John Johnson’s film Plan 9 (an adaptation of Edward D. Wood Jr’s 1959 Plan 9 From Outer Space) will soon complete post-production and will have its first private cast and crew screening on August 24th in South Virginia, where the film was also shot.
Darkstone Flicks has released a sneak peek of the film, giving fans a taste of the action to come. Johnson says in the press release, “I wanted to release this scene to kinda give a better feel of what the movie holds. We showed plenty of zombie mayhem in the teaser trailer and I thought the sneak peek would be focused more on the characters within. We have an extremely talented cast and it’s fun to show them off!”
Join bestselling author Neil Gaiman as he launches his new novel, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, as part of his last US signing tour. Gaiman will be in Toronto August 6, reading from his new book, followed by a Q&A and signing at the Danforth Music Hall.
Gaiman kicked off the tour today with a signing in Bath, UK and will end on October 1 in Lewisburg, PA. The new novel, a fantastical survival-mystery, will be released in the US and Canada on June 18th.
For horror fans looking forward to the upcoming release of the PS4 console, there was good news from E3 yesterday evening. During their press conference Sony unveiled the debut trailer for the upcoming PS4 exclusive The Order: 1886, a Steampunk horror adventure sure to peak the interest of Gothic horror and Victorian Sci-fi enthusiasts.
Of particular interest to horror fans (apart from footage of the new Plants vs. Zombie game), the Microsoft press conference which announced a new installment to the Dead Rising franchise, to be released this fall exclusively for the Xbox One.
The much-anticipated final band listing has been announced for Pantera frontman Phil Anselmo’s inaugural Housecore Horror Film Festival, a four day metal and horror film fest which will take place in Central Texas this October.
GWAR, Goblin and Down are among the headlining bands, along with Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals, Pig Destroyer and Chris Vrenna. Anselmo says in the press release, “For a cat like myself, bringing in all of these killer bands to play the Housecore Horror Film Festival is nothing but pure pleasure…I feel like we’ve compiled an extremely versatile line-up of established acts, as well as some killer up-and-comers…As for what bands I’m most excited about? I don’t need to call out specific bands, just look at the list yourself and get pumped!”
Donna Davies’ 2011 documentary, Nightmare Factory will be playing Toronto’s Female Eye Film Festival, Friday June 21. The 10:30PM screening will take place at The Carlton Cinema and will be followed by a Q and A with the Davies in attendance.
The doc features an in-depth look at Greg Nicotero, co-executive producer and special make-up effects designer on AMC’s The Walking Dead, and his career since quitting med school in 1989 and heading off to Hollywood.
Author and filmmaker Gregory Lamberson (Slime City Massacre, The Jake Helman Files) just wrapped principle photography on the horror comedy Dry Bones, shooting the film in under three weeks and on a budget estimated at only $15,000.
Lamberson wrote Dry Bones, as well as co-produced and co-directed the film alongside Michael O’Hear.
Ghosts and ghouls rejoice! RUE MORGUE #134 featuring Maniac, American Mary, Dude Designs, Skinny Puppy and more is now on stands. The Rue Morgue Digital edition features bonus content, audio visual highlights and lots more.
Originally released in 2010 on Xbox 360 and PC in 2012, the horror-survival game combines elements of Stephen King, The X-Files, and Twin Peaks, holding up today as a terrifying action-adventure thrill ride.
The first explosive trailer has just been released for Robert Rodriguez’s Machete Kills, sequel to the 2010 action-thriller Machete. This time, Danny Trejo returns as ex-Federale agent Machete, who is hired by the US Government to take down a weapons dealer who is trying to launch a weapon into space. See some of the epic action for yourself!
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