[Exclusive] Preview: Clive Barker's 'Next Testament' #8

bloody disgusting - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 13:45

Clive Barker has been on fire since his odd brush with death in 2012 due to toxic shock syndrome. Since then, he’s kept busy painting, writing novels and comics, and even has a potential Hellraiser remake in the works. There are few people working in horror today as prolific as Barker. “Next Testament” is proof that he and his creative partners are still ahead of the curve, delivering thought-provoking horror stories. If you’re not reading this series from BOOM! Studios, you’re missing out. Check out our exclusive preview for issue #8.

WRITTEN BY: Clive Barker & Mark Miller
ART BY: Haemi Jang
COVER: Goñi Montes
PRICE: $3.99
RELEASE: April 9, 2014

Tristan & Elspeth finally reach Providence, but after Wick’s latest strike, their efforts may be in vain. And what does Julian want in Paris?

Categories: Horror News

Review: 'Juice Squeezers' #4

bloody disgusting - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 13:36

Kids squashing bugs is always fun. Growing up near forests and mountains, my summer times always made it a necessity or the horse flies and mosquitoes would eat you alive. Imagine that but these critters are the sizes of dogs, deer, and buses. The Great Bug Elevator comes to a crashing and squishy conclusion in “Juice Squeezers” #4. Everything literally falls apart in spectacular fashion.

WRITTEN BY: David Lapham
ART BY: David Lapham
PUBLISHER: Dark Horse Comics
PRICE: $3.99
RELEASE: 2 April 2014

These bug-stomping tweens are scrambling from start to finish of this finale issue. Weapons of all shapes and sizes are brought out to stop the worst infestation of all time from spreading topside in the town of Weeville. The new kid Billy is cleverer than his friends gave him credit for and comes prepared for anything. Creator David Lapham has done a tremendous job wrapping up this fun mini-series while leaving enough bread crumbs for fans to come back and find down the road.

The muted color scale by Lee Loughridge is great too. The emphasis of the yellow insides of the various giant insects really highlights how gross this would be but makes it light and not horrific at the same time. Lapham’s artwork isn’t too overly detailed and isn’t too simplistic. It’s just right for the feel of this light-hearted but still kind of a monster movie. I am pleasantly reminded of the classic Monster Squad and other 1980s classics as I read this series.

David Lapham has made a kid-friendly book which seems to be rare nowadays. I’m seriously going to consider using this book to teach English to some of my students in my day job. It’s eye-catching enough to keep them interested. The story isn’t too overwrought so it’s easy to follow. And, like every good storyteller, there’s enough left to explore in the next story. I sincerely hope Juice Squeezers pops back in the not-too-distant future. I think this book can be a great gateway into this wonderful world we all know and love called comic books.

4/5 Skulls

Reviewed by: Your Friendly Neighborhood Brady

Categories: Horror News

'Alien Abduction' Image Gallery and Trio of Clips

bloody disgusting - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:41

Check out three clips and a new image gallery for Matty Beckerman’s Alien Abduction, a found-footage horror film now on VOD and in limited theaters from IFC Midnight.

In the pic, “A vacationing family encounters an alien threat in this pulse-pounding thriller based on the real-life Brown Mountain Lights phenomenon in North Carolina.

Katherine Sigismund, Corey Eid, Jillian Clare, Peter Holden, and Riley Polanski star.

The film is produced by Shark Night 3D, Hostel, Hostel: Part II and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)‘s Mike Fleiss and Reservoir Dogs‘ Lawrence Bender.

Categories: Horror News

Official Bigfoot Wars Poster Stomps In

Dread Central - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:30

The adaptation of Eric S. Brown's Bigfoot War series is well on its way, and right now we have the final official one-sheet for you. Which could only mean seventeen more are on their way. At the very least...

Origin Releasing's Bigfoot Wars tells the story of a small town that becomes the focal point of a brutal clash between man and a legendary beast.

