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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?

F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin Winners Announced

Alma is waiting. Are you ready? Grease up your guns, and pack your ammo heavy because Dread Central in association with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have put together a contest geared specifically to help you face your fears!

Jane Austen Vs. The Living Dead

Someone either has way too much time on their hands or they’re a genius. Maybe they’re a genius with way too much time on their hands? Whatever the case is, the person is Seth Grahame-Smith and the book is Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. I’ll just let that sink in for a moment...

Joss Whedon to Appear at New York Comic Con!

Still need a good reason to brave February in New York? Well, if the fact that Dread Central will have its very own booth at New York Comic Con (#1161) isn’t enough, how about an appearance by “Buffy”, “Firefly” and now “Dollhouse” creator Joss Whedon?

Thriller Musical Confirmed!

Remember back in November when we did a little story about he possibility of Michael Jacskson’s “Thriller” coming to the stage? Well, looks like it’s going to happen whether the idea thrills you or terrifies you beyond the capacity for rational thoughts. Not sure which side of that fence I land on...