES.
Writer, Producer, Director Robert Zemeckis (ROMANCING THE STONE, WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT, DEATH BECOMES HER, TALES FROM THE CRYPT [TV], HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL [1999], TH13RTEEN GHOSTS, RITUAL, GHOST SHIP, GOTHIKA, HOUSE OF WAX [2005], WHAT LIES BENEATH, TALES FROM THE CRYPT: BORDELLO OF BLOOD, MONSTER HOUSE, THE REAPING, BEOWULF, MANIFEST [TV], PROJECT BLUE BOOK [TV]) is 68.
Look for Roger's 2019 series, WHAT/IF? And in 2020 THE WITCHES, STEEL SOLDIERS, and BIOS.

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MAY 13

The WitchHAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor, Editor Bryan Coyne (SILENT NIGHT ZOMBIE NIGHT, HE, THE BLACK BOX, ORGY OF THE DAMNED, THE HUMAN RACE, INFERNAL, BAD APPLES) is 58 or something.
Look for Bryan's upcoming turn as a Writer, Director, and Producer on the 2020 Horror movie, UTERO, starring John Gulager (Writer and Director of FEAST).
Actor, Director, Producer Andreas Pape (MIDNIGHT'S CALLING, HUNTING CREATURES, SOUNDS OF FEAR, MUTATION 2, MUTATION 3, SPACE WOLF, BEYOND THE LIMITS, RIGOR MORTIS, SOUNDS OF FEAR, LORD OF THE UNDEAD, THE LEGEND OF MOONLIGHT MOUNTAIN, POINT OF FEAR, BARRICADE, CABLE SKID, FEARMAKERS, METAL MAN, TIMO ROSE'S BEAST, LA PETITE MORT, POPULAR, TERROR CREEK, NECRONOS, PROJECT GENESIS, LEGEND OF HELL, SAVAGE LOVE, NO MERCYNARY, TERROR CREEK, BUNKER OF THE DEAD) is 39.
Actor Robert Pattinson (HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE, THE HAUNTED AIRMAN, HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX, TWILIGHT, TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE, [ALL], COSMOPOLIS, THE ROVER, HIGH LIFE) is 33.
Look for Robert in the 2019 Horror release THE LIGHTHOUSE, Directed by Rbert Eggers (THE VVITCH).
Actor Iwan Rheon (RESISTANCE, MISFITS [TV], GAME OF THRONES [TV], RESIDUE, MERMAID'S SONG, ALIEN INVASION: S.U.M.1, RIVIERA [TV], INHUMANS [TV]) is 34.

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Actor Stephen Baldwin (BITTER HARVEST, THE USUAL SUSPECTS, DEAD WEEKEND, MR. MURDER, SCARRED CITY, X CHANGE, DEAD AWAKE, SPIDER'S WEB, SHELTER ISLAND, FALLACY, BOUND BY LIES, DARK STORM, THE GENIUS CLUB, SHARK IN VENICE, SHOOT THE DUKE, LET THE GAME BEGIN, MISSION: THE PROPHET, 2047: SIGHTS OF DEATH, MAGI) is 52.
Look for Stephen's upcoming 2019 Horror movie, THE SUMMONING, starring Snoop Dog (HOOD OF HORROR).
Actor Bruce Boxleitner (TRON, FROM THE DEAD OF NIGHT, MURDEROUS VISION, CONTAGION, PERILOUS, SILENCE, BRILLIANT, SNAKEHEAD TERROR, THEY ARE AMONG US, LIFE IN THE BALANCE, LEGION OF THE DEAD, A KILLER UPSTAIRS, KING OF THE LOST WORLD, MYSTERY WOMAN, PANDEMIC, BONE EATER, DEAD SPACE: DOWNFALL, TRON: LEGACY, 51, ANIMEN: THE GALACTIC BATTLE, TRON: UPRISING [TV], SPACE COMMAND REDEMPTION [TV], THE OATH) is 69.
Actor Gabriel Byrne (THE KEEP, GOTHIC, THE USUAL SUSPECTS, STIGMATA, END OF DAYS, SPIDER, GHOST SHIP, SHADE, JINDABYNE, I, ANNA, SECRET STATE [TV], QUIRKE [TV], VAMPIRE ACADEMY, HEREDITARY, IN THE CLOUD, MANIAC [TV]) is 69.
Look for Gabriel in the upcoming 2019 Mystery Thriller, LOST GIRLS. Also in 2019, WAR OF THE WORLDS [TV].
Actor Samantha Mathis (FORBIDDEN SUN, 83 HOURS 'TIL DAWN, HARSH REALM [TV], ATTRACTION, AMERICAN PSYCHO, THE PUNISHER [2004], 'SALEM'S LOT [TV - 2004], NIGHTMARES & DREAMSCAPES: FROM THE STORIES OF STEPHEN KING, THE NEW DAUGHTER, BURIED, ORDER OF CHAOS, GOOD DAY FOR IT, ATLAS SHRUGGED II, UNDER THE DOME [TV], THE STRAIN [TV], BOARDING SCHOOLTHE CLOVEHITCH KILLER) is 49.
Actor Ving Rhames (JACOB'S LADDER, THE PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS, TERROR ON TRACK 9, PULP FICTION, FINAL FANTASY, DARK BLUE, DAWN OF THE DEAD [2004], DAY OF THE DEAD [2007], EVIL ANGEL, ECHELON CONSPIRACY, SURROGATES, PIRANHA 3D, DEATH RACE: FRANKENSTEIN LIVES, THE RIVER MURDERS, JULIA X 3D, ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE, SEVEN BELOW, PIRANHA 3DD, DEATH RACE: INFERNO, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Vol. 2) is 60.
Actor Richard Riehle (BLACK RAIN, TRIAL BY FIRE, SO PROUDLY WE HAIL, KEEPER OF THE CITY, FRIED GREEN TOMATOES, BODY OF EVIDENCE, THE FUGITIVE, SHADOW OF OBSESSION, A STRANGER IN TOWN, MIGHTY JOE YOUNG, THE ARRANGEMENT, TERMINAL, EXECUTIVE DECISION, TOO FAST TOO YOUNG, THE FAN, THE LAST RESORT, ONE EIGHT SEVEN, COLD NIGHT INTO DAWN, MR. MURDER, JUDAS KISS, THE LESSER EVIL, MERCURY RISING, DESPERATE MEASURES, TIME CHANGER, MONSTER MAKERS, JANE DOE: THE WRONG FACE, THE DARKROOM, FIERCE FRIEND, THE LOST, DARK MIND, HATCHET, THE BEACH PARTY AT THE THRESHOLD OF HELL, DISMAL, WASTING AWAY, RESURRECTION MARY, HINDSIGHT, NOWHERE TO HIDE, MESSENGERS 2: THE SCARECROW, PROJECT SOLITUDE, Rob Zombie's HALLOWEEN II, THE LAST LOVECRAFT, 1001 WAYS TO ENJOY THE MISSIONARY POSITION, CHILLERAMA, BLACK VELVET, THE WATERMEN, EXTRACTED, BREATHLESS [2012], TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 3D, FRIEND REQUEST, THE SCRIBBLER, THE CABINING, TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION, PILOT ERROR, AMNESIAC, PRIMROSE LANE, CONTRACTED: PHASE II, HELEN KELLER VS. NIGHTWOLVES, DEMENTIA, FEAR INC., CITRUS SPRINGS, BAD APPLES, WEST OF HELL, INVISIBLE MOTHER) is 71.
Look for Richard's upcoming 2019 Horror, LIMBO. Also in 2019, CHASE, 30 TO 45, and Rob Zombie's 3 FROM HELL. In 2020, Richard will be in, WHAT'S BURIED IN THE BACKYARD and MADE VICIOUS.

