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Alien Prequel Prometheus Finds its Male Lead

Let's face it. Sharing the screen with an actor as talented as Dragon Tattoo's Noomi Rapace is no easy task. She needs a co-star who's not only up to the challenge but has the acting chops to pull it off. Director Ridley Scott has found his choice for just such a co-star.

Make a New Date with (Alien Prequel) Prometheus

We're not entirely sure just how much of a prequel to Alien Ridley Scott's new film Prometheus will be, but being that H.R. Giger is still involved, there's hope!

Rise of the Apes Release Date Moved to Thanksgiving Weekend

It looks like the summer of 2011 is short one blockbuster as 20th Century Fox has opted to push back the release date of its upcoming Planet of the Apes: Rise of the Apes from June 24th to Thanksgiving weekend, November 23rd.

Alien "Prequel" Gets a Title and a Leading Lady

Okay, now this is some news we can celebrate going into the weekend! Not only does the Ridley Scott "Alien prequel" have a title and a star (one we couldn't be more excited about), but we also have a better idea of how it fits into the Alien mythos.

Star Tom Felton Talks Rise of the Apes

Tom Felton, who is best known as Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter franchise, spoke a little bit about his upcoming film, Planet of the Apes: Rise of the Apes, and we like what we're hearing. We like it a lot!

Big Talent Lining Up to Play Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

There's no doubt about it - Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is one of Hollywood's hottest prospects right now, and some really interesting names will be trying out for the title role. Interested in who they are? Yeah, we thought you would be.

Eric Bana Looking to Become Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Now that Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter has a location and production start date, it'd be nice to have someone attached who can actually play the lead role, no?

Enough Alien Prequel News to Dizzy Your Senses: Not Delayed! Working Title Revealed! Actually a Remake?

So, with not even a single frame filmed, the hoopla concerning Ridley Scott's Alien prequel(s) for Fox seems to be jumping on the same type of merry-go-round that the fabled Ghostbusters 3 has been riding for a year. In short ... Everyone has their own set of answers, and all we can do is stare blankly, cross our fingers, and hope for the best.

Alien Prequels Stall Once Again

Once again Ridley Scott's Alien prequels have hit a snag and stalled before getting out of the gate. Talk about feeling like you're on a roller coaster, eh, fans?

Catherine Hardwick to Direct Maze Runners for Fox

Ever since the Twilight craze began, director Catherine Hardwicke has found lots of material coming her way concerning teens in some form of supernatural peril. Enter the newest one for Fox based on Book One of James Dashner's Maze Runner Trilogy.

Don Your Snuggie and Join the Vampires Suck Blu-ray/DVD Release Party in Hollywood, CA

Not familiar with the final scene of horror spoof Vampires Suck? No matter, just grab your Snuggie and join the 100+ Snuggie-clad dancers who will be doing the Hustle in honor of the film's Blu-ray/DVD release at Madame Tussauds on Hollywood Boulevard next Tuesday, November 30th! Here are the details:

Tom Hardy to Join Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter?

And the search for star power continues for Timur Bekmambetov's take on Seth Grahame-Smith's novel Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Offers are out and Fox is hoping one star in particular bites.

Fox and Scott Circling Star for Alien Prequel(s)

Who in the world can fill the shoes left by Sigourney Weaver in the upcoming Alien prequels from Fox and director Ridley Scott? The list of names is long, but it looks as if the team behind the films are finally zeroing in on someone.

CONTEST CLOSED! Win the Alien Anthology on Blu-ray!

Never let it be said that we here at Dread Central don't take care of our readers when it comes to contests. What do we have for you today? "Only" the massive six-disc Blu-ray set known as the Alien Anthology!