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Nickelodeon Renews 'Are You Afraid of the Dark?' for Second Season

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Deadline is reporting that Nickelodeon has announced a plethora of series renewals including one for Are You Afraid of the Dark? Matt Kaplan and Spencer Berman return to the series serving as executive producers with ACE Entertainment. The synopsis…

Hill House Comics 'Plunge' #1: The Horror News Network Review

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As the curator of DC Comics Hill House horror line, Joe Hill has a lot of expectations to live up to.  Not only does the line bear his name, but as a creator who established himself as a force in the world of horror comics, any title that he writes comes…

'A Head Full of Ghosts' adds Scott Cooper as Director

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Love is in the air and ghosts are on our minds apparently because according to Deadline director Scott Cooper has been tapped to helm A Head Full of Ghosts set to star Margaret Qualley. Cooper is known for his work on feature films like Crazy Heart,…

Godzilla-Themed Monopoly and Jenga Crashing into Homes this Spring

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Monopoly and Jenga will be adding some monster-sized excitement to their line-up this spring in the form of the atomic breath-spewing creature known as Godzilla. According to the official press release from "the Op" (the hip new name for usaopoly),…

'Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: The Return of Effie Kolb' Artist Zach Howard: The Horror News Network Interview

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Hellboy fans were naturally thrilled when the sequel to the fan favorite story "The Crooked Man" was announced, and based on the initial artwork and story, Mike Mignola and Zach Howard (stepping into the enormous shoes of Richard Corben) have a real treat…

'Fantasy Island' is a Nightmare for Fans and Critics Alike

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If the overwhelming majority of the feedback is to be believed, Fantasy Island's tagline "All fantasies come at a price" is accurate.  However, it would appear that the price of a ticket is your dignity. Fantasy Island opened in fourth place at the…

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Netflix's 'Midnight Mass' Begins Casting

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Deadline is reporting that casting has begun for Netflix’s Midnight Mass series. Mike Flanagan will direct the seven-episode series which focuses on an isolated island community which experiences miraculous events – and frightening omens – after…

Trailer Arrives for Latest 'SAW' Chapter, 'Spiral'

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Lionsgate just revealed the highly anticipated trailer for the next chapter in the SAW franchise, Spiral. Directed by Darren Lynn Bousman and written by Josh Stolberg & Pete Goldfinger, Spiral stars Chris Rock, Max Minghella, Marisol Nichols, and…

Netflix Sets Release Date for 'Castlevania' Season 3

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There is no stopping Count Dracula, or movies and television series being made about him either, especially with Netflix's animated series Castlevania entering its third season set to start streaming on March 5, according to series director Samuel Deats. The…

'The New Mutants' Gets Poster Ahead of Release

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In what can be looked at as the real "last stand" for the 20th Century Fox X-Men franchise, The New Mutants has a new poster released just today via the film's official Twitter page. Check it out here! https://twitter.com/NewMutantsFilm/status/1224739393174413312 Starring…

'Harpoon' Director Rob Grant: The Horror News Network Interview

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Rob Grant's nautical nightmare Harpoon is the type of horror comedy that captures key elements of both genres and will certainly appeal to those with a taste for dark humor and tales of isolation.  It is also the type of film that shows a lot of promise…

First Shot of Oscar Nominee Bruce Dern in 'Hellblazers' Released

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It's not often that a two-time Oscar nominee stars in a horror film.  But according to Deadline, the prolific Bruce Dern is doing exactly that.  Dern will be starring in Hellblazers, a production that recently wrapped in California with very little…

'The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires' Tapped for Series Development at Amazon

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Deadline is reporting that the soon to be released novel The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires is among the first projects on producer Patrick Moran’s Amazon development slate. The book is written by Bram Stoker Award-Winning author…

