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See Slipknot's Short Film Snuff Starring Some Familiar Faces

The Grammy-award winning band Slipknot premiered the new video for their song "Snuff" today in the form of a short film co-directed by Slipknot's own M. Shawn Crahan and renowned photographer/director P.R. Brown. The film features frontman Corey Taylor as never seen before, interwoven in an intricate storyline, but he's far from alone as two legends in the horror genre accompany him.

US Rights to Survival of the Dead Acquired by Magnet Releasing

Zombie fans got an early Christmas present today with the announcement that the genre arm of Magnolia Pictures, the Wagner/Cuban Companies' Magnet Releasing, has acquired US rights to George A. Romero's Survival of the Dead, the latest in the legendary director's beloved series of Dead zombie films.

First Paranormal Activity Blu-ray and DVD Review

Since we had the very first review of Paranormal Activity way back in 2007, it's only fitting that we should be the ones who bust out the first Blu-ray and DVD review, too, no?

Uncover Twilight Saga: New Moon Easter Eggs via Your iPhone

Just when we thought the news stories about The Twilight Saga: New Moon were done for a while, they keep pulling us back in! This time it's Chris Weitz who's to blame as the director is revealing ten "easter eggs" that you may have missed when viewing the film, five of which are only available via an application for the iPod touch and iPhone.

Official Horrorfest Poster for ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction

Yesterday we showed you the official Horrorfest 4 poster for The Final, and today we got a peek at the one-sheet for the "political zombedy" known as ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction.

Dreadtime Stories: Twas the Night Before Christmas

The Dreadtime Stories Players would like to thank everyone for listening and wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. And to do so, we thought we'd share a bit of macabre holiday tradition. Gather the children, drink some nog, and enjoy our version of "Twas the Night Before Christmas." We'll see you all in 2010!

Tony Sneaks into Slamdance 2010

Another film has been added to the already packing roster for Slamdance 2010, this one a UK import that's been causing quite the buzz. Sit back, dear readers, and get set to meet Tony.

15 Till Midnight -- The New Time for Terror

Many consider 3:15 to be the time of night for all manner of spookiness. However, that could all be changing relatively soon now that a new horror film is poised and ready to take over the time slot for terror.

Get Smart Director Getting Scary for Neighborhood Watch

Neighborhood watches. We're thinking it's time to enlist for these bad boys. Look at all the fun "Dexter" had with his this season! And now it looks as if something supernatural may be afoot pertaining to these ever so interesting late night endeavors.

Clive Barker to Bring Forth Black Is the Devil's Rainbow

Clive Barker prepping a new short story collection is both good and big news for fans. Sometimes news sneaks out of the weirdest place nowadays.

Exclusive: Tony Todd Talks Dark Christmas, Hatchet 2, and Candyman IV

Recently Dread Central had the opportunity to catch up with iconic horror actor Tony Todd, who was working on the film Dark Christmas and had a lot to say about some upcoming projects -- including a return for Candyman!

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.