Yancy Butler Joins the Family in Tales

We've been staying in close contact with director Albert Pyun with regard to updates on his new project, Tales of an Ancient Empire ("Pyun Ready to Film Again in Argentina" – April 2008); and as promised in our previous story, Albert just dropped us a line with some additional casting news.

First Look at Aja's Mirrors

Well, it’s not the most exciting first look, but it’s something, right? Today the Spanish site Aullidos got the first look at Mirrors, the latest remake of Hills Have Eyes redux director Alexandre Aja.

R.I.P. Hazel Court

The sad news of the death of Hazel Court, the British actress who appeared in such horror classics as The Raven, The Masque of the Red Death, and The Curse of Frankenstein, showed up on the Net today. Court was 82 and passed away at her home near Lake Tahoe as the result of a heart attack.

Daniel Myrick Plans The Objective

This week we were invited to talk to Blair Witch co-director and Otis (review) producer Dan Myrick about his upcoming projects.

Troll Remake Looking for its Potter

Even though it’s been a while since we've heard anything about John Carl Buechler’s remake of his own 1986 film, Troll, that doesn’t mean the project is dead in the water. Indeed, casting is now in full swing and the search for Harry Potter, Jr. has begun!

25/8 Lead Re-cast

The lead role for Wes Craven’s return to horror, the awkwardly titled 25/8, has been recast according to The Hollywood Reporter this morning.

Masters Writers Let the Bat out of Hell

Finally, someone’s taken the classic epic Meatloaf album from 1976 and written a screenplay around it! I’ve been waiting since I was a wee lad for someone to see the innate horror properties of Bat out of Hell and translate it to film...

Gabriel Helmer Tapped for Source Code

Good news came over the wire today for a new director to whom we’ve been giving some extra attention as of late: Gabriel (review) helmer Shane Abbess (interview) has been tapped to direct Source Code for Universal.

Tribeca Horrors 2008: Night Tide

Just like our extensive and exhausting (on our side, at least) coverage from last year (read it all right here), we’re compiling as much info as we can for the horror offerings at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, going down in NYC this April 23rd – May 4th!

Get Quarantined at Comic Con!

Ever wanted to go to the San Diego Comic Con? It's pretty bad ass, but not everyone can afford to head out there each year. Luckily, Sony Pictures is offering two winners a chance at just that via their Quarantined Sweepstakes! Check out the widget below for more details.

Dinner for Fiends: Nature Runs Amok!

Nature. It’s all around us, at all times, just watching … waiting for us to slip up and make its move so it can go … AMOK! Instead of going over the latest shitty remake or throwaway horror film in theaters, the topic for the latest Dinner for Fiends is something close to every horror fan’s heart; nature gone amok movies!

Midnight Meat Train Arrives in August!

Ryuhei Kitamura's adaptation of Clive Barker's story Midnight Meat Train has seen its fair share of troubles trying to pull out of the station. Near name changes, delays and rumors were bouncing all around, and then word came that the pic was missing its May 16th arrival. Times were looking bleak.

Hack Movies Keeps Rolling

Hack Movies, the filmmakers who brought us the amazing Colonel Kill Motherfuckers (review), will be bringing more indie features to us soon, but they need your support.

Frontier(s) Theatre Listings!

We've been telling you about it for months, and the official news has finally rolled in. Xavier Gens' Frontier(s) (official website), which was too extreme to be part of the After Dark film fest, will be having its limited theatrical release on May 9th at the following theatres:

Robert "Count Yorga" Quarry Needs a Helping Hand!

Hammer Horror icon and all around great actor Robert Quarry needs your support.