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Trap Teases a Trilogy

Filmmaker Jason Horton dropped us a line with some news on his latest project, Trap, about a brutal kidnapping that goes from bad to worse when a middle-aged kidnapper falls in love with his 15-year-old victim.

Season of the Witch Teases Us with a Trailer

No, we're not talking about the bastard sequel of the Halloween franchise (sorry, no need to get that song stuck in your head) or even the little known George A. Romero flick of the same name. What we have here is the teaser trailer for a new Dominic Sena flick!

Twilight Saga: New Moon First TV Spot

It's a big week for tweeners (and their mothers) who can't get enough of The Twilight Saga: New Moon. Along with the new iTunes clip provided yesterday, Fandango has just released a 30-second TV commercial that -- finally -- gives Team Edward a little something to cheer about.

ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction Goes to After Dark

Not only has ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction gotten a rating by the MPAA, but this news also yielded another interesting tidbit of info -- it seems that the self-professed political zombedy was acquired by After Dark Films. Does this mean that it will be one of the "8 Films to Die For" in this coming January's After Dark Horrorfest IV? Probably, but let's wait for the official announcement, shall we?

Title Change: 2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams

Just in time for AFM a little title change has gone on concerning Tim Sullivan's follow-up to 2001 Maniacs. The subtitle The Beverly Hellbillys has been ditched, and in its place we now have Field of Screams, making the full title for anyone not playing along 2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams.

Steven Miller Hears the Scream of the Banshee

We've all been waiting a while to see what Automaton Transfusion director Steven C. Miller was going to bring to the table next. Looks like we're gonna be waiting a bit longer for AT2 because Miller has a new project cooking that has definitely got our attention.

Ghoultown Mistress of the Dark CD/DVD Now Available!

It's been a while since Gris Grimly updated us on the status of his collaboration with Ghoultown and the lovely Cassandra Peterson (aka Elvira) on the song "Mistress of the Dark", but today we got word that a limited edition CD/DVD is now available. And if you order a copy before October 25th, Grimly, aka the Mad Creator, will try his darnedest to get it to you by Halloween!

A New Poster for The Road

Fortunately, its November 25th release date hasn't changed again; instead, we get a new, albeit rather generic, poster for John Hillcoat's adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's The Road.

Bowl for Boobies with Tracy Coogan - Win Tickets to Dark Woods & Lunch at Spago!

Tracy Coogan (Zombie Honeymoon, Dark Woods) has been invited by this scribe to join the 'Horror Starlets' who are "Bowling for Boobies" to raise money for women fighting Breast Cancer. To support the Busted Foundation, Ms. Coogan, along with Nom De Plum Films, Dread Central, and TCB Public Relations, will give away two exclusive tickets for this Thursday's Dark Woods screening in Los Angeles.

Supernatural: Stills from Upcoming Episodes 7 and 8

It's a miserable week for Supernatural fans -- no new episode, but rather a repeat of the Season 5 premiere, "Sympathy for the Devil". But to make up for it, The CW has provided a batch of new photos from Episodes 7 and 8, "The Curious Case Of Dean Winchester" and "Changing Channels", respectively.

The Vampire's Assistant Launches "iFreak" iPhone Application

In case you've forgotten, Saw VI isn't the only genre film opening this weekend. Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant will also hit theatres on October 23rd, and in celebration of the upcoming release, Universal is allowing fans to join the freak show through the launch of a brand new "iFreak" iPhone and iPod Touch application.

Update and First Look at the Trailer for Shadow Falls Memorial

This past summer filmmaker Kendal Sinn first unveiled the details of his Shadow Falls Memorial feature film, and today he provided Dread Central with an update and a first look at the flick's red-band trailer. Read on for more!

Exclusive: Rob Hall is Running with the Devil

Last week casting news starting coming in on the upcoming project Devil, which is being helmed by John Dowdle (Quarantine). And now we have some details on just who is going to be bringing the Devil to life.

See Kevin Nash and Psycho Sid as Zombies in River of Darkness

Earlier this month I brought you first word about River of Darkness, a new supernatural thriller starring pro wrestler Kurt Angle as a small town sheriff battling a trio of brothers lynched long ago who are back from the grave looking to settle old scores. The brothers are portrayed by pro wrestlers Kevin Nash, Psycho Sid Vicious, and Bill Laing, the Mothman of The Mothman Prophecies.

Swamp Thing Makes Akiva Goldsman's Heart Sing

Akiva Goldsman is a name almost universally reviled amongst the online movie geek community. Inside Hollywood, the Oscar-winning screenwriter is one of the most respected and sought after. Will the screenwriter of Lost in Space, Batman & Robin, I Am Legend, and I, Robot find redemption amongst the hardcore fanbase with his work in bringing Swamp Thing back to the big screen?