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----- May 31, 2022 -----

** CHILD'S PLAY 4K UHD: CHILD'S PLAY, CHILD'S PLAY 2 and CHILD'S PLAY 3 are coming to 4K UHD in August from Scream Factory! There will also be an edition with all three films, figurine, two slipcovers, enamel pin and postcards.

** THE INHABITANT: A new horror thriller by emerging genre director Jerren Lauder. Odessa A'zion plays Tara, a teenage descendant of Lizzie Borden who is caught between paranoid visions and festering schizophrenia amid a series of small-town murders. Leslie Bibb and Dermot Mulroney co-star.

** ABANDONED: The film follows the sharply intense lives of a mother, father, and infant son as they move into a remote farmhouse, which harbors a dark, tragic history. Vertical Entertainment and TPC are releasing ABANDONED in theaters on June 17th, 2022. It will also be available on Digital and On Demand on June 24th.

** ROMI: Production has begun on a Canadian tech-horror calledROMI, from director Robert Cuffley. Based on his short film by the same name the story is about a young woman on the run is forced to hide out in a tricked out smart home. The digital assistant, the titular Romi, does not take kindly to their visit. (thanks to

----- May 30, 2022 -----

** More Dario Argento on 4K UHD: According to Alan Jones, five more films from Dario Argento are coming to 4K UHD in North America.

** LEVIATHAN 4K UHD: Coming soon to 4K UHD from Kino Lorber Studio Classics with a brand new HDR Dolby Vision Master! Perched on the hull of a wrecked Soviet freighter, a team of deep-sea miners led by head oceanographer Steven Beck comes face to face with a mutant creature that's the product of a failed genetic experiment.

** BAD MOON: Eric Red's BAD MOON (1996) Blu-ray Mediabook coming soon from NSM Records in Germany.

** THE CREEPS: THE CREEPS, written and directed by Marko Mäkilaakso and produced by Miika J. Norvanto of Black Lion Pictures and Timo Puustinen (Rendel) of Frozen Flame Pictures. Raven Banner is handling worldwide sales of the film.

THE CREEPS tell the story of two American youngsters who prepare for the celebration at Monsterfest, an event in the skiing center of Vuokatti, Finland. However, the party is interrupted when a group of small critters takes over the place.

** WINNIE THE POOH BLOOD AND HONEY: Here's a first look at the upcoming horror retelling of Winnie The Pooh from filmmaker Rhys Frake-Waterfield and starring Amber Doig-Thorne, Maria Taylor and Danielle Scott.

Waterfield wrote and co-produced the film that sees Pooh and Piglet as the main villains, the pair having gone feral and going on a rampage after being abandoned by a college-bound Christopher Robin. The film was shot in ten days in England, not far from Ashdown Forest which inspired Milne's imaginary Hundred Acre Wood. Craig David Dowsett takes on the role of 'Winnie' in the film. (thanks to

----- May 26, 2022 -----

** CUBE remake: Lionsgate is reportedly starting over on its planned remake of Vincenzo Natali's 1997 microbudget sci-fi/horror cult classic CUBE.

The studio is reportedly scrapping never-realized plans it outlined in 2015 and accepting new pitches for the rebooted take on CUBE. Roy Lee and Jon Spaihts were originally linked to produce. The original followed five strangers trapped in a series of seemingly endless trap-rigged cubes. It was enough of a success to spawn a sequel and a prequel and more recently a Japanese remake released last year. (thanks to &

** Vinegar Syndrome update: The rest of 2022 will only up the ante with Blu-ray debuts of SHRIEK OF THE MUTILATED, more 80s horror, more Hong Kong genre cinema, our first Jess Franco release, more Euro-horror, further installments of Forgotten Gialli and Home Grown Horror (slasher edition!), and UHD debuts of THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE II along with plenty of other horror and exploitation treats on Blu-ray and UHD.

** HUESERA: In HUESERA, Valeria's (Natalia Solián) joy at becoming pregnant with her first child is quickly taken away when she's cursed by a sinister entity. As danger closes in and relationships with her family become fractured, she's forced deeper into a chilling world of dark magic that threatens to consume her. A group of witches emerge that could be her only hope for safety and salvation, but not without grave risk.

----- May 25, 2022 -----

** John Carpenter's THE THING: Fathom Events and Universal Pictures are teaming up for an over 800 screen re-release of John Carpenter's THE THING in cinemas, in time for the film's 40th anniversary next month.

Kurt Russell, Keith David, Wilford Brimley, Donald Moffat, T. K. Carter, David Clennon and Richard Dysart lead the cast as members of a team of researchers in a remote facility in Antarctica. The group find themselves being hunted by an alien that takes the form of its victims.

The re-release will also treat fans with vintage, behind-the-scenes footage from the making-of documentary "The Thing: Terror Takes Shape". The re-release screens on two days – June 19th and June 22nd with showtimes at 3pm and 7pm. Ticket purchases will happen at the Fathom Events website or at participating theaters box offices. (thanks to

** THE LAST VOYAGE OF THE DEMETER: Universal Pictures has once again pushed back THE LAST VOYAGE OF THE DEMETER, its long gestating horror film based on an iconic chapter within Bram Stoker's novel Dracula. Originally slated for January 27th 2023, the film will now open nearly seven months later on August 11th 2023. After spending many years in development, the film was shot and is finally on the way with first look footage recently screened for exhibitors.

The story centers on the merchant ship Demeter, chartered to carry fifty unmarked wooden crates from Carpathia to London, only for its doomed crew to endure strange events – stalked each night by a merciless presence onboard. Corey Hawkins, Aisling Franciosi, Liam Cunningham, David Dastmalchian, Jon Jon Briones, Stefan Kapicic, Nikolai Nikolaeff and Javier Botet co-star. Andre Øvredal helms from a script by Bragi F. Schut, Stefan Ruzowitzky and Zak Olkew. (thanks to

** NIGHTBITCH: In a major deal said to be worth over $25 million, Searchlight Pictures has acquired Annapurna's darkly comic neo-horror film NIGHTBITCH to star Amy Adams and be directed by Marielle Heller.

Heller penned the script based on Rachel Yoder's acclaimed debut novel which tells of a stay-at-home mother raising a toddler in the suburbs who embraces the feral power deeply rooted in motherhood. She also becomes increasingly aware of the bizarre and undeniable signs that she may be turning into a canine. (thanks to

** SCURRY: Clay Epstein's Film Mode Entertainment and Luke Sparke's Sparke Films announce the brand new genre-raising horror film, SCURRY. Barry Pepper will take on a lead role with further casting announcements to come. The film will be directed by Luke Sparke.

"We're thrilled to be working with Luke and the Sparke Films team on yet another stellar feature film that raises the genre bar as well as the project's commercial viability around the world," said Epstein. "The addition of Barry Pepper and his adept talent, along with his massive global following starting with films like SAVING PRIVATE RYAN and THE GREEN MILE to more recent titles with box-office earnings exceeding the $1B mark all add immense value to SCURRY."

In SCURRY, the city is under attack by a monstrous threat. Two strangers, a family man with everything to live for (Pepper) and a criminal with nothing to lose, find themselves trapped below ground during the chaos. Badly injured and with limited resources, they must navigate a treacherous, narrowing tunnel in hopes of finding an exit before they bleed out. Fear and desperation consume them as the threat closes in and they soon discover they have more to fear than each other.

----- May 24, 2022 -----

** Alex Proyas SISTER DARKNESS: Director Alex Proyas is returning to his indie roots with the horror-thriller SISTER DARKNESS. Dubbed a "macabre female-driven fever dream of revenge and gothic terror," the story unfolds in the U.K. in the 1930s where the newly wed but unhappy Alice stumbles across her doppelganger Isla. Isla's existence is a mystery seeped in a tale of bloody retribution against her oppressors, the hellish supernatural nightscape and a dreaded uprising against the deceitful aristocracy.

