The holidays arrive early in today's Horror Highlights, as we have the trailer, poster, and release details for Krampus Unleashed. We also have a look at a new clip from Scare Campaign, a preview video for the latest episode of the Wolf Creek limited series, and details on LINE Webtoon's "The Horror Zone."

Krampus Unleashed Trailer, Poster & Release Details: "Hotly anticipated yuletide horror title KRAMPUS UNLEASHED premieres on VOD this November from Uncork’d Entertainment.

The film sees the yuletide monster, the dark companion of Santa Claus, in town with a few days to kill.

Some things are better left buried. In pursuit of a lost treasure, a group of fortune hunters mistakenly unearth an ancient demonic summoning stone that holds a terrible curse and awakens a timeless evil, the Krampus. After centuries of slumber, Krampus, the Christmas Devil, has awoken with a thirst that only blood will quench. He knows if you've been naughty!

From writer-director Robert Conway (KRAMPUS : THE RECKONING, THE ENCOUNTER) comes KRAMPUS UNLEASHED, going for a Slay November 1 on VOD and December 13 on DVD."


New Scare Campaign Clip: "Studio71 (S71), the digital entertainment company and multichannel network of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group, and YouTube pranking sensation Matteo Moroni “aka” DM Pranks present the U.S. digital premiere of the Australian horror thriller Scare Campaign on Monday, October 24, 2016. Written and directed by brothers Colin and Cameron Cairnes, the team behind 2013’s critically acclaimed 100 Bloody AcresScare Campaign explores what happens when a reality TV prank show’s latest victim unexpectedly turns the tables on the cast and crew.

Synopsis: The crew of a reality TV prank show facing dwindling ratings decides to up the ante by setting up a terrifying prank in an abandoned asylum. Things go horribly wrong when they prank the wrong guy. Brothers Colin and Cameron Cairnes (100 BLOODY ACRES) deliver a night of blood-soaked terror full of twists and turns that will satisfy any gore hound.

Scare Campaign stars Meegan Warner (“Turn: Washington’s Spies”, The Veil), Ian Meadows (“The Pacific”), Olivia DeJonge (M. Night Shyamalan’s The Visit), and Josh Quong Tart (“Home And Away”).

Studio71 will be releasing Scare Campaign on iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play on October 24, 2016."


New Wolf Creek Series Preview Video: "Inspired by one of the most terrifying, cult movie franchises ever released in theaters, episode 2 of the six-part television event, WOLF CREEK, premiere[d] exclusively on Pop [on] October 21 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT."

"Pop’s limited series event--inspired by one of the "25 best horror movies since 2000" (AV Squad), one of the "100 Best Horror films" (Time Out) and one of the "25 Best Horror Movies Since The Shining" (Vulture)--is an intense psychological thriller [that premiered on] Friday, October 14, at 10/9c. It stars John Jarratt as killer Mick Taylor, wreaking havoc in the Australian Outback except, this time, things are different. The series turns an entire genre on its head when a 19-year-old American college student, played by rising star Lucy Fry, survives Taylor’s massacre of her family and sets out for revenge."


LINE Webtoon's The Horror Zone: "Prepare yourself for a suspenseful read as you enter LINE Webtoon’s ‘The Horror Zone’! Just in time for Halloween, LINE Webtoon has rolled out a bone chilling selection of must-read, panic inducing comic titles that are guaranteed to get your heart racing. The Horror Zone collection is anchored by a brand new title, Unknown Caller, featuring the first-ever augmented reality comic experience – taking scary comics to a whole new level! Readers beware, supernatural scares await once Unknown Caller takes control of your smartphone!

Following the raging success of Pokémon Go and Snapchat, LINE Webtoon is thrilled to present the first use of augmented reality (AR) in comics. Readers will be transported into a one-of-a-kind reader experience, that will set them directly into the universe of the ominous new anthology series Unknown Caller. Unknown Caller, is a spooky interactive collection of horror stories that will make readers jump out of their seats.

Other shudder-some titles included on ‘The Horror Zone’ theme page are popular titles, The Cliff, Dead Days, Elena, Silent Horror, The Vault of Horror and the iconic Korean horror anthology Chiller, which was LINE Webtoon’s first FX Toon – blending the vertical scroll reading style with chilling music and special effects to create a truly suspenseful reading experience. Also joining ‘The Horror Zone’ and following the footsteps of Chiller is Shriek, a new FX Toon that launched in September and will run through Halloween. Shriek is a horror anthology series featuring an assortment of terrifying stories including an original episode from Dey, the creator of popular LINE Webtoon comic Dead Days.

You can find all of the titles here:

The haunting AR experience of Unknown Caller is available only on the LINE WEBTOON app and will launch the week of October 24th."

  • Derek Anderson
    About the Author - Derek Anderson

    Raised on a steady diet of R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps books and Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Derek has been fascinated with fear since he first saw ForeverWare being used on an episode of Eerie, Indiana.

    When he’s not writing about horror as the Senior News Reporter for Daily Dead, Derek can be found daydreaming about the Santa Carla Boardwalk from The Lost Boys or reading Stephen King and Brian Keene novels.