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Horror Headlines: Wednesday July 7th, 2010

Universal Studios had planned a nifty little series of horror movies based on the stories of M. Night Shyamalan, the first of which was to be titled "The Night Chronicles: Devil". With the rash of reviews coming in after Shyamalan's live action "Last Airbender" outing, the studio has decided to axe "The Night Chronicles" from the title.

If for some reason you were hoping to see Shannon Doherty return for the upcoming "Scream IV", I'm here to dash your hopes and reassure you that this is good news; Dimension Films has confirmed that Shannon and Rachel McAdams will not be appearing in the new feature. Too bad, so sad.

Atom.com is a little tired of this whole "Twilight" craze and their deconstruction of our beloved vampires and werewolves, so they've opened up a channel called simply; "Twilight: For Guys". Filled with shorts that feature more manly creatures and scantily clad cheerleaders,... at least a step in the right direction.

In Real People News: 

This poor 91 year old Pennsylvania woman was so bereft after the death of her husband and twin sister, she had their embalmed corpses dug up and moved into her home so she could visit with them every day. In response, the senior citizen is quoted: "I don't handle death very well". You don't say.

Conservationists found an injured Peregrine Falcon in the road near Guernsey. They're pretty positive that the bird was injured when a seagull barfed on it. And you thought flying poop was a bird's deadliest weapon.

Horror Headlines: Tuesday June 1st, 2010

If you were one of the few people that were still concerned over the whereabouts of Jill Valentine in "Resident Evil: Afterlife", fear not; a new teaser poster confirms that Sienna Guillory will be returning to the role.

Indie films draw inspiration from odd places but "Last Supper: The Russelville Hacksaw Murders" takes the cake. Based on a line of dialog from John Carpenter's original "Halloween", the movie is about Charlie Bowles, a respected Russelville theater owner who decides to go nuts on the town.

Shannon Doherty isn't letting her early loss on "Dancing With the Stars" hold her down. The actress has now named her next project, the animated web series entitled "Mari-Kari" for FearNET.

This weekend director Guillermo Del Toro announced that he will be stepping away from the "Hobbit" films. For the story's genre slant, the director will be concentrating on a US Remake of "The Orphanage" and is rumored to be looking at "In The Mountains of Madness" as his next project.

Xbox Live fans, keep your eyes peeled on the Arcade this summer as they prepare to bring us possibly the greatest zombie cross over ever. This summer will see the release of RISK: Factions. The first faction we'll be facing off against in classic RISK game play? Zombies of course.

In Real People News: 

Bangladeshi prostitutes have been discovered to be taking a cattle based steroid called Oradexon to make themselves more competitive in the 800 girl strong brothels. Facing many clients a day, the girls feel that the cattle steroid makes them stronger for the days work as well as making them bigger since Bangladeshi men seem to favor large women.

Daly City policemen go searching for the proverbial needle in a haystack as they try and track down who was selling tainted drugs at the local Cow Palace Rave which left 1 person dead and 5 others in critical condition. At last count, they know of at least 70 people selling drugs on site that night.

On this day in history: 

2001 - In just two minutes, Nepal's royal family is nearly exterminated by one of its own. With a selection of machine guns, Crown Prince Dipendra massacres eight relatives, including King Birendra and Queen Aishwarya. He then turns the gun on himself. Even though Dipendra winds up comatose in a hospital bed, a government council crowns him king anyway. The new monarch dies three days later.

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A collection of five spooky shorts, Beneath the Flesh dubs itself as "Kafka meets Lynch meets Burroughs via Cronenberg." That seems pretty generous but we'll see.

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