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Universal Releases Title and Poster for 'Jurassic World' Sequel

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The sequel to 2015's hugely successful Jurassic World hits theaters exactly one year from today. To celebrate, Universal took to Twitter to unveil the official title of the film and its teaser poster. You can view the reveal below in all of its glory: https://twitter.com/JurassicWorld/status/877904072732426241?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fvariety.com%2F2017%2Ffilm%2Fnews%2Fjurassic-world-sequel-title-poster-fallen-kingdom-1202475824%2F So…
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Warner Bros. Releases New 'Blade Runner 2049' Featurette

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Blade Runner 2049, the highly anticipated sequel to the 1982 Ridley Scott masterpiece is right around the corner! It launches in theaters on October 6th, 2017, but you can watch a brand new making-of featurette, courtesy of Warner Bros. Studios, today. Entitled…
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David Harbour on 'Stranger Things': "Justice for Barb is a Big Thing in Season 2"

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Something strange happened following the overwhelming success of last summer's debut of Stranger Things on Netflix. While many fans were fascinated by the series' addictive nostalgia, or its sharp blend of sci-fi and horror, or its ensemble cast of characters,…
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Play as Halloween's Michael Myers in "Dead by Daylight"

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Dead by Daylight is not unfamiliar to hardcore gamers as it has already been available for Microsoft Windows OS for a year but today the game hits the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles as well. An asymmetrical horror/survival game, Dead by Daylight…
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Damon Lindelof in Talks to Bring 'Watchmen' to HBO

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HBO, a network known for its dark and gritty television series like The Night Of, True Detective, and Oz, may be adding an adaptation of the definitive dark and gritty graphic novel masterpiece, Watchmen, to its stable. Variety reports that the…
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Negan's Origin Collected in 'The Walking Dead: Here's Negan!' Hardcover Graphic Novel

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Just in case you don't have enough Negan in your life, Image Comics will release a hardcover collection entitled The Walking Dead: Here's Negan! featuring the titular villain's origin this October. The graphic novel by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard…

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Game of Thrones' Michiel Huisman Cast as Steven Crane in Netflix's Haunting of Hill House

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As reported in April by HNN's John Evans, Netflix announced a new series based on Shirley Jackson's seminal haunted house tale The Haunting of Hill House to be directed by Oculus director Mike Flanagan. Now comes news from The Hollywood Reporter that…
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"The Lure" - Review

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Do you remember that time you said to yourself, "Gosh, I'd really like to watch a musical set in early 1980's Poland about two mermaids who join a disco band that plays their shows in a strip club?" No? Me neither, but I watched it anyway and...I think…
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Russo Brothers, Henry Selick to Adapt 'Little Nightmares' Video Game into Television Series

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Little Nightmares, the horror puzzle-platformer from Tarsier Studios (LittleBigPlanet 3) is about to appear on the small screen in another format! THR reports that Anthony and Joe Russo (You, Me and Dupree, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and numerous…
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SpikeTV's "The Mist" Episode 1 - Review

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Last week we discussed SpikeTV's upcoming take on Stephen King's short story The Mist and one of the concerns that I had was how they planned to turn a story that only occupies 134 pages into a seasons worth of hour-long television shows. Well, my knowledge-thirsty…
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Will The Mummy Send Universal's Dark Universe Back to the Shadows?

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As detailed by HNN's John Evan's on Friday, The Mummy's (2017) abysmal critical reception led to a domestic financial disaster at the box office with an estimated $32.2 million in ticket sales, amounting to a lot less than the average Pharaoh's treasure.…
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Ivan Reitman Plans to Link 'Ghostbusters' Reboot to Original and Explore International Settings for Future Films

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Over the past few months, producers (and original creators) Ivan Reitman and Dan Aykroyd have publicly slammed director Paul Feige for the financial failure of last summers Ghostbusters reboot. Both have expressed nothing but love for the new cast of…
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'The Mummy' Set to Unravel at the Box Office This Weekend Amid Poor Reviews

