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Horror Highlights: Screambox’s “13 Screams of Halloween”, Slasher: Guilty Party, Scream Factory Blu-rays, Sightings, Grimmwood, Apartment 213, Party Bus To Hell

Get your scream on with these new frightful stories from today's Horror Highlights! Screambox's "13 Screams of Halloween" kicked off this past Friday the 13th and will continue until the big day. Also: Netflix's Slasher Season 2 details, Scream Factory's latest Blu-ray releases, a trailer for Sightings, details for the immersive experience Apartment 213, Grimmwood, and Party Bus From Hell.

Details on "13 Screams of Halloween" from Screambox: Press Release: "Los Angeles, Calif. (October 12, 2017) Screambox, the leading streaming service for hardcore horror fans, is celebrating the Halloween season with a fun treat: 13 new fan-favorite films will be released completely free for streaming on any device from Friday the 13th of October through Halloween, October 31st. Even more thrilling, these top-rated, terrifying titles are exclusive to Screambox -- true horror lovers won’t find these films on any other major streaming service, including Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.

“It’s been a great year for Screambox,
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Slasher: Is the Netflix TV Series Cancelled or Renewed for Season Three?

Vulture Watch Are there any survivors? Has the Slasher TV show been cancelled or renewed for a third season on Netflix? The television vulture is watching all the latest TV cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Slasher, season three. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?    What's This TV Show About? A horror anthology streaming on the Netflix paid subscription platform, each season of Slasher tells a new horror story. The first season aired on Chiller in the Us and Super Channel in Canada. Season two is titled Slasher: Guilty Party and stars: Leslie Hope, Paula Brancati, Jim Watson, Christopher Jacot, Joanne Vannicola, Jefferson Brown, Dean McDermott, Lovell Adams-Gray, Kaitlyn Leeb, Rebecca Liddiard, Melinda Shankar, Sebastian Pigott, Paulino Nunes, Madison Cheeatow, Ty
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Slasher

Network: Chiller, Netflix. Episodes: Ongoing (hour). Seasons: Ongoing. TV show dates: March 4, 2016 — present. Series status: Has not been cancelled. Performers include: Leslie Hope, Paula Brancati, Jim Watson, Christopher Jacot, Joanne Vannicola, Jefferson Brown, Dean McDermott, Lovell Adams-Gray, Kaitlyn Leeb, Rebecca Liddiard, Melinda Shankar, Sebastian Pigott, Paulino Nunes, Madison Cheeatow, Ty Olsson, Simu Liu, Katie McGrath, Brandon Jay McLaren, Wendy Crewson, and Steve Byers. TV show description: A Canadian horror anthology from creator and showrunner Aaron Martin, each season of the Slasher TV show tells a new story. The first season, Slasher: The Seven Deadly Sins, focuses on Sarah Bennett, (McGrath), a young woman who returns to her hometown. There, she winds up in the midst of a series murders --
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Film Acquisition Rundown: Mubi Buys Philippe Garrel’s ‘Lover for a Day,’ FilmRise Picks Up ‘Women Who Kill’ and More

Film Acquisition Rundown: Mubi Buys Philippe Garrel’s ‘Lover for a Day,’ FilmRise Picks Up ‘Women Who Kill’ and More
Keep up with the wild and wooly world of indie film acquisitions with our weekly Rundown of everything that’s been picked up around the globe. Check out last week’s Rundown here.

– Mubi has acquired the U.S., U.K. and Ireland rights to Philippe Garrel’s “Lover for a Day” (“L’Amant d’un jour”), which premiered in the Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival and won the Sacd prize from the French Writers and Directors Guild, shared with Claire Denis’ “Let the Sunshine In.”
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Degrassi's Original Cast Reunites for Farewell Special — See the Photos

Degrassi's Original Cast Reunites for Farewell Special — See the Photos
This is one high school reunion to which we’d definitely R.S.V.P.

Degrassi: The Next Generation‘s past and present is colliding this week as TeenNick films It Goes There: Degrassi‘s Most Talked-About Moments, a retrospective special airing July 31 (8/7c) in conjunction with the long-running drama’s series finale. (The follow-up series, Degrassi: Next Class, hits Netflix in 2016.)

