Final Poster, New Still from ‘Going to Pieces’

Today we were provided with the final poster art from Starz and Candyheart Productions’ documentary Going to Pieces: The Rise & Fall of Slasher Film, which will premiere on STARZ October (Friday the) 13th at 9pm (ET/PT), followed by a 24-hour horror marathon. The documentary will be repeated on Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT) and Oct. 31 at 11 p.m. (ET/PT). Inside you’ll find the poster art and a still from an interview with Betsy Palmer (Mrs. Voorhees in ‘Friday the 13th’), along with more details on the 90-minute doc.
Produced by Screamfest founder Rachel Belofsky’s Candy Heart Productions, Going to Pieces provides a comprehensive look at the importance, prominence and newfound legitimacy of the horror film genre, specifically “slasher” films. The feature-length documentary contains interviews with pre-eminent actors, directors and producers, special effects masters, composers and experts, many of whom are considered founders and gurus of the genre, including Wes Craven, John Carpenter, Rob Zombie, special effects legend Tom Savini, Stan Winston, Joseph Stefano, and Betsy Palmer, just to name a few. Interspersed in the film are some of the most memorable scenes from classic films of the genre, as well as many current box-office favorites. The documentary is based on the book of the same title by Adam Rockoff.

The feature documentary includes interviews with:
John Carpenter (dir. Halloween)
Wes Craven (dir. The Last House on the Left, The Hills Have Eyes, A Nightmare on Elm Street, the Scream trilogy)
Sean S. Cunningham (dir. Friday the 13th)
Jeff Katz (prod. upcoming Friday the 13th sequel and exec. producer Snakes on a Plane)
Henry Manfredini (composer Friday the 13th and all sequels)
Gregory Nicotero (special effects/makeup Day of the Dead, Evil Dead II, A Nightmare on Elm Street: Dream Child, Scream, Kill Bill Vol. 1-2)
Betsy Palmer (actress Friday the 13th – “Mrs. Voorhees”)
Tom Savini (special effects/makeup Dawn of the Dead, Friday the 13th, Maniac, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre II)
Robert Shaye (Chairman and CEO of New Line Cinema – prod. Of A Nightmare on Elm Street and its sequels)
Joseph Stefano (screenwriter of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho)
Stan Winston (dir. Pumpkinhead, special effects/makeup Friday the 13th Part III, Aliens)
Rob Zombie (dir. The Devil’s Rejects, House of 1000 Corpses)

Films featured in Going to Pieces are:
Alice Sweet Alice
A Nightmare on Elm Street, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5
April Fool’s Day
Bay of Blood
Black Christmas
Cutting Class
Freddy vs. Jason
Friday the 13th, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 8
Girls Night Out
Graduation Day
Halloween Unmasked
Happy Birthday to Me
He Knows You’re Alone
House of 1000 Corpses
I Know What You Did Last Summer
My Bloody Valentine
Night School
Prom Night
Return to Horror High
Scream 2
Silent Night/Deadly Night
Sleepaway Camp
Slumber Party Massacre
Student Bodies
Terror Train
Texas Chainsaw Massacre (remake)
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation
The Burning
The Devil’s Rejects
The Final Terror
The Prowler

Happy Screaming!