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  • Rest in Peace: Director and Title Designer Richard Alan Greenberg Passes Away at 71
    Sad news as it’s been confirmed that Richard Alan Greenberg passed away several days ago at age 71. Greenberg’s involvement with film is something that many of us might not even recognize or think much about until our attention is drawn to it: he worked on creating some of the greatest title designs in movie […] The post Rest in Peace: Director and Title Designer Richard Alan Greenberg Passes Away at 71 appeared first on Dread Central.
  • Popcorn Frights 2018: World Premiere of First English-Language Cuban Horror Film Leads the First Wave
    Florida’s Popcorn Frights Film Festival has revealed their first wave for this year’s edition and they’ve got some seriously great titles locked down! From Joko Anwar’s Satan’s Slaves to the charmingly delightful horror/musical Anna and the Apocalypse to Havana Darkness, which is hailed as the first ever English-language horror film from Cuba, it seems that […] The post Popcorn Frights 2018: World Premiere of First English-Language Cuban Horror Film Leads the First Wave appeared first on Dread Central.
  • Marketing Magic: John McTiernan’s PREDATOR
    Earlier this week I wrote up an article regarding the marketing magic behind John Carpenter’s original 1978 classic Halloween starring Jamie Lee Curtis. That article was a blast to put together and so I thought I give it all another go. This time we will be taking on director John McTiernan’s 1987 classic Predator starring Arnold […] The post Marketing Magic: John McTiernan’s PREDATOR appeared first on Dread Central.
  • E3 2018: Massive Photo Gallery Recap
    E3 2018 has drawn to a close and 4 members of Team Dread Central are utterly satisfied and thoroughly exhausted! In addition to experiencing exclusive content and interviewing developers of today’s hottest properties, simply attending E3 is a potentially life-altering event. No lie! The flashing lights, the cries of defeat and exhilaration, the immense interactive […] The post E3 2018: Massive Photo Gallery Recap appeared first on Dread Central.
  • Dark Horse and Netflix Announce STRANGER THINGS Comic Books!
    Dark Horse and Netflix just announced a partnership which includes a multi-year publishing line based on the hit Netflix Original series, Stranger Things! Dark Horse will publish a line of comics and young adult graphic novels expanding the world of Hawkins and its many inhabitants. “Dark Horse is known for championing stories and storytellers,” explained […] The post Dark Horse and Netflix Announce STRANGER THINGS Comic Books! appeared first on Dread Central.
  • Make a Wish: First Look at Indie ‘Monster’, Based on Amazon Best Seller
    Bloody has the first images and poster art for the indie Monster, from director Matt Shaw, which is based on the Amazon bestselling book of the same name. The feature film is said to be a cross between The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Natural Born Killers that explores the theme of nature versus nurture. “Emily is […]
  • [Set Visit] ‘The Nun’ Star Taissa Farmiga on Entering ‘The Conjuring’ Universe Alongside Sister Vera
    When we arrived on the set of The Nun in Bucharest, Romania last summer, we were quietly ushered in as we had gotten there in the middle of a take. We sat down to watch the scene unfold, and once it finished we got some time to talk to one of the film’s stars, Taissa […]
  • R.I.P. Richard Alan Greenberg, ‘Predator’ Visual Effects Artist and ‘Little Monsters’ Director
    A huge loss to the genre family today as  THR reports that Richard Alan Greenberg, the Oscar-nominated effects artist who took main titles for movies to another level, has died. He was 71. Greenberg died Saturday in New York City after a bout with appendicitis, his family announced. Greenberg’s Oscar nomination was for best visual effects […]
  • [Video] “Stranger Things” Composers Dig Deep into the Show’s Iconic Music
    One of the most important aspects of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” has no doubt been the show’s ’80s-style musical score, heavy on the synth and as instantly iconic as the characters that fill out the world of Hawkins, Indiana. That music, in both seasons, is credited to Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein, part of synthwave band Survive. […]
  • Director Corin Hardy Breaks Down THE NUN Trailer
    Recently we were hit with the first trailer for director Corin Hardy’s The Conjuring spin-off, The Nun starring Demian Bichir and Taissa Farmiga. And today we have a special trailer breakdown by none other than Hardy himself. You can check out the trailer breakdown from director Corin Hardy below along with the film’s recent trailer […] The post Director Corin Hardy Breaks Down THE NUN Trailer appeared first on Dread Central.
