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McFarlane Toys to Produce 'Cuphead' Toy Line

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CUPHEAD mania will be jumping off of the screens of game consoles and into toy store shelves everywhere soon enough!  McFarlane Toys, in a press release on Tuesday July 17th, officially announced the acquisition of yet another toy license that began…
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Deborah Ayorinde Joins cast of HBO's ‘True Detective’ Season 3

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According to Deadline, Deborah Ayorinde will be joining an already solid cast for HBO's True Detective Season Three. Ayorinde (Girls Trip, Luke Cage, Sleepy Hollow) will portray Becca Hayes, the estranged daughter of retired Arkansas State Police…
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Dark Horse Comics Celebrates Hellboy’s 25th Anniversary with Three New Mignolaverse Titles

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According to the official press release, Dark Horse Comics will publish three new Mignolaverse titles this fall/winter "...span(ning) the globe and showcas(ing) very different corners of the Mignolaverse — the occult cold war escalates in Hellboy and…
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‘Unfriended: Dark Web’ Will Screen With Two Different Theatrical Endings

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Taking a page from 1985's classic mystery-comedy Clue, Unfriended: Dark Web will screen with two different endings this weekend.  In true mystery fashion, it also appears that the producers were not planning on revealing this detail until after people…
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Netflix Teases 'Stranger Things' Season 3 with Starcourt Mall Promotional Video

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With The San Diego International Comic Con just days away, Netflix has just released a"vintage" commercial that teases the premiere date of Stranger Things Season Three. The commercial gleefully promotes a new shopping mall that is coming to Hawkins,…
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William Gibson's 'Alien 3' Script to be Adapted by Dark Horse Comics in November

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Fans of Ridley Scott's original Alien film and James Cameron's Aliens eagerly awaited the release of the third film in the series in 1992, helmed by first time director Davis Fincher.  Although Fincher would later be forgiven many times over (Seven,…

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Season 2 of 'Castlevania' Coming in October

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According to CNET, during the Netflix Anime panel at the Los Angeles Anime Expo, John Derderian the Director of Japan and Global Anime at Netflix made the announcement that the second of Castlevania will debut on October 26, 2018. The series follows…
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AMC Releases First Art for 'The Walking Dead' Season 9

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AMC has released the first art for season nine of The Walking Dead and it contains what looks to be a pretty important piece of information: The United States Capitol. In the poster below, we can clearly make out a building that can only be a crumbling…
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'Halloween: Resurrection' Actress Kidnapped and Held for Ransom in Bizarre and Violent Plot

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In one of the more bizarre news items to penetrate the horror community in quite some time, an actress and her friend were kidnapped and held for ransom on May 3rd.  For the next two days, the duo were subjected to several forms of torture while the…
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‘Sylphvania Grove’: The Horror News Network Review

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From the visually powerful mind of acclaimed filmmaker and producer Rebekah Fieschi (Mauvaises Têtes and Monster Soup) comes a fantastical perspective of loneness, empowerment and fantasy in Sylphvania Grove. Focusing on a young girl named Mycena (Maxine…
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'The First Purge' Director Gerard McMurray: The Horror News Network Interview

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The Purge series has become a perennial summer experience for horror fans.  When The Purge was released in 2013, it surprised many, taking in almost $90 million world-wide on a reported three million dollar budget.  Due to the popularity of the film,…
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'Child's Play' Remake Coming From 'Polaroid' Director

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The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Polaroid director, Lars Klevberg will be directing a Child’s Play remake that is set to start production this September in Vancouver.  It producers David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith will produce the film…
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'Toy Hunter' and 'Antiques Roadshow' Expert Collector Travis Landry Shares His Knowledge at ComiCONN Panel

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Cosplaying, celebrity guests, and panels often get all of the press when it comes to the modern comic convention, but the primary reason cons were created in the first place was so fans could buy comics and collectibles. Today's collector has a lot…
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Buy / Wait / Rent: July 2018 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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John Kassir Dazzles Fans with Tales from Street Performing to Crypt Keeping at ComiCONN Panel

