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Evil Royalty to Get Her Due in Maleficent

Sleeping Beauty's arch nemesis, the evil queen Maleficent, may just be getting her very own live action film pretty soon courtesy of the writer of the hit 3D flick Alice in Wonderland and (who else?) Tim Burton. We really have to start wondering if Burton realizes just how busy he is as much as we do.

Lance Henriksen Develops Cat Scratch Fever While Dealing with The Witches of Oz

Lance Henriksen has battled Aliens, Predator, Pumpkinhead, The Terminator, Sasquatch, and all manner of supernatural and sci-fi terrors. Who would have thought he would finally face his ultimate challenge in the form of an unfriendly pussycat. That's what happened during shooting of his latest, Witches of Oz, and we have video documentation of this epic encounter.

Exclusive Trailer Debut: Distortion

Many years ago Richard Diaz started posting on horror message boards along with myself and many others. He was affectionately known to his online buddies as "Gory", and he traveled with us from Fangoria to the place that shall not be named (we wish them well) and now finally to here on Dread Central. His love of horror is pure and as evident as can be, and it's with great pleasure and honor that we debut the trailer for his first indie horror film. Get ready for a look at Distortion!

AFI and Green Day Announce Summer Tour

Punk lives! At least the 2010 version of punk does. In one of the more interesting pairings we've seen lately, AFI and Green Day have announced they will hit the road together for a late summer tour beginning August 3rd, marking another piece of joint history for the two iconic bands who both got their starts in the NorCal scene.

New Moon DVD Sales Surpass Those of Twilight

It's official. The Twilight Saga craze is alive and well and growing exponentially with each new release. The Twilight Saga: New Moon sold just over 4 million DVD units in its first weekend of release, surpassing the first weekend sales of its predecessor Twilight, which sold 3.8 million DVD units.

Concept Trailer and Artwork for New Danish Film Warren Lich

If the concept trailer for the upcoming Danish film Warren Lich is any indication, the name Shaun Rana is one we'll be hearing a lot more of in the coming weeks and months.

The Growth is Out of Control

Got eight minutes to spare? Of course you do! You're obviously surfing the Net, or you wouldn't have been here to answer my question. (Uncle Creepy - Breaking the fourth wall since 1972.) Anyway, if you do have some time on your hands, why not bloody them while watching a new badass short film called The Growth?

Mara Brings the Horror in New Trailer

We just got our hands on the new trailer for Mara, a psychological horror-thriller from Sweden that's home to hot babes and supernatural elements. What more could you want?!?

New One-Sheet: In the Shadow

We just got our hands on the latest one-sheet for yet another film that proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that college kids have no desire to write theses on anything that has zero probability of getting them killed. Ready for a peek?

Worlds Collide in Melancholia Promo Art

Lars Von Trier is a filmmaker who's really looking to leave his stamp not only on the genre but on film in general. If he keeps churning out stuff along the lines of Antichrist, he may just succeed. Now that the filmmaker is looking to tackle death and horror on an epic scale, it's going to be very interesting to see just how his latest film, Melancholia, pans out.

New Ugly Americans Promo Clip and Interactive Map

So, did any of you watch last week's premiere of Comedy Central's "Ugly Americans"? It appears so as it debuted to great ratings. With the series' second episode airing tomorrow night at 10:30 pm EDT, here's a new promo clip to ensure you come back for more!

A Nightmare on Elm Street Promos Flood MTV

And so the marketing blitz behind the remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street begins. Looks like these guys are spending a hefty chunk of change - presumably in an attempt to replicate the Friday the 13th remake's opening weekend numbers. Will you be duped again? Check out these teasers and make up your own mind.

Get Ready for an Onslaught of Indian Horror!

While Indian horror is hardly a new concept (hell, they even remade A Nightmare on Elm Street before Platinum Dunes did), today's news affirms that you Bollywood enthusiasts have plenty of Indian horror to look forward to over the next few years!

Take a Peek at John Landis' Burke and Hare!

John Landis has been away from feature films for so long that I had to take a quick trip to the IMDb to recall what his last theatrical release actually was. And now that I've done the research, I'm not going to reprint it because it would surely dampen what I consider to be joyous news: A sneak peek at his long-awaited return to genre filmmaking!

Salute Supernatural in LA This Weekend

This Thursday, March 25th, Supernatural returns after a seemingly interminable winter hiatus, and as if that's not enough for fans of the show to get excited about, there's also Creation's Los Angeles Salute to Supernatural, which runs March 26th-28th.