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Wolf Creek 2

Do we have any “Wolf Creek” fans in our ShockYa fanbase? Fans of the Australian horror film are sure to have fun with the film’s sequel, “Wolf Creek 2.” “Wolf Creek 2″ brings the horror back to the Australian outback and plans to give you more action and horror than the first film! The film, which is coming to home release June 24, stars John Jarratt, Shannon Ashlyn, Ryan Corr and Philippe Klaus, is directed by Greg McLean and is written by McLean and Aaron Sterns. So what can you expect from this film? Well, when you have a desolate area, a group of people, and the threat of death,  [ Read More ]

Joy Ride 3: Road Kill Amps Up the Kills in Explosive Set Visit

Posted by Karen Benardello On June - 15 - 2014 0 Comment
Joy Ride 3-Rusty Nail Truck

The world of car racing is already dangerous enough, with the ever present fear of getting into an accident while competing on the track. When something as seemingly trivial as a Rusty Nail is thrown into the car racing equation, people don’t often ponder the effects it can have on the competition’s outcome. But initial looks can be deceiving, which is clearly evident with the return of villain Rusty Nail in 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment’s upcoming thriller, ‘Joy Ride 3: Road Kill.’ Written and directed by horror filmmaker, Declan O’Brien, ‘Joy Ride 3: Road Kill,’ the second sequel in the hit ‘Joy Ride’ franchise, brought back the mysterious villain  [ Read More ]

Joy Ride 3

Ken Kirzinger has been in tons of major blockbusters doing incredible stunts, but when “Joy Ride 3″ comes out, you’ll be able to see him as the iconic presence that is Rusty Nail. ShockYa was happy to talk with Kirzinger about taking on the character and his storied film stunt career. “Joy Ride 3″ will be released June 17. What was it like taking on the iconic character of Rusty Nail? It was a lot of fun. I guess I’m no stranger to being into other shoes after playing Jason in “Freddy vs. Jason,” so it wasn’t anything new in that way. I was a project that I was really  [ Read More ]

Forest Whitaker Feeling Repentance As Thriller Set For Home Release

Forest Whitaker is feeling ‘Repentance’ as the horror thriller is now available on Digital HD, Video On Demand and Pay-Per-View. The film is also set to be released on DVD and Digital UltraViolet on June 24 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment and Codeblack Films. The DVD, which will retail for $26.98, includes a “Making Of” featurette. ‘Repentance’ was directed by Philippe Caland, and written by Shintaro Shimosawa. The thriller also stars ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier‘s Anthony Mackie, as well as Mike Epps, Nicole Ari Parker and Sanaa Lathan. Lionsgate Home Entertainment and Codeblack Films have released the following synopsis for ‘Repentance’: Years after a drunken car crash that almost took  [ Read More ]

The Possession of Michael King Takes Hold with Release and Key Art

Posted by Karen Benardello On June - 11 - 2014 0 Comment
The Possession of Michael King Takes Hold with Release and Key Art

‘The Possession of Michael King’ takes hold of movie audiences as its distributor, Anchor Bay Films, has set an official release date for the horror film. The movie is set to be released in theaters on August 22, with a VOD distribution to quickly follow on August 26. Anchor Bay Films has also unveiled the theatrical key art for the supernatural movie. David Jung made his feature film directorial and writing debuts with ‘The Possession of Michael King,’ after working on the story with Tedi Sarafian. The horror movie stars Shane Johnson in the title role, as well as Ella Anderson, Cara Pifko, Dale Dickey, Julie McNiven and Tomas Arana.  [ Read More ]

Rob Zombie Launches The Zombie Horror Picture Show Challenge

Posted by Karen Benardello On June - 10 - 2014 0 Comment
Rob Zombie Launches The Zombie Horror Picture Show Challenge

Rob Zombie has teamed with ZUUS Media and CraveOnline for a horror filmmaking contest, The Zombie Horror Picture Show Challenge. Fans of the filmmaker and musician are invited to create a three-minute short horror film for the chance to have their submission premiere across ZUUS, CraveOnline and Zombie’s official website. The contest was launched to celebrate the release of Zombie’s first concert film, ‘The Zombie Horror Picture Show,’ by Zodiac Swan/T-Boy/UMe. The movie debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Music DVD chart when it was released on May 19, and remained in the chart’s top spot during its second week. ‘The Zombie Horror Picture Show,’ which is available on Blu-ray,  [ Read More ]

The Signal

It isn’t easy getting your first feature off the ground, but William Eubank managed to pull it off and in a rather unconventional manner. He didn’t attend a traditional film school or track down an industry contact willing to give him a shot. Eubank entered a Red Hot Chili Peppers music video contest – and lost. But he did wind up with quite the consolation prize – the band Angels and Airwaves agreed to both produce and score his first feature, “Love.” After four years of work that included building a fully realized space station set, writing, directing and shooting the film himself, Eubank wound up with a final product  [ Read More ]

MaskARaid Halloween Horror Nights

It’s already time to start getting prepared for this year’s Halloween Horror Nights! With Universal Studios Hollywood’s yearly celebration of all things horror, it’s never too early to start talking about things that go bump in the night, and this year, they want your input! For the first time in the history of “Halloween Horror Nights” at Universal Studios Hollywood, fans of this awesome event will be able to vote on the most hair-raising Scare Zone in the “Choose Your Scare” online voting competition. Starting this Wednesday, June 4, through June 18, fans can cast their vote through Halloween Horror Night’s Facebook page. The winning concept will be created into  [ Read More ]

Cabin Fever Patien Zero Set Photo

The origins of the flesh-eating virus that has terrorized the victims of the hit ‘Cabin Fever’ film series will be revealed in the anticipated prequel, ‘Cabin Fever: Patient Zero.’ To showcase hints at the horrifying source of the infection, RLJ/Image Entertainment, which will distribute the horror thriller, has released a trailer and set stills from the movie. ‘Cabin Fever: Patient Zero’ is set to be released on VOD on June 26, and will follow with a theatrical and iTunes release on August 1. ‘The ABCs of Death’ helmer Kaare Andrews directed the prequel, which was helmed by ‘When a Stranger Calls’ scribe Jake Wade Wall. The movie features Ryan Donowho,  [ Read More ]

John Jarratt in Wolf Creek 2

It’s been nearly ten years since we’ve seen Mick Taylor mutilate unsuspecting victims in “Wolf Creek,” but now he’s back and eager to torment a new crop of tourists. This time around the narrative centers on Paul Hammersmith (Ryan Corr). While driving down a highway in South Australia, he unknowingly attempts to help one of Mick’s many victims and, as one might expect, Mick doesn’t appreciate it so makes Paul his next target. Paul’s a bright guy with a lot of resolve, but that might not be enough to outrun Mick and his enormous arsenal right in his own backyard. With “Wolf Creek 2” making its US theatrical debut today,  [ Read More ]

Unleash Your Inner Mick Taylor In Wolf Creek 2 Laughter Contest

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 12 - 2014 0 Comment
Unleash Your Inner Mick Taylor In Wolf Creek 2 Laughter Contest

Unleash your inner Mick Taylor and let your laughter roar in the new ‘Wolf Creek 2′ Facebook contest. Fans of the anticipated horror sequel to the hit 2005 thriller, ‘Wolf Creek,’ can recreate the killer’s iconic laugh with the hashtag #LaughLikeMick on the new movie’s Facebook page. The winner of the contest, which ends today, will win four tickets to see ‘Wolf Creek 2′ when it opens in theaters on Friday. The winner will also receive a signed poster from the follow-up. The entry with the most votes on their best Mick Taylor laugh wins. Everyone entering the contest must be at least 18 years old, as well as a  [ Read More ]

Interview: John Jarratt Talks Wolf Creek 2

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 10 - 2014 0 Comment
Interview: John Jarratt Talks Wolf Creek 2

Embracing and cherishing a long honored tradition is the pulsating driving force in the new horror thriller, ‘Wolf Creek 2.’ The independent film, which is the anticipated sequel to the 2005 slasher movie, ‘Wolf Creek,’ maintains the brutality, gore and menacing villain, Mick Taylor, of the first installment, which helped make it the highest grossing R-rated film of all time in its native Australia. Filmmaker Greg Mclean, who made his feature film writing and directorial debuts with the commercially successful first movie, returned to the series nearly a decade after the original’s release to showcase that Mick continuously enjoys killing innocent victims, and audiences love watching him commit his heinous  [ Read More ]

Leigh Whannell Signs On to Direct Insidious: Chapter 3

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 7 - 2014 0 Comment
Leigh Whannell Signs On to Direct Insidious: Chapter 3

Filmmaker Leigh Whannell is set to return to The Further by signing on to write and direct the upcoming horror film, ‘Insidious: Chapter 3.’ The second sequel in the acclaimed ‘Insidious’ series will be released on April 3, 2015 from Focus Features, who acquired the distribution rights from FilmDistrict. Whannell is known for launching the ‘Insidious’ franchise with his ‘Saw’ co-creator, James Wan, who helmed the first two entries in the supernatural series. He also wrote the first two ‘Insidious’ movies, in which he starred as Specs. The director also penned the first three ‘Saw’ movies, and portrayed Adam Faulkner-Stanheight in the original film. Jason Blum, the founder and CEO  [ Read More ]

Enter to Win a Way of the Wicked DVD in Shockya's Twitter Giveaway

Inexplicable murder is set to be unleashed in a small town as the new horror film, ‘Way of the Wicked,’ is set to be released on Blu-ray and DVD. In celebration of the film’s home release, Shockya is giving away two DVDs of the thriller. To enter, follow us @Shockya and tweet us the phrase: “@Shockya is giving away two Way of the Wicked DVDs! Follow and RT to enter!” You have until Wednesday, May 21, 2014 to enter. You can enter the contest once daily. After May 21, we’ll pick the winners at random and notify them through Twitter. Good luck! The suspense thriller will be distributed on home  [ Read More ]

Enter to Win a Way of the Wicked DVD in Shockya's Twitter Giveaway

Inexplicable murder is set to be unleashed in a small town as the new horror film, ‘Way of the Wicked,’ is set to be released on Blu-ray and DVD. The suspense thriller will be distributed on home release by Image Entertainment. The Blu-ray will sell for $29.97, while the DVD will retail for $27.99. ‘Way of the Wicked’ stars Christian Slater, Vinnie Jones, Emily Tennant and Jake Croker. The paranormal film, which was written by ‘Transparency’ scribe Matt Kelly, was directed by ’7 Below’ helmer Kevin Carraway. Image Entertainment has released the following official synopsis for ‘Way of the Wicked’: After a series of inexplicable murders sweeps a small, isolated  [ Read More ]

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