The title of Episode 9.19 of "Supernatural" is obviously a play on the film Martha Marcy May Marlene, and here's hoping it's a bit more exciting than that movie was! Check out a sneak peek of "Alex Annie Alexis Ann" for a tease of what happens when the boys reconnect with Sheriff Mills.
"Supernatural" Episode 9.19 - "Alex Annie Alexis Ann" (airs 4/22/14, 9-10pm): SHERIFF MILLS TRIES TO SAVE A YOUNG GIRL FROM A VAMPIRE NEST — Sheriff Mills (guest star Kim Rhodes) calls Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) after she kills a vampire who attacked a prisoner named Annie (guest star Katherine Ramdeen).
They discover Annie was kidnapped by a family of vampires who use her as bait to lure in humans they can then feed on. Sheriff Mills tries to rescue Annie from her captors but finds out the hard way that family always comes first.
Stefan Pleszczynski directed the episode written by Robert Berens.
Klaus is up to his usual tricks on "The Originals," but Elijah is making things difficult for him when it comes to locating their mother's grimoire. Check out this clip from Episode 1.19, "An Unblinking Death," to see their latest bit of sibling rivalry.
"The Originals" Episode 1.19 - "An Unblinking Death" (airs 4/22/14, 8-9pm): THE BREAKING POINT — Desperate to help Kieran (guest star Todd Stashwick), Cami (Leah Pipes) insists on an unconventional treatment, but her good intentions lead Kieran to a violent episode.
After Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and Elijah (Daniel Gillies) disagree over the best way to handle the Crescent Wolves, Elijah makes a trip to the bayou, where he is witness to a horrific explosion that only adds to the hatred and mistrust among the communities. While Jackson (guest star Nathan Parsons) and Elijah work to save the wounded, Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) learns a surprising piece of her family history from Marcel (Charles Michael Davis).
Kellie Cyrus directed the episode written by Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson.
Comic artist and genius Frank Miller shared some never before seen concept artwork for his latest cinematic return to the bloody noir realm known as Sin City, and we have each wondrous panel right here for your perusal.
Following the groundbreaking film that grossed $160 million worldwide, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For reunites Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller for the next chapter in this trailblazing series.
Weaving together stunning visuals with an uncompromising, hard-boiled plot, the film promises more lurid tales from the various residents of Basin City. With a star-studded cast that includes the legendary Bruce Willis (Pulp Fiction), Academy Award nominee Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler), Academy Award nominee Josh Brolin (Milk), Jessica Alba (Spy Kids 4), and Joseph Gordon-Levitt (The Dark Knight Rises), Sin City: A Dame to Kill For ensures an experience like no other!
The film will be released by Dimension Films in the US and Canada on August 22, 2014.
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Co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller reunite to bring Miller's visually stunning Sin City graphic novels back to the screen in SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR. Weaving together two of Miller's classic stories with new tales, the town's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with some of its more reviled inhabitants. SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR is the follow-up to Rodriguez and Miller's 2005 groundbreaking film FRANK MILLER'S SIN CITY.
Don't get too excited, kids. James Franco does indeed appear in the upcoming sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes, entitled Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, but the part is so minor Franco claims he didn't know!
As reported by The Wrap... “Wait, I have a cameo?” Franco is quoted as saying in Entertainment Weekly‘s summer movie preview issue. “I didn't know that. You know, I don't even think they asked my permission for that.”
In the original Franco played a scientist named Will Rodman, who not only created the super monkey serum that allowed Caesar (Andy Serkis) to become smart enough to lead an army of apes but inadvertently unleashed a virus that wiped out most of humanity, himself included. He'll apparently be appearing via video, maybe apologizing to human survivors — including Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, and Jason Clarke — for ruining their lives.
Look for the film in theatres on July 11th, 2014. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes stars Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Toby Kebbell, Kodi Smith-Mcphee, Enrique Muriciano, and Kirk Acevedo.
A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species.
For more visit the official Dawn of the Planet of the Apes website, "like" Dawn of the Planet of the Apes on Facebook, and follow Dawn of the Planet of the Apes on Twitter (#DawnOfApes).
Easter weekend is rapidly approaching so before you get to coloring eggs, eating those nasty marshmallow concoctions known as "Peeps," and remembering that the day also has something or other to do with Jesus, watch this latest video for A Haunted House 2! You know you want to.
