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The Stephen King Adaptation Chapelwaite Brought Gothic Gloom to SDCC 2021

Back in May, we got a decent look at Adrien Brody’s new series Chapelwaite, adapted from a Stephen King short story (it appears in the collection Night Shift) thanks to a bunch of images released by Epix, as well as a teaser. The outlook? Gloomy, gothic, and dripping with dread. Today’s San Diego Comic-Con @ Home…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Fiction, Stephen King, It, Adrien Brody, Emily, Epix, Peter Filardi, Rebecca Morgan, Gothic fiction, Salems Lot, Charles Boone, Jason Filardi, Charles Boone Brody, Chapelwaite


The Chucky Trailer Is Here to Slay SDCC 2021

Last week’s teaser gave us just a taste of what to expect from Chucky, Syfy and USA’s upcoming series continuation of the Child’s Play horror series from original creator Don Mancini. (In other words, that recent remake ain’t canon.) But today at San Diego Comic-Con @ Home, fans of the wisecracking killer doll and the…Read more...
Tags: Usa, Science, Films, Play, Childs Play, San Diego, Chucky, Andy, Alyvia Alyn Lind, Brad Dourif, Devon Sawa, Don Mancini, Jennifer Tilly, Fiona Dourif, Lexa Doig, Christine Elise


The Paranormal Activity Universe Continues With New Upcoming Movie

Paramount Pictures is getting back Paranormal with a new installment in the Paranormal Activity horror franchise.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Paramount Pictures, Jason Blum, Rings, Paranormal Activity, Ghost Hunting, Friday The 13th, Christopher Landon, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture, American Films, Draftparanormal Activity 7, William Eubanks, Paranormal Activity 4


Syfy's Day of the Dead Gives SDCC 2021 a First Look at TV's Newest Zombie Tale

Even the most diehard horror fan can be forgiven for forgetting (or not even realizing at all) that George A. Romero’s Day of the Dead is becoming a TV show. It was first announced in February 2020 and, well... a lot has happened since then. But today’s San Diego Comic-Con @ Home panel, featuring the first trailer…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, San Diego, Day Of The Dead, Zombie, Romero, Scott Thomas, Living Dead, George A Romero, Dawn of the Dead, Zombie apocalypse, Steven Kostanski, Jed Elinoff, Night of the Living Dead, Horror fiction, Film Genres


Dune Series SDCC 2021 Panel Gives Us More of the Atreides Family Saga

I read Frank Herbert’s Dune as a teenager and it ran through my imagination like no other book before it. It’s only right that I covered the Dune book and comic panel for San Diego Comic-Con @ Home. Read more...
Tags: Science Fiction, Hbo, Science, Films, Literature, Space Opera, Oscar Isaac, Rebecca Ferguson, Dune, Frank Herbert, Jessica, Abrams, Paul Atreides, Villeneuve, Kevin J Anderson, Brian Herbert


Shudder's Slasher: Flesh & Blood Teases Its Family Horror Saga at SDCC 2021

Shudder’s already hosted one panel about a horror anthology—found-footage feature V/H/S/94—at 2021's San Diego Comic-Con @ Home. Before the con is over, it’ll share details on the third season of horror anthology series Creepshow. And it also has two new horror anthology series on the way with their own panels: Horror…Read more...
Tags: Science, Film, David Cronenberg, San Diego, Thrillers, Agatha Christie, Aaron Martin, Television Shows, Slasher, Horror Film, Film Genres, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture, Paula Brancati, Rachael Crawford


Pet Sematary Prequel Adds Actress Pam Grier to the Cast

Pam Grier is coming back to the horror genre in a major way.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Blaxploitation, Netflix, Isabella, Jackie Brown, Variety, Pam Grier, Blacula, Human Interest, Forrest Goodluck, Foxy Brown, Pet Sematary, Lindsey Beer, Mark Vahradian, The Magic Order


