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Happy New Year 2010

With 2009 winding up its final hours, we'd like to take a moment to say GOOD RIDDANCE! This year has taken from us some of our beloved stars, beloved idols, beloved friends, and beloved income and has generally sucked for the most part. To it we fondly give the finger and shout with as primal a scream as possible -- WELCOME 2010!

CONTEST CLOSED! Win Some Shady Daybreakers Swag

Need to gear up for the January 8th release of Lionsgate's latest vampire flick, Daybreakers? We've got the gear to suit you up!

New Games from NECA - Gremlins: Gizmo's Great Escape & Freddy vs. Jason: Forest of Fear

Back in September NECA acquired the majority of the assets of WizKids, Inc., from The Topps Company, Inc., including the award-winning Clix family of games. What does that mean for horror fans? Two potentially awesome new games: Gremlins: Gizmo's Great Escape and Freddy vs. Jason: Forest of Fear. Read on for more details on each.

Six New Blackout Posters Show Some Character(s)

The Blackout recently caught a lot of crap for having posters that resembled those from Feast. Yes, it showed the profile of a monster looking down, etc. Well, the folks behind the film aren't going to have to worry about those comparisons again as their six new character one-sheets are truly unique, albeit a bit boring.

Motion Picture Purgatory: I Drink Your Blood

As the year 2009 winds down, we can't think of a better way to send it on its not so merry way than via a blast from the past like the cult classic I Drink Your Blood, which has the distinction of being the first film ever to be rated X by the MPAA based on violence alone.

The Wolfman Website

While we wait patiently for February 12th, 2010 to arrive, Universal has unveiled its official website for the R-rated horror remake.

More Hisss Pics!

After digging on the totally awesome trailer for Jennifer Lynch's Hisss, I've been following the production fairly closely. Today we got some new pics for you to dig on. If you're not yet sold on what's promising to be one "out there" flick, come on in and check 'em out!

R.I.P. Chas. Balun

With 2009 on its way out, we at Dread Central were hoping that we'd be clear of bad news as we prepare to ring in the New Year. Sadly, we just learned about the passing of one of our own. Chas. Balun. He was 61 years old.

Terminator 2: T-800 Collectible Coming in 2010!

It could be argued that Terminator 2: Judgment Day is the best of the series; certainly Arnold never looked better than he did in his portrayal of the T-800 sent to protect young John Connor. And thanks to Hot Toys and Sideshow Collectibles, soon you'll be able to add a brand new version of Arnie's T-800 to your collection.

New Stills from The Vampire Diaries: Bloodlines

We're still three weeks out from the January 21st return of the CW's The Vampire Diaries, but to help tide you over, we have four new stills from the upcoming Episode 11, entitled "Bloodlines".

Halloween Vets in a Bind

More casting news has slipped out regarding Dan Walton's directorial debut, Bind. Some original Halloween firepower has joined the growing list of genre talent eager to help Walton bring on the frights.

Take a Frightening Trip Downstream

One thing is for certain regarding the end of the world ... it's probably not going to be very much fun. Though it will be blissfully quiet, and for just a moment of that we'd be eternally grateful.

Just in Time for 2010 -- The Black Devil Doll Soundboard!

It's amazing how many people's feathers got ruffled over Jonathan Lewis' cinematic homage to all things tasteless, Black Devil Doll (review here). With the release of the brand spanking new Black Devil Doll Soundboard, we're willing to bet there's gonna be a lot more upset folks out there soon enough!

More Pictures from the Paranormal Activity Screening Party

There was a really good and spooky time to be had at Jessica DiMeo of Rehoboth, Massachusetts' house this past Monday, as Paramount put on one hell of a screening party in her home. Of course Dread Central was on hand for hosting duties, and now we bring to you our own gallery coverage of the event!

Over a Dozen New Daybreakers Stills! Be Recruited!

With Lionsgate's toothy vampire flick Daybreakers just days away, the studio's letting loose all the promotional stuff you could ask for. Including the following stills, which just so happen to be home to some really nasty looking vamps!