Heretic Foundation, Mystery Clock Cinema, and 108 Media are backing the project which will shoot in Australia in late 2022/early 2023. The project will boast $35 million budget and will be shot using a fully virtual production process that was developed by Proyas' VFX studio Heretic Foundation. He says in a statement:

"SISTER DARKNESS will be a milestone in the use of virtual production at this scale and Heretic's talented team will allow us to establish production values at much higher levels in this budget range than ever before thought achievable. This is the future of filmmaking."

Proyas penned the script which is said to be heavily inspired by U.K. horror movies of the 1960s and 1970s are big influences along with iconic films such as THE INNOCENTS and THE LEGEND OF HELL HOUSE. (thanks to

** THE LIVING DEAD AT MANCHESTER MORGUE: Coming to Blu-ray on June 7th from Synapse Films featuring an exclusive new 4K restoration from the original 35mm camera negative.

** THE EMBALMER: Coming to Blu-ray in 2023 from AGFA. A deranged mortician preys on a group of teenage friends in a desperate attempt to obtain their bodily fluids needed to bring his family back to life.

** FEAR THE WALKING DEAD: Here's the trailer for season 7 final episode.

----- May 19, 2022 -----

** I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE 4K UHD: Coming to 4K UHD on 9/26 from Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment in the UK as a 3-disc collector's edition.

** MOLOCH: 38-year-old Betriek lives at the edge of a peat bog in the North of the Netherlands. When she and her family are attacked by a random stranger one night, Betriek sets out to find an explanation. The more she digs, the more she becomes convinced that she is being hunted by something ancient. Premieres July 21 on Shudder.

** TOTALLY KILLER: Kiernan Shipka, Julie Bowen, Randall Park and Olivia Holt will lead the cast of the horror-comedy slasher feature TOTALLY KILLER at Amazon Prime Video and Blumhouse Television.

Filming has just kicked off in Vancouver on the feature that follows Jamie (Shipka) whose mom, Pam (Bowen), is terrorized by the resurgence of the Sweet Sixteen Killer – a masked maniac that slaughtered a group of teenage girls in the 1980s. With the help of her friend Amelia (Kelcey Mawema), Jamie travels back in time to 1987 and teams up with the teen version of her mom (Holt) to try and stop the killer.

Lochlyn Munro, Charlie Gillespie, Stephi Chin-Salvo, Anna Diaz, Jeremy Monn-Djasgnar, Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson, Ella Choi, Kelcey Mawema, Liana Liberato, Nathaniel Appiah and Jonathan Potts also star. Nahnatchka Khan is directing while and Jen D'Angelo penned the screenplay based on an original script by David Matalon and Sasha Perl-Raver. (thanks to

** KEEPING COMPANY: From 1091 Pictures, a Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. company, KEEPING COMPANY is a horror comedy starring Jacob Grodnik, Ahmed Bharoocha, Devin Das, Gillian Vigman, Andy Buckley, Rex Lee and more!

A fateful chain of events begins to unravel after two brash insurance salesmen go knocking on the wrong door and find themselves trapped inside of a serial killer's basement, putting their lives and their jobs on the line.

----- May 18, 2022 -----

** POLTERGEIST 4K UHD: Coming to 4K UHD in October!

** THE REEF STALKED: RLJE Films, a business unit of AMC Networks, and Shudder, AMC Networks' streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, have acquired the North American rights to the horror film, THE REEF STALKED. The film will be released In Theaters, on Digital/VOD and streaming on Shudder on July 29, 2022.

After her sister's murder, Nic, her younger sister and two friends seek solace through a Pacific island kayaking adventure. Hours into the trip the women are stalked by a shark and must band together, face their fears and save each other. (thanks to

** REVEALER: Shudder, AMC Network's premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, has acquired REVEALER, the feature debut from Emmy Award-winning director Luke Boyce. The film, which made its U.S. premiere at Kansas City's Panic Fest, stars Caito Aase who won the fest's Audience Award for Best Actress and Shaina Schrooten and will be available exclusively on Shudder in the US, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand on Thursday, June 23.

** BAGMAN: Sam Claflin will star in the Colm McCarthy-directed supernatural thriller BAGMAN for Lionsgate. John Hulme penned the script whilst Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey are producing. The story centers on a father who struggles against his deepest inner fear when his childhood monster once again returns to haunt him. Only this time the fight isn't for himself; it's for his family. (thanks to

----- May 17, 2022 -----

** FRIDAY THE 13th PART II 4K UHD: Coming soon to 4K UHD.

** EVIL DEAD The Game: Here's the launch trailer for the just released video game.

** THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE: Here's the official trailer for the upcoming video game.

** DESTROY ALL NEIGHBORS: Shudder, AMC Networks' streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, and RLJE Films, a business unit of AMC Networks, announced their partnership on the newest Shudder Original Film, DESTROY ALL NEIGHBORS. From music-video and commercial director Josh Forbes and starring Jonah Ray Rodrigues and Alex Winter who also produce, DESTROY ALL NEIGHBORS will have a day-and-date release in theaters and on Shudder in 2023. The film, which is also produced by Russell Sanzgiri, is from an original script written by Mike Benner, Jared Logan, and Charles Pieper.

** WHAT THE WATERS LEFT BEHIND SCARS: An Anglo-American indie rock band winds up stranded in Epecuén, where their internal conflicts and the bad luck of their tour quickly lose importance before the hell that awaits them. (thanks to

----- May 16, 2022 -----

** FRIDAY THE 13th 4K UHD: The original FRIDAY THE 13th comes to 4K Ultra HD on September 13, 2022, in time for Halloween viewing. One of the most iconic horror films of all time, FRIDAY THE 13th launched the long-running and wildly popular franchise, which has grossed over $466 million worldwide. The 4K Ultra HD release features HDR-10 and Dolby Vision® and includes both the theatrical and unrated versions of the film, access to a digital copy, and extensive legacy bonus content.

** SCREAM 6: SCREAM 4 actress Hayden Panettiere is returning to the franchise, the actress closing a deal to reprise her character in the upcoming sixth entry at Spyglass Media and Paramount Pictures. Panettiere played Kirby Reed, a teen in Woodsboro who rises to hero status by the end and is now a survivor. (thanks to

** MONSTROUS: Coming to Blu-ray on 7/5. A traumatized woman (Christina Ricci) flees her abusive ex-husband with her 7-year-old son, but in their new, remote sanctuary they find they have a bigger, more terrifying monster to deal with.

** UNHUMAN: The dead will have this club for breakfast. Blumhouse Television and Epix bring you the story of a high school field trip gone bloody awry. Seven misfit students must band together against a growing gang of unhuman savages. The group's trust in each other is tested to the limit in a brutal, horrifying fight to survive and they must take down the murderous zombie-creatures… before they kill each other first. Available on Digital June 3rd.

** THE PASSENGER (LA PASAJERA): Here's the Red Band trailer. A group of strangers sharing a ride have their trip interrupted when the driver hits a woman hiking in the dark of night. They decide to help her, but quickly learn that something is wrong and that they shouldn't have let her in at all.

----- May 13, 2022 -----

** Jess Franco 4K UHD: Blue Underground are working on two 4K UHD titles from director Jess Franco.

** GINGER SNAPS trilogy: Coming to Blu-ray on 8/17 from Via Vision Entertainment.

** THE MESSENGERS: Coming to Blu-ray on 8/17 from Via Vision Entertainment.

** RESIDENT EVIL: Nothing eventful ever happens in the peaceful New Raccoon City. The legendary franchise RESIDENT EVIL brings its battle for survival to Netflix on July 14th.

