Contamination 2011 Honoring Military at Convention this Weekend‏

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All branches of active duty military recognized with FREE
or discounted admission
St. Louis, MO – June 20, 2011 – Dyer Straits Productions (DSP) will honor all branches of active duty military at Contamination 2011: The Sequel this weekend June 24-26, 2011. Active duty soldiers showing up in uniform will get FREE admission to the pop-culture, sci-fi and horror convention at the Sheraton Chalet in Westport Plaza. Active duty soldiers in civilian clothing will get ½ price admission. All will need to show current military ID at the ticket table to take advantage of this offer.

The second year of Contamination is bigger and better with celebrities, film icons, TV stars, sports figures, models/Playmates, filmmakers and musicians. Eric Roberts and The Boondock Saints Sean Patrick Flanery, Norman Reedus and David Dela Rocco are headlining the event along with an impressive lineup of icons at this highly anticipated follow-up event.

In addition to horror fan favorites [Kane “Jason Voorhees” Hodder/“Friday the 13th parts 7-10”, Brad “Michael Myers” Loree/ “Halloween Resurrection,” Bill “Leatherface” Johnson/“Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2” and Tony “Candyman” Todd/”Candyman 1-3”] there will be a first ever “The Fantastic Four” (1994, Corman) reunion, a “Day of the Dead” Reunion, Dan Shor (Ram in 1982’s “Tron”), “Conan the Barbarian” stars Sandahl Bergman and Oakland Raider Ben Davidson and Grammy winning musician G Tom Mac (who wrote the iconic Cry Little Sister from “The Lost Boys”) will perform live with his band.

Fans will get a total “Celebrity” experience: a chance to meet the celebrities, get autographs and pictures and a lucky few will even get to have dinner with them. There is a 24 hour movie room…an outdoor “Drive In” movie experience…a concert by a Grammy award winner…prizes for best costumes…shopping in the dealer room… seminars with the celebs and filmmakers…and “Contaminated” parties all weekend long!online now, but the VIP passes, Celebrity Dinner tickets, Vendor Tables and rooms at the Sheraton Westport have all sold out. Much more information can be found on the DSP website. Check the site and their Facebook page for updates and a complete list of celebs, artists, filmmakers, musicians and vendors.

The successful event that began this new tradition in St. Louis – Contamination 2010 - was held April 30 through May 2, 2010 at the Holiday Inn Viking and featured film legends from popular horror classics like “The Howling” and George A. Romero’s “Night of the Living Dead,”  pop culture icon Larry Thomas “The Soup Nazi” from “Seinfeld,” sports legend Ken Norton, the 70s Godfather of Soul Cinema Fred “The Hammer” Williamson, “The Lost Boys” Brooke McCarter and Billy Wirth and showcased one of the most recognized cars in the world – The Batmobile.


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