Kryptic Archives – Year 2001

1-5-01 MOVIE NEWS!

According Dark Horizon, Vampires: Los Muertos will begin filming on January 10th, in Mexico, with Jon Bon Jovi.

Don Coscarelli latest project is Bubba Ho-Tep for Universal, which is based on a short story by Joe R. Lansdale. Bruce Campbell is set to star as a 70-year-old Elvis impersonator living in a rest home, who comes up against a “soul sucking mummy”. Also in the movie is Ossie Davis, who plays someone who thinks he’s JFK. This should be an interesting film.

There are rumors of a remake of The Birds, with Melanie Griffith possibly starring in the role that her mother had in the original. Effects might be done by KNB, and are said to be going for something a little bit more violent. As stated, this is just a rumor at this point.

Also in the film news, Elvira is finally coming back to the big screen in Elvira’s Haunted Hills. It will be filmed in Romania, with Sam Irvin directing. Richard O’Brien from Rocky Horror co-stars. Continue reading

Kryptic Archives – Year 2000


We survived another Fango show, especially the trip. Let’s just say it’s a long drive from the Chicago are to the Big Apple. The shows line-up pretty much sucked, except for Udo Kier. Unfortunately, since I was watching my table most the time, I didn’t get the chance to hear Udo talk but for a few minutes. I did get a chance to get some photos (none of which turned out!!!) and did get an autograph. But there really wasn’t that much else to draw.  Even the number of dealers seemed to be smaller than normal. With the last two shows Fango did in New York pretty damn good, what happened? Continue reading