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Bits ‘n Bloody Pieces: Rob Zombie, Ghost: The Cinderella, Dead Island, Insidious, Vampirella

Red State, Purple Plague, Karak

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• The Silent House (aka La Casa Muda) is opening in the UK next month (April 8) and we’ve got the poster. Stay tuned for U.S. distribution details soon.

• A NSFW trailer for Thai supernatural thriller Ghost: The Cinderella hit the web. On a movie set a hot-tempered superstar named Rashane has a quarrel with several members of the movie crew. The quarrel leads to the unexpected death of Rashane, but the horror doesn’t end there, when Rashane’s corpse is summoned from the grave to get his bloody revenge.

• Derek Mears (Jason from Friday the 13th 2009) has been cast in Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters.

• The latest character one-sheet for Kevin Smith’s Red State introduces you to the Sheriff, played by Stephen Root.

• Comcast customers, keep your eyes peeled for a Troma VOD service which begins March 25.

• The Facebook page for Insidious has launched a new Chromospectrometer app.

• The Purple Plague web series teaser. ‘Nuff said.

• Reminder: HorrorHound Weekend is a few days away.

• Malaysia has spawned a horror film called Karak. Synopsis and trailer below…

Four college students are heading back to Kuantan after a night out in KL, when they are caught-up in a massive jam along the Karak Highway.So as to make it back for their classes the next morning, they decide to exit the highway and continue their journey along the old trunk-road…. not knowing that this decision will change their lives forever…

• Pre-production on Lords of Salem has begun. Rob Zombie updated his Twitter account today with: “Heading out for more location scouting on The Lords Of Salem.”

• Capcom is remastering Resident Evil 4 and Code: Veronica Director’s Cut in HD.

• Writer Joe Harris talk about his upcoming series “Vampirella and the Scarlet Legion.”

• This logo for the upcoming Dead Island video game was deemed too graphic by the ESRB.

• Nominee voting has begun for the MTV Movie Awards. Yes, there’s some horror in the mix.

Source: Ryan Turek, Managing Editor