In this episode I interviewed Scott Reiniger who played Roger in the 1978 version of Dawn of the Dead. Right after talking to Scott, I got to talk to the cast of the original Fright Night.
As a horror fan this was an incredible day!
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About Dawn of the Dead…
As hordes of zombies swarm over the U.S., the terrified populace tries everything in their power to escape the attack of the undead, but neither cities nor the countryside prove safe. In Pennsylvania, radio-station employee Stephen (David Emge) and his girlfriend, Francine (Gaylen Ross), escape in the station helicopter, accompanied by two renegade SWAT members, Roger and Pete. The group retreats to the haven of an enclosed shopping center to make what could be humanity’s last stand.
Release date: May 24, 1979 (USA)
Director: George A. Romero
Film series: Living Dead
Budget: 500,000 USD
MPAA rating: NC-17, R
Right after talking to Scott Reiniger who played Roger I got to talk to the cast of the original Fright Night. As a horror fan this was an incredible day for me!
About Fright Night…
Fright Night is a 1985 American horror film written and directed by Tom Holland in his directorial debut, and produced by Herb Jaffe. It stars William Ragsdale, Chris Sarandon, Roddy McDowall, Amanda Bearse, Jonathan Stark, Dorothy Fielding, Stephen Geoffreys and Art Evans. The film follows young Charley Brewster, who discovers that his next-door neighbor Jerry Dandrige is a vampire. When no one believes him, Charley decides to get Peter Vincent, a TV show host who acted in films as a vampire hunter, to stop Jerry’s killing spree.
The film was released on August 2, 1985 and grossed $24.9 million at the box office. Since its release, it has received a positive reception from critics and has become a cult classic.
Release date: August 2, 1985 (USA)
Director: Tom Holland
Screenplay: Tom Holland
I hope you like the interviews!