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Horror Remake of 'Fantasy Island' Gets Trailer

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Premiering last weekend during screening of Warner Bros.' Doctor Sleep, Sony Pictures has released online the first trailer for Fantasy Island, a remake to the 1978-1984 fantasy drama television series. The new film has the secret dreams of some lucky…

'Expedition Bigfoot' Sets Out to Find Famous Creature Through Advanced Science

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Most Bigfoot hunters embark on their missions with nothing more than a solid stick for tree knocking, some smelly grub, and a practiced "whoop" to attract the hairy beast. The crew from the new Travel Channel series Expedition Bigfoot (premiering Sunday,…

'Doctor Sleep' Snoozes at Weekend Box Office

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What a difference a week makes.  Last weekend, Terminator: Dark Fate debuted with an underwhelming $29 million, appearing to be one of the biggest financial flops of the year.  Well, the executives at Paramount can stop looking for time machines to…

'Color Out of Space' Trailer Hits Internet like Alien Meteorite

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Color Out of Space is just about ready to land on earth! We reported in January that Nicolas Cage would be reuniting with the producers of Mandy for a film based on the H.P. Lovecraft classic short story, The Colour Out of Space, but news on the project…

Latest 'Paranormal Activity' Sequel Set for 2021

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Found-footage fans rejoice!  As reported by Deadline, the hauntingly successful Paranormal Activity franchise is set for another sequel to be released in 2021, according to studio Paramount.  Blumhouse will once again be producing the film, which will…

Director David F. Sandberg Returns to Horror with Cullen Bunn's 'The Unsound'

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Director David F. Sandberg will return to the horror genre (after a very succesfull foray into the world of super hero films with Shazam!) via a Netflix adaptation of Cullen Bunn and artist Jack T. Cole's BOOM! Studios mini-series The Unsound. According…

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Attend a Halloween Party at Stu's House from 'Scream'!

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Wow! If you're on the West Coast and have nothing to do on Halloween night, or if you love Scream enough to cancel your already-made plans, you can attend a costume party at the house that was used for the party at Stu's house at the end of Wes Craven's…

James Wan and Atomic Monster Join 'Gideon Falls'

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Hivemind recently issued a press release which announced that they will be teaming with James Wan and his Atomic Monster production company for the upcoming television adaptation of Gideon Falls. Created by Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino, Gideon…

'Are You Afraid of the Dark' Scene Premiers Ahead of Release

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Premiering October 11 on Nickelodeon, a scene from the Are You Afraid of the Dark miniseries has been uploaded online to give viewers a glimpse of what's in store. First aired in 1990 and continuing until 1996 and again from 1999 to 2000 in a second…

'The Last Drive-In' Returns With ‘Joe Bob's Halloween Hootenaany’ On Friday October 25

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Nothing says the Halloween season like horror movie marathons, especially when they are hosted by everyone's favorite movie expert, Joe Bob Briggs. To commemorate this occasion, a brand new installment of Shudder's The Last Drive-In series lands on October…

Legion M's David Baxter Talks Horror Films at NYCC 2019: The Horror News Network Interview

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Crowdfunding has become an ever-increasing element of creative projects over the last half decade, and with the continued success of the "direct to consumer/fan" approach, it was only a matter of time before a company emerged as the first fan-owned entertainment…

'Once and Future' Writer Kieron Gillen: The Horror News Network NYCC 2019 Interview

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Kieron Gillen is an instantly recognizable name to comic readers.  Whether you know him as the man that complicated Tony Stark's family history, detailed a teenage Loki's misadventures, or created one of the most memorable Star Wars characters in Marvel's…

Pornsak Pichetshote & José Villarrubia Discuss 'Infidel' at NYCC 2019: The Horror News Network Interview

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Infidel burst onto the scene last year to overwhelming acclaim. The dangerously scary title earned numerous awards- including the 2018 Horror News Network Comic Award for Best Mini-Series- and Hollywood came knocking for the movie rights after only two…

Jody Houser Discusses Her 'Stranger Things' Graphic Novels at NYCC 2019: The Horror News Network Interview

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When it comes to comic book adaptations of major horror and sci-fi film and television properties, there is no writer in the industry more prominent than Jody Houser. After adapting such hit franchises as Star Wars, The X-Files, Orphan Black, and Halo,…

'The Grudge' Director Nicolas Pesce and Cast Discuss Their New Film at NYCC 2019 Panel

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Writer/director Nicolas Pesce, legendary producer/director Sam Raimi, and principal cast members Betty Gilpin, Lin Shaye, and Andrea Riseborough delivered the first trailer for 2020's remake of The Grudge, along with some hints at what the film will deliver…

Buy / Wait / Rent: October 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…

'Stranger Things 4' Announced with Teaser

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Just like that, Stranger Things 4 has been announced and this time it's spreading to new areas, at least that is what can be gathered from the preview released by Netflix today which emphasizes, "We're not in Hawkins anymore." Stranger Things has captivated…

DC and Joe Hill Provide Fans with a Sample of Terror From Hill House Comics

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DC Comics and Joe Hill are providing an early treat to fans this Halloween season with a glimpse at the upcoming Hill House Comics line via a free online sampler.  The sampler includes previews of the first title from the imprint, Basketful of Heads,…

Mike Mignola Inducted Into Harvey Awards Hall of Fame

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The Harvey Awards Steering Committee announced today that noted comic book artist and writer Mike Mignola will be inducted into the Harvey Awards Hall of Fame this year at their annual awards ceremony, which coincides with the 2019 edition of New Your…

'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…