  • ‘The Babysitter’ Director Re-teaming with Netflix for Summer Camp Alien Invasion Movie ‘Rim of the World’
    Fresh off last year’s The Babysitter, Deadline reports this afternoon that director McG is once again joining forces with Netflix for Rim of the World, an alien invasion movie that has just set its main cast. “Zack Stentz wrote the script which follows four misfit teenagers who become unlikely allies when their summer camp experience […]
  • ‘Friday the 13th: The Game’ Details Next Update, Dedicated to Fixing Critical Issues
    As we recently learned, the pressing legal issues tied to the Friday the 13th franchise have put an indefinite stop to new DLC content for Friday the 13th: The Game, but that damn sure doesn’t mean we should start eulogizing the game. After all, it’s not going anywhere, and the team is still hard at […]
  • Paramount Developing Another Live Action ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Movie
    Personally, I’ve enjoyed the hell out of Paramount and Platinum Dunes’ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles live-action film franchise thus far, which kicked off on a fun note in 2014 and got even better with the cartoon-faithful Out of the Shadows in 2016. Today, we’ve learned that another film is in the works. Via THR, Paramount […]
  • With Casting Complete, We Preview the Adult Losers’ Club in ‘IT: Chapter 2’
    The casting for the final member of the grown-up Losers’ Club is now locked in place. The adult iterations of the beloved band of misfits are all poised to return to Derry once more to stop IT from feeding on a new crop of unsuspecting children in IT: Chapter 2, 27 years after initially fighting […]
  • THE WITCHES Remake Snags One of the Biggest Directors of All-Time
    At one point, director Guillermo del Toro was attached to direct a new adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic 1973 kid-horror novel The Witches, and today we have word Del Toro is still producing the film but a new director will be taking the helm. Yes, Variety reports today that Robert Zemeckis will be taking up […] The post THE WITCHES Remake Snags One of the Biggest Directors of All-Time appeared first on Dread Central.
  • NETFLIX Horror Films Streaming In July 2018
    Netflix continues to shift into more original programming with a few platform exclusive genre titles this coming July, along with a handful of new arrivals for existing titles. Notably, the entire Jurassic Park franchise (minus Jurassic World) is hitting Netflix as we head into July, just in time for this weekend’s arrival of new film […]
  • Your New Favorite Video Shows Biker Dressed as Predator Riding a Badass Xenomorph Motorcycle
    Now THIS is the mash-up we’ve been waiting for. Brought to our attention by Laughing Squid, a video out of Thailand is going viral this week, and it’s not hard to see why. In it, a man dressed up head-to-toe as a Predator rides a custom-made Xenomorph character chopper, and it’s kinda the coolest thing […]
  • E3 2018: We Go Hands-On Into Raccoon City With RESIDENT EVIL 2 Remake
    Two is a lucky number when it comes to our favorite horror franchises. We’ve got Silent Hill 2, Dead Space 2, Outlast 2, Fatal Frame 2, Condemned 2, Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo, and plenty others that would take way too much Googling. Fresh with capitol from their first success, studios are free to polish the […] The post E3 2018: We Go Hands-On Into Raccoon City With RESIDENT EVIL 2 Remake appeared first on Dread Central.
  • Rock Out with the New Trailer for the Musical Thriller ‘Dead Envy’
    Random Media has acquired all domestic rights to the new musical thriller, Dead Envy. The film is the directorial debut from Harley Di Nardo, who co-wrote the script with Stacy Hullah. The film, about an aging rock star that gets in over his head when he meets the perfect protégé, premiered at the Hollywood Reel […]
  • Netflix Announces STRANGER THINGS Video Game in the Works
    Netflix has just announced that they’re joining forces with Telltale Games to bring us a Stranger Things video game for consoles and PCs in the near-future. “We’re thrilled to confirm that Telltale is developing a game based on Stranger Things that we’ll publish to consoles and computers at a later date,” a rep for Telltale […] The post Netflix Announces STRANGER THINGS Video Game in the Works appeared first on Dread Central.
