CONTEST CLOSED! Win a Copy of Kathryn Leigh Scott's Dark Passages

As part of our massive San Diego Comic-Con coverage, we mentioned that former "Dark Shadows" star Kathryn Leigh Scott has a new book coming out this August entitled Dark Passages, and she has graciously provided Dread Central with two copies to give away to a pair of lucky readers along with autographed bookmarks.

San Diego Comic-Con 2011: New The Secret Circle Promo Poster

The CW had a busy Saturday at San Diego Comic-Con with press ops and panels for both "The Vampire Diaries" and the upcoming "The Secret Circle". We'll be posting interviews with the principals of both shows over the coming days, but in the meantime here's a look at the new promo poster for "The Secret Circle" that debuted at the Warner Bros. booth over the weekend.

San Diego Comic-Con 2011: Another Look at The Secret Circle

Here ya go, kids! Another look at The CW's new show from Kevin Williamson based on books by L.J. Smith, "The Secret Circle". Check it out! Synopsis:

Alan Ball Teases Some True Blood Season 4 Plot Details

"True Blood" showrunner Alan Ball and Charlaine Harris, author of the Sookie Stackhouse/Southern Vampire Series of books on which the TV show is based, chatted with EW.com about some recent character developments, but what really caught our eye was Ball's teasing of what fans can expect as the series plays out over the coming weeks.

True Blood Bonanza: "She's Not There" Recap & Inside the Episode, "You Smell Like Dinner" Preview, New Jessica's Blog Entry

Who said Mondays have to suck? Especially now that "True Blood" is back and HBO has provided us with recap and "inside the episode" videos for last night's "She's Not There" ep and a preview of next week's "You Smell Like Dinner"! And if that's not enough, we also have a new entry in Jessica's blog entitled "A House Is Not a Home".

Filmmaker Darren Stein to Join a Coven

Witches seem to be getting a lot of love lately, and it's long overdue. Sure, their scary portrayal in feature films may turn off some peaceful folks out there who are into nature and all, but let's not forget there's good and bad in every culture, and let's face it ... being bad ... especially in movies ... is so much more fun!

UPDATED: Elizabeth Banks Officially Playing Hunger Games

Speculation time is over. Lionsgate's big screen adaptation of The Hunger Games officially has an actor nailed down to play Effie, the flaky bureaucrat who escorts her district's young death-match contestants to their fate. Excited? Hello? Ummm ...

Leven Rambin Will Glimmer for The Hunger Games

Another day. Another bit of casting news for The Hunger Games. Don't be surprised if even more comes later in the day as well. That's just how movies like this roll. Everyone wants in. The question remains though ... will you want in the theatre?

Elizabeth Banks to Play Hunger Games?

And the casting news for The Hunger Games remains white hot, as yet another young actor is vying for a part in the new tweener craze which may just dethrone Twilight as the reigning king of the youngsters' hearts.

More Casting News - The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games are open to everyone of all ages to play. More casting news has come in for Lionsgate's big screen adaptation of Suzanne Collins' popular novel. Get ready to meet the young blood and more.

Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth to Lead Lionsgate's Hunger Games

Well, the guessing games are over as Lionsgate has officially found its two male leads to duke it out for the right to survive in their upcoming flick The Hunger Games.

Gale Harold Signs on for the Secret Circle Pilot

We're starting to need a scorecard to keep track of all the characters announced thus far in Kevin Williamson's new pilot for The CW, "Secret Circle". Today came word that a father figure has been added to the mix, who will be portrayed by Gale Harold.

The CW's Secret Circle Expands to Include Natasha Henstridge

What? You thought we were going to get through the day without some TV pilot casting news? Silly you! One more name has signed on to The CW's upcoming witchy show "Secret Circle", and we have to admit we're intrigued. One of the fairest of her "species", Natasha Henstridge, is joining Kevin Williamson's newest project.

Louis Hunter Joins the Secret Circle

Another bit of casting news has come our way for The CW's upcoming witchy little show "Secret Circle", and while we have no clue who he is, it's a good bet that the chicks will like him.

Two More Join the Secret Circle

During my tenure working within the horror genre, there's not a single other time that I can recall in which television casting news came so fast and furious. It's like the world woke up and decided that horror projects were cool. Thanks for finally joining us.