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Matt Lucas is Burton's Tweedledum!

I may not be the biggest fan of Tim Burton, but the thought of his style used to populate Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland does tickle my interest. Regardless of my opinion of the filmmaker, the news that came down today about Alice in Wonderland's recent cast made this a must see.

Step Up 2 Sorority Row

I must confess that I've never seen the original 1983 House on Sorority Row so I cannot fully feign contempt for the remake soon going into production other than my usual ongoing annoyance with Hollywood's war on originality. Things are shaping up for the remake with the announcement that Step Up 2 The Streets hotty Briana Evigan has signed on to play the lead.

Graves Talks Perkins', Misfits

During the recent Monster Mania convention, when we gave you guys the first look at Craig Singer’s Perkins’ 14, we started hearing that former Misfits frontman Michale Graves’ role in the film wasn’t just a glorified cameo like we had assumed, but actually a real acting part.

Behind the Scenes of Werewolf Flick Beast!

All right, a werewolf story! No one told me Timo Rose’s follow-up to Barricade was a freakin’ werewolf story! It’s called Beast, and today a source close to its production sent us a look at the film’s poster and some behind-the-scenes shots from the set, which you can feast upon below!

Event Report: The Fly: The Opera!

All right, you uncultured fiends, bust out your Playbills and clove cigarettes. Dread Central is taking you to the opera!

Tony Todd Talks Candyman Rumors

There have been rumors about a new Candyman movie, be it remake or sequel, since the last film crawled its way to home video almost 10 years ago. Most recently a remake has been the talk of the town, with one theory being that Sony wanted to make Candyman a white boy, as insane and missing-the-point as that idea would be.

Snow Set for Clock Tower

After numerous delays, directorial changes, and times when it seemed like it’d be better to just not make the movie at all, Clock Tower is finally getting ready to go in front of cameras this November in Los Angeles. Variety reports that it has even found itself a lead: Brittany Snow.

Unger's Black Out Optioned

According to a story on THR this morning, the latest novel from Beautiful Lies author Lisa Unger, Black Out, has been optioned for big screen treatment by long-time Martin Scorsese producer Barbara De DeFina as well as Austin Chick and Andrew Kletjian.

Trio Joins Steam Experiment

Val Kilmer, Patrick Muldoon, and Armand Assante are three men with one thing in common: They’ve all joined the cast of an indie thriller called The Steam Experiment, a new directorial project for prolific producer Philippe Martinez according to THR.

Feast 2 and Feast 2-Pack Art!

If ya missed out on Feast (review) and want to get up to speed before the sequel to John Gulager's hilarious and bloody flick hits stores on October 7th, then Amazon has a deal for your.

Cassella's Sacred Trailer

Don't go messing around in the Florida swamps. Trust me here; I've got a bullet in my leg and gator bite marks to prove it's just a bad idea. Though ... I would risk it all again if it guaranteed a supernatural experience.

Smith's Red State Still Looking for Cash

It’s been a long time since there’s been any movement on Kevin Smith’s first foray into horror, Red State and for a while there we began to think maybe the project was DOA.

Clip From J.T. Petty's The Burrowers!

J.T. Petty’s Old West monster movie, The Burrowers, premieres tonight at the Toronto International Film Festival, and damn I wish I could be there for it. I’ve been looking forward to this flick since the moment it was announced!

Clip From Child's Play: 20th Birthday Edition!

Child’s Play: 20th Birthday Edition (review) hits DVD today, and if you’re still on the fence about getting it, maybe this clip from one of the DVD's special features will help? It better, sucker; we went through a lot to get this for you!

Dead Space Approaching Faster Than Expected

Just a quick update on what is looking like one of the best horror titles this generation. Shack News reports that Dead Space has seen its release pushed up into mid-October. Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 gamers can expect to get their hands on it on October 14th now with PC owners having to wait a few days for an October 20th release.