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Akira Adaptation Moving Along

It's been a good long while since there was anything to report on concerning Warner Bros.' plans to adapt the anime sensation Akira into a big budget live action extravaganza. Over a year, in fact. Finally a bit of news has trickled out.

DVD Releases: Sept 8, 2009: It's the Nature of the Beast to Keep Live Animals on Harper's Island

Aside from the better than it should have been "Harper's Island" (review), the pick of this week's DVD crop seems to be a couple of Blu-ray re-releases: Creepshow and Freddy vs. Jason.

When Drive-Ins Attack: Midnight Special

Ready for an online comic straight out of the grindhouse? Then your wait is over! Rich Stahnke's When Drive-Ins Attack is Dread Central's online horror anthology series that combines the mayhem and gore of drive-in movies of yesteryear and serves it up for you right on your PC. The feature will be running right here every Monday! Let the madness begin!

Exclusive 9 Interviews: Shane Acker, Elijah Wood, Jennifer Connelly

With the release of 9 (review here) we figured we had better get busy and start makin' with the interviews ASAP, so that's just what we did.

Orphan DVD / Blu-ray Details

One of the more well received horror films this year, Warner Bros' Orphan, will be hitting home video on October 27th, and we've got the rundown on what you can expect from this evil and secretive little package. Special Features: Additional scenes Alternate ending Mama's Little Devils: Bad Seeds, Evil Kids and Orphan featurette (Blu-ray only) Digital copy (Blu-ray only) Synopsis

He Will Friggin' Kill You!

Creep Creepersin is back with another film about a violent and deranged soul who just can't control himself. No, it's not the Uncle Creepy bio-pic, it's an indie effort known only as ... He.

Horror Fills Out Fantastic Fest Line-Up: Paranormal Activity, REC 2, and More!

You wanna talk about a truly stellar horror film line-up? Look no further than the Austin, Texas, film extravaganza Fantastic Fest 2009 as it's sporting a line-up that's simply to die for!

Paranormal Activity Gets a Release Date in the UK

And the news about Oren Peli's Paranormal Activity keeps steadily pouring in. This time it's good news for UK horror fans as the flick officially has a release date across the pond.

9 Days of 9 Contest: Day Seven

Focus Features' and Dread Central's giveaway of one copy of The Book of 9 every day until the release of 9 on 09/09/09 continues with Day Seven!

The Final Destination Remains the Destination of Choice for Filmgoers

The estimated four-day Labor Day weekend box office numbers are in, and they paint a somewhat surprising picture for the latest genre offerings. 3D is still obviously high on everyone's end-of-summer fun-o-meter, as are prawns -- and not just the kind you throw on the barbie.

The Message Gets Preachy with New Trailer

Only the power of Christ should compel you to watch the latest trailer for Erica Leerhsen's new Christian horror flick, The Message. Personally, I'll pass. I have enough people telling me what to do without Jesus jumping on the bandwagon.

Weinsteins Pushing for Another Childen of the Corn

What is it about The Children of the Corn that has studios so hot to release sequels, remakes, and more sequels and remakes. The Weinstein Co. is out to bring us another shot of corniness, and they've even tapped a writer already.

Patrick Lussier in Talks for Halloween 3D?

Lots of names have been floating around about who will helm Halloween 3D for the Weinsteins (providing they work out their troubles by next summer). From Steve Miner to Alex Aja to My Bloody Valentine helmer Patrick Lussier. While all of these makes sense, it seems that Lussier's name is packing the heaviest punch.

9 Days of 9 Contest: Day Six

Focus Features' and Dread Central's giveaway of one copy of The Book of 9 every day until the release of 9 on 09/09/09 continues with Day Six!

Jason Is Not an Ultimate Fighter

Given the immensely rising popularity of Mixed Martial Arts, I would not be at all shocked if some enterprising filmmaker eventually devises a slasher movie based around the world of MMA. But contrary to what some of you may have heard on the Internet in the past 24 hours, no, a former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight is not the new Jason Voorhees.