19 March 2012 12:47 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Since introducing horror fans to the fearsome flying spheres and terrifying Tall Man in Phantasm back in 1979, writer/director/producer Don Coscarelli has remained one of our most imaginative independent filmmakers.

With three Phantasm sequels under his belt as well as helming several other unique flicks including The Beastmaster, Bubba Ho-Tep and his latest trippy affair- John Dies at the End, Coscarelli remains fiercely loyal to bringing strange and haunting stories to life even after more than 35 years in the business.

Dread Central recently had the opportunity to sit down for an in-depth interview with Coscarelli while in Austin, Texas for the 2012 SXSW Film Festival, and after we had the opportunity to hear from the filmmaker regarding John Dies at the End, we also jumped at the opportunity to hear more from him regarding his ties to the independent horror world as well as a myriad of other topics in »

- thehorrorchick

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