No one's looking... go ahead... it's okay, really...
The sequel to A Haunted House catches back up with Malcolm (Wayans), who is trying to get a fresh start after having to exorcise demons out of his ex. However, moving into a beautiful home with his new girlfriend and her two children does nothing to stop the paranormal — or the humor.
Marlon Wayans, Jaime Pressly, Gabriel Iglesias, Ashley Rickards, Steele Stebbins, Essence Atkins, Affion Crocket, Dave Sheridan, Hayes MacArthur, Missi Pyle, and Cedric The Entertainer star.
Open Road Films is releasing the spoof, which is directed by Michael Tiddes and co-written by Wayans and Rick Alvarez, on April 18th.
Crossing new lines and breaking old barriers, A HAUNTED HOUSE 2 is the sequel to the hilarious box office hit starring Marlon Wayans as Malcolm who, after exorcising the demons of his ex, is starting fresh with his new girlfriend and her two children. After moving into their dream home, Malcolm is once again plagued by bizarre paranormal events. With spine-tingling tension and hilarious punch-lines, A HAUNTED HOUSE 2 is inspired by the latest supernatural horror movie franchises and shows that this time… it’s not just the house that’s haunted!
The third trailer for Hammer's upcoming spooker The Quiet Ones has arrived, and it's home to some never before seen scares. Of course, you could always decide to not watch it and save all the goodies for the theatre next Friday!
The Quiet Ones is written and directed by John Pogue (Quarantine 2) and stars Jared Harris ("Mad Men," The Ward), Sam Claflin (Snow White and the Huntsman, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), Erin Richards ("Breaking In," "Being Human"), Olivia Cooke ("The Secret of Crickley Hall," "The Fuse"), and West End theatre actor Rory Fleck-Byrne.
It's produced by James Gay-Rees (Senna, Exit Through the Gift Shop), Exclusive Media’s Tobin Armbrust, and Simon Oakes along with Steven Chester Prince and Ben Holden in association with The Traveling Picture Show Company (TPSC).
Look for The Quiet Ones in US theatres on April 25, 2014, from Lionsgate.
The Quiet Ones (inspired by true events) tells the story of an unorthodox professor who uses controversial methods and leads his best students off the grid to take part in a dangerous experiment: to create a poltergeist. Based on the theory that paranormal activity is caused by human negative energy, the rogue scientists perform a series of tests on a young patient, pushing her to the edge of sanity. As frightening occurrences begin to take place with shocking and gruesome consequences, the group quickly realizes they have triggered a force more terrifying than they ever could have imagined.
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The young daughter of former power couple Sean Penn and Robin Wright, Dylan Penn, makes her acting debut next year with the horror flick Condemned, and we've got a little sneak peek on tap for ya today. Read on!
The folks over at ET Canada just posted a video interview with Penn, which features brief snippets of on-set action. Though the interview is mostly about Penn's parents and her dating life, she does reveal that her mom was a big fan of the Condemned script, remarking that she couldn't stop talking about it after reading it.
Check out the full interview below, and look for more on this one real soon!
Zombies have done battle with just about everyone and everything over the years here in our beloved horror genre, and up next they're tasked with fending off perhaps their most worthy adversaries to date: Boy Scouts, of course. Read on for the latest casting news!
Per Deadline, David Koechner (Piranha 3DD, Final Destination 5) has signed on to play Scout Leader Rogers in the Christopher Landon-penned Scouts vs. Zombies, a horror-comedy headed our way courtesy of Paramount.
The film follows a group of Boy Scouts who try to fend off a zombie attack in their small town.
Cast members also include Joseph Morgan, Tye Sheridan, Logan Miller, Andy Fickman, Todd Garner, Bryan Brucks, and Betsy Sullenger.
Shooting is set to begin May 8th.
It was nearly two years ago that we first told you about the found footage film Sx_Tape, which is the latest from Candyman director Bernard Rose. We still have no idea when it will be released here in the States, but a poster has finally come across our desk here at Dread, which leads us to believe that it's soon on its way. Dig it!
Well Go USA Entertainment is handling distribution.
Produced by Steven Schneider (Paranormal Activity, Insidious, The Lords of Salem), the flick stars Caitlyn Folley, Ian Duncan, Diana Garcia, and Julie Marcus.
