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More Cast Members Added to John Carpenter's The Ward

Has John Carpenter really been away from the big screen for almost ten years? Okay, maybe Ghosts of Mars wasn't amazing, but I thought it had enough going for it to warrant a look. That said, I don't think Carpenter's done with the scares just yet, and I'm pulling for The Ward to be his triumphant return. Oh yeah, there's some new casting news, too.

The Thing Prequel Finds a Warm Place to Hide

Prequels continue to be all the rage these days, and I honestly can't seem to figure out why. Is it really necessary to spell out and overstate things that might've worked best left unexplained?

Horror DVD / Blu-ray Art Blow-Out - Phantasm II, Werewolf in London, and More!

We hope you're ready for the crypt-load of digital goodness that's coming your way this fall on DVD and Blu-ray. From re-releases you won't care about to some long awaited classics -- we've got all the artwork you could ever hope to see, hot and sticky! DVD Active has released the goods you see below! Dig it! Phantasm II

Danielle Panabaker Next Patient in The Ward

Fresh from going all screamy for Jason in the Friday the 13th remake, Danielle Panabaker is ready to perform for yet another horror icon!

A Look at the Lost Halloween Footage

About three years ago Synapse Films' Don May, Jr., announced an estimated 45,000 feet of negative outtakes from John Carpenter's Halloween had been discovered. Things feel eerily silent, but today there's been a bit of an update, although it's not the kind we've been hoping for.

Big Trouble in Little China Blu Specs and Art

Some more news rolling in off of the old Pork Chop Express about the Blu-ray release of John Carpenter's Big Trouble in Little China including art work, specs, and the inclusion of an extended cut! Jack Burton fans rejoice!

Big Trouble in Little China Goes Blu!

One of John Carpenter's most beloved cult hits, Big Trouble in Little China looks to be making it's way to Blu-ray soon and who wouldn't want to participate in a high-def ride on the Pork Chop Express?

*UPDATE* New Writer Tapped for Thing Prequel

It's out with the "barely" old and in with the brand spanking new for the upcoming Matthijs van Heijningen, Jr. helmed prequel to the John Carpenter classic The Thing.

John Carpenter Takes Us to The Ward

You have got to give it to Peter Block. Since his departure from Lionsgate he's been a very busy man, and his new company A Bigger Boat has just announced its latest feature -- John Carpenter's The Ward.

The Thing Prequel Writer and Director Named

You knew it was inevitable as talk has been steadily circulating for the past few months about Universal's prequel to the 1982 John Carpenter masterpiece The Thing. Well, a director and writer have officially been named.

They Live Remake Official

Aw, goddamnit. That was the first thought that passed through my head when I read the headline on THR this morning that John Carpenter’s classic alien conspiracy film, They Live, is going to be remade. Universal and Strike Entertainment are in negotiations with rights holder Les Moughs to acquire the film rights.

Halloween: 30th Anniversary Commemorative Set (Blu-ray / DVD)

Reviewed by Uncle Creepy Starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Danielle Harris, Donald Pleasance, PJ Soles

Thing, The (Blu-ray)

Reviewed by Uncle Creepy Starring Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, T.K. Carter, Keith David Directed by John Carpenter Distributed by Universal Home Video

Block is Back With Bigger Boat

Peter Block, former president of acquisitions and co-producer at Lionsgate, has set off on his own with a brand-new company called A Bigger Boat, securing distribution deals with Overture in North America and Alliance in the UK, Spain, Italy and Scandinavia, according to Variety.

Blu Carpenter for the UK

We can only hope someone Stateside will pick up on this idea sooner rather than later ... DVD Active learned today that Optimum Releasing is putting out Blu-Ray versions of John Carpenter’s The Fog, They Live and Escape From New York in the UK.