Saturday, August 30, 2014

A Chilling First Trailer for Cub is Here!

It has been awhile since something scary has crossed this horror fan's desk. The first trailer from Jonas Govaerts' Belgium film Cub is eerily creepy (lighting, characters). Also known as Welp, this title is mostly shot at night. In the film's first trailer, a feral child makes quick work of a cub scout group and its leaders. The clip houses a bit of mystery as the film's central villain uses tricks and traps, to quarry its prey. The full trailer for Cub is below.

The story begins with the protagonist Sam (Maurice Luitjen). Sam has a vivid imagination. So, when Sam sees a strange child in the surrounding forest, others are quick to laugh and ridicule him. But, as the bodies turn up, Sam's reports of a killer kid become more and more real. Poachers, pits and psychopaths lie in the undergrowth.

Cub will release in Europe later this year. A release in North America is not forthcoming, as of yet. Hopefully, Cub will be picked up by more territories as the film promises a few ghoulish delights. Fans of horror can preview the film below.

Release Date: October 29th, 2014 (Belgium).

Director/writer: Jonas Govaerts.

Cast: Evelien Bosmans, Titus De Voogdt, Jan Hammenecker and Stef Aerts.

The official trailer for Cub is here:

A fan page for the film is available here:

Cub on Facebook

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What Does State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition Have in Store for Gaming Fans?

Game production house Undead Labs is preparing to bring the zombie apocalypse to the XBox One. The new edition is titled "State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition." This version of the zombie simulator will bring the previous entries, "Lifeline" and "Breakdown," to the new console in 2015. As well, "Survival" will bring several new missions and new characters to the screen, in 1080p. Fans of horror gaming can find a preview of the upcoming launch here.

As well, a behind-the-scenes video has been released for "Survival." The clip, introduced by Major Nelson (Larry Hryb), talks about the transition of this gaming series to the new console. Also, the video segment talks about the future of the game on the new console, while making a few predictions. You can enjoy the full clip below.

Release Date: Q2 2015 (PC, XBox One).

Creator: Undead Labs.

An intro' of "State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition" is here:


"Survival" at Undead Labs

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Two Beauties to be Bloodied in Osgood Perkins' February

A few casting details are being announced for the horror thriller February. Actress Emma Roberts of "American Horror Story," will star, along with Kiernan Shipka (Carriers). This film will be produced by Unbroken Pictures and Paris Film, Inc. In the film, two women are left alone at an all-girls prep school and an invisible force is looking for a body to possess. February will be developed by Osgood Perkins, the son of Anthony Perkins (Psycho).

February will find itself at the Toronto International Film Festival this year. Highland Film Group will act as the sales agent. And, the film will begin shooting shortly.

Release Date: TBA.

Director/writer: Osgood Perkins.

Cast: Emma Roberts and Kiernan Shipka

*more casting details will be announce soon.


Press Release. Highland Film Group. 28 Aug. 2014.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Don't Go Down Lemon Tree Passage: Official Trailer

The Australian shot horror title Lemon Tree Passage has an exciting trailer. The clip shows several new friends and a ghostly light. Released in the land of OZ through Odin's Eye Entertainment, Lemon Tree Passage has not found North American distribution, as of yet. The film stars Nicholas Gunn (The Devil's Whispers), Jessica Tovey, and Pippa Black. Bright lights await below.

The film's story is based on an old legend. The myth of Lemon Tree Passage is founded on one man's fatal motorcycle accident. Now, it is believed that his ghost haunts the hills around Lemon Tree. Four friends are determined to see if this urban legend is true.

The trailer for the film offers a few scares. The four friends might have had more fun at the beach. Only terror awaits them at Lemon Tree Passage!

Release Date: TBA.

Director: David Campbell.

Writers: Erica Brien and David Campbell.

Cast: Jessica Tovey, Nicholas Gunn, Pippa Black, Tim Phillipps and Andrew Ryan.

The official trailer for Lemon Tree Passage is here:


Lemon Tree Passage at Igor's Lab

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A Killer Camera Takes Your Picture in this Preview for SyFy's Dead Still

The SyFy Network will debut a dark tale this October. The film is titled Dead Still. And, the film deals with a camera, which is possessed by the supernatural. The film stars Ben Browder ("Farscape"), Ray Wise (Jeepers Creepers), Gavin Casalegno (When the Game Stands Tall), and Elle LaMont ("From Dusk Till Dawn"). Several stills from the film are hosted here.

