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Idris Elba to Direct and Star in 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' Musical for Netflix

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame has been synonymous with classic horror ever since Lon Chaney first exploded onto the silver screen in the classic 1923 film adaptation of Victor Hugo's legendary novel. Now, nearly 100 years later, Idris Elba will adapt the…
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'Shark Tank' Hosts to Swim With Sharks on Shark Week 2018

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In an exclusive report by Entertainment Weekly, it has been learned that the hosts of ABC's Shark Tank will finally be entering a realm where their big bucks and big mouths don't impress anyone: in the water with some real sharks! Hosts Mark Cuban,…
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The Firefly Family Returns in '3 From Hell' Set Photos

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Right from his own Instagram, musician and filmmaker Rob Zombie is bringing the slain Firefly family back from the dead for 3 From Hell, currently in post-production. Zombie posted new production images of stars Sheri Moon Zombie, Bill Moseley, Sid Haig…
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'Human Centipede' Director Tom Six Has a New Film Called 'The Onania Club'

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It's been nine years since Tom Six first burst onto the horror scene with The Human Centipede and three years since he wrapped up his Centipede trilogy with The Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence). The Dutch writer/director had released three films before…
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Streaming-Only Version of 'Resident Evil 7' to Appear on Nintendo Switch in Japan

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After launching in January of 2017 to a positive critical and fan reception, Capcom's Resident Evil 7 is finally coming to the Nintendo Switch! But there are a couple of catches... Variety reports that the game will come to the Nintendo Switch on…
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'Witchfinder: The Gates of Heaven' Writer Chris Roberson: The Horror News Network Interview

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Chris Roberson is no stranger to Dark Horse Comics Mignolaverse and he has become one of Mike Mignola's chief writing partners on such titles as Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. 1954, The Visitor, and the recent hit Rasputin: Voice of the Dragon.  Roberson…

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Jordan Peele Teases Next Film: 'Us'

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Without giving anything in the way of details, Jordan Peele (Get Out, Key & Peele) has piqued the curiosity of film fans everywhere with a post from his Twitter account of what is apparently his next movie. Titled Us, the art features two human heads…
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Fiona Dourif Lands Recurring Role in 'The Purge' Series

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Deadline is reporting that Fiona Dourif has been tapped for a recurring role in the upcoming Purge series. Dourif will portray the cult leader “Tavis,” a character that is adored be her many followers. Dourif is known for playing the role of “Nica…
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John Krasinski Says 'A Quiet Place' Sequel May Explore Lives of Other Survivors

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John Krasinski, the writer/director/star of this year's breakout hit, A Quiet Place, just hinted that the sequel may not follow the Abbott family of the the original film. Instead, the movie could take place during the same time frame as the first one…
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Hulu to Develop Wattpad's 'Light as a Feather' Into Series

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The streaming services continue to break new ground in this brave new world.  According to Deadline, Hulu will be developing the supernatural thriller Light as a Feather into a 10-episode straight-to-series project.  This continues the trend of media…
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Netflix Renews ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ for a Third Season

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Right from Deadline, Netflix has greenlit a third season for Santa Clarita Diet, the dark comedy television series starring Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant. Set to be 10 episodes, the third season of SCD is slated to launch in 2019. The entire…
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'The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31': The Horror News Network Review

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In 1982 John Carpenter unleashed a horror film that chilled viewers bones and took paranoia to an unseen level. Set in the harsh weather backdrop of Antarctica, a group of researchers are attacked by a hostile shape-shifting alien. The Thing boasted…
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John Lithgow Will Portray Jud Crandall in 'Pet Sematary' Remake

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According to a report from EW, John Lithgow will play friendly country neighbor Jud Crandall in the new film adaptation of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary. Lithgow will join actor Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) in the…
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Good Deed Launches Genre Label Cranked Up Films

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Just in from Variety, a new genre-focused label, to be called Cranked Up Films, will be launched by Good Deed Entertainment. CUF is set to focus mainly on high-concept horror, science fiction and speculative fiction that has elements of the supernatural…
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Joe Dante to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Fantasia International Film Festival

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Joe Dante is a filmmaker that is near and dear to horror fans worldwide, especially those that grew up in the 1980's. The programmers of the Fantasia International Film Festival also seem to agree (as published in the official press release), as they…
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'Wildling': The Horror News Network Review

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Someone recently asked if I’d seen the film Wildling yet and I asked if Yrgitte was in it. Bad Game of Thrones joke aside, I tracked Wildling down on iTunes and gave it a watch over the weekend after the wife and kids were safely tucked into their…
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‘Swamp Thing’ Series Coming to DC Streaming Service in 2019

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According to the Hollywood Reporter, a live-action Swamp Thing TV series "...has landed a script-to-series order at DC Universe, the upcoming DC-branded streaming service." The series will be "Based on the DC Comics characters created by Len Wein…
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'Happy Death Day 2' Announces Additional Cast Members

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Following the smashing box office success of 2017's Blumhouse Production Happy Death Day, the inevitable sequel is starting to round into shape.  After raking in close to $115 million on an estimated $4.8 million budget, the sequel will see the main…
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Horror News Network's Summer 2018 Horror Movie Preview Guide

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In recent years, studios have loaded up their summer release schedules with a wide range of horror films.  This was never more apparent than in 2016 when Lights Out, Don't Breathe, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Purge: Election Year,  and the Conjuring 2 made…
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Sam Raimi to Produce & Alexandre Aja to Direct 'Crawl' for Paramount

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The folks at Paramount Pictures are looking to follow up their tremendous success story with A Quiet Place by fast tracking another dark thriller movie... and they've hired two horror heavyweights to make the project a reality! Deadline reports that…
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Buy / Wait / Rent: May 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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'Annabelle: Creation' Sequel Coming in July 2019

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The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that "Gary Dauberman, the writer behind the Annabelle movies, will make his directorial debut with an untitled Annabelle project, the newest installment of New Line’s horror franchise based on a devil doll from The…
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‘Downrange’: The Horror News Network Review

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In the tradition of isolation thrillers focused on beautiful people being sniped out including Phonebooth, Roadside, Carnage Park, ATM (sort of) and one of the first to create this type of horror in Targets, comes the latest from talented genre filmmaker…
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Kevin Bacon Confirms Syfy's 'Tremors' Series Will Not Move Forward

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Kevin Bacon shared some bad news this weekend for all of the Tremors fans out there who were excited about his upcoming television series based on the franchise: Syfy has decided to pass on the series- which was set to take place 25 years after the events…
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'mon mon mon MONSTERS': The Horror News Network Review

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Every few weeks I make a point to do some deep internet searching to find movies that I may be missing out on. I check out everyone's lists of "the best of the year so far" and lists of "must sees" and sometimes I'll come back with something recommended…
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'A Quiet Place' Sequel Announced

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Be really quiet....now scream!! Paramount Studio Chief Jim Gianopulos announced at CinemaCon that an inevitable sequel to A Quiet Place is indeed in the works.   Gianopulos stated "If you told me five years ago that an almost silent film starring…
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Jamie Lee Curtis Reveals Halloween Trailer at CinemaCon

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Jamie Lee Curtis walked on stage and introduced the new Halloween trailer to the CinemaCon crowd at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Halloween picks up 40 years after the original film and disregards all sequels. Reprising her role as Laurie Strode, Curtis…