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Restored Version Of Dawn of the Dead To Be Shown at Venice Film Festival

According to Screen Daily, a restored version of George A. Romero’s Dawn of the Dead will premiere at the Venice Film Festival, which runs from August 31st to September 10th.  The critically-acclaimed horror cult classic, originally released in 1978, was Romero’s second entry into his often-imitated series of innovative zombie films (along with Night of the Living Dead, Day of the Dead, Land of the Dead, Diary of the Dead and Survival of the Dead).

The new version of Dawn will be shown at a midnight screening on September 2nd in high definition 4K, a meticulous remaster that also brought the Phantasm film franchise back to life recently in July. read more

Killing Floor 2 Could be a Gorehounds Dream

Georgia-based game developer, Tripwire Interactive has announced that the follow-up to their 2009 hit Killing Floor will be coming to PC and PS2 systems on November 18, 2016.

The backdrop of Killing Floor 2 picks up just a month after the original game concluded. This time though, all hope seems lost as the military is nowhere to be found and civilization is in ruin. It is up to the player to eradicate the monsters and help humanity regain control of Europe.

“We really wanted to focus on a few things,” said Creative Director, William Munk “Bullets, blades, and blood”. read more

The End is Nigh! Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Trailer Released

After a four year screen absence, Alice (Milla Jovovich) returns to close out the The Resident Evil film franchise with Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.  Sony Pictures and Screen Gems just unleashed the teaser trailer for the film.  With several years and multiple missed release dates passed, we now have a confirmed January 27th, 2017 premiere date.  The film will be shown in IMAX 3D.

The trailer reveals a plot, which brings Alice full circle with her return to Raccoon City and more specifically, The Hive. Paul W.S. Anderson once again takes the helm, directing RE veterans Ali Larter, Shawn Roberts and Iain Glen. The 2 minute, 35 second peek shows a return to the dark tone of the earlier films combined with the high-energy action of the later installments. read more

George A. Romero Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Big news today, as it was announced that George Romero will finally receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame! You can view the full press announcement below. And don’t forget to come see him this August at CT HorrorFest!

The Godfather of Zombies, George A. Romero, will finally receive his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame!

The official announcement came today via a live stream from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, which administers the Walk of Fame. Those who attended the Texas Frightmare Weekend 2015 event will remember our fundraising efforts. Chris Roe Management spearheaded and led the fundraising efforts at Texas Frightmare Weekend. TFW was more than willing to lend a hand to Chris for the iconic director. The majority of the money raised to fund the effort to get Romero’s Star was raised right here at Texas Frightmare Weekend. A massive memorabilia auction and screenings of the 1978 classic Dawn of the Dead at the Alamo Drafthouse in Dallas contributed to the cause. read more

THE REZORT Screening at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016

The new zombie horror flick The ReZort is screening at the Edinburgh International Film Festival this month.
It’s directed by Steve Barker and stars Dougray Scott, Jessica De Gouw, and Martin McCann. You can view the full press release below.


JURASSIC WORLD MEETS THE WALKING DEAD IN “THE REZORT,” SCREENING AT THE EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2016

14th June 2016, London, UK – “Jurassic World” meets “The Walking Dead” in THE REZORT screening at the Edinburgh International Film Festival on the 15th, 17th, 18th and 24th of June 2016. Starring Dougray Scott (“Enigma,” “Hit Man”), Jessica De Gouw (“These Final Hours,” “Cut Snake”), Martin McCann (“Killing Bono,” “Clash of the Titans”), Elen Rhys (“Season of the Witch,” “World War Z”) Claire Goose (“Waking the Dead,” “Casualty”) and Jassa Ahluwalia (“Some Girls,” “The Bible”), THE REZORT is a horror film offering a fresh twist on the zombie genre. The film is the third feature from director Steve Barker (“Outpost,” “Outpost: Black Sun). read more

Zombie Thriller THE THIRD WAVE to Star Ellen Page

Ellen Page has been cast in the upcoming zombie thriller The Third Wave.    The story takes place after a virus, that has created zombie-like monsters out of the humans who infected by it, has been cured.  Those that were had been infected are now shunned by their families and society. The civil unrest leads to a militant government interference.

Page said, “The Third Wave brings an entire new perspective to the zombie genre, which I love.David Freyne truly shifts his lens on society’s role in the apocalyptic world. I’m so grateful for this opportunity to share his thoughtful approach to horror with audiences.” read more

‘Fear The Walking Dead’ Renewed for Season 3 by AMC

Fear The Walking Dead has been renewed for a third season by AMC, less than a week after the start of it’s second season.  The 16-episode third season of the series will debut in 2017.

Charlie Collier, president of AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios said, “What Dave Erickson and Robert Kirkman have invented in Fear The Walking Dead is to be applauded. Watching Los Angeles crumble through the eyes of our characters and seeing each make decisions and try to figure out the rules of their new world – it-s fresh, eerie and compelling and we’re all in for the ride.” read more

ZOOMBIES to Premiere on Fuse Friday May 13th

Fuse is set to air the world television premiere of The Asylum’s Zoombies.  It will air at 10 PM Friday May 13. It will be the beginning of a weekend-long “Scary AF” horror movie marathon.   Films set to air following Zoombies include Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D; The Devil’s Tomb; 247º; Pathology and Vampire Bats.

Kathryn Mitchell (Fuse) said, “After an exhaustive worldwide search for the perfect mash-up of Walking Dead, Sharknado and We Bought a Zoo, we’ve found our undead-animal-zombies-in-a-zoo masterpiece.” read more

‘The Walking Dead: The Complete Sixth Season’ On Blu-ray + Digital HD & DVD 9/23

 

SAVE THE DATE!

“The Walking Dead: The Complete Sixth Season”

 

On Blu-ray™ + Digital HD and DVD August 23, 2016

 BEVERLY HILLS, CA – (April 5, 2016) This past season brought many unforeseen, exciting and pulse-pounding twists and turns. With the end of every season comes the bittersweet knowledge that we must wait with bated breath until the next ride. To keep your “The Walking Dead” appetite satiated, Anchor Bay Entertainment proudly continues the tradition of offering fans an opportunity to relive the ever so satisfying and stirring sixth season. read more

Key Art For Season 2 of ‘Fear the Walking Dead’

 

Official new key art has been released for ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ season 2. You can view it below. 

At the end of the first season, Madison (Kim Dickens), Travis (Cliff Curtis) and their family are taking shelter in Strand’s (Colman Somingo) gated estate, which overlooks the Pacific Ocean.  They plan to escape to “Abagail,” the offshore large moored yacht owned by Strand.

‘Fear the Walking Dead’ co-stars  Frank Dillane as Nick, Alycia Debnam-Carey as Alicia, Ruben Blades as Daniel, Mercedes Mason as Ofelia, and Lorenzo James Henrie as Chris.  Dave Erickson, Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero and David Alpert produce the series, with  Erickson serving as showrunner. read more