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Actor Thomas Downey (HITTERS, JOLLY ROGER: MASSACRE AT CUTTER'S COVE, H.G. WELLS WAR OF THE WORLDS [2005], FRANKENSTEIN REBORN, THE BEAST OF BRAY ROAD, SHAPESHIFTER, KING OF THE LOST WORLD, EXORCISM: THE POSSESSION OF GAIL BOWERS, HILLSIDE CANNIBALS, DRACULA'S CURSE, TRANSMORPHERS, PARANORMAL INCIDENT, MIRROR IMAGE, 616: PARANORMAL INCIDENT, AXE GIANT: THE WRATH OF PAUL BUNYAN, SORORITY PARTY MASSACRE, ZEDD, THE BURNING DEAD, BETHANY, #CAPTURED, ZOMBIE, DARK IMAGE, BEAST MODE) is 50.
Look for Thomas' 2019 Horror movie, DOLLS. And for 2020, CONFESSIONS OF AN EXORCIST.
Actor Nicky Katt (GREMLINS, THE 'BURBS, MARTIANS GO HOME, STRANGE DAYS, BATMAN & ROBIN, DELIVERED, Dean Koontz: PHANTOMS, THE LIMEY, WAKING LIFE, INSOMNIA, RIDING THE BULLET, SIN CITY, DEATH PROOF, PLANET TERROR) is 49.
Actor Marguerite MacIntyre (BURY THE EVIDENCE, RED DRAGON, KYLE XY [TV], THE VAMPIRE DIARIES [TV], APRIL APOCALYPSE) is 54.
Actor Aaron Pearl (ALIEN ABDUCTION, VOYAGE OF TERROR, WRONGFULLY ACCUSED, MURDER SHE PURRED: A MRS. MURPHY MYSTERY, ESCAPE FROM MARS, ATOMIC TRAIN, HEAVEN'S FIRE, THE SPRING, DANEROUS ATTRACTION, OUTER LIMITS, X2, I ACCUSE, BLOODSUCKERS, INTELLIGENCE [2005], ENGAGED TO KILL, X-MEN: THE LAST STAND, THE SUSPECT, BLACK CHRISTMAS, WHITE NOISE 2: THE LIGHT, INTELLIGENCE [2006 - TV], VICE, YETI: CURSE OF THE SNOW DEMON, VIPERS, FAR CRY, THE SEAMSTRESS, HARPER'S ISLAND [TV], ICE QUAKE, GODZILLA [2014], BLACKWAY, DEADLY ATTRACTION) is 47.

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MAY 10

Overlord movie posterHAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Editor, DP, Actor, Director, and pretty much everything else in film, Danny Draven (HORRORVISION, THE FRIGHTENING, CRYPTZ, HELL ASYLUM, DEATHBED, DARK WALKER, WITCHES OF THE CARIBBEAN, DARK WALKER, GHOST MONTH, SKULL HEADS, THE EVIL BONG 3D, ZOMBIES VS STRIPPERS, DANNY DRAVEN'S MATERS OF TERROR [TV], and a lot more) is 42.
Actor Meg Foster (WELCOME TO ARROW BEACH, THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW, THE OSTERMAN WEEKEND, THEY LIVE, LEVIATHAN, STEPFATHER II, SHRUNKEN HEADS, OBLIVION, THE KILLERS WITHIN, THE MINUS MAN, SEBASTIAN, THE LORDS OF SALEM, RAVENSWOOD [TV], THE ORIGINALS [TV], 31, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS [TV], JEEPERS CREEPERS 3, OVERLORD) is 71.
Look for Meg in the upcoming 2019 Thriller, S2K. Also in 2019, INVESTIGATION 13. And in 2020, THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS VAMPIRES and HAUNTED 333.
Composer Jay Ferguson (PULSE [1988], BAD DREAMS, TALES FROM THE CRYPT [TV], A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 5, TREMORS 2, TREMORS 4, WOMEN'S MURDER CLUB [TV]) is 72.
Artist Eric J (REX MUNDI, THE PHANTOM) is 46. Visit him at EricJ-Art.

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MAY 9

WARNER BROS. DROPS IT CHAPTER 2

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Jaws movie reviewHAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Rosario Dawson (MEN IN BLACK II, SIN CITY, GRINDHOUSE, DEATH PROOF, DESCENT, EAGLE EYE, GEMINI DIVISION [TV], KILLSHOT, THE HAUNTED WORLD OF EL SUPERBEASTO, PERCY JACKSON AND THE LIGHTNING THIEF, UNSTOPPABLE, TRANCE, RAZE, PARTS PER BILLION, SIN CITY 2: A DAME TO KILL FOR, THE CAPTIVE, LUKE CAGE [TV], DAREDEVIL [TV], IRON FIST [TV], THE DEFENDERS [TV]) is 40.
Look for Rosario in the upcoming 2019 Horror Thriller, ZOMBIELAND: DOUBLE TAP.
Actor Anthony "Corlan" Higgins (TASTE THE BLOOD OF DRACULA, VAMPIRE CIRCUS, FLAVIA THE HERETIC, RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, THE DRAUGHTMAN'S CONTRACT, THE BRIDE, THE COLD ROOM, YOUNG SHERLOCK HOLMES, SHERLOCK HOLMES RETURNS, DEEPLY, MALICE IN WONDERLAND and more) who is 65 today.
SFX Artist Kevin Pike (JAWS, THE CAR, JAWS 2, STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN, INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM, WARNING SIGN, JURASSIC PARK, ED WOOD, THE PUPPET MASTERS, SCREAM 3, BLACK SCORPION, JURASSIC PARK III, FEAST, TERMINATOR: THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES [TV]) is 68.
Director, Producer Chuck Russell (HELL NIGHT, THE SEDUCTION, DREAMSCAPE, A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 3: DREAM WARRIORS, THE BLOB [1988], THE MASK, BLESS THE CHILD, THE SCORPION KING, COLLATERAL) is 55.
Actor and Producer Chris Staviski (CARNIES, THE SUMMER OF MASSACRE, BLOODY BLOODY BIBLE CAMP, CHILLERAMA, PAIN IS BEAUTIFUL, WEREWOLVES IN HEAT, ANOTHER PLAN FROM OUTER SPACE) is 46.
Actor Chris Zylka (KA-BOOM, MY SUPER PSYCHO SWEET 16: PART 2, SHARK NIGHT 3D, THE SECRET CIRCLE [TV], PIRANHA 3DD, THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, TWISTED [TV], FREAKS OF NATURE, WELCOME TO WILLITS) is 34.

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MAY 8

The League of Extraordinary GentlemenHAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor David Keith (FIRESTARTER, TEMPTATION, DEADLY SINS, EPOCH, ANTHRAX, CARRIE [TV], SABRETOOTH, WATERVILLE, DAREDEVIL, HANGMAN'S CURSE, DEEP SHOCK, EPOCH: EVOLUTION [TV], ALL SOULS DAY, LOCUSTS: THE 8th DAY, SUCCUBUS: HELLBENT, UNREQUITED, AWAKEN [2015]) is 65.
Today's next birthday boy has largely contributed to Horror and Thrillers via thy Boob Toob. Happy Birthday to
Writer/Director David Winning (FRIDAY THE 13th [TV], KILLER IMAGE, ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK? [TV], GOOSEBUMPS [TV], PROFILE FOR MURDER, EXCEPTION TO THE RULE, DEAD MAN'S GUN [TV], NIGHT MAN [TV], DON'T LOOK BEHIND YOU, PAST SINS [TV], PAST SINS, SOMETHING BENEATH, BLACK SWARM, SWAMP DEVIL, TODD AND THE BOOK OF PURE EVIL [TV], MUTANT WORLD, UNDER FIRE, CRADLE OF LIES, INFIDELITY IN SURBURBIA, VAN HELSING [TV]) who is 58.
Look for David's expected Thriller for 2019, DARKEYE: CYBERHUNT.

