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5: Barbara Crampton and Travis Stevens

Kim and Ket's Survive the Cellar

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Episode  ·  39:42  ·  Apr 26, 2021


This week in the cellar, ghost hosts, Kim & Ket, are joined by Her Majesty the Queen, Barbara Crampton and Travis Stevens. Barbara Crampton’s career as an iconic figure in the horror/thriller genres has spanned 4 decades and continues to gain momentum. Travis, a prolific and renowned writer/director/producer in his own right, worked with Barbara on their genre feature, JAKOB’S WIFE (available now!). These icons are also the latest victims of The Quiz Show Killer. Will Barbara and Travis survive the cellar and escape with their lives? Or will Kim & Ket finally have some ghostly company? The girls have some scripts they’d like to pitch to them. JAKOB'S WIFE SYNOPSIS: Anne is married to a small-town minister and feels like her life and marriage have been shrinking over the past 30 years. After a chance encounter with “The Master,” she discovers a new sense of power and an appetite to live bigger and bolder than before. As Anne is increasingly torn between her enticing new existence and her life before, the body count grows and Jakob realizes he will have to fight for the wife he took for granted. TRAILER: https://youtu.be/xA8ALfbP_hA Available NOW in theaters and on demand/digital   Barbara Crampton @barbaracrampton Barbara Crampton’s career as an iconic figure in the horror / thriller genres has spanned 4 decades and continues to gain momentum. Currently she is starring in and producing the horror thriller JAKOB’S WIFE with AMP Films. Immediately preceding JAKOB’S WIFE, Barbara completed producing a remake of the Stuart Gordon classic CASTLE FREAK, based on the HP Lovecraft story. Prior to that, she completed work on SACRIFICE, a thriller shot in Norway. Other features due to be released include RUN HIDE FIGHT with Thomas Jane and Treat Williams, KING KNIGHT with Aubrey Plaza and Matthew Gray Gubler and SUPERHOST with Gracie Gillam, Sara Canning and Osric Chau. Earlier she starred in and produced BEYOND THE GATES which won best horror feature in its debut at LA Film Fest. For television Barbara recently guest starred on the last season of CHANNEL ZERO: The Dream Door (Syfy). Soon after she starred in an episode of the highly acclaimed series “INTO THE DARK: Culture Shock” (Blumhouse / Hulu). Barbara will guest star on season 2 of CREEPSHOW from Greg Nicotero premiering this Spring on Shudder. Barbara writes a column for FANGORIA magazine entitled SCENE QUEEN, for which she won a “Rondo Hatton Horror Award” in 2020. Crampton has received 5 Lifetime Achievement awards at festivals around the world for her contributions to the horror genre including one at Morbido in Mexico City and at the prestigious Sitges Festival, just outside Barcelona, Spain. Barbara made her screen debut on the daytime drama DAYS OF OUR LIVES and her film debut in 1984’s BODY DOUBLE. Cult classic RE- ANIMATOR, in which Barbara portrayed the leading role of Megan Halsey, continues to be a huge fan favorite. Other films Crampton has starred in include: FROM BEYOND, the original and remake of PUPPET MASTER, YOU’RE NEXT, WE ARE STILL HERE and more. She won a Soap Opera Digest award for her portrayal of the maniacal character Leanna Love, during her six years on THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Born in a suburb of New York City and raised in Vermont, Barbara started appearing in school plays when she was a young girl and went on to study acting in school. As her father worked for carnivals she grew up spending summers traveling with them. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree inTheater Arts from Castleton University, Barbara made a brief stop in New York where she appeared as Cordelia in King Lear for the American Theater of Actors, then moved to LA to commence her TV and film career. Barbara lives in California with her husband Bob and their two children, Luke and Olivia.      Travis Stevens @TravisStevens A prolific producer since 2010, Travis Stevens’ wide range of award-winning genre films have played the Toronto International Film Festival, Cannes Directors’ Fortnight, Sundance, SXSW, Telluride, Tribeca, Fantastic Fest, AFI and BiFan.  In 2019, his writing and directing debut GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR premiered at SXSW to great reviews (“The best of the (Midnighters) program” RogerEbert.Com) and then traveled the world. Acclaimed for its visual design, practical effects and wicked sense of humor, it won both a Fangoria Chainsaw Award (“Best First Feature”) and Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Award (“Best Gooey Effects”) before terrifying audiences on Netflix (becoming the #2 most watched film on the streaming service and remaining in the top 10 for over a week).    His writing and directing follow-up JAKOB’S WIFE stars genre legends Barbara Crampton, Larry Fessenden and Bonnie Aarons and premiered at SXSW 2021. Follow all the happenings in the Cellar at: Insta: @kkstcpodcast Twitter: @kkstcpodcast A Dread Podcast Network original podcast See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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