Slideshow: Preview of ‘Days of the Dead’ Chicago, Nov. 16-18, 2018

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Charlie Benante, drummer for Anthrax.

CHICAGO – The “Days of the Dead” convention is an annual event in Chicagoland and elsewhere, that brings together admirers of the horror film genre, cult movies enthusiasts, vendors and panel discussions related to it all. Several celebrities also attend the event, including Linda Blair (“The Exorcist”), Sherilynn Fenn/James Marshall/Dana Ashbrook (“Twin Peaks”), director Clive Barker (“Hellraiser,” “Candyman”) and rocker Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys). The 2018 convention will be held Friday, November 16th through Sunday the 18th at the Chicago Schaumburg Marriott in Schaumburg, Ill. (click link below).

Photographer Joe Arce of HollywoodChicago.com shot this Slideshow of Exclusive Portraits from the 2017 Days of the Dead event. Click “Next” and “Previous” to scan through the slideshow or jump directly to individual photos with the captioned links below. All photos © Joe Arce for HollywoodChicago.com.

  1. DAYDEAD1: Sean Astin of the ‘Lord of the Rings’ Trilogy.
  2. DAYDEAD2: Rocker Dee Snider of Twisted Sister.
  3. DAYDEAD3: Another side of Dee Snider.
  4. DAYDEAD4: Actress Lisa Marie of ‘Corpse Bride’ and ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas.’
  5. DAYDEAD5: Veteran actor Ronny Cox of ‘Deliverance,’ ‘Robocop’ and ‘Total Recall.’
  6. DAYDEAD6: Jeremy Bulloch, Boba Fett in original Star Wars trilogy.
  7. DAYDEAD7: Charlie Benante, drummer for Anthrax.

The “Days of the Dead” Convention will be take place November 16th through the 18th, 2018, at the Chicago Schaumburg Marriott, 50 North Martindale Road, Schaumburg, Illinois. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Editor and Film Writer
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2018 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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