“This is fan culture at it’s best, the fact that Bruce just got ordained for this is unbelievably cool. I think we all realized that we may never see an Evil Dead Wedding ever again, it’s the ultimate pop culture kodak moment." - Ryan Reiter - Producer
Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 21, 2010
Ultimate Movie Fan Alert – If 2009 was the year of the Vampire, 2010 has turned out to be the year of the Zombie. This Halloween, fans of Sam Raimi’s beloved The Evil Dead trilogy will witness the first-ever Zombie wedding hosted by cult movie star Bruce Campbell delivering the ultimate movie fan experience to one lucky couple as part of ZomBcon International this Halloween.
WHAT: The ultimate Halloween costume couple fan experience wedding/vow exchange with a a cult legend, Bruce Campbell and the cast members.
Seattle couple, Nathan Dooley and Casey Russell join Bruce Campbell and the original cast of the Evil Dead to perform their actual real wedding in full costume. After the wedding ceremony, hundreds of attending couples who want to attend will renew their wedding vows with Campbell and the cast in a special mass ceremony which follows the wedding.
Lucky attendees will be exchanging their wedding vows in Seattle’s Sky Church at the Experience Music Project Museum. The wedding serves as the centerpiece event for The Evil Dead Smack Down film gala that will screens the director’s cut of the The Evil Dead with a new 35mm print.
The double feature event shows all three films The Evil Dead and Evil Dead 2 this Halloween weekend, along with Army of Darkness. Bruce Campbell, The Ladies of the Evil Dead, Ted Raimi, Danny Hicks, and Timothy Patrick Quill in attendance for a new fan convention of celebrating the Dead at ZomBcon, the world’s first-ever Zombie Culture convention.
The Evil Dead wedding is set for Saturday, October 30th at 5pm at the EMP/SFM at the Seattle Center. Limited seating and ceremony will play host to one couple and 100 married couples for the sequel, a mass Zombie renewal of vows in true Evil Dead fashion.
Fans interested in participating can register to renew their vows on their website or by emailing evildeadwedding(at)gmail(dot)com for full details. Space is limited and every couple must be dressed as Zombies, or will not be admitted to the ceremony.
Event Producer, Ryan Reiter is now bringing a new kind of fan “experience” convention to Seattle known as ZomBcon International 2010. Featured guests range from Zombie experts filmmaker George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead), Bruce Campbell (The Evil Dead, Army of Darkness, Burn Notice), and best selling Zombie author Max Brooks (Zombie Survival Guide) to name a few.
The event features over 100 panels, workshops, film screenings, a giant gala Halloween costume party; Zombie Prom, some of the biggest names in the horror genre, as well as the arts and science with scholars around the world to talk Zombies to the question “what if”
Over the last two years, Seattle has gained the reputation as the “Zombie capital of the world” with two Guinness World Record-breaking Zombie Walks at their annual 4th of July event, Red White and Dead.
Artistic Director and Producer Ryan Reiter says “This all started by the couple sending me a Facebook message; a total shot in the dark and request to be married by Ash (Bruce), but I thought what the hell, this is their dream wedding, why not give it to them?
“This is fan culture at it’s best, the fact that Bruce just got ordained for this and the loyalty of his fans, I think we all realized that you may never see an Evil Dead Wedding ever again, it’s the ultimate pop culture kodak moment and it’s happening right here in Seattle”
ZomBcon International 2010 - Seattle
For more information, go to their official website: http://www.zomBcon.com. Zombcon International convention starts Friday, October 29th through Sunday, October 31st 2010 - Halloween weekend at the Seattle Center. Tickets range from $10 - $25 for general admission, film screenings, panels and workshops.