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Touring Tom Woodruff's Amalgamated Dynamics Studio

Love it (a few of you) or hate it (most of you), the newest AVP flick gives us an excuse to tap into the minds behind our two favorite monsters. To celebrate the DVD release of Aliens vs Predator: Requiem (review), the good people at Fox invited us down to Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc.

Vanguard Poster, New Trailer!

It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything from the makers of The Vanguard, the post-apocalyptic British zombie film directed by Matthew Hope (interview). Finally we have some meaty updates for you on this very cool looking project!

Milo V's Comic, Pathology Clip

Making its premiere at this weekend’s New York Comic Con, where of course Dread Central will be w/camera in-hand, is a new comic coming from Devil’s Due Publishing (Hack/Slash) called Rest, which has the involvement of “Heroes” and Pathology star Milo Ventimiglia according to

Child's Play Penner Finds the Kill-Switch

My wife and I always joke about having weird mutant powers, like the power to tell when milk has gone bad without opening the carton, but this one just seems downright annoying.

Tribeca Horrors 2008: The Objective

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!

Exclusive: Adam Green & Paul Solet Talk Grace!

Just yesterday we told you about a new horror film coming soon from AireScope Pictures, Leomax Entertainment and Anchor Bay called Grace. The story, about a pregnant woman who decides to carry her baby to term even though it died in a car accident, was intriguing enough to solidify my interest, so we tracked down writer/director Paul Solet and producer Adam Green, best known as the director of Hatchet and Spiral, to learn more about the movie.

Yancy Butler Joins the Family in Tales

We've been staying in close contact with director Albert Pyun with regard to updates on his new project, Tales of an Ancient Empire ("Pyun Ready to Film Again in Argentina" – April 2008); and as promised in our previous story, Albert just dropped us a line with some additional casting news.

First Look at Aja's Mirrors

Well, it’s not the most exciting first look, but it’s something, right? Today the Spanish site Aullidos got the first look at Mirrors, the latest remake of Hills Have Eyes redux director Alexandre Aja.

R.I.P. Hazel Court

The sad news of the death of Hazel Court, the British actress who appeared in such horror classics as The Raven, The Masque of the Red Death, and The Curse of Frankenstein, showed up on the Net today. Court was 82 and passed away at her home near Lake Tahoe as the result of a heart attack.

Daniel Myrick Plans The Objective

This week we were invited to talk to Blair Witch co-director and Otis (review) producer Dan Myrick about his upcoming projects.

Troll Remake Looking for its Potter

Even though it’s been a while since we've heard anything about John Carl Buechler’s remake of his own 1986 film, Troll, that doesn’t mean the project is dead in the water. Indeed, casting is now in full swing and the search for Harry Potter, Jr. has begun!

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!