Chanbara Beauty: The Movie on DVD this August

Media Blaster's Tokyo Shock sub-label can always be counted on to provide us with those off the beaten path DVD gems you simply can't find elsewhere. And come this August, 2009, they'll be releasing Yohei Fukuda‘s Chanbara Beauty: The Movie (aka Onechanbara: Zombie Bikini Squad).

ABC Picks Up Eastwick

ABC appears poised to enter the genre game with the announcement that the network is giving "Eastwick" a chance to advance from pilot to full-fledged series.

Get Slimed in Multiplayer!

We've seen the cover, heard Alyssa Milano talk about it, and watched a couple of trailers. Now it's time to battle and bust ghosts in the multiplayer mode trailer!

The Weekly Wrap-Up: May 10-16, 2009

Anyone who questions the health of the horror genre just needs to see how many stories we've put up over the past seven days. A full six and a half pages worth with no sign of a slowdown in sight. And this week is far from unusual as the news has been rolling in at a healthy clip for quite a while now.

First Look: Piranha "Fish Tank"

Our man on the scene Roger Galloway just reported in to us and Bloody Disgusting from the set of Alexandre Aja's Piranha 3D in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, with some exclusive behind-the-scenes video of the movie's "fish tank"!

Thirteen New Images: Drag Me to Hell

Horror fans have no idea how big of a treat is coming their way in the form of Sam Raimi's Drag Me to Hell! Don't let the PG-13 rating cloud your judgment, folks; this flick is the real deal through-and-through and will likely end up being the best horror related time you'll have at the movies all year!

Pontypool Changes - New Sequel

Good news for you Pontypool (review here) fans out there! A sequel is on the way called Pontypool Changes, and it may be closer than you think!

Porn Princess Riley Steele to be Eaten ... By Piranha

Man, when the folks behind Aja's remake of Piranha put out a casting call for beautiful people, they really weren't kidding! A hot little press release just showed up in our inbox announcing that porn star Riley Steele has nabbed herself a lead role in the upcoming redux of the 1978 cult classic!

Jaume Balagueró Preps Flatmate

First off, everyone who really loves horror needs to own an all-region DVD player (you can get a decent one for around $100 on Amazon!). That way, when foreign films like Jaume Balagueró and Paco Plaza’s terrifying [REC] come out (and the American remake has ALREADY opened), you can be smug about having already seen the better version (in my opinion) first.

Mutant Chronicles DVD Art / Date

The much talked about Ron Perlman and Thomas Jane sci-fi/horror vehicle The Mutant Chronicles (review here) is finally making its way to home video, and we have the skinny for you M-lovers out there!

Lightning Strikes for Book of Blood & Diagnosis Death

One film we've been keeping tabs on with regard to distribution -- Will it go theatrical? Will it be TV & DVD only? -- is Clive Barker's Book of Blood. Today we learned that Lightning Media has acquired US rights to the film and plans to release it theatrically in late 2009/early 2010.

After Dark Horrorfest IV in Theatres 2010

The After Dark Horrorfest has become a genre staple of sorts by releasing eight films to die for every year. True, they're not all winners but over the years some real gems have emerged from the mediocre, and there will be more to come.

Humpty Dumpty 3D Sales Art

With his latest film, Final Destination: Death Trip 3D, set to make its theatrical debut going head up with Rob Zombie's Halloween 2 on August 28th, director David R. Ellis is still finding the time to usher along his newest project, Humpty Dumpty 3D. Lord knows how!

UPDATE: New Lambs Sequel? Hopkins Back?

What's this we hear? Ridley Scott and Anthony Hopkins are re-teaming to bring Hannibal Lecter back to the big screen for the fourth time? And what's this? Cate Blanchett will be playing the new Clarice Starling?

Lussier Talks Home 3D, MBV 2, and the I Saw Remake

With the DVD and Blu-ray release of My Bloody Valentine 3D (review here) upon us, it was time to sit down and talk with director Patrick Lussier. He had lots of interesting things to say, including where the sequel would have been headed. Curious? You know you are!