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Robert Zemeckis to Adapt 'The Witches' for Warner Brothers

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According to Deadline Robert Zemeckis is in talks to write and direct a film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic book The Witches. Guillermo Del Toro and Alfonso Cuaron are also said to be on board as producers of the film. The Witches was a novel…
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Blumhouse Announces Deal With Tang Media to Produce Horror Films for Chinese Audiences

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In an exclusive report from the Hollywood Reporter, Blumhouse Productions "...will make its foray into China via an ambitious new partnership with Tang Media Partners, the Shanghai- and Los Angeles-based entertainment company founded by Donald Tang in…
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Jon Bernthal to Return as Shane in 'The Walking Dead' Season Nine

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As AMC's The Walking Dead changes course amid ratings drops and the departures of key performers, the series still has a trick or two up its sleeves to keep viewers engaged. One of those tricks comes with the recent confirmation that a long-dead character…
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Dark Horse Comics and Netflix Unite to Publish 'Stranger Things' Comic Book

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Have you ever wondered what happened to Will Byers during Season One of Stranger Things?  Wonder no longer!  According to the official press release, Dark Horse Comics and Netflix are teaming up (starting in September of 2018) to produce officially…
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Marilyn Manson Records 'The Lost Boys' Soundtrack Staple 'Cry Little Sister'

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When The Lost Boys was released in late July of 1987, it brought slews of teenagers to the theaters.  When those teenagers left the theater, they headed straight for their local record store and purchased the hit soundtrack to the film to continue the…
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'Hereditary's' Second Weekend Holds Up at Box Office

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Much has been written about the polarizing effect that A24's Hereditary has had on the horror community (and many predicted a sharp decline at the box office after the first weekend), but Ari Aster's creepy take on family dynamics and satanism is still…

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Universal Studios Orlando Announces 'Trick 'r Treat' for Halloween Horror Nights 2018

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Universal Studios Orlando has just announced that Michael Dougherty's fan favorite Halloween anthology Trick 'r Treat will be featured as one of their scare house attractions this season.  Trick 'r Treat was featured last year as a scare zone, but this…
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More Casting News for 'It: Chapter 2'

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We announced just yesterday that James Ransone (Sinister, Sinister 2) was cast as the adult Eddie Kaspbrak for It: Chapter 2 joining the cast that already includes Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy and Bill Hader as the adult versions of Beverly Marsh,…
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'It: Chapter 2' Casts James Ransone as Latest Adult Member of the Losers Club

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Slowly but surely the adult members of the "Losers Club" for It: Chapter 2 are coming together. Deadline announced this morning that James Ransone has been cast as the adult Eddie Kaspbrak in the sequel to 2017's wildly popular It. James Ransone recently…
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Netflix, del Toro to Collaborate on Horror Anthology Series '10 After Midnight'

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With Netflix leading the charge, the online streaming services continue to conquer the new entertainment landscape.  According to the folks over at Deadline, Guillermo del Toro, already the creator of the Emmy-winning Netflix animated series DreamWorks…
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'The House That Jack Built' Trailer Showcases a Deranged Serial Killer

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Is The House That Jack Built the new American Psycho? Judge for yourself as Zentropa Productions revealed the official trailer for The House that Jack Built, a film about a serial killer starring Matt Dillon as the lead character Jack. The story line…
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First Look and Release Date for 'Suspiria' Reboot

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The horror world has been abuzz for a few years now with talk of the remake of Dario Argento's 1977 classic Suspiria and we now have our first look at Dakota Johnson as Susie Bannion as well as a firm release date for the film. According to Deadline,…
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Margot Kidder Dead at 69

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We have some sad news to announce today as Deadline is reporting that Margot Kidder has passed away at her Montana home at 69 years of age. Known to genre fans for such classics as Black Christmas and The Amityville Horror, Kidder Kidder appeared in…
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'iZombie' Renewed by The CW for a Fifth Season

