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The Violent Kind of One-Sheet

The official artwork for The Butcher Brothers' latest foray into the horror genre, The Violent Kind, has just made its way online, and we have every blood-speckled pixel right here for your perusal.

Disturbing New Clip for Penance

Need a slice of the insane to brighten up your otherwise mundane day? Then the latest clip for Jake Kennedy's next feature film, Penance, should fit your sick-in-the-head bill quite nicely!

Strangeland II: Disciple to Start Filming Soon?

There's been a lot of talk regarding Strangeland II: Disciple that has been going on for a really long time. Finally though it seems as if there's a bit of movement to talk about!

Seven Films in the Running for Visual Effects Oscar

While it's likely a foregone conclusion that Avatar will be taking home the Oscar, the Motion Picture Academy has announced the seven films that will compete in order to become one of three nominess for the Visual Effects Academy Award. And a couple of them are big favorites around the Dread Central offices.

October 1st Release Date Set for Let Me In

Overture Films announced today an October 1, 2010, release date for Let Me In, the currently lensing redux of Let the Right One In, both of which are based on the best-selling Swedish novel by John Ajvide Lindqvist.

Demons Debut Sets a Record for BBC America

We meant to write up a quick story reminding Dread Central's readers about the premiere of Demons on BBC America this past Saturday, January 2nd, but it seems a reminder wasn't necessary after all as the show delivered the network its highest rated premiere ever for a new series.

New Jason Statue on its Way from Sideshow

If there's a horror icon who's been memorialized in resin, vinyl, and plastic more often than Friday the 13th's Jason Voorhees, I certainly can't think of it. And now, thanks to Sideshow, we're about to get yet another incarnation of the hockey-masked killer!

Darksiders Coming to the Big Screen?

Considering the success of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, I’m surprised that Hollywood never got around to milking the adult fantasy genre for more content. Sure, that Conan reboot has been kicking around for years, but there are plenty of untapped properties out there that would translate to the big screen rather nicely. One of those assets, Darksiders - a newly released video game for both the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 – is slated for a possible big screen adaptation soon. Read on to find out more!

Open The Box at Home

Richard Kelly's Box is coming home to Blu-ray and DVD next month, and we've got the skinny on what to expect should you be one of the insane few who push the button!

Show Dread Central a Little Love by Voting for Us as Best Horror Blog

Hey! You know how we update this site like all year for you? Holidays included? Well here's your chance to do something kind of cool for us!

Hatchet 2 Cast Expands by Two as Nick Principe & Alexis Peters Sign On

In this age of the Internet, especially as it pertains to social networking, the job of a press agent is quickly becoming obsolete. Case in point: two new additions to the Hatchet 2 cast recently came to light via an update of the movie's listing on IMDB and a wall posting on Facebook.

Another Dante's Inferno Live Dev Chat -- TODAY! Discuss Gameplay in the Inferno

It's the first Wednesday of the new year so that means it's time for another LIVE video series featuring members of the Dante's Inferno video game development team. On tap for today: "Gameplay in the Inferno," a discussion about the Level Design and Combat Design for Dante's Inferno.

Behind Your Eyes Gets a Director Behind the Camera

The home invasion thriller with a twist, Behind Your Eyes, has finally landed itself a director to bring this captive tale of terror to life.

Applying Some Cruel Logic to the Big Screen

Dread Central got word that casting has officially begun in Los Angeles for Cruel Logic, a feature length indie film based on the short of the same name by Brian Godawa.

Behind-the-Scenes Video --The Echo Game

We've been following the progress of Brian Feeney's supernatural slasher flick The Echo Game pretty damned closely around here. Why? Because we strive to deliver badassery to you on a daily basis! Sometimes, though, we need a bit of assistance, and help came when Feeney himself dropped us a line to let us know about a special behind-the-scene video that he has just put up. Dig it!