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Simon Pegg to play the Devil in The Gathering

11 December 2014 12:38 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Simon Pegg is to head up a starry horror comedy about Mary Shelley, Lovecraft, Bram Stoker and Edgar Allan Poe...

Horror legend Jeffrey Combs is well known for his collaborations with director Stuart Gordon, which resulted in such wildly entertaining films as Re-Animator, From Beyond and The Pit And The Pendulum.

Combs is set to star in The Gathering, which sounds like the kind of film he'd make with Gordon. In it, Combs will play Edgar Allan Poe - a role he's inhabited twice for Gordon, first in TV's The Masters Of Horror: The Black Cat, and a second time in a stage production called Nevermore.

The Gathering will be directed by Jon Keeyes, whose previous films include Phobia (2013) and Fall Down Dead (2007). Essentially an anthology film, the premise behind The Gathering is quite ingenious: the Devil (who'll be played by Simon Pegg) gathers together a group of famous »

- ryanlambie

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Icons of Fright Interview with actor/writer/director Amanda Aday!

10 December 2014 7:50 PM, PST | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

(photo credit: Collette Lash Photography www.collettelash.com)

Known for her recurring role as Dora Mae Dreifuss on HBO’s Carnivale (amongst countless other projects), Amanda Aday has surely proven herself as much more than “Meat Loaf’s Daughter.”  An actress and writer, Aday has recently taken the leap to try her hand at directing, with her new horror flick Painless.  Icons of Fright was fortunate enough to have a chat with this jack-of-all trades about the industry, dream projects, and directing while female.

Icons: I know you have been acting for a very long time and you’ve developed a pretty nice career out of it, what made you decide to direct?

Amanda Aday: I think it’s always been in the back of my mind.  Even when I was little during class projects, instead of making dioramas or writing papers, my friends and I would always make movies. »

- BJ Colangelo

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Other Worlds Austin 2014: Science-Fiction Shorts

8 December 2014 8:00 AM, PST | Slackerwood | See recent Slackerwood news »

In my book, short filmmakers (not judged by their height but the length of their movies) were the true guardians of the Galaxy -- Galaxy Highland 10 Theatres, that is. 

My attendance Friday at the inaugural Other Worlds Austin science-fiction movie festival will be saved in my mental hard drive; not only was this Austin's first dedicated science-fiction movie festival, but my first attendance at one. Oh, I've had many informal science-fiction movie fests on my couch in front of the TV (alone because none of my friends or family members enjoy science-fiction, they're more into rom-coms). 

The Other Worlds Austin Cthulhu-like logo sold me instantly. It brought back many memories, like when I first heard about H.P. Lovecraft, author of the short story "The Call of Cthulhu." I was in middle school, stuck at home sick and bored, so I dug around in a box of a family member's »

- Jordan Gass-Poore'

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Cemetery Dance to Publish Mick Garris’ Horror Mystery Novel ‘Salome’

3 December 2014 9:00 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Critters 2, Hocus Pocus, The Stand miniseries, Masters of Horror, Post Mortem and many more… with a horror fan’s enthusiasm, a sharp director’s eye, and a writer’s relentless work ethic, Mick Garris has helped bring many horror projects to fruition on the big and small screen. In addition to scripting screenplays, Mick also puts pen to paper as a writer of fiction, and his latest novel, Salome, is being published by Cemetery Dance.

Written by Garris and featuring a cover illustrated by artist Alex Ruiz, Salome will be released in hardcover in January 2015 by well-known horror publisher Cemetery Dance. Salome is now available to pre-order on Cemetery Dance’s website in two editions:

“Hardcover Limited Edition of 750 signed copies bound in full-cloth and Smyth sewn ($40) Deluxe Hardcover Lettered Edition of 26 signed and hand-lettered copies bound in leather, Smyth sewn with a satin ribbon page marker, raised hubs on the spine, »

- Derek Anderson

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John Carpenter Q&A: Why ‘Halloween’ Didn’t Need Sequels & What Scares The Master Of Horror

31 October 2014 2:35 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

John Carpenter keeps his office in a converted hillside Hollywood home, on a quiet tree-lined street evocative of the sleepy suburb Michael Myers terrorized in 1978’s Halloween. Inside, the walls are lined with memories marking Carpenter’s four decades in film: original prints, awards, figurines of Kurt Russell as Snake Plisskin and the Creature From The Black Lagoon movie Carpenter spent years trying to make at Universal, a sculpture commemorating the prankster goosings on the set of his Big Trouble In Little China. Carpenter, 67, chain smokes as we revisit the films that made his career — starting with Halloween, a film originally titled The Babysitter Murders that the hungry young director took after making his debut with 1974 sci-fier Dark Star and honing his chops with 1976’s Assault On Precinct 13.

Carpenter speaks candidly of his successes and failures, and of the health issues that required emergency eye surgery in recent years »

- Jen Yamato

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Image Snags Adam Green’s ‘Digging Up The Marrow’ – Afm

27 October 2014 11:32 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Image Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to Digging Up The Marrow, a meta-fantasy flick from horror filmmaker Adam Green (Frozen). Green stars as himself along with a cadre of his genre pals in a story that begins when he receives a package from a mysterious man (Ray Wise) who claims he can prove that monsters exist. Green wrote, directed, and stars in the pic inspired by the work of artist Alex Pardee, who also appears along with Will Barratt, Joe Lynch (Everly), Don Coscarelli (John Dies At The End), Lloyd Kaufman, Tony Todd (Candyman), Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program), Mick Garris (Masters Of Horror), Tom Holland (Fright Night), Kane Hodder (Jason X, Hatchet), Josh Ethier (Almost Human), and the late Dave Brockie of Gwar. Digging Up The Marrow was produced by Green for his ArieScope Pictures along with Cory Neal, who financed with Andrew Mysko through their Hacienda Film Co. »

- Jen Yamato

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The Bloodcast 95: The Most Important People Working in Horror Today

22 October 2014 10:36 AM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

The Bloodcast's hosts Ryan Turek and Clarke Wolfe take a look at the most important figures working in the horror film industry today.

We all know the classic "Masters of Horror," but who are the power players today? Why are they important? Who should you keep an eye on? The two break it down.

Plus, a discussion on The Houses October Built, select Screamfest entries, Ryan's quick trip to Halloween Horror Nights - Orlando and a lot more.

The post The Bloodcast 95: The Most Important People Working in Horror Today appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

- Ryan Turek

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Exclusive: Filmmaker Chloe Okuno Talks Screamfest Premiere of Slut; Trailers, Carpet Photos, and More!

20 October 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Occasionally I’m privy to experiencing the first work of a filmmaker whose unique voice will more than likely go on to cinematically haunt our collective dreams and who’ll probably soon be attending those infamous Los Angeles “Masters of Horror” dinners.… Continue Reading →

The post Exclusive: Filmmaker Chloe Okuno Talks Screamfest Premiere of Slut; Trailers, Carpet Photos, and More! appeared first on Dread Central. »

- Sean Decker

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Hell Comes To Hollywood II Signing Hits Burbank’s Dark Delicacies This Saturday!; Looks to Top Huge Success Of First Book’s Signing!

14 October 2014 1:00 PM, PDT | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

This coming Saturday (October 18th), Burbank’s premiere horror-themed book/movies/etc store Dark Delicacies is set to break more records, when they host a signing for Hell Comes To Hollywood II: 22 More Tales of Tinseltown Horror, the sequel to the Bram Stoker Award-nominated book, Hell Comes To Hollywood, an anthology book, filled with some of the best genre writers around. Dark Delicacies’ signing for the first book was a huge success, being called “the Literary Horror Event of the Year”. Looking to top the first signing and the first book’s success, Hell Comes To Hollywood II boasts a list of writers, all of which work in the film industry as actors, writers, directors, etc, giving the book a cool spin to it. Stories ranging from monsters (human and otherwise), zombies, demons and more, the book sounds like a hell of a read and the event sounds just as fun. »

- Jerry Smith

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Icons of Fright Teams Up With “Netflix For Horror” Screambox.Com To Give Readers Free Subscriptions!!

10 October 2014 11:59 PM, PDT | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

Have you ever surfed through your Netflix queue, looking for horror films and thought to yourself, “What if there was a site like Netflix, but Entirely devoted to the horror genre?”? Well, fright fanatics, that is where Screambox.com enters the picture, proudly boasting a growing collection of horror films for every type of horror lover (Apartment 4E, Masters of Horror: ProLife, Cold Prey, Masters of Horror: The Washingtonians are just a few titles that were added just today). With sections devoted to serial killers, extreme horror, supernatural, psychological and many more, Screambox is looking to give horror fans what they want: an unending supply of all things gruesome.

You can try Screambox.com for free for your first 30 days (click on the banners on the Iof main page to check it out to give it a try), But….all of us at Icons love to go the extra mile, »

- Jerry Smith

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From Masked Madmen to Benevolent Alien Clones: The Impressive Range of Cult Film Director John Carpenter

9 October 2014 5:58 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

John Carpenter has produced an impressive body of work as a composer, director, producer, editor, and occasionally as a scriptwriter. He was a lifelong fan of science fiction novels, horror comic books, and classic westerns, he has managed to integrate thematic elements of all of these things into his work. Even though he’s experienced financial setbacks over the years, two generations of Hollywood and independent film makers have drawn inspiration from Carpenter’s work.

