October 25, 2012 13 Nights of Hallowe'en 2012: Night #7 Grave Encounters (2011)
Grave Encounters (2011) is a movie presented as the found footage of the final recorded episode of an unaired ghost hunting show called Grave Encounters. Ben Wilkinson plays TV producer Jerry Hartfield who introduces the edited together footage. Ben has been on different TV shows such as Stargate SG-1 (1997) (TV), Reaper (2007)(TV), V (2009) (TV), and Fringe (2008) (TV). Sean Rogerson plays team leader Lance Preston and was in Tru Calling (2003) (TV), The Dead Zone (2002) (TV), Underworld: Evolution (2006), Stargate: Atlantis (2004) (TV), Sanctuary (2008) (TV), Harper's Island (2009) (TV), Fringe, Supernatural (2005) (TV), and will return for Grave Encounters 2 (2012).
Ashleigh Gryzko plays the team's occult specialist Sasha Parker. Ashleigh has also appeared on Reaper. Merwin Mondesir plays cameraman T.C Gibson and was in Lost Boys: The Tribe (2008). Juan Riedinger plays Matt White the technical expert. Juan can be seen in Black Christmas (2006), AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem (2007), Jennifer's Body (2009), and episodes of Supernatural, Fringe, Sanctuary (2008) (TV), and R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010) (TV). Mackenzie Gray plays the psychic Houston Gray. Mackenzie has been in Forever Knight (1989) (TV), The Crow: Stairway to Heaven (1998) (TV), The Outer Limits (1995) (TV), First Wave (1998) (TV), Andromeda (2000) (TV), Supernatural, Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead (2008), Sanctuary, Hard Ride to Hell (2010), and also R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour.
Smaller parts include Shawn Macdonald as Morgan Turner, previously seen on Fringe. Arthur Corber, as Dr. Arthur Friedkin, who was on The X Files (1993) (TV), Millennium (1996) (TV), Andromeda (TV), Fringe, and R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour. Bob Rathie appears as Kenny Sandavol the man the team asks to lock them in the asylum, and he has appeared on R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour. Fred Keating is credited as Gary Crawford, and has been in The X Files, Millennium, Poltergeist: The Legacy (1996) (TV), Final Destination (2000), Dark Angel (2000) (TV), Glory Days (2002) (TV), Supernatural, The Dead Zone (TV), and V. Max Train who has been on Fringe played the Punk Guy interviewed by the team. Then lastly there is Luis Javier as Javier Ortega the groundskeeper. Luis can be seen in The Dead Zone (TV), Hard Ride to Hell (2010), and Supernatural.
The Vicious Brothers wrote and directed Grave Encounters and will be back only as screenwriters on Grave Encounters 2. The "brothers" are Colin Minihan and Stuart Ortiz. Stuart directed some additional scenes from an episode/entry of Masters of Horror (2005) (TV).