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'Ghost Hunters' Returns to Airwaves in August

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Paranormal investigation programs are more popular than ever, but the one that started the entire genre is ready to return to the airwaves after a three year hiatus. The former SyFy Network hit Ghost Hunters returns as a new series on A&E this…

DC Comics and Joe Hill Team Up for New Hill House Comics Imprint

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This October, DC and best-selling author Joe Hill (NOS4A2, Locke & Key) will be bringing some much needed horror to your local comic book shop in the form of Hill House Comics.  The first series in the new "pop-up" line of horror comic books (according…

'28 Days Later' Director Danny Boyle Discusses Sequel Plans

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12 years following the previous franchise entry, original director Danny Boyle has revealed he's working on a second sequel to 28 Days Later. He told The Independent that a third film is in the works with Ex Machina filmmaker Alex Garland, who wrote…

'Scream' Television Series Gets New Channel, New Release Date, New Trailer

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Things went quiet for a while there on the status of MTV's third-season reboot of their Scream television series. It turns out there was a lot going on behind the scenes, and we now know a whole lot more about the project as it nears closer to completion. The…

'Child's Play' Finishes in Second Place at Weekend Box Office

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Child's Play (2019) finished second at the box office this weekend, making an estimated total of $14 million.  While finishing in second is never a bad thing at the summer box office, it's not terrific when your opening total is $104 million less than…

DC Comics 'Sunsets' Vertigo Imprint After 26 Years

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After months of rumors, DC Comics made the news official today that Vertigo, the long-standing edgy imprint that gave birth to some of the best and most literate comic books of the last 26 years would be no more, effective as of January of 2020. Publisher…

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"Non-Horror People Doing Horror Things": Horror News Network Staff Discusses Comedians Making Horror Movies (Video)

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In this video from Horror News Network, Mike Simonetta, Mark McCurley and Larry Dwyer sit down to discuss the rash of comedians (and other celebs) getting involved in making horror films. Is it good for the genre? Which comedian is the latest to get involved? Check…

Ridley Scott to Direct Another 'Alien' Prequel

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Amid all of the hoopla surrounding the 40th Anniversary of the classic space horror film, Alien, a small piece of information slipped out which may hint at the future of the Alien franchise. And- just like 2012's Prometheus and 2017's Alien: Covenant- the…

'Hellboy vs Lobster Johnson: The Ring of Death' Artist Mike Norton: The Horror News Network Interview

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Ever since 2010's Hellboy in Mexico, the series has incorporated elements of lucha libre, Aztec mummies, and other classic influences from "South of the Border" (and south of Heaven, for that matter).  Most of these adventures also imagine "Big Red"…

'Brightburn' Can't Light Up Box Office with Fifth Place Finish

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The highly-anticipated horror take on the Superman origin story, Brightburn, had trouble finding its footing at a crowded box office, finishing in fifth place with an estimated $7.5 million this weekend. The James Gunn produced film (by director David…

'Ghostbusters' Sequel to be Laden with Practical Effects Over CGI

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Dan Aykroyd dropped more hints regarding the upcoming Ghostbusters sequel that is sure to excite fans all over the world. During an interview with 660 News the comedy actor revealed the creators of the upcoming film are sticking to the use of practical…

Official Teaser Trailer Arrives for 'Terminator: Dark Fate'

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Much to the delight of genre fans everywhere, Paramount Pictures released the official trailer for Terminator: Dark Fate today. The preview introduces us to not only one but two new war machines courtesy of Skynet. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton…

Shudder Renews 'The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs' for a Second Season

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It looks like Joe Bob Briggs' retirement will have to wait a little longer, as Shudder announced today (via an official press release) that they have renewed The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs for a second season. Shudder General Manager Craig…

'Blood on Black Wax: Horror Soundtracks on Vinyl' Authors Jeff Szpirglas and Aaron Lupton: The Horror News Network Interview

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One of the hottest collectibles in recent years for fans of horror films have been the numerous limited edition re-issues of classic horror film soundtracks with new cover art and deluxe packaging.  This trend also sent many fans back to their local…

