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Chucky Series Teaser Wants You to Reconnect With an Old Friend

Chucky series teaser wants you to reconnect with an old friend SYFY and USA Network have released a brand new teaser for Don Mancini’s upcoming Chucky series, warning viewers the iconic slasher toy is coming back for more terror. The video, which you can check out below, features a behind-the-scenes look at the process of making the titular killer doll as the series is set to use robotics to bring the iconic villain to life. RELATED: New Texas Chainsaw Massacre is ‘A Direct Sequel’ to the 19...
Tags: Movies, Syfy, Chucky, Mark Hamill, Bruce Campbell, Usa Network, Mancini, Tiffany, Tom Holland, Alyvia Alyn Lind, Nick Antosca, Don Mancini, Orion Pictures, Kirschner, Nica Pierce, David Kirschner

Don Mancini’s Chucky Series Officially Begins Production 

Don Mancini’s Chucky series officially begins production Creator Don Mancini took to Twitter to share a new teaser confirming that production on SYFY and USA Network’s long-in development Chucky series has finally begun after getting delayed last year due to the ongoing pandemic. In his post, Mancini also revealed that the project is targeting to make its debut this fall. The teaser, which you can check out below, also featured the episode title for the first episode which is written and dir...
Tags: Movies, Syfy, Chucky, Mark Hamill, Usa Network, Mancini, Tiffany, Tom Holland, Alyvia Alyn Lind, ComingSoon, Nick Antosca, Brad Dourif, Devon Sawa, Don Mancini, Jennifer Tilly, Fiona Dourif

Searchlight Pictures Announces Release Dates for Antlers, Nightmare Alley & More

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Searchlight Pictures Announces Release Dates for Antlers, Nightmare Alley & More Searchlight Pictures has announced additional release dates for a handful of upcoming films, including the horror movie Antlers, which will release on October 29, 2021; Guillermo del Toro’s Nightmare Alley, debuting on December 3, 2021; The Night House, releasing on July 16, 2021, and The Eyes of Tammy Faye, arriving on September 24, 2021. PB = PB || {}; ...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Oregon, Bradley Cooper, Guillermo Del Toro, Newark, Warner Bros, Sony Pictures, Hulu, Paramount Pictures, Cate Blanchett, Adrien Brody, Rebecca Hall, Cooper, Ben Collins, Keri Russell

Blumhouse Television Announces Holiday Theme, Date, Cast for First ‘Into the Dark’ of 2021 (EXCLUSIVE)

Hulu and Blumhouse Television set their next installment of “Into the Dark”: “Tentacles,” anchored to Valentine’s Day, to premiere Feb. 12, Variety has learned exclusively. Dana Drori, Casey Deidrick, Evan Williams and Kasey Elise star in the psychosexual horror-thriller film, which comes from a story by Alexandra Pechman and Nick Antosca and a teleplay by […]
Tags: News, Hulu, Nick Antosca, Blumhouse Television, Into the Dark, Dana Drori Casey Deidrick Evan Williams, Kasey Elise, Alexandra Pechman

Channel Zero's Nick Antosca Looks Back at the Show That's Still Giving Us Excellent Nightmares

Inspired by the eerie, internet-spawned folklore known as Creepypasta, and formatted as compact six-episode seasons, each helmed by a single director, Syfy’s Channel Zero horror anthology offered a uniquely involving viewing experience. Though it was only on the air from 2016-2018, fans are still obsessed.Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Horror, Syfy, Childs Play, Streaming, Chucky, Antlers, Nick Antosca, Channel Zero, Don Mancini, Creepypasta, Shudder

SDCC's 'Scary Good TV' Panel Offers Fascinating Insight Into the Minds Behind Today's Best Horror

Every year, some of San Diego Comic-Con’s panels have broader appeal, while others are a bit more specific. The Shudder-presented “Scary Good TV with Horror’s Top Showrunners” falls into that latter category, but horror fans (especially fans of Channel Zero, Locke & Key, and all things Chucky) won’t want to miss it.Read more...
Tags: Usa, Science, Horror, Amc, Syfy, Netflix, Childs Play, Streaming, Chucky, Hulu, SDCC, Greg Nicotero, Nick Antosca, San Diego Comic Con, Channel Zero, Don Mancini

