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[Books] "Godzilla: The Art of Destruction" Cover Offers New Look at Monster!

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 13:11

The official cover for the definitive book on the forthcoming Godzilla film, “Godzilla: The Art of Destruction” by Mark Cotta Vaz, due out May 13th, offer your latest look at the ginormous monster!

Insight Editions, Legendary Pictures, Toho Co., Ltd., and Warner Bros. Consumer Products’ collaboration will take audiences behind the scenes of Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ Godzilla, the epic rebirth of one of the world’s most revered monster, set to release in May 2014.

Leading up to the release of the film starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Kick-Ass), Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Elizabeth Olsen (Silent House), David Strathairn (Lincoln), Ken Watanabe (Inception), Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine) and Juliette Binoche (The English Patient), Insight Editions will partner with the three major film companies to bring readers “Godzilla: The Art of Destruction: by Mark Cotta Vaz. The book is a visually stunning volume that delves into the making of the new Godzilla film, showcases its incredible production art, and includes interviews with its director, key crew members, and cast. Insight Editions, known for their innovative, cutting-edge books “Man of Steel: Inside the Legendary World” of “Superman” and “Pacific Rim: Man, Machines & Monsters,” will once again bring their expertise to this definitive book on one of the most anticipated films of 2014.

Godzilla, one of the most recognizable characters in history who has become an icon of Japanese cinema since his debut in 1954, will once again take center stage in the new film by acclaimed filmmaker Gareth Edwards (Monsters). Edwards directs from a screenplay by Max Borenstein and story by David Callaham and Max Borenstein, based on the character “Godzilla,” owned and created by TOHO CO., LTD. Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni are producing with Mary Parent and Brian Rogers. Patricia Whitcher and Alex Garcia are serving as executive producers, alongside Yoshimitsu Banno and Kenji Okuhira.

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Advance Review: Undertow # 2

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 12:54

Pushing into unknown territory is never easy. The excitement of discovery comes hand in hand with the dangers of loss. For the crew of The Deliverer the ideals of settlement are contested while the small crew on land comes to terms with the dangers of being intrepid in another layered and stellar issue of “Undertow.”


WRITTEN BY: Steve Orlando
ART BY: Artyom Trakhanov
PUBLISHER: Image Comics
PRICE: $2.99
RELEASE: March 19, 2014

Our history is one of a settled people. We grow up learning of the trails and tribulations that go with sailing to new lands and the choice to buck the status quo and follow a leader into a new and dangerous world that comes with it. So watching the Atlantian people go through the motions of such a journey provides an incredibly interesting lens on science fiction.

Aboard the Deliverer we’re treated to a more robust feature for the supporting characters. Civil unrest starts to spread. So naturally debates arise about the best course of action. On land Ukinnu follows Anshargal into the abyss. We’re treated to a whole host of dangers, and the relationships of the characters are deepened through survival.

Amongst all this Orlando takes time to focus on certain character beats that go a long way to expanding what we know about our leading men. Both Ukinnu and Ashargal have flashbacks. These sequences take place in a time long before we met them on the pages of issue #1. Each manages to take the respective character in a new and different direction while still informing what we knew about them previously. It serves to balance the pacing of the A and B stories perfectly.

Trakhanov’s art is still absolutely breathtaking. His colors wash over the panels in a way that emotionally compliments Orlando’s script. The colors are vibrant and engaging during the action scenes and literally make everything pop off the page. Stylistically the inserts used to break up large panels help convey the character’s feelings in hectic moments. While the flashbacks have their own style and tone. Everything in the execution shows a creative team that’s found its perfect groove.

What happens on these pages doesn’t throw the story forward with the same raging current of the first, however, the issue revels in smaller moments finding its focus on character and world building. The effort is solid throughout and manages to convey all sorts of unique information pertaining to this strange new world.

The relationships between the characters are now more complex and layered. Everyone’s motivations aren’t entirely clear and idealistic clash is very close on the horizon. For a book chock full of new ideas, it’s the old ones that prove most interesting in the second issue. A flawed but driven leader, an ambitious newcomer, and the dangers of being frontiersmen prove most engaging. These elements along with the exciting final page will have you dying of anticipation until April.

