Last week it was Chris Jericho. This week Joe Bob Briggs’ special guest will be horror icon, Tom Savini.
The makeup, special effects master and pioneer has been in the industry for 42 years working on such films as Dawn of the Dead, Friday 13th, Creepshow, Killing Zoe and others.
He is also an actor and director. He lensed a remake of Night of the Living Dead in 1990 and segments of Tales from the Darkside, Creepshow.
Savini is also an accomplished actor, his first role being a biker leader in Dawn of the Dead. He has also appeared in Creepshow, The Ripper, Two Evil Eyes, Machete Kills, Django Unchained, Grindhouse and Land of the Dead.
Savini will be joining Briggs to discuss one of his notable iconic ‘80s films. Shudder members interested in Savini’s life and career can learn more in the documentary Smoke and Mirrors: The Story of Tom Savini, available to stream now.
Episode two of The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs streams on Friday, May 1, at 9 PM ET.
Top Photo: Tom Savini. Courtesy: Shudder.