Welcome to HORROR NEWS RADIO for SEPTEMBER 12, 2022.

JOIN US FOR casting news for SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL and HAUNTED MANSION, along with trailer news for OLD MAN and WEREWOLF BY NIGHT. All this, and more, coming up next…

I am your host Doc Rotten and this is HNR, the official GRUESOME MAGAZINE HORROR NEWS podcast. Back with me again are the scariest, goriest, bloodiest co-hosts on the ‘Net.

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RIP Peter Straub, novelist, writer of Ghost Story and frequent collaborator with Stephen King



THE LAST BREATH brings more shark-horror
Director Joachim Hedén (Breaking Surface) and Writer Nick Saltrese (Prayer Before Dawn)
Synopsis: The survival thriller follows five college friends who go scuba diving into a recently uncovered WWII shipwreck in the British Virgin Islands, where they find themselves trapped by great white sharks. Above is a first look image from the movie.
Cast: Jack Parr (Peaky Blinders), Kim Spearman (As I Am) and Erin Mullen with Julian Sands (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo)

Shark Thriller From ‘Prayer Before Dawn’ Scribe Underway In Belgium; Germany, France, Spain, Italy & Lat Am Among Pre-Sales

Vertical Entertainment will bring Brad Anderson’s BLOOD to the US
Director: Brad Anderson
Writer: Will Honley
Cast: Michell Monaghan, Skeet Ulrich, Skylar Morgan Jones, Finlay Wojtak-Hissong, June B. Wilde, Rodrigo Beilfuss, Erik Athavale
The film follows Jess, a nurse and mother recently separated from her husband, who moves with her daughter Tyler and young son Owen back into her old farmhouse. Shortly after settling in, Owen’s dog escapes into the woods and returns days later, blood-soaked and rabid. When he attacks and bites Owen, the resulting infection from the bite grows more alarming by the day as Owen’s behavior becomes frightening and deadly. As he spirals deeper into the depths of the illness, Jess discovers a disturbing cure, which makes her question how far she is willing to go to keep her child alive.

Vertical Entertainment Acquires Horror ‘Blood’ From ‘The Machinist’s Brad Anderson; Michelle Monaghan & Skeet Ulrich Star

Marcus Dunstan set to direct ALL MY FRIENDS ARE DEAD
Director: Marcus Dunstan
Written By: Josh Sims and Jessica Sarah Flaum
Jade Pettyjohn whose list of credits includes Destroyer, Little Fires Everywhere, Trial By Fire, School of Rock, United States of Tara, and The Mentalist is in negotiations to star.

‘Saw 3D’ Writer Marcus Dunstan To Direct ‘All My Friends Are Dead’; Jade Pettyjohn In Talks To Star & Film Mode Entertainment Launches Sales At Toronto


Nicolas Cage and Joel Kinnaman join SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL
Director Yuval Adler
Written by Luke Paradise


Samara Weaving top-lines comedy-thriller BORDERLINE
Director: Jimmy Warden
Samara Weaving, Eric Dane and Ray Nicholson


HAUNTED MANSION adds Winona Ryder, Dan Levy
Joining previously announced stars Rosario Dawson, LaKeith Stanfield, and Owen Wilson are a number of veteran actors, including Dan Levy, Danny DeVito, Winona Ryder, Hasan Minhaj, Jared Leto, and the iconic final girl herself, Jamie Lee Curtis, as Madame Leota.



OLD MAN coming October 14, 2022
Director: Lucky McKee
Writer: Joel Veach
Cast: Stephen Lang, Marc Senter, Patch Darragh, Liana Wright-Mark

SPIRIT HALLOWEEN: THE MOVIE second trailer coming September 30, 2022
Director: David Poag
Writer: Billie Bates
Cast: Rachael Leigh Cook, Christopher Lloyd, Marla Gibbs

WEREWOLF BY NIGHT arriving on Disney+ on October 7, 2022
Director: Michael Giacchino
Writer: Peter Cameron(teleplay), Heather Quinn(story by)
Cast: Gael García Bernal, Laura Donnelly

Doc Rotten
Editor-In-Chief / Founder / Podcast Producer at Horror News Radio
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior.

Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.