We’ve been keeping you in the loop regarding the latest film from Waz (review) director Tom Shankland, The Children, and it seems our diligence has paid off!
I know you’ve all been chomping at the bit for more info on Vacancy 2, so I’m glad we can finally give you your first glimpse at it. A reader by the name of “gameboy” dropped us a heads-up that a rough cut of the trailer for the prequel is now online, so scroll on down to check it out!
**UPDATE: This has since been denied by Jovovich's camp. Sorry folks!** Well, it’s official finally; Milla Jovovich has joined forces with Brittany Snow to take part in Martin Weisz’ upcoming Clock Tower movie, so now we’re fairly confident we can say this one’s not going to be worth the wait.
Over at his other home on Action Figure, our man Nomad just got word from Hasbro that things are in flux on the state of the company’s upcoming Cloverfield monster toy, which may or may not be upcoming now...
Bill Malone’s trippy horror film Parasomnia will finally be having its premiere at Screamfest LA this Friday, and to help make sure you horror freaks are aware of it, Malone just sent out a new batch of stills and a very cool invite postcard for the screening.
Warner Bros. Interactive has decided to take the Dead Space route with their upcoming sequel F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin and opened up a community website for the game. To kick the site off, one of the game’s designers, Craig Hubbard, has posted a new blog with new info on why the regenerative health system is gone and the Medkit is back. Check it out right here!
In case you weren’t sure, here’s your list of where you can see Repo! The Genetic Opera when it opens on November 7th. Sure it’s not the most extensive theatrical release but trust me, it’s worth the trip to see it. Check out the Repo! MySpace page to learn more about the film and get a taste of the music that populates it.
The fiends at Fangoria have learned that some changes have gone on in the world of Bad Biology since the film was last discussed. For a while it looked like TLA Releasing would be putting out the new Henenlotter film, but negotiations didn’t go as planned so now producer R.A. Thoburn wants to put it in theaters.
All right, finally Dead Space has found its way to stores across the country today, and to celebrate the guys behind the game have come up with a snazzy launch trailer that you can check out below!
Foaming at the motormouth! Discuss Motion Picture Purgatory in the Dread Central forums!
Looks like Joe Dante may be moving on from the Drew McWeeney/Scott Swan feature Bat Out of Hell according to a new video blog posted on This is Some Scene. He doesn’t explain why he may not be attached to the vampires on a plane film, but he did confirm that he's getting ready to shoot The Hole.
The Japanese paper Star got a really nice pic of Korean star Song Kang-ho as the doomed priest in Park Chan-Wook’s upcoming vampire film Thirst, which is getting ready to go into post-production.
The guys over at STYD got some kinda odd news regarding Marcus Dunstan’s directorial debut, Midnight Man. Seems that despite the success of the Saw he and partner Patrick Melton wrote, they won’t be seeing Midnight Man in theaters.
Halloween is the time for free goods, and we're not talking about free candy! A special crossover comic featuring Hack/Slash Vs Halloween Man (official site) will be available for FREE on October 15th! Not only that, but a pretty sweet fan art contest is underway, too:
Let's face it... some movies in our genre are only good for two things: blood and boobs. There's nothing wrong with that, as both can redeem even the sorriest of motion pictures. But with so many horror movies floating around out there, how do we know which ones have the hottest of the hotties?