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Published:February 26th, 2006 10:08 EST
Hollywood Is Horrified

Hollywood Is Horrified

By Alan Gray

It takes guts to cast a dead body guy as a show's star.

Ed Meyer and his latest project, the cameo laden comedic feature film Horrorween have surprised Hollywood with an unbelievable amount of enthusiasm from the acting community.

With just shy of 18,000 submitted headshots and resumes as of today, not to mention hundreds of A and B list star agents asking for roles for clients, Horrorween has garnered incredible interest among the acting community, usually only reserved for studio films.

Meyer's pick for a star has stirred a lot of emotions and created quite a "Hollywoodien" buzz in the film community. Mr. Chuck Lamb's, aka- the Dead Body Guy, morbidly comic talent will be showcased over and over again in this horror spoof.

The trailer for Horrorween is to be filmed Saturday, March 4th, at the Hollywood Center Studios Stage 12. On March 5th, between 11am and 3pm, an open-casket (open casting) call will take place at The Hollywood Museum, at the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland in Hollywood. An open casting call is rarely seen in Hollywood these days, but even further, an open-casket call is a first. For details visit Horrorween's website at:

Stars who have committed to star in this film are:
Bill Daily (Newhart, I Dream of Jeannie)
Mike Muscat (Terminator 2)
Irwin Keyes (Wrestlemaniac)
Tom Savini (Dawn of the Dead, Land of the Dead)
Ivy Iacono (MTV, Jimmy Kimmel Live)
Erik Estrada (Chips)

....with more stars coming on board daily.

Stars in negotiation, include: William Shatner, Cindy Margolis, Candice Michelle, and many more.

Ed Meyer, a graduate of Harvard University, has been behind the scenes in Hollywood and New York, assisting Independent Film, Television and Commercial producers and directors for almost 30 years.

As the founder of, Mr. Meyer's expertise in Production Supervision has him acting as the eyes and ears of Investors, Distributors, Banks, Insurance Companies and Producers, supervising Film, Television and Commercial productions worldwide.

Meyer also is actively involved in the development, packaging and financing of Feature Films and Episodic Television, with his Adirondack International Pictures, Inc., and Meyer Entertainment companies. He was also one of the original producers of Entertainment Tonight for Paramount Pictures.

March 5th - 11am to 3pm
The Hollywood Museum,
in the historic Max Factor building
Hollywood Boulevard at Highland
Hollywood, CA 90038

March 4th - 11 am to 2pm
Hollywood Center Studios
Stage 12
1040 N. Las Palmas
Hollywood,CA 90038

To speak with Mr. Lamb while he is in Hollywood from March 3rd to the 5th or with Mr. Meyer, call Anne Howard at 514-523-3771 , write her at, website

Visit the Dead Body Guy website.

SOURCE:  Newsblaze