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‘Victor Crowley’- Horror News Network Review

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In September of 2007, writer/director Adam Green gave horror fans plenty of reasons to “stay out of the swamp” with the release of his cult classic Hatchet. Following it up with Hatchet II and Hatchet III, Green kept slasher Victor Crowley busy and…
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'Spooked' Podcast: The Horror News Network Review

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You might be lulled into a relaxed state of mind when the beat of its opening song comes on, but trust me – you will be wide-eyed and on high alert when listening to some of the frightening stories told on Spooked, a new podcast from Snap Judgement…
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'Happy Death Day' Celebrates Box Office Victory

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Universal's Happy Death Day "blew out the candles" on their competition this weekend, finishing with the top spot at the box office. The Pg-13 horror version of Groundhog Day attracted a teen audience drawn in by the young cast and fairly positive…
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‘The Babysitter’ – The Horror News Network Review

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Fresh to Netflix this week is The Babysitter from the minds of McG and Brian Duffield.  While the film is a really fun watch, it at times does give a little wink and nod to the holiday classic Home Alone. Don’t be fooled though, The Babysitter is more…
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Netflix Releases Final Trailer for 'Stranger Things' Season Two to Celebrate Friday the 13th

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There's nothing spookier than a Friday the 13th in October! It only happens once every several years; but when it does, corporate promotional departments are always ready to take advantage of the extra spooky date. I vividly remember picking up Mortal…
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‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel Gets New Writer at Warner Bros.

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This just in from Deadline, Mike Vukadinovich has been selected to rewrite the script for Beetlejuice 2 at Warner Bros., a project that has been gestating since September 2011. Vukadinovich is known for his recent film titled Rememory that premiered…

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Ash vs. Evil Dead Season 3 Coming in February to Starz

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Prepare to get groovy in 2018.  According to the show's official Twitter account, the wonderfully gory Starz original series Ash vs. Evil Dead will kick off their third season on Sunday, February 25th, 2018.  The cable network also released new promotional…
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'Spawn' to Begin Production in February

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Earlier in the year it was announced that a brand-new Spawn feature would be developed through Blumhouse.  Today at New York Comic Con, creator Todd McFarlane confirmed that the new Spawn film would begin production in February 2018 and be “dark and…
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Scratch That... 'Bride of Frankenstein' Now Removed from Universal's Release Schedule!

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News sure travels fast on the internets these days! Hours after HNN contributor Mark McCurley reported the breaking news on Universal's plans to release its Bride of Frankenstein reboot to theaters on Valentine's Day 2019, the studio has officially…
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Netflix Closes Down "Stranger Things" Pop-Up Bar...But Not Without Humor

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Back in August, Danny and Doug Marks, a pair of Chicago bar owners who run Emporium Arcade Bar, opened a Stranger Things inspired pop-up called "The Upside Down". Complete with the Byer's couch, Joyce's light-up Christmas light wall and plenty of "Hawkins"-related…
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‘Bride of Frankenstein’ Release Date Set for Valentine’s Day 2019

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Coming February 14, 2019 is a match not quite made in heaven with Bride of Frankenstein, the latest entry to the cinematic Dark Universe from Universal Pictures. With the release of The Mummy starring Tom Cruise in June of this year, Universal Pictures…
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'Ghost Adventures' Specials Feature Ghosts of Civil War and Annabelle this October

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The Ghost Adventures team are bringing a host of Halloween horrors to fans this October, as they embark for the first time on a Four-Part “ghosts of the Civil War” Special (starting on October 7th at 9:00 p.m. on the Travel Channel) and they are also…
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Interviews with "Ghost Wars" Stars and Creator

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While there were many new horror television show debuts last year (The Exorcist, Stan Against Evil, Frequency, Channel Zero, Van Helsing, and Aftermath), this year is somewhat light regarding new properties. One premiere, however, that deserves some attention…
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Netflix & BonusXP Release 'Stranger Things' Season 2 Mobile Game

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Netflix is ramping up the excitement as we inch closer and closer to the October 27th premiere of Stranger Things Season 2. This morning, the streaming service released a new game based on the popular television series for iOS and Android devices. The…
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Cullen Bunn to Carve Out a New 'Pumpkinhead' Comic

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Today Dynamite Comics announced it will be bringing horror classic Pumpkinhead to the comic world. The series will be penned by one of the hardest working man in comics at the moment, Cullen Bunn, known for his work on fan favorites Harrow County, Regression,…
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Casting for Joe Hill's "Locke & Key" Is Underway

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Comic fans are abuzz as favorite title Locke & Key (written by Stephen King's son Joe Hill) is being turned into a series for Hulu and casting announcements are being made. Newcomer Jack Mulhern (below) has been cast as Tyler Locke, one of the leads…
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Josh Gates Embarks on 'Expedition Unknown: Hunt for Extraterrestrials'

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Although Josh Gates left his weekly paranormal adventures behind years ago (Destination Truth) in search of some of the greatest mysteries that history has to offer (Expedition Unknown), the noted explorer will journey back to his roots for the Travel…
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'It' Creeps Into Top Spot; 'Flatliners' D.O.A. at Weekend Box Office

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It was a three way battle for the box office crown this weekend, but in the end, It appears to have climbed to the top of the heap once again, collecting an estimated $17.3 million in sales. Final numbers will be released late Monday, but it looks…
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Dark ‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’ Reboot is Coming to The CW

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Although its original run ended 14 years ago, Sabrina the Teenage Witch is returning for a much darker rendition than ever before in The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Straight from The Independent, this version is aiming to be less teen-friendly…
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Buy / Wait / Rent: October 2017 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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Jeremy Slater & Sean Crouch Share Story Ideas for Future Seasons of 'The Exorcist'

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Season Two of The Exorcist may have just premiered on Fox this week, but series creator Jeremy Slater and showrunner Sean Crouch are already thinking about the future of the series! They recently sat down with Digital Spy to discuss the show, and they…
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'The Exorcist' Season 2 Episode 1 Review & Analysis

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I was not a big fan of last year's pilot episode of Fox's The Exorcist. I found it to be a little too over the top with its introduction of themes, too rushed in its pacing, and too direct in its over-reliance on CGI. However, as Season One unfolded,…
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'Halloween Wars' Returns to Food Network This October

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Looking for some spooky food ideas for your upcoming Halloween celebration?  If so, we have the show for you! Halloween Wars returns to Food Network with a new season as well as a new spin-off series Halloween Wars: Hayride of Horror on October 1st,…
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Andrew Lincoln Considers a Rick Grimes-less 'Walking Dead'

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EW reporter Dalton Ross recently speculated what The Walking Dead would be like without titular character Rick Grimes.  It appears that Andrew Linclon and Robert Kirkman have also considered it. Ross spoke to Lincoln recently, and he told Ross that…
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Spike Network Cancels 'The Mist' After Only One Season

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The Hollywood Reporter broke the news this week that Spike TV has cancelled Stephen King's The Mist after only one season. According to the report, the network, "Picked up straight to series in April 2016 as part of Spike's push to re-enter the original…
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The Disney Channel to Produce 'Hocus Pocus' Remake Movie for Television

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Although it was only a modest hit when it premiered in theaters in 1993, Disney's Hocus Pocus has tremendously grown in popularity in recent years. Whether it be the tongue-in-cheek performances of Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy,…
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A24 Releases An Even Creepier Trailer for 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer'

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In mid-August, A24 delivered an eerie trailer for Yorgos Lanthimos' (The Lobster) upcoming film, The Killing of a Sacred Deer. Between its medical-themed horror elements and its slow and creepy pacing, the trailer hit all of the right notes to get audiences…

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