Shudder's V/H/S/94 Hopes to Revitalize Found-Footage Horror

V/H/S is one of those horror franchises that’s kept going but may be off the radar for all but the most devoted fans—after the 2012 original, there’s also 2013's V/H/S2 and 2014's V/H/S: Viral, plus a spin-off and a miniseries that was released on Snapchat. But the found-footage anthology series, which taps a wide…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Snapchat, VHS, OJ, Frankenstein, Tonya Harding, Nancy Kerrigan, Simon Barrett, Shudder, Jennifer Reeder, Brad Miska, Ryan Prows, Timo Tjahjanto, Chloe Okuno, Josh Goldbloom


I Know What You Did Last Summer TV Show Will Scare the Hell Out of Us in October

If you ask the average person what they did last summer, the answer is likely going to be: “Not much, because there was a pandemic.” But for the teens in the new Amazon Studios horror series I Know What You Did Last Summer, it’s something a lot deadlier. And it’s probably going to have consequences.Read more...
Tags: Science, Actors, Gossip Girl, Gossip, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Amazon Studios, Ryan Phillippe, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Freddie Prinze Jr, Human Interest, Lois Duncan, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Television Series, Ryan Phillipe, Sara Goodman, Creative Works


M. Night Shyamalan’s Sci-Fi and Fantasy Films, Ranked

The list of living filmmakers who basically everyone in the world knows is pretty small. Steven Spielberg definitely. Martin Scorsese maybe. Quentin Tarantino probably. A few others for sure, but one that’s absolutely on that list is M. Night Shyamalan.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Glass, Abigail Breslin, Avatar, Sci Fi, James McAvoy, Jaden Smith, Will Smith, Bryce Dallas Howard, Quentin Tarantino, Mel Gibson, Split, Paul Giamatti, Samuel L Jackson, Steven Spielberg


Amazon's I Know What You Did Last Summer TV Show Will Scare the Hell Out of Us in October

If you ask the average person what they did last summer, the answer is likely going to be: “Not much, because there was a pandemic.” But for the teens in the new Amazon Studios horror series I Know What You Did Last Summer, it’s something a lot deadlier. And it’s probably going to have consequences.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Actors, Gossip Girl, Gossip, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Amazon Studios, Ryan Phillippe, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Freddie Prinze Jr, Human Interest, Lois Duncan, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Television Series, Ryan Phillipe, Sara Goodman


Terminator 2's Ending Is Emotional, Even in Claymation

Hopefully, we’ve all seen Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Because if so, we’ve all gotten emotional at the same unusual image. A black-gloved hand giving a thumbs-up as it slowly descends to its doom. The moment works because James Cameron has taken the unstoppable evil from the first Terminator film, and given him…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Cameron, John, James Cameron, Terminator, Joseph Brett, Time Travelers, Fortnite, Sarah Conner, Terminator 2 Judgment Day, Plasticine, Science Fiction Weapons, Creative Works, English Language Films, Nanotechnology In Fiction


How Are Rise of the Beasts' Animal Transformers Going to Work?

After years of luring audiences back into theaters with the promise of actual real-world vehicles transforming into gargantuan alien robots, the live-action Transformers franchise is finally getting into Beast Wars territory with director Steven Caple Jr.’s Transformers: Rise of the Beasts. The idea of Optimus Primal…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Transformers, Megatron, Steven Caple Jr, Decepticon, Optimus Prime, Fictional Characters, Science Fiction Weapons, Beast Wars Transformers, Creative Works, English Language Films, Autobot, Draftdinobots


Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins Misses Its Target

Early on in Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins, the film’s hero, Snake Eyes (Henry Golding) is forced to fight 15-20 adversaries at once—and, against all odds, he triumphs. Having that many people fight one man is the film’s way of telling us this dude is a force to be reckoned with. But a few scenes later, he fights…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Hasbro, Action Figures, Henry, Scarlett, Golding, Jinx, Robert Schwentke, Fortnite, Anna Waterhouse, Joe Shrapnel, Evan Spiliotopoulos, Henry Golding, Gi Joe, Snake Eyes


Jordan Peele's Next Movie Has a Perfect Horror Title

Though Jordan Peele’s upcoming project with Universal’s been shrouded in mystery, the director’s track record of making imaginative, ambitious horror movies has given many people more than enough reason to get excited. From the looks of the movie’s new poster and the subtext of its title, that excitement might end up…Read more...
Tags: Science, Film, US, Thrillers, Scream, Keke Palmer, Jordan Peele, Steven Yeun, Nope, Get Out, Daniel Kaluuya, Horror Film, Film Genres, The Scream, Creative Works, English Language Films


