Entries by John Evans

Alex Garland to Write and Produce Tech Murder Mystery Series Starring Sonoya Mizuno for FX

Alex Garland- the visionary writer/director behind such films as Ex Machina and Annihilation– is set to focus his attention on the small screen for an upcoming technological thriller project with FX.

Variety reports that FX has officially ordered an 8 episode run of Devs, a murder mystery which takes places within a nefarious big tech company. According to their report, the television series, “follows a young computer engineer, Lily Chan, as she investigates the secretive development division of her employer, a cutting-edge tech company based in San Francisco, whom she believes are behind the murder of her boyfriend.” read more read more

Buy / Wait / Rent: August 2018 Blu-Ray Releases

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 of each month, along with our opinion on whether each film is a must-own on the first day of release, something you should wait to buy until it goes on sale, or something you’re better off renting for a one-time watch. And now, on to the notable new releases of August 2018! read more read more

New ‘Terminator’ Cast Shot Features Linda Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis, and Natalia Reyes in Costume

Terminator fans have been waiting 27 years to see Linda Hamilton return to her iconic role as Sarah Connor, and that moment is finally upon us! The official Twitter page for the untitled Terminator sequel just posted up an image of three of the film’s lead actresses- Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis and Natalia Reyes- in costume:

Official first look at the new #Terminator featuring Natalia Reyes, Mackenzie Davis and Linda Hamilton. Directed by Tim Miller (DEADPOOL). Produced by James Cameron and David Ellison. In theatres 11.22.19. pic.twitter.com/mOz3rxfbAN read more 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 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! read more

Sony Assures Fans that ‘Slender Man’ Movie Will Really Debut in August with New Trailer

Okay… I guess this is really happening! HNN’s Nick Banks has been chronicling the many release dates of the upcoming Slender Man movie for nearly a year now, but it seems like Sony Pictures intends to finally stick with their planned theatrical debut on August 10th. The studio just released a new trailer that’s chock full of jump scares, creepy computer screens, and a slide that says, “ONLY IN THEATERS AUGUST 10” (Perhaps the caps lock is meant to inspire confidence…): read more read more

Federal Judge Dismisses ‘The Shape of Water’ Copyright Infringement Lawsuit; Fox Searchlight Entitled to Legal Fees

‘The Walking Dead’ Season 9 Trailer Debuts at SDCC

The Walking Dead panel at this year’s San Diego Comic Con included a brand new trailer for Season Nine and the official date for the upcoming season premiere. The clip features Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and crew rebuilding their new society while tensions clash between various groups of survivors. You can watch the trailer below:

At the Comic Con panel, Andrew Lincoln confirmed that Season Nine will indeed be his final season on the show. He received a standing ovation from emotional fans who have been watching his character’s development since the show began in 2010. read more read more

Joss Whedon to Reboot ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ with Monica Owusu-Breen

Buffy’s back! 20th Century Fox Television are reportedly giving the iconic vampire slayer a brand new series, and they’re combining the talents of some of the folks who worked on the original 1997 series along with some promising newcomers to the franchise.

The Hollywood Reporter learned that Joss Whedon, the creator of the original movie and television series, will serve as executive producer on the new project and he is working with Monica Owusu-Breen (Midnight, TexasAgents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Fringe) on the script. Whedon and Owusu-Breen previously worked together on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and Owusu-Breen will serve as both writer and showrunner of the new Buffy series. Gail Berman, Joe Earley, Fran Kazui and Kaz Kazui, who produced the original Buffy the Vampire Slayermovie, will return to the new series as executive producers. read more read more

‘Glass’ Trailer Debuts at SDCC… And You Can Watch It Right Now!

Nothing’s worse than sitting at home somewhere outside of San Diego and reading about all of the wonderful things happening at Comic Con and not being able to see any of it. Lucky for us, M. Night Shyamalan threw us a bone and debuted the brand new trailer for Glass simultaneously at his SDCC panel and online!

Glass is the highly anticipated follow-up to both Unbreakable and Split and it features Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy, and Anya Taylor-Joy all returning to their previous roles. The trailer opens on a new character played by American Horror Story favorite, Sarah Paulson, and the tension builds from there. You can watch the entire new trailer below: read more read more