** GHOULIES 4K UHD: Coming to 4K UHD on 9/12 from MVD Rewind Collection.
** GHOULIES II: Coming to Blu-ray for the MVD Rewind Collection on 9/12/23.
** CRACKCOON: When a synthetically-altered street drug is discarded in the woods by a drug dealer during a car chase with police, the fallout proves nothing less than horrific when an innocent raccoon eats it, transforming it into a nightmarish killing machine straight from the bowels of hell. With unsuspecting campers, tourists, and residents of a mountain community all in close proximity to the epicenter, no one is safe from the monster's unrelenting rampage.
** RENFIELD: Nearly two months since its theatrical release, the RENFIELD release date on Peacock has finally been revealed for the streaming debut of Universal Pictures' latest horror comedy. The Nicholas Hoult-led movie will be available for streaming on next week, June 9. Despite its all-star cast, RENFIELD had an underwhelming box office performance, as it only earned a worldwide gross of $25 million against a reported budget of $65 million. (thanks to ComingSoon.net)
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** THE THING 2: John Carpenter himself has teased the possibility of a follow-up at a Q&A at last weekend's Texas Frightmare Weekend. The film's iconic ending sees Keith David's character Childs and Kurt Russell's MacReady sit facing each other in the snow, sharing a bottle of whiskey, each unsure if the other has been assimilated by the creature.
A fan asked Carpenter if Childs has been turned. Carpenter has always dodged the question in the past, but this time though he came up with an answer no-one expected: "I have been sworn to secrecy, okay, because there may be, I don't know if there will be, there may be a THE THING 2."
In recent years there have been reports Blumhouse was developing FROZEN HELL, an adaptation of the expanded and never-before-seen novel-length version of the original WHO GOES THERE? novella by John W. Campbell Jr. upon which the Carpenter film (and the original Howard Hawks film) is based. (thanks to DarkHorizons.com)
** TERRIFIER 3: French distributor The Coven has launched world sales on TERRIFIER 3, follow-up to last year's unlikely breakout box office success TERRIFIER 2. Made for just $250,000, the film ended up earning more than $15 million at the global box office and scored very positive reviews from both critics and audiences.
Writer-director Damien Leone and producer Phil Falcone will return to oversee this continuation of the franchise. Also expected back are David Howard Thornton as Art The Clown and Lauren LaVera as Sienna, whilst the budget is set to score a significant increase into the low-mid seven figure range – the aim being to "give the filmmakers more creative freedom". (thanks to DarkHorizons.com)
** MY BEST FRIEND IS A VAMPIRE: Coming to Blu-ray on 7/25 from Vestron Video.
** SOME GUY WHO KILLS PEOPLE: Coming to Blu-ray in July from Terror Vision.