RelatedDegrassi to End Its Run on TeenNick in July After 14 Seasons

Among the stars in attendance: Stacey Farber (Ellie), Lauren Collins (Paige), Shane Kippel (Spinner), Jake Epstein (Craig), Charlotte Arnold (Holly J.), Miriam McDonald (Emma), Ana Golja (Zoe
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"Moon Point" : Every Loser Deserves A Little Love - August 7, 2012

Anchor Bay is releasing director Sean Cisterna's 2011 Canadian indie comedy "Moon Point", August 7, 2012 on DVD and Digital Download, starring Nick McKinlay, Paula Brancati, Kyle Mac and Kristen Gutoskie, with Jayne Eastwood, Jessica Holmes, Linda Kash and David Sparrow :

"...'Darryl Strozka' is a socially awkward and ambitionless 23-year old who seems destined to live forever with his mother. As his cousin Lars’ wedding approaches, Darryl decides the best way to prove to his family that he is not quite as worthless as they think he is, is to track down his elementary school crush, now an obscure B-movie actress shooting a horror film in 'Moon Point', and bring her to the wedding. Darryl enlists his best friend 'Femur' and travels hundreds of miles in a wagon hooked onto the back of Femur’s electric wheelchair. Along the way, Darryl and his friends get shot at, track a banana to an AA meeting,
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Laura Vandervoort Talks Desperately Seeking Santa

Laura Vandervoort Talks Desperately Seeking Santa
ABC Family is getting into the holiday spirit with their Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas programming, which will include the new holiday movie Desperately Seeking Santa starring Laura Vandervoort and Nick Zano. The movie debuts on Sunday, November 27 at 8 Pm Et, and actress Laura Vandervoort recently held a conference call to discuss this Christmas movie, which centers on an ambitious marketing executive and her quest to find a new Santa for the South Boston Mall. Here's what Laura Vandervoort had to say below.

Do you like doing comedy?

Laura Vandervoort: Yes, I mean I started working when I was about 13 and I really just started doing more mainstream television on sci-fi doing Smallville and V so that's kind of been my world for a while-the sci-fi world. But recently, since V's ended, I've had a chance to do some feature films and really kind of mix it up for
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The Education of Nina Dobrev: A Closer Look Behind-the-Scenes of the Star-Making Factory That is Degrassi

If the success of Nina Dobrev, Shenae Grimes and Landon Liboiron have taught us anything, it’s that not all Degrassi stars are created equal. Yet what is it about the iconic Canadian series that has allowed so many talented young actors to successfully transition to bigger and arguably better things? No one is more qualified to answer that question than executive producer Stefan Brogren, who since graduating himself from the original series in 1989 has spent the better part of 10 years shepherding the “Next Generation” to infinity and beyond courtesy of what he calls the best theater school money can’t buy.

“I think it has a lot to do with the show’s caring environment that allows young actors to flourish,” admitted Brogren when asked what it is about Degrassi that has turned it into such a powerful star-making vehicle. “Our kids are getting a lot of education while
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Details on Script of 'Being Erica' Season 4

The drama series Being Erica will return this fall on CBC, a Canadian TV network, for a fourth season.

In the fourth season, Erica Strange (Erin Karpluk), a woman in her thirties from Toronto, is trained by Dr. Tom (Michael Riley). In her fourth phase of her therapy, Erica learns how to be a doctor who helps people fix their regrets.

Her trial patients get to be her own friends and family relatives. She travels back in time to help them and they're not aware that she's treating them.

Relations

Erica is still with her new boyfriend Adam (Adam Fergus). However, when Kai (Sebastian Pigott) comes back, she finds herself torn.

Erica also has to live with growing pains at 50/50 Press, a publishing company she founded with her business partner Julianne Giacomelli (Reagan Pasternak).

Erica's parents (John Boylan and Kathleen Laskey) go further in their reconciliation. As for Samantha (Joanna Douglas), Erica's younger sister,
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Production Over On 'Moon Point'

The trailer of the Canadian film Moon Point is now online. However, no specific date has been announced for the film.

