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The Mummy to Kick Off Universal's Dark Universe Franchise

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To a new world of gods and monsters.....and now to a new cinematic universe as well.  In an effort to replicate the success of DC and Marvel, Universal Pictures has branded a name to the upcoming round of reboots and relaunches to its monster movie franchise: …
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James Wan to Produce 'Resident Evil' Movie Reboot, Greg Russo to Write Script

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Just days after announcing their plans for rebooting the Resident Evil movie franchise (and a week after Resident Evil: The Final Chapter hit blu-ray!), Constantin Film has announced some of the talent attached to the new project. Deadline reports that…
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Jordan Peele's Next Social Thriller to Hit Theaters in 2019

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Jordan Peele has been a busy guy since the tremendous success of his first film, Get Out. When we reported on his producer role in the upcoming HBO series, Lovecraft Country, we noted that Peele would also be writing and directing more thriller/horror…
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Constantin Film to Produce New 'Resident Evil' Reboot Movie

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Just four days after Resident Evil: The Final Chapter hit retail shelves on home video formats, Constantin Film has announced that they will be continuing the franchise in the form of an upcoming reboot movie. Constantin's board chairman,  Martin Moszkowicz,…
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Alien: Covenant Wins Weekend Box Office, But May Have a Tough Road Ahead

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According to current box office estimates, Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant narrowly beat out another set of "aliens" in the form of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 with a weekend gross of $36 million dollars.  Last week's champ (Guardians) finished with…
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Arnold Schwarzenegger On James Cameron's Upcoming 'Terminator' Film: "I'll Be Back!"

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Fans of The Terminator have a lot to look forward to these days! In January, we reported that the rights to the franchise will revert back to James Cameron in 2019, and that he will be producing a new film with Tim Miller (Deadpool) directing. In March,…

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Free Comic Book Day 2017: Any Comics for Horror Fans?

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Free Comic Book Day rolls around every first Saturday in May and it is a time for both fans and retailers to celebrate.  The annual event (which originated in 2002) allows fans to scoop up free copies of popular titles, many of which highlight the publisher's…
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Fox Unveils Yet Another Promo Video for Alien: Covenant

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In 2012, Fox took a very conservative approach to marketing its $130 million project, Prometheus. Loosely based on it's Alien mega-franchise, the studio put its faith in Ridley Scott's ability to subtly thread connections between the film and the original…
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Sid Haig Announced for CT Horrorfest 2017 and House of 1000 Corpses Movie Night

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The co-founder of CT HorrorFest, Rob Caprilozzi, announced this week that actor Sid Haig will be appearing at this year’s convention and will also take part in a special movie night Q&A featuring House of 1000 Corpses. The movie night is a new…
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Patrick Lacey Talks "We Came Back"

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Patrick Lacey knows how to tap into the fears, insecurities and deepest wishes we had left behind for any number of reasons in our lives. His recent works have been some of the best horror fiction I have had the pleasure of reading and discussing. Based…
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Mondo Reveals Board Game Based on John Carpenter's The Thing

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Mondo and USAopoly announced today the release and provided images for "The Thing™ Infection at Outpost 31." The game will be released in October and both a regular and an exclusive version will be available. The regular version of the game will…
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The Howling: Revenge of the Werewolf Queen #1 Review

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The Howling, one of the greatest werewolf movies ever made, still sends a chill down the audience's spine with visuals that are out of this world. The werewolf designs combined with their animation and special effects is to this day some of the most impressive…
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The First Trailer for Stephen King's "The Dark Tower" is Here

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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 have waited many, many years for a film adaptation of the story of Roland Deschain and his quest for the Tower. Well, the wait is…
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Buy / Wait / Rent: May 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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Tremors 6 Now Has A Release Date

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Since the big announcement that Tremors part 6 was actually happening, horror fans everywhere have been clamoring for any new updates to feed their anticipation.  Specifically, when would this film be unleashed upon the legions of hardcore Tremors fans! …
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Second Alien: Covenant Prologue Reveals What Happened After Prometheus

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In an attempt to generate interest for Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant and also serve as a bridge from his return to the world he created in 1979 (Alien) in the form of 2012's Prometheus, Warner Brothers Pictures recently released a second prologue video…
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David Fincher to Direct World War Z Sequel Starring Brad Pitt

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Last summer, a rumor began circulating that David Fincher- one of the finest directors of our time- was being wooed by his longtime collaborator, Brad Pitt, into directing a sequel to 2013's World War Z. Fincher's aversion to mainstream blockbusters…
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Jeff Goldblum Returning to the Jurassic Franchise

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Fans around the world rejoice as it is announced that Dr. Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) will be returning to the dino-world for Jurassic World 2. A cast that already boasts returning players Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard now gets what they did not…
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MTV to Reboot Scream with New Cast, New Showrunner, and Queen Latifah

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Back on March 17th, we reported on a rumor that MTV's Scream Season Three would be rebooted with a new cast and story. The speculation at the time was based on the show's declining ratings (from 750,000 viewers per episode in Season One to 380,000 viewers…
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M. Night Shyamalan Announces Sequel to Split and Unbreakable

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M. Night Shyamalan's career has had more twists than the endings to his movies! He scored bigtime early in his career with hits like The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, and Signs before slipping into mediocrity with flops like The Happening, The Last…
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Plot Details Emerge About Monster Video Game Adaptation Rampage

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According to SplashReport.com, the plot details to Brad Peyton's upcoming monster video game Rampage adaptation have leaked. The film (based on the 1986 Bally-Midway arcade game) is reportedly about a privately owned space station that is conducting…
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Rest in Peace: The Silence of The Lambs Director Jonathan Demme Dead at 73

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Jonathan Demme, the prolific director of films like Philadelphia and Rachel Getting Married, passed away this morning in New York due to complications related to esophageal cancer. His contributions to filmmaking include a diverse range of critical…
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Bates Motel - Season 5, Episode 10: The Cord Review and Analysis

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We were promised a true end to this story. And we were rightfully reminded to bring our tissues. What an agonizing list of farewells...   Farewell #1: Alex Romero - Romero finally finds his way to Norma’s makeshift grave after letting his…
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Taissa Farmiga Cast as The Nun in The Conjuring Spinoff, The Nun

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News on The Nun, the highly anticipated new spinoff movie based upon the creepy character first featured in The Conjuring 2, is coming in fast! Earlier this month, we learned that Oscar-nominated actor Demian Bichir is set to star in the film. Now,…
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Connecticut Cult Classics "Sci-Fi Madness" Festival Wrap-Up

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On Saturday, April 22nd, Connecticut Cult Classics invaded the historic Strand Theater in Seymour, CT for the latest installment of its double-bill film festival.  Entitled "Sci-Fi Madness", the cinematic voyage included two films that encapsulate the…
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Ryan Murphy Drops More Details on American Horror Story Seasons 7 and 8

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Last year around this time, fans knew absolutely nothing about Season Six of FX's popular series, American Horror Story. The production of My Roanoke Nightmare was so secretive, that even the cast later revealed that they were unaware of their parts…
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Summer 2017 Horror Movie Preview

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Coming off of an unusually busy (and profitable) winter season, this summer's slate of horror films brings some well-known franchises, properties, and directors, as well as some expensive and inexpensive gambles to your local multiplex.  These films…

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