Entries by Rob Caprilozzi

Bad Robot to Develop ‘Justice League Dark’ for Film and TV

Deadline is reporting that Bad Robot will be developing film and TV ideas based on Justice League Dark from DC Comics. While there aren’t and specific projects at this point, Bad Robot’s Head of Motion Pictures Hannah Minghella and Head of TV Ben Stephenson are preparing to meet with writers to move forward.

Justice League Dark has had more than a handful of members and associates including Andrew Bennett, Frankenstein, John Constantine, Deadman, Madame Xanadu, Doctor Fate, The Phantom Stranger, Swamp Thing, Zatanna and Man-Bat. Created by Peter Milligan, the team made their first appearance in the September 2011 issue of Justice League Dark #1. read more read more

New ‘Bloodshot’ Trailer Released

Sony Pictures has released a second trailer for their upcoming Bloodshot film. Based on the Valiant Comics character of the same name, Bloodshot tells the tale of a marine Ray Garrison who is resurrected by a team of scientists after him and his wife’s murder. Enhanced with nanotechnology, he becomes a superhuman, biotech killing machine – Bloodshot. As Ray first trains with fellow super-soldiers, he cannot recall anything from his former life. But when his memories flood back and he remembers the man that killed both him and his wife, he breaks out of the facility to get revenge, only to discover that there’s more to the conspiracy than he thought. read more read more

Netflix Reveals Trailer for ‘October Faction’ Series

Netflix has revealed the trailer for their upcoming series October Faction. The preview introduces us to a family of monster hunters adjusting to life after returning to their hometown.

The ten-episode series stars Tamara Taylor as Deloris Allen, J.C. MacKenzie as Fred Allen, Aurora Burghart as Viv Allen, Gabriel Darku as Geoff Allen, Wendy Crewson as Maggie Allen, Stephen McHattie as Samuel Allen, Megan Follows as Edith Mooreland, and Maxim Roy as Alice Harlow. Damian Kindler serves as series creator and showrunner. read more read more

Horror News Network’s Comic Awards 2019: Series of the Year

With its debut in 2018 we immediately knew that Gideon Falls was going to be a series to watch. Created by writer Jeff Lemire and artist Andrea Sorrentino, Gideon Falls has been called a mix between the psychological dread-inducing terror of Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House with the unsettling atmosphere of Twin Peaks. Almost twenty issues in with three collected trades, the series follows the legend of the Black Barn, an otherworldly building alleged to have appeared and reappeared throughout history, bringing death and madness in its wake. read more read more

Horror News Network’s Comic Awards 2019: Cover of the Year

While there were many covers this year that deserved consideration, we were all amazed at cover #1D for the first issue of Morbius by Marvel Comics. It took only a matter of seconds while scanning the image to know that the cover was graced by the art of Kyle Hotz.

Released on November 13, 2019, Morbius #1 follows Michael Morbius struggling to cure himself of his vampirism, and now, for the first time in years, one may be within reach. But the path to it is littered with dangers and worse. read more

Horror News Network’s 2019 Comic Awards: James Warren Named Horror Comic Honoree of the Year

When speaking of horror comics, you’d be remiss by not mentioning those wonderful oversized black and white magazines produced by Warren Publishing. The man behind Warren Publishing was James Warren. The company’s first titles were the wildly popular Famous Monsters of Filmland and Monster World, both of which were edited by Forest J Ackerman.

In the mid-1960s, Warren expanded heavily into the world of horror comics by publishing Creepy, Eerie and Vampirella. Each of these magazine-sized comic books would play an integral part in horror comic history while introducing the reader to horror icons such as Vampirella, Uncle Creepy and Cousin Eerie. read more read more

Elizabeth Banks to Direct and Star in ‘The Invisible Woman’

Variety is reporting that Elizabeth Banks is set to start and direct The Invisible Woman. The film will be written by Erin Cressida Wilson with Banks and her husband Max Handelman producing through their Brownstone Productions banner. At this point a synopsis of the film has not been released.

In other Invisible news, Blumhouse will bring The Invisible Man written and directed by Leigh Whannell to theaters on February 28. The film is set to star Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Aldis Hodge, Storm Reid and Harriet Dyer. read more read more

Bad Hombre to Reboot ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’

Big news for Fede Alvarez as Deadline is reporting that both he and his writing partner Rodolfo Sayagues have inked a deal with Legendary Pictures. The duo will create movies through their Bad Hombe Films banner for Legendary. The pair have teamed in the past to create modern classics such as Evil Dead and Don’t Breathe. Shintaro Shimosawa has been added to Bad Hombre as the Head of Production.

First up for the group is a film which has been described as The Shining set in the White House. While the concept may not seem far from reality, the film will be written by Joe Epstein and be directed by Fede Alvarez. read more read more

Netflix Debuts Trailer for ‘V Wars’

Get ready for blood as Netflix has revealed the official trailer for the upcoming series V Wars. Produced by High Park Entertainment the 10-episode series is directed by Brad Turner, TJ Scott, Kaare Andrews, Marita Grabiak, Bobby Roth, and Ian Somerhalder. V Wars stars Ian Somerhalder, Adrian Holmes, Jacky Lai, Peter Outerbridge, Kyle Breitkopf, Laura Vandervoot and Kimberly-Sue Murray.

The series is described as:Dr. Luther Swann (Ian Somerhalder) enters a world of untold horror when a mysterious disease transforms his best friend, Michael Fayne (Adrian Holmes), into a murderous predator who feeds on other humans. As the disease spreads and more people are transformed, society fractures into opposing camps pitting normal people against the growing number of these “vampires.” Swann races against time to understand what’s happening, while Fayne rises to become the powerful underground leader of the vampires. read more read more

Brannon Braga to Direct ‘Books of Blood’ for Hulu

Big news for fans of Clive Barker as Variety is reporting that Brannon Braga will co-write, direct and produce Books of Blood for Hulu. Braga will once again share writing duties with Adam Simon as the duo previously collaborated on the TV series Salem.

The film is set to star Anna Friel, Britt Robertson, Rafi Gavron and Yul Vazquez. Friel will play the role of “Mary,” a gorgeous psychologist that loses her child to leukemia. Soon she meets a character named “Simon” (Rafi Gavron) who claims to be a ghost-whisperer who speaks to her child. read more read more