According to the film's Facebook page, the story is about a boy named Darryl Strozka (Nick McKinlay), an ambitionless 24-year old who travels hundreds of miles in a wagon hooked onto the back of his friend’s (Kyle Mac) electric wheelchair.

He embarks on this quest in hopes of tracking down Sarah Cherry (Kristen Gutoskie), his elementary school crush, now an obscure B-movie actress shooting a horror film in Moon Point. Darryl believes that taking Sarah to his cocky cousin’s upcoming wedding will finally prove to his family that he isn’t as worthless as they make him out to be.

The film also stars Paula Brancati, Art Hindle, Jayne Eastwood, Kristin Fairlie, Tony Nappo and Jessica Holmes.
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'Being Erica' Season 2 on DVD on Sept. 14

CBC, a public Canadian TV network, has announced on its shopping web site that the second season of its hit TV series Being Erica will be released on DVD in Canada on September 14.

This show, which is broadcasted in the USA and many European countries, follows Erica Strange (Erin Karpluk), a thirty-two-year-old woman from Toronto. In the second season, Erica works as a junior editor for a publisher and she seems to be in seventh heaven with her boyfriend (Tyron Leitso). Moreover, thanks to her therapy with Dr. Tom (Michael Riley), a therapist who sends her back in time (or in her possible future) to fix her regrets, Erica has gained more confidence in her judgement. However, she has to deal with her sister Samantha (Joanna Douglas) heading towards a divorce and Kai (Sebastian Pigott), a mysterious man she befriends.

The show also stars Reagan Pasternak, Morgan Kelly, Vinessa Antoine,
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CBC Renews 'Being Erica' for a 3rd Season

Although CBC, a Canadian public TV network, hasn't formally made an announcement, The Cultural Post has a strong proof that the TV series Being Erica got renewed for a third season. Therefore, this is not an attempt to spread a rumour on the net.

First of all, according to the Ontario Media Development Corporation (Omdc), the third season of this show created by Jana Sinyor will be in production from May 17 to October 15.

Moreover, since there's no formal announcement of CBC that The Cultural Post can speak of, this also means that there are no details about the third season's story. Nonetheless, if any of you don't know what Being Erica is all about, here's a description of the synopsis.

Erica Strange (Erin Karpluk) is a woman of 32 years old. Since the events of the first season, she has been in relation with Ethan Wakefield (Tyron Leitso), a school teacher.
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Erin Karpluk's Interview On 'The View'

First of all, I'd like to thank my fellow countryman Mike for finding this news story. Yesterday was a big day for Erin Karpluk. Not only was it the premiere of Being Erica's second season on SoapNet, but she also gave an interview on The View, a talk-show hosted by Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Sherri Shepherd.

For those who don't know, Being Erica is a Canadian TV series about Erica Strange (Erin Karpluk), a woman in her thirties, who come across Dr. Tom (Michael Riley), a mysterious therapist. He proposes Erica to go back into her past in order to fix her regrets and improve her personality. Of course, Erica doesn't talk about her therapies to her best friends (Vinessa Antoine, Paula Brancati and Sebastian Pigott), her boyfriend (Tyron Leitso) or her sister (Joanna Douglas) just to name a few of her relatives.

Obviously,
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U.S. Promo for 'Being Erica' Season Two

Dear American readers, according to Vlada over at Staying In, SOAPnet, an American cable network, has just unveiled the promo for Being Erica's second season. This dramedy (no, it's not a soap opera!) will premiere in the USA on January 20, 2010 at 10 Pm on SOAPnet.

The second season begins right where the first season's finale left us. Will Dr. Tom (Michael Riley) still be Erica Strange's (Erin Karpluk) therapist? In her daily life, Erica Strange still works for a publisher, has a boyfriend and still has past regrets to fix. Besides trying to help herself through time travelling, Erica also wonders if she can help other people around her like her friend Jenny (Paula Brancatti) or even Judith (Vinessa Antoine), for instance. Of course, Erica doesn't want to talk about her therapy to people she knows.
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