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'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness' Gets New Release Date

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Unsurprisingly, with the postponement of Black Widow, The Hollywood Reporter brings word the new slate of films for the Marvel Cinematic Universe have all been given new release dates, including Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness which will now…

'Don't Go in the Water' Adds Director Stephen Williams as Director

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Following the release of February's breakout success of The Invisible Man, Universal Pictures is now seeking writers and directors for the studio's next "Creature Features" and now Watchmen series director Stephen Williams has been brought on to helm…

David F. Sandberg & Lotta Losten Premiere 'Shadowed' Short Film, Made While Stuck Indoors

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David F. Sandberg and Lotta Losten debuted a new short film which proves that just because you're stuck indoors, doesn't mean that you can't be productive! Sandberg, who directed such hits as Lights Out, Annabelle: Creation, and Shazam!, and his frequent…

'The Last of Us Part II' Release Postponed Indefinitely

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With the current COVID-19 virus situation, many films, TV series and other releases are being affected by getting shutdown in production and postponed. One industry though that one might think would keep putting out releases with the amount of people…

‘NOS4A2’ Season 2 Returns June 1 On AMC and BBC America

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NOS4A2 returns to the airwaves on June 1 with a 10-episode second season of AMC’s adaptation of Joe Hill's atypical vampire story.  In a first for any AMC original series, NOS4A2 will be simulcast on AMC and BBC America. Sarah Barnett, President…

Russian Alien Thriller 'Sputnik' Acquired by IFC Midnight - Trailer Inside

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The Tribeca Film Festival may have been postponed this year due to the ongoing pandemic but that doesn't mean that some of the films set to premiere at the prestigious event won't still be snatched up by eager distributors. One such film is Egor Abramenko’s…

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HNN Coverage of NY Toy Fair 2020: NECA

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On Saturday, February 22nd, HNN staff members Larry and Sean invaded the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan once again for New York Toy Fair 2020!  The biggest and most influential brands in the collectible toy industry show off their latest products,…

HNN Coverage of NY Toy Fair 2020: Exclusive Booth Tour of McFarlane Toys

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At the 2020 NY Toy Fair, HNN was lucky enough to score a booth tour with McFarlane Toys.  Chris Hernandez, Brand Marketing Manager for the company, gave us a detailed look at the current slate of exciting licenses that the toy manufacturer is bringing…

Exclusive Interview with Artist Frank Kozik of Kidrobot at NY Toy Fair 2020

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One of the highlights of NY Toy Fair 2020 was getting the chance to chat with legendary graphic artist Frank Kozik. When it came to concert poster art from the mid-80’s through the “grunge” era, Frank’s posters heralded the arrival of some of…

WiHM: Interview with Horror Poet Stephanie M. Wytovich

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February is Women in Horror Month and part of the Horror News Network spotlight on women this month we caught up with horror poet, novelist, and essayist, Stephanie M. Wytovich. Stephanie is a Bram Stoker Award winner for her poetry collection, Brothel.…

Often-Delayed 'Brahms: The Boy 2' Delivers Lowest Horror Opening of 2020

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In what has been a dismal season for the financial prospect of horror films, Brahms: The Boy 2 established a new low at the box office, opening with an estimated $6 million in its first weekend of release. The often-delayed and rescheduled sequel to…

Lionsgate Reveals Trailer for 'Run'

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Lionsgate revealed the official trailer for their upcoming mom-gone-bad thriller Run. Directed by Aneesh Chaganty, Run stars Sarah Paulson and Kiera Allen. The official synopsis of the film is: They say you can never escape a mother’s love... but…

Nickelodeon Renews 'Are You Afraid of the Dark?' for Second Season

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Deadline is reporting that Nickelodeon has announced a plethora of series renewals including one for Are You Afraid of the Dark? Matt Kaplan and Spencer Berman return to the series serving as executive producers with ACE Entertainment. The synopsis…

Hill House Comics 'Plunge' #1: The Horror News Network Review

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As the curator of DC Comics Hill House horror line, Joe Hill has a lot of expectations to live up to.  Not only does the line bear his name, but as a creator who established himself as a force in the world of horror comics, any title that he writes comes…

'A Head Full of Ghosts' adds Scott Cooper as Director

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Love is in the air and ghosts are on our minds apparently because according to Deadline director Scott Cooper has been tapped to helm A Head Full of Ghosts set to star Margaret Qualley. Cooper is known for his work on feature films like Crazy Heart,…

Godzilla-Themed Monopoly and Jenga Crashing into Homes this Spring

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Monopoly and Jenga will be adding some monster-sized excitement to their line-up this spring in the form of the atomic breath-spewing creature known as Godzilla. According to the official press release from "the Op" (the hip new name for usaopoly),…

'Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: The Return of Effie Kolb' Artist Zach Howard: The Horror News Network Interview

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Hellboy fans were naturally thrilled when the sequel to the fan favorite story "The Crooked Man" was announced, and based on the initial artwork and story, Mike Mignola and Zach Howard (stepping into the enormous shoes of Richard Corben) have a real treat…

'Fantasy Island' is a Nightmare for Fans and Critics Alike

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If the overwhelming majority of the feedback is to be believed, Fantasy Island's tagline "All fantasies come at a price" is accurate.  However, it would appear that the price of a ticket is your dignity. Fantasy Island opened in fourth place at the…

Trailer for 'Castlevania' Season 3 Revealed

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Netflix shared an update with a new trailer and the official release date of the next season of the Castlevania animated series. The preview is chock full of monsters, magic and action as the tagline reads “Evil Never Stays Buried.” Developed by…

Netflix Reveals 'Strange Things 4' Teaser

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Netflix delivered a Valentine’s Day gift for fans of Stranger Things today as the streaming giant dropped a teaser for season 4. The preview opens with a snowy, frigid landscape and judging by the garb you can quickly tell the setting is Russia. Armed…

'War of the Worlds' Heads to AMC Premiere

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Our friends at Deadline reported that AMC Premiere has picked up the BBC drama The War of the Worlds. The sale to AMC makes the science fiction drama now available in 221 territories in the world. Based on the novel by H.G. Wells, the synopsis of the…

'The Hunt' is back on from Universal Pictures

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Straight from Variety, it was reported today that The Hunt from Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions has been set for release on Friday March 13, 2020 with a new trailer accompanying the announcement. Check it out here! https://youtu.be/sowGYbxTPgU Surrounded…

Colin Minihan to Direct 'Urban Legend'

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Deadline has a report that Screen Gems has tapped Colin Minihan to write and direct their upcoming horror pic Urban Legend. Reports have surfaced that the studio is quickly moving to cast main roles. While there is no official synopsis at this time,…

Final Trailer Revealed for 'Brahms: The Boy 2'

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STX Entertainment has revealed the final trailer for Brahms: The Boy 2. William Brent Bell returns to direct the film which stars Katie Holmes, Christopher Convery, Owain Yeoman and Ralph Ineson. The official synopsis of the feature is: Unaware of…

'Chaos Walking' Gets Release Date

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After almost three years in development hell, Chaos Walking starring Tom Holland (Spider-Man: Far From Home) and Daisy Ridley (Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker) now has a release date set for January 22, 2021 by Lionsgate. Principle photography under…

'Monster Mash' Musical Coming from Universal Studios

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Like a Halloween rave, Monster Mash has been a smash hit single since Halloween 1962 when Bobby “Boris” Pickett first released the full-length LP called The Original Monster Mash, and now with the resurgence of the classic monster films, Universal…

Hollywood Veteran and Horror Icon Sid Haig Omitted From Oscars 'In Memoriam' Segment

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Just six horror movies in the history of cinema have ever been nominated for Best Picture by the Academy (counting Black Swan and Get Out, of course), so fans of the genre should be used to their favorite films being snubbed.  However, in 2020 the Oscars…