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Monsterpalooza Looms in May

Monsterpalooza is set to stomp the Marriott Burbank Convention Center during the weekend of May 29-31. The convention features special effects artists from the horror industry along with their many works. Highlights include a walk-thru museum of horror monsters and artwork, guest artist celebrities, and a slew of vendors selling original artwork, collectibles, illustrations, masks, props, resin kits, and much more!

Dynamite Entertainment to Release Complete Dracula

Dynamite Entertainment has released initial images for a graphic novel based upon Bram Stoker’s Dracula, one of their main publishing projects for 2009. Dubbed The Complete Dracula, the release purports that that this graphic novel is an adaptation of the original work and not the modified version that most of us are familiar with.

Aja's Piranha 3D Spawns in 2010

Fans who are waiting patiently for the next cool 3D remake are sadly going to have to wait a lot longer as Dimension Films announced today that they have bumped the release date of Alexandre Aja's Piranha 3D all the way to March 19, 2010.

Teaser Art for Hybrid Surfaces

I've been saying for years now that we need more monster movies! It seems people are listening, too! YAY! Anyway, enough soapboxing. Myriad Pictures has released the teaser art for the upcoming creature feature Hybrid, and you know we wouldn't let the day go by without offering you a look!

Check out Dread Central & Action-Figure at NYCC!

Why would someone lug 50 to 70 boxes of swag into a show, none of which is for sale, and give those things away for 25 hours or so, over three days??!! The idea is simple. All year long, we work with excellent companies promoting killer projects they hope to bring to you. When we get the opportunity to set up an event, we take them with us. Run over to booth 1161 at New York Comic Con 09 and get in on the goods!

The Exorcist Spider Walk Dissected

BBC blogger sensation, Mark Kermode, sets the record straight about the infamous Spider-Walk scene from the original classic shocker, The Exorcist.

Jordan to Helm Graveyard Book

Back in October it was announced that Neil Gaiman’s Graveyard Book, which recently took home the John Newbury Medal for year’s most outstanding contribution to children’s literature, would be headed to the big screen. At the time few details were known other than the fact that the UK effects house Framestore had the rights, but today an exciting bit has been added.

Exclusive Silent Night, Zombie Night Pics; Director Speaks!

Don’t let the title Silent Night, Zombie Night fool you. While writer/director Sean Cain is clearly paying homage to the campy 80s slasher flick Silent Night, Deadly Night, there’s nothing campy about his latest film.

Dinner for Fiends in 3D!

What better way to start your week than with a fresh round of dick jokes intermingled with discussion of the latest horror movies? None, that’s what, so that’s why you’re going to pee yourself when you download the latest edition of Dinner for Fiends!

Update: Laid to Rest DVD Date and Details

On your right you can see the final artwork for Rob Hall’s Laid to Rest, his woman-in-peril movie that finally has a DVD street date: April 21st, 2009.

ABC Asking for More V

For some reason ABC is again handing out the orders for a new look at the “V” series from the mid-80’s, which is news we last reported on back in October. The network has now given a “pilot order” to the new version, penned by Scott Peters, according to THR.

Dead of Night Helmer Preps El Zombo Fantasma

Maya Entertainment and the awesomely-named Death Ray Films have joined forces to produce a film version of the Dark Horse comic El Zombo Fantasma according to this morning’s THR. Dark Horse’s Mike Richardson will executive produce.

The X From Outer Space Needs a Job?

Though not the return to form for Guilala Foy was so excited about here, the great X From Outer Space has resurfaced here in the States ... in a commercial?

RIP: Kim Manners

Today is a sad day for those of us who love our televised horror TV shows, as producer / director Kim Manners has passed away. Manners who has worked most recently on "Supernatural" lost his battle with cancer on Sunday. Kim directed more episodes of the show than anyone else including every season finale. He also worked on "Brisco County, Jr." and "The X-files".

New Shots of Terminator: Salvation Toys

With Terminator Salvation hype hitting the fast track we knew it wouldn't be long before the parade of toys started hitting shelves, because you know, who doesn't want to have their own robot apocalypse in the comfort of their own home?