Rating 4.5/5 Skulls.

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First 'Leprechaun: Origins' Clip Offers Jump Scare, No Leprechaun...

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 12:43

As a special St. Patrick’s Day treat, WWE Studios shared the first ever clip from Leprechaun: Origins, featuring an introduction by WWE wrestler Hornswoggle (Dylan Postl) who plays the title character.

It’s unusual to see footage so early, considering the release isn’t until an undisclosed summer date, but it’s nice to see that the film is coming along nicely.

I also was impressed with the nature of the footage, which is incredibly dark. If anything, Leprechaun: Origins returns to the roots of the 1993 film that starred Warwick Davis as the little green menace.

Stephanie Bennett, Teach Grant, Bruce Blain, and Adam Boys also star, as well as Rampage and Freddy vs. Jason‘s Brendan Fletcher.

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'Wolfcop' is Like 'Dirty Harry'... Only Hairier!

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 12:42

Totally bizarre that I ran a story this morning about a movie featuring a werewolf police officer, and now we have details on Lowell Dean’s incredible looking indie, Wolfcop, starring Leo Fafard in the title role.

AICN shared the film’s official poster, while we’ve also posted the trailer below.

In the film, “It’s not unusual for alcoholic cop Lou Garou to black out and wake up in unfamiliar surroundings, but lately things have taken a strange turn. Crime scenes seem oddly familiar… Lou’s senses are heightened… and when the full moon is out, he’s a rage-fueled werewolf. WOLFCOP is one cop’s quest to become a better man…one transformation at a time.

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Get Lost in the Poster for 'The Maze Runner'

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 12:41

Digital Spy shared the first teaser poster for The Maze Runner, based on the best-selling Young Adult novel by James Dashner.

The sci-fi action film centers on a group of teens who find themselves dropped into a vast maze as part of a mysterious test.

Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Will Poulter and Aml Ameen star in the film, which is directed by Wes Ball.

Dashner has penned four entries in the “Maze Runner” series to date, with “The Scorch Trials” and “The Death Cure” serving as sequels and “The Kill Order” acting as a prequel.

The first trailer will launch at 3am GMT tomorrow (March 18)

The Maze Runner will open in cinemas on October 24.

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[Tribeca '14] Quirky Trailer for Vamp Flick 'Summer of Blood'

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 12:34

Check out this comical and quirky trailer for Summer of Blood, playing as part of Tribeca Film Festival’s World Narrative film selection.

Directed and written by Onur Tukel, “Misanthropic and immature Eric faces a premature mid-life crisis after his girlfriend leaves him. With no career and even less charisma in bed, it seems like this loveable loser is beyond hope, until one fateful summer night when a vampire bites him in a Brooklyn alleyway. The next day, Eric finds his confidence invigorated and his stomach in excruciating pain that can only be cured by one thing…blood.

Onur Tukel also stars in this dark comedy about love, lust, and humanity.

The 13th edition of the Festival will take place from April 16th to April 27th in New York City.

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[Toys] NECA's 2014 'Godzilla' Unveiled!

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 12:28

While other websites are showing you two-week-old images of another ‘zilla toy, we’ve got your first look at NECA’s prototype for the 2014 Godzilla!

Toho Kingdom shared both the 12″ and 24″ HTT versions of the new toy.

The final, unpainted resin 24″ HTT figure is seen below as well as the smaller, painted, 12″ HTT.

Gareth Edwards directs the remake arriving in theaters May 16.

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Dynamite Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Chaos! Comics

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 12:00

In celebration of Chaos! Comics 20th anniversary this May, Dynamite Entreatment is reviving some of their iconic horror characters for a new “CHAOS!” Miniseries. The six-issue series will be penned by Tim Seeley, with art from Mirka Andolfo, and will bring back the characters of Evil Ernie, Purgatori, Chastity, and a few as yet to be named. Chaos! had some great characters back in the day, and leave it to Seeley to put some life back into them.