M. Night Shyamalan's Old Is One of the Most Visceral, Intense Movies in Years

M. Night Shyamalan has never made anything as intense as his latest film, Old. For almost two hours, the filmmaker behind The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable grabs his audience with a vise and squeezes them in the guts. It’s a film relentless in its terror, fear, and anxiety, but simultaneously you can’t take your eyes…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, It, Old, River, Gael Garcia Bernal, Unbreakable, Guy, Lee, Trent, Shyamalan, Maddox, M Night Shyamalan, Vicky Krieps, Alex Wolff, Rufus Sewell


More of Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead Is on the Way

Rob Zombie keeps teasing his Munsters remake. Expect Halloween Ends to go a bit smaller after Halloween Kills’ bloody escalation. Plus, what’s to come on Fort Salem, Legends of Tomorrow, and Stargirl. To me, my spoilers!Read more...
Tags: Chuck, Halloween, Science, Amc, Army, Legends Of Tomorrow, Rob Zombie, Jonathan Bennett, Sara, Tonya Pinkins, Zack Snyder, Josh Segarra, Yolanda, Matt Ryan, Astra, Geoff Johns


Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins Just Kicked Off SDCC 2021

After 2013's G.I. Joe Retaliation, all of your favorite Joe and Cobra toys got put back in a box. Eight years later, just a few are coming back out in the hopes that when the rest follow, it’ll be for the long haul. Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins opens this weekend and, in anticipation, held the opening panel at…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Joe, Scarlett, COBRA, Fortnite, Fictional Characters, Henry Golding, Gi Joe, Larry Hama, Snake Eyes, Andrew Koji, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture, Skullcandy Gi Headphoneheadset


Dune, Avatar: The Last Airbender, and Saying Farewell to Gaming News

Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's column all about board games and tabletop roleplaying games. This one is bittersweet because it’s the last edition of Gaming Shelf I’ll be doing for the site. I’ve shared more about that below, but in the meantime let’s dive into the latest news about roleplaying games for Dune and …Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Disney, Sports, Avatar, Nerd Culture, Dungeons Dragons, Tabletop Games, Dune, Avatar The Last Airbender, James Whitbrook, Rick Morty, Jessica Price, The Last Airbender, Creative Works, English Language Films


M. Night Shyamalan Explains Why Old Is His Most Intense Film Yet

Twelve hours after watching Old, the latest film from M. Night Shyamalan, I couldn’t shake it. It was sitting with me... lingering... haunting. Shyamalan is known for making smart, twisty-turny thrillers, but Old adds a brand new dimension: a punishing, unrelenting intensity. Truly, it borders on sadistic. So when I…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Old, John Malkovich, Bruce Willis, Mike, Shyamalan, Germain Lussier, M Night Shyamalan, The Village, American Beauty, The Sixth Sense, Being John Malkovich, Creative Works, English Language Films, Rise Blood Hunter


Whoa! Keanus Abound in This Excellent Art Piece

Keanu Reeves has made a lot of movies. Some of them are good, some of them are bad, and some of them are very good or very bad. But all of them share one thing that makes them watchable: Keanu himself. He’s the best.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Ted, Speed, Bill, Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Peter Pan, Keanu Reeves, The Matrix, Point Break, Scott, John Wick, Keanu, Bill Ted, Cinema of the United States, Creative Works


Oh, Absolutely Not, Malignant Trailer

You know what James Wan is very good at? Scaring the bejesus out of you. And with Malignant, he’s back in seemingly very fine form.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Films, Dc Comics, Warner Bros, George Young, Annabelle Wallis, Annabelle, Jake Abel, James Wan, Jacqueline McKenzie, Maddie Hasson, The Nun, Ingrid Bisu, The Conjuring Universe, Malignant


G.I. Joe's Real-Life Connection Between Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow

In the mythology of G.I. Joe, the link between Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow is dense and complex. The two fought together, trained together, and became as close as brothers—only to eventually turn into bitter rivals. That relationship carries over not just into the new movie, Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins, but its…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Hasbro, Jinx, COBRA, Robert Schwentke, Origins, Fortnite, Anna Waterhouse, Joe Shrapnel, Evan Spiliotopoulos, Henry Golding, Gi Joe, Snake Eyes, Andrew Koji, Creative Works


