Archive for the ‘Horror News’ Category

The Conjuring 2's Frightening New Main Trailer Brings the Warrens' Paranormal Investigating to England

It takes pure evil to truly rattle experienced paranormal investigators Lorraine and Ed Warren. But that terrifying and unadulterated destructive malevolence is grippingly haunting the accomplished demonologists in the newly released main trailer for the anticipated horror film, ‘The Conjuring 2.’ The trailer was released by New Line Cinema, which is set to distribute the sequel in theaters nationwide on June 10. The follow-up to the hit 2013 horror film, ‘The Conjuring,’ was helmed by returning series director, James Wan. The accomplished horror filmmaker also contributed to the supernatural sequel’s screenplay with Chad Hayes, Carey W. Hayes and David Leslie Johnson. Wan also produced ‘The Conjuring 2′ with Peter Safran  [ Read More ]

The Invitation Theatrical Poster

Suspicion is sure to arise amongst bystanders as they watch a seemingly innocent woman’s behavior become increasing dubious. Audiences can witness the surprising revelation of the woman’s hidden agenda as it becomes public in the new horror film, ‘The Invitation.’ The public unveiling of her true plans will take place when Drafthouse Films distributes the thriller in select theaters and on VOD on April 8. In celebration of the mystery film’s release, Shockya is offering five lucky winners a pair of tickets (10 tickets total) to ‘The Invitation’s upcoming Rooftop Film Club Rooftop Screening; the tickets will be valid for each winner and one guest. The event will be held  [ Read More ]

Universal Studios Hollywood Takes on the Zombie Apocalypse with The Walking Dead Walk-Through Attraction

The undead are being revived again, as Universal Studios Hollywood is set to open an all-new year-round attraction in Summer 2016 that’s based on AMC’s hit horror thriller series. The Emmy Award-Winning show will be featured in a permanent residency at The Entertainment Capital of L.A. The news of the all-new immersive, cutting-edge attraction was revealed during an exclusive announcement made by Chris Hardwick on Sunday night’s episode of ‘Talking Dead.’ The revelation of the permanent attraction was made after ‘The Walking Dead’ scared fans for years as a signature Halloween Horror Nights maze. The newly enhanced permanent venture will turn the highly sought-after seasonal, limited time experience into an  [ Read More ]

Frank Raffel Fights For Survival in Action Horror Film’s DVD Release

Posted by Karen Benardello On February - 23 - 2016 0 Comment
Frank Raffel Fights For Survival in Action Horror Film's DVD Release

Frank Raffel will fight to the extreme to save his kidnapped daughter in his horror film, ‘Survival.’ Alchemy, the largest independent distributor of film content across all platforms in North America, has announced that it will release the action movie next Tuesday, March 1, on DVD, for the SRP of $14.99. Besides starring in ‘Survival,’ Raffel also wrote its script and co-directed the film with Michael Effenberger. Raffel also served as a producer on the action movie, as well as its editor, stunt coordinator and production designer. The horror movie also features actors Yûho Yamashita (‘The Forest,’ ‘Amakarashan’), Oliver Juhrs (‘Unknown,’ ‘Cloud Atlas’) and Selcuk Tutumlu. Alchemy has released the  [ Read More ]

Emelie's Trailer and Poster Shows Sarah Bolger Starring as the World's Worst Babysitter

Sarah Bolger has become the babysitter from every parent’s worst nightmare in the official trailer and poster for her upcoming film, ‘Emelie.’ The assets for the thriller were unveiled by its distributor, Dark Sky Films. The company will release the film in theaters and On Demand March 4. ‘Emelie’ was directed by Michael Thelin, who also worked on its story with it screenwriters, Richard Raymond and Harry Herbeck. The following official synopsis for the thriller has also been unveiled by Dark Sky Films: As their parents head out for a date in the city, the three young Thompson children immediately take to their new babysitter, Anna (Sarah Bolger), who seems  [ Read More ]

The Exclusive Premiere of The Final Project's First Clip Reveals Why There are Some Places the Living Should Never Go

There are some places the living should never go. Six college students are learning that all-important lesson, particularly as they attempt to make a documentary about one of the most notorious haunted houses in America, in the upcoming horror film, ‘The Final Project.’ To emphasize that essential message, Shockya is exclusively premiering the chilling thriller’s first clip, which is titled ‘Woman in Window.’ ‘The Final Project’ marks the feature film writing, directorial, producing and visual effects debuts from indie filmmaker Taylor Ri’chard. The horror movie, which was made by 3rd Fathom Entertainment and will be be distributed by CAVU Pictures, will be released in theaters in Atlanta and Houston on  [ Read More ]

The Final Project's Signed Poster Giveaway Offers a Lesson on a Notorious American Haunted House

There are some places the living should never go. Six college students are learning that all-important lesson, particularly as they attempt to make a documentary about one of the most notorious haunted houses in America, in the upcoming horror thriller, ‘The Final Project.’ In celebration of the horror thriller’s upcoming theatrical release, Shockya is offering two lucky winners a poster that’s signed by ‘The Final Project’s co-writer and director, Taylor Ri’chard. To enter, email us at ShockyaGiveaway@aol.com. Let us know that you’re entering to win the ‘The Final Project’ signed poster contest in the email’s subject line and message. You have until Wednesday, February 10 to submit your entries, and  [ Read More ]

Enter the Suicide Forest with 360 Immersive Experience

Posted by Karen Benardello On December - 22 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview David S. Goyer Talks The Forest (Exclusive)