Look for more on this one soon.
Adam and Jill attempt to spice up their relationship by recording a sex tape in an old abandoned mansion. However, it quickly becomes apparent that they’re not exactly alone in their new ominous surroundings. Soon the couple realizes that some sex tapes should never be made as their kinky adventure turns into a desperate fight for survival.
Last year we told you about an upcoming film called Peste, which was to be directed by Mark Ponderai (House at the End of the Street). Not only has the flick undergone a name change, but so too has the director been swapped out. Read on for the latest!
We've just learned via Bloody Disgusting that Peste has been re-named Viral and will now be directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, the team behind both Catfish and Paranormal Activity 3. Hit machine Blumhouse Productions will produce.
Last we heard, Abigail Breslin was attached to star, but we've gotten no word yet as to whether or not she's still on board. Hopefully we'll know more real soon.
A teenage girl begins a video documentary about her life for a school project just as a terrifying virus sweeps through her small town. Quarantined with her family, she thinks they are out of harm’s way, but she soon learns that the virus has invaded their house. Her video documents the family’s frantic struggle to find a cure before they are completely taken over by the outbreak.
The script was written as the first part of a planned trilogy.
Shooting is currently under way on Amityville, the Blumhouse-produced next installment in the franchise that continues to endure all these decades later. Today we've got our first look at the film in the form of some familiar looking behind-the-scenes photos. Read on!
Twitter user @aeromat recently tweeted out some images from the set, which give us a glimpse at the in-progress build of the infamous house that ties the whole series together.
The recreation is currently being constructed in Long Beach, California - a long way from Long Island, New York, where the real house still sits.
Check out the photos below, and look for more soon!
Jennifer Jason Leigh stars as lead character Joan, a single mother who moves her three kids into the Amityville house, which of course has a very dark history. Bella Thorne, Cameron Monaghan, Taylor Spreitler, and McKenna Grace are also on board.
Maniac remake director Franck Khalfoun will direct.
Dimension had planned on reigniting the popular horror franchise using a found-footage angle, but that idea has been dropped. Amityville remains scheduled for release on January 2, 2015.
Daniel Farrands and Casey La Scala co-wrote the script and are expected to produce with Jason Blum of hit factory Blumhouse.
The third "Meet the Director" video and a new poster are here for Legendary Pictures' upcoming take on Godzilla, and the film is coming so close we can almost taste the destruction! Check it out!
From visionary new director Gareth Edwards (Monsters) comes a powerful story of human courage and reconciliation in the face of titanic forces of nature, when the awe-inspiring Godzilla rises to restore balance as humanity stands defenseless.
Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston, Aaron Johnson, Juliette Binoche, David Strathairn, Ken Watanabe, Richard T. Jones, Sally Hawkins, Akira Takarada, Victor Rasuk, Yuki Morita, and C.J. Adams star in the film which has been rated PG-13 for “intense sequences of destruction, mayhem and creature violence."
Visit the official Godzilla website here.
On tap right now is an exclusive clip from Daniel Stamm's 13 Sins, which opens in select theatres tomorrow, April 18th. On the fence about seeing this one? This little bit of spooky may do the trick for ya in terms of decision making!
Mark Webber, Rutina Wesley, Devon Graye, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Richard Burgi, Tom Bower, and Ron Perlman star.
Elliot Brindle is a bright but meek social services coordinator, drowning in debt - and desperate because he's about to marry the love of his life. Upon receiving a phone call informing him that he’s on a hidden camera game show where he must execute 13 tasks, Elliot learns he will be on his way to winning $6.2M if he quickly follows through with his first two instructions: swat the fly that is currently bothering him and then eat the fly.
Although thousands of dollars are suddenly appearing in his bank account, Elliot remains suspicious, though comforted by the knowledge that he can stop playing at any time - if only to lose every penny that he's won. Trapped into the horrors manipulated by unseen spectators, Elliot's need to complete the game escalates as the tasks grow more extreme... to a devastating point of no return.
In NYC and planning to see Zombeavers at Tribeca? Or maybe you're on the other side of the country like we are and jonesing for any kind of update you can get. Either way, we have the film's new poster to share!
