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'Happy Death Day 2U': The Horror News Network Review

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Sequels are tough to pull off in any genre, but pulling off a sequel in the horror genre is an even more difficult feat.  Most horror films were not originally intended to be franchises even though they often spiral into them (Halloween, Friday the 13th,…

Interview: Beck Underwood for Women in Horror Month

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February is Women in Horror Month! As part of the Horror News Network spotlight on women this month we wanted to catch up with Beck Underwood to learn about her experiences in the horror industry. This busy lady is an animator, art director, writer, producer,…

Octavia Spencer is Not So Sweet in the New Trailer for 'Ma'

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Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions have released the first trailer for the upcoming horror film Ma, which looks markedly different from director Tate Taylor's last three films, The Help, Get on Up, and The Girl on the Train. The simply…

Full Trailer for 'The Curse of La Llorona' Released

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Following in the foot steps of other recent supernatural horror hits,  Warner Brothers/Newline Cinema recently released the first full trailer for director Michael Chaves' scary, weeping woman tale, The Curse of La Llorona.  As evidenced by the trailer,…

New Shudder Documentary Series Will Explore 'Cursed Films'

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Shudder continues to provide original programming for their growing subscriber base with the announcement of a new horror film documentary series entitled Cursed Films. The series will highlight a different film each episode and examine "...the facts,…

New Trailer from AMC Reveals Creepy First Look at 'NOS4A2'

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During the mid-season premier of The Walking Dead's ninth season aired a teaser for AMC's latest horror adaptation, NOS4A2 (pronounced Nosferatu), based on the novel by author Joe Hill. Main characters include Vic McQueen, Bing Patridge, Chris McQueen,…

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Gabriel Byrne and Elizabeth McGovern Join Cast of 'War of the Worlds'

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Prepare for battle with Martians as THR is reporting that Gabriel Byrne and Elizabeth McGovern will lead the cast of War of the Worlds. The eight-part series is described as follows: In this new take on War Of The Worlds, when astronomers detect…

The Wu-Tang Clan's RZA and Ghostface Killah Working on Horror Film 'Angel of Dust'

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The RZA and Ghostface Killah of The Wu-Tang Clan are working on a film titled Angel of Dust, according to a story by Deadline. Inspired by horrifying, true tales that happened to them while growing up in the projects of Staten Island, the story was created…

'Chucky' Series Coming to Syfy

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It looks like everyone’s favorite killer doll is headed to Syfy. According to Deadline, Syfy has nabbed the rights to develop a Chucky TV series. The series come from the Child’s Play creative team of Don Mancini and David Kirschner who will be joined…

Hulu, NEON Win Rights to Distribute Dark Comedy 'Little Monsters'

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And the undead hits just keep on coming.  Deadline is reporting that streaming giant Hulu has partnered up with distributor NEON in acquiring the rights to the horror comedy Little Monsters.  With a Resident Evil series already announced and the Zombieland…

Netflix's 'Locke & Key' Adds Griffin Gluck and Steven Williams to Cast

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Just in from Deadline, Griffin Gluck and Steven Williams have been cast in Netflix's adaptation of the comic series Locke & Key created by Joe Hill. Formerly the star of American Vandal, Gluck has been added as a series regular and Williams (The…

Horror Legend Clive Barker Discusses His New Book and 'Books of Blood' and 'Nightbreed' Television Series

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Clive Barker is no stranger to anyone familiar with horror literature and films from the 1980s.  The noted writer, director, and artist has kept busy over the years, turning out a wide-variety of books, stories, and artwork, and he is about to enter…

Reboot of 'The Grudge' Pushed Back 'Til Next Year

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Originally slotted for release June of this year, Deadline is reporting that Sony has decided to push their reboot of The Grudge out until January 3rd of 2020 where, interestingly, Universal also currently has a spot for an untitled Blumhouse film (could…

Universal Monsters to Return to the Silver Screen with Leigh Whannell, Blumhouse 'The Invisible Man' Film

