TOP STORY: On November 3, McFarlane Toys announced the upcoming sale of a detailed 3-D re-creation: The Rocky Horror Picture Show's iconic "one-sheet" movie poster. The 8 1/2 x 12 3/4 x 2-inch piece can be hung on a wall or displayed on a tabletop. The collectible poster is set to be released in February or March, and should sell for around $25. Check out www.spawn.com for a press release and pictures.
Tim Curry reprised his Broadway role as King Arthur in the Monty Python musical Spamalot at the Palace Theatre in London. Tim is also doing voice work for the animated film Fly Me To The Moon, as well as the animated series Me, Eloise. Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties and Queer Duck: The Movie, in which Tim lends his voice, are now available on DVD.
Susan Sarandon's upcoming films Enchanted, Mr. Woodcock, Emotional Arithmetic and Bernard and Doris will be released in 2007. Susan is also set to begin filming on the movies Eleanor & Colette with Helena Bonham Carter, and The Colossus with Colin Firth.
Barry Bostwick, who played Danny Zuko in the original Broadway production of Grease, will be a guest host on You're The One That I Want, a reality show which will cast the two lead roles in the Broadway revival of Grease. The show airs January 7th on NBC. Bostwick also appeared in the children's film Chestnut: Hero of Central Park, now available on DVD.
Meat Loaf released his latest album, Bat Out Of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose, on October 31st. The album debuted on the Billboard Top 200 chart at number 8. He is kicking off a worldwide tour in February. Meat Loaf also recently had a cameo in the Tenacious D film The Pick of Destiny. Visit www.meatloaf.net for more info.
On September 5th, 20th Century Fox released a special edition DVD of Shock Treatment. A box set with Shock Treatment and the previously out-of-print 2-disc RHPS is also available. Shock Treatment has also had recent showings on the Fox Movie Channel and the HDTV cable channel INHD2. You can find the Fan Club's DVD review and screenshots at www.rockyhorror.com/shocktreatment .
The Queens of the Desert / 31st Anniversary Convention was held on October 13-14 in Tucson, AZ. RHPS Fan Club President Sal Piro, as well as RHPS Transylvanian Perry Bedden were in attendence.
The New York City RHPS Cast is performing bi-monthly midnight shows at the birthplace of RHPS' audience participation, the Waverly Theatre (now called IFC Center). Go to www.ifccenter.com for more details and to purchase tickets.
For the largest and certainly one of the best websites devoted to RHPS and Shock Treatment, check out Cosmo's Factory at www.cosmosfactory.org .
For detailed info on RHPS and Shock Treatment related music, check out the newly re-designed www.rockymusic.org .
For a great Shock Treatment website, visit The Shock Treatment Network at www.shocktreatmentnetwork.com .
For an up-to-date list of theaters showing RHPS, go to www.rockytheaters.com .
Visit the Rocky Horror Poster Gallery on the Web, which was put together by Australian fan Chris Hose: www.angelfire.com/movies/rhpsposter .
For info on international tour dates for The Rocky Horror Show (the stage play), visit the website of The Rocky Horror Company at www.rockyhorror.co.uk .
For info on tour dates for The Rocky Horror Show in the US and Canada, check out www.rockyshows.net .
Don't forget to check out the RHPS official fan site, www.RockyHorror.com . We've changed our look; added a list of current RHPS showings; updated and added fan profiles; added RHPS and Shock Treatment photos, exclusive posters, and video clips for download; and also added an online forum to talk about all things Rocky.
The mailing address for all Fan Club correspondence goes to:
RHPS Official Fan Club
1040 First Ave
New York, NY 10022-2902
Mailing address for Sal Piro (and Sal's Closet):
PO Box 653
New York, NY 10150-0653