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2nd Viral for Cloverfield 2?

Around three weeks ago we showed you what could very well have been the first viral video for Cloverfield 2. Fake or not, everyone was pretty much in agreement that it was pretty badass, if not a little too much on the nose. How would the second video fare? Find out now!

Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy Documentary on its Way

Rejoice, Elm Street fans, as something wicked this way comes. The director of His Name Was Jason is back with a whole new bag -- one that is striped red and green with four shiny metal claws tearing it wide open. Get ready to Never Sleep Again!

Double Dose of the Dead: Survival of the Dead and Zombieland Reviews

Now this is how we like kicking off the week! Two reviews to get fans of the living dead (both running and shambling) all feverish with anticipation. Things are looking sweet in the land of the dead, folks! Get ready for lots of carnage!

Exclusive: First Look at In a Spiral State DVD Box Art

Halo-8 Entertainment has unveiled the DVD box art for its upcoming film In a Spiral State, the metaphysical, psychedelic, drug-addled sci-fi/horror film directed by award-winning filmmaker Ramzi Abed. The film comes to DVD on September 29th and is now available for pre-order.

Expanded New Moon Trailer and Death Cab Single

Fan frenzy has been building for the past couple of days leading up to tonight's unveiling of the new extended trailer for The Twilight Saga: New Moon during MTV's VMA's. Yeah, we had a detailed description and a leaked version of the shorter trailer Summit included with its Sorority Row release this weekend, but what everyone wanted was the real deal. And here it is.

When Drive-Ins Attack: They Came from Outer Space

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!

TIFF '09: Midnight Madness Day Three

The Toronto International Film Festival '09 is in full swing, and you'll be happy to know that Dread Central has partnered with the fine folks over at The Substream to bring you daily video coverage of the event that will feature news, interviews, and maybe even a couple of reviews here and there.

Zetell to Shoot Cellar Door 2: Preymate

Last Thursday night, following hosting a screening and ensuing Q&A of Matt Zettell’s Resurrection County at The Los Angeles Film School (and the after-party at Kung Pao Kitty in Hollywood, CA), Dread was tipped off by the director that he’d just received a script for a sequel to his 2007 flick Cellar Door.

TIFF '09: Midnight Madness Day Two

The Toronto International Film Festival '09 is in full swing, and you'll be happy to know that Dread Central has partnered with the fine folks over at The Substream to bring you daily video coverage of the event that will feature news, interviews, and maybe even a couple of reviews here and there.

Madison Film Festival to Raise Funds for the Autism Society

All good deeds should be known, at least in a perfect world. The Madison Film Festival has announced it is working with the Autism Society of Greater Madison in order to help improve those detrimentally affected by the disabling disease.

Zombies to Strike Chicago Bowling Alley Next Week

The dead rise to pick up the spare! The Wildclaw Theater is proudly sponsoring Zombie Bowling II, The Dawn of the Dude, to take place next Saturday, September 19th, at the Timber Lanes Bowling Alley in Chicago.

Roger Corman Finally Deemed Oscar Caliber

When I read the news the other day that Roger Corman was selected to receive an Honorary Oscar by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, I was kind of surprised. Not because I couldn't believe Roger Corman would be given an Honorary Academy Award but because I'd have sworn they'd already done so years ago. Apparently not. Talk about an honor long overdue.

Fabrice Du Welz Asks Brady Corbet for More

Few films have divided the Dread Central staff like the Funny Games remake did, but one thing we all agreed on was how great its two young co-stars, Michael Pitt and Brady Corbet, were. Apparently we're not alone as Belgian director Fabrice Du Welz (Calvaire, Vinyan) has tapped Corbet for the lead in his next project, which is tentatively entitled More.

Terror Tweets: 25/8 Update, Leaked New Moon Trailer, and Samara Going 3D?

A couple of updates came through via Twitter recently that we thought newsworthy but not quite detailed enough for their own individual stories.

2009 Grimm Up North Festival Details Emerge

Manchester, England's "Grimm Up North" has set its goals high.