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We all know that dinosaurs got really big.  Like, extremely big.

Scientists are announcing, however, that they got just stupidly, ridiculously big.  At least they did down in the Patagonia region of South America.

The Patagotitan, a new species that was found in 2012, weighed in around 76 tons and was 122 feet long and over 20 feet high.

That’s a big frickin’ dinosaur.

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Per Fox News, the co-author of a new study in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Diego Pol of the Egidio Feruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, said, “There was one small part of the family (of Titanosaurs) that went crazy on size.”

While it would be cool to see critters this enormous wandering around lost islands chasing Chris Pratt, the researchers say the Patagotitans wouldn’t have been very scary.

“I don’t think they were scary at all,” Pol said. “They were probably massive big, slow-moving animals.”


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Have a weird story? Potential evidence of the supernatural, or at least something hard to explain? Spot any creepy critters out there roaming the wilds? LET ME KNOW! I’d love to talk about it and possibly write it up right here in The Gasp Menagerie. You’ll get appropriate credit, of course, and everyone else will get fresh creepy (as opposed to fresh Creepy, which, trust me… nobody wants that) to enjoy. As always, I can be found at mrdark@dreadcentral.com. Now get out there, find some weird, and let’s get this party started.

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Stephen King’s PET SEMATARY Gets New Release Date

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Throughout the past month, we have learned some killer casting info on the upcoming remake of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary from the directors of Starry Eyes, Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch.

First, we learned that Jason Clarke will play new Louis Creed and then we learned that John Lithgow will be playing the new Jud Crandall. And today we have learned the film has shifted release dates, slightly.

The film was originally set to hit on April 19th, 2019 but today we have word from Box Office over on Twitter that the film will now be unleashed April 5th, 2019. Nice!

How excited are you to check out this remake? Make sure to hit us up and let us know what you think in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram!

The remake (now) hits us April 5, 2019.

Synopsis:

Doctor Louis Creed (Dale Midkiff) moves his family to Maine, where he meets a friendly local named Jud Crandall (Fred Gwynne). After the Creeds’ cat is accidentally killed, Crandall advises Louis to bury it in the ground near the old pet cemetery. The cat returns to life, its personality changed for the worse. When Louis’ son, Gage (Miko Hughes), dies tragically, Louis decides to bury the boy’s body in the same ground despite the warnings of Crandall and Louis’ visions of a deceased patient.

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Ana de Armas Joins Sheridan, Hunt and Leguizamo in THE NIGHT CLERK

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Writer-director Michael Cristofer’s new horror-thriller The Night Clerk has just gathered itself some top choice talent as today we have word that Helen Hunt (Twister), Ana de Armas (Blade Runner 2049), and John Leguizamo (Super Mario Bros.) have joined the film.

The impressive list of actors will join producer-star Tye Sheridan in the film, which Deadline reports began production this week. David Wulf is producing the project with Sheridan.

Santosh Govindaraju, Dan Reardon, and Robbie Brenner are executive producers. Convergent Media LLC is financing the film with Gersh and Highland Film Group co-repping the U.S. sales. HFG is also handling foreign.

You can check out the film’s synopsis below and then make sure to let us know what you think in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram!

Synopsis:

Sheridan stars as Hotel night clerk Bart Bromley, a highly intelligent young man on the Autism spectrum. When a woman is murdered during his shift, Bart becomes the prime suspect. As the police investigation closes in, Bart makes a personal connection with a beautiful guest named Andrea, but soon realizes he must stop the real murderer before she becomes the next victim.

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THE CURSE OF THE CAT PEOPLE Pouncing onto Blu-ray Next Month

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The Curse of the Cat People will be released on Blu-ray for the first time by Scream Factory on June 26. Originally released in 1944, the film was a sequel to Cat People, which was released two years prior, with Kent Smith returning as Oliver Reed, a father who thinks his daughter may have fallen influence to his deceased first wife (played by Simone Simon, also returning), who was descended from a race of mythical cat people.

The film was co-directed by Gunther von Fritsch and Robert Wise, the latter of whom went on the helm classics including West Side Story, The Haunting, The Sound of Music, and Star Trek: The Motion Picture. It also starred Jane Randolph, Ann Carter, Sir Lancelot, and Julia Dean.

The Blu-ray will include audio commentaries from historians Steve Haberman and Greg Mank, trailers and stills, and a video essay by filmmaker Constantine Nasr called Lewton’s Muse: The Dark Eyes Of Simone Simon. As this classic film has never before graced the Blu-ray format with its presence, we can’t wait to get our hands (or paws) on it when it releases next month.

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