'Face Off' fourth-season to premiere January 15 on Syfy, cast revealed
By Elizabeth Kwiatkowski, 12/06/2012
Syfy has announced the fourth season of Face Off will premiere Tuesday, January 15 at 9PM ET/PT and also revealed the identities of its cast members.
Face Off's fourth season will feature 14 special effects make-up artists who will meet in Los Angeles and compete in a series of hands-on artistic and genre-themed challenges -- including re-creating goblin kings, original comic book superheroes, candy creatures, and zombie hordes -- that will ultimately determine a winner.
Actress McKenzie Westmore will reprise her role as host of Face Off.
Renowned makeup artist Ve Neill, special effects artist Glenn Hetrick and makeup artist Neville Page will serve asFace Off's fourth-season judges. Guest judges for the upcoming season will include Bryan Singer, Gale Anne Hurd, John Landau, Michael Nankin, and John Rhys-Davies.
Joining the cast as the contestants' new mentor will be Michael Westmore, a world-renowned Hollywood makeup artist.
The 14 makeup artists will be whittled down week by week and the winner will ultimately receive $100,000, a 2013 Fiat 500 and the opportunity to become a guest lecturer at the "Make Up For Ever" Academies in Paris and New York.
Face Off is produced by Mission Control Media with Michael Agbabian, Dwight D. Smith and Derek Atherton serving as executive producers.
The identities of the 14 makeup artists who will be competing on the fourth season of Face Off are:
- Alam Park, a 25-year-old from Seattle, WA
- Alexandra McCoy, a 31-year-old from Orlando, FL
- Autumn Cook, a 35-year-old from Pittsburgh, PA
- David "House" Greathouse, a 41-year-old from Cleveland, OH, who currently resides in Crestline, OH
- Eric Fox, a 37-year-old from Georgia, who currently resides in Riverside, CA
- Eric Zapata, a 22-year-old from Victoria, TX, who currently resides in Austin, TX
- J. Anthony Kosar, a 26-year-old from Lisle, IL, who currently resides in Westmont, IL
- Jenna Green, a 40-year-old from Sacramento, CA, who currently resides in Buda, TX
- Katherine "Katie" Machiek, a 26-year-old from Owls Head, ME, who currently resides in Los Angeles, CA
- Kristian Kobzina, a 41-year-old from El Segundo, CA
- Meagan Hester, a 29-year-old from Ossining, NY, who currently resides in New York, NY
- Michael Garcia, a 31-year-old from Austin, TX
- Troy Rivers, a 34-year-old from Indianapolis, IN, who currently resides in Avon, IN
- Wayne Anderson, a 27-year-old from Fort Meyers, FL, who currently resides in Fullerton, CA