‘Tales of Halloween’ (ft. Sam Witwer) is reviewed by Screen Daily

Sam has a new movie coming out this Fall.

Kim Newman of ScreenDaily.com reports: “Tales of Halloween is a ten-story omnibus (from 11 directors) in which all the stories take place in the same (especially troubled) archetypal suburb (and a grittier neighbourhood across town) on a busy Halloween night…

The Ransom of Rusty Rex, directed by Ryan Shifrin (Abominable), is a horror twist on O. Henry’s The Ransom of the Red Chief’ (filmed by Howard Hawks for the 1952 omnibus movie Full House) with Sam Witwer and Jose Pablo Cantillo kidnapping a masked tyke only to find his millionaire father (John Landis) uninterested in paying a ransom or even in taking the abductors’ calls – and then discovering something nasty under the mask…”

You can read Kim Newman’s article in full HERE.

'Tales of Halloween' (Epic Pictures)

‘Tales of Halloween’ (Epic Pictures)

 

Steele Wars: SDCC podcast with Sam Witwer and David Collins

Original post – with podcast interview – from Steele Wars :

“Sunday is always a bittersweet yet relaxed day at Comic Con. We cruise the floor and catch up with the animated Emperor himself Sam Witwer, the Comlink’s David Collins, Brian at Super 7 and the MakingStarWars.net crew…

You can listen to Steele Wars’ Comic Con Sunday podcast interview HERE.

image courtesy of SteeleWars.com

image courtesy of SteeleWars.com

 

Tales of Halloween trailer

from Geeks of Doom…..

A trailer for the anthology movie Tales of Halloween was unveiled at San Diego Comic-Con 2015, featuring contributions from 11 directors with a knack for the terror and scares and gooey, gory fun we fans of fear live for.

You can read more about Tales of Halloween, including a full rundown of all of the directors and cast involved, and watch the trailer below.

SYNOPSIS:

Cult filmmakers and familiar genre faces come together to bring you the ultimate Halloween film event with horror anthology TALES OF HALLOWEEN.

A suburban American town is terrorized by ghouls, aliens, and killers on one Halloween night.

Directors Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III and IV), Axelle Carolyn (Soulmate), Adam Gierasch (Night of the Demons), Andrew Kasch (Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy), Neil Marshall (The Descent), Lucky McKee (All Cheerleaders Die, The Woman), Mike Mendez (Big Ass Spider!), Dave Parker (The Hills Run Red), Ryan Schifrin (Abominable), John Skipp (Stay at Home Dad), and Paul Solet (Grace).

Cast includes Rocky Horror Picture Show icon Barry Bostwick as well as horror staple, Insidious’ Lin Shaye and Heroes’ Greg Grunberg, while the likes of Joe Dante, John Landis, Mick Garris, Stuart Gordon, Adrienne Barbeau, and Adam Green stepped in for cameos as well as next-gen genre actors have joined the project, including Pat Healy (The Innkeepers, Cheap Thrills), Alex Essoe (Starry Eyes), Booboo Stewart (The Twilight Saga), Keir Gilchrist (It Follows), Noah Segan (Looper), Pollyannna McIntosh (The Woman), James Duval (Donnie Darko), Kristina Klebe (Halloween), Marc Senter (The Devil’s Carnival), Jose Pablo Cantillo (The Walking Dead), Grace Phipps (Dark Summer), Sam Witwer (Being Human), and Graham Skipper (Almost Human).

Tales of Halloween will be released on October 16th.

Sam voices Palpatine in season 2 of ‘Star Wars Rebels’

Star Wars Rebels is back! And so, too, are a few familiar faces…

The season 2 opener “The Siege of Lothal” brings the return of Darth Vader, once again voiced by the great James Earl Jones, and Clone Wars favourite Ahsoka Tano, voiced by Ashley Eckstein.

Also making their appearance in the new season of Rebels is Captain Rex (Dee Bradley Baker) and, of course, our Sam Witwer as the Dark Lord of the Sith, Emperor Palpatine.

“The Siege of Lothal” premieres this Saturday on Disney XD. 

A clip of the season opener ‘The Siege of Lothal’ can be seen HERE.

VADER IS BACK! Star Wars Rebels season 2

VADER IS BACK! Star Wars Rebels season 2 on Disney XD

 

RebelForce Radio: Analysis of The Force Awakens with Sam Witwer

Sam Witwer joins Jason Swank and Jimmy Mac of RebelForce Radio for a complete analysis of the second teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

YOU CAN LISTEN TO THE ANALYSIS IN FULL HERE.

RebelForce Radio.com

RebelForce Radio.com

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Sam Witwer to voice Emperor Palpatine in “Star Wars Rebels”

The not-so-well-kept secret has been circulating for a while now, but we’re finally able to confirm Sam Witwer‘s role as Emperor Palpatine in season 2 of Star Wars Rebels.

Rebels director Dave Filoni confirmed the news at this weekend’s Star Wars Celebration.

* VIEW THE OFFICIAL SEASON 2 TRAILER HERE *

Sam has voiced Emperor Palpatine before, in Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out, and in the Star Wars: The Force Unleashed video games (I and II). His amazing voice acting talents also shone through when he played Darth Maul in both The Empire Strikes Out and Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

image courtesy of Disney

image courtesy of Disney

The Comlink: Sam Witwer reacts to the new “The Force Awakens” trailer

With thanks to our friend David Collins and his team at The Comlink, a video of Sam giving his response to the new The Force Awakens trailer can be seen HERE.

The Comlink

The Comlink

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Star Wars Celebration 2015

Star Wars Celebration 2015

Sam and Chloe slated to appear at Collective Con in Jacksonville, FL.

Collective Con 2015 is being held at the Jacksonville Expo Centre at the Fairgrounds from Friday 8th through Sunday 10th May – and Sam Witwer and Chloe Dykstra are on the celebrity guest list.

Other guests slated to appear that weekend are Phil Lamarr, and the mighty 501st Legion.

Image courtesy of Collective Con

Image courtesy of Collective Con

Further details, including hotel and ticketing information, can be found HERE.

Image courtesy of Collective Con

Image courtesy of Collective Con