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'The Addams Family' Creeps Into Second Place at Weekend Box Office

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Families turned out for a dose of nostalgia this weekend in the form of yet another reboot of The Addams Family, which earned just over $30 million in its opening frame for a second place finish at the box office. Weekend audiences gave the film a B+…

'Maniac Cop' Coming to HBO

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According to Deadline, a reimagining of Maniac Cop has been greenlighted by HBO with Nicolas Winding Refn serving as both producer and director. Joining Refn on directorial duties will also be John Hyams. Maniac Cop is set in Los Angeles and is said…

'In Search of Darkness' Director David A. Weiner: The Horror News Network Interview

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Although many eras of horror have their own flavor and army of fans, the horror decade that has received the most praise, imitation, and love in recent years is undoubtedly the 1980s.  The era of big business, big hair, and low budget horror is rife…

'The Last God's' Phillip Kennedy Johnson and Riccardo Federici: The Horror News Network NYCC 2019 Interview

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Although most fans may not immediately connect the horror and fantasy genres, Phillip Kennedy Johnson and Riccardo Federici do, and if you're a skeptic, they are ready to prove it to you with their new epic horror fantasy from DC Comics Black Label imprint,…

Attend a Halloween Party at Stu's House from 'Scream'!

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Wow! If you're on the West Coast and have nothing to do on Halloween night, or if you love Scream enough to cancel your already-made plans, you can attend a costume party at the house that was used for the party at Stu's house at the end of Wes Craven's…

James Wan and Atomic Monster Join 'Gideon Falls'

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Hivemind recently issued a press release which announced that they will be teaming with James Wan and his Atomic Monster production company for the upcoming television adaptation of Gideon Falls. Created by Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino, Gideon…

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'American Horror Story: 1984' Season Premiere: The Horror News Network Review

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The opening credits of American Horror Story: 1984 make one thing absolutely clear: this season is going to be different and it's going to be fun! The series' iconic theme song has been run through an '80s synthesizer once or twice and the dark and grisly…

'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…

CT HorrorFest 2019's 'An American Werewolf in London' Panel with David Naughton

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On Saturday September 14th, CT HorrorFest 6 rocked the Naugatuck Events Center in Naugatuck, CT.  We were proud to present the An American Werewolf in London panel with the star of the classic horror film, David Naughton.  On the brink of the movie's…

CT HorrorFest 2019's Adult and Kids Costume Contests Feature Original Designs and Horror Favorites

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CT HorrorFest 2019 kicked off its schedule of panels on Saturday at the Naugatuck Event Center with costume contests where the best dressed attendees could take home one of six incredible cash prizes. First up was the kids costume contest, which featured…

New 'Alien vs. Predator' Series Coming to Dark Horse Comics in December

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The original home of the Alien vs. Predator series (predating any film version) will be welcoming more hungry xenomorphs, cagey predators, and terrified humans to Dark Horse Comics latest entry this December: Alien vs. Predator: Thicker Than Blood. According…

Original 'Ghostbusters' Stars Dan Akroyd and Ernie Hudson Confirmed to Return for Sequel

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Who ya gonna call? The Ghosbusters 2020 casting director for a big 'Thank You' because The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed stars of the original two Ghostbusters films, Dan Akroyd and Ernie Hudson, will return for the long-awaited sequel in their respective…

'3 from Hell': The Horror News Network Review

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After a 15 year hiatus, Rob Zombie’s Firefly family returns to the silver screen for a limited Fatham Events theatrical engagement. While House of 1000 Corpses and The Devil’s Rejects were created on $7 million budgets, 3 from Hell was made on a budget…

Thousands Invade 6th Annual CT HorrorFest!

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This past Saturday, a giant horde of blood-thirsty horror fans descended upon the Naugatuck Event Center, in the normally quiet town of Naugatuck, Connecticut, to take part in Horror News Network's sixth annual CT HorrorFest; a Comic-Con type convention…

'It: Chapter Two' Repeats as Weekend Box Office Champ

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It: Chapter Two delivered another win for Warner Brothers and New Line with a second consecutive number one finish at the weekend box office. Pennywise accounted for an estimated $40.7 million, beating newcomer Hustlers by a wide margin, which earned…

'Halloween Kills' Set to Start Filming in Wilmington, NC

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As if October 31 doesn't come fast enough, filming is already set to begin on Halloween Kills, the upcoming sequel to 2018's Halloween, starring franchise legend Jamie Lee Curtis. Cameras will roll on Sept. 12 with the first scenes in Wilmington, NC according…

'Dark Shadows' Sequel Series Coming to The CW

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With confirmation from Deadline, legendary horror television series Dark Shadows will be getting a continuation on The CW network. The station, along with Warner Bros. Television, have inked a deal that will bring the followup series, titled Dark Shadows:…

'Tales from Harrow County: Death's Choir' Returns in December

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Many fans of Cullen Bunn and Tyler Crook's acclaimed Dark Horse Series Harrow County were upset to see Emmy's story wrap up last summer.  Luckily, Bunn, Crooks, and new artist Naomi Franquiz (Misfit City, The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl) will return to…

Official Trailer Revealed for 'Wrinkles the Clown'

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Coulrophobia is in full effect these days. IT Chapter 2 sits atop the box office and now a trailer has been released focusing on a real-life terrifying clown, Wrinkles the Clown. Directed by Michael Beach Nichols, Wrinkles the Clown tells the story of…

'The Lighthouse' Gets New Trailer

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Premiering today on YouTube, The Lighthouse has a chilling new trailer showcasing the suspense and despair of two men living in isolation. In February 2016, Robert Eggers' The Witch was released nationwide and shook audiences to the core with visceral…

Michael Gingold's New Book 'Ad Astra': The Horror News Network Review

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Following the success of his ode to long-lost and forgotten newspaper ads and movie art, Ad Nauseam: Newsprint Nightmares of the 1980s, Michael Gingold began working on a companion piece entitled Ad Astra: 20 Years of Newspaper Ads for Sci-Fi & Fantasy…

Final 'Doctor Sleep' Trailer Showcases Action at the Overlook Hotel

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With Stephen King's It: Chapter Two dominating the box office and press coverage, it is easy to forget about King's upcoming sequel to The Shining, Doctor Sleep.  If you've been remiss, today's final trailer will certainly make long time fans of Stanley…