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Jordan Peele's 'Us' Dominates Weekend Box Office

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Us, Jordan Peele's follow-up to his breakout hit Get Out, dominated the weekend box office, raking in an estimated $70 million in ticket sales.  Peele's sophomore effort took in more than twice as much as Get Out (which debuted with a 33 million dollar…

David Weiner Talks 'In Search of Darkness: A Journey Into Iconic ‘80s Horror'

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The decade of the 1980’s is absolutely loaded with iconic horror movies, characters, actors, creators, and horror hosts. For many of us, this is where our love of horror began. The ‘80s also served as a real tipping point for fans to not just want…

IDW's 'Haunted Mansion' Graphic Novel Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Disneyland’s Favorite Attraction

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This September, IDW will help celebrate the 50th anniversary of an attraction that is near and dear to every horror fan's heart: Disneyland's home for "999 happy haunts", the Haunted Mansion! IDW will publish a brand new 72 page graphic novel by writer…

'Us': The Horror News Network Review

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This review contains spoilers. Get Out was a smash hit on all metrics. The movie earned $255 million on a $4.5 million budget and it wowed casual fans, horror aficionados, and stuffy critics alike due to its expert blend of tried and true horror…

Casting News for Amazon's Upcoming 'The Dark Tower' Series

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"The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed." Fans of Stephen King's epic Dark Tower series can cautiously breathe a sigh of relief as it appears that we are now closer to putting the mess that was the 2017 film behind us.…

'Castle Rock' Season Two adds New Cast Members

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Set to premier later this year, the Hulu series Castle Rock has added Lizzy Caplan, Tim Robbins and Elsie Fisher to star in the show's second season which The Hollywood Reporter stated will be themed around Stephen King's novel Misery. From producer…

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Stephen King/Peter Straub Collaboration Novel 'The Talisman' Finally Headed to the Big Screen?

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According to Entertainment Weekly, fans are finally going to get the chance to see Jack Sawyer and Parkus (or Speedy Parker, if you prefer) venture across the Territories to save Queen Laura DeLoessian in a big screen version of Stephen King's popular…

Mezco Toyz One:12 Collective Jason Voorhees ‘Friday the 13th Part III’ Action Figure: The Horror News Network Review

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Mezco Toyz's One:12 Collective Jason Voorhees figure perfectly captures the iconic slasher from his very first appearance where he sported the signature hockey mask we've all grown to both fear and adore. Based on Jason's clothing, makeup, and instruments…

Get Ready for the Apocalypse with the New Trailer for Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's 'Good Omens'

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Preventing the Apocalypse is never an easy undertaking, especially when a demon and angel are forced to collaborate after that whole "battle for heaven" ordeal.  This is, of course, the subject of the late Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's 1990 novel…

New 'Brightburn' Trailer Warns You About Super-Powered Alien Boys

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The new trailer for BrightBurn, a horror film directed by David Yarovesky (The Hive) and produced by James Gunn, imagines a very different kind of "Man" (or boy) with "Super" powers.  The footage certainly calls into question the sanity of well-intentioned…

Adrienne Barbeau Announces Her Return to 'Swamp Thing'

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Adrienne Barbeau stunned horror fans today when she announced via her Twitter page that she will be returning to the swamp as she joined the cast of DC Universe’s Swamp Thing. https://twitter.com/abarbeau/status/1103716684286746624 While she did…

Eric Powell Hits the Road to Celebrate 20 Years of 'The Goon'

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The Goon creator Eric Powell is celebrating the 20th Anniversary of his character by hitting the road for a 23 city tour this year, that will run from March 8 to November 10. Powell will be travelling the country (and Australia), visiting with long-time…

Exclusive Sketches from Dark Horse Comics 'Bedtime Games' Graphic Novel Collection Released

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Last summer, HNN shared an exclusive interview with Bedtime Games creators Nick Keller (Death Head) and Conor Nolan (Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Giants) in advance of the debut of their new series (which you can read here). Following in the same…

‘Theatre of Terror’: The Horror News Network Review

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Every day, I have the privilege to witness the creative growth, development, and maturity of filmmakers. Part of that is amassing a crew and collaborators you trust as well as don’t feel that they are there to bring you down or push their agenda on…

Universal In Talks With Elisabeth Moss for 'The Invisible Man'

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While there may no longer be hope for the Dark Universe, the standalone movies continue on full-steam ahead.  In an exclusive update, Variety is reporting that Elisabeth Moss will star in the re-imagining of the Universal Studios classic monster story…

Jared Harris Joins Cast of 'Morbius'

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Just in from Deadline, Sony's latest feature to be based on a Spider-Man villain titled Morbius has added Jared Harris to its expanding cast. Known for his performances in AMC's Madmen and The Crown on Netflix, Harris has signed on to play a role…

'Marvel Horror' Omnibus Coming in September

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Marvel celebrates their supernatural traditions this coming September with their latest omnibus collection of Marvel Monster material simply titled, Marvel Horror.  According to the official listing on Previews World, the "...volume collects the complete…

Scream Factory Delays Release of Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi Blu-Ray Collection

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Fans of Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff will have to wait a few months longer for the blu-ray debut of some of their vintage team-ups, as Scream Factory's upcoming collection has been delayed three month to June 18. Scream Factory announced on twitter…

American Red Cross Partners with 20th Century Fox for 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Slay Day 2019 Blood Drive Event

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Have you ever wondered how you can both save a life and express your undying love for Buffy the Vampire Slayer at the same time? Well, the American Red Cross and 20th Century Fox have got you covered! Introducing Slay Day 2019, a nationwide blood drive…

Top 20 Horror Films of the Past 5 Years

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Most ideas seem to come to me early in the morning. Maybe it’s because my brain is a bit rested and hasn’t yet had the chance to be beaten into submission by my job, my kids, and whatever other nonsense is going on around me. So, early yesterday,…

Buy / Wait / Rent: March 2019 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…

'Hellboy' Red Band Trailer Unleashed

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Last night at the stroke of midnight, the red band trailer for the highly-anticipated Hellboy reboot was dropped.   The film is, of course, based on the iconic Dark Horse comic series from Horror Comic  Award winner Mike Mignola.  This time around…

AMC Looking to Develop Another Spinoff Series for 'The Walking Dead'

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It appears that, for better or for worse, The Walking Dead universe will continue to expand.  In AMC Network's quarterly earnings call with shareholders and analysts, COO Ed Carroll confirmed that a new spinoff of the long-running zombie series is in…

Shudder Announces New 'The Last Drive In with Joe Bob Briggs' Series

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Coming off of the unmitigated success of a number of late night specials starring Joe Bob Briggs, Shudder announced today that they are bringing back the popular host for an all-new The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs series, which will air exclusively…

USAopoly Releasing 'It'-Themed Games for 2019 and 2020

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USAopoly, or as they’re now re-branded - “The Op”, brought us one of our favorite games of last year with Trivial Pursuit: Horror Movie Edition (click here for that story) so fellow staffer Sean McLaughlin and I were pretty psyched to happen upon…

Glenn Danzig Reveals First Production Stills of 'Verotika'

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It's time to tell MOTHER that Glenn Danzig has release three production stills from his debut feature film titled Verotika via Facebook. Currently in post-production, he promises the film is going to be a hard R-rated visual feast. The photos that…

Get Ready to 'Hail Satan?' With New Trailer For Upcoming Documentary by Penny Lane

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Many horror films are based around the concept of Satan-worshiping acolytes who are looking to bring chaos and destruction to the natural world through demonic means.  On the other hand, no horror films are based on a group of Satanists who are looking…