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MAY 7

HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Traci Lords (NOT OF THIS EARTH, SHOCK 'EM DEAD, RAW NERVE, THE TOMMY KNOCKERS, SERIAL MOM, CIRCUITRY MAN II, SKINNER, VIRTOUSITY, UNDERWORLD [1996], BLADE, YOU'RE KILLING ME, DEATHLANDS, CRAZY EIGHTS, PRINCESS OF MARS, POINT OF ENTRY, EXCISION, DEVIL MAY CALL) is 51.
Director Ruggero Deodato (CASTLE OF BLOOD, UNA ONDATA DI PIACERE, JUNGLE HOLOCAUST, CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST, HOUSE ON THE EDGE OF THE PARK, ATLANTIS INFERNO, CUT AND RUN, CAMPING DEL TERRORE, UN DELITTO POCO COMUNE, THE WASHING MACHINE [TV], THE PROFANE EXHIBIT, BALLAD IN BLOOD) is 80.
Look for Ruggero's work in the upcoming 2019 Horror Thriller, DEATHCEMBER.

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MAY 6

MONDAY MOVIE TRAILERS!
SPIDER-MAN: COMING HOME!
Do Not Watch If You Still Haven't Seen AVENGERS ENDGAME!

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PSYCHOLOGICAL HORROR THRILLER: THE ODDS

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Hellraiser'Hellraiser' Revival in the Works With 'Dark Knight' Writer David S. Goyer
by Dave McNary
Clive Barker's 1987 horror movie "Hellriaser" is getting the revival treatment at Gary Barber's Spyglass Media Group. "The Dark Knight" writer David S. Goyer is on board to produce and pen the script.

Continued at Variety.

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HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Writer Nancy Kilpatrick (THE VAMPIRE STORIES OF NANCY KILPATRICK, THE GOTH BIBLE, ETERNAL CITY, POWER OF THE BLOODWORLD series, BLOOD LOVER, EVOLVE: VAMPIRE STORIES OF THE NEW UNDEAD) is 58 or something.
Actor Anne Parillaud (NIKITA, INNOCENT BLOOD, PASSAGE À L'ACTE, DEAD GIRL, SHATTERED IMAGE, DEADLINES, DANS TON SOMMEIL) is 58.

SUNDAY -
Actor John Ryhs-Davies (SPHINX, RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, WAXWORK, THE LOST WORLD, THE UNAMEABLE II, THE LORD OF THE RINGS, CHUPACABRA TERROR, TAINTED LOVE, ANACONDA 3, ANACONDA 4, 31 NORTH 62 EAST, FEROCIOUS PLANET, MEDIUM RAW: NIGHT OF THE WOLF, FEROCIOUS PLANET, ESCAPE, 100 DEGREES BELOW ZERO, PRISONERS OF THE SUN, TIME LAPSE [2014], AUX, AQUAMAN) is 74.
Look for John in the upcoming 2019 Thriller, THE HALF-DEAD.

