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Exclusive Interview: Darren Lynn Bousman Talks Alleluia! The Devil’s Carnival, Abattoir, And His Want To Save Leprechaun

19 August 2015 8:26 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

The directorial life of Darren Lynn Bousman exploded back in 2005 when he took over the Saw franchise for three entries, but since his days of torturing the not-so-innocent, Bousman has found himself making the movies He wants to make. Independent cinema seems to be the filmmaker’s calling these days, and with a catalog boasting 2010’s Mother’s Day remake, Repo! The Genetic Opera and a few more notables, can you blame him? It’s a long and arduous road, but one that seems to be more fulfilling, given the determination that’s required to gamble on passion.

One of his more unique efforts is 2012’s The Devil’s Carnival, which sends a cast full of famous musicians into the bowls of Hell for a sinister carnival experience. You’ll dance with the devil and have a blast doing so in one of my favorite Bousman films, but it appears »

- Matt Donato

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Darren Lynn Bousman Visits Most Craved!

13 August 2015 10:28 AM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Darren Lynn Bousman is about to start touring with his latest, Alleluia! The Devil’s Carnival On this week’s episode of Most Craved, we’re pleased to welcome Darren Lynn Bousman to the studio as a guest host. Darren Lynn Bousman, who launched his career directing Saw II through IV, has since been making efforts to transform the way his films…

The post Darren Lynn Bousman Visits Most Craved! appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

- Mirko

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Round-Up: Popcorn Frights Film Festival 2015, The Flicker Men Excerpt, Falling Skies Auction

11 August 2015 7:54 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The first annual Popcorn Frights Film Festival in South Florida kicks off on October 1st. Also: an excerpt from Ted Kosmatka's The Flicker Men and details on memorabilia auction from TNT's Falling Skies.

Popcorn Frights Film Festival 2015: Press Release: "Miami, Fl – Horror fans will soon rejoice as South Florida’s first and only genre film festival, the Popcorn Frights Film Festival, launches October 1-4, 2015 at the O Cinema Wynwood, premiering four acclaimed and highly anticipated international films, and an additional six shorts.

“We’re thrilled to present such an array of cool, twisted, beautiful, mind-bending, horrifying, and hilarious films for our inaugural genre festival,” said Co-Founders and Co-Directors Igor Shteyrenberg and Marc Ferman. “We scoured the globe for the freshest and craziest films to present for our community of film lovers, and this first incredible selection of films just gives a small taste of the fun that will »

- Tamika Jones

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Exclusive: ‘Saw’ director Bousman interested in a future revival of franchise

18 July 2015 3:17 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Saw was one of those movie franchises that took over everything. Starting humbly in 2004, Leigh Whannell and James Wan unwittingly unleashed a horror monster into cinemas with each film culminating in more and more box office takings than it’s predecessor. For many, myself and my mother included, going to the cinema to see the latest Saw film became a Halloween tradition. Sadly that tradition ended after the seventh (and first 3D) Saw film made its way onto the big screen.

Since then there have been many devoted fans who have held out hope that they may once again get to witness a new and devious Jigsaw trap; after all, no film or franchise is truly dead these days. Horror films especially are forever being exhumed. Just look at Michael, Freddy and Jason; they’ve all been around the block more than once. From what Thn have been hearing from »

- Kat Smith

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Comic-Con 2015: Video Highlights from the Tales Of Halloween Panel

16 July 2015 5:20 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Last week at the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con, Daily Dead hit up the panel for the highly anticipated Tales of Halloween anthology film to hear more about the film from several directors, actors, and producers Patrick Ewald and Shaked Berenson, who filled us in on just what we can expect once the film hit theaters on October 16th.

Check out the video highlights from the entertaining Tales of Halloween panel, featuring the likes of Lin Shaye, Neil Marshall, Mike Mendez, Barry Bostwick, John Savage, Kristina Klebe, Booboo Stewart, Alex Essoe, Pollyanna McIntosh, and more. Be sure to look for more on the film as we get closer to release.

"Cult filmmakers and familiar genre faces come together to bring you the ultimate Halloween film event with horror anthology Tales Of Halloween.

A suburban American town is terrorized by ghouls, aliens, and killers on one Halloween night.

Directors Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, »

- Heather Wixson

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First Monstrous Tales Of Halloween Trailer!