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John Kassir- the unforgettable voice actor behind the infamous Crypt Keeper of HBO's classic anthology series, Tales from the Crypt- kicked off this weekend's ComiCONN at Foxwoods Resort Casino with an engaging panel about his storied career. Veteran…
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Season 8 of 'American Horror Story' to Return in Early September

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Good news hit the internets today for American Horror Story fans who can't wait for the upcoming Murder House/Coven crossover: we'll still be sporting our summer tans by the time the first episode airs! Accompanied by the ominous statement, "Not…
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'Revenge of Chucky' and 'Killer Klowns from Outer Space' Join Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights

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The two new additions to Universal Studio Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights line-up is sure to please mainstream horror fans, as well as those looking for something a bit more unusual.  Two scare zones based on Revenge of Chucky and Killer Klowns from…
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Jared Leto to Portray Vampire Anti-Hero 'Morbius' in Spider-Man Spin-Off

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Fresh off of his unorthodox portrayal of The Joker in 2016's Suicide Squad, Oscar winner Jared Leto is going back to the comic book well once again.  Leto has signed on to tackle the role of Spider-Man villain/anti-hero Morbius in the upcoming Sony film…
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'Mandy' Gets First Trailer

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Mandy, one of the most shocking selections of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, has released its first trailer. Directed and written by Panos Cosmatos with co-writer Aaron Stewart-Ahn, Mandy is one of the last films scored by Icelandic composer Jóhann…
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'Bedtime Games' Nick Keller and Conor Nolan: The Horror News Network Interview

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Dark Horse Comics has a long tradition of horror comics and the latest entry into their large library of titles is Nick Keller and Conor Nolan's Bedtime Games.  Just as the first issue in the four part mini-series hits the stands, the creators revealed…
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Thank You, 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,' for Trying Something Different

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The critical reaction to Jurassic World:Fallen Kingdom is mixed as mixed can be. Sitting at exactly 50% on Rotten Tomatoes, the movie teeters precisely at the threshold of being perfectly indecisive. The film seems to have satisfied fans and moviegoers…
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Shudder Announces 'The Last Drive-In With Joe Bob Briggs' 24-Hour Horror Movie Marathon Beginning Friday July 13

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According to the official press release,  Shudder (the former cable horror channel and current streaming service) is planning to unleash former MonsterVision host Joe Bob Briggs in the form of a 24 hour movie marathon starting on Friday July 13 at 9:00…
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Halloween ComicFest 2018 Comic Titles and Eric Powell T-Shirt Design Revealed

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Sad that Free Comic Book Day is almost a year away?  Do you love comic books and Halloween in equal parts?  Turn that frown upside down and get out your vintage Ben Cooper Hulk mask, because the titles and t-shirt design for the Halloween ComicFest…
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New Red Band Trailer Released for 'The Predator'

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Today 20th Century Fox has released the much-anticipated red band trailer for Shane Black’s upcoming film The Predator. The trailer which is over two minutes, is packed with action as we see a predator take on humans and even another predator. The…
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Comic Legend Richard Corben: The Horror News Network Interview

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Richard Corben's influence on the comic medium, particularly in the realms of horror and science fiction, can not be understated.  Corben's distinct style, either in color or black and white, inspired many of the generation of artists that came of age…
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Could a 'Child’s Play' TV Series be in the works?

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On Friday, legendary genre director, Don Mancini teased Child’s Play TV series via his Twitter account.  With the message “Do Not Adjust Your Set,” it certainly appears that Mancini, who has most recently worked on the series Channel Zero.  With…
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Clive Barker's 'Nightbreed' Coming to SyFy as a TV Series

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The word around Midian is that Clive Barker's classic Nightbreed is being turned into a television series for the SyFy channel. Based on a report by Deadline, Clive Barker and his team at Seraphim Films are working with original Nightbreed producers Morgan…