Discovering out as an grownup that you simply have been adopted will be onerous sufficient. However discovering out that you simply have been adopted and Freddy Krueger is your organic father can be devastating. Within the 1991 horror movie, “Freddy’s Lifeless: The Remaining Nightmare,” Lisa Zane performed Dr. Maggie Burroughs, who realized that Freddy Krueger was her father throughout one among his homicide sprees.
Not solely did Burroughs settle for actuality, however she turned the hero of the movie when she pulled Krueger out of the dream world and killed him in the true world. You’ll be able to meet Lisa Zane, aka Freddy’s daughter, on the HorrorHound Weekend conference at Sharonville Conference Middle Sept. 10-12.
Lisa Zane was born and raised in Chicago to Greek mother and father. Her unique final title was Zanetakos. She is Billy Zane’s (“Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight,” “Titanic”) older sister, and convention-goers can meet him at HorrorHound Weekend, too. Lisa studied drama at Vassar Faculty in New York and speaks English, Greek, Italian and French. She sings in Spanish however doesn’t communicate it. She is an actress, a singer and a songwriter.
How did she get to play Freddy Krueger’s daughter?
“It was provided to me. They knocked on my door and mentioned, ‘do you need to play this?’ And I learn it and I assumed that sounds awfully cool to really kill Freddy. Is that in my contract? I’m killing him, for actual? And I’m his daughter, too?” Lisa Zane mentioned.
When Lisa first met Robert Englund, he was in full Freddy Krueger costume, and it was at night time on the Elm Road set. She thought that he appeared extra charismatic than scary. “It was thrilling to see him strolling towards me in silhouette,” Zane mentioned.
What was it like enjoying Freddy Krueger’s daughter?
“It was fairly pure. She was sort of a robust character, though she had this complete previous she didn’t perceive however she was preventing it. She was a reasonably strong character. It was energizing,” Zane mentioned.
Lisa doesn’t commonly be in contact together with her former castmates from “Freddy’s Lifeless” however sees them at conventions and participates in panels with them.
She lately began a band known as Flapunco, which performs onerous rock with Latin rhythms. They’re engaged on their first album, which may be accomplished by the tip of the 12 months.
Zane has by no means been to Cincinnati earlier than. Whereas right here, she plans to see one or two of our sights and would possibly strive Cincinnati chili.
“Nightmare on Elm Road” followers can meet Zane and several other different sequence actors at HorrorHound. Robert Englund – Freddy Krueger – will be there, and he might finally try our chili. Lisa Wilcox (Alice Johnson), Tuesday Knight (Kristen Parker), Toy Newkirk (Sheila Kopecky), Brooke Theiss (Debbie Stevens), Tony Cecere (stunt coordinator), and Adri-Anne Cecere and Coye Cecere (the bounce rope ladies) are coming, too.
“Halloween” movie franchise followers will be capable to meet Nick Citadel (Michael Myers), James Jude Courtney (Michael Myers), Danielle Harris (Annie Brackett and Jamie Lloyd), Christopher Nelson (masks sculptor), P.J. Soles (Lynda), Sandy Johnson (Judith Myers) and Chris Durand (Michael Myers).
“Friday the thirteenth” franchise followers can meet Tom Morga (Jason Voorhees), Deborah Voorhees (Tina), Jeannine Taylor (Marcie) and Lauren-Marie Taylor (Vickie).
“Strolling Lifeless” actors Michael Rooker (Merle Dixon) and Nadia Hilker (Magna) are scheduled to seem.
Jason Mewes (Jay), Jeff Anderson (Randal Graves) and Brian O’Halloran (Dante Hicks) from “Clerks” can be there.
Jordyn DiNatale (Ruby Lane), Noah Garret (Cranium Masks) and Lloyd Pitts (The Nightwing Killer) from the “Concern Road” sequence will present up.
Robert Patrick (Terminator 2), Kevin Dillon (Creepshow), Paul Sorvino (The Satan’s Carnival), Educate Grant (It Chapter Two), Jeremy London (Monsters Nameless), Butch Patrick (The Munsters), The Godfather (Nation of Domination), Ted DiBiase (WWE Superstars) and Leonard Lies (Daybreak of the Lifeless) are additionally scheduled to seem.
Every superstar has separate costs for autographs, skilled photos and selfies. Take a look at the web site for costs.
Distributors will promote toys, films, posters, garments, artwork and different merchandise.
HorrorHound will host a number of occasions. There would be the 2021 HorrorHound Movie Fest, Horror Host Corridor of Fame, panels, Q&A periods, a youngsters costume contest and extra. Company who need to get a tattoo can partake in Ink Fusion, an occasion that enables individuals to schedule an appointment with an ink artist. On Saturday night time, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m., there can be an ’80s Dance Get together and Scareoke on the Marriott Delta, throughout the road from the conference heart.
The place: Sharonville Conference Middle, 11355 Chester Highway
When: Sept. 10-12
Admission: Tickets on the door price $30 for Friday, $40 for Saturday and $30 for Sunday.