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On May 8th, 2017, I stood up on my Horror News Network soapbox and declared that, "Universal Monsters Fans Deserve Their Very Own La La Land." In my article, I recapped the various factors which made La La Land such a tremendous success, and dreamed…

Gravitas Ventures Acquires 'A Brilliant Monster'

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Deadline is reporting that Gravitas Ventures has picked up the film A Brilliant Monster by F.C.Rabbath. The 86-minute film which premiered June 2018 at the Dances with Films festival in LA, tells the story of successful author Mitch Stockridge, a man…

'Glass' Wins An Incredibly Weak Weekend Box Office as 'Serenity' Bombs

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The good news for M. Night Shyamalan is that Glass finished in first place for the second week in a row, earning an estimated $19 million.  The bad news is that his sequel to Unbreakable dropped 53% since last week, and also came in well under Split's…

Sony Sets Summer 2020 Release Dates for ‘Morbius’ and ‘Ghostbusters’

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Two of Sony's most talked about properties received release dates this week (according to deadline), as Spider-Man's Living Vampire Morbius and a classic Ghostbusters sequel will be released during the summer season of 2020. Jason Reitman's Ghostbusters…

Netflix to Produce 'Resident Evil' TV Series

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Why should AMC have all of the undead fun?  In an exclusive article, Deadline is reporting that a TV series based on Resident Evil is currently in the works over at Netflix.  The franchise already boasts six movies, but could be in prime position to…

'The Lost Boys' Pilot Picked up by CW

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Deadline has a report that the CW has picked up a handful of pilots including a Lost Boys reboot. The logline for the series is as follows: Welcome to sunny seaside Santa Carla, home to a beautiful boardwalk, all the cotton candy you can eat…and…

Nicolas Cage to Reunite with 'Mandy' Producers for H.P. Lovecraft's 'Color Out of Space'

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Nicolas Cage and the folks at SpectreVision had a relative hit on their hands with 2018's psychedelic horror experiment, Mandy; and now that Cage has a taste for blood, he's re-teaming with the production company for a film based on H.P. Lovecraft's…

Proof that All Art is Dangerous with New 'Velvet Buzzsaw' Poster

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Straight from Netflix, the streaming site has release a new poster for its upcoming horror film Velvet Buzzsaw. A Netflix Original starring Jake Gyllenhaal and by writer-director Dan Gilroy (reunited with Gyllenhaal from 2014's Nightcrawler), Buzzsaw…

'Winchester' A Top Contender in This Year's Razzies Race

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Although horror films may have been underrepresented during this year's Academy Awards Nominations, they certainly had a solid showing at the 39th Annual Razzie Awards for the worst films of the year, with Winchester leading the pack with four nominations. Winchester,…

The Old and New Gods Prepare for Battle in 'American Gods' Season Two Trailer

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Starz adaptation of Neil Gaiman's hit novel depicting a battle between the gods of mythology and the gods of modern life is set to return for its second season on March 10, promising us an ole' fashioned show down! If you have been waiting for a sneak…

2019 Oscar Nominations Ignore Horror Films After Incredible Wins in 2018

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Did you think that The Shape of Water's and Get Out's big wins at the Academy Awards last year meant that horror movies would finally be getting a fair shake during awards season? Think again! The 2019 Oscar nominations are out, and the horror genre…

Edgar Wright's Next Film Will be a Psychological Horror-thriller

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In a recent interview with Empire Online, writer/director Edgar Wright spilled the beans on his latest feature and lucky for genre fans it’s horror! The award-winning creator went on to say that his next film will be psychological horror-thriller citing Don’t…

HNN Staff Discuss Top Horror Films and Highlights of 2018

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With 2018 in the rear view mirror, now is the perfect time to discuss and analyze the top moments of the year for horror.  HNN's Christine, Larry and Sean discuss their feelings on the top movies of 2018 for the genre, along with what they feel are the…

‘Snowflake (Schneeflockchen)’ (2018): The Horror News Network Review

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Snowflake, or titled in German Schneeflockchen, is one of the best films I have seen over the last two years. At the heart of it, it is a passion project driven by a group of talented minds that took a long, long time to finally come together. As I watched…