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Castle of Horror: ‘Hellraiser’ Had Ideas Horror NEVER Touched Before

This week, we have the first of a two-part Hellraiser series, starting with the  1987 original Hellraiser directed by Clive Barker himself. Andrew Robinson, who had played the mad killer Scorpio in Dirty Harry, here plays two characters with great skill, but the real star is the concept of the Cenobites. These “super-butchers” are a […]

[Rumor] Blumhouse Rebooting ‘Hellraiser’, ‘Scream’

Do Jason Blum and Blumhouse Productions have such sights to show us? We ask because there is some chatter happening currently that the horror-producer is possibly looking at revisiting two not-small franchises at some point. Hellraiser and Scream were being looked at last fall by Miramax for possible reboots, something akin to what Blumhouse did with Halloween. […]


Jordan Peele Producing Candyman Remake, Will be Directed by Nia DaCosta

Candyman is returning to theaters. Producer Jordan Peele will help bring the legend back to life, with director Nia DaCosta in the chair helming the project. No word yet on casting, but one would imagine Tony Todd will be back in some capacity. MGM will release the film in association with Universal and Peele’s Monkeypaw […]

Scream Factory Sleepwalkers Blu Ray Cover

Stephen King’s Sleepwalkers Scream Factory Blu-ray Details Announced

Sleepwalkers, the 90’s horror cult classic, is coming to blu-ray on November 6 from Scream Factory. This release will have an exceptional amount of special features, including five new commentaries and interviews with cast and crew. Director Mick Garris is all over the place, including on the brand new feature commentary. Preorder directly from Shout […]

Clive Barker Announces Hellraiser: Anthology Volume Two

Clive Barker’s Seraphim Comics has announced Hellraiser: Anthology Volume Two, a sequel to the graphic novel released in April. It will be released in September, debuting at Son of Monsterpalooza in Burbank, CA and available a week after via, both as a hardcover graphic novel and a digital download. The anthology will feature stories written […]

Exclusive – Travel To The Dark North With Martin Dunelind

Dark Horse and Charles Wood Publishing AB are joining to terrify readers with The Dark North. The illustrated prose-art book fusion features five unique tales ranging from Norse mythology to apocalyptic science fiction to fantasy. Writer Martin Dunelind tells the tales with artwork by Scandinavia’s leading illustrators and concept artists—including Peter Bergting (Baltimore: The Red Kingdom), Henrik Pettersson (concept […]

Sideshow Unveils Clive Barker’s Hell Priestess In Time For Halloween

Coming from Clive Barker’s world of Hellraiser, meet the latest Cenobite created with Sideshow Collectibles… Hell Priestess. The new character has both a limited edition art print by Ian MacDonald and a premium format figure designed by MacDonald, Alex Pascenko and Zac Roane both available for pre-order. There’s nothing that gives the story for the character… if she […]

Gutted – Beautiful Horror Stories For Ugly Readers

James Sabata writes, It’s one thing to expect a book to sell well when it features short stories by the likes of Neil Gaiman, Clive Barker, and Ramsey Campbell. It is another when every story in the book is a solid look at horror with some sort of light still shining at the end of […]

Clive Barker To Bring Weaveworld To The CW

Clive Barker will serve as an executive producer on a drama series based on his fantasy/horror novel Weaveworld. According to Deadline, the project is being developed for The CW and will update the original novel to feature “an app designer” who “teams up with a young pastry chef who has just discovered that [she is] […]

Clive Barker’s Creepy Pasta, A New Series Of Short Films From Machinima

Creepypasta is the collective term for short horror stories, fanfiction, videos or other media, shared online with the aim of freaking out the reader. Takes after the act of “copypasta”, postng the same thing again and again across the net, creepypastas can take the form of animated gifs or games as well… they can also include supposedly […]

Celebrating Clive Barker’s Contributions To Horror

By Brandon Engel Clive Barker burst onto the horror scene in the 1980s with his The Books of Blood series, and he immediately began receiving praise from the industry’s heaviest hitters, including Stephen King. Instead of remaining content with his role as a horror novelist, Barker embraced his many artistic leanings by branching out into […]

The Castle of Horror Podcast Presents: Nightbreed

By Jason Henderson, Drew Edwards, Tony Salvaggio, and Julia Guzman [audio:] Bleeding Cool welcomes back The Castle of Horror Podcast tonight, a weekly internet radio show where professional writers in the comics, games and book industries take a look at horror movies, choosing one movie a week to discuss in depth. They say: This week […]

Bleeding Cool Magazine #12 Solicitation

Here is what you’ve got coming up from us as we prepare you for the season of screams. Plus check out that awesome Hellraiser cover. BLEEDING COOL MAGAZINE #12 Retail Price: $4.99 US Full Color, 104 pages PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:  RICH JOHNSTON gets readers ready for Halloween horrors with real life ghost stories from the comic […]

Returning To Sandman. Neil Gaiman, Stripped Multiple Times

Gary Gray, our Senior Scottish Correspondent, writes; Neil Gaiman has always been one of the hardest working writers in any medium, with multiple books, films and comic books on the go at the same time. But even he was really pushing it to the limit at the Stripped strand of the Edinburgh International Book Festival. […]