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Here is a Look Ahead to 2011 and Over Thirty-Five Upcoming Horror Films!

31 December 2010 4:00 AM, PST | 28 Days Later Analysis | See recent 28 Days Later Analysis news »

There are lots of films to get excited about, if you are horror fan in 2011. There will surely be hundreds of horror and thriller releases in 2011, with several more planned for 2012 and 2013. Here on 28Dla, we offer a solid intro' on what to expect from the coming year, as directors Eli Roth, Wes Craven, John Carpenter, J.J. Abrams bring new films, including Scream 4, Fangland, Thanksgiving, and Super 8. Also, the After Dark Originals will release early in the New Year and fans of horror sequels e.g. Hostel III, Jeepers Creepers: Cathedral will be able to whet their appetites with several follow ups to successful film franchises, here.

So, step inside this huge list of horror films, which focuses on over thirty of the biggest productions and a few indies, as well. Let us begin with this horror list for 2011 (titles listed alphabetically)!

51 by Jason Connery.

Status: Completed. »

- (Michael Allen)

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[TV] Dollhouse: The Complete Second Season

20 November 2010 3:51 AM, PST | | See recent JustPressPlay news »

The premise of Dollhouse is intriguing. It’s a sci-fi futuristic dystopian adventure reminiscent of Blade Runner, where programmed “Dolls” are made to interact with wealthy clients and then have their memories “wiped” by the programmers of the Dollhouse. The dolls are programmed to be everything from docile submissive girlfriend types, to calculated assassins. At the center of this world is Echo (Eliza Dushku) a doll who begins to remember her various “assignments” and lives. Her mind becomes jumbled and she is thus a threat to the programmers and everyone around her.

In this second season of Dollhouse, we open with Echo walking down the aisle. It becomes aware that she is a “doll,” but what exactly she is and isn’t aware of is unclear. Her husband is suddenly violent with her when she tries to look through his locked desk drawers.

Further down the line, Echo is the »

- Marissa Quenqua

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DVD Round-Up: ‘The Mentalist,’ ‘Dollhouse,’ ‘Lost Boys: The Thirst’

25 October 2010 4:57 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Chicago – The DVD Round-Up is back to do some catch-up around the office of a few titles that either arrived a bit past their fresh-by date or we couldn’t find time to cover with full reviews. We still think you might want to know the details about these releases as you begin your holiday shopping, and so the DVD Round-Up returns. We hope you didn’t miss us too badly.

The Mentalist: The Complete Second Season” was released on DVD on September 21st, 2010.

Dollhouse: The Complete Season 2” and “Lost Boys: The Thirst” were released on DVD on October 12th, 2010.

The Mentalist: The Complete Second Season”

Photo credit: Warner Bros.

Synopsis: “California Bureau of investigation consultant Patrick Jane (Simone Baker in his Emmy-nominated role) has a blatant lack of protocol but is self-assured and driven. The former “psychic” uses his talent for seeing the clues »

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DVD Releases - October 12th: Hex a Doll and Whisper to the Lost Boys

11 October 2010 11:26 PM, PDT | | See recent Dread Central news »

This week's roundup of DVD releases include fan favorites from TV, a scarred comic book antihero, the next installment of The Lost Boys, the requisite creature features, a Roger Corman set, and SyFy's apocalyptic view of the world. Also, don't forget to check out the soundtrack from the hottest vampire TV show right now (well, there's only one playing currently) at the very end of this list.

While waiting for your orders to arrive by mail, you can always catch up on Camera Obscura for free with our Episode 1-7 episodes & recap or watch the newest episodes on Dailymotion. You can also learn all about creature making from our Q&A With Camera Obscura's FX Maestro Jeff Farley.

On with the list....

Jonah Hex

Directed by Jimmy Hayward

Out of the pages of the legendary comics and graphic novels steps Jonah Hex (review), a scarred drifter and bounty hunter »

- Uncle Creepy

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Dollhouse Season 2 DVD/Blu-ray: Exclusive Clip and DVD Giveaway

6 October 2010 3:59 PM, PDT | | See recent Dread Central news »

Granted, we didn't give a lot of coverage to Joss Whedon's short-lived futuristic TV series "Dollhouse" here on Dread Central, but now that the Blu-ray and DVD are dropping next Tuesday, October 12th, we have an exclusive deleted scene to share along with three copies of the DVD to give away to some lucky readers.

Disc Features

The "Dollhouse" Season Two four-disc DVD or three-disc Blu-ray collection includes a retrospective with Joss Whedon and cast roundtable about the series. There are also two commentaries: "Vows" by Joss Whedon and "Belonging" by writers Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen. A gag reel and deleted scenes from top episodes are also included. Disc contents include episodes 1-13: “Vows,” “Instinct,” “Belle Chose,” “Belonging,” “The Public Eye,” “The Left Hand,” “Meet Jane Doe,” “A Love Supreme,” “Stop-Loss,” “The Attic,” “Getting Closer,” The Hollow Men,” and “Epitaph 2: The Return.”

