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Horror Directors and Alice Cooper Team Up for Killer Cruise


It’s like some awesomely twisted Love Boat for horror fans.

This Halloween, Ship of Fear: A Horror Cruise will set sail from Miami, unleashing an ocean of blood.  Alice Cooper, directors and actors from genre-defining films including Child’s Play, Candyman, Phantasm, Fright Night, The Lost Boys, Gremlins, Friday the 13th, The Howling, Pet Sematary and more will roam the decks with macabre illusionists, performance artists and rock stars for five full-moonlit nights of madness for horror fans aboard.

Hosted by Tom Holland, the cruise promises to be "... unlike any other convention experience out there - we're planning an immersive experience for devotees that includes panels and screenings of many beloved genre classics, horror-themed parties and costume contests as well as daily signings and other special events including bringing five of the Masters of Horror together in front of their fans for a rare group appearance," Holland said.

For five fright-filled nights fans can attend panels, screenings and costume contests. Live musical appearances include Alice Cooper, Dee Snyder and, yes, Corey Feldman and Truth Movement. Horror stars Zach Galligan (Gremlins, Hatchet 3), Reggie Bannister (Phantasm series), R.A. “Leatherface” Mihailoff, Ed “Chucky” Gale, Kane “Jason” Hodder, Tony “Candyman” Todd, Belinda Balaski (The Howling) will be on board along with famed directors Tom Holland (Fright Night, Child’s Play), Don Coscarelli (Phantasm, Bubba Ho-Tep), Mick Garris (television’s Masters of Horror,The Stand, Freddy’s Nightmares), Joe Dante (The Howling, Piranha, Gremlins), and Mary Lambert (Pet Sematary).

Sponsored by Chiller, the cruise will stops in Nassau, Half Moon Cay and Freeport before returning to Miami on November 2nd.