Thursday, January 16, 2020

Nicolas Cage's "Color Out Of Space" Theatrical Release Set For January

Color Out of Space lands in theaters January 24, 2020, and will be released on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD on February 25th, from RLJE Films. The film is directed by Richard Stanley and stars Nicolas Cage stars alongside Joely Richardson, Brendan Meyer, Madeleine Arthur, Julian Hilliard, Elliot Knight with Q’Orianka Kilcher and Tommy Chong. Check out the stills released. 

After a meteorite lands in the front yard of their farm, Nathan Gardner (Nicolas Cage) and his family find themselves battling a mutant extraterrestrial organism as it infects their minds and bodies, transforming their quiet rural life into a nightmare.

New Trailer, Poster And Premiere Date Released For 'Snowpiercer' TV Series

TNT has released a new trailer, poster and premiere date for series adaptation of 'Snowpiercer'. The cast includes Jennifer Connelly (Alita: Battle Angel), Daveed Diggs (Blindspotting), (Alison Wright (The Americans), Mickey Sumner (Frances Ha), Susan Park (Ghostbusters), Iddo Goldberg (Peaky Blinders), Katie McGuinness (Dirty Filthy Love), Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Annalise Basso (Bedtime Stories), Sam Otto (Jellyfish), Roberto Urbina (Narcos), Sheila Vand (Argo), Jaylin Fletcher (Saturday Church) and Rowan Blanchard (Girl Meets World). It premieres on TNT May 31st.

Set seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, the series centers on the remnants of humanity, who inhabit a gigantic, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe. As it does, issues of class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival are raised.

Blu-ray/DVD Release Details Announced For "Rabid"

Rabid comes to Blu-ray™ from Scream Factory on February 4, 2020, and includes an audio commentary with directors & writers Jen & Sylvia Soska, an interview with actress Laura Vandervoot, and the theatrical trailer.

A gruesome accident ... an experimental treatment ... an unstoppable nightmare. Jen and Sylvia Soska bring you a terrifying new take on the legendary David Cronenberg's Rabid.

Demure and unassuming fashion designer Sarah (Laura Vandervoort, Jigsaw), horribly disfigured after a grisly collision, agrees to undergo an untested procedure involving stem cells to restore her damaged face. This miracle cure causes her to recover beyond her wildest imagination: Sarah now looks as beautiful as the models she works with. But as her confidence – and her sexual appetite – grows, it comes with a price: Sarah is now the carrier of a contagion that causes her lovers to become violent spreaders of death. As the disease spirals out of control, time is running out in the race to find a cure.

Bonus Features
· Audio Commentary With Directors & Writers Jen & Sylvia Soska
· Interview With Actress Laura Vandervoot
· Theatrical Trailer

THE SIREN Set To Release On DVD and Digital This January From Dark Sky Films

The Siren is coming to Digital and DVD on January 28th from Dark Sky Films. 

A man searches a secluded lake for the monster that murdered his husband, while that monster falls in love with an unsuspecting visitor in the award-winning THE SIREN. The new fantasy-horror film from writer-director Perry Blackshear (They Look Like People) arrives on Digital and DVD on January 28, 2020.

THE SIREN is an enthralling, seductive and creepy supernatural tale about cursed star-crossed lovers. Tom (Evan Dumouchel, Stephen King's Doctor Sleep, 40 Days and Nights) is a mute man from a sheltered, religious background who is haunted by the childhood accident that cost him his voice. While on a retreat at a lake house, he meets Al (MacLeod Andrews, A Ghost Waits, Doctor Sleep), whose husband drowned in the lake--one of many mysterious deaths there.

The area is marked by a local legend of a lovelorn spirit who haunts the surrounding woods and drowns anyone she encounters. The legend proves all too real when Tom encounters the beautiful creature. Drawn to her immediately, Tom knows he has found his soulmate in the seemingly human Nina (Margaret Ying Drake, They Look Like People, 59 Seconds), who must battle to repress her demonic instincts when she feels the same toward him. Meanwhile, Al, possessed by vengeance, circles the pair, getting ever closer to tracking down the monster that destroyed his happy marriage.
Part dark fairy tale and part elegant nightmare, THE SIREN is a heart-wrenching story of passion and revenge that will take hold of you and never let you go.

THE SIREN won three awards at the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival, including Best Director, for Perry Blackshear, and Best Actor, for Evan Dumouchel. It was also nominated for Best International Feature Film at the Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival.

Critics have lauded THE SIREN, placing it in the company of such recent fantasy-horror successes as The Shape of Waterand The Lure. Matthew Turner of Nerdly called it "a strikingly directed and superbly acted creature feature that's simultaneously charming, creepy and achingly sad." "The direction from Blackshear is masterful, the cinematography beautiful, the music gorgeous, and the performances outstanding,"said Pip Ellwood-Hughes of Entertainment Focus.

SciFi Now's Aton Bitel praised the film as "hauntingly melancholic" and "tense,"writing, "Like Alain Guiraudie's Stranger by the Lake, Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead's Spring and Paul Thomas Anderson's Phantom Thread, it concerns people who embrace with open arms what is dangerous, forbidden, impossible -and who willingly dive deep into what might just suffocate them."

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

New International Trailer Released For Sony's "Bloodshot"

Sony Pictures has released a new International trailer for upcoming "Bloodshot" movie. The film is set to be in theaters March 13th. Directed by David S.F. Wilson, it stars Vin Diesel, Eiza González, Sam Heughan, Toby Kebbell and Guy Pearce.

"Bloodshot" tells the tale of a marine Ray Garrison who is resurrected by a team of scientists after him and his wife’s murder. Enhanced with nanotechnology, he becomes a superhuman, biotech killing machine – Bloodshot. As Ray first trains with fellow super-soldiers, he cannot recall anything from his former life. But when his memories flood back and he remembers the man that killed both him and his wife, he breaks out of the facility to get revenge, only to discover that there’s more to the conspiracy than he thought.

Vision Films Set To Release Action Thriller "Nation’s Fire" This January

Vision Films is set to release Action Thriller Nation’s Fire on all major VOD platforms in North America on January 21st. From writer/director Thomas J. Churchill (The Hard Way, Check Point), the film stars Krista Grotte Saxon (Check Point), Gil Bellows (Patriot), Bruce Dern (Nebraska), Paul Sloan (The Scorpion King), Chuck Liddell (Kick-Ass 2), Lou Ferrigno Jr. (S.W.A.T), Kristen Renton (Sons of Anarchy), Laurene Landon (Agramon’s Gate), Tom Proctor (Guardians of the Galaxy), Kyle Lowder (Days of Our Lives) and Wyatt Walter (Shameless).

The leader of an all-female motorcycle club abandons her gang to raise her son. Meanwhile, certain members of their all-male counterpart gang establish an underground drug ring led by a ruthless criminal. When her son is killed in a school shooting caused by the drugs and he is named as the shooter, the leaders of both clubs rally to seek retaliation for her son’s death and to clear his name.  

Thomas Churchill says: Nation’s Fire has both action and heart. I wanted to tell a story about the “what if” scenario.  What if your back is against the wall during a storm…who would be with you shoulder to shoulder. Who can you count on…the answer is Family. …Family doesn’t always need to be by blood…it is measured by loyalty. That’s what Nation’s Fire is about…Family, Friends and loyalty.” 

"His House" World Premiere Set For Sundance's Midnight Section

New Regency and BBC Films’ "His House" will have a world premiere at Sundance as part of the Midnight section. This is the feature debut of British director and screenwriter Remi Weekes. "His House" stars Wunmi Mosaku (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them), Sope Dirisu (The Huntsman: Winter’s War), and Matt Smith (“Doctor Who”, “The Crown”).