  • Showrunners Detail Netflix’s Fourth Season of “Lucifer”; Will Have 10 Episodes
    Not long after Fox pulled the plug on “Lucifer,“ we learned over the weekend that Netflix has swooped in to save the series at the final hour, ordering a fourth season that’ll exclusively play on the streaming service. Speaking with TV Line, showrunners Joe Henderson and Ildy Modrovich just laid out some details about the show’s […]
  • Shudder’s New Arrivals for July Include ‘Creepshow 2’ and ‘A Christmas Horror Story’
    At just $4.99/month (or even better, $3.99/month with their annual plan), Shudder is one hell of a bargain for horror fans. As we approach July, that means a new batch of new arrivals are on the way, and the streaming service today previews the month ahead… JULY 2: The Ninth Gate (1999, Roman Polanski) Dean Corso […]
  • Jessica Chastain Shows Off Her Beverly Marsh Hairdo for ‘IT: Chapter 2’
    Production is now underway on Andy Muschietti’s IT: Chapter 2, which will re-team the director and his Mama star, Jessica Chastain. The actress is playing the adult Beverly Marsh in the sequel, the Losers’ Club character played by Sophia Lillis in the first film. Over on Instagram today, Chastain showed off an image of her […]
  • How J.A. Bayona Turned ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ into a Gothic Horror Movie
    Jurassic Park is one of the biggest franchises in the world. The original held the title of biggest movie of all time until Titanic came around. Yes, they are giant blockbusters full of visual effects, but really they’re monster movies at their core. Each one finds different scenarios in which humans try not to get […]
  • Hellboy Looks Sharp in a Suit for Funko’s SDCC 2018 POP! Toy
    Funko has already given us a handful of different Hellboy POP! vinyl toys this year, including one with a golden sword, one with his trademark gun and a couple with horns. The company just announced today that they’re bringing another variant to San Diego Comic-Con next month, which will be limited and exclusive to the […]
  • Exclusive: This PREACHER Clip Ramps up the Spice!
    This Sunday will see the season 3 premiere of AMC’s Preacher, the series created by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, and Sam Catlin, which itself is based on Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s popular 1990s comic book franchise of the same name. In celebration of the upcoming season launch, we’ve got an exclusive clip of Cassidy […] The post Exclusive: This PREACHER Clip Ramps up the Spice! appeared first on Dread Central.
  • WORLD OF DEATH Ep. 177 – “Propagation”
    Most of us lucky enough to have come of age in the 80s/90s have a special relationship with music videos. They possessed the power (at times) to elevate themselves beyond mere marketing tools for musicians and into a legitimate form of artistic expression. The perfect marriage between the audio and the visual, short films set […]
  • 5 Horror Movie Remakes Stephen King Has Praised Over the Years
    Wherein you realize that Stephen King kinda loved the remake of The Hitcher. One of the great things about Stephen King is that, in addition to providing us with tons of his own horror, he’s also been known to comment/spread the word on the horror stories other artists are out there telling. In fact, King wrote […]
  • ‘Vermintide 2’ Headed to XBox One July 11, Open Beta on Now
    Today Fatshark Games has announced that their hit sequel to Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide, that being Vermintide 2, will land on XBox One July 11th. In fact, the Premium Edition for the game is available for pre-order right now! Vermintide 2 has already cleaned up on PC with over 1 million units sold. The […]
  • Otis Flips the Bird on First ‘Three From Hell’ Character Poster
    Rob Zombie has shared the first of five character posters for his Three From Hell, the sequel to House of 1,000 Corpses and The Devil’s Rejects. The first piece of art gives us a new look at Bill Moseley as Otis B. Driftwood, who apparently has survived the shootout at the end of Rejects. We’re […]
