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15 Films in 5 Years for Dark Castle

Variety is reporting that Germany’s Studio Babelsberg has drawn up a five-year, fifteen-film production agreement with producer Joel Silver. The films will be produced under the banner of Dark Castle and are planned to be distributed by Warner Bros.

Anchor Bay Announces Alphabet Killer DVD Specs

Anchor Bay has announced the details of its upcoming DVD release of The Alphabet Killer, which is slated to hit shelves January 6th of 2009. This marks a mere one month wait after the film’s limited theatrical release, which is scheduled to begin in early December.

CW Sets Premiere Date for 13 - Fear is Real

Last summer when San Diego Comic-Con was in full swing, we reported on the new Sam Raimi-produced horror reality TV show called "13 - Fear is Real" …. and then promptly forgot all about it.

Final MBV 3D Poster Unveiled!

I've made no secret of the fact that one of my most anticipated films of early 2009 is Patrick Lussier's My Bloody Valentine 3D and no, it's not just because of Jensen Ackles' participation. Although it certainly doesn't hurt that we'll have a chance to see him stretch his wings a bit and portray a character other than Dean Winchester for a change.

Depp to Tackle Dante; Dark Shadows Still a Possibility

Johnny Depp is one busy guy these days! Along with playing the Mad Hatter in Tim Burton's upcoming Alice in Wonderland and committing to yet another Pirates film, according to Variety, his production company Infinitum Nihil has acquired screen rights to the Nick Tosches novel In the Hand of Dante.

More World War Z Details

The hope, screenwriter J. Michael Straczynski told MTV’s Movies Blog, is to start production on World War Z by the first of the year. That’s a pretty quick turnaround since he’s still polishing the script based on director Marc Forster’s notes.

IDW to Hold First Ever Public Sale

I know we have more than our fair share of comic and graphic novel fans here at Dread Central, and this news should be right up their alley. For the first time ever, IDW Publishing is holding a public sale at its San Diego headquarters this Saturday, December 6, from 10:00 am-3:00 pm.

Knetter Stalks New Anthology

We just got a heads up from our favorite author of disgusting vulgarity (not to mention poetry), Joe Knetter, about yet another film project he’s managed to find his way into. How does he do it?

True Blood Season One Announced, Friday Season 2 Art

There’s no official art or specs for it yet, but you can already pre-order yourself a copy of “True Blood: The Complete First Season” on DVD. Remember the old days when we had to wait years for a series to show up on VHS? No, you probably don’t ... I’m dating myself a bit.

Punisher 2 Director on Jonah Hex?

I’m still not entirely sure if Jonah Hex has anything to do with horror, I’ve never read the comic myself, but since we’ve been giving you guys updates on the film version since it was announced, why stop now?

Reality Stars Die in Reality Horror Night

In a move I can only refer to as ridiculous, someone out there has brought a group of desperate, fame-hungry “reality stars" together for a new feature called, creatively, Reality Horror Night.

It's Seagal vs. Vamps in Against the Dark

You see now THIS ... this is what I'm talking about! Never mind the comeback movies of Stallone or even JCVD ... When Steven Seagal makes his comeback he's gonna be kicking the shit out of vampires! Can I get an AMEN?!? Sony Pictures' upcoming release of Against the Dark (formerly called Last Night) will find Seagal amidst all manner of toothy mayhem. From the official synopsis:

Artwork & Specs for Boogeyman 3

I know what you're thinking -- "Man, I really wish someone would make another Boogeyman movie!" Well, consider your wish granted! There's another on the way and we've got the goods on what to expect.

Death Race Losers er ... Winners Announced!

Ready to get all revved up? Well, we've got your hot free ticket to the one film where every woman walks in seductive slow-motion!

Screamers 2 Trailer Surfaces

Remember the Peter Weller sci-fi actioner Screamers from the mid-Nineties? Hello? Anyone? Yes! You! Right there in front of your PC! You remember, and to reward you for your reverence of such a fine film, we now present the trailer for the long awaited follow-up, Screamers: The Hunting!