The film stars C. Thomas Howell (pictured), Danny Boaz, Juli Erickson, Frederic Doss, Holt Boggs, Elyse Bigler, Taylor Weaver, Jackey Hall, Mindy Raymond, Carl Savering, Billy Blair, and Larry Jack Dotson as well as Monica Harmse, Chandler Allen, and Audrey Ellis Fox.

Brian Jaynes (Humans Versus Zombies, Boggy Creek) is directing from a script by Andrea Doss, Frederic Doss, and Jacob Mauldin. Edgen Films and D Zone Films are producing.

Expect a release date soon, and for more info in the meantime, visit Bigfoot Wars on Facebook.

VISIT THE EVILSHOP @ AMAZON!
Got news? Click here to submit it!
Subscribe to the Dread Central YouTube Channel!
Go to war in the comments section below.

Categories: Horror News

First TV Spot for Stage Fright Starts Singing

Dread Central - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:15

It's Friday and we, like you, are all ready to check out for the weekend. To help pass the time for when we can enjoy the finer moments in life, we have the first TV spot for Jerome Sable's slasher musical Stage Fright. Dig it!

Magnet has released the film via its Ultra VOD program, and it's available NOW. Look for a theatrical release on May 9th.

Minnie Driver, Meat Loaf, Allie MacDonald, Douglas Smith, Kent Nolan, Brandon Uranowitz, Ephraim Ellis, Melanie Leishman, James McGowan, Steffi DiDomenicantonio, Ryan Bobkin, Leanne Miller, and Adrianna Di Liello star.

Stage Fright tells the story of a posh musical theater camp terrorized by a killer who hates musicals. Driver plays Kylie Swanson, a haunted star of the Broadway stage and mother of two siblings who find themselves at the center of the unfolding horror at the camp. Meat Loaf plays Roger McCall, a slumming Broadway producer-turned-camp director.







VISIT THE EVILSHOP @ AMAZON!
Got news? Click here to submit it!
Subscribe to the Dread Central YouTube Channel!
Overcome your stage fright in the comments section below!

Categories: Horror News

Harvard Library Home to at Least 3 Books Bound in Human Flesh

Dread Central - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:00

Libraries can be spooky places, man. That's just another reason to like them. A startling discovery has been made at the Harvard University as it turns out that three of its books are actually bound in human flesh!

Several years ago three books in Harvard's expansive library came under scrutiny for having strange looking leather covers. Upon further inspection, it was discovered that the smooth binding was actually human flesh and in one case was home to skin harvested from a man who was flayed alive.

Using human skin to bind books became popular during the 17th century and the practice became known as Anthropodermic bibliopegy. Back then doctors and other medical professionals would use the flesh of cadavers that they had dissected to bind anatomical textbooks.

According to The Harvard Crimson, without extensive genetic testing, Harvard librarians still do not have the “foggiest notion” of how many volumes wrapped in human hide exist throughout the system, says Director of University Libraries Sidney Verba ’53. But they have identified three such volumes in the Langdell Law Library, Countway Library of Medicine, and the Houghton Collection. The three books range in content from medieval law to Roman poetry to French philosophy.

Accessible in the library’s Elihu Reading Room, the book, entitled Practicarum quaestionum circa leges regias... looks old but otherwise ordinary. Delicate, stiff, and with wrinkled edges, the skin’s coloring is a subdued yellow, with sporadic brown and black splotches like an old banana. The book’s 794th and final page includes an inscription in purple cursive:

“The bynding of this booke is all that remains of my dear friende Jonas Wright, who was flayed alive by the Wavuma on the Fourth Day of August, 1632. King Mbesa did give me the book, it being one of poore Jonas chiefe possessions, together with ample of his skin to bynd it. Requiescat in pace.”

We all know what happens when books bound in human flesh fall into the hands of college kids. Somebody call Bruce Campbell, like yesterday! Preventive measures must be put in place before one can utter the phrase Klaatu barada nikto!

VISIT THE EVILSHOP @ AMAZON!
Got news? Click here to submit it!
Subscribe to the Dread Central YouTube Channel!
Read up on death in the comments section below!