From the press release:

Dynamite Entertainment is proud to announce that Chaos!, a six-issue miniseries heralding the return of the shared Chaos! Comics universe, will launch its first issue on May 7th, 2014. Popular horror scribe Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash, G.I.Joe Vs. Transformers) will be joined the talented artist Mirka Andolfo in reuniting Evil Ernie, Purgatori, Chastity, and more in the cataclysmic Chaos! Comics 20th Anniversary revival. Dynamite will offer several cover editions to commemorate the event, including artwork by J. Scott Campbell, Tim Seeley, Emanuela Lupacchino, Charlie Adlard, Carlos Rafael, Ken Haeser, and Michael Turner.

Dynamite first announced the upcoming Chaos! miniseries during New York Comic-Con 2013, identifying the event as a cornerstone in their celebration of ten years as a comic book publisher. CEO and Publisher Nick Barrucci says, “The year 2014 holds special meaning for the folks at Dynamite, and our staff’s decade of hard work has given us an opportunity to see – and serve as the publishing home for – the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking Chaos! Comics line. Let the spine-chilling, gut-wrenching, mind-blowing shenanigans of Evil Ernie and friends commence!”

In the upcoming miniseries, several terrifying figures – including the undead Evil Ernie, goddess Purgatori, vampire Chastity, and supernatural band of misfits known as The Omen – individually witness visions of the world’s impending doom, and rush headlong into conflict. Some try desperately to avert the nuclear holocaust, out of altruism or self-interest, while others just want to raise some hell. So begins the return of the Chaos! universe on an epic scale, the resurrection of fan-favorite boogeymen and femme fatales amidst a violent, apocalyptic upheaval.

Thanks to a monumentally successful run in the 1990s, the Chaos! Comics universe appealed to a huge demographic of comic readers, those who were – as Seeley puts it – looking for “something dangerous, scary, and sexy to read. Chaos! was like punk music, late night horror movies, and a lingerie catalog rolled into one perfect creation.” Dynamite gave that fan base a hint of the new Chaos! to come when they released the 2012/2013 Evil Ernie miniseries to fan and critical acclaim.

Chaos! #1 will feature a wide selection of cover variants, presented by some of comics’ most talented artists. The Main Cover will be supplied by J. Scott Campbell (Danger Girl). Variant Cover A will feature the artwork of writer Tim Seeley himself, while Variant Cover B showcases Emanuela Lupacchino (Ghost Rider). A Subscription-Only Variant Cover, intended as a reward for dedicated fans who preorder with their local comic shop retailers, will feature the art of Carlos Rafael (Warlord of Mars: Dejah Thoris). A Blank Authentix Cover will be created for the first issue, featuring blank white space on the cover perfect for convention artist commissions or the creative whims of the do-it-yourself fan.

Additional cover artwork by Charlie Adlard (The Walking Dead) and the late Michael Turner (Fathom, Soulfire) will be featured on special Retailer Incentive Original Art Covers, rewarded to and available from select retailers that meet certain ordering thresholds through Diamond Comic Distributors.

In addition to the Retailer Incentive Original Art Covers, Dynamite Entertainment is offering other special opportunities for retailers to support the Chaos! launch in a big way:

Artist Ken Haeser (The Living Corpse) has created a Retailer Exclusive Variant Cover, available for retailers to order through Diamond Comics. Numerous retailers can share the Haeser artwork, but have personalized store names built into the front cover design.

Dynamite also invites retailers to contact their Marketing Manager, Keith Davidsen (keith.davidsen@dynamite.com, 856-312-1040 x114) if they would like to create unique Chaos! #1 Retailer Exclusive Variant Covers featuring artwork not available anywhere else.

Chaos! #1 will be solicited in Diamond Comic Distributors’ March Previews catalog, the premiere source of merchandise for the comic book specialty market, and slated for release on May 7, 2014. Comic book fans are encouraged to reserve copies of Chaos! with their local comic book retailers. Chaos! will also be available for individual customer purchase through digital platforms courtesy of Comixology, iVerse, and Dark Horse Digital.

