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Dates Set for the 6th Annual Grimmfest Film Festival; 2014 Submissions Now Open!Ever dreamed of getting your movie shown at one of the UK’s leading horror film festivals as well as in cinemas and on DVD and VOD platforms all around the world? Well, here’s your chance to enter Grimmfest 2014!

The 6th annual Grimmfest will run 2nd-5th October 2014 in Manchester, England. Submissions are now open, and Grimm Up North, the team behind the fest, is looking for the best in horror, cult, weird, and fantastic movies.

If you think this applies to your own cinematic offspring, they’d love to hear from you.

This year, for the first time, Grimm Up North, in partnership with Raven Banner Entertainment, will be offering a very special competition for all submitted feature and short films: When you submit your film for festival consideration, you will also have the option of entering the Grand Jury Competition. The feature winner will be afforded the incredible and unique opportunity of having his/her film distributed in the UK by Grimm Entertainment and sold internationally by esteemed genre specialist sales company Raven Banner.

They will also create a Grimmfest 2014 compilation of the best shorts for UK distribution.

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: Now – 25th April (Cost: Short £12.50. Feature £35.00)
NORMAL DEADLINE: 25th April – 15th Aug (Cost: Short £15.00. Feature £38.50)
EXTENDED DEADLINE: 15th Aug – 29th Aug (Cost: Short £20.00. Feature £49.00)

Click here for submission info. To stay up-to-date on the latest fest news, visit the official Grimm Up North website, befriend them on Facebook, and of course, follow them on Twitter.

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Three months back we let you guys know that the second season of Stephen King’s Mr. Mercedes TV series had cast Tessa Ferrer (Insidious: The Last Key) to star as a series regular opposite Jack Huston, with production set to begin in Charleston, SC the following month.

Well, shooting on season two must have gone well because today Deadline confirms that the ten-episode second season will begin airing on the AT&T Audience Network August 22.

I didn’t watch the first season myself because I was hoping to read the book first… but that didn’t happen. Anyhow, I plan to catch up before season 2 begins airing this August.

What did you think of Season 1 of Mr. Mercedes? 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 second season will also be based on King’s “Bill Hodges Trilogy” (Mr. Mercedes, Finders Keepers, and End of Watch) and hits AT&T Audience Network August 22.

Season 1 Synopsis:

Demented killer Brady Hartsfield (Treadaway) taunts retired police detective Bill Hodges (Gleeson) with a series of lurid letters and emails, forcing the ex-cop to undertake a private, and potentially felonious, crusade to bring the killer to justice before he is able to strike again.

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Blumhouse Reveals Halloween Poster With Michael in Full Glory!

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The poster for Blumhouse’s Halloween has been revealed and it’s almost brilliant in its simplicity. Featuring Michael’s iconic mask in the upper left, it practically looms over the blackness of the bottom right, Michael’s almost entirely black stare looking at the Halloween font. His mask is cracked and weathered, almost as though it aged and wrinkled with him, dirt and grime collecting around the eyes and nostrils. In short, it’s absolutely fantastic.

Speaking recently with Halloween Daily News, Nick Castle, who plays Michael Myers, explained, “Yes, and it’s very neighborhood-centric, you know, like the first one. It feels a lot like (the first film). There are a lot of things coinciding (in the new film) that feel like clever ways to introduce a kind of déjà vu of the first one, without feeling like it’s being copied. The script had some very clever people working on it. They were very clear on wanting to find the tone that was in the first one. It was the first thing out of their mouths really: ‘We want to do it like John did it.’

Halloween is directed by David Gordon Green based on a script he wrote with Danny McBride. Jamie Lee Curtis returns as Laurie Strode as does Nick Castle as Michael “The Shape” Myers. They are joined by Will Patton, Andi Matichak, and Judy Greer, the latter two who play Curtis’ granddaughter and daughter, respectively. Halloween creator John Carpenter is on board as executive producer and composer.

Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

Venture back into Haddonfield when Halloween goes trick or treating on October 19.

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Later this month we will finally see the release of director Alexandre Aja’s original VR anthology series Campfire Creepers starring Robert Englund and inspired by cult classics like Creepshow and Tales from the Crypt.

The first two episodes, “The Skull of Sam” and “Midnight March,” premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival this Friday before hitting Samsung Gear and Oculus Rift April 27.

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

The VR series is directed by Alexandre Aja (High Tension, The Hills Have Eyes), who created the project alongside Casey Cooper Johnson and Martin Andersen. Oculus, Future Lighthouse, and Dark Corner produce.

The first two episodes hit Samsung Gear and Oculus Rift via Dark Corner April 27.

Synopsis:

An original anthology series that brings classic campfire stories to life in stunning Virtual Reality, Campfire Creepers invites viewers to join the fire circle at a summer camp called Camp Coyote as a group of kids take turns telling spooky tales. Inspired by cult classics like Creepshow and Tales from the Crypt, every episode of Campfire Creepers is a wild ride that will have you laughing and screaming in equal measure.

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