The complete 13 episodes of »

- The Woman In Black

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Jesse Williams Interview Grey’S Anatomy

21 September 2010 7:30 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

The events that occurred in last season’s explosive finale of ABC’s hit medical drama Grey’s Anatomy will certainly have an emotional impact on all of the characters’ lives. After a shooting at Seattle Grace Hospital that resulted in the deaths of two doctors, Season 7 will explore how everyone has been changed by the trauma, both personally and professionally.

In Season 7, Dr. Jackson Avery (Jesse Williams) will pretty much be starting over, as even his home life will be changing, due to Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) opening her home to the doctors who lost their friends and roommates in the shoot-out. During a recent interview, actor Jesse Williams talked about what an honor it is to officially be a series regular this season, how bittersweet it was to lose some of his co-stars last season, and his initial reaction when he realized that anyone could be expendable on the show. »

- Christina Radish

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The Cabin in the Woods Disappears Again!

16 September 2010 | Horror Asylum | See recent Horror Asylum news »

Joss Whedon's fun-sounding 'The Cabin in the Woods' has had nothing but delay after delay. The movie's in the can but has since been through a number of release date changes. Originally scheduled for Janaury 2010 it was put on the back burner due to the decision to get the movie converted to 3D (which reportedly never even happened!). It was then given a January 2011 date but now it seems even that's a pipedream. News has come that the Drew Goddard helmed project has been removed completely from the MGM release schedule. Stars Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford, Jesse Williams, Chris Hemsworth, Fran Kranz, Kristen Connolly, Anna Hutchison, Brian J. White and Amy Acker (below) will just have to wait a little longer before they attend any premieres of this baby! 'The Cabin in the Woods' is a twisted and unusual take on the familiar 'cabin in the woods' formula. »

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'Dollhouse 2' DVD, Blu-ray coming October

28 July 2010 12:31 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The second and final season of Dollhouse will arrive on DVD and Blu-ray this October, reports Movieweb. Joss Whedon's cancelled Fox sci-fi series starred Eliza Dushku as an Active, or a person who could have her memory erased and reprogrammed to serve the clients of an exclusive and illegal organisation called The Dollhouse. The show also featured Harry Lennix, Olivia Williams, Fran Kranz, Tahmoh Penikett and Enver Gjokaj. Season (more) »

- By Mike Moody

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Dollhouse: Season 2 Hits DVD and Blu-ray Shelves on October 12th

27 July 2010 10:40 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

You can bring home the final season of Joss Whedon's latest series home on DVD and Blu-ray this October. Dollhouse: Season 2 will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on October 12. The four-disc DVD set will be priced at $49.98 Srp and the three-disc Blu-ray set will cost $59.99 Srp, with both sets containing all 13 episodes of the final season. The series stars Eliza Dushku, Harry Lennix, Fran Kranz, Tahmoh Penikett, Enver Gjokaj, Dichen Lachman and Olivia Williams.

Joss Whedon's take on the ultimate identity theft follows a cast of Actives, or Dolls, who serve as agents of Dollhouse, an illegal underground organization providing elite clientele with programmable human beings. Personality imprints allow Actives to temporarily become anyone or anything-the perfect burglar, lover, spy or assassin. When the mission is completed, memories are wiped clean. The all-star Dollhouse cast is led by Eliza Dushku as Echo (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, »

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'Human Target,' 'Blue Bloods' casting news, 'Price is Right' gets new announcers

23 July 2010 9:15 PM, PDT | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

"Human Target" won't be just a boys' club next season. The Fox show has cast Indira Varma ("Rome," "Torchwood") as a new addition to Christopher Chance's (Mark Valley) team. [Deadline]

"$#*! My Dad Says" has recast the lead role of William Shatner's son, to whom much of the dad's $#*! gets said. Jonathan Sadowski ("Friday the 13th," "American Dreams") will star in the CBS sitcom, replacing Ryan Devlin ("Cougar Town"). [Variety]

Andrea Roth (pictured) of "Rescue Me" is joining the cast of the new CBS drama "Blue Bloods," where she'll play a love interest for Tom Selleck's NYPD chief. She replaces Wendy Moniz in the role. [EW]

Nickelodeon has greenlit a combination live-action/animated movie version of their show "Fairly OddParents," starring Drake Bell as the 23-year-old Timmy Turner. Jason Alexander and Cheryl Hines still star as Timmy's live-action godparents. [The Wrap]

NBC's midseason comedy "Friends with Benefits" has cast Zach Cregger ("The Whitest Kids U'Know »


