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The Pact 2

IFC Midnight is preparing to scare fans of “The Pact” once again with “The Pact 2.” The film, which is on VOD now, will soon be available for theatrical viewings Oct. 10. The first “Pact” film introduced us to the Judas Killer and heroine Annie, and “The Pact 2″ reunites us with Annie again as she works to take down the Judas Killer for good. Here’s more about the film. “The stunning sequel to Nicholas McCarthy’s recent horror classic The Pact ups the ante on terror when a series of brutal murders lead authorities to believe the Judas killer is back and Annie (Caity Lotz – ‘The Pact,’ ‘Arrow,’ ‘Mad  [ Read More ]

New Poster, Stills from Jessabelle Make Bathing Scary

Posted by monique On September - 22 - 2014 0 Comment
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Just when you thought November was safe. Forget the pumpkin pie and turkey; it’s still time for a fresh new helping of horror. “Jessabelle,” a new horror film from the producer of “Paranormal Activity” and “Insidious” will make audiences feel like the witching hour of October never left. “Jessabelle,” directed by Kevin Greutert, stars Sarah Snook, Mark Webber, David Andrews, Joelle Carter, Ana de la Reguera, Larisa Oleynik, Chris Ellis, Fran Bennett and Amber Stevens. The film follows a young woman who has survived a harrowing car accident, only to find that her horrors are just beginning. “From the mastermind producer of Paranormal Activity and Insidious comes the ghostly tale  [ Read More ]

Exclusive Interview: Keith Allan Talks SyFy’s Z Nation

Posted by monique On September - 12 - 2014 0 Comment
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Keith Allan is all about zombies. In fact, he’s now the savior of the entire race in the new SyFy original series, “Z Nation.” Allan’s character Murphy is a a criminal, but as Allan reveals in the interview, Murphy is now the most important person on the planet because of what’s in his blood. ShockYa was happy to speak with Allan about his role, what he loves about the zombie mythos and what zombie lovers can expect from “Z Nation.” “Z Nation” premieres on SyFy at 10/9c. ShockYa: What can you tell me about your character Murphy? Keith Allan: Well, Murphy starts off…[as an] inmate in the prison system and  [ Read More ]

Halloween Horror Nights Walking Dead

Universal Studios Hollywood is getting ready for the 2014 Eyegore Awards! Horror fans are probably already familiar with the awards ceremony which honors those in the entertainment industry that have excelled at bringing the horror genre to the movies, television and music industries. This year, though, 500 of those fans will be able to attend the awards show and bask in the glow of horror royalty. Universal Studios Hollywood is offering 500 Halloween Horror Nights fans the chance to attend the Eyegore Awards, which will include tons of well-known folks in the horror industry. Recipients and presenters include award-winning filmmaker/special effects make-up supervisor Greg Nicotero, award-winning filmmaker/founder and chairman of  [ Read More ]

Eli Roth’s Hemlock Grove Will Have Third and Final Season on Netflix

Posted by Karen Benardello On September - 7 - 2014 0 Comment
Eli Roth's Hemlock Grove Will Have Third and Final Season on Netflix

‘Hemlock Grove,’ the Emmy Award-nominated horror series from executive producer Eli Roth, will premiere its third season exclusively on Netflix in 2015. The Internet television network also announced the upcoming season of the mystery thriller will be its last. The show, which is based on Brian McGreevy’s novel of the same name, will feature 10 episodes during the upcoming season. Charles H. Eglee will return as the show’s showrunner for the final installments of ‘Hemlock Groove.’ The drama series marks Roth’s television debut, after he wrote and directed the hit horror films, ‘Hostel’ and its first sequel, as well as ‘Cabin Fever.’ The show was developed by Brian McGreevy and  [ Read More ]

Out of the Dark

Vertical Entertainment has acquired the U.S. rights to Participant Media’s supernatural thriller, ‘Out of the Dark.’ Vertical’s Co-President, Rich Goldberg, and Peter Jarowey negotiated the deal with Nate Bolotin at XYZ Films and Jeff Ivers for Participant. The movie will be presented by Vertical, in association with Participant Media and Image Nation. The thriller will be distributed in theaters by Vertical in early 2015. Two new stills from the horror film, which stars Julia Stills, Scott Speedman and Stephen Rea, have also been released after Vertical’s acquisition. ‘Out of the Dark,’ which is set in South America, follows a young family’s new life as it turns from promising to terrifying  [ Read More ]

Universal Studios’ 2014 Halloween Horror Nights Tickets Now On Sale

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 19 - 2014 0 Comment
Universal Studios' 2014 Halloween Horror Nights Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets are now on sale for Universal Studios Hollywood’s 2014 edition of Halloween Horror Nights, the leading event for the holiday in Southern California. Halloween Horror Nights has become “More Dead Than Ever,” as more dates and mazes have been added. The event is scheduled to take place on 22 select days between Friday, September 19 and Sunday, November 2. Tickets for this year’s Halloween Horror Nights can now be purchased on the Hollywood event’s official website. Advance purchase of tickets is recommended, as event nights often sell out. Tickets now available for purchase include a Front of Line option, which offers guests priority access to each of the mazes,  [ Read More ]

