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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…

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HNN Staff Members Remember Lorraine Warren

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Monroe is a small town in the southern part of Connecticut, about an hour and a half from the most famous city in the world: New York.  Unlike the cosmopolitan confines of NYC, Monroe looks like many New England towns, with plenty of woods and pastures…

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…

Production on 'Swamp Thing' Series Unexpectedly Halted; Teaser Trailer Debuts

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Swamp Thing fans received some good new and bad news today about DC Universe's upcoming adaptation of the classic Alan Moore stories. The good news is that a teaser for the upcoming series launched like an alligator snapping up a heron in the Okefenokee…

'House of Fear' Writer James Powell: The Horror News Network Interview

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The entry into the horror genre usually happens at a young age, even if we are unaware of the dark path that we are embarking on. Whether it is watching classic Scooby Doo episodes, taking your first doom buggy ride through Disney's Haunted Mansion, or…

'What We Do in the Shadows' Episodes 1-3: The Horror News Network Review

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Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi broke new ground in 2014 with the feature film What We Do in the Shadows by blending the tried and true mockumentary formula with an adept understanding of vampire lore and history. The movie contained the perfect blend…

'Hellboy' Burned at Weekend Box Office

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Much to the chagrin of Hellboy fans, Neil Marshall, David Harbour, and Mike Mignola (to say nothing about the financial stake holders at Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment), the much-hyped Hellboy reboot failed to deliver at the box office, or in the…

Season 9 Title for 'American Horror Story' Revealed

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Yesterday American Horror Story showrunner Ryan Murphy revealed a teaser for Season 9 of his award-winning series. The forty-five second trailer shows a young woman in the woods fleeing in terror from a knife-wielding maniac. As the woman makes it into…

Original 'Ghost Hunters' Return for New Travel Channel Series 'Ghost Nation'

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Many paranormal fans were upset to see Ghost Hunters leave the air in 2016, but with the popularity of ghostly programming all over the cable dial in recent years, it was only a matter of time before the trailblazers of reality ghost hunting television…

AMC Announces Details About 'The Terror' Season Two

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AMC's The Terror will take on a very different look and feel this season with a new setting and focus outside of the icy confines of the antarctic. This season (with hopefully no connection to the first season of the series) will instead take place…

New 'Walking Dead' Series to Premiere in 2020

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During the AMC Networks Summit in Manhattan, the network announced that a spinoff of The Walking Dead has been greenlit and will premiere on AMC in 2020. According to Deadline, production is slated to start this summer in Virginia and is said to be run…

The Creepy and Kooky Return in 'Addams Family' Trailer

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They're creepy and they're kooky. Mysterious and spooky. They're all together ooky. The Addams family. And now, they’re back. Today MGM released a teaser trailer for the upcoming film providing us a glimpse of what we can expect once it arrives…

Stephen King to Write 'Lisey's Story' for Apple

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It looks as if another Stephen King novel is headed to the small screen. According to Deadline, Lisey’s Story will be coming to Apple as an eight-episode series which will be written by Stephen King himself. Joining King on this journey is JJ Abrams…

The ‘Ghost Town’ Podcast Interview with Rebecca Leib

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Podcasts are definitely seeing a boost in interest from true-crime stories like Serial so this is a perfect time to have a series on real-life horror history that considers the myth and legend of various haunted and/or notorious places. Comedians Rebecca…

'Pet Sematary' Climbs into Second Place at Weekend Box Office, 'Us' Passes $150 Million Mark

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The pulse for Pet Sematary has been running high over the past few months (and the film delivered a second place finish at the weekend box office to the tune of $25 million), but  just like the optimism of Dr. Louis Creed, the end result may not be what…

'Alien' 40th Anniversary Shorts - The Horror News Network Review

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As hard to fathom as it is, this year marks the 40th anniversary of the Ridley Scott masterpiece Alien.  A truly revolutionary picture, both in terms of horror and science fiction, Alien was groundbreaking in so many ways that it has spawned multiple…

Horror News Network's Spring 2019 Movie Preview

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Spring brings warmer weather, longer days, and seasonal allergies to one and all, but it is also brings a healthy amount of horror films in the season of rebirth.  While the fall is the traditional season for all things that go bump in the night, there…