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Mark Waid Conjures Up 'Doctor Spektor: Master Of The Occult'

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 11:52

Dynamite announced that they will release a new series from Mark Waid and Neil Edwards in May, titled “Doctor Spektor: Master of the Occult”. The series updates the classic supernatural investigator, bringing him into a modern world with modern monsters. On top of his monster-smashing abilities, he’s also fully embraced 21st century social media. There are also loads of variant covers and special rewards for retailers, so check it all out below.

From the press release:

Dynamite Entertainment is proud to announce the upcoming May 28th release of Doctor Spektor: Master of the Occult #1. The new comic book series reimagines a classic supernatural detective into a monster-hunting media sensation, courtesy of writer Mark Waid (Daredevil) and artist Neil Edwards (Fantastic Four). Doctor Spektor will be the highly anticipated fourth release in the publisher’s successful Gold Key line, which includes Turok: Dinosaur Hunter, Magnus: Robot Fighter, and Solar: Man of the Atom.

In the new series, Doctor Adam Spektor has spent the past fifteen years travelling the globe, ending the threat posed by werewolves, vampires, ghosts, and other supernatural beings. Beyond his monster hunting, he has become renowned as a television legend, Wall Street wolf, internet mogul, tabloid bad boy, master metaphysicist, and spiritualist. Yet his success has brought him no peace. Some part of him is missing, something he needs, but can’t name. The Master of the Occult is about to find what’s missing… and in a very unlikely place.

“This project is a blast,” says Mark Waid, one of the comic industry’s leading writers and current writer of Dynamite’s The Green Hornet series. “It plays into all the non-superhero things that interest me – magic, performance, celebrity culture, and the pressures one feels under the public spotlight. Doctor Spektor is a pop-culture illusionist who’s half Criss Angel, half Van Helsing – a demon hunter who has turned vampire-and-werewolf-and-zombie killing into a reality show. Now he’s finally found something that scares even him – and the world watches him crumble when he tries to confront it. Can he redeem himself in the public eye, and in his own?”

The announcement of Doktor Spektor’s May release follows upon the successful launch of Turok: Dinosaur Hunter #1 in early February. Due to high demand, the first printing of 37,000 units sold out through Diamond Comics (the world’s largest distributor of English language comic books) prior to its on-sale date, a rare feat in the modern comic market. The Turok debut also garnered a huge wave of fan and critical praise, which bodes well for the new Gold Key line of comics, publisher Dynamite Entertainment, and licensor Dreamworks Classics.

With over twenty-five years of experience in his field, Mark Waid has written a wider variety of well-known characters than any other American comics author, from Superman to the Justice League to Spider-Man to Archie and hundreds of others. His award-winning graphic novel with artist Alex Ross, Kingdom Come, is one of the best-selling comics of all time.

Neil Edwards is a comic artist based in Wrexham, North Wales, and has contributed artwork to dozens of highly recognizable comic book series, including Fantastic Four, X-Factor, The Mighty Avengers, Captain America: First Vengeance, Dark Avengers, Green Lantern Corps, Iron Man 2.0, The Adventures of Superman, and Shadowman.

“I love how Mark Waid and Neil Edwards are pushing the occult detective concept past all boundaries with the new Doctor Spektor series,” says Nick Barrucci, CEO and Publisher of Dynamite Entertainment. “They’re taking all the elements you love about Constantine, The X-Files, and Supernatural, and shining the hot spotlights of Hollywood on them. While most occult detectives do their grim work in the dark, keeping the otherworldly menaces secret for the safety of the world, Adam Spektor flaunts his trade – and his failures – for all to see. We’re proud to work with this spectacular creative team, and excited that Doctor Spektor: Master of the Occult will bring something completely unique to horror and superhero comic fans everywhere!”

Doctor Spektor: Master of the Occult #1 will feature a wide selection of cover variants, presented by some of comics’ most talented artists. The Main Cover will be supplied by Christian Ward (Young Avengers, Atomic Robo), and a Subscription-Only Variant Cover, intended as a reward for dedicated fans who preorder with their local comic shop retailers, will feature the art of Eisner Award-winning artist Francesco Francavilla (Afterlife with Archie, Black Beetle). A Blank Authentix Cover will be created for the first issue, featuring blank white space on the cover perfect for convention artist commissions or the creative whims of the do-it-yourself fan.

