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If you’re at all familiar with the world of podcasts, you’ve probably heard of Lore, the podcast by Aaron Mahnke that explores the truth behind legendary tales of horror.
Amazon has announced that they’ve given the greenlight to a series based on the podcast, and it will be quite the affair, with Gale Anne Hurd (The Walking Dead), Ben Silverman (The Office) and Howard T. Owens (The Biggest Loser) serving as executive producers.
The podcast, which has over 3 million monthly listens, is an unscripted horror anthology series that takes its audience through the true events that have become modern nightmares.
Conrad Riggs, Head of Unscripted Amazon Originals, was excited to announce the show, “Lore is a thrilling podcast with a rabid following, and we jumped at the opportunity to work with Gale Anne Hurd, Ben Silverman and Howard Owens to develop it into a series for Amazon Prime members. »
- Marc Eastman
Amazon has ordered “Lore,” an anthology-horror series based on the popular podcast of the same name. The series hails from executive producers Gale Anne Hurd (“The Walking Dead”), Ben Silverman (“The Office”), and Howard T. Owens (“The Biggest Loser”).
“Lore” explores the real-life origins of horror-genre staples such as vampires, zombies, werewolves, ghosts, serial killers, and witches. The series has received a 10-episode initial-season order from Amazon, and will be available to Amazon Prime subscribers worldwide in 2017.
“’Lore’ is a thrilling podcast with a rabid following, and we jumped at the opportunity to work with Gale Anne Hurd, Ben Silverman and Howard Owens to develop it into a series for Amazon Prime members,” said Conrad Riggs, head of unscripted, Amazon Originals. “The series will be a truly unnerving and exciting experience that Prime members will not forget.”
The “Lore” podcast was created by Aaron Mahnke and launched in March, 2015. “Lore” has over 3.2 million monthly listens.
- Daniel Holloway
Hillary Clinton 1: Donald Trump 0. That’s the verdict of many major media outlets outside the U.S. after Monday night’s presidential debate, with international stock markets making early gains on the back of the result.
“Clinton gets under Trump’s skin in first presidential debate,” Britain’s Financial Times said Tuesday morning, adding that the duel “saw a disciplined Mrs. Clinton confront an often rambling Mr. Trump.” On the newspaper’s website, commentator Edward Luce’s assessment of the matchup was headlined: “Trump fails to clear a low-debate bar.”
“Who won the first debate?” the BBC asked. “It was a battle between the lawyer and the salesman, and for the most part the lawyer came out on top,” Anthony Lurcher, the BBC’s North American reporter, wrote. Other U.K. media almost unanimously called the first U.S. presidential debate for Hillary Clinton with some more right-wing newspapers opting not to commit to stating a »
- John Hopewell and Patrick Frater
Inspired by a true story, the film will center around Caroline, a thirteen-year-old girl and her father who live in Forest Park, an enormous nature preserve in Portland, Oregon. Living in the an elaborate cave shelter, they bathe in a nearby creek, store perishables at the water’s edge, use a makeshift septic system, tend a garden, even keep a library of sorts. Once a week they go buy groceries and blend in with the civilized world. Their whole world turns upside down when a jogger discovers where they live and Caroline is torn between her loyalty to her father and the possibility of a new and normal life.
- Liz Calvario
Witness the greatest gladiator match in history with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, out now on Digital Download and arriving on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD on August 1st. Fans can also experience the Ultimate Edition extended cut, available on all Blu-ray formats and Digital Download, featuring 30 additional minutes of story and action not seen in cinemas!
To celebrate its arrival, we’re offering you the chance to win a heroic prize bundle, which includes: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Blu-ray, Face Off Mug, Projector Pen, T-Shirt, Metal Key Tag, Metal Earth Batmobile and Umbrella.
Fearing the actions of a god-like superhero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day saviour, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind »
- Gary Collinson
Unscripted production company Mission Control Media (Hollywood Game Night, Face Off) has hired veteran television executive Nicholas Oakley-Tilley as Senior Vice President, Development. Oakley-Tilley will be responsible for ramping up and overseeing Mission Control's growing development slate and will report to Co-Presidents Michael Agbabian and Dwight D. Smith. “Nick brings a unique talent for both finding and creating fresh, inspired material along with a determination… »
Unscripted production company Mission Control Media has hired Nicholas Oakley-Tilley as senior vice president of development. Reporting to Mission Control co-presidents Michael Agbabian and Dwight D. Smith, Oakley-Tilley will will be responsible for overseeing and growing Mission Control’s development slate.
“Nick brings a unique talent for both finding and creating fresh, inspired material along with a determination that is infectious,” said Agbabian. “We are excited to have him join our team and can’t wait to sell some amazing shows together.”
Oakley-Tilley most recently served as Hln’s head of West Coast development. He began his career at the BBC, with subsequent stops working in development at MTV, Mentorn and ITV Studios.
Mission Control produces unscripted series including NBC’s “Hollywood Game Night”; Syfy’s “Face Off,” “Hot Set,” “Marcel’s Quantum Kitchen” and “Wcg Ultimate Gamer Guide”; Spike’s “Tracks” and “Framework”; Food Network’s “Celebrity Food Fight”; and TruTV’s “How to Be a »
- Daniel Holloway
Yesterday marked the 32nd anniversary of the original Ghostbusters hitting theaters, with Sony releasing new videos that shed some light on their upcoming reboot, in celebration of "Ghostbusters Day." Last night, the celebration continued as the past and present came together on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live. Stars Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson and Annie Potts, who all have cameos in the reboot, united with the new Ghostbusters cast Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones. In case you missed it, we have nine videos from this special episode.
While this episode was certainly a lot of fun for all involved, Jimmy Kimmel did delve into some serious issues as well. In one of the videos below, the host touches upon all the hatred that has been spewed forth by a number of fans of the original, who are upset about this Ghostbuseters reboot's all-female cast. Along with »
In this 2-part finale, we find out who won Face Off season 10. But first our artists have to create 2 horror makeups for a short film. Jason Blum of Blumhouse Productions is happy to be there and will be helping judge the final makeups. There’s a lot of thanking and happiness. Thank you, thank you, happy, happy. Over polite Face Off is my least favorite Face Off. These artists will be working with up & coming directors on a different take on the same story by Christopher Denholm, Hell Hole. Their movies will be set in this random oil field … Continue reading →
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- Ruth Boulet
Set in contemporary London at Coal Hill School, Class is described as “scary, funny and as painful and sharp as youth,” shining a light on “a whole new corner of the Whoniverse.” Kelly (Coronation Street, Happy Valley, Mr. Selfridge) will play a teacher and powerful new presence at the school, while (left to right, photo above) Vivian Oparah, Greg Austin (Mr. »
The final four artists drive through a jungle to find their spotlight challenge for the semifinals. Their challenge is to choose one species from the upcoming Universal Studios Orlando attraction, Skull Island: Reign Of Kong. The artist’ job is to pick a species and imagine its evolution into an intelligent being. The winner of this […]
- Caitlyn McAloon
Wonder Woman — or at least the actress who played her on TV from 1975 to 1979 — could be on her way to National City.
Following a screening of Supergirl‘s upcoming crossover episode with The Flash, executive producer Greg Berlanti told reporters that he had a “perfect role” in mind for Lynda Carter, but they “couldn’t work out her schedule.” He called it the “biggest disappointment for me this entire season.”
Despite the CBS drama’s lack of a Season 2 renewal, executive producer Andrew Kreisberg added, “We’ll just do it next year. »
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Question: Can we get some juicy spoilers on the Flash/Supergirl crossover? —Cordell
Ausiello: Look (or listen?) for shout-outs to Cisco, Caitlin, S.T.A.R. Labs and Green Arrow in the March 28 event.
