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Get an Even Closer, MORE Horrifying Full-Size Look at IT’s New Pennywise!

It’s turning out to be a good week (and maybe a sleepless night or two) if you’ve been craving new updates on the mammoth big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s IT from MAMA director Andrés Muschietti. Just this morning, we shared some amazing, clue-filled images from Muschietti’s own Instagram account (which includes a first look at STRANGER […]

Films 

Dig These Cryptic and Creepy Behind-the-Scenes Images From IT!

Up to now, not much detailed information has been released regarding the upcoming feature-film adaptation of Stephen King’s epic novel IT, apart from some casting notices — including the recent dramatic reveal of the new Pennywise the Clown, played by Bill Skarsgård. [UPDATE: That image was just a tease compared to what was unveiled today!] […]

Films Scary Fun 

Five of Cinema’s Weirdest (and Cheapest) Alien Monsters

Since time immemorial, Earth has been invaded by all sorts of star-spanning creatures – at least in the annals of speculative fiction. H.G. Wells kicked the alien invasion genre off with his classic 1898 novel WAR OF THE WORLDS. Wells’ Martian vanguard were not anthropomorphic in nature – one head, two arms, two legs — […]

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ALIEN Sequels, FRANKENSTEIN Reboots and THE DARK TOWER — This Week’s Horror News Rundown

Reboots and sequels and Blu-rays, oh my! This was a big, big week for continuations of our favorite horror franchises, with casting news, exciting new directors and strange cinematic follow-ups to a beloved book series. Let’s not waste any time getting to this week’s horror news rundown! Javier Bardem is the New FRANKENSTEIN Universal Pictures […]

Films 

Beep Beep, Richie! First Look At IT’s New Pennywise Is Here!

After several false starts, believe it or not, the new film adaptation of Stephen King’s IT is currently shooting under the direction of Andrés Muschietti (MAMA). We’ve known for a while that actor Bill Skarsgård would be portraying the new interpretation of Pennywise the Dancing Clown, who was originally played by the great Tim Curry […]

Films TV 

PENNYWISE, TWIN PEAKS and THE FIRST OMEN – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

Clowns. Everyone loves to hate clowns. But what do you do when you have to find the most hateful clown imaginable? That’s a question we’re going to talk about on this week’s Horror News Rundown, which features a casting announcements, casting conundrums, remakes, prequels, sequels and a whole lot of DOOM! Guess Who Joined the […]

Films Scary Fun 

Fear of the Unknown: Ten Horror Titles That Almost Were!

Back when horror sites quickly usurped the throne of horror movie scoops from print fright mags, you could rarely go a day without hearing some kind of rumor surrounding your favorite horror properties. This was all before the word “remake” was appropriated as a stigmatic kiss-of-death, and the fates of our favorite horror franchises were […]

Films 

Resurrecting IT, Stephen King’s Killer Clown From Outer Space

If you grew up in the 80s and 90s, Pennywise the Dancing Clown probably haunted your dreams…. And your ears probably perked up a few days ago when producer Roy Lee teased the return of Stephen King’s iconic monster.  Lee said he is developing a feature film adaptation of King’s novel IT that will be […]

Real Life Scares 

When Pennywise Was Real: The Phantom Clown Scare of 1981

When we look back, 1981 was certainly a banner year for horror. Aside from some of the best horror movies of all time coming out, including AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON and EVIL DEAD, we had the nightmare inducing melting heads in RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK and the true arrival of Jason Voorhees in FRIDAY THE […]

Scary Fun 

Face Your Fears With This Scary Clown Art!

Back in August of 2015, the Hyaena Gallery in Burbank hosted a tribute art exhibit to a topic they’d never tackled just yet. Clowns! While a large portion of the population suffers from a fear of clowns, or Coulrophobia, the gallery’s regular group of contributing artists not only encouraged this specific show, but relished in […]

Films TV 

Writing Tips From Stephen King (Colbert Edition)

Stephen King made an appearance on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert last week, where he showed off his National Medal of Arts from President Obama, referenced how it made him look like Flavor Flav and pointed out that all the critics who were hard on him at the beginning of his career are all dead […]