Additional cover artwork by Phil Hester (Green Arrow), Jae Lee (Batman / Superman), and Ken Haeser (The Living Corpse) will be featured on special Retailer Incentive Original Art Covers, rewarded to and available from select retailers that meet certain ordering thresholds through Diamond Comic Distributors.

In addition to the Retailer Incentive Original Art Covers, Dynamite Entertainment is offering other special rewards and opportunities for retailers to support the Doctor Spektor: Master of the Occult launch in a big way:

• Any orders of the Doctor Spektor: Master of the Occult #1 Main Cover and Subscription-Only Cover will be fully returnable.

• Artist Roberto Castro (Lords of Mars, Spider-Man Vs. Vampires) has created a Retailer Exclusive Variant Cover, available for retailers to order through Diamond Comics. Numerous retailers can share the Castro artwork, but have personalized store names built into the front cover.

• Dynamite also invites retailers to contact their Marketing Manager, Keith Davidsen (keith.davidsen@dynamite.com, 856-312-1040 x114) if they would like to create unique Doctor Spektor: Master of the Occult #1 Retailer Exclusive Variant Covers featuring artwork not available anywhere else.

Doctor Spektor: Master of the Occult #1 will be solicited in Diamond Comic Distributors’ March Previews catalog, the premiere source of merchandise for the comic book specialty market, and slated for release on May 28, 2014. Comic book fans are encouraged to reserve copies of Doctor Spektor with their local comic book retailers. The Gold Key releases of Turok, Magnus, Solar, and Doctor Spektor will also be available for individual customer purchase through digital platforms courtesy of Comixology, iVerse, and Dark Horse Digital.

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Werewolf Policeman Uses Affliction to Seek Revenge In "The Wolfman"

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 11:39

Macmillan Entertainment and Everest Entertainment Group are developing a feature film from “The Wolfman,” the 2008 novel written by Nicholas Pekearo and published by Tor Books, reports Deadline.

It’s about a lost soul who happens to be a werewolf who struggles with his affliction until he decides to focus on the bad guys who deserve it, including a serial killer preying on young girls.

Explains the site, this development would be a dream come true by Pekearo, a crime and comic book buff who was just getting his footing as a novelist. He was also an auxiliary policeman for the NYPD who died seven years ago today after being shot six times by a crazed gunman who also killed Pekearo’s partner in Greenwich Village. NYPDThat partner, 19-year-old Yevgeniy Marshalik, was the star of his high school debating team and a student at NYU. The murders created controversy and pointed up the ludicrousness of sending out auxiliary cops who are not allowed to carry weapons. Despite this, and the fact that unarmed auxiliary cops weren’t supposed to engage armed suspects, the duo chased down the gunman after he had already killed a bartender and was looking for other victims. The book was published posthumously in 2009.

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'Cold in July,' Featuring Dexter, Gets VOD Release Date

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 11:24

Jim Mickle is becoming a genre icon, having directed Mulberry Street, Stake Land and We Are What We Are.

His latest offering premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this past January, and was quickly snatched up by IFC Midnight.

Cold In July, the Mickle-directed drama that stars “Dexter’s” Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard, Don Johnson and Vinessa Shaw, will be opening on VOD May 28. It will also be in limited theaters, presumably Los Angeles and New York.

Hall plays a small town Texas man who kills a home intruder and finds his life unraveling into a dark underworld of corruption and violence when the dead man’s father insists on eye for an eye justice.

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[TV] Confirmed: "American Horror Story" Joins the Carnival

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 11:17

The Nerdist Writers Panel podcast just broke the news on the overall arc for the fourth season of FX’s “American Horror Story”, where seres writer Douglas Petrie confirms a carnival theme!

We just started season 4,” Petrie stated on the cast before confirming that the setting will in fact be carnival-themed, “Yes, it does not have a title. That’s the idea, very roughly that’s the idea.

