Entries by Rob Caprilozzi

Upcoming Season of ‘American Horror Story’ to Feature a Crossover

American Horror Story showrunner Ryan Murphy announced on Twitter that the next season of the show will be a crossover between season one’s Murder House and season three’s Coven.

Murder House, the inaugural season for FX’s successful show, premiered in October of 2011. The story centered around a couple that moved from Boston to Los Angeles and are unaware that their new house is haunted by ghosts of its former residents. The season starred Jessica Lange, Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott, and Tessa Farmiga. The twelve-episode series received generally positive reviews from critics and by the end of the season AHS tied Falling Skies as the biggest new cable series of the year among adults 18-49. read more read more

‘Halloween’ Trailer Arrives

After a long wait, Blumhouse has dropped the highly anticipated trailer for Halloween. The trailer showcases Laurie Strode ready to take on the boogeyman, Michael Myers, in all his brutal glory.

David Gordon Green directed the film and also co-wrote it along with Danny McBride and Jeff Fradley. Jamie Lee Curtis reprises her iconic role of Laurie Strode and Nick Castle returns as Haddonfield slasher Michael Myers. John Carpenter also returns to the franchise as the composer and executive producer. read more

First Image Revealed and Voice Cast Announced for ‘Addams Family’

According to Deadline, MGM has solidified the voice over cast for the upcoming animated reboot of The Addams Family. Joining the previously announced Oscar Isaac (Gomez) will be a star-studded cast including Bette Midler as Grandmama, Charlize Theron as Morticia, Chloe Grace Moretz as Wednesday, Finn Wolfhard as Pugsley, Nick Kroll  as Uncle Fester, and Allison Janney as Margaux Needler.  In addition to the voice cast being announced, MGM also released the first image from the film which is being directed by Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan both of Sausage Party fame. read more read more

More Trouble for ‘The Crow’ as Jason Momoa and Corin Hardy Exit Film

More bad news for The Crow franchise as Deadline is reporting that Jason Momoa and director Corin Hardy have left the film due to creative differences. Production was set to begin in Budapest this July with October 11, 2019 being the actual release date.

First published by Caliber Comics in 1989, The Crow follows the sad story of Eric Draven, a man who along with his wife were brutally attacked and killed by a gang of street thugs. After the attack, the couple are left for dead on the side of the road. Eric later dies in the hospital operating room while his fiancée Shelly dies at the scene. read more read more

‘The House That Jack Built’ Trailer Showcases a Deranged Serial Killer

Is The House That Jack Built the new American Psycho? Judge for yourself as Zentropa Productions revealed the official trailer for The House that Jack Built, a film about a serial killer starring Matt Dillon as the lead character Jack.

The story line follows Jack over a span of 12 years as we get to see his descent into madness. Comparing his killings to artwork Jack strives for what would be his ultimate masterpiece. The trailer, which is just over two and a half minutes, shows an unhinged Jack stalking, scaring and punishing his victims. In one scene a broken down motorist, played by Uma Thurman gets picked up by the serial killer and is struck with a car jack in the face. read more read more

Margot Kidder Dead at 69

We have some sad news to announce today as Deadline is reporting that Margot Kidder has passed away at her Montana home at 69 years of age. Known to genre fans for such classics as Black Christmas and The Amityville Horror, Kidder

Kidder appeared in over 60 films since her start in the 1968 film The Best Damn Fiddler from Calabogie to Kaladar. She was propelled to new heights when she took the role of Lois Lane in the 1978 film Superman. She would go on to reprise that role three more times in the films Superman II, Superman III and Superman IV: The Quest for Peace. read more read more

Fiona Dourif Lands Recurring Role in ‘The Purge’ Series

Deadline is reporting that Fiona Dourif has been tapped for a recurring role in the upcoming Purge series. Dourif will portray the cult leader “Tavis,” a character that is adored be her many followers.

Dourif is known for playing the role of “Nica Pierce” in the Child’s Play film franchise, the same set of films that made her father Brad Dourif (the voice of Chucky) a horror legend. The actress has also appeared in Fear Clinic, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, and True Blood. read more

‘The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31’: The Horror News Network Review

In 1982 John Carpenter unleashed a horror film that chilled viewers bones and took paranoia to an unseen level. Set in the harsh weather backdrop of Antarctica, a group of researchers are attacked by a hostile shape-shifting alien. The Thing boasted renowned actors such as Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, and Richard Dysart in the ensemble cast.

Released in November 2017 by Mondo Games and Project Raygun, The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31 takes us back to Outpost 31 and to the harsh weather of Antarctica. All twelve characters from the film MacReady, Blair, Nauls, Palmer, Childs, Dr. Copper, Norris, Bennings, Clark, Garry, Fuchs, and Windows are available for players. Each of the player comes with their own miniature game piece and an ID card complete with a quote from the movie and their unique “captain powers.” read more read more

Jamie Lee Curtis Reveals Halloween Trailer at CinemaCon

Jamie Lee Curtis walked on stage and introduced the new Halloween trailer to the CinemaCon crowd at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Halloween picks up 40 years after the original film and disregards all sequels.

Reprising her role as Laurie Strode, Curtis went on to say “Except for Star Wars, I can’t think of another movie where the same actor is playing the same role 40 years later.” As the venue went dark the trailer rolled and onlookers saw the asylum in which Michael is being kept. Laurie’s voice is heard saying “I pray every night that he would escape so that I could kill him.” Laurie gets her wish as Michael escapes and leaves behind carnage as only Michael can. The trailer abruptly ends as Haddonfield prepares for the ultimate showdown between slasher and final girl. read more read more

Cary Elwes and Jake Busey Join Season Three Cast of ‘Stranger Things’

At the Netflix sponsored ‘See What’s Next’ event in Rome, Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos announced that Cary Elwes and Jake Busey have joined the cast of Stranger Things according to a report on Deadline.

Elwes is a fan favorite of the genre, starring in the first installment of the iconic SAW series as Dr. Lawrence Gordon, the character that famously severed his own foot. He reprised his role in SAW 3D, which was released in 2010. In addition to his horror roles, the actor also appeared in Robin Hood: Men in Tights, The Princess Bride, Kiss the Girls, and Twister. read more read more