Last Week in Horror News: 9/6 – 9/13

Posted by Peter Hall - September 14th 2009 @ 12:10 am

Theatrical Trailers and Clips

  • ANTICHRIST – New trailer, now you can preview tree-of-human-limb sex in HD!
  • SOLOMON KANE – Trailer for the sweet-ass looking upcoming fantasy film.  Weinberg just saw it at TIFF and dug it.
  • PANDORUM – Clip

Studio News and Attachments

  • FRANKENWEENIE – Tim Burton’s feature length adaptation of his re-animated dog short will be his feature film followup to ALICE IN WONDERLAND.
  • TROLLHUNTERS – Guillermo del Toro will be teaming up with Disney for more mature/thrilling animated fare under the banner Double Dare You.  The first of these films will be TROLLHUNTERS, produced by del Toro and based on his own story.
  • MOURNING AFTER – Remember when one of the key players in creating Lionsgate’s genre friendly identity created his own company, A BIGGER BOAT.  Well their next co-production will be about a “woman with a timeless, deadly secret.”  Real daring material there, guys.
  • JEEPERS CREEPERS 3 – Victor Salva still wants to make it, but it seems people are only just now feeling confident enough to consider investing money…so, don’t expect JEEPERS CREEPERS 3: CATHEDRAL any time soon.
  • HALLOWEEN 3D – According to Variety, Dimension has settled on MY BLOODY VALENTINE 3D director Patrick Lussier to direct the Rob Zombie-less sequel to Rob Zombie’s HALLOWEEN franchise.  According to the big horror sites, he’s only ‘in talks’.


  • RESIDENT EVIL – According to Bloody-Disgusting, the producers plan on the 5th entry in the RE series to be a reboot back to the premise of the first film.  Because that’s what people want.

Indie, Foreign and Random News

Non-Theatrical Trailers and Clips

  • BITTER FEAST – Teaser trailer for the upcoming chef-kills-critic film starring real chef Mario Batali!
  • PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE – A teaser trailer for the remake of Ed Wood’s most famous disaster.
  • SLICE – A non-supernatural Thai horror movie?
  • LAKE MUNGO – Trailer for that which After Dark Films just picked up for 2010’s Horrorfest.
  • THE SHRINE – Teaser from the makers of JACK BROOKS: MONSTER SLAYER.

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  1. September 14th, 2009 | 9:34 am | #1

    Ugh, the predictable “Antichrist is a misunderstood masterpiece” stuff is already starting to trickle in…

  2. September 14th, 2009 | 1:39 pm | #2

    oh thank god rob zombie isnt doing another halloween.

  3. Matt J.
    September 14th, 2009 | 3:30 pm | #3

    I have’nt paid attention to the Oscars since They passed over Edward Norton-American History X- and gave the Oscar to Guba Gooding for Jerry MaGuire? but kudos to the academy for acknowleding Corman …maybe the old boy network is finally getting phased out?…but i’m not holding my breath.

  4. Dave
    September 16th, 2009 | 9:46 am | #4

    A reboot of Resident Evil? That movie only came out seven years ago! And it wasn’t half bad. Obviously, it did something well enough to have spawned sequels that actually turned profits.

    I dunno, it seems a little ridiculous to think they can top a shitload of lasers slicing people to pieces and Blue-Crush-Zombie.

  5. September 16th, 2009 | 2:19 pm | #5

    Peter, don’t think I didn’t notice that you stole “sweet-ass” from me.

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