Monsterpalooza Is Making A Return To Pasadena.

MONSTERPALOOZA, taking over the Pasadena Convention Center’s 100,000 square feet from JUNE 3-5, 2022, will be a celebration of monsters and movie magic.

The first-ever MONSTERPALOOZA was held on the West Coast in 2009, after a successful trial run in 2008. Since then, it has grown to become a worldwide recognized destination for fans and professionals of cinema, make-up, special effects, collector toys, and all things monster!

Fan-friendly, Monsterpalooza is a once-a-year opportunity for participants to discover the latest and greatest in pop culture merch and memorabilia. Isn’t it fun to meet new people at the show?

Some of the guest this year are as follows. ( Images courtesy of monsterpalooza.com )

Tim Curry Monster

Timothy James Curry (born 19 April 1946) is an English actor and singer who has appeared in a number of films and television shows. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), in which he reprised the character of Dr. Frank-N-Furter that he had first played in the 1973 London and 1974 Los Angeles musical theater performances of The Rocky Horror Show, catapulted him to international notoriety.

Neve Campbell

Scream (1996), the highest grossing slasher film in over two decades, gained a cult following and spawned the Scream franchise, in which Campbell reprised the role of Sidney Prescott in the sequels (1997), (2000), (2011), and (2022). Scream was the highest grossing slasher film in over two decades.

In spite of varying critical reaction, Campbell has always received excellent marks for her performance and is one of the most popular female protagonists in cinema history.

Matthew Lillard

His real name is Matthew Lyn Lillard; he was born on January 24, 1970. This includes Chip Sutphin in Serial Mom (1994), Emanuel Goldstein (a.k.a. Cereal Killer) Goldstein in the film Hackers (1995) and Stu Macher in Scream (1996). He also appeared as Stevo in the film SLC Punk! (1998) and as Brock Hudson in the film She’s All That (1999). (2001). He voiced Shaggy Rogers after Casey Kasem departed from the role in 2009 in the films Scooby-Doo (2002) and Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004).

Skeet ulrich

Born Bryan Ray Trout, Skeet Ulrich (born January 20, 1970) is an American film and television actor. Billy Loomis, Chris Hooker, and Vincent Lopiano are some of his best-known performances from the 1990s, when he appeared in Scream (1996), Scream (2022), and The Craft (1997). He has been playing Forsythe Pendleton “F.P.” Jones II on Riverdale since 2017. Johnston Jacob “Jake” Green Jr. in the TV series Jericho; LAPD Detective Rex Winters, a Marine veteran from the Law and Order franchise.

Tobin Bell

He is most recognized for his role as John Kramer/Jigsaw in the Saw film series. Joseph Henry Tobin Jr. (born August 7, 1942) is an American actor. He is better known by his stage name Tobin Bell. Saw (2009) and Saw II: Flesh & Blood (both video games) are both based on his work in the series’ first eight films (2010). Five nominations and two wins have come his way for his depiction of Jigsaw.

Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988) and Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1990) are the two Hellraiser films in which Bradley has appeared as Captain Elliot Spencer, the primary Cenobite (1992).

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Christopher Lee (who played Count Dracula), Robert Englund (who played Freddy Krueger), Warwick Davis (who played the Leprechaun) and Brad Dourif (who played Chucky) are the only other actors to have played a horror character at least six times (who portrayed Jigsaw).

Because of his proficiency in applying and removing the Pinhead accessories and costume, he was given the title of assistant make-up artist Bill Bradley in several of the Hellraiser films, using his middle name.

The actor is most well-known for his portrayal of Jason Voorhees in the Friday the 13th film franchise, in which he has made four appearances in films including Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood, Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan, Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday, and Jason X, in addition to a single appearance in the video game Friday the 13th: The Game. In addition, he is well-known for his portrayal of Victor Crowley in the Hatchet series.

Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday, in which he appeared as Freddy Krueger’s clawed glove hand, and Leatherface during the stunts of Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III. He also appeared as Leatherface during the stunts of Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III, in which he appeared as Leatherface on a TV in Freddy Vs. Jason as a cameo, and in the upcoming video game The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

Thomas Vincent Savini (born November 3, 1946) is an American prosthetic makeup artist, actor, stunt performer, and film director who is most known for his work in the horror genre. In addition to his work on many films directed by George A. Romero such as Martin, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead, Creepshow, and Monkey Shines, he is well-known for his makeup and special effects work on cult classics such as Friday the 13th (parts I and IV), Maniac, The Burning, The Prowler, and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2.

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Savini directed Night of the Living Dead, a 1990 remake of George A. Romero’s 1968 film Night of the Living Dead; his other directing credits include three episodes of the television series Tales from the Darkside and a segment in the film The Theatre Bizarre. Savini was born in Rome, Italy, and raised in New York City. In his role as actor and stuntman in films such as Martin, Dawn of the Dead, Knightriders, From Dusk until Dawn, Planet Terror, and Machete, as well as Django Unchained, he has acted in a number of action flicks.

That’s not even all of the guests, if you would like to see a full guest list check out the official event website.

It looks like this is going to be an amazing event with a really heavy hitting lineup of guests this year, if you are in the area you are not going to want to miss this one.