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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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General Mills Monster Cereal Characters Featured in Funko's 'Ad Icons' Mystery Minis Line

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Get ready to search through some blind boxes to locate your favorite breakfast monsters (along with many other advertising characters near and dear to the hearts of every Gen-X kid) as Funko has just announced a new line of Ad Icon Mystery Minis via their…

Fox Cancels 'The Passage' After Only One Season

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It appears that vampires are no longer welcome on Fox (unless you happen to be watching their basic cable network FX and What We Do in the Shadows).  According to Variety (and multiple other sources), The Passage has been cancelled after only one season. The…

Dark Horse Comics Signs Exclusive 'First Look' Deal with Netflix

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According to the official Dark Horse Comics press release, the innovative comic publisher has just signed an exclusive agreement with Netflix, giving the streaming giant "...a first look at its IP for both film and TV and has started exploring future…

'The Lodge' Trailer Promises Chilly, Claustrophobic Horror

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Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala, the directors of 2014's ode to evil mothers everywhere, Goodnight Mommy, return to theaters this fall with The Lodge, a part claustrophobic/part supernatural thriller. The Lodge stars Riley Keough as Grace, the stepmother-to-be…

‘Ash & Bone’ adds Scout Taylor-Compton to Cast

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Straight from Deadline, Scout Taylor-Compton, who played Laurie Strode in Rob Zombie’s 2007 remake of Halloween and its 2009 sequel, is set to star in the upcoming thriller Ash and Bone. Also having starred in long-running series Nashville, Taylor-Compton…

IllFonic Releases Reveal Trailer for 'Predator: Hunting Grounds' on Playstation 4

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IllFonic- the studio behind the recent Friday the 13th video game- are headed back into the forest... but this time they're in search of a different kind of slasher! Their next game is based on the 1987 Arnold Schwarzenegger classic, Predator; and they…

Teaser Trailer for 'It: Chapter 2' is Here!

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The wait is over! Horror fans have been eagerly anticipating any sort visual for Andy Muschietti's follow-up to the 2017 blockbuster It and now it's here.  Set 27 years after the events of the first film, the beloved "Losers Club" are all adults now…

Ghostface Coming to 'Dead by Daylight'

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Morf_UK, a Twitch streamer stumbled upon the latest addition to the survival horror game Dead by Daylight and it’s the masked slasher from the Scream series Ghostface. The leak occurred due to a wrong update being released to the Xbox One version which…

Another New Pilot Ordered by The CW for 'The Lost Boys'

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It's almost been three years now that we've been reporting about The Lost Boys coming to television and it seems like getting this thing going is as daunting a task as getting that New Mutants movie released.  Earlier this year The CW had a pilot filmed…

'What We Do In The Shadows' Renewed for a Second Season on FX

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Fans of FX's vampire mockumentary series What We Do in the Shadows will soon be flapping for joy, as the series based on Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement’s 2014 film has been renewed for a second season (as reported by Variety).  Nick Grad (president…

A 'Hellraiser' Reboot is Coming...

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Apparently, the folks at Spyglass Media Group have such sights to show us. Deadline has reported that Spyglass, a new independent content company launched on March 13th by former MGM boss Gary Barber and Lantern Entertainment, has announced today that…

'The Evil Down the Street' Writer/Producer Craig Ahrens: The Horror News Network Interview

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Last Wednesday, May 1st, Amazon Prime released the demonic possession thriller The Evil Down the Street to all of their subscribers.  The debut on the streaming service represents a major milestone for the independent film, a project from production…

'Ghost Adventures' Zak Bagans Purchases Rocking Chair from Famous Warren's Case

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Ghost Adventures' Zak Bagans has a reputation for acquiring famous haunted objects for his Las Vegas museum, including the infamous Dybbuk Box, Jack Kevorkian's van, and pieces of the since destroyed “Demon House". According to Newsweek, Bagan's…

Official Trailer Arrives for 'Crawl'

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As if hurricanes weren't frightening enough, Paramount Pictures upped the ante by adding a killer alligator in the official trailer for their upcoming feature Crawl. The preview exploded on the scene and has racked up almost 6 million views in just over…

Buy / Wait / Rent: May 2019 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…

'Ghost Rider' and 'Helstrom' Coming to Hulu

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Deadline announced today that both Ghost Rider and Hellstorm will have their own series next year on Hulu. What initially sounded like a horror comic book fans dream come true may quickly turn sour as the devil is (or in this case isn’t) in the details. The…

Classic Universal Monsters Coming to Halloween Horror Nights

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Per an announcement from the resorts' web site, Universal's classic monsters will come to life in this year's Halloween Horror Nights mazes at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort in CA and FL respectively. Based on the premier…

Official Trailer for Indie Horror Film 'The Evil Down the Street' Released

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CRA Entertainment and Indie Rights today released the official trailer for the new horror thriller, The Evil Down the Street.  The film will premiere on Amazon Prime later this week.  The full trailer can be seen below. The Evil Down the Street,…

'Scary Stories' Director Cody Meirick: The Horror News Network Interview

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2019 is shaping up to be quite a year for Alvin Schwartz and Stephen Gammell's Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark book series.  Not only is the much loved (and maligned) series from the 1980's being adapted into a major motion picture by producer Guillermo…

Rob Zombie Provides Updates About '3 From Hell'

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Rob Zombie's highly anticipated sequel to The Devil's Rejects (naturally entitled 3 From Hell) has been shrouded in mystery since Zombie announced the project.  Luckily, for fans of the director, Zombie has begun to release some information about 3 From…

Sigourney Weaver Surprises High School Cast of 'Alien: The Play' During Encore Performance

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In the age of corporate sponsored education reform, endless permission slips, and relentless standardized testing (where some of the companies churning out all these tests and workbooks can be more ruthlessly capitalistic than the Weyland-Yutani Corporation…