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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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Official Trailer Revealed for 'Wrinkles the Clown'

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Coulrophobia is in full effect these days. IT Chapter 2 sits atop the box office and now a trailer has been released focusing on a real-life terrifying clown, Wrinkles the Clown. Directed by Michael Beach Nichols, Wrinkles the Clown tells the story of…

'The Lighthouse' Gets New Trailer

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Premiering today on YouTube, The Lighthouse has a chilling new trailer showcasing the suspense and despair of two men living in isolation. In February 2016, Robert Eggers' The Witch was released nationwide and shook audiences to the core with visceral…

Michael Gingold's New Book 'Ad Astra': The Horror News Network Review

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Following the success of his ode to long-lost and forgotten newspaper ads and movie art, Ad Nauseam: Newsprint Nightmares of the 1980s, Michael Gingold began working on a companion piece entitled Ad Astra: 20 Years of Newspaper Ads for Sci-Fi & Fantasy…

Final 'Doctor Sleep' Trailer Showcases Action at the Overlook Hotel

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With Stephen King's It: Chapter Two dominating the box office and press coverage, it is easy to forget about King's upcoming sequel to The Shining, Doctor Sleep.  If you've been remiss, today's final trailer will certainly make long time fans of Stanley…

Mountain Dew's Mystery Flavor 'VooDEW' Hits Store Shelves in Time for Halloween

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If limited edition soda is your thing, Mountain Dew's got you covered this Halloween season! A special mystery flavor version called VooDEW just hit store shelves and it's not going to be around for long. According to the official website which launched…

'It: Chapter Two' Takes Top Spot at Box Office Carnival with $91 Million

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In probably the least surprising box office news of the year, It: Chapter Two dominated all competition at the weekend box office with an estimated $91 million start, although not all of the numbers associated with the sequel are as rosy red as Pennywise's…

Steve Niles Returns to 'Criminal Macabre' in December

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Steve Niles returns to his original hard-boiled, paranormal detective Cal McDonald this December with Dark Horse Comics The Big Bleed mini-series.  Niles will be joined by emerging artist Gyula Németh and letterer Nate Piekos for the latest chapter…

'IT: Chapter Two' Scores Killer Thursday Night Box Office

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America is still down with the clown.  Deadline is reporting that the much-anticipated continuation of the classic Stephen King novel, IT: Chapter Two, took home a Thursday-night haul of $10.5 million in around 3,700 theaters nationwide.  That figure…

'It: Chapter Two' to Feature Exclusive 'Birds of Prey' Trailer in Theaters Only

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What do Suicide Squad and Birds of Prey have in common? In order to see Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, you've got to sit through hours of melodrama centered around an obnoxious clown! The Hollywood Reporter has been tracking Warner Bros.' recent…

Tom Felton Joins 'A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting' Cast

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Coming exclusively from The Hollywood Reporter, Netlfix's A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting has added Tom Felton to its expanding cast. Felton is known for his long tenure as Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter film franchise, and the recent YouTube…

Parents in Australia Want 'It: Chapter Two' Billboards Banned

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It: Chapter Two is poised to explode at the worldwide box office, but some parents in Australia would like to see billboards advertising the film blown to smithereens!  According to multiple reports from Australian television stations, parents are ready…

'Death Trap' Writer Matt Miner and Artist Christopher Peterson: The Horror News Network Interview

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Comics (and films for that matter) were once relegated to specific genres which didn't change much over fifty years until imprints like Vertigo, and companies like Dark Horse Comics, began giving  genre-bending tales a chance.  Horror comics have certainly…

'Black Christmas' Trailer Arrives From Blumhouse and Universal

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Today Universal Pictures revealed a two-and-a-half minutes trailer for their upcoming Christmas-themed slasher flick Black Christmas. Directed by Sophia Takal, the film stars Imogen Poots, Aleyse Shannon, Brittany O’Grady, Lily Donoghue, Caleb Eberhardt,…

Horror News Network’s Fall 2019 Movie Preview

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After a busy, but underwhelming summer for horror films, this fall season offers a few less offerings than this past summer (and last fall).  The upside for horror fans (and studio executives) is the fact that this fall will bring two heavyweight Stephen…

Fans Start Petition Demanding Brian Andrews Return as Tommy Doyle in Halloween Franchise

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Jamie Lee Curtis returns as Laurie Strode, Nick Castle appears in scenes as Michael Myers, Charles Cyphers makes his return as Leigh Brackett, Kyle Richards reappears as Lindsey Wallace and… completely out of left field, Anthony Michael Hall is cast…

The Losers’ Club gets Reintroduced with 'IT: Chapter Two' Character Posters

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Last we saw The Losers’ Club of Derry, ME they had defeated Pennywise the Clown into submission, but not for good. Now, 27 years later, the gang returns to finish what began when they were all just 11 years old. To commemorate the occasion, Warner Bros.…

'The Stylist' Feature Film Launches Kickstarter Campaign

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If you were at the Connecticut Cult Classics double feature of Black Christmas and Silent Night, Deadly Night in December of 2017, you were lucky enough to catch our screening of Jill ‘Sixx’ Gevargizian’s beautiful short film The Stylist. Starring…

Buy / Wait / Rent: September 2019 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…

Toonami Announces 'Uzumaki' Series

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Yesterday Toonami shocked fans as they announced a four-episode Uzumaki mini-series coming next year. Directed by Hiroshi Nagahama with animation from Production IG and featuring music from Colin Stetson (Hereditary), the preview looks almost identical…

Kyle Richards Returning to 'Halloween Kills' Brian Andrews Will Not

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For those wondering whatever became of Kyle Richards who played Lindsey Wallace, the little girl from 1978’s Halloween, well she grew up to be stunning and is actually on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Entertainment Weekly has confirmed that the…

Netflix's 'The Haunting of Bly Manor' Bring Back Henry Thomas, Kate Siegel

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Looks like Netflix is bringing back yet another familiar face for the continuation of one of their most popular series.  Henry Thomas, who played the younger version of Crane family patriarch Hugh Crain in the streaming service's critically-acclaimed…