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The Walking Dead Season 2 – Episode 6 – Secrets

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We begin this episode learning that not only is there walkers in the barn, but they are being fed gimp chicken to survive. This family is super weird! Oh, and I was right the walkers in the barn are mostly family, including Hershel’s wife and step son. Glen is very concerned by this little secret as he is not a good liar! And Glen keeping Lori’s secret has him offer to go back into town to get some abortion pills.

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Fear Fest coverage

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On November 19th 2011, Horror News Network packed up our bags and headed upstate for a fun night in Granby, CT. Free Lunch Studios was hosting an event called “Fear Fest”.

Fear Fest featured a gallery of horror art by David Davies which coincided with the release of the latest zombie comic from Guild Works Publications, Worst Case Scenario: Outbreak.

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The Lords of Salem Update

Rob Zombie’s The Lords of Salem has resumed production in Los Angeles – after shooting in Salem, Massachusetts. Writer-director, Zombie, is sharing a bit more casting news via his Facebook page. Child star Brandon Cruz has joined the cast of THE LORDS OF SALEM as Ted Delta, a local Salem drug counselor. Brandon was a staple of 70’s TV appearing in such shows as The Incredible Hulk, Police Story, Kung Fu, Gunsmoke and of course as Eddie along side Bill Bixby in the hit show The Courtship Of Eddie’s Father. Add to that a starring turn in the 1976 smash film The Bad News Bears. During is absence from acting Brandon has focused on music, heading the punk band Dr. Know during the 80’s and more recently replacing Jello Biafra in the legendary band The Dead Kennedys.

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American Horror Story Finale Details

Deadline reports American Horror Story, which has already been picked up for a second season, will conclude with a 90-minute finale. The last episode airs December 21. Due to an intense turnaround from script to screen, co-creator Ryan Murphy decided to axe the intended two-hour finale and whittle it down to 90 minutes instead. Deadline says the producers are sure fans of the series will be satisfied, regardless of the run time. Insiders are saying that its sophomore run may deliver more than just 13 episodes.

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Yvonne Strahovski Joins I, Frankenstein

Set to begin production shortly in Victoria, Australia, Stuart Beattie’s I, Frankenstein is in the process of rounding out its cast. Deadline now reports that Yvonne Strahovski will play the female lead. Stahovski, best known for her role on NBC’s “Chuck”, will play a scientist and will serve as a romantic interest to Eckhart’s Adam. The film tells the modern-day tale of Dr. Frankenstein’s creature, Adam, who nearly centuries after his “birth”, has found himself in a gothic city, caught up in a war between two immortal clans. Though based on the comic by Kevin Grevioux, leading man Aaron Eckhart recently explained to ComingSoon.net that Mary Shelley’s original novel is where he’s currently focusing his attention to build the character. I, Frankenstein is set to be released on February 22, 2013.

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Tarsem Singh to Direct Killing on Carnival Row

Tarsem Singh has been announced as the director of Killing on Carnival Row. Singh recently directed Immortals, but he also helmed The Cell and The Fall. Carnival was scripted by Travis Beacham, writer of Clash of the Titans and Guillermo Del Toro’s upcoming Pacific Rim. The story is set against the backdrop of a futuristic city where both humans and creatures exist. Within this area, a serial killer is loose in a quarter known as Carnival Row where fairies, furthermore, fairy brothels, exist. And this killer is slaughtering fairies, sawing their wings from their bodies and leaving two puncture wounds in their necks.

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American Horror Story – The Good, Bad and Weird – Episode 5

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American Horror Story is the latest show to come from Ryan Murphy and Bryan Falchuk, a team that is known for pushing boundaries on the small screen in one of their previous shows, Nip/Tuck. This time around they’re joined by an interesting writing team including Tim Minear of Firefly, Dollhouse, and The X-Files fame and James Wong, writer of Final Destination, The X-Files and Millennium, as they follow a family moving into what they thought was the ideal house. Read Chuck Collinge’s thoughts and recap on Episode 5 here:

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Stormhouse DVD release date

Supernatural meets nightmare as Lionsgate debuts Stormhouse to DVD, Digital Download and On Demand this February. The film stars Grahame Fox (Outlanders), Martin Delaney (Flags of Our Fathers) and Katie Flynn (TV’s “The Office”) and made its premiere at Screamfest’s 11th Annual Horror Festival. The DVD release includes “Stormhouse: Uncovered,” a behind-the-scenes look at the film. Synopsis: In 2002, the United States military captured a mysterious entity at the secret underground base, Stormhouse. Believed to be supernatural, a ghost whisperer named Hayley (Flynn) is brought into the facility in the final days of experiments to attempt to communicate with the entity. But Hayley’s arrival triggers a chain of events that lead to a disastrous escape of the creature and the humans among it fighting for their lives.

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The International One-Sheet for Twixt

The international poster for Twixt has arrived. Synopsis: A writer with a declining career arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl. That night in a dream, he is approached by a mysterious young ghost named V. He’s unsure of her connection to the murder in the town, but is grateful for the story being handed to him. Ultimately he is led to the truth of the story, surprised to find that the ending has more to do with his own life than he could ever have anticipated.

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Bill Nighy added as main villain in I, Frankenstein

Variety is reporting that Bill Nighy and Socratis Otto have been cast in the Screen Gems production, I, Frankenstein. Nighy is said to play the main villain who is hunting Frankenstein’s monster, known as Adam, in hopes of studying him and learning how he was created so he can create an army of undead demons.

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