Critters 2, Hocus Pocus, The Stand miniseries, Masters of Horror, Post Mortem and many more… with a horror fan’s enthusiasm, a sharp director’s eye, and a writer’s relentless work ethic, Mick Garris has helped bring many horror projects to fruition on the big and small screen. In addition to scripting screenplays, Mick also puts pen to paper as a writer of fiction, and his latest novel, Salome, is being published by Cemetery Dance.
Every second counted in 2011’s Source Code, Duncan Jones’ sci-fi thriller that starred Jake Gyllenhaal as a soldier stuck in a taxing time loop, continually receiving eight minutes to find and stop a bomber from destroying a commuter train and potentially a big part of Chicago. Fans of the film may pleased to hear that a sequel is in the works with Outlander director Anna Foerster set to take the reigns.
When Warner Bros. unveiled their shared DC cinematic universe movie slate back in October, Suicide Squad was penciled in as the second film in the lineup (after Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice) and has since been slated for an August 2016 release. We knew that David Ayer (Fury) will direct the supervillain-packed film, and we now know who makes up the official star-studded cast.
Welcome back to day three of Daily Dead’s Holiday Gift Guide! Today we’re putting the spotlight on one of the coolest purveyors of geek-related collectibles out there and we’ve also got a few gift ideas for the ladies and the little genre fans out there as well.
AMC’s The Walking Dead mid-season finale, “Coda”, contained a gut-wrenching ending that will leave many viewers mourning until the show returns with new episodes beginning next February. Giving his take on the latest episode from a walker’s point of view is zombie extra Fred, who looks back on the walker church attack, the hallway showdown, and more in the mid-season finale of Funny or Die’s The Walking Fred.
Brad Anderson took viewers on a mind-bending tour through a vacant mental asylum in 2001’s hauntingly atmospheric horror film, Session 9. The director heads to a another institution for the mentally unstable in Stonehearst Asylum. Based on Edgar Allan Poe’s short story, “The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether”, Stonehearst Asylum will come out on home media in time for the holidays.
“I’ll be back.” Arnold Schwarzenegger’s cyborg warrior will make good on that promise next summer when Paramount unleashes Terminator: Genisys to theaters. New takes on familiar characters like Sarah Connor and Kyle Reese will be featured in the film, with Arnold once again playing a durable T-800. Ahead of the movie’s trailer debut this Thursday, a new face-dissolving motion poster has been released.
Throughout the month of October, the folks at Scream Factory gave horror hounds plenty of treats with a slew of new Blu-ray title unveilings and now they are kicking off December with another gift for fans: two new title announcements and updated release dates for a bunch of Blu-rays, including the long-awaited Collector’s Edition of Dog Soldiers and the Blacula / Scream, Blacula, Scream double feature.
Back in September, AMC officially ordered a pilot episode for The Walking Dead companion series, a show that will be set in the same living dead universe as the current series, albeit in a different environment inhabited by new characters. The news front for the companion series has been quiet for some time, but it has now been revealed that the first two actors have joined the pilot’s cast.
As previously reported, Resident Evil Relations 2 will be an episodic release from Capcom and they’ve just announced the release dates for all four episode, along with the addition of Barry Burton to the upcoming sequel: