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'It: Chapter Two' Slips to 5th Place; '3 From Hell' Performs Well in Limited Release

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While it appears that Pennywise's popularity is still high, the nearly three hour long sequel can't match 2017's "It-Mania", as Chapter Two slipped into fifth place at this weekend's box office with an estimated $15 million. It: Chapter Two's total…

Food Network is Bringing a Load of Treats to Viewers This Halloween Season

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If you love Halloween and all of the sweet treats associated with every horror fan’s favorite holiday,  Food Network and Cooking Channel have over 30 hours of Halloween-themed programming this September and October.   And according to the official…

New 'Elvira's House of Horrors' Pinball Machine Released by Stern Pinball

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Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, is ready to enter the dark confines of pool halls, arcades, and collector’s homes everywhere this Halloween season with the announcement of her third pinball game, Elvira’s House of Horrors from Stern Pinball. The…

CT HorrorFest 2019's 'Halloween' Panel with Danielle Harris and Don Shanks

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Horror goddess Danielle Harris and Michael Myers himself in Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers, Don Shanks joined CT HorrorFest organizer Christine Caprilozzi on stage for a panel September 14th at the horror convention. The duo talked about…

CT HorrorFest 2019's 'Hellraiser' Panel with Doug Bradley, Nicholas Vince, Barbie Wilde, and Simon Bamford

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One of the many big draws for fans attending CT HorrorFest 2019 was the programming schedule. Horror mavens flocked to the panel room at 5:15 p.m. on September 14th to see the Cenobites discuss Hellraiser. CT HorrorFest staffer Mike Simonetta prepared…

CT HorrorFest 2019’s ‘Saw’ Panel with Tobin Bell, Shawnee Smith and Sean Patrick Flanery

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On Saturday, September 14th, CT HorrorFest invaded the Naugatuck Events Center in Naugatuck, CT for a day that was chock full of horror mayhem and merriment.  The final event of the night was a panel and audience Q&A session with three members of…

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'It: Chapter Two' Takes Top Spot at Box Office Carnival with $91 Million

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In probably the least surprising box office news of the year, It: Chapter Two dominated all competition at the weekend box office with an estimated $91 million start, although not all of the numbers associated with the sequel are as rosy red as Pennywise's…

Steve Niles Returns to 'Criminal Macabre' in December

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Steve Niles returns to his original hard-boiled, paranormal detective Cal McDonald this December with Dark Horse Comics The Big Bleed mini-series.  Niles will be joined by emerging artist Gyula Németh and letterer Nate Piekos for the latest chapter…

'IT: Chapter Two' Scores Killer Thursday Night Box Office

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America is still down with the clown.  Deadline is reporting that the much-anticipated continuation of the classic Stephen King novel, IT: Chapter Two, took home a Thursday-night haul of $10.5 million in around 3,700 theaters nationwide.  That figure…

'It: Chapter Two' to Feature Exclusive 'Birds of Prey' Trailer in Theaters Only

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What do Suicide Squad and Birds of Prey have in common? In order to see Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, you've got to sit through hours of melodrama centered around an obnoxious clown! The Hollywood Reporter has been tracking Warner Bros.' recent…

Tom Felton Joins 'A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting' Cast

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Coming exclusively from The Hollywood Reporter, Netlfix's A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting has added Tom Felton to its expanding cast. Felton is known for his long tenure as Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter film franchise, and the recent YouTube…

Parents in Australia Want 'It: Chapter Two' Billboards Banned

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It: Chapter Two is poised to explode at the worldwide box office, but some parents in Australia would like to see billboards advertising the film blown to smithereens!  According to multiple reports from Australian television stations, parents are ready…

'Death Trap' Writer Matt Miner and Artist Christopher Peterson: The Horror News Network Interview

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Comics (and films for that matter) were once relegated to specific genres which didn't change much over fifty years until imprints like Vertigo, and companies like Dark Horse Comics, began giving  genre-bending tales a chance.  Horror comics have certainly…