Horror fans can Enter the Suicide Forest in the heart of the Aokigahara in Japan with the new 360-degree video and audio experience. The 360 Immersive Experience has debuted in support of the upcoming release of the supernatural thriller, ‘The Forest.’ The experience uses real images taken at Aokigahara, the real life suicide forest located at the base of Mt. Fuji. It’s best viewed on it’s official website, in either mobile or virtual reality using Google Cardboard. Gramercy Pictures is set to release ‘The Forest’ in theaters nationwide on January 8, 2016. The distributor has unveiled the following synopsis for the horror film: Rising with terrifying grandeur at the base  [ Read More ]

Celebrate the Holidays with Festive 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Posted by Karen Benardello On December - 11 - 2015 0 Comment
Miley Cyrus Christmas Sweater

Spending quality time with family and friends during the holiday season can be the most exciting and rewarding experience for many people. But for others, their time is even more gratifying if they honor their relationships by giving their loved ones exhilarating presents. So Shockya has complied a list of the most thrilling and intriguing rewards of 2015 with a festive holiday gift guide, which is in part inspired by some of everyone’s favorite celebrities. One of the most celebrated gifts in recent years is the holiday sweater, which many people love to wear for any occasion, especially parties. The inventive Scottish-based website, MorphCostumes, features such creative designs as the  [ Read More ]

Natalie Dormer Becomes Lost in The Forest’s New Trailer and Art

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 20 - 2015 0 Comment
Natalie Dormer Becomes Lost in The Forest's New Art and Trailer

Natalie Dormer is determined to stay on the path, and not get lost in ‘The Forest,’ in the new art and trailer for the upcoming supernatural horror film. ‘The Forest’s latest alternate artwork and clip premiered exclusively on ‘The Hunger Games’ actress’ Facebook and Instagram pages. Besides Dormer, ‘The Forest’ also stars Taylor Kinney, Yukiyoshi Ozawa and Eoin Macken, and was helmed by first-time feature film director, Jason Zada. The supernatural horror movie was written by Ben Ketai, Sarah Cornwell and Nick Antosca. Gramercy Pictures is set to release the movie in theaters nationwide on Friday, January 8, 2016. The following synopsis for ‘The Forest’ has been released by Gramercy  [ Read More ]

Dubsmash Celebrates The Vatican Tapes' Home Release with Lionsgate Horror Bundles Twitter Sweepstakes

Horror fans can prepare for the ultimate battle between good and evil, just in time for Halloween. Dubsmash and Lionsgate Home Entertainment have partnered to host a UGC sweepstakes in support of the October 20 Blu-ray (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital), Digital HD and On Demand release of the horror thriller, ‘The Vatican Tapes.’ Fans of the popular genre can enter to win one of two Lionsgate Horror Bundles, which include the films ‘The Vatican Tapes,’ ‘You’re Next,’ ‘Saw Special Edition,’ ‘Sinister’ and ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre.’ To enter into the Lionsgate Horror Bundles sweepstakes, fans must follow Shockya (@Shockya) on Twitter. They then must create their “possession” Dubsmash videos  [ Read More ]

Experience the Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension Fear Lab at New York Comic Con

Horror fans can experience the angst of the supernatural during the ‘Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension’ fear lab tomorrow at New York Comic Con. Audiences can test their fear threshold by viewing exclusive fear-inducing footage in 3D, having their vital signs measured and posing for an action-shot photo. The fear lab will take place between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm at the Javits Center The upcoming American 3D found footage supernatural horror movie marks the feature film directorial debut of Gregory Plotkin, who served as the editor for the previous four ‘Paranormal Activity’ films. The final installment in the acclaimed series was written by Jason Pagan and Andrew Stark. ‘Paranormal  [ Read More ]

#Horror Exclusive Poster Shows the Terror of Adolescent Cyberbullying

Posted by Karen Benardello On October - 8 - 2015 0 Comment
#Horror Exclusive Poster Shows the Terror of Adolescent Cyberbullying

While living in a world of power often makes people feel as though they’re entitled to endless protection from harm, that right no longer extends to their emotional well-being on the internet. To showcase the terror that all too commonly arises amongst peers, especially adolescents, in the virtual world, Shockya is unveiling an exclusive new poster for the upcoming mystery drama, ‘#Horror.’ The poster’s debut is promoting the horror film’s distribution into theaters and on VOD by IFC Midnight on November 20. ‘#Horror’s release marks the feature film writing, directorial and production design debuts of actress Tara Subkoff, who also served as an executive producer on the movie. Chloë Sevigny  [ Read More ]

Toronto After Dark Film Festival 2015 Scaring Audiences with Announcement of Official Schedule

Film enthusiasts can prepare to be frightened out of their chairs this Halloween season, as the Toronto After Dark Film Festival has just announced its official schedule for its upcoming 10th annual edition. The horror, sci-fi, action and cult film festival will screen 20 movies between October 15 and 23 at the Scotiabank Theatre, which is located at 259 Richmond Street West in Toronto. Individual screening tickets are now on sale, and are priced at $13 general, or $11 in a multipack, if two or more films are purchased in the same shopping cart online. Tickets can either be bought on the festival’s website, in person at the venue from  [ Read More ]

Cinematic Chills At Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights 2015

Posted by Sabina Ibarra On September - 22 - 2015 0 Comment
HHN 2015

The Halloween season has officially been kicked off by Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights. We got a chance to attend the opening day of the west coast haunt and experience their mazes first hand as if we were thrown into the worlds of this year’s properties. From Halloween’s Michael Myers to the ghosts of Crimson Peak, we’re running down what monsters reign supreme at HHN 2015!

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