Am I the only one shocked that The Asylum is not getting in on the Twilight bandwagon with a mockbuster? It seems like a no-brainer; yet, here we sit, mockbuster-less. Someone has to pick up the Asylum's slack, and that's where Tempe Video's Splatter Rampage label and writer-director Chris Seaver come in with their horror parody Taintlight.
Torchwood Magazine, the tie-in publication for the popular "Dr. Who" spin-off series, has announced that award-winning British comic book creator Nick Abadzis will be penning the series’ comic strip in its latest edition. Nick (Laika, Hugo Tate) will team up with artist and fellow Brit Paul Grist (Kane, Jack Staff) to deliver Part 3 of Broken, a story that finds the "Torchwood" crew trapped in a haunted hotel.
We don't often hear much news around these parts about horror movies from Finland, but then we don't usually get movies based on Finnish mythology about pissed-off killer bear spirits. Such a movie, Carcass, is in pre-production in Finland.
The following story is not exactly horror related, but it is kind of funny. Unless you're a huge fan of Edgar Rice Burroughs' "John Carter of Mars" series, in which case this story might horrify you. Those of you who fall into that category have long been waiting for John Carter to finally become a motion picture, and many of you are equally awaiting the big budget blockbuster coming in 2012. But first The Asylum has a mockbuster three years ahead of schedule.
With the titles of the Ghosthouse Underground label filling up the majority of their October horror DVD slate, November brings us Lionsgate's sloppy seconds. I mean, a horror movie getting dumped onto DVD a week or two after Halloween strikes me as an afterthought on the distributor's part. Lionsgate has three such chillers getting the post-Halloween DVD mistreatment.
One of our favorite new web shows is back with another round of madness that's sure to either tickle your funny bone, make you question your morals, or simply wonder -- "What the hell am I watching?"
Along with Halloween II, Rob Zombie has another little movie coming out soon entitled The Haunted World of El Superbeasto, and to prove he hasn't forgotten about it, he and Anchor Bay have released a red-band trailer that shows off a bit more of his leading ladies' attitude ... and attributes.
Universal Pictures announced today that the worldwide debut of The Wolfman trailer will take place online tomorrow, Thursday, August 20th, 2009! Tune in to Yahoo! Movies and AccessHollywood.com tomorrow, and be the first to check out the highly anticipated trailer debut!
We here at Dread Central love Gris Grimly and his beautifully macabre contributions to the horror genre. And while I don't speak for everyone at Dread Central when it comes to the brilliant works of Edgar Allan Poe, how can you not agree that his rich and atmospheric poetry is perfectly matched alongside Grimly's twisted mind?
It's been about a month since the first set visit reports started coming in from Summit Entertainment's Twilight sequel, New Moon, but now finally we're getting to the meat of the matter. Not only do we hear from book author Stephenie Meyer and screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg, but we also get a pretty detailed description of Dakota Fanning's activities as vamp witch Jane, Alec (Cameron Bright)'s twin and a high ranking guard in the Volturi.
Just a quick update concerning two movies we've been covering. Sony Screen Gems has confirmed a couple of date changes for their upcoming genre flicks. Read on to find out when you can expect Resident Evil - Afterlife and Repo Men.
Everyone knows about the Loch Ness Monster. Most know about Canada's Ogopogo and Lake Champlain's "Champ". But how familiar are you with the Lake Van Monster? That might be because you don't live in Turkey. The lake and its alleged monster are quite the Turkish tourist attraction, and now they are about to be the subject of their first ever feature film.
Our ongoing coverage of Shane Acker's 9 continues with two new exclusives courtesy of Focus Features: never-before-seen character design sketches drawn by Acker during the initial conception of the character 8. These sketches showcase the filmmaker's amazing progression from initial drawing to final rendered character as seen in the film.
South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, has become one of the preeminent events in the United States. What started out as a music festival has added conferences and festivals for the film industry as well as for the blossoming interactive media, mirroring the ever-increasing convergence of entertainment/media outlets. So of course we here at Dread Central want to be a part of it -- and you guys can help us achieve that goal!
Tired of seeing nothing but images of Charlotte Gainsbourg and Willem Dafoe in the throes of passion and/or pain in connection with Lars von Trier's divisive new film Antichrist? If so, then you should be happy to view the UK poster for the flick, which plays up the controversy the film has engendered.