** THE STORY OF RICKY 4K UHD: Coming soon to 4K UHD from Nameless Media.
** THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI 4K UHD: The classic is coming to the UK in 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray on 12/5/22 from Eureka Entertainment.
** Zack Snyder's DAWN OF THE DEAD 4K UHD: Coming soon to 4K UHD from Scream Factory. A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman and other survivors of a worldwide zombie plague take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall.
** BONES AND ALL: You can't run from who you are. From acclaimed director Luca Guadagnino and starring Taylor Russell, Timothée Chalamet, and Mark Rylance. See the movie only in theaters this November.
** CABINET OF CURIOSITIES: Guillermo del Toro - the master of horror - presents a collection of unprecedented and genre-defining stories that will challenge our traditional notions of horror.
** SMILE 4K UHD: Coming soon to 4K UHD from Paramount Home Entertainment.
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** JU-ON THE GRUDGE 4K UHD: Coming to 4K UHD/Blu-ray on 12/19 from Arrow Video UK.
** NOSFERATU remake: Bill Skarsgard is attached to play the title character while Lily-Rose Depp is in talks to co-star in the remake of NOSFERATU at Focus Features. This is the long-gestating passion project of acclaimed THE WITCH director Robert Eggers who will pen and direct the project.
The gothic tale of obsession follows a haunted young woman (Depp) in 19th century Germany and the ancient Transylvanian vampire (Skarsgard) who stalks her, bringing untold horror with him. The film nearly came together in 2019 with Anya Taylor-Joy and Harry Styles starring, but ended up hitting logistical issues. (thanks to DarkHorizons.com)
** SMILE: Parker Finn's horror feature SMILE scared up a strong $8.2 million from on Friday (including $2 million in previews). That puts the interestingly viral marketed film on track for a projected $19 million opening – ahead of expectations and more than its $17 million production budget. The film is being helped by good reviews too. (thanks to DarkHorizons.com)
** THE BAT: Cinedigm announced that The Film Detective, the classic film restoration and streaming company, will release the late 1950s horror classic, THE BAT (1959), on special-edition Blu-ray and DVD, Oct. 25.
THE BAT is a highly anticipated release from The Film Detective label. Presented at 1.85:1, this pristine print is beautifully restored from original 35mm archival elements and includes the host of bonus features that label fans have come to expect. Notably, the release includes nine archival radio re-broadcasts featuring the iconic Price in everything from the popular radio drama Suspense to a comedic performance for CBS Radio Workshop in Speaking of Cinderella. Presented in partnership with Retro Entertainment.
** AZRAEL: According to the Deadline web site, READY OF NOT star Samara Weaving has found her next horror project in the form of the upcoming action horror movie titled AZRAEL. Weaving has signed on for the leading role in the film, which is currently slated to begin its production next month on October 10 in Estonia.
AZRAEL will be directed by Evan Katz from a screenplay written by Simon Barrett (YOU'RE NEXT). Further details about its plot and characters are still being kept under wraps. The project will be produced by Barrett and Dan Kagan, with Katz and Katrin Kissa serving as executive producers. Jason Cloth and Dave Caplan of C2 Motion Picture Group are financing and producing the film. (thanks to ComingSoon.net)
** Vinegar Syndrome update: Here's a look at some of Vinegar Syndrome upcoming October releases.