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Evil Dead in 60 Seconds Via The Wonders of Claymation

Never mind CGI, man! Old school claymation has always been cooler if only for the fact that there's something physically there up on the screen. Sadly, claymation seems to be a quickly dying medium, but that hasn't stopped artist Lee Hardcastle from crafting a version of the Sam Raimi classic The Evil Dead that you won't soon forget.

Robert De Niro Heads Off into The Dark Fields

Here at Dread Central there are certain actors whom we will watch no matter what they do. One such person who falls under that category is the legendary Robert De Niro, and we get especially excited when it turns out that his next flick will be in the horror genre!

Official UK Artwork: 2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams

Finally we get our first look at the artwork for Tim Sullivan's long anticipated sequel 2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams, which is set to hit DVD/Blu-ray in the UK on July 5th. No word on a domestic release yet, but we should have something for you soon. In the interim ... dig it!

Horror Takes on the Summer Blockbusters! Splice Set For Summer Release from Warner

Finally we have a rock solid date for Vincenzo Natali's Frankenstein-esque creature feature Splice as Warner Brothers has given the film a summer release date of June 4th. Bravo, WB! Can't think of a better way to kick off the hottest season of the year than with some good old fashioned monster mayhem!

Magnet Releases Survival of the Dead Red Band Trailer

Finally the red band theatrical trailer has come for George A. Romero's Survival of the Dead, but honestly? We think it could use a bit more time in the oven as it's pretty tame. Come on, guys! We need red in our red bands!

Todd McFarlane Talks New Spawn Film

Though talk about a new Spawn movie has been lingering in the ears of fans everywhere for some time now, it appears that creator Todd McFarlane is just about ready to make it happen -- himself!

Creation's Weekend of Horrors Re-Animator Reunion Grows Bigger

Another addition to what's shaping up to be the mother of all Re-Animator reunions has been made! You can add Dr. Dan Cain himself, Bruce Abbott, to the festivities, which also include appearances by Barbara Crampton, Robert Sampson, Stuart Gordon, Jeffrey Combs, and Dennis Paoli.

Second Clash of the Titans Behind-the-Scenes Featurette

The second behind-the-scenes featurette for Louis Leterrier's Clash of the Titans is here and it's packing more of the good stuff we're all looking forward to! Thank the gods!

New Burke and Hare Pics; Pegg Debunks Baron Cohen Rumors

A big batch of new images from John Landis' upcoming flick Burke and Hare have surfaced online, including a few that caused the rumor mill to start swirling that Sacha Baron Cohen is appearing in the film, but via Twitter (where else?) Simon Pegg set the record straight.

A Dozen Images from Hard Ride to Hell

Some more goodness coming in from the satanic biker flick Hard Ride to Hell. The film will hit DVD on May 25th from Vivendi Entertainment and RHI Entertainment, and we've got a brand new image gallery set and waiting for your perusal.

Tribeca Film Festival Expands to Include Tribeca Film and Tribeca Film Festival Virtual

The popular Tribeca Film Festival runs from April 21 through May 2, 2010, but if you can't be in New York City for it, don't despair. Tribeca Enterprises has launched Tribeca Film, a comprehensive distribution and marketing platform for independent film, and Tribeca Film Festival Virtual (TFFV), a new online venture offering worldwide audiences an opportunity to experience the Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) from the comfort of their own homes.

Another New A Nightmare on Elm Street Poster

Another new poster for Platinum Dunes' A Nightmare on Elm Street reboot surfaced today -- they're calling this one a "banner" for some reason -- and of course we've got it here for you hot off the presses!

Watch the UK Paranormal Activity Short Film Contest Winner: Heebie Jeebies Now

Yeah, yeah, yeah. We know. We totally got the shaft Stateside for our Paranormal Activity Blu-ray release (though we're fairly certain a double dip will be coming) as the UK has a mega edition (story here) coming on March 22nd courtesy of Icon Home Entertainment. If we can't have our own set of extras, at least we can watch a bit of theirs on YouTube.

Lots of Horror Hitting Blu-ray Hi-Def and DVD: The New Daughter, The Stepfather, Uncle Sam, and The Dorm that Dripped Blood

Things are looking pretty sweet home video-wise over the next few months as some announcements have come out over the past several days, and rather than write up a separate story for each one, we figured that we'd bring it all here for you in one gore-soaked package!

Issue 1 of Stephen King's N. Hits Comic Stores Today!

Today's the day that Issue #1 of the four-chapter graphic novel N., based on Stephen King's short story of the same name, hits the retail market. As publisher Marvel Comics says, "No horror fan can afford to miss this alarming tale!"