Author Archives: Mike Joy

Interview: Joanna Sotomura (Madison County)

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Exclusive Horrornews.net Interview: Joanna Sotomura Movie: Madison County 1. Tell us a little bit about your character Brooke in Madison County? Brooke is the social butterfly of the group. She is ambitious and bubbly but loves to stir things up from time to time. She is dating Will and they have a very sweet relationship. I’d say Brooke wears the pants but she’s still crazy for Will. I loved the fact that all these kids … Continue reading

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Interview: Gabby West (Chillerama, VH1 Scream Queens)

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Exclusive Horrornews Interview: Gabby West What can you tell us about your character, Peggy Lou in the Chillerama segment, “I was a Teenage Werebear”? Peggy Lou is a wound up hungry little chick w a great sense of humor, you’ll see what i mean..she loses part of her brain… Um, what is a Werebear? A werebear is the total transformed state of a teenage gay boy. It looked like a lot of fun, do you … Continue reading

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Interview: Sherman Wilmott (Memphis Heat)

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Exclusive Horrornews Interview – Sherman Wilmott Executive Producer of Memphis Heat – The True Story of Memphis Wrasslin’ Why did you decide to make Memphis Heat: The True Story of Memphis Wrasslin’ ? My company, Shangri-la Projects, published the great Sputnik, Masked Men, & Midgets: The Early Days of Memphis Wrestling book by Ron Hall, who I have collaborated with on many book projects based around Memphis garage rock music history in fall, 2009. Ron … Continue reading

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Interview: Jason London (After Dark Originals: 51)

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Exclusive Horrornews Interview : Jason London Lionsgate After Dark Originals : 51 Dazed & Confused Audio Interview recorded with Jason London on 9/20/11 about the release of SyFy Original – 51

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Interview: Carlee Baker (The Woman)

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EXCLUSIVE HORRORNEWS.NET INTERVIEW : CARLEE BAKER THE WOMAN, SOMETHING LIKE MURDER   What can you tell us about your character, Genevieve Raton, in the upcoming movie, “The Woman”? The character I play in the film, Ms. Raton, is a young idealistic teacher who becomes concerned about one of her students, the oldest daughter of the Cleek family. She tries to convince the girl to confide in her, but is unsuccessful, so she decides to take matters … Continue reading

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Interview: Nicholas Grabowsky (Black Bed Sheet)

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EXCLUSIVE HORRORNEWS.NET INTERVIEW:  NICHOLAS GRABOWSKY BLACK BED SHEET BOOKS  What is the secret to writing great horror? I can’t tell you because it’s a secret. Actually, it’s just common sense. First, you have to write. Then, you have to learn to write great. When you got that pegged you’ll find you’ve been writing what’s in your soul all along, and if what’s in your soul happens to be horror, then you’re writing great horror. What … Continue reading

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Interview: Roxsy Tyler (Carnival of Horrors)

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EXCLUSIVE HORRORNEWS.NET INTERVIEW : ROXSY TYLER Where did the concept of Roxsy Tyler’s Carnival of Horrors come from? When I was a little girl I decided I wanted to be a writer when I grew up and that was originally what I always intended to do with my life. I wrote an anthology of short stories and poetry called “Big Boots and Black Hair Dye” and there was a three part short story series in … Continue reading

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Star Wars – The Complete Saga on BLU-RAY

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BRING THE COMPLETE COLLECTION HOME! PACKED WITH NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN SPECIAL FEATURES, NINE-DISC COLLECTION PROVIDES AN UNPRECEDENTED LOOK AT “A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY” The Complete Saga Debuts on High-Definition Blu-ray This September Bring home the adventure and share Star Wars™ with your whole family – when STAR WARS: THE COMPLETE SAGA comes to Blu-ray Disc from Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment! To be released beginning on September 12 internationally and on September 16 … Continue reading

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Interview: Maria Elena Laas (Unknowns)

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 Exclusive Horrornews Interview: Maria Elena Laas Tell us a little about your character Detective Rios in the movie “Unknowns”?   Detective Rios is a young, tough detective with a hidden agenda. She competes with her peers to nail the killer (or killers?) of the unknown actors. Although she is mysterious in this first installment her story will unfold in the sequel.  

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Interview: Ashlynn Yennie (The Human Centipede II)

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Horrornews Exclusive Interview – Ashlynn Yennie ( The Human Centipede II ) I heard that The Human Centipede II is more graphic than the first movie – is that true? Well, let me put it to you this way… Tom calls Part 1 “my little pony” when compared to Part 2. Fans and critics said Part 1 didn’t show enough, so Tom took that observation and created a film that I am not sure fans … Continue reading

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Interview: Colin Vicious and Stuart Vicious (Grave Encounters)

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Interview w/ Colin Vicious and Stuart Vicious (Grave Encounters) How did you come up with the concept for Grave Encounters? Stuart: We had been searching for a low budget script idea and one day we were watching episodes of Ghost Adventures and Paranormal State on YouTube and we both just looked at each other and said “Why don’t we just do this?!”. Colin: It just seemed like a no brainer. It was the absolute perfect … Continue reading

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Michael Madsen Abducted by Aliens?

