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There’s not a horror fan out there who’s not intrigued by the prospect of real cases of things that go bump in the night. Sometimes said things can come in some really unexpected places. At least that seems to be the story from those associated with the brand new production of Box of Shadows, which is currently filming in LA.

We got this press release a bit ago, and rather than extrapolate, I think this one should be run as is. Dig it!


“BURBANK, CA (July 6, 2009) – An intricate mechanical coffin acquired at an estate sale for use in the upcoming supernatural thriller BOX OF SHADOWS has plagued the movie with many problems.

The coffin, believed to date back to the 15th Century, comes complete with an integrated music box. “I acquired it because I thought it would make a great prop for a movie,” said director Mauro Borrelli. “Later I wrote BOX OF SHADOWS around the idea that the life-size music box would put its victim in a comatose state so they could have an out-of-body experience. However, it has affected the set in unusual ways.”

“It all started the week the coffin was brought to the office. First people were arriving late, and then electronics began to malfunction. We started having problems getting our funds wired, our lead actress suffered a detached retina and had to drop out,” said associate Producer Vincent Rocca, “but the real kicker was late one night I heard noises coming from the coffin’s storage room. I investigated and found nothing, but when I shut the door, I heard music notes coming from inside the room. My hair rose and I bolted from the building.”

The following day the musical mechanism was removed from the coffin; then it was taken to an off-site storage facility, where it was kept until shooting started on June 29, 2009.

“Day one of the set, after dealing with the coffin, I got into a car accident,” added lead actress Liz Fenning. “I’m a safe, slow driver too. So I must have picked up a vibe from that freaky coffin.”

“One thing is for sure; as soon as we wrap, I’m selling the coffin,”
concluded director Mauro Borrelli.”


So I ask you … publicity stunt or is this a genuine “holy shit get rid of that fuckin’ thing NOW” type situation? Tell us what you think below.

Fore more on the film check out Box of Shadows – The Official Site.

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Ellen Page and The Cured Come Home to VOD

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We’ve been talking about the new zombie flick starring Ellen Page entitled The Cured for quite some time now, and we’ll soon be able to sink our teeth into it courtesy of IFC Films.

The flick stars Page (Juno, Hard Candy), Sam Keeley (Anthropoid, In the Heart of the Sea), Tom Vaughan-Lawlor (Avengers: Infinity War, The Infiltrator), and Paula Malcomson (The Hunger Games trilogy, “Ray Donovan”) and is directed and written by David Freyne in his first feature film. Look for it in theaters and On Demand on February 23, 2018​.

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What happens when the undead return to life? In a world ravaged for years by a virus that turns the infected into zombie-like cannibals, a cure is at last found and the wrenching process of reintegrating the survivors back into society begins. Among the formerly afflicted is Senan (Sam Keeley), a young man haunted by the horrific acts he committed while infected. Welcomed back into the family of his widowed sister-in-law (Ellen Page), Senan attempts to restart his life—but is society ready to forgive him and those like him? Or will fear and prejudice once again tear the world apart? 

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#Brainwaves Episode 74 Guest Announcement: Creature Designer Mike Hill – The Shape of Water and More!

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We’re getting monstrous on Episode 74 of Brainwaves Horror and Paranormal Talk Radio as joining us will be award-winning artist, filmmaker, and creature designer Mike Hill, whose work you can see right now in a little film called The Shape of Water.

Join us this coming Wednesday, January 24th, at 8:00PM PT/11:00PM ET for all the shenanigans fit to be had!

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Knetter and Creepy will be taking your calls LIVE and unscreened via Skype, so let your freak flags fly! Feel free to add BrainWavesTalk to your Skype account so you can reach us, or call in from a landline or cellphone – 858 480 7789. The duo also take questions via Twitter; you can reach us at @BrainwavesRadio or @UncleCreepy, @JoeKnetter, or @MrDarkDC using the hashtag #BrainWaves. You can also check us out on our Brainwaves Discord channel!

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Time to play a game of Dead by Daylight! We told you last week that none other than Jigsaw would be coming to the hit PC and console game, and today we have a brand new trailer for you detailing what to expect when the hardest working corpse in cinema history gets digitized for an all-new adventure.

Let’s Play a Game… The Pig is here to create a whole new version of hell for all Survivors. Mentored by Jigsaw, she comes carrying Reverse Bear Traps into the Realm of the Entity. So if you’re gonna play, you have to accept that the stakes are high. The SAW Chapter comes with a New Killer (The Pig), a new Survivor (David Tapp), and a new Map (Gideon Meat Plant).

Jigsaw joins the previously released original killers alongside Freddy Krueger 2010, Michael Myers, and Leatherface.

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