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Apple Teams With A24 to Produce Slate of Films

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Variety is reporting that Apple has entered into an agreement with A24 to will produce a slate of films for the tech giant. It will be interesting to see what becomes of this agreement as many of A24’s flicks receive an R rating while Apple is known…
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'Castlevania' Executive Producer Developing Animated 'Devil May Cry' Series

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Netflix's Castlevania animated series wowed fans and critics alike with its impressive visuals and faithfulness to the source material. Now, executive producer Adi Shankar is hoping to capture lightning in a bottle again with an all-new animated series…
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R.L. Stine's 'Fear Street' Films Still in the Works

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Although it has been a while since we heard anything about the Fear Street films, R.L. Stine took to Twitter to alleviate concerns and confirm that three Fear Street movies are still in the works at Fox. https://twitter.com/RL_Stine/status/1063087122859679745 Leigh…
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Bad Robot Adds Six New Films

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Get ready horror fans, it looks like Bad Robot has some interesting films in the work. Deadline is reporting that Bad Robot has locked in six new projects from rising filmmakers. While there isn’t too much to learn about the films just yet, The Steps…
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'The Bone Collector' Series Coming to NBC

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Deadline is reporting that NBC has awarded a premium script commitment to a Bone Collector series coming from VJ Boyd and Mark Bianculli. The series synopsis reads as: The Bone Collector follows Lincoln Rhyme, a retired genius forensic criminologist…
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William Goldman Passes Away at Age 87

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We have sad news to report as William Goldman has passed away at the age of 87 due to complications from colon cancer and pneumonia. Goldman was a two-time Academy Award winter for his screenplays, the first coming in 1969 with Butch Cassidy and the…

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DC Universe Officially Announce Mears, Bean Added to 'Swamp Thing'

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The swamp just added some elite company.  According to their official Twitter account (see below), the DC Universe has announced that genre veterans Derek Mears and Andy Bean have joined the cast of the upcoming series adaptation of Swamp Thing.  DC…
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'The Purge' TV Series to Return for a Second Season

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Deadline is reporting that USA Network has renewed The Purge TV series for a second season. Based on the popular film franchise from Blumhouse, the series has been USA's highest rated drama of the season, averaging 2.3 million viewers. Chris McCumber,…
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The Toy Vault CEO Talks Funko 'It' Pennywise Exclusive Pop Figure at Rhode Island Comic Con

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The Toy Vault was a big hit at this past weekend's Rhode Island Comic Con, where they debuted their first convention exclusive Funko Pop figure. Since their first announcement of their black and white variant based on Tim Curry's Pennywise from the original It TV…
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Jerome Cohen-Olivar Discusses 'Little Horror Movie'

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The idea of journalism has evolved over the last decade. Voices can now be seen, heard, and experienced from anywhere in the world. Platforms like YouTube can launch careers from voices not allowed to tell their stories before. In the genre thriller Little…
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Andrew Lincoln to Return as Rick Grimes in 'The Walking Dead' Original Films

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The rock band Kiss is making headlines this week as ticket sales open up for their "End of the Road" final tour; but longtime fans of group recall their "Farewell Tour," which concluded in 2001. Some felt misled when the band walked back their retirement…
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Universal Orlando Extends 'Stranger Things' House for National 'Stranger Things' Day

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In honor of "National Stranger Things Day" on November 6 (the day that Will Byers disappeared into the Upside Down for you obsessive fans out there), Universal Orlando Resorts will extend their ultra-popular Halloween Horror Nights' House based on the…
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Mike Flanagan Details Production of Extended Shots in Episode Six of 'The Haunting of Hill House'

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Between his eye for ornate detail, his unconventional and well-earned scares, and his penchant for character-driven storytelling, Mike Flanagan is easily one of the most important horror directors working today. So when he takes the time to detail his…
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'Halloween' Crosses the $150 Million Mark at Weekend Box Office

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Although Halloween (2018) fell from the number one spot at the box office, the film did manage to cross the $150 million dollar mark with another strong weekend. Halloween finished fifth overall with just over $11 million at this weekend's box office…
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Cullen Bunn Brings Horror Anthology 'A Passage in Black' to Kickstarter

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The comic book  anthology has been synonymous with horror comics since the days of Tales from the Crypt and The Haunt of Fear.  While other genres have produced anthology collections, the horror anthology is still the one that most fans think of when…
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Virginia Madsen Joins 'Swamp Thing'

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A beloved horror icon will travel from Cabrini-Green to the Louisiana swamps. According to Deadline, Virginia Madsen has been cast as Maria Sunderland, an original character created for the upcoming Swamp Thing series. The official description of the…
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Buy / Wait / Rent: November 2018 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…
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Satanic Temple Co-Founder Lucien Greaves Threatens Legal Action Against Netflix's 'Sabrina'

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The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina has received a chilly reception from the co-founder of the Satanic Temple, Lucien Greaves, who threatened legal action against Netflix's new series over copy right violations.  According to Greaves, Netflix "...appropriat(ed)…
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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…