Horror News

First Official Photo from the Vicious Brothers’ Extraterrestrial
Posted by Chris Savage | Posted Today
Well here we go, guys. Making its way to this years Tribeca Film Festival for its world premiere this April 18th is the Vicious Brothers’ latest flick Extraterrestrial, and courtesy of Entertainment Weekly, we have scored the first official photo. Synopsis: A group’s getaway into the woods dissolves into a full-throttle fight for their lives when [...]

Alien Abduction Movie Review
Posted by Chris Egan | Posted Today
Mysterious lights, secluded North Carolina wilderness, lone family, aliens? Alien Abduction starts off like a low-budget documentary that you’d catch on the History or Discovery channels with footage supposedly leaked from the Air Force and news footage (neither of which are convincing as real) mixed with some decently realistic “eye-witness” interviews. It then switches gears [...]

Friday the 13th Has Found a Director
Posted by Jason McDonald | Posted 1 day ago
If there’s one concern that the horror community can unite around, it’s the serious lack of “Friday the 13th” in our lives.  After a well-regarded remake in 2009, the series went dormant and fans were left wondering what would happen to their favorite campground killer.  Recently there’s been some rumblings that a new film could [...]

Holliston Could Live Beyond FEARnet
Posted by Jason McDonald | Posted 2 days ago.
In the wake of today’s sad news that FEARnet would be coming to an end, many are left wondering what the future might hold for those that were involved in the network.  And while there is a lot of uncertainty going around, there could be a silver lining for one group. FEARnet’s original series “Holliston”, [...]

Hemlock Grove Season 2 Premiere Date Announced
Posted by Jason McDonald | Posted 2 days ago.
While I have mixed feelings about the first season of Netflix’s “Hemlock Grove”, I’m sure there are quite a few fans out there who will be thrilled to know that the series is indeed returning for a second season. IGN broke the news today that Netflix has announced a premiere date for “Hemlock Grove” season [...]

FEARnet Acquired by Comcast and to be Folded into Syfy and Chiller
Posted by Jason McDonald | Posted 2 days ago.
If you’ve been a consumer of all things horror, then there’s a strong chance you’ve probably used FEARnet in one way or another.  Whether it was through their website, cable channel, or VOD service FEARnet had extended its reach to all corners of the media spectrum.  Now all that might be going away as cable [...]

CCP Cancels World of Darkness
Posted by Jason McDonald | Posted 2 days ago.
In a world where MMOs are struggling to live long enough just to become “free-to-play”, its always a surprise to see another franchise attempt to enter the fray.  One such MMO was the long-gestating “World of Darkness” which was an online game based on the “Vampire: The Masquerade” series. “World of Darkness” was originally announced [...]

Official Release Date Announced for Life After Beth
Posted by Chris Savage | Posted 5 days ago.
Jeff Baena’s horror comedy, Life After Beth, has finally scored an official release date. It was recently announced that A24 will be unleashing the film into theatres this August 15th. Let us know if you’ll be heading out to see this sucker? Synopsis: Zach is devastated by the unexpected death of his girlfriend, Beth. But when [...]

New Gameplay Trailer for ‘The Evil Within’
Posted by Jason McDonald | Posted 6 days ago.
With PAX East currently underway a few of the big game companies, and some smaller ones, have brought their wares to the annual convention/gathering.  One of which is “The Evil Within” from Shinji Mikami, the man who created “Resident Evil.”  Bethesda, who is releasing the game, has put out a new gameplay trailer for the [...]

IFC Midnight to Distribute ‘Home’
Posted by Jason McDonald | Posted 6 days ago.
Fresh off of a premiere at SXSW last month, supernatural thriller “Home” has finally found a distributor to handle its domestic release.  Deadline has learned that IFC Midnight, purveyors of all things spooky, has purchased the rights to distribute “Home” in theaters and on VOD so you can watch it in your home theater. Nicholas [...]

Rosemary’s Baby Gets a Due Date
Posted by Jason McDonald | Posted 6 days ago.
It would seem that NBC’s mini-series event “Rosemary’s Baby” is getting delivered sooner than I expected.  At this point, you might be wondering if this article will be filled with pregnancy related puns.  Well… No, because I can’t think of anymore at the moment. NBC has announced that “Rosemary’s Baby” will air on two nights [...]

Outlast DLC ‘Whistleblower’ Arrives Next Month
Posted by Jason McDonald | Posted 6 days ago.
If you’ve been waiting to dive back into the world of “Outlast” with their first DLC expansion, then you probably know that it’s been a scary-long wait.  ”Whistleblower”, the upcoming DLC expansion, was first announced way back around Halloween of last year.  And while I initially hoped we would be seeing it sooner rather than [...]

The Last of Us: Remastered Coming to PS4
Posted by Jason McDonald | Posted 6 days ago.
Surprisingly, there’s a sizeable segment of Playstation 4 owners who missed out on playing “The Last of Us” because they either didn’t own a PS3 or they ditched their old system in favor of a new one.  Sony is giving those individuals a chance to rectify their predicament by bringing the PS3 hit to the [...]

