God help us. With the HUGE success that was their Friday the 13th redux, Platinum Dunes' reboot of Nightmare on Elm Street has gotten itself a start date for filming!
Do you remember the great Frankenstein Flivver? No? Well look it up and get some culture, man! Hot-rods and monsters go hand-in-hand like peanut butter and jelly (minus the botulism of course), and Mezco Toyz is looking to bring these speed demons to a whole new audience.
I know. I know. You like me having been sitting there wondering ... What on Earth have the hot chicks from Zombie Strippers (review here) been up to! Well ... you are about to find out! Apparently our lovelies are working on a deal with Lionsgate for a new web series. Check out the teaser below!
Today is all about horror icon news! Genre legends Lance Henriksen, Bill Moseley, and Tiffany Shepis, along with Justin Pierre (singer of Motion City Soundtrack) and Davey Havok (singer of A.F.I.), have signed on for the "illustrated film" adaptation of Godkiller, written and directed by award-winning filmmaker Matt Pizzolo based on the comic book of the same name he created with illustrator Anna Muckcracker.
George Romero was at a film festival recently and showed a very cool behind-the-scenes clip from his latest zombie outing, still called …of the Dead. It features cast and crew talking about how cool it is working with George, including one zombie whom I’m sure you’ll all find very familiar.
When it comes to the genre we all love, there are few actors who command as much admiration and respect as Tony Todd. From Candyman to Final Destination to Hatchet, he's played a myriad of roles in over 40 horror projects. And this season he's the main villain in "24"! What is there the man hasn't done?
A very strange email showed up in my inbox today from three men named David, Ben, and Niall. It didn't say much other than providing a setting and scenario for an upcoming project called Patrol Men, which they claim will be the "best Z-grade horror film ever made."
I’m sure like any decent horror fan who follows various projects in the works, one or two of you out there have said to yourselves during the past few months, “What the hell is going on with Solomon Kane, anyway?”
During one of Fangoria Radio’s recent shows, it was revealed that Mike Elizalde will be re-teaming with Hellboy II helmer Guillermo del Toro to work on the effects for the del Toro-produced remake of Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark.
There’s always something going on behind the scenes here at Dread Central because we’re always looking at cool ways to give more to our readers. That’s cause we love you. Rarely do the results of our efforts end up in the pages of The Hollywood Reporter, though!
I’m writing my inaugural Dread Central blog right after seeing the remake of Friday the 13th, which has stirred my love of the horror genre in unpredicted ways. I’m not committed to the whole slasher genre, even though when the original F13 came to cable I was about thirteen myself, which I still think of as the perfect age for that stuff.
Just a quick heads up to all you filmmakers or friends of filmmakers who want to try and get your movie into the single best genre film festival in North America, possibly the world: Fantasia.
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All right, this is just weird but it’s one of those things that I feel like if we ignore, we’ll be the only ones not talking about it. A scooper dropped us a line today with intel that Kevin Williamson is on board to write not just one, but three new Scream films, rebooting the franchise with a whole new trilogy.
Production on Alexandre Aja’s much-anticipated Piranha 3D, a loose remake of the Joe Dante original from 1978, has been moved back a bit for various reasons, Aja recently revealed to MTV's Movie Blog.