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The First Photo from Penny Dreadful Season 2 is Here!
Production is well underway on one of my favorite horror shows today, Penny Dreadful. Today, Showtime has presented the first photo from the series’ second season! John Logan, series creator and executive producer, says, “This season Vanessa (Eva Green) and Ethan (Josh Hartnett) face new challenges, and old enemies, and turn to each other for solace. Their intimacy grows as they are forced to confront their demons together.”
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February is Your Time to Check into the Fear Clinic
Rob Hall’s Fear Clinic makes the leap from web series to feature film territory in 2015. Anchor Bay will release Fear Clinic (the movie) on DVD and Blu-ray February 10th. The film made its festival debut at Screamfest this season. Written by Aaron Drane and Hall and directed by Hall, the film stars Robert Englund, Fiona Dourif, and Thomas Dekker and features the acting debut of Stone Sour and Slipknot lead vocalist Corey Taylor.
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Michael Dougherty Begins Casting ‘Krampus’
Let this sink in: Michael Dougherty – who gave us Trick ‘r Treat – is finally directing another horror film. It’s called Krampus and it’s in the works at Legendary, the company that gave us Dougherty’s feature debut, Nolan’s Dark Knight films, Pacific Rim and Man of Steel. With a December 4, 2015 release date locked in, we’re now hearing via THR that Allison Tolman and Emjay Anthony are set to star.
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Letter from the Editor: A Farewell to Shock
My days are numbered here at ShockTillYouDrop.com. As of November 26th, I’m stepping away from the site I’ve called home – my dark little haven to ramble about/analyze the horror genre – since early 2007. To be honest, it feels weird writing that. I’ve scrapped this “goodbye” a number of times the last few days only to return to it over and over again. But it’s time to face the fact that it’s time to move on. I have to go.
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Matt Smith is Next to Star in Patient Zero
Matt Smith is set to join Natalie Dormer in Patient Zero, reports Deadline. Smith, a former Doctor Who star, will be seen next summer in Terminator: Genisys. Stefan Ruzowitzky, the director of the Academy Award winning The Counterfeiters, is directing from a script by Mike Le.
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Ready for ‘The Shining’ the Unauthorized Musical?
The sick and twisted characters of The Overlook Hotel have been resurrected. However, this time with some singing credentials in Redrum: The Unauthorized Musical Parody of The Shining. The Stephen King horror novel, turned Stanley Kubrick film classic, turned musical parody, showcased Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal) as Wendy and Tony Award-nominated actor, Douglas Sills (The Scarlet Pimpernel), as Jack at a sneak peek last night at Pearl Studios in New York City.
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