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Exclusive: More on the IT Remake! Rated R?

Heard from Dave Kajganich, the writer of the upcoming theatrical remake of Stephen King's IT, recently, and he was kind enough to give us an update on how this massive story is being streamlined into one film.

Trailer for 12/24 Spreads X-Mas Fear!

We're sure most horror fans would like nothing more than to wake up on Christmas day to find current scream queen Tiffany Shepis wrapped up with a pretty bow under their trees, but you know what we want here at Dread Central? A full scale zombie invasion!

H2: Captain Clegg and the Night Creatures

You have to give it to Rob Zombie ... with his upcoming film Halloween 2 he's creating an entire universe for the characters of Haddonfield to populate. From faux TV shows, to ads, to everything in between, he's really exploring the space. Next up is a music video from the fictitious band Captain Clegg and the Night Creatures.

Bloody Rage Of Bigfoot Teases Ummm... Something

We've been bringing you updates on a new Sasquatchploitation flick called The Bloody Rage of Bigfoot that will allegedly be in 3D. Today we have a new poster and teaser trailer. Ummm...

The Weekly Wrap-Up: March 29-April 4, 2009

From the amount of genre news that's filtered through the site these past seven days, it's tempting to ask, "What recession?" But except for a very few high profile films, the majority of the projects currently in various stages of production are quite modest, whether they are indies or studio funded. And lucky for us, some sound quite promising. Which are the five that stood out during the week of March 29-April 4, 2009?

Christian Bale Next to Join Prisoners?

The Endeavor project known as Prisoners just got a whole lot more interesting with the news that Christian Bale is a strong possibility to play the second lead in the film opposite Mark Wahlberg. A report came out of The Hollywood Reporter that while "the project isn't financed and the Wahlberg-Bale combo is fragile ... Bale is actually perfect for this -- it's a brooding, dark script."

The Skinny on Prototype

Heard about the new sandbox game coming this June from Activision called Prototype yet? Well, get ready for an ear and an eyeful as we have a video that clues you on on exactly what gamers can expect!

Straw Man Trailer Now Live

Loneliness can be terrifying, and the new film Straw Man looks to show us how scary it can be! The first trailer for Andrew Barker's film hit online today, and this post-apocalyptic shock show is looking pretty sweet!

Meet the Minds Behind The Gravedancers and Nightmare Man

Two films from the first two runs of the 8 Films to Die For festival are being combined into a single double-feature DVD, and to celebrate this re-release, some of the talent involved are getting together for a signing party. Cast and crew of The Gravedancers and Nightmare Man will be meeting up at Spudic's Movie Empire in Van Nuys on Sunday, April 5th, from 1-3 pm, to mix and mingle with attending fans of horror.

New Trailer for Skeleton Crew Live

The final trailer for Tommi Lepola and Tero Molin's upcoming snuff film based slasher Skeleton Crew went live today for your black-hearted enjoyment!

UPDATED: Jackie Earle Haley IS the New Freddy!

One name that keeps being mentioned as a possible Freddy Krueger in the upcoming Nightmare on Elm Street reboot is Jackie Earle Haley, and it's starting to look more and more like the role is his if rumors swirling around today on the Net can be believed.

UPDATED: Lou Perryman's Passing a Possible Murder

Lou Perryman, perhaps best known to fans as "L.G." from Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, was found dead by police in his South Austin home after being tipped off to the crime by the suspect himself.

Twilight: The Puppet Saga

It's no secret I don't like Twilight. It's just not for me. In fact I cringe a little every time I have to do a news story about it. This time, however, is a bit different. In fact, I'm happy. Why, you ask? Because the wonderfully demented yet genius mind of one Spooky Dan Walker has found a way for even anti-Twilight stalwarts like myself to finally enjoy the franchise!

Behind-the-Scenes: The Horde

Some behind-the-scenes footage from the latest French zombie flick The Horde hit YouTube (where else?) today, and even though the clip isn't in English, we can take heart in the fact that hungry flesheaters speak a universal language!

*Update* Possible Cotton Casting News

It's been a couple of months since we last mentioned the cinéma-vérité style film Cotton from Scott Spiegel, Boaz Yakin, and Eli Roth's production company, Raw Nerve, but it seems as if there's finally some movement to report on.