RIP Patrick Swayze

It is with a heavy heart that we report tonight that Patrick Swayze (Donnie Darko) has lost his battle with pancreatic cancer at the all too young age of 57.

Joe Lynch's Body Count Continues to Mount

Joe Lynch returns with another edition of his horror branded segment on G4's "Attack of the Show" with a sack (or should I say sac?) full of horror goodies and recommendations that you should wise up and seek out. You listening, budding horror fan? Yes, you! Drop your damned Twilight books and learn something, why don't ya?

New Screens: Silent Hill: Shattered Memories

It's almost time for owners of the Nintendo Wii to get their hands on their long awaited journey into the sleepy, ashy, and scary world of Silent Hill. That's right, kids. Turn up your radios and listen for that ghostly static as Silent Hill: Shattered Memories finally drops on November 3rd.

Two New Clips: Clive Barker's Book of Blood

Two new slices of splattery goodness have slithered forth for your enjoyment as we all eagerly await the release of John Harrison's adaptation of Clive Barker's Book of Blood. That's right kids, we have them for you all right here -- warm and drippy.

HorrorClix Rise from the Grave

Wizkids seemed to JUST be getting things started with their HorrorClix line, having released Aliens vs. Predator, Hellboy and Freddy vs. Jason sets alongside all their original tiny horrors. Sure, the line had been pumping along for some time, but the addition of hardcore licensed baddies opened the possibility that you could pit any character from your favorite horror film against heavyweights like Michael Myers and Pumpkinhead in the not so distant future.

Badass Alternative Art - Dark Country

Ever look at the art on a DVD and think to yourself, "Come on! I know they can do better than this!"? Yep, generic art can be a real downer, especially when it contain floating heads, etc. Sadly, the DVD for Thomas Jane's directorial debut Dark Country, which hits home video on October 6th, 2009, has been hit with generic art, but that doesn't mean there isn't anything else out there.

Five Clips from Pandorum

On September 25th audiences look to be treated to what very well could be the sci-fi/horror hybrid film we've been waiting for seemingly forever in Pandorum. To get you even further jazzed for the flick's release, we've gathered up five new clips for you to dig on!

Scott Mann's The Tournament Opening Screamfest LA

The opening film for one of the Los Angeles area's most well respected horror film festivals, Screamfest LA 2009, has been announced; and it looks like the games are just about ready to begin ... or should I say tournaments?

Nevermore Extended AGAIN!

In some really cool and good news, the one-man stage show Nevermore (event report here) has been extended yet again in Los Angeles.

TIFF '09: Midnight Madness Day Four

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.

Knott's Halloween Haunt Trades Zombieland for The Stepfather

Although the locals still call it "Knott's Scary Farm", the official name for Knott's Berry Farm's annual Jekyll and Hyde transformation from family funzone by day to adult scarezone by night has become known as "Halloween Haunt", where your worst nightmares come to life... Unfortunately, however, one such nightmare -- running zombies -- apparently won't be coming to fruition.

First Footage from John Carpenter's The Ward

It's been around a decade since John Carpenter last got behind the camera for a big screen film. As huge Carpenter fans, we couldn't have been happier to learn about his latest endeavor, The Ward. Finally a bit of footage has been posted online, and we've got your road map for where to look.

True Blood Finds a King and Some Season 3 Teases

The finale of Season 2 of "True Blood" may have only aired last night, but don't think for a second that the creative minds behind the show are taking any sort of break. Creator Alan Ball recently revealed a few choice tidbits of what we can expect in Season 3 including some tasty casting news.

Win a Copy of Book of Blood on Blu-ray and a Poster

Want to get your hands on a copy of John Harrison's adaptation of the Clive Barker tale Book of Blood in all of its gory high definition goodness? Yes? How about we throw in a mini-poster, too, for good measure? Yep. Methinks we've got your attention.

Twilight Saga: New Moon's New Official Synopsis

Along with sending us over our very own copy of Trailer #3 for The Twilight Saga: New Moon to embed on the site, Summit Entertainment also provided a new, more detailed synopsis of the film.