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'Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen' Director Neil Marshall Promises R-Rated Content and Traditional Special Effects

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Neil Marshall (Dog Soldiers, The Descent) recently spoke to fellow horror director Mick Garris on his podcast (Post Mortem with Mick Garris) about his career in film and television and also revealed some exciting news about his upcoming film, Hellboy:…
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"The Conjuring 3" Gets a Writer; also Brings Back James Wan

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As reported by Deadline, New Line Cinema has hired David Leslie Johnson to write the third installment of the hugely popular Conjuring series. Also reportedly back is James Wan, who directed the first two films. James is expected to leave the directing…
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Kevin Bacon to Star in and Produce 8 Episode 'Tremors' Television Series for Syfy

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Kevin Bacon has been talking about wanting to return to the world of Tremors in the form of a television series for over a year. Based on his recent, comments it sounds like this dream will soon become reality! He recently told Screen that Syfy has…
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Fox's 'The Exorcist' Gets Release Date and New Executive Producer for Season 2

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After narrowly escaping cancellation, Fox's stellar The Exorcist television series is finally entering production on Season Two! We've already learned that there will be a major shakeup in the cast next season (No Geena Davis; no Rance family), and…
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Sissy Spacek Cast in Stephen King's 'Castle Rock' 41 Years After Starring in 'Carrie'

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Although he is primarily a novelist, there are certain images in film which have sprung from the world of Stephen King's literary work which will never be forgotten. One of those images is Jack Nicholson's maniacal grin forcing its way through the splintered…
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'Venom' Movie Will Exist Separately from Marvel Cinematic Universe

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Bad news just broke for anyone hoping to see Tom Holland's Spider-Man in the upcoming Venom movie, starring Tom Hardy: at this time the two franchises will exist in totally separate universes! While the news isn't exactly shocking to fans who are familiar…

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Warner Bros. Releases Official Synopsis for 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters'

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Principal photography for the next Godzilla movie has officially begun today! While previous reports pegged the title as Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Warner Bros.' press release from today did not specifically reference the title of the film by name.…
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Scottish Family Offers £50,000 for Nanny Job in Haunted House

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Do you enjoy working with children? Would you like to earn £50,000 per year with vacation day benefits, including your own suite with a private kitchen and bathroom? According to The Telegraph, a family living in the Scottish Borders is ready to hire…
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Mark Wahlberg Recalls Being Attacked by Chimpanzees on the Set of 'Planet of the Apes'

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If you think you have bad memories from simply watching Tim Burton's 2001 remake of Planet of the Apes, wait until you find out what Mark Wahlberg went through while trying to film it! He recently appeared on the Graham Norton show and revealed a traumatic…
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Kevin Smith Shooting 'Killroy Was Here' in Partnership with Florida College

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We've got good news for the Kevin Smith fans out there who made it to the end of Yoga Hosers and still want more! Variety reports that Smith is filming a new horror movie in partnership with Sarasota, Florida's Ringling College of Art and Design and…
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Call of Cthulhu Video Game Trailer Revealed at E3

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A trailer for a video game based on the popular horror role playing game from the early 1980's ,Call of Cthulhu, has just been revealed at the annual E3 convention and trade show in Los Angeles. Call of Cthulhu will be released later this year for…
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Pilot Kurt Russell Reveals that He Witnessed and Reported the Phoenix Lights UFO Sighting

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Kurt Russell may only be playing an intergalactic alien in this summer's Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2; but in real life, the truth is stranger than fiction! In a new BBC interview, Russell reveals that he experienced the infamous 1997 Phoenix Lights…
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Arrow Video's 'The Bird with the Crystal Plumage' Blu-Ray: The Horror News Network Review

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Dario Argento's first film, the 1970 classic The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, profoundly impacted the world of horror and established his career as a sophisticated auteur of cinema for decades to come. The film's beautiful cinematography and expert…
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'The Mummy (2017)': The Horror News Network Review