13 July 2015 9:17 AM, PDT | QuietEarth.us | See recent QuietEarth news »

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We've been talking about the upcoming Tales of Halloween anthology film for some time. The project, created by UK directress Axelle Carolyn (Soulmate), features a line-up of ten huge names in horror including the likes of Neil Marshall (The Descent), Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III and IV), Adam Gierasch (Night of the Demons), Andrew Kasch (Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy) Lucky McKee (The Woman), Mike Mendez (Big Ass Spider!), Dave Parker (The Hills Run Red), Ryan Schifrin (Abominable), John Skipp (Stay at Home Dad), and Paul Solet (Grace).

The first trailer has dropped and it's f [Continued ...] »

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Sdcc: First trailer for horror anthology Tales of Halloween

11 July 2015 5:48 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A first trailer has been released at San Diego Comic-Con for the upcoming horror anthology Tales of Halloween, which we’ve got for you right here…

Tales of Halloween brings you Halloween night like you’ve never seen it before. Ghouls, imps, aliens, axe murderers and more appear in one neighborhood on Halloween to terrorize unsuspecting residents.

Tales of Halloween is set for release October 30th in the States and features segments from directors Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III and IV), Axelle Carolyn (Soulmate), Adam Gierasch (Night of the Demons), Neil Marshall (The Descent), Lucky McKee (All Cheerleaders Die, The Woman), Mike Mendez (Big Ass Spider!), Dave Parker (The Hills Run Red), Ryan Schifrin (Abominable), John Skipp (Stay at Home Dad), Andrew Kasch (Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy), and Paul Solet (Grace).

Set to appear in the cast are Barry Bostwick (Rocky Horror Picture Show), Lin Shaye »

- Gary Collinson

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Comic-Con 2015: Watch the Trailer for Tales Of Halloween

11 July 2015 12:57 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Tales of Halloween has been on our radar for quite some time and we got our first look at the movie during Comic-Con. The panel that took place earlier this evening featured the debut of the first full trailer that not only highlights the talent behind these films, but also showcases some of the amazing special effects.

"Cult filmmakers and familiar genre faces come together to bring you the ultimate Halloween film event with horror anthology Tales Of Halloween.

A suburban American town is terrorized by ghouls, aliens, and killers on one Halloween night.

Directors Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III and IV), Axelle Carolyn (Soulmate), Adam Gierasch (Night of the Demons), Andrew Kasch (Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy), Neil Marshall (The Descent), Lucky McKee (All Cheerleaders Die, The Woman), Mike Mendez (Big Ass Spider!), Dave Parker (The Hills Run Red), Ryan Schifrin (Abominable), John Skipp (Stay at »

- Jonathan James

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'Tales of Halloween' Trailer Unleashes a New Horror Anthology

11 July 2015 12:30 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Some of the biggest names in horror descended upon Comic-Con with a first look at the terrifying anthology thriller Tales of Halloween. A suburban American town is terrorized by ghouls, aliens, and killers on one Halloween night in this creepy outing. Cult filmmakers and familiar genre faces come together to bring you this ultimate Halloween film event unlike anything you've ever seen before. But you didn't need to be in San Diego to witness the horrors it contains. We have the full trailer for you right here!

Directors Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III and IV), Axelle Carolyn (Soulmate), Adam Gierasch (Night of the Demons), Andrew Kasch (Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy), Neil Marshall (The Descent), Lucky McKee (All Cheerleaders Die, The Woman), Mike Mendez (Big Ass Spider!), Dave Parker (The Hills Run Red), Ryan Schifrin (Abominable), John Skipp (Stay at Home Dad), and Paul Solet (Grace) have »

- MovieWeb

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2015 Fantasia Film Festival Unleashes Very Impressive Lineup; World Premiere of Antisocial 2 Included!

9 July 2015 2:22 PM, PDT | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

Always a film festival that prides itself on giving its audiences a hell of a lineup, filled to the brim with standout titles every year and world premieres for films that are greatly anticipated, the 2015 Fantasia Film Festival has now revealed its final lineup. Like we’ve all come to appreciate, this year is no exception, with films such as Tales Of Halloween, Ant-Man, the greatly anticipated Cop Car (which will be screened with Kevin Bacon in attendance!!) and Jeruzalem all being standout films to look out for, along with a pretty epic list of other films that are sure to leave viewers entertained and excited throughout the entire event (July 14th-August 4th).

If the full lineup wasn’t already enough to make your horror loving heads explode, the new announcement that Fanstasia will host the July 30th premiere of Cody Calahan’s sequel to 2013’s Antisocial,  Antisocial 2, »

- Jerry Smith

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‘Attack on Titan’, Sion Sono, ‘Cop Car’ among full Fantasia ’15 lineup

7 July 2015 8:47 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The 19th Annual Fantasia Film Festival is only a week away, beginning July 14 and running through August 4. And as promised for today, they’ve revealed their full line-up of films screening at 2015’s festival in Montreal.

