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‘Feud’: John Waters on Becoming William Castle and His Love of Great Gimmicks

9 April 2017 8:00 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

A dream came true for John Waters in “Hagsploitation,” Episode 6 of FX’s “Feud: Bette and Joan.” For decades, the iconic director has been a vocal fan of William Castle, the B-movie king of showmanship whose promotional stunts remain legendary. In fact, “I wish I were William Castle,” Waters wrote in the 1986 collection “Crackpot.”

And thus, Ryan Murphy asked Waters to appear in “Hagsploitation,” which opens with Waters as Castle, introducing an axe-wielding Joan Crawford (played by Jessica Lange) during a promotional tour for the 1964 film “Straight-Jacket.”

“It was an honor to be asked to do it, because I’m such a fan of William Castle,” Waters said about the unannounced cameo. “I had to keep the secret for so long because we shot it a long time ago. And the secret kept. I was surprised, because there were 100 extras there.” »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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‘Feud’: John Waters on Becoming William Castle and His Love of Great Gimmicks

9 April 2017 8:00 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

A dream came true for John Waters in “Hagsploitation,” Episode 6 of FX’s “Feud: Bette and Joan.” For decades, the iconic director has been a vocal fan of William Castle, the B-movie king of showmanship whose promotional stunts remain legendary. In fact, “I wish I were William Castle,” Waters wrote in the 1986 collection “Crackpot.”

And thus, Ryan Murphy asked Waters to appear in “Hagsploitation,” which opens with Waters as Castle, introducing an axe-wielding Joan Crawford (played by Jessica Lange) during a promotional tour for the 1964 film “Straight-Jacket.”

“It was an honor to be asked to do it, because I’m such a fan of William Castle,” Waters said about the unannounced cameo. “I had to keep the secret for so long because we shot it a long time ago. And the secret kept. I was surprised, because there were 100 extras there.”

Read More: ‘Feud: Bette and Joan’: Alison Wright »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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They’re Re-remaking ‘House on Haunted Hill’

12 January 2017 10:46 AM, PST | bloody-disgusting.com | See recent Bloody-Disgusting.com news »

In a press briefing that revealed writing team Jason Pagan and Andrew Deutschman (Project Almanac, Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension) would be developing Unexplained Phenomenon for Amblin, it also dropped the bomb that the duo are developing a second remake of House on Haunted Hill over at Warner Bros. House on Haunted Hill is William Castle’s classic 1959 film starring Vincent Price as a millionaire […] »

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