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Get ‘Devoured’ by malevolent spirits with the horror film’s official trailer and key set stills. The thriller, which is set to be released on VOD by Gravitas Ventures on September 2, was directed by Greg Olliver in his feature film directorial debut. The movie, which was written by Marc Landau, stars Marta Milans, Kara Jackson, Bruno Gunn, Tyler Hollinger, Luis Harris, Sal Rendino and David Conley. Gravitas Ventures has released the following synopsis for ‘Devoured’: Immigrant mother Lourdes (Marta Milans, ‘Killer Women,’ ‘Mala Hierba’) works as a cleaning woman at an old New York City restaurant in order to make enough money to pay for her sick son’s operation. With  [ Read More ]

Seth M. Sherwood Will Pen The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Prequel Leatherface

Seth M. Sherwood, an up-and-coming horror genre scribe, has signed on to pen a prequel to the original 1974 classic film, ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.’ Millennium Films has revealed the writer, who penned this year’s short film, ‘Fruticake,’ will pen the screenplay for the prequel, titled ‘Leatherface,’ TheWrap is reporting. The official details about the prequel’s story haven’t been revealed yet. But it’s expected to serve as an origin story that chronicles the title antagonist’s early life in the 1970s. Before signing on to write ‘Leatherface,’ Sherwood wrote a supernatural thriller for Blumhouse Productions. The film will be helmed by ‘Paranormal Activity 5′ director, Greg Plotkin. Sherwood also penned ‘Interstate  [ Read More ]

Sinister 2 Set to Begin Production in Chicago As Shannyn Sossamon Cast

‘Sinister 2,’ the anticipated follow-up to the 2012 sleeper hit ‘Sinister,’ is set to begin production next week in Chicago. ‘Citadel’ helmer Ciaran Foy is set to direct the horror sequel, which Focus Features will release nationwide on Friday, August 21, 2015. The film’s production companies, Blumhouse Productions and Entertainment One (eOne), have also revealed that Shannyn Sossamon will headline the project. Scott Derrickson, the director of ‘Sinister,’ returned to the series to co-write the script with C. Robert Cargill. The duo previously worked together to write the screenplay for the original movie. Focus, Blumhouse and eOne have released the following details about the plot-line for ‘Sinister 2′: In the  [ Read More ]

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“Found” takes the classic coming-of-age story and combines it with bonechilling horror! The XLrator Media film, coming to theaters, VOD and iTunes Aug. 15, is written and directed by Scott Schirmer and stars Gavin Brown, Ethan Philbeck The film follows a young boy who realizes his older brother’s horrible secret. “Marty is the ideal fifth grader. He gets good grades, listens to his teachers, and doesn’t start trouble in class. But a darkness is beginning to fall over Marty’s life. The kids at school won’t stop picking on him, his parents just don’t seem to understand him, and now Marty must grapple with a terrible secret that threatens to destroy  [ Read More ]

HHN USH 2014 American Werewolf with txt

We’ve been covering a lot of the upcoming mazes at this year’s Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights. Our coverage continues with some horrors based on Universal Pictures’ Oscar-winning, genre-defining film, “An American Werewolf in London.” The film, written and directed by John Landis, will scare fans in an all-new maze beginning Friday, Sept. 19. The maze will recreate legendary scenes from the film using amazing, convincing props, authentic music and awesome special effects that will magnify the terror the werewolf. Guests will begin in “The Slaughtered Lamb,” the English countryside pub fans of the film will recognize in a heartbeat. After walking onto the Moors, the maze-goers will have to  [ Read More ]

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Universal Studios is bringing Dracula back to the movie screen with “Dracula Untold: Reign of Blood,” starring Luke Evans as Vlad Tepes, the real life 13th century ruler who became the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s tale about the powerful vampire, Dracula. The film isn’t the only way horror fans can get the “Dracula” experience. Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort is creating a horrifying maze called “Dracula Untold: Reign of Blood.” Starting Sept. 19, guests will get an immersive preview of the film through the maze. “’Dracula Untold: Reign of Blood’ will introduce guests to the sadistic Transylvanian ruler Vlad Tepes, known as ‘Vlad the Impaler,’ who infamously tortured  [ Read More ]

Insidious: Chapter 3 Begins Production and Offers First Look Set Photo

Leigh Whannell goes back into The Further, as production on his new film, ‘Insidious: Chapter 3,’ is currently shooting in Los Angeles. The writer, director and actor, who is also the co-creator of the hit horror franchise, is helming the production of the follow-up. The filmmaker, who is also reprising his role of Specs from the first two installments of the series in the new sequel, once again penned the latest script in the franchise. The film’s first look set photo, which features Whannell directing some of his castmates, including returning series actress Lin Shaye, has also been released. Focus Features, (Entertainment One) eOne, Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions and Blumhouse  [ Read More ]

Halloween Horror Nights Aliens Vs. Predator

Twentieth Century Fox is celebrating the anniversaries of “Alien” and “AVP: Alien vs. Predator” in a big way! To give homage to the 35th anniversary of “Alien” and the 10th anniversary of “AVP: Alien vs. Predator,” Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood have announced that they are putting fans right in the middle of one of the universe’s most epic fights in the brand-new “Halloween Horror Nights” maze baed on “AVP: Alien vs. Predator,” beginning Friday, Sept. 19. The introduction of “AVP” into Orlando and Hollywood’s “Halloween Horror Nights” is the most expensive and technologically advanced mazes at Universal Studios to date. Universal and  [ Read More ]

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