Author Archives: Dave Dreher

THE LOST TAPES Becomes AMITYVILLE And Gains A Release Date

Been a bit since we’ve talked about that new addition to THE AMITYVILLE HORROR franchise. Slated to heading our way from “found footage” guru Jason Blum and titled THE AMITYVILLE HORROR: THE LOST TAPES it was hoped that things would move quickly but of course, things have been silent…until today. DIMENSION FILMS has announced a release date for Mr. Blum’s project and that date is Jan. 2nd, 2015! They are also shortening title to simply … Continue reading

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Promotion has been heavy for that new off shoot of the PARANORMAL ACTIVITY franchise. Subtitled THE MARKED ONES, we’ve talked about it quite a bit here at HNN and that trend is going to continue as this morning I have two more new clips to toss at your head As tends to be the case, these clips are short and too the point. Clip 1 gives us a look at folks realizing what it means … Continue reading

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SYFY Continues The HELIX Onslaught

We’ve got about two weeks till SYFY Channel premieres its new series HELIX. They are really promoting the hell out of debut and to drive that point home I have for you this morning four brand new trailers/teasers pimping the debut.

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If You Thought The ELF ON A SHELF Was Creepy Before, Wait Till You See This Clip!

The marketing for PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE MARKED ONES has been nothing short of an onslaught but the clip that debuted today puts a bith of a Holiday spin on things. I’m sure many of you have one of those creepy ELF ON THE SHELF things hanging somewhere in your house, or you did have at least. Jan. 3rd brings the debut of this spinoff to the popular PARANORMAL ACTIVITY franchise. It is directed by Christopher … Continue reading

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FEAR CLINIC Checks In With A Bunch Of New Stills

I have a whole shit load of FEAR CLINIC stuff to throw at you in the coming days. Got an exclusive interview with director Robert Hall, got an exclusive set report and tonight I’ve got the first batch of official stills that Hall and Co. let loose to celebrate the end of principal photography on the film. Based on the hit FearNet web series FEAR CLINIC reunites director Hall and star Robert Englund as they … Continue reading

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With all the excitement over the Christmas holiday I overlooked this awesomely cool new viral video from the folks behind the upcoming DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES. Disguised as a public service announcement it actually is a pretty cool commercial for the flick. Check it out!

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SYFY Grants Access In Three Clips From HELIX

Actually kind of looking forward to this new series heading out way from SYFY Channel. Titled HELIX and coming at us from Ron Moore who was the driving force behind the wildly popular modern BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, HELIX promises a horrorfying Sci-fi hybrid. The series stars Billy Campbell, Kyra Zagorsky, Jordan Hayes, and Jeri Ryan and debuts on Friday Jan. 10th at 10 PM. What’s it about you ask?

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Director Scott Derrickson made quite the splash with SINISTER. It seems to have found a little larger following now that it’s airing on cable. I know I’ve watched it a few more times just because I was channel surfing and it happened to pop up. It’s an effective creepy little flick and I’m looking forward to what Derrickson has up his sleeve next. His next project was originally titled BEWARE THE NIGHT but it now … Continue reading

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Chapter Two Of PENNY DREADFUL Production Blog Gets Into The Literature

Showtime has released its second installment in their PENNY DREADFUL production blog and this one delves into the shows ties to the classic horror literature. Pulling characters from DRACULA, FRANKENSTEIN, DR.JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE and THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GREY the show promises to blend things into a truly original horror premise. Still slated for a first quarter release in 2014 PENNY DREADFUL stars Timothy Dalton, Reeve Carney, Josh Hartnett, Harry Treadaway, Rory Kinnear, Billie … Continue reading

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Season Two Of HANNIBAL Gets A Premiere Date And Some Poster Art

NBC has announced when we’ll all get to be able catch up with Will and Hannibal as season two will kick off on Feb. 28th. A little sooner than most were expecting but it’s all good! A surprise hit for NBC the show follows the HANNIBAL mythos prior their meeting in the RED DRAGON era. Even more exciting than the start date is this pretty kick ass new artwork being used to herald the shows … Continue reading

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ROBOCOP Doesn’t Let Friends Drink And Drive

The new ROBOCOP reboot has chose an interesting path in their pursuit of letting fans know about its impending release. Part PSA and part commercial the following clip is slated to start airing across the county this evening. In case you don’t know the facts, here is what ROBOCOP will bring to the table:

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Trailer Appears For Showtime’s PENNY DREADFUL

Finally we get some actual footage from the upcoming SHOWTIME series PENNY DREADFUL!! Starring Josh Hartnett, Eva Green, Timothy Dalton, Reeve Carney, Rory Kinnear, Hearry Treadaway, Billie Piper and Danny Sapani Showtime gives us the following synopsis on what to expect: “The series draws from famous works of literature, posing that some of the most terrifying protagonists — Dr. Frankenstein and his creature, Dorian Gray, Dracula’s Van Helsing and more — come together in Victorian … Continue reading

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Trailer For HAUNT Is Creepy Fun

IFC Midnight picked up the rights to HAUNT earlier this fall and tonight I have the release details as well as a pretty creepy trailer to throw your way. Coming at us from director Mac Carter and starring Jacki Weaver, Liana Liberato, Harrison Gilbertson, Ion Skye, Danielle Churchran, Jan Broberg, Lauren Frandsen, and Aline Andrade HAUNT take us to a house in which the previous owners all died mysteriously and the new residents, through the … Continue reading

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New One Sheet For I, FRANKENSTEIN Gets Up Close And Personal

I’m still on the fence about this one. Big Aaron Eckhart fan but something about this one just leaves me feeling a little empty. I hope I’m wrong but I’ll find out in January with the rest of you. In the meantime tonight brings the debut of a brand new one sheet. Here’s a refresher from the press release:

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When Good Porn Goes Bad. A Trailer Shows Up For LUCKY BASTARD

Got some release news for you tonight on the found footage horror flick LUCKY BASTARD. We’ve talked about this one a few times it’s the one about the dude who wins a dream date through a p*rn website only to have things go oh so very wrong. Got the press release for you below along with the very NSFW trailer. Proceed at your own risk!! Gotham-based indie film distribution company CAVU Pictures will be releasing … Continue reading

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Following THE FOLLOWING: “Scene Of The Crime” Video Promos

Fox has released a series of short videos priming us for the upcoming second season of the hit Kevin Bacon vehicle. We are just about a month away for the premiere of Season Two as things will kick off on Jan. 19th when we will get a “preview epidsode” with the actual premiere of season two happening on Jan. 27th. These next six videos serve as a bit of a refresher on just exactly what … 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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