George A. Romero – A Personal Remembrance

As the news of the passing of one of modern horror’s founders – George A. Romero – rippled through the news and online world, praise and remembrances have been pouring in from anyone who ever worked with him, spoke with him or been influenced by him and that stands as just a small testament to the power and honesty of this mans work. Although I never had the opportunity to work one on one with […]

First Trailer For ‘Mr. Mercedes Pulls In

Some of Stephen Kings best work of the last few years has been his Bill Hodges trilogy of which Mr. Mercedes was the first tome in the collection. Not a straight up horror story but certainly hardcore enough to make his bloodthirsty brood happy – the story was ripe for an adaptation and AT&T’s Audience Network was more than happy to oblige. Premiering on Aug. 9th – the channel has supplied the following synopsis: “From […]

“A True Classic Never Dies” In The Trailer Debut For ‘Cult Of Chucky’

One of modren horrors iconic bad buys is making a return.  Chucky – the killer doll is back and this time apparently he has an enire cult coming along for the ride.  Today brings the first trailer as well as the details on the upcoming haunt season return of our pint sized psycho in Cult of Chucky. From the press release: Fans of the world’s most demonic doll are in for another blood-spattered treat as […]

‘Shudder’ Gets Original With The Debut Of ‘Primal Screen’

Streaming services providing original content is obviously nothing new but for the all horror streaming service Shudder – this will be their first foray into that brave new world. Coming to us from director Rodney Ascher – who genre fans should recall for the documentaries Room 237 and The Nightmare – is Primal Screen which will get down and dirty on the subject of being scared by something in our youth and how that forever […]

Romero Packs His Bags And Gets Ready To Travel The ‘Road Of The Dead’

Honestly – it’s damn near impossible to not think of the name George Romero when you hear the zombie genre mentioned – even though the horror icon has not produced any zombie wares in what – damn near a decade? Well, horror fans – it appears is that is all about to change.  An original screenplay that Romero co-crafted, titled Road Of The Dead is going to be presented for funding at Frontières – which […]

Sony Releases First Full Trailer For ‘The Dark Tower’

“The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed.” With that simple sentence, author Stephen King started a journey that till this day has yet to conclude.  His Dark Tower series of novels  – 8 in total – have been a life long journey for the author as well as his fans.  As most Stephen King fans know – the world of The Dark Tower has also touched many of his other […]

SPIKE TV Unveils Our First Look At ‘The Mist’

As an unabashed and vocal uber fan of anything Stephen King related – to say I’ve been eager to see what Spike has been up to with one of the most sacred of King properties, The Mist would be an understatement.  Well – it appears they are leaving some things alone – and veering off into some uncharted territory.  Have a look: Starring Morgan Spector, Alyssa Sutherland, Gus Birney, Danica Curcic, Okezie Morro, Luke Cosgrove, […]

Shauna Macdonald Returns To Horror – Trailer Debuts For ‘Nails’

Sometimes the best things come out of absolutely nowhere – such is the case for this trailer for Nails – an Irish produced horror film that quite frankly – looks too cool to miss. A rather wordy press release showed up to announce the trailer – here are the highlights: “Fantastic Films and Kaleidoscope Film Distribution announced today that the new Irish horror film NAILS will have its World Premiere as part of the Audi […]

Director Mike Flanagan Bringing A Horror Classic To Netflix

Shirley Jackson’s classic horror tale The Haunting Of Hill House has been adapted twice – once in 1963 by Robert Wise and again in 1999 by Jan Debont but until now – it has never been adapted for TV.  Technically – it’s being adapted for Netflix but in a series format with a 10 episode first season locked and loaded to be helmed by Mike Flanagan. Mike Flanagan is coming off a great year.  2016 […]

‘IT’ Arrives – Full Trailer Introduces Us To Derry

Not a lot of Pennywise but – I’m glad that’s the case.  We get a few peeks and hints but more importantly we get a pretty in-depth look at Derry, Maine – in a way an even more important element in  Stephen King’s seminal horror tale IT.  While the mini-series holds a special place in the hearts of many a horror fan – especially of s certain age (this one included) – due mainly to […]

New One Sheet For ‘IT’ Promises We All Will Float

One day ahead of the much-anticipated release of our first look trailer for IT – Warner Bros. has thrown horror fans a bone with a nice new piece of artwork.  Let’s have a look – shall we? Simple, effective, terrifying – I’m digging it. Starring Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Wyatt Oleff, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer and Nicholas Hamilton. Andres Muschietti directs. If you not familiar with the […]

Robert Rodriguez Tapped To Helm ‘Escape From New York’ Reboot

Here’s a bit of surprising news on this proposed project.  The notion of an Escape From New York retooling has been bouncing around for a while now.  A ton of Carpenter’s properties have already undergone that procedure – with varying degrees of success or failure – depending on where you stand on things.   One that actually could be an interesting endeavor would be a  retelling of the epic Snake Plissken saga and so much depends […]

Gore Splattered Trailer Marks The Debut Of ‘Game Of Death’

One of the many projects getting some buzz down at the SXSW Festival is a little something called Game Of Death.  What’s causing all the fuss is a bloody little trailer that just debuted and we knew you couldn’t wait to see it. Filled with what appears to be tons and tons of practical gore effects – this one tells the following story: “Kill or be killed is the golden rule of the Game of […]

New Friday the 13th Game Footage Plus A New Tom Savini Designed Jason Make Their Debut

If you’re like me – you’re thinking “really, another damn trailer for this game?”  But damn – this thing is pretty impressive.  Some truly violent and horrific kills make their debut this time around.  As well as debuting this new look at some of the carnage – Gun Media also rolled out a skin that folks will be able to download – designed by Tom Savini – that features his take on a post Jason […]

‘Untold Horror’ Will Investigate The Films That Never Were

They are the things of legend – the films that we all heard were in the works but never materialized.  George Romero’s Resident Evil, The Creature from the Black Lagoon remake – we’ve all heard of the dreaded “Development Hell” but until now – no one has taken the time to take a look into those deep, dark corners. Dave Alexander is the Editor in Cheif of Rue Morgue Magazine – he’s also the driving […]