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Rights Dispute Hits Re-Animator, Hack/Slash Comic!

A press release rolled in today with some rather odd news regarding Hack/Slash's current storyline involving Herbert West, the Re-Animator. It seems a newly formed company called Re-Animator LLC has filed a Cease and Desist letter with the comic's distributor, Diamond Comic Distributors.

Two More Horrorfest Titles Named

All right, we’re now only one film away from having the complete 8 Films to Die For list for 2009! After Dark Films announced today that the Aussie horror flick Dying Breed (review) and Adam Gierasch’s directorial debut Autopsy have joined the Horrorfest 2009 lineup.

Mutant Pig Men Make You Squeal

Killer pigs ... Killer pig people ... What exactly set off this current trend of hogsploitation flicks going on in horror cinema right now? Prowling the American Film Market website, I stumbled upon info about yet another pig-themed horror flick that had previously slipped below my radar: Squeal.

New Zealand & South Korea Team for Soul Mate

Does anyone out there remember a little New Zealand horror film called The Ugly? It was one of those low-key flicks that came around direct to DVD here in the States just over a decade ago and got a good amount of buzz for its time. Well, if you have fond memories of it, The Ugly’s director, Scott Reynolds, is getting ready to make his first film since 2001, which also happens to be the first in a new South Korea/New Zealand co-production treaty.

Eisenberg Goes to Zombieland

Some more casting is close to happening on the Ruben Fleischer horror/comedy Zombieland, which you may recall is set to star Woody Harrelson as half of a pair of survivors of a zombie apocalypse who finds “friendship and redemption” in the new world order, according to THR.

Exclusive Interview: Dark Moon Rising: Chris Mulkey

Get set for another installment in our series of video interviews with the cast and the crew of the new creature feature -- Dark Moon Rising!

The Road to FrightFest Comes to an End!

For the past several weeks we have gotten a lot of laughs from Adam and Joe thanks to their Road to FrightFest short films. Unfortunately, this good time has ended in tragedy ...

Own An Actual Box of Moonlight

I freely admit to having only seen a few minutes of CBS's "Forever Night"-ish vampire detective series "Moonlight" and coming away quite unimpressed. I assume most people agreed since CBS staked the low-rated series after one season. Yet it clearly developed a devoted following; there was a fervent online campaign to save the series and efforts were made to sell the show to another network - all for naught.

The Weekly Wrap-Up: September 27-October 3, 2008

One interesting side effect of the meltdown on Wall Street is that part of the "sweetening" of the bailout bill authored by the Senate during the week of September 27-October 3, 2008, included a tax break aimed at film and TV production companies.

Finger Lickin' Good Joy Ride 2 Clip!

Say you've lost one of your digits, what's the best way to make the situation better? Well, if you're sitting next to Rusty Nail, he's got an easy solution...

Exclusive: Saw V - "Missing Piece" TV Spot!

Excited for the October 24th release of Saw V? I'm sure you are, but here's a bit more incentive for you ... something you won't see anywhere else -- the Saw V "Missing Piece" TV Spot!

More Details on Scream 2008 Awards

As Dread Central's resident awards show junkie, I was glad to get an update on this year's Spike TV’s "SCREAM 2008", during which Tim Burton and Wes Craven will receive special awards for their groundbreaking achievements in the horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and comic book genres.

Cinema Wasteland Happening This Weekend!

One horror convention I've yet to attend is Cinema Wasteland, but all the reports say it's among the best. If you live in or around the Cleveland, Ohio, area, this is the weekend you've been waiting for as the Cinema Wasteland Movie and Memorabilia Expo Fall Show goes down October 3rd, 4th, and 5th in Strongsville.

Official Dracula Sequel Booked and Filmed for 2009!

Sure, we've seen many Dracula films and books over the years, but not many of them got the Stoker seal of approval ... until now.

Ministry's Al Jourgensen Talks Wicked Lake

Ministry's Al Jourgensen sat down with Dave Navarro's Spread TV this week to talk about all things from politics, conspiracies and his work on composing the music for Zach Passero's sexy Wicked Lake (review).