‘Hellevator’ Series Premiere Date Revealed!

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GSN, the leader in game shows and competitive entertainment, announced today the premiere of horror-themed game show HELLEVATOR on Wednesday, October 21 at 8 PM ET/PT. The terrifying eight episode genre-bending series from Blumhouse, the team that brought the world the “Paranormal Activity,” “Insidious,” “Ouija” and “The Purge” franchises, dares contestants to survive a series of challenges from the depths of an abandoned slaughterhouse. The new series continues GSN’s growth into “gamifying” cultural trends, including the successful SKIN WARS and STEAMPUNK’D. In HELLEVATOR, a team of three friends rides a haunted elevator into various levels of the abandoned slaughterhouse. One player must get out on each floor and conquer a frightening challenge in order to earn money for the team. If they don’t make it back in time, the elevator moves on without them. Participants can earn up to $50,000 by properly completing their challenges, including the final challenge – … [Read more...]

‘Under The Dome’ Cracks Under The Pressure And Is Cancelled After Season 3

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CBS has announced that the Dome in Chester’s Mill will come down and its mysteries revealed during the series finale of UNDER THE DOME on Thursday, Sept. 10. Based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel, UNDER THE DOME debuted Monday, June 24, 2013 and has been one of the most-watched shows on television for the past three summers. In the series finale, when the Dome comes down, many questions about its origin and power will be answered, as two groups of residents engage in one final conflict that some won’t survive. “Two years ago, UNDER THE DOME broke new ground in the summer and became an instant hit on CBS, as well as with viewers around the world,” said Nina Tassler, Chairman, CBS Entertainment. “DOME’s event storytelling and multi-platform business model paved the way for more original summer programming with the successful rollouts of EXTANT and ZOO. We’re excited to present the final chapter in Chester’s Mill as the story comes full circle, with the Dome … [Read more...]

‘Navy SEALs vs. Zombies’ – Out September 25th!

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Rick Fox (Former NBA player, Dope, “One Tree Hill”, “Sharknado 3”), Michael Dudikoff (“American Ninja series”, Olympus Has Fallen), Molly Hagan (“iZombie”, Election, Some Kind of Wonderful, “Instant Mom”), Ed Quinn (“Revenge”, “Mistresses”, “True Blood”), Olympian LoLo Jones and real Navy SEALs star in the upcoming action horror thriller Navy SEALs vs. Zombies. The film arrives on Digital HD on Friday, September 25th and on Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand on Tuesday, October 6th from Anchor Bay Entertainment and is directed by Stanton Barrett (NASCAR driver and Hollywood stuntman) in his directorial debut. After losing all contact with the Vice President during a routine campaign stop in Louisiana, the U.S. Government sends in a team of Navy SEALs for the rescue. Dropped into a war zone, the SEALs quickly discover that they aren’t dealing with a normal enemy. The city is under siege by hordes of fast-moving, flesh-eating undead. The infection is spreading and urban … [Read more...]

FANTASTIC FICTION at KGB Is Happening September 26th in Manhattan!

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FANTASTIC FICTION at KGB reading series, hosts Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel present: Tom Monteleone & Lawrence C. Connolly, Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 at KGB Bar, 7pm. Tom Monteleone Tom Monteleone sold his first short story in 1972. Since then, there have been more than a hundred others in magazines and anthologies. He’s written 30 novels including the NY Times bestseller The Blood of the Lamb; edited the award-winning Borderlands anthology series; won the Bram Stoker Award 4 times in 4 different categories; founded and helms the Borderlands Press Writers Boot Camp; loves to read his work to people like you. Despite being dragged kicking and screaming into his 60’s and losing his hair, he still thinks he is dashingly handsome. Humor him.       Lawrence C. Connolly Lawrence C. Connolly’s books include the novels Veins and Vipers, the first two books of the Veins Cycle. Vortex, the third book in the series, was released … [Read more...]

Official ‘Fallout 4′ Vault 111 Sole Survivor Hoodie Revealed

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Merchoid has today revealed their extensive range of officially licensed Fallout 4 merchandise, due to be released later this year. The centrepiece of the collection is the The Fallout 4 Vault 111 Sole Suvivor Hoodie, which is modelled on the Vault Dweller's uniform. The zip-up hoodie features Fallout 4's new Vault number '111' on the back, a Vault-tec pocket on the arm and a sun visor built into the hood. The hoodie releases November 9th and is available to preorder from Merchoid.com now for £39.99/€59,99/$54.99 (which includes free worldwide postage). The blue and yellow hoodie has been designed to be instantly recognizable to fans of Fallout, as Merchoid Company Director Simon Ward explains: “Our most popular gaming hoodies are always ones that could be in the game. We want it to look like you've walked straight out of Fallout 4, but still be fashionable enough that you can wear it anywhere. The hoodie is warm enough to survive any nuclear winter too. We … [Read more...]

