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Rest in Peace: Dan O'Bannon

2009 has been mired in death. We lost a lot of icons over the past few months, and it's with a heavy heart that we report we've just lost another one. Dan O'Bannon, age 63, is no longer with us.

Piranha 3D to Take a Bite Out of Avatar this Weekend

Going to be one of the no doubt millions who will be seeing James Cameron's Avatar this weekend? Then make sure you get there early -- not to just avoid the long lines, but to get your first peek at the trailer for Alexandre Aja's Piranha 3D!

Kenny Yakkel Breaks Open The Exorcism Diaries

Dread Central got word today that director Scott McCullough is teaming with writer Kenny Yakkel to bring a little bit more evil into our lives by offering fans a look at The Exorcism Diaries.

Laurence Fishburne Joins Predators Cast

Predators already has a pretty cool cast lined up (right, all you Adrien Brody diehards?), but the recent addition of Laurence Fishburne certainly helps to make things just a little cooler.

Leo Means Business in New Shutter Island Pics

Two new stills from Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island surfaced today, and while they don't relay a lot of information, in the first you can definitely tell that Leo means business, and the second one sure is colorful!

Official Horrorfest Poster for The Final

As the January 29, 2010, start date of After Dark's Horrorfest 4 draws near, we're starting to get more info in regarding some of the lesser known films such as The Final, a revenge thriller laced with blood and balls. Today comes the flick's official Horrorfest poster.

UPDATED: Another New Daybreakers Clip and the Outdoor Poster

As we inch ever closer to Daybreakers' January 8th premiere, Lionsgate's PR machine keeps rolling out the goods. Today we have a new clip featuring Ethan Hawke arguing blood ethics with his little vampire brother who hunts down humans for the new Army.

Psych: 9 Teaser Poster and a Few Stills

Few things freak me out more than the thought of being locked up in the loony bin. So of course when an email landed in the Dread Central info mailbox about the upcoming horror thriller Psych: 9, it was forwarded right over to me to put up the story.

Sorority Row DVD Finally Gets a Release Date

We got some news today that's sure to make one of our loyal readers, fceurich39, ecstatic: Stewart Hendler's Sorority Row remake is finally hitting DVD on February 23, 2010.

Phobos Gets a New Name and Two New Posters

The Russian film Phobos is one we've had our eyes on for a while now, and finally some updates are coming out about it. First off is a slight name change to Phobos: Club of Fear because, as we all know, every flick needs a secondary title nowadways.

Pontypool Finally Heading Home on DVD - US and UK Artwork

It seems like we've been waiting forever for Bruce McDonald's excellent Pontypool (review here) to officially hit the American and international markets on home video (it's been available in Canada since July), and finally there's a bit of light at the end of the tunnel.

Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominations Announced

The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards nominations were announced today, and in large part they mirror those who got the nod from the Golden Globes earlier this week. Although whereas the Globes are a robust 67 years old, the SAGs are merely Sweet 16.

Some Dexter Videos to Help Ease the Pain of the Finale

Still reeling from the way things went down in the Season Four finale of "Dexter"? Showtime wants to help by providing a couple of video interviews with both Dexter and the Trinity Killer themselves. Once you're done watching, read on for a chat with Julie Benz.

Kevin Costner Thriller, The New Daughter, Opens Tomorrow

Remember when Kevin Coster was considered by Hollywood to be a huge box office draw? No? Well it's true. And even if Costner's star appeal is on the decline, I'm still surprised to hear his new thriller, The New Daughter, is getting an extremely limited release. Tomorrow.

Motion Picture Purgatory: The Saragossa Manuscript

You have to hand it to Trembles. When it comes to introducing Dread Central readers to the obscure ... the offbeat ... the just plain weird, no one does it better! On tap for this week's Motion Picture Purgatory is the 1965 Polish film The Saragossa Manuscript (aka Rekopis znaleziony w Saragossie).