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Zach Cregger Joins 'Friends With Benefits'

22 July 2010 10:17 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Exclusive: Zach Cregger has landed a lead role on NBC’s midseason ensemble comedy series Friends with Benefits. The 20th TV/Imagine TV project, whose pilot was directed by David Dobkin, explores modern-day romance through the eyes of five friends, each looking for "the one" but in the meantime settling for "friends with benefits." Cregger will play one of them, a nerdy but cute hopeless romantic who is worth $12 million after selling an algorithm to Google. He replaces Fran Kranz who played the role in the pilot, one of two Friends with Benefits leads that were recast after the upfronts. Andre Holland was recently tapped for the other, replacing Ian Reed Kesler. Cregger starred in another NBC comedy pilot this past development season, The Pink House. He also is a founding member of The Whitest Kids U'Know sketch comedy troupe. »


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Sony Bumps 'Priest', Delayed Trip to 'Cabin in the Woods'?

16 June 2010 12:27 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

In a new article over at the Hollywood Reporter chatting about MGM's recent hunt for a new CEO, they reveal that the studio could be pushing The Cabin in the Woods out of the January 14, 2011 date. Originally slated for release last year, the Drew Goddard directed creature feature was delayed to post-covert it to 3D. Chris Hemsworth, Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford, Kristen Connolly, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz, Jesse Williams, Brian White all star. In other news, Screen Gems has bumped back the release of their post-converted 3D horror Priest from March to a May 13, 2011 date. The film is an adaptation of a TokyoPop comic book, the story is set in a world ravaged by centuries of war between man and vampire and follows a warrior priest who turns against the church to track down a murderous band of vampires who have kidnapped his niece. »

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NBC Unveils 2010-11 Primetime Schedule Accented By Five New Comedies, Seven New Dramas and New Alternative Program

17 May 2010 1:55 PM, PDT | | See recent news » The New Fall Schedule Features All-Drama Lineups on Mondays and Wednesdays and All Comedies on Thursdays, Plus Unscripted Programming into Compatible Dramas on Tuesdays and Fridays New Comedies Include “Friends With Benefits,” “Outsourced,” “Perfect Couples, “Love Bites” and “The Paul Reiser Show.”

New Dramas Are “Undercovers,” “The Event,” “Chase,” “Law & Order: Los Angeles,” “Outlaw,” “The Cape” and “Harry’s Law”; And New Alternative Show “School Pride

NBC announced today its 2010-11 primetime schedule that is highlighted by five new comedies, seven new drama series and one new alternative program, including shows from such innovative hit-makers as J.J. Abrams, Jerry Bruckheimer and David E. Kelley, among others.

The high-quality series include new comedies such as “Outsourced,” Love Bites,” “Perfect Couples,” “Friends With Benefits” and “The Paul Reiser Show.” The new dramas are “The Cape,” “Harry’s Law,” “Outlaw,” “Undercovers,” “The Event,” “Chase” and “Law & Order: Los Angeles.”

The schedule »


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NBC Reveals Full 2010-2011 Primetime Schedule

16 May 2010 11:59 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

NBC reveals their full 2010-2011 primetime schedule NBC announced today its 2010-11 primetime schedule that is highlighted by five new comedies, seven new drama series and one new alternative program, including shows from such innovative hit-makers as J.J. Abrams, Jerry Bruckheimer and David E. Kelley, among others.

The high-quality series include new comedies such as Outsourced, Love Bites, Perfect Couples, Friends with Benefits and The Paul Reiser Show. The new dramas are The Cape, Harry's Law, Outlaw, Undercovers, The Event, Chase and Law & Order: Los Angeles.

The schedule features all-drama lineups on Mondays and Wednesdays and five comedies on Thursdays. Tuesdays will continue to combine the similar appeal of The Biggest Loser with Parenthood, and Fridays will team Who Do You Think You Are? and the new series School Pride with Dateline NBC and the new legal drama Outlaw.

NBC will also broadcast a 35th anniversary Saturday Night Live special »

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NBC 2010-11 Comedy Trailers: Outsourced, Love Bites, Friends With Benefits, Perfect Couples, The Paul Reiser Show

16 May 2010 9:06 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

With the release of NBC’s 2010-11 schedule comes a whole bunch of preview clips to promote the network’s new shows.  On the comedy side, we have short clips from new fall shows Outsourced and Love Bites as well as midseason offerings Friends with Benefits, Perfect Couples, and The Paul Reiser Show.  (For clips from NBC’s new dramas, click here.)  Check out the clips for yourself, as well as full synopses for each show, after the jump.

