College Football Hall of Famer Major Harris to Appear at Horror Realm

Former WVU quarterback featured in horror film “The Axeman of Henderson County”
Horror Realm's Spring Convention will be Mar 6-8 in Pittsburgh at a new location
Horror Realm's Spring Convention will be Mar 6-8 in Pittsburgh at a new location
PITTSBURGH - Feb. 23, 2015 - PRLog -- Horror Realm, Pittsburgh’s modern horror convention, welcomes Major Harris as a guest at its 2015 spring convention on March 6-8 at Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh West – Green Tree.

Harris, who graduated from Brashear High School then moved on to become one of the greatest quarterbacks in West Virginia University history, was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2009.  He is a two-time Heisman Trophy nominee, finishing fifth in the voting in 1988 and third in 1989.  Harris is currently an assistant wide receiver coach at North Hills High School.

Harris’s tie to the horror community comes from a role in the 2014 independent film “The Axeman of Henderson County”.  The film was written and directed by the husband and wife team of Larry and Cindy Parmiter of Semi-Charmed Productions, both of whom will also be appearing at Horror Realm.  Larry Parmiter’s synopsis of the film is “a small town is terrorized by an axe-wielding serial killer in this campy, tongue in cheek thriller/comedy”.  Major Harris plays the role of a newspaper editor and is part of a cast that also includes WWE Hall of Fame wrestler “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan.

Major Harris will be on hand to meet fans at Horror Realm on Friday, March 6 from 5 PM to 10 PM; Saturday, March 7 from 10 AM to 7 PM and Sunday, March 8 from 11 AM to 5 PM.  This will be his first Pittsburgh area horror convention appearance.  Fans will also have the opportunity to see the film at the convention on Saturday, March 7 at 6 PM.

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About Horror Realm:

Horror Realm, serving the horror community since 2009, produces a spring and fall horror convention each year in Pittsburgh, PA.  In addition to the conventions, Horror Realm also produces horror-themed entertainment and charity events in the area, including film screenings, author signings and art shows.  Charities supported by Horror Realm have included Scares That Care, Fix The Chapel, Friends of the Hollywood Theater, The Bradley Center, Animal Rescue League, Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, Community Human Services, Myasthenia Gravis Association, Mainstay Life Services and Shepherd Wellness Community.;;;

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