Actor Lance Henrikson (MANSION OF THE DOOMED, DAMIEN: Omen II, THE VISITOR, PIRANHA II, NIGHTMARES, THE TERMINATOR, ALIENS, PUMPKIN HEAD, ALIEN³, NEAR DARK, SCREAM 3, MIMIC 3, ALIEN VS PREDATOR, HELLRAISER: HELLWORLD, ABOMINABLE, SASQUATCH MOUNTAIN, PUMPKINHEAD: ASHES TO ASHES, PUMPKINHEAD: BLOOD FUED, DARK REEL, DEAD WATER, DYING GOD, NECESSARY EVIL, ALONE IN THE DARK II, SCREAMERS: THE HUNTING, CYRUS [2010], THE LOST TRIBE, THE PENITENT MAN, THE GENESIS CODE, SCREAM OF THE BANSHEE, GOOD DAY FOR IT, THE ARCADIAN, MONSTER BRAWL, IT'S IN THE BLOOD, SIN REAPER 3D, TRON: UPRISING [TV], GINGERCLOWN, ALIEN RISING, BLOOD SHOT, DARK AWAKENING, HOLLOWS GROVE, PARANORMAL ISLAND, STUNG, HARBINGER, KIDS VS MONSTERS, JUSTICE SERVED, DAYLIGHT'S END, GEHENNA: WHERE DEATH LIVES, THE UNWILLING, LAKE EERIE, NEEDLESTICK, WRAITH [2017], MOM AND DAD, and a lot more - 248 credits in all) is 77.
Actor Vincent Kartheiser has been turning to Horror Thrillers ever since reaching adulthood (RICKY 6, THE TIES THAT BIND, THE UNSAID, ANGEL [TV], NOW, IN TIME, DAY OUT OF DAYS, A KIND OF MURDER, MY FRIEND DAHMER, MOST LIKELY TO MURDER, AMERICAN HANGMAN, CRYPTO, ) and turns 39 today.
Writer Yvonne Navarro (FINAL IMPACT, RED SHADOWS, SPECIES, SPECIES II, THAT'S NOT MY NAME, DEAD TIMES, AFTERAGE, MIRROR ME, ELEKTRA, ULTRAVIOLET, HELLBOY) is 61.

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Actor Nicholas Hamilton (STRANGERLAND, THE DARK TOWER, IT [2017]) is 19.
Look for Nicholas in the upcoming 2019 Horror Thriller IT: CHAPTER 2.
Actor Emily Perkins (IT [1990], PAST PERFECT, GINGER SNAPS [all], INSOMINA, Da VINCI'S INQUEST, BLOOD: A BUTCHER'S TALE, REPEATERS, SUPERNATURAL [TV], EXTRATERRESTRIAL) is 42.

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MAY 3

OPENS TODAY!
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
THE INTRUDER

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HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Director Joseph Kosinski (TRON: LEGACY, OBLIVION) is 45.
Actor Kristin Lehman (TOE TAGS, FOREVER KNIGHT [TV], BLEEDERS, POLTERGEIST: THE LEGACY [TV], THE OUTER LIMITS [TV], STRANGE WORLD [TV], CENTURY CITY [TV], THE CHRONICLES OF RIDDICK, KILLER INSTINCT [TV], RAPID FIRE, THE GATHERING [TV], THE KILLING [TV], THE LOFT, MOTIVE [TV], GHOST WARS [TV], ALTERED CARBON [TV]) is 47.
Actor Zoé De Grand Maison (A CHRISTMAS HORROR, ORPHAN BLACK, SEA CHANGE, STICKMAN, RIVERDALE [TV]) is 24.

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MAY 2

Your Horror Host, Feo AmanteDIG THESE HORROR MOVIES FOR MAY
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
At last! We're in that Mid-Spring time of year where our fancies turn toward Horror movies!

Do we have some beauties coming at us?

Oh hell yeah!

What's more, many of these are relatively big budgets for Horror movies and feature some of the new millennium's upcoming fresh minted Horror auteurs and actors who have established their twisted Skew toward Horror Thrillers.

These are the titles coming for us in May!

Friday, May 3 -
I'LL TAKE YOUR DEAD
From the frozen wasteland (no wait, I mean Wonderland!) that brought us David Cronenberg (SCANNERS, VIDEODROME, THE FLY) and Ivan Reitman (SHIVERS, RABID, GHOSTBUSTERS, EVOLUTION) comes Horror movie Director Chad Archibald (CREEPY CANADA [TV], NEVERLOST, KILL, THE DROWNSMAN, EJECTA, BITE, THE HERETICS) and his latest magnum opus.

Stars Horror movie fan favorite
Jess Salgueiro (THE UNLEASHED, NIGHT EXPRESS, ORPHAN BLACK [TV], SERALIZED [TV], THE STRAIN [TV], CHANNEL ZERO [TV], AMERICAN HANGMAN), I'LL TAKE YOUR DEAD, released in Canada in 2018, finally crosses the border tomorrow as a Shout Factory release!