A young refugee couple makes a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, but then they struggle to adjust to their new life in a small English town that has an evil lurking beneath the surface.

Official screening is at Monday, January 27th | 11:59 PM | Library Center Theatre.

U.S. Release Details Announced For "Blood On Her Name"

U.S release details have been announced for "Blood On Her Name". The film opens in theaters and arrives on VOD on February 28th. It stars Bethany Anne Lind (Reprisal), Will Patton, (Remember the Titans), and Elizabeth Röhm (American Hustle) and is directed by Matthew Pope.

In the film, “the dead body lies at her feet, its blood still draining onto the floor. It was an accident, borne of self-defense, but its discovery could have devastating consequences for local garage owner Leigh Tiller and her son.
In a panic, Leigh decides to conceal the crime, cleaning the bloody scene and scrambling to dispose of the body. But can she actually disappear a man from the earth—from his family—leaving them forever wondering? As Leigh is torn between her primal instincts and tortured conscience she struggles to keep her sins hidden from her estranged father–a cop with a long history of moral compromise –and from the keen-eyed girlfriend of the deceased. Blood On Her Name is a character-driven thriller that explores questions of guilt, moral identity, and the irrevocability of choices in the direst circumstances.”

New Images Released For Re-imagined Horror "Fantasy Island" Ahead Of February Release

New images have been released for Re-imagined "Fantasy Island" horror movie. The film hits theatres February 14th.

Lucy Hale (Truth or Dare) stars alongside Michael Rooker, Parisa Fitz-Henley, Charlotte McKinney, and Austin Stowell. "Fantasy Island" is directed by Jeff Wadlow.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Teaser Released For "Mother Noose Presents Once Upon A Nightmare"

A teaser trailer has been released for upcoming niche horror " Mother Noose presents Once Upon a Nightmare". It comes out ahead of crowdfunding kick-off, to be set up at Kickstarter. 

From the sick minds that brought you Frankenthug and Room for Rent, comes their next tale of TERROR; Mother Noose presents Once Upon a Nightmare, an anthology of twisted fairy tales! Join Mother Noose as she corrupts your mind with a sinister tales for Cinderella, mutilates your sense with a HORRENDOUS rendition of Hansel and Gretel and TEARS your soul apart with The Three Little Pigs.

Erin Brown (Masters of Horror), Jezibell Anat (Arte Factum: Legends) and Jon Devlin (Joe Stryker) star in the 4th film by indie horror ICON Richard Tanner. Sit back, relax, and poke a hole in the bottom of your popcorn bucket because once these tales get started there is no happy ending.

A poor young man, desperate for money, stumbles onto a job as an assistant to an eccentric storyteller living deep in the woods. As her stories become darker and more menacing, he quickly finds out that there is no happily ever after.

Survivorman's Les Stroud Falls Into First Trailer for THE PIT

Famed Survivalist Les Stroud Turns to Acting in The Pit
Director Stacy Brown Jr Shares New Trailer and Stills
Longterm Friends Pushed to Their Limits to Survive

Best Dudes Films has shared the first trailer and stills from writer/director Stacy Brown Jr's The Pit.  Brown's debut feature follows a pair of longtime friends deep in the woods whose bond is sorely tested when survival is on the line.

Les Stroud (Discovery Channel's "Survivorman") steps into the familiar character of Danny Coile, opposite Brown as Arron James.

While hiking in an isolated forest, survivalist Danny Coile and his old Army buddy Arron James become hopelessly trapped when they fall into a deep cenote with no way out. Over the next 50 days, they transform from mild-mannered old friends into vicious, bloodthirsty animals willing to do whatever it takes to survive.

"47 Hours To Live" Is Set To Release This March

47 Hours to Live is set to release this March. 4Digital Media will show the film in the United Kingdom and the United States March 17th. The film is directed by Patrick Johnson and stars Natalie Dickinson, Jim Blumetti, Allie Marie Evans and Tom Proctor.

