The Babadook was the breakout horror hit of Sundance 2014, and has been terrorising audiences around the world ever since. This creepy, expertly crafted feature has been a critical and audience scare favorite, winning a slew of awards for best film, best actress, best director etc. Mister Babadook is also the name of the pop-up book in the film. Continue reading
CBS Films’ Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark adaptation is now in some safe hands, and could be tipping off someone else involved.
Deadline reports that BAFTA-nominated John August – who is a regular Tim Burton collaborator, penning both Big Fish and Frankenweenie – will adapt the iconic book series by Alvin Schwartz that had children of the ’80s and ’90s hearing bumps in the night. Continue reading
Guillermo del Toro always seems to have a dozen films on his plate. One of them that has been simmering for a while is his dream project that’s been in cinema purgatory for years: H.P. Lovecraft’s At the Mountains of Madness. Recently he stated that he’s considering compromising with Universal to bring his vision to the big screen, albeit a toned-down PG-13 version. Now there’s more news concerning the project. Continue reading
Stephen King recently wrote a short story entitled, Bad Little Kid, it has recently been reported that Laurent Bouzereau and his production company Nedland Media, Inc., has optioned the story for a feature film.
Bouzereau, who is also planning on directing the film, wrote and directed the 2011 film A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King, which featured King discussing horror films and their popularity with moviegoers. Continue reading
Thommy Hutson, writer and producer of definitive genre docs such as Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy and Inside Story: Scream and producer of More Brains! A Return to the Living Dead and Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th, is excited to announce he is taking his journey down Elm Street a lot farther and in a whole new way.
Hutson has written a coffee table book detailing the original Wes Craven classic in a way no one has before. This over 200-page, hardcover tome is entitled Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy–The Making of Wes Craven’s “A Nightmare on Elm Street” and is the ultimate look at the scary, thrilling and groundbreaking 1984 film. Continue reading