Blood Red Sky Pits a Vampire Against Hijackers and Almost Lives Up to That Killer Concept

Blood Red Sky begins with a frame story—an aircraft makes a wobbly landing in Scotland as troops gather below—before introducing us to a mother and son preparing to travel from Germany to New York. She’s obviously gravely ill and hopes that a specialist in America can cure her. However, as anyone who’s seen the trailerRead more...
Tags: New York, Science, Scotland, Germany, Fiction, America, Netflix, Elias, Vampire, Dominic Purcell, Nadja, Only Lovers Left Alive, Fictional Characters, Peter Thorwarth, Alexander Scheer, Creative Works


Star Trek's Alex Kurtzman on Why We Haven't Heard About the Section 31 Show for a While

A Section 31 Star Trek show with Michelle Yeoh’s breakout Discovery character Emperor Philipa Georgiou has been rumbling about as a project almost since the earliest days of ViacomCBS’s heady plans for more Star Trek on screen than ever before. But as that plan unfolded, Section 31 somewhat appropriately slunk into…Read more...
Tags: Science, Star Trek, Netflix, Michelle Yeoh, Picard, Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin, Science Fantasy, Shang Chi, Television Series, Showrunners, Section 31, Michelle Paradise, ViacomCBS, Olatunde Osunsanmi, Imax Films


Charlize Theron Is Joining HBO Max's The Final Girl Support Group

Charlize Theron is getting ready to sit down, have a little chat, and stop a serial killer. The actress and producer is working on a TV series for HBO Max based on Grady Hendrix’s The Final Girl Support Group, which is about a group of slasher survivors who must band together after one of their own go missing.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Films, It, Ikea, Hendrix, Barbara, Charlize Theron, Charlize, Grady Hendrix, Theron, Andy Muschietti, Denver Delilah Films, Amiah Miller, Final Girl, Elsie Fisher


French Horror Film Kandisha Feels Like Candyman's Little Sister

It’s summer in Paris, and three besties—Morjana (Samarcande Saadi), Amélie (Mathilde Lamusse), and Bintou (Suzy Bemba)—are lazing through the days, partying with friends, and working on their graffiti murals inside an empty apartment building that’s scheduled for demolition. Life isn’t perfect, but it’s not terrible,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Horror, Films, Paris, Saadi, Candyman, Amélie, Julien Maury, Alexandre Bustillo, Try, Pari, Bintou, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture, Morjana


Star Trek’s Sonequa Martin-Green Is More Than Happy to See the Franchise Spread Its Wings

When Star Trek Discovery blasted onto CBS All Access (now called Paramount+) in 2017, it was the maiden voyage of a whole new frontier. Star Trek had been away from TV for a while, living primarily on the big screen with a whole new cast and attitude. But Discovery aimed to bring Trek back to its roots and, in the…Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Amc, Star Trek, Cbs, Space Opera, Paramount, Burnham, Picard, Martin Green, Television Shows, Saru, Sonequa Martin, Science Fantasy, Doug Jones, Sonequa Martin Green


Updates From The Batman and The Flash Are, Somehow, Still Both About Batman

Another new director steps in for Disney+’s Willow television show. The John Wick spinoff series, The Continental, adds a director and reveals its own structure. Plus, another new look at the Chucky TV series, and what’s to come on Charmed and Legends of Tomorrow. To me, my spoilers!Read more...
Tags: Science, Amc, Disney, Charmed, Colin Farrell, Chucky, Batman, Aquaman, Jason Momoa, Michael Keaton, Continental, Elizabeth Olsen, Robin, Sam Raimi, John Wick, Ayelet Zurer


Space Jam: A New Legacy Takes Box Office's Top Spot This Weekend

The first Space Jam starring Michael Jordan was released in 1996 and opened with $27.5 million. By the time the film ended its run, the overall domestic total was $90 million in box office sales.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Michael Jordan, Basketball, Lebron James, Warner Bros, Germain Lussier, Space Jam, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture