‘Halloween Hotness’ will include over 150 special guests, with Lifetime Achievement Award presented to pop icon Diane Franklin…
“Halloween Hotness 7: Stronger Together” will take place Saturday, Oct. 16 at Madame Tussauds Hollywood (6933 Hollywood Blvd.). The star-studded charity fundraiser benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital was created by entertainment industry professional and event planner Brian Sikoff to ease the burdens faced by families experiencing pediatric cancer.
Sikoff, who established the annual fundraiser in 2014 in memory of a family member lost to pancreatic cancer, is preparing to bring back Halloween Hotness for the seventh time.
Updated guest list includes Actress and Emmy Winner Kira Reed Lorsch (“The Bay,” “Love on the Rock”); Naomi Grossman (“American Horror Story,” “Ctrl Alt Delete”); Doug Jones (“The Shape of Water,” “Hellboy”); Jeneshia Adams Ginyard (“Black Panther,” “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier”); Richard Portnow (“Trumbo,” “The Sopranos”); Reggie De Leon (“Mom,” “Pup Star: World Tour”); Sarah French (“Pretty Boy,” “Desert Moon”); Devanny Pinn (“Room and Board,” “Lost in OxyLand”); Sheri Davis (“The Amityville Moon,” “Bearry”); Bekka Prewitt (“Termination,” “Resident Evil Village”); Katie O’Hagan (“Good Girls Revolt,” “Resident Evil Village”); Andi Norris (“Not Alone,” “Resident Evil Village”); Maggie Robertson (“The Secret Box,” “Resident Evil Village”); Sara Coates (“Z Nation,” “Resident Evil Village”); Aaron LaPlante (“Genndy Tartakosky’s Primal,” “Resident Evil Village”); Jimmy Star ( “The Jimmy Star Show w/Ron Russell”, “Catch Me If You Can,” The Punisher”); Ron Russell (“Clown Motel 2,” “Clown Fear,” “Charlie’s Angels”).
Also including from film and TV: Bill Smitrovich (“Ted,” “Airforce One”), Jodi Lyn O’Keefe (“The Vampire Diaries,” “Prison break”); McKenzie Westmore (“Passions,” “SyFy’s Face Off”); Cynthia Rothrock (“China O’Brien,” “Lady Dragon”); Tania Raymonde (“Goliath,” “Lost”); Sue Wong (Designer); Rick Overton (“Groundhog Day,” “Willow”); Jillian Barberie (“Volcano,” “V.I.P”) and Kelli Maroney (“Night of the Comet,” “Chopping Mall”), Joseph Kelly (“Clown Motel 1 & 2,” “A Star Is Born”), Jack O’Halloran (“Superman 2,” “King Kong”) and many more.
The event will also honor pop icon and actress Diane Franklin (“The Last American Virgin,” “Better Off Dead”) with a special Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her groundbreaking roles.
Halloween Hotness guests will be welcomed with red carpet arrivals covered by the media. The event will include red carpet arrivals. media coverage, live entertainment, raffles, give-a-ways, costume contest, interactive attractions, live auctions, cash bar, and much more, all from an open-air rooftop with a view of Hollywood Boulevard. Costumes are welcomed but not required.
Sikoff’s goal is to do as much as possible to help St. Jude in its mission to understand, treat and defeat catastrophic diseases, including leukemia and other childhood cancers.
“With 9 days left before Halloween Hotness we’ve already hit our pledged goal but we are not stopping there” he said. “We want to keep the momentum going and want to show St. Jude families and their children that we are here to support them. This event provides an opportunity to come together in celebration during Halloween while supporting a great cause and making a positive impact on the future of others.”
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, founded in 1962, is a nonprofit institution that costs more than $2.8 million to run each day while offering their services to all, regardless of their ability to pay.
Red carpet arrivals are slated to start at 6:30 p.m. on Hollywood Boulevard’s Walk of Fame in front of the venue. Media inquiries can be sent to Sikoff directly at [email protected].com or 805-444- 3264.
Halloween Hotness 7 is made possible with sponsorship from Dark Ronin Films, The RHL Group, A Shadow in the Dark Productions, Church Hill Productions, Concellation 2021, Cruz into Wellness, Hidden Oaks Ranch & Studio, Sideshow Collectibles, PhillyChickPictures.com, Marcel Walz, Science Fiction Coalition, The Jimmy Star Show with Ron Russell. Sponsorship packages are SOLD OUT; for information for future sponsorship, contact Sikoff directly at [email protected].com or 805-444- 3264.
Learn more about Halloween Hotness at https://www.halloween-hotness.com.