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Showtime Hires Exterminators

Showtime has teamed up with the executive producer behind “Dexter”, Sara Colleton, to bring the Vertigo Comic Exterminators to the small screen according to this morning’s THR.

Bertino Signs for Two More With Rogue

Things are looking good for Bryan Bertino. The writer/director of The Strangers (review) has just signed a deal with Rogue Pictures, Focus Features' genre arm, to bring them two more thrillers in the coming years according to Variety. A Strangers sequel is not part of the deal.

First Darkstalkers Statues Surface

A line of mixed media statues based on Capcom's horror and cryptozoology fighting game are making their way to the States.

Ash Ready for More Action?

We heard not too long ago that Sam Raimi would remake his classic Evil Dead just because it would look better now, but what about continuing on the existing franchise instead? Sam may not have that in mind, but does Bruce Campbell?

Bad Biology (2008)

WARNING: In no way, shape or form is this work safe! Proceed with caution! No adequate disguiser for this phallic attitudinizer! Discuss Rick's twisted vision in the Dread Central forums!

LA's Egyptian Overtaken by Italian Grindhouse!

This July 11th- 24th, the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood will become a true grindhouse -- Italian style! The infamous theater’s got a massive programming schedule of classic spaghetti westerns, crime films, giallos and a lot more, all from Italy’s golden age of cinema!

Jack Brooks This August!

All right, so our review for Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer isn’t exactly glowing, but don’t worry; that doesn’t mean you’re not going to enjoy it when it comes out. And now we know when that’ll be!

Magnolia Readies Red

Magnolia Pictures has finally settled on its release plans for Lucky McKee and Trygve Allister Diesen’s Red, an adaptation of the Jack Ketchum novel of the same name.

Shutter and Asylum on DVD Winners Announced!

Who doesn't love movies about nuthouses and angry specters? Ok, maybe that little sissy kid with the Pokemon T-shirt doesn't, but damnit, that doesn't mean the rest of us have to suffer so without further ado, it's time once again to dole out some free stuff!

A Brutal Massacre Hits LA, Dallas and New York!

Between Malevolence and its upcoming sequel, Stevan Mena wrote, produced and directed another flick that has been getting pretty good press and even a DVD release thanks to Anchor Bay. But ... will we get to see the horror mockumentary known as Brutal Massacre on the big screen?

Xavier Gens Unleashes The Horde

Zombies. You love ‘em, I love ‘em, and yes, even Frontier(s) director Xavier Gens loves ‘em, which is why he’s produced a film called The Horde. Twitch Film managed to pin the man down during the Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival, where he gave them the first details about the film.

Whedon Talks Goners, Cabin in the Woods

Joss Whedon is working on so many thing right now, it’s hard to believe he’s actually got time to sit down and be interviewed. But interviewed he was, by MTV most recently, to whom he gave an across-the-board status update on many of his projects.

New Blindness & Day the Earth Trailers!

I know, I know, The Day the Earth Stood Still isn’t exactly horror -- in fact most would argue it’s about as sci-fi as one can get -- but I couldn’t help it; this trailer is actually way better than I expected it to be. Just watch it and feel free to bitch me out below. The remake opens everywhere on December 12th.

Ripper Trilogy in the Works

Over in the UK Channel 4 is prepping three of the four books in David Peace’s “Red Riding Quartet” for films, all adapted by Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas penner Tony Grisoni, according to Variety. Julian Jarrold, James Marsh and Anand Tucker will direct.

Dear Beautiful, the Apocalypse is Coming!

We got word in today that Quiet Earth is the first to view our post-apocalyptic world via an exclusive trailer of Roland Becerra's full length version of Dear Beautiful.