** THE SACRIFICE GAME: Shudder, AMC Networks' premium streamer for horror, thriller, and the supernatural, and Red Sea Media announced that production will begin next week on 1970s supernatural horror THE SACRIFICE GAME, written by Jenn Wexler and Sean Redlitz and set to be directed by Wexler, to star Mena Massoud, Olivia Scott Welch, with Gus Kenworthy and Chloë Levine, who also starred in Wexler's THE RANGER Shudder has taken all rights to the film in its territories, while Red Sea Media, Inc. has acquired international.

The film, which begins principal photography May 9, 2022, is set at a girls' boarding school over Christmas break, 1971, where Samantha and Clara, two students staying behind for the holidays, must survive the night against uninvited visitors.

** What is happening with FRIDAY THE 13TH: CNN published an interesting article about all the legals problems surrounding the FRIDAY THE 13TH franchise.

----- May 12, 2022 -----

** THE OMEN prequel: 20th Century Studios has set Arkasha Stevenson (LEGION) to direct THE FIRST OMEN, a prequel to the iconic 1976 horror film THE OMEN.

That film and its sequels center around Damien Thorn, a young child replaced at birth by his American diplomat father, unbeknownst to his wife, after their biological child dies shortly after birth. A series of mysterious events and violent deaths occur around the family and Damien enters childhood, they come to learn he is the prophesied Antichrist.

The film was such a success it spawned two theatrical sequels following a teenage and then adult Damian. There was also a widely panned TV movie spin-off, a big-budget 2006 remake of the first film, and a 2016 short-lived TV series reimagining. This is expected to serve as a direct prequel to the original. Stevenson and her writing partner Tim Smith will also rewrite the script while David S. Goyer and Keith Levine are producing. (thanks to

** David Cronenberg's THE SHROUDS: David Cronenberg will reunite with Vincent Cassel for his next film, which the story centers on Karsh (Cassel), an innovative businessman and grieving widower, who builds a device to connect with the dead inside a burial shroud.

His revolutionary business is on the verge of breaking into the international mainstream when several graves within his cemetery are vandalized and nearly destroyed, including that of his wife. While he struggles to uncover a clear motive for the attack, the mystery of who wrought this havoc, and why, will drive Karsh to reevaluate his business, marriage and fidelity.

Cronenberg will write as well as direct the film while Said Ben Said, Martin Katz and Michel Merkt will produce. Filming is set to begin in March next year. (thanks to

** HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN: Coming to Blu-ray on 7/6 from Umbrella Entertainment.

** THE LOVE WITCH: Coming to Blu-ray on 7/6 from Umbrella Entertainment.

** DEAD KIDS: Coming to Blu-ray on 7/6 from Umbrella Entertainment.

----- May 11, 2022 -----

** Alexandre Aja's MOTHER LAND: HIGH TENSION director Alexandre Aja is teaming with Oscar winner Halle Berry for MOTHER LAND at 21 Laps and Lionsgate. The story will chart the story of a mother and her twin sons who have been tormented by an evil spirit for years. When one of the boys questions whether the evil is real, the family's sacred bond is broken, and it becomes a fight for survival.

The project is expected to go into production next year with STRANGER THINGS producing alum Shawn Levy, Dan Cohen and Dan Levine also onboard. The script was written by MEAN DREAMS scribes Kevin Coughlin and Ryan Grassby. (thanks to

** SCREAM 6: Melissa Barrera, Jasmon Savoy Brown, Mason Gooding, and Jenna Ortega are all set to reprise their roles in the upcoming sixth installment in the iconic horror film franchise. Not too much is known about the film as of yet, but Variety noted that the film will focus on the four leaving the town of Woodsboro behind and attempting to start a fresh chapter, although that's unlikely to be successful.

Production on the sixth film is set to begin in early summer 2022, with the film targeting a March 31, 2023 release date. Alongside the returning cast, SCREAM 6 will also see the directors of SCREAM return, with Radio Silence's Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett stepping back into the franchise after the success of the fifth film. (thanks to

** EVENT HORIZON 4K UHD: Here's a look at the upcoming steelbook edition.

** GHOULIES: GHOULIES and GHOULIES 2 are coming to Blu-ray on 7/6 from Umbrella Entertainment.

** X: Here's the covers of the upcoming 4K UHD edition coming out September 2nd.

----- May 10, 2022 -----

** Dario Argento's DARK GLASSES: Coming to Blu-ray on 7/29 in Germany.

** EVIL DEAD TRAP 2: Coming to Blu-ray on 9/12 from Unearthed Films.

** THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 4K UHD: The film is is receiving a standard edition on May 20th from Turbine.

** THE BAT: Coming to Blu-ray on 9/27 from The Film Detective is the 1959 film, THE BAT.

----- May 9, 2022 -----

** THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2 4K UHD: Coming to 4K Ultra HD in 2022 from Vinegar Syndrome!

** CRIMES OF THE FUTURE: As the human species adapts to a synthetic environment, the body undergoes new transformations and mutations. With his partner Caprice (Léa Seydoux), Saul Tenser (Viggo Mortensen), celebrity performance artist, publicly showcases the metamorphosis of his organs in avant-garde performances. Timlin (Kristen Stewart), an investigator from the National Organ Registry, obsessively tracks their movements, which is when a mysterious group is revealed… Their mission – to use Saul's notoriety to shed light on the next phase of human evolution.

** EVENT HORIZON 4K UHD: Coming soon to 4K UHD from Paramount Home Entertainment. A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned... with someone or something new on-board.

** X 4K UHD: Coming soon to 4K UHD from Capelight Pictures.

** YOU ARE NOT MY MOTHER: Coming to Blu-ray on 6/21 from Magnet Releasing.

----- May 6, 2022 -----

** PLANET OF THE VAMPIRES: Coming July 26th from Kino Lorber Studio Classics from a brand new 2K master.

** MASSACRE AT CENTRAL HIGH: Coming soon from Synapse Films.

** GLORIOUS: Shudder, AMC Network's premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, has acquired rights to Rebekah McKendry's GLORIOUS starring Ryan Kwanten and Oscar-winner J.K. Simmons. The film, an official selection of the Fantasia International Film Festival, will be available exclusively on Shudder in the US, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand on Thursday, August 18.

** BONES AND ALL: David Fincher's go-to composers Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross have confirmed they're working on the score for SUPIRIA remake director Luca Guadagnino's new cannibal romance drama BONES AND ALL. Ross revealed the pair have completed their work on the film in the official Nine Inch Nails Discord forum (via Far Out Magazine), but didn't elaborate further. Outside of Fincher, the pair have worked on such films as BIRD BOX and Pixar's SOUL.

Timothee Chalamet and Taylor Russell lead the coming-of-age romance horror film also starring Mark Rylance, Michael Stuhlbarg, Andre Holland, Jessica Harper and Chloe Sevigny.

Speaking with Fantastic Man recently, Guadagnino promised it will be an extremely romantic movie: "I like to think that BONES AND ALL is an extremely romantic movie, addressing the romanticism that lies within us and within relationships in general. Of course, there's the literal aspect of it being a movie about cannibal lovers, which is extreme in many ways, but I think the more extreme aspect of the movie is the intensity of the feel­ings that these people go through – the impossibility of love." (thanks to

----- May 5, 2022 -----

** CRIMES OF THE FUTURE: David Cronenberg's new film is coming to DVD and Blu-ray on August 9th.

** STUDIO 666: Coming to Blu-ray on 5/24 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

** THE RIGHTEOUS: A unique and darkly engaging spiritual thriller, strikingly shot in black and white, THE RIGHTEOUS tells the story of Frederic (Henry Czerny) a grieving man struggling with his faith, who helps an injured young man, Aaron Smith (Mark O'Brien) who stumbles onto his property one night, claiming to be lost in the woods. Frederic and his wife (Mimi Kuzyk) invite the man to stay for the night, but Frederic soon begins to have doubts about this enigmatic stranger's story - and his motives for being there. When Aaron asks Frederic to commit an unspeakable deed, it becomes clear that the man is not who he seems, and has been sent to test the very limits of Frederic's existence.

