Shooting began over this past weekend on the prequel to Paul Anderson's Death Race, cleverly titled Death Race: Frankenstein Lives, and as a result a bit more casting news has come to light that includes a couple of recent genre heavy hitters.
After a quiet but successful run at Slamdance, a new one-sheet has debuted for Jesse Holland and Andy Mitton's new psycho-thriller YellowBrickRoad, and as per usual we have a look at it for you!
There are lots of things happening at this year's European Film Market show which is taking place now in Berlin, one of the most exciting of which is the announcement of the new film from the man who brought us some of the most surreal bits of cinema ever with Strange Circus, Love Exposure and Suicide Club director Sion Sono.
Are you ready for the first of three character-specific teasers for Simon Rumley's Red White & Blue? We hope so, but you may want to put the kids to bed or lock the door before watching as it is totally not meant for sensitive eyes! You have been warned, damnit!
Fresh off of bringing the uber-violent sword swinging epic Centurion director Neil Marshall looks to be stepping into the producer's chair for director Ian D. Fleming's supernatural thriller Ghost of Slaughterford.
Though not considered to be horror in its truest sense, the original 1976 classic Taxi Driver appeals to multitudes of genre fans because in it star Robert Deniro gives one of the most unsettling performances of a psychopath ever put to film.
One indie project that we've been keeping close tabs on is Fetch, director C.M. Downs' upcoming feature that is currently shooting in Kansas, and today he sent over two new stills and an update on what's been happening since we last heard from him.
On February 11th at X10, Remedy and Microsoft FINALLY stopped the blue ball frustration for male and female gamers alike by confirming their EXTREMELY long-delayed action-adventure Alan Wake will emerge May 18th in North America and May 21st in Europe.
On February 11th Capcom announced at X10 that Dead Rising 2’s release date is August 31st in North America with Japanese and European release dates to follow shortly after. Capcom also revealed that Xbox 360 gamers will see exclusive downloadable content, titled Dead Rising: FIRST CASE, which bridges the gap between the first and second games.
It's been a while since we've heard anything from Keanu Reeves' camp regarding the actor's upcoming modern take on Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of the scientist Dr. Jekyll and his monstrous alter-ego, Mr. Hyde, but today came word that the project is director-less as Nicolas Refn had to bow out due to "a simple matter of clashing schedules".
It took a while, but one of this year's Slamdance films, director Henry Saine's horror comedy The Last Lovecraft: The Relic of Cthulhu, has found distributors for both North America via MPI Media Group's Dark Sky Films and internationally via Cinemavault.
If there's one thing that drives us crazy around the Dread Central offices, it's how much cooler European posters tend to be compared to what we get here in the States. Case in point? The new UK quad for Breck Eisner's remake of the George A. Romero classic The Crazies, which is hitting theatres February 26, 2010.
This week's 100% horror DVD and Blu-ray releases are very much on the skimpy side so we've included a few items that, while not strictly genre fare, are close enough that we thought they should at least be on the radar of our readers. But first here's a look at the pure horror (in more ways than one).
Salem, Massachusetts - The town's name lives in infamy, many say deservedly so, for hysteria and bloodshed brought about by intolerance and greed. From out of the mouths of many who died, it can be assumed that curses flew, damning their persecutors to the coldest flames of hell with one breath and declaring their innocence in the next.
As we told you last week, the Blu-ray of the BBC’s modern retelling of The Day of the Triffids is hitting the market on February 22nd. Even better? Two lucky UK readers will be able to get their hands on a free copy courtesy of Dread Central and our friends at Showbox Home Entertainment and The Associates.