Hand selected by Don Mancini, Bill Moseley, and Corey Feldman, ten filmmakers have a chance at four tickets to Universal's Halloween Horror Nights 2008, an exclusive invitation to the opening night Eyegore Awards ceremony and a $1,000 cash prize. The final decision on who wins, however, is all up to you!
If you thought Universal Hollywood's Halloween Horror Nights was going to be rocking hard with just Freddy, Jason, and Leatherface, then think again!
Now this is the kind of news I like to end the week with! Variety reports this morning that Universal and Focus Features have jumped on board Old Boy director Chan-Wook Park’s Thirst, his vampire film that’s currently in production, putting in money and adding themselves as co-producers on the film.
And the world has become just a little less magical ... Variety reports that Universal has sealed the deal on yet another film adaptation of a Sid & Marty Kroft production from the 70’s, “Sigmund & the Sea Monsters”. Already a $100 million Land of the Lost movie has been made and an H.R. Puffnstuff film is in pre-production.
Finally, news on the Hellboy II: The Golden Army DVD has come out, though it seems like it was just the other day we were raving about our first time seeing it.
Nothing beats a hot girl in a Freddy Krueger outfit (maybe it's some Freudian thing), and we at Dread Central saw plenty of 'em when Universal Studios Hollywood held the casting call for "Freddy's Fly Girl Dancers" to kick off the festivities at this year's Halloween Horror Nights.
The most celebrated and wonderful holiday in the history of mankind, Halloween, is approaching us quicker than I think any of use realize and with the holiday comes the hauntings. The best place to experience real terror this season? Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights!
Loyal reader Sam Hell dropped us a line this weekend, pointing us to some very cool DVD news for fans of old-school anthology horror shows.
Just a quick reminder; the competition to have your short film seen by thousands at Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights will officially be closed on September 3rd! Visit the Halloween Horror Nights “Where Nightmares Come Alive” page for all the details on how to enter and possibly win $1,000!
A few weeks back, you may recall the first bit of news about David Goyer working on a new version of The Invisible Man for Universal. Well, recently he chatted with MTV's Movies Blog and revealed that either that or X-Men Origins: Magneto will be the next project he’s working on.
Excited about The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor? Come on! You know roller coasters are lots of fun, and that's what this flick looks to be all about -- adrenaline based thrills! Besides, it has Yetis. True, they're CGI Yetis, but damnit, they're Yetis nonetheless.
There's no doubt that Universal will have this pulled down quickly!