OTTUMWA, IOWA (September 6, 2021) — Prescribed Films is proud to announce Child’s Play actor Alex Vincent as the headlining celebrity guest for Halloweenapalooza 2019 taking place October 11-12 at the historic and haunted Hotel Ottumwa.

As a child, Vincent portrayed Andy in the classic Child’s Play 1 and 2 and later as an adult in Curse of Chucky and Cult of Chucky. Vincent will also bring a screen used Chucky doll. 

Additional celebrity appearances will be made by Laila Haley (Sinister 2), Jason Crowe (Harvest Lake), and Midnite Mausoleum (TV hosts).

Now in its tenth year, Halloweenapalooza is Iowa’s only horror film showcase — created by horror filmmakers for horror fans. In addition to the film festival and celebrity guests, the event features vendors, panels, ghost hunt, showing of “Rocky Horror Picture Show” and more.

Tickets, including special VIP packages, are on sale now. More information and a full event lineup is available at

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