----- May 3rd, 2022 -----

** HOUSE ON THE EDGE OF THE PARK 4K UHD: Coming to 4K UHD from 88 Films. Two low-life punks invite themselves to a party at a posh villa and after being taunted by their snobbish hosts, hold everyone hostage and subject them to various forms of mayhem.

** SPECIES 4K UHD: Coming to 4K UHD on 7/26 from Scream Factory. A group of scientists try to track down and trap a killer alien seductress before she successfully mates with a human.

** ALL ABOUT EVIL: Coming to Blu-ray in June from Severin Films. A mousy librarian inherits her father's beloved but failing old movie house. In order to save the family business she discovers her inner serial killer - and a legion of rabid gore fans - when she starts turning out a series of grisly shorts. What her fans don't realize yet is that the murders in the movies are all too real.

** WATCHER: As a serial killer stalks the city, Julia – a young actress who just moved to town with her boyfriend – notices a mysterious stranger watching her from across the street in this terrifying thriller.

** THE PASSENGER (LA PASAJERA): After its worldwide premiere in the Sitges Film Festival's Official Selection, and its participation in the Morbido Film Festival in Mexico, the Donostia Horror Film Week, the Fancine of Malaga, the Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival and the Isla Calavera Festival in the Canary Islands, and its premiere throughout Spain at the end of February this year, THE PASSENGER arrives on the American continent: It participated in the Seattle International Film Festival on April 24th, and will enter the U.S. theaters on June 3rd, the first feature film in common of Raul Cerezo, renowned Spanish short filmmaker of the fanterror genre and Fernando Gonzalez Gomez (Estandar, 2021). Shot entirely in Navarra, THE PASSENGER is a production of Persons Films, La Dalia Films, SG Producciones and Eye Slice Pictures.

----- May 2nd, 2022 -----

** TENEBRAE 4K UHD Arrow Video: Coming to 4K UHD 7/18 from Arrow Video.

** TENEBRAE 4K UHD Synapse Films: Coming to 4K UHD on 7/26 from Synapse Films.

** HELL HIGH: Here's the slipcover for the upcoming Arrow Video edition.

** ALLEGORIA: RLJE Films, a business unit of AMC Networks, and Shudder, AMC Networks' streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural have acquired the North American rights to the horror film, ALLEGORIA, ahead of its world premiere at Panic Fest. The film will be released on VOD, Digital and streaming on Shudder on August 2, 2022.

** OFFSEASON: Shudder, AMC Networks' premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, announced that OFFSEASON will be available exclusively to stream on the platform starting on Friday, June 10, 2022. As a Shudder exclusive, the platform will be the only subscription service that will carry the film in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

----- April 29, 2022 -----

** Giallo essentials: Coming to Blu-ray on 7/26 from Arrow Video US/UK. This set will include; SMILE BEFORE DEATH (1972), THE WEAPON, THE HOUR, THE MOTIVE (1972) and THE KILLER RESERVED NINE SEATS (1974).

** A QUIET PLACE DAY ONE: This is the official title for the upcoming prequel, which is expected to deal with the events of the aliens' arrival on Earth as seen in the early flashback scenes of the sequel. Michael Sarnoski is attached to direct the film which will come before a proper third entry in the main franchise. (thanks to

** HELL HIGH: After finding a postcard for the film last year, HELL HIGH (1989) is coming to Blu-ray from Arrow Video on 7/18.

** THE RIGHTEOUS: Coming to Blu-ray on 7/18 from Arrow Video.

** NIGHT GALLERY SEASON 2: Coming on July 26th from Kino Lorber Studio Classics.

----- April 28, 2022 -----

** Dario Argento TENEBRAE 4K UHD: Coming to 4K UHD on 7/18 from Arrow Video!

** THE NUN 2: Warner Bros. Pictures has officially confirmed a sequel to THE NUN is being developed and was shown as part of a sizzle reel shown during the studio's CinemaCon presentation. No further details were available including who may be returning and who is directing. James Wan will almost certainly return to produce. (thanks to

** Mondo Macabro update: Here's three of the four upcoming titles for the month of May; HORRIBLE SEXY VAMPIRE (1971), OTHER SIDE OF THE MIRROR (1973) and LOVE BRIDES OF THE BLOOD MUMMY (1973).

** SUBURBAN SASQUATCH: Coming to Blu-ray in August from Visual Vengeance. A mystical Sasquatch is on the loose in suburbia and only a Native American warrioress can stop it.

** L.A. AIDS JABBER: Coming to Blu-ray in August from Visual Vengeance. A guy who has been diagnosed with AIDS decides to get his revenge on the world by attacking people with hypodermic needles filled with his blood.

----- April 27, 2022 -----

** THE BLACK PHONE: Director Scott Derrickson returns to his terror roots and partners again with the foremost brand in the genre, Blumhouse, with a new horror thriller.

** BODIES BODIES BODIES: When a group of rich 20-somethings plan a hurricane party at a remote family mansion, a party game goes awry in this fresh and funny look at backstabbing, fake friends, and one party gone very, very wrong.

** HORROR NOIRE: Coming to Blu-ray 6/28 from RLJE Films. Six horror stories from Black directors and screenwriters in a single film.

** ALL THE SOULS... EXCEPT THE DEAD: Here's the artwork for the upcoming 88 Films edition of Pupi Avati's film coming September 12th.

----- April 26, 2022 -----

** MONSTROUS: A terrifying new horror awaits Laura (Christina Ricci) and her seven-year-old son Cody when they flee her abusive ex-husband and try to settle into a new life in an idyllic and remote lakeside farmhouse. Still traumatized, their physical and mental well-being are pushed to the limit as their fragile existence is threatened. In theaters and On Demand May 13th!

** TURBO KID directors next film: Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell and François Simard, the team behind TURBO KID and SUMMER OF 84, are directing WE ARE ZOMBIES, a comedy based on Jerry Frissen and Guy Davis' cult comic book series "The Zombies That Ate the World."

The trio started shooting the movie on March 29 across various locations around Montreal, Canada, with a young cast led by Alexander Nachi, Megan Peta Hill and Derek Johns. Published by Humanoids, "The Zombies That Ate the World" ran in the legendary magazine Métal Hurlant in 2003 and earned praises from horror legends such as George A. Romero, Joe Dante and Tobe Hooper. (thanks to

** THE ABOMINABLE DR. PHIBES: Coming to Blu-ray on 6/8 from Umbrella Entertainment are THE ABOMINABLE DR. PHIBES and DR. PHIBES RISES AGAIN!

** Umbrella Entertainment retro horror double feature vol.2: Coming to Blu-ray on 6/8 from Umbrella Entertainment are CIRCUS OF FEAR and THE BLOODY JUDGE.

----- April 25, 2022 -----

** DOG SOLDIERS 4K UHD: Coming to 4K UHD on 7/26 from Second Sight Films.

** TARANTULAS THE DEADLY CARGO: Coming July 5th from Kino Lorber Studio Classics.

** TERROR OUT OF THE SKY: Coming July 5th from Kino Lorber Studio Classics.

** 88 Films update: Coming to Blu-ray in July from 88 Films are KNIFE OF ICE, BEWARE MY BREATHREN, HITCHER IN THE DARK and KILLER'S MOON.

----- April 21, 2022 -----

** 4K UHD horror titles: DOG SOLDIERS, THE FUNHOUSE and CAT PEOPLE 4K UHD released have been delayed to July.

** ANTS: Coming July 5th from Kino Lorber Studio Classics.

** WE NEED TO DO SOMETHING: Coming to Blu-ray on 6/14 from IFC Films. Seeking shelter from a storm, a family find themselves trapped for days with no sign of rescue and untold evils lurking just beyond the walls in this wildly fun house-of-horrors thrill ride.

** FRANK & PENELOPE: While on the run from the law, Frank and his stripper girlfriend, Penelope, find themselves miles from civilization while traveling along a deserted stretch of dirt road. As darkness falls, they come upon a small motel and diner and decide to rest for the night. The next day, after robbing the diner, they suddenly become immersed in a hellish nightmare, When the proprietor of the motel and diner, Chisos, a psychotic, cannibalistic Bible thumper along with his sadistic family, take Frank and Penelope on a life and death journey, where escape is just a heart-pounding breath away. It soon becomes apparent that they are not the first to endure this. But these two will either get out together or "go out" together.

----- April 20, 2022 -----

** A WOUNDED FAWN: Shudder, AMC Networks' premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, has announced that its newest Shudder Original Film, horror feature A WOUNDED FAWN, will have its world premiere at the 2022 Tribeca Festival. Shudder will release the film, which is written and directed by Travis Stevens, in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand in late 2022.

** DARK NIGHT OF THE SCARECROW 2: Coming to Blu-ray and DVD May 10th, 2022. On October 24, 1981, television audiences were terrified when they tuned into CBS to catch the premiere of DARK NIGHT OF THE SCARECROW. This little made-for-TV feature developed into a cult icon and sparked an entire scarecrow-centric subgenre of horror films. More than four decades later, the scarecrow returns in an all-new frightening film, DARK NIGHT OF THE SCARECROW 2.

** CHILDREN OF SIN: After being sent to a sinister religious retreat by their stepfather, two siblings fight to escape in order to save their mother from harm's way.

** DR. LAMB: Stephen Biro and Unearthed Films are serving up the CAT III classic, DR. LAMB, just in time to celebrate the films' 30th anniversary! The film will be fully uncut with uncensored audio for the first time ever from the 2K master. Look for DR. LAMB on Blu-ray and DVD 8/9/22.

A mentally disturbed taxi driver lusts for blood every rainy night, and several young women are brutally murdered. He likes to take photos of the victims' dismembered bodies as his special mementos after sex with their corpses and stores their severed breasts in pickle jars. Inspector Lee and his team are called onto the case in this bizarre, nasty, and notorious CAT III film. Check out the trailer!

----- April 19, 2022 -----

** THE SADNESS: Coming to Blu-ray in May from Raven Banner. Bonus features will include Exclusive o-card by Ricardo Ferllen, Director's commentary, Interview with writer/director Rob Jabbaz, Behind The Scene Featurettes, Film Festival Q&As and Trailers.

** CRIMES OF THE FUTURE: The official teaser art for David Cronenberg's CRIMES OF THE FUTURE has been released, courtesy of NEON. The film will have its world premiere at Festival de Cannes this year.

** AMITYVILLE THE EVIL ESCAPES & AMITYVILLE IT'S ABOUT TIME: Coming soon to Blu-ray from Screenbound Entertainment.

** RENFIELD: Universal Pictures has announced that the Nicolas Cage and Nicholas Hoult-led comedy RENFIELD has officially wrapped principal photography, exactly one year out from its release. Chris McKay helms the dark comedy in which Hoult plays the eponymous long-suffering acolyte of Dracula (Cage) who steps out into the modern world. Awkwafina, Ben Schwartz, James Moses, Shohreh Agdashloo, and Bess Rouss co-star. (thanks to

----- April 14, 2022 -----

** David Cronenberg's CRIMES OF THE FUTURE: As the human species adapts to a synthetic environment, the body undergoes new transformations and mutations. With his partner Caprice (Léa Seydoux), Saul Tenser (Viggo Mortensen), celebrity performance artist, publicly showcases the metamorphosis of his organs in avant-garde performances. Timlin (Kristen Stewart), an investigator from the National Organ Registry, obsessively tracks their movements, which is when a mysterious group is revealed… Their mission – to use Saul's notoriety to shed light on the next phase of human evolution.

** THE SADNESS: Shudder, AMC Network's premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, has acquired rights to Canadian director Rob Jabbaz's feature debut THE SADNESS following its impressive festival run that began at the prestigious 74th annual Locarno Film Festival and celebrated screenings at the Fantasia International Film Festival and Fantastic Fest, where the film took awards for Best First Feature in Montreal and for Best Horror and Best Direction in Austin. The film will be available exclusively on Shudder in the US, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand on Thursday, May 12. The film is also coming to cinemas across Canada from Raven Banner Entertainment on April 29th and 30th and a physical release in mid-May.

** THE BLANCHEVILLE MONSTER: Another new Arrow Video postcard was discovered, this time for THE BLANCHEVILLE MONSTER (1963). The young daughter of a crazed count fears that she will fall victim to the family curse - to be sacrificed to fulfill an ancient family legend.

** MARDI GRAS MASSACRE: Here's the artwork for the upcoming 88 Films deluxe edition Blu-ray.

----- April 12, 2022 -----

** THE BOXER'S OMEN: Coming soon from Arrow Video. While in Thailand to avenge his brother who was crippled in a fight with a corrupt Thai boxer, a man gets caught up in a web of fate, Buddhism and black magic.

** ROOM 203: Here's the poster for the upcoming film.

** THE DEVIL'S CANDY: Coming to Blu-ray on 5/4 from Umbrella Entertainment.

** THIRST: Coming to Blu-ray on 5/4 from Umbrella Entertainment.

----- April 8, 2022 -----

** DR. LAMB: The upcoming Unearthed Films Blu-ray of DR. LAMB (1992) now has an 8/9 release date attached to it.

** TOMBS OF THE BLIND DEAD: Coming soon from Synapse Films in a three disc steelbook edition. The first disc will feature the original Spanish-language and English/Spanish hybrid soundtrack versions along with lossless Spanish PCM 2.0 mono soundtrack and lossless "hybrid" English/Spanish PCM 2.0 mono soundtrack.

** CAT'S EYE 4K UHD: Here's the cover of the upcoming STUDIOCANAL edition to be out May 23rd.

----- April 7, 2022 -----

** BODIES BODIES BODIES: A24 has set an August 5th date for the horror-comedy feature BODIES BODIES BODIES. The story follows a group of rich twentysomethings who plan a hurricane party at a remote family mansion. Soon a party game goes awry and things turn lethal. (thanks to

** SLASHER FLESH & BLOOD: Coming to Blu-ray on 5/17 from Shudder and RLJE Films. A wealthy, dysfunctional family gathers for a reunion on a secluded island only to learn they'll be pitted against one another in a cruel game of life and death, all while being stalked by a mysterious masked killer.

** MAL DE OJO: Producer Cinepolis debuted the poster for Isaac Ezban's upcoming horror flick. Nala, a 13-year-old girl from the city, travels with her family to her grandmother´s home in the countryside, to try to find a cure for her little sister´s mysterious illness...But she´ll soon find her granny is not exactly what she seems. (thanks to

** ROOM 203: When best friends Kim and Izzy move into a dark and mysterious apartment, they become convinced their new home is haunted by evil spirits. As they investigate the tortured history, they unearth a terrifying past of disappearances, demonic rituals and possessions that plagued every former tenant of Room 203.

** THE BABY: The new limited series blends horror and comedy in a surrealist study on motherhood. When a controlling baby with violent powers mysteriously lands in Natasha's lap, she must figure out how to wrestle her life back: She doesn't want a baby. The baby wants her. THE BABY premieres April 24th on HBO Max.

----- April 5, 2022 -----

** DOG SOLDIERS 4K UHD: Coming to 4K UHD in June from Scream Factory!

** THE FUNHOUSE 4K UHD: Coming to 4K UHD in June from Scream Factory!

** CAT PEOPLE 4K UHD: Coming to 4K UHD in June from Scream Factory!

** CONFESSIONS OF A SERIAL KILLER: Coming to Blu-ray on 7/22 in Germany. After being arrested, a Texas man begins confessing to the brutal murder of over 200 women. He recounts his random selection of victims and his traveling companions, his friend and friend's sister. But the police can't be sure whether to believe him or not until he locates a body and shows them some polaroids. Based on the true story of Henry Lee Lucas.

** WHAT JOSIAH SAW: Coming soon to Shudder. A family with buried secrets reunite at a farmhouse after two decades to pay for their past sins. A family with buried secrets reunite at a farmhouse after two decades to pay for their past sins. A family with buried secrets reunite at a farmhouse after two decades to pay for their past sins.

----- April 1st, 2022 -----

** BLOODY MUSCLE BODYBUILDER IN HELL: Coming to Blu-ray on 7/19 from Visual Vengeance.

** THE NECRO FILES: Coming to Blu-ray on 7/19 from Visual Vengeance.

** MAD DOG: Shudder has scored the rights to famed animator, VFX guru and filmmaker Phil Tippett's critically acclaimed experimental animated feature MAD DOG. Three decades in the making, the film will hit limited theaters and debut on Shudder on June 16th. In MAD DOG, a corroded diving bell descends amidst a ruined city, with an Assassin emerging from it to explore a labyrinth of bizarre landscapes inhabited by freakish denizens. (thanks to

** BARBARIANS: Opening in theaters and VOD April 1. Four friends come together for a celebratory dinner party at a country house. But as the night progresses dark secrets emerge and unsettling events begin to unfold around them.

** THE WALKING DEAD: Executive producers Angela Kang and Greg Nicotero took to Instagram to confirm that production on the last episodes of the eleventh and final season of THE WALKING DEAD has officially been completed after over a year of filming in Atlanta. The final eight episodes of the series are expected to debut later this year.

The popular horror drama is currently airing the second part of THE WALKING DEAD final season, with its mid-season finale episode set to premiere this Sunday, April 3 on AMC+ and one week later on AMC. (thanks to

----- March 31, 2022 -----

** CHOOSE OR DIE: After firing up a lost 80s survival horror game, a young coder unleashes a hidden curse that tears reality apart, forcing her to make terrifying decisions and face deadly consequences.

** UZUMAKI: The upcoming Discotek Media Blu-ray of UZUMAKI (2000) now has a street date of 6/28.

** VIRUS 32: A virus breaks out and a chilling massacre rages through the streets of Montevideo. The sick become hunters, and only calm their fever by unscrupulously killing all those not yet infected. Unaware of this, Iris and her daughter spend the day in the sports club where Iris works as a security guard. When the night comes a fight without mercy is about to begin. Their only hope of salvation arrives when they discover that after each attack the infected seem to have 32 seconds of peace before charging again.

** THE WITCH: From Second Sight Films. THE WITCH limited edition will now be delayed until June 20th. We're very sorry to report this, however we have decided to work on a new HDR grade with the involvement of Robert Eggers. We believe the end result will be worth the extra time and work involved and hope fans of the film will agree.

** The Eurocrypt of Christopher Lee Collection 2: Coming to Blu-ray in May from Severin Films. This box set will features DARK PLACES (1972), MURDER STORY (1989), UNCLE WAS A VAMPIRE (1959), SECRET OF THE RED ORCHID (1962) and DRACULA AND SON (1976).

----- March 30, 2022 -----

** IT prequel WELCOME TO DERRY: A prequel to IT is in development at HBO Max, according to a recent report from Variety.

The prequel series, which is currently called WELCOME TO DERRY, will reportedly focus on the ongoings of the town of Derry in the 1960s as it leads up to the events of IT, the 2017 film based on the iconic Stephen King novel. The prequel series will reportedly also include the origins of Pennywise the Clown, the mysterious and supernatural figure that haunts Derry.

According to the report, Andy Muschietti, who directed both IT and 2019's IT CHAPTER TWO, will serve as executive producer for the series alongside Barbara Muschietti — his sister — and Jason Fuchs. The report also notes that both Musichiettis and Fuchs developed the story for the show, with Fuchs writing the script. If the project ends up being made into a series, Andy Muschietti is likely to direct the first episode. (thanks to

** Severin Films: Coming in 2022 from Severin Films are Jess Franco's FACELESS (1987) and The Eurocrypt of Christopher Lee Collection 2. We're very excited to announce the first title in this year's Texas Frightmare Weekend film fest! Severin Films presents Jess Franco's FACELESS starring TFW 2022 guest Brigitte Lahaie! Presented for the first time from an all new 4K master. More screenings to be announced soon.

** MALIGANT 4K UHD: Coming to 4K UHD on 5/24 in the UK.

** X: Amazon confirms a release date of May 24th for X.

----- March 28, 2022 -----

** Lucio Fulci's DEMONIA: Coming to Blu-ray 6/6 from Arrow Video UK. High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation with a deluxe crucifix-style packaging featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Graham Humphreys.

** WYRMWOOD APOCALYPSE: Rhys is a soldier and a hunter, who lives in the zombie infested wasteland. His job is to capture civilians & deliver them to what's left of the military & the brutal Surgeon General. When Rhys captures a half-zombie-half-human named Grace, he comes to believe is the key to ending the apocalypse. Working with her sister, Maxi, he works to free Grace before she is subjected to horrible experiments!

** CHUCKY season 2: According to the Deadline web site, Oscar nominee Jennifer Tilly has finalized negotiations to reprise her role as Tiffany Valentine in the upcoming second season of CHUCKY. This marks the sixth time that Tilly will be playing appearing as the character, which she first portrayed in the 1998 film BRIDE OF CHUCKY.

In addition, it has also been revealed that Don Mancini's horror-comedy series is planning to make its return this upcoming fall on USA Network and Syfy, which might be around the same time as its debut last year. (thanks to

** EDGE OF SANITY: Coming to Blu-ray 6/21 from Arrow Video with a brand new 2K restoration from the original 35mm camera negative by Arrow Films.

----- March 25, 2022 -----

** MANDY's Panos Cosmatos next film: Four years since MANDY kick started a new phase in the career of Nicolas Cage, filmmaker Panos Cosmatos is returning with his next feature. Titled NEKROKOSM, the science fiction fantasy has Maegan Houang (COUNTERPART) writing the script from a story by her and Cosmatos. Cosmatos will direct.

Dubbed a 'phantasmagorical fantasy nightmare,' the story unfolds deep within a strange galaxy where two lovers are torn apart as they try to survive a malevolent invasion. In addition, Cosmatos will reunite with producer XYZ Films for the project which has been set up at A24 who will finance and handle worldwide releasing. Nate Bolotin will produce. (thanks to

** Vinegar Syndrome: Coming to 4K UHD and Blu-ray in May from Vinegar Syndrome!
- CLOAK & DAGGER (VSU) - 4K UHD and Blu-ray
- THRILLER - A CRUEL PICTURE - worldwide UHD and Blu-ray debut of both official versions
- HORROR HIGH / STANLEY - Blu-ray double feature

** GORE IN VENICE: Now available at Full Moon Features. Also known as GIALLO IN VENICE (previously released by Scorpion Releasing).

** UMMA: Coming soon to Blu-ray from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

----- March 24, 2022 -----

** X: According to a Canadian retail listings, Ti West's X (2022) is coming to Blu-ray on 5/24 from VVS.

** MEN: From writer/director Alex Garland, starring Academy Award nominee Jessie Buckley and Rory Kinnear. MEN – in theaters May 20th.

** BONES AND ALL: MGM has successfully acquired the worldwide distribution rights to Luca Guadagnino's forthcoming coming-of-age romance-horror titled BONES AND ALL, starring Taylor Russell and Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet. The project marks the CALL ME BY YOUR NAME filmmaker's first feature set in the United States.

