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Friday, May 15, 2015

Teaser No. 4 Released For ‘Paradise University’


PU1A fourth teaser has been released for season 3 of web series ‘Paradise University’. The supernatural drama series is written and directed by Justin H. Guess and stars Declyn Charles, Anne Austin, Jon Tyler, Joe Bailey, Blayne Ackerman, Shannon Skinner and Christy Rach.

A small college town, Paradise Landing is privy to beautiful scenery, quaint little shops, a seaside bar a variety of characters and a mysteriously deadly virus that is decimating the entire student body. Personalities are bound to clash when egos, testosterone and sex are in the mix.











Release Date Announced For “Deadly Revisions”


drA release date has finally been announced for Gregory Blair’s “Deadly Revisions”. The film will be made available courtesy of SGL Entertainment for a VOD and DVD release on September 29th, 2015. “Deadly Revisions” stars Bill Oberst Jr., Mikhail Blokh, Cindy Merrill, Lise Hart, and Dawna Lee Heising.

Horror writer and filmmaker Grafton Torn awakens from a coma to find himself with a large section of his memory missing. To aide in the doctor’s orders of rest and relaxation, good friend Deter offers Grafton his remote lakeside cabin. There, with the help of a hypnotherapist and medication, Grafton tries to piece together the missing memories… Scrambling for answers, Grafton must face his own creations including a hooded figure, a possessed doll, a zombie and more, before DEADLY REVISIONS rushes to its shocking conclusion and Grafton realizes the line between reality and madness is as thin as a sheet of blank paper.


Poster For Creepy Crawly “Bite” Will Make You Gag!


BiteUnless you have a porn stars gag reflex then this first bit of visual tease for Chad Archibald’s creepy crawly horror flick “Bite” will make you gag! “Bite” stars Elma Begovic, Annette Wozniak, and Jordan Gray. The creature feature is being produced by Breakthrough Entertainment.

While on her bachelorette party getaway, Casey, the bride to be, gets a seemingly harmless bite from an unknown insect. After returning home with cold feet, Casey tries to call off her wedding but before she’s able to, she starts exhibiting insect like traits. Between her physical transformation and her wedding anxiety, Casey succumbs to her new instincts and begins creating a hive that not only houses her translucent eggs, but feeds on the flesh of others. As her transformation becomes complete, Casey discovers that everything can change with a single bite.

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Trailer Released For “Crimson Peak”


crimson peakThe theatrical trailer has been released for Guillermo Del Toro’s Gothic slice of the macabre, “Crimson Peak”. The heavily stylized thriller stars Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska and Charlie Hunnam. “Crimson Peak” is slated for an October 16th, 2015 release.

When her heart is stolen by a seductive stranger, a young woman is swept away to a house atop a mountain of blood-red clay: a place filled with secrets that will haunt her forever. Between desire and darkness, between mystery and madness, lies the truth behind Crimson Peak.












First Teaser Released For ‘Damien’ Series


DamienA&E has released the first teaser for their new series ‘Damien’ premiering in 2016. ‘Damien’ is based on rising of the Anti-Christ, Damien Thorn. The show focuses on the years as he takes the title of Destroyer. ‘Damien’ stars Bradley James, Omid Abtahi, Megalyn Echikunwoke and Barbara Hershey.

 Damien Thorn has grown up seemingly unaware of the satanic forces around him. Haunted by his past, Damien must now come to terms with his true destiny — that he is the Antichrist. Barbara Hershey stars as Ann Rutledge, the world’s most powerful woman who has been tasked with making sure Damien fulfills his destiny. Omid Abtahi portrays Amani Golkar, a close colleague of Damien’s whose fierce loyalty will be tested when he realizes who his brother-in-arms actually is. Meganlyn Echikunwoke plays Simone Baptiste, a woman whose life is thrown into turmoil when tragedy unexpectedly strikes.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Poster And Trailer For “Mega Shark VS Kolossus”


Megashark-vs-Kolossus1Check out the poster and trailer for The Asylum’s “Mega Shark VS Kolossus”. The film is directed by Christopher Ray and stars Illeana Douglas, Amy Rider, Brody Hutzler, Tara Price, Tim Abell, Bryan Hanna. “Mega Shark VS Kolossus” is slated for a June 7th, 2015.

In search of a new energy source, Russia accidentally reawakens the Kolossus - a giant robot doomsday device from the Cold War. At the same time, a new Mega Shark appears, threatening global security.