Categories: Horror News

Buy the Original 'Amityville Horror' House

bloody disgusting - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:49

Are you a super horror fan? Are you loaded? Well, you may want to look into real estate in New Jersey…

The owners of The Amityville Horror house – an iconic piece of scary movie history – have put it back on the market with a dropped asking price of $955,000, insisting it is because they are getting divorced and not because it is haunted, explains the Daily Mail.

The 10-room, colonial-style building was used for exteriors in the 1979 film and was first put on the market last year for $1.45million, then dropped to $1.35m.

Built in the 1920s, the New Jersey home is now being listed again just in time for Halloween, and despite the drop in asking price, the owners insist it is not haunted.

For the movie, a superstructure was built around the outside to make it look like the home in Amityville, New York, whose owners claimed was possessed by evil spirits.

The ‘real’ Amityville house at 112 Ocean Avenue was made famous on November 13, 1974, after police discovered six members of the DeFeo family – father, mother and four of their five children – all shot and killed execution style.
In December 1975, George and Kathy Lutz and Kathy’s three children then moved into the large Dutch Colonial style house.

The Lutzes’ reports of strange and horrific experiences was the basis of the book and film.

But after 28 days, the Lutzes left claiming to have been terrorized by paranormal phenomena while living there.

Categories: Horror News

Eric Roberts Sucks in Halloween Hell

Dread Central - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:45

Well, no, he doesn't suck in the bad sense. We're talking orally here as Eric Roberts will be starring as Dracula in the new project from the director of the 1988 film The Brain and 1981's Bloody Birthday, Edward Hunt. Read on for details.

Written and directed by Hunt, Halloween Hell star Roberts alongside Sam Aotaki, Evan Bittencourt, Lola Klimenteva, Steve Turner, Elizabeth Peterson, Paul Stanko and Andre L. Walker as the big badass demon you see below.

This marks Hunt's return to filmmaking, and we can't wait to see what he's got up his sleeve.

Plot details were not available at press time so you'll just have to make do with the fact that yes, Eric Fuckin' Roberts is playing Dracula and then dig on the aforementioned eye candy. You're welcome.

VISIT THE EVILSHOP @ AMAZON!
Got news? Click here to submit it!
Subscribe to the Dread Central YouTube Channel!
Start sucking in the comments section below!

Categories: Horror News

'Martyrs' Remake Script Was "Spellbinding," Says Stamm

bloody disgusting - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:36

After the success of The Last Exorcism, director Daniel Stamm was tapped to remake Pascal Laugier’s deeply religious French horror Martyrs for Dimension Films.

Years later, it never came into fruition. Instead, Stamm got behind the camera for another remake, 13 Sins, which is now on all VOD platforms. In speaking with Movies, he says the Martyrs remake script was “spellbinding,” a “beautiful character study of how far you’ll go for an insane friend,” and “one of the best scripts I’ve read, probably ever.” So what happened?

..the French had done these 30 pages of just mind-numbing, repetitive violence, which is genius because it makes you feel the actual horror of that stuff, but there is no entertainment value,” says Stamm of the original film. “And so the Americans come in and go, ‘We have to spice this up and make it more entertaining,’ so suddenly it’s 30 pages of Saw that just didn’t work.

The American remake keeps both girls alive, whereas the French version kills one of the girls very early. If you keep both of them alive this gives you a really great chance to have this psychological play between them and the torturers. Everything was going great creatively, and then the call comes in. ‘The option ran out a week ago and the French producers now want so much money that we can’t make the movie.’

I think they’re now back to making the movie for like $1 million, really low budget, which I think you could almost do, it’s just there’s this philosophy in Hollywood that you can never go back budget-wise. As a filmmaker you are judged by that. And then there’s also this concept I was unaware of called plateauing, where if you’re a filmmaker who makes two movies in the same budget bracket, that becomes your thing. You are the guy for the $3 million movie, and then that’s all you do. And so my agents wouldn’t let me do the $1 million movie, because then that’s it for you, you’ll supposedly never get that bigger budget.

