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Exclusive: Fever Dreams Prep Possession Flick Devil's Hostage!

The sick minds behind Wicked Lake (review) have just announced their next project: the demonic possession flick The Devil’s Hostage. I love me some demonic possession, and I’m sure their approach is going to be unique if nothing else. Some official plot, if you will:

House DVD Art & Date

No, we are not talking about a re-release of the stellar William Katt flick from the Eighties. This is a whole new hellish home ... one in which the power of Christ will indeed compel you!

Platinum Dunes' Satanic Thriller Gets a Name

The long-untitled Satanic project from Platinum Dunes and writer Scott Kosar (The Amityville Horror), which we last told you about back here, finally has a name according to the freaks at Sci Fi Wire; it's called The Sacrifice. Simple, to the point; I like it!

Von Trier's Antichrist in Post; More Plot Details!

While doing a random check on the status of Lars von Trier’s Antichrist, we came across some intel that the film is now in post production and eyeballing a release date of September 11th, 2009, though it’s not clear if that’s in the U.S. or von Trier’s native Denmark.

Kosar Working on Satanic Thriller With Platinum Dunes

Amid all the other projects the Platinum Dunes boys have their hands in as of late, including the Nightmare on Elm Street remake that was confirmed yesterday, it’s good to see they’re still working on original concepts as well.

Derrickson Talks Paradise Lost Plans

If you’re going to tell the story of Lucifer’s fall from Heaven, you’d better have a good chunk of not just change, but creativity as well behind you. Thankfully Scott Derrickson understands this, which is why he’s been discussing production ideas for his forthcoming adaptation of John Milton’s Paradise Lost with Guillermo del Toro.

Satanic Panic Mask Scores Distro!

Just got a heads up from the guys behind the upcoming indie film Satanic Panic, Marc Selz Productions, that a mask design used in the movie was just picked up by Chicago-based Zagone Studios for reproduction! The mask, which you can see in all its badass glory below, will be part of Zagone’s 2009 catalog and will be in select Halloween outlets next year.

Exclusive Clip from House!

This Friday Roadside Attractions will release House in theaters across the country, and to help increase your awareness of it, they’ve provided Dread Central with an exclusive clip!

Dante's Inferno to Universal

Not much is known about the upcoming game from EA that may or may not be called Dante’s Inferno when it hits the game market next year, but Universal has outbid three other studios to make sure they’ve got their hands on the movie rights for it so it’s got to be something pretty special.

Haunting of Molly Hartley, The (2008)

Reviewed by The Foywonder Starring Haley Bennett, Jake Weber, Chace Crawford, Shanna Collins, Shannon Marie Woodward, Annalynne McCord, Nina Siemaszko Directed by Mickey Liddell

Sales Art for House of the Devil!

Now this is just a badass poster. I know it’s simplistic and maybe doesn’t tell you much about the film (what poster does nowadays?), but that’s the reason I love it so much; it fits the mood of Ti West’s House of the Devil perfectly.

House (DVD)

Reviewed by The Foywonder Starring Michael Madsen, Reynaldo Rosales, Heidi Dippold, Julie Ann Emory, Lew Temple, Leslie Easterbrook, Bill Moseley Directed by Robby Henson Distributed by Lionsgate Home Entertainment

New Imagery from House!

Just got in a selection of new stills from the upcoming horror movie House which, as you surely know by now, is based on the novel by Ted Dekker and Frank Perreti. Roadside Attractions will release House in theaters on Friday, October 31st!

End of the Line (DVD)

Reviewed by Serena Whitney Starring Ilona Elkin, Nicholas Wright, Neil Napier, Emily Shelton Directed by Maurice Devereaux Distributed by Anchor Bay Canada

No Salvation for The Last Battleground

It's not unusual for us to do stories based on tips sent to us by readers. This time the inspiration for the story comes from a thread on our own message board. Microbudget filmmaker Sonny Fernandez has pretty much been running what amounts to a production blog in the "INDIEcent" section of our message board on the filming of his latest feature The Last Battleground.