If you can’t get enough of Halloween, there is new event right up your alley heading to Pasadena this fall! After witnessing the trailer for the new film heading our way October 19th, fans are gearing up for an amazing 40th anniversary of the original classic. To commemorate the momentus occasion, HorrorHound Ltd. and Trancas International Films are putting on a fan event: H40: 40 Years of Terror.
From the official press release:
Every five years since 2003, fans of the Halloween franchise travel across the globe to celebrate one of the most endearing, imposing, and enduring horror movie franchises of all time. John Carpenter’s Halloween premiered in cinemas and on drive-in screens 40 years ago, changing the landscape of horror cinema forever. The movie served as the launching pad for a series of films that would go on to span ten entries to date – and this fall, the original Halloween stars Jamie Lee Curtis (“Laurie Strode”, Nick Castle (“The Shape, Michael Myers”), and co-creator John Carpenter (the original film’s director and composer), return to deliver the most terrifying sequel yet! To celebrate this 40-year old film franchise, this October 12-14th at the Pasadena Convention Center, the Halloween convention, H40: 40 Years of Terror is sure to make waves in the convention industry.
HorrorHound Ltd is the group that is best known for their magazine and killer horror conventions. These events take place around the mid-west every year with thousands of horror fans in attendance. They’ve partnered with Trancas International Films to put this massive fan event together. Trancas also producing the new Halloween alongside Blumhouse.
H40: 40 Years of Terror will host “celebrity guests (including directors, stars, and crew) from all eleven Halloween films are set to be in attendance as the H40 convention expands into a larger convention space than ever before. More space means more exciting vendors – including notable Halloween licensees – and a number of not-to-be missed events, such as a special Horror’s Hallowed Grounds filming location tour, special gallery offerings, cast Q&As, exclusive H40 and Halloween merchandise offerings, and for the first time ever at the Halloween “Terror” event – professional photo opportunities.”
H40: 40 Years of Terror runs October 12th-14th in Pasadena, California. Halloween opens in theatres on October 19th. For more details, head to the official website, www.Halloween40.com.