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New Annabelle 2 Promotional Image Released

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Despite its 29% score on Rotten Tomatoes and its "B" Cinemascore, Annabelle earned $256.9 million dollars worldwide on a budget of just $6.5 million. While critics noticed a tremendous dip in quality from its source material, James Wan's The Conjuring,…
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Tom Hardy's Taboo Premiere Scores 3.4 Million Viewers with Delayed Viewing

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As traditional television service becomes more and more a thing of the past, networks are looking for new ways to measure the success and profitability of their shows. Under Nielsen's "Live + 3 Day" TV ratings metric (live ratings plus delayed viewership…
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The Bye Bye Man Finishes Fifth at Weekend Box Office, Underworld: Blood Wars Slips

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The Bye Bye Man finished in fifth place at the box office for the weekend of January 13, 2017, taking in an estimated $13,378,000.  While the placement doesn't seem like much of an accomplishment, it was in fact the highest grossing new film of the weekend,…
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New Netflix Documentary, Hostage to the Devil, Reveals Details About Priest Who Inspired The Exorcist

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Netflix just added a new documentary to its library, entitled Hostage to the Devil, which explores the world of real-life exorcisms. The documentary reveals new key details about Father Malachi Martin, who was an Irish Catholic Priest, author, and professor.…
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IFC's Don't Knock Twice Enters an Already Jam Packed Winter Horror Schedule

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As recently reported by Horror News Network, January and February's release schedule is chock full of horror films.  Well, fans, get ready for one more: Don't Knock Twice.  The film stars Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica), Lucy Boynton (Sing…
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Dark Horse Comics Slayer: Repentless #1 Continues the Repentless Video Trilogy

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Heavy metal, gothic rock, and comic books have had a long history together.  Whether it is the legendary story of Kiss pouring their vials of blood into the ink vats that would produce Marvel Super Special: Kiss #1 in 1977 or the later colaboration…

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Sylvain White Hired to Direct Slender Man Film for Screen Gems

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As reported today by deadline, Sylvain White has been tapped to direct a horror film based on the Creepypasta fan-fiction character Slender Man.  The film, which is currently in pre-production, is slated for a 2018 release. White has not made a feature…
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Are January and February the New Dumping Ground for Horror Films?

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In October, HNN noticed that horror films were strangely missing from the October schedule which usually capitalizes on the Halloween season and the audiences need for thrills and chills.  Initially, it appeared that the culprit was The Blair Witch,…
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Alien: Covenant Virtual Reality Experience

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While the film Alien: Covenant is set to be released on May 19th, Fox has announced that it is also working on a virtual reality experience aimed at scaring the life out of folks. This will be the second VR release from Fox Innovation Lab (the first being…

A Cure For Wellness Offers Creepy Resolutions For The New Year

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With 2017 now in full swing, the new year's resolutions are flying.  Well Regency Enterprises and 20th Century Fox invite you to "take the cure", and check out the upcoming horror thriller A Cure For Wellness.  A series of motivational YouTube videos…
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Titan Comics' HookJaw #1 Review

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The world changed in 1975 for fans of horror movies (and for sharks for that matter). Spielberg’s Jaws transformed the film industry and forever scared people out of the ocean in 1975, and not surprisingly, the inevitable rip-offs that followed failed…
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George Kosana (Night of the Living Dead) Has Passed Away at 81

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George Kosana, the actor who played Sheriff McClelland in George Romero's Night of the Living Dead, has passed away today at the age of 81. Kosana also worked as a production manager on the film and acted from time to time in various low budget horror…
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Minnesota State Patrol: Don't Drink & Drive... Watch The Walking Dead Instead!

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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…
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The Exorcist's Fan-Led Renewal Campaign Results in Red Feathers for Fox

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I've heard of fan renewal campaigns involving "read letters"... but "red feathers" is a first! Fox has been quiet about whether there will be a second season of The Exorcist ever since the season finale aired. While the ratings aren't great, they…

Happy New Year 2017

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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…
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Horror News Network's Comic Awards 2016: Best Series

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Horror News Network presents our best on-going series of 2016 award to Dark Horse Comics' Abe Sapien.  The series, written by Mike Mignola and Scott Allie, illustrated by Sebastian and Max Fiumara, colored by Dave Stewart, and lettered by Clem Robins,…
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Buy / Wait / Rent: January 2017 Blu-Ray Releases

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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…
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Horror News Network's Comic Awards 2016: Best Writer

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Horror News Network is proud to announce that Cullen Bunn is the 2016 Horror Comic Award's writer of the year.   Although Bunn is most known to horror fans as the writer and co-creator of Dark Horse Comics' supernatural hit Harrow County, he has been…
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Horror News Network's Comic Awards 2016: Best Artist(s)

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Horror News Network is happy to select Max and Sebastian Fiumara as our artists of the year for their work on Dark Horse Comics' Abe Sapien.   The Fiumara brothers have consistently provided both the interior and cover art for the majority of the…

Greg F. Gifune Talks Savages

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Considered by many to be the one of the most talented horror authors of this generation, Greg F. Gifune has crafted a path of darkness all his own, with some of the best horror fiction for readers of the genre. One of several novels he released in 2016,…
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Horror News Network's 2016 Horror Comic Awards: Best Mini-Series (Non-Monthly Title)

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Horror News Network's top mini-series (non-monthly title) for 2016 is Image Comics' occult conspiracy title The Black Monday Murders. Written by Jonathan Hickman with art by Tomm Coker, The Black Monday Murders is an elaborate story involving clandestine…

New Image of Pennywise the Clown Released Ahead of IT Premiere

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Pure evil continues to have a new face.  Entertainment Weekly has released another photo of the original wicked clown Pennywise, demonic star of the upcoming re-adaptation of Stephen King's brilliant novel IT.  In the latest promo shot (seen below),…
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Horror News Network's 2016 Comic Awards: Best Cover Illustration

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Horror News Network is proud to present the 2016 Best Cover Illustration Award to Bill Sienkiewicz for his artwork on Survivors Club #8.  The nightmare enducing image is one of many by Sienkiewicz this year.  Sienkiewicz has been the only cover…
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Horror News Network's 2016 Comic Awards: Gary Reed Named Horror Comic Honoree of the Year

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Horror News Network is proud to announce that the recipient of the 2016 Horror Comic Honorree Award is Gary Reed. Unfortunately, many artists only gain the recognition they deserve after an untimely death. Gary Reed (5/2/56 –10/2/16) certainly falls…
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Attack on Titan Season Two Trailer Arrives

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After an almost three year wait, FUNimation and Kodansha finally released a trailer for the second season of Attack on Titan. The English-dubbed trailer showcases the carnage and drama that has made the franchise a successes all around the globe. Attack…

Happy Holidays From Horror News Network

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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…
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First Trailer Released for Alien: Covenant

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20th Century Fox gave a huge holiday gift to horror fans by releasing the first trailer for Alien: Covenant. Ridley Scott once again returns to direct the Alien franchise that made him a household name. Scott directs an all star cast that includes…

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