VideosThe Flash Races Over to Supergirl in First Crossover Teaser
Question: I am so happy Bones finally has a return date! Do you have any more scoop you can share with us about the second half of the season? —Cassidy
Ausiello: A paralyzed Hodgins »
But if you’ve never watched an episode of the Grant Gustin starrer, or you haven’t spent any time in National City, fret not: Supergirl‘s producers say you won’t need to binge-watch either series before the team-up.
“Obviously, you have to understand the concept of superheroes and that they can have all sorts of different »
This week’s episode of Face Off takes the 7 contestants to Lobo Castle in Agoura, Calif., where their spotlight challenge is to choose a young beautiful sorceress and turn her into an evil monster. ‘Face Off’ Recap, Season 10, Episode 8 Rob Seal chooses the dragon queen. He has a few struggles along the way […]
- Caitlyn McAloon
The sneak peek for Face Off season 10 episode 5 promised a scary & slimy display and Face Off, “Foreign Bodies” does not disappoint. For those who love their space aliens to be less than benign this was definitely the Face Off episode for you! There’s no time to waste and once the credits have rolled the artists – Anna, Johnny, Kaleb, Katie, Mel, Melissa, Rob, Robert, Walter, and Yvonne – are brought straight to the lab. Robert likes the setup. To him it looks like a crazy mad scientist lab – and he likes crazy science. Spotlight Challenge Host McKenzie Westmore explains
- Joy D'Angelo
Legendary director George A. Romero and Howard Sherman, the actor who played the beloved zombie Bub in Romero's Day of the Dead, will be taking part in a special photo op at this year's Texas Frightmare Weekend, with Sherman wearing the iconic Bub makeup one final time.
Making the photo op even more special, special makeup effects guru Tom Savini, who originally created the look for Bub, will be on hand to supervise Face Off 2016 champion Nora Hewitt as she transforms Sherman into his zombified alter ego.
The special photo op with Romero and Sherman, fittingly dubbed "Bub & His Creator", will take place on Saturday, April 30th, and is priced at $140.00 for a photo and $200.00 for a photo autographed by both Romero and Sherman.
To learn more or reserve your photo op slot with horror film immortality, visit:
From Texas Frightmare Weekend (via »
- Derek Anderson
Face Off 10 x 5 is titled, “Foreign Bodies” and it’s going to be a real sticky competition! Njoroge Karumba was the latest contestant sent home, leaving us with 10 artists: Anna Cali,Johnny Leftwich, Kaleb Lewis, Katie Kinney, Mel Licata, Melissa Ebbe, Rob Seal, Robert Lindsay, Walter Welsh, and Yvonne Cox. Last week Rob won the “Covert Characters challenge, but there’s no telling who will get this one! What is this week’s challenge? Here’s a clue: It’s all about the Slime! The #FaceOff contestants create some sloppy surprises on tonight’s challenge.https://t.co/kb6nQI6eOj — Face Off (@FaceOffSyfy) February 10, 2016 Yes, that’s
Face Off 10 x 5 Gets Slimey With a Bishop »
- Joy D'Angelo
Two thirsty superheroes, The Incredible Hulk and Ant-Man, make their Super Bowl debut fighting over a mini can of Coca-Cola. The Super Bowl commercial follows the Marvel superheroes as they run amok across the city fighting over the soda after Ant-Man, voiced by Paul Rudd, steals it from Dr. Banner’s office. As Hulk corners in […]
- Crystal Smith
Face Off Season 10 episode 4 starts with using the new little deck off the workroom. Is this a replacement for the mansion? Did they not get to live in the mansion this season? Did the neighbors complain? I have many questions. On to the challenge – McKenzie has taken over the workroom for the artists’ first individual focus challenge (Two days instead of three, mwahaha). The artists must create a realistic disguise for their model, making them virtually unrecognizable. We learn that apparently Michael Westmore has created disguises for celebrities (like Michael Jackson) and for the police. He created … Continue reading →
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- Ruth Boulet
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