The list of movies filmed on location in Salem, Massachusetts – one of the coolest towns in America – includes Hocus Pocus and The Lords of Salem, and you can now add the upcoming Mass Hysteria to that list!
The marketing campaign for Andy Muschietti‘s IT: Chapter Two should be kicking into high gear any day now, but in the meantime, Muschietti just shared a happy birthday wish for star James McAvoy over on Instagram, which gives us an official look at McAvoy’s Bill Denbrough!
After exercising his legal rights, a judge ruled last year that writer Victor Miller is the sole owner of the original Friday the 13th screenplay (in the United States only, oddly enough), but the judge declined to make a ruling on who currently owns the character of “adult Jason Voorhees,” who of course didn’t actually appear within the franchise until the second film.
A ghostly woman, with long black hair and dressed all in white, wanders alone at night wailing for her lost children. Children that she drowned. That woman is La Llorona, or the Weeping Woman, a haunting figure in Latin American folklore.
Robert Hall has been trying to get a third installment in his ultra gory Laid to Rest franchise off the ground for a while now, and he’s decided to take to Indiegogo to finally make it happen. As of this week, Laid to Rest: Exhumed is live on the fan-funding platform, and Hall promises that the return of Chromeskull will be the franchise’s bloodiest, best installment yet.
Mark Hamill is voicing Chucky in Lars Klevberg‘s remake of Child’s Play, and today we’ve finally got our first official look at the new version of the pint-sized killer doll! Up to this point, we had only seen a teaser image of the new doll, and he wasn’t actually glimpsed in the teaser trailer.
Thriller follows the story of an introverted young man named Chauncey Page who is sent to juvenile hall after he accidentally kills a young woman who is part of a group of tormentors that play a cruel prank on him.
Developers The Farm 51 are back again with a new trailer for their upcoming first-person survival horror game, Chernobylite. In addition to that, the team are also putting out the call to those who wish to help the team finish the game via a newly-launched Kickstarter page.
The experience is being billed as “One of the goriest and most intense 4DX experiences yet,” with blood drips simulated with water effects, face mist when characters hit wet ground or blood splatters onto the screen, as well as fog/smoke effects.
Next up from The Conjuring Universe is this year’s Annabelle Comes Home, and we know that The Conjuring 3 is in the works for 2020 and The Nun 2 is also being developed. But what about The Crooked Man, a spinoff solo film featuring the memorable character from James Wan’s The Conjuring 2?
While the first two entries in the spinoff series of The Conjuring’s creepy scene-stealing doll Annabelle delved into her demonic origin, the latest sequel is much more interested in seeing Annabelle wreak havoc in the Warren household.
Recently it was announced that AMC is producing a third series in the Walking Dead universe, which will air in 2020. This new series will reportedly follow two young female protagonists, who bear the distinction of being from the first generation of people raised in the zombie apocalypse.
Horror cinema is riff with franchises. It’s both a burden and something of a joy to shift through the countless series based on anything from child-cults to murderous cookies. What isn’t so fun is when a promising set of films goes unfinished leaving fans wondering what might have been.