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Nicholson's Manor Optioned

Author Scott Nicholson’s work is getting nabbed for film deals left and right, it seems. His latest novel, They Hunger (review), is in the midst of being adapted both for film and a graphic novel, and

Xombie X Online!

After five long years, the online animated series Xombie has finally reached its conclusion.

UK Gets Good Saw IV Poster

Remember when it was scary to think of all the censorship going on in the UK, what with their whole “video nasties” scare a few decades back? It’s almost funny to think about it now, since its obviou

Orphanage Writer's Homecoming

Spanish films are becoming more and more the hip thing right now, and the success of Juan Antonio Bayona’s The Orphanage (pictured) has done nothing to dissuade that building trend. Daily Variety

Screamfest Gets 30 Days Early

While we’re still waiting for the full schedule to make itself known to the world, the folks behind Screamfest LA are letting some info slip here and there regarding the upcoming festival. For fans of movies that look like they’re going to kick ass, which I count myself among, they just announced a special advance screening of David Slade’s 30 Days of Night on October 16th, three days prior to its theatrical release!

Help Tromadance!

While we sit and wait for Lloyd Kaufman's Poultrygeist to sweep next year's Academy Awards, there's a far more important event around the corner. I'm of course talking about the Ninth Annual Tromadanc

Butane Next on Killer's List?

Yeah, I’m screwed. I’d heard about this around town but didn’t want to believe it to be true. It’s not like I’ve said anything recently to piss anyone off … have I? I hope they catch this sicko before

Exclusive Look at To Live and Die!

Today the supa cool folks behind Robert Kurtzman’s latest directorial effort, To Live and Die, threw a couple of exclusive first looks at the movie to us, just for Dread Central readers. How cool is t

*UPDATED!* Festivals for Richards' Scars

**DIG IT: Mr. Richards just sent us a look at the poster for Summer Scars! Sexy!<** This sounds like it’s going to walk the line of good taste and exploitation; and might be a bit dangerous, to boot.

Myriad Still Has Mother

Just a follow up to the last story we did on Mother of Tears (“Weinsteins Find a Mother” – September 2007), the folks at The Hollywood Reporter have confirmation that the Brothers Wein actually have a

Wolf Man Moved

Well, it’s too bad but at least the move is happening now and not, say, a month before its release. Box Office Mojo is reporting a release date switch for Mark Romanek’s The Wolf Man remake, set t

DMX Develops Lockjaw

Hey, it worked for Ice Cube in Anaconda, so why not for DMX? The rapper-turned-actor (Exit Wounds, Never Die Alone, Cradle 2 the Grave) has recently wrapped production of a killer serpent flick entitl

Fright Night or Funhouse?

Tom Holland's Fright Night is currently being shopped around to writers courtesy of the Sony film company, Screen Gems. The details are not numerous but STYD did inform us that the goal with this rema

1408 has been Double Booked

I really wanted to like 1408 (review). Andrew's review had me thinking this was going to finally be the "haunted blank" movie I had been waiting for all these years. Did it answer that call? Did you m

Viz Nabs Death Note

Now this is a bit unexpected, but not too surprising if you think about it. Viz Media just announced that they’ve nabbed all theatrical rights for the live action Death Note movies, Death Note (re