Gotta say we’re really enjoying “Constantine” in the Creepy household, and things continue to get brighter for the dark show based upon DC Comics’ Hellblazer series. Read on for new casting news!
According to EW “Breaking Bad” star Mark Margolis has landed the role of DC Comics sorcerer Felix Faust in the 10th episode of the season, “Quid Pro Quo,” which airs on January 23rd. In it John investigates why thousands of people across Brooklyn have fallen into a mysterious coma, and Chas’ daughter is among them.
Since the early 60s, Faust has been a perennial threat to the Justice League in the comics, now holding ties to John Constantine and Justice League Dark through The New 52-era books.
“Constantine” Episode 1.09 – “The Saint of Last Resorts – Part 2” (1/16/15; 10-11pm)
JOHN PUTS HIS LIFE ON THE LINE AS HE GETS EVEN CLOSER TO THE SOURCE OF THE RISING DARKNESS – CLAIRE VAN DER BOOM AND EFREN RAMIREZ GUEST STAR – In order to fend off a vicious attack, John (Matt Ryan) summons a demon into himself. Chas (Charles Halford), Zed (Angélica Celaya), and Anne Marie (guest star Claire van der Boom) race against time to save John before it’s too late.
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The networks are slowly rolling out the mid-season returns of all our favorite shows, and coming up on the 19th of this month is Episode 2.10 of “The Originals,” entitled “Gonna Set Your Flag on Fire.” Here’s an image gallery for the ep, and it looks like the synopsis isn’t exaggerating when it says “tensions grow.”
“The Originals” Episode 2.10 – “Gonna Set Your Flag on Fire” (airs 1/19/15)
WHEN TWO SIDES COLLIDE — With Vincent (guest star Yusuf Gatewood) on the loose and hellbent on revenge, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) brings Cami (Leah Pipes) to the safe house as he and Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) return to the compound. Hayley and Jackson (guest star Nathan Parsons) devise a plan to bring the vampires and werewolves together to consider a truce, but tensions grow when Vincent places a spell on the compound, trapping the two sides together.
Meanwhile, Elijah (Daniel Gillies) grows concerned when Rebekah fails to show up at the safe house, prompting Klaus to confront Kaleb (guest star Daniel Sharman) for answers. Lastly, after accepting her mother’s offer to jump into a new body, Rebekah (guest star Maisie Richardson-Sellers) turns to former Harvest girl Cassie (guest star Natalie Dreyfuss) for help when she finds herself trapped inside an insane asylum.
Danielle Campbell and Charles Michael Davis also star. Rob Hardy directed the episode written by Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson.
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Lionsgate has finally set a date for its upcoming flick The Voices, starring Ryan Reynolds and some talking animals! Look for it on VOD platforms and in select theatres on February 6th via Lionsgate.
Directed by Marjane Satrapi, the psychological thriller also stars Gemma Arterton, Anna Kendrick, and Jacki Weaver.
This genre-bending tale centers around Jerry Hickfang, a lovable but disturbed factory worker who yearns for attention from a woman in accounting. When their relationship takes a sudden, murderous turn, Jerry’s evil talking cat and benevolent talking dog lead him down a fantastical path where he ultimately finds salvation.
The first casting news has arrived for the new film from Nicolas Winding Refn, entitled The Neon Demon, as The Wrap is reporting that the lovely Elle Fanning has signed on for demonic duty! Fanning will play an aspiring model who is caught in a world of beauty and demise.
Refn wrote the screenplay with new talent Mary Laws, described only as a horror tale with a young female-led cast.
The picture will be co-financed and co-distributed by France’s Gaumont and Wild Bunch, who were partnered on Refn’s 2013 pic Only God Forgives.
Refn says of The Neon Demon, “One morning I woke and realized I was both surrounded and dominated by women. Strangely, a sudden urge was planted in me to make a horror film about vicious beauty.”
