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Underworld Star Joins Burton's Alice in Wonderland

Michael Sheen, no relation to Charlie or Martin, has joined the cast of Tim Burton’s twisted re-imagining of Alice in Wonderland, according to this morning’s Variety.

Happy 40th Birthday Night of the Living Dead!

There is no film nearer or dearer to my heart than the original 1968 masterpiece Night of the Living Dead. It came out of nowhere and quickly became a movie that would forever change the rules of horror.

New Dead Space Webisodes Now Online

A couple of weeks ago we told you about the availability of the final episode of "Misplaced Affection", a four-part animated mini-series that took place in the Dead Space videogame universe.

Bo Barrett Launches Production Company

While I may been a bit harsh in my criticism of the indie film Quench (review), I did see a lot of promise in one of its stars, Bo Barrett (pictured), and today he sent us the news that he and some of his fellow actors have formed their own LA-based production company, Badass Haircut Productions.

Anchor Bay Catches The Alphabet Killer

Rob Schmidt’s The Alphabet Killer has been sitting in limbo for so long, I had almost forgotten about it. Lucky for us Anchor Bay never did, though, as Fangoria learned today that the label has named Schmidt’s Wrong Turn follow-up for distribution.

Argento to Enter Dead Space

When I was visiting EA the other month to check out Dead Space and meet some of the people behind the game (read about it here), the game's lead, Glen Schofield, mentioned that they had consulted with a bunch of big name directors on the project for their advice and input.

TCM Reunion, Award Nominess for Eerie Horror Film Festival

Just under two weeks to go before the Eerie Horror Film Festival takes over The Warner Theater in Erie, PA for the first time, and needless to say, its organizers (our very own David & Melissa Bostaph among them) are eagerly waiting the film festival’s debut in the prestigious theater.

First Look at Uninvited Poster

We had been wondering about the status of the upcoming remake of Korean horror hit A Tale of Two Sisters, now called The Uninvited, since it's been a while since we've heard anything about it, but it looks like it’s still on track for its January 30th, 2009 release.

Alan Ball Talks Possible Horror Comedy

While Alan Ball is hard at work on season two of “True Blood”, that doesn't mean he’s stopped thinking about other projects he’ll want to tackle in the near future. He recently chatted with MTV’s Movie Blog about two scripts that he hopes will see him return to the big screen in a unique way.

Friday the 13th Star Joins Russell's Prodigy

Friday the 13th starlet Danielle Panabaker has landed another lead role, this time in Chuck (The Scorpion King) Russell’s Prodigy, a new thriller he’s prepping for Intrepid Pictures and Kincine, according to this morning's THR.

K.M. Jamison's Serial Teaser

Before Butane wakes up to do his morning constitutional, I'd like to bring your attention to something an independent filmmaker by the name of Kevin Jamison showed me today. You see, Kevin is trying to get funding together to turn one of his scripts, Serial, into a full-fledged film. So, he's created the promo video below to let people know just how serious he is about seeing his ideas come to life. Let us know what you think in our comments section.

Screamfest '08: Trailers for King of the Hill, The Collective, & Keepsake

Two new trailers have just appeared on MySpace TV and YouTube for a trio of the flicks that will be part of this year's Screamfest: Keepsake, The Collective and King of the Hill, and as always, we have them for you here. Dig on them below! Screamfest LA '08 runs October 10-19 at Grauman's Mann Chinese 6 Theatres in Hollywood, California. Visit the official Screamfest LA website for more information, tickets, and showtimes!

Exclusive Director Interviews: Screamfest LA

Screamfest LA '08 is primed to become one of the biggest and best horror film festivals this year, and you just know we had to do something special to celebrate!

Horror Spreading Across Spain

A new article focusing on the burgeoning film community in Spain appeared in Variety over the weekend (thanks to Heather for pointing it out), which makes mention of some very interesting sounding new films on their way from the country.

Splinter Podcast #3: The Wizard!

Toby Wilkins' indie film Splinter feels like it just exploded onto the scene recently. It's quite a nice surprise since it both looks cool and has promise: monsters, gas stations and two couples caught in-between this mess. Sweet deal!