Author Archives: Dave Dreher

‘Escape From New York’ Remake Seems To Be Gaining Some Steam

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With the whole remake thing having been going on for what – a decade now – hell, probably longer than that – it’s hard to believe that they haven’t gotten around to remaking this one yet.  It’s been rumored for quite some time but no solid news has been tossed around, till now. Starlog Magazine (yeah, that Starlog Magazine) is reporting that some casting may be going on.  Silver Pictures, which is headed by Joel … Continue reading

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A Teaser For ‘Stephen King’s Big Driver’ Debuts

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You recall a few months back when I told you about Lifetime Network getting ready to jump aboard the Stephen King bandwagon with an adaptation of ‘Big Driver’ that would air around the haunt season. Well, the haunt season is creeping up on us and as such Lifetime has given us our first look at what to expect via a nice new teaser.

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New Photos Show How Nasty It Gets At The ‘Fear Clinic’

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As director Rob Hall wraps things up on his latest project – the Robert Englund starring ‘Fear Clinic’ we are finally getting a look at some of the handy work that Steve Johnson and Robert Kurtzman and their crew have developed for the flick – and it’s some disturbing stuff. Check this out!

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‘The Walking Dead’ Takes Over ‘Entertainment Weekly’ And We Get Our First Look At Father Gabriel Stokes

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Lots of ‘Walking Dead’ news tonight.  This is pretty cool stuff though so check it all out. To say that this coming weeks edition of ‘Entertainment Weekly’ is dedicated to ‘The Walking Dead’ would be a bit of an understatement.  They’ve gone and done four varient covers that you’re going to have to scurry around and find, they are all pretty damn cool, have a look! The article also features our first look at Father … Continue reading

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Tyreese Is Peeking Out Windows In The Latest Tease For ‘The Walking Dead S5′

Like a zombie in the woods Season 5 of the walking dead is shambling ever closer. Today brought a new teaser clip – this time featuring Tyreese – who managed to not get locked in the rail car at the end of season 4. Sunday Oct. 12th brings the much anticipated Season 5 debut.  Here’s the clip:

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Have A Look At The First 10 Minutes Of ‘Smoke and Mirrors – The Tom Savini Story’

It’s been in the works for a while but from what I’m seeing – it’s been worth the wait. The folks behind “Smoke and Mirrors – The Tom Savini Story’ have put together a little compilation of moments from the film that is some must see stuff for any horror fan.  There is no argument that Tom Savini is an icon in the genre and he has a story to tell.  I think we’re in … Continue reading

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Interview (Part One): The Anatomy Of A ‘Faith-Based’ Horror Film – Director Casey La Scala Discusses ‘The Remaining’

These next few months are going to be busy ones for Casey La Scala. If that name isn’t ringing a bell yet, it will soon. Mr. La Scala is about to unleash the horror on an unsuspecting world. His first assault is coming via Sony through their Affirm label. What’s that you ask? Sony Affirm releases ‘faith based’ films. Yes, I said ‘faith based’, Mr. La Scala is about to premiere the first ever (that … Continue reading

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Trailer Arrives For ‘Amityville: The Awakening’

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I recently had the opportunity to talk with one of the writers of ‘Amityville: The Awakening’ Casey La Scala, we were actually talking about his new directorial effort ‘The Remaining’ also a horror film (watch for an in depth article on that conversation shortly) and his involvement in ‘Amityville: The Awakening’ came up. At no point though did we discuss a trailer but lookie what has shown up – just that. It has originally been … Continue reading

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Horrors Final Girls Teaming Up For ‘The Survivors’

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Well, well, well – what do we have here? I have to say, this is one kick ass idea. Teaming up all the famous horror ‘final girls’ in an ‘Expendables’ type film and letting they do what they do best – survive. Icons of Fright are reporting that William Butler and Transition Entertainment are doing just that. They report “Butler and writer Patrick J. Doody (Beneath) are currently penning the story for “THE SURVIVORS” a … Continue reading

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First Full Trailer For ‘Annabelle’ Will Have You Locking Up Your Kids Dolls Tonight

Ok creepy doll fans – here’s a trailer just for you! You have to remember Annabelle, that creepy porcelain doll from James Wans’ hit from a few years back ‘The Conjuring’ right? Well, she’s back and this time around she’s the star of the show. There is no synopsis for the film yet but the trailer does a pretty good job of setting the stage – I don’t think you’ll have any problem figuring out … Continue reading

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Some New Artwork For Adam Green’s ‘Digging Up The Marrow’

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Love the title of this one – ‘Digging Up The Marrow’. It’s coming at us for Director Adam Green, the dude behind the ‘Hatchet’ films. He’s been pretty quiet on the directors front the last few years but he’s back on the horse and ‘Digging Up The Marrow’ is getting ready to make its festival debut and will do just that when it rolls out at the upcoming Film4Fright Fest. Director Green joined forces with … Continue reading

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FX Has Your First Ticket To ‘AHS: Freakshow’

FX Network is gearing up its PR machine for this falls debut of the latest season of ‘American Horror Story’ and as we’ve been reporting for months this years emphasis will be ‘Freakshow’. Talk about some amazing fodder for a fantastic story! As has been the model since day one- the short but strange promos have begun and here is the first one of the season:

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‘Dead Snow 2′ Gets A New Poster And A U.S. Release Date

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Finally! Feels like I have been waiting to see this film forever and today brought the awesome news that GO USA has finally set a firm date for the U.S. release of the highly anticipated sequel. Oct. 10th is the day. In celebration of the big news they also released one of the most kick ass teaser posters I have seen in a long time. Check this out!

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The Infection Will Continue! ‘The Strain’ Season Two Confirmed

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Good news for all you fans of the FX series ‘The Strain’. Season two will happen! With seven episodes still to air in season one the network has seen enough to know that this one is a keeper. Season two will also feature 13 episodes and will run the summer of 2015. ‘The Strain’ has done well for FX managing to become the #1 new show on cable. It deserves the title.

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First Trailer For ‘Stephen King’s A Good Marriage’ Is Unveiled

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One of the darkest and most disturbing tales in Stephen Kings short story collection ‘Full Dark – No Stars’ is a riveting exercise in the origins of trust and how you never really ever know anyone – even when you’re sure you do. Loved the story and with King penning the screenplay for this adaptation – I think this one is going to be all good! Official synopsis? Yeah, got it right here: “When her … Continue reading

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Mick Garris Launches Website And YouTube Channel – Let The Interviews Begin!

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If you know horror (and if you’re here, you damn well better) then the name Mick Garris is one you are very familiar with. A director, author and all around nice guy Mr. Garris has been on the scene for many a year. He started his tour in horror as a journalist where he conducted many an interview with horror notables. You may remember his most recent interview show ‘Port Mortem” which aired on the … Continue reading

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About Dave Dreher

A life long fan of horror I have had the privilege of working with horror legend Tom Savini for the last 15 years. I have also done web work for Dick Smith and Vincent Guastini. The last 5 years or so I have been the lead writer and reviewer for HOUSE OF HORRORS and am now proud to be lead reporter here at HNN..
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