For more on the story, after the death of Brandon's (Browder) great grandfather, he inherits an antique camera. The camera holds a power, to kill those it photographs. Bizarre accidents take place, after Brandon tempts fate. Now, he finds himself alone as most of his friends are wound up within the cursed camera's film.

Two stills from Dead Still show the costumes and characters from the title. The costumes look well done, by costumer Sandra Algood; black is the colour of the day. As well, viewers will notice the many ghoulish villains in the photos. Each looks malicious and deadly. A trailer for Dead Still will be coming this way soon. For now, enjoy the dark delights below.

Release Date: October 5th, 2014.(Television).

Writer: Peter Skagen.

Cast: Gavin Casalegno, Ben Browder, Elle LaMont, Steffie Grote and Carrie Lazar.

*a trailer is coming soon.


Dread Central. Article. 26 Aug. 2014.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

A Tale of Fatherly Love and the Undead with Lionsgate's Maggie

Lionsgate Entertainment has acquired distribution rights for the zombie thriller Maggie. This film was expected to premiere at the Toronto Int. Film Festival. However, this premiere date will be delayed. Instead, Maggie will be released later in 2015. This film, which is officially complete, involves a zombie virus, which infects a young woman; her father is powerless to save her. Fans will recognize several of the cast from the film, including Arnold Schwarzenegger (The Terminator), Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine), Joely Richardson (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo) and Laura Cayouette. A few more details on the film are below.

Maggie is an emotional tale of family ties. A worldwide virus is reducing the populace to man-eating flesheaters. Also, a father's love is tested when his daughter becomes ill and Wade (Schwarzenegger) must decide if he can watch Maggie (Breslin) devolve into something less than human.

A trailer is expected soon as Maggie reaches its 2015 release date. For now, envision Schwarzenegger twisting the undead into pulpy bits. More info' on the film will be posted as it becomes available.

Release Date: Q1 2015.

Director: Henry Hobson.

Writer: John Scott 3.

Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Abigail Breslin, Joely Richardson and Laura Cayouette.


Lionsgate. Press Release. 26 Aug. 2014.

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You Can Take a Trip Deep Below Ground in this Film Poster for The Pyramid

Tagline: "You only enter once."

Producer GrĂ©gory Levasseur will make his directorial debut in The Pyramid. Levasseur has worked on several other horror titles, including: High Tension (2005), The Hills Have Eyes (2006), and P2 (2007). His first film will bring mummy's from the depths as a group of archeologists become trapped deep below ground. This film stars Ashley Hinshaw (Chronicle), Denis O’Hare, James Buckley and Daniel Amerman. A movie poster for the film is here.

Horror fans can see one of the villains in the graphic here. The creature's face looks wasted and the skin is dry and flaky. Truly horrifying, The Pyramid promises to be one of the darker horror features to come out later this year. All available details on the film are below.

Release Date: December 5th, 2014.

Director: Grégory Levasseur.

Writers: Daniel Meersand and Nick Simon.

Cast: Ashley Hinshaw, Denis O’Hare, James Buckley and Daniel Amerman.

*Twentieth Century Fox will distribute this title.

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Cherry Tree Debuts Cursed Fruit in this Film Poster

Cherry Tree is another film coming this way via Ireland. Irish director David Keating is helming this feature, along with writer Brendan McCarthy. The film begins with a struggling family and a witches' coven. The film stars Anna Walton (Mutant Chronicles), Sam Hazeldine (The Monuments Men), Naomi Battrick and Patrick Gibson. The film's first poster is here.

At the heart of the film grows a cherry tree. This cherry tree can help Faith's (Battrick) father, who is slowly dying. The tree's powers promise rebirth, but Faith must make a sacrifice, first.

The film's poster shows a witch's gnarled hand and fruit from the tree. Reminiscent of an ancient biblical tale, evil tempts a young woman to eat from a forbidden tree. From the creators of Wake Wood, Cherry Tree will be released later this year!

Release Date: 2014.

Director: David Keating.

Writer: Brendan McCarthy.

Cast: Anna Walton, Sam Hazeldine, Naomi Battrick and Patrick Gibson.

*a trailer will come this way soon.


Cherry Tree at the UHM

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