If you may remember, months back George A. Romero held a contest to see which aspiring filmmakers could scare the master of the walking dead. Five short films were handpicked by Mr. Romero and have the honor of appearing on the Diary of the Dead DVD on May 20th.
With Marcus Nispel's Friday the 13th remake nearing its April 21st start date, the pic has familiar names popping up all over the place that are joining the cast.
If the printed press in the UK is to be believed, everything’s going very well on the set of The Wolfman, the much –anticipated remake staring Benicio del Toro, Anthony Hopkins and Hugo Weaving.
Those maniacs making The Undertakers (hit the link above to see all our previous stories on it) just announced some very appropriate casting news today via the film’s MySpace page; J. Larose has signed on to play Talon Black!
In the words of producer Michael Abbate, Terror Project 6 is a “French horror sitcom with zombies”. If that’s not enough to entice you to read on … then man I feel bad for you.
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!
Darkness will find you and leave you blind, at least if you watch AVP: Requiem you’ll think you are, come Tuesday, April 15th, 2008...
Well, this is interesting ... The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Timothy J. Sexton, best known for his Children of Men screenplay, has been brought on board by United Artists to pen the English-language remake of Timecrimes. Guess I spoke too soon about the lack of remake news today, eh?
Wow, it’s all about literary adaptations this morning, eh? Which I have to say is a welcome change from story after story about remakes... Variety reports that David DiGilio has been tapped by Dreamworks to pen the screenplay for The Damned, which started life as a graphic novel from Oni Press written by Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt.
Just the other day we reported on a rumored adaptation of the small press title The Anubis Tapestry: Between Twilights from Bruce Zick that might be coming from Blue Sky Studios (Horton Hears a Who, Ice Age). This morning Variety confirmed and clarified the rumor, so we shall do the same!
Based on the 2003 debut novel by Alan Glynn, Dark Fields is a new thriller coming our way from The Illusionist helmer Neil Burger. Variety reports this morning that Shia LaBeouf has signed on to play the main character, a loser named Eddie who takes an experimental drug called MDT-48, which immediately causes him to be ten times smarter and more attractive.
There’s a lot to be afraid of in the world of horror. Vampires, werewolves, and undead monsters are just the tip of the iceberg; mad cannibalistic killers, rage churning viruses, and behemoths from the deep help keep up the mass. Talk of these things can be found throughout the internet in the vast plethora of horror discussion boards. Not yet mentioned among these fear-inducing monstrosities is one diseased abomination that always sparks up a fuss.
Hammer’s return to horror, Beyond the Rave, is set to premiere on MySpace this Friday, April 17th. It will be shown in small blocks over the course of the rest of the month on MySpace exclusively, so be sure to give it a shot cause it could be a lot of fun...
Can you believe it’s been 25 years since John Landis created what is arguably the best music video ever made, Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”? I know, most of you weren’t even alive when it first showed up on MTV, but trust me; it was a big deal.
It could be one of the best titles in movie history: Satan Hates You, a project that’s been in one stage of production or another for almost four years now. We’ve seen it around here and there, but not until reader “Aaron” dropped us a line telling us to check it out, did I make an effort to really look into it. Glad I did!