Horror Movies

Genre stars Lesleh Donaldson and John Harrison to attend Toronto Horror-Rama

The fourth installment of the only deemed “stand alone” convention HORROR-RAMA returns to Toronto on November 4th and 5th. Recently it was announced that genre favorites Lesleh Donaldson and John Harrison are scheduled to appear. This adds to an already expansive list of talent in the larger space set for this fall. Read ahead for the full announcement and look for more on the event as it gets closer.


Horror-Rama-Toronto, the ONLY stand-alone horror convention and cult cinema celebration, returns for its frightful 4th year, in a larger and wilder space with a gaggle of amazing celebrity guests and cinema icons.


The shocking soiree runs November 4 and 5 at the remarkable 918 Bathurst, an arts and culture sanctuary and converted Buddhist temple located just North of Bloor St., downtown, featuring a grand hall with a massive stage and a basement labyrinth chock-full of awesome vendors, film screenings and educational celebrity panels and Q&As.


Horror-Rama will once more be hosted by founders film culture enthusiast Luis Ceriz (Suspect Video), magazine publisher and filmmaker Chris Alexander (Fangoria, Fantasm, Queen of Blood) and actress and event planner Cheryl Singleton (Fangoria, Fantasm).

Horror-Rama IV will be joined by special guests, cult actress and Scream Queen Lesleh Donaldson (Happy Birthday to Me, Deadly Eyes, Funeral Home) and writer, director, actor John Harrison (Creepshow, Day of the Dead, Tales from the Darkside, Dune).


They join previously announced horror icons:

Legendary director Frank Henenlotter (Basket Case, Brain Damage)

John Waters’ favorite actor Mink Stole (Pink Flamingos, Female Trouble, Serial Mom)

Cult icon Vernon Wells (Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior, Commando, Weird Science)

Canadian horror “It girl” Lisa Langlois (Class of 1984, Deadly Eyes)

Infamous and controversial Illustrator Mike Diana

Night of the Living Dead co-writer and producer John Russo

Composer Carl Zittrer (Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things, Black Christmas, Deathdream, Blood Orgy of the She Devils)

Artist and Something Weird Video braintrust Lisa Pettrucci.


The event will also host an off-site dance party with live music and giveaways at Toronto rock boutique Cherry Cola’s.

And John Waters’ classic Pink Flamingos, co-presented by Cherry Cola’s, will screen at The Royal Cinema on Sunday Nov 5 night, hosted by Mink Stole herself.

Horror-Rama IV promises to be the best weird weekend ever!


Horror-Rama 2017 is proudly sponsored by Arrow Video, Raven Banner, Fantasm Media, The Beguiling and Full Moon Features.





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