Release Date Announced For Slasher Studios’ “Dismembering Christmas”


dcA release date has been announced for Slasher Studios’ long anticipated second feature film, “Dismembering Christmas”. The film is set for an October 2015 release date on DVD and limited edition Blu-ray. “Dismembering Christmas” is directed by Austin Bosley based on the screenplay written by Steve Goltz and Kevin Sommerfield.

A tribute to the glory days of holiday horror, Dismembering Christmas can best be described as Friday the 13th meets Black Christmas. “Dismembering Christmas” stars Nina Kova, Johnathon Krautkramer, Leah Wiseman, Baker Chase, Danielle Doetsch, Austin Bosley, Jennifer Lenius, Shannon McInnis, Marla Van Lanen and Scott Seagren. It was supposed to be a holiday vacation they would never forget, not a holiday vacation they would never survive.

When Mark and his friends go up to his fathers new vacation home for Christmas vacation, they were ready for a fun time. Out in the middle of nowhere, the house is cheerfully decorated for Christmas. But an unknown visitor is there, and one by one they are murdered. Its Christmas and not a creature is stirring except the killer in the house…

Behind The Scenes Video And Interviews With ‘Paradise University’


PU stillGet a fun, behind the scene look at ‘Paradise University’ with this bloopers filled insight to filming the supernatural web series. ‘Paradise University’ is created by Justin H. Guess and gearing up for its third season. The series continues the drama that surrounds the supernatural residents trying to live alongside the mortal class. Guess has created a community that is more dynamic and evolving than any out there. All while focusing mostly on LGB&T issues that just get compounded by these extraordinary entities and oddities of a magical world.

Paradise University’ stars Declyn Charles, Anne Austin, Jon Tyler, Joe Bailey, Alan Stogner, Blayne Ackerman, Carine Callo, Michael Sinard, Deborah Melvin and Christy Rach. ‘Paradise University’ is a small college in Paradise Landing on Milton's Island. The island is off of the New England coastline and only acceptable by ferry. It is infamous for its inclusive atmosphere, rocky beaches, lush woodlands and charming, old world buildings. However, dark secrets lurk in the shadows of Paradise Landing. A group of misfit students challenge malevolent forces with terrible consequences. Also check out the cast interviews as they go into the new season.

                   

                   

Trailer Released For Future Halloween Classic “Hellions”


HELLIONS_A1_RGB_WEBOn the eve of Cannes Film Festival Jinga Films has boarded Bruce McDonalds future Halloween classic HELLIONS for international sales.

Chloe Rose (Degrassi: The Next Generation) stars as a pregnant teenager who must survive a Halloween night from hell when malevolent trick-or-treaters come knocking at her door. She gives them candy but the Hellions are determined to claim her unborn child. With the help of local Sheriff (Robert Patrick - Terminator II), she must protect herself and her baby from their predatory quest.

HELLIONS received its world premiere at Sundance Film Festival where it was acquired for distribution in North America by IFC. To announce its launch at Cannes Jinga has released this terrific new trailer which gives us all a taste of things to come.








HELLIONS - TRAILER from Jinga Films on Vimeo.


Tuesday, May 12, 2015

First Trailer For “Dark Was The Night” Released


DWTNThe first trailer for horror thriller “Dark Was The Night” has been released. The film is directed by Jack Heller and stars Kevin Durand, Lukas Hass, Heath Freeman, Sabina Gadecki, Nick Damici.  “Dark Was The Night” hits theatres on July 24th, 2015.

Maiden Woods is a remote and quiet town of decent, hard-working people, but something stirs in the dark woods surrounding this isolated community. After a logging company decimates an area of the forest, a rash of increasingly violent and unexplainable events transpires. Sheriff Paul Shields (Kevin Durand) and his deputy (Lukas Haas) struggle to confront their own personal demons while facing down a new breed of raw terror that is possibly older than humanity itself… And much, much hungrier.








Well Go USA Slashes Through North America With “Kill Your Friends”

Well Go USA Entertainment has announced the acquisition of US and Canadian distribution rights to KILL YOUR FRIENDS, starring Nicholas Hoult (MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, WARM BODIES), James Corden (“The Late Late Show”), Craig Roberts (NEIGHBORS, 22 JUMP STREET), Rosanna Arquette (PULP FICTION), Tom Riley, and Ed Skrein (“Game Of Thrones”). The movie is directed by Owen Harris and written by John Niven, based on his 2008 novel and produced by Gregor Cameron (UNIGRAM), Will Clarke (Altitude Film Entertainment) and Len Blavatnik (AI Film and Warner Music Group).