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Critics have taken great delight in tearing The Mummy to shreds over the past few weeks. When word dropped of poor early reviews and anticipated disappointing performance at the domestic box office, a pile-on occurred where critics tried to one-up each…
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Conjuring Two Spin-Off The Crooked Man is Coming Soon

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Warner Brothers/New Line shows no sign of slowing down when it comes to spinning off horror movies from their successful Conjuring franchise. Next up: the slender, I mean Crooked Man! The Hollywood Reporter broke the news today stating that "Mike Van…
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Flatliners Trailer Released

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The trailer for Flatliners (the remake of the 1990 horror drama staring Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts and Kiefer Sutherland) has just been released by Sony Pictures. The film will be directed by Niels Arden Oplev (the original Girl With the Dragon…
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Game of Thrones' Michiel Huisman Cast as Steven Crane in Netflix's Haunting of Hill House

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As reported in April by HNN's John Evans, Netflix announced a new series based on Shirley Jackson's seminal haunted house tale The Haunting of Hill House to be directed by Oculus director Mike Flanagan. Now comes news from The Hollywood Reporter that…
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"The Lure" - Review

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Do you remember that time you said to yourself, "Gosh, I'd really like to watch a musical set in early 1980's Poland about two mermaids who join a disco band that plays their shows in a strip club?" No? Me neither, but I watched it anyway and...I think…
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Russo Brothers, Henry Selick to Adapt 'Little Nightmares' Video Game into Television Series

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Little Nightmares, the horror puzzle-platformer from Tarsier Studios (LittleBigPlanet 3) is about to appear on the small screen in another format! THR reports that Anthony and Joe Russo (You, Me and Dupree, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and numerous…
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SpikeTV's "The Mist" Episode 1 - Review

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Last week we discussed SpikeTV's upcoming take on Stephen King's short story The Mist and one of the concerns that I had was how they planned to turn a story that only occupies 134 pages into a seasons worth of hour-long television shows. Well, my knowledge-thirsty…
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Will The Mummy Send Universal's Dark Universe Back to the Shadows?

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As detailed by HNN's John Evan's on Friday, The Mummy's (2017) abysmal critical reception led to a domestic financial disaster at the box office with an estimated $32.2 million in ticket sales, amounting to a lot less than the average Pharaoh's treasure.…
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Ivan Reitman Plans to Link 'Ghostbusters' Reboot to Original and Explore International Settings for Future Films

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Over the past few months, producers (and original creators) Ivan Reitman and Dan Aykroyd have publicly slammed director Paul Feige for the financial failure of last summers Ghostbusters reboot. Both have expressed nothing but love for the new cast of…
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'The Mummy' Set to Unravel at the Box Office This Weekend Amid Poor Reviews

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Smell something rotten this weekend? That's the stench of a sarcophagus that never should have been opened! The Mummy reboot, the first of Universal's action-oriented "Dark Universe" monster franchise, is opening in theaters this weekend amid a slew…
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Amityville: The Awakening Delayed Yet Again

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The long delayed and embattled Amitville: The Awakening has been once again moved off of its release date on June 30th.  No new release date has been announced at this time. In the Horror News Network Summer Movie Preview, I detailed the long, winding…
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Re-imagining Stephen King's "The Mist"

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Back in the mid-80's I can recall getting my hands on Stephen King's anthology book Skeleton Crew and ripping through it like I did all of his books back then. Out of all of the stories, it was The Mist that stuck with me. I can remember having vivid…
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Phantom of the Opera, The Hunchback of Notre Dame Joining Dark Universe?

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Dark Universe is reportedly growing even larger.  Alex Kurtzman, the directory of DU's first official entry The Mummy, recently let slip that two previously-unannounced movies will be released in Universal's grand monster cinematic world:  Phantom of…
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Rance Family Not Returning to The Exorcist Season Two Cast List

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Many horror fans were pleased when Fox announced that the Exorcist would be receiving a second season order.  It was also hinted at in the finale that the focus of the show would switch to another family or case. TV Line recently confirmed this switch,…

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