THE INTRUDER
Writer, Director Deon Taylor (DEAD TONE, NITE TALES: THE MOVIE, CHAIN LETTER, MEET THE BLACKS, TRAFFIK) keeps his focus on home invasion-style Horror and THE INTRUDER is no different.
Actor Dennis Quaid (COLD CREEK MANOR, HORSEMEN, PANDORUM, LEGION, BENEATH THE DARKNESS) is at his threatening best as the former home owner who Will Not Go Away!

Friday, May 24 -
BRIGHTBURN
Troma alumni and Writer, Producer, Director, James Gunn (TROMEO AND JULIET, DAWN OF THE DEAD [2004], SLITHER, SUPER, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY [all], THE BELKO EXPERIMENT) Produces this tale, written by the Gunn Bros., and directed by David Yarovesky (THE HIVE), of a human appearing Super-powered alien child raised by kindly, loving earth parents to be a good person.

Except the child comes to discover that he's more powerful than anyone on earth, and draws his own ideas of how he should use that power.

So we get less Superman and more... Anthony. But that's okay, It's a Good life!
Stars Elizabeth Banks (Sam Raimi's SPIDER-MAN [all], SLITHER, THE UNINVITED [2009], THE HUNGER GAMES [all]), and
David Denman (ANGEL [TV], WHEN A STRANGER CALLS, THE NINES, SHUTTER [2008], AFTER EARTH, THE GIFT), and
Jackson A. Dunn (AVENGERS ENDGAME).

Friday, May 31 -
GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS
We've been fooled so many times before, but this Godzilla is really looking great! Written and Directed by Michael Dougherty (X2: X-MEN UNITED, TRICK 'R TREAT, KRAMPUS), it stars
Millie Bobbi Brown (INTRUDERS [TV], STRANGER THINGS [TV]),
Charles Dance (ALIEN3, UNDERWORLD AWAKENING, DRACULA UNTOLD, GAME OF THRONES [TV], VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN, GHOSTBUSTERS [2016], UNDERWORLD: BLOODWARS), and
Vera Farmiga (THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE, JOSHUA, ORPHAN, SOURCE CODE, THE CONJURING [all], BATES MOTEL, THE NUN).

MA
Watching the trailer, sparks seem to fly from the barely contained insanity coiled to strike from behind the eyes of actor Octavia Spencer's character, Sue Ann, "... but you can call me Ma!".

Sue Ann is much too old to be partying and drinking with underage teenagers. That by itself shows that something is seriously off-kilter with "Ma". But then she stalks an entire highschool of kids with an intrusive knowledge of Social Media and phones that create a dangerous spy network that she sits in the center of, like a spider in a web.

And that's just the chilling freaking trailer! Directed by Tate Taylor (a quadruple threat of successful Writer, Producer, Actor, and Director!), who brought together a number of people he worked with on his old labor of love, 2008'S Pretty Ugly People. The cast stars,
Octavia Spencer (THE CHRONICLE [TV], Sam Raimi's SPIDER-MAN, THE NINES, DRAG ME TO HELL, Rob Zombie's HALLOWEEN II, PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS, INSURGENT, ALLEGIANT, THE SHAPE OF WATER),
Juliette Lewis (MEET THE HOLLOWHEADS, NATURAL BORN KILLERS, STRANGE DAYS, FROM DUSK TILL DAWN, THE 4TH FLOOR, ARMITAGE III: DUAL MATRIX, COLD CREEK MANOR, METROPIA),
Missi Pyle (GALAXY QUEST, PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS, A HAUNTED HOUSE 2, PANDEMIC [2016], TRAFFIK, CARETAKERS),
Luke Evans (CLASH OF THE TITANS [2010], IMMORTALS, THE RAVEN, NO ONE LIVES, ASHES, THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG, DRACULA UNTOLD, THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES, HIGH-RISE, THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, 10x10), and
McKaley Miller (THE GATES [TV], SCREAM QUEENS [TV]).

