From Eric S. Brown, the zombie king, comes a new title that should be very welcome to fans of the new crop of World War II zombie films (Dead Snow) and stories ("The Wandering Unholy" by Victor Salva in the new Dark Delicacies): World War of the Dead.
Starting tomorrow we're gonna have nine chances for you to win something totally nifty and collectible - The Book of 9! What's that, you ask? Brother, do we have a contest brewing for you!
Several indie flicks can be found on this week's release list along with some reissues like a Blacula/Scream Blacula Scream twin-pack, a couple of TCM four-packs, and a bizarre Blu-ray "Thrillers" collection that teams The Invisible with Shyamalan's The Sixth Sense, Signs, and Unbreakable. But without a doubt the pick of the week is "Supernatural" Season Four (review coming soon).
“Resistance is futile” this October as Spike TV presents the fourth annual Scream, the first and only global event of its kind to honor the best in sci-fi, fantasy, horror and comic genres. Taping on Saturday, October 17, at The Greek Theater in Los Angeles, CA, Scream 2009 celebrates the hottest films, TV shows, comics, actors, creators, icons, and pioneers who have influenced and shaped the industry. This year’s show will also continue the tradition of featuring exclusive world premieres from some of the most anticipated movies of 2010.
Horror comedies. They either hit the mark or they suck. Some, however, suck on purpose. The latter looks to be the case when talking about David and Scott Hillenbrand's vampire comedy Transylmania, which saw its online trailer debut today.
As we near the film's home video debut, we got our hands on a brand new clip from Rob Zombie's The Haunted World of El Superbeasto for you to dig on. One that features a pretty familiar face from this weekend!
The nominees for Reaper Awards 2009, the first awards campaign dedicated entirely to horror on home video, have been chosen by an esteemed panel of judges from within the horror community.
Ready for an online comic straight out of the grindhouse? Then your wait is over! Rich Stahnke's When Drive-Ins Attack is Dread Central's new online horror anthology series that combines the mayhem and gore of drive-in movies of yesteryear and serves it up for you right on your PC. The feature will be running right here every Monday! Let the madness begin!
Dread Central hit the press junket for Summit Entertainment’s upcoming Sorority Row Sunday in Beverly Hills (and while spoilers are embargoed till the film’s release on September 11), we did talk with Sorority Row lead and horror vet Briana Evigan (who has previously appeared in the genre films S. Darko and House of the Damned, among others) regarding her upcoming role in filmmaker Darren Lynn (Repo!
Dread Central hit the press junket for Summit Entertainment’s upcoming Sorority Row Sunday in Beverly Hills (and while spoilers are embargoed till the film’s release on September 11), we did talk with Sorority Row actress Jamie Chung regarding her upcoming role in filmmaker Zack (Dawn of the Dead remake, 300) Snyder’s feature film Sucker Punch (which is slated for a 2011 release and is currently in pre-production).
Senators Sam Brownback of Kansas and Mary Landrieu of Louisiana co-sponsored the Human-Animal Hybrid Prohibition Act of 2009 this past July that, if passed, will make illegal genetic experiments creating new species from animal and human DNA. Don't be surprised if one of them screens the new film Lizard Boy on the Senate floor. It's their worst nightmare: a scientist mixes human and lizard DNA, the lizard boy grows up and goes on a rampage, and - worst of all - it has a black belt in lizard tail fu.
With the box office success of The Final Destination this weekend, we expected to hear about upcoming 3D projects over the next several days and weeks, but nothing prepared us for the prospect of Nicolas Cage and his hair being involved in one of them. However, seeing the names Patrick Lussier and Todd Farmer attached to the same film does engender a bit more confidence in it.
The (almost) final weekend box office numbers are in, confirming our earlier report that David R. Ellis' The Final Destination had emerged as the champ in its battle against Rob Zombie's Halloween II. The numbers? $28.3 million (a whopping $9,079 per screen) for TFD (no doubt benefiting from its 3D price bump) and $17.4 million (a much smaller average of $5,754) for H2.
Nerdcore may have some competition for genre-friendly girlie calendars as Scotchworthy Productions has revealed its new 2010 calendar, which will feature the scantily clad Scotchworthy girls posed in re-creations of various horror film favorites.
We're guessing Texas wasn't exactly a great location for jungle landscapes because 20th Century Fox film scouts have headed to Hawaii to find a few choice locales for its Predators to roam around in.