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John Krasinski To Direct Emily Blunt in 'A Quiet Place 2'

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A Quiet Place fans better not scream too loudly about today's special announcement... the creepy crawlies from the movie with extraordinary hearing will surely pinpoint their hiding places! It turns out the monsters will be back on the silver screen soon,…

Natalie Dormer to Star in Showtime's 'Penny Dreadful: City of Angels'

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The original Penny Dreadful series ran for just three seasons from 2014 to 2016, but fans of the franchise can soon expect a "spiritual descendant" of the show starring an incredible actress with an extensive history of television sensations. Variety…

New Horror Podcasts From Shudder Feature Eli Roth, Adrienne Barbeau, and Elijah Wood

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Shudder's original content (Horror Noire, The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs, and the upcoming Creepshow anthology) has been impressing horror fans of all kinds this year, and the horror streaming service doesn't appear to be slowing down.  Shudder…

Possible 'Alien' Animated Series in the Works

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According to the gang at Observer, an R-Rated animated Alien Series may be in development. Sources tell the site that a seven-episode series based on the Alien: Isolation game could arrive as early as April. Rumor has it that Axis Animation will bring…

More Casting Announced for 'Lost Boys'

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Lots of news has bled out recently about CW’s Lost Boys reboot. According to Deadline, former Teen Wolf star Tyler Posey has landed one of the main roles in the series along with Kiele Sanchez. It was also announced that Dakota Shapiro and Medalion…

Full Trailer and Artwork for Jordan Peele’s ‘Twilight Zone’

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Today CBS All Access revealed the full trailer for the highly anticipated reboot of the iconic series The Twilight Zone.  Jordan Peele not only serves as executive producer, but also as the host and narrator. The original series debuted in 1959 and ran…

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John Krasinski To Direct Emily Blunt in 'A Quiet Place 2'

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A Quiet Place fans better not scream too loudly about today's special announcement... the creepy crawlies from the movie with extraordinary hearing will surely pinpoint their hiding places! It turns out the monsters will be back on the silver screen soon,…

Natalie Dormer to Star in Showtime's 'Penny Dreadful: City of Angels'

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The original Penny Dreadful series ran for just three seasons from 2014 to 2016, but fans of the franchise can soon expect a "spiritual descendant" of the show starring an incredible actress with an extensive history of television sensations. Variety…

New Horror Podcasts From Shudder Feature Eli Roth, Adrienne Barbeau, and Elijah Wood

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Shudder's original content (Horror Noire, The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs, and the upcoming Creepshow anthology) has been impressing horror fans of all kinds this year, and the horror streaming service doesn't appear to be slowing down.  Shudder…

Possible 'Alien' Animated Series in the Works

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According to the gang at Observer, an R-Rated animated Alien Series may be in development. Sources tell the site that a seven-episode series based on the Alien: Isolation game could arrive as early as April. Rumor has it that Axis Animation will bring…

More Casting Announced for 'Lost Boys'

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Lots of news has bled out recently about CW’s Lost Boys reboot. According to Deadline, former Teen Wolf star Tyler Posey has landed one of the main roles in the series along with Kiele Sanchez. It was also announced that Dakota Shapiro and Medalion…

Full Trailer and Artwork for Jordan Peele’s ‘Twilight Zone’

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Today CBS All Access revealed the full trailer for the highly anticipated reboot of the iconic series The Twilight Zone.  Jordan Peele not only serves as executive producer, but also as the host and narrator. The original series debuted in 1959 and ran…

Mike Flanagan and Trevor Macy to Produce 'The Haunting of Hill House' Follow-Up and More Horror Television for Netflix

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Between the tremendous successes of The Haunting of Hill House and Gerald's Game, Netflix knows they've got a creative team for the ages in Mike Flanagan and Trevor Macy. Writer/director Flanagan, and longtime collaborative producer Macy deserve all…

'Guillermo del Toro Presents Ten After Midnight' to Call New Netflix Toronto Production Hub Home

