SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FEARnet is proud to present a special appearance by John Kassir, the legendary voice of the CryptKeeper, at the FEARnet booth on Saturday, March 9, as part of the Monster-Mania convention at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
Mr. Kassir, joined by his alter-ego the CryptKeeper, will be on hand to take pictures and sign a limited amount of exclusive "Tales from the Crypt" FEARnet prints, Illustrated by Fright Rags. Additionally, during the weekend there will be giveaways of the new exclusive FEARnet Fright Rags T-shirts. An official sponsor of Monster-Mania, FEARnet will also be hosting a dessert party, taking place during the weekend.
This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for fans to meet the man who gave life to the iconic CryptKeeper, the beloved host of the groundbreaking "Tales from the Crypt" series, whose classic episodes are currently airing on FEARnet. As one of the preeminent voice-over artist's in the industry, Mr. Kassir's impressive resume boasts appearances on classic animated series such as "The Simpsons," "Rocket Power" and "As Told By Ginger," with recurring roles on hit television series including "Castle," "Bones," "Friends" and "CSI." Mr. Kassir can be seen as Small Head in the live-action/performance-capture fantasy epic JACK THE GIANT SLAYER, starring alongside Bill Nighy, Ewan McGregor and Stanley Tucci.
"Tales from the Crypt" episodes air every Friday night on FEARnet from 10 to Midnight (ET) and are re-broadcast on Mondays in the same time period. The original cable versions of "Tales from the Crypt" are available on FEARnet's VOD platform.
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