Ken Marino Contracts a Case of ‘Goosebumps’
Posted by Chris Savage | Posted 6 days ago.
With Columbia Pictures’ big screen adaptation of R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps officially on the way, we have just received some rather awesome casting news in the form of Bad Milo’s Ken Marino (pictured right). According to Deadline, Ken Marino has joined the cast of Goosebumps, which will see him play “Coach Carr, the blowhard coach at Greendale [...]

The Gore and Makeup FX of Wolfcop (Exclusive)
Posted by Jason McDonald | Posted 7 days ago.
It’s hard to believe that it has been over a year since we first mentioned Wolfcop on this site. In that time, director Lowell Dean and his crew took their whacky concept into the Cinecoup competition and emerged victorious.  Now the film is finally preparing itself for its Canadian premiere on June 6th and we [...]

Nowhere to Hide from New Wolfenstein Trailer
Posted by Jason McDonald | Posted 8 days ago.
The return of the Third Reich is nearly upon us as Bethesda gets ready to release their new take on “Wolfenstein” on May 20th.  The company is currently slowly building up hype for the new game with a steady drip of new trailers and alternate reality content like a Nazi owned music company. The newest [...]

Dimension Films Acquires ‘Transference’
Posted by Jason McDonald | Posted 8 days ago.
Not to be confused with the Johnny Depp thriller “Transcendence” or even Hideo Kojima’s mind-boggling “Transfarring“, Dimension Films has acquired the rights to horror film “Transference.” Deadline learned today that the studio purchased the pitch from the writing duo of Brandon and Phillip Murphy.  The story centers on “residents of a small Bible belt town [...]

First Official Teaser Poster & Photos from The Drownsman
Posted by Chris Savage | Posted 8 days ago.
We all love a bit of awesome poster art, right? Sadly that seems to be lacking in a lot of films these days. The art of creating a poster seems to be lost in many, but that isn’t the case when it comes to Chad Archibald’s The Drownsman, as they have just unleashed the first [...]

Blumhouse Productions to Turn ‘Creep’ into a Trilogy
Posted by Chris Savage | Posted 8 days ago.
Jason Blum certainly has his eye on what’s hot, and in turn he see’s potential with Mark Duplass’ movie Creep, as his outlet Blumhouse Productions are set to turn the film into a trilogy. According to The Wrap, Radius-TWC has partnered with Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions and the Duplass Brothers for a Creep trilogy. Radius, which acquired [...]

Nick Frost Makes His Directorial Debut with a Horror Short
Posted by Chris Savage | Posted 9 days ago.
Nick Frost is certainly no stranger around parts when it comes to horror, having starred in the excellent Shaun of the Dead and most recently The World’s End. But it appears as if Frost is finally taking a step behind the camera as he is set to make his directorial debut with a horror short. [...]

Ghostbusters 3 Suffers Yet Another Setback
Posted by Chris Savage | Posted 9 days ago.
Just when we thought that things were looking up for Ghostbusters 3 despite all the unfortunate events which quickly came to the fold, it appears as if Ghostbusters 3 is simply plagued with bad luck. It was recently announced that Ivan Reitman would not be returning to direct the third installment for Columbia Pictures, but [...]

A&E Keeps the Doors Open – Bates Motel Renewed for a Third Season
Posted by Chris Savage | Posted 9 days ago.
Thankfully at least one show isn’t being cancelled as Bates Motel has just been confirmed for a third season! Oh yes, make your way below for all the details you need regarding the future. From the Press Release: A&E Network has picked up a third season of the critically acclaimed original series “Bates Motel,” it [...]

Syfy Unleashes the Zombie Horde with ‘Z Nation’
Posted by Chris Savage | Posted 9 days ago.
What with zombies all the rage thanks to a little show some of you may of heard of, The Walking Dead. Syfy are looking to get in on some of that undead goodness with a zombie series of their own entitled Z Nation. According to Deadline, Syfy is teaming up with The Asylum and Karl Schaefer [...]

Animal Planet Teams with The Asylum for Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys
Posted by Chris Savage | Posted 9 days ago.
What are you doing!? Who said you could get back in the water? Jeez, people, don’t you know these here parts are lurking with flesh-eating eel-like fish!? That’s right, it’s the freakin’ Lampreys! Yep, what we have for you today is the first details and photos for The Asylum and Animal Planet’s latest collaboration Blood [...]

First Details for Brightlight Pictures’ Save a Bullet for Me
Posted by Chris Savage | Posted 9 days ago.
After all these years I still haven’t got round to watching Adam Rehmeier’s The Bunny Game. This is one film I had on my radar and then unfortunately it just slipped away, I must rectify that stat! And talking of Rehmeiser, we have just received word of his latest film, Save a Bullet For Me, courtesy [...]

Keanu Reeves and Eli Roth Team-Up for ‘Knock Knock’
Posted by Jason McDonald | Posted 12 days ago.
While not explicitly horror, this bit of news might appeal to certain horror aficionados.  Particularly those who are interested in veteran horror-director Eli Roth’s career.  Deadline has learned that Keanu Reeves and Eli Roth will be teaming up on a “pyschosexual thriller” called “Knock Knock.” Roth revealed the details to Fleming at Deadline saying that [...]