The park opens this fall… HBO officially announced a Sunday, October 2nd premiere date for Westworld, a new artificial intelligence series based on Michael Crichton’s 1973 movie of the same name.
Cult filmmaker Larry Cohen is, and has always been, an idea man. Whether commenting on rampant consumerism (The Stuff), religious fanaticism (God Told Me To), or vigilantism (Maniac Cop), Cohen’s films (as director or screenwriter, often both) show an ambition beyond the zippered monsters and flying serpents. And while the biggest caveat regarding Cohen is that his reach often exceeds his grasp, that’s not always true. Case in point: It’s Alive (1974), Cohen’s potent take on abortion, the pharmaceutical industry, and (extremely) unconditional love.
With aliens walking around in disguise, it’s difficult to trust anyone in Philip Kaufman’s Invasion of the Body Snatchers, but you can confidently know that you’ll have a good time with Scream Factory’s Collector’s Edition Blu-ray release of the 1978 film, and to celebrate its upcoming August 2nd debut, we’ve been provided with three copies to give away to Daily Dead readers.
Afternoon, Daily Deaders! In today’s Horror Highlights, we have photos / release details on Fright Rags’ Predator Midnight Madness shirt, a clip and trailer for the Iranian horror film Curse of Mesopotamia, In Memorium release details, and info on where to watch The Torment of Laurie Ann Cullom!
Penny Dreadful surprised fans when the show’s story came to an end during the Season 3 finale. With the cat out of the bag, Showtime Networks, CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution have announced an October release for the third season, or as they’ve officially labeled it, Penny Dreadful: The Final Season.
During the recent Ash vs Evil Dead press event held during last weekend’s 2016 San Diego Comic-Con, Daily Dead sat down to chat with returning co-stars Dana DeLorenzo and Ray Santiago, as well as the iconic Lee Majors, who joins the series in Season 2 as Brock Williams, Ash’s estranged father. The trio discussed how their characters fit into the second season’s storylines, dealing with even more blood during this time around on Ash vs Evil Dead, and their experiences working alongside co-stars Bruce Campbell and Lucy Lawless.
On July 31st, Syfy will unleash Sharknado: The 4th Awakens, picking up five years after we last saw Fin Shepard (Ian Ziering) battling the titular forces of nature, and with the story heading to Las Vegas this time around, rest assured that all bets are off.
Daily Dead recently caught up with Sharknado 4 director Anthony Ferrante and scream queen Caroline Williams, who has a role in the latest sequel, to hear more about what fans can expect from The 4th Awakens and how Ferrante was able to pay homage to several of his favorite horror movies in this latest installment, including The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2, of course.
The fight for humanity’s fate begins in San Francisco in Philip Kaufman’s Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Featuring a phenomenal cast that includes Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Leonard Nimoy, Veronica Cartwright and Jeff Goldblum, the 1978 film will be celebrated by Scream Factory on August 2nd with their Collector’s Edition Blu-ray release that’s teased in high-def clips and a trailer.
Judging by the new Comic-Con trailer for Robert Kirkman’s Outcast, viewers are in for an intense final three episodes of Season 1. The first of the upcoming trio airs tonight at 10:00pm EST on Cinemax, and we have photos and preview videos teasing what lies ahead for Kyle, Rev. Anderson, and others.
A few familiar faces return to walk a different kind of hall in the first promo video for Fox’s Scream Queens Season 2.