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Douglas Rain Dies at Age 90

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Deadline is reporting that Douglas Rain, the voice actor of HAL 9000 in 2001: A Space Odyssey passed away Sunday morning from natural causes at age 90 in Ontario, Canada. Stanley Kubrick cast Rain in his influential film after seeing the short Universe…
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Jacob Tremblay Joins Cast of 'Doctor Sleep'

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Being one of Hollywood’s fastest up-and-coming young stars, Jacob Tremblay has been announced by TMZ to have joined the growing cast of Doctor Sleep, Warner Bros. Pictures' adaptation of the Stephen King sequel to The Shining. At this time, details…
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'Swamp Thing' Adds Kevin Durand as Floronic Man

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Deadline is reporting that Kevin Durand is the latest actor to venture into the bog and join Swamp Thing. Durand will tackle the role of the Floronic Man, a creature that has the ability to mentally control plant life. In addition, the character can travel…
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'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' Gets Holiday Episode

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Netflix is getting into the holiday spirit a bit early this year. Today they released a holiday sizzle trailer which featured some shows that will appear on the streaming network throughout November and December. A big present for horror fans is the announcement…
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'Overlord' Finishes Third at Box Office; 'Venom' and 'Halloween' Continue to Add to Totals

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Bad Robot's long-delayed and rumored about World War Two zombie tale Overlord finished third at the weekend box office while the break-out hits of October, Venom and Halloween (2018), continued to pad their already impressive totals. Overlord, once…
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'Alien 3 The Unproduced Screenplay' #1: The Horror News Network Review

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Alien 3, the sequel to James Cameron's wildly successful and influential follow-up film to Ridley Scott's Alien, entered theaters on May 22 of 1992 with great expectations.  To say that those expectations were unfulfilled would be an understatement. …

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'Leprechaun Returns' to Arrive in December

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You can’t keep a good killer Leprechaun down. Lionsgate has announced that Leprechaun Returns will be available on Digital and On Demand starting December 11. The film stars Taylor Spreitler (Amityville: The Awakening), and Mark Holton (Leprechaun),…
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Showtime Announces 'Penny Dreadful: City of Angels'

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Fans of the Penny Dreadful series have something big to cheer about today. According to Deadline, Showtime has announced a follow-up to the popular series which will be called Penny Dreadful: City of Angels. Series creator John Logan returns to write…
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Netflix Moves Forward With Third Season of 'Castlevania'

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Just a week after Season 2 premiered on Netflix, Deadline is reporting that the streaming giant has ordered a 10-episode third season of the hit animated series. The series follows Trevor Belmont as he tries to hunt down the nefarious Dracula and stop…
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Opening Title Revealed for 'Halloween in a Box'

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Today HNN Productions revealed the opening title sequence for their documentary Halloween in a Box. The film which chronicles the history of costume manufacturers Ben Cooper Inc, Halco, and Collegeville is written and directed by Rob Caprilozzi and narrated…
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First Image Revealed of Henry Cavill in 'The Witcher'

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Netflix delivered a Halloween treat to fans today by revealing the first look at Henry Cavill as Geralt in The Witcher. https://twitter.com/netflix/status/1057640842201055232 Lauren Schmidt Hissrich (Daredevil, The Defenders) is set to adapt the…
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'Strangers' in Development From FOX

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Exciting news for fans of Dean Koontz as FOX has given a script commitment to a one-hour drama of his novel Strangers.  Deadline reports that the book will be adapted by Jeff Davis who is known for creating MTV’s Teen Wolf, and the Criminal Minds series. Published…
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Freeform Greenlights Stephen King's 'Joyland'

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Things are about to get a bit scarier on Freeform. According to Deadline the Disney-ABC owned channel has launched Stephen King’s Joyland into development. Chris Pena and Cyrus Nowrasteh are signed on to pen the pilot with Bill Haber’s Ostar Productions…
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Counting Down the 'Halloween' Films from Worst to First

