Category Archives: Horror News

IFC Midnight Picks Up Paul Solet’s Dark Summer

Paul Solet

Friend of the Horror Podcast and director of 2009’s “Grace,” Paul Solet, is an up-and-coming director to watch. We have not heard much from him since “Grace,” but words comes out that IFC Midnight has picked up North American rights to “Dark Summer” with plans to release the horror film on all platforms on

Underworld Franchise Releasing New Films and TV Show: Kate Beckinsale Will Return

Kate Beckinsale

We have recently learned that the Underworld franchise will release “Underworld: Next Generation.” The thought behind it was that it would focus on Eve, the hybrid daughter Selene (Kate Beckinsale) and Michael Corvin (Scott Speedman). IGN recently caught up with director Len Wiseman who shared that the Underworld franchise may have other things in store

The Walking Dead Season 5 Premiere Breaks Records With 17.3 Million Viewers

The Walking Dead

AMC’s Season 5 premiere of “The Walking Dead” made its anticipated return last night and it drew in a series high with 17.3 millions viewers, more than one million more viewers than last season’s record of 16.1 million viewers. Go ahead and let that sink in for a bit. The show keeps getting bigger and

The Walking Dead Renewed For Season 6 By AMC

The Walking Dead

Only days before it debuts its fifth season, “The Walking Dead” has been renewed for Season 6. I am sure that this comes as a surprise to no one because the show is only growing in popularity. Scott M. Gimple will return as the showrunner. Said AMC President Charlie Collier: “We could not be more

Cannibal Holocaust Coming to Theaters Once Again

Cannibal Holocaust

Ruggero Deodato’s notorious horror classic “Cannibal Holocaust” will be back on the big screen starting this weekend at Landmark Theatres across the United States. This is not something that I thought would ever happen again. Moviegoers are being warned: This is the original, uncut version of “Cannibal Holocaust,” and its strong content may upset some

Adam Green’s Releases Halloween Short Happy Halloween

Adam Green

From the director of “Hatchet,” “Frozen” and “Spiral,” Adam Green, comes his next Halloween themed short film, which he has been releasing for the past 15 years. This latest release is entitled “Happy Halloween” and can be seen below. The short stars Shawn Ashmore and Brea Grant. Please upgrade your browser A quick Skype call

R.I.P. Sam Hall, Dark Shadows Writer

Dark Shadows

Sam Hall, writer for the long running horror television series “Dark Shadows,” has passed away at age 93 after a short bout with pneumonia. He is survived by his son, his daughter-in-law and his two grandchildren. Hall wrote over 300 episodes of “Dark Shadows,” including the two made-for-TV films “House of Dark Shadows” and “Night

Bloody Brilliance: Honoring John Carpenter’s Filmography

Whenever Halloween rolls around, everyone knows that it’s time to break out the campy horror films that have defined the holiday like Friday the 13th, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and of course, the eponymous Halloween. The director and creator of the Halloween franchise, John Carpenter, has become synonymous with that particular blood-and-guts slasher genre,

Movie Review-Cold in July

Review-Jim Mickle’s resume is getting to be very impressive. He did a great job with Stake Land and followed that up with a really cool remake of We Are What We Are and now he has this film that is nothing like either of those with Cold in July. The film stars Dexter’s own Michael

John Carpenter’s Halloween Playing in Theaters All October


SpectiCast has partnered with Compass International Pictures and Trancas International Films to bring John Carpenter’s 1978 classic “Halloween” back to theaters worldwide beginning October 1, 2014, with select screenings available through October 31. The full theater list can be found at here. For the first time ever, the digitally restored and re-mastered print, created under