Horror Headlines: Tuesday May 18th, 2010

Warp Films has picked up the rights to the brand spanking new vampire action novel "Blood Oath". Penned by Christopher Farnsworth, the story surrounds a vampire captured during the civil war and forced to make an oath to protect the president and his 150 years of dedication to the Secret Service.

Well known horror director Tom Holland prepares to venture off into new territories with his newest anthology plans, Twisted Tales. What makes Holland's project unique is that the series will be directly targeting mobile devices for its release.

One of the internet's favorite games to play these days is 'What is Tim Burton going to direct next?'. Today we can add another speculation to the list as rumors abound that Burton will next be creating a live action version of the popular Japanese comic "Mai The Psychic Girl".

In Real People News: 

China has a psychopath on their hands as a man known only as Mr. Xie has been entering shops and attacking women with a butcher knife. After seven such attacks, I think it's safe for them to assume that they have a genuine serial killer on their hands... and if they're lucky, a new film franchise.

On this day in history: 

1904 - In Paris, 12 nations ratify the International Agreement for the Suppression of the White Slave Trade. Another 48 countries and territories follow suit over the next six years. Conspicuously absent from the list of signatories is the United States of America.


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Falling in love with the sounds of his own voice, Casey can be found co-hosting the Bloody Good Horror Podcast, the spinoff Instomatic Podcast as well as the 1951 Down Place Podcast dedicated to Hammer Horror. Casey loves horror films of every budget and lives by his battle cry of 'I watch crap, so you don't have to.'