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Silent Hill: Downpour Returns with a Comic Spinoff!
Okay, Silent Hill: Downpour may not have been a fan favorite when it premiered on Playstation but it had its moments, one of which was Officer Anne Cunningham. Anne Cunningham will be returning this summer in Silent Hill: Anne’s Story from IDW. The story written by Tom Waltz and illustrated by Tristan Jones follows the person adventure of Officer Cunningham as she makes her way through Silent Hill. Issue #1 will drop on August 20 for $3.99 along with several cover variants. Check out some art here!
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Felicia Day and Steven Yeun to Voice Chew Animated Feature
Chew, the upcoming animated feature adaptation of the acclaimed Image Comics series by John Layman and Rob Guillory, has cast two of its leads! The Hollywood Reporter brings word that The Walking Dead star Steven Yeun will voice the eponymous and homonymic Detective Tony Chu with Felicia Day (“The Guild”) providing the voice of food critic and love interest Amelia Mintz. The series, which launched in 2009, is officially described as follows: Tony Chu is a detective with a secret. A weird secret. Tony Chu is Cibopathic, which means he gets psychic impressions from whatever he eats.
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Choice Cuts: Inside Scream Factory Part 2
Continuing our tour of Scream Factory (which began with this interview here), we spend a bit more time hanging out with the company’s senior marketing director, Jeff Nelson. The man shows us around his office and talks a bit about the custom artwork the company creates for all of their releases. If you have a few minutes check out this bonus video here and enjoy…
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Shock Interview: Jerome Sable, Eli Batalion of Stage Fright
In anticipation of Stage Frights limited theatrical run on May 9th, Shock Till You Drop spoke with director Jerome Sable about the horror-musical which is now available on VOD. Joining him in our chat was Eliot Batalion, who collaborated with Sable on the film’s music and lyrics. You can read our review of the film via this link. I’ll let distributor Magnet explain the tale: Scream meets Glee in this dark comedy musical about a starry-eyed teenager Camilla Swanson who aspires to follow in the footsteps of her Broadway diva mother. Instead she’s stuck working in the kitchen of a snobby performing arts camp. Determined to change her destiny, she sneaks in to audition for the summer showcase and lands a lead role in the play, but just as rehearsals begin, blood starts to spill, and Camilla soon finds herself terrified by the horror of musical theater.
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Pregnancy is Hell in This Official Trailer for Delivery: The Beast Within
Following last week’s word that Delivery: The Beast Within was finally going to break free of its festival chains and get in front of more audiences, comes the official trailer – different than the sales trailer we’ve been kicking around here at Shock. The Collective is handling distribution and is planning a limited theatrical run in NYC, Los Angeles, San Diego, Chicago, and Indianapolis on May 30th with the movie hitting cable VOD on all major platforms three days prior on May 27th.
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Len Wiseman Takes on Supernatural Thriller Black Chapter
Len Wiseman, the man behind Underworld, Live Free or Die Hard and the Total Recall reboot, is set to direct a supernatural thriller called Black Chapter, Variety reports. Zak Penn (Last Action Hero, The Incredible Hulk) will provide the screenplay based on a story he formed with Wiseman. Details are few as to the specific…
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’80s Throwback Ejecta Debuts Its Trailer & Poster
Ejecta is making its splash on the genre scene today with a trailer and poster debut, bringing with it extraterrestrial-driven horrors. Character actor Julian Richings (seen in last year’s Man of Steel) leads the cast which also stars Lisa Houle and Adam Seybold in a film written by Pontypool’s Tony Burgess. Matt Wiele and Chad Archibald sharing directing duties.
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