NSFW Character Clip From Red White & Blue

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!

*UPDATE* Neil Marshall to Bring Us Ghost of Slaughterford

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.

Lars Von Trier, Robert DeNiro, and Martin Scorsese Collaborating on New Taxi Driver

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.

Two New Stills from Indie Film Fetch

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.

Alan Wake FINALLY Gets Release Date ... And They REALLY Mean It This Time!

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.

Dead Rising 2 Infects North America On August 31

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.

Nicolas Refn No Longer Helming Keanu Reeves' Jekyll

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".

The Last Lovecraft Lands North American & International Distribution

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.

UK Quad Poster for The Crazies

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.

DVD Releases: Feb. 16, 2010: She's Crushed by the Red Hook of Hellhounds

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).

Cold Spots - The Curse of Giles Corey

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.

CONTEST CLOSED! UK Readers: Win a Copy of The Day of the Triffids on Blu-ray

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.

Go Crazy For Our Shutter Island Review

It's Monday and you're already planning what to do next weekend, right? The big movie event will no doubt be Martine Scorsese's Shutter Island and we've got the skinny on whether or not it's a trip you'll be wanting to take!

Drew Daywalt Teaches Us That There's No Such Thing

Director Drew Daywalt has churned out yet another horror yarn from his very own fear factory, and as always he manages to get more accomplished horror-wise in four minutes than most people do with ninety.

The Legend of Grassman Brings Ohio Sasquatchploitation

The Legend of Grassman tells the tale of a pot farmer mutated into a Swamp Thing-like being composed of marijuana plants on the run from Woody Harrelson, determined to smoke every last bit of him. Just kidding. It's another killer Bigfoot flick shot on a shoestring budget.