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HNN's Coverage of The 2019 New York Toy Fair

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HNN's Larry Dwyer and Sean McLaughlin once again invaded the Jacob Javitz Center in Manhattan Toy Fair New York, the annual international convention of toy manufacturers, distributors and retailers.  And once again, all horror fans have a LOT to look…

'Happy Death Day 2U' Finishes Fifth at Weekend Box Office

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While many predicted a better showing for Happy Death Day 2U, the film ended up in fifth place at the weekend box office with roughly $10 million in ticket sales ($13.5 since it was released on Wednesday).  This total is $16 million less than the original…

'Happy Death Day 2U': The Horror News Network Review

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Sequels are tough to pull off in any genre, but pulling off a sequel in the horror genre is an even more difficult feat.  Most horror films were not originally intended to be franchises even though they often spiral into them (Halloween, Friday the 13th,…

Interview: Beck Underwood for Women in Horror Month

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February is Women in Horror Month! As part of the Horror News Network spotlight on women this month we wanted to catch up with Beck Underwood to learn about her experiences in the horror industry. This busy lady is an animator, art director, writer, producer,…

Octavia Spencer is Not So Sweet in the New Trailer for 'Ma'

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Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions have released the first trailer for the upcoming horror film Ma, which looks markedly different from director Tate Taylor's last three films, The Help, Get on Up, and The Girl on the Train. The simply…

Full Trailer for 'The Curse of La Llorona' Released

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Following in the foot steps of other recent supernatural horror hits,  Warner Brothers/Newline Cinema recently released the first full trailer for director Michael Chaves' scary, weeping woman tale, The Curse of La Llorona.  As evidenced by the trailer,…

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HNN's Coverage of The 2019 New York Toy Fair

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HNN's Larry Dwyer and Sean McLaughlin once again invaded the Jacob Javitz Center in Manhattan Toy Fair New York, the annual international convention of toy manufacturers, distributors and retailers.  And once again, all horror fans have a LOT to look…

'Happy Death Day 2U' Finishes Fifth at Weekend Box Office

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While many predicted a better showing for Happy Death Day 2U, the film ended up in fifth place at the weekend box office with roughly $10 million in ticket sales ($13.5 since it was released on Wednesday).  This total is $16 million less than the original…

'Happy Death Day 2U': The Horror News Network Review

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Sequels are tough to pull off in any genre, but pulling off a sequel in the horror genre is an even more difficult feat.  Most horror films were not originally intended to be franchises even though they often spiral into them (Halloween, Friday the 13th,…

Interview: Beck Underwood for Women in Horror Month

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February is Women in Horror Month! As part of the Horror News Network spotlight on women this month we wanted to catch up with Beck Underwood to learn about her experiences in the horror industry. This busy lady is an animator, art director, writer, producer,…

Octavia Spencer is Not So Sweet in the New Trailer for 'Ma'

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Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions have released the first trailer for the upcoming horror film Ma, which looks markedly different from director Tate Taylor's last three films, The Help, Get on Up, and The Girl on the Train. The simply…

Full Trailer for 'The Curse of La Llorona' Released

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Following in the foot steps of other recent supernatural horror hits,  Warner Brothers/Newline Cinema recently released the first full trailer for director Michael Chaves' scary, weeping woman tale, The Curse of La Llorona.  As evidenced by the trailer,…

New Shudder Documentary Series Will Explore 'Cursed Films'

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Shudder continues to provide original programming for their growing subscriber base with the announcement of a new horror film documentary series entitled Cursed Films. The series will highlight a different film each episode and examine "...the facts,…

New Trailer from AMC Reveals Creepy First Look at 'NOS4A2'

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During the mid-season premier of The Walking Dead's ninth season aired a teaser for AMC's latest horror adaptation, NOS4A2 (pronounced Nosferatu), based on the novel by author Joe Hill. Main characters include Vic McQueen, Bing Patridge, Chris McQueen,…

Bidding Battle for Film Rights of Joe Hill's Short Story 'Faun' Won by Netflix and Sugar23

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Coming exclusively from Deadline, Faun, an upcoming short story by Joe Hill, has been picked up by Netflix and Sugar23 to be adapted for the screen. After winning a three-studio bidding war to secure the rights, Netflix is teaming with Jeremy Slater…

'Velvet Buzzsaw': The Horror News Network Review

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Hitting Netflix on February 1st, Velvet Buzzsaw certainly has gained a bit of attention.  Circling around a self-absorbed art scene, the film is very much a satire mixed with horror.  These artists greed comes back to bite them, when they take advantage…

'Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror' Documentary: The Horror News Network Review

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Whenever a film becomes a surprise hit (and leaves an impression on Hollywood executives that are seeking to mine similar material for profit), there are sometimes some unexpected, positive side effects.  In the case of Jordan Peele's Get Out, which…

HNN Preview of Toy Fair New York 2019

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The 2019 New York Toy Fair is only a few days away, and the gang at HNN is ready to once again invade the Javitz Center in Manhattan and partake in all of the fun. Staff writers Larry Dwyer and Sean McLaughlin preview what to expect at this year's…

'Weird Fantasy' TV Series and William Gaines Biopic in the Works From Hivemind

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Big news for fans of the classic EC Comics library as it was announced via a press release that Hivemind will be partnering with the estate of former EC Comics Publisher, William Gaines to produce a Weird Fantasy TV series as well as a feature film based…

Arrow Video's 'Audition' Blu-Ray: The Horror News Network Review

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In my coverage of February, 2019's horror blu-ray releases, I enthusiastically recommended that seasoned horror fans buy the new Arrow Video edition of Audition... but there was a major caveat: "Okay, don’t take this the wrong way: Takashi Miike’s Audition should…

'The Prodigy' Turns Out To Be Just Average at Weekend Box Office

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Prodigy is a term usually reserved for a young phenom that "can't miss" in whatever field their talents take them, such as playing the piano, throwing the football, or even film making.  Unfortunately, for Orion pictures, this week's "Prodigy" couldn't…

Danai Gurira to Exit 'The Walking Dead'

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Earlier this week, The Hollywood Reporter reported that Danai Gurira would be leaving AMC’s smash drama The Walking Dead in season 10.  Gurira, who has portrayed the iconic role of Michonne briliantly since season 2, has also made a big impact on the…

Shudder's Upcoming 'Creepshow' Anthology Announces Story Line-Up

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Fans of the original George Romero and Stephen King collaboration Creepshow will be happy to heat that production has begun on Shudder's new anthology series, bearing the same name and  format. According to the official press release, the six-episode…

Dan Brereton Unleashes Giant-Sized 'GiantKiller' Graphic Novel

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Crowd funding is always a risky business for creators, but Dan Brereton has made a habit out of producing a number of deluxe hard cover editions of his artwork through crowd funding's big gorilla, Kickstarter. The Nocturnals artist's…

'Halloween 2' Gets a Writer

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For those of you left wondering about the fate of Michael Myers following David Gordon Green's 2018 film Halloween, you can wonder no more...maybe. Collider has announced that their sources are reporting that Blumhouse has given Scott Teems a crack…

Official Trailer for 'Child's Play' Slashes its Way Online

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“People, let me tell you 'bout my best friend.” The official trailer for Orion’s Child’s Play remake has arrived bringing with it technology and terror. The one-minute trailer gives us a short glimpse of what to expect as parents rush to buy…

Second Trailer Arrives for 'Pet Sematary'

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“Sometimes dead is better.” The much anticipated second trailer for Paramount’s Pet Sematary has arrived. The new preview gives us a glimpse of the dread that awaits the Creed’s as they move to Ludlow. Directed by Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer,…