Dante Signs on for Bat Out of Hell!

This morning some very good news came down for Drew McWeeny and Scott Swan, who up until now have been best know as the writers of John Carpenter’s two Masters of Horror entries; Joe Dante has signed on to direct their latest feature-length script, Bat Out of Hell!

Columbia Gets Goosebumps

Finally, the popular kids horror series Goosebumps is making its way to the big screen. The hopes and prayers of thousands of kids (who are probably far too old to care now) have been answered. I wonder if it’s too late?

Get Ready to be Brainjacked!

No, it's not a special cheat code in Grand Theft Auto IV that would allow Nico to enter our lives for real, although I really wouldn't mind. I kind of like the guy! What we're talking about here is the new film from Florida-based filmmakers Andrew Allan and Andy Lalino. Two very sick minds indeed!

Dish Gives Monsters HD the AXE!

What is it about horror themed channels? This idea just seems to be doomed. Monsters HD was and is the only true channel out there dedicated to our genre. Unfortunately their main platform has just pulled the rug out from under them.

More Saw V Details, Casting, Saw VI Director Named & Game Details

Hey, you Jigsaw fanatics! More details about your favorite October franchise have arisen, and we have your news nice, hot, and sticky!

Magnolia is Under Surveillance

The Hollywood Reporter let the world know today that Jennifer Lynch's follow up to Boxing Helena has been picked up by Magnolia Pictures. Surveillance is the story of an FBI agent trying to hunt down a serial murderer with the assistance of three possible victims. The film, starring Bill Pullman and Julia Ormond, will hit Cannes on May 21st with a fall release in the works. Check out the trailer below.

Yam Hears Echos

From the Philippines comes Yam Laranas (Sigaw). He's bringing The Echo with him! How do we know? Because the poster is out.

Dawn of the Dead Goes 3-D!

Some exciting news just sprang up, hot on the heels of learning that Dawn of the Dead would be screening at Monroeville Mall next month.

Cronenberg May Commit Timecrimes

During an interview with Blogdecine, director Nacho Vigalondo let the beans spill about who he's considering to be in the director's chair for the remake of his time travel thriller Timecrimes (review).

Jennifer's Body Set Visit Preview!

I wish I could give you guy more details from the set of Jennifer’s Body than I actually can, but all in good time, fiends. What I can tell you is that the film looks like it’s going to be a helluva lot of fun, full of all those things we horror fans hold so near and dear: blood, guts and laughs.

18 inches of Alien Glory!

Not long ago we brought you images of NECA's 7" version of the very first adult xenomorph seen in Alien. Back then we mentioned that the toy company was in the works of bringing to us a large scale 18" version; it showed up today!

Another Twilight on the Horizon

A new Indie production company known as the Fort just picked up a title with a familiar name. While having nothing to do with vampires, William Gay's book Twilight is connected to our genre too. Hell, I'll even admit that the premise of the book is far more interesting than bloodsuckers in love.

New Saw V Details

First, let's get to the casting news. Shoot Em Up's Greg Bryk has been picked up for the fourth sequel of the Saw series along with Laura Gordon (Piranha) and Carlo Rota ("24"). Today Lionsgate let loose a small, but far more in depth synopsis for Saw V. In depth? Well, compared to the very vague character descriptions we've seen over the past few months...

The Wolfman's Plot Revealed!

April 3, 2009 may be a long time away for Joe Johnston's remake of Universal's classic Wolfman, but the wait should be worth it. Benicio Del Toro alone makes up for it. If you've been wondering just how close to the original this new venture will be, STYD got a hold of the official synopsis:

Rappers Vs. Pig People!

Sometimes when reporting the news stories break in our genre that just leave me sitting here slack jawed in a state of absolute disbelief. This is one of those troubling times. I'm pretty sure even the Foywonder would be aghast at these latest developments!