Author Archives: Dave Dreher

Two New Teases Of THE FOLLOWING Announce A Change

Taking a page from AMERICAN HORROR STORY the folks behind THE FOLLOWING have released a couple of short but cool teasers that appear to announce the end of the POE story line. Would make sense as they made good use of all things POE last season so time for something new. Is that what these teasers mean? Who know, but we will all find out early next year when THE FOLLOWING returns to Fox.

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New CARRIE Televison Spot Points Out Her Differences

A new TV spot for CARRIE showed up today and although it doesn’t really show us anything new it’s still very well done and well worth a few minutes of your time. Before you check it out refresh your memory of all the who, what’s and wheres or CARRIE. October 18th brings the release of the remake of the classic Stephen King tale CARRIE. Directed by Kimberly Pierce and starring Chloe Grace Moretz and Julianne … Continue reading

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THE WORLD’S END Makes A Quick Trip To Blu-ray

THE WORLD’S END is still in theaters here in my neck of the woods but today’s email brought news that the Simon Pegg starring flick will be making the trip to blu-ray on Nov. 19th. That’s good news for those of you who didn’t go check it out in theaters! Here’s what the press release reveals:

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NIGHTMARE FACTORY – The KNB Documentary Is Coming To EPIX

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If you’ve watched a movie in the last 25 years I guarantee you that you have seen some of the handiwork of the KNB FX group. Know particularly well in horror circles the company has also infiltrated every genre of film. The original company consisted of Robert Kurtzman, Greg Nicotero and Howard Berger, hence the KNB. Robert Kurtzman left the company a couple of years back but the company retained the KNB moniker. NIGHTMARE FACTORY … Continue reading

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Danielle Harris, Sid Haig And The Collector Invite You To The FRIGHTDOME

In an inspired piece of advertising the folks behind the haunted attraction the FRIGHTDOME have produced a commercial that certainly grabs the attention of any true horror fan. FRIGHTDOME is one big ass haunted attraction in Las Vegas and this year they have developed an attraction based on the Marcus Dunstan flicks THE COLLECTOR and THE COLLECTION, two of my favorite films. So, to get the word out they produced the following TV spot and … Continue reading

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Behold The Main Title Sequence For AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN

A few weeks back I posted a story about how AHS show helmer Ryan Murphy likes to pay particular attention to the main title sequences of his AHS seasons and today he posted up the opening for the much anticipated AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN. Yeah, it’s weird and creepy and wild – everything you could have hoped for. Check it out:

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New Trailer For BIG ASS SPIDER Will Trap You In Its Web And Consume You!

This is another one of those films that I feel like I’ve been talking about it forever and am still waiting to feast my peepers on it. Good news is the VOD premiere is right around the corner. Oct. 18th will bring the film to cable and other platforms and we’ll finally get to see director Mike Mendez’s giant spider ravage LA. The final “official” trailer just hit and it is definitely worth your time. … Continue reading

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Lets Get Creepy With Our WE ARE WHAT WE ARE Guide To The Catskills

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Here’s something special for you. On Sept. 27th director Jim Mickle will bring his gruesome family drama WE ARE WHAT WE ARE to the eager movie going public but first we have for you an exclusive WE ARE WHAT WE ARE Guide To The Catskills. Director Mickle grew up in The Catskills and the area served as the inspiration for a lot of the scenes in WE ARE WHAT WE ARE so what we have … Continue reading

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IMAGE Entertainment Will Be Bringing ODD THOMAS To The US

The theatrical debut of Dean Koontz’s incredibly popular ODD THOMAS series has been on hold for awhile. The films been done, just kinda been hanging around waiting to see the light of day and it appears that day may soon be here. Got a press release tonight that IMAGE has picked the film up. Here’s the release: IMAGE ENTERTAINMENT SNATCHES ODD THOMAS $30 MILLION FILM BASED ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING NOVEL BY DEAN … Continue reading

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Are You Up For The NAKED AND SCARED CHALLENGE?

Not really surprised by this but it still seems just a bit odd. A haunted house in Pennsylvania is challenging attendees to brave their haunted attraction IN THE NUDE! Yep, peel those clothes off and lets get scary!! SHOCKTOBERFEST located just outside Reading PA. is one of the nations premiere haunted attractions and this year they have ratcheted things up a few notches with something they are calling their NAKED AND SCARED CHALLENGE. I pulled … Continue reading

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Our First Tease Of PENNY DREADFUL Appears

We have already talked a little bit about the new Showtime series PENNY DREADFUL which appears to be the show that Showtime is going to stick in the line up now that their huge horror hit DEXTER has ridden off into the sunset or the hurricane as it was. They used the series finale of DEXTER to unwrap our first little look at PENNY DREADFUL and we’ve got it for you right here, right now.

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Is Sam Raimi Writing A Sequel To ARMY OF DARKNESS?

Everyone just kind of assumed that after the success of the remake of THE EVIL DEAD that Raimi and his crew of scare bringers would immediately go into sequel mode and whip out a sequel to the remake. Well it appears as if he may be working on a sequel but not to the film you might think. According to director Fede Alvarez who of course directed the EVIL DEAD remake Raimi is busy but … Continue reading

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TROLL HUNTER Remake In The Works – Neil Marshall To Direct

It has been bantered around for a while that an American version of the really popular and really well done Norwegian flick could be in the works and this week brought confirmation that 1492 Pictures has obtained the rights to film an American version of the film the bit of a surprise came when they announced the director. Neil Marshall the director behind one of my personal favorites horror films THE DESCENT is going to … Continue reading

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INSIDIOUS CHAPTER TWO Launches A Web Series

While the HORRORNEWS.NET PODCAST CREW may have been divided in what we thought of INSIDIOUS CHAPTER TWO there is no denying that fact that the film made a shit load of money this past weekend and overall, fan reaction has been very good. So what do you do when you have a sure fire hit on your hands? You keep it rockin, that’s what. Yeah, those folks over at Blumhouse Productions know how to keep … Continue reading

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A New Trailer Shows Up For ARGENTO’S DRACULA

Coming at us from IFC MIDNIGHT is iconic director Dario Argento’s take on the DRACULA mythos and in 3D none the less. The new trailer came along with a nice press release so read that first and then sink your teeth into the new video. TRANSYLVANIA, 1893. One night in the woods adjacent to Passo Borgo, at the foot of the Carpazi mountains, a couple of young lovers, Tania and Milos, secretly meet. On her … Continue reading

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Watch What Happens When A Very Real “Jason Vorhees” Wanna Be Comes Out To Play On Friday the 13th

Over at Fearnet.com they found this pretty awesome video posted up on YouTube by someone named Vitaly Zdorovetskiy decided to celebrate Friday the 13th by heading out onto the streets and randomly sneaking up on people donned in full Jason Vorhees gear and sporting a very real chainsaw. Hilarity ensues. Everyone involved wants it to be known that the chainsaw had the teeth removed so the only person in any real danger was the actor … 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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