So, while the rights have switched hands (thankfully), it sounds as if the remake is still a go, just at a lower budget. Do you guys want to see this? I’m curious to see if the dark finale remains intact…

The 2009 film, which had shades of Rosemary’s Baby, followed Lucie, now 25 years old, who sets out to get revenge on the people who attacked and permanently scarred her when she was only 10 years old.

Categories: Horror News

See a Sneak Peek of the Being Human Series Finale Episode 4.13; New Farewell Cast Photo!

Dread Central - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:30

Got your Kleenex ready for the series finale of "Being Human" next week? We do, especially now that we've seen a clip from Episode 4.13, "There Goes the Neighborhood Part III." Check it out along with a new farewell cast photo!

Also, don't forget that Syfy is running a "Being Human" Season 4 marathon on Monday, April 7th, beginning at 8AM with Episode 4.02, "That Time of the Month," and culminating with Episode 4.12, "House Hunting," at 6PM.

"Being Human" stars Sam Witwer as Aidan, Meaghan Rath as Sally, Sam Huntington as Josh, and Kristen Hager as Nora.

"Being Human" Episode 4.13 - "There Goes the Neighborhood Part III" (airs 4/7/14; 9-10PM)
In the series finale, Sally makes a huge sacrifice to keep her vision of Aidan killing Josh from coming true, and that, in turn, changes Aidan's life forever as he fights to destroy the house's evil spirit. Meanwhile, Josh and Nora imagine their future roles as parents.

Related Story: There Goes the Neighborhood in these Stills from the Being Human Series Finale Episode 4.13

For more info visit "Being Human" on Syfy.com, join the Syfy Google+ circle, "like" "Being Human" on Facebook, and follow "Being Human" on Twitter.




VISIT THE EVILSHOP @ AMAZON!
Got news? Click here to submit it!
Be human in the comments section below!

Categories: Horror News

3 New Afflicted Clips Ready to Infect YOU!

Dread Central - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:15

Sharpen those fans, kids! On tap right now are a trio of new clips in promotion of the first feature film from Derek Lee and Clif Prowse, Afflicted (review). Check 'em out and get down with the sickness.

CBS Films will release Afflicted in theaters and on various VOD outlets TODAY. Look for it on iTunes, Amazon, VUDU, Google Play, Cable On Demand, Playstation, and Xbox.

The film stars Lee, Prowse, and Baya Rehaz.

Synopsis
This terrifying horror thriller follows two best friends who set out on the trip of a lifetime around the world. Their journey, documented every step of the way, soon takes a dark and unexpected turn after an encounter with a beautiful woman in Paris leaves one of them mysteriously afflicted.

Learn more over on the official Afflicted website!










VISIT THE EVILSHOP @ AMAZON!
Got news? Click here to submit it!
Subscribe to the Dread Central YouTube Channel!
Catch the bug in our comments section below!

Categories: Horror News

[BD Review] 'Fractured' a Sexy Blend of Nightmarish Horror and Mystery!

bloody disgusting - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:06

Fractured (the film formerly known as Schism) is a sexy blend of nightmarish horror and mystery that’s as consistently intriguing as it is disturbing. It takes a while for the film to build up steam as it piles up its clues and puzzles, but once it gets going Fractured delivers a haunting portrait of a normal guy trying to save his soul from damnation. Amnesia’s a bitch, man, especially when your former boss is a vicious human trafficker who’s prone to use his associates for target practice. Or just Vinnie Jones in general.

After awakening from an eight month-long coma, Dylan White (Callum Blue) has no memory of what put him in the hospital. He can’t remember his life before the past three years, in fact. Despite this mental fog, Dylan finds work as a cook in a Baton Rouge restaurant, starts dating a frisky girl, and is trying to lead a normal life. Then his violent past starts catching up with him in ways that’ll really fuck up a “normal life.” Sinister visions of blood-drenched women hammer his brain as he sleeps, works, and even when he’s at the damn convenient store. So much for normal.

