Dexter Gets Game, Toys

We've been hearing rumblings about this for a while now; ironic that the staff member who does the story about it is likely the only one who’s never seen an episode of “Dexter” ... Both a “Dexter” video game and line of toys are on their way in the coming months, proving just how well-received the crime thriller about a forensics expert who moonlights as a serial killer has been.

Witch Mountain Adds Names

Looks like Disney’s remake of Escape to Witch Mountain has added to both its cast and its title this morning. The Hollywood Reporter got word that the film, originally called simply Witch Mountain, is now being referred to as Race to Witch Mountain.

Goyer's Thriller Gets Title, Cast

Finally the “Untitled David Goyer Supernatural Project” has found itself a title; Unborn. The Hollywood Reporter confirmed the title, which has been floating around for a while, in a story about yet more cast being added to the thriller.

Duo Join Last House Redux

Two more names have entered the Last House on the Left remake this morning according to Variety; Tony Goldwyn (The Last Samurai) and Monica Potter (pictured, Saw).

MikeMendez.com is Now LIVE!

One of our favorite sick and twisted filmmakers Mike Mendez opened up his official site today with the launch of MikeMendez.com and there are dozens of reasons for you to point your browsers that way.

A Psycho Holocaust is Brewin'!

Got an email the other day from Autumn Night Studios producer Matt Vaessen passing along some information about a new holocaust movie they’re producing that I'm fairly certain will not be getting nominated for a future Best Documentary Oscar and not just because it's not a documentary.

Sid Joins El Superbeasto!

Never mind the rumors of T-Rexes, C.H.U.D.s, or even Crom-praying Barbarians. There's only one Rob Zombie project that's concrete news, and luckily for fans a very familiar face is coming to his Haunted World of El Superbeasto!

Final Destination Receives a Signal

And here I thought the cast of FD4 was already finalized (“Final Destination 4 Cast Set ” – February 2008). It turns out there's a familiar being added to the list of Death cheaters.

Take the Shuttle to Some Clips

South By Southwest is bringing us a lot of goods this week. This time we're talking about Edward Anderson's thriller, Shuttle, which places two women "at the airport on a rainy night that seems darker than usual. Wanting to get home but with limited options, they board an airport shuttle with a driver, hoping for a safe and short ride."

Dance of the Dead Gets a New Poster

Last year we brought you news of a fresh zombie film being directed by Gregg Bishop, which featured the undead feasting on teens during a homecoming dance (“The Dead Can Dance” – May 2007). The artwork for the film back then really wasn't much to look at, but today we got an eyeful.

U.S. Death Note Trailer Online!

The live-action version of the manga Death Note (review) has been around for a couple years now, but where's the American love?

Exclusive Stills from Jessicka Rabid!

If you abuse someone for their entire life, wouldn’t you expect them to become a monster? Not in the literal sense, though that would be cool, but in terms of their dealings with the rest of humanity? Sadly, the sickos who raised Jessicka Rabid didn’t see that logic. Now, after years of abuse and being treated like an animal, Jessicka is getting her revenge.

Nightmare Detective 2 Plot Revealed!

As those of you with good taste slowly discover the dark genius of Shinya Tsukamoto’s surreal Nightmare Detective (DVD review) on DVD, post production on the film’s sequel is almost at an end.

Character Breakdown for Drag Me to Hell!

When something like this comes across our virtual desks here at Dread Central, I usually have a moral dilemma regarding what we should do with it. On the one hand, looking at a breakdown of who the characters are in a film can reveal some important spoilers. On the other, when the film is as hush-hush as Raimi’s Drag Me to Hell, it’s our civic responsibility to spread as much info on it as we can... that's how I sleep at night.

Boston Underground Lineup Announced!

I’ve been in Boston for a few years now, but for some reason it seems like I always find out about the cool stuff going down here too late. Well no more! I’m keeping tabs on things in my town now, and because of that I found out that the Boston Underground Film Festival just unleashed this year’s screening schedule.