Refn’s regular collaborators, editor Matthew Newman and composer Cliff Martinez, will be joined by The Grandmaster director of photography Philippe Le Sourd on the film. Refn’s partner, Lene Borglum, will produce under their Space Rocket banner.
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If the 20-minute sneak peek of “Eye Candy” that MTV released as the new year began wasn’t enough to pique your interest in the show, then read on because we now have an inside look at what to expect this season to share.
“Eye Candy” centers on tech genius Lindy (Victoria Justice), who is persuaded by her roommate to begin online dating and begins to suspect that one of her mysterious suitors might be a deadly cyber stalker. When her friends at the elusive cyber-police uncover a potential serial killer in Manhattan, all signs point to one of Lindy’s dates. Teaming up with this band of hackers, Lindy works to solve the murders while unleashing her own style of justice on the streets of New York City.
Related Story: Go Behind the Scenes of MTV’s Eye Candy
Along with Justice, the series stars Casey Deidrick as “Tommy,” Kiersey Clemons as “Sophia,” John Garet Stoker as “Connor,” and Harvey Guillen as “George.”
The 10-episode series, which is based on R.L. Stine’s (Goosebumps) best-seller and executive produced by Twilight’s Catherine Hardwicke and Jason Blum (Insidious, Paranormal Activity), debuts on Monday, January 12th, at 10/9c.
It’s Time for Magical Thinking with these Stills from American Horror Story: Freak Show Episode 4.11
One show we definitely missed during the holidays is FX’s “American Horror Story: Freak Show,” and it finally returns tomorrow night. The network was a bit stingy in the photo department, releasing just a trio of stills from Episode 4.11, “Magical Thinking,” but they do feature guest star Neil Patrick Harris so at least we have that!
Look for the “AHS: Freak Show” mid-season return on Wednesday, January 7th. Just three episodes remain!
“American Horror Story: Freak Show” – Episode 4.11 – “Magical Thinking” (airs 1/7/15)
Elsa (Jessica Lange) prepares for her move to Hollywood. The Twins (Sarah Paulson) grow enamored with a traveling salesman. Dell (Michael Chiklis) plots Jimmy’s (Evan Peters) escape from police custody. Directed by Michael Goi; written by Jennifer Salt.
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Remember when I was talking about how excited Matt is about Howling II: Your Sister Is a Werewolf finally coming to Blu-ray a bit earlier? Okay, well multiply that by a million, and you have my feelings about the following story.
Word has come across our desk that Coffin Joe himself, the great Jose Mojica Marins, is on board as one of the four directors of the upcoming Brazilian splatter anthology The Black Fables (or As Fabulas Negras for your purists). Even cooler? He will also star.
Joining Marins on the film are fellow directors Rodrigo Aragão (The Monster of the Sewage and Iara’s House), Petter Baiestorf (Fierce Pampas), and Joel Caetano (Bloody Blonde).
Hermann Pidner and Rodrigo Aragão are executive producing, and Mayra Alarcón and Kika Oliveira are the producers. Walderrama dos Santos, Tiago Ferri, Carol Aragão, Cesar Souza Coffin, Milena Bessa, Margareth Galvão, Mayra Alarcón, Dora Dadalto, and of course Coffin Joe star!
Marcelo Castanheira and Alexandre Barcelos are serving as directors of photography on what’s being billed as a bloodbath in Brazilian folklore!
Check out the trailer below, and for more information dig on the official The Black Fables Facebook page!
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Last night “Sleepy Hollow” returned from its holiday hiatus, and while there are still a lot of problems with this season so far (an angel? really?), here’s hoping Episode 2.13, “Pittura Infamante,” which doesn’t air until the 19th, can get things back on track.
One thing that appears to be back on track for sure is Ichabod and Katrina’s relationship; in the first image below they’re actually on a date! If you scroll a little lower, you’ll also get your first look at guest star Michelle Trachtenberg as Abigail Adams.
