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'Criminal Macabre: The Big Bleed Out' Writer Steve Niles and Artist Gyula Németh: The Horror News Network Interview

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Steve Niles hard-boiled detective Cal McDonald has stalked the four color world of comics (and novels) since 1990, solving cases, killing monsters, and upsetting both human and non-human characters alike. For his latest misadventure, Niles has teamed…

'Locke & Key' Receives Premiere Date From Netflix

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Fans of the ever-popular author Joe Hill, who has multiple projects in varying stages of development, won't need to wait long for their next fix.  According to Deadline, the supernatural mystery series Locke & Key, based on a comic book series written…

BBC One's 'Dracula' Gets Premier Date

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Reported today via Deadline, the co-production of BBC One and Netflix Dracula the mini-series has received a premier date for January 1, 2020, letting BBC One viewers spend New Years Day with the Count! Although the worldwide release on Netflix is…

'Expedition Bigfoot's' Bryce Johnson and Russell Acord: The Horror News Network Interview

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Second only to paranormal programming on cable television, "reality-based" quests for cryptids and monsters have become much more common than actual sightings of the elusive creatures. With the popularity of these types of television series, it was…

Buy / Wait / Rent: December 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…

'Swimming In Darkness' Artist/Writer Lucas Harari: The Horror News Network Interview

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Lucas Harari's debut graphic novel Swimming In Darkness (translated by David Homel) has generated a lot of buzz in the independent comics circles and received a prestigious seal of approval from Warren Ellis, who described Harari's work as "...noirish…

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CT HorrorFest 2019's Adult and Kids Costume Contests Feature Original Designs and Horror Favorites

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CT HorrorFest 2019 kicked off its schedule of panels on Saturday at the Naugatuck Event Center with costume contests where the best dressed attendees could take home one of six incredible cash prizes. First up was the kids costume contest, which featured…

New 'Alien vs. Predator' Series Coming to Dark Horse Comics in December

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The original home of the Alien vs. Predator series (predating any film version) will be welcoming more hungry xenomorphs, cagey predators, and terrified humans to Dark Horse Comics latest entry this December: Alien vs. Predator: Thicker Than Blood. According…

Original 'Ghostbusters' Stars Dan Akroyd and Ernie Hudson Confirmed to Return for Sequel

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Who ya gonna call? The Ghosbusters 2020 casting director for a big 'Thank You' because The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed stars of the original two Ghostbusters films, Dan Akroyd and Ernie Hudson, will return for the long-awaited sequel in their respective…

'3 from Hell': The Horror News Network Review

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After a 15 year hiatus, Rob Zombie’s Firefly family returns to the silver screen for a limited Fatham Events theatrical engagement. While House of 1000 Corpses and The Devil’s Rejects were created on $7 million budgets, 3 from Hell was made on a budget…

Thousands Invade 6th Annual CT HorrorFest!

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This past Saturday, a giant horde of blood-thirsty horror fans descended upon the Naugatuck Event Center, in the normally quiet town of Naugatuck, Connecticut, to take part in Horror News Network's sixth annual CT HorrorFest; a Comic-Con type convention…

'It: Chapter Two' Repeats as Weekend Box Office Champ

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It: Chapter Two delivered another win for Warner Brothers and New Line with a second consecutive number one finish at the weekend box office. Pennywise accounted for an estimated $40.7 million, beating newcomer Hustlers by a wide margin, which earned…

'Halloween Kills' Set to Start Filming in Wilmington, NC

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As if October 31 doesn't come fast enough, filming is already set to begin on Halloween Kills, the upcoming sequel to 2018's Halloween, starring franchise legend Jamie Lee Curtis. Cameras will roll on Sept. 12 with the first scenes in Wilmington, NC according…

'Dark Shadows' Sequel Series Coming to The CW

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With confirmation from Deadline, legendary horror television series Dark Shadows will be getting a continuation on The CW network. The station, along with Warner Bros. Television, have inked a deal that will bring the followup series, titled Dark Shadows:…

