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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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'Saw: Legacy' Undergoes Last Minute Name Change

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I hope nobody out there got "Saw: Legacy" tattoos in a fit of rabid anticipation of the film's upcoming release this Halloween... it has a new title! The folks behind the iconic franchise recently took to Twitter to announce the name change and reinforce…
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Carnage to be Featured Villain in Upcoming 'Venom' Movie

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Marvel and Sony are currently hyping the impending release of Spider-Man: Homecoming to the multiplex. According to the early buzz, it's "oh so fun" and better than the disasters known as Spider-Man 3, The Amazing Spider-Man, and The Amazing Spider-Man…
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'Regression' by Cullen Bunn and Danny Luckert: The Horror News Network Review

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Cullen Bunn is one of the hardest working creators in comics.  Not only has he written a variety of "X-Titles" for Marvel such as Magneto and Uncanny X-Men , but he is equally well-known for his award winning Dark Horse series Harrow County.  Horror…
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Syfy Orders Pilot Episode Based on George RR Martin's 'Nightflyers'

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With only two abbreviated seasons left of Game of Thrones, fans will soon need to turn elsewhere to get their George RR Martin fix! Variety reports that the Syfy network is looking to fill the upcoming void by ordering a pilot episode of a new television…
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Universal Releases Title and Poster for 'Jurassic World' Sequel

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The sequel to 2015's hugely successful Jurassic World hits theaters exactly one year from today. To celebrate, Universal took to Twitter to unveil the official title of the film and its teaser poster. You can view the reveal below in all of its glory: https://twitter.com/JurassicWorld/status/877904072732426241?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fvariety.com%2F2017%2Ffilm%2Fnews%2Fjurassic-world-sequel-title-poster-fallen-kingdom-1202475824%2F So…

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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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'Wonder Woman' Director Patty Jenkins Attached to Horror Project for AMC Streaming Service, Shudder

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Patty Jenkins, the critically-acclaimed director of Monster and Wonder Woman is attached to an upcoming horror project for AMC's horror/thriller/suspense streaming service, Shudder. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jenkins will work on a project…
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Cast Expands for New Mutants

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Director Josh Boone has been busy as of late adding cast members to his upcoming New Mutants film. The Originals actress Blu Hunt has signed on to play the mutant, Danielle Moonstar aka Mirage. Moonstar has the power to show her victims greatest fear…
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Dan Aykroyd on 'Ghostbusters' Reboot Director Paul Feig: "He Will Not Be Back On The Sony Lot Anytime Soon"

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Now that the promotional period for last summer's Ghostbusters reboot has died down, the film's producers are more likely to say what's on their mind about the success of the project (or lack thereof... the film earned approximately $128 million at the…
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Travel Channel Acquires Josh Gates' Destination Truth

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Fans of "the real-life Indiana Jones" Josh Gates will be pleased to hear that the Travel Channel has recently acquired Gates' original monster hunting series Destination Truth.   Those who are familiar with Gates' current Travel Channel hit, Expedition…
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AMC Introduces Fear The Walking Dead Season Three Antagonist Through 80's Style Infomercial

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AMC has released a 1980's style infomercial that introduces viewers to Fear the Walking Dead Season Three's villain Russell Otto (portrayed by Dayton Callie). The video profiles the "...founders of a survivalist organization who prepared for the fall…

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