Fantastic Fest has announced some of the films to be featured in the four-day Austin festival. The films include the premiere of Zathura, the not-quite-Jumanjisequel [see photo]; the U.S. premiere of The Big White, a movie about a frozen corpse, starring Holly Hunter and Robin Williams; and Henry Selick's animated short Moongirl. A full press release
is available on the festival Web site. The festival, which focuses on
science-fiction, horror, and animated films, will take place at Alamo
Drafthouse on South Lamar from Oct. 6-9. Tickets go on sale next
Friday, September 9.
Meanwhile, zombies invaded Austin last week, and I don't mean another special
session of the Texas legislature. As Karina details on TV Squad, 15 people in full zombie regalia
shuffled and demanded braaaaaains outside of local auditions for American Idol. [Via The Daily Texan]