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Felicity Jones To Star In, Produce ‘Blood Mother’

Oscar-nominated actor Felicity Jones is about to add horror to her portfolio. Jones–best known for her roles in The Theory of Everything and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story–will headline and produce the upcoming horror flick Blood Mother for New Regency, according to a report on Deadline. Another of the...
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Saber Interactive Announces ‘A Quiet Place’ Video Game

Whatever you do, avoid making noise. Saber Interactive and iLLOGIKA, along with EP1T0ME, have announced the development of A Quiet Place, a new single-player, story-driven horror adventure video game based on Paramount Pictures’ acclaimed film franchise. “The A Quiet Place video game will let fans experience the tension of the...
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Highland Film Group Lands Worldwide Rights to ‘Slayers’

A group of Hollywood heavyweights are set to tackle the undead in the upcoming vampire comedy, Slayers. Highland Film Group, who landed the worldwide rights, will introduce the film to buyers at the upcoming AFM (November 1-5), with the company’s domestic distribution arm, The Avenue, acquiring domestic rights and targeting a 2022 release.
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‘Final Destination 6’ Changes Writers, Moves Forward

For awhile there, it looked like the Final Destination franchise had reached its last stop. The fifth installment in the successful horror series–which hit theaters back in 2011–was the first Final Destination film met with mostly positive reviews, and it became the second-highest grossing movie in the series. So, understandably,...

Zack Snyder Reveals Name Of ‘Army Of The Dead’ Sequel

Looks like the zombies are moving on from Las Vegas. Zack Snyder’s hit Netflix film Army of the Dead is getting a sequel (no surprise there) and the acclaimed filmmaker this week revealed the title–Planet of the Dead, as reported by Onward and upward, Zack. Snyder even dropped a...

Lee Cronin: Shooting Has Wrapped On ‘Evil Dead Rise’

Break out the mops! The bloodbath is officially over. Evil Dead Rise–the latest chapter in the legendary horror franchise–this week wrapped production in New Zealand, as reported by, and writer/director Lee Cronin tweeted the news (and bloody photos) seen on this page. The film–set for an unspecified debut on...

‘Halloween’ Franchise Tops $700-Million Milestone

As if horror fans needed a reminder, slashing sells. Halloween Kills–the latest entry in the iconic franchise–this week passed the $90-million mark at the global box office, according to, pushing the overall horror series to $710 million worldwide. And, of course, at least one more film–next year’s Halloween Ends–is yet to come.

Stephen King’s ‘Mr. Harrigan’s Phone’ Adds New Cast Member

Someone new has answered Mr. Harrigan’s Phone. The Netflix adaptation of the Stephen King short story (published in the horror master’s If It Bleeds) this week added Joe Tippett to its growing ensemble, as reported by Deadline. Tippett–known for his stage and screen roles in Broadway’s Waitress and HBO’s Mare of Easttown–will make his first appearance in a King adaptation.

NECA Life-Size Chucky Doll Pushed Back To Early 2022

Be patient. Chucky is coming. He always does. The life-size Chucky doll from NECA–based on 1998’s Bride of Chucky–reportedly is still being tweaked, according to, but is expected to hit stores early next year. NECA in a statement said that “due to history-making delays in shipping and other factors, we regret to confirm that fulfillment has been pushed back to early 2022.”

Universal’s New ‘Wolfman’ Feature Names New Director

Now it looks like the latest Wolfman is ready to howl. Universal Pictures this week said Derek Cianfrance will take over the director’s chair from Leigh Whannell on the remake of the Ryan Gosling-led movie, according to a report on Deadline. Whannell, who was announced as the film’s director last summer, reportedly had to step away due to scheduling conflicts.

‘Orphan’ Prequel Filmmaker Starts New Horror Project

William Brent Bell continues to expand his ever-growing catalog of genre films. The director behind such horror hits as The Devil Inside (2012) and The Boy (2016)–as well as the upcoming Orphan: First Kill (which does not yet have a release date)–recently started shooting the folk horror flick Lord of Misrule in the United Kingdom, according to a report on Deadline.

‘Scream’ Star Headlines New Horror Feature ‘Bed Rest’

Melissa Barrera is looking for a little “bed rest” after her latest “scream”. The actor–who will appear in the latest Scream that hits theaters Jan. 14, 2022–has signed on to star in the new supernatural thriller Bed Rest, as reported by Deadline. STXfilms–which will release Bed Rest domestically and around the world–will show the movie to prospective buyers at the upcoming virtual American Film Market.

Blumhouse Goes Beneath The Waves With ‘The Deep House’

Take a deep breath–a new film is taking horror to uncharted depths. The Deep House from Blumhouse Productions and Paramount Pictures combines the chills of a haunted house with the terrors of being trapped underwater, and a trailer–courtesy of–gives fans a sneak peek at the breathtaking terrors to come. Check out the video below.

Queen Studios Plans Debut Of Life-Size Venom Bust

Running into Venom in a dark alley would cost you dearly. So will a brand-new bust of the symbiote. A life-size, incredibly realistic bust of the Marvel Comics and big screen fan-favorite is coming from Queen Studios next year, as reported by, and the photo on this page shows what it would look like among your horror collectibles.

Clip From ‘Antlers’ Teases Terrifying Forest Attack

You’ll never look at an innocent walk in the woods the same way again. A new teaser clip from the upcoming horror film Antlers–seen on this page–sets the stage for the creature terrors to come right before Halloween, as reported by Deadline. The movie makes its twice-delayed theatrical debut next Friday, Oct. 29.

Joe Bob Briggs Hosts Special Night With ‘The Walking Dead’

Joe Bob Briggs and zombies. What else could you ask for?. A new Last Drive–In special–to keep horror fans happy between the third and fourth seasons of the popular series–will air on Shudder and AMC+ Oct. 29, as reported by, and this one will spotlight the history of zombies through the lens of The Walking Dead. Check out the tweet on this page that heralds The Last Drive–In: The Walking Dead.

NECA Gives Sneak Peek At Upcoming Dracula Figure

As expected, Dracula (or at least a reasonable facsimile thereof) is almost ready for his entrance. NECA this week dropped an evocative tease for what looks to be the next action figure in its Universal Monsters line, as reported by The Twitter photo on this page shows what must be a Dracula action figure, which apparently will follow on the heels of the Frankenstein’s monster figure announced earlier this year.

‘Hocus Pocus’ Sequel Adds To Cast, Starts Production

Hocus Pocus 2 is getting its mojo on. The much-anticipated sequel to the hit 1993 feature this week started shooting in Providence, R.I., according to The Hollywood Reporter, and has also signed Sam Richardson (The Tomorrow War) to play an undisclosed role alongside the witchy Sanderson Sisters. To the delight...

New ‘Dexter’ Series Unveils Tantalizing Image Of Cast

The latest reveal on the upcoming Dexter: New Blood is an interesting mingling of the new and old–literally. The new 10-episode limited series that reportedly will finally bring closure to the popular Showtime program will debut Nov. 7, with the remaining episodes airing weekly thereafter. And the cast photo on this page, courtesy of, shows star Michael C. Hall along with new, old and recurring characters.

Horror Flick From Paramount Players Lands Director

Genre filmmaker Adam Randall has a new “curfew”. The director of the current Netflix vampire entry Night Teeth–which debuted on the streamer this week–has signed on to helm Curfew, according to a report on Deadline. No casting or production details of the Paramount Players project have been revealed at this early juncture.