This year’s line-up boasts 22 World Premieres, 13 International Premieres, and 21 North American Premieres. Both Marvel’s Ant-Man and the animated Miss Hokusai were previously announced, but now they’ve added the much anticipated Attack on Titan movie as their closing night film. Other highlights include the Sundance darlings Cooties, starring Elijah Wood and Rainn WilsonCop Car, starring Kevin Bacon and directed by the upcoming Spider-man director Jon Watts, and a trio of films from horror auteur Sion Sono.

See the full line-up announcement of films below via Fantasia’s Facebook page, and be sure to check out their website at fantasiafestival.com for additional information.

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Fantasia 2015:

36 Countries, 135 Features, and Nearly 300 Short Films

- Including 22 World Premieres, »

- Brian Welk

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Cannes: ‘Abattoir’ Sequel ‘Dwelling’ Unveiled by Versatile (Exclusive)

14 May 2015 10:10 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Darren Lynn Bousman (who directed “Saw II,” “Saw III” and “Saw IV”) is set to write and direct “The Dwelling,” the sequel to Bousman’s “Abattoir,” a high-concept horror-thriller based on the Radical Publishing comic book miniseries.

The sequel will be repped in international markets by Paris-based Versatile, which is already selling “Abattoir.”

“The Dwelling” will be produced by Jesse Berger of Radical Studios, and Brent C. Johnson, who partnered on “Abattoir.” Kevin Niu, Rob Cain and Michael Yedwab will exec produce.

In “The Dwelling,” Dayton Callie will reprise his “Abbatoir” role of Jebediah Crone, the enigmatic and evil man who buys homes where horrific tragedies have occurred. “The Dwelling” will take place some time before the franchise’s first film and will center on Crone’s character, unveiling some of his dark secrets and motivations.

“What is most exhilarating as a filmmaker about the universe of ‘Abattoir’ is that »

- Elsa Keslassy

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Arc Entertainment Acquires Family Drama 'Phantom Halo,' Starring Rebecca Romijn

23 April 2015 12:25 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: Arc Entertainment Acquires Civil War Thriller 'Echoes Of War' Arc Entertainment has acquired all Us rights to the crime thriller "Phantom Halo," the debut film from Antonia Bogdanovich, who co-wrote the film with Anne Heffron. "Phantom Halo" stars Thomas Brodie-Sangster ("The Maze Runner"), Rebecca Romijn ("X-Men"), Luke Kleintank ("Dark House"), Sebastian Roché ("A Walk Among the Tombsones"), Tobin Bell ("Saw II"), and Clare Grant ("Walk the Line").   "Phantom Halo" follows brothers Samuel (Brodie-Sangster) and Beckett (Kleintank), who struggle to survive while their father gambles and drinks. They find reprieve in comic books and Shakespeare -- but when Beckett tries to make some money to pay off his father's debts by counterfeiting, things take a turn for the worse.  "This is a searing and original family drama, brilliantly acted and directed. »

- Anya Jaremko-Greenwold

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What's New on TV, Netflix Streaming, Digital, and DVD/Blu-ray This Week: March 16 - March 22

16 March 2015 8:30 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

At a loss for what to watch this week? From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what's streaming on Netflix, we've got you covered.

New on DVD and Blu-ray

"Top Five"

Chris Rock's rom-com got rave reviews, and the Blu-ray offers some insight with a commentary from Rock and co-star Jb Smoove and other extras.

"Song of the Sea"

This gorgeous Oscar-nominated animated feature is about a girl named Saoirse and her brother Ben, who discovers that the fairy tales his mother told him about selkies -- half human, half seal creatures -- are all too true.

"Penguins of Madagascar"

Here's another animated feature, albeit one with a much more modern flair. The bumbling penguins of previous "Madagascar" films are recruited for a wild espionage adventure. Voice actors include Benedict Cumberbatch, John Malkovich, Chris Miller, and plenty of others.

