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Netflix Unveils First Trailer For New Umbrella Academy Series

Netflix has unveiled the first trailer for their upcoming original series “The Umbrella Academy” premiering this February. The live-action series centers on the estranged members of a highly dysfunctional family of superheroes as they work together to solve the mysterious death of their father Reginald Hardgraves and attempt to save the world. Tom Hopper (“Black Sails”, […]

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Series Adaptation Of Comic “October Faction” Coming To Netflix

Fantasy meets horror in the upcoming Netflix series “October Faction“, from the executive producer of “Sleepy Hollow” and “Bones”. Based on the supernatural comic by the same name from Steve Niles (30 Days of Night), the series follows a famous family of monster hunters that includes a witch and a warlock. “Bones” actress Tamara Taylor stars alongside […]

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Hulu Orders Pilot For ‘Sweet Tooth’ Series Adaptation

    Jeff Lemire‘s comic book series Sweet Tooth is getting a series adaptation ordered by Hulu with Stake Land‘s Jim Mickle set to write and direct. Set in a post-apocalyptic world inhabited by human/animal hybrids, the comic made its debut back in 2009 via Vertigo Entertainment. The coming-of-age tale centers on Gus, who is […]

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Jennifer Beals Joins “Swamp Thing”

      DC’s upcoming “Swamp Things” series continues to announce new cast members. Variety is reporting that the latest addition is “Taken” actress Jennifer Beals who also starred in “The L Word”, Book of Eli, and The Grudge 2. Beals’ character  Sheriff Lucilia Cable has been described as “tough as nails” with a fierce devotion […]

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Rocker Glenn Danzig Writing And Directing His First Feature Film

Soon Rob Zombie won’t be the only rocker turned director. The leader of The Misfits, Glenn Danzig has just signed on with Cleopatra Entertainment to write, direct, and compose the score for his first feature film, a three-part horror anthology inspired by Verotik, his popular mature comic books.   “Glenn has a fantastic track record […]

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MMA Fighter Steve Mowry Cast In The Harvester

Horror Equity Fund, Inc. has announced that MMA star Steve Mowry has joined the cast of The Harvester as the film’s villain.     Written by HEF’s Brian Herskowitz and based on the graphic novel series “Rise of the Harvester” by renowned graphic artist Steve McGinnis, The Harvester revolves around a hell-spawned, malevolent killer who is […]

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Legendary Adapting Dystopian Comic ‘Animosity’ For Feature Film

Have you ever considered what would happen if animals rose up against man? Maybe this will things in perspective, there are around 7.2 billion humans walking the earth, but that number is dwarfed by the volume of creatures that live in our world, an estimated 20,000,121,091,000,000,000. Legendary Entertainment has acquired the film rights to adapt AfterShock’s comic book […]

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Joe Hill’s Locke And Key Finds A Home At Netflix

Joe Hill‘s graphic novel Locke and Key has been picked up by Netflix. The new series adaptation from the son of Stephen King will be developed by the streaming giant after the pilot was failed to be ordered to series by Hulu. Featuring a new script, cast, and director, the series will be developed by Hill and showrunner […]

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Jamie Foxx Is The New Spawn!

  Back in May, we reported that Jamie Foxx had been offered the role of Spawn in Todd McFarlane‘s new film. Today, it has been confirmed by Deadline, Jamie Foxx is our new Spawn!     See, this all started five years ago when Foxx told Movies.com that he would love to pay the part. “Spawn is one, yeah. And […]

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Sony Sheds Light On The Upcoming Morbius Adaptation

Sony is serious about building its Marvel shared universe. Venom, starring Tom Hardy, will open in theaters this October. One of the other films on the menu for Sony is Morbius. The first details for Morbius, the vampire comic adaptation which we last reported on back in November of last year, has been uncovered by The Hashtag […]

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