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Comic-Con 2016: Dynamite Announces Wolfcop Comic Book Series, Preview Pages Revealed

21 July 2016 7:52 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Imagine if Scott Howard from Teen Wolf grew up, traded his letter jacket for a police uniform, and became a barely functioning alcoholic. Sound interesting? If so, you probably dug Lowell Dean’s WolfCop when it came out last year, and you’ll likely want to get your paws on Dynamite Entertainment’s WolfCop comic book series that comes out in October and is teased in a new set of preview pages:

Press Release: July 18, 2016, Mt. Laurel, NJ: The Canadian horror comedy Wolfcop follows the exploits of a small town cop with a big time secret: he’s a werewolf! Now, Dynamite Entertainment will have everyone’s favorite alcoholic, lycanthropic lawman tearing out of the big screen and into the comic shop with an all-new series! Written by Max Marks with art by Arcana Studios, the Wolfcop comic book series will pit Lou Garou against bigger, badder, and meaner monsters »

- Derek Anderson

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Comic-Con 2016: Z Nation Prequel Comic Book Series Announced by Dynamite Entertainment

20 July 2016 10:32 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Dynamite Entertainment has announced Z Nation: Black Summer, a prequel comic book series to the events that unfolded throughout Z Nation’s two seasons, written by series co-creator Craig Engler and Fred Van Lente. Set in the second year of the zombie apocalypse, the comic series will be released in early 2017:

Press Release: July 18, 2016, Mt. Laurel, NJ: As the world gears up for Season Three of the fan-favorite SyFy series Z Nation, Dynamite Entertainment proudly announces an all-new canonical comic series, entitled Z Nation: Black Summer, co-written by series co-creator Craig Engler and Fred Van Lente (The Mocking Dead, Big Trouble in Little China)! Set one year prior to the events depicted in the television series, the Black Summer storyline will reveal previously untold tales from the post-apocalyptic wasteland, events that shaped the characters that fans know and love.

ZNation: Black Summer is set in Year Two of the Zpocalypse, »

- Tamika Jones

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The Week in Movies – Alien: Covenant behind the scenes images and casting news! Ghostbusters theme! Transformers 5 images! Indy 5! The Rock in Wolf Man and more!

26 June 2016 6:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Week in Star WarsLuke Owen takes over The Week in Movies this week, with news from Alien: Covenant, Ghostbusters, Transformers: The Last Knight, The Wolf-Man, Sharknado 4 and more…

The Week in Movies is (usually) an excerpt from the weekly Flickering Myth Super Newsletter. Subscribe here to get it delivered to your inbox every Sunday.

…We’ll kick things off this week with the news that Prometheus star Noomi Rapace is set to return to the Alien universe as a part of Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant. According to Deadline, the actress is currently on the set of the film in Australia, where she will shoot “weeks worth of scenes.” The size of her role is unknown at the time, but you can check out a new behind the scenes image featuring co-star Danny McBride here…

…Speaking of aliens, and it was assumed that former Lucasfilm owner George Lucas »

- Luke Owen

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Eli Roth to direct Jim Carrey in Aleister Arcane

22 June 2016 11:10 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After more than a decade in development, Steve Niles’ horror comic Aleister Arcane looks set to hit the big screen, with The Hollywood Reporter revealing that Amblin Entertainment has picked up a package which has Eli Roth (The Green Inferno) directing, Jim Carrey (Dumb and Dumber To) starring, and Jon Croker (The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death) penning the script.

Published in 2004, Aleister Arcane follows “a Los Angeles weatherman named Aleister Green who returns to his hometown to host a midnight horror show a la Elvira. Under the guise of a mad scientist named Aleister Arcane, Green performed little skits until the local sponsors balked at the gore. An incident with two kids leads to him to be put on trial, breaking his spirit and into an early grave. Not long after, grisly activities begin to occur and only the kids have the power to thwart the curse »

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Eli Roth, Jim Carrey Team For "Arcane"

22 June 2016 6:01 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Eli Roth will direct while Jim Carrey will star in and executive produce the long-in-development horror film "Aleister Arcane" at Amblin Entertainment.

Steve Niles ("30 Days of Night") penned the 2004 graphic novel about a group of children who befriend a bitter old man ruined and shunned by their parents. After his death, only they have the power to stop the curse he has laid upon their town.

