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Clive Barker: The Drought Is Over

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Clive BarkerDuring Clive Barker’s panel today at Fangoria’s Weekend of Horrors he made it clear that the drought is over. His absence from the horror genre is soon coming to an end with the revelation that Barker and Seraphim Films are projecting at least two films a year based on his works in the Books of Blood. Though the author/filmmaker has Midnight Meat Train and Pig Blood Blues in the works there are two stories he is really looking forward to tackle: Dread and The Thief of Always.

Clive also had a few choice words for Hollywood executives who meddle in the artist’s work. The suits need to start “trusting the source material” was one thought; the other was that CGI is dead. Why would he care about the use of CGI? Well, Mr. Barker has just handed in a new treatment for the Hellraiser remake to The Weinstein Company and it’s far more Cenobite-based than the others. Would the demons of pleasure and pain look good as computer generated beasties? No, and it’s refreshing to see their creator feels the same way.

Clive Barker didn’t stop there. He also let attendees know that the final oil painting for the book, Absolute Midnight, has been finished. This literary entry will mark the third book in the Abarat series. The short novel called Mister B. Gone is also on its way to thrill the readers by giving them a first hand look at what it takes to be a demon, but will is there something more sinister at work? Only Clive knows for sure now, but the rest of us can find out around Halloween of this year.

On one last note, it looks like the Night Breed universe will return. However, right now Barker is not sure if he will revisit it via books or movies, but it is going to happen. Hopefully we’ll find out more very soon!

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The Predator Lands In Ghost Recon: Wildlands

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In one of the most unexpected announcements of the week, the Predator will be arriving in Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands tomorrow as part in the form of a free DLC event titled “The Hunt”, which will last until early January. The event can either be played solo or in co-op, and if you are able to take down a Predator (which Ubisoft have promised won’t be easy), you’ll be rewarded with a ton of cool shit, including the Predator’s thermal vision helmet.

Ghost Recon: Wildlands was released to positive reviews back in March,with particular praise going towards the huge open world. Meanwhile, we’ll next be seeing the vicious alien hunters on the big screen when The Predator arrives on August 3, 2018.

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands: The Hunt Official Synopsis:
Ubisoft and FoxNext Games partner to bring the Predator to Ghost Recon Wildlands!

A new free mission is available for all players: The Predator hids in the Wildlands and he comes to find a new challenger. Hunt him and beat him in the hardest fight you ever known to get exclusive rewards!

New Predator contents are also available:
– Unlock new customisation items from the Predator movie as Predator gears and other iconic characters.
– Play as the Predator with the new PVP class in Ghost War.

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Hunt a Serial Killer Through Chicago In My Eyes On You

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Developer Storymind Entertainment have released the first gameplay trailer for My Eyes On You, and it looks like we’re in for something completely truly unique, in terms of both visuals and narrative.

My Eyes On You takes place in a near future version of Chicago, with FBI agent Jordan Adalien hunting an elusive serial killer known only as the Man in the Red Mask. The decisions you make will also dictate whether the game’s plot stays closer to reality or heads in a supernatural direction, so you’d better be careful what you wish for. Whilst searching for clues will be one of your main areas of focus, combat will also play an important role, too.

The trailer for My Eyes On You certainly gives off a strong Blade Runner 2049 vibe, so if that’s your thing, you’re probably in for a great time. It will be available on PC and consoles, although a release date has not yet been confirmed.

Storymind Entertainment social media links:
Twitter – https://twitter.com/StorymindEnt
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/storymindent
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StorymindEnt

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Netflix Renews The Punisher Solo Series for Season Two!

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I’m going to let you guys into a bit of my life here and let you know that I am basically in a constant state of kicking myself for not having found the time to watch a single episode of Netflix’s “The Punisher” solo series.

I love the f*cking Punisher and I think Jon Bernthal’s portrayal of Frank Castle is quite possibly the best version (love ya, Tom Jane) of the character we have ever seen on screen.

Big or small.

It’s with this in mind that we wanted to share the awesome news the Netflix has officially given “The Punisher” the greenlight for season 2!

Yes, Frank Castle will be back to shoot more people in the back of the face sooner than later. The announcement was made recently on Facebook and you can check out the post below.

After that make sure to hit us up and let us know what you thought of the first season of Netflix’s “The Punisher” solo series in the comments below or on social media!

“The Punisher” is executive produced by showrunner Steve Lightfoot, Jim Chory, and Jeph Loeb. The series is produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios for Netflix.

The cast features Jon Bernthal, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Deborah Ann Woll, Ben Barnes, Amber Rose Revah, Michael Nathanson, Jaime Ray Newman, Jason R Moore, and Paul Schulze.

Synopsis:
After exacting revenge on those responsible for the death of his wife and children, Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal) uncovers a conspiracy that runs far deeper than New York’s criminal underworld. Now known throughout the city as The Punisher, he must discover the truth about injustices that affect more than his family alone.

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