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H2: The Haddonfield General Massacre

Even though Rob Zombie is hard at work editing the follow-up to his 2007 film, he did take a moment to slide fans a particularly gory still from Halloween 2 as per usual on his MySpace page.

UPDATED: Oh, Christ! Peter Jackson Back to Horror?

While the mainstream may know Peter Jackson from a series of small low-budget films like The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, horror fans know him from his very roots as a filmmaker when he was turning out fare like Bad Taste and Dead Alive. It was an amazing time to be a fan back then, and if all goes well, we may just be revisiting those glory days once more!

More Dead Rise! The Butcher Comes!

In this age of Swine Flu or whatever they're calling it today, we need a hero. And Sideshow Collectibles is giving us a 12" undead one as part of their stellar Dead series. Ladies and gentlemen, here's a sneak peek at Subject 16566: The Butcher!

US Trailer for Blood: The Last Vampire, Site

Finally there's some word on the US release of Blood: The Last Vampire! Hell, there's even a trailer and a website to dig on! It's a glorious day!

Cold Spots: The Battery Carriage House Inn

Charleston, SC – In the night a woman wakes. There’s someone in her room. She can hear him walk across the floor, feel his presence as he watches her still form, and can feel his weight when he lies down next to her, draping his arm across her body. She turns to see a pale figure, almost transparent in the moonlight, and screams. The figure gets up and makes a hasty retreat through the nearest wall. Outside her room something else awaits, its hideous growls resounding from its headless body. She looks from wall to door. Which should she choose?

Warner Acquires Rights to Death Note

If you've never checked out the Death Note series, brothers and sisters, you've been missing out. It's easily one of the single most captivating and visually arresting franchises around, and now through the magic of the remake, American audiences will be getting their very own version of the tale.

Marcus Nispel Boards the Demeter

Done screwing with our favorite slasher franchises for the time being, Marcus Nipel is in talks to offer his lens flare laden slant on yet another famous horror tale, The Last Voyage of Demeter, for Phoenix Pictures.

Russell Mulcahy: From Razorbacks to Tigershark Bait

Russell Mulcahy is no stranger to making movies involving ill-tempered animals. After all, this is the guy that gave us the killer giant boar flick Razorback, unleashed killer birds in Resident Evil: Extinction, and let's not forget he survived working with Alec Baldwin in The Shadow. So with the Piranha remake poised to make 3D killer fish movies all the rage, Mulcahy has signed on to direct the 3D tiger shark flick Bait.

Daimajin Returns to Japanese Television

Everyone knows Godzilla, most everyone knows Gamera, and lately even Guilala has been getting its due, but how many of you are familiar with Daimajin, the giant stone samurai statue that came to life to unleash hell upon evil shoguns in three Daiei films back in the Sixties? The giant stone samurai is roaring back to life this fall on Japanese TV.

Sasquatch Assault Trailer and Future Synthetic Monsters

What do you get when you cross Assault on Precinct 13 with a Bigfoot movie? Something that might look a little like Sasquatch Assault.

Dina Meyer and More Piranha Bait Gets Cast

Alex Aja's 3D Piranha redux already has an eclectic cast going for it with the announcements of Elisabeth Shue, Ving Rhames, Adam Scott, and a special appearance by Richard Dreyfuss. Now more piranha bait is entering the water, including a former Starship Trooper.

Hard-Boiled Horror Tales: The Hit Got Hairy Part III

Time for another installment of Doug Slack's horror anthology serial Hard-Boiled Horror Tales! Dread Central is proud to present "The Hit Got Hairy" Part III.

Two Versions of Paradise Lost on the Horizon

As seems to happen quite often in this crazy business we report on, two projects based on the same idea are about to battle it out for cinematic supremacy. This time the theme is "paradise", or more accurately, John Milton's Paradise Lost.

Katie Cassidy Joins Nightmare on Elm Street

One two, Ruby's coming for you ... That's right, Freddy; you've got some stiff competition headed your way via "Supernatural"'s Katie Cassidy!

Oft Delayed The Road Gets a New Date

Well, well. All I can say is, "It's about damn time!" It looks like the John Hillcoat-helmed The Road based on Cormac McCarthy's Pulitzer Prize winning novel of the same name finally has a firm release date.