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Trailblazing Paranormal Investigator Lorraine Warren Dies at 92

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For real life ghost story aficionados-and since 2013, even big screen supernatural movie buffs- no individuals are more prominent than Ed and Lorraine Warren. The duo founded N.E.S.P.R., the New England Society for Psychic Research in 1952 and were involved…

Screenwriter Announced for 'The Nun' Sequel

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The wildly successful Conjuring films have spawned a number of "spin-off" films including the Annabelle series and The Nun; now that I think of it, The Conjuring is kind of like the modern horror world's answer to Happy Days...which I guess means that…

Chucky Speaks in Second Trailer for 'Child's Play'

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“I think Chucky did something…” Just hours ago, Orion Pictures revealed the second trailer for the upcoming Child’s Play film. The new preview, which is two minutes long showcases a community plunged into chaos as the murderous doll, Chucky plans…

Netflix to Debut 'The Witcher' Series in Q4 of 2019

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It has been a long time coming, but it appears that Netflix's television series based on the Polish fantasy-drama book series The Witcher will premiere on the streaming series very soon.  Ted Sarandso, the Chief Content Officer for Netflix, announced…

Owen King Working on Script for 'Sleeping Beauties' for AMC

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AMC has asked Owen King to write the pilot for the best selling novel 'Sleeping Beauties' that he co-wrote with his dad Stephen King. According to the news from Deadline, the goal is to have 'Sleeping Beauties' be an open-ended series for the network. Ashley…

'Friday the 13th' Rights Lawsuit Slashes On

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Sad news for Friday the 13th fans, the ongoing and severely frustrating lawsuit between the original film's screenwriter Victor Miller and director Sean Cunningham will continue as Cunningham has now refiled his appeal which means the reversion of rights…

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A Day Spent at "What The Fest!?" Film Festival in New York City

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This past Saturday, fellow Horror News Network contributor Matt Wilson and I hopped the early train from Stratford, Connecticut to New York City to hit up the second annual "What The Fest!?" film festival. I was invited to attend the inaugural event in…

Jordan Peele's 'Us' Dominates Weekend Box Office

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Us, Jordan Peele's follow-up to his breakout hit Get Out, dominated the weekend box office, raking in an estimated $70 million in ticket sales.  Peele's sophomore effort took in more than twice as much as Get Out (which debuted with a 33 million dollar…

David Weiner Talks 'In Search of Darkness: A Journey Into Iconic ‘80s Horror'

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The decade of the 1980’s is absolutely loaded with iconic horror movies, characters, actors, creators, and horror hosts. For many of us, this is where our love of horror began. The ‘80s also served as a real tipping point for fans to not just want…

IDW's 'Haunted Mansion' Graphic Novel Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Disneyland’s Favorite Attraction

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This September, IDW will help celebrate the 50th anniversary of an attraction that is near and dear to every horror fan's heart: Disneyland's home for "999 happy haunts", the Haunted Mansion! IDW will publish a brand new 72 page graphic novel by writer…

'Us': The Horror News Network Review

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This review contains spoilers. Get Out was a smash hit on all metrics. The movie earned $255 million on a $4.5 million budget and it wowed casual fans, horror aficionados, and stuffy critics alike due to its expert blend of tried and true horror…

Casting News for Amazon's Upcoming 'The Dark Tower' Series

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"The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed." Fans of Stephen King's epic Dark Tower series can cautiously breathe a sigh of relief as it appears that we are now closer to putting the mess that was the 2017 film behind us.…

'Castle Rock' Season Two adds New Cast Members

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Set to premier later this year, the Hulu series Castle Rock has added Lizzy Caplan, Tim Robbins and Elsie Fisher to star in the show's second season which The Hollywood Reporter stated will be themed around Stephen King's novel Misery. From producer…

One Summer Can Change Everything in 'Stranger Things 3' Trailer

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Netflix dropped the official trailer for Stranger Things 3 today and change is indeed coming to Hawkins, Indiana. The lovable kids we once knew are growing up and turning info young adults. Perhaps Finn Wolfhard sums it up best in the trailer as Mike…

Official Trailer for 'Z Nation' Prequel Series 'Black Summer' Released by Netflix

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Netflix is bringing a zombie series back from the dead, much to the delight of horror fans.  On its official YouTube page, the popular streaming series has released the official trailer for Black Summer, a prequel series based on Z Nation (which was…

Trailer Arrives for 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Part 2'

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Just yesterday, Netflix revealed the official trailer to the second season of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. The two-minute trailer which features the Runaways classic Cherry Bomb gives us a glimpse of what to expect including warlocks, witches and other…

Upcoming 'Terminator' Film Named 'Terminator: Dark Fate'

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Deadline is reporting that Paramount has finally decided on a name for their latest film in the Terminator franchise and it will be called Terminator: Dark Fate. The James Cameron produced Terminator sequel is directed by Tim Miller (Deadpool) and is…

John Carl Buechler Passes Away at 66

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We have sad news to pass along today as The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that John Carl Buechler has passed away after a battle with stage 4 prostate cancer. Buechler is known for his love of horror films where he worked as an actor, writer, producer,…

'Haunted Universal Studios' Author Brian Clune: The Horror News Network Interview

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Universal Studios will always hold a special place in the heart of every horror fan due to their dedication to the original screen monsters Frankenstein, Dracula, The Wolfman, The Mummy, and a host of others.  The original filming location for many of…

New Halloween and T-Rex Stamps Coming Soon from Postal Service

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If you are the type of horror fan that still mails bills, letters, and cards the old fashioned way, you'll be able to do so in style this year with the United States Postal Service's upcoming Halloween Spooky Silhouette and T-Rex stamps. According…

'The Haunting of Bly Manor': A Horror News Network Wish List

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Mike Flanagan's The Haunting of Hill House was a smash hit when it debuted on Netflix last October, but the series featured a very conclusive ending. Fortunately, Flanagan's distinctive style for the franchise will live on with the announcement that The…

'American Gods’ Renewed For Third Season

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Just one week after the season 2 debut of Starz American Gods, the fates have decreed (and that would be, of course, Starz, via Deadline) that the battle between the ancient and modern gods will continue for at least one more season.  In addition, following…

"One Cut of the Dead": The Horror News Network Review

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Ever since I’ve heard the buzz from last year’s Fantastic Fest, I’ve been looking forward to seeing One Cut of the Dead; thankfully, my anticipation was not in vain. Shot on a micro-budget of $25,000 by writer/director Shin'ichirô Ueda, One Cut…

First Trailer for Larry Fessenden's 'Depraved' Released

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The first trailer for the upcoming horror film from Glass Eye Pix titled Depraved has been unleashed by the studio.  In an exclusive post, Indiewire has unveiled the 34 second spot which combines the eerie imagery one would expect from a modern-day re-imagining…

'Fear Street' to Begin Filming in March with Growing Cast

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Straight from Deadline, the first installment to the 20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment adaptation of R.L. Stine's Fear Street books series is set to begin production this month and has added Benjamin Flores, Jr. to the cast. Fear Street is…

New Teaser for 'Nightbreed: The Ultimate Cabal Cut' Released Online

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Following the announcement of Nightbreed: The Ultimate Cabal Cut a few weeks ago, the updated version's producers said it will run over three hours long and contain never-before-seen footage gathered from a variety of sources. Several images have been…

Bill Creber, Art Director on 'Planet of the Apes' Passes Away

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Sad news to pass along today as we have learned that Bill Creber, best known for his work on the Planet of the Apes franchise has passed away. According to Deadline, the 87-year old Oscar-nominated production designer died in LA on March 7 due to complications…