“Very Gruesome, Hard to Watch” First Clip from ‘Suspiria’ Remake Shown at CinemaCon

If you’re gonna remake Dario Argento, you better go for it. Oscar nominated director Luca Guadagnino wrapped his new take on Dario Argento’s Suspiria last year, and we’ve been waiting to see/hear *something* since then. All has been quiet, but that quiet has been brutally shattered at CinemaCon today. The first footage from the new movie was shown off, and the reactions on Twitter are CRAZY. Amy Kaufman tweets, “Ummm I am … [Read more...]

Rick Baker Just Turned Himself into Christopher Lee and It’s Pretty Amazing

Yes, that’s actual Christopher Lee up top. But we swear Baker comes close. Multi-time Academy Award winner and nominee Rick Baker (An American Werewolf in London, Michael Jackson’s Thriller) may have retired from the film industry a few years back, but if you follow Baker on social media, you know that he’s still making good use of his talents. Even if he’s playing around at home, using himself as the model. On Instagram this week, … [Read more...]

Netflix Developing Sci-fi Series “Another Life” Starring Katee Sackhoff

Another day, another new Netflix series. Katee Sackhoff, no stranger to sci-fi having starred in “Battlestar Galactica,” has been set as the lead in “Another Life,“ an upcoming series that Netflix has just ordered. Variety reports, Sackhoff will play astronaut Niko Breckenridge as she leads a crew on a mission to explore the genesis of an alien artifact. As she and her young crew investigate, they face unimaginable danger … [Read more...]

Paramount Teases 2019 Release for ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark?’ With Official Logo

As we learned last year, IT writer Gary Dauberman has been tasked with penning Are You Afraid of the Dark? for Paramount, a feature film adaptation of the ’90s TV series. Paramount dated the film for October 11, 2019 last December, and this week at CinemaCon they reminded of that date while sharing an (early) official logo for the film. “The show is about the shared experience of telling stories — especially scary ones. We’re going to celebrate … [Read more...]

‘The Predator’ Goes On the Hunt at CinemaCon With First Footage; “Lots of Bloody Action”

Not long after the synopsis was revealed, 20th Century Fox just debuted the first footage from Shane Black’s The Predator at CinemaCon, which we expect will arrive online at a later date. Reactions we’re seeing on Twitter don’t quite reflect the overwhelming excitement levels garnered by Halloween yesterday, but here’s what we’ve got. @KingPatel7 tweeted from CinemaCon, “Shane Black’s THE PREDATOR looks great! … [Read more...]

Terrifying ‘Hereditary’ Trailer Accidentally Shown Before ‘Peter Rabbit’ in Australia

In theaters on June 8, 2018, Hereditary is being buzzed as the scariest horror film in years. Our own Fred Topel loved the film, calling it “psychologically and viscerally grueling,” while Trace proclaimed that it “rewards your patience with nightmare fuel.” Not exactly the kind of film you’d take a child to see, is what I’m getting at. But parents at Event Cinemas in Innaloo, Western Australia had no choice earlier this week, when … [Read more...]

[Exclusive Video] Make Your Own D.I.Y. ‘Alien’ FaceHugger Mask for “Alien Day”!

Believe it or not, this mask was made primarily out of tin foil. We’re super excited to announce today that we’ve partnered with insanely talented makeup artist Jessica Parker for a series of makeup tutorial videos that’ll see Jessica turning herself into all kinds of crazy cool monsters. In the first of hopefully a long line of collab videos, Jessica doesn’t necessarily become a monster… she gets attacked by … [Read more...]

Sega Genesis Xenomorph Gets a 16-bit Funko POP! Toy for “Alien Day”

In celebration of today being Alien Day and all, Entertainment Earth (via Nerdist) has just unveiled their very own exclusive Xenomorph POP! vinyl toy from Funko, this particular toy inspired by the 1992 Sega Genesis Alien 3 game! And yes, it’s naturally done up in a blocky, 16-bit style Relive the classic Alien games with this Pop! Vinyl figure. Features a deco with an orange-and-blue shade effect. The video game variant can be pre-ordered … [Read more...]

FX Master Steve Johnson on Creating Slimer With the Help of Cocaine and John Belushi’s Ghost [Exclusive]

Not only was the role of Peter Venkman originally written for John Belushi, who sadly passed away before filming began, but Slimer was designed with the help of… Belushi’s ghost?! If you’re a practical makeup effects aficionado, you’re no doubt a fan of Steve Johnson, an Emmy-winning artist who has lent his incredible talents to countless horror films over the years. We’re talking films such as Fright Night, … [Read more...]

Finally, a Detailed Plot Synopsis for Shane Black’s ‘The Predator’!

Twentieth Century Fox’s presentation at CinemaCon is taking place today, and director Shane Black has promised the first footage from The Predator, which he co-wrote with Fred Dekker (The Monster Squad). We don’t expect that footage to hit online until a later date, unfortunately, but we have been provided with something for ya today. Only tiny bits of plot detail have been revealed since the project was announced, along with rumors … [Read more...]

Mondo’s “Alien Day” Offerings Today Include One Beautiful Poster in Two Colors

It’s April 26th, which means today is ALIEN DAY, a global celebration of the Alien franchise that’s now in its third year. With no new Alien films on the horizon, today is mostly going to be dominated by social media fun and product sales/reveals from various companies, including Fright Rags. Also offering up Alien Day goodies? Mondo! Available today (4/26) at 12pm CST, Mondo’s Alien Day 2018 collection includes a pair of … [Read more...]

David Gordon Green On When You’ll See the First ‘Halloween’ Trailer Online

The big news yesterday was that the first footage from David Gordon Green’s Halloween was shown off at CinemaCon, garnering rave reactions from pretty much everyone in attendance. Based on footage descriptions, we now know more about the plot and approach for the film, which is awesome. But when can the rest of us actually see it?! On Twitter, original Halloween star Nick Castle, who plays Michael Myers for at least a couple moments in this … [Read more...]

J.J. Abrams Says ‘Overlord’ is NOT a ‘Cloverfield’ Movie But ‘Cloverfield’ Sequel in the Works!

Up to this point, we had been operating under the assumption that Bad Robot’s upcoming World War II-set Overlord was part of the Cloverfield Cinematic Universe, but J.J. Abrams revealed at CinemaCon tonight that it’s actually not. Or so he says… Eric Vespe tweets from CinemaCon, “JJ Abrams said Overlord is Bad Robot’s first R-Rated movie and swears it’s not a secret Cloverfield movie. In fact they are working a … [Read more...]