Award Winning PC Horror-Adventure ‘Bulb Boy’ Promises To Scare The Daylight Out Of You This Halloween

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Indie developer Bulbware is proud to announce Halloween 2015 as the official release date for their award-winning 2D point-and-click horror-adventure, Bulb Boy. Currently in development for PC and Mac, with more platforms to follow in the future, Bulb Boy recently won the prestigious Best Character Design award at the 2015 Intel® Level Up contest, and promises to scare the daylight out of you! Bulb Boy is being presented at the Intel® booth during PAX Prime, where it will receive its glorious award. Bulb Boy wakes up from a frightening nightmare on a gloomy night to discover that evil has overshadowed the Bulbhouse. His family has disappeared and there are horrid monsters lurking in the shadows. It is your task to find the courage and to use his glass head to save everything he loves. Bulb Boy is an intuitive game with a unique design and graphical style praised by press and peers in the industry. Inspired by classics such as Machinarium™ and Gobliiins™, your … [Read more...]

‘Vampirella’ Celebrates FOUR DECADES Of Being The Sexiest Vampire Alive

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The over-sized issue celebrates the heady days of the character’s earliest appearances with contributions from a roster of all-star writers and artists, including: Nancy Collins and Fritz Casas, Eric Trautmann and Brett Weldele, Phil Hester and Jethro Morales, Mark Rahner and Colton Worley, and David Walker and Aneke. Vampirella #1969 will debut in November and feature three covers: one by Robert Hack in retro-style dress, a cover by Jack Jadson, and a rare edition featuring Hack’s artwork in black-and-white, much like the artwork of the original Vampirella magazine. Several of the Vampirella #1969 contributors have shared their thoughts on the upcoming celebratory event: Nancy A. Collins: “When I was asked to contribute a story to Vampirella #1969, I went back to see exactly what was going on the month the first issue of Vampirella hit the stands. As it turns out, the police were searching for the killers responsible for the Tate-LaBianca murders while … [Read more...]

‘The Stranger’ Has A Release Date

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Eli Roth (Cabin Fever, Hostel, The Green Inferno) presents the riveting directorial debut of writer Guillermo Amoedo (Aftershock, The Green Inferno, Knock Knock) with this macabre and gruesome tale set in a small Canadian town. Scream Factory, in partnership with IFC Midnight, will bring The Stranger, the tale of a mysterious man whose search for his wife plunges the community into a bloodbath, to Blu-ray and DVD on October 6th, 2015. The Stranger comes loaded with bonus features, including Amoedo’s short film The Fourth Horseman, the new featurette Welcome to Chilewood, theatrical trailers and more. Fans can pre-order their copies now by visiting ShoutFactory.com. A mysterious stranger, Martin (Cristóbal Tapia-Montt), arrives seeking to kill his wife Ana (Lorenza Izzo, The Green Inferno, Aftershock) who suffers from a very dangerous disease that makes her as addicted to human blood as he is. But when he discovers that Ana has been dead for a couple of years, … [Read more...]

Lionsgate To Adapt Blockbuster Video Game ‘Borderlands’ Into Feature Film

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Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, is teaming with the publisher and creators of Borderlands®, and renowned producers Avi and Ari Arad to adapt Gearbox Software's critically-acclaimed blockbuster video game Borderlands into a tent-pole feature film, the parties announced today. Borderlands is an action role-playing first-person shooter video game created and developed by Gearbox Software and published by 2K, a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). The award-winning Borderlands franchise has been lauded by critics and over the years has built a passionate global fan base, shipping more than 26 million copies around the world since its launch in 2009, including 8 million copies shipped during Take Two's fiscal year 2015 alone. Set in the frontier of a sci-fi universe, Borderlands is best known for Gearbox's blending of irreverent humor and characters, with a unique comic-book art style, and … [Read more...]

The Flock, Asymmetrical Multiplayer Horror Game, Available Now on Windows

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The Flock, an asymmetrical multiplayer horror game from Vogelsap, is now available for Windows. The game will have an unprecedented limited life span due to the game’s population countdown. The Flock launches with a population of 215,358,979. Every time a player dies as one of the Flock, the number will decrease by one. Once the population countdown reaches zero, the game will no longer be for sale, and only those who have The Flock in their libraries will be able to take part in an unrevealed climactic finale that will end the game forever. Gameplay revolves around two separate roles: the Flock and the Carrier. Players begin each game as one of the Flock, a hideous race of skeletal beasts with inhuman agility and supernatural powers. The goal when you’re a member of the Flock is to seek out and touch the Light Artifact, which will spawn somewhere within the level, or to pounce upon whoever currently has the Light Artifact and take it from them. Once one of … [Read more...]