TV Worth Watching

"Dancing With the Stars" (Monday, ABC at 8 p. »

- Jenni Miller

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Rival Vampire Covens Battle it Out in Teeth & Blood

23 February 2015 7:00 AM, PST | Horror News | See recent Horror News news »

 Umc – Urban Movie Channel  an Rlj Entertainment (Nasdaq: Rlje) brand, created by Robert L. Johnson, founder of Black Entertainment Television (Bet) and Chairman of Rlj Entertainment, brings you Teeth & Blood available on DVD and Digital Video on March 10, 2015. Directed by Al Franklin and Pamela J. Richardson, and starring Glenn Plummer (Saw II), Danielle Vega (Hulu’s “East Los High”), King Kedar (Preacher’s Kid) and Michelle Van Der … Continue reading →

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Horror Round-Up: Ouija Seance Event, Burying the Ex, The CW’s ‘Dead People’ Pilot, New Tales of Halloween Images

3 February 2015 9:44 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We’re back with another horror news round-up, this time focusing on a recent seance event that took place in Hollywood ahead of Universal’s home media release of Ouija. We also have acquisition details on Joe Dante’s zom com, Burying the Ex, as well as news on another supernatural pilot order from The CW, and new images from Epic Pictures Group’s upcoming horror anthology movie, Tales of Halloween.

A Blumhouse Productions and Platinum Dunes film from Universal Pictures, Ouija comes out on Blu-ray and DVD today and to celebrate the film’s home media release, Universal recently hosted a get-together in Hollywood that included Jason Blum and real life Ouija guru Robert Murch (an advisor on the film), who showed those in attendance how to conduct a proper seance:

“CEO of Blumhouse Pictures Jason Blum, director Stiles White, actress Bianca Santos, and Ouija historian & expert Robert Murch »

- Derek Anderson

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Tales Of Halloween – Cast, Cameos & Vignettes

9 January 2015 3:00 PM, PST | Horror News | See recent Horror News news »

Eleven renowned horror movie genre directors have joined forces with Epic Pictures under the name The October Society to create a series of interconnected stories each with a unique Halloween theme for Tales of Halloween. The directors include Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III & IV), Axelle Carolyn (Soulmate), Adam Gierasch (Night of the Demons), Andrew Kasch (Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy), Neil Marshall (The Descent), Lucky McKee (All Cheerleaders Die, The … Continue reading →

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- The Black Saint

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Neil Marshall directs a killer pumpkin in 'Tales of Halloween' video diary -- exclusive

9 January 2015 1:42 PM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Do they teach budding directors how to shoot a killer pumpkin at film school? Maybe they should start, given that's just the scenario British filmmaker Neil Marshall (The Descent, Game of Thrones) faced while overseeing his segment of the new anthology horror movie, Tales of Halloween. Due to be released this coming Halloween, the film comprises ten interconnected terror tales, with other participating directors including Lucky McKee (The Woman), Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III & IV) and the delightful Mike Mendez (Big Ass Spider). The ensemble cast, meanwhile, features Pat Healy, Barry Bostwick, Noah Segan, Booboo Stewart, Greg Grunberg, Clare Kramer, »

- Clark Collis

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New Details on Tales of Halloween

9 January 2015 1:23 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Late last year, Epic Pictures Group teased Tales of Halloween, a horror anthology movie that will feature segments from Lucky McKee, Darren Lynn Bousman, Neil Marshall, and more. Today, we have a new details on the short films, including with the cast list, which reveals planned cameos from Joe Dante, John Landis, Adam Green, Mick Garris, Stuart Gordon, and Adrienne Barbeau:

“Hollywood, Calif., January 5, 2015 – Epic Pictures Group is proud to announce the cast, cameos and short stories surrounding the highly anticipated horror anthology Tales of Halloween.

“We have received so much support from the horror community in this film,” said Epic Pictures Group CEO Patrick Ewald. “Joe Dante and Adam Green and many notable actors came to the set and showed their respect and enthusiasm, even participating in the film with key cameo roles. I can’t wait until the film is finished for everyone to enjoy.”

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- Jonathan James

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Tales Of Halloween Anthology Filled To The Brim With Cameos; Story Titles Revealed!

9 January 2015 11:34 AM, PST | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

Last month, we reported the announcement of  “The October Society”, a group of horror filmmakers coming together to give fans Tales Of Halloween, a series of interconnected stories each with a unique Halloween theme.  The concept was created by Soulmate director Axelle Carolyn and the list of directors involved is an impressive one, with Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III & IV), Axelle Carolyn (Soulmate), Adam Gierasch (Night of the Demons), Andrew Kasch (Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy), Neil Marshall (The Descent), Lucky McKee (All Cheerleaders Die, The Woman), Mike Mendez (Big Ass Spider!), Dave Parker (The Hills Run Red), Ryan Schifrin (Abominable), John Skipp (Stay at Home Dad), and Paul Solet (Grace) all tackling their own story. Epic Pictures, responsible for Big Ass Spider! and the upcoming (and highly anticipated) Turbo Kid is producing.

“The ten stories will be woven together by their shared theme of Halloween night in an American suburb, »

- Jerry Smith

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