A new Indie production company known as the Fort just picked up a title with a familiar name. While having nothing to do with vampires, William Gay's book Twilight is connected to our genre too. Hell, I'll even admit that the premise of the book is far more interesting than bloodsuckers in love.
First, let's get to the casting news. Shoot Em Up's Greg Bryk has been picked up for the fourth sequel of the Saw series along with Laura Gordon (Piranha) and Carlo Rota ("24"). Today Lionsgate let loose a small, but far more in depth synopsis for Saw V. In depth? Well, compared to the very vague character descriptions we've seen over the past few months...
April 3, 2009 may be a long time away for Joe Johnston's remake of Universal's classic Wolfman, but the wait should be worth it. Benicio Del Toro alone makes up for it. If you've been wondering just how close to the original this new venture will be, STYD got a hold of the official synopsis:
Sometimes when reporting the news stories break in our genre that just leave me sitting here slack jawed in a state of absolute disbelief. This is one of those troubling times. I'm pretty sure even the Foywonder would be aghast at these latest developments!
Hey, remember that really cool little flick from 1987 with the kickass claymation monsters and the corpse guy who lived in the wall that starred a baby-faced Stephen Dorff? Well apparently Andras Hamori's H20 Motion Pictures remembers it well as they've just green-lit a sequel!
Do you have a feature, short, trailer or screenplay sitting around that you think should be seen by the public? Looking for that big shot to get noticed and fulfill your dreams of being a serious filmmaker?
The posters for Bryan Bertino’s home invasion flick called The Strangers have been getting increasingly creepy as the theatrical release date draws closer. If you've been taking the bus, then it is pretty likely that you've seen what IMP Awards found below.
The official Platinum Dunes website got an update today with the very first picture from the set of Friday the 13th. Before getting too excited, only producers Brad Fuller and Andrew Form appear in the pic. There's no Jason for you ... yet.
FX man Jeremy Selenfriend informed Fangoria about a very touchy project that he's set to work on, if the project gets financing. Why would money be such a problem? Well, how many people want to lay down bucks on a film called Prince of Pieces that stars Jesus Christ as he kills people in various biblical ways?
Rico Maria Ilarde (Women of Mud & Z-Man) is breaking all kinds of conventions by creating a mechanical love affair involving "a disturbed Goth schoolgirl who stumbles unwittingly across the remnants of a long abandoned military project designed to create an army of android killers from the processed bodies of dead soldiers.
Capitol Films is going through some serious financial problems right now. A hedge fund has been shut off, leaving the company no other choice but to stop production on some of its independent projects.
Platinum Dunes, in their neverending quest to remake anything they can toss some sweat and dirt on, have been eyeing up who would be the best pick to script the Nightmare on Elm Street remake. Was their choice going to go over well with genre fans? Maybe...
Now here's a remake I can get behind. Know why? Because of the folks bringing this retelling of the 1973 drive-in shocker to life: Alan Rowe Kelly (I'll Bury You Tomorrow) and Anthony G. Sumner (W.O.R.M.).
Genius Products has two new horror DVDs hitting this summer, and we've got all the info you want on them right here.
George A. Romero is still going strong and that means there's some Dead related carnage to be had! With the upcoming DVD releases of Diary of the Dead and the Night of the Living Dead 40th Anniversary Edition just around the corner we figured we'd celebrate by giving them away for free! So ...