Starring Cortney Palm, Lexi Atkins, Rachel Melvin, Hutch Dano, and Jake Weary, Zombeavers is an action-packed horror/comedy from director Jordan Rubin. It's written by Rubin, Al Kaplan, and Jon Kaplan.
The Zombeavers schedule at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival is as follows:
SAT 4/19 - 10:30 PM - Bow Tie Cinemas Chelsea 4
SAT 4/26 - 11:30 PM - AMC Loews Village 7 - 3
A group of college kids staying at a riverside cabin are menaced by a swarm of deadly zombie beavers. A weekend of sex and debauchery soon turns gruesome as the beavers close in on the kids. Riding the line between scary, sexy, and funny, the kids are soon fighting for their lives in a desperate attempt to fend off the hoard of beavers that attack them in and around their cabin.
The excellent found footage horror flick Delivery: The Beast Within (review) (or Delivery, as it was known in the UK) is finally headed to home video Stateside, and we have full details and lots of eye candy for you! Check it out!
From the Press Release
Los Angeles-based entertainment management and production company The Collective has acquired the U.S. rights to paranormal thriller DELIVERY: THE BEAST WITHIN (aka DELIVERY) and will be releasing the feature in theaters and on VOD this May.
A limited theatrical run in NYC, Los Angeles, San Diego, Chicago, and Indianapolis is set for May 30th with the movie hitting cable VOD on all major platforms three days prior on May 27th.
Directed by Brian Netto and produced by Adam Schindler (who also co-wrote the screenplay with Netto), DELIVERY: THE BEAST WITHIN stars Laurel Vail, Danny Barclay, and Rob Cobuzio in the paranormal thriller that has been generating buzz since it premiered last summer at the L.A. Film Festival.
DELIVERY: THE BEAST WITHIN tells the story of Kyle and Rachel Massy, a young couple who agree to document their first pregnancy for a family-oriented reality show. As the camera continues to capture strange events, Rachel begins to believe that a malevolent spirit has possessed their unborn child. Told through the show's un-aired footage and interviews with friends, family, and production members, this savvy debut feature leverages the voyeuristic properties of reality television to present a fresh perspective on classic horror themes of possession and the paranormal -- and delivers enough eeriness to keep you on the edge of your seat.
U.S. audiences will finally get a chance to see the movie that AintItCool called “...a horror movie you’re going to want to seek out” and Indiewire declared “a creepy-fun-scary flick that will leave you needing a hug” when it opens next month.
Ever dreamed of getting your movie shown at one of the UK’s leading horror film festivals as well as in cinemas and on DVD and VOD platforms all around the world? Well, here’s your chance to enter Grimmfest 2014!
The 6th annual Grimmfest will run 2nd-5th October 2014 in Manchester, England. Submissions are now open, and Grimm Up North, the team behind the fest, is looking for the best in horror, cult, weird, and fantastic movies.
If you think this applies to your own cinematic offspring, they'd love to hear from you.
This year, for the first time, Grimm Up North, in partnership with Raven Banner Entertainment, will be offering a very special competition for all submitted feature and short films: When you submit your film for festival consideration, you will also have the option of entering the Grand Jury Competition. The feature winner will be afforded the incredible and unique opportunity of having his/her film distributed in the UK by Grimm Entertainment and sold internationally by esteemed genre specialist sales company Raven Banner.
They will also create a Grimmfest 2014 compilation of the best shorts for UK distribution.
EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: Now – 25th April (Cost: Short £12.50. Feature £35.00)
NORMAL DEADLINE: 25th April – 15th Aug (Cost: Short £15.00. Feature £38.50)
EXTENDED DEADLINE: 15th Aug – 29th Aug (Cost: Short £20.00. Feature £49.00)
Magic mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all? Actually, it was Captain America, followed closely by talking animated birds. The new haunted mirror movie Oculus still managed to score a fair share in its third place opening weekend.
Opinions have been contentious regarding Mike Flanagan’s Oculus, but audiences showed up this weekend for the first wide release horror film in about three months.
The Blumhouse Productions/WWE Studios co-production got off to a modest start with a $12 million opening. According to Box Office Mojo, that’s about on par with the last haunted mirror flick to hit theaters, Mirrors, which opened to a tad more than $11 million.
