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The Shroud Continues to Unfold – Read the Script NOW!



We didn’t expect to have an update on The Shroud so soon, but Hollywood’s wheels keep on spinning so we just have to try and keep up while keeping you up-to-date.

Much like the premise of the film itself, things have taken a weird turn. Red Circle Films has just announced the following:

From the Press Release
Red Circle Films has brought on comedy scribe Tim Dowling to rewrite the script for The Shroud in the wake of director Dan Taylor abruptly departing the project. The first draft was penned by John Ray Hax, adapted from his unpublished novel.

The new pic will likely diverge from the original storyline and is being eyed as a starring vehicle for A-list leads such as Robert Downey, Jr., an actor Hollywood’s rumor mill has associated with the project.

The Shroud concerns a Vatican bounty hunter that is hired to retrieve the Shroud of Turin after it is stolen by a secret society of Yeti shape-shifters that wants to clone Jesus to bring about the Apocalypse and the end of humanity…humanity they do not share.

Dowling was named one of Variety’s 10 Screenwriters to Watch in 2010. Lately, Dowling has added action to his resume, having penned the upcoming Chris Pine-Tom Hardy pic This Means War as well as the Midnight Run sequel for Universal.

When reached for comment, our contact at Red Circle explained, “John’s script, while amazing, was turning a lot of people off, so Dowling has come on board to fine tune it a bit by adding more comedic elements and lightening the tone. The movie is a hard sell as is, but we really feel Dowling has the talent to turn many heads and drum up some really positive and financial interest.”

As you would imagine, the original writer of this project John Ray Hax (blog here) isn’t at all crazy about this new direction. “Don’t let Red Circle fool you,” says Hax. “I’ve been blindsided. Romanced and then jilted. They’re taking my script and bastardizing it to make it more family-friendly with big stars and such. I poured my soul into this project, and they’ve poured it out onto the floor, thereby replacing my Jack Daniels with a Shirley Temple. I’m an indie writer. I don’t have the benefits of an agent or a group of folks who believe in me. Make no mistake, though – this isn’t over. Not by a long shot.”

So where does that leave The Shroud? We’ll keep our eyes on Red Circle’s production for sure, but Hax has gone a step further by uploading the original script for The Shroud for anyone to download and read for themselves. Our best advice? If you plan on reading it, do it quickly as we doubt it will be up long.

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Ellen Page and The Cured Come Home to VOD



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​.

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!



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!

It’s radio without a safety net, kids. It’s Brainwaves: Horror and Paranormal Talk Radio.


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Brainwaves: Horror and Paranormal Talk Radio is available to subscribe to on iTunes and Stitcher.

Spooky, funny, touching, honest, offensive, and at times completely random, Brainwaves airs live every Wednesday evening beginning at 8:00 PM Pacific Time (11:00 midnight Eastern Time) and runs about 3 hours per episode.

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!

Have a ghost story or a paranormal story but can’t call in? Feel free to email it to me directly at with “Brainwaves Story” in your subject line. You can now become a fan of the show via the official… BRAINWAVES FACEBOOK PAGE!

Brainwaves: Horror and Paranormal Talk Radio is hosted live (with shows to be archived as they progress) right here on Dread Central. You can tune in and listen via the FREE TuneIn Radio app or listen to TuneIn right through the website!

For more information and to listen live independent of TuneIn, visit the Deep Talk Radio Network website, “like” Deep Talk Radio on Facebook, and follow Deep Talk Radio on Twitter. And don’t forget to subscribe to Brainwaves on iTunes.

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The Saw Chapter Comes to Dead By Daylight January 23!



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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