Night Terrors becomes In the Dark

The web series, Night Terrors, created by writer/directors David Buchert and Chris St.Croix has changed its name to IN THE DARK and is about to become a full-length feature anthology film. When the Tales From The Crypt-styled horror anthology series launched in November of 2011, the first episode, "The Keeper" was immediately banned from Youtube and Vimeo for nudity and violence. Soon after, the production teamed with the popular horror website and it enjoyed a successful web run with over 80,000 views. In January the second episode, "Dummy" premiered to even larger numbers. Its trailer alone garnered another 90,000 views on Youtube. According to "The Keeper" director Chris St.Croix, "We realized that we wanted to do more episodes, but we didn't have the funding in place to make it happen fast enough." It was after both episodes were accepted into multiple film festivals that "Dummy" director David Buchert says they knew what they had to do. "Deciding to turn the series into an anthology feature made perfect sense. But we wanted to make sure we could have it out by Halloween 2012 and also keep the same high production values as the first two episodes." So on April 24th, the IN THE DARK Indiegogo fundraising campaign begins. 

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Scared Stiff posts new horror short – Alone

Geena wakes up in the middle of an abandoned house. Upon leaving the house, she finds that there is no one else around and she is all alone. Where did everyone go and is she the last person on earth? "

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Tim Fehlbaum Brings You Hell this August

Produced by producer Roland Emmerich, Tim Fehlbaum's "Hell" will be released to VOD on August 21st, reports Dread Central. Synopsis It was once the source of life, light, and warmth. But now the sun has turned the entire world into a baked and barren wasteland. Forests are scorched. Animal carcasses line the roads. Even the nights are dazzlingly bright. Marie (HERZSPRUNG), her little sister Leonie (VICARI), and Phillip (EIDINGER) are heading for the mountains in a car with covered windows. Rumor has it there is still water there. Along the way they run into Tom (ERCEG), a first-rate mechanic who becomes indispensable. But can they trust him? Tension grows in the small group. As if things weren't bad enough, they are lured into an ambush. Their real battle for survival begins.

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Love Never Dies -Phantom of the Opera Sequel Coming to DVD

Overview: The ultimate love story continues in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s spectacular musical Love Never Dies, a sequel to the legendary “Phantom of the Opera.” From musical theater’s most captivating composer and featuring the new highly-acclaimed Australian production filmed in Melbourne, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies arrives on Blu-rayTM with perfect hi-def picture and perfect hi-def sound and DVD on May 29, 2012. With lush visuals and a mesmerizing score that rivals the original in power and beauty, this live production of Love Never Dies is a romantic necessity for every Broadway fan’s collection. The year is 1907 and ten years have passed since the Phantom’s disappearance from the Paris Opera House. He has escaped to a new life in New York where he lives amongst the screaming joy rides and freak-shows of Coney Island. In this new electrically-charged world, he has finally found a place for his music to soar. All that is missing is his love – Christine Daaé. Now one of the world’s finest sopranos, Christine is struggling in an ailing marriage to Raoul. So, it is with excitement she accepts an invitation to travel to New York and perform at a renowned opera house. In a final bid to win back her love, the Phantom lures Christine, her husband, and their young son Gustave from Manhattan, to the glittering and glorious world of Coney Island… not knowing what is in store for them.

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Official Trailer for Bunnyman2

Official Trailer for Bunnyman 2 has been released: Joe and Bunnyman's adventure continue in a rural ghost town. Bunnyman's blood lust knows no bounds, as he slaughters indiscriminately anything that crosses his path. Joe is all too happy to encourage his behavior, selling the dead victims as beef jerky in his local store. A mutually beneficial relationship with cracks that start to emerge. As the bodies pile up, including a couple dozen kids in a school bus, Bunnyman's body count is becoming more problematic. Joe is forced with disposing of the bodies, by any means necessary. A problem he exasperates by occasionally joining in on the rampage. In addition to Joe's body disposal problem, the local sheriff becomes suspicious with the disappearance of a few of his deputies. His investigation crosses paths with two persistent sisters, that refuse to die at the hands of Joe and Bunnyman. Some will live, and some will die, but all will be damaged. Watch it here:

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Casting News for Lionsgate’s Jessabelle

According to Deadline, two more have been added to the upcoming "Jessabelle" from Lionsgate. Ana de la Reguera and Amber Stevens have joined the Lionsgate horror movie, joining Sarah Snook and Mark Webber. Kevin Greutert is directing Jessabelle for Blumhouse Prods and Principato-Young Entertainment.

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Innkeepers contest – Win cool stuff here

Ti West's THE INNKEEPERS is now available on Blu-ray & DVD April 24th from Dark Sky Films. The movie is described as: During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay. We have some great prizes to give away 2 Ti West signed Gatefolds 1 The Dude Designs Ti West, Pat Healy and Sara Paxton poster 5 THE INNKEEPERS DVD (standard) You can enter to win one of these by posting a message here, on our FB account or on Twitter.

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Mel Gibson in talks for a role in Machete Kills

Deadline is reporting the following: Mel Gibson is now in serious discussions to play a supporting role in Machete Kills, the Robert Rodriguez-directed sequel that will bring Danny Trejo back as the blade-wielding former Federale title character. The film will be released by Fox. In the sequel, Machete is drafted by the U.S. government to track an arms dealer through Mexico before he can launch a rocket. Deadline revealed earlier this month that Gibson was among the talent that Rodriguez was discussing for roles in the film, with others including Michelle Williams. I’m not sure about her, but Gibson is in, I’m told. He takes the role as he prepares to bow Get The Gringo, the film he co-wrote, produced, financed and stars in as the title character. The action drama is bypassing theaters and bowing on DirecTV before coming out on VOD and DVD.

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Raven Banner Entertainment picks up Savaged

Raven Banner Entertainment has entered into a co-production deal with Green Dog Films and Reigning Entertainment for helmer-scribe Michael S. Ojeda’s action horror, “Savaged.” Project, financed by Raven Banner and Cart Before the Horse Productions LLC, is expected to begin lensing this week at an abandoned gold mine on the outskirts of Los Angeles with Raven Banner handling world sales. Savaged tells the story of Zoe (starring newcomer Amanda Adrienne), a beautiful deaf woman who is abducted, brutalized and left for dead by a murderous gang. When she is found by a local native medicine man, he tries to save her but his efforts take a disastrous turn when she awakes possessed by a murdered Apache chief, hellbent on revenge. 

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Chernobyl Diaries – Official Trailer

The official trailer has been released for Chernobyl Diaries. Chernobyl Diaries is an original story from Oren Peli, who first terrified audiences with his groundbreaking thriller, “Paranormal Activity.” The film follows a group of six young tourists who, looking to go off the beaten path, hire an “extreme tour” guide. Ignoring warnings, he takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, but a deserted town since the disaster more than 25 years ago. After a brief exploration of the abandoned city, however, the group soon finds themselves stranded, only to discover that they are not alone.

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