André Øvredal to Direct Stephen King's 'The Long Walk'

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André Øvredal (The Autopsy of Jane Doe, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark) has been tapped to direct the screen adaptation of Stephen King's 1979 novel 'The Long Walk'. According to Deadline, Øvredal will direct the film for New Line, which already…

New Coke to Return This Summer in Partnership with 'Stranger Things 3'

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Nothing says "1980's" quite like sugary special edition beverages and massive pop culture franchises. There once was a time- before all those pesky healthy foods initiatives!- where kids could find all their favorite animated characters on nearly every…

Final Trailer for 'BrightBurn' Promises Super Scares

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The final trailer for Brightburn (the highly anticipate horror film from directed David Yarovesky (The Hive) and producer James Gunn) looks to capture the attention of any last horror fans unfamiliar with the "super-powered-creepy-kid-on-the-loose" story. As…

Frank Frazetta’s ‘Egyptian Queen’ Painting Sells for $5.4 Million; Sets New World Record For Heritage Auctions

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Frank Frazetta's 1969 fantasy painting entitled Egyptian Queen sold for $5.4 million on Thursday May 16th at a public auction of vintage comic books and comic art held by Heritage Auctions in Chicago, Illinois, setting a new record for any piece of comic-related…

LetterPress Publications Debuts with Stephen King's 'Revival: The Deluxe Special Edition'

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Regardless of whatever e-tailers might want you to think about the digital future of storytelling, book collecting is alive and more luxurious than ever thanks to small book publishers and limited run special edition publications. Horror novels in particular…

‘Witchfinder General’ Being Remade by Nicholas Winding Refn and John Hillcoat

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Witches may soon be on the endangered species list, as Nicholas Winding Refn and John Hillcoat are preparing to remake the 1968 film which starred one of the perennial horror actors of all time, Vincent Price. In an exclusive report from the Cannes…

'Universal Monsters' Get Shrunk Down for Funko's New Mystery Mini Series

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If your wallet still has some money left in it after last week's announcement of Funko's Ad Icons Mystery Minis series (featuring all of the General Mills Monster cereal characters including the rare Yummy Mummy and Fruit Brute), it won't for long, as…

Get Ready for Chris Rock's 'Saw' Reboot!

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First we had comedian Jordan Peele jumping into the horror genre with 2017's Get Out and then funny-man Danny McBride stepped in with 2018's Halloween and now Chris Rock is here to show that he's got something to say as well as he has written a reboot…

Freeform Announces Line-Up for Upcoming '31 Nights Of Halloween' Programming

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Freeform (formally known as ABC Family) announced plans today to continue their expanded celebration of Halloween-themed programming on the network during the entire month of October with their second annual 31 Nights of Halloween schedule. Freeform…

New Featurette from the Set of 'Fear the Walking Dead' Season Five

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Following the finale of The Walking Dead, the show's spin-off series Fear the Walking Dead is looking to start off fresh with recently introduced characters in a new situation during its fifth season. Viewers can get a first glimpse in a behind-the-scenes…

Adult Swim Unleashes Trailer For Genndy Tartakovsky's 'Primal'

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Get ready for blood and carnage animated style as Cartoon Network has nabbed the rights for the half-hour animated series Primal. In addition to the announcement of the series which will play on the Adult Swim programming block of the network, a teaser…

A24 Reveals New Trailer for 'Midsommar'

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Let the festivities begin as A24 has released a new trailer for Ari Aster’s upcoming film Midsommar. Midsommar stars Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, William Jackson Harper, Vilhelm Blomgran, Archie Madekwe, Ellora Torchia, and Will Poulter. The films…

Fifth 'Purge' Film Coming in 2020

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“Commencing at the siren, any and all crime, including murder, will be legal for 12 continuous hours.” Prepare for another night of lawlessness as the fifth film in The Purge franchise is set for a 2020 release date. Deadline is reporting that series…