Jon Croker will adapt the script while David Hoberman, Michael Aguilar and Todd Lieberman will produce.

Source: Variety »

- Garth Franklin

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Jim Carrey And Eli Roth Will Bring The Horror In Aleister Arcane

22 June 2016 3:42 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

In many respects, the union of Jim Carrey and Eli Roth makes a lot of sense. Both have crafted curious careers for themselves, and continue to return to our screens, with new and unexpected projects. They are both exciting creators – not just because of their unpredictable choices, but because their work is so resoundingly hit-and-miss. When they succeed, it is excellent, but when they fail, it is forgettable – and you can never quite be sure which will be which. Now that Aleister Arcane is bringing them together, however, the finished film will hopefully feature at the successful end of that spectrum.

Aleister Arcane is based upon the 2004 graphic novel of the same name, written by Steve Niles. The author is no stranger to cinematic adaptations of his work – having created 30 Days Of Night (and having written the screenplay for it), and having a further three properties currently optioned for movie development. »

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"Aleister Arcane"

21 June 2016 4:40 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

According to reports, the 2004 Idw, 3-issue comic book series "Aleister Arcane", written by Steve Niles and illustrated by Breehn Burns, about a late night horror movie host, will star Jim Carrey for director Eli Roth and Amblin' Entertainment:

Screenplay is by Jon Croker ("The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death") for producers David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman of Mandeville Films, with Michael Aguilar.

"...Los Angeles weatherman 'Aleister Green' returns to his hometown to host a midnight horror movie show. Under the guise of mad scientist 'Aleister Arcane', Green performed little skits until the local sponsors balked at the gore.

"Then an incident with two kids leads to him to be put on trial, breaking his spirit and into an early grave. Not long after, grisly activities begin to occur and only the kids have the power to thwart the curse he has laid upon their town..."

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- Michael Stevens

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Jim Carrey Will Star in Eli Roth’s Adaptation of Steve Niles’ ‘Aleister Arcane’

21 June 2016 4:30 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

This is a big week for Eli Roth. Just yesterday, the Knock Knock and The Green Inferno director became attached to direct Paramount’s remake of Death Wish, a project that’s had quite a few directors, most notably Joe Carnahan (The Grey), split from the Bruce Willis-led film over the years. Only a day later, news has come out that Roth will direct Jim […]

The post Jim Carrey Will Star in Eli Roth’s Adaptation of Steve Niles’ ‘Aleister Arcane’ appeared first on /Film. »

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Eli Roth to Direct Horror Film Aleister Arcane, Starring Jim Carrey

21 June 2016 4:22 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Jim Carrey will executive produce and star in a new Eli Roth film about a late night horror TV show host seeking revenge from beyond the grave.

Earlier today, THR broke the news that Eli Roth will step behind the camera for Aleister Arcane, an adaptation of Steve Niles’ 2004 comic book series of the same name that centers on a curse cast on a small town by the recently deceased Aleister Arcane, a weatherman-turned-horror-tv-host who was pushed off the air by upset viewers.

Jim Carrey will executive produce the project, which is moving forward at Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment, and while his character in the film has yet to be revealed, the titular role sounds right up his alley. Jon Croker (The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death) will adapt Niles’ comic book for the big screen.

Yesterday, it was revealed that Roth will also direct the Bruce Willis »

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Aleister Arcane: Eli Roth and Jim Carrey in Adaptation of Horror Comic Book

21 June 2016 2:30 PM, PDT | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

Hands up if you have sat around with your circle of friends and said, 'You know who should make a horror film together? Eli Roth... ... and Jim Carrey!'   Liars!    Yet, here we are reporting that the popular horror film director and the comedy icon will be working together on an adaptation of Steve Niles' comic book, Aleister Arcane.    Wacky.   Aleister Arcane, published in 2004, told of a Los Angeles weatherman named Aleister Green who returns to his hometown to host a midnight horror show a la Elvira. Under the guise of a mad scientist named Aleister Arcane, Green performed little skits until the local sponsors balked at the gore. An incident with two kids leads to him to be put...