The story involves a killer app' and if you don't pass on this curse, in 47 Hours, then you will die.

New Teaser Released For HBO's 'Westworld' Season Three

HBO has released a new teaser video for it's upcoming season three of 'Westworld'. The third season stars Evan Rachel Wood, Aaron Paul, Luke Hemsworth, Lena Waithe, Jeffrey Wright, Scott Mescudi, Thandie Newton, Ed Harris, and Marshawn Lynch. It is set to premiere March 15th.

WESTWORLD is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the birth of a new form of life on Earth. Created for television and executive produced by Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy; executive producers, J.J. Abrams, Athena Wickham, Richard J. Lewis, Ben Stephenson. Based on the film written by Michael Crichton. Kilter Films and Bad Robot Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.

The first two seasons of WESTWORLD are available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and partners’ streaming platforms.

Teaser Released For Showtime's 'Penny Dreadful: City Of Angels'

A teaser trailer has been released for Showtime's upcoming 'Penny Dreadful City Of Angels' . The series will premiere on Sunday, April 26th. The cast includes Natalie Dormer, Nathan Lane, Daniel Zovatto, Lorenza Izzo, and Lin Shaye.

A spiritual descendant of the original Penny Dreadful story set in Victorian-era London, Penny Dreadful: City of Angels opens in 1938 Los Angeles, a time and place deeply infused with social and political tension. When a grisly murder shocks the city, Detective Tiago Vega (Daniel Zovatto) and his partner Lewis Michener (Nathan Lane) become embroiled in an epic story that reflects the rich history of Los Angeles: from the building of the city's first freeways and its deep traditions of Mexican-American folklore, to the dangerous espionage actions of the Third Reich and the rise of radio evangelism. Before long, Tiago and his family are grappling with powerful forces that threaten to tear them apart. 

Trailer Released For Marvel's Morbius Movie, Starring Jared Leto

The highly anticipated trailer for Sony/Marvel's adaptation of Morbius The Living Vampire has been released. Scheduled to be released July 31st, the film stars Jared Leto.

Dr. Michael Morbius, a scientist who suffered from a rare blood disease and attempted to cure himself to disastrous results. Instead of being cured, he became afflicted with a condition that was a form of vampirism — the thirst for blood, along with fangs and super strength.

Monday, January 13, 2020

This Valentine’s Day Cupid Shoots Straight For The…Heart

This January, the sky opens for an almighty battle between good and evil.

This valentine’s day, Cupid is shooting straight for the…heart.

Writer/director Scott Jeffrey presents the horrifying true story of Venus and Mars’s offspring.

Everyone knows the legend of Cupid.. But do they know his dark side?


  After being horrendously embarrassed by the mean girls at school, Faye, a practicing witch, summons the evil Cupid to take revenge on all those who wronged her. On Valentine’s Day Cupid does in fact rise and will stop at nothing until the walls are covered in blood. The students must figure out a way to stop Cupid and undo the spell before their hearts get broken…very literally.

Georgina Jane, Bao Tieu, Michael Owusu,  Abi Casson Thompson and Sarah T. Cohen star in a Scott Jeffrey written/directed film, produced by Jeffrey and Rebecca Matthews (Pet Graveyard).

Cupid will be released on DVD and Digital February 11 from Uncork’d Entertainment.

Sunday, January 12, 2020

CBS Developing "Silence Of The Lambs" Sequel Series

Deadline is reporting that CBS is in development for a "Silence Of The Lambs" sequel series titled 'Clarice'. Written and executive produced by Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet, the potential series will take place in 1993, one year after the events of "SOTL". CBS is ready to shoot the pilot but word has it the series is already ordered. 

'Clarice' takes “a deep dive into the untold personal story of Clarice Starling, as she returns to the field to pursue serial murderers and sexual predators while navigating the high stakes political world of Washington, D.C.”

