‘Bubba Nosferatu’ – Don Coscarelli and Stephen Romano Detail the Unmade ‘Bubba Ho-Tep’ Sequel [Phantom Limbs]

For this entry of Phantom Limbs, we’ll be dropping by the Shady Rest Retirement Home in East Texas to pay a visit to Bubba Nosferatu, Phantasm creator Don Coscarelli’s long developed yet tragically unproduced sequel to Bubba Ho-Tep, the 2002 adaptation of Joe Lansdale’s novella of the same name. As with that initial film, Bubba […]

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‘The Black Phone’: Scott Derrickson on Unrelenting Suspense and the Harrowing Scene He Was Asked to Remove

Scott Derrickson‘s (Sinister, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Doctor Strange) The Black Phone releases in theaters today, Friday, June 24, 2022. The adaptation of Joe Hill‘s short story, written by Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill, stars Ethan Hawke in a terrifying role unlike we’ve seen from him before. Hawke plays The Grabber, the masked man responsible for a string of kidnappings. The […]

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‘The Black Phone’ – Joe Hill on the Movie’s Faithfulness and How They Got Tom Savini to Create the Mask

The dead are calling in director Scott Derrickson‘s (Sinister, Doctor Strange) new horror movie The Black Phone, arriving in theaters on June 24, 2022. The film’s screenplay is by Derrickson & C. Robert Cargill (Doctor Strange, Sinister franchise), based on the award-winning short story by Joe Hill from his New York Times bestseller 20th Century Ghosts.  Ahead of the film’s release, Bloody Disgusting chatted with […]

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‘The Black Phone’ Actors Mason Thames and Madeleine McGraw Are Excited to Star in a Scary Horror Movie [Interview]

Ethan Hawke‘s decisive turn as child-killer The Grabber in Scott Derrickson‘s The Black Phone may terrorize audiences, but Mason Thames and Madeleine McGraw bring the emotional center. The young actors play siblings Finney and Gwen, whose strong bond remains vital when separated after Finney gets kidnapped and trapped inside the Grabber’s basement. Ahead of The Black Phone‘s theatrical release on June 24, 2022, Bloody Disgusting […]

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Baby Colin, Vampire Nightclub, and New Creatures: What to Expect from “What We Do in the Shadows” Season 4

FX’s hilarious hit series “What We Do in the Shadows” is coming back for Season 4 on July 12, 2022, and has been renewed for seasons five and six ahead of the Season 4 premiere. When we left our favorite vampire roommates at the end of season three, Colin Robinson (Mark Proksch) celebrated his centennial by dying, Nando (Kayvan […]

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Robert Englund Reflects on “Freddy’s Nightmares” and What Went Wrong With the Series [Exclusive]

For the first time EVER, the Bloody Disgusting-powered SCREAMBOX brought 1980s horror anthology series “Freddy’s Nightmares” to streaming earlier this year, and you can currently still stream all 44 episodes of the series through SCREAMBOX right now. Based on one of horror’s most storied franchises, “Freddy’s Nightmares” is an anthology series starring the original Freddy Krueger, Robert Englund. […]

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‘Phantasm Forever’ – Stephen Romano Details Unmade Comic Books and the Movie They Almost Spawned [Phantom Limbs]

For this entry of Phantom Limbs, we’ll be taking another trip into the Tall Man’s dimension to dig up details on the unproduced follow-up issues to XMachina’s Phantasm: Overminds, an ambitious comic book based on Don Coscarelli’s iconic horror film series that sadly never made it beyond its debut issue. On hand to discuss this […]

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Stephen King on the Future of Pennywise: “I Have No Intention of Going Back to IT”

“I think that when I die I will kind of disappear from the paperback racks. But that fucking clown is going to live forever,” Stephen King jokes in a new chat with Bloody Disgusting’s The Losers’ Club Podcast that we uploaded last week. He adds, “That’s one thing I’ve got going for me.” So what […]

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“The Boys” Showrunner Eric Kripke on Season 3’s Gore and What Could Be Coming Next [Interview]

“The Boys” are back in town! Season three of “The Boys” kicks off its eight-episode run TODAY, June 3, with the first three available to stream now on Prime Video. They’ll be followed by one additional episode each subsequent Friday, ending with the season finale on Friday, July 8. “The Boys” (based on the best-selling comics by Garth […]

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Podcaster Em Schulz Talks Favorite Paranormal Locations and New Book ‘A Haunted Road Atlas’ [DEAD Time]

Welcome back to DEAD Time! This month, I got spooky with a new book about taking a haunted road trip and talked to one of the authors about their experiences with the paranormal. Em Schulz and Christine Schiefer are the hosts of the wildly popular, award-winning, true crime/paranormal podcast And That’s Why We Drink. They […]

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“Stranger Things” Special Makeup Effects Designer Barrie Gower on Bringing Villain Vecna to Life [Interview]

Spoiler Warning: This article contains spoilers for “Stranger Things” Season 4’s villain. The Duffer Brothers sought to create their own Freddy Krueger for season four of “Stranger Things.” Enter Vecna, the most sophisticated and dangerous foe from the Upside Down yet. The humanoid latches onto teens harboring repressed trauma and pain, feeding on it and […]

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‘Phantasm 1999’ – Don Coscarelli Details the Wild Post-Apocalyptic Sequel We Never Saw [Phantom Limbs]

For this entry of Phantom Limbs, we’ll be travelling back to the 20th century for an exploration of Phantasm 1999, Roger Avary’s (Pulp Fiction, Rules of Attraction) unproduced screenplay which was going to be the fourth installment in the long-running sci-fi/horror film franchise. Intended for Phantasm series creator Don Coscarelli to direct, 1999 boasted an […]

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John Carpenter and Charles Band Talk ‘Halloween’ Atari Game, Career Intersections, and More in New Chat

Full Moon Features head honcho Charles Band has launched Charles Band’s Full Moon Freakshow, a podcast in which he interviews colleagues and collaborators from 50 years (and over 350 movies) in the industry. The B-movie maven’s inaugural guest is none other than John Carpenter. You may not realize that the two share history. Carpenter edited […]

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“The Star Wars of Horror” – New Line’s ‘Phantasm’ Trilogy That Never Was [Phantom Limbs]

For this entry of Phantom Limbs, we’ll be taking a peek at New Line Cinema’s mooted but ultimately unproduced big screen Phantasm trilogy that was first announced in 2005. Rumored to have been a rebooting of Don Coscarelli’s (The Beastmaster, Bubba Ho-Tep) beloved sci-fi/horror franchise, this new set of films was said to have seen […]

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‘Evil Dead’ and Beyond: 2022 Will Be Asymmetrical Horror’s Biggest Year Yet

If you heard the words “asymmetrical horror” a decade ago, chances are you’d likely have no idea what it was, or think it was some sort of niche avant-garde indie genre you’re not cool enough to know about. Nowadays, asymmetrical horror is one of the most thriving and streamed genres in gaming, popularized by titles […]

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