Carrie (1976) to be screened at gym filming location, with William Katt in attendance

On Set Cinema, which holds screenings of movies in locations where filming took place, has a lot of cool events lined up this year: They’ll be showing I Know What You Did Last Summer in Southport, North Carolina later this month. Halloween Kills will be shown at the bar from the movie, Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood will be screening at the lake, Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI will be screening at the camp, etc. The latest screening to be announced is going to be held in Hermosa Beach, California on July 30th – and they’re going to be showing director Brian De Palma’s classic 1976 Stephen King adaptation Carrie (watch it HERE) in the gym where some of the scenes were filmed!

As if that weren’t already cool enough, William Katt, who played Carrie’s ill-fated prom date, will also be in attendance to take prom pictures with the fans.

Here’s the information on the screening:

On Set Cinema cordially invites you to be our date to the Bates High School “Love Among The Stars” senior prom! Cover up those dirty pillows and head with us to Hermosa Beach, California on Saturday, July 30, 2022 for a very special screening event of one of the greatest movies in horror film history …CARRIE! And I’m excited to announce that everyone’s favorite prom king, Tommy Ross (William Katt) will be a special guest at this event! He will be signing autographs, taking prom photos with fans and doing a Q&A before the screening. I’ll be showing the film inside the actual gymnasium from the movie! So many great scenes were filmed here – including where Miss Collins (Betty Buckley) gets the girls to line up after they humiliate Carrie in the girl’s locker room and tells them about her detention deal, also where Carrie (Sissy Spacek) tells Miss Collins outside that she was invited to the prom and of course where the infamous prom takes places! Just the exteriors of the prom were filmed at this location – the interior was a massive set constructed for safety reasons because of all of the fire special effects, but this is where the iconic shot of Carrie covered in blood, walking from the burning gymnasium takes place! There will be music, silver stars, streamers, dancing, a prom photo backdrop with a blood bucket, a King & Queen costume contest and a glorious screening of Brian De Palma’s cinematic adaptation of Stephen King’s groundbreaking first ever published novel, CARRIE! Fans are encouraged to dress up for the prom or in costume as your favorite character from the movie, but of course it’s not required to attend. This is going to be an absolutely unforgettable experience for Carrie fans! …here piggy piggy.

Location: Hermosa Beach Community Center Gym – 710 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Date / Time: Saturday, July 30, 2022


5:00pm: Event check-in starts

5:00pm – 7:00pm: Music, dancing, prom photos

5:00pm – 7:00pm: William Katt autograph signing and meet & greet with fans

7:00pm: William Katt Q&A

7:30pm: King & Queen costume contest (winners get prizes, including William Katt signed item)

8:00pm: Screening of “CARRIE” (1976, Rated R – 1h 38m)


AUTOGRAPH & SELFIE COMBO: $40 – 1 autograph (your item or his item) from William, 1 photograph (your camera) with William at table

$40 for each additional autograph – you can get as many as you want!

*** No autographs or photo ops will be sold in advance.

Tickets to the screening event cost $50 and can be purchased at THIS LINK.

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Source: On Set Cinema

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Cody is a news editor and film critic, focused on the horror arm of, and writes scripts for videos that are released through the JoBlo Originals and JoBlo Horror Originals YouTube channels. In his spare time, he's a globe-trotting digital nomad, runs a personal blog called Life Between Frames, and writes novels and screenplays.