“After more than 20 years of silence, we’re privileged to give voice to one of America’s most enduring heroes – Clarice Starling,” said Kurtzman and Lumet. “Clarice’s bravery and complexity have always lit the way, even as her personal story remained in the dark. But hers is the very story we need today: her struggle, her resilience, her victory. Her time is now, and always.”

Dark Drama "Zombi Child" Limited Theatrical Release This January

Zombi Child, from French director Bertrand Bonello, is set for a limited theatrical release this January. The film stars Louise Labèque, Wislanda Louimat, Katiana Milfort, Macenson Bijou, Adilé David, Ninon François, Mathilde Riu, Ginite Popote, Néhémy
Pierre-Dahomey. It hits NYC on the 13th with more theatrical releases starting on January 24th. 

Bonello's film goes back to the zombie roots, in Haiti. Here, a man was raised from the dead, in 1962 Haiti. Now, a young girl is experimenting with the dark arts, leading to a strange transformation.

Select Theatrical Dates:

1/24: Film at Lincoln Center (NYC)
1/24: Quad Cinema (NYC)
1/24: Gene Siskel Film Center (Chicago)
1/31: Alamo Drafthouse (Brooklyn; weekend shows)
2/7-9: SIFF Film Center (Seattle)
2/21: Nuart (Los Angeles)
2/21: MFA Boston
2/28: Cosford Art Cinema (Miami)
2/28: O Cinema Miami Beach
2/28: Landmark Opera Plaza (San Francisco)
2/28: Landmark Shattuck Cinema (Berkeley, CA)
2/28: Cinema Salem (MA)
3/6: The Grand Berry (Ft. Worth, TX)
3/6: Gateway Film Center (Columbus, OH)

New Sabrina Teaser In The Form Of A Music Video

A new music video trailer , "Straight to Hell" , has been released for the upcoming Part 3 of 'Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina'. The 10 episodes, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Part 3 will premiere on Netflix on January 24th. 

Part Three finds Sabrina reeling from the harrowing events of Part Two. Though she defeated her father Lucifer, the Dark Lord remains trapped within the human prison of her beloved boyfriend, Nicholas Scratch. Sabrina can’t live with herself, knowing that Nick made the ultimate sacrifice and is suffering, burning in Hell under Madam Satan’s watchful eye. So with an assist from her mortal friends, “The Fright Club” (consisting of Harvey, Rosalind, and Theo), Sabrina makes it her mission to free him from eternal damnation and bring him back into her arms. However, the Dark Lord’s unseating has sent shockwaves through the realms—and, with no one on the throne, Sabrina must assume the title of “Queen” to defend it against a challenger, the handsome Prince of Hell Caliban. Meanwhile, in Greendale, a mysterious carnival rolls into town, bringing with it a threat to the Spellmans and the coven: A tribe of pagans looking to resurrect an ancient evil…

Syfy Channel Orders 'Chucky' TV Series

SYFY has placed a straight to series order for CHUCKY, the red-haired, freckled-faced doll possessed by the soul of serial killer Charles Lee Ray. Produced by UCP, the series will be executive produced by creator Don Mancini (“Hannibal,” SYFY’s CHANNEL ZERO), David Kirschner (“Hocus Pocus,” “Frailty”), and Nick Antosca (Hulu’s “The Act,” SYFY’s CHANNEL ZERO) via his banner Eat the Cat, through his overall deal with the studio. Emmy®-nominated Harley Peyton (“Twin Peaks,” SYFY’s CHANNEL ZERO) will also serve as executive producer. Mancini, who penned the film franchise, will also write the adaptation, serve as showrunner and direct the first episode.

“The character Don and David created has terrified audiences for over 30 years. The longevity and legacy of Chucky speaks to the creative storytelling and the loyal fans the film series has collected over the years,” said Chris McCumber, President, Entertainment Networks - USA & SYFY. “We are excited to once again partner with Nick and UCP on this new SYFY series, and are incredibly proud to bring Chucky to television for the first time with the original creators.”

