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Gene Wilder Dies

Gene Wilder, comedy actor best known to horror fans for Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein, has died at the age of 83. The Associated Press confirmed with his family that he passed away in Stamford, CT. Wilder had career which began in the 1960’s and spanned decades. His role as Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) brought him to fame.

Wilder co-starred in The Producers in 1967, which marked the first of his collaborations with Mel Brooks. He starred in 1974’s Blazing Saddles as the Waco Kid. Young Frankenstein also came along that year. Wilder and Brooks co-wrote the screenplay for the comedic spin on the Universal Monsters films. read more

Bigfoot Horror-Comedy STOMPING GROUND Hits iTunes + Clip

The Bigfoot centered horror-comedy Stomping Ground is now available to watch on iTunes. In celebration of its iTunes release, the producers of the film have released a new clip. You can view the clip and full press release below.

Bigfoot horror-comedy Stomping Ground now on iTunes

The producers of the Bigfoot horror-comedy Stomping Ground have released an exclusive clip from the film to celebrate its iTunes release. In addition to buying and renting on iTunes, the movie is available on DVD, Amazon Prime, Google Play, and Vimeo-on-Demand via BRINKvision. read more

Preview Clips from the KRAMPUS Blu-ray & DVD, Out April 26th!

Prior to its Blu-ray and DVD release tomorrow, we have been sent a few clips from Krampus   that you can check out now! The clips feature samples of the interviews and behind the scenes featurettes which you will receive in full if you purchase the film. More can be found on Universal’s official Youtube account.

John C. McGinley Cast in IFC Comedy-Horror Series ‘Stan Against Evil’

 

John C. McGinley (Scurbs) has been cast as the lead in Stan Against Evil. The IFC scripted-comedy horror series comes from writer Dana Gould.   The show has a 10-episode order and will premiere in the Fall. Actress -comedian Janet Varney (You’re the Worst) is also cast in the series.

The story is centered around Stanley Miller (McGinley), an aging, impatient and judgmental New England police sheriff who lost his position as top dog after an angry outburst at his wife’s funeral.

Stan begrudgingly forms an alliance with the new sheriff Evie Barret (Varney), who opens his eyes to the truth of the plague of angry demons haunting their small town in New Hampshire. read more

KILL YOUR FRIENDS – In Theaters & On Demand TODAY!

 

KILL YOUR FRIENDS – See It TODAY

In Theaters and On Demand

As the 20th century breathes its very last, with Britpop at its zenith, twenty-seven-year-old A&R man Steven Stelfox (Nicholas Hoult, MAD MAX: FURY ROAD) is slashing and burning his way through London’s music industry. Blithely crisscrossing the globe in search of the next megahit–fueled by greed and inhuman quantities of drugs and alcohol–Stelfox freely indulges in an unending orgy of self-gratification. But the industry is changing fast, the hits are drying up, and the only way he’s going to salvage his sagging career is by taking his killer instinct to murderous new levels. read more

Horror Comedy “Hank Boyd Is Dead”, Limited Edition DVD goes to 100 lucky fans.

‘Horror Comedy Hank Boyd Is Dead’,   limited edition DVD goes to 100 lucky fans.

(New York, NY) – March 22nd, 2016.  Bag of Cats Productions is proud to announce their award-winning horror comedy Hank Boyd Is Dead will be released this Spring and will be available for rental and purchase online. Meanwhile, horror fans can enter a contest to win one of a hundred limited edition DVDs, all autographed by the director and cast. To enter the contest and get the latest updates, sign up at HankBoydIsDead.com before May 1, 2016. All entries will be verified and the winners will be announced on May 15, 2016 via HankBoydIsDead.com. read more

Trailer & Indiegogo For SCRATCH, The First “Found Phone” Horror Comedy

 

 

DIRECTOR TRISTAN CONVERT TO LAUNCH INDIEGOGO CAMPAIGN FOR HIS “FOUND PHONE” HORROR FEATURE STARRING DANIELE WATTS

 

Los Angeles, CA – After directing over a dozen short films, French filmmaker Tristan Convert directed his first feature, SCRATCH, an original horror comedy. Shot entirely on iPhone6 by a skeleton crew in Los Angeles in August 2015, SCRATCH tells the story of two would-be filmmakers who decide to shoot a music video for a local nu metal band on an iPhone. The film is in post-production, for which Tristan is launching a fundraising campaign on Indiegogo. read more

KRAMPUS Arrives on Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand 4/26 & Digital HD 4/12

FROM THE WRITER AND DIRECTOR OF TRICK ‘R TREAT

STARRING ADAM SCOTT, TONI COLLETTE AND DAVID KOECHNER

KRAMPUS

AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL HD APRIL 12, 2016

BLU-RAY™ COMBO PACK, DVD AND ON DEMAND ON APRIL 26, 2016

FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT

 

“A New Classic — Clever, Creepy and Fun!” – Eric Walkuski, JoBlo.com

 

Universal City, California, February 23, 2016 – An ancient demonic avenger lays siege to an unsuspecting family in Krampus, a truly terrifying, darkly comedic tale coming to Digital HD on April 12, 2016, and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand on April 26, 2016, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. From Michael Dougherty (writer and director of cult horror favorite Trick ’r Treat, writer of X-Men: Apocalypse), Krampus  is “a must see film” (We Got This Covered) that delivers inventively nasty laughs as it plunges viewers into a nightmarish world ruled by a legendary monster bent on total destruction, punishing those who have lost faith. Krampus on Blu-ray™, DVD, and Digital HD also comes with exclusive bonus features including an alternate ending, deleted scenes, gag reel and extended scenes. read more

New Horror-Comedy from Dark Factory to Star Chris Geere

Chris Geere (You’re the Worst) has been cast in a horror-comedy for Dark Factory Entertainment.   In the yet-to-be titled film, Geere will play a paranormal investigator on a reality-TV show who is on a quest for better ratings.   He ends up in Mexico, where he and his team try to create a large spectacle in a haunted house. However, it turns out to be actually haunted.   As ghost hunters who have no ghost hunting skills, or any skills useful to the situation, the team must try to find a way to escape. read more

Jim Klock’s ‘6:66 PM’ Invites You Into a Ghostomedy with Early Stills

 

6:66 PM

“Evil has an Hour to Kill!”

Los Angeles, California: 6:66 PM is a co-production from Full Auto Films and Code 3 Films. Shooting on their latest production has recently completed, with Jim Klock (“Scream Queens”) at the helm. A former narcotics detective and now actor, Klock has directed several horror films, including Murder Eleven (2013) and Massacre on Aisle 12 (2015). Klock is reteaming with actress and producer Autumn Federici (Circle) on this film, which blends a horrifying tone with comedy elements. Chad Ridgely and Alexis Kelley also star in this supernatural feature, with several stills from the film available now! read more