Details on Arrow Video’s new Blu-ray release of Wes Craven’s The Hills Have Eyes

MVD Entertainment has revealed details of their exclusive U.S. release of Arrow Video’s new Blu-ray production of Wes Craven’s original horror cult classic, The Hills Have Eyes. I remember going to watch a double feature with this film and its sequel in 1984, when The Hills Have Eyes Part II was originally released. The two ….

Rob Zombie and Wes Craven to appear at 10th Annual New York City Horror Film Festival

Horror, suspense and fantasy will be taking over the Tribeca Cinemas during the 10th annual New York City Horror Film Festival. More than 60 shorts and feature films will be presented in 12 programs beginning Thursday, November 8th. As the country’s most respected horror film festival, independent filmmakers from across the globe come to screen ….

Unforgettable Bell and True Blood queen Paquin headed to Scream 4

USA Today revealed this morning that Dimension Films has confirmed that True Blood’s Anna Paquin and Kristen Bell (Forgetting Sarah Marshall) will appear in the upcoming Scream 4, which is currently shooting. As previously announced, original Scream cast members Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox Arquette and David Arquette will reprise their roles in Scream 4, and ….

Emma Roberts joins Courteney Cox, Neve Campbell and David Arquette in Wes Craven’s Scream 4

The Weinstein Company announced today that Emma Roberts (Valentine’s Day, Nancy Drew, Hotel For Dogs and the upcoming It’s Kind of a Funny Story) has been cast as “Jill,” one of the heroines in Dimension Films’ Scream 4, the next chapter in the Scream franchise. Scream 4 hits theaters on April 15, 2011, with shooting ….

Nightmare on Elm Street documentary comes to DVD

Camelot Entertainment announced today the DVD release of 1428 Films’ Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy, which is being billed as the definitive behind-the-scenes retrospective on the twenty-five year history of the horror franchise A Nightmare on Elm Street. ‘Never Sleep Again‘ will be available on DVD tomorrow, May 4th, 2010, following the theatrical ….

Win one of two copies of the Kevin Smith Blu-ray Film Collection

On November 17th, Miramax Films will release The Kevin Smith Blu-ray Film Collection, which includes a stunning Blu-ray Edition of Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back, as well as all new Blu-ray Editions of Clerks and Chasing Amy, plus hours of outrageous new bonus material. To celebrate the release of The Kevin Smith Blu-ray Film ….

Trailer for the mystical martial arts film Beetle (Besouro)

The folks over at QuietEarth posted this trailer the Brazilian martial arts film Beetle (Besouro), and it looks spectacular. Has the feel of Wes Craven’s The Serpent and the Rainbow, but with kinetic martial arts added to the black magic. Directed by João Daniel Tikhomiroff, Beetle features Hiuen Chiu Kuâ who also appeared in The ….

Jackie Earle Haley goes from Rorschach to Freddy Krueger in new Nightmare

That’s right, according to THR’s Risky Business Blog, Jackie Earle Haley is taking over for Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger in New Line Cinema’s remake of Wes Craven’s classic A Nightmare on Elm Street. The original film was released in 1984, and featured Krueger is a serial child killer that was murdered by angry parents, ….

Wes Craven talks People Under the Stairs, Shocker, Elm St. and more remakes

Wes Craven was recently interviewed by Sci-Fi Wire, and tld them that his proposed remakes of The People Under the Stairs and Shocker are still moving forward, even though Relativity Media has taken over Rogue Pictures, which signed the deal with Craven’s Midnight Entertainment to develop the projects. The first remake under that deal, The ….

Michael Bay hires director for Nightmare on Elm Street remake

According to The Risky Bsns. Blog at The Hollywood Reporter, Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes and New Line Cinema have hired Samuel Bayer to direct the reimagining of the Wes Craven classic A Nightmare on Elm Street, which will mark its 25th anniversary this year. Bayer is known for his work in commercials and music videos, ….