Entries by Rob Caprilozzi

Brannon Braga to Direct ‘Books of Blood’ for Hulu

Big news for fans of Clive Barker as Variety is reporting that Brannon Braga will co-write, direct and produce Books of Blood for Hulu. Braga will once again share writing duties with Adam Simon as the duo previously collaborated on the TV series Salem.

The film is set to star Anna Friel, Britt Robertson, Rafi Gavron and Yul Vazquez. Friel will play the role of “Mary,” a gorgeous psychologist that loses her child to leukemia. Soon she meets a character named “Simon” (Rafi Gavron) who claims to be a ghost-whisperer who speaks to her child. read more read more

Main Trailer for ‘The Witcher’ Arrives

Ever since the teaser trailer was revealed in July at San Diego Comic-Con, fans waited eagerly for a full preview of The Witcher. On Halloween, Netflix dropped the much-anticipated trailer to the delight of those same fans.

The series stars Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, Freya Allan as Princess Ciri, Anya Chalotra as Yennefer of Vengerberg, Jodhi May as Queen Calanthe, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson as King Eist Tuirseach, Adam Levy as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring as Tissaia de Vries and Mimi Ndiweni as Fringilla Vigo. read more read more

CBS Renews ‘Evil’ For Second Season

CBS has announced the renewal of all five of their Fall first-year series including the horror program Evil.

Created by Robert and Michelle King the series premiered on September 26, 2019. The series stars Katja Herbers, Mike Colter and Aasif Mandvi. Evil is a tale about a skeptical female clinical psychologist joins a priest-in-training and a blue-collar contractor as they investigate supposed miracles, demonic possession, and other extraordinary occurrences to see if there’s a scientific explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work. read more read more

‘The Shelley Society’ and ‘The Brides’ Coming From Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

More works from Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa will be headed our way soon as Deadline is reporting that the creator will begin to shop his script for The Brides while his other new creation, The Shelley Society was just picked up by HBO Max.

Focusing on a young Mary Shelley, The Shelley Society is described as a Victorian X-Files and Shelley leads a squad of romantic outlaws against all things that go bump in the night.

The Brides is set to be a reimagining of The Brides of Dracula which features three female leads and shows us the things they do to keep their preside, wealth and legacy. read more read more

Trailer and Release Date Revealed for ‘The Outsider’

Set to debut January 12, 2020 on HBO, the official teaser trailer for The Outsider has been released. The preview, which is just over two minutes, gives viewers a glimpse of the building drama and suspense that they can expect in this 10-episode series.

Based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King, The Outsider opens with a seemingly straightforward investigation into the murder of a child. But when an insidious supernatural force edges its way into the case, it leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything they believe in. read more read more

‘Maniac Cop’ Coming to HBO

According to Deadline, a reimagining of Maniac Cop has been greenlighted by HBO with Nicolas Winding Refn serving as both producer and director. Joining Refn on directorial duties will also be John Hyams.

Maniac Cop is set in Los Angeles and is said to be told through a kaleidoscope of characters, from cop to common criminal. A killer in uniform has uncaged mayhem upon the streets. Paranoia leads to social disorder as a city wrestles with the mystery of the exterminator in blue. Is he mere mortal, or a supernatural force? read more read more

James Wan and Atomic Monster Join ‘Gideon Falls’

Hivemind recently issued a press release which announced that they will be teaming with James Wan and his Atomic Monster production company for the upcoming television adaptation of Gideon Falls. Created by Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino, Gideon Falls recently picked up a 2019 Eisner Award for Best New Series.

Published by Image Comics, the official synopsis for the series is as follows:
The lives of a reclusive young man obsessed with a conspiracy in the city’s trash, and a washed-up Catholic priest arriving in a small town full of dark secrets, become intertwined around the mysterious legend of The Black Barn, an otherworldly building that is alleged to have appeared in both the city and the small town, throughout history, bringing death and madness in its wake. Rural mystery and urban horror collide in this character-driven meditation on obsession, mental illness, and faith. read more read more

CT HorrorFest 2019’s ‘Halloween’ Panel with Danielle Harris and Don Shanks

Horror goddess Danielle Harris and Michael Myers himself in Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers, Don Shanks joined CT HorrorFest organizer Christine Caprilozzi on stage for a panel September 14th at the horror convention.

The duo talked about working with Donald Pleasence, being a part of a massive horror franchise, the Halloween reboot and more. Danielle Harris opens up about the Blumhouse Halloween franchise while Don Shanks spills the beans on a kill that was left out of Halloween 5 which saw Michael slice and dice an entire SWAT team. read more read more

CT HorrorFest 2019’s ‘Hellraiser’ Panel with Doug Bradley, Nicholas Vince, Barbie Wilde, and Simon Bamford

One of the many big draws for fans attending CT HorrorFest 2019 was the programming schedule. Horror mavens flocked to the panel room at 5:15 p.m. on September 14th to see the Cenobites discuss Hellraiser. CT HorrorFest staffer Mike Simonetta prepared to host the panel as Doug Bradley (Pinhead), Nicholas Vince (Chatterer), Simon Bamford (Butterball), and Barbie Wilde (Female Cenobite) stepped on stage to a raucous ovation.

The quartet had great chemistry as they told story after story about the Hellraiser franchise most of which were focused on the first two films which premiered in 1987 and 1988. The cast talks about getting into the leather-clad outfits, the potential of returning to the Hellraiser series, a potential Nightbreed series, and their first reaction to seeing their costumes for the film. read more read more

Official Trailer Revealed for ‘Wrinkles the Clown’

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 a Florida-based clown who scares children for cold hard cash.

The world was first introduced to this real-life clown in 2014, as a grainy CCTV video was uploaded to YouTube and shows Wrinkles creeping out from under a child’s bed. The video quickly went viral and received a ton of comments and shares. Shortly thereafter more videos of Wrinkles started popping up over the internet along with a telephone number to hire him for “behavioral services.” read more read more