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Are You Ready For Monsterpalooza?

Are you ready to get monster-fied? Monsterpalooza, the convention celebrating special FX makeup work, is back this April. From the 13th to the 15th, the Marriott Burbank Convention Center will be crawling with the best beasties from horror and sci-fi. In addition to autograph signings and special panels, there will be a walk-through monster museum, over 200 vendors, and more. Hit the jump for a list of guest stars scheduled to attend.

Scheduled to attend:

VE NEILL –Academy Award Winning F/X Artist  Beetlejuice, Ed Wood, Edward Scissorhands. Pirates of the Caribbean 

MICHAEL WESTMORE –Academy Award Winning F/X Artist .The Munsters, Rocky, Raging Bull, Mask, Star Trek Series    

CHIODO BROTHERS - Killer Klowns from Outer Space, Critters

STEVE JOHNSON – Blade II, Ghostbusters, Fright Night

JORDU SCHELL – Creature Designer and Sculptor , Avatar, Galaxy Quest, 300, Hellboy, The Thing 2011

TOM HOLLAND – Director -Childs Play , The original Fright Night, The Langoliers 

JOHN LANDIS – Director – American Werewolf in London, Animal House, The Blues Brothers

LINNEA QUIGLEY – Night of the Demons, Return of the Living Dead


HOWARD SHERMAN – Day of the Dead (Bub), Tales from the Darkside, Deep Space Nine

STEPHEN GEOFFREYS – Fright Night  85, 976-Evil, Heaven Help Us

JONATHAN STARK – House II, Fright Night

CAROLINE MUNRO – The Golden Voyage of Sinbad, Maniac, The Abominable Dr. Phibes    

BRIAN STEELE – Hellboy, Predators

DEREK MEARS – Predators, Friday the 13th 2009

VERONICA CARLSON – Dracula Has Risen from the Grave, Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed

THOMAS G. WAITES – The Thing 82, The Warriors

DAVID NAUGHTON – American Werewolf in London


SCOTT REINIGER – Dawn of the Dead, Knightriders

And of course, more are being added every day.

Advanced tickets are $20 per day or $50 for a weekend pass. Discount hotel rates are available. For reservations, tickets, and up-to-the-minute guest and panel info, visit