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HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Writer Angeline Hawkes (THE COMMANDMENTS, THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY, THE SWAN ROAD, BLOOD ALONE, INFERNO: TALES OF HELL AND HORROR) is 48.
Visit her at Angeline Hawkes.com.
Actor Ari Lehman (FRIDAY THE 13th [1980], THANXGIVING, HELL-EPHONE, TERROR OVERLOAD, THE GIRL [2011], HOUSE OF FORBIDDEN SECRETS, EASTER SUNDAY, DEATHWOODS, CHEERLEADER CAMP: TO THE DEATH, BITE SCHOOL, THE BARN, PI DAY DIE DAY, CAMP KILLER, TERROR TALES, SCARRED, SILK SCREAM, LEAF BLOWER MASSACRE 2) is 54.
Look for Ari in the upcoming 2019 Horror Thrillers, CLOWN MOTEL: SPIRITS ARISE, THE LURKER, ROCK PAPER DEAD. And in 2020, THE BLACK BOOK.

Writer Stephen Mark Rainey (DARK SHADOWS, FUGUE DEVIL, THE LAST TRUMPET, BALAK, LEGENDS OF THE NIGHT, OTHER GODS, THE LEBO COVEN, THE GODS OF MOAB, BLUE DEVIL ISLAND, THE NIGHTMARE FRONTIER, THE MONARCHS, AMERI-SCARES WEST VIRGINIA: LAIR OF THE MOTHMAN) is 60.
Visit him at Stephen Mark Rainey.com.
Actor David Suchet (REILLY: ACE OF SPIES [TV], THE FALCON AND THE SNOWMAN, Agatha Christie's THIRTEEN AT DINNER [TV], Agatha Christie: POIROT [TV], DEADLY VOYAGE [TV], A PERFECT MURDER, DRACULA [2006 - TV], AMERICAN ASSASSIN) is 71.
Actor Alicia Ziegler (LAKE PLACID 2, WOLF TOWN, RISE OF THE DINOSAURS, DEADLY REVENGE) is 38.

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DR. PEPPER HITS HOME
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Dr. Pepper soft drink was born in Texas in 1885 and has long roots in the Lone Star state even though they are currently owned by Snapple in New York (and sweetened with - ugh! - kidney and pancreas punching high-fructose corn syrup).

But starting today, right now, blue cans - yes damn it - Blue Freaking cans of Dr. Pepper in its Limited Edition flavor of Dark Berry are hitting grocery shelves to promote Marvel Comics upcoming SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME.

Why Dark Berry? To match supervillain Mysterio's head!

DrPepper

Or IS Mysterio a Super Villain?

Updates soon on how it tastes if it doesn't get sold out before I get to the store.

In the meanwhile, check out this article at the Houston Chronicle.

Dr Pepper releases Dark Berry, first new flavor in five years

UPDATE:
I just drank one. Pretty good! Think less Dr. Pepper flavor and closer to a delicious grape soda (it's not grape, but tastes closer to that flavor than a regular Dr. Pepper).

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HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Julie Benz (DUE OCCHI DIABOLICI aka TWO EVIL EYES, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER [TV], BAD GIRLS FROM VALLEY HIGH, SATAN'S SCHOOL FOR GIRLS [TV], ANGEL [TV], SHRIEK IF YOU KNOW WHAT I DID LAST FRIDAY THE THIRTEENTH, TAKEN [TV], HALO 2 [Game], A FATE TOTALLY WORSE THAN DEATH, 8MM2, SAW V, PUNISHER: WAR ZONE, DEXTER [TV], PUNISHER: WAR ZONE, HELD HOSTAGE, ANSWERS TO NOTHING, A GIFTED MAN [TV], DEFIANCE [TV], CIRCLE, HAVENHURST) is 50.
Look for Julie's upcoming 2019 Thrillers, V.C. ANDREW'S HEAVEN.
Actor Ariel Gade (DARK WATER [2005], INVASION [TV], AVPR: REQUIEM, METEOR [TV], SOME GUY WHO KILLS PEOPLE) is 22.

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