It’s Ringing *The Black Phone* Feature

Director Scott Derrickson returns to his terror roots and partners again with the foremost brand in the genre, Blumhouse, with a new horror thriller. Finney Shaw, a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is abducted by a sadistic killer and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming is of little use. When a disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killer’s previous victims. And they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesn’t happen to Finney.

Starring four-time Oscar® nominee Ethan Hawke in the most terrifying role of his career and introducing Mason Thames in his first ever film role, The Black Phone is produced, directed, and co-written by Scott Derrickson, the writer-director of Sinister, The Exorcism of Emily Rose and Marvel’s Doctor Strange.

The film’s screenplay is by Derrickson & C. Robert Cargill (Doctor Strange, Sinister franchise), based on the award-winning short story by Joe Hill from his New York Times bestseller 20th Century Ghosts. The film is produced by Derrickson & Cargill’s Crooked Highway and presented by Universal and Blumhouse. Jason Blum, Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill are producers on the film, which is executive produced by Ryan Turek and Christopher H. Warner.

Welcome To Haywood Ranch *Nope* Feature

“What’s a bad miracle?” Jordan Peele disrupted and redefined modern horror with Get Out and then Us. Now, Peele re-imagines the summer movie with a new pop nightmare: the expansive horror epic, Nope.

The Residents in a lonely gulch of inland California bear witness to an uncanny and chilling discovery with references to extraterrestrials and threats from the sky sprinkled throughout the trailer.

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Horror Flashback *Halloween Kills* Film

And the Halloween night when Michael Myers returned isn’t over yet.

Halloween Kills starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Thomas Mann and Anthony Michael Hall.

Minutes after Laurie Strode (Curtis), her daughter Karen (Judy Greer) and granddaughter Allyson (Andi Matichak) left masked monster Michael Myers caged and burning in Laurie’s basement, Laurie is rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, believing she finally killed her lifelong tormentor.

But when Michael manages to free himself from Laurie’s trap, his ritual bloodbath resumes. As Laurie fights her pain and prepares to defend herself against him, she inspires all of Haddonfield to rise up against their unstoppable monster.

The Strode women join a group of other survivors of Michael’s first rampage who decide to take matters into their own hands, forming a vigilante mob that sets out to hunt Michael down, once and for all.

Evil dies tonight.

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Disturbing & Dark *Old* Featurette

M. Night Shyamalan is no stranger to horror. Almost every single one of his movies can either be classified as outright horror or heavily feature horror elements.

This summer, visionary filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan unveils the chilling, mysterious new thriller Old about a family on a tropical holiday who discover that the secluded beach where they are relaxing for a few hours is somehow causing them to age rapidly, reducing their entire lives into a single day.

Old is a Blinding Edge Pictures production, directed and produced by M. Night Shyamalan, from his screenplay based on the graphic novel Sandcastle by Pierre Oscar Lévy and Frederik Peeters.

Starring: Gael García Bernal, Vicky Krieps, Rufus Sewell, Ken Leung, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Abbey Lee, Aaron Pierre, Alex Wolff, Embeth Davidtz, Eliza Scanlen, Emun Elliott, Kathleen Chalfant and Thomasin McKenzie.

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This Doll Is Killer *Chucky* Series Teaser

Charles Lee “Chucky” Ray is a fictional character and the main antagonist of the Child’s Play slasher film franchise. Chucky is portrayed as a vicious serial killer who, as he bleeds out from a gunshot wound, transfers his soul into a “Good Guy” doll and continuously tries to transfer to a human body. The character has become one of the most recognizable horror icons and has been referenced numerous times in popular culture.

When people have nightmares they dream of Freddy. When Freddy has nightmares he dreams of Chucky.

SYFY has released teaser for their long-awaited Chucky horror series from Child’s Play creator Don Mancini, confirming its official fall release date. Featuring the return of franchise alums Brad Dourif and Jennifer Tilly,

The Chucky series is set in an idyllic American town thrown into chaos as a series of horrifying murders sweep through and threaten to expose the town’s hypocrisies and secrets, all of which come on the heels of a vintage Chucky doll turning up at a suburban yard sale. At the same time, the titular doll must deal with the arrival of enemies and allies from his past who threaten to expose the truth behind the killings and the untold origins as a seemingly ordinary child turned demonic killer.

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Stuck In A 1980s Slasher Movie ‘Video Nasty’ Horror

/Film – November 12, 2020 at 10:15AM:

In Last Action Hero, a kid gets sucked into the world of his favorite action movie starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. But what if you ended up trapped in a horror movie instead? ‘Video Nasty‘ will focus on three teens who rent a cursed VHS tape and they end up stuck in a 1980s slasher movie that threatens to trap them forever…

Lionsgate Picks Up ‘Video Nasty’, Which Sounds Like ‘Last Action Hero’ for 1980s Slasher Fans

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Horror-Thriller ‘The Rig’ Series – November 4, 2020 at 10:05AM:

Amazon Studios is expanding its roster of international programs as it has greenlit the six-part horror-thriller series ‘The Rig’ as well as landing director John Strickland to helm the series.

Penned by up-and-comer David Macpherson, the series is set onboard the Kishorn Bravo oil rig stationed in the dangerous waters of the North Sea off the coast of Scotland and centers on its crew are preparing to return to the mainland, only to be halted by a mysterious…

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Rachel Nichols Joins ‘Demigod’ Horror

Deadline – November 3, 2020 at 11:14AM:

Continuum and Rage star Rachel Nichols is set to star in writer-director Miles Doleac’s (The Dinner Party) horror feature Demigod. Nichols will play Robin who travels with her husband Leo (Yohance Myles) to Germany’s Black Forest upon the death of her huntsman grandfather. Soon after arriving at his secluded cabin, Robin realizes…

‘Continuum’ & ‘Star Trek’ Actress Rachel Nichols Joins Horror ‘Demigod’

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Clive Barker And David Green ‘Hellraiser’ TV Series

/Film – November 2, 2020 at 02:05PM:

The Hellraiser TV series is bringing back a familiar face, and I don’t mean Pinhead. Clive Barker, the original Hellraiser filmmaker and creator, is now on board as an executive producer for the HBO Hellraiser TV series being directed by David Gordon Green.

Barker will have actual involvement with the project and not just an honorary producer credit.

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Neil Marshall ‘The Lair’ Horror Movie

Variety – November 2, 2020 at 12:14PM:

Neil Marshal will direct and produce a new horror action thriller titled “The Lair,” with Highland Film Group handling the worldwide sales. “The Lair” centers on Royal Air Force pilot Lt. Kate Sinclair, who is on her final flight mission when her jet is shot down over one of the most dangerous rebel strongholds.

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