As the twentieth century breathes its very last, with Britpop at its zenith, twenty-seven-year-old A&R man Steven Stelfox (Hoult) is slashing and burning his way through London’s music industry. Blithely crisscrossing the globe in search of the next megahit—fueled by greed and inhuman quantities of drugs and alcohol—Stelfox freely indulges in an unending orgy of self-gratification. But the industry is changing fast, the hits are drying up, and the only way he’s going to salvage his sagging career is by taking the idea of “cutthroat” to murderous new levels.

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The movie also boasts a blistering soundtrack from the biggest music artists of the 1990s, including Radiohead, Prodigy, The Chemical Brothers, Oasis, Blur, and more, some of which are from Warner Music Group’s legendary catalog.

"If you loved music in the 90s, and you liked THE PLAYER, SWIMMING WITH SHARKS, and AMERICAN PSYCHO, it still doesn’t come close to describing how savagely brilliant this movie is,” said Doris Pfardrescher, President and CEO of Well Go USA. “The way it skewers every part of the music industry is outrageous and hysterical," she said.

“And Nicholas [Hoult] is so much fun to watch,” Pfardrescher said. “His character is this mix of ruthless ambition and total panic. He’s definitely not a good guy, but you still end up cheering for him,” she said.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Well Go to bring Owen Harris' hilarious and irreverent adaptation of John Niven’s best-selling novel to North American audiences. Great talent in a film that rocks with acerbic wit and music will win audiences everywhere,” said Mike Runagall, Managing Director of Altitude Film Sales.

"We're thrilled to stand behind a film about the hurly-burly of the music business with such a strong cast, especially as Warner Music Group is part of the Access Industries family," said AI Film's Ben Giladi.  "We look forward to seeing Go USA unleash the film in the US and Canada."

The deal was negotiated between Doris Pfardrescher at Well Go USA Entertainment, UTA Independent Film Group, and Mike Runagall of Altitude Film Sales on behalf of the filmmaker.
Executive producers on the film are Aviv Giladi, Vince Holden, Andy Mayson, Mike Runagall, Steve Norris, Ivan Dunleavy, Danny Perkins, Jenny Borgars, Kate Buckley, Nicholas Hoult, Johnny Vaughan, Amanda Ghost and James Sully.  Ben Giladi is associate producer. 

KILL YOUR FRIENDS will make its debut and premiere in a series of North American film festivals through the fall, with a theatrical release to follow in early 2016.


Poster And Trailer Released For “Berkshire County”


BerkshireCOThe official poster and trailer has been released for slasher horror “Berkshire County”. Gotta say that the killer in this is pretty terrifying. “Berkshire County” is directed by Audrey Cummings and stars Alysa King, Samora Smallwood, Bart Rochon, Aaron Chartrand, Robert Nolan, Madison Ferguson, Cristophe Gallander, Leo Pady. The film has its Canadian premiere set for June. And based on the trailer, “Berkshire County” looks like it takes the whole “the killer is in the house” nightmare to new levels of fear!

Alysa King plays Kylie, a teen who is coerced into a sexual encounter at a party by a popular boy (Aaron Chartrand), whose friends send video of it across social media. Her self-confidence in shreds, and her reputation in tatters, she is in chronic victim mode when she reluctantly agrees to a desperate plea by a couple in a secluded castle-like mansion to babysit their two children on Halloween. 

Alone in the country, she is a prime target when she begins receiving prank phone calls, and a boy wearing a pig’s head makes a suspiciously-late trick-or-treat call. What follows is a game of cat-and-mouse between Kylie and a surprisingly sophisticated gang of butchering hicks. It is a test of will that requires her to stand up and take charge if she and the children in her care are to survive the night.

CASTING CALL! Ragnarok Pictures Casting For “Ladies Night”


Ryan Stacy and Ragnarok Pictures are seeking a body count for upcoming horror film “Ladies Night”. The feature film is based on the characters Stacy created in his short films “Ladies Night” (“Watch This” Anthology) and “Ladies Night 2”. Casting call has gone out for male roles in the feature adaptation.

Read the details below:
CASTING CALL! Males, 21-30, must be able to play college age. (Nudity is required for some roles) Must be okay with depicting sexual acts and violence. MUST be attractive Football player build, have the all-American Frat Boy look. Acting abilities are a plus, but not required. Project is NON-UNION.

