Here at Dread Central we play lots of video games. It keeps us sane, ya know? With all this talk of remakes and needless sequels, our stress levels can be overwhelming at times. Good thing we get to take out our aggression digitally! Our next playground? Activision's Prototype.
Those of you excited to experience the terror that Takashi Shimizu created first-hand will be pleased to see that a trailer has surfaced for the upcoming Wii game Kyôfu Taikan: Ju-on -- roughly translated as Experience Fear: The Grudge.
In the social networking arena, MySpace continues to grow and change to fit the times. Unlike the more traditional outlets, they've always made a point of welcoming and embracing the genre crowd. And that trend continues with their launch of a new platform for all of us like-minded freaks to congregate on: MySpace Horror Movies.
Instead of specific films, TV shows, or books, the April 26-May 2, 2009, edition of the Weekly Wrap-Up focuses on the men and women behind them. The unsung heroes who give us their blood, sweat, and tears to ensure we have a good time while watching the screen or reading the page. To them, this Woman says, "Thanks for your efforts! And keep 'em coming!"
Established playwright Conor McPherson can add another feather to his cap now that Magnolia has acquired his debut directorial project, The Eclipse (not to be confused with Eclipse, the 2nd Twilight sequel), at Tribeca 2009. The deal is also notable as the first major sale at the fest for the past several years.
Kevin Grevioux is a very busy guy these days. Along with developing I, Frankenstein at Death Ray Films, the prolific writer will be making his directorial debut with the theatrical adaptation of his graphic novel The Pale Horsemen, which will be produced by Larry Meistrich's NEHST Studios.
HBO is pulling out all the stops to promote the Season Two "True Blood" premiere. They've even enlisted the legendary Bob Dylan to lend his talents to the effort!
Get ready, King faithful. It looks like a big screen adaptation of The Dark Tower may be a little closer than we thought. JJ Abrams recently sat down with both IGN and MTV and slipped in a couple of slivers of Dark Tower-y goodness!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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?
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.
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.