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Apes Will Rise for Contagion Writer Scott Z. Burns

Rise of the Planet of the Apes shocked us all upon release. It was an intelligent, action-packed, thrill machine that no one saw coming, especially after Tim Burton's absolute misfire. With sequel talk going into high gear, a writer has been hired to deliver more mayhem.

Fox Teases Apes Sequel at CinemaCon

We're still pretty shocked that Rise of the Planet of the Apes turned out as well as it did. It actually left many fans starving for a sequel. Today during Fox's presentation at CinemaCon the chatter of a possible Part 2 continued.

Winners of the 10th Annual Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards Announced

The winners of the 10th Annual Rondo Awards have been announced, and we have the full list of winners! Before we continue, we at Dread Central would like to say how honored we are to have been named Best Horror Website for the third consecutive year. We humbly thank you.

2012 Saturn Award Nominees Announced

For everyone who has been complaining about the Oscars, it's time to announce the nominees for the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films' 38th Annual Saturn Awards. Most of these names should definitely help make you feel better about things!

Rise of the Planet of the Apes Sole Horror Nominee for an Oscar This Year

Sadly, the Oscar nomination received by Rise of the Planet of the Apes this morning wasn't for Andy Serkis' stellar performance as Caesar, the leader of the ape uprising, but instead for the film's visual effects team.

Andy Serkis on What to Expect from a Rise of the Planet of the Apes Sequel

While it's only now starting to sink in that Rise of the Planet of the Apes was really as good as everyone claimed when it was released this past summer, there's been plenty of speculation as to where the inevitable sequel might go. Today we've got a little more information straight from Caesar himself, Andy Serkis!

Does Andy Serkis Deserve a Best Supporting Actor Nod? This Video Should Help You Decide!

Andy Serkis is single-handedly creating a new art form. The man who portrayed Gollum in the Lord of the Rings films, Kong in King Kong ('05) and most recently Caesar in Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Blu-ray/DVD review here) has brought CGI performance to a new level.

Writers Talk Rise of the Planet of the Apes Sequel

With the success of Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Blu-ray / DVD review here), talk of a sequel began almost instantly. By the time the film ended, we had learned how the human race would fade away, leaving the door open for this new rule, and from the sound of things the sequel will pick up right there.

Create Your Own Rise of the Planet of the Apes Poster and Unlock an Exclusive Clip

December 13th marks the release date of Rise of the Planet of the Apes on Blu-ray, DVD, and digital download by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, and in honor of the occasion they've developed a new Facebook app that not only lets you create your own poster but also unlocks an exclusive clip from the film. Read on for the details!

Andy Serkis to Rise With the Apes Again; Oscar Bid in the Works

Hardly anyone expected Fox's Rise of the Planet of the Apes to do any sort of well at the box office, but it did and in the process recaptured the imagination of fans everywhere. Of course a sequel is on its way, and thankfully the man who really brought everything together is back on board!

Witness The Rise of the Planet of the Apes on Blu-ray and DVD

One of the most surprisingly good films of the year, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, is on its way to continue the revolution on home video, and we've got all the details and the artwork waiting right here for you!

Contagion Spreads at the Box Office; Creature Breaks Records

After weeks of horror movies dying a quick death at the box office, a chiller about people catching a disease that causes them to die a quick death was the first frightful offering in a long while to take hold of the top slot. Creature, on the other hand…

Don't Be Afraid of the Box Office (Unless You're a Studio Exec)

How much did Hurricane Irene whipping up the Northeast affect this weekend’s box office can only be guesstimated. This was a terrible weekend at the box office, especially for genre films, and that probably would have remained the case even if the East Coast hadn’t been bracing for Irenageddon™.

Conan and Fright Night Faced Death at the Box Office - Literally!

This weekend’s ultra violent reboot of Conan the Barbarian and remake of Fright Night have been met with widely differing critical reactions. Who’s right? Who’s wrong? Judging by their respective box office takes, it's more like, “Who cares?”