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The Dead Matter in July! Sweet New Midnight Syndicate Contest!

It's been a long time coming! We're happy to report that the long-awaited vampire/zombie movie from Midnight Syndicate maestro Edward Douglas, The Dead Matter, is finally on its way and locked in for a July 30th release!

Splatterific Piranha 3D Behind-the-Scenes Stills

Violence! Carnage! Mayhem! Blood! More Violence! That's what we're hoping Alexandre Aja's remake of Piranha brings to theatres in glorious 3D. From the looks of the recent deep red stills that have just hit the Net, that's exactly what we're gonna get!

Confirmed! The Collector DVD Coming in April

A while back we reported that Marcus Dunstan's The Collector wouldn't be getting a home video release until April of 2010. That seemed extremely unrealistic as we live in an age in which theatre to DVD turnaround time is usually a matter of a couple of months. Today an official date has been announced ...

Goatman Terrorizes Dark Hollow

I've been wondering when someone would make a movie about a goatman. Though not specifically about the axe-swining Goatman of Pennsylvanian urban legend, the forthcoming chiller Dark Hollow, based on the novel by popular horror author Brian Keene, will offer up a satyr, a mythological half-man/half-goat, using its hypnotic powers to seduce a man's wife in order to keep its species alive.

EXCL: First Look at Bulletface DVD Artwork

Director Albert Pyun dropped us a line today with a first look at the DVD artwork for his upcoming horror and revenge thriller Bulletface, which has a release date of January 26, 2010.

EXCL: Casting Update and Behind-the-Scenes Photos for Fetch

Theodore LoScalzo of DrippingDead Films sent Dread Central a fresh batch of exclusive behind-the-scenes photos for Fetch, director C.M. Downs' new feature that is currently shooting in Kansas. One look at them and all we can think of is, "Fetch us a sweater! Brrrr!"

Tiffany vs. Megapiranha

In what absolutely positively has to be intentional stunt casting on the part of The Asylum, former teen pop princess Tiffany has been signed to star in their Megapiranha mockbuster. Tiffany's heyday was the late 1980's, and her biggest rival at the time was Debbie Gibson, who you may recall starred in The Asylum's Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus. No way this casting is a coincidence.

New Viral Ad: The House of the Devil -- Looking for a Babysitter

The good folks over at Dark Sky Films sure know how to flex their creative marketing! Keen-eyed readers of the Village Voice are sure to run across a very suspicious "Babysitter Wanted" ad! Does anyone out there have the guts to call the number and apply? We DARE you to!

Exclusive Trailer Debut: After Dark's The Graves

Horrorfest 4 is right around the corner, and things are heating up fast! That being said, it's time to drop something new on you guys in the form of an exclusive trailer for Brian Pulido's The Graves!

Triangle Stills, Trailer, and a Better Look at the DVD Artwork

It seems like we've been reporting on Christopher Smith's Triangle (review here) for a really long time now, and finally, on February 2nd to be exact, we'll be able to see if it lives up to its potential when it drops onto DVD and Blu-ray courtesy of First Look Studios. And in honor of the occasion they've provided us with a big batch of stills and our own copy of the trailer.

Banshee!!! Screams onto DVD

The dreaded loudmouth of the monster world -- the Banshee -- is getting its turn at tearing apart teenagers for our amusement in the new flick titled cleverly enough Banshee!!! (review here). Look for things to get all screamy on March 23rd when the DVD drops into stores! Read on for more details and the cover art.

Unnerving New Trailer - The Crazies

Another new look at the latest Romero flick getting the remake treatment, The Crazies, has found its way into our inbox, and it's just the thing that we need to help us deal with the hazards of hump day.

Producer Mike De Luca Discusses Drive Angry & Dracula – Year Zero

Mike De Luca is a busy, busy man of late. Today he was on hand to chat about two of his most appealing projects, the Nic Cage car chase flick, Drive Angry, and Alex Proyas’ Dracula – Year Zero, both of which are shaping up quite nicely.

Another Dante's Inferno Live Dev Chat -- TODAY! Go Beyond the Game!

It's Wednesday, and you guys should know what 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: "Beyond the Game".

Shout! Factory Drops Some Vintage Corman on Us

To say that we're Roger Corman fans around here at the Dread Central offices is a bit of an understatement. The man has done it all and brought us some of the most delightfully fun and ghoulish movies of our time. Now thanks to an exclusive deal with Shout! Factory, which we originally told you about here, there's all sorts of goodies on the way!