Outsourced, Thursday’s at 9:30/8:30c

Outsourced” is a comedy where the Midwest meets the exotic East in a hilarious culture clash. The series centers on the all-American company Mid America Novelties that sells whoopee cushions, foam fingers and wallets made of bacon — and whose call center has suddenly been outsourced to India. Todd Dempsy (Ben Rappaport, off-Broadway’s “The Gingerbread House”) is the new company’s manager who learns »

- Brendan Bettinger

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'Friends with Benefits' video clips: NBC is lookin' for love at midseason

16 May 2010 8:03 PM, PDT | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

Stop us if you've heard this one before: A group of 20-something pals tries to navigate the complicated waters of present-day dating, seeking support (and sometimes more) from one another. It's on NBC, and the title includes the word "Friends."

And it's not a remake. "Friends with Benefits," one of three half-hour comedies NBC picked up for midseason, is indeed about a group of 20-somethings. There are five of them, not six, there's no coffee shop in sight in the three clips below, and its sensibility is somewhat different.

The show stars Ryan Hansen ("Party Down," "Veronica Mars") and Danneel Harris ("One Tree Hill") as usually platonic friends who sometimes end up in bed with one another. Jessica Lucas ("Melrose Place") and Ian Reed Kesler ("The Loop") also star, but "Dollhouse's" Fran Kranz, who was in the pilot, tweeted over the weekend that his part is being recast.

Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, »


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Breaking: Latest renewal/cancellation scoop

16 May 2010 7:31 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent - Inside TV news »

Update: Here’s NBC’s new fall schedule!

The wait is almost over: Upfront week officially kicks off in a few hours with the announcement of NBC’s new fall schedule (the network unveils the sked to advertisers tomorrow morning). In the meantime, here’s a quick rundown of the latest pickup/cancellation buzz…

* CBS has all but axed Cold Case, Miami Medical, and Numb3rs. Ghost Whisperer and Medium, meanwhile, are expected back. A CBS rep declined to comment.

* NBC has dropped Fran Kranz and Ian Reed Kesler from the cast of its new half-hour sitcom Friends With Benefits. »

- Michael Ausiello

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Primetime Pilot Panic: Ben Chaplin Off NBC's 'Harry's Law' & 'Friends With Benefits' Will Recast Two Roles

15 May 2010 11:07 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Update: Another new NBC series, comedy Friends With Benefits, will recast two roles, replacing Fran Kranz and Ian Reed Kesler. Kranz tweeted the news: “NBC picked up Friends with Benefits but not me. I was fired. Too big. I kept saying I was huge but people told me it was great. Guess not." Previous: Recasting on the newly picked up series is starting fast and furious this year with a third show losing a main lead in the past 12 hours. (CBS To Pick Up 'Bleep My Dad Says' But With New Lead & Joely Richardson Off ABC's 'Whole Truth') I hear [...] »


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NBC Cancels Heroes, Trauma, Mercy, Officially Picks Up Chuck, The Cape, Outlaw, Harry’S Law, Friends With Benefits

14 May 2010 10:02 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

There’s been plenty of speculation, but now it’s official: Heroes is cancelled.  The Live Feed reports that the ratings simply sunk too low to justify the budget, though fans may hold out hope that NBC is considering a “special or movie” to wrap up loose storylines.  Likewise, NBC has no use for the low-rated freshman medical dramas Mercy and Trauma, so neither will get a second season.

On the flip side, NBC officially renewed Chuck for a fourth season(!) and picked up four new series: the superhero-centric The Cape, retitled legal dramas Outlaw (formerly titled Garza) and Harry’s Law (formerly titled Kindreds), and twenty-something singles comedy Friends With Benefits.  Check out a press release with all the details after the jump.

Here’s the official press release:

NBC Adds To New Scripted Lineup With Four New Series — ‘The Cape,’ ‘Outlaw,’ ‘Harry’S Law’ And ‘Friends With Benefits »

- Brendan Bettinger

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NBC Officially Renews Chuck and Picks Up Four More New Series'

14 May 2010 5:33 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

NBC renews Chuck and picks up four new series' NBC has issued pickups for four more new scripted series with dramas The Cape, Outlaw, Harry's Law and the comedy Friends with Benefits - while renewing the action-comedy series Chuck for a fourth season -- all for the 2010-11 season. The announcement was made today by Angela Bromstad, President, Primetime Entertainment, NBC and Universal Media Studios.

"The addition of these four inventive series to our new scripted lineup demonstrates a wide spectrum of creative stories," said Bromstad. "We are featuring popular, top-flight stars along with a strong pedigree of successful writer-producers. Likewise, Chuck has proven its enduring appeal and we love the new creative direction that Josh and Chris have taken the show."

The four new series join previously announced Lola' ("Law & Order: Los Angeles"), Perfect Couples, Chase, Undercovers, The Event, Love Bites and Outsourced as the new scripted series that »

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