In the new CHUCKY television series, after a vintage Chucky doll turns up at a suburban yard sale, an idyllic American town is thrown into chaos as a series of horrifying murders begin to expose the town’s hypocrisies and secrets. Meanwhile, the arrival of enemies — and allies — from Chucky’s past threatens to expose the truth behind the killings, as well as the demon doll's untold origins as a seemingly ordinary child who somehow became this notorious monster.

In 1988, Chucky slashed his way into the pop culture zeitgeist with the premiere of “Child’s Play” directed and co-written by Tom Holland, produced by Kirschner, and based on a story by Mancini. The international sensation spawned six sequels, all of which Mancini wrote and Kirschner produced. Mancini also directed three of the films in the franchise: “Seed of Chucky” (2004), “Curse of Chucky” (2013) and “Cult of Chucky” (2017).

CHUCKY joins SYFY’s lineup of originals including drama series RESIDENT ALIENWYNONNA EARPVAGRANT QUEENVAN HELSING and THE MAGICIANS (premiering season 5 on January 15); late night animation block TZGZ; and fan-focused franchises produced in conjunction with SYFY WIRE like CON AFTER DARK.

Official Trailer Released For Upcoming Horror "Hunter's Moon"

Check out the official trailer for upcoming horror "Hunter's Moon". The film is directed by Matthew Campagna, Steven Morana and due out on DVD March 24th. It stars Steven Morana, Holly Deveaux, Ari Millen, Colm Feore (The Prodigy) and Art Hindle (The VoidOffspringThe Brood; et al).

A lavish launch party for a new gaming app "Werewolves Awaken" has all the media bigwigs in attendance. The young lead developer, August, is promoted as the star talent driving the game's launch. The festivities are interrupted by a priest who condemns the party guests as "marked for the beast." Convinced it's a publicity stunt, the party-goers disregard the protest until a dead body is found.

Horror Director Jared Masters’ New Book 'Thoughts Are All You Have' Published.

The unfiltered philosophy and mostly erotic autobiography of exploitation filmmaker, Jared Masters is now available.

The Prince of Horror Erotica, AKA the Sultan of Sensationalism, the multi-award winning horror director has pulled another rabbit out of his hat, for 2020. Bunny Downe Press has published Thoughts Are All You Have by Jared Masters (Slink, After School Massacre, 8 Reels of Sewage).

The 5th book from Jared Masters explores his roots, passions, love affairs, secret knowledge, sordid stories and more. It’s wildly entertaining and hilarious as well as heartwarming. It’s a quick read you need. Other books from Masters include: Sunny Nightmare, The Cinematic Equation, 7 Screenplays, and i don’t heat america singing.

Excerpt from Thoughts Are All You Have:Life isn’t here as an obstacle to overcome. It’s a gift. Take hold of your perfect world. Don’t abide by someone else’s image, for this is your unique moment. Work on the positive things you’re drawn to. Loving life through your work is the best way to fully appreciate it and exist, happily. It’s not what you get, it’s what you give. Whatever you put out into the universe reflects back on you, tenfold, so give generously and play the hand you’re dealt, with pizazz and confidence. Life is hard, be kind, cool and try to see the better good in those that surround you. The world is suffocating from wickedness. Do not use hatred as a solution. Love your enemies. Realize you may not know what terrible hard- ships others may be forced to endure. Love. Love is all there is.

Masters will be doing a book signing, in person, at the Bourgeois Pig, in Hollywood. Address: 5931 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Wednesday, January 29th 2020, from 5-6pm (in the Enchanted Forest Room).Books at this special signing event are free (while supplies last)!Come out and meet the author, and get a personally signed copy of his new book.

The paperback is now available at Amazon, here: ORDER: THOUGHTS ARE ALL YOU HAVE


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