Horror News

Meet Horror’s Newest Hussy

Horror hosts are, unfortunately, a staple belonging to the genre’s yesteryears. And while it looked like our beloved Mistress of the Dark, Elvira, was to be a curvaceous cap to decades of tradition, we’re getting word today that there still could be some life left in the occupation after all.

Four Clips from Pontypool

Screw your job or whatever else you have going on! Four seriously creepy new clips from Bruce McDonald's very different zombie movie, Pontypool, hit online today so take a few minutes and enjoy them.

Aykroyd: More on Ghostbusters 3

I’m honestly not sure how I feel about the new Ghostbusters movie on the horizon. It’s great to hear that most of the original cast has agreed to come back for a reunion, but it’s all this talk of “new recruits” that’s got me more than a little nervous. I’m not so sure I want to spend the majority of a long-awaited third film with a “hip” new cast, although I suppose if it’s the only way we’re going to see these guys again, then what the hell …

Exclusive: Herschell Gordon Lewis Talks Grim Fairy Tale! First Stills!

If it wasn’t for Herschell Gordon Lewis, the horror world might be a very different place. Known to many as the “Godfather of Gore,” his 1963 gorefest masterpiece Blood Feast changed the face of horror forever by giving audiences their first ever taste of bloodlust on the big screen.

Trailer: I Know How Many Runs You Scored Last Summer

The trailer for the new Australian horror/comedy I Know How Many Runs You Scored Last Summer debuted online recently and we've got if for your close inspection!

H2: Scout Loves Happy Endings

Dread Central favorite Scout Taylor-Compton released another still from the upcoming Halloween 2 on her official MySpace Page this weekend, so of course we nabbed it and brought it here for ya! We're good like that!

New Paintball Trailer Fires Away

Filmax International has released the second trailer for Daniel Benmayor's Spanish thriller Paintball, and guess what? It actually features some footage from the film. What a novel idea! Dig it!

Buffy The Remake Slayer

A remake of the original movie Buffy the Vampire Slayer that has absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with the popular television series it spawned or any of aspect the "Buffyverse" that show developed and does not involve Joss Whedon in any capacity? Now Sarah Michelle Geller really does have a reason to look perpetually glower.

Dread Central Gets Some New Blood

Man, it's been one hell of a ride thus far, and things are only getting bigger and crazier. As Dread Central approaches its three-year anniversary(!) out here on our own, we wanted to take a second to make you guys aware of some new faces you'll be seeing around these parts.

Two Clips from Eastwick

We know you're excited about "Eastwick". Why, I'm sure the first thing you do when you go online is scour the Web looking for slivers of witchy goodness! Well, scour no more! We've got your fix right here. Don't blame us for the nasty after-taste and lingering side effects!

Exclusive: Darren Bousman Talks Mother's Day

We recently had a chance to catch up with director Darren Bousman, who is currently in the midst of planning his upcoming project, Mother’s Day, to get the early word for you guys.

MTV's Halloween 2 Clip Now Live!

You know it figures. Everyone else is out celebrating the weekend, and what has to bring me home from partying? The need to do a news story about Rob Zombie's Halloween 2 . You're lucky we love you guys, damnit!

Jesus is On His Way to Nature's Grave

Poor James Caviezel. No matter what movie he stars in, he's probably going to be forever known as Jesus. I suppose there are worse things an actor can be remembered for than playing Christ. Having just finished fighting an alien monster in Outlander, Caviezel will next be seen on DVD this August battling more earthly terrors on his way to Nature's Grave. God help him.

Strip and Slash with Joe Knetter

Horror author/actor Joe Knetter checked in today with an update on his latest project, Strip Club Slasher, in which he will be playing ... what else? ... the Stripper Slayer.

Leisure Books Calls for "Fresh Blood"

Attention wannabe writers! Attention noob writers! Do you want your chance to become rich, famous, and published by one of the largest horror publishers in the business? Leisure Books just announced that, in partnership with Rue Morgue Magazine and horror fiction site ChiZine, they will present a new writing contest specifically for unpublished horror authors. And what will the first prize be, you might ask?