First Shot of Oscar Nominee Bruce Dern in ‘Hellblazers’ Released

It’s not often that a two-time Oscar nominee stars in a horror film.  But according to Deadline, the prolific Bruce Dern is doing exactly that.  Dern will be starring in Hellblazers, a production that recently wrapped in California with very little details yet to be released.  Below is the first shot featuring Dern (The Haunting, The ‘Burbs) in the action-horror film.

Hellblazers, directed by Justin Lee, has a very interesting concept that sounds like it could be a lot of bloody fun.  Deadline describes it like this: “The story, set in the late 1980s, follows a satanic cult that has singular focus of unleashing hell on Earth. With the help of an ancient incantation, they conjure a demon, and its members are tasked with feeding it the populous of a nearby small southwestern town.”  Basically, they had me at “satanic cult”, “demon” and “1980s.”

Dern is part of an all-star horror movie cast in this one.  He is joined by big-screen veterans Courtney Gains (Children of the Corn), Adrienne Barbeau (Creepshow, The Fog), Meg Foster (They Live) and the incomparable John Kassir (voice of the The Crypt Keeper in Tales from the Crypt.)  If that’s not enough both Billy Zane (Titanic) and the Candyman himself, Tony Todd, had already been previously announced.

While not much is yet known about this film (including a release date), the fact that it’s in post-production and boasts this impressive of a cast bodes well for horror fans everywhere.

Keep tuned to HNN for more news on Hellblazers as it breaks!

Sean McLaughlin
Sean McLaughlin
Sean McLaughlin has been writing for Horror News Network since 2012. Catch up with him on Twitter at @Makasupa and read his in-depth bio on our About Us page.

Similar Articles

Comments

Latest News

‘Welcome To The Blumhouse’ Heads To Amazon Prime In October

An eight horror movie anthology, Welcome to the Blumhouse will launch on Amazon Prime starting on Tuesday, October 6. The Lie and Black Box...

Star-Studded Lineup In Trailer For ‘The Devil All The Time’

Two actors perhaps best known for super-heroic roles on the big screen are headlining a gothic thriller set to debut on Netflix next month. Tom...

The Countdown To Halloween Starts With New Funko Calendar

Just in case you needed help mapping out the two weeks before Halloween this year, Funko has an eerie countdown calendar to ease the...

‘The Baby’ Looks To Be Tiny Terror On HBO Next Year

HBO has put a dark horror/comedy--The Baby--on its to-do list for next year. The proposed series--from screenwriter Sian Robins-Grace--is a co-production of HBO and Sky Studios...

Release Date And First Photos Revealed For ‘The Babysitter: Killer Queen’

Netflix gave us a glimpse of the first photos from their upcoming feature, directed and produced by McG, The Babysitter: Killer Queen. Killer Queen stars...

Newsletter Sign-Up

Subscribe to our newsletter

Our bi-monthly newsletter consists of the latest horror news and CT HorrorFest happenings.