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Jim Carrey and Eli Roth are adapting the horror comic Aleister Arcane

21 June 2016 2:12 PM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Jim Carrey is heading into the realm of horror. The Number 23 is about as close as he's gotten in the past (maybe Once Bitten, if you really want to be generous with the genre labels), but that's about to change. Carrey is teaming up with Eli Roth to adapt Steve Niles' Idw comic Aleister Arcane for DreamWorks.  The comic is centered around an L.A. weatherman -... Read More »

- Billy Donnelly

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John Boyega Joins Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit Riots Drama, Jim Carrey Teams With Eli Roth & More

21 June 2016 1:37 PM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

After signing up for Pacific Rim 2, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Attack the Block star John Boyega has found his next role. He revealed on Twitter (seen below) that  he’ll take part in Kathryn Bigelow‘s follow-up to her Oscar-winning Zero Dark Thirty. Penned by Mark Boal (Zero Dark Thirty, The Hurt Locker), the currently untitled film will be set in Detroit during the 5-day riots that took place there in 1967, and will explore the systemic racism of the city. With plans to shoot this summer in Boston and Detroit, the film is slated as an ensemble piece with Hannah Murray (God Help the Girl, Game of Thrones) also on board.

I've teamed up with Kathryn Bigalow for a movie based on the Detroit riots in 1967. #12thstreet

John Boyega (@JohnBoyega) June 21, 2016

With plans already in place to remake Death Wish, THR reports that Eli Roth has now lined up another project, »

- Mike Mazzanti

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Jim Carrey to Star in Eli Roth’s Adaptation of the Horror-Themed ‘Aleister Arcane’ Comic Book

21 June 2016 1:11 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

After the one-two punch of last year’s “The Green Inferno” and “Knock Knock,” the Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Eli Roth is set to adapt the “Aleister Arcane” comic book with Jim Carrey in the title role. Though the actor isn’t known for his work in the horror genre, he did star in “The Number 23” and will soon be seen in “The Bad Batch,” Ana Lily Amirpour’s follow-up to “A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night.”

Read More: ‘Death Wish’ Remake: Eli Roth To Direct & Bruce Willis To Star

First published in 2004, Steve Niles’ comic concerns Aleister Green, a weatherman from Los Angeles who makes his way back to his hometown to host a horror show. Everything goes poorly from there — namely Green’s death and a number of morbid happenings attributed to his curse in the aftermath of his demise. Paramount was planning to adapt the comic years ago, »

- Michael Nordine

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Army Of Darkness: Ash For President One-Shot Comic Book Release Details & Preview Pages

17 May 2016 2:44 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Ash takes his chainsaw and boomstick on the campaign trail in Dynamite Entertainment’s Army of Darkness: Ash for President. Written by Elliott Serrano with artwork by Diego Galindo, the one-shot comic book will be released this August, and we have preview pages (minus the dialogue) teasing what to expect from the Necronomicon Ex-Mortis this time around:

Press Release: May 17, 2016, Mt. Laurel, NJ: Election season is upon us, and many Americans are searching for the right candidate to get behind this fall. Thankfully, Dynamite Entertainment arrives just before the end of the primaries to announce the entry of our own Independent candidate, Ashley J. Williams, in the all-new one-shot special, Army of Darkness: Ash for President!

He’s faced off against demons in Hell. He’s battled the dead in the future. He’s even combated the armies of darkness in space. But Ash Williams has never gone »

- Derek Anderson

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Comic Book Review: The October Faction #15

15 April 2016 9:11 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Story By

Steve Niles

Art By

Damien Worm

Letters By

Robbie Robbins

Cover By

Damien Worm

Publisher

Idw

Cover Price:

$3.99

Release Date

Apr 13th, 2016

Synopsis:

Vampires are on the loose, and Lucas is missing. Can Philip be saved? Can Lucas be freed from another dimension? The Allan family and friends must use everything they know to crack the case.

Review:

Steve Niles and Damien Worm deliver another interesting plot driven story, even if it does miss some of the action previous issues held. The Allan family is forced to split up as some must go and track down the invading vampires, while others attempt to find and rescue Lucas from whatever dimension he’s been sent too. Damien continues to just grow and get better with each issue as his art definitely shines through!  Steve Niles is definitely going for a slow burn story, but I have faith once Dante »

- Jeremy Scully

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Round-Up: UK’s Horror Channel Hammer-Thon, The Ones Below, The Cleansing Hour, Monster World #3, The Last American Horror Show

22 March 2016 10:04 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The Horror Channel has an Easter treat for fans of Hammer films, as their UK-only Hammer-thon will air March 26th and 27th. Also in this round-up: release details for The Ones Below, a trailer for The Cleansing Hour short film, eight preview pages from Monster World #3, and information on The Last American Horror Show.

