‘The Stand’ Adaptation Has Now Been Expanded to Four Films

by Britt Hayes 17 hours ago
Stephen King's 'The Stand' is a project that has struggled to find its way to the big screen for many years now, but in the hands of 'The Fault in Our Stars' director Josh Boone, it's finally picking up serious steam and the adaptation has felt more promising than ever. Whether or not Boone could take King's epic novel and translate it into one film has been a lingering question, and one that Boone has finally answered: No, 'The Stand' will not be just one film. Instead, it will be a shocking four-film adaptation, which seems excessive even for fans of the novel.

'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Review: "Test of Strength"

by Britt Hayes a day ago
Welcome to another episode of ‘Soap Opera: Freak Show,’ in which we’ve (hopefully) reached peak melodrama. Although Jessica Lange’s Elsa subdues herself somewhat in “Test of Strength,” allowing for more theatrical performances from the father/son bonding of Michael Chiklis’ Dell and Evan Peters’ Jimmy, there’s still way too much heightened drama and not enough of that horror that the show’s title promises. And where’s all the bonkers weirdness that we’ve come to love from Ryan Murphy and Co.? This season has worked itself into a woefully boring rut.

‘From Hell’ TV Series: FX Developing Jack the Ripper Drama from Alan Moore Graphic Novel

by Kevin Fitzpatrick 4 days ago
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A great many eons ago, revered Alan Moore-Eddie Campbell graphic novel ‘From Hell’ slashed into theaters with a mediocre Johnny Depp-led take on the Jack the Ripper tale. And while Moore famously criticized the adaptation to hell and back, 20th Century Fox may yet try again to adapt ‘From Hell’ as an FX event miniseries in the future.

'Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark' Will Now Be a Scary Story Told by Writer of 'Frankenweenie'

by Britt Hayes 4 days ago
It's been almost a year since we've heard anything about the big screen adaptation of beloved children's horror book series ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.’ But rest assured, CBS Films is still fully committed to this odd adaptation, and have now hired screenwriter John August, who last wrote the 2012 Tim Burton film ‘Frankenweenie.’ As that film was both a return to form of sorts for Burton and delivered a charming, spooky and kooky kid-friendly narrative, the hiring of August could be promising.

MTV’s ‘Scream’ TV Series: Will the New Ghostface Mask Be Made of Human Flesh?

by Kevin Fitzpatrick 4 days ago
Unsurprising as it was to see MTV joining the movie-TV reboot trend with an adaptation of iconic teen horror thriller ‘Scream,’ we have to admit a bit of pause with the notion of MTV’s rendition ditching the iconic “Ghostface” mask. Now, producers have gone on record to confirm that while “Ghostface” is no more, in its place will be a “darker” take on the classic look, potentially one made of human skin.

‘The Walking Dead’ “Crossed” Sneak Peek: Carl Poppa Drops Knowledge on Father Gabriel

by Kevin Fitzpatrick 4 days ago
‘The Walking Dead‘ season 5 has taken us all across the map in its first 7 episodes, but after Carol and Daryl’s big city adventures, and Abraham’s wild and wacky ride to D.C., the focus finally returns to those left at the church after the big cannibal cookout. See Carl dropping some wisdom on Father Gabriel in our first clip from the penultimate ‘Walking Dead’ episode of 2014, “Crossed”!

Our Worst Fears Realized; They're Turning the Universal Monsters Into Superheroes

by Jacob Hall 7 days ago
The likes of Dracula, Frankenstein and the Wolf Man have no business aping the Marvel “shared universe” structure in the first place. They're monsters! Let them monster! Any of our well-intentioned blogging-into-the-wind was too little, too late because the head of Universal has pretty much come and out said that they're taking the horror out of their horror icons.

Lee Daniels to Direct Paranormal Horror Flick ‘Demon House’

by Britt Hayes November 13, 2014 05:58 PM
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Lee Daniels is a director with a very specific (kinda nuts) vision, and his films are what some would refer to as an "acquired taste," which means -- at the very least -- that he's never going to deliver something boring. Which is why it's pretty exciting that one of his next projects is a horror film. Yes, Lee Daniels of 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' and 'The Paperboy' fame is bringing us a paranormal horror film called 'Demon House,' which is based on the experiences endured by a real family, and which will hopefully be retitled 'Lee Daniels' Demon House.'