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Last Week In Horror

 

News:

 

The Netflix series based on “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” has cast Ross Lynch in a lead role.

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 “Lynch will play Harvey Kinkle, the human boyfriend of Sabrina (Kiernan Shipka). Described as the prince charming of a dark fairy tale, Harvey is the son of a coal miner, a dreamboat and a dreamer, completely unaware of the dark forces conspiring to keep him and Sabrina apart. Nate Richert previously played the character in the Melissa Joan Hart series “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch.”

The series is described as being tonally in the vein of horror classics like “Rosemary’s Baby” and “The Exorcist.”

Source: Variety

 

Looks Like That ‘Happy Death Day’ Sequel is Filming This Year!

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“While Happy Death Day 2 hasn’t been officially announced, Geek Vibes Nation spotted that the sequel is listed in this week’s Production Weekly roundup. They tweeted, “It looks like the sequel to #HappyDeathDay will begin filming May 14 in New Orleans.”

Source: Bloody Disgusting & Geek Vibes Nation

 


Renewal Possibilities For ‘Gotham’, ‘The Exorcist’ & More

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“Looking at renewal possibilities for ongoing series, Newman sounded a positive tone on Gotham, LA To Vegas and Empire while allowing that The Last Man On Earth and The Exorcist are on the bubble.

Of the latter, he said putting the horror series on Friday nights was “tough for that show. We had hoped that we would be able to tap into a moviegoing crowd who didn’t want to go out to the movies… and we did get some viewership. I thought the show was incredibly well produced, the stories were great.” While Newman says there’s great pride in Exorcist, it’s “clearly a show that’s on the bubble.”

Source: Deadline

 

 

'A Quiet Place' Gets Loud On Social Media Post SXSW Premiere

 

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“A Quiet Place boasts 100% on Rotten Tomatoes; a score that Baby Driver landed post SXSW a year ago. Sony leveraged that number in their trailers taking that $30M budgeted pic to $20.5M three-day, $30M five-day opening, and a domestic final of $107.8M. A Quiet Place cost less than Baby Driver at a reported estimated $17M and it hit tracking this morning with an early $20M+ projected opening.”

 

Source: Deadline

 

Don Coscarelli’s Upcoming Book ‘True Indie’ Digs into the ‘Phantasm’ Creator’s Career

“True Indie is loaded with the filmmaker’s behind-the-scenes stories, like setting his face on fire during the making of Phantasm, hearing Bruce Campbell’s most important question before agreeing to star in Bubba Ho-tep, and crafting a horror thriller into a franchise phenomenon spanning four decades.”

 

Source: Bloody Disgusting



 

 

 

 

Shout! Factory, China's Ace Film HK Buy Roger Corman Film Library

 

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"During the past decade our personal and professional relationships with Shout! Factory's Bob Emmer, Richard and Garson Foos, and Ace Film's Henry Luk and Adam Yuchen Ren have shown us that their independent, entrepreneurial spirit, respect for our work and creative methods of distribution and production make them especially well-suited to carry on with the New Horizons film library," the Cormans said Thursday in a joint statement.”

 

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

 


 

Danny McBride says the new Halloween references every other Halloween movie

 

“This picks up after the first one,” said McBride. “The Halloween franchise has kind of

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become a little bit of like choose your own adventure, you know like there’s some many different versions, and the timeline is so mixed up, we just thought it would be easier to go back to the source and continue from from there. It was nicer than knowing you’re working on Halloween 11, it just seemed cooler, ‘we’re making Halloween 2‘. We do [reference the other movies]. For fans, we pay homage and respect to every Halloween that has been out there.”

 

Source: Flickering Myth

 

 

Rob Zombie Begins Filming His ‘Devil’s Rejects’ Sequel, ‘3 From Hell’!

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“Robzombieofficial: It's all true! Day One shooting Three From Hell! The murder and madness continues. #robzombie #sherimoonzombie #billmoseley #thedevilsrejects”

 

Source: Bloody Disgusting & Rob Zombie




 


Releases:

 

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Pyewacket

Release: March 23rd  

Format: VOD

A frustrated girl attempts an occult ritual in order to kill her mother, but awakens something sinister in the woods instead.

Trailer: 

 

 

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Pacific Rim: Uprising

Release: March 23rd

Format: Theatrical

Jake Pentecost, a once-promising Jaeger pilot whose legendary father gave his life to secure humanity’s victory against the monstrous “Kaiju.” Jake has since abandoned his training only to become caught up in a criminal underworld. But when an even more unstoppable threat is unleashed to tear through our cities and bring the world to its knees, he is given one last chance to live up to his father’s legacy by his estranged sister, Mako Mori (Rinko Kikuchi) — who is leading a brave new generation of pilots that have grown up in the shadow of war. As they seek justice for the fallen, their only hope is to unite together in a global uprising against the forces of extinction.

Trailer: 

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Unsane

Release: March 23rd

Format: Theatrical

A young woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution where she is confronted by her greatest fear--but is it real or is it a product of her delusion?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Horror at the Box Office:

 

Strangers: Prey at Night is currently in the 8th spot according to this weekend's box office numbers. They’ve pulled in an estimated $4,810,000 bringing their grand total earned up to $18,610,000.

 

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Annihilation has dropped to the 12th spot earning an estimated $1,700,000 over the weekend which raises their total to roughly $29,254,000.

 

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And after 16 weeks in theaters, The Shape Of Water has dropped down to the 16th spot earning an approximate $800,000 over the weekend bringing the films total $62,688,637 domestically and $173,534,266 world wide.   

 


Indie Support:

 

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"Werehouse" Short Horror Film in Black, White & Red

 

"When a peaceful demonstration turns to violence in the streets, a trio of students seek shelter in a nearby warehouse. But they soon realise it was safer outside when coming face-to-face with the lycanthropic occupant..."

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/danielmyoung/werehouse-short-horror-film?ref=discovery&term=horror


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