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Bernie Wrightson’s 'Frankenstein' Illustration Sells For $1.2 Million at Profiles in History Auction

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Bernie Wrightson's famed wrap-around cover for Marvel Comics 1983 edition of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein sold for a whopping $1.2 million at yesterday's Profiles in History auction in Los Angeles. The world-famous illustration (named after the chilling…

'The Early Days of McFarlane Toys': The Horror News Network Review

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If you grew up in the 90s, you couldn't make it through your childhood without having at least one encounter with one of the many products of McFarlane Toys. Whether it be their Ultra Action Figures of popular Spawn characters, their variety of Kiss and…

Shudder's 'Joe Bob's Red Christmas' Marathon Brings Horror to the Holidays

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The horror host with the most, Joe Bob Briggs, returns to Shudder on Friday, December 13 with an all-new Last Drive-In Special, appropriately titled for the holiday season as Joe Bob’s Red Christmas.  The triple feature will stream live at 9 p.m. (and…

Red-Band Trailer For 'The Grudge' Released by Sony

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Sony Pictures has released the red-band trailer for The Grudge, the latest attempt at a remake of the 2004 Japanese ghost feature Ju-On: The Grudge.  And just like the original, this film looks like it will creep the hell out of you (as well as give…

'The Conjuring 3' Gets Full Title and Official Synopsis

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Speaking of busting ghosts, according to Deadline the third film to be based on the paranormal investigations of Ed and Lorraine Warren now has its full title straight from Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It. The…

'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' Gets First Trailer

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Time to throw on those Proton Packs, Sony Pictures has released the first trailer for Ghosbusters: Afterlife, the first canon sequel to Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II from 1984 and 1989 respectively. Afterlife follows two children (Finn Wolfhard…

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'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…

'Black Christmas' Trailer Arrives From Blumhouse and Universal

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Today Universal Pictures revealed a two-and-a-half minutes trailer for their upcoming Christmas-themed slasher flick Black Christmas. Directed by Sophia Takal, the film stars Imogen Poots, Aleyse Shannon, Brittany O’Grady, Lily Donoghue, Caleb Eberhardt,…

Horror News Network’s Fall 2019 Movie Preview

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After a busy, but underwhelming summer for horror films, this fall season offers a few less offerings than this past summer (and last fall).  The upside for horror fans (and studio executives) is the fact that this fall will bring two heavyweight Stephen…

Fans Start Petition Demanding Brian Andrews Return as Tommy Doyle in Halloween Franchise

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Jamie Lee Curtis returns as Laurie Strode, Nick Castle appears in scenes as Michael Myers, Charles Cyphers makes his return as Leigh Brackett, Kyle Richards reappears as Lindsey Wallace and… completely out of left field, Anthony Michael Hall is cast…

The Losers’ Club gets Reintroduced with 'IT: Chapter Two' Character Posters

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Last we saw The Losers’ Club of Derry, ME they had defeated Pennywise the Clown into submission, but not for good. Now, 27 years later, the gang returns to finish what began when they were all just 11 years old. To commemorate the occasion, Warner Bros.…

'The Stylist' Feature Film Launches Kickstarter Campaign

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If you were at the Connecticut Cult Classics double feature of Black Christmas and Silent Night, Deadly Night in December of 2017, you were lucky enough to catch our screening of Jill ‘Sixx’ Gevargizian’s beautiful short film The Stylist. Starring…

Buy / Wait / Rent: September 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…

Toonami Announces 'Uzumaki' Series

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Yesterday Toonami shocked fans as they announced a four-episode Uzumaki mini-series coming next year. Directed by Hiroshi Nagahama with animation from Production IG and featuring music from Colin Stetson (Hereditary), the preview looks almost identical…

Kyle Richards Returning to 'Halloween Kills' Brian Andrews Will Not

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For those wondering whatever became of Kyle Richards who played Lindsey Wallace, the little girl from 1978’s Halloween, well she grew up to be stunning and is actually on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Entertainment Weekly has confirmed that the…

Netflix's 'The Haunting of Bly Manor' Bring Back Henry Thomas, Kate Siegel

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Looks like Netflix is bringing back yet another familiar face for the continuation of one of their most popular series.  Henry Thomas, who played the younger version of Crane family patriarch Hugh Crain in the streaming service's critically-acclaimed…

'Memory: The Origins of Alien' Official Trailer Released

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The first full-length trailer for Alexandre O. Philippe's documentary, Memory: The Origins of Alien, has arrived just in time for the film to hit the festival circuit, select markets, and VOD on October 4. Philippe's documentary (a joint effort between…

Dark Sky Films Releases Trailer for 'Girl on the Third Floor' Starring Phil 'CM Punk' Brooks

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Phil "CM Punk" Brooks- the retired WWE professional wrestler and current UFC/CFFC mixed martial artist- has turned his attention toward a new arena: the world of screen acting. Brooks will star in Dark Sky Films' Girl on the Third Floor, a new supernatural…

Mike Mignola and Adam Hughes Re-Team for 'Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: The Seven Wives Club'

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Original Hellboy creator Mike Mignola and fan-favorite artist Adam Hughes will reunite for an all-new one-shot, Hellboy & The B.P.R.D.: The Seven Wives Club this December. According to the official press release, the holiday-themed tale is a "...ghostly…

Full Length 'AHS: 1984' Trailer Celebrates 80s Slasher Genre

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Continuing the surprisingly resilient love affair with the 1980s, the first full length trailer for American Horror Story: 1984 (premiering on Sept. 18) lands drenched in MTV fashions and Friday the 13th aesthetics. The threadbare premise sees Cody…

James Wan Horror Feature Adds George Young and Jake Abel to Cast

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This just in, reports from Variety and Deadline confirm British film star George Young (Grace, A Bread Factory, Containment) will be starring as the male lead opposite Annabelle Wallis (The Loudest Voice, Annabelle) in James Wan’s upcoming secret horror…