  • Early Talks Underway for George Clooney to Direct Sci-fi Thriller ‘Echo’
    George Clooney has found himself in the director’s chair for six feature films to date, most recently last year’s Suburbicon, and Deadline is reporting today that he may make it seven with 20th Century Fox’s Echo. According to the site, Clooney is in early talks to direct the sci-fi thriller. The site notes, “This is […]
  • A Mother Loses Her Unborn Child In This Tragic ‘Undertow’ Clip
    The Visit and Better Watch Out‘s Olivia DeJonge gets hit by the Undertow and stars in Miranda Nation‘s indie film alongside Rob Collins (Glitch) and Laura Gordon. The film is a psychological thriller about grief and obsession set against the backdrop of local footy culture. “Struggling to cope after losing her unborn child, photo-journalist Claire (Gordon) becomes increasingly obsessed with Angie […]
  • Courtney B. Vance and Others Join Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams’ HBO Series “Lovecraft Country”
    Via Deadline this morning, Courtney B. Vance (“American Crime Story: The People vs. OJ Simpson”), Aunjanue Ellis (“Quantico”) and Elizabeth Debicki (The Tale) have landed major roles in HBO’s “Lovecraft Country,“ starring alongside the previously announced Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Jonathan Majors and Wunmi Mosaku. Vance will recur, while Ellis and Debicki will be series regulars. Based on […]
  • Popcorn Frights Brings ‘Anna and the Apocalypse’ and ‘Puppet Master’ to Florida Film Festival
    Popcorn Frights Film Festival announced today their first wave of programming for the fourth annual celebration of genre-twisting cinema, occurring August 10 through 16, 2018. The Southeast United States largest gathering of genre films and fans will be hosted at the historic Savor Cinema in Fort Lauderdale, a state-of-the-art theater that in the 1940’s was a […]
  • James McAvoy Announces Start of ‘IT: Chapter 2’ Filming with Instagram Photo
    We had been told that filming was kicking off sometime this summer on Andy Muschietti’s IT: Chapter 2, and it looks like we’re now underway. Star James McAvoy, who’s playing the adult version of Bill Denbrough in the hotly-anticipated sequel, just shared a photo on Instagram that confirms filming started *yesterday*! We expect more from-the-set […]
  • Star Teri McMinn Shares ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ Behind the Scenes Photo You’ve Probably Never Seen
    Few scenes in horror history are more iconic, enduring and downright terrifying than the “girl on a meathook” scene in Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, wherein a red shorts-wearing Pam stumbles into Leatherface’s home and is captured and hooked by the hulking brute. Just thinking about it, honestly, sends shivers up the spine. […]
  • ‘They Live’ 30th Anniversary Concert and Reunion Screening at Hollywood Horrorfest!
    The World’s Only 30th Reunion Screening and Live Concert for John Carpenter’s beloved and timely They Live will take place at the Hollywood Horrorfest on Friday, July 27th (get tickets). This unique and star-packed fundraising event benefits the Vincent Price Art Museum in E. Los Angeles. This incredible night kicks off with electronic music legend Alan Howarth – […]
  • She’s Back! Here’s Linda Hamilton as Sarah Connor In ‘Terminator’!
    Between James Cameron‘s The Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Sarah Connor went from the hunted to the hunter. Linda Hamilton got jacked for the sequel, in which she must flex her muscles to protect her son, John (Edward Furlong), from an even more dangerous robot from the future. After years of god-awful sequels, Cameron has […]
  • Zombies Infect ‘The Night Eats the World’ Images and Poster Art!
    Blue Fox Entertainment released the first official poster for The Night Eats the World, which they will release in theaters and on various VOD platforms July 13, 2018. In The Night Eats the World, Sam wakes one morning to find himself living in a nightmare: an army of zombies have invaded the streets of Paris and he […]
  • ‘The Witches’: Guillermo del Toro Producing Robert Zemeckis-Directed Remake!
