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Illfonic Claims "Support for 'Friday the 13th: The Game' Has Not Been Abandoned" Amid Launch of 'Dead Alliance'

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Illfonic's May 26th launch of Friday the 13th: The Game hasn't exactly been a smooth one. Kotaku reports that the game has been plagued by glitches and connection issues since its release, and that fan dissatisfaction came to a head recently due to Illfonic's…
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Stop-Motion 'Spongebob Squarepants' Halloween Special Coming this October

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The mark of any cartoon's longevity and/or popularity are the special event episodes.  These specials usually fall into three categories: Christmas, Halloween, and Anniversary, and if you have at least one of the three, chances are that your program…
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Funko Announces New Line of Pennywise Pop! Vinyls

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As with most major toy manufacturers, Funko made quite a splash at San Diego Comic-Con 2017 with the reveal for several convention exclusives.  However, for horror fans they may have saved their best announcement for afterwards.  On Monday afternoon,…
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Sarah Paulson Joins Ensemble Cast of M. Night Shyamalan's 'Glass'

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Writer/director M. Night Shyamalan broke some exciting news this morning for horror fans who are looking forward to Glass, his upcoming follow-up movie to Split and Unbreakable. A new horror favorite has joined the cast, which already includes Samuel…
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SDCC: Mr. Mercedes Packs the House

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The "Mr. Mercedes" Panel at San Diego Comic-Con will become legendary for bringing a massive cast for a known product into a pretty small room. Hundreds, or possibly even thousands, of fans lined up to see the trailer, clips, and cast and were turned…
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SDCC: Midnight, Texas Surprises With Horror

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Although this show will start airing the Monday after SDCC, NBC brought much of the cast and the creators of "Midnight, Texas", as well as Charlaine Harris (author of the book the show is based on) to the convention. The entire pilot was screened and…

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Ryan Murphy Teases Twisty the Clown's Return in 'American Horror Story' Season Seven

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Evil clowns are certainly all the rage these days, and it looks like a recent entry into the pantheon will be making a mysterious return to American Horror Story according to creator Ryan Murphy. Murphy took to Instagram today and posted the following…
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Bill Skarsgård Cast in Stephen King's 'Castle Rock' Following His Starring Role in 'It' Remake

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Castle Rock, the upcoming Hulu series which takes place within the world of Stephen King's storytelling, is looking more and more interesting by the day! The first trailer for the series, which will be produced by J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Productions, hinted…
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True Blood Star Nelsan Ellis Dead at 39

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Variety has confirmed that actor Nelsan Ellis has died at the young age of 39 due to heart failure. Although the quality of HBO's True Blood declined in later seasons, one constant was always Nelsan Ellis' performance as the feisty short-order cook…
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New Poster for Jigsaw Revealed

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Just when you thought torture porn was going the way of the buffalo, Lionsgate is hoping that you remember that the game is still on. The studio has released the first official poster for Jigsaw, the eight film in the Saw franchise and first since 2010's…
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John Cho Joins the Cast of Fox's 'The Exorcist' Season 2

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With only a couple of months left before its September 29th premiere date, we are beginning to learn more and more about the elusive plot, setting, and characters of Fox's The Exorcist Season Two. We knew early on that Ben Daniels and Alfonso Herrera's…
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John Carpenter To Develop Horror Title for SyFy Channel

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Legendary writer/director/composer John Carpenter has recently inked a deal with Universal Cable Productions to develop his graphic novel Tales for a Halloween Night into a series for the SyFy channel according to Deadline. Dawn Olmstead, executive…
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Arrow Video’s ‘Donnie Darko’ Limited Edition Blu-Ray: The Horror News Network Review

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Over a decade before fans were fawning over Stranger Things' 1980's horror and pop culture nostalgia, Richard Kelly practically invented this formula for homage with Donnie Darko. In celebration of the 15th anniversary of the film, Arrow Video has created…
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'Nocturnals: The Sinister Path': The Horror News Network Review

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If one were to ask any comic fan the following question:  "Name a pulp-noir monster hero that combined suspense and hard-boiled action with a distinct artistic style?", the vast majority of fans would quickly answer with the name "Hellboy".  While this…
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Arrow Video’s ‘Pulse’ Blu-Ray: The Horror News Network Review

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Following up on their excellent October release of Dark Water, Arrow Video continues their tradition of offering important early 2000's J-Horror films with this month's Pulse blu-ray and DVD set. While I find the film to be an acquired taste in comparison…
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Carolyn Cronenberg Dead at 66

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Carolyn Cronenberg (Zeifman), a film director/editor and the wife of director David Cronenberg, has died at the age of 66. Cronenberg had a long career working alongside her husband, and they actually met on the set of his 1979 film Rabid. Carolyn…
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Sony Launches 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' Teaser and Website to Promote Re-Release

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Big Close Encounters of the Third Kind news manifested over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Sony has announced that they will re-release Steven Spielberg's classic film to theaters for one week only, starting on September 1st, 2017. The re-release…
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What to Watch On 4th of July

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If you're anything like me, you'll want to eschew the sunshine and merriment that generally takes place on Independence Day. Lots of heat, loud noises, barking dogs and soggy potato chips? No thanks. How about some good old horror/sci-fi/thrillers…
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Denis O'Hare Explains Why 'American Horror Story' Is a "Harder Work Day" Than 'True Blood'

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Denis O'Hare is arguably one of the best parts of both American Horror Story and True Blood. Now that True Blood has concluded, fans can still look forward to a new cutting-edge performance from O'Hare with each new season of AHS. While this constant…
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Graham McTavish and Richard Armitage Join Cast of Netflix's 'Castlevania'

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What do The Hobbit and Castlevania have in common? Up until last week, nothing; but that's all about to change! Adi Shankar, the producer of the upcoming Netflix animated series based on Konami's popular Castlevania series, recently announced that…
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Buy / Wait / Rent: July 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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Elvira: Mistress of the Dark Will Guide Players Through Call of Duty: Attack of the Radioactive Thing!

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In a classic example of "two-things-you-never-thought-you'd-hear-in-the-same-sentence-category", Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (Cassandra Peterson) will serve as a helpful guide to players in the upcoming DLC (down-loadable content) map pack adventure Attack…
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First 'Polaroid' Trailer Released

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The first trailer for the late August horror film Polaroid has just been released. In the Horror News Network's Summer Horror Movie Preview, we discussed the origins of the the film, which is actually a remake of sorts, explaining that the film "...started…

Alice Braga Joins Cast of 'New Mutants'

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Alice Braga has been added to Josh Boone's upcoming horror film, New Mutants. The actress is set to play Dr. Cecilia Reyes, a medical doctor whose latent mutant power awakens. Braga is known to genre fans for her…
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New Red Band Trailer Released for Cult of Chucky

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Move over Annabelle, because Chucky is back in town and he's ready to take back his horror-movie throne as Hollywood's most sinister doll.  IGN, through their official YouTube account, have released a red-band trailer for the upcoming sequel in the Child's…
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Gillian Anderson Responds to News of All-Male Writers Room for Next Season of 'The X-Files'

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In the entertainment industry, it seems that sometimes the more things change, the more they stay the same! In the same summer where Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman became the highest-grossing live action film to be directed by a woman and Sofia Coppola…
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New Trailer for Netflix's 'Death Note' Adaptation Released

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Netflix released a new (and probably final) trailer today for their highly anticipated manga adaptation Death Note.  The film was directed by Adam Wingard, known best for recent horror hits You're Next and the Guest (and less known for the recent…

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