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Paranormal Activity Facebook Fanpage Now Open

And the Paranormal Activity (review here) news just keeps on rolling in. A new fanpage for the film has opened, and it has a really interesting image as its landing photo that sports the words "IN THEATERS SEPTEMBER 25th". Getting excited yet? I knew you would be.

Vampire Diaries Gives The CW Its Best Premiere Ever

The jury's still out as far as we're concerned as to whether or not "The Vampire Diaries" has what it takes to catch on with hardcore horror fans, but they may not need us anyway ... The show's first episode that aired last night appears to be The CW's most-watched series premiere ever with 4.8 million viewers (subject to final verification later today).

Exclusive: Ju-On The Grudge Video Game Interview and New Screens

For fans of the Ju-on franchise, or The Grudge as it is known here, the date of October 13th cannot arrive soon enough. Why's that, you ask?

New Solomon Kane Trailer and Interview with Director Michael Bassett

A new trailer has just hit online along with an interview with director Michael Bassett for his live action adaptation of Solomon Kane, and we've got them both for you along with 60% more awesomeness than anyone else.

The Review of Dorian Gray

Our friends across the pond have a new horror film in their cinemas this weekend, Oliver Parker's retelling of the classic Oscar Wilde tale Dorian Gray. Our latest commodity out of the UK, Gareth Jones, caught the flick and sent along a review.

New Halloween Horror Nights Behind-the-Scenes Video

Curious about what types of terrors you're going to be experiencing at Universal's Halloween Horror Nights 2009? We'll we've got the skinny on a preview for you, so steady yourself and prepare for a quick glimpse at just a few of the things going bump in the night.

Werewolf: The Series DVD Plans Scrapped

In what is probably the worst news I've heard in a while, "Werewolf: The TV Series" will NOT be coming to DVD due to legal battles over some of the music used within the series. Yep. This sucks.

Ready for The Mourning After?

Yet another supernatural thriller is on its way as the screenwriter of Obsessed (yes, that Obsessed), David Loughery, has sold another script that will attempt to elicit more than a couple of chills out of prospective viewers.

Paranormal Activity Theatrical Plans to be Announced on Twitter

Those of you waiting anxiously to find out when and where you'll FINALLY be able to see Oren Peli's Paranormal Activity (review here) needn't wait much longer as we've just found out release plans will be announced

Xombie to Be Reanimated by Halo-8

Halo-8 Entertainment is kicking copious amounts of ass when it comes to the innovative animation technique known as "illustrated filmmaking", and upon completion of their recently announced upcoming Loaded Bible project, they will next be producing the horror/sci-fi adventure Xombie: Reanimated created by James Farr.

WINNERS ANNOUNCED: Win a Copy of Rick Yancey's The Monstrumologist

It's rare that we post a five-knife review for anything at Dread Central so after reading Elaine's critique of The Monstrumologist (review here), I have to say my interest in the tale is definitely piqued. If yours is, too, then you'll want to read on for the details of a new contest we're running.

Elm Street's Nancy Has Her Day

In the latest issue of Monster-Mania Magazine, a quick conversation with Heather Langenkamp reveals her new documentary I Am Nancy will be a "look back onto her last 25 years as Nancy and the role of A Nightmare on Elm Street in young people's lives."

Dante's Inferno: Behind the Scenes of Limbo, Greed, and Gluttony

In early August EA Games provided us a look at "Lust", the Second Circle of Hell from their upcoming Dante's Inferno video game. And now Greed, Gluttony, and Limbo are here to keep poor lonely Lust company. Synopsis:

Depeche Mode Corrupts True Blood

All right, Fangbangers. We're just a few short days away from the season finale of "True Blood", and while we wait for our usual pre-show tease from the powers-that-be at HBO, this week we have something a little different. Something that promises to "corrupt" all of you -- and leave you in need of a cold shower!

Win Copies of Friday 7 and Friday 8 on DVD

Friday the 13th: Part VII: The New Blood and Friday the 13th: Part VIII: Jason Takes a Cruise .... I mean Jason Takes Manhattan are both coming out in spiffy new DVD editions next week, and we have your chance to win a copy of each!