“Sleepy Hollow” Episode 2.13 – “Pittura Infamante” (airs 1/19/15)
After the mysterious death of an art restorer at the Sleepy Hollow Historical Society Soiree, Ichabod (Tom Mison) and Katrina (Katia Winter) are reminded of a dear friend from their past – Abigail Adams (guest star Michelle Trachtenberg). Meanwhile, Abbie (Nicole Beharie) is shocked by someone’s visit to the police precinct.
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You can’t look out at what’s already inside. Yeah, that scenario can be a real bitch when it comes to your survival chances in a horror movie; but hey, you gotta roll them bones, right? Read on for the first word and artwork surrounding the latest film to revisit this trope.
From the Press Release:
An intense psychological thriller, THE INTRUDERS debuts February 24 on DVD and Digital HD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Miranda Cosgrove (“iCarly”), Donal Logue (“Gotham”), Austin Butler (“Arrow”), and Tom Sizemore (Saving Private Ryan) star in this gripping mystery that will keep audiences guessing until the very end.
In THE INTRUDERS, Rose (Cosgrove), a troubled teenager with a history of mental illness, moves into a new home with her father. Soon after, she begins experiencing strange, seemingly supernatural occurrences inside her home, leaving her struggling to determine whether it’s the kids in town giving her a hard time or if it’s all in her head. The film also stars Michael Luckett (The Basement) and Jenessa Grant (“Reign”).
Directed by Adam Massey from a screenplay by Jason Juravic, THE INTRUDERS was executive produced by Mark Slone with Jeff Sackman and Nicholas D. Tabarrok serving as producers. THE INTRUDERS has a run time of approximately 92 minutes and is rated PG-13 for some violence, scary images, thematic elements and language.
Bonus Features include two all-new behind-the-scenes featurettes:
- The Secrets of The Intruders – The filmmakers and cast discuss the film’s story and psychological aspects
- Making-of The Intruders – An inside look at the filmmaking process and more
Every town has its secrets, as college student Rose Halshford (Cosgrove) learns when she and her dad (Logue) move into a musty, old house. When Rose discovers that the previous tenant mysteriously disappeared, leaving her possessions behind, she suspects her unfriendly neighbors know more than they let on. When Rose reports strange noises coming from inside the house, no one, not even her father, believes her, insisting that it’s all in her head. As Rose’s suspicions grow, she begins to fear that she may be the next victim of whatever or whoever has infiltrated her new home.
We’re still a ways away from the release of Terminator Genisys, though you can expect lots of coverage here on Dread in the coming months. Today we’re serving up an image that we think you’re going to dig so read on!
Per USA Today, we’ve just been provided with a still showcasing one of the film’s T-800 endoskeletons, which is of course the model that Arnold Schwarzenegger’s character is. Check out the nude cyborg below, and expect more soon!
Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as the T-800, Emilia Clarke as Sarah Conner, Jai Courtney as Kyle Reese, Jason Clarke as John Conner, and Matt Smith as John Conner’s ally. Byung-hun Lee, Aaron V. Williamson, Dayo Okeniyi, and J.K. Simmons also star. Alan Taylor directs.
Look for the film in theatres July 1, 2015, via Paramount.
The beginning of Terminator: Genisys, the first of three planned films that Paramount hopes will relaunch the beloved sci-fi franchise, is set in 2029, when the Future War is raging and a group of human rebels has the evil artificial-intelligence system Skynet on the ropes. John Connor (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Jason Clarke) is the leader of the resistance, and Kyle Reese (Divergent’s Jai Courtney) is his loyal soldier, raised in the ruins of post-apocalyptic California. As in the original film, Connor sends Reese back to 1984 to save Connor’s mother, Sarah (“Game of Thrones”‘ Emilia Clarke), from a Terminator programmed to kill her so that she won’t ever give birth to John. But what Reese finds on the other side is nothing like he expected.
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