Patterns start to appear in these visions and as Dylan starts to connect the dots, he’s led to old haunts where his former boss Quincy (Vinnie Jones) is still trafficking women under work conditions that clearly don’t meet OSHA standards. Jones plays his usual hard-ass geezer self, but he’s perfect at it so no complaints of typecasting here. Battling dark visions, Quincy, and amnesia, Dylan makes his way through the underworld – leaving behind a trail of gore and graphic sex. He meets a seductive femme fatale played by Nicole LaLiberte (Dexter) who drops clues for him in between bouts of booze-fueled kinky encounters.

Speaking of femme fatale, there’s a thick neo-noir vibe to Fractured. We follow a doomed hero as he travels through a world of perpetual night highlighted with neon and morally ambiguous characters. There’s also a jazzy soundtrack that cues brief moments of respite for Dylan. The cinematography is fantastic too and heightens the claustrophobic, menacing mood. The New Orleans backdrop offers up plenty of dark dives and shady corners for Dylan to get lost in as he stumbles towards his fate of either eternal damnation or salvation.

Fractured never wholly lets the audience in on its actual nature. Fantasy and reality hop in bed and have filthy sex until Dylan and the viewer have no clue what the hell to believe. Callum Blue, who many will probably know from Dead Like Me or Smallville, is an understated lead who strongly carries the film through its myriad of bizarre twists. There are a lot of ideas and genre elements at play here, and director/co-writer Adam Gierasch never loses control of the reins. If you enjoy a good mind-fuck, definitely check this one out.

Categories: Horror News

Don't Drink Lost Society's Beer Or They Will Stick A Machete In You

bloody disgusting - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:00

Finnish metal band Lost Society has released an official music video for the title track of their sophomore album Terror Hungry (out now via Nuclear Blast Records). The video shows the band rocking out in a skate park, some guys in full red body suits, and a lot of blood. Moral of the story? Don’t mess with someone and their beer. That’s just rude.


!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');

Categories: Horror News

Win Tickets to a Special San Diego Screening of Oculus!

Dread Central - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:00

The April 11th theatrical release of Oculus (review) is heading at us like a shrieking reaper with a massive chip on its shoulder, and if you're in the San Diego area, we have your chance to see the movie early and on us! Read on for details!

We will be giving away tickets for a special early screening of Oculus that will be taking place next Wednesday, APRIL 9, 2014, at the following location:

Regal Edwards Mira Mesa Stadium 18
10733 West View Parkway
San Diego, CA 92126

Showtime will be at 7PM, and all are welcome to line up early as the majority of the tickets are on a first-come/first-served basis. Winners should get there by 6:30 PM - NO LATER!

To enter for your chance to win, just send us an email at contests@dreadcentral.com including your FULL NAME AND MAILING ADDRESS. We’ll take care of the rest.

Karen Gillan ("Doctor Who," Not Another Happy Ending), Brenton Thwaites (Maleficent, The Giver), Rory Cochrane (Argo, Parkland), and Katee Sackhoff ("Battlestar Galactica," Riddick) star.

Oculus is directed by Mike Flanagan from a script he co-wrote with Jeff Howard, based on a short film Flanagan and Jeff Seidman made in 2005. Trevor Macy (Safe House, The Strangers, The Raven) and Marc D. Evans (Safe House, The Strangers, The Raven) produced the film, and Jason Blum, Ryan Kavanaugh, Tucker Tooley, Anil Kurian, D. Scott Lumpkin, Peter Schlessel, Dale Johnson, Glenn Murray, Julie May, and Mike Ilitch, Jr., serve as executive producers.

Synopsis
Ten years ago, tragedy struck the Russell family, leaving the lives of teenage siblings Tim and Kaylie forever changed when Tim was convicted of the brutal murder of their parents. Now in his 20s, Tim is newly released from protective custody and only wants to move on with his life; but Kaylie, still haunted by that fateful night, is convinced her parents’ deaths were caused by something else altogether: a malevolent supernatural force­­ unleashed through the Lasser Glass, an antique mirror in their childhood home. Determined to prove Tim’s innocence, Kaylie tracks down the mirror, only to learn similar deaths have befallen previous owners over the past century. With the mysterious entity now back in their hands, Tim and Kaylie soon find their hold on reality shattered by terrifying hallucinations and realize, too late, that their childhood nightmare is beginning again…

For the latest news and updates, be sure to "like" Oculus on Facebook and follow @blumhouse on Twitter.

