Joy Ride 2 Art & Specs

Fox Home Entertainment has finally released the art and specs for Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead, their direct to DVD sequel to the better-than-it-shoulda-been Joy Ride, which comes home on October 7th. The disc will come complete with the following goodies: Joy Ride 2: The Making of Dead Ahead “Blood & Gus: The Make-up of Horror”

Austin Film Fest Grabs 100 Feet

Eric Red just announced via his MySpace page that his return to directing, the ghost story 100 Feet, has been chosen as an official entry in this year’s Austin Film Festival!

Doug Bradley's Spine Chillers is Live!

While Doug Bradley was recording the book-on-tape version of Clive Barker’s Mister B Gone (review), he had the thought that books on tape haven’t really advanced since their early cassette days, and he wanted to do something about it.

New Saw V Blood Drive Art

Man, Lionsgate better not be cheapening out on us this year and only doing one design for their annual Saw Blood Drive. Yahoo! Movies got a look at the first poster for the drive, which I sincerely hope is not the last. One thing I look forward to every year is what kind of sexy nurses in sexy outfits they’re using to promote giving until it hurts.

Mummy 4 His Latin America

Despite the fact the The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (review) is being hailed as the absolute dumbest of the trilogy so far (which is really saying something for this particular series), that’s not stopping director Rob Cohen from already discussing plans for Mummy 4. **Spoiler warning if you’ve not seen The Mummy 3**

3D Man Stassen Preps Horror Tour

Ben Stassen, the Belgium director behind such 3D ventures as Haunted Castle and the upcoming Fly Me to the Moon, an animated story about houseflies aboard the Apollo 11, is prepping a new project that will hopefully be of interest to us fans called Horror Tour.

Exclusive: More Halloween Comic News

Earlier this year, Stefan Hutchinson's comic mini-series Halloween: Nightdance brought back the classic Michael Myers in a big way. It not only proved better than all the sequels combined, it nearly erased every bad memory from Rob Zombie's romp in trailer park land. We've been eagerly anticipating Hutchinson's follow-up and today he dropped us a line with some news regarding his next stab at The Shape:

New Stills from Embodiment of Evil!

There are few characters that engender the type of devotion fans feel toward Coffin Joe. But if you've seen his films, you know he's a unique individual whose badassedness is indisputable.

Saw Trap and Model Pics!

Unlike previous Saw films, the fifth entry in the franchise has some of us genre fans genuinely interested. Why? Well, we have someone else in Jigsaw's shoes, with an entirely new motive, and a new director has our hopes set higher than the previous flicks.

Repo! Makes the Mark

Buzz Net picked up a behind-the-scenes video for Repo! The Genetic Opera (review). The "Mark It Up" song is the subject of this video; the scene/song introduces us to Largo children Pavi (Nivek Ogre) and Luigi (Bill Moseley).

West's Doghouse Ready to Roll

Man, it’s been a long time since we’ve made mentioned of Jake (Evil Aliens West’s next flick, Doghouse. Months, in fact, but today Fangoria got an update from West and writer Daniel Schaffer.

DVD Release Highlights: Big Crocs & Bigger Bugs!

Sorry, didn't have time to get to all of them, but here are the DVD highlights for Tuesday, August 5th, 2008...

Corey Vs. Corey for Lost Boys 3?

Now that Lost Boys: The Tribe (review) is out on DVD, the world can finally get a chance to see just how bad it is. Only problem; it seems people are saying they don’t think it’s that bad and that Corey Feldman actually does a good job in it. Are you kidding me? So of course talk of Lost Boys 3 has to start up already.

Disney Nabs Monster Attack Network

The Mouse House is getting into the monster business with their acquisition of Monster Attack Network, a graphic novel penned by Marc Bernadrin and Adam Freeman, according to Variety.

The Weekly Wrap-Up: July 26-August 1, 2008

When the week of July 26-August 1, 2008, began, San Diego Comic-Con was entering the final stretch and the Dread Central crew covering it were hitting their stride.