"We don't have a map, we don't have a cell phone. We are in the middle of nowhere." We're back with another trailer round-up, this time highlighting one couple's hellish hike in Backcountry, the Lovecraftian love of Spring, and the blood-splattered bubble-gum sweetness of Fox's Scream Queens TV series.

Backcountry: In Backcountry, a city-based couple experience the real life horror of being utterly lost in the woods where only the wildlife can hear you scream. Seeking a way back to civilization, they intrude on a black bear’s territory and soon have the hulking beast hot on their trail. Written and directed by Adam MacDonald, Backcountry stars Missy Peregrym, Jeff Roop, and Eric Balfour, and will receive a theatrical and VOD release from IFC Midnight on March 20th.

"Based on a true story, BACKCOUNTRY follows an urban couple who go camping in the Canadian wilderness - where unimaginable beauty sits alongside our most primal fears. Alex (Jeff Roop) is a seasoned outdoorsman while Jenn (Missy Peregrym), a corporate lawyer, is not. After much convincing, and against her better judgment, she agrees to let him take her deep into a Provincial Park to one of his favorite spots - the secluded Blackfoot Trail.

On their first night, deep in the forest, they have an unsettling encounter with Brad (Eric Balfour), a strange alpha male with eyes for Jenn who may or may not be following them. Alex's desire to quickly reach Blackfoot Trail only intensifies. They push further and further into the woods, Alex stubbornly insisting that he remembers the way. After three days their path disappears; they are hopelessly lost. Without food or water, they struggle to find their way back, the harsh conditions bringing out the best and worst in them, pushing their already fragile relationship to the breaking point. When they realize they have entered a bear's territory, being lost suddenly becomes the least of their problems. Terror, horror, will, and survival become paramount."

Spring: The latest film from the directing duo of Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead (Resolution), Spring stars Lou Taylor Pucci (2013’s Evil Dead) and Nadia Hilker (The Other Wife) and will be released by Drafthouse Films in theaters and on VOD beginning March 20th:

"Evan (Lou Taylor Pucci, Evil Dead, Thumbsucker) is a young American fleeing to Europe to escape his past. While backpacking along the Italian coast, everything changes during a stop at an idyllic Italian village, where he meets and instantly connects with the enchanting and mysterious Louise. A flirtatious romance begins to bloom between the two – however, Evan soon realizes that Louise has been harboring a monstrous, primordial secret that puts both their relationship and their lives in jeopardy.

A beautiful, fluid genre-bender from Benson and Moorhead, Spring is an unforgettable romance of mythical proportions.”

In case you missed it, check out Sean’s review of Spring:

Trailer via Collider:

Scream Queens: An anthology series scheduled to premiere its 15-episode season in the fall of 2015 on Fox, Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk's Scream Queens centers on a college campus turned upside down by a string of murders. Murphy revealed that, like American Horror Story, Scream Queens will follow a new storyline with a fresh setting each season. He also mentioned that every season will focus on two female lead roles.

The series stars Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts, Lea Michele, Joe Manganiello, Abigail Breslinand, Skyler Samuels, and Keke Palmer, with Nick Jonas and Ariana Grande set for recurring roles.

Source: Collider
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    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.