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Rosemary’s Baby Gets a Due Date
Posted by Jason McDonald | Posted 14 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 14 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 14 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 14 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 15 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 16 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 16 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 16 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 17 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 17 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 17 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 17 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 17 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 17 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 17 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 20 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 [...]

Dan Trachtenberg Teams with Paramount Insurge for ‘Valencia’
Posted by Chris Savage | Posted 20 days ago.
We have just received word of a new thriller that is on the horizon and it certainly has me intrigued, and hopefully it fits into the genre, but we’re going to run with it anyway as it certainly sounds as if it may. According to The Wrap, commercials director Dan Trachtenberg, is attached to direct Valencia [...]

MPCA Wants to Reboot Pumpkinhead
Posted by Jason McDonald | Posted 21 days ago.
“Pumpkinhead” has been a long neglected stepchild of the horror genre.  It’s been about seven years since someone last touched the franchise, but it looks like ol’ Pumpkinhead is finally going to get some love. The Tracking Board is reporting that production company MPCA is looking to reboot the horror franchise with a new film. [...]

Blumhouse and Universal are Remaking ‘The Sentinel’
Posted by Jason McDonald | Posted 21 days ago.
Some remake news can boil the blood of horror fans.  Others might ignite a sense of excitement.  And then there are those stories that make you say “Really? That movie?” Such is the case with the latest horror production from Universal and Blumhouse. The Tracking Board has learned that Universal Pictures has approached Blumhouse Productions [...]

McKenna Grace Moves into ‘Amityville’
Posted by Chris Savage | Posted 21 days ago.
Here we have some quick casting for Franck Khalfoun’s Amityville, as the folks over at B-D have exclusively learned that McKenna Grace (“Young and the Restless) has been cast in the upcoming film. According to the site she will play the youngest daughter of Jennifer Jason Leigh’s character Joan. Leigh will be playing Joan, a single mother raising [...]

Character Breakdowns for the ‘Scream’ TV Series
Posted by Chris Savage | Posted 21 days ago.
It certainly appears as if MTV’s TV adaptation of Wes Craven’s Scream, is moving along at a very steady pace as we have just scored some new details for the upcoming series including early character breakdowns. Following on from what we learnt yesterday, according to TV Line, the series “kicks off with a YouTube video [...]

R.I.P. Lewis Tice
Posted by Goon | Posted 22 days ago.
When I first starting writing for Horror-Movies.ca I made a couple initial connections in the film community. One of the first people I met was Lewis Tice who at the time was working for TLA Releasing. He was really a fantastic guy and made sure to pass on all the news to us so that [...]

Wes Craven to Direct the ‘Scream’ Pilot Episode? Early Plot Details Inside
Posted by Chris Savage | Posted 22 days ago.
Do you guys remember all that talk regarding the TV adaptation of Wes Craven’s slasher flick Scream? Well, things have quickly started heating up as we have just received word via B-D on the progress of the series. According to the site, Wes Craven will direct the pilot episode for MTV from a script penned [...]

Amy Adams to Battle Aliens in ‘Story Of Your Life’?
Posted by Chris Savage | Posted 23 days ago.
From Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners) comes his latest project, Story Of Your Life, which is said to be based upon the short story by Ted Chiang. And with the film churning along, we have just received some interesting casting news. According to Deadline, Adam Adams (pictured right; American Hustle) is currently in early talks to star in [...]

Anchor Bay Picks Up The Dead 2: India
Posted by Chris Savage | Posted 23 days ago.
Are you guys still stoked for The Dead II: India? If so, we have some very good news for you as the wonderful folks over at Anchor Bay, have just announced that they will be unleashing the film in the U.S. and Canada and we have all the details. From the Press Release: Anchor Bay [...]

Snowpiercer Will Make American Premiere at LA Film Festival
Posted by Jason McDonald | Posted 23 days ago.
Bong Joon-Ho’s long-awaited film “Snowpiercer” will finally be gracing our American shores on June 27th.  However, if you live in California, you’ll have the chance to see the film nearly two weeks earlier. In an announcement made today, Film Independent revealed that “Snowpiercer” will open this years 20th annual LA Film Festival. “Snowpiercer” comes by [...]