Fright Night Cast Reunites for The Table Read Podcast

A special episode in the second season of the Table Read podcast reunited the cast of the 1985 horror classic, Fright Night, for a live script reading.

Manifest Media’s Table Read podcast, an award-winning series, featured Fright Night’s original cast along with special guests Mark Hamill and Rosario Dawson. This episode marked the first reunion of the original cast.

Fright Night, written and directed by Tom Holland, revolves around teenager Charley Brewster (William Ragsdale), who discovers his neighbor Jerry Dandrige is a vampire. Charley enlists the help of a TV show host turned vampire hunter to thwart Jerry’s menace.

Who was in the Fright Night Reunion?

Here’s the cast for the live reading episode:

  • Chris Sarandon as Jerry Dandrige
  • William Ragsdale as Charley Brewster
  • Amanda Bearse as Amy Peterson
  • Stephen Geoffreys as Evil Ed Thompson
  • Rosario Dawson as Miss Nina & others
  • Art Evens as Detective Lennox
  • Dorothy Fielding
  • Jonathan Stark
  • Mark Hamill as Peter Vincent

Mark Hamill took on the role of vampire hunter Peter Vincent, originally portrayed by the late Roddy McDowell. Hamill expressed his excitement, stating, “I’m looking forward to the episode release, not only because of my love of Fright Night but also for the chance to play Peter Vincent and honor Roddy MacDowall’s legacy. I shared a dressing room with Roddy during a TV movie called Earth Angel and will always remember his wit, charm, kindness, and stories from the Golden Age of Hollywood. It’s an honor to join the original cast for this special event.”

The live reading was directed by Tom Holland and produced by Manifest Media’s Shaan Sharma, Mark Knell, and Jack Levy.

Fright Night Director Describes Reunion as ‘Incredible Experience’

Director Tom Holland shared his enthusiasm, stating, “Reuniting the original Fright Night cast with some special guests for the Table Read Podcast has been an incredible experience. This reunion is a celebration of a beloved film, bringing friends and creators together. Manifest Media’s team has consistently captivated audiences, and I believe this project will delight our loyal listeners and attract new ones eager to experience Fright Night.”

Table Read is a popular podcast that brings scripts to life through high-quality scoring and performances by established actors, comedians, musicians, and influencers.

Wrapping Up

The special episode of the Table Read podcast featuring the Fright Night reunion is set to engage both existing fans and new audiences. For more information and updates, visit HitPlay.

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