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HalloweeNight Already Stalking DVD

It's no secret that my personal experiences with the films of Mark and John Polonia have not exactly been joyous ones, but I am happy to pass along news of their newest project, HalloweeNight, that doesn't look too bad for a Halloween-themed horror flick about a killer scarecrow. I rather dig that evil Jack Skellington pumpkinhead monster on the attack.

Tormented Coming From IFC Festival Direct

Come October 21st you'll be able to dig on the latest UK horror import, Jon Wright's Tormented (review here), via IFC's Festival Direct Service. Who would have thought IFC would be such a huge supporter of thrills and chills! We're loving it!

Never Sleep Again Twitterfeed Showing the Stars

As promised, the Twitter feed for Never Sleep Again is boiling over with some behind-the-scenes goodness straight from our interview sessions. Who has taken the hot seat thus far? Come on in to find out!

Gremlins Star Battles Bigfoot in Nightbeasts

"This was a wake-up call for those bums" is not the sort of phrase you typically hear coming out of the mouth of an Indian shaman in full ceremonial garb as he regales an audience with a cautionary tale about the awesome might and savagery of Sasquatch. But that's how the trailer for Nightbeasts begins, a new piece of Sasquatchploitation starring Zach Galligan of Gremlins.

Some New Photos from Twilight Saga: Eclipse

Along with director David Slade's regular updates on Twitter, a couple of different fansites for the Twilight films and/or their stars have provided us with an early look at the second sequel, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.

Bizarro Trailer for Klownboy Circus of Gore

Every so often we here at Dread Central receive word about a movie that leaves us a bit on the speechless side. Such a film is Klownboy Circus of Gore, described to us as "the craziest, most gory, unique and horrible circus film of the year!" I was not aware there were other gory, unique, and horrible circus films in the running for that title this year.

Twitter Update on Wes Craven's 25/8

Wes Craven has updated fans on the status of his latest film 25/8 via Twitter (of course) with a behind-the-scenes image and a tasty 140-character tidbit. Plot Synopsis

Starz Celebrating Zombiemania

Who doesn't love zombies? They're cute, cuddly, and full of adorable maggots that are sure to feast on your flesh once it makes it down to the pit of their rotting bellies. It's about time one cable station hosted a program detailing their rich history! Enter Starz's Zombiemania!

Duncan Jones' Moon Shines Brightly at Sitges

The results are in from the recently concluded Sitges Film Festival, which ran from October 1st-12th in Catalonia, Spain, and Duncan Jones' hauntingly beautiful Moon (review here) left its competition in the dust.

Rock and Shock This Weekend

This weekend a party will be heard down the Eastern coast. It's the best time you'll have this Halloween season. It's ROCK AND SHOCK!!! This year's guest list includes John Landis, Sid Haig, Corbin Bernsen, Malcolm McDowell, Doug Jones, PJ Soles, and more!

Never Sleep Again ... On Twitter

While work officially began on what's shaping up to be the ultimate documentary on the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, Never Sleep Again, a few weeks back, the project has just gotten its very own Twitter page; and if you follow it, you're gonna be getting all kinds of behind-the-scenes info on what we've got cooking up!

International Saw VI One Sheets

Hold on to your asses, folks! You're about to see a true rarity! Two international posters for Lionsgate's upcoming sequel Saw VI that are nowhere near as cool as the domestic ones. Who says we have to wait until 2012 for the apocalypse?!?

Behind-the-Scenes: KNB Drags Fans to Hell!

It is common knowledge that when directors hit box office gold, they can make whatever they wish for a follow-up film. For Sam Raimi, coming off three Spider-Man films that all rank among the top 50 domestic box office grossers of all time, he could have made virtually any film he could conjure as his next cinematic venture.

Mandalay Acquires Joe Hill's Horns

Joe Hill's upcoming novel Horns isn't even being published by William Morrow until February, 2010, but it's already been scooped up by Mandalay Pictures for the big screen treatment.

Join Robert Englund for the Monster-Mania Halloween Party

Here at Dread Central we celebrate Halloween for the whole month of October, as do our friends at Monster-Mania. And how better than spending some quality time with the original Freddy Krueger himself, Robert Englund, at not just one ... but two ... awesome events?