Horror News Roll Call (3/15/2023) – Del Toro’s Frankenstein, Return to Silent Hill, and more…

Make Horror News Roll Call your daily stop for headlines from the horror entertainment world. Each day, the Doc, Dave, and the Grue-Crew will gather the horror news of the day. Enjoy! Leave your comments below, we’d love to hear your thoughts.

Could FRANKENSTEIN be next for Academy Award Winner Guillermo Del Toro with cast names such as Oscar Isaac, Mia Goth, and Andrew Garfield?

Following his big Animated Feature Oscar win on Sunday for Pinocchio, Guillermo del Toro is getting closer to finding his next live-action film. Sources tell Deadline that Andrew Garfield, Oscar Isaac and Mia Goth are in early talks to star in del Toro’s Frankenstein at Netflix. Del Toro will write and direct the pic.

Source: Deadline

RETURN TO SILENT HILL gains cast, plot, and filming start date!

Jeremy Irvine (War Horse) and Hannah Emily Anderson (Jigsaw) will lead horror reboot Return To Silent Hill. Filming is due to get underway next month in Germany and Eastern Europe on the project, which will mark a return for the original Silent Hill director Christophe Gans.

Source: Deadline

THE LAST OF US Coming To Blu-ray And 4K In July

Having just wrapped up Season One on HBO Max this past Saturday – they are wasting no time getting the work out about the popular series’ home video release. THE LAST OF US will hit Blu-ray and 4K on July 17th. Both sets will of course feature all nine episodes, as well as the following special features:

  • The Last of Us: Stranger Than Fiction (New Featurette Exclusive to 4K, BD and DVD) – Series cast and filmmakers are joined by experts in survival, microbiology, and parasitology for a chilling discussion on the realities of the invasive fungus and subsequent apocalypse in The Last of Us.
  • Controllers Down: Adapting The Last of Us (New Featurette Exclusive to 4K, BD, and DVD) – Follow the journey of The Last of Us from console to screen as cast and filmmakers take us inside the process of expanding the world and breathing new life into the game’s beloved characters.
  • From Levels to Live Action (New Featurette Exclusive to 4K, BD, and DVD) – Discover how The Last of Us incorporated and expanded fan-favorite game moments in the series.
  • Getting to Know Me (4 Featurettes)
  • The Last Debrief with Troy Baker (2 Featurettes)
  • Inside the Episode (9 Featurettes)
  • Is This a The Last of Us Line? (2 Featurettes)

Both sets will have their own separate cover art – have a look below.

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.