It's surprising that it's taken this long for R.L. Stine's Goosebumps to make it to the big screen, but at last someone found an inventive way to pull it off. The first trailer for the upcoming film has arrived, featuring Jack Black in the meta-role of Stine himself, whose novel creations come to life and wreak havoc on a group of teens.
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The Conjuring was one of the most pleasant surprises of 2013, the rare modern horror movie to strike that perfect balance between crowd-pleasing mainstream fare and nerdy, genre-specific detail. Casual horror fans loved it. Hardcore horror fans loved it. A sequel was announced almost instantly. Now, two years later, we have our first real shred of evidence that the second cinematic case of Ed and Lorraine Warren is actually, truly happening.
El Rey’s From Dusk Till Dawn TV series shed enough blood through its first year to earn a second season, now set to premiere on August 25. Better even, the Gecko brothers are back, and they’ve brought Danny Trejo with them for the first Season 2 trailer, which brings plenty of blood, bites and bods.
Guillermo del Toro FX vampire thriller The Strain will return for Season 2 this coming weekend amid the madness of Comic-Con, and its heightened visual palette has hit a new level. FX has released a new animated prequel short introducing the “Occido Lumen,” a key plot point of the new season with a dark and violent history.
Starz’s Ash Vs. Evil Dead gave us a taste of groovy Bruce reprising his chainsaw-wielding icon, as will Friday’s Comic-Con 2015 panel Hail to the King by a full trailer, but why wait? Bruce Campbell himself has revealed the first footage of the new Sam Raimi series, while an inside look at the Necronomicon also previews the Deadites’ return.
The window to save Hannibal grows smaller with each passing day, leaving fans particularly anxious of the upcoming Comic-Con 2015 panel, which may prove the show’s last. That fate grows only more grim today, as Bryan Fuller confirms both Amazon and Netflix have passed on a fourth season.
The latest batch of character posters from Crimson Peak echo the first motion poster for Guillermo del Toro’s gothic horror story, which featured Mia Wasikowska bathed in neon blue and red. That vivid coloring contrasted with empty blackness made quite the impression, and the latest characters posters are similarly striking.
The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman has plenty to show off at Comic-Con 2015 between either of AMC’s two zombie dramas, but what of Cinemax’s forthcoming exorcism thriller Outcast? The first poster for the new series has arrived, along with a new comic cover that reveals Gone Girl star Patrick Fugit in the central role.
The latter half of The Walking Dead’s most recent season followed its comic Alexandria arc nearly to the letter, but will Season 6 start diverging, or continue along Robert Kirkman’s work? A new interview with showrunner Scott Gimple previews that not only will Season 6 bring some heavily comic-adapted material, but also fill in backstory the books never addressed.
Screen Gems is taking Pride and Prejudice and Zombies to Hall H next week at Comic-Con, where we’ll likely see the first trailer from the upcoming period horror flick. Ahead of the studio’s appearance at the con next week, they’ve released a batch of new photos from the film, which is based on the Seth Grahame-Smith mashup novel of the same name.