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Official Malcolm McDowell Site Opens

Assuming the role of Dr. Samuel Loomis for Rob Zombie in his two Halloween films has not only introduced the great Malcolm McDowell to a new generation of fans, but it has also cemented his place in horror film history. Now there's a place to go online to celebrate the man's long and illustrious career!

The Single Most Badass JAWS Collectible - Ever

Few times do we find ourselves speechless here at Dread Central. This is one of those times. Hold on to your asses, JAWS fanatics. Something incredibly fucking wicked is headed our way!

BioShock 2 Delayed. Big Daddys Weep.

Citing the need for more time in the oven, ShackNews reported that Take 2 Games has delayed BioShock 2 from October to the more nebulous "first half of financial year 2010".

Night of the Demons ROCKS!

So, are you wondering what kind of tunes will be cranking out while the demons slaughter the not so innocent during Adam Gierasch's remake of Night of the Demons? Looks like Adam's ready to bring the rock along with the gore!

A Website to Beg For

A spiffy new website has just gone live for Kevin MacDonald's Beg and serves as your one-stop shop for all Beg related goodies including downloads, news, etc!

Exclusive Stills from 9: Battle Scenes

Leading up to the 9/9/09 release of 9 directed by Shane Acker, Focus Features has provided Dread Central with two new stills that give us an indication of the kind of mayhem our nine survivors are going to be facing in the film.

Horror DVD / Blu-ray Art Blow-Out - Phantasm II, Werewolf in London, and More!

We hope you're ready for the crypt-load of digital goodness that's coming your way this fall on DVD and Blu-ray. From re-releases you won't care about to some long awaited classics -- we've got all the artwork you could ever hope to see, hot and sticky! DVD Active has released the goods you see below! Dig it! Phantasm II

Next Tomb Raider Game Will Be Survival Horror

Buxom video game archaeologist Lara Croft is one of the most recognizable faces in all of gaming, and the Tomb Raider franchise, like any ongoing series, has endured its own share of ups and downs. In an effort to keep things fresh, US-based developer Crystal Dynamics is looking to throw Lady Croft into her most dangerous adventure yet – fighting for her survival against an army of vicious creatures!

Grace Heads to Theatres

Finally some news we've been waiting for has come! Paul Solet's disturbing little film Grace will be getting a theatrical release. Proof positive that there is justice in this world! Variety reports that Anchor Bay will be releasing the film in both New York and LA on on August 14th. Let's keep our fingers crossed for a wider release soon! Synopsis

Happy Anniversary to The Blair Witch Project

On this day exactly ten years ago, a movie dropped that would forever change the face of independent film. Love it or hate it, The Blair Witch Project stands proudly as a sterling example that anyone with the right equipment, a boatload of passion, and a bitchin' idea can make a great film outside of Hollywood.

UPDATED: Let Me In Audition Tapes

Wondering what it's going to be like seeing an American girl playing the role of the vampire child made famous by Lina Leandersson in Let the Right One In? An anonymous DC tipster passed along the audition tapes for the lead role of Abby in Matt Reeves' redux, Let Me In. Curious? You know you are.

*UPDATE* Arquettes Are a Go for Scream 4

Even though Wes Craven recently said David Arquette and Courteney Cox's return to the Scream franchise was pretty much a done deal, it's always nice to get confirmation. And today that's exactly what we got, straight from the mouth of Deputy Dwight "Dewey" Riley himself.

Zombieland One-Sheet Scratches and Claws its Way Online

Columbia Pictures released the latest one-sheet for its upcoming horror comedy Zombieland today, and it's so much better than we could have hoped for.

Hack/Slash Finds Director

A bit of Hack/Slash news has trickled in regarding the big screen adaptation of the Devil's Due comics. Looks like the project has finally nabbed itself a director.

Cirque du Freak Becomes The Vampire's Assistant

It’s with some shame that I confess to having never read Darren Shan’s book series Cirque du Freak. Not yet, at least. I pride myself on staying atop the genre’s writers, but Shan continues to elude me. He hasn’t eluded Hollywood, however, as Universal is gearing up to release the big budget adaptation of Cirque this fall – only now there’s a title change to contend with.