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Connecticut Cult Classics Brings Halloween I & II to the Strand Theater

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On an unseasonably warm Saturday night in Seymour, CT, Larry Dwyer brought the Halloween season to the horror faithful.  Dwyer's Connecticut Cult Classics held "The Night HE Came Home" double-feature at the Strand Theater to a packed house of eager horror…
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Tyler Perry's 'Boo 2: A Madea Halloween' Wins Box Office; 'The Snowman' Melts

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For the second year in a row, Tyler Perry's Halloween-themed installment in his popular Madea series topped the box office with $21.6 million in ticket sales. The sequel to Boo: A Madea Halloween easily beat out the CGI-heavy disaster movie Geostorm (which…
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‘The Exorcist’ Season 2 Episodes 3 and 4 Review

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All season long, I've been praying for a miracle that Fox's The Exorcist would return to form after a disappointing start that didn't fit thematically with its stellar first season. I'm pleased to report that, while Episode Three takes one step forward…
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'The Simpsons' "Treehouse of Horror XXVIII" Features the Voices of Neil Gaiman, William Friedkin, and Ben Daniels

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The Simpsons “Treehouse of Horror” Halloween and Horror-themed episodes have a long tradition of including parodies of classic horror films and television including jabs at Night of the Living Dead, The Shining, and the Twilight Zone, just to name…
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HNN Productions Unveils Poster Art for 'Halloween in a Box' Documentary

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For many of us, the Halloween season triggers fond memories of selecting a Halloween costume based on our favorite monsters, superheroes and more. For kids today, picking out just the right costume shares many similarities with the process of the past…
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Tremors TV Series Announces New Cast Member

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The Tremors franchise continues to roll.  With an early 2018 release for the sixth installment in the film series, Syfy's upcoming Tremors television series is making news as well.  According to Deadline, the show (which will star Hollywood heavyweight…

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Dark ‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’ Reboot is Coming to The CW

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Although its original run ended 14 years ago, Sabrina the Teenage Witch is returning for a much darker rendition than ever before in The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Straight from The Independent, this version is aiming to be less teen-friendly…
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Buy / Wait / Rent: October 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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Jeremy Slater & Sean Crouch Share Story Ideas for Future Seasons of 'The Exorcist'

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Season Two of The Exorcist may have just premiered on Fox this week, but series creator Jeremy Slater and showrunner Sean Crouch are already thinking about the future of the series! They recently sat down with Digital Spy to discuss the show, and they…
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'The Exorcist' Season 2 Episode 1 Review & Analysis

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I was not a big fan of last year's pilot episode of Fox's The Exorcist. I found it to be a little too over the top with its introduction of themes, too rushed in its pacing, and too direct in its over-reliance on CGI. However, as Season One unfolded,…
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'Halloween Wars' Returns to Food Network This October

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Looking for some spooky food ideas for your upcoming Halloween celebration?  If so, we have the show for you! Halloween Wars returns to Food Network with a new season as well as a new spin-off series Halloween Wars: Hayride of Horror on October 1st,…
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Andrew Lincoln Considers a Rick Grimes-less 'Walking Dead'

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EW reporter Dalton Ross recently speculated what The Walking Dead would be like without titular character Rick Grimes.  It appears that Andrew Linclon and Robert Kirkman have also considered it. Ross spoke to Lincoln recently, and he told Ross that…
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Spike Network Cancels 'The Mist' After Only One Season

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The Hollywood Reporter broke the news this week that Spike TV has cancelled Stephen King's The Mist after only one season. According to the report, the network, "Picked up straight to series in April 2016 as part of Spike's push to re-enter the original…
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The Disney Channel to Produce 'Hocus Pocus' Remake Movie for Television

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Although it was only a modest hit when it premiered in theaters in 1993, Disney's Hocus Pocus has tremendously grown in popularity in recent years. Whether it be the tongue-in-cheek performances of Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy,…
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A24 Releases An Even Creepier Trailer for 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer'

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In mid-August, A24 delivered an eerie trailer for Yorgos Lanthimos' (The Lobster) upcoming film, The Killing of a Sacred Deer. Between its medical-themed horror elements and its slow and creepy pacing, the trailer hit all of the right notes to get audiences…
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'Scanners' TV Series in the Works

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Horror fans may see heads exploding on television soon courtesy of a Scanners TV series. Deadline reports that Michael Ellenberg’s Media Res and Bron Studios have secured the rights to develop the cult film as a TV series. Directed by horror legend…
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Paramount Releases Teaser Trailer for 'Annihilation' Starring Natalie Portman

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Paramount Pictures have just dropped a clip that will make you think twice before entering the wilderness! Annihilation is an upcoming sci-fi horror movie that was written and directed by Alex Garland (Ex Machina). The story is based on a book by Jeff…
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G Tom Mac Announces 'Lost Boys' Musical

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Do you love The Lost Boys?  Do you also love Broadway musicals?  Well, it looks like your dreams may be about to come true!  In a conversation with Broadway World, G Tom Mac, the singer and songwriter of the film's hit theme song "Cry Little Sister",…
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Netflix's "The Haunting of Hill House" Adds to Their Already Impressive Cast

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A good deal of thirty-somethings would list Stephen King's The Shining as possibly the greatest haunted house book ever written. Well, Stephen King would disagree; he'd tell you that Shirley Jackson's 1959 novel The Haunting of Hill House takes the cake. The…
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An 'Underworld' TV Series Is In The Works

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Rejoice, Underworld fans: the franchise is leaping from the big screen to the small screen very soon.  According to Deadline, director/producer Len Wiseman and his company Sketch Films are close to a deal that will bring the popular movie series to television. …
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Denis Villeneuve Says David Bowie was First Choice to Play 'Blade Runner 2049' Antagonist

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David Bowie was more than a musician. In addition to his unbelievable body of musical work spanning six decades, fans also know him for his incredible acting performances in films like Labyrinth and The Prestige. Unfortunately, it seems that every…
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'IT' Sequel to Hit Theaters September 6, 2019

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Deadline has news that the anticipated IT sequel will hit theaters on September 6, 2019. Andy Muschietti will return to direct the film which will once again feature Bill Skarsgard’s terrifying portrayal of Pennywise the Dancing Clown. Staying true…
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Stop-Motion ‘SpongeBob SquarePants: The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom’ Halloween Special Trailer Unveiled

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Back in July, Horror News Network reported on the upcoming SpongeBob SquarePants Halloween Special entitled The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom. Now we have a full trailer to share with you! The stop motion animation special will air on Friday, October…
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Tyler Posey of 'Teen Wolf' to Join Cast of MTV's 'Scream'

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Teen Wolf may have just finished up its run on MTV, but that doesn't mean Tyler Posey is off the network! TV Line reports that he has signed on to star in MTV's upcoming Season Three reboot of its Scream television series. The announcement comes less…
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'It' Continues to Score at the Box Office, but 'Friend Request' is Denied

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Even though It finished second to Kingsman: The Golden Circle at this weekend's box office, It continued to add to its record-breaking totals by adding an estimated $30 million this weekend for a grand total of $266 million. Earlier in the week, many…
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'Justice Served' Interview with Patrick Rea

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With more than fifty directing credits, multiple feature films including the recently released Arbor Demon and the intense, cult storm thriller Nailbiter, filmmaker Patrick Rea’s range of storytelling runs from very intense to darkly dramatic to silly…
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David Liebe Hart 'Space Ranger' Tour: The Horror News Network Interview

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David Liebe Hart first rose to a special kind of fame throughout his beloved appearances on Adult Swim's Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! and Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule. Whether it be his unique puppetry, his interesting musical performances,…

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