VISIT THE EVILSHOP @ AMAZON!
Got news? Click here to submit it!
Subscribe to the Dread Central YouTube Channel!
Take a look in the comments section below.

Categories: Horror News

[BD Review] Revisiting the Found-Footage 'Afflicted'

bloody disgusting - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 09:05

Since its world premiere at Toronto last September, we’ve had two very opposing reviews for CBS Films’ Afflicted, which is now in theaters and on VOD platforms.

In the film, two best friends see their trip of a lifetime take a dark turn when one of them is struck by a mysterious affliction. Now, in a foreign land, they race to uncover the source before it consumes him completely.

Mike Pereira says the film is well crafted, but would have made a better short. The Wolfman explained in his positive review that Afflicted is like a horror version of Chronicle. You can read either review by clicking the aforementioned links.

Categories: Horror News

Top 10 80's Horror Movies From The Amatory Murder (Exclusive)

bloody disgusting - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 09:00

Brooklyn, NY goth rockers The Amatory Murder have just released their new album Exploiting Our Dreams. When I heard it I got a strong 80′s vibe from it, the electronic tinges reminiscent of that glorious era. So when I was told that vocalist Christian Peppas was a horror fanatic, I had to know his top 10 80′s horror movies. And he delivered in spades! Below is a list that covers pretty much some of the very best that the 80′s had to offer, from zombies to psychological to B-horror to supernatural, it’s got a little bit of everything! Check out the list and leave your favorites in the comments.

You can snag your copy of Exploiting Our Dreams for only $5 via Bandcamp.

Christian Peppas states, “It is my belief that the best horror movies were made from the 1930′s through the 1980′s; but there’s something about horror films from the 80′s that stand unchallenged by any other decade. Producers and directors hired more makeup and special effects artists to actually make props as opposed to relying on computer technology. Stop-motion animation was big, so art departments were much more hands-on and creative. Much of the time, these films were low-budget B movies; but for a kid like me that grew up when snoozers like Scream and Urban Legend were big, that actually added to the greatness. I think there’s something much cooler knowing that the puss spewing out of someone’s rubber neck is obviously corn starch. That being said, compressing my favorite 80′s horror movies into a Top 10 was a trying task and I know I’ll be kicking myself later on for forgetting things…

The Shining: I don’t even know where to begin. This is one of my favorite movies of all time, and in my opinion one of Jack Nicholson’s best performances. This film has EVERYTHING: suspense, horror, action, great acting…such an amazing thriller. Kubrick was an absolute genius.

Poltergeist: I LOVE this movie. It’s so quotable and scared the crap out of me when I first saw it. The special effects are awesome–and that mirror scene is GROSS. “This house is clean!”

Return Of The Living Dead: This movie is just hilarious and campy. Also, I believe it’s one of the first zombie movies that focuses on eating the brains of the living. The scene with the two security guys in the beginning is the best.

The Evil Dead: I love over-the-top movies where the gore is obviously home-made and low budget and the acting is horrendous. I LOVE Bruce Campbell. This movie set a standard for me in terms of what I expect from a “horror” film.

Scanners: I love when horror and sci-fi mix and take themselves too seriously. Such is the case with Scanners. The end result always makes it great in a different way, and this film does not let you down.

The Evil Dead 2: More Evil Dead? YES! Another thing I love about these flicks is that you can put ‘em on and it’s blatantly obvious what period they were filmed in. Raimi needs to do more stuff like this.

The Stuff: C’mon, it’s called ‘The Stuff’. And people are obsessed with it. Again, another quotable and hokey movie that I will never get bored of. I love that horror movies from these period relied on actual, physical props for effect as opposed to CGI.