"I am delighted that MGM, a studio that so clearly loves filmmakers and respects bold vision, is going to bring my movie into the world and that the amazing work of Timothée, Taylor, Mark, and the rest of the cast will be seen in theaters," Guadagnino said in a statement. "BONES AND ALL could not be in better hands with Kevin Ulrich, Mike De Luca, and Pam Abdy at the helm. I am truly proud to be associated with the iconic lion that has roared at the start of so many of my favorite films over the decades." (thanks to

** RENFIELD: Here's a first look at Nicolas Cage as Dracula. (thanks to

----- March 23, 2022 -----

** TRANSMUTATIONS 4K UHD: Coming Soon on 4K UHD from Kino Lorber Studio Classics with a brand new Dolby Vision HDR Master. Also coming to Blu-ray and DVD.

** SCARE PACKAGE II RAD CHAD'S REVENGE: Shudder, AMC Network's premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, and Paper Street Pictures announced the cast and director lineups for the horror-comedy SCARE PACKAGE II RAD CHAD'S REVENGE, the anticipated sequel to the popular anthology film SCARE PACKAGE, streaming exclusively on the service later this year.

Co-created by Aaron B. Koontz and Cameron Burns, the comedic sequel brings back many of the first film's most beloved characters, including Rad Chad himself, Jeremy King, Final Girl Jessie, played by Zoe Graham, and Rad Chad's video store foil Sam, played by comedian Byron Brown. Additional cast joining in on the madness include Rich Sommer, Kelli Maroney, Graham Skipper, Maria Olsen, and Shakira Ja'nai Paye.

** MEN: Here's the new poster for A24's MEN, directed by Alex Garland.

----- March 21, 2022 -----

** SCREAM 6: Paramount Pictures has set a March 31st 2023 release date for the sixth entry in the SCREAM franchise – the film following hot on the heels of this January's fifth entry titled simply SCREAM. Paramount and Spyglass Media produced that film which served as a mini-reboot of the series and grossed $139.5 million globally from a $25 million budget. (thanks to

** RESIDENT EVIL: Here's some posters for the upcoming Netflix adaptation.

** RAWHEADREX 4K UHD: Coming Soon on 4K UHD from Kino Lorber Studio Classics with a brand new Dolby Vision HDR Master.

** INTERVIEW WITH A VAMPIRE series: Eric Bogosian has scored the role of investigative journalist Daniel Molloy in AMC's series adaptation of Anne Rice's novel series INTERVIEW WITH A VAMPIRE which is currently in production.

The story follows Louis de Pointe (Jacob Anderson), Lestat De Lioncourt (Sam Reid) and Claudia (Bailey Bass) – three vampires in an epic story of love, blood and the perils of immortality. Bogosian takes on the role Christian Slater played in the 1994 film. (thanks to

----- March 18, 2022 -----

** SCREAM 6: Courteney Cox has confirmed she's reprising her role as Gale Weathers for the upcoming sixth SCREAM film at Paramount and Spyglass. Appearing on an episode of the Just for Variety podcast, the actress confirmed she had just received the script for the next film in the series is "excited" to get to work:

"I got the script yesterday. I haven't read it yet, I just got it… I'm excited to read it, and I know they're going to start filming… I think, in June, in Canada. I don't know if I'm supposed to say anything. Let me tell you the killer!"

Production for the new film is racing ahead following the fifth installment's debut in January. Radio Silence duo Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett are returning to direct while James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick are writing the script. (thanks to

** RESIDENT EVIL: Netflix has finally announced the release date for its upcoming live-action TV adaptation of RESIDENT EVIL, featuring an ensemble cast led by JOHN WICK alum Lance Reddick. The action-horror drama will be available for streaming on Thursday, July 14. (thanks to

** NIGHT'S END: An anxious shut-in unwittingly moves into a haunted apartment and hires a mysterious stranger to perform an exorcism which takes a horrific turn. Starring Geno Walker, Felonious Munk, Kate Arrington, and Michael Shannon. Written by Brett Neveu and directed by Jennifer Reeder (V/H/S/94).

** SEE FOR ME: A blind young woman caught in the crossfire of a home invasion scheme must rely on an Army veteran via an app to survive in this shocking cat-and-mouse thriller. Starring Skyler Davenport, Laura Vandervoort, Kim Coates, and Jessica Parker Kennedy.

** THE BUNKER: The film comes out today on Shudder.

----- March 17, 2022 -----

** UZUMAKI: The 2000 film is coming later this year from Discotek Media under their new Nihon Nights sub-label.

** NANNY: According to the Deadline web site, Blumhouse and Prime Video have successfully won the global rights to Nikyatu Jusu's acclaimed horror-drama film titled NANNY, which won the Grand Jury Prize award when it had its world premiere at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival. The deal reportedly cost Blumhouse and Prime Video around $7 million which includes a theatrical release commitment. (thanks to

** WATCHER: Julia uproots her life in America to accompany her husband to Bucharest, Romania. As she spends more time alone, she notices a shadowy figure staring from the opposite block. Her curiosity turns to fear when she hears of a murderer in the area.

** THE CELLAR: Keira Woods' (Elisha Cuthbert) daughter mysteriously vanishes in the cellar of their new house. She soon discovers there is an ancient and powerful entity controlling their home that she will have to face or risk losing her family's souls forever.

----- March 15, 2022 -----

** THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI 4K UHD: Coming to 4K UHD on 5/13 from Studio Hamburg Enterprises in Germany.

** X prequel: Filmmaker Ti West and A24 have announced that a prequel to West's new slasher film X is not only on the way, but it has also already been shot.

Filmed in New Zealand but set in Texas, X follows a 1970s film crew planning to shoot an adult film at a secluded farmhouse owned by a reclusive elderly couple. As night falls, said couple's leering interest in the shoot turns violent.

Mia Goth, Martin Henderson, Jenna Ortega, Scott Mescudi, Brittany Snow, Owen Campbell, Stephen Ure and James Gaylyn star. Shot in secret also on location in New Zealand, the prequel is currently in post-production and sees Mia Goth reprising her role. The first film scored a strong crowd reaction at SXSW. (thanks to

** DEBBIE DOES DEMONS: Coming soon to Blu-ray from Culture Shock Releasing.

** ZOMBIE ISLAND MASSACRE: Previously released by Vinegar Syndrome, ZOMBIE ISLAND MASSACRE is getting a Blu-ray release from Troma.

** Rob Zombie's THE MUNSTERS: Elvira herself, actress Cassandra Peterson, has joined the cast. Zombie announced the news in a Twitter post, revealing Peterson is slipping into a pink plaid suit to play the prim and proper Barbara Carr, the top real estate agent in all of Mockingbird Heights.

Peterson joins a cast that includes Jeff Daniel Phillips as father Herman Munster, Sheri Moon Zombie as mother Lily Munster, Daniel Roebuck as Grandpa Munster, Richard Brake as Dr. Henry Augustus Wolfgang, Sylvester McCoy as Igor, Catherine Schell as Zoya Krupp, and Jorge Garcia as Floop. (thanks to

----- March 14, 2022 -----

** RED TO KILL: Coming soon to Blu-ray from Error_4444. A psychopath, who attacks women that wear red, runs a home for children with learning difficulties, and rapes a girl there who he sees wearing a red dress, leading to a revenge plot by the girl's social worker.

** HAPPY DEATH DAY 4K UHD: Scream Factory has postponed both 4K UHD edition of HAPPY DEATH DAY and its sequel HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U to May 31st, 2022.

** SCANNER COP 4K UHD: Both SCANNER COP and SCANNER COP II are getting standalone 4K UHD edition from Vinegar Syndrome on 4/26.

** HALLOWEEN ENDS: The final film in David Gordon Green's recent legacy sequel trilogy is done. Filming has now wrapped in Savannah, Georgia after having begun in early January. The project marks Jamie Lee Curtis' final bow as Laurie Strode and will arrive in cinemas in October. (thanks to

** DEATH VALLEY: Coming to Blu-ray on 5/17 from Shudder RLJE Films. Mercenaries with nothing to lose are hired to rescue a bioengineer imprisoned in a cold war bunker. Upon entering the ominous facility, they find themselves in a fight for their lives when they come under attack from an unknown and deadly creature.

