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Burying the Ex Summer Preview

While many of the most prestigious films are distributed around the holidays, in hopes of garnering attention for the major awards season after the beginning of the new year, the summer season is also a noteworthy time for cinema fans. Summer 2015 is promising to be no different, as it’s the latest season set to release gripping, entertaining and memorable films that are sure to entertain both kids and adults. Kicking off the summer is the family drama ‘Freedom,’ which is set to be distributed on June 5 by Arc Entertainment. The music film, which was directed Peter Cousens and written by Timothy A. Chey, stars Cuba Gooding Jr., William  [ Read More ]

Mimi Rogers Cast In First Season of Starz’s Ash vs. Evil Dead

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 22 - 2015 0 Comment
Mimi Rogers Cast In First Season of Starz's Ash vs. Evil Dead

Mimi Rogers has reunited with her family, as well as several uninvited guests, after a freak accident in the upcoming first season of Starz’s horror comedy series, ‘Ash vs Evil Dead.’ The actress has been cast as Suzy Maxwell, the mother of series regular star Dana DeLorenzo’s character, Kelly, a wild child who’s trying to distance herself from her past. The recent ‘Mad Men’ and ‘NCIS’ alum is the newest addition to the cast of the premium cable network’s anticipated follow-up show of the cult ‘The Evil Dead’ film series. Besides Rogers and DeLorenzo, ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’ will also feature Bruce Campbell, who will reprise his role of the  [ Read More ]

Pernicious-Jackie-Moore

“Pernicious” is about to scare horror fans in theaters and On Demand and you know what? The film is so horrifying, even Jackie Moore, one of the stars of the film, was scared! Moore discusses what scared her in this interview we had with her below the post. Moore also outlines what makes a great horror film for her, some of her favorite horror films and how people who are new to horror can approach “Pernicious.” The film comes to theaters and On Demand June 19. Shockya: What can you tell me about your character Rachel? Jackie Moore: My character Rachel is kind of outspoken. She’s almost like the leader  [ Read More ]

Insidious Chapter 3's Lin Shaye Named Godmother of Horror by Wizard World

Legendary actress Lin Shaye was honored for her contributions in the horror genre by being named the “Godmother of Horror” at this past Mother’s Day weekend Wizard World Comic Con in Philadelphia. The performer was celebrated by Wizard World as she’s promoting her upcoming horror film, ‘Insidious: Chapter 3,’ which is set to be distributed in theaters by Focus Features on June 5. Besides reprising her role as gifted psychic Elise Rainier in the prequel in the popular supernatural series, Shaye also starred in more than 20 other horror films, including ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ and ‘Snakes on a Plane.’ While discussing her character in the latest ‘Insidious’ movie,  [ Read More ]

Pernicious Poster

Thailand is the setting for bloody horror in “Pernicious,” from Benetone Films. “Pernicious,” directed by James Cullen Bressack and written by Bressack and Taryn Hillin, will be in theaters and On Demand June 19. The film stars Emmy-nominated “Young and the Restless” actress Emily O’Brien as well as Ciara Hanna (“Power Rangers”) and Jackie Moore (“100 Ghost Street.” Just from the trailer alone, you can see that the claims of a “carnival for the eyes” and a “sexy, bloody, and heinous” by Dread Central and Horror News are extremely apt. Take a look at the trailer below the post and you’ll see just how horrifying this particular film is. “Pernicious”  [ Read More ]

Cooties' New Teaser Poster Warns Elijah Wood to Fight a Child Zombie Epidemic

Elijah Wood, Rainn Wilson and Alison Pill are fighting back with the infectious new teaser poster from Lionsgate Premiere’s upcoming horror comedy, ‘Cooties,’ courtesy of IMDb. The film, which opened the Stanley Film Festival last night, follows a group of misfit teachers who must defend themselves against a zombie epidemic that has risen amongst their elementary school students. The horror comedy, which will be one of the debut releases of the newly-launched Lionsgate Premiere label, will be released in select theaters and on VOD on September 18. The horror comedy was written by Leigh Whannell (the co-creator of ‘Saw’ and ‘Insidious’) and Ian Brennan (the co-creator of ‘Glee’), and directed  [ Read More ]

Insidous: Chapter 3 Tiptoe Through the Tulips music video

The “Insidious” horror franchise continues with “Insidious: Chapter 3,” starring Dermot Mulroney, Stefanie Scott, Angus Sampson, Leigh Whannell, Hayley Kiyoko and Lin Shaye. The film comes to theaters June 5, but until then, there’s a music video that gives you a taste of “Insidious”-esque scares. Music video “Tiptoe Through the Tulips” was made in partnership between Focus Features and digital millenial-focused studio Cinemand, founded by “Smiley” director Michael Gallagher, “Smiley” producer Michael Wormser and “@urFRENZ” producer Jana Winternitz. The team used the classic song, the direction of Gallagher as well as inspiration from the new film to utilize the acting talents from YouTube and Vine stars Meg Deangelis, Eric Ochoa,  [ Read More ]

