Posts Tagged ‘Dracula’

News – Hotel Transylvania Coming to TV in 2017

The Hotel Transylvania films are coming to the small screen as Sony Pictures Animation and Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana have announced they are in development on an animated Hotel Transylvania TV series scheduled to debut in 2017. More info and fun past the break!

News – Iconic Horror Legend Christopher Lee Dies at Age 93

Iconic Horror Legend Sir Christopher Lee has died at age 93. Lee, known as the master of horror, immortalized in films from Dracula to The Wicker Man through to James Bond and the Lord of the Rings trilogy, passed away at 8:30am on Sunday morning at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London.

News – Promo Trailer for Showtime’s Penny Dreadful

Showtime’s Penny Dreadful is an upcoming psychosexual horror TV series created by John Logan and executive produced by Logan and Sam Mendes. The series will weave together the origins of literary horror characters, such as Victor Frankenstein, Frankenstein’s monster, Dorian Gray, and Count Dracula, as they grapple with their monstrous alienation in Victorian London. We [...]

News – Music Video for NBC’s Dracula

I think NBC may be onto something bloody good. At Comic-con today they released the music video for the upcoming Dracula series which debuts October 25th. I was dismissing the whole idea since it was on mainstream TV, but after watching the video, I may have to rethink my opinion. Jonathan Rhys Meyers looks good [...]

News – Watch the Scariest Silent Horror Film Ever Made

Nosferatu has been proclaimed by many as the most frightening SILENT horror film ever made. You be the judge. Considering it was made in 1922, the horror factor is pretty high. What better way to enjoy the Halloween Season than to kick back and watch a real horror film, with only actors, no cgi. Check [...]

News – Eight Universal Classic Monsters Hit Blu-Ray

If you are a classic monster fan, this is such great news! For the first time ever, eight of the most iconic cinematic masterpieces of the horror genre are available together on Blu-ray as Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection. Digitally restored in perfect high-definition picture and perfect high-definition sound. This essential set includes a [...]

News – Dracula to Take a Bite out of NBC

Some exciting horror coming from NBC, not only are they bringing us the TV series Hannibal and are doing a reboot of The Munsters, they have just announced they have Dracula waiting in the wings, or is that with wings? Whatever, read on for the bloody good news.

News – Happy Halloween: A Glimpse Into the Evolution of Universal’s Classic Monsters

What better way to celebrate Halloween than glimpsing the evolution of Universal’s Classic Monsters? Thanks to Scott Essman, we can share a video with you that is a visual journey through the Universal monsters, from their predecessors, to the earliest monsters, through to Jack Pierce’s career post-Universal plus some extras honoring him. Happy Halloween Everyone, [...]

News – Rutger Hauer to play Van Helsing in Argento’s Dracula 3D

Once in a while an actor is cast in a part and I think, “Wow he is just perfect for that part!”  That is  exactly what I thought when I read that Rutger Hauer had been cast as Van Helsing in Argento’s new effort Dracula 3-D, which will begin shooting this May in Budapest.

News – 80th Anniversary Celebration for Frankenstein and Dracula at Historic Pomona Fox Theater

It was 80 years ago in 1931 that the two most important “monster” films of all time were released by Universal Pictures, Frankenstein, starring Boris Karloff, and Dracula, starring Bela Lugosi. It was also in April 1931 that the Pomona Fox Theater was first opened to the public. To celebrate the 80th anniversary of these [...]