'Black Christmas' Trailer Arrives From Blumhouse and Universal

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Today Universal Pictures revealed a two-and-a-half minutes trailer for their upcoming Christmas-themed slasher flick Black Christmas. Directed by Sophia Takal, the film stars Imogen Poots, Aleyse Shannon, Brittany O’Grady, Lily Donoghue, Caleb Eberhardt,…

Horror News Network’s Fall 2019 Movie Preview

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After a busy, but underwhelming summer for horror films, this fall season offers a few less offerings than this past summer (and last fall).  The upside for horror fans (and studio executives) is the fact that this fall will bring two heavyweight Stephen…

Fans Start Petition Demanding Brian Andrews Return as Tommy Doyle in Halloween Franchise

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Jamie Lee Curtis returns as Laurie Strode, Nick Castle appears in scenes as Michael Myers, Charles Cyphers makes his return as Leigh Brackett, Kyle Richards reappears as Lindsey Wallace and… completely out of left field, Anthony Michael Hall is cast…

The Losers’ Club gets Reintroduced with 'IT: Chapter Two' Character Posters

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Last we saw The Losers’ Club of Derry, ME they had defeated Pennywise the Clown into submission, but not for good. Now, 27 years later, the gang returns to finish what began when they were all just 11 years old. To commemorate the occasion, Warner Bros.…

'The Stylist' Feature Film Launches Kickstarter Campaign

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If you were at the Connecticut Cult Classics double feature of Black Christmas and Silent Night, Deadly Night in December of 2017, you were lucky enough to catch our screening of Jill ‘Sixx’ Gevargizian’s beautiful short film The Stylist. Starring…

Buy / Wait / Rent: September 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…

Toonami Announces 'Uzumaki' Series

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Yesterday Toonami shocked fans as they announced a four-episode Uzumaki mini-series coming next year. Directed by Hiroshi Nagahama with animation from Production IG and featuring music from Colin Stetson (Hereditary), the preview looks almost identical…

Kyle Richards Returning to 'Halloween Kills' Brian Andrews Will Not

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For those wondering whatever became of Kyle Richards who played Lindsey Wallace, the little girl from 1978’s Halloween, well she grew up to be stunning and is actually on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Entertainment Weekly has confirmed that the…

Netflix's 'The Haunting of Bly Manor' Bring Back Henry Thomas, Kate Siegel

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Looks like Netflix is bringing back yet another familiar face for the continuation of one of their most popular series.  Henry Thomas, who played the younger version of Crane family patriarch Hugh Crain in the streaming service's critically-acclaimed…

'Memory: The Origins of Alien' Official Trailer Released

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The first full-length trailer for Alexandre O. Philippe's documentary, Memory: The Origins of Alien, has arrived just in time for the film to hit the festival circuit, select markets, and VOD on October 4. Philippe's documentary (a joint effort between…

Dark Sky Films Releases Trailer for 'Girl on the Third Floor' Starring Phil 'CM Punk' Brooks

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Phil "CM Punk" Brooks- the retired WWE professional wrestler and current UFC/CFFC mixed martial artist- has turned his attention toward a new arena: the world of screen acting. Brooks will star in Dark Sky Films' Girl on the Third Floor, a new supernatural…

Mike Mignola and Adam Hughes Re-Team for 'Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: The Seven Wives Club'

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Original Hellboy creator Mike Mignola and fan-favorite artist Adam Hughes will reunite for an all-new one-shot, Hellboy & The B.P.R.D.: The Seven Wives Club this December. According to the official press release, the holiday-themed tale is a "...ghostly…

Full Length 'AHS: 1984' Trailer Celebrates 80s Slasher Genre

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Continuing the surprisingly resilient love affair with the 1980s, the first full length trailer for American Horror Story: 1984 (premiering on Sept. 18) lands drenched in MTV fashions and Friday the 13th aesthetics. The threadbare premise sees Cody…

James Wan Horror Feature Adds George Young and Jake Abel to Cast

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This just in, reports from Variety and Deadline confirm British film star George Young (Grace, A Bread Factory, Containment) will be starring as the male lead opposite Annabelle Wallis (The Loudest Voice, Annabelle) in James Wan’s upcoming secret horror…