CW Greenlights 'The Lost Boys' Pilot

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Deadline is reporting that the CW has green light a pilot for The Lost Boys. After passing last year on the project the network decided to rework the script and called upon Marcos Siega to direct the pilot episode. Siega has previously worked on The Vampire…

'The Invisible Man' Shines in Super Bowl Spot

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If you are one of the millions that watched the Kansas City Chiefs triumph in Super Bowl 54, you may have caught a 30 second spot for The Invisible Man. Directed by Leigh Whannell, The Invisible Man stars Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen and Aldis…

Buy / Wait / Rent: February 2020 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…

Nothing But Crumbs For 'Gretel & Hansel' at Superbowl Weekend Box Office

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As bad as ticket sales have been for horror films in  January, Orion's horror take on the classic fairy tale actually generated the smallest opening of any of the previous horror disasters this month with a fourth place finish to the tune of an estimated…

Todd McFarlane Announces Philip Tan's Return to 'Spawn'

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Todd McFarlane just posted a typical video on Instagram of him inking Issue 305 of Spawn, but there is nothing typical about the announcement he makes at the end of the clip! In the video, McFarlane Announces that Jason Shawn Alexander's last issue will…

Warner Bros. Drops Trailer for R-Rated 'Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge' Animated Movie

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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has the antidote to the animated Mortal Kombat specials of the 90s that were so kid-friendly, they could have aired directly before and episode of Care Bears. The studio just dropped a trailer for Mortal Kombat Legends:…

Epix Reveals Season 1 Trailer for 'War of the Worlds'

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Epix has revealed the Season 1 trailer for War of the Worlds which is written by Howard Overman, and directed by Gilles Coulier and Richard Clark. The initial season consists of eight episodes and first aired in France on October 28, 2019. The series…

Amazon Nabs Rights to 'Fear Agent'

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The Hollywood Reporter has news that Amazon has won a bidding war against HBO Max, TNT and Peacock for the rights to Fear Agent. David F. Sandberg, Matt Tolmach and Seth Rogen will come together to adapt the series. The series synopsis is as follows:…

Seth Rogen to Adapt 'Memetic' for Lionsgate

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Deadline is reporting that Lionsgate has picked up a spec script of Memetic from Seth Rogen’s production company Point Grey. Mattson Tomlin who co-wrote the upcoming Batman movie will be handling the script. Released in 2014 by Boom! Studios, Memetic…

'Who Goes There?' Novel to Get New Film Adaptation from Universal and Blumhouse

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This just in, Universal Studio and Blumhouse Productions will be creating a new screen adaptation of John W. Campbell, Jr.'s Who Goes There? following three previous renditions, the most famous being John Carpenter's The Thing from 1982. It was discovered…

'Frankenstein Undone' Editor Katii O'Brien: The Horror News Network Interview

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Hellboy comics have always been populated with a wide variety of monsters, none more famous than Mary Shelley's creature.  Hellboy's encounters with Frankenstein's Monster began way back in 20111 (in a wrestling ring no less) in Hellboy: House of the…

New Cast Additions Announced For Exorcism Film 'The Seventh Day'

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It looks like the cast of The Seventh Day is rounding into form quite nicely.  According to an exclusive report from Deadline, the supernatural horror flick, which already boasts Hollywood heavyweight Guy Pearce along with Mexican star Vadhir Derbez…

'The Turning' Turns Off Fans and Critics Alike; Finishes in Sixth Place at Weekend Box Office

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If January's horror releases are any indication of what the rest of the year will look like, fans may be in for a "scary bad" New Year! January's latest disaster came in the form of DreamWorks/Universal’s PG-13 The Turning, which effectively "turned…

'Tigers Are Not Afraid' Director Issa Lopez's Next Project Will Be Searchlight's 'Lost Souls'

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Issa López received plenty of attention in 2019 for her breakout film Tigers Are Not Afraid.  According to an exclsuive report from Deadline, it appears that the director has found her follow-up project: an adaptation of the Matthew Baker short story Lost…