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Not all the news was bad today for horror fans, as The CW announced via twitter that iZombie has been renewed for a fifth season. https://twitter.com/CWiZombie/status/995091184497258496 Rose McIver, who portrays the lead character Olivia Moore on…
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'The Exorcist' and 'Lucifer' Television Series Canceled by Fox

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Today is a dark day for fans of Fox's supernatural television offerings. The network just announced that The Exorcist has been cancelled after two seasons, and Lucifer has been cancelled after three seasons. The first season of Jeremy Slater's The…
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Sony Releases Trailer for 'Searching'- A Thriller Told Through POV of John Cho's Computer

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John Cho last entertained horror audiences in Season Two of The Exorcist. This summer, he'll return to suspenseful territory with Sony Pictures' Searching, a missing person thriller with an interesting visual twist. In the movie, David Kim's (Cho) daughter…
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Fox Unveils Official Teaser Trailer for 'The Predator'

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Some lucky fans got a sneak peak at some footage from director Shane Black's upcoming film, The Predator at CinemaCon late last month, and now the rest of us get to see what all the fuss is about! Featuring clips which fit the description of what was…
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A24 Will Produce ‘Hereditary’ Director Ari Aster's Next Horror Film

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Hereditary isn't even out yet, but according to Deadline, A24 "... is re-teaming with Hereditary helmer Ari Aster to produce and fully finance his next untitled horror project, sources said. The film will be A24’s largest production to date, with…
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Jordan Peele Teases Next Film: 'Us'

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Without giving anything in the way of details, Jordan Peele (Get Out, Key & Peele) has piqued the curiosity of film fans everywhere with a post from his Twitter account of what is apparently his next movie. Titled Us, the art features two human heads…
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Fiona Dourif Lands Recurring Role in 'The Purge' Series

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Deadline is reporting that Fiona Dourif has been tapped for a recurring role in the upcoming Purge series. Dourif will portray the cult leader “Tavis,” a character that is adored be her many followers. Dourif is known for playing the role of “Nica…
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John Krasinski Says 'A Quiet Place' Sequel May Explore Lives of Other Survivors

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John Krasinski, the writer/director/star of this year's breakout hit, A Quiet Place, just hinted that the sequel may not follow the Abbott family of the the original film. Instead, the movie could take place during the same time frame as the first one…
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Hulu to Develop Wattpad's 'Light as a Feather' Into Series

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The streaming services continue to break new ground in this brave new world.  According to Deadline, Hulu will be developing the supernatural thriller Light as a Feather into a 10-episode straight-to-series project.  This continues the trend of media…
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Netflix Renews ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ for a Third Season

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Right from Deadline, Netflix has greenlit a third season for Santa Clarita Diet, the dark comedy television series starring Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant. Set to be 10 episodes, the third season of SCD is slated to launch in 2019. The entire…
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'The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31': The Horror News Network Review

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In 1982 John Carpenter unleashed a horror film that chilled viewers bones and took paranoia to an unseen level. Set in the harsh weather backdrop of Antarctica, a group of researchers are attacked by a hostile shape-shifting alien. The Thing boasted…
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John Lithgow Will Portray Jud Crandall in 'Pet Sematary' Remake

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According to a report from EW, John Lithgow will play friendly country neighbor Jud Crandall in the new film adaptation of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary. Lithgow will join actor Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) in the…
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Good Deed Launches Genre Label Cranked Up Films

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Just in from Variety, a new genre-focused label, to be called Cranked Up Films, will be launched by Good Deed Entertainment. CUF is set to focus mainly on high-concept horror, science fiction and speculative fiction that has elements of the supernatural…
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Joe Dante to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Fantasia International Film Festival

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Joe Dante is a filmmaker that is near and dear to horror fans worldwide, especially those that grew up in the 1980's. The programmers of the Fantasia International Film Festival also seem to agree (as published in the official press release), as they…