Amazon Wins Bidding War for New Horror Anthology From Lena Waithe and Little Marvin

According to Deadline, Amazon Studios narrowly beat out other suitors for Lena Waithe and Little Marvin’s new horror anthology series.  The series appears to be titled Them and the first of two already green-lit season will be called: Them: Covenant.

The series was written by Little Marvin and it tales place in 1953.  In the story, “Alfred and Lucky Emory, (who) decide to move their family from North Carolina to an all-white Los Angeles neighborhood. The family’s home on a tree lined, seemingly idyllic street becomes ground zero where malevolent forces both real and supernatural threaten to taunt, ravage and destroy them.” read more

New ‘Venom’ Trailer Shows off the Symbiote in Action

Sony’s earlier trailers for Venom largely focused on the fantastic Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock, with only a few fleeting moments of his symbiotic suit flashing across the screen. That all changes with today’s new clip!

Venom’s official second trailer shows the symbiote talking, the symbiote making a giant shield, and the symbiote turning its arms into big swinging axe-like pendulums as they often do in the comics and video games. Riz Ahmed’s character, Dr. Carlton Drake, has some moments to share his twisted vision which ultimately leads to the fusion between Brock and the alien life form. read more

Photo Leaks of Grown-Up Losers’ Club on Set of ‘It: Chapter 2″

It: Chapter 2 is currently filming in Canada, and security is reportedly tight on set to keep any important information from leaking to the internet. The working title for the picture is Largo to throw intrepid reporters off the scent of this big Hollywood production in the small town of Port Hope. However, that didn’t stop Karen Longwell of the Northumberland News from snapping perfect shots of the grown-up cast in their first on-set group shot!

The pictures were taken yesterday morning on Walton Street of Port Hope, and they offer our first glimpse at the Loser’s Club as adults: read more

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Adds Additional Cast and Starts Production

According to Deadline, Jordan Peele’s latest film, Us began production today in California. Prior to rolling, it was announced that Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex, Madison Curry, Cali Sheldon, and Noelle Sheldon have joined the cast.

The newcomers will join the previously announced Tim Heidecker, Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, and Elisabeth Moss.

Peele’s Get Out exceeded expectations earning $255 million worldwide on a $4.5 million budget. The film received 39 major nominations in 2018, winning 17 awards including the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. Can Us have the same success as Peele’s freshman feature? The top brass at Universal certainly hope so but only time will tell. read more

‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ Will Debut on October 26 on Netflix

Netflix made a splash at their TCA (Television Critic’s Association) presentation today as they revealed the October 26 start date for the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, and it only took nine Sabrinas to do so.  As you can see from the tweet below, nine Sabrina look-a-likes spelled out the start date on their vintage letter-man jackets, ending all speculation as to when the series would be coming to the streaming network.

Time for CAOS. Oct 26. pic.twitter.com/uLgXFMLX0t

— Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (@sabrinanetflix) July 29, 2018 read more

Netflix’s ‘Castlevania’ Season Two Official Trailer Released

Mark your calendars for a pre-Halloween treat on October 26, as Netflix’s critically acclaimed animated series Castlevania returns for season two!

Netflix has just released the latest trailer which features plenty of carnage and some of the best voice talent on any show in recent years, including Richard Armitage as Trevor Belmont, Graham McTavish as Dracula, James Callis as Alucard, as well as Fred Tatasciore, Alejandra Reynos, and Emily Swallow.

The series, written by Warren Ellis (Planetary, Trees), is based on the Konami video game of the same name.  The original game was released for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1986 and many sequels followed, making it one of the more popular horror-related games of all time. read more

20th Century Fox Selects Six Filmmakers to Create Short Films Set Inside the ‘Alien’ Universe

This past June, 20th Century Fox partnered with Tongal (a crowdsourcing platform for video content) with the intention of celebrating the 40th anniversary of the original Alien film by  “… tapping six visionary filmmakers in the Tongal Community to produce their own original short videos set in the aftermath of the original film.”  And according to the official Alien twitter page, the finalists have been selected.

From over 550 entries and 18 incredible finalists, we’re excited to announce six talented @tongal filmmakers have been selected to create short films set in the #ALIEN universe! Stay tuned… ? pic.twitter.com/swQK6MzsZp read more

‘Brooklyn Blood’ Author Paul Levitz: The Horror News Network Interview

Anyone who has been reading comics for the past 40 years is familiar with name Paul Levitz, especially if you are a fan of DC Comics.  Levitz has worked at DC in the capacity of an editor, publisher, and president, but for fans, we know him as the writer responsible for legendary runs on The Justice Society of America and The Legion of Super Heroes.

Even though Levitz is best know for his work in the super hero genre, his most recent graphic novel Brooklyn Blood (published by Dark Horse Comics) is changing this perspective.  Set in a gritty, realistic world of procedural dramas, gangland violence, and the supernatural, Brooklyn Blood is a story that fans of horror and crime comics will certainly relish.  HNN had the pleasure of speaking with Levitz about his new story, as well as some find reminiscences from the past in this exclusive interview. read more

‘Locke and Key’ Will Finally Be Adapted for Television Courtesy of Netflix

It took a long time to find the right “key” (eight years in fact), but IDW’s critically acclaimed horror comic book Locke & Key will finally get adapted for television, as Netflix is officially moving forward with the series.

The Hollywood Reporter broke the news and have confirmed that the series is a go and will consist of 10 hour long episodes.  Netflix will also not be picking up the already-made pilot, written by Joe Hill and directed by Andy Muschietti, as the company will instead recast and redevelop the series. read more

Alan Robert Talks Movies, Music and ‘The Beauty of Horror’

Outside of being known as the bassist for legendary New York-based metal band, Life of Agony, Alan Robert has developed quite the canon of comics in the horror genre.  Recently, he expanded into the world of adult coloring books, for those who like their art therapy a little bit darker than most.  We caught with Alan to discuss his numerous projects, as well as the rebirth of Life of Agony.

Horror News Network: To say you’ve been busy is such a gross understatement!  First off, I have to ask about any updates on the Crawl to Me movie? read more