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Monster-Mania.net posted, “VERY sorry to report this but I’ve just been informed by Potent Pictures that Michael Madsen’s manager has cancelled his appearance at MMCON as well as his role in the Potent Pictures films. His manager has been unable to reach him for the past 2 weeks nor has Madsen shown up for any of his scheduled appointments. I personally have spoken to his manager, publicist and lawyer and none of them have been … Continue reading

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Interview: Jean-Louise O’Sullivan (Welcome to the Bates Motel)

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Interview : Jean-Louise O’Sullivan How did you get involved in this movie, “Welcome to the Bates Motel”? I was involved with ‘Welcome to the Bates Motel’ from its inception. Byron Turk, the director, and I first traveled to The Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride a few years ago. We fell in love with the place and immediately started devloping a script for the location with my long time friend and haunt employee Cosimo Mariano. After … Continue reading

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Memphis Heat: The True Story of Memphis Wrasslin’ DVD

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The long awaited and often anticipated Memphis Heat: The True Story of Memphis Wrasslin’ DVD loaded with almost four hours of Memphis wrestling madness will be released October 1st. Order it here TODAY and you will be the first on your block to get it. By ordering direct now from the film production company, you will also receive a too-cool Sputnik Monroe sticker for your iPad, skateboard, station wagon, or bobsled. The DVD includes the … Continue reading

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2011 Exhumed Films 24 Hour Horror-Thon Announced

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SATURDAY, OCT. 29TH TO SUNDAY, OCT. 30th 2011: 24 HOUR HORROR-THON PART V To celebrate the joyous Halloween season, Exhumed Films proudly presents the fifth annual 24 Hour Horror-thon: a full 24 hour marathon of nonstop horror mayhem! We’ll start at noon on Saturday and go straight through until noon on Sunday. As always, the lineup of films is being kept secret–people who come to the show will only find out what the features are … Continue reading

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First Look: Man Of Steel

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “MAN OF STEEL” REVEALED Much-anticipated First Look at Star Henry Cavill as Superman BURBANK, CA, August 4, 2011 – Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures have provided the first look at the new “Man of Steel,” revealing star Henry Cavill as Superman in the film from director Zack Snyder. The film also stars three-time Oscar® nominee Amy Adams (“The Fighter”) as Daily Planet journalist Lois Lane, and Oscar® nominee Laurence Fishburne (“What’s … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Skull (1965)

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SYNOPSIS: The Skull (from a story by Robert Bloch, author of Psycho) is a fearsome, finely acted and moody tale of Gothic horror. The skull of the Marquis de Sade has been taken from its grave, bringing terror to those who own it. Demonologist Christopher Maitland (Peter Cushing) is eager to add the piece to his occult collection. Despite the warnings of a friend (Christopher Lee), he’s got to have it. And does he ever … Continue reading

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Interview: George “The Animal” Steele (wrestler)

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EXCLUSIVE HORRORNEWS INTERVIEW: GEORGE “THE ANIMAL” STEELE PROFESSIONAL WRESTLER AND ACTOR (MOVIE: ED WOOD) How did you get involved with Ed Wood? Tim was looking the right person to play the part of Tor and my name kept coming up. You worked with a lot of talent in Tim Burton, Johnny Depp, Bill Murrey, and Martin Laundau. How was the experience of working on the film, Ed Wood? Ed Wood was like working with family. … Continue reading

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Italian Sci-Fi Double Feature (Starcrash and Yor)

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Upcoming Shows Exhumed Films Presents:Italian Sci-Fi Double Feature Audubon Auction House (PLEASE NOTE ALTERNATE LOCATION!) Friday Sept 16th, 2011 Doors at 7:30pm, Trailers/Show at 8:00 $10 for the Double Feature Free Parking!  Info and Directions here www.Auctionhouseshows.com

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Interview: Josh Eppard (Weerd Science)

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Exclusive Horrornews Interview: Josh Eppard (Weerd Science)  approx. 60 minutes Discussion about music, horror, drugs, and beyond.   This is honestly one of my best interviews.

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Film Review: The ToolBox Murders (1978)

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SYNOPSIS: Bit by bit, he carved a nightmare! In a quiet Los Angeles apartment complex, a deranged handyman savagely murders “immoral” women with the tools of his trade: clawhammers, screwdrivers, power drills and even a deadly nail gun. But these gruesome murders are just the beginning of this landmark epic of violence and depravity that was vilified by critics, banned by censors … and treasured by splatter fans worldwide. REVIEW: It’s door to door gore … Continue reading

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About Mike Joy

HorrorNews.net Manager. Located in New Jersey. I've been with HNN since it's creation in 2008. Responsibilities: managing talent, acquisitions, new programs, website strategizing, celebrity interviews, public relations, the paranormal column, “Unexplained Confidential”, and more. unexplainedconfidential.blogspot.com