District 9 Blu-ray to Include God of War III Demo

Just the other day we got ahold of the artwork and specs for the December 29th DVD and Blu-ray release of District 9 (see them here). But one item was missing from the story: The Blu-ray will include a playable demo of the PlayStation 3 game God of War III, which comes out in 2010.

Level 26 iPhone App and Digi-Novel Now a Reality

Anthony Zuiker's Level 26: Dark Origins (review here) debuted this past September and represented the first true integration of a novel with a companion web series. And now, with the release of the Level 26 iPhone app and desktop movie through iTunes, we have an actual marriage of text and video in one seamless experience.

Exclusive Stills: The Resident from Hammer Films

One flick that's high on the list of films Dread Central staffers are looking forward to is The Resident. Hammer Films, Hilary Swank, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Christopher Lee all add up to some serious genre cred, and we're pleased to present two exclusive new stills from the project as well as an updated synopsis.

Some Beastly Halloween Treats

In honor of Halloween, CBS Films has provided us three new photos from Beastly that show how the stars get their Samhain on in the movie. As they explain it, "Tricks are for kids, but we're all about treats here!"

Two Clips from Vampire Diaries Halloween Episode - Haunted

The CW is pulling out all the stops to make sure fans don't forget about tonight's Halloween themed episode of The Vampire Diaries, entitled "Haunted", going so far as to provide two sneak peeks of the show.

Carrie - The Musical to Bathe in Pig's Blood Again

If you poke around online long enough, you can find excerpts from Carrie - The Musical, a great idea just so terribly executed. Despite being pulled after five performances on Broadway, it looks like the musical version of Stephen King's novel is coming back to the stage with a song in its heart and, hopefully, some spring in its step.

Eclipse Wrapped, a Trio of New Moon Stills & Wallpaper, Twilight Returning to Theatres

Whew! It's a busy day in the Twitterverse where The Twilight Saga is concerned with news about all three installments getting some play: Eclipse, New Moon, and even the original granddaddy of them all, Twilight.

Scott Talks Alien Prequel

It's really happening. Ridley Scott is making another Alien movie. Today we've learned a little bit more about the project, which is all kinds of intriguing.

Exclusive Clip: Splatter Web Series

Episode 1 of the Roger Corman/Joe Dante/Corey Feldman collaboration known as Splatter debuts on Netflix today, and Dread Central was provided with an exclusive clip to help ensure that you guys are intrigued enough to check it out!

Alan Ball & True Blood Writers Reveal Some Season 3 Details

Last night the Paley Center hosted a panel entitled "Inside the Writers Room: True Blood", and representing the HBO series were creator/executive producer Alan Ball along with writer's assistant Elisabeth Finch, script coordinator Kate Barnow, co-executive producer Brian Buckner, co-executive producer Nancy Oliver, supervising producer Alexander Woo, and producer Raelle Tucker. Read on for a few choice tidbits of what was said and some hints of what fans can expect during Season 3.

Being American? Being Human Redux Coming to Syfy

For those of you out there who missed the first season of UK mini-series "Being Human" on BBC America, make it your business to watch it on demand if you can. The show was a powerhouse of good old fashioned horror that played like a completely supernatural version of "Three's Company" but with tons more bite. Like all good things from overseas ... an American version is now on the way.

Another Grizzly Bear out for Grisly Revenge

There has been a brief uptick in killer bear flicks the last two years, and not all for the best. Now comes a new one simply titled Bear that, judging by its trailer, takes the T-Rex/jeep scene from Jurassic Park, ages the occupants in peril about 15 years, replaces the T-Rex with a very angry grizzly with vengeance on its mind, and builds an entire movie around it.

A Trip Into the Very Haunted 1013 Briar Lane

Another paranormal themed found footage film has surfaced detailing the horrifying exploits of a very ... very ... haunted house. Dare you enter the house at 1013 Briar Lane? Don't forget your nightlight!

The Fourth Kind Blow-Out

With the release of The Fourth Kind rapidly approaching, we have all the goodies surrounding this flick for you right here in one little place! We're talking three clips, the UFO featurette, and an image gallery. Can you say ... sweet?

Vampire Lestat Vampire Club's Tru Blood & Gold Ball

Ever since I first read Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles, I swore one of these days I'd make it to her annual Vampire Lestat Vampire Club Halloween Ball. Unfortunately, this isn't my year, but if you live anywhere near New Orleans, you might want to make it yours as the group is presenting a "Tru Blood & Gold Ball" for 2009.