General horror news

Guillermo del Toro Confirms that Hellboy Three Will Not Happen

Guillermo del Toro confirmed today via Twitter that Hellboy Three “will not happen” in the future, or ever, for that matter.

The tweet crushed hopes of Hellboy and Mignolaverse fans worldwide, although the posibilities of another sequel to the film was unlikely due to del Toro’s busy schedule and penchant for starting and then cancelling or abandoning projects.

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Dick Warlock Announced for 2017 CT HorrorFest

Dick Warlock, the man behind the Michael Myers mask in Halloween II was just added as a guest for the 2017 CT HorrorFest.

Throughout his illustrious career, Dick Warlock has worked with some of the most well-known names in the business including Steven Spielberg, John Carpenter, Drew Barrymore and more. He was also Kurt Russell’s personal stunt double for more than 25 years

“Dick Warlock is a true legend in the horror industry,” said CT HorrorFest co-founder Christine Caprilozzi. “No one can forget his take on the masked-killer Michael Myers in Halloween II. I don’t think I have ever felt safe staying overnight in a hospital since seeing that film.”

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Roman Polanski’s Latest Bid to Get Back into the U.S.

One of Hollywood’s favorite, and least favorite, sons is looking to take another shot at getting back into the country that he fled some forty years ago. If you know cinema, and possibly even if you don’t know cinema, you know the story behind Roman Polanski: with 14 Oscar nominations under his belt, including wins for Rosemary’s Baby and Chinatown, Polanski made the papers in March of 1977 for something other than his marvelous films; he was accused of raping a 13 year old girl at the home of Jack Nicholson.

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Soska Sisters Present Music Videos for Women in Horror Month’s Blood Donation Awareness

As you all know, February is Women in Horror Month! Well the fantastic Soska Sisters sent out a press release today and as usual, they’ve knocked it out of the park. Check it out:

Hey there and happy Valentine’s Day! We wanted to make sure that yours doesn’t suck by releasing a special treat just for you…. and the millions out there that desperately need you to donate blood.

This is Women In Horror Month’s 8th annual celebration. We like to do a little something different and give back in the vein (pun totally intended) of our favorite femme fatales and final girls. We want you to be brave. And bleed for us. Most of us will need blood in our lifetimes and, if not, someone close to us definitely will. There is no substitute for blood. We need you.

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Buy / Wait / Rent: February 2017 Blu-Ray Releases

Welcome to Horror News Network’s Buy / Wait / Rent, a monthly article devoted to the most highly-anticipated horror releases on blu-ray. Here you will find the best home video releases of each month, along with our opinion on whether each film is a must-own on the first day of release, something you should wait to buy until it goes on sale, or something you’re better off renting for a one-time watch. We sift through the new release heap so you don’t have to! And now, on to the notable new releases of February 2017:

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Minnesota State Patrol: Don’t Drink & Drive… Watch The Walking Dead Instead!

New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day is a treacherous time to be out on the road. Drunk drivers could easily turn even the safest driver’s day into a real-life horror movie. The Minnesota State Patrol took to Facebook on January 1st to suggest a better alternative to driving in an unsafe state… watch The Walking Dead:

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Happy New Year 2017

As the old year ends and the new year begins, we would like to take this opportunity to extend our best wishes for a safe and prosperous new year to all of our readers.

We look forward to 2017 as we continue to provide horror fans with an outlet for news that they can trust.

Buy / Wait / Rent: January 2017 Blu-Ray Releases

Welcome to Horror News Network’s Buy / Wait / Rent, a monthly article devoted to the most highly-anticipated horror releases on blu-ray. Here you will find the best home video releases of each month, along with our opinion on whether each film is a must-own on the first day of release, something you should wait to buy until it goes on sale, or something you’re better off renting for a one-time watch. We sift through the new release heap so you don’t have to! And now, on to the notable new releases of January 2017:

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Happy Holidays From Horror News Network

Happy Holidays from all of us here at Horror News Network. We wanted to take a moment to thank you, our readers for helping us achieve tremendous growth. You can be sure that we will keep you up to date on all things horror in 2017.

Have a safe and happy holiday season!

Ben Mezrich (21, The Social Network) Gives TED Talk on UFO Research

This Christmas Eve, there may be more than just Santa Claus (and Krampus) hovering over our houses as we sleep!

Ben Mezrich, the prolific non-fiction author whose works became the films 21 and The Social Network, gave a brief lecture for TED Talks about his recent work on researching the UFO phenomenon.

While this lecture is a little more serious than Horror News Network’s recent interview with David Liebe Hart, Mezrich uses humor to explain how he began to research UFO occurrences and what interesting things he’s found so far.

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