Watch Guillermo del Toro at the Antlers [email protected] Panel

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Watch Guillermo del Toro at the Antlers [email protected] panel Searchlight Pictures is presenting a special Antlers [email protected] panel featuring acclaimed director Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart, Hostiles) and horror maestro Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water) as they tease their upcoming along with how they designed the Wendigo-inspired monster. In addition, the two go in-depth on the craft of filmmaking and how they create a visual style. Check out the full panel in the p...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Oregon, Guillermo Del Toro, Guillermo, Keri Russell, Jesse Plemons, Scott Cooper, David S Goyer, ComingSoon, Movie News, Nick Antosca, Amy Madigan, Henry Chaisson, Jeremy T Thomas, Corbitt Graham Greene Scott Haze Rory Cochrane

‘Candy’ TV Series: Elisabeth Moss to Play a Real-Life Killer in 1980s Texas

Elisabeth Moss, one of the best actresses of her generation, is set to play a real-life killer in a new TV series. In Candy, a limited series currently being developed by Universal Content Productions, Moss will play Candy Montgomery, a Texas woman who murdered her friend Betty Gore with an ax. After breaking into the mainstream with her portrayal of the timid-secretary-turned-eventual-advertising guru Peggy Olson on AMC’s Mad Men, Moss established herself as one of the preeminent performers...
Tags: Hollywood, Texas, Movies, Casting, Amc, Wes Anderson, Hulu, Candy, Alex, NICK, Elisabeth Moss, True Story, Robin, Moss, Scott, Lindsey

Elisabeth Moss to Star as Real-Life Texas Killer Candy Montgomery in New Miniseries

Elisabeth Moss to star as real-life Texas killer Candy Montgomery in new miniseries Universal Content Productions has announced that they’re currently in the process of developing a new limited thriller series titled Candy which centers on real-life Texas killer Candy Montgomery with Golden Globe and Emmy-winning actress Elisabeth Moss attached to portray the titular role. The project hails from Robin Veith and Nick Antosca, who previously worked together on Hulu’s critically-acclaimed minise...
Tags: TV, Texas, Movies, Wes Anderson, TV News, Margaret Atwood, Shirley, Hulu, Candy, Alex, NICK, Elisabeth Moss, Robin, Moss, Scott, Golden Globe

Jan Broberg Abduction Story Gets Limited Series Adaptation

Jan Broberg abduction story gets limited series adaptation from Nick Antosca According to Deadline, UCP and Channel Zero creator Nick Antosca have successfully acquired the rights to actress Jan Broberg’s real-life abduction story and is planning to adapt Broberg’s bizarre experience into a new limited series with Antosca also signing on to pen the screenplay. Her story was also previously made into a Netflix documentary series titled Abducted in Plain Sight which was also based on the memoi...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, TV News, Hulu, Ridley Scott, Patricia Arquette, Gucci, MGM, Joey King, Arquette, Jan, Broberg, UCP, Nick Antosca, Antosca

‘The Act’ Creator Developing Jan Broberg Kidnap Series at UCP

Nick Antosca, who co-created Hulu’s “The Act,” is delving into another crazy real-life story. The “Channel Zero” producer is teaming up with UCP to develop a limited series about Jan Broberg and her multiple kidnappings. UCP, a division of NBCUniversal Content Studios, nabbed the rights to Broberg’s stranger-than-fiction story series in what sources describe as […]
Tags: News, Hulu, Broberg, UCP, Nick Antosca, Channel Zero, The Act, Jan Broberg, NBCUniversal Content Studios