'Tales from Harrow County: Death's Choir' Returns in December

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Many fans of Cullen Bunn and Tyler Crook's acclaimed Dark Horse Series Harrow County were upset to see Emmy's story wrap up last summer.  Luckily, Bunn, Crooks, and new artist Naomi Franquiz (Misfit City, The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl) will return to…

Official Trailer Revealed for 'Wrinkles the Clown'

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Coulrophobia is in full effect these days. IT Chapter 2 sits atop the box office and now a trailer has been released focusing on a real-life terrifying clown, Wrinkles the Clown. Directed by Michael Beach Nichols, Wrinkles the Clown tells the story of…

'The Lighthouse' Gets New Trailer

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Premiering today on YouTube, The Lighthouse has a chilling new trailer showcasing the suspense and despair of two men living in isolation. In February 2016, Robert Eggers' The Witch was released nationwide and shook audiences to the core with visceral…

Michael Gingold's New Book 'Ad Astra': The Horror News Network Review

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Following the success of his ode to long-lost and forgotten newspaper ads and movie art, Ad Nauseam: Newsprint Nightmares of the 1980s, Michael Gingold began working on a companion piece entitled Ad Astra: 20 Years of Newspaper Ads for Sci-Fi & Fantasy…

Final 'Doctor Sleep' Trailer Showcases Action at the Overlook Hotel

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With Stephen King's It: Chapter Two dominating the box office and press coverage, it is easy to forget about King's upcoming sequel to The Shining, Doctor Sleep.  If you've been remiss, today's final trailer will certainly make long time fans of Stanley…

Mountain Dew's Mystery Flavor 'VooDEW' Hits Store Shelves in Time for Halloween

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If limited edition soda is your thing, Mountain Dew's got you covered this Halloween season! A special mystery flavor version called VooDEW just hit store shelves and it's not going to be around for long. According to the official website which launched…

'It: Chapter Two' Takes Top Spot at Box Office Carnival with $91 Million

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In probably the least surprising box office news of the year, It: Chapter Two dominated all competition at the weekend box office with an estimated $91 million start, although not all of the numbers associated with the sequel are as rosy red as Pennywise's…

Steve Niles Returns to 'Criminal Macabre' in December

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Steve Niles returns to his original hard-boiled, paranormal detective Cal McDonald this December with Dark Horse Comics The Big Bleed mini-series.  Niles will be joined by emerging artist Gyula Németh and letterer Nate Piekos for the latest chapter…

'IT: Chapter Two' Scores Killer Thursday Night Box Office

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America is still down with the clown.  Deadline is reporting that the much-anticipated continuation of the classic Stephen King novel, IT: Chapter Two, took home a Thursday-night haul of $10.5 million in around 3,700 theaters nationwide.  That figure…

'It: Chapter Two' to Feature Exclusive 'Birds of Prey' Trailer in Theaters Only

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What do Suicide Squad and Birds of Prey have in common? In order to see Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, you've got to sit through hours of melodrama centered around an obnoxious clown! The Hollywood Reporter has been tracking Warner Bros.' recent…

Tom Felton Joins 'A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting' Cast

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Coming exclusively from The Hollywood Reporter, Netlfix's A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting has added Tom Felton to its expanding cast. Felton is known for his long tenure as Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter film franchise, and the recent YouTube…

Parents in Australia Want 'It: Chapter Two' Billboards Banned

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It: Chapter Two is poised to explode at the worldwide box office, but some parents in Australia would like to see billboards advertising the film blown to smithereens!  According to multiple reports from Australian television stations, parents are ready…

'Death Trap' Writer Matt Miner and Artist Christopher Peterson: The Horror News Network Interview

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Comics (and films for that matter) were once relegated to specific genres which didn't change much over fifty years until imprints like Vertigo, and companies like Dark Horse Comics, began giving  genre-bending tales a chance.  Horror comics have certainly…