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Two Wu-Tang Clan Members Are Bringing Us a Horror Movie

Two members of the iconic Wu-Tang Clan, Ghostface Killah and RZA, have a horror movie in the works, according to Deadline . Angel of Dust will be based on true events that happened to members of their group growing up in the Staten Island Projects -...

Jordan Peele's 'Us' Will Be A Whole Lot Scarier Than 'Get Out'

Writer and director Jordan Peele spilled some new information about his upcoming horror film Us in an interview with Rolling Stone - and it’s going in a much different direction than Get Out . While the concept of Get Out was certainly sc...

'A Brilliant Monster' Gets Limited Theatrical Release

Director, writer and producer F. C. Rabbath’s independent film A Brilliant Monster has been acquired by Gravitas Ventures. A release date for limited theatrical release and on-demand viewing has been set for May of this year. The film was p...

Basketball Players Stay in Haunted Hotel in Upcoming Horror Film Based on True Events

Heavyweight producer Brian Grazer is stepping back into the horror genre for an interesting concept - a film about a haunted hotel, based on a real hotel in Oklahoma where NBA players have experienced paranormal activity. The film is currently unname...

Horror Veterans Join the Cast of Indie Thriller 'Await the Dawn'

Writer/director Pablo Macho Maysonet IV’s indie horror feature Await the Dawn already has some major horror credibility with its casting. Dee Wallace , known for an array of horror films including The Howling and The Hills Have Eyes , will step...

Shudder Offering Free Subscription for Women in Horror Month

February is Women in Horror Month, celebrating the work women do both in front of and behind the camera in horror cinema. To honor these women, Shudder has once again partnered with WomenInHorrorMonth.com for a free month of the streaming horror se...

Rosario Dawson and Dan Aykroyd Join Original Cast for Zombieland Sequel

The long, long wait is over; the sequel to Zombieland is finally coming to fruition a decade after the original premiered. Zombieland: Double Tap is set to premiere October of this year. The Zombieland facebook page posted a ten year challenge...

Seems About White: 'The Craft' Actress Rachel True Believes Her Exclusion From Conventions

Fans of The Craft are in for some disappointing news. Though some conventions are billing some actor appearances at their events as a reunion for The Craft, one important person was excluded - Rachel True . True, whose character Rochelle wa...

Horror Movies Coming To Shudder FEBRUARY 2019

A new month of SHUDDER releases is upon us again...This time for FEBRUARY. Let these new titles to put the chill in your blood. Night of the Living Dead (1968) A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a ...

The Lost Boys TV Show Pilot Ordered

The CW has ordered a pilot for a television show based on the 1987 cult favorite The Lost Boys , according to Deadline . An anthology adaptation was previously attempted by Veronica Mars creator and iZombie writer Rob Thomas three years ago, but Th...

Terror Films Releases Four New Titles Internationally

Horror distributor Terror Films teamed up with Cyfuno Ventures to release four titles internationally: Asylum, The Lost Footage; Hell Town; After Dark; and Don’t F*ck in the Woods. Asylum: The Lost Footage is a found footage film that rev...

Suspiria Blu-ray Available This Week

Italian director Luca Guadagnino’s first horror film Suspiria , a retelling of Dario Argento’s 1977 groundbreaking film , received polarizing reviews in the horror community. For fans of Guadagnino’s rendition, the Blu-ray becomes availab...

'Shaun of the Dead' Director Edgar Wright Is Making His Return to Horror

Director Edgar Wright gave us one of the best and most recognized horror comedies of all time with Shaun of the Dead in 2004. Since then he’s written, produced and directed, most notably the critically acclaimed Baby Driver in 2017 - but save f...

'Hereditary' Director Ari Aster On Why Horror is Best for Storytelling

  After debuting at the Sundance Film Festival to stellar reviews, psychological thriller Hereditary made waves as a deeply chilling and emotional film that dissected a family’s grief over the loss of the family matriarch. Writer/director...

Happy Death Day 2U Gets Earlier Release Date After Heartfelt Request from Parkland Father

Happy Death Day 2U, the follow up to Happy Death Day, was set to premiere in theaters February 14th for Valentine’s Day. Unfortunately, that is the day that the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting took place in Parkland last year. Fred G...

Cult Classic 'Invasion of the Blood Farmers' Gets Blu-Ray Release

The once-banned micro-budget exploitation horror Invasion of the Blood Farmers is coming to Blu-ray, courtesy of Severin Films. You can pre-order the film now for its February 26 release. The film is set in Westchester County New York, where a c...

Jordan Peele's Us Set to Premier at SXSW 2019

Ever since Jordan Peele first exploded onto the horror scene with his Oscar-nominated debut film Get Out, film fans everywhere have been excited to see what he’ll do next. Then the first reports about Us started surfacing, fueling even more Pe...

Shudder to Celebrate Black Voices in Horror Noire

If you’re a fan of Shudder’s exceptional approach to original programming and love a great documentary, you won’t want to miss Horror Noire. It’s the growing horror network’s very first documentary feature and will tackle the meaty topic of...

Jamie Lee Curtis to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Horror legend Jamie Lee Curtis will receive the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the 56th Annual International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists Awards next month, celebrating a monumental four decades in acting. The...

Terror Films Releases 'Close Calls'

Richard Stringham’s debut feature film Close Calls has been acquired by film distribution company Terror Films, which has brought us such horror favorites as Hell House LLC and The House on Pine Street . The film will be available across di...

Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies Releases Upcoming 2019 Curriculum

Attention all horror lovers living in the Los Angeles area (or planning to be there in 2019)! If you’ve ever wished you could attend a wonderful school that’s all about the horror genre, your dreams can now officially become a reality. This past ...

New Stills from Jordan Peele's Us Shed Additional Light on Plotline

Ever since 2017’s Get Out proved horror films could be as socially astute as they are spine-tingling, genre fans everywhere have been waiting to see what filmmaker Jordan Peele will come up with next. Then 2019’s Us was announced and people...

Kubrick's The Shining Officially Added to the National Film Registry

Who says classic horror films never get the high-prestige recognition they deserve? As dedicated movie buffs may already know, the Library of Congress earmarks 25 culturally significant films for induction into the National Film Registry every year a...

The Autopsy of Jane Doe Soundtrack Is Coming to Vinyl

If you fell madly in love with The Autopsy of Jane Doe when it debuted back in 2016, you’re definitely not alone. Millions celebrated the film for its incredible performances and stellar writing. However, it was the film’s dark, menacing ambien...

Suspiria to Hit Blu-Ray and VOD in January

If you were eagerly looking forward to checking out Lionsgate’s Suspiria remake in theaters only to be disappointed when it didn’t hit a venue near you, we’ve got some great news. Lionsgate Home Entertainment will be releasing Luca Guadagnin...

Joe Bob Briggs Returns to Shudder for Christmas Movie Marathon

If you walked away from Shudder’s Dinners of Death marathon over Thanksgiving thinking the ever-witty Joe Bob Briggs was the perfect holiday horror host, we have some excellent news for you. Briggs will be back with a vengeance to host A Very ...

Lunch Ladies Takes Scores “Best Editing” Honor at the Rhode Island Film Festival

If you haven’t yet gotten a chance to check out Clarissa Jacobson’s delightfully funny horror-comedy, Lunch Ladies, you’ll definitely want to add it to your must-see list immediately. Not only does it have horror circles all over the world tal...

Official Site for Child's Play Reboot Delivers New Details About Revamped Killer Doll

Whether you love the idea of MGM’s upcoming Child’s Play reboot or absolutely loathe it, one thing’s for certain. You’re definitely curious about it and you’ve been dying to know more about this “new and improved” Chucky we’ll all b...

Interview with Katie Carpenter of 'Haunting of Hill House'

The Haunting of Hill House has been the talk of the town in the horror world, and I was lucky enough to interview Katie Carpenter from the series. Carpenter served up some memorable scenes as Stacey, the sultry bridesmaid found hooking up with Theo...

Jordan Peele To Write Candyman Reboot

Get ready for another moment in horror history, because Jordan Peele is getting back in the saddle. Peele, who won an Academy Award for his visceral take on racism in his 2017 horror film Get Out, will reportedly co-write a Candyman "re-imaginin...

Interview with Vanilla Cake Director Crystal Pastis

As we reported last week, indie film writer/director Crystal Pastis is crowdfunding her newest venture, Death Jaw, where she hopes to create the first "Horror Universe". Pastis sat down with me to talk Death Jaw, her time working on Jurassic World: F...

Haunting of Hill House Star Carla Gugino Hints at Second Season

Hailed by critics and viewers as one of the best contributions to Netflix horror this year, the mega-hit The Haunting of Hill House concluded the Crain family's story, leaving viewers wondering if and how a second season would take place. Now, Ca...

Top Horror Films That Will Make You Think Twice Before Taking a Drink

Hey there fans of horror! For the last couple of weeks I tried searching for horror movies that focus on contaminated water/drinks. Strangely, I could not find anything related to this topic, but as I recall there were several titles that immediately...

Horror Movies Coming To Amazon Prime FEBRUARY 2019

A new month of Amazon Prime releases is upon us again...This time for FEBRUARY. Whether it’s a fresh, indie horror or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. Sisters of Death (1976) During an...

Best Horror Movie Soundtracks From 2018

The year 2018 has come and gone but it left us with many horror titles that in my opinion brought back the spark of what horror once was. For the fans of remakes there was Suspiria, for the ones preferring sequels and prequels we had The Strangers: P...

Shudder's Best Horror Films of 2018

Just like that, 2018 is coming to a close. Though some writer at Vogue begs to differ, this has been a great year in horror, especially on streaming service Shudder. Some of the films are even certified fresh, which, as every horror fan knows, is ...

Best Netflix Horror Films of 2018

As we wind down 2018, we've been reflecting on our favorite moments in horror this year. Netflix obviously graced us with the hit series Haunting of Hill House, but there is plenty to celebrate when it comes to the streaming service's horror films a...

'Tis the Season: 10 Christmas Horror Movies You Should See

Christmas time is officially upon us, and what better way to get into the spirit of the holidays than to celebrate with yuletide cheer - and a bunch of Christmas-themed horror movies, of course. From old slashers to new Krampus warnings, here are our...

Top 8 Scariest Vampires from Modern Horror Movies

  As we all know, there were always two sides to our lovable blood suckers. We all know those seductive creatures of the night and how they use their mind control to lure their prey right into their fangs. But for this agent of horror, it was...

Top 5 most intense scenes in viral outbreak horror movies

Not sure if this has been done before but here we will talk about those great and memorable scenes that got us hooked on this specific subgenre of horror. After watching hundreds and hundreds of horror movies I have selected 5 scenes that I still wat...


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