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Netflix's operations are expanding in Canada, and Guillermo del Toro Presents Ten After Midnight will be one of the streaming giant's first projects in a brand new production hub. Deadline reports that the company, "will lease four sound stages along…

Sid and Marty Krofft's 'The Banana Splits' are Getting the Horror Treatment Courtesy of Syfy

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If you grew up in the late 1960s and early '70s, you may have fond memories of a couple of "rock and roll animals" named the Banana Splits.  With a catchy jingle that will stay with you for days, the Splits burst onto tv screens in 1968, and ushered…

WizKids is Bringing Japanese Horror Game 'Hako Onna' to America

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This past weekend at the prestigious Toy Fair New York, I had the opportunity to sit down with Jessa Morgen of WizKids for an exclusive discussion about their upcoming American release of Hako Onna - a Japanese horror game that is currently in it's fourth…

HNN's Coverage of The 2019 New York Toy Fair

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HNN's Larry Dwyer and Sean McLaughlin once again invaded the Jacob Javitz Center in Manhattan for Toy Fair New York, the annual international convention of toy manufacturers, distributors and retailers.  And once again, all horror fans have a LOT to…

'Happy Death Day 2U' Finishes Fifth at Weekend Box Office

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While many predicted a better showing for Happy Death Day 2U, the film ended up in fifth place at the weekend box office with roughly $10 million in ticket sales ($13.5 since it was released on Wednesday).  This total is $16 million less than the original…

'Happy Death Day 2U': The Horror News Network Review

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Sequels are tough to pull off in any genre, but pulling off a sequel in the horror genre is an even more difficult feat.  Most horror films were not originally intended to be franchises even though they often spiral into them (Halloween, Friday the 13th,…

Interview: Beck Underwood for Women in Horror Month

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February is Women in Horror Month! As part of the Horror News Network spotlight on women this month we wanted to catch up with Beck Underwood to learn about her experiences in the horror industry. This busy lady is an animator, art director, writer, producer,…

Octavia Spencer is Not So Sweet in the New Trailer for 'Ma'

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Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions have released the first trailer for the upcoming horror film Ma, which looks markedly different from director Tate Taylor's last three films, The Help, Get on Up, and The Girl on the Train. The simply…

Full Trailer for 'The Curse of La Llorona' Released

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Following in the foot steps of other recent supernatural horror hits,  Warner Brothers/Newline Cinema recently released the first full trailer for director Michael Chaves' scary, weeping woman tale, The Curse of La Llorona.  As evidenced by the trailer,…

New Shudder Documentary Series Will Explore 'Cursed Films'

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Shudder continues to provide original programming for their growing subscriber base with the announcement of a new horror film documentary series entitled Cursed Films. The series will highlight a different film each episode and examine "...the facts,…

New Trailer from AMC Reveals Creepy First Look at 'NOS4A2'

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During the mid-season premier of The Walking Dead's ninth season aired a teaser for AMC's latest horror adaptation, NOS4A2 (pronounced Nosferatu), based on the novel by author Joe Hill. Main characters include Vic McQueen, Bing Patridge, Chris McQueen,…

Bidding Battle for Film Rights of Joe Hill's Short Story 'Faun' Won by Netflix and Sugar23

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Coming exclusively from Deadline, Faun, an upcoming short story by Joe Hill, has been picked up by Netflix and Sugar23 to be adapted for the screen. After winning a three-studio bidding war to secure the rights, Netflix is teaming with Jeremy Slater…

'Velvet Buzzsaw': The Horror News Network Review

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Hitting Netflix on February 1st, Velvet Buzzsaw certainly has gained a bit of attention.  Circling around a self-absorbed art scene, the film is very much a satire mixed with horror.  These artists greed comes back to bite them, when they take advantage…

'Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror' Documentary: The Horror News Network Review

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Whenever a film becomes a surprise hit (and leaves an impression on Hollywood executives that are seeking to mine similar material for profit), there are sometimes some unexpected, positive side effects.  In the case of Jordan Peele's Get Out, which…