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Producer Gives Alice Update

All you fans out there who’ve been anxiously awaiting more news on the forever-in-development adaptation of American McGee’s Alice videogame can finally rest easy; it ain't happening.

Fantastic Fest Goes Online!

Those guys running Fantastic Fest down in Austin, TX sure are nice to their fans and know what they need to do to get more. That’s why they’ve announced a partnership with AMD and Bside to provide those who can’t make it to Fantastic Fest a chance to see some great films from the comfort of their own home!

DeLuca Finds The Thirteenth Hour

Mike DeLuca, former president of production at New Line, is returning to the scaled-down label to produce an adaptation of the forthcoming time-travel thriller The Thirteenth Hour, written by Richard Doetsch, according to this morning’s Variety.

Dead Fury: Making Cartoon Guts Spill

In Dead Fury, BlackArro Productions' latest 82-minute horror-gore-cartoon, a zombie-demon gets its head blasted apart from a slew of shotgun pellets, bloodshed and brains spreading into the air. Max, the hero of the story, rushes in with his pick axe, tearing off its legs, ripping out its guts, and slicing the fallen corpse into pieces.

When Cody Became Isaac

Daniel Newman may be playing Malachai, but who is going to lead the army of children in the onslaught against the adults? Why ... it's little Cody!

Free Feast 2 Screening on October 3rd!

Fangoria has teamed up with Two Boots Pioneer Theater to bring John Gulager's Feast 2: Sloppy Seconds to us via a free screening on October 3!

Civelek's Creepy Pumpkinator Qee

Toy2R dropped off some new artwork for a special limited edition Qee that will be available this Halloween.

Win Some Cash From Jack Brooks!

How cool would it be to both witness exclusive content from a badass monster movie and win $2500? Well, you can find out by signing up for the Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer Sweepstakes, which kicks into gear today!

Preview of The Stand Comic Now Online!

I know a lot of you out there, myself included, are eagerly looking forward to Marvel’s forthcoming comic translation of Stephen King’s The Stand, but you won’t have to wait too much longer. In fact, UGO has an exlclusive look at the first issue’s first six pages, to whet your apocalyptic appetite even more.

John Everson's Covenant Tour Dates!

Fans of John Everson's Bram Stoker Award winning book, Covenant (review), will have a chance to meet the author and have their copy of the novel personalized as early as this Friday.

Exclusive: Adam Mason's Pre-Broken Short "Prey"

Over the weekend we were dropped the good news from Broken and The Devil’s Chair (review) director Adam Mason that one of his first short films called “Prey”, made years before Broken (review) and since believed to be lost, has been found and is available exclusively for Dread Central readers!

Block is Back With Bigger Boat

Peter Block, former president of acquisitions and co-producer at Lionsgate, has set off on his own with a brand-new company called A Bigger Boat, securing distribution deals with Overture in North America and Alliance in the UK, Spain, Italy and Scandinavia, according to Variety.

Announcing the Shock Festival DVD & Trailer Contest! Win 100 Exploitation DVDs!

On October 29th, the highly anticipated new exploitation movie tribute book Shock Festival will be available in all its full-color gory glory (pre-order it here)!

DVD Release Highlights: Pumpkinhead Play

Here's a highlight list of horror DVDs coming out this Tuesday, September, 9th, 2008 ... cause I'm too lazy to do a full list. So there.

Official Plot, First Art for Bat Out of Hell

Though it’s been kept under wraps since it was first announced, the official synopsis for the Drew McWeeny/Scott Swan-penned flick Bat Out of Hell, which is set to be directed by none other than Joe Dante, revealed its true nature over the weekend.