Entries by Rob Caprilozzi

‘Stranger Things’ Chapter Coming to ‘Dead By Daylight’

The team at Behaviour Interactive once again gives horror fans a reason to rejoice as they have announced a Stranger Things Chapter in Dead by Daylight.

Behaviour describes the new release as:
The Entity descends on the Midwestern town of Hawkins as Stranger Things, the critically acclaimed Netflix Original Series enters the realm of Dead by Daylight. The Chapter introduces a new Killer and two new Survivors to the realm of The Entity: the monstrous, otherworldly Demogorgon is the new untamable Killer. Against it stands not one, but two, new Survivors: Nancy Wheeler, a tough aspiring journalist, and Steve Harrington, a former high school jock with a knack for finding trouble. The Stranger Things Chapter comes with a new map, the Underground Complex. Located below the Hawkins National Laboratory, this grim compound caused an inter-dimensional rift that released dozens of creatures before being sealed off. read more read more

Season 3 Trailer of ‘Mr. Mercedes’ Drives up

The official trailer for the third season of Mr. Mercedes has hit the internet and we have it for you below. The initial episode of the series premieres on September 10th at 10PM on Audience Network.  This season will consist of 10 one-hour episodes and follow the story contained in Stephen King’s Finders Keepers, the second book in the Bill Hodges Trilogy.

The plot for the third season of Mr. Mercedes is as follows:
When beloved local author John Rothstein is found murdered, Hodges, Holly, and Jerome, along with local police, must track down his killer. But this case is more complex than the cold-blooded killing of an American icon. Unpublished novels of Rothstein’s were stolen from his home, and they are worth millions. As the case unfolds, the trio learns that although Brady may be gone, his depravity lives on in the lives of his victims. read more read more

Nathan Stewart-Jarrett and Colman Domingo Join ‘Candyman’

The team at Deadline is reporting that both Nathan Stewart-Jarrett and Colman Domingo have signed on to join the upcoming Candyman film. The duo will join Yahya Adbul-Mateen II and Teyonah Parris who were previously announced to star.

The film from MGM and Jordan Peele and Win Rosenfeld’s Monkeypaw Productions kicked off principal photography this week fittingly in Chicago.

Nia Costa will helm the reboot which is being called a spiritual sequel to the 1992 horror classic which was directed by Bernard Rose and starred Tony Todd, Virginia Madsen and Xander Berkeley. The film introduced us to the nightmarish character of Candyman who would soon go down in horror history as one of our favorite slashers.  In 2001 American Film Institute nominated the film for AFI’s 100 – Years 100 Thrills. read more read more

James Wan’s Atomic Monster Nabs ‘The Troop’

James Wan’s production company Atomic Monster has picked up the rights to the young adult fiction novel The Troop according to our friends at Deadline.  Written by Nick Cutter, The Troop has compiled numerous literary awards including Sunburst Award Nominee for Adult (2015), Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Horror (2014), and the James Herbert Award (2015).

If the accolades above don’t do it for you, here’s what Stephen King had to say about the book: “The Troop scared the hell out of me, and I couldn’t put it down. This is old-school horror at its best.” read more read more

Monster Cereals to Team with Addams Family

Here is a bit of interesting news coming straight from the team at General Mills. Our beloved Monster Cereals Boo Berry, Count Chocula and Franken Berry are returning this Fall and they are teaming with The Addams Family to offer downloadable pumpkin carving stencils.

“With The Addams Family movie coming out in October, we wanted to partner because of the timeliness with Halloween,” said Sarah McCullough, planner, Brand Experience, at General Mills. “We thought it would be a fun idea to offer stencils during a time when people are carving pumpkins. We created them so people can interact with our characters and the ones from The Addams Family.” read more read more

Official Trailer Revealed for ‘The Addams Family’

Today MGM revealed the official trailer for The Addams Family. Filled with the creepy and the kooky, the two-and-a-half-minute preview re introduced us to the monstrous family as they relocate to New Jersey.

The Addams Family stars Finn Wolfhard, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Catherine O’Hara, Oscar Isaac, Nick Kroll, Martin Short, Snoop Dogg, Bette Midler, Conrad Vernon and Allison Janney.

The official description reads as follows:
Get ready to snap your fingers! The first family of Halloween, the Addams Family, is back on the big screen in the first animated comedy about the kookiest family on the block. Funny, outlandish, and completely iconic, the Addams Family redefines what it means to be a good neighbor. read more read more

Official Trailer for ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2 Arrives

To the delight of binge watchers everywhere, Netflix has revealed the official trailer for Mindhunter Season 2. The 90-second trailer shows the despair of a city gripped with fear while also teasing the series debut of Charles Manson.

Season two focuses on the Atlanta murders (aka Atlanta child murders) of 1979–81. The sophomore season of Mindhunter will consist of eight episodes.

Debuting on October 13, 2017, season one of Mindhunter was set in 1977 and centers on FBI agents Holden Ford and Bill Tench, along with psychologist Wendy Carr, as the trio develops the FBI’s Behavioral Science Unit. They interview imprisoned serial killers in order to understand how they think, with the hope of applying this knowledge to solve ongoing cases. read more read more

Gameplay Trailer Revealed for ‘Blair Witch’

Exciting news for horror gamers today as Bloober Team along with Lionsgate Games have released the first official gameplay trailer for the upcoming Blair Witch game.

The trailer gives us a look at some of the gameplay elements of the first-person psychological horror game including exploration, commands, combat, environmental interaction, and of course a taste of how players will interact with the protagonists canine Bullet.

From what we have been able to see so far, the game seems to capture the look and feel of the Blair Witch film, complete with shaky cam. It’s 1996. A young boy disappears in the Black Hills Forest near Burkittsville, Maryland. As Ellis, a former police officer with a troubled past, you join the search. What starts as an ordinary investigation soon turns into an endless nightmare as you confront your fears and the Blair Witch, a mysterious force that haunts the woods. read more read more

Alexandre Aja to Direct ‘Tomie’

According to The Wrap, Quibi has teamed with Sony Pictures Television and Universal Content Pictures to create a life-action adaptation of the Japanese horror classic Tomie. Alexandre Aja who is known for his work on High Tension, The Hills Have Eyes, Piranha 3D, and Crawl has signed on to direct the series. David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick the writer behind Orphan, Aquaman, and The Conjuring 2 will handle the writing duties and co-produce the project. read more

‘The Fly’ Actor David Hedison Dies at 92

We have sad news to report today as David Hedison who starred in the The Fly has passed away at the age of 92. Deadline is reporting that he passed on July 18 in Los Angeles with his daughters by his side.

Acting alongside the great Vincent Price, Hedison landed the lead role of Andre Delambre in 1958 horror classic, The Fly. The film tells the story of a scientist (Hedison) who is transformed into a human-fly hybrid after a house fly enters a molecular transporter resulting in the scientists atoms being combined with those of the insect. read more read more