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Hi everyone and Happy Halloween! On this, the most joyous of days, I figured that it would be appropriate to discuss the films that take their name from this most sacred of holidays: the Halloween franchise! Lists like this always stir up tons of emotions…
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'Godzilla Vs. Kong' Adds Eiza Gonzalez to the MonsterVerse

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The epic battle between two legendary cinematic monsters is really starting to round into form.  In an exclusive story, Deadline is reporting that Eiza Gonzalez (From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series) will be joining the cast of Godzilla Vs. Kong in an as…
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Andy Muschietti to Direct 'Attack on Titan'

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It director Andy Muschietti has something new to terrify audiences with. According to Variety, the white-hot director will helm Attack on Titan for Warner Brothers. Written and illustrated by Hajime Isayama, Attack on Titan premiered in Bessatsu Shonen…
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Andrew Lincoln Pens Goodbye Letter as Exit from 'The Walking Dead' Draws Near

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Andrew Lincoln's final appearance as Rick Grimes on AMC's The Walking Dead will happen during the November 4th episode, and longtime fans have a lot to say about his inevitable departure. It turns out that Lincoln himself has some thoughts and emotions…
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'Halloween' Slashes Through the Competition Again at the Box Office

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For the second week in a row, Halloween (2018) dominated the box office, earning a estimated $32 million dollars in its second week of release.  The latest in a long line of Michael Myers' films currently sits at over $126 million in sales, and with…
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Jeryl Prescott Joins 'Swamp Thing'

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Former Walking Dead actress Jeryl Prescott has signed on to play the role of Madame Xanadu in Swamp Thing, according to a report on Deadline. Prescott joins Derek Mears, Jennifer Beals, Crystal Reed, and Maria Sten on the series which follows a humanoid/plant…
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Halloween ComicFest 2018 Returns on Saturday October 27

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Fans of comics, Halloween, and free stuff will want to check out this year's Halloween ComicFest (HCF) which will feature 34 free comic book titles.  The 8th Annual event will take place on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at participating comic stores…
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'The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' Season Two has Begun Filming

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Ahead of its first season premier, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina season two has already begun filming according to Kiernan Shipka, star of the Netflix series. She said she is currently on set for the show’s sophomore season even though the first…
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New Regency Lands Rights to 'Dark Harvest'

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According to Deadline, New Regency has picked up the rights to Norman Partridge’s book Dark Harvest. Michael Gilio will adapt the story with Matt Tolmach and David Manpearl serving as producers. Published in October 2006 by Cemetery Dance Publications,…
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Alexander Skarsgard Joins 'Godzilla vs. Kong'

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Deadline has a report that Alexander Skarsgard is the latest actor to join Godzilla vs. Kong. The Emmy Award-winning Skarsgard is most known for his portray of Eric Northman on the cult TV show True Blood. When it is finally released in 2020, Godzilla…
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James DeMonaco Thinks Next Installment of 'The Purge' May be the Last

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If there’s one franchise could provide potentially limitless content it would have to be The Purge. The series has spawned four films and a TV series which is currently airing on the USA Network. Franchise creator James DeMonaco recently told Entertainment…
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James Karen Passes Away at 94

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We have sad news to report today as long-time actor James Karen passed away yesterday at the age of 94. Karen appeared in a slew of movies and TV shows dating all the way back to 1948. He is loved by genre fans for his roles in Frankenstein Meets the…
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'Ad Nauseam' Author Michael Gingold: The Horror News Network Interview

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Horror fans who were born after the year 2000 may find it hard to believe that the only way to discover what film was opening at your local theater on any given weekend was by perusing the entertainment section of your local newspaper.  If you were lucky,…
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Netflix Releases Trailer for 'Bird Box'

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Get ready for an attack on the senses as Netflix has released the official trailer for Bird Box. The two-and-a-half minute trailer shows a world thrown into chaos as a woman tries to protect her children from unseen creatures. While the premise may seem…