The carnival setting has been rumored for some time now, even before the third season, “Coven” had concluded. After the early termination of HBO’s “Carnivale,” it’s kind of exciting to see a new genre series taking on the world of carnies…

The only other details at this time is that the series will take place in the 1950s and that Jessica Lange will return with a German accent.

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Latest 'Oculus' TV Spot Questions Reality

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 11:10

One of the best horror films of the year now has a new TV Spot that questions reality…

In theater August 11 from Relativity, the new TV Spot for Oculus, from director Mike Flanagan, questions what’s in front of everyone’s eyes. What’s real in this twisted mirror’s evil game?

Bloody Disgusting was one of the first ever to review the film last September out of its TIFF world premiere.

The story centers on a murder that left two children orphans with authorities charging the brother while his sister believed that the true culprit was a haunted antique mirror. Now completely rehabilitated and in his twenties, the brother is ready to move on but his sister is determined to prove that the haunted mirror was responsible for destroying their family.

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'The Grudge: Beginning of the End' Trailer Clicks With Terror

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 11:06

When you hear the clicking of her voice, you knows something terrible is about to happen…

Setting up a 15th anniversary celebration, the Ju-on virus continues to spread through Japan.

We revealed a few weeks back that Ochiai Masayuki, who directed Infection, Hypnosis and the absolutely atrocious 2008 remake of Shutter, is set to pen and get behind the camera for Ju-on: Owari no Hajimari, or The Grudge: Beginning of the End. The announcement was made at Tokyo’s Akagi Shrine.

In the latest entry, “An elementary school teacher named Yui visits the home of a boy named Toshio Saeki who’s been absent from school for a long period of time. When she arrives, she re-lives the horrific tragedy which occurred in the Saeki household 10 years earlier. A cardboard box left in a closet holds the key to revealing a long-hidden truth.

We now have the film’s Japanese teaser trailer for the film that eyes Nozomi Sasaki and Kai Kobayashi to star.

Filming begins tomorrow with a release date already slated for June 28.

Ju-on: Owari no Hajimari marks the seventh Japanese film, making it the 10th in the franchise (if you include the three U.S. The Grudge films).

Ju-on (OV) (2000)
Ju-on 2 (OV) (2000)
Ju-on: The Grudge (2003)
Ju-on: The Grudge 2 (2003)
Ju-on: Black Ghost (2009)
Ju-on: White Ghost (2009)

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Catch 'Midnight Syndicate Live!' At Cedar Point's HalloWeekends

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 10:45

Midnight Syndicate, the composing duo of Edward Douglas and Gavin Goszka who are responsible for some of the most widely used Halloween CDs, have announced that they will be premiering a horror-themed multimedia concert entitled Midnight Syndicate Live! Legacy of Shadows at amusement park Cedar Point during their 18th annual HalloWeekends event.

Douglas comments, “HalloWeekends is the perfect place to launch the first Midnight Syndicate Live! experience. The venue is awesome and will allow us to fully realize the exciting, one-of-a-kind show we envision. We’re also really psyched to be working with a legendary amusement park that Gavin (Goszka) and I both grew up in.

Cedar Point Corporate VP of Enterainment Charles Bradshaw adds, “Working with these industry leading music producers on a live show is an exciting prospect. The final product is going to amaze.

There are also some big names in horror attached to this project, including Robert Kurtzman (From Dusk Til Dawn), Gary Jones (Boogeyman, Axe Giant), Beki Ingram (Faceoff), and more.

I’m definitely going to attend as I’m only a few hours from Cedar Point and it’s always a good time there!


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[TV] "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" Gets "Ugly" for Miniseries

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 10:21

Director Roland Joffe, best known for The Killing Fields and The Mission, has teamed up with FremantleMedia Intl. to develop miniseries “Ugly,” an eight-part adaptation of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” reports Variety.

Joffe has moved the action of Victor Hugo’s novel into the late 17th and early 18th century. “The story begins with the birth of a boy to an aristocratic family. The boy is deformed and his family abandons him by the roadside in a basket, where he is discovered by a troupe of travelling actors. They name him Ugly.

