Gun Media, the designers behind Breach & Clear, Breach & Clear: Deadline and Speakeasy, have teamed up with horror film icon Tom Savini to announce Slasher Vol. 1: Summer Camp. The first installment in a series that pays homage to the splatter/slasher movies that dominated the ’80s, Summer Camp is a third-person survival game set in a wooded campground similar to those of Sleepaway Camp, The Burning and the Friday the 13th franchise.
Within the campground players take on the role of one of 6-8 teen counselors – or the killer – and are asked to survive the night.
Today, Shock Till You Drop’s own Ryan Turek was invited to Meet the Movie Press with The Wrap’s Jeff Sneider and Schmoes Know’s Mark Reilly to talk about the state of horror. Here’s more in-depth breakdown of the hour-long discussion:
On a very special, SPOOKY Halloween themed episode of MEET THE MOVIE PRESS, Jeff and Reilly welcome in Ryan Turek, Managing Editor of Shocktillyoudrop.com!
Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer’s Starry Eyes is coming to theaters and VOD fresh off of the festival circuit on November 14th. Alexandra Essoe stars as a young woman living in Hollywood who makes a dark, transformative decision. You can read our review here, or, check out a brand new trailer that has arrived via Dark Sky Films!
Synopsis: Determined to make it as an actress in Hollywood, Sarah Walker spends her days working a dead-end job, enduring petty friendships and going on countless casting calls in hopes of catching her big break.
Leatherface, the next installment in the Texas Chainsaw Massacre legacy, has reportedly found its directors. Julian Maury and Alexandre Bustillo (Inside, Livide) were on a “short list” of directors being considered just a few weeks back, but now Bloody-Disgusting can confirm that they indeed landed the job.
Seth M. Sherwood penned the script.
In our last report, we exclusively provided you with some story details.
Hellraiser is one of those remakes that has been in development for so long, it’s hard to keep track of what is happening with it, who is on board and what the approach is going to be. About a year ago, Clive Barker himself revealed that he pitched an idea to Dimension Films and was running with the project, penning a remake himself for the company. Not directing, but writing.
In a recent interview with EW, Barker offered an update on Hellraiser. Here’s an excerpt from this article…
If you were not at Beyond Fest then you certainly read it at Shock first that John Carpenter was aligning with a record company to put out a “Lost Themes” album. Today, more info has been revealed regarding that album, furthermore, you can hear a track as well!
It appears Sacred Bones Records will be bringing this thing to life. If you go to their site now, you’ll find their landing page has a sample called “Vortex.” It is very much in line Carpenter’s “vibe.”
The big screen horror movie line-up for 2014 doesn’t end with October. In December 5th, Fox brings us The Pyramid and, today, we have an exclusive two-minute featurette that not only includes some new footage from the supernatural thriller but includes interviews with the cast and crew. Here, the focus is on the fascination with Egyptian history and the dedication to detail The Pyramid adheres to.
Directed by Gregory Levasseur and produced by Aja (The Hills Have Eyes), the film stars Ashley Hinshaw, James Buckley, Denis O’Hare, Christa-Marie Nicola and Amir K.
Shock Till You Drop has received a first look at the independent horror film Made Me Do It. Below, check out a teaser trailer! In addition to the new promo, you can watch two film clips. When a masked killer attacks college student Ali Hooper and her little brother, they must uncover his painful past if they hope to survive the night.
“The film is in the same vein as the original Halloween with a mix of Psycho and Natural Born Killers,” says director Benjamin Koppin. Filming took place in Los Angeles for six days with a few extra days allotted for additional shooting.