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Category Archives: The week in horror

The week in horror: Jamie Lee Curtis, Leatherface + more

An iconic actress returns to an iconic role, playable Leatherface, and more, as we look at some of the biggest stories from the week in horror.

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Jamie Lee Curtis joins the cast of Halloween

Mark October 19th, 2018 down in your calendar. That’s when Blumhouse’s Halloween arrives in theatres, featuring a script from Danny McBride and director David Gordon Green, and starring the one and only Jamie Lee Curtis, who revealed in a tweet that she’d be returning to Haddonfield and her iconic role as Laurie Strode.

Same porch. Same clothes. Same issues. 40 years later. Headed back to Haddonfield one last time for Halloween,”

The new Halloween film will allegedly pick up after the first two films. John Carpenter is rumoured to be providing the score.

Leatherface joins the killer line-up in Dead By Daylight Read the rest of this entry

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The week in horror: ‘Day of the Dead’, ‘The Houses October Built’ + more

Another Day of the Dead remake is coming your way, Gerald’s Game gets a trailer, and more, as I look at some of the biggest stories from the week in horror.

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Day of the Dead remake set for 2017

Another remake of Day of the Dead is coming to horror fans (the Mena Suvari-starring one is best left forgotten). According to Bloody-Disgusting, Day of the Dead: Bloodline will be released later this year by Saban Films, which has acquired the rights to the Millenium Films release. In Day of the Dead: Bloodline, ” a former medical student is tormented by a dark figure from her past, who happens to be a half-human, half-zombie hell-bent on destroying her.” Read the rest of this entry

The week in horror: The Crow to fly again, Leo as the Joker + more

The Crow returns, Leo could join the ranks of costumer criminals, and more, as we look at some of the biggest stories from the week in horror.

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The Crow set for reboot

After years of talk and failed new beginnings, this week word came out that Sony had jumped aboard a rebooted version of The Crow. The talk is that director Corin Hardy and star Jason Momoa may still be attached to the film, but nothing has been confirmed as of yet. The original film was released in 1994, starring the late Brandon Lee, and made $50 million in North America. Read the rest of this entry

The week in horror: Tobe Hooper passes away, Netflix releases + more

A horror legend passes away, discover the plot for Glass, find out what horrors Netflix will release in October and more, as we look at some of the biggest stories from the week in horror.

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Rest in peace, Tobe Hooper

Sad news out of Hollywood Sunday morning, as friends and fans revealed that director Tobe Hooper has passed away at the age of 74. Hooper became an instant horror legend with the release of the groundbreaking Texas Chainsaw Massacre in 1974 (he also directed the film’s 1986 sequel).

He was also behind the camera for Poltergeist in 1982, which was a massive box office hit. On television, Hooper was responsible for adapting Stephen King’s vampire novel ‘Salems Lot as a critically and commercially successful miniseries in 1979.

Hooper also directed films Lifeforce and Invaders from Mars, along with episodes of Masters of Horror. Read the rest of this entry

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