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25/8 Lead Re-cast

The lead role for Wes Craven’s return to horror, the awkwardly titled 25/8, has been recast according to The Hollywood Reporter this morning.

Masters Writers Let the Bat out of Hell

Finally, someone’s taken the classic epic Meatloaf album from 1976 and written a screenplay around it! I’ve been waiting since I was a wee lad for someone to see the innate horror properties of Bat out of Hell and translate it to film...

Gabriel Helmer Tapped for Source Code

Good news came over the wire today for a new director to whom we’ve been giving some extra attention as of late: Gabriel (review) helmer Shane Abbess (interview) has been tapped to direct Source Code for Universal.

Tribeca Horrors 2008: Night Tide

Just like our extensive and exhausting (on our side, at least) coverage from last year (read it all right here), we’re compiling as much info as we can for the horror offerings at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, going down in NYC this April 23rd – May 4th!

Get Quarantined at Comic Con!

Ever wanted to go to the San Diego Comic Con? It's pretty bad ass, but not everyone can afford to head out there each year. Luckily, Sony Pictures is offering two winners a chance at just that via their Quarantined Sweepstakes! Check out the widget below for more details.

Dinner for Fiends: Nature Runs Amok!

Nature. It’s all around us, at all times, just watching … waiting for us to slip up and make its move so it can go … AMOK! Instead of going over the latest shitty remake or throwaway horror film in theaters, the topic for the latest Dinner for Fiends is something close to every horror fan’s heart; nature gone amok movies!

Midnight Meat Train Arrives in August!

Ryuhei Kitamura's adaptation of Clive Barker's story Midnight Meat Train has seen its fair share of troubles trying to pull out of the station. Near name changes, delays and rumors were bouncing all around, and then word came that the pic was missing its May 16th arrival. Times were looking bleak.

Hack Movies Keeps Rolling

Hack Movies, the filmmakers who brought us the amazing Colonel Kill Motherfuckers (review), will be bringing more indie features to us soon, but they need your support.

Frontier(s) Theatre Listings!

We've been telling you about it for months, and the official news has finally rolled in. Xavier Gens' Frontier(s) (official website), which was too extreme to be part of the After Dark film fest, will be having its limited theatrical release on May 9th at the following theatres:

Robert "Count Yorga" Quarry Needs a Helping Hand!

Hammer Horror icon and all around great actor Robert Quarry needs your support.

Siren Remake Stumbles Out of Nowhere...

Siren was a pretty unique little horror game. Released on the PS2, the game had a Ju-On- esque structure and a gameplay dynamic that let you “sight jack”; in other words you could see what other people, or in fact, the monsters roaming around the Japanese landscapes could see. Rather than focusing on combat, the game focused on stealth, so the ability to know exactly what someone else was looking at was pretty useful.

Leomax Births Grace

Creepy baby-themed films seem to be the thing to do nowadays, what with Inside freaking people out on DVD and four or five other baby-themed movies in the works. Now we can add Paul Solet’s Grace to that list.

More Names for Friday Redux

Some final casting bits found their way online today for the upcoming Friday the 13th sequel, which starts rolling very soon over in Austin, TX under the direction of Texas Chainsaw Massacre remake helmer Marcus Nispel.

Dreamworks Fights Back Atlantis

Imagine if one day, for no discernable reason, Atlantis finally decided to make its way back to the surface and kick our land-dwelling asses. Such is the premise (well, sort of) for Platinum Studios' Atlantis Rising, which The Hollywood Reporter learned has been bought up by Dreamworks for a live-action adaptation.

Atomic Finds a Surrogate

Oh, man, talk about a suck situation to be in. Fox Atomic just picked up the rights to Kathryn Mackel’s The Surrogate according to this morning’s Variety, and it’s going to make some couples think really hard about how badly they want to procreate...