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Paul Zindel's Son Files Lawsuit Against 'The Shape of Water' Creators for Alleged Plagiarism

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We first reported in late January that David Zindel, the son of playwright Paul Zindel, is accusing The Shape of Water of plagiarism. Now, the accusations have escalated in the form of a 53-page lawsuit against Fox Searchlight, Twentieth Century Fox,…
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Lionsgate's Studio L to Develop 'The Blair Witch Project' Digital Television Series

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Lionsgate is headed back to the wilderness with a new Blair Witch Project television series! The news broke with the announcement that the company has branded a new studio which will develop digital content based on original properties and some of Lionsgate's…
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'Goosebumps' Sequel's Ensemble Cast to Feature 'It' and 'Jumanji' Alumni

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The folks at Sony Pictures are hard at work on a follow-up to 2015's Goosebumps movie, based on the legendary works of writer R.L. Stine. We already knew that Jack Black will be returning to his role as a fictional version of Stine for the sequel, which…
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Shooting Location for 'Friday the 13th' to Offer Sleepaway Camp to the Highest Bidder

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So you think you're the biggest Friday the 13th fan, huh? You've got all of the movies on blu-ray, you've had your picture taken with all of the actors who've ever played Jason... but have you ever spent the night at the legendary Camp Crystal Lake?…
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'Hungry Ghosts' Co-Writer Joel Rose: The Horror News Network Interview

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When the Berger Books imprint was announced last February, many long-time Vertigo Comics fans were naturally excited at the prospect of being able to enjoy a whole new set of original and edgy stories, all under the guidance of Karen Berger.  The first…
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WiHM: Interview with Scream Queen Laura Ortiz

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As part of Horror News Network's Women in Horror Month coverage, HNN's Larry Dwyer was able to chat with scream queen Laura Ortiz about her work in the world of horror. Laura’s resume includes 2006’ The Hills Have Eyes, Chillerama, Holliston, Victor…

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Paul Zindel's Son Files Lawsuit Against 'The Shape of Water' Creators for Alleged Plagiarism

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We first reported in late January that David Zindel, the son of playwright Paul Zindel, is accusing The Shape of Water of plagiarism. Now, the accusations have escalated in the form of a 53-page lawsuit against Fox Searchlight, Twentieth Century Fox,…
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Lionsgate's Studio L to Develop 'The Blair Witch Project' Digital Television Series

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Lionsgate is headed back to the wilderness with a new Blair Witch Project television series! The news broke with the announcement that the company has branded a new studio which will develop digital content based on original properties and some of Lionsgate's…
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'Goosebumps' Sequel's Ensemble Cast to Feature 'It' and 'Jumanji' Alumni

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The folks at Sony Pictures are hard at work on a follow-up to 2015's Goosebumps movie, based on the legendary works of writer R.L. Stine. We already knew that Jack Black will be returning to his role as a fictional version of Stine for the sequel, which…
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Shooting Location for 'Friday the 13th' to Offer Sleepaway Camp to the Highest Bidder

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So you think you're the biggest Friday the 13th fan, huh? You've got all of the movies on blu-ray, you've had your picture taken with all of the actors who've ever played Jason... but have you ever spent the night at the legendary Camp Crystal Lake?…
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'Hungry Ghosts' Co-Writer Joel Rose: The Horror News Network Interview

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When the Berger Books imprint was announced last February, many long-time Vertigo Comics fans were naturally excited at the prospect of being able to enjoy a whole new set of original and edgy stories, all under the guidance of Karen Berger.  The first…
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WiHM: Interview with Scream Queen Laura Ortiz

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As part of Horror News Network's Women in Horror Month coverage, HNN's Larry Dwyer was able to chat with scream queen Laura Ortiz about her work in the world of horror. Laura’s resume includes 2006’ The Hills Have Eyes, Chillerama, Holliston, Victor…
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'The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story': The Horror News Network Mid-Season Review

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Halfway through its intense and diverse season, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story manages to out-"American horror" American Horror Story and claim the prize as one of the most engaging shows on television. Between its expert…
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'Walking Dead' Star Lauren Cohan Lands Lead Role in ABC's 'Whiskey Cavalier'; Could Signal Exit from 'TWD'

