There's pedigree and then there's the kind of pedigree the newest name being bandied about to direct The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn carries. Despite only directing three feature films over the course of his career, Stephen Daldry has been nominated for an Oscar for each of them.
It's been a rough road for Paramount and the producers of Paranormal Activity 2 toward landing a director for the flick. The originally named Kevin Greutert was recalled by Lionsgate for Saw VII, but it's all paid off as today we know who'll be taking the reins from Oren Peli for the sequel.
Another graphic novel adaptation is on the way ... this time from Paramount Pictures and Platinum Dunes! Are you ready for a look at another man's Existence 2.0?
Some possible casting news has seeped in for the first film in the new Scream trilogy, Scream 4 or Scre4m for you hipsters.
Yes, we know. The headline sounds a bit kinky, but it's Friday, damnit! After such a long week we should all be entitled to be as kinky as we like, not to mention be allowed to go down on anything that we want!
Just yesterday I told you about Sickle from writer-director Robert Conway. Not one to rest on his laurels, Conway already has a second film in post-production, Necro Wars. A zombie apocalypse flick with a twist: The hero is a newly zombified soldier forced to choose which side he will fight on.
The other day we told you about Leigh Scott's Witches of Oz 3D and treated you to an outtake in which co-star Lance Henriksen worked with an uncooperative kitty. Today we have a promo trailer for the fantasy thriller that updates L. Frank Baum's classic kiddie tale.
Finally some sold casting news has hit for Frank Darabont's small screen adaptation of the Robert Kirkman zombie epic The Walking Dead for AMC! Words alone cannot describe how excited we are for this one!
One of the upcoming new shows we've been really looking forward to is ABC's soon to be debuting "Happy Town", but wow, does that April 28th premiere date seem a while off. If only there was a way to see it early ... oh wait! There is, and it's free and will only take you a second!
Horror scribe Douglas Clegg (Nightmare House, Afterlife, and a slew of others) will have a new book, Neverland, out in a couple of weeks.
VIZ Media has announced the first names to join the voice cast for Vampire Knight, the upcoming animated series based on the bestselling manga by Matsuri Hino.
Pill Hill Press recently sent over the news that Eric S. Brown is releasing a new novella this month entitled How the West Went to Hell that's primed to take readers on an Old West adventure of epic proportions.
Namco just sent over a bunch of new screenshots from its game based upon the blockbuster coming from Warner Bros. featuring Perseus fighting all manner of baddies -- some new and some we have seen before. Could these newer creatures make it into the movie? We'll find out on April 2nd when Louis Leterrier's Clash of the Titans hits theatres.
PAX East 2010, the largest gaming expo on the East Coast, kicks off in Boston on March 26th and runs through the 28th. Can't make it? Well, thanks to Visceral Games, UStream.TV, and the Dead Space 2 team, you can watch the Dead Space PAX East panel "Creating a World of Horror in Games" live over the interwebs at 1:00 pm EDT/10:00 am PDT this Saturday, March 27th.
Some new screenshots landed in our inbox today dripping with entrails. We were most pleased! Splatterhouse -- the original bloodcurdling epic video game featuring a hockey-masked killer with a bigass 2x4 that took the Turbografx 16 and Sega Genesis by storm. Bless you, Namco. Bless your black still beating heart!