Ashtray Dirt the 11th

This years FrightFest is nearly fully underway with the announcement of the guests who’ll be at the festival in London in August. Don Mancini will be over for Curse Of Chucky (and maybe even the infamous doll itself…), Gareth Evans and Jason Eisener for V/H/S/2 and Bobcat Goldthwait for Willow Creek alongside a whole heap of others, the full list of which you can read here. The festival have also announced that they will honor writer and director Ben Wheatley with their Variety award…

Lars Von Trier has dropped another still from his forthcoming feature Nymphomaniac. The film, which will be released in both hardcore and softcore versions currently has no UK release date, but scheduled European releases for the end of the year…

Charlotte Gainsbourg and Shia LeBeouf in a still from Nymphomaniac

Fox are to open a new theme park in Malaysia featuring an attraction based on the Alien franchise. Better start saving for flights…

Greg Mclean’s Wolf Creek 2 has been selected to play at this years Venice Film Festival…

US Network NBC have announced that a 4 hour mini-series adaptation of Ira Levin’s Rosemary’s Baby is in the works…

Both a new International trailer and poster have dropped for James Wan’s Insidious: Chapter 2, promising scarier poltergeist activity and more scares then its predecessor…

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Channel 4 have acquired the UK rights to screen the second series of the French zombie drama The Returned (Les Revenants). The second series will be eight episodes long and should air in late 2014…

Lastly, an interesting little blog has cropped up, recalling actor Vincent Price’s European travels. Vincent Price Journal is the work of Peter Fuller, the owner of Price’s 1928 European travel journal, who has turned the diary into a real-time blog, posting on approximately the same days in which Price had written…

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