UPDATED: Paranormal Activity Party Locations!

A few days ago we told you about Paramount throwing Paranormal Activity parties across the country for the first ten theatres selling out their midnight shows this Thursday. Now we're trying to make that happen for Orange County, California residents.

Massive Contest! The Box

With the November 6th release of Richard Kelly's The Box coming up on us fast, we figured there'd be no better way to celebrate the arrival of this new headsy horror flick than by giving away a prize pack full of all manner of goodies including a replica of The Box itself!

Dead@17 Progressing Very Slowly

With writer/director Michael Dougherty's Trick 'r Treat meeting all kinds of critical and commercial success on the home video front, the filmmaker recently sounded off about an upcoming producing project, Dead@17, which is currently sitting on the back burner.

Informative Final Fourth Kind One-Sheet

The final one-sheet for Milla Jovovich's latest vehicle, The Fourth Kind, has been released; and in case you're wondering what other kinds of stuff you may have to deal with, this one lays it all out for you.

Scream Awards 09 -- Video Highlights!

The Dread Central crew were in attendance at this past weekend's Spike TV Scream Awards reporting on the events as they happened, and to get you geared up for watching the show yourself, Spike has released a few highlights!

Pastor Brothers Signed to Strange but True

Author John Searles has only written two novels, but already his second, Strange but True, has been picked up for the big screen treatment.

Austin's Museum of the Weird Opens Haunted Exhibit This Weekend!

We bet you had no idea that such a thing existed! Austin's own Museum of the Weird will be opening up a new exhibit that details the ghostly history of the Texas State Capitol, and Dread Central will be there. Not only that, but our own Paranormal Studies Editor and resident spooky guy, Scott A. Johnson, will be signing copies of his new book about the haunted history of Austin.

Twilight Saga: New Moon - A Closer Look at Jacob's Transformation

Now that the free iTunes clip from The Twilight Saga: New Moon has been released, fans of the series are scouring it for every scrap of new information to be culled from it. One eagle-eyed viewer has even gone so far as to compare Jacob (Taylor Lautner)'s wolf transformation from the previously seen trailers to this new version, and we must admit we like the difference!

First Word on You Are Next

In the slasher subgenre lots of things have been tackled, including every major holiday and rite of passage. Halloween, Prom Night, Mother's Day, you name it. Yet, according to Declan O'Brien, the one night of the year that hasn't been tapped is Homecoming, and that's exactly what he plans on tackling with his latest feature, You Are Next.

Declan O'Brien Talks Wrong Turn 3

This scribe hit the black carpet of Rachel Belofsky’s 2009 Screamfest in Hollywood, CA, last night for a screening of Declan O’Brien’s Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead (review here), and to interview the director. The flick streets to DVD today via 20th Century Fox. Watch the interview for O’Brien’s take on his film, as well as word on his upcoming genre opus You Are Next.

HBO's True Blood Inspired Jewelry Collection

HBO, in collaboration with Udi Behr, Chief Designer for Love Peace and Hope, has created a new line of jewelry around the network’s hit series "True Blood". Inspired by the dark and sexy nature of the vampires in the television series, the collection includes bracelets, leather cuffs, necklaces, rings, and earrings in an edgy fusion of sterling silver, polished steel, and crimson rubies – many of which feature a patented fang-like clasp.

Hypothermia Synopsis Promises Jaws Under the Ice

We told you about Larry Fessenden's latest production for Glass Eye Pix, James Felix McKenney's Hypothermia, a couple of weeks ago, but other than a quick teaser trailer, there really wasn't a whole lot of info available. Today, however, a little bit more light was shed on things in the form of a synopsis.

Motion Picture Purgatory: Amer

Around these parts we consider ourselves very fortunate to have Rick Trembles providing us with his own unique spin on films both mainstream and well outside the Hollywood system. Case in point? This week's MPP installment: the Belgian flick Amer, which was directed by Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani.

30 Days of Night: Dark Days Casting News

We haven't been especially excited about the 30 Days of Night DTV sequel, 30 Days of Night: Dark Days, but now that some casting news is trickling out, we admit to being at least a bit more curious. Read on for more details.

Drew Daywalt Talks Fewdio and Camera Obscura

The horror genre might be a better place because of the writer's strike a few years back. After all, if it hadn't been for the strike, Fewdio Productions may never have started and the world of independent horror would be an entirely different landscape. Originally founded by Drew Daywalt, David Schneider, John Crye, Kirk Woller, and Paul Hungerford, the group decided that just because all of them were facing a strike that would keep them from working, it didn't mean they were ready for a vacation just yet.