Cheerleader Camp (Bloody Pom Poms): This one has more of a cult following. It’s another one of those films that’s so bad it’s good. It was directed by John Quinn who now directs late night “movies” and “TV shows” on Cinemax. So yeah, there’s that.

Ghostbusters: Yeah, yeah yeah…I know it’s not technically a horror film. But let me tell you, this movie is probably what got me interested in horror movies in general. I used to beg my parents to bring me to the local video store and rent it for at least once a week. And don’t get me started on how awesome Ghostbusters 2 is…

Maniac Cop: More fine acting from horror movie icon Bruce Campbell. They really don’t make ridiculous thrillers like this anymore. It’s a cop who is a murderous maniac. ‘Nuff said.

The Amatory Murder online:
Official Website
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram


!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');

Categories: Horror News

'The Veil' Hires More to Document Cult Activity

bloody disgusting - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 21:16

Deadline reports that Meegan Warner, pictured, has been cast in Universal’s horror pic The Veil.

She joins Jessica Alba, Thomas Jane and Lily Rabe in the horror pic about the lone survivor of a cult’s mass suicide who returns to the scene with a documentary film crew 30 years later. It sounds like it echoes V/H/S/2 and The Sacrament.

Warner will play Ann, one of the members of the documentary film crew led by Alba.

We’re told that Kyla Drew Simmons, Lenny Jacobson, Stacey Turner, and Chet Grissom also star.

Shooting begins this month.

Categories: Horror News

Three More Sign On for Jurassic World Action

Dread Central - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 21:15

And we end today's news day with some quick Jurassic World casting news as Judy Greer, Katie McGrath and Lauren Lapkus have closed deals to join the newest installment of Universal’s rampaging dinosaurs movie series. Read on for details.

Details for the characters were not revealed, but the trio will nicely balance out what so far has been a male-skewing cast which includes Vincent D'Onofrio, Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins, BD Wong, Idris Elba, Jake Johnson, Omar Sy, and Nick Robinson.

Colin Trevorrow (Safety Not Guaranteed) penned the script with Derek Connolly and directs. Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall, and Pat Crowley produce Jurassic World, which is set to hit theaters June 12, 2015.

Look for more as it comes.

VISIT THE EVILSHOP @ AMAZON!
Got news? Click here to submit it!
Subscribe to the Dread Central YouTube Channel!
Stomp around in the comments section below!

Categories: Horror News

'Jurassic World' Adds Three Females to Cast

bloody disgusting - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 20:07

Heat Vision got the late night scoop on three new female actresses joining the cast of Jurassic World.

Just off Carrie (pictured above), Judy Greer has closed a deal to join the cast of the newest installment of Universal’s rampaging dinosaurs movie series. Also boarding the movie are Katie McGrath (NBC’s “Dracula”) and Lauren Lapkus.

The cast already includes Bryce Dallas Howard as a corporate scientist who works at the park, while Chris Pratt is a dino-wrangler with a cowboy attitude.

Other actors on the roll call are Nick Robinson, Ty Simpkins, Jake Johnson, Ifran Khan, Vincent D’Onofrio and B.D. Wong.

Universal has scheduled for a June 12, 2015, release.

Categories: Horror News

Los Angeles!! See 'Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III' On 35MM For The First Time!

bloody disgusting - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 19:47

I’d bet money 99.9% of you haven’t seen Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III in a theater. I’d bet more money that even less of you have seen it on film. But BD alum Brian Collins is here to fix that shit as part of his HMAD branded series of midnight shows. Per Collins, the screening of this old school Viggo Mortensen joint is extra special. It’s “more than likely the first time it’s shown on 35mm since it’s aborted theatrical release in January of 1990, dumped with almost no advertising and a lot of bad press due to the recuts.

As always, tickets are a dirt cheap $8. There are whispers of special guests but, as always, it’s best to be surprised,

It all goes down this Saturday, April 5th at 11:59 PM at the New Beverly Cinema.

The theater is at 7165 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90036, two blocks west of La Brea. You can get tickets here.

Poster by Jacopo Tenani.

Categories: Horror News