Divergent’s fifth place weekend granted another $3.4 million, bringing it to over $125 million domestically. The formula should now be obvious to Hollywood producers looking to adapt female-centric genre novels to films: dystopian future romances, yay; supernatural romance, nay. Twilight time has passed and we are now basking in the dawn of Hunger Games-inspired tweenertainment.
The next big screen installment in the Divergent franchise is already set to roll and it was announced this past week that the final book in the series will be, for absolutely no justifiable reason other than to maximize profits, divided into two films. In retrospect, it’s rather amazing that Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy didn’t end up as six films.
Next week, A Haunted House 2 tries to justify its existence while Johnny Depp threatens our existence by turning into the Lawnmower Man in Transcendence and Disneynature’s Bears celebrates Earth Day by showcasing the “giant, marauding, godless killing machines” that haunt Stephen Colbert’s nightmares.
Several days ago Showtime released "Penny Dreadful" character posters for Dorian Gray and Brona Croft, portrayed by Reeve Carney and Billie Piper, and now they're back with a new video that reveals a bit more about them both.
"Penny Dreadful" is created, written, and executive produced by three-time Oscar nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Neal Street's Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, "Call the Midwife").
Timothy Dalton, Reeve Carney, Josh Hartnett, Harry Treadaway, Rory Kinnear, Billie Piper, and Eva Green star. Juan Antonio Bayona (The Orphanage, The Impossible) directs the first two episodes.
"Penny Dreadful" is set to premiere on Showtime on Sunday, May 11th, at 10PM ET/PT.
Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. "PENNY DREADFUL" is a frightening psychological thriller that weaves together these classic horror origin stories into a new adult drama.
For more info visit "Penny Dreadful" on Showtime, "like" "Penny Dreadful" on Facebook, and follow @SHO_Penny on Twitter. Be sure to also visit the Penny-Dreadful.com website; it's chock-full of goodies!
"Grimm" is taking a quick week off before returning on the 25th for its final four episodes of the season, which include a new grimm who first appears in Ep. 3.19, "Nobody Knows the Trubel I've Seen." Here's a preview.
"Grimm" Episode 3.19 - "Nobody Knows the Trubel I've Seen" (airs 4/25/14; 9-10PM)
A LETHAL NEW PRESENCE COMES TO PORTLAND – Nick (David Giuntoli) and Hank (Russell Hornsby) investigate a dangerous female suspect (guest star Jacqueline Toboni) leaving a trail of Wesen in her wake.
Elsewhere, Adalind (Claire Coffee) takes measures into her own hands, even if that means forging a dangerous alliance.
Bitsie Tulloch, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz, Reggie Lee, and Bree Turner also star. C. Thomas Howell, Alexis Denisof, and Philip Anthony Rodriguez also guest star.
The CW's making sure you don't forget its flagship shows are returning from spring break soon, and next on the promo wheel is a Producers' Preview of "The Originals" Episode 1.18, "The Big Uneasy," with Julie Plec and Michael Narducci.
In this new sneak peek narrated by Plec and Narducci, Klaus is making sure Genevieve doesn't take advantage of her newfound success in the Quarter.
"The Originals" Episode 1.18 - "The Big Uneasy" (airs 4/15/14, 8-9pm)
THE FEAST OF THE BLESSINGS - Genevieve (guest star Elyse Levesque) asks Elijah (Daniel Gillies) to allow her coven to publicly celebrate a traditional feast day, where members of the community offer the witches gifts in return for blessings.
Monique (guest star Yasmine Al Bustami) and Genevieve disagree over what the ancestors want from them, and Genevieve reveals her plan to build the witches' power.
When Elijah focuses his attention on restoring their home to its former glory, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) accuses him of doing it only to impress Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin). Next, Klaus sets a new plan in motion by finding Cary (guest star Jesse Boyd), a werewolf from his own line, and sending him off to find a missing piece of family history.
Marcel lets Thierry (guest star Callard Harris) in on his new plan to rebuild his power, but Diego (guest star Eka Darville) has his own ideas about the future. At the Feast of the Blessings, Monique and Genevieve try to use the ceremony to teach Davina (Danielle Campbell) a lesson, but Klaus intervenes and gives Davina a surprisingly important gift.
While Hayley struggles to decide where her loyalties should lie, the ceremony explodes into violence. Leah Pipes also stars.
Leslie Libman directed the episode written by Marguerite MacIntyre and Michael Russo.