Headlines


Tim Burton

9 Days of 9 Contest: Day Two

Focus Features' and Dread Central's giveaway of one copy of The Book of 9 every day until the release of 9 on 09/09/09 continues with Day Two!

9 Days of 9 Contest: Day One

And so it begins! In celebration of the release of 9 on 9/9/09, Dread Central is proud to be giving away one copy of The Book of 9 every day until the film's release ... STARTING NOW!

The 9 Days of 9 Contest Begins Tomorrow!

Starting tomorrow we're gonna have nine chances for you to win something totally nifty and collectible - The Book of 9! What's that, you ask? Brother, do we have a contest brewing for you!

Exclusive: Early Concept Drawings from 9

Our ongoing coverage of Shane Acker's 9 continues with two new exclusives courtesy of Focus Features: never-before-seen character design sketches drawn by Acker during the initial conception of the character 8. These sketches showcase the filmmaker's amazing progression from initial drawing to final rendered character as seen in the film.

Win a 9 Prize Package

On 9/09/09 a visual feast for the eyes is coming by way of Timur Bekmambetov (creator of Night Watch, Day Watch, and Wanted), known simply as 9. To celebrate the film's release we have a neat little contest to get you all geared up!

Win a Pair of 9-Inspired Shoes From Focus Features!

Remember those cool limited edition 9-inspired shoes from Pony we showed you last week? Well, if you're ready to test your online "treasure hunting" skills, a pair of your very own could be in your future. Dread Central, in conjunction with Focus Features, is pleased to present our exclusive "9experiment.com Talisman Challenge Clue".

EXCLUSIVE! SDCC 09: Animated Flick, 9, Could be Coming at you in Three Dimensions!

Our fearless Uncle Creepy just phoned in from the heart of Comic Con with an exclusive about Shane Acker's animated flick, 9, so keep reading for the scoop!

SDCC 09: Tim Burton Tackles Dark Shadows

Is there another filmmaker working whose tackled more revisionist projects? It seems like everything this guy does lately is an updated version of an older movie, TV show or piece of literature. So, during Comic Con, Burton announced his next project, which really comes as no surprise.

Pony Introduces Limited Edition 9-Inspired Shoe

We've seen a lot of product tie-ins to films over the years, but the new limited edition 9 shoe from Pony is nothing if not inspired ... and extremely creative.

Exclusive Stills from 9: Battle Scenes

Leading up to the 9/9/09 release of 9 directed by Shane Acker, Focus Features has provided Dread Central with two new stills that give us an indication of the kind of mayhem our nine survivors are going to be facing in the film.

See All 9 Stitchpunk Images From 9!

So far, with regard to the upcoming animated film 9, we've met two characters: the beast known as The Seamstress and the good gal adventuress known as "7", voiced by Jennifer Connelly. Now Focus Features has released images of the remaining eight stitchpunk beings who comprise the titular "9".

Exclusive: Meet 7 From 9

Thanks to Focus Features, we're pleased to present Dread Central's second exclusive image from director Shane Acker's upcoming film 9: The character "7", who is voiced by Oscar winner Jennifer Connelly.

Johnny Depp Talks Dark Shadows

Johnny Depp has done his part to ease the minds of "Dark Shadows" fans everywhere by confirming that Tim Burton's big screen adaptation of the long-running show is still very much on track.

New Images from Alice in Wonderland

We all knew Tim Burton was liable to come up with some pretty amazing imagery for his upcoming Alice in Wonderland, and today we found out just how incredible it is.

The 9 Scientist's Lab Is Open

Still not sure what to think about that new animated post-apocalyptic flick 9? One thing's for sure: Focus Features is pulling out all the stops in terms of back-story for the characters. This week they've launched a new website for The Scientist.