It was during his time at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts, Carpenter debuted his theatrical release: Dark Star (1974). A black comedy interlaced with postmodernist science fiction, the movie features a team of astronauts on a special mission: to destroy unstable worlds to pave the way for space colonization. Unfortunately, nuclear Bomb # 20 (a large inflatable ball) develops a personality, and the astronauts have to convince it not to explode inside the ship. »

- Brandon Engel

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New Phantom City Creative Poster Features Jeffrey Combs as Edgar Allan Poe

9 October 2014 5:09 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

This month, Boston is paying tribute to its native son: the Master of Macabre. A new statue of Edgar Allan Poe was recently revealed in Poe Square, a bronze bust of Poe will be unveiled on October 30th, one evening before Jeffrey Combs performs in Nevermore: An Evening With Edgar Allan Poe at the Somerville Theatre, and now a poster adds to the celebration with a depiction of Combs as Poe.

Illustrated by Phantom City Creative artist Justin Erickson, the 18” x 24” Nevermore prints are limited to 100 and are priced at $50 apiece. We have the official details on the prints, the bronze bust, and Nevermore: An Evening With Edgar Allan Poe:

Boston (October 1, 2014) — “On October 31, fans of the darker literary persuasion will find a very special treat at the Somerville Theatre. At 8pm, the house lights will go down, and Edgar Allan Poe will return. In “Nevermore: »

- Derek Anderson

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I Have Never Seen ‘Hocus Pocus’

3 October 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

Ashe never got to see a ton of modern classics from his youth, so we’re making him watch them all as a nostalgia-less adult. Check out the inaugural article for more info. Listen, if you didn’t immediately start singing Halloween songs (that you probably made up) the second it turned October 1st, we can’t be friends. Syfy does 31 days of Halloween, and I’ll be damned if I’m going to let the people responsible for Tara Reid’s career resurgence show me up. All month long, I’m watching Halloween movies I haven’t seen and talking about them to people who probably have seen them. (That would be you guys.) We’re going to kick things off with a movie people have been telling me to watch for years: Hocus Pocus, starring The Divine Miss M and Carrie Bradshaw and Peggy Hill. (Seriously, she did the voice in King of the Hill. Look »

- Ashe Cantrell

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First Trailer For Lifetime’s Stephen King Adaptation Big Driver

24 September 2014 3:48 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

This fall, Lifetime will take an uncharacteristic trip into horror lit with Big Driver, an adaptation of Stephen King’s same-named short story from his 2010 collection Full Dark, No Stars. Maria Bello stars in the grim and brutal pic, about an author who is brutally raped and assaulted by a truck driver, only to survive and return seeking vengeance.

The project is an unusual one for Lifetime, though the network has been branching out in recent years with increasingly dramatic original series like Witches of East End and The Lottery. Big Driver is also, like many of Lifetime’s programs, a tale of female empowerment led by a particularly steely protagonist.

Now, the suitably dark first trailer for the movie, which also stars Olympia Dukakis, Joan Gett, Ann Dowd and Will Harris, has arrived online. Check it out below, along with the official synopsis for the adaptation.

From a story by Stephen King, »

- Isaac Feldberg

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“D-Day Of The B-Movies” Event Returns To Burbank’s Dark Delicacies; Impressive List of Attendees

12 September 2014 6:16 PM, PDT | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

Delirium Magazine #4

The last time Charles Band and co. brought their “D-Day of the B-Movies” signing to Burbank’s Dark Delicacies, fans showing up to snag a signed copy of the then newly released third issue of Delirium Magazine (a joint collaboration between band and Fangoria Editor Chris Alexander), were treated to appearances by Trancers stars Tim Thomerson and Megan Ward, as well as writers/actors/directors like C. Courtney Joyner (Trancers III, Lurking Fear), Dave Parker (The Hills Run Red) and many others.

The event is headed back to Dark Delicacies on September 27th for the release of Delirium Magazine #4, and this time, Band is bringing along some new faces!

Appearing: Nivek Ogre (Repo! The Genetic Opera, Murderball, singer of Skinny Puppy),  Mindy Robinson (King Of The Nerds, V/H/S 2 , Gingerdeadman Vs. Evil Bong),  Mick Garris (Hocus Pocus (Writer), Masters Of Horror (Writer/ Creator), Stephen King’S Sleepwalkers »

- Jerry Smith

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Take a Ride with the Official Poster Art and New Stills from Lifetime's Big Driver

11 September 2014 10:51 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

We're closing in on the October 18th premiere date of Lifetime's upcoming "Big Driver" adaptation, and on tap today we have the film's official poster art to share plus over a dozen new stills. Check 'em out, and look for more soon!