Pernicious Unleashes a Nightmare with Trailer, Poster, Stills and Release Date

What began as an adventure of a lifetime for three young girls quickly turned into a nightmare, as shown in the official trailer, poster and stills for the upcoming horror film, ‘Pernicious.’ The thriller’s assets, along with the announcement of its release date, have been unveiled by its distributor, Benetone Films. The horror thriller will be released nationwide on June 19 in theaters and On Demand. James Cullen Bressack, who previously wrote and directed such horror films as ’13/13/13′ and ‘To Jennifer,’ helmed ‘Pernicious,’ which he also co-wrote with Taryn Hillin. Starring the Emmy-nominated Emily O’Brien (‘Young and the Restless’), Ciara Hanna (‘Power Rangers’) and Jackie Moore (’100 Ghost Street’),  [ Read More ]

Encounter the Horror of Insidious: Chapter 3 with the Into The Further 4D Experience

Fans of the acclaimed ‘Insidious’ franchise can physically and virtually picture themselves in a haunted house, reminiscent of the ones featured in the horror films, with the new “Into The Further 4D Experience.” The terrifying and fully immersive trip, which is helping promote ‘Insidious: Chapter 3,’ is unlike any other horror experience fans of the series and genre have ever encountered before. In the specially designed and unique 4D experience, which is set to next travel to such cities as Chicago, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas and New York, during a national mobile tour, will use cutting-edge Oculus Rift. The virtual reality technology is being fused with horror for  [ Read More ]

Tom Harper-The Woman in Black 2

“The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death” is now available to haunt your horror film collection! The Hammer horror film is now available on Blu-ray and DVD through Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and includes the featurettes “The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death: Chilling Locations,” “Pulling Back the Veil: The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death” (Blu-ray only), a deleted scene and the theatrical trailer. To celebrate the release, Shockya was able to interview the director of the film, Tom Harper. In the interview below, Harper discusses the intriguing decision to set the film in the middle of World War II, the theme of motherhood throughout  [ Read More ]

Stephen Ohl Gets Hooked Up In Official Trailer for First Film Shot Entirely on an iPhone

Stephen Ohl and Jonah Ehrenreich are ready to embark on an uninhibited party across Barcelona in the official trailer for their upcoming horror film, ‘Hooked Up.’ The thriller’s intriguing clip was released by its distributor, Uncork’d Entertainment, which is set to unveil the movie on VOD on April 7, and DVD on June 9. First-time feature film director, Pablo Larcuen, both helmed and co-wrote the horror comedy with Eduard Sola. ‘Hooked Up’ was also executive produced by Jaume Collet-Serra, who’s known for helming the Liam Neeson action movies ‘Non-Stop,’ ‘Unknown’ and ‘Run All Night,’ as well as making his feature film directorial debut with the 2005 horror thriller remake, ‘House  [ Read More ]

Kate Bosworth Realizes Evil Comes to Life in Before I Wake's Official Trailer

Kate Bosworth and Thomas Jane are terrifyingly discovering that dreams can manifest in reality in the newly released official trailer for the upcoming horror film, ‘Before I Wake.’ The thriller’s clip was released by its studio, Relativity Studios, which will distribute the film in theaters on May 8. The trailer for the supernatural movie was initially released on its official Twitter page. ‘Before I Wake’ was directed Mike Flanagan, who helmed last year’s acclaimed supernatural horror film, ‘Oculus.’ Besides Bosworth and Jane, the filmmaker’s latest effort also stars Annabeth Gish and Dash Mihok, and introduces Jacob Tremblay as Cody. The helmer also co-scribed the thriller with his ‘Oculus’ co-writer, Jeff  [ Read More ]

Lucy Lawless to Join Ash vs Evil Dead

Posted by monique On March - 13 - 2015 0 Comment
Lucy Lawless

Lucy Lawless is coming back to genre television with her role as Ruby in the upcoming STARZ original series, “Ash vs Evil Dead.” The series, the follow-up to “The Evil Dead” cult horror film franchise, will begin shooting in New Zealand this spring with the intention of airing sometime late 2015. Lawless’ character Ruby is described as “myopic in her quest to hunt down the source of the recent Evil outbreaks.” The only issue with her quest is that she believes Ash to be the source of the horrors she aims to put down. Lawless will once again work with executive producers Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert, who led her  [ Read More ]

Echoes 3

Sleep becomes a nightmare in “Echoes,” a supernatural thriller coming to us from Anchor Bay Entertainment. The award-winning film, an official selection of the FilmQuest Film Festival and New York City International Film Festival, will soon be available on DVD and Blu-ray April 14. The film features the directorial debut of Nils Timm, who also penned the screenplay. The new trailer for the film gives a look at just how scary sleep will become for the main character, Anna (Kate French, “Channeling,” “Gossip Girl,” “One Tree Hill”), who becomes haunted in her dreams after her boyfriend (Steven Brand, “Teen Wolf,” “The Scorpion King,”) leaves her behind while on a retreat.  [ Read More ]

Muck poster

Old-school gore and intense stunts are the name of the game with “Muck,” Anchor Bay’s latest horror flick. The film is getting a limited theatrical release March 13 and will be available on DVD and Blu-ray March 17. The film, which is billed as a “blood-stained love letter to horror fanatics everywhere,” stars Kane Hodder, Lachlan Buchanan, Lauren Francesca, and Playboy Playmate of the Year Jaclyn Swedberg. The film follows friends who think they’ve escaped, only to find out that their luck is only going to get worse. “This throwback horror film just raised the hacked-up bar: Horror legend Kane Hodder and Playboy Playmate of the Year 2012, Jaclyn Swedberg  [ Read More ]

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