    We love Nicolas Roeg‘s The Witches (1990) here on Bloody Disgusting, Jim Henson‘s final film starring Angelica Huston as a witch intent on turning the world’s children into mice. We explained why it may just be the scariest children’s film ever made, and even revealed that the film quietly holds a rare 100% on Rotten Tomatoes (still!) Now, nearly 30 years […]
  • Wes Craven’s ‘Scream 4’ Joining the Other Sequels on Netflix in July
    If you’re asking me, Wes Craven went out on a pretty damn good note with 2011’s Scream 4, the final installment in his franchise and the horror master’s final film before passing away in 2015. In the film, which poked fun at a whole new breed of horror movie, Neve Campbell again starred as Sidney […]
  • Funko Turned James Wan into a POP! Vinyl Toy for SDCC 2018 Exclusive
    Funko has thus far turned a handful of directors into POP! vinyl toys, including Paul Feig, James Gunn and Guillermo del Toro. Up next, modern horror master James Wan is getting his own POP! toy, as announced by Funko tonight! The toy will be available exclusively at SDCC ’18, limited to 1,000 pieces. James Wan […]
  • [Podcasts] CREEPY – Don’t Know You From Adam
    Please note that listener discretion is advised. How far would a person go to protect what they loved?  Subscribe and Listen to Past Episodes: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | iHeartRadio | TuneIn | Web Player CREEPY is created and narrated by Jon Grilz. Sound design by Steve Blizin. Jon Grilz is a […]
  • There’s Currently Only One Place You Can Stream Dario Argento’s ‘Suspiria’
    With Luca Guadagnino’s “remake” of Suspiria arriving in theaters this coming November, hardcore fans of Dario Argento are no doubt going to be spending the next few months revisiting his colorful 1977 classic, either on DVD or Blu-ray. Here in the States, Synapse recently released a new restoration on Blu-ray, while CultFilms did the same […]
  • ‘Bloodborne’, ‘DOOM’ Receive Sony’s “PlayStation Hits” Banner, Price Drop
    Introducing a greatest hits line is usually a sign that a console is nearing “that point” of a life cycle. Still, it also gives you a chance to grab some surefire hits for a bargain price. That’s exactly what Sony is doing with its first batch of PlayStation Hits. Announced on PlayStation Blog, the initial […]
  • [Set Visit] ‘The Nun’ Star Demián Bichir Opens Up His Demon-Hunting Kit for Us
    When we visited the set of the upcoming Corin Hardy-directed The Nun in Bucharest, Romania last summer, the film was just about to wrap up. Demián Bichir (Alien: Covenant) sat down to talk to us while he took a break between takes of a scene set towards the middle of the film when his character, Father Burke […]
  • [Exclusive] First Images of Jeffrey Combs in Christmas Horror Anthology ‘Holiday Hell’
    If you’re asking me, we could *always* use more holiday horror films, and adding horror icon Jeffrey Combs (Re-Animator) to the mix only sweetens the deal. Combs is starring in the upcoming Christmas-set horror anthology Holiday Hell, and we’ve got your first look! Aiming for premiere this year, Holiday Hell just wrapped production. In it, described […]
  • First Look at Bobcat Goldthwait’s Anthology Series “Misfits & Monsters” Promises Small Screen Insanity
    Werewolves and devils and mermaids, oh my. TruTV’s “Misfits & Monsters,” a new comedic anthology series from creator and director Bobcat Goldthwait, mashes up wildly different genres to tell suspenseful stories with funny, imaginative twists. “It’s a little dark,” Goldthwait promises. He adds, “There’s a lot of fantasy in it. A bit of satire. I […]
  • [Interview] ‘Fallen Kingdom’ Director J.A. Bayona Talks Weaponized Dinosaurs and Sympathy for the Beasts
    The idea of weaponized dinosaurs has long been rumored to be a Jurassic Park sequel concept. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom finally addresses it head on, although it is still not the humanoid crossbreeds proposed for the film that became Jurassic World. In Fallen Kingdom, Eli Mills (Rafe Spall) does crossbreed an Indominus and Raptor, holding […]
  • Crushed Skulls and Slashed Faces: The 7 Best Kill Scenes in the ‘Puppet Master’ Franchise
    With Full Moon’s Puppet Master series getting a reboot this summer courtesy of Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich, it seemed like a great idea to revisit the original series of films and create a running tally of all the best death scenes. Like I said, it seemed like a great idea. Don’t get me wrong: […]
  • Amazon Animating “The Walking Dead” Creator’s “Invincible”!
