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Christoher Lee To Attend ‘BIFF’

February 21, 2002 at 11:00 am by xoanon  - 

Guybrush Threepwood writes: Just wanted to let you know that Christopher Lee will be in Belgium for the Brussels International Festival of Fantasy, Thriller and Science Fiction Film (15 – 30 march 2002). He will be a member of the international jury and should be in the theatre with the public, watching some movies (Oh my… I want an autograph!!!)… You can check the information at http://www.bifff.org

It says: “This gaunt, handsome, deep-voiced British actor is one of the icons of the horror film industry. With his imposing presence he has played many villainous roles, his most famous being the bloodthirsty Count Dracula opposite suave, aristocratic Peter Cushing as Professor Van Helsing in the Hammer horror films. The towering, sharp featured actor has also incarnated the classic “yellow peril,” Fu Manchu, in five films and was a James Bond villain in The Man With the Golden Gun. Lee has also demonstrated a flair for comedy, playing a Nazi officer in Steven Spielberg’s 1941 and a genetic scientist in Gremlins 2: The New Batch. Age has only added to his screen charisma, which he has demonstrated in recent years with parts in Tim Burton’s Sleepy Hollow, the TV series of Mervyn Peake’s Ghormenghast and, of course, in Peter Jackson’s magical adaptation of Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. We’re proud to welcome this movie legend as a member of our International Jury.”

-Guybrush Threepwood, the swashbuckling pirate who can hold his breath for ten minutes…

Posted in Old Special Reports on February 21, 2002 by

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