Please email your name, contact information, resume/demo reel/IMDB, sizes, and two photos (headshot and full body). You will be contacted with the following steps to audition. Email: ladiesnightmovie@gmail.com

First Teasers Released For Web Series “Paradise University” Season 3


Paradise UniversityJustin H. Guess returns this summer with an all new season of supernatural drama ‘Paradise University’. If you haven’t been watching the struggle between good & evil, and that perfect GPA pulling the students and townies of Paradise Landing then shame on you! It is marvelously delicious, with more melodrama and paranormal chaos than a ‘Passions’ story-line, and enough supernatural creatures to make Milton, Poe, and Goethe catch the big O from beyond the grave. I am enthralled with the complex story that weaves treachery, spell-casting, and the occult into these clashing lives of students and locals in a town that is a beacon for the curiositeit.

Paradise University’ is a small college in Paradise Landing on Milton's Island. The island is off of the New England coastline and only acceptable by ferry. It is infamous for its inclusive atmosphere, rocky beaches, lush woodlands and charming, old world buildings. However, dark secrets lurk in the shadows of Paradise Landing. A group of misfit students challenge malevolent forces with terrible consequences.

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Season 3 continues the drama that surrounds the supernatural residents trying to live alongside the mortal class. Guess has created a community that is more dynamic and evolving than any out there. All while focusing mostly on LGB&T issues that just get compounded by these extraordinary entities and oddities of a magical world. Check out these three teasers for Season 3 that have just been released.


“When Michael Waite came to Paradise Landing he didn't expect his life to go in the direction it is heading. Encounters turn from class rooms to cave dwellings, lectures to incantations. The University's performance arts class have taken a turn for the dark in Michael's world. Romance and revenge collide when Michael meets a paranormal investigator, a vampire, a werewolf, a mermaid and a cavalcade of characters in Paradise Landing.

A small college town, Paradise Landing is privy to beautiful scenery, quaint little shops, a seaside bar a variety of characters and a mysteriously deadly virus that is decimating the entire student body. Personalities are bound to clash when egos, testosterone and sex are in the mix. Will Michael succumb to the pressures of his inner demons and finally find romance or will his life be forever changed for the worse when the past comes back to haunt him.”

                           

                            

                            

The Ultimate Nazi Zombies On Flying Sharks Movie!


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The crowd funding campaign has kicked off for “the ultimate Nazi zombies on flying sharks movie” , “Sky Sharks”, over on Kickstarter. The film is directed by Mark Fehse and proves there is no limit to the imagination shark horror fusion cinema. “Sky Sharks” stars Robert LaSardo, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Lynn Lowry, Lar Park-Lincoln, Nick Principe, Michaela Schaffrath, and Micaela Schäfer. Check out the teaser trailer just released for the film below.

Deep in the ice of the Antarctic, a team of geologists uncover an old Nazi laboratory, still intact, where dark experiments had occurred. Unwittingly the geologists unleash upon the world a top-secret experiment the Germans had been working on - modified sharks that are able to fly, whose riders are genetically mutated, undead super-humans. The only thing that can stop them, and possibly save the world, is a military task force called "Dead Flesh Four" - assembled from reanimated U.S. soldiers who fell in Vietnam.





                    

Monday, May 11, 2015

Behind The Scenes Featurette For Upcoming Horror “Bethany”


JCBJames Cullen Bressack has wrapped principle photography on his upcoming horror “Bethany”, written by Bressack and Zack Ward. Along with word of the filming completion Bressack and Film Courage has released some cool behind the scene clips from production. Check out the featurette below as well as some BTS stills from “Bethany”.

Bethany stars Stefanie Estes as Claire, a woman who moves back into her childhood home with her husband. The abusive, traumatic memories of her mother return to haunt her — as her husband becomes busier with work, she finds herself in a fog of memories — as a small figure tries to reach out to her. Bressack is directing the film, which also stars Tom Green, Shannen Doherty, Zack Wardm Felissa Rose,  and Anna Harr.

                             

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New Teaser Released For “Something In The Woods”


Something in the woodsA new official teaser trailer has been released for upcoming Bigfoot horror “Something In The Woods”. The film follows the strange and scary events at a local family farm. Inspired By Actual Events “Something In The Woods” stars David Ford, Angela Harger, Kayden Grisham, Mike L. Hall, Jon Bonzor and Terry Milam. It is set to have its premiere at this year’s Bigfoot Conference in Ohio May 15th .

Strange and scary things happen at small family farm, but for John Hartman there is only one thing to do , stand his ground against something that the rest of the world says doesn't exist .... until he realizes that nothing is more important than the safety of his family.