    We truly are living in the golden age of comic adaptations. Not only do we have “The Walking Dead” and “Preacher” goring it up on television, but we also have “Locke and Key” and “The Boys” on the horizon. Next up will be an animated adaptation of Image Comics and “The Walking Dead” creator Robert Kirkman‘s […]
  • Netflix Activates the Trailer for Smart House Horror ‘Tau’ Starring ‘It Follows’ Star Maika Monroe
    It Follows star Maika Monroe gets strapped in once again in Federico D’Alessandro’s sci-fi thriller Tau, also starring Ed Skrein (Deadpool) and Gary Oldman (upcoming Darkest Hour). Streaming on Netflix globally on June 29, 2018, the film’s official trailer has been activated and turns a smart house into a haunted house. “A once street-smart grifter, Julia (Monroe) who is the latest victim kidnapped and held captive in […]
  • ‘Boarding School’ Trailer Burns it All Down
    Momentum Pictures will release Maven Pictures’ horror Boarding School from director Boaz Yakin in theaters, on VOD and digital platforms August 31, 2018, Bloody Disgusting learned, while also landing the film’s official trailer. Boarding School tells the story of an ominous boarding school where children deemed “undesirable” are committed. “Twelve-year-old Jacob Felson (Luke Prael) is sent away by his stepfather to […]
  • Artist Whips Up More Custom Horror VHS Tapes!
    Back in March we turned your attention over to the Etsy shop Readful Things, which was offering up a collection of one-of-a-kind VHS and Betamax sculptures that turned classic horror tapes into insanely cool works of art. At the time, the shop was selling The Thing, Critters, Creepshow and The Blob tapes, and they’ve put out […]
  • “The Walking Dead” Season 8 Heads Home to DVD and Blu-ray in August
    With a sure to be game-changing Season 9 on the horizon for this coming Fall, we’ve just gotten word that the complete eighth season of “The Walking Dead” is headed home on August 21. The official Skybound website details the release… “As always, fans will have a few options to choose from in the type […]
  • ‘Dear White People’ Director’s Horror Film ‘Bad Hair’ is a Tribute to Black Women
    Justin Simien appeared on IndieWire’s Filmmaker Toolkit podcast to talk about Season 2 of his hit Netflix series “Dear White People” where the writer-director-showrunner revealed that before going back to work on Season 3 he will shoot his long-planned horror film Bad Hair. “[Bad Hair] follows a girl from Compton who doesn’t have the right look,” Simien shared. […]
  • A Nightmare Unfolds Across the Internet in New ‘Searching’ Trailer and Poster
    We are what we hide. Like Unfriended and this year’s sequel Unfriended: Dark Web, the upcoming Searching plays out across the high-tech devices we’re all attached to 24/7, starring John Cho (“The Exorcist”) as a father investigating the mysterious disappearance of his young daughter. The people of the internet, well, they’re convinced daddy killed her. Check out […]
  • ‘Incident in a Ghostland’ Clip Dragged Kicking and Screaming Down to the Basement [Exclusive]
    Vertical Entertainment will release Martyrs director Pascal Laugier‘s Incident in a Ghostland in theaters and on VOD platforms June 22, 2018. An unconfirmed Amazon date also says Lionsgate will release on DVD July 24th. Last November, Bloody Disgusting shared an exclusive first look at images from Laugier‘s newest film starring Mylène Farmer, Crystal Reed, and Anastasia Philipps. “The story follows a mother of two who inherits a home […]
  • Tons of New Statham vs. Shark Footage in New ‘The Meg’ International Trailer!
    Jason Statham, particularly Jason Statham’s quest to make a big ass shark bleed its own blood, is the main highlight of this brand new international trailer for director Jon Turteltaub’s The Meg, which is home to a whole lot of new footage from this Summer’s mega-shark flick. The trailer, running just under 2-minutes long, tracks […]
  • Dynamite Celebrating the History of Troma Art [Exclusive]!
    Dynamite has partnered with Troma Entertainment, the original media disruptor and longest-lasting independent film company, to deliver an art book not for the faint of heart. “The Art of Troma” is a 256-page collection featuring never-before-seen film stills, rare posters, candid interviews, and buckets and buckets and BUCKETS of fake blood. For over forty years, […]
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