There may not be a more appropriate candidate to bestow the honor of Garden State Playmate to this month than Stanton, NJ’s Emma Bell. Everything’s coming up bloody roses for this young actress. So far, a string of roles in horror films and TV shows have ignited her career. The graduate of Hunterdon Central Regional High School has appeared in TV’s Supernatural, Adam Green’s Frozen and Hatchet II, Final Destination 5, and of course as Amy on The Walking Dead.
In an August 2011 article, Interview magazine’s Ilana Kaplan asked Emma about “weird things in New Jersey” to which she replied: “There’s the Jersey Devil, I remember my brother talking about abandoned shacks in the middle of the woods. We lived close to preserved lands. We would go in there and hike all the time. A few people lived in those woods.” Just like many of us who grew up in New Jersy, Emma Bell went on Weird NJ trips of her own! Next up for Emma is a Twilight spoof also starring Danny Trejo called
Fox’s supernatural series Point Pleasant was unceremoniously cancelled a few months after it premiered in 2005. There were a few episodes that never aired and to see them you’ll have to buy the DVD collection, unless you have Chiller Network. Apparently that station has aired the series, but since Comcast sucks ass, I don’t get Chiller Network. You’ll probably think I’m giving praise to a show that doesn’t deserve it, but I’m not. If you think you would enjoy a show that’s in a similar vein of Dark Shadows, Point Pleasant offers a fine mix of the supernatural and soap opera.