Author Archives: Dave Dreher

Want To See MIDNIGHT SYNDICATE LIVE? You Can Help Make It Happen

When we talked to the guys in Midnight Syndicate on HORROR NEWS RADIO a few weeks back we discussed a live MIDNIGHT SYNDICATE show and it looks like they are trying to make it happen. Public funding is all the rage and MIDNIGHT SYNDICATE has embraced it as a means to get the funding for a live concert event that will be like none other. They crafted this little video to tell you their plans … Continue reading

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Tom Savini’s GRANDE ILLUSIONS Get A Re-release

Growing up as a horror fan there were few books more coveted than Tom Savini’s two GRANDE ILLUSION books. They were filled to the brim with fantastic “do it yourself” tips that any young monster fan could do in their basement. They were also incredibly hard to get your hands on. That my friends is all about to change. Those creepy bastards over at AuthorMike Dark Ink have gone a head and combined both books … Continue reading

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CARRIE Puts Her Mom In Her Place In This New Clip

Only about a week to go till the remake of CARRIE hits and this morning we’ve got a nice new clip to throw your way. The film opens on Oct. 18th and stars ChloĂ« Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore both of whom are featured in this clip: In the film:

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Untitled James Wan Project Gets A Name

A new scare fest coming at us from producer James Wan has just been kind of hanging around with no name. At one point it was rumored to be going under the title HOUSE OF HORROR but that didn’t seem to be going anywhere, well this morning STYD has confirmed a report that the movie will be called DEMONIC. Starring Maria Bello and directed by Will Canon here’s what the film is about: The story … Continue reading

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Some Poster Art For After Dark’s MISCHIEF NIGHT

Haven’t talked about anything from AFTER DARK FILMS for a while but today brought a nice new one sheet for the next release in their AFTER DARK ORIGINALS collection, this one titled MISCHIEF NIGHT. Want to know what you’re getting yourself into? The synopsis tells all: Kaylie is just like most other girls her age. She babysits, enjoys stealing from her parents’ liquor cabinet, and has boys who like her. The only difference between Kylie … Continue reading

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Trailer Arrives For HOOKED UP – The First iPhone Shot Horror Film

Is this really the first horror flick shot on an iPhone? Well, that’s what the press release says so I’m going to roll with it. I guess it really was just a matter of time till it happened, a full length flick shot on on iPhone just seems like the natural progression of things and that brings us to HOOKED UP. My first question is, how many charged iPhones did they have on set as … Continue reading

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Lets Take A Look At Chiller’s ANIMAL

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CHILLER, the all genre station run by NBC has really gotten into producing original works over the last few years. This weekend they premiered BENEATH, their “kids stuck on a boat with a killer fish after them” flick and they seem to be sticking with the formula with their next project titled ANIMAL. Starring Keke Palmer, Joey Lauren Adams, Elizabeth Gillies, Parker Young, Jeremy Sumpter, and Paul Iacono ANIMAL will tell the tale of a … Continue reading

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Trailer For I,FRANKENSTEIN Debuts

Coming to us from LIONSGATE and starring Aaron Eckhart I,FRANKENSTEIN appears to pretty much take the legendary movie monster in a direction that no one could have seen coming. The trailer just hit, check it out and we’ll talk on the other side. Okay, so it looks like we are turning FRANKENSTEIN into an action hero? Interesting, no? Will it work? We’ll all find out January 24th when this one hits your local cineplex.

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First Look Photos From Showtime’s PENNY DREADFUL

Yeah, not real sure what the hell is going on in these photos but they are the first look at anything coming off the set of the new SHOWTIME horror project PENNY DREADFUL. Currently filming in Dublin and starring Josh Hartnett PENNY DREADFUL will take place in Victorian London and feature some sort of mash up of the classic monsters and apparently Josh Hartnett with 80′s hair band hair.

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All Kinds Of New Coolness For NBC’s DRACULA

Last week brought us that landslide of photos from NBC for their new horror project DRACULA. It was really kind of the first wave of what I figured would be a pretty intense media play for our attention and today brings wave number two. How about an animated web series and a new video clip to get your day rocking! In this animated short, part one of several we are treated to a bit of … Continue reading

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A Welcome Update On Brian Keene’s THE CAGE

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Been a while since we’ve talked about the adaptation of Brian Keene’s THE CAGE but today brings some movement. Got a press release that outlines what the team has been up to so read on and consider yourself updated: Adaptation of dark and hyper-violent book THE CAGE, by celebrated author Brian Keene, finds director, cast, and F/X squad. Now they’re looking for the money necessary to bring the story of THE CAGE to fruition. It’s … Continue reading

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Multi-media Zombie Epic Debuts – And It’s All Free!

Got a press release this morning about The New Zeitgeist an incredibly ambitious project that in celebration of World Zombie Day will be available free to all who are interested. All the details are in the press release below so check it out and get busy downloading. The New Zeitgeist, a new multi-media zombie concept series, will be available for free digital download as part of World Zombie Day 2013. Fans of the undead will … Continue reading

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Howl At The New Video For CRYING WOLF

Got an update for you on the new werewolf flick heading our way from director Tony Jopia (DeadTime) that stars the one and only Caroline Munro. It’s titled CRYING WOLF and they just released a new video for the project. This is the title song LUNAR performed by the band Orchid Grey. You’ll find assorted images from the film throughout the video. A new official trailer is going to be making its debut soon at … Continue reading

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RIFFTRAX LIVE Giving NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD The Treatment

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I’ve reported on RIFFTRAX events in the past but this one is gonna be special. If you’re not familiar with RIFFTRAX you should know that this is from those crazy bastards that brought us MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 and what they do is pick a film and then add their own audio track that is always funny and often hilarious. Yeah, just like MST3K. The last few years they have done a handful of theatrical … Continue reading

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Posters And A Trailer For LOSS OF LIFE

On Oct. 25th the indie found footage shocker LOSS OF LIFE will be making its VOD and DVD premiere and this morning I’ve got a couple posters and the trailer to wet your appetite for this “Halloween night gone wrong” scare fest. The short and sweet synopsis: On October 31, 2012, in North Hollywood, California, a group of high school friends decided to document their Halloween night out. This film is the compilation of the … Continue reading

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The Opening To This Years TREEHOUSE OF HORROR From Guillermo del Toro – Watch And Enjoy

One of the things that makes the haunt season so great is the annual trip to Springfield to see what Homer and the gang are up to for the Halloween season. This year is even more special as normal as the opening comes to us from Guillermo del Toro. Check it out right now! Yeah, pretty sweet, right?

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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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