BREAKING: Disney Delays Mulan, The New Mutants and Antlers

BEGIN SLIDESHOW BREAKING: Disney delays Mulan, The New Mutants and Antlers Just when it looked as if the long-awaited New Mutants was finally about to catch a break, Disney has announced that it will be postponing the releases of the last Fox Marvel film, as well as the upcoming live-action remake of Mulan and the Keri Russell-led horror movie Antlers to currently unknown later 2020 dates amidst coronavirus concerns, according to The Wrap. RELATED: Disneyland Temporarily Closing Amidst...
Tags: Movies, Oregon, China, Disney, Mulan, Disneyland, Paramount Pictures, Maisie Williams, MGM, Universal Pictures, Meg, Marvel Entertainment, Guillermo, Donnie Yen, Keri Russell, Jesse Plemons

‘Chucky’ TV Series Will Bring Back Jennifer Tilly, So We Can All Relax Now

It’s been a rough few weeks, so how about some good news? Let’s all take a deep breath and bask in the knowledge that Jennifer Tilly is returning to the Child’s Play franchise for the Chucky TV series. Tilly played Chucky’s girlfriend Tiffany (and also a fictionalized version of herself) in the Child’s Play movies starting with 1998’s Bride of Chucky. The Chucky/Child’s Play franchise is a blast. While not every film in the series can be classified as good, I’d argue that all of them are wat...
Tags: Television, Movies, Casting, Horror, Chucky, Mancini, Tiffany, Tilly, Film to TV, Nick Antosca, Brad Dourif, Channel Zero, Don Mancini, Jennifer Tilly, Tiffany Chucky, Antosca

The ‘Chucky’ TV Series Gets a Straight-to-Series Order at SyFy [TCA 2020]

Ahead of SyFy’s panels for the Television Critics Association, the cable channel announced the Chucky television series, based on the Child’s Play horror franchise, had been given a straight-to-series order. /Film has been following the Chucky TV series for a couple years, from creator Don Mancini’s comments after the last film Cult of Chucky, to executive producer Nick Antosca talking about the show last year at the TCAs. So it’s nice to see the series get a home. Cult of Chucky, the seventh...
Tags: Television, Movies, Horror, Syfy, David, Sequels, Chucky, NICK, Television Critics Association, Don, Mancini, Tiffany, Nica, Nick Antosca, Brad Dourif, Chris McCumber

Final Trailer for Oregon Horror Film 'Antlers' Directed by Scott Cooper

"This is what was in the mine… It's a diabolical spirit." Searchlight has revealed the third & final official trailer for Antlers, the latest from director Scott Cooper (of Crazy Heart, Out of the Furnace, Black Mass, Hostiles). The first two trailers have been very creepy and very effective at introducing this monster horror story. In the film, a small-town Oregon teacher and her brother, the local sheriff, become entwined with a young student harboring a dangerous secret with frightening c...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Horror, Oregon, Guillermo Del Toro, Indies, Scott Cooper, To Watch, Nick Antosca, Amy Madigan, Keri Russell Jesse Plemons, Corbitt Graham Greene Scott Haze Rory Cochrane

Salazar, Keener, Jacinto Join Netflix’s Brand New Cherry Flavor

Salazar, Keener, Jacinto join Netflix’s Brand New Cherry Flavor Deadline has brought word that Netflix’s series adaptation of the cult horror-thriller novel Brand New Cherry Flavor is officially in the works and has already begun building its cast with Rosa Salazar (Alita: Battle Angel), Catherine Keener (Get Out) and Manny Jacinto. RELATED: Alita: Battle Angel Star Rosa Salazar Wants to Play Alita Until Her ‘Last Breath’ Based on the novel Brand New Cherry Flavor: A Novel of the Occult by ...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Los Angeles, Netflix, Showtime, Beverly Hills, Brazil, Salazar, Keener, Dannemora, Nick Antosca, Channel Zero, Alita, Rosa Salazar, Jeff Ward, Antosca

Don't Watch This Trailer for Antlers Unless You Want to Discover Its Big Secret

The first teaser for Scott Cooper’s Antlers—which is produced by Guillermo del Toro and is based on a story by Channel Zero’s Nick Antosca—dropped some pretty heavy hints about the peculiar family troubles facing the small boy at its center. But a new trailer reveals a whole hell of a lot more.Read more...
Tags: Science, Horror, Guillermo Del Toro, Fox Searchlight, Antlers, Don, Keri Russell, Jesse Plemons, Scott Cooper, Nick Antosca, Channel Zero

