Director Alexandre Aja has signed on to direct Horns for Mandalay Pictures. Based on a novel by Joe Hill (son of Stephen King, FYI), Horns follows a man who “wakes up with a massive hangover and discovers horns sprouting from his head. He becomes convinced that their existence is tied to the unsolved murder of his girlfriend.”

The much-anticipated New York revival of the 1980’s cult musical Carrie, starring Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie and Molly Ranson, greeted the press with a Dec. 9 photo op.

Before vampires and zombies ruled the earth, there was Stephen King, the man who almost single-handedly reinvigorated the horror genre, in book, film and miniseries form. King’s Bag of Bones, premiers tonight on A&E.

Easton Ellis, who published American Psycho back in 1991, recently sent out a Tweet saying, “I have warned Lionsgate that I will not approve a new version of American Psycho unless it stars Scott Disick or Miles Fisher.”

Oh, what an awesome year it has been for horror fiction and its related sub-genres. Spooky Reads is awarding a main prize, Best Horror Book, and a silver medal to the next strongest book titled Notably Macabre. See their Horror Book of the Year 2011 Nominations…

Scott Snyder is a happy, well adjusted human being. He swears it. But as the horrific twists and turns of the writer’s DC Comics series Swamp Thing (whose fourth issue is out this week) have ramped up, Snyder has learned that his readers may expect a bit more depravity from his personal life.

Chances are if you are an avid book reader you have seen Andrew McMurtrey at the library. But few people know that McMurtrey leads a secret spooky night life. “The title of it is the New Uncle Gregory Horror Hour,” says McMurtrey. “And its kind of reminiscent of the horror hosted movie late night shows that were on in the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s that do not exist anymore.

A mother-son horror film. Don’t call it a school-shooting movie! We Need to Talk About Kevin is a haunting tale of a family’s implosion.

Alpha Girl #1 (DEC110475), a 32-page full-color horror comic book for $2.99, will be on sale in stores and on digital platforms on February 1, and is available for order in the December issue of Previews.

HACK/SLASH creator Tim Seeley has a gift for you – a gift of horror! A free Hack/Slash short, available as a digital download at, serves as a good introduction to the fan-favorite series and a gesture of good will from a man who’s made the creation and slaying of comic book serial killers his job!

The Walking Dead novel – Jay Bonansinga interviewed by Greg Baldino with audio book excerpt.

Who are the top authors of today? By top we mean those who earn some bucks not literary geniuses because being unsuccessful used to be the mark of a great writer in another generation. The Top 5 Richest Authors In The World

It’s not often that an acclaimed director, screenwriter and producer can captivate audiences with highly detailed, intriguing imagery in an anticipated sequel in a book series. But that’s exactly what horror-fantasy mastermind Clive Barker did with his latest novel, Abarat: Absolute Midnight, the follow-up to 2002’s Abarat and 2004’s Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War.

In his first book for Solaris, the multi-award winning author Christopher Fowler conjures up bizarre creatures, satanic rites, terrified passengers and the romance of train travel, all in a classically-styled horror novel that aims to evoke the dark demons of Hammer Horror at its height.

Stephen King adaptations have a reputation for blowing dead bunnies, probably because a lot of them do. “A lot,” however, does not mean all or even most. When looking at a comprehensive list of all the adaptations of King’s works – both on television and at the movies – the majority are actually quite good. The 13 Best Stephen King Adaptations Ever

Not only has The Sixth Gun become a hit for publisher Oni Press, the horror-western series has also brought a lot of attention to its creators, writer Cullen Bunn and artist Brian Hurtt.

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