Movies/TV

‘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

First Look and Release Date for ‘Suspiria’ Reboot

The horror world has been abuzz for a few years now with talk of the remake of Dario Argento’s 1977 classic Suspiria and we now have our first look at Dakota Johnson as Susie Bannion as well as a firm release date for the film.

According to Deadline, we’ll be getting a November 2nd theatrical release of the remake by renowned Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino (Call Me by Your Name). As to why he’s choosing to remake an already brilliant film, Luca spoke to birthmoviesdeath back in November and had this to say: 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

‘iZombie’ Renewed by The CW for a Fifth Season

Not all the news was bad today for horror fans, as The CW announced via twitter that iZombie has been renewed for a fifth season.

Rose McIver, who portrays the lead character Olivia Moore on the series, was obviously over joyed and also took to twitter to express her gratitude and it looks like a tattoo celebration is in the offing as well.

Thank you all SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!! Best fans ever! Look what you did!!! We love you guys and I promise this is worth the effort. And @RahulKohli13 and @malcolmjgoodwin are finally getting their #iZombie tattoos ? pic.twitter.com/k4JkrY7kCf read more

‘The Exorcist’ and ‘Lucifer’ Television Series Canceled by Fox

Today is a dark day for fans of Fox’s supernatural television offerings. The network just announced that The Exorcist has been cancelled after two seasons, and Lucifer has been cancelled after three seasons.

The first season of Jeremy Slater’s The Exorcist was praised heavily by critics and its small-but-active fan base, which led to a Season Two renewal. The second season changed settings and scenarios but maintained the character-driven formula that attracted fans to it in the first place. Unfortunately, the changes weren’t enough to improve viewership. According to Variety, the series “was Fox’s lowest-rated program this year, averaging 1.32 million total viewers and a 0.41 rating in the 18-49 demo.” read more

Sony Releases Trailer for ‘Searching’- A Thriller Told Through POV of John Cho’s Computer

John Cho last entertained horror audiences in Season Two of The Exorcist. This summer, he’ll return to suspenseful territory with Sony Pictures’ Searching, a missing person thriller with an interesting visual twist. In the movie, David Kim’s (Cho) daughter goes missing and he becomes desperate to solve her disappearance. What makes this movie different from other missing person stories is that Searching is told from the point of view of Kim’s computer! The movie was a big hit at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, and it was quickly purchased by Sony Pictures for release in cinemas. read more

Fox Unveils Official Teaser Trailer for ‘The Predator’

Some lucky fans got a sneak peak at some footage from director Shane Black’s upcoming film, The Predator at CinemaCon late last month, and now the rest of us get to see what all the fuss is about! Featuring clips which fit the description of what was described of the CinemaCon reel, the trailer reveals a few brief glimpses of the new title creature and some context of the story of the movie itself.

The teaser begins with a shot of a boy (played by Jacob Tremblay) who opens a very special package which seems to contain a little more than his latest Amazon Prime order. The rest of the trailer sets the stage of the Predator’s gory return to Earth. You can watch the clip below and catch all of the monster mayhem for yourself: read more

A24 Will Produce ‘Hereditary’ Director Ari Aster’s Next Horror Film

Hereditary isn’t even out yet, but according to Deadline, A24 “… is re-teaming with Hereditary helmer Ari Aster to produce and fully finance his next untitled horror project, sources said. The film will be A24’s largest production to date, with an expected production start of late summer/early fall 2018. Lars Knudsen and B Reel will also produce.”

At this point, not much is known about the film, and “The plot is being kept under wraps though it follows a young woman who reluctantly joins her boyfriend on a summer trip where things quickly go awry.”  A24 has just begun casting the film as well. read more

Jordan Peele Teases Next Film: ‘Us’

Without giving anything in the way of details, Jordan Peele (Get Out, Key & Peele) has piqued the curiosity of film fans everywhere with a post from his Twitter account of what is apparently his next movie. Titled Us, the art features two human heads facing away from each other with the tagline, “A new nightmare from the mind of Academy Award winner Jordan Peele”; a release date of March 2019 is also on the poster. The post has so far received nearly 270,000 likes and 77,000 retweets. 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.

Joining Dourif on the set of the series will be Gabriel Chavarria, Jessica Garza, Amanda Warren, Lili Simmons and Colin Woodell. Franchise creator, James DeMonaco will oversee the series, which will spotlight what life is like the other 364 days of the year outside of the lawful lawlessness and how the annual purge affects people everyday. read more