Exclusive Preview of Paul Jenkins and Frédéric Pham Chuong’s Original Graphic Novel ‘Scare City’

While Halloween will always hold a special place in the hearts of every horror fan, the holiday is even more near and dear to children around the world.  Capitalizing on the all ages fun of the holiday, writer Paul Jenkins and artist Frédéric Pham Chuong have timed their new original graphic novel Scare City well, hoping to appeal to the children waiting to run outside for sugary treats, as well as nostalgic parents who love the fun and frights associated with Halloween.

According to the official press release, Scare City begins when “Tensions rise in a Monster Metropolis when spooky things start to happen to its citizens! Will they solve the mystery before ancient rifts tear the community apart?  Deep beneath the human world lies Scare City, the hub where all the ghouls, ghosts and goblins dwell in perfect harmony. It took the monsters centuries to overcome their differences and live together in peace.” read more

2020’s ‘The Grudge’ gets First Trailer

We won’t hold this one against you, today The Grudge reboot has premiered its first official trailer online via Sony Pictures Entertainment’s YouTube channel.

Based on the 2002 film Japanese film Ju-On: The Grudge, the 2004 remake simply titled The Grudge took audiences by storm with the bizarre story of the ghosts of a mother and son that were murdered by the wife’s jealous husband who believes she had an affair with her college professor. The evil begins with a curse that is created when someone dies in the grip of a powerful rage or extreme sorrow. This curse is an entity that forms where the person died, which is the house they lived in. Those who are unfortunate enough to encounter this supernatural force die, even when they leave the location and go far away. The curse is reborn repeatedly, passing from victim after victim in an endless chain of horror. read more

CBS Renews ‘Evil’ For Second Season

CBS has announced the renewal of all five of their Fall first-year series including the horror program Evil.

Created by Robert and Michelle King the series premiered on September 26, 2019. The series stars Katja Herbers, Mike Colter and Aasif Mandvi. Evil is a tale about a skeptical female clinical psychologist joins a priest-in-training and a blue-collar contractor as they investigate supposed miracles, demonic possession, and other extraordinary occurrences to see if there’s a scientific explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work. read more

‘Hill House Comics’ Joe Hill: The Horror News Network Interview

When DC Comics and Joe Hill announced a partnership in the form of Hill House Comics, fans of horror comic books were naturally excited.  Hill’s reputation in the world of comics (as the writer of one of the greatest horror comics in the history of the medium, Locke and Key) immediately gave the new imprint respectability, along with the promise of numerous, varied horror titles over the next year, including the inaugural entry from Hill House Comics, Hill’s very own Basketful of Heads.  Hill was kind enough to take some time out of his busy schedule to speak to Horror News Network about his love of comics and his new series and imprint in this exclusive interview. read more

‘The Lighthouse’: The Horror News Network Review

Nearly three years after his incredible debut with The Witch, writer/director Robert Eggers returns with another cinematic delight in The Lighthouse: a film that continues his focus on immersive, well-researched period pieces and advances his prowess in visual and auditory design. Friday night audiences who love mainstream jump scares will likely leave the theater even more disappointed than they were by The Witch; but fans of brooding, absurd, psychological character studies are going to relish every second of this carefully constructed descent into drunken madness. read more

New ‘E! True Hollywood Story’ Delves into Stories Behind Cursed Film Sets and the Annabelle Doll

Legends about cursed film sets and the after-effects of starring in horror films involving devilish subjects have long been the stuff of Hollywood lore.This Sunday, E!’s True Hollywood Stories will examine how real these curses actually are with their Halloween special, Horror Movies: Cursed or Coincidence?

According to the official press release, the special edition will examine rumors of haunted and cursed activity on and off the set on The Exorcist, The Conjuring, and other horror favorites.  Ghost Adventures host Zak Bagans will also join the party as an expert witness who truly understands the scope of the problem, as not only a part of Ghost Adventures, but also as the purveyor of many cursed objects at this haunted museum in Las Vegas. read more

‘Destination Fear’s’ Dakota Laden, Chelsea Laden, and Tanner Wiseman: The Horror News Network Interview

The amount of paranormal investigation programs (particularly on the Travel Channel) has exploded over the last two years.  On any given night, viewers can find TV shows that search for Aliens, Bigfoot, and all manner of ghosts, even outside of the Halloween season.

Travel Channel’s latest foray into the world of the paranormal mixes urban exploring, challenges, and isolation experiments.  This edgy program entitled Destination Fear started out as hobby for siblings Dakota and Chelsea Laden and their best friend Tanner Wiseman, but has now transformed into a cross country road trip to some of the scariest locales around the United States.  All three members of the team took some time to speak to Horror News Network about the new program (which debuts on Travel Network on 10/26 at 10:00 p.m.) and how it differs from some of the current haunted fare that you may find on any other channel. read more

‘The Shelley Society’ and ‘The Brides’ Coming From Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

More works from Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa will be headed our way soon as Deadline is reporting that the creator will begin to shop his script for The Brides while his other new creation, The Shelley Society was just picked up by HBO Max.

Focusing on a young Mary Shelley, The Shelley Society is described as a Victorian X-Files and Shelley leads a squad of romantic outlaws against all things that go bump in the night.

The Brides is set to be a reimagining of The Brides of Dracula which features three female leads and shows us the things they do to keep their preside, wealth and legacy. read more

‘Eli’: The Horror News Network Review

Back in the 70’s and 80’s “made-for tv” movies were all the rage and one that I will always remember was 1976’s The Boy in the Plastic Bubble starring John Travolta as Tod Lubitch, a boy born with a deficient immune system which prevented him from doing anything in the open air. As the title suggests, he had to basically live in a bubble; a sterile, hermetically sealed, germ-free area specially created for him so that he wouldn’t be exposed to the bacterias and virus’ that a normal immune system could fight off – the main character in Eli (named Eli), has the same thing. read more

Zack Snyder Shares ‘Army of the Dead’ Photo as Production Wraps

It’s said there’s strength in numbers and this always goes both ways during the zombie apocalypse. At least this time the playing field is leveled in Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead that has just wrapped production according to his post on the social media site Vero which he noted was taken on the “final day of shooting.”

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AotD follows a group of mercenaries who plot a heist on a Las Vegas casino during an outbreak of the undead.

Set to be a Netflix Exclusive film, Snyder’s latest film will now begin the phase of editing and post-production effects, with completion and release in 2020. read more