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Saw VI Contest II: Win a Prop and Signed Photo of Costas Mandylor

The early buzz on Saw VI (review here) is that it's one of the better entries in the series so this latest contest opportunity ought to be of interest to those of you who concur with that assessment. Along with a signed picture of Costas Mandylor as Det. Hoffman, you can also win a certified special and valuable item that was used in the film.

Mezco's Zombie Mez-Itz Help Support Undead In Frozen North

Some Canadian zombies are coming, and they want you to volunteer. No, not to be eaten, but to participate in their Halloween Walk. Actually, being zombies, it is technically more of a “shuffle”, but the concept is the same. And Mezco Toyz will be helping to support the Zombie Walk by supplying goodie bags to 150 participants and, for a limited time, giving a 10% discount on all orders that enter a special code.

DVD Art & Specs for Warner's 4 Film Favorites: Thriller Collection

We're just coming up on Halloween, and already the home video companies are announcing titles that'll be streeting in early 2010. On the list for January 12th is Warner's 4 Film Favorites: Thriller Collection, which contains four movies that you wouldn't necessarily associate with one another.

Paranormal Activity's Orange County Fan Appreciation Party

On Thursday, October 23rd, Heather Wixson (also known around these parts as "The Horror Chick") was on hand for a special Paranormal Activity Midnight Screening and Party at the AMC at the Block in Orange, California. Those in attendance got special VIP passes to the event as well as a gift bag stuffed with a poster, limited edition t-shirt, and other goodies.

Twilight Saga: Eclipse Title Logo and New Moon Cast Tour

Although they said they were waiting until they hit 200,000 followers on Twitter, Summit Entertainment went ahead and released the title treatment artwork for The Twilight Saga: Eclipse this evening, and of course we've got a look at it for you ... in all its sparkly glory.

New Fourth Kind Featurette: Abduction

As if the most recent clip Universal Pictures provided for The Fourth Kind wasn't spooky enough, they're sending us into the weekend with a chilling new featurette entitled "Abduction" that contains some crazy archival interview footage.

A Sneak Preview of Rob Hall's Fear Clinic

We've been waiting a while for a web series to get excited about, and thanks to FEARnet and Rob Hall, we think we've found one: "Fear Clinic", starring Robert Englund, Kane Hodder, and Danielle Harris.

Win a Hollywood Undead Prize Pack - WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Dread Central, in conjunction with Total Assault, has lined up a special contest for fans of the band Hollywood Undead to commemorate the release of their two-disc CD/DVD Desperate Measures.

Supernatural: Clip from The Curious Case of Dean Winchester

As fans of the series are well aware, in next week's episode of Supernatural we get to see Dean as he might look as an old man. And for those of us who just can't wait until Thursday, the 30th, The CW has graced us with a clip from "The Curious Case of Dean Winchester."

Atreyu Launches Metal Head Zombies Game

Now here's a church I wouldn't mind being a member of: metalcore band Atreyu's Congregation of the Damned. And to celebrate next week's release of their album of that name, Atreyu has created the very cool Flash game Metal Head Zombies. Read on for more.

Dread Central at the Forget Me Not Premiere

This scribe hit the black carpet of Screamfest LA’s premiere of Tyler Oliver’s flick Forget Me Not last night in Hollywood, CA, and interviewed beau of Rumer (Sorority Row) Willis and actor Michah Alberti regarding his role in the same.

See Hatchet Again During the Slasherpalooza!

As a Halloween gift for Los Angeles horror fans, Adam Green's Hatchet will be shown at the Fairfax Silent Movie Theater as part of the Cinemfamily SLASHERPALOOZA night on Thursday, October 29th, at 8pm. The film will screen on a glorious 35mm print saved over from its 2007 theatrical run.

Never Sleep Again - The Terror Filled Twitterfeed Continues

Another day of shooting on Never Sleep Again is under way, and Dread Central is continuing our coverage of the documentary's Twitter feed. Come on in to find out who else has been on the hot seat!

Jeffrey Combs' Nevermore Extended into December

We got some good news to end this somewhat up-and-down week: Jeffrey Combs' one-man stage show Nevermore (event report here) has been extended for one last time in Los Angeles at the Steve Allen Theater.

International Trailer - The Horseman

Not to be confused with the Platinum Dunes crapfest of nearly the same title, the highly acclaimed Aussie fright fest The Horseman (review here) is hitting UK cinemas on October 30th, 2009, and we've got a look at the international trailer for you.