----- March 10, 2022 -----

** THE MEG sequel: The film has locked in an August 4th 2023 release date.

** THE CURSED: Coming to Blu-ray on 5/10 from DecalReleasing. In rural 19th-century France, a mysterious, possibly supernatural menace threatens a small village. John McBride, a pathologist, comes to town to investigate the danger - and exorcise some of his own demons in the process.

** THE WALKING DEAD spinoff ISLE OF THE DEAD: AMC has greenlit a new series set in THE WALKING DEAD Universe, starring Lauren Cohan and Jeffrey Dean Morgan, titled ISLE OF THE DEAD. The first season will consist of six episodes and will premiere on AMC+ and AMC in 2023.

"ISLE OF THE DEAD envisions the popular Maggie and Negan characters traveling into a post-apocalyptic Manhattan long ago cut off from the mainland," reads the synopsis. "The crumbling city is filled with the dead and denizens who have made New York City their own world full of anarchy, danger, beauty, and terror."

Eli Jorné, who has been a writer and co-executive producer on THE WALKING DEAD for multiple seasons and has an overall deal with AMC Studios, will serve as showrunner and executive producer on the series, which is overseen by Scott M. Gimple, chief content officer of THE WALKING DEAD Universe. Cohan and Morgan will also serve as executive producers

"This is a very big day for the expanding universe we are building around THE WALKING DEAD," said Dan McDermott, president of entertainment and AMC Studios for AMC Networks. "It not only adds another compelling series to this collection, it extends our storytelling around two unforgettable characters fans have grown to love, hate or hate and then love in Maggie and Negan, brilliantly inhabited by Lauren and Jeffrey. It also lets us explore a corner of this universe located on the island of Manhattan, with an iconic skyline that takes on a very different meaning when viewed through the lens of a zombie apocalypse." (thanks to

----- March 9, 2022 -----

** THE SADNESS 4K UHD: Coming to 4K UHD and 4K UHD Steelbook on 4/15 from Capelight Pictures in Germany with English subtitles. A young couple trying to reunite amid a city ravaged by a plague that turns its victims into deranged, bloodthirsty sadists.

** CHILD'S PLAY: Coming to Blu-ray in April from Umbrella Entertainment.

** JOHN AND THE HOLE: A desperate game of survival unfolds after 13 year old John traps his family in a hole in the ground in this unsettling psychological thriller.

** Umbrella Entertainment retro horror: ISLAND OF LOST SOULS (1932) and THE BLACK CAT (1934) are coming to Blu-ray in April from Umbrella Entertainment.

----- March 7, 2022 -----

** CRYSTAL LAKE MEMORIES: Coming to Blu-ray on 4/11 from 101 Films, which will feature 400 minutes of content across two discs.

** BEHIND THE MONSTERS: Coming to Blu-ray on 5/10 from Shudder and RLJE Films. Examines the horror icons who have broken free of the confines of the film from which they were born and become the stuff of legend.

** Wes Craven's CURSED: The upcoming Scream Factory Collectors Edition Blu-ray of CURSED (2005) has been delayed until 5/10 (originally 4/26).

** UNCLE SAM 4K UHD: Blue Underground 25th Anniversary 4K Restoration of UNCLE SAM hits UHD on June 21st!

** SHARKULA: Coming from Wild Eye Releasing in June 2022!

----- March 4, 2022 -----

** BUZZ CUT: Here's the trailer and poster for the upcoming Kiwi slasher.

** FRESH: Here's the poster for the new film coming out today.

** YOU WON'T BE ALONE: Set in an isolated mountain village in 19th century Macedonia, YOU WON'T BE ALONE a young girl who is kidnapped and then transformed into a witch by an ancient spirit. Curious about life as a human, the young witch accidentally kills a peasant in the nearby village and then takes her victim's shape to live life in her skin. Her curiosity ignited, she continues to wield this horrific power in order to understand what it means to be human.

** M. Night Shyamalan's KNOCK AT THE CABIN: Ben Aldridge and Jonathan Groff are set to join Dave Bautista, Rupert Grint and Nikki Amuka-Bird in M. Night Shyamalan's new film at Universal Pictures. Plot specifics are under wraps with the film set to open February 3rd 2023. (thanks to

** Wes Craven's RED EYE: Coming to Blu-ray on 3/9 from Shock Entertainment in Australia.

----- March 3rd, 2022 -----

** VAMPYR: Eureka Entertainment to release a 2K restoration of Carl Th. Dreyer's VAMPYR, one of the finest and most enduringly mysterious of all horror films, in cinemas (UK & Ireland) and on Blu-ray (for the first time in the UK), unveiled for the film's 90th anniversary. To be release in cinemas on May 20th, 2022 and available on Blu-ray from May 30th, 2022 as a part of The Masters of Cinema Series in a Limited Edition set of 3000 copies featuring a Hardbound Slipcase & 100-page Collector's Booklet.

** FRIDAY THE 13TH PART 3: Here's a look at the upcoming 40th anniversary steelbook edition.

** Mondo Macabro update: One thing we can absolutely confirm is that our next batch of titles will feature Jess Franco's long MIA on home video masterpiece THE OTHER SIDE OF THE MIRROR! As for the rest of the year we have such obscure genre goodies as the Spanish film THE HORRIBLE SEXY VAMPIRE and the Japanese Gothic horror HOUSE OF TERRORS aka GHOST OF THE HUNCHBACK, among many others.

** LIFEFORCE 4K UHD: Tobe Hooper's LIFEFORCE (1985) is getting a 4K UHD from Scream Factory in the future!

** UMMA: There is nothing scarier than becoming your mother. Watch Sandra Oh live the nightmare in UMMA, exclusively in movie theaters March 18.

----- March 2nd, 2022 -----

** THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 4K UHD: Coming to 4K UHD later in 2022 from Second Sight Films.

** NOPE: Here's the new poster for the upcoming Jordan Peel horror film.

** THE WITCH 4K UHD: Coming to 4K UHD on 4/19 from Second Sight Films.

** CHUCKY Season One Good Guys Edition: Coming to Blu-ray on 5/2. Slipcase, Chucky, Acetate Artcard, 4 x Artcards and 32-page booklet with character biographies and stills.

** THE CRAFT 4K UHD: THE CRAFT is getting a 4K UHD release in the future from Scream Factory!

----- March 1st, 2022 -----

** SCREAM: SCREAM from Paramount Pictures and Spyglass Media Group arrives for purchase on Digital March 1, 2022 with killer bonus content. The terror comes home on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD on April 5 from Paramount Home Entertainment. In addition, fans can own both the new 2022 movie and the original 1996 hit in a SCREAM 2-Movie Collection on 4K Ultra HD or Blu-ray.

** THE CONVENT: After appearing in their catalog for a few years now, Mike Mendez stated on the Best Movies Never Made podcast that THE CONVENT (2000) and KILLERS (1996) are hopefully coming to Blu-ray in 2022 from Synapse Films.

** DR. LAMB: The infamous and legendary CAT III atrocity in its full uncut form from the 2K master, DR. LAMB (1992) is coming from Unearthed Films in 2022!

** THE BABY: When 38-year-old Natasha is unexpectedly landed with a baby, her life of doing what she wants, when she wants, dramatically implodes. Controlling, manipulative and with violent powers, the baby twists Natasha's life into a horror show. Where does it come from? What does it want? And what lengths will Natasha have to go to in order to get her life back? She doesn't want a baby. The baby wants her.

** CANDYMAN 4K UHD Scream Factory: Coming to 4K UHD 5/24 from Scream Factory.

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