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In a move that could signal the end of Maggie on the Walking Dead, Variety is reporting that Lauren Cohan has just  landed the lead role in ABC's pilot for Whiskey Cavalier.   According to the report, "Cohan does not currently have a contract in…
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'Legion' Season Two Trailer Makes You Question Your Sanity

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To the delight of fans of smart sci-fi/horror everywhere, FX renewed their genre-bending cult favorite Legion for a second season.  Now we have a teaser for season two (which debuts on April 3) and you may want to listen to the alluring Aubrey Plaza…
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'Death House' Slated for April VOD Release

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The last work of the legendary Gunnar Hansen will soon be available for all to see. Before he left us in 2015, Gunnar wrote the script for the film Death House with the intentions of featuring as many legends of the horror genre as possible. After…
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Jessica Chastain Linked to 'IT' Sequel

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Variety is reporting that Jessica Chastain, known for her acclaimed performances in Zero Dark Thirty and The Help, is in talks to star in IT: Chapter Two. Horror fans may also remember her from 2013’s Mama. Chastain’s return to horror would appear…
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Jordan Peele's Next Horror Film to Begin Shooting Later This Year

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In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Jordan Peele revealed that he is currently working on another genre flick as a follow up to his wildly successful debut, Get Out. Released nationwide on February 24, 2017, Get Out was made on a budget of…
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HNN’s Coverage of The 2018 New York Toy Fair

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This weekend, the Jacob Javits Center in New York City played host to the cultural phenomenon known as Toy Fair 2018.  For four glorious days, national and international toy producers, re-sellers and developers converged on the West Side of Manhattan…
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‘Horror Noire’ Author Robin R. Means Coleman: The Horror News Network WiHM Interview

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Professor Robin R. Means Coleman, the author of Horror Noire: Blacks in American Horror Films from the 1890s to Present, grew up in the right time and place to become a horror fan, namely Pittsburgh in the 1970s.  It would have been almost impossible…
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‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’ Reboot Gets New Cast Members

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This just in courtesy of Deadline, the new Dark Tales of Sabrina Netflix series has cast more lead characters with a wealth of fresh talent. Jaz Sinclair (Easy) has been chosen to play Rosalind Walker, Sabrina's best friend. As the daughter of Greendale's…
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New Line Moves 'The Nun' to September

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New Line Cinema is moving The Conjuring Spin-off The Nun to a less competitive fall release date, praying that lightning strikes twice for the company on September 7th. Last year, New Line debuted It on the same weekend in September and laughed like…
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'Halloween' Close to Wrapping Up Production According to Jamie Lee Curtis

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Many fans are understandably excited about David Gordon Green's upcoming Halloween film and the fact that it is being sold as the direct sequel to John Carpenter's classic. And when one reminisces about the original film, next to Carpenter, the person…
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Teaser Trailer Drops for YouTube Red's "Cobra Kai"

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No, it's not horror. Hell, it's not even in the vicinity of it...but I am a huge sucker for nostalgia and not much hits me harder in the feels than a little Daniel-san and Johnny Lawrence Karate Kid-style beef! This past summer, YouTube Red announced…
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FANGORIA Magazine Set to Return in Time for Halloween

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Once the reigning king of horror rags, Fangoria hasn't delivered a print magazine since October 2015's issue #344. Every kid who was into horror from the 80's on, grew up with clippings and torn-out pages of Fango on their walls; you couldn't even see…
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Jordan Peele Announces Free AMC Screenings of 'Get Out' for One Year Anniversary

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Have you still not seen Get Out? Did you wait to see Get Out on home video, and now you're wondering what it would have been like to watch it on the big screen? Have you seen Get Out plenty of times, but you want to catch it one last time in theaters?…
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Blumhouse Taps Columbus For 'Five Nights at Freddy's' Adaptation

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Blumhouse Productions, fresh off a run of huge horror movies in the past few years, are ready to add yet another title to its resume.  As first announced on their official Twitter account (see below), Blumhouse has announced that Chris Columbus has been…