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Paramount Confirms 'Paranormal Activity' will Return with a New Sequel

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During an appearance at CineEurope, Chairman and CEO for Paramount Pictures Jim Gianopulos made an announcement that a new entry in the Paranormal Activity series officially is in development at the studio. This one will be part seven and the first since…

Horror News Network's Summer 2019 Movie Preview Guide

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After a rather lackluster spring, studios are ready to start churning out horror films for the starving, sweating masses this summer.  At least eight films in the horror genre are slated for release in June, July, and August this year (a slight increase…

New Video Spotlights Ghostface in 'Dead by Daylight'

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Just a few weeks ago we brought you the news that Ghostface was set to be the latest killer in the acclaimed horror game Dead by Daylight. Today the developers of the game released a video showcasing the character as he stalks his victims throughout the…

Official Trailer Arrives for 'The Banana Splits Movie'

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The beloved Banana Splits crew of Bingo, Fleegle, Snorky, and Drooper are set to make a return like you have never seen them before. Directed by Danishka Esterhazy of Level 16 fame, this reimagining of the Hanna-Barbera classic takes the classic series…

Burger King Unveils 'Stranger Things' Upside Down Burger

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Burger King joins the ever-expanding promotional partner list for Netflix's Stranger Things season three with an official "Upside Down Burger". The limited-edition burger will hit the following cities on June 21: Miami, Houston, Boston, Atlanta, Philadelphia,…

'True Fiction': The Horror News Network Review

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Coming off of its world premiere at the Brazilian genre festival Fantaspoa, writer and director Branden Croft unveils his latest thriller/horror hybrid called True Fiction. The third feature from Croft, True Fiction tells the story of twenty-something…

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'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…

Upcoming 'Swamp Thing' Series Gets Teaser Trailer

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Now streaming on YouTube, DC Universe has released the first teaser trailer for their upcoming live-action Swamp Thing series starring Derek Mears as the man-turned-monster and can be seen here... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBOwfP7LqLw This…

Sequel to 'Along Came the Devil' Now Filming

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Deadline has learned that the sequel to 2018’s Along Came the Devil is current shooting in Georgia. Jason Devan will serve as director and co-writer along with his wife Heather Devan in the film from Gravitas Ventures. The sequel sees the return…

James Wan & Gary Dauberman to Bring Stephen King's 'Salem's Lot' to the Big Screen

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James Wan and Gary Dauberman- the creative team behind numerous entries in The Conjuring cinematic universe- are setting their sights on world of vampires. Their latest project involves bringing Stephen King's 1975 classic novel, Salem's Lot to the silver…

'The Curse of La Llorona' Weeps All the Way to Number One at Weekend Box Office

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The Curse of La Llorona didn't have any problem scaring the competition away at this weekend's box office, finishing first with a estimated $26.5 million. La Llorona acted as perfect counter-programming to the new family and religious based films that…

Inside Ed and Lorraine Warren's Occult Museum: A Horror News Network Pictorial

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The death of beloved paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren has all of us here at Horror News Network reminiscing about our favorite encounters with her and Ed throughout the years. Seeing as HNN's headquarters is located in the Warrens' home state of…

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…