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Smell something rotten this weekend? That's the stench of a sarcophagus that never should have been opened! The Mummy reboot, the first of Universal's action-oriented "Dark Universe" monster franchise, is opening in theaters this weekend amid a slew…
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Amityville: The Awakening Delayed Yet Again

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The long delayed and embattled Amitville: The Awakening has been once again moved off of its release date on June 30th.  No new release date has been announced at this time. In the Horror News Network Summer Movie Preview, I detailed the long, winding…
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Re-imagining Stephen King's "The Mist"

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Back in the mid-80's I can recall getting my hands on Stephen King's anthology book Skeleton Crew and ripping through it like I did all of his books back then. Out of all of the stories, it was The Mist that stuck with me. I can remember having vivid…
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Phantom of the Opera, The Hunchback of Notre Dame Joining Dark Universe?

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Dark Universe is reportedly growing even larger.  Alex Kurtzman, the directory of DU's first official entry The Mummy, recently let slip that two previously-unannounced movies will be released in Universal's grand monster cinematic world:  Phantom of…
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Rance Family Not Returning to The Exorcist Season Two Cast List

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Many horror fans were pleased when Fox announced that the Exorcist would be receiving a second season order.  It was also hinted at in the finale that the focus of the show would switch to another family or case. TV Line recently confirmed this switch,…
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'Wonder Woman' Director Patty Jenkins Attached to Horror Project for AMC Streaming Service, Shudder

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Patty Jenkins, the critically-acclaimed director of Monster and Wonder Woman is attached to an upcoming horror project for AMC's horror/thriller/suspense streaming service, Shudder. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jenkins will work on a project…
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Cast Expands for New Mutants

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Director Josh Boone has been busy as of late adding cast members to his upcoming New Mutants film. The Originals actress Blu Hunt has signed on to play the mutant, Danielle Moonstar aka Mirage. Moonstar has the power to show her victims greatest fear…
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Dan Aykroyd on 'Ghostbusters' Reboot Director Paul Feig: "He Will Not Be Back On The Sony Lot Anytime Soon"

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Now that the promotional period for last summer's Ghostbusters reboot has died down, the film's producers are more likely to say what's on their mind about the success of the project (or lack thereof... the film earned approximately $128 million at the…
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Travel Channel Acquires Josh Gates' Destination Truth

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Fans of "the real-life Indiana Jones" Josh Gates will be pleased to hear that the Travel Channel has recently acquired Gates' original monster hunting series Destination Truth.   Those who are familiar with Gates' current Travel Channel hit, Expedition…
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AMC Introduces Fear The Walking Dead Season Three Antagonist Through 80's Style Infomercial

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AMC has released a 1980's style infomercial that introduces viewers to Fear the Walking Dead Season Three's villain Russell Otto (portrayed by Dayton Callie). The video profiles the "...founders of a survivalist organization who prepared for the fall…
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"Tales from the Crypt" Reboot; Hate to Say We Told You So But...

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Back in February, the interwebz, and a lot of our fellow horror news sites, went ga-ga over the release of a "new trailer" for what many hoped to be the triumphant return of the Tales from the Crypt anthology series that we all loved in the late 80's/early…
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Frank Miller's Sin City Being Brought to Television by The Walking Dead's Glen Mazzara

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Deadline is reporting that Glen Mazzara (show runner for early seasons of the Walking Dead) will be writing and producing a new television series based on Frank Miller's Sin City. Mazzara is joined by "Underworld helmer Len Wiseman, whose TV credits…
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AMC Developing Series Based on NOS4A2

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Fans of the supernatural horror thriller NOS4A2 may soon see the pages of the popular novel come to life on the small screen.  According to Deadline, AMC has opened writers' rooms for three projects being earmarked for straight-to-series orders and the…
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Joe Golem Writer Christopher Golden: The Horror News Network Interview

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Christopher Golden is well-known to fans of horror comics and novels.  He has worked with Mike Mignola on several projects including prose adaptations of Hellboy and other characters such as Captain Baltimore and Joe Golem that started on the written…
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Buy / Wait / Rent: June 2017 Blu-Ray Releases

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We sift through the new release heap so you don’t have to! 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…

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