Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Several cast members from FEARnet's TV show 'Holliston' signed DVDs for fans yesterday.
The Walk Against Breast Cancer may have been on Sunday, but yesterday a DVD signing of the first season of 'Holliston' helped raise more money. Adam Green, a Holliston native, and other members (Laura Ortiz, Joe Lynch and Corri English) of the cast stopped in to Fiske's General Store for an hour to talk to fans about the first season of the show and plans for the second season. Green said a Christmas episode will air this December. He also said the second season, which finished filming on location yesterday, will air late next spring. Fiske's owner John Paltrineri took the signing as a way to give back to the community. Five dollars from each DVD and Blu-ray sold was donated to the Walk Against Cancer. A total of $300 was raised.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Have you bought the First Season of the FEARnet show on DVD or Blu-ray yet?
Yesterday the first season of Holliston came out and DVD and Bly-ray and cast members will be taking a trip to town to sign copies for fans in the area. They are coming to town for the Rock n Shock convention in Worcester over the weekend and sticking around through next week to visit fans all across the area. On Tuesday, Oct. 16 they will be stopping at Fiske’s General Store, a mainstay of the downtown Green grew up in. According to Fiske’s owner John Paltrineri Green used to stop in to the shop every weekend. “He told me he used to look forward to coming on for penny candies every Sunday,” Paltrineri said. If you buy a copy of the series during the signing Paltrineri said he will be donating $5 from each sale to the fight against breast …
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Set in his hometown, director Adam Green premieres "Holliston" tonight.
"Holliston," a horror-infused sitcom set in the town it is named after, is set to premiere on FearNet tonight at 10:30 p.m. Hollywood director and Holliston native Adam Green will make his television debut with a sitcom that aims to induce both screams and laughs. When Green visited Holliston in November to film the town's scenery and landmarks, he talked with residents and visited his favorite childhood spots. "I went up to them and said 'you either grew up here or you haven't been in a store like this for a long time,'" John Paltrineri, owner of Fiske's General Store said. "They said I was right on both accounts." The director, known for slasher films such as "Frozen" and "Hatchet" told the Boston Globe "I loved every second that I had…
Friday, February 10, 2012
A horror-sitcom set in Holliston premieres Apr. 3.
"Holliston," a horror-infused sitcom set in the town it is named after, has launched a series of videos ahead of its Apr. 3 premiere that preview some of the humor the show will feature and the cast that will portray town residents. Adam Green, the show's creator and former Holliston resident, staged a mock audition with actress Corri English, who plays Green's ex-girlfriend in the show. In a commercial on the FearNet website, Green pitches "Holliston" to studio executives, laying out some of the plot of the upcoming series. "We live in a town called Holliston, Massachusetts and we basically work at a cable station," Green says in the commercial. In November, film crews took images of Holliston; the town Green spent his childhood in…
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
A horror sitcom set in Holliston is set to make an Apr. 3 premiere.
Adam Green, famous for directing horror films such as "Hatchet" and "Frozen," will make his Television debut with "Holliston" on Apr. 3, a horror series set in his home town. The show is described as a laugh-track sitcom but "at any moment someone's head could explode." Green brought his production team to Holliston in November to shoot footage of the town, and took time to visit his childhood stomping grounds. "I went up to them and said 'you either grew up here or you haven't been in a store like this for a long time,'" John Paltrineri, owner of Fiske's General Store said. "They said I was right on both accounts." The show debuts Apr. 3 on FEARnet at 10:30 p.m.
Monday, November 7, 2011
Hollywood director who grew up in Holliston is using it as inspiration for a frightening new series.
A new horror-genre TV show, set in the borders of Holliston, will make it's debut this spring, turning the quiet New England town into a gory sitcom. "Holliston" is the newest project of Adam Green, a producer of horror films who spent his childhood in the town he is naming his show after, according to the Boston Globe. John Paltrineri, owner of Fiske's General Store, said Green recently visited his shop to reminisce and ask permission to film the building's exterior. "I went up to them and said 'you either grew up here or you haven't been in a store like this for a long time,'" Paltrineri said. "They said I was right on both accounts." Film crews had been taking images of Holliston when Green stopped into Fiske's, a store he had …