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Horror Headlines: Thursday September 9th, 2010

If you're as excited about the upcoming Fall TV season's I am... and that's not even sarcasm, you'll be giddy to know that Robert Englund will be appearing on the Halloween episode of "Chuck". He'll be playing a guest at Chuck's Halloween party and will be dressed as Freddy Krueger, but here's the twist... it's a slutty Freddy Krueger!

Word around campus is Universal has agreed to produce three films and a TV shows based on Stephen King's seven Dark Tower novels. None other then Ron Howard has signed on to direct the first film and TV series and if I knew how to read I'd be wetting myself with excitement right now.

And lastly today we have the first trailer for "Zombie Roadkill". If you couldn't guess by the title the film is about our furry little splattered roadside friends that come back to life and take revenge on some unsuspecting drivers. Looks like a hoot!

In Real People News: 

The good people over at XBox are doing some apologizing right now after accusing a 26 year old Virgina man of violating their online gaming service's code of conduct. The reason they he was being shut down? He's from Fort Gay Virgina. Even funnier? My hometown of Clown Dick, New Jersey has never raised an eyebrow.

On this day in history: 

1971 - Prisoners seized control of the maximum-security Attica Correctional Facility near Buffalo, N.Y., beginning a four-day siege that claimed 43 lives.

Horror Headlines: Tuesday December 15th, 2009

Universal is in talks with director Carl Erik Rinsch for a "Creature From the Black Lagoon" revival. Much of the future of this project however hinges on the success of the other other big name Universal revival, "The Wolfman".

Alfre Woodard joins the cast of "True Blood" as Lafayette's mom.

Jumping in on the success of "Paranormal Activity" and the like comes the quietly filmed Chris Peckover Film, "Undocumented". Shifting focus to a film crew crossing the border with a group of illegal immigrants, all falls to pieces when they encounter a group of sadistic radicals.

Robert Englund and Michael Madsen sign on for a new thriller called "Web Cam 3D". Hosting a killer party filmed by webcams, where viewers get to vote on who lives or dies? Didn't we see this in a "Halloween" sequel already?

In Real People News: 

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was struck in the face with a spiked cathedral model by an angry protester during a routine press conference.

Former "Family Ties" child star Brian Bonsall is facing jail time after beating his best friend with a bar stool in a drug induced rage. His pretty butterfly neck tattoo should make him popular in prison.

On this day in history: 

1961 - Walt Disney dies.

Horror Headlines: Tuesday November 3nd, 2009

"Let Me In", the remake of "Let The Right One In", has begun shooting in New Mexico.

Robert Englund stars in a web-series for FearNET called "Fear Clinic".

In Real People News: 

Sports Star's wife asks for refund from hooker who "serviced" her husband. Now that's a new one.

Let's play a game of "what's wrong with this headline": 11-year-old Bulgarian girl gives birth on her wedding day.

On this day in history: 

1755: The colony of Massachusetts offers a 20 pound bounty for scalps of Indian boys or girls under the age of 12. Warrior scalps fetch a slightly higher price, 30 pounds.

2001 Maniacs (REVIEW)

As far as horror fans are concerned, remakes are generally looked down upon these days. We're all aware of this. From time to time though they do manage to be justified. "2001 Maniacs" is no doubt a huge cult classic, but in being so it also suffers from a lot low-budget side effects. Little known to the casual movie watcher, beloved by many hardcore fans, Herschell Gordon Lewis's "2000 Maniacs" was cheap, grainy and disgusting; which is why it was so well loved.

Episode 71 - "A Nightmare on Elm St."

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The crew revisits "A Nightmare on Elm St.", before Platinum Dunes reinterprets the classic 80's film in next year's scheduled remake.

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