Unmasked

Unmasked : The True Story of The World's Most Prolific, Cinematic Killer

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Unmasked documents the unlikely true story of a boy who was taunted and beaten relentlessly by bullies throughout his childhood. Kane only escaped his tormentors when he moved to a tiny island in the South Pacific where he lived for all of his teen years. After living shirtless in a jungle for a while, he headed back to America where he fell in love with doing stunts-only to have his love burn him, literally. For the first time ever, Kane tells the true story of the horrific burn injury that nearly killed him at the start of his career. The entire heart-wrenching, inspirational story of his recovery, the emotional and physical damage it caused, his fight to break back into the industry that almost killed him, and his triumphant rise to become a film legend are told in Kane's own powerful voice. Take a peek inside the head of the man behind the mask. Be inspired by his triumphant comeback and laugh at his on-set hijinks as you unmask the world's most prolific, cinematic killer.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 350 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 23mm | 669g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0984580131
  • 9780984580132
  • 1,699,502

About Michael Aloisi

Michael Aloisi is the author of several books ranging from dramas and thrillers to horror, nonfiction, and children's books. With his MFA in creative writing and a passion for stories, he created AuthorMike Ink publishing. Currently he oversees the day-to-day functions of the company while writing numerous works. To fans, Kane Hodder's name is synonymous with horror, an icon on the level of Bela Legosi, Boris Karloff, and Vincent Price. He has appeared as a stunt man and actor in more than two hundred television shows and movies in a career spanning over thirty years. His role as Jason Voorhees in four consecutive films of the Friday the 13th series came to define the character feared by millions of fans the world over. The man behind the hockey mask would seal his fate as horror royalty years later by starring as the monster Victor Crowley in the Hatchet series. He still acts and performs stunts to this day. Adam Green is the writer and director of the films, Hatchet, Hatchet 2, Frozen and others. Adam was raised in Holliston, Massachusetts and after finishing high school he graduated from Hofstra University in New York. Green’s very first job out of college was producing and directing local commercials for cable in the Boston area. Green made his feature film debut with the comedy, Coffee & Donuts, which was in part, based on his own life. Green founded ArieScope Pictures with Director of Photography, Will Barratt in 1997. His upcoming films include the horror comedy, Chillerama, and the big budget children's summer film, Killer Pizza which is being produced by Chris Columbus.
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