UK Horror Channel’s Hammer-Thon: Press Release: “Hammer film fans are in for a treat….Horror Channel is to screen an Easter Hammer-thon with back-to-back Hammer classics.

Some of Hammer’s most popular films, including The Revenge Of Frankenstein, The Devil Rides Out and The Brides Of Dracula will be broadcast across the weekend from 3pm – 10pm on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th March.

Plus, Horror Channel will be presenting ‘Hammer Thursdays’ from Thurs 7 April for six weeks. This will be a Hammer movie at 9pm followed by a double-bill of Hammer House Of Horror at 10.50pm. »

- Tamika Jones

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Comic Book Review: The October Faction #14

17 March 2016 10:59 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Story By

Steve Niles

Art By

Damien Worm

Colors By

Alyzia Zherno

Letters By

Robbie Robbins

Cover By

Damien Worm

Publisher

Idw

Cover Price:

$3.99

Release Date

Mar 9th, 2016

Synopsis:

After a successful ghost hunting adventure, the family is now ready to take on a much bigger case. For the first time, they will be up against bloodsucking vampires, and the family will never be the same again.

Review:

Steve Niles and Damien Worm knock it out of the park again with The October Faction #14. While not as much of a “case” filled issue as 13 was, this issue serves as very good set up for some upcoming storylines. We get a glimpse of what’s going on with Lucas and how severe his cancer is. A potential cure is introduced but it has some dire consequences. Meanwhile in the shadows it seems nefarious vampire crew have come to town to wreck some trouble, »

- Jeremy Scully

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Jim Carrey, Eli Roth Teaming for Horror Movie 'Aleister Arcane' (Exclusive)

17 March 2016 9:49 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Jim Carrey and Eli Roth are teaming to adapt Aleister Arcane, a comic book from horrormeister Steve Niles. Amblin Entertainment has picked up the package as a pitch that includes Jon Croker, the scribe behind The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death, attached to pen the script, with David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman of Mandeville Films producing along with Michael Aguilar. Carrey will star in and executive produce the project. Aleister Arcane, published in 2004, told the story of a Los Angeles weatherman named Aleister Green who returns to his hometown to host a midnight horror show a la

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- Borys Kit

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Comic Book Review: 'The October Faction'

29 February 2016 7:27 PM, PST | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Story By

Steve Niles

Art By

Damien Worm

Colors By

Damien Worm, Alyzia Zherno

Letters By

Robbie Robbins

Cover By

Damien Worm

Publisher

Idw

Synopsis:

After months of training, Fred has decided it's time for Vivian and Geoff to try their skills on a real case. The family is approached by a timid man who says he has a slight ghost problem, but when the family investigates, they discover much, much more.

Review:

I am loving this series! Steve Niles brings the creepy, yet funny, storytelling that works perfect with Damien Worm’s eerie artwork that makes the whole book feel like what it is: a ghost story! The October Faction is like what happens if the Addams Family were badass monster hunters and directed by Tim Burton. After several issues really laying the ground work for this family of monster hunters to come together, The October Faction #13 really starts »

- Jeremy Scully

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Famous Monsters nominated for 7 Rondo Awards! Yes! Us!

22 February 2016 5:02 PM, PST | FamousMonsters of Filmland | See recent Famous Monsters of Filmland news »

It’s an honor just to be nominated … But who are we kidding? We also want to win! We’re quite gracious winners. Just help us win and you’ll see! And you Can help us win now that we’ve been nominated for Seven Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards! (That’s as many as Rick Baker has won Oscars! Coincidence? I think not.)

We’ve been recognized for:

• Best Magazine of 2015

• Best Article for “What Bride Of Frankenstein Can Teach Today’s Filmmakers” by Peter Martin from issue #281

• Best Interview for Mel Brooks on Young Frankenstein, interviewed by our own illustrious editor, David Weiner, for issue #277

• Best Interview for John Logan, creator of Penny Dreadful, interviewed by Joe Moe for issue #279

• Best Magazine Cover for our image of Bride Of Frankenstein by the aforementioned seven-time Oscar winner Rick Baker, fronting issue #281

• Best Fan Event for our Tremors 25th Anniversary reunion, »

- Harker Jones

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