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Slideshow: Exclusive Portraits From 2013 Days of the Dead Convention

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Danny Trejo of the films ‘Machete’ and ‘Machete Kills.’

CHICAGO – The “Days of the Dead” convention is an annual gathering in Chicago and elsewhere, that brings together admirers of the horror film genre, cult movies enthusiasts and panel discussions on a myriad of subjects related to film and collectibles. Several celebrities also attended the Chicago event, including Danny Trejo of the “Machete” film series, Jason Mewes and Brian O’Halloran of “Clerks,” and Joanna Cassidy of “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?,” and they posed for the HollywoodChicago.com camera.

Photographer Joe Arce covered the convention, which took place from November 15-17th, 2013. Click “Next” and “Previous” to scan through the slideshow or jump directly to individual photos with the captioned links below. All images © Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com.

  1. DAYSDEAD1: Danny Trejo of the films ‘Machete’ and ‘Machete Kills.’
  2. DAYSDEAD2: Jason Mewes is Jay of ‘Jay and Silent Bob’ fame.
  3. DAYSDEAD3: Jason Mewes starred in ‘Clerks’ and ‘Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back.’
  4. DAYSDEAD4: Brian O’Halloran was Dante Hicks in ‘Clerks.’
  5. DAYSDEAD5: Joanna Cassidy was in ‘Blade Runner’ and ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit?’

“Days of the Dead” will be back in Atlanta, Georgia, on February 7-9, 2014, and in Chicago in Autumn of 2014. For more information on all upcoming dates, click here.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

Senior Staff Writer

© 2013 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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