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ComiXology Announces Four New Horror Comic Series This October

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ComiXology (Amazon’s digital comic service) announced four new titles today in honor of every horror fan's favorite holiday: Halloween!  The three new creator-owned comiXology Originals include: two new graphic novels, Dracula: Son of the Dragon (written…

'Crawl' Director Alexandre Aja: The Horror News Network Interview

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Alexandre Aja quickly established himself as a household name in horror with 2003's High Tension, and he continued to make his mark on the genre with such releases as The Hills Have Eyes remake, Piranha 3D, and Horns. His latest film, Crawl, debuted…

'Crawl' Blu-Ray: The Horror News Network Review

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Director Alexandre Aja's Crawl is finally coming to Blu-Ray disc and DVD on Tuesday, October 15th. The film- which was produced by the legendary Sam Raimi- made a splash in theaters this past July, earning over $89 million against a $13.5 million budget…

Original Sheriff Leigh Brackett Actor to Return for 'Halloween Kills'

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It has been revealed that Charles Cyphers has been tapped to reprise his role as Haddonfield's sheriff Leigh Brackett in the upcoming sequel Halloween Kills. Cyphers starred in both the 1978 original Halloween and 1981 sequel, Halloween II. Currently…

'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…

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'The Last of Us Part II" Set for Release in February 2020

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A post-apocalyptic future is nigh as The Last of Us Part II is set for release on February 21, 2020 per an official announcement during Sony's State of Play livestream on September 24. Set in a world overrun by the Infected, humans who were taken over…

HNN Productions' 'Halloween in a Box' Documentary Gets Distribution and a Release Date

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Good news in Horror-Land as long awaited documentary Halloween in a Box has landed distribution through film company Indie Rights and will begin streaming on various platforms, including Amazon, on October 1, 2019. The film will also have a live premiere…

Shudder's 'Creepshow' Episode One: The Horror News Network Review

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Anticipation for Shudder’s new horror anthology series Creepshow (based on the 1982 film written by Stephen King and directed by George A. Romero) has been sky high ever since the project was announced.  The original anthology film captured all the…

Veteran Actor and Horror Legend Sid Haig Passes Away at 80

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We at Horror News Network are mourning the loss of one of the great horror character actors ever, Sid Haig.  His wife, Susan L. Oberg, made the announcement on Instagram early this morning, revealing that he had passed away on Saturday, September 21st…

'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…