The New ‘Antlers’ Trailer Offers Plenty of Disturbing, Disgusting Moments

Things get very unpleasant very quickly in the latest trailer for Antlers, the dark and dirty-looking horror film from director Scott Cooper and producer Guillermo del Toro. This is the type of trailer that’s low on plot but big on atmosphere, full of slimy, gross stuff that is bound to make you all kinds of uncomfortable. Check out the Antlers trailer below. Antlers Trailer One thing this new Antlers trailer makes clear: this is not going to be a happy-go-lucky movie. Everything here l...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Oregon, Guillermo Del Toro, Movie Trailers, Antlers, Cooper, Guillermo, Keri Russell, Jesse Plemons, Scott Cooper, Nick Antosca, Amy Madigan, Jeremy T Thomas, Graham Greene Scott Haze Rory Cochrane, Henry Chaisson Nick Antosca

Second Trailer for Freaky Oregon Horror 'Antlers' from Scott Cooper

Nothing like the sound of silence. Fox Searchlight has debuted a full-length official trailer for the horror film Antlers, the latest from director Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart, Out of the Furnace, Black Mass, Hostiles). This is a must watch trailer. In the film, a small-town Oregon teacher and her brother, the local sheriff, become entwined with a young student harboring a dangerous secret with frightening consequences. A huge freakin' monster! It's adapted from a short story called "The Quiet...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Horror, Oregon, Guillermo Del Toro, Fox Searchlight, Cooper, Indies, Scott Cooper, To Watch, Nick Antosca, Amy Madigan, Keri Russell Jesse Plemons, Corbitt Graham Greene Scott Haze Rory Cochrane

Something Evil Is on the Hunt in New Antlers Trailer

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Something evil is on the hunt in new Antlers trailer Fox Searchlight Pictures has debuted the new trailer for the upcoming Guillermo del Toro-produced horror project Antlers, teasing a chilling creature that is on the loose in a small Oregon town. You can check out the trailer in the player below! RELATED: Antlers Trailer For Guillermo del Toro’s Latest Horror Production In Antlers, a small-town Oregon teacher (Keri Russell) and her brother (Jesse Plemons), the local she...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Oregon, Fox Searchlight, Toro, Guillermo, Keri Russell, Jesse Plemons, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Scott Cooper, David S Goyer, Movie News, Nick Antosca, Amy Madigan, Nick Antosca Channel Zero, Nightmare Alley

Why ‘Channel Zero’ and ‘The Act’ Showrunner Nick Antosca Never Wants to Direct [Interview]

American Crime Story proved that true crime could be addicting television, and each season could tell a complete new story. Hulu’s new series The Act is about to tell you a more recent true crime story. Season one is about Gypsy Rose Blanchard (Joey King), whose mother Dee Dee (Patricia Arquette) was committing Munchausen’s Syndrome by Proxy, keeping her daughter sick so she could keep taking care of her. Gypsy eventually found a man online, Nick Godejohn to kill Dee Dee so she could esc...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, Interviews, Syfy, Features, Fox, Chucky, Hulu, American Crime Story, NICK, Hannibal, Gypsy, Michelle, Bryan, Dean

A Jackson 5 Song Makes Twisted Fairy Tale ‘The Act’ Even More Nightmarish

Showrunner Nick Antosca discusses his new series, based on real life victim-turned-killer Gypsy Rose Blanchard.
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‘The Act’ Team on Diving into the Psychology of Gypsy Rose Blanchard ‘Coming of Age’

When writer and executive producer Nick Antosca started working on his Hulu limited anthology series “The Act” about real-life mother/daughter duo Dee Dee Blanchard and Gypsy Rose Blanchard, the documentary about them (“Mommy Dead and Dearest”) was still evolving and therefore not yet available as source material. Instead, he focused on Michelle Dean’s 2016 Buzzfeed […]
Tags: News, Features, Hulu, Michelle Dean, Nick Antosca, Dearest, Dee Dee Blanchard, Gypsy Rose Blanchard, The Act