Official Poster For “Night Of Something Strange” Isn’t Hiding The Candy Well

NOSSThe official key art poster for upcoming sci-fi/horror “Night Of Something Strange” isn’t very good at hiding the candy. Check out what evil chick is hiding under her mini! “Night Of Something Strange” is directed by Jonathan Straiton and stars Rebecca C. Kasek, Trey Harrison, Wayne W Johnson, Toni Ann Gambale, Michael Merchant, John Walsh, Tarrence Taylor, Nicola Fiore, Janet Mayson, Kirk LaSalle, Billy Garberina, Wes Reid, Brinke Stevens. 

Teenage friends out for beach week get unexpectedly detoured to a creepy motel where a deadly STD virus now runs rampant, turning those infected into the living dead. It has been a couple years since we heard from the project officially so I am glad to see it edging closer to its release date. Check out the 2013 trailer below. Also check out the latest movie stills that have come out for the film.












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Sunday, May 10, 2015

Official Trailer For “Hungry Hearts” Released


Hungry-Hearts-2015-PosterIFC Midnight plans to release upcoming psychological horror “Hungry Hearts” on VOD June 5th. Until that time check out the official trailer for the film starring Adam Driver and Alba Rohrwacher. “Hungry Hearts” is directed by Saverio Costanzo. There is also plans for a theatrical release to accompany the VOD date.

New York City newlyweds Jude (Girls’ Adam Driver) and Mina (I Am Love's Alba Rohrwacher) have a seemingly perfect relationship. But things take an unsettling turn with the birth of their son. Convinced that the baby must be kept free of all contaminants, Mina develops fanatical obsessions with veganism, cleanliness, and purity that may kill the child unless Jude can stop her. With stunning performances from Driver and Rohrwacher, this intense psychological drama suggests that sometimes a parent’s love can be the scariest thing of all.







Release Date Finally Announced For “Forbidden Empire”


Forbidden-Empire-2015-PosterOleg Stepchenko’s fantasy horror “Forbidden Empire” is finally getting a release date. The film has been in limbo for ages but will get released on VOD and theatrically May 22nd, 2015. “Forbidden Empire” stars Jason Flemyng (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels) and Charles Dance (Game of Thrones). The release comes courtesy of Entertainment One.

Early 18th century. Cartographer Jonathan Green undertakes a scientific voyage from Europe to the East. Having passed through Transylvania and crossed the Carpathian Mountains, he finds himself in a small village lost in impassable woods. Nothing but chance and heavy fog could bring him to this cursed place. People who live here do not resemble any other people which the traveler saw before that. The villagers, having dug a deep moat to defend themselves from the rest of the world, share a naive belief that they could save themselves from evil, failing to understand that evil has made its nest in their souls and is waiting for an opportunity to gush out upon the world.





New Thriller Series ‘Nightmares: The Series’ Currently In Production


RomaneProduction has started on the new drama/thriller ‘Nightmares: The Series’ revolving around a young woman whose nightmares become real. The series is being developed for television and produced by Romane Simon and Ciera Foster. ‘Nightmares’ stars Ciera Foster, Travis Fear, Alex Montalban, Jay Tavare, special appearance by legendary actor /MMA Fighter, Benny the Jet . Romane Simon is directing the thrilling new series while Dexter Wandel has been tapped as Director of Photography.


CieraCiera Foster plays ‘Aella’, a young woman who begins experiencing terrible dreams. The nightmares soon follow her into the waking world. Her nightmares become our reality in Romane Simon’s new series. There isn’t a release date set but filming has been underway since late April. Simon is known for his blend of noir, horror and the paranormal. He is best known for his 2013 horror “Fason Nou/Our Way”, and the supernatural action series ‘Dream-Naperz’.



Ciera FosterCheck out some behind the scenes stills of Ciera Foster on set of ‘Nightmares: The Series’. Be sure to like the show’s Facebook page to keep up with the latest on this project. Simon is also currently filming his next feature film, which sees him behind the camera,  “Paranormal”. He is pre-production on the horror/romance adaptation of his novel Red To Black.

“Red To Black” will see Ciera Foster team up once more with Romane Simon as she is set to star in the feature, taking on the role of Daniella Gains. Foster is also busy at work for her next two features in various stages of production. Given her stunning looks, an ability to translate effortlessly from drama to horror I feel that Ciera Foster will be a force within the indie horror genre. I know I look forward to seeing her nightmarish reality when ‘Nightmares: The Series’ hits its release date.

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