About "Big Driver" on Lifetime:

From a story by Stephen King, "Big Driver" marks the first collaboration between Lifetime and King. This dark story of a young novelist hell-bent on revenge after falling victim to a brutal crime stars Golden Globe nominee Maria Bello (A History of Violence).

Bello's co-stars include Academy Award winner Olympia Dukakis (Steel Magnolias), Grammy nominee Joan Jett, film and television veteran Ann Dowd ("The Leftovers"), and Will Harris ("NCIS").

In "Big Driver" Tess Thorne (Bello), a famous and revered mystery and thriller writer, faces a long drive home following a book-signing engagement. But while driving on a lonely stretch of New England road, »

- Debi Moore

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Takashi Miike’s Lesson Of Evil: DVD review

7 September 2014 2:58 AM, PDT | 24framespersecond.net | See recent 24FramesPerSecond news »

Director: Takashi Miike. Review: Adam Wing. We all know that Takashi Miike is one of the hardest working directors in the world right now, he's been knocking out up to three pictures a year for as long as I can remember. The diversity - particularly in recent years - has been quite staggering, with Miike lending his talents to period pieces (Hara-kiri), children's movies (Yatterman) and even the occasional musical (For Loves Sake). In fact, he hasn't made a full-length horror movie since 2003, even if he did dabble in the genre with standout segments in Three... Extremes and the Masters of Horror series. Takashi Miike hasn't actually made that many horror movies but it's the genre he's most commonly associated with. One Missed Call was answered in 2003, Ichi the Killer lashed out in 2001 and Audition was released way back in 1999. Lesson of Evil has been a long time coming then, »

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Complex narratives: 6 series that revolutionized television in the digital age

3 September 2014 11:25 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The digital age has changed television dramatically within the past two decades.  With the advent of cable channels, home video media, dish on demand and the internet, the average TV viewer has a variety of venues to access television programs. With all these ways to access television shows, the viewing audience has become more aware of repetitive story lines, inconsistency in character development and continuity errors.  In short, these advances in technology have made for a more sophisticated casual television viewer, therefore allowing for the progression of serialized storytelling.

Today’s television writers have a landscape to develop complex narratives beyond the limitations of the episodic format, and now that audiences have better accessibility to these shows, there is a higher demand for serialized storytelling where there wasn’t one before.

Although there have been many television shows that have contributed to the overall progression of the modern serialized television series, »

- Jean Pierre Diez

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Spooky Teaser Trailer Rides in for Lifetime's Big Driver

2 September 2014 7:45 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

From the looks of this effective new teaser trailer for its upcoming "Big Driver" film adaptation, Lifetime really seems to be trying to change its image and appeal to the horror crowd. Will it work? We'll find out October 18th.

About "Big Driver" on Lifetime:

From a story by Stephen King, "Big Driver" marks the first collaboration between Lifetime and King. This dark story of a young novelist hell-bent on revenge after falling victim to a brutal crime stars Golden Globe nominee Maria Bello (A History of Violence).

Bello' co-stars include Academy Award winner Olympia Dukakis (Steel Magnolias), Grammy nominee Joan Jett, film and television veteran Ann Dowd ("The Leftovers"), and Will Harris ("NCIS").

In "Big Driver" Tess Thorne (Bello), a famous and revered mystery and thriller writer, faces a long drive home following a book-signing engagement. But while driving on a lonely stretch of New England road, her tire blows out, »

- Debi Moore

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Lifetime to Air Big Driver October 18th; New Stills Released

26 August 2014 7:15 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

A couple of months ago we learned that Lifetime was adapting Stephen King's "Big Driver" short story from his Full Dark, No Stars collection, and now the network has released some stills and revealed the film's premiere date.

About "Big Driver" on Lifetime:

From a story by Stephen King, "Big Driver" marks the first collaboration between Lifetime and King. This dark story of a young novelist hell-bent on revenge after falling victim to a brutal crime stars Golden Globe nominee Maria Bello (A History of Violence).

Bello' co-stars include Academy Award winner Olympia Dukakis (Steel Magnolias), Grammy nominee Joan Jett, film and television veteran Ann Dowd ("The Leftovers"), and Will Harris ("NCIS").

In "Big Driver" Tess Thorne (Bello), a famous and revered mystery and thriller writer, faces a long drive home following a book-signing engagement. But while driving on a lonely stretch of New England road, her tire blows out, »

- Debi Moore

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