The Act Trailer: Seeing is Deceiving in True Crime Anthology Series

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Act trailer: Seeing is deceiving in true crime anthology series Hulu has released the official trailer for The Act, the streamer’s upcoming true crime anthology series. Season 1 of The Act will premiere on Wednesday, March 20, with six subsequent episodes streaming weekly. You can check out the trailer now below, as well as the photos in the gallery! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB...
Tags: TV, Movies, Pandora, TV News, Streaming, Hulu, Patricia Arquette, Mel, Joey King, Gypsy, Chloe Sevigny, Dean, Michelle Dean, Dee Dee, Nick Antosca, AnnaSophia Robb

Exclusive: The ‘Child’s Play’ Television Series is Tentatively Titled ‘Chucky’, Will Return to the Tone of the Early Films [TCA 2019]

Last month, Syfy officially announced the Child’s Play TV series that creator Don Mancini has long been teasing. Mancini will collaborate with Channel Zero creator Nick Antosca, who hired Mancini as a writer on Channel Zero . Antosca spoke with /Film about his new Hulu series The Act , but  we were able to get an update on the Chucky series he’s developing with Mancini. It’s All in the Name Chucky is so famous that many casual viewers may not even remember that the fra...
Tags: Television, Movies, Horror, Syfy, Chucky, Hulu, Don, Mancini, Brad, Jennifer, Tiffany, Fiona, Nica, Film to TV, Nick Antosca, Channel Zero

Syfy Lands Rights to Chucky TV Series from Creator Don Mancini

Syfy lands rights to Chucky TV series from creator Don Mancini Deadline brings word that Syfy has landed the rights to franchise creator/writer Don Mancini’s Chucky TV series. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([0, 0], [[300, 250]]).addSize([750, 0], [])...
Tags: TV, Movies, Horror, Syfy, TV News, Chucky, Mancini, ComingSoon, Nick Antosca, Brad Dourif, Don Mancini, Charles Lee Ray, Kirschner, David Kirschner, Child's Play: The Series

The ‘Child’s Play’ TV Series is Officially Moving Forward at Syfy, Original Creators On Board to Write and Produce

Nearly a year ago, we heard the first rumblings of a Child’s Play television series that would bring Chucky the killer doll to the small screen. Now, it’s official: Syfy has announced that it is developing a TV continuation of the long-running horror franchise, with the writer and producer behind every film in the series on board. So consider this a shot across the bow of the upcoming big screen remake that fans really, really, really do not want. The news was announced (via IndieWire) along...
Tags: Television, Movies, Horror, Syfy, Chucky, Lorne Michaels, Indiewire, Mancini, Nick Antosca, Don Mancini, Kirschner, Childs-Play, David Kirschner, Syfy Original Creators On Board

Writer’s Room: The Most Anticipated New TV Shows of 2019, Part 1

On the January 17, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall , weekend editor Brad Oman , senior writer Ben Pearson , and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to decide the most anticipated new tv shows of 2019. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes , Google Play , Overcast , Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it). Opening Banter: Brad g...
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‘Channel Zero’, the Best Horror Show on TV, Has Been Cancelled After 4 Seasons

I suppose this was inevitable, but it still stings a little. After four creepy seasons, Syfy has cancelled the excellent, but under-watched, anthology series Channel Zero. While the series had fans (myself included), it failed to generate the same amount of buzz as American Horror Story. Now, it’s over. One can hope that now that with Channel Zero cancelled by Syfy, another network – or streaming service – might pick it up. But in the meantime, we’ll have to be content with the four memorable s...
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Channel Zero Canceled After Four Seasons at SYFY

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Channel Zero canceled after four seasons at SYFY SYFY’s Channel Zero is officially off the air. Showrunner Nick Antosca posted to Instagram confirming that the anthology series would not be moving forward at the cable network. Channel Zero first premiered back in late 2016. The most recent season, Channel Zero: The Dream Door, premiered last year. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB....
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