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The Amityville Murders

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Q&A with Dan Farrands, producer Lucas Jarach and cast members Diane Franklin, Chelsea Ricketts and Zane Austin. Moderated by Lydia Hearst. Click the picture icon to see the Amityville Murders Premiere photos

Los Angeles Premiere
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 2:30am
Run Time: 
1 hour 37 min
You have heard the stories about the Amityville house being haunted by evil spirits. But you don't know the terrifying story of the family that died in the house at the hands of the eldest son. On the night of November 13, 1974, Ronald DeFeo, Jr. took a high-powered rifle and murdered his entire family as they slept. At his trial, DeFeo claimed that "voices" in the house commanded him to kill. This is their story. Starring John Robinson ("Transformers"), Chelsea Ricketts ("Jackals") and featuring Diane Franklin and Burt Young (both seen in 1982's "Amityville II: The Possession"). Q&A with writer/director Daniel Farrands and cast members after the screening. Moderated by Lydia Hearst. Screening sponsored by Skyline Entertainment.
Directed by: 
Daniel Farrands
Produced by: 
Eric Brenner, Dan Farrands and Lucas Jarach
Written by: 
Daniel Farrands
Main Cast: 
John Robinson, Chelsea Ricketts, Paul Ben-Victor

About the Director

Daniel FarrandsDaniel Farrands sold his first screenplay to TriStar Pictures (a modern version of THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW) when he was only 18. By the age of 24, his passion for horror landed him the assignment to write Dimension Films’ HALLOWEEN: THE CURSE OF MICHAEL MYERS, starring the late Donald Pleasence and Paul Rudd in his feature film debut.
Daniel has worked steadily as a writer, producer and director for more than twenty years. Among his credits are THE TOOTH FAIRY, THE GIRL NEXT DOOR, HAVENHURST, and Lionsgate’s hit supernatural thriller, THE HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT, which grossed more than $80 million worldwide.
An accomplished documentarian, Daniel’s encyclopedic knowledge of the genre has "bled" into nearly every one of today's most iconic horror more