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NBC Universal Puts Chiller On Ice

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Sad news, horror fans.  Deadline is reporting that NBC Universal has decided to axe Chiller, the horror-centric cable channel.  Viewers have until New Year's Day to soak in all of the independent horror movies and Steve Niles' Remains as they can, as…
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Fox Debuts Premiere Date and Poster Art for 'The X-Files' Season 11

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Fans of Fox's long-running series The X-Files are in for a treat: they'll be watching new episodes in just a few short weeks! The network just announced that "Part two of The X-Files event series" (Season 11!) will premiere on Wednesday, January 3rd,…
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'The Strangers' Sequel Gets First Official Trailer

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Premiering Thursday, 11/16, Aviron Pictures has released the first official trailer for The Strangers: Prey at Night, the sequel to the 2008 cult horror film. While in production hell for nine years, Prey at Night  began filming in June 2017 in Covington,…
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Trailer Released for Monster-Mash Video Game Movie 'Rampage'

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The trailer for Brad Peyton's video game adaptation of Rampage was released today and promises all of the building smashing you remember from Bally's coin-operated hit. The film stars Dwayne Johnson, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Naomie Harris (Moonlight),…
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Teaser Trailer Arrives for 'A Quiet Place'

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Moments ago Paramount Pictures revealed the teaser trailer for the upcoming film A Quiet Place. While there is no official synopsis of the film just yet, the trailer provides us enough insight to let us know that the family is being hunted by something…
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‘Train to Busan’ Director’s ‘Psychokinesis’ Grabbed by Netflix

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Great news for fans of Yeon Sang-ho's 2016 hit zombie film Train to Busan as media giant Netflix acquires the rights to his next film Psychokinesis. Last year's Train to Busan was on many people's "top horror films of the year" list so it comes as no…

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George Romero's Son Cameron Announces "Rise of the Living Dead" Project

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The horror world (and Hollywood in general) was dealt a big blow last July when groundbreaking visionary director George A. Romero passed away.  Though he was still making films in the "living dead" series (the last being 2009's Survival of the Dead)…
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'Polaroid' Pulled From November Release Date

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Is Lars Klevberg’s Polaroid about to become the next Amityville: Awakening? According to Variety, Polaroid has yet again been moved off of its re-scheduled release date, the fourth time that the film has been jockeyed around in the last five months,…
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'The Walking Dead' Viewership Drops to Lowest Ratings Since Season 2

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We reported last week that AMC's The Walking Dead Season Eight premiere ratings hit a 5-year low. Unfortunately, this season's second episode viewership isn't looking any more promising. Forbes reports that Sunday's episode pulled 8.92 million viewers.…
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Buy / Wait / Rent: November 2017 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…
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Director Team Set for 'Pet Sematary' Remake

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The latest from horror master Stephen King to be adapted for the big screen will be the remake of Pet Sematary and be directed by Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch. The duo (Widmyer and Kolsch) have previously worked together on the film Starry Eyes…
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Adam Green Releases "Holliston" Short as ArieScope's 19th annual Halloween Short

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Close to 5 years ago, I had the opportunity to interview Adam Green to discuss the upcoming sophomore season of his show Holliston on the FearNET channel (click here for that interview). Little did anyone know that season two would be the last season…
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'Amityville: The Awakening' Finally Released; Earns $742 in Ten Theaters

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What a long, strange trip its been for Amityville: The Awakening.  After years of false starts, delays, and overall mismanagement, the Bella Thorne horror film finally debuted in theaters on Saturday, October 28th...to the tune of Seven hundred and forty-two…
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Season Three Teaser Revealed for 'Ash vs Evil Dead'

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Starz delivered horror fans a Halloween treat as they revealed a teaser trailer for the third season of Ash vs Evil Dead. Like the two seasons before it, season three will be 10 episodes long. The one minute and twenty-five seconds trailer features…
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Gwyneth Paltrow Reveals Her 'Seven' Inspired Halloween Costume

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These days, it's tough to come up with an original Halloween costume. Over the years, we've seen pretty much every movie moment come to life in the form of a creative costume. But Gwyneth Paltrow took to Instagram to show that we haven't exactly seen everything…
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Stranger Things Season 2: The Horror News Network Review

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Netflix's wildly popular second season of Stranger Things is finally upon us! Just like the early franchises of the 80s from which it draws its inspiration, the sequel was bound to draw comparisons to its breakout first season. Just like how no one can…
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'Jigsaw' Cuts Way Into Top Box Office Spot

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Jigsaw, the 8th entry in the Saw franchise, "cut through the competition" this week to take the top spot at the pre-Halloween box office with an estimated $16.2 million. It has been eight years since the last Saw film hit theaters, (Saw 3D) so many…
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2017 is Officially the Highest Grossing Year Ever for Horror Movies

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In January of this year, I wrote that Horror movies are secretly saving Hollywood's major film studios. Ten months later it turns out that it's no longer a secret! The New York Times just crunched the numbers and reports that 2017 is "the biggest year…
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'Preacher' Renewed for Season Three

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According to executive producer Seth Rogen, AMC's Preacher will return for a third season in 2018. Rogen tweeted out the following announcement on his official twitter account yesterday: https://twitter.com/Sethrogen/status/923662210097975297 For…
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MGM Hires Studio to Animate New Addams Family Film

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The ghoulish family that never dies is being resurrected once again in cartoon form! According to Deadline, the upcoming MGM project, a reboot of The Addams Family franchise, will be given the CGI treatment after all.  On the heels of hiring Conrad Vernon…
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Netflix Releases Trailer for 'Beyond Stranger Things' Aftershow Series

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Stranger Things mania is at a fever pitch with just one day to go until Season 2's premiere on Netflix; and the popular streaming company just added some fuel to the fire! Introducing Beyond Stranger Things, a new aftershow program hosted by "writer,…
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Prepare for Nightmares as Freddy is Confirmed for 'Dead by Daylight'

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A new video for Dead by Daylight has confirmed a Nightmare on Elm Street chapter will be added featuring Freddy Krueger. As we reported last week, there were rumors that the “Springwood Slasher” would be the next character to be added to the survival…
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Trailer Drops for "Winchester: The House That Ghosts Built" Starring Helen Mirren

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Like most of us horror nerds probably did as pre-teens, I devoured all books I could find on serial killers, ghosts, demons and unsolved mysteries. During these sessions, I would often come across stories of California's "Winchester Mystery House" (so-named…
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John Carpenter to Direct Pilot Episode of 'Tales for a Halloween Night'

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In an article with Rue Morgue, Sandy King confirmed that her husband, John Carpenter would direct the pilot episode of Tales for a Halloween Night. As we reported back in July, the duo will be adapting the series for television. On others who would…
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'The Walking Dead' Season 8 Premiere Ratings Hit a 5-Year Low

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Season Eight of The Walking Dead premiered last night to fewer viewers than it's been used to gathering in recent years. THR reports that early Nielsen numbers show that 11.4 million viewers tuned in to last night's episode, 6.5 of which who were adults…
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2017 Horror News Network 6-6-6 Halloween Watchathon!

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Every October,  horror fans across the country use our spookiest month as an excuse to binge watch as many horror films as possible. Some hardcore enthusiasts even make a list of 31 movies and stick to watching one per every day of the month. But what’s…
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Sylvia Hoeks Joins Fede Alvarez's 'The Girl in the Spider's Web'

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Anyone who recently witnessed Sylvia Hoeks' performance as a psychotic replicant in Blade Runner 2049 knows that the actress is destined for much greater recognition and opportunities in the future. And according to Variety, it also appears that director…

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