“Our minds can concoct all sorts of scenarios when we don’t want to believe something. We construct fairy tales… and we accept them.” A teaser trailer for Season 3 of NBC’s Hannibal has been released, giving us our first look at Will Graham (Hugh Dancy), Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen), and more in the drastically different third season of Bryan Fuller’s serial killer series.
Lisa Webber’s pool party had a fun, carefree vibe until Freddy Krueger crashed it and said, “You are all my children now.” A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge features the dream stalker in frightening fashion, particularly during his pool party slaughter and off-road bus driving, and NECA is celebrating the first Nightmare sequel with a new Freddy figure that’s displayed in freshly unveiled photos.
Roger Corman fans are familiar with at least a few of them, movie memorabilia collectors have hung posters of them on their walls for decades, and some first saw them at double bill matinees on Saturdays or summer nights at the drive-in. If you have fond memories of watching the pulpy onscreen offerings of American International Pictures from the bucket seat of a Buick or the comfortable cushions of your own couch, then you might be pleased to know that ten of the company’s titles have been acquired by Cinedigm and will be remade as individual films linked together by one massive story arc.
If you read horror comics, then there’s a good chance that you know of Brandon Seifert’s work. Co-creator of both the Witch Doctor and Spirit of the Law series, Seifert’s unique storytelling has appeared on the paneled pages of big name titles like Doctor Who and Hellraiser: The Road Below, and soon readers can get acquainted with his latest dark adventure: The Harvester. Hitting shelves from Legendary Comics on February 11th, The Harvester combines supernatural elements with historical happenings, and we have an early look at Eric Battle’s cover art for the first issue.
Once you’re absorbed by its terror, you can’t even scream. The slimy mass that is the Blob first thrilled audiences when it took on Steve McQueen on the big screen in 1958. It next oozed into cinemas via the 1972 sequel, Beware! The Blob, before being reborn in a 1988 remake directed by Chuck Russell and co-written by Frank Darabont. Proving that it’s still a relentless alien amoeba, 1958’s The Blob is being remade once again.
He’s well-known for being brilliantly engaging in front of the camera, whether you look at his starring role in the TV series Spaced or his memorable performances in Edgar Wright’s “Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy” (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World’s End), but there’s another dimension to Simon Pegg that’s equally entertaining: his scribing side. As many of his fans know, Pegg penned episodes of Spaced and co-wrote the aforementioned films and he’s now lined up to lend his pen to the screenplay of another movie in which he’ll co-star: Star Trek 3.
We’re back with another round-up of horror and sci-fi news, including a casting update for Hannibal’s third season, Scream Factory’s new title announcement and their revealed special features for the Exterminators of the Year 3000 Blu-ray, and also an upcoming special screening of Zombie Killers: Elephant’s Graveyard that will include a Q&A with director B. Harrison Smith and cast members Billy Zane, Dee Wallace Stone, and Felissa Rose.
For his latest film, Joe Lynch kicks things into overdrive with Everly, starring Salma Hayek as the titular character forced to fight off waves of assassins and psychotic hitmen sent by her former lover, a cruel mob boss, who wants her dead after learning she is no longer loyal to him.
Everly arrives on VOD and iTunes on January 23rd, before heading to theaters on February 27th, and we had a chance to talk with Joe Lynch about working with Salma Hayek to create the stellar action-thriller:
Hopefully you’ve still been paying your dues and that check is in the mail, pal, because Funko has another Big Trouble in Little China offering on deck that should excite fans of John Carpenter’s cult classic film. Not long after their Big Trouble in Little China Pop! vinyls were unveiled, Funko has now announced a batch of Kenner-inspired ReAction figures based on heroic and villainous characters from the movie.
“We hide behind social masks. We need to wear them—we couldn’t survive without them. What frightens you isn’t this mask. What scares you is what it represents.” Based on the web series of the same name, Robert G. Hall’s Fear Clinic feature film comes out on home media next month, and a newly released clip shows Dr. Andover (Robert Englund) exploring what scares his patient, Blake (Thomas Dekker).