Origin Releasing and Micro Bay Features unveiled the first teaser trailer for Dead Sea, a film we told you about at the start of the American Film Market.
Dead Sea follows a Marine Biologist who is thrust into the violent paranoia surrounding a town preparing for the return of an impending sacrifice to a legendary serpentine creature, in this case being a giant lamprey, said to have surfaced from hell during an earthquake.
Here’s one thing I can tell you about the cryptozoological nightmare that promises to be Megafoot: It’s got a really rad poster. Now it just needs a movie to back it up. Rest assured, one is in the works, just how long we’ll have to wait before we see this creature become a reality is unknown.
The film is going to be written and directed by Rolfe Kanefsky (Nightmare Man). On the producing side is Justin A. Martell, the producer of Return to Nuke ‘em High Volume 1 & 2.
Bill Oberst, Jr. and Melissa Carnell are set to star in the independent horror film Werewolf Rises from Ruthless Pictures. Written and directed by BC Furtney, the film tells the story of Emma, a small town girl who returns to her childhood home deep in the Arkansas mountains only to encounter a sinister underworld that most never knew existed, one populated by bloodthirsty werewolves.
A new Australian slasher film is cobbling a cast together and it is importing some U.S. talent to join the fun. Kane Hodder, Bill Moseley and Tara Reid are all expected to star in Charlie’s Farm, from the writer-director Chris Sun.
Australia’s own behemoth, Nathan Jones (pictured) is playing the film’s killer, the eponymous “Charlie.” Jones will appear in the new Mad Max film that stars Tom Hardy.
The synopsis rolls like this: In an effort to do something different, four friends head into Australia’s outback to explore Charlie’s Farm, the site where a violent family met their end at the hands of an angry mob.
Ryan Lightbourn of Roid Rage is in post-production on his latest indie effort, Sleepwalkers, and we have a look at the film via a trailer. The film stars Ansley Gordon and Amanda Phillips, J. LaRose (Insidious) and porn star Dale DaBone.
Set in the deepest corners of Florida’s woods, five college students attempt to enjoy a festive spring break getaway when they encounter a deadly, nocturnal presence. As horrific events unfold, the group joins forces with a local convenience store owner and a prison escapee. With night time approaching, they must set aside their differences and use their wits to survive.
Look for it on the festival circuit in 2014.
Zach Galligan (Gremlins, Hatchet III) announced via Twitter that he has taken a role in The Cage.
The film is an adaptation of Briane Keene’s novel of the same name and, according to Galligan, it will be directed by Jon D. Wagner.
Wagner served as a line producer on the upcoming Cheap Thrills, All Cheerleaders Die and Starry Eyes.
Damian Maffei, Megan Duffy (Maniac) and Hannah Fierman will co-star, per Galligan’s Twitter.
A poster caught our eye, by Sadist Art Designs, that drove us to find a bit of information about a new independent horror film.
The flick is called The New Family, written by Austin Hinderliter and Caleb Pecue. A Facebook page for the film yields a plot synopsis which you can find below. Shooting is expected to begin in 2014.
Blair Cassidy is beautiful and bored. The sleepy town of Murdoch offers nothing new to her, until the body of a young woman is found in the park. Two days later another body is found near the shores of Hollow’s Lake, both women discovered in compromising positions. Now the boring town of Murdoch has become a town of terror. When authorities release a connection to the victims, Blair is impregnated with sudden panic. Like her, the two women were with child. A killer stalks the streets, with a motive more terrifying than Blair or any woman could ever imagine.
Two new teaser posters for Dan Walton’s independent horror film Bind. You’ll find them both inside.
The film stars Emmanuelle Vaugier, Edward Furlong, Sierra Pitkin, Alisha-Jo Penny, Shalyeligh Pruzina and Sasha Neuhaus.
In this tale, a family moves into an abandoned orphanage and they soon learn that their charming orphanage has a disturbing history and is convinced they aren’t alone.