SXSW 2011: Trailer and Artwork for Charlie Casanova

Irish indie film Charlie Casanova is described as "dangerously subversive, provocatively dark, and satirically disturbing" so of course we have to share the trailer and poster that landed in our inbox today! Synopsis:

First Stills From Grabbers

Ready for the first bit of eye candy from the horror comedy Grabbers? Don't get too excited, there's no creature action just yet, but what we have is still worthy of a quick peek! Helmed by Jon Wright and penned by Kevin Lehane, the creature feature stars Richard Coyle (Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time), Ruth Bradley (Flyboys) and Russell Tovey ("Being Human" UK).

Sony Grabs UK Rights for Grabbers

One flick that sounded like a blast at this past AFM 2010 is the horror comedy Grabbers, which is filming right now in Belfast and Donegal, and we've got a little distro info for it to kick off the news week!

Ireland Bans Re-Release of the Original I Spit on Your Grave

Sigh. It seems that every time devotees of the horror genre begin to gain some headway in terms of freedom to choose what they watch, something like this comes along to remind us that the powers-that-be out there would rather make that decision for us.

UPDATED: A Tour of Tim Burton's Wonderland / Odeon Boycott Avoided

With its March 5th premiere approaching, Tim Burton's 3D vision of Alice in Wonderland is sure to appeal to genre fans. Which is why we're providing a video tour of the props, costumes, and set pieces from the film that Nomad recorded for us during last year's San Diego Comic-Con.

Help Decide if Web Series Zombie Bashers Continues

Here at Dread Central we're big fans of the sick and twisted Conor (Dead Meat, The Disturbed) McMahon so we thought we'd help him out with a little competition he's involved with over on Ireland's national broadcaster RTÉ for his web series "Zombie Bashers". Read on for how you can get involved.

The Irish Offer a Portrait of a Zombie

Zombies. We can't get enough of them, man. Neither can writer/producer/director Bing Bailey as the trailer for his undead indie effort Portrait of a Zombie has just gone live over at the official Portrait of a Zombie website!