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New Daybreakers Info, Pics Surface!

It’s just a vampire kind of world out there today, you know? First 30 Days of Night comes out of the gate screaming to a number one box office spot, now all of a sudden there’s a wealth of new info about The Spierig Brother’s latest, Daybreakers.

Content Joins a Daisy Chain

Content Film has officially scooped up rights to the oddly named supernatural thriller Daisy Chain, to be helmed by genre newcomer Aisling Walsh. Samantha Morton (pictured, Minority Report) and Steven Mackintosh (Underworld: Evolution) are signed on to star according to Daily Variety.

Night Wins the Day

Ah, it’s good to be right! Sony’s 30 Days of Night officially owned the weekend box office with a somewhat strong $16 million debut, easily beating out the Ben Affleck thriller Gone Baby Gone and other cinematic head-scratchers like Why Did I Get Married?

Resident Evil in Plastic Overdrive

Action-figure.com, my home away from home, scooped my ass on the plastic horrors this weekend with news of new Hot Toys 12 inch figures for Resident Evil 4: Biohazard. For those unfamiliar with the game, here's the skinny...

Event Report: Spike TV's Scream Awards 2007

The second annual Spike TV Scream Awards marked a huge improvement over last year's show with severed limbs and gore spilling forth into the audience.

Child's Play Next on the Remake Block

Why remake Child’s Play? I mean, seriously, the first movie was pretty damn good, especially for a movie about a killer doll. According to producer David Kirschner, ”We’re going back and remaking the first one and even pushing it further and making a very terrifying version of the first one, which is pretty scary as it is.”

Behind the Scenes of Repo!

Apparently things are looking very good for Darren Lynn Bousman’s long-awaited musical, Repo! The Genetic Opera, as anyone who’s seen anything from it has been, quite simply, blown away. So perhaps you’ll dig on the five behind-the-scenes clips that appeared on YouTube this weekend? Sure you will! Check ‘em out now before they’re taken down forever!

Follow The Signal to LA Tonight!

All right, this might be really late notice, but if you’re on the West Coast, you still have a few hours to make sure you make it right!

Exclusive: Mulberry St. Team Does Lansdale!

Just got off the phone with Jim Mickle and Nick Damaci, director and writer/star (respectively) of Mulberry Street (review), which as you know is coming to theaters this November as part of the second annual After Dark Horrorfest.

Lake Dead Officially Added to Horrorfest

There’s been rumors going around online that Matt Leuttwyler’s Unearthed was pulled from the Horrorfest 2007 lineup, and replaced by Lake Dead. While the first part has yet to be confirmed, STYD got a look at the poster for Lake Dead which should confirm the second.

You Are Wesker!

It’s been long rumoured and people were beginning to think that it wasn’t going to happen, but Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles is finally ready to give long term Resident Evil fans something very special.

The Bay Set to Spiral!

Good news, kids! Anchor Bay has secured the theatrical and home video rights to Adam Green's upcoming film Spiral, thus proving once again that here is a company that knows what the hell they are doing!

Parliament Hostile to Roth

There's no doubt the horror genre has always been mired in controversy. From long battles with politicians who insist these films incite violent behavior to the many slugfests with the MPAA. Still, nothing recently has gotten my attention more than this.

NECA's Badass Alien Figure!

I made the mistake before of getting excited for Alien vs. Predator so you think I wouldn’t com around so quick on the sequel but damnit, alien monsters fighting one another is just too good of a concept to screw up twice… right? At least NECA is behind the toys this time, and as you can see by the images below of an Alien Warrior, they got it right! Check out all the specs on the figure at NECA’s official site!

New REC Site, Name

I gotta admit, I’m really curious to see if all the hype we’ve been building for REC, the Spanish cinéma vérité film from Paco Plaza and Jaume Balguero, will be justified when we finally get to see the film. Early reviews have been overwhelmingly positive from what I’ve heard, but then there are only a few out there right now.