StrainEp5-photo-boxThe vampiric virus is becoming more prevalent in New York City, causing Abraham Setrakian and Eph to seek enough evidence to justify a citywide quarantine. This Sunday sees the fifth episode of Guillermo del Toro’s new TV series, The Strain, and newly released photos from the show’s next chapter include a horrifying discovery.

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Cabin-Fever-US-boxViewers first saw the flesh-eating virus plague a group of friends in the woods in Eli Roth's Cabin Fever, but the prequel shows that the virus has tropical origins. Cabin Fever: Patient Zero is currently available to watch on VOD platforms in the US, and now Image Entertainment has announced a Blu-ray/DVD release date for the third installment in the flesh-eating franchise.

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FightLivingDead-boxWearing tinted goggles and placed in a prison, the nine real-life YouTube personalities don't know what's going to happen next. But when they take off their goggles, they might wish they never had, as they face a simulated zombie apocalypse in the competition/reality mash-up series from Alpine Labs, Fight of the Living Dead, which has just been acquired by Cinedigm for their streaming network, ‘CON TV.

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CauldronofBlood-boxReclusive blind artist Franz Badulescu makes beautiful life-like sculptures, but as photographer Claude Marchand discovers, they may be a little too realistic. There's something macabre going on at Franz's Spanish castle in 1971's Cauldron of Blood (aka Blind Man's Bluff), starring horror legend Boris Karloff, and Olive Films is bringing the film's murderous mystery to Blu-ray and DVD this fall.

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ThePact2-boxA blast from the past isn't always a good thing. The first official trailer for The Pact 2 shows that what you thought was in the rearview mirror might actually be waiting up ahead, as the Judas Killer is looking to make a killer comeback and pay Annie a visit. From IFC Midnight, the sequel to 2012's The Pact is hitting theaters and VOD platforms this fall, and we have the film's first trailer.

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AlienLE35th-coverart-boxThey were answering a distress call, but it wouldn't be long before the crew of the Nostromo would need to send out one of their own. This year marks the 35th anniversary of Ridley Scott's Alien, and to celebrate the film's legacy, 20th Century Fox has unveiled eye-grabbing cover art for their Alien: 35th Anniversary Limited Edition Blu-ray release that depicts the Xenomorph and Ripley melding together.

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Annabelle-box-02Annabelle used to be a normal doll, but similar to Chucky from the Child's Play films, a killer's essence infected her, and now her pigtails and smile hide dark desires. A spin-off of James Wan's 2013 horror film, The Conjuring, the first photo from Annabelle has been unveiled and it shows the doll's owners looking warily at their new possession.

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Zero-Year-box-2One of my favorite interviews during Comic-Con 2014 was catching up with Scott Snyder to discuss his run on Batman, especially the horror elements he's brought to the series. While I conducted the interview for our upcoming first issue of DEADLY - Horror & Sci-Fi Magazine, I wanted to give our readers a little sample, where Scott Snyder talks about Zero Year and teases what's ahead for the Dark Knight:

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Hannibal-Season-2-boxDaily Dead recently had the opportunity to meet with some of the cast and crew of NBC's Hannibal during Comic-Con. With the showdown at the end of Season 2 leaving viewers anxious for more episodes, Hannibal's producers shed some light on their plans for Season 3, including the return of a familiar face that we had previously assumed to be dead.

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SepticMan-box-03Hitting select theaters, VOD platforms, and DVD later this month from Starz Digital Media, Septic Man channels the skin-shifting transformation of Lloyd Kaufman's The Toxic Avenger by putting its main character through a disturbing alteration. We're giving Daily Dead readers the chance to win a Septic Man poster signed by the film's director and two of its actors.

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