The story follows Ugly into adulthood, exploring the nature of beauty and ugliness, what it means to be human, and notions of morality.

FremantleMedia Intl. will introduce the miniseries to buyers at next month’s TV market MipTV in Cannes.

Joffe hopes to move into production next year.

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Did You Know There's A Large FREE 'Silent Hill' Remix/Inspired Music Collection?

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 09:42

If there’s one thing I know about Bloody-Disgusting readers, it’s that you all are pretty much fans of the Konami survival horror series Silent Hill (which happens to be one of my favorite game franchises ever). And what’s not to love? There’s horrific monsters, nightmarish locations, intelligent story lines, and, one of my favorite aspects, stunning music that terrifies as much as it entrances the player.

What’s great about the Silent Hill community is that it inspires a lot of creativity from the fans. There are great cosplayers, people who create toys, and more. But the purpose of this article is to recognize the people who are inspired to remix or create new music, all to show their love of a small foggy town.

The website SilentHillMemories.net is built around the music of the franchise, paying homage to composers Akira Yamaoka and Daniel Licht. And if you click that link, you’ll be directed to a page that is dedicated to fan remixes and inspired tracks. There are some serious gems there, so I recommend heading on in to get some free music!


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Listen To A New Metallica Song!

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 08:10

Heavy metal titans Metallica played in Bogota, Columbia last night and premiered a brand new song entitled “The Lords Of Summer”. Clocking in around 8 minutes, fans are already praising it as a return to the sound and songwriting stylings of …And Justice For All.

Below is a amateur video shot from the crowd of the full song, so head on down to check it out!


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[TV] The People of "Salem": Introducing Cotton Mather, Witch Hunter!

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 22:25

WGN American released the first “People of Salem” featurette, which introduces us to “Salem’s” local witch hunter, Cotton Mather. Driven by secret obsessions and desire, Cotton Mather is the well-educated local aristocrat who fans the flames of Salem’s witch hunt.

“Salem” debuts on WGNA April 20.

On an expansive set reflecting volatile 17th century Massachusetts, “Salem” explores what really fueled the town’s infamous witch trials and dares to uncover the dark, supernatural truth behind them.

“Salem” stars Janet Montgomery (“Human Target,” “Made in Jersey”) as the ruthless but vulnerable Mary Sibley, Salem’s most powerful enchantress – and Alden’s onetime love interest; Shane West (“Nikita,” “ER”) as handsome, hardened war veteran John Alden; Seth Gabel (“Fringe”) as local aristocrat Cotton Mather who fans the flames of Salem’s witch hunt; Ashley Madekwe (“Revenge”) as Mary’s mysterious, carnal accomplice; Xander Berkeley (“Nikita,” “The Mentalist”) as chief politician Magistrate Hale; Tamzin Merchant (“Jane Eyre”) as the forthright Anne Hale, an artist with a perilous attraction to Alden; and Elise Eberle (“The Astronaut Farmer”) as the mysteriously afflicted Mercy Lewis.

In “Salem,” witches are real, but they are not who or what they seem. The show, which centers on an epic romance wrapped around this explosive revelation, delivers a bold new vision of Salem – and an even bolder new vision of witches.

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[TV] Next On "The Walking Dead": New Trailer and Sneak for "Us"

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 22:22

AMC has shared a brand new trailer and sneak peak clip for next weekend’s “The Walking Dead.”

In Episode 4.15, “Us,” “Survivors rely on brutality and faith.

Episode 15 is set to air on Sunday night, March 23 at 8pm central time on AMC.

Following the devastating events of the mid-season finale, Rick and the group are still reeling from the loss of their home, family, and friends. With the destruction of the prison, we see the group of survivors broken apart and sent on divergent paths, unsure of everyone else’s fate. What was a challenging life behind fences and walls grows that much more perilous and precious as they are exposed to new dangers, new enemies, and heartbreaking choices. They will have their faith thoroughly tested — a faith that breaks some of them and redeems others.

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