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Dread Central's Final Girls: Adrienne King

When a young actress named Adrienne King signed on for a small horror film called Friday the 13th, she had no idea that it would end up becoming one of the most successful independent films with a budget of around one million dollars and a gross of over 50 times that to date and that it would become one of the biggest franchises in Hollywood (spawning ten sequels including Freddy vs. Jason and one remake so far).

Creation's Weekend of Horrors Fleshes Out Its Re-Animator Reunion

Things just got a lot sweeter for Re-Animator fans! In their quest to put on one big ass-kicking convention, those lovable sickos at Creation's Weekend of Horrors have just brought in some more West created firepower!

Last Chance! Fantastic Friday the 13th Anniversary Swag Going FAST!

Editor's Note: Reposting this because this is your last chance to get in on owning one of the most badass collectibles ever! If you're a Friday the 13th fan, this is too cool to miss!

Creation's Weekend of Horrors Bringing on The Men Behind the Mask

You. Yes, you reading this. You wouldn't be a fan of say, oh, someone by the name of Michael Myers or Jason Voorhees, would you? What's that? Yes? Well, if you're in the LA area in May, you NEED to be getting yourself to Creation's Weekend of Horrors!

Fantastic Friday the 13th Anniversary Item Coming

Frankly, this is one of the coolest things I've had the pleasure of reporting on. It's no surprise that I'm an absolute Friday the 13th fanatic (the Paramount years, at least) and believe me when I tell you that I am very tempted to place an order for this awesome little piece of slasher movie history.

New Jason Statue on its Way from Sideshow

If there's a horror icon who's been memorialized in resin, vinyl, and plastic more often than Friday the 13th's Jason Voorhees, I certainly can't think of it. And now, thanks to Sideshow, we're about to get yet another incarnation of the hockey-masked killer!

Platinum Dunes' Friday the 13th Part II Up in the Air

For some reason, the Internet community bought into the unsubstantiated rumor that Platinum Dunes is pushing ahead with its Friday the 13th sequel for a target release date of August 13, 2010, despite refutes from PD frontman Brad Fuller. Today we’ve got more evidence that it’s not to be expected this summer, and that’s probably a good thing.

The Ultimate in Friday the 13th Apparel

A really badass way to show your love for the Jason fans on your holiday list has shown up on the Net, and it's a just can't miss gift idea!

Sideshow Teases New Jason. Mama's Boy Now Dual Wields!

In keeping with the spirit of Friday the 13th, everyone's favorite maker of super-expensive yet completely badass collectibles, Sideshow Toys, has unveiled an exclusive teaser for their upcoming Jason figure.

UPDATED: Date Set for Sequel to Friday the 13th Remake; May Be 3D

Given the success of this year's remake of Friday the 13th (it did, after all, rake in a total domestic gross of $65 million), we figured we'd be seeing a sequel at some point. And now we know exactly when Friday the 13th Part 2 -- the 13th film in the series -- will be making its box office debut.

Making the New Friday the 13th DVD's Truly Deluxe

In celebration of the reissues of Friday the 13th Parts 7 & 8, Dread Central was part of an exclusive roundtable luncheon with Part 7 director John Carl Buechler, actor Kane Hodder, special features producer Daniel Farrands, Jason Takes Manhattan actor Vincent Craig Dupree, and special features assistant Andrew Kasch.

DVD Releases: Sept 15, 2009: Dark Shadows Grace a Deadgirl's Misery of Fear Itself

A true bounty of goods await those who have a few extra dollars to spend on DVDs this week what with Grace, Deadgirl, and (can you believe it?) Phantasm II finally hitting the home market, An American Werewolf in London and Army of Darkness bowing on Blu-ray, and NBC's Fear Itself anthology series getting released in its entirety. And that's just the beginning!