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ComiXology Announces Four New Horror Comic Series This October

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ComiXology (Amazon’s digital comic service) announced four new titles today in honor of every horror fan's favorite holiday: Halloween!  The three new creator-owned comiXology Originals include: two new graphic novels, Dracula: Son of the Dragon (written…

'Crawl' Director Alexandre Aja: The Horror News Network Interview

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Alexandre Aja quickly established himself as a household name in horror with 2003's High Tension, and he continued to make his mark on the genre with such releases as The Hills Have Eyes remake, Piranha 3D, and Horns. His latest film, Crawl, debuted…

'Crawl' Blu-Ray: The Horror News Network Review

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Director Alexandre Aja's Crawl is finally coming to Blu-Ray disc and DVD on Tuesday, October 15th. The film- which was produced by the legendary Sam Raimi- made a splash in theaters this past July, earning over $89 million against a $13.5 million budget…

Original Sheriff Leigh Brackett Actor to Return for 'Halloween Kills'

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It has been revealed that Charles Cyphers has been tapped to reprise his role as Haddonfield's sheriff Leigh Brackett in the upcoming sequel Halloween Kills. Cyphers starred in both the 1978 original Halloween and 1981 sequel, Halloween II. Currently…

'The Addams Family' Creeps Into Second Place at Weekend Box Office

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Families turned out for a dose of nostalgia this weekend in the form of yet another reboot of The Addams Family, which earned just over $30 million in its opening frame for a second place finish at the box office. Weekend audiences gave the film a B+…

'Maniac Cop' Coming to HBO

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According to Deadline, a reimagining of Maniac Cop has been greenlighted by HBO with Nicolas Winding Refn serving as both producer and director. Joining Refn on directorial duties will also be John Hyams. Maniac Cop is set in Los Angeles and is said…

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ComiXology Announces Four New Horror Comic Series This October

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ComiXology (Amazon’s digital comic service) announced four new titles today in honor of every horror fan's favorite holiday: Halloween!  The three new creator-owned comiXology Originals include: two new graphic novels, Dracula: Son of the Dragon (written…

'Crawl' Director Alexandre Aja: The Horror News Network Interview

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Alexandre Aja quickly established himself as a household name in horror with 2003's High Tension, and he continued to make his mark on the genre with such releases as The Hills Have Eyes remake, Piranha 3D, and Horns. His latest film, Crawl, debuted…

'Crawl' Blu-Ray: The Horror News Network Review

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Director Alexandre Aja's Crawl is finally coming to Blu-Ray disc and DVD on Tuesday, October 15th. The film- which was produced by the legendary Sam Raimi- made a splash in theaters this past July, earning over $89 million against a $13.5 million budget…

Original Sheriff Leigh Brackett Actor to Return for 'Halloween Kills'

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It has been revealed that Charles Cyphers has been tapped to reprise his role as Haddonfield's sheriff Leigh Brackett in the upcoming sequel Halloween Kills. Cyphers starred in both the 1978 original Halloween and 1981 sequel, Halloween II. Currently…

'The Addams Family' Creeps Into Second Place at Weekend Box Office

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Families turned out for a dose of nostalgia this weekend in the form of yet another reboot of The Addams Family, which earned just over $30 million in its opening frame for a second place finish at the box office. Weekend audiences gave the film a B+…

'Maniac Cop' Coming to HBO

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According to Deadline, a reimagining of Maniac Cop has been greenlighted by HBO with Nicolas Winding Refn serving as both producer and director. Joining Refn on directorial duties will also be John Hyams. Maniac Cop is set in Los Angeles and is said…

'In Search of Darkness' Director David A. Weiner: The Horror News Network Interview

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Although many eras of horror have their own flavor and army of fans, the horror decade that has received the most praise, imitation, and love in recent years is undoubtedly the 1980s.  The era of big business, big hair, and low budget horror is rife…

'The Last God's' Phillip Kennedy Johnson and Riccardo Federici: The Horror News Network NYCC 2019 Interview

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Although most fans may not immediately connect the horror and fantasy genres, Phillip Kennedy Johnson and Riccardo Federici do, and if you're a skeptic, they are ready to prove it to you with their new epic horror fantasy from DC Comics Black Label imprint,…

Attend a Halloween Party at Stu's House from 'Scream'!

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Wow! If you're on the West Coast and have nothing to do on Halloween night, or if you love Scream enough to cancel your already-made plans, you can attend a costume party at the house that was used for the party at Stu's house at the end of Wes Craven's…

James Wan and Atomic Monster Join 'Gideon Falls'

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Hivemind recently issued a press release which announced that they will be teaming with James Wan and his Atomic Monster production company for the upcoming television adaptation of Gideon Falls. Created by Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino, Gideon…

'Are You Afraid of the Dark' Scene Premiers Ahead of Release

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Premiering October 11 on Nickelodeon, a scene from the Are You Afraid of the Dark miniseries has been uploaded online to give viewers a glimpse of what's in store. First aired in 1990 and continuing until 1996 and again from 1999 to 2000 in a second…

'The Last Drive-In' Returns With ‘Joe Bob's Halloween Hootenaany’ On Friday October 25

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Nothing says the Halloween season like horror movie marathons, especially when they are hosted by everyone's favorite movie expert, Joe Bob Briggs. To commemorate this occasion, a brand new installment of Shudder's The Last Drive-In series lands on October…

Legion M's David Baxter Talks Horror Films at NYCC 2019: The Horror News Network Interview

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Crowdfunding has become an ever-increasing element of creative projects over the last half decade, and with the continued success of the "direct to consumer/fan" approach, it was only a matter of time before a company emerged as the first fan-owned entertainment…

'Once and Future' Writer Kieron Gillen: The Horror News Network NYCC 2019 Interview

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Kieron Gillen is an instantly recognizable name to comic readers.  Whether you know him as the man that complicated Tony Stark's family history, detailed a teenage Loki's misadventures, or created one of the most memorable Star Wars characters in Marvel's…

Pornsak Pichetshote & José Villarrubia Discuss 'Infidel' at NYCC 2019: The Horror News Network Interview

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Infidel burst onto the scene last year to overwhelming acclaim. The dangerously scary title earned numerous awards- including the 2018 Horror News Network Comic Award for Best Mini-Series- and Hollywood came knocking for the movie rights after only two…

Jody Houser Discusses Her 'Stranger Things' Graphic Novels at NYCC 2019: The Horror News Network Interview

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When it comes to comic book adaptations of major horror and sci-fi film and television properties, there is no writer in the industry more prominent than Jody Houser. After adapting such hit franchises as Star Wars, The X-Files, Orphan Black, and Halo,…

'The Grudge' Director Nicolas Pesce and Cast Discuss Their New Film at NYCC 2019 Panel

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Writer/director Nicolas Pesce, legendary producer/director Sam Raimi, and principal cast members Betty Gilpin, Lin Shaye, and Andrea Riseborough delivered the first trailer for 2020's remake of The Grudge, along with some hints at what the film will deliver…

Buy / Wait / Rent: October 2019 Blu-Ray Releases

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We sift through the new release heap so you don’t have to! Welcome to Horror News Network’s Buy / Wait / Rent, a monthly article devoted to the most highly-anticipated horror releases on blu-ray. Here you will find the best home video releases…

'Stranger Things 4' Announced with Teaser

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Just like that, Stranger Things 4 has been announced and this time it's spreading to new areas, at least that is what can be gathered from the preview released by Netflix today which emphasizes, "We're not in Hawkins anymore." Stranger Things has captivated…

DC and Joe Hill Provide Fans with a Sample of Terror From Hill House Comics

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DC Comics and Joe Hill are providing an early treat to fans this Halloween season with a glimpse at the upcoming Hill House Comics line via a free online sampler.  The sampler includes previews of the first title from the imprint, Basketful of Heads,…

Mike Mignola Inducted Into Harvey Awards Hall of Fame

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The Harvey Awards Steering Committee announced today that noted comic book artist and writer Mike Mignola will be inducted into the Harvey Awards Hall of Fame this year at their annual awards ceremony, which coincides with the 2019 edition of New Your…