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Moranis Back for Ghostbusters 3

All this Ghostbusters 3 news is just gettin' me giddy, man! We knew all the original Busters we're coming back for more, but according to an interview with Entertainment Weekly Rick Moranis will be back in slime too!

Dark Hollow Getting the Film Treatment

Horror author Brian Keene and British Fantasy Award winning writer Paul Finch are working together to create Dark Hollow, a supposed return to the classic horror/monster movie based on Brian Keene's best selling novel of the same name. Nifty!

The Home Headed for the Big Screen

Fans of Scott Nicholson's book The Home (review here) have a big reason to smile today as the 2005 novel has been optioned by producer Lea Marin, with Sean Frewer attached to direct.

They Were ... Destined to be Ingested

Here at Dread Central we're notified about dozens of movies per week. Some look great, some look like shit, and some ... well, some are Destined to be Ingested!

JAWS -- of the Mississippi?

No, Jaws of the Mississippi is not the title of a recently discovered Mark Twain manuscript that pits Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Fin in a life-or-death battle with a Great White shark ("We're gonna need a bigger raft!"). It is, however, the title of a new killer shark movie involving a radioactive Great White prowling the freshwaters of the Mississippi River.

Repo - The Puppet Opera

Before his stellar Twilight: The Puppet Saga, Spooky Dan and the gang including Tammy Sutton, Brian Lopiano, Tom Zimmerman, Elissa Dowling, and Micah Galo gave the puppet treatment to Darren Bousman's Repo! The Genetic Opera. Get ready to become addicted to the ... string?

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.