Release Date Announced for ‘Unnatural’

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Courtney Solomon's After Dark Films is set to release the next ravenous horror film Unnatural in the '8 Films to Die For' horror line-up, hitting theaters October 16, 2015. This latest addition travels us to the cold stark Alaskan wilderness promising plenty of screams with no one to hear them. Written by Ron Carlson and Arch Stanton, directed by Hank Braxtan and produced by Ron Carlson, the film preys on our fear of the unknown and the Unnatural. "This film takes us far from Civilization to the land of blood and snow, where it answers the age-old question of what happens when Man plays God" says Stephanie Caleb, EVP of Creative Affairs & Acquisitions at After Dark Films. The film stars James Remar (Dexter), Sherilyn Fenn (Rude Awakening), Graham Greene (The Green Mile), Stephanie Hodes (Life Blood), Q'orianka Kilcher (The New World), Ivana Korab (If You Only Knew), Ray Wise (RoboCop), and Allegra Carpenter (The Fault in Our Stars). "I really tried … [Read more...]

‘Red Awakening’ Has Hit Kickstarter

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Indie developer Domino Effect Ltd launched their first project on Kickstarter. Set during the aftermath of the Vietnam War in the mid-1970s, Red Awakening depicts a United States in turmoil. The youth are out of control, with once peaceful student protests devolving into violent street riots. Fearing a civil war with the youth of America and the ever-increasing threat of communism, the powers-that-be covertly funds a clandestine CIA mind control program. Codenamed: “Red Awakening”, this program is designed to solve all of America’s problems at once… but things don’t go according to plan. Focused on team based gameplay, Red Awakening draw inspiration from elements that can be seen in the original Thief, Manhunt, Time Splitters 2 and Condemned: Criminal Origins. After 2 years of self-funded development the team has now chosen Kickstarter to achieve the final stretch to deliver the best possible experience on both PC and Console. First iteration of the … [Read more...]

Raven Banner to Release ‘El Gigante’

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Raven Banner has boarded Luchagore Productions, El Gigante, directed by Gigi Saul Guerrero for worldwide rights, which was featured in the current edition of The Frontieres International Co-Production Market. They will also serve as Executive Producers. The film tells the story of a deranged maniac in a Luchador mask named El Gigante who wrestles his prey to the mat in a grisly entertainment ritual of thrill-packed culinary prep for his cannibalistic family. The deal was negotiated by Luchagore's Raynor Shima and Raven Banner's James Fler and Michael Paszt. "The team of Gigi, Raynor, and Luke at Luchagore is one of the most exciting new genre production companies to come out of Canada and we're excited to get in the ring with them," stated Raven Banner Managing Partner Michael Paszt. Producer Shima said, "Luchagore is proud to further strengthen its bond with Raven Banner in the development of El Gigante by coming on as EP, worldwide sales, and Canadian … [Read more...]

Check Out Short Film ‘The Tailypo’!

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Red Headed Revolution unleashes a tale of a tail in creepy Tailypo short. The Appalachian cryptozoology folk tale of “The Tailypo” has been brought to life, in a terrifying live-action film from director Cameron McCasland. McCasland had been carrying the Tailypo story around for years stating, “The first time I heard this legend I was in elementary school, and my teacher told it to us around Halloween. It always stuck with me, and creeped me out. I wanted to tell it again, in a way that was frightening, but still accessible in the same way it was to me as a kid.” Tailypo re-teams McCasland with actor David Chattam who had previously appeared as Carl Degas in his 2014 released slasher film, The Lashman. The Tailypo is voiced by Danielle Geleherter more commonly known as TV horror host Penny Dreadful in the New England area. McCasland had previously worked with her on the Emmy-nominated 2010 made for television movie The Dreadful Hallowgreen Special. The … [Read more...]

‘We Are Still Here’ Arrives on Blu-ray 10/6

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A tragic death leaves a married couple devastated, but their misery soon turns into mortal fear in the thoroughly haunting new film WE ARE STILL HERE. The Dark Sky Films/MPI theatrical release, from the producers of The House of the Devil and Cheap Thrills, comes to Blu-ray and DVD on October 6, 2015. WE ARE STILL HERE is an atmospheric, classically constructed haunted house story, but with modern, heightened tension and action. After their teenage son Bobby is killed in a car crash, Paul and Anne Sacchetti move to an isolated 19th-century house in the New England countryside to try to start a new life. But soon the grieving couple begin to sense they are not alone in the old house. The Sacchettis' psychic friend May arrives to investigate Anne's hopeful feeling that Bobby's spirit is also there. Unknowingly, the Sacchettis become the prey of a family of vengeful spirits that reside in their new home, and before long they discover that the seemingly peaceful … [Read more...]