First, let’s briefly recap how we got here. As we’ve been covering here on Bloody, Paramount and Platinum Dunes have been working on a new installment of the Friday the 13th franchise for several years now. First, they hired Nick Antosca (“Hannibal,” “Channel Zero”) to pen a script, which would’ve been a straight up, ’80s-set […]
The Most Fun You’ll Ever Have… BEING SCARED! If you’re a fan of George Romero’s anthology Creepshow (and who the hell isn’t?!), you’re probably pretty damn happy about how much love it’s been getting in recent years. Waxwork Records put out a vinyl record of the soundtrack, Amok Time just released an action figure of […]
It’s hard to believe that in just a few years that DC’s ‘40s pinup takes on its female characters, the Bombshells, have evolved from a small line of statuettes to a full on merchandising empire—they even got an excellent comic book! Ahead of this weekend’s New York Toy Fair, we’ve got an exclusive look at what’s to… Read more...
Those with DirecTV are the luckiest of horror fans as they can finally see Osgood Perkins‘ supremely excellent The Blackcoat’s Daughter (read my review), which has been one of my favorite slow-burn genre films of the past few years, ahead of its limited release on March 31st. We caught the world premiere of the film at the […]
The Ring and Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski’s A Cure for Wellness is now in theaters everywhere. Fox is doping up audiences with the trailer and poster made entirely out of pills. It’s pretty cool. Trace reviewed the film and called it a “feast for the eyes.” In the film, “An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve […]
One of the first details director Guillermo Del Toro ever shared about his plans for a sequel to his 2013 "mecha vs. kaiju" film PACIFIC RIM was that the scientists played by Charlie Day and Burn Gorman would be returning as main characters. Show More Summary
Titan Comics is adding another Games Workshop tabletop game to its comic book roster—and this one is somehow even weirder and crazier than even the grim dark future of their Warhammer 40,000 comics. Yes, brutal world of (extremely) fantasy contact sports that is Blood Bowl is getting its own comic series. Read more...
Dan Harmon's fantasy roleplaying/improvisational comedy show HarmonQuest is returning for a second season. The first season of the show was one of the unexpected highlights of last year. It was very funny and revelled in showing the fun that people can have playing a pen-and-paper RPG. Show More Summary
Following on the heels of revealing Rey’s new hair on an empty box, another Star Wars: Episode VIII mystery has been answered—namely, whether The Last Jedi refers to a single Jedi or a group of Jedi, since both the singular and the plural form are “Jedi.” The solution comes to us via the release of several… Read more...
Books are often turned into television series — but what about stories going to the other direction? As Matt Ruff shows you in this Big Idea for Lovecraft Country, stories intended for one medium sometimes find their full flower in another entirely. MATT RUFF: Lovecraft Country started out as a TV series pitch. The big […]
Happy 26th birthday to Bonnie Wright, best known to Harry Potter fans as their favorite ginger sister Ginny Weasley Potter. Leaky has kept close tabs on the busy Ms. Wright in the past few months. As reported here in January, fans will be able to catch up with her in person at the Salt Lake...read more!
While the UK is going to join the cult of The Void in theaters on March 31st and on VOD platforms April 24th, Bloody Disgusting was able to exclusively learn that U.S. audiences will be able to see this effects heavy splatterfest on April 7, 2017 through Screen Media Films. The Void, which I called “a dark, demented, and disgusting horror film […]
Uncork'd Entertainment has announced that they will be giving an April 7th theatrical and VOD release to BETHANY, the latest movie from prolific genre filmmaker James Cullen Bressack. Stefanie Estes stars in the film as Claire, who...Show More Summary
No details were shared on the character he'll be playing, but Universal has announced that veteran actor James Cromwell, who has almost 200 acting credits to his name, has been cast in director J.A. Bayona's sequel to JURASSIC...Show More Summary
The cast of Jurassic World 2 continues to grow. Patrick Stewart doesn’t think he’s done with X-Men movies. The actor behind Jughead has a surprising theory about who killed Jason Blossom on Riverdale. Plus, new footage from Life, and Once Upon a Time sets itself up for a potential soft-reboot. Behold, spoilers! Read more...
If The Great Wall had been made 20-some years ago, it probably would have starred Brian Bosworth, Antonio Banderas, and Rufus Sewell. My then 13 year old self would have eaten up every last minute of it with a huge grin on my face. After all, it’s basically a lighthearted, more fantastical version of The 13th Warrior. So […]
Emma Watson knew there would be questions about the nature of Belle and Beast’s relationship in the upcoming remake of Beauty and the Beast. She initially had the same concerns herself–that Belle be portrayed not as a victim, but as a woman who is deeply aware of the Beast’s flaws and chooses, of her own accord,...read more!
"Arrow Recommends is a column that has my sorry ass advise older and at times more obscure movies (of varied AITH friendly genres) to your royal asses. For now, it will be the way to keep my voice on the site." PLOT: A muslim...Show More Summary
A few years ago, in the Batman comic books, after the caped crusader was presumed dead, Jim Gordon helped protect Gotham using a giant Batman mechanized suit. That “Superheavy” story arc is what inspired this obscenely giant BatBot Xtreme toy that will make you wish you were five-years old again. Read more...
Visit the Official Site Follow @elly_blake and @TheNovl on Twitter Share an excerpt! Read the first chapter of Frostblood on TheNovl. Are you Frostblood or Fireblood? Take the quiz! Fantasy Book Critic is excited to partner with Little, Brown to provide our readers with the chance to win the newly released YA novel, Frostbloodby Elly Blake. Show More Summary