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 […]

Our First Look At Tom Holland’s Latest – “Rock Paper Dead”

It is not over-emphasizing his career to call Tom Holland a genre legend.  As a director and writer, he has brought us some of the genre’s most iconic films and characters.  Fright Night (84), Child’s Play, Psycho II – he directed several episodes of Tales from the Crypt and Masters of Horror.  Like I said – a legend. Tom has a new project locked and loaded – titled Rock Paper Dead – according to Deadline […]

Netflix Delves Into The Minds Of Serial Killers With The Teaser Debut Of ‘Mindhunter’

Netflix is slaying it on the genre front – seems like every time you turn around there is another new project that is added to the must watch list and today this holds true once again.  A new collaboration between the streaming service and David Fincher has resulted in Mindhunter and damn if it doesn’t like fine.  Here’s the teaser. Ok, here’s what we know.  The show will debut in October and stars Jonathan Groff, […]

Trying To Make Sense Of The Passing Of Bill Paxton

I really didn’t sit down to write a remembrance of Bill Paxton – as someone who reports genre news on a daily basis – when things like this happen – the passing of a celebrity or genre notable – I’ve found it better to not add to that sudden rush of noise and praise and sympathy. Things just seem to get lost in the shuffle and for me – grief has always been one of […]

Stephen King, J.J. Abrams And Hulu Surprise Us All With A Trip To ‘Castle Rock’

Any self-respecting Stephen King fan is well aware of the importance of the fictional town of Castle Rock – it has held a special place in numerous King stories and as such – a special place in the hearts of the fans. So, you can imagine the extreme glee that comes with the announcement that King and J.J. Abrams have once again teamed up and along with Hulu will be bringing the town of Castle […]