Celebrating 6 of the Scariest Stop-Motion Effects in Horror

Stop-motion animation is responsible for some of the most heartwarming moments in the history of film, but even the most ardent fan of Claymation has to admit that there’s something inherently uncanny about puppetry where you can’t see the strings. The very act of bringing an inanimate humanoid figure to life recalls spooky tales of […]

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“Welcome to Derry” Adds Rudy Mancuso to Cast in Key Recurring Role

The cast for HBO Original series “Welcome to Derry” continues to grows larger this week, with Deadline reporting that Rudy Mancuso (The Flash) has been set for a key recurring role. “Welcome to Derry” is said to include the origin story of Pennywise the Clown, with Bill Skarsgård reprising his role. “The series will begin in the […]

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These 10 Actors Just Joined the Cast of HBO’s “Welcome to Derry”

The cast for HBO Original series “Welcome to Derry” continues to grow this week, with Deadline announcing that ten new faces are joining Bill Skarsgård in the IT prequel series. Alixandra Fuchs (Hatfields & McCoys), Kimberly Guerrero (The English), Dorian Grey (Transplant, Star Trek: Discovery), Thomas Mitchell (Gangland Undercover, Spiral), BJ Harrison (Family Law, Maid), Peter Outerbridge (Batwoman, Saw VI), Shane Marriott (Fargo, Law & Order Toronto: Criminal […]

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“Welcome to Derry” Rebranded an “HBO Original” – The Series Will Air on HBO & MAX

Remember when HBO Max was rebranded as simply Max? Well it sounds like Warner Bros. Discovery has finally realized it wasn’t the best choice, as they’ve made the decision to rebrand their original shows – including the upcoming horror series “Welcome to Derry” – as HBO Originals rather than the Max Originals moniker they were […]

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Taking Inventory on the Best and Worst Stephen King Sequels [The Losers’ Club Podcast]

With their Bag of Bones mailbag episodes, The Losers’ Club answers questions submitted by their Overlook patrons. Each Bag features assorted Qs that traditionally range from absurd to essential, genius to gross, and weird to wild. As such these are freewheelin’ outings for the gang that are as unpredictable as they are hilarious — and […]

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Horror Icons Take Vegas: Behind the Scenes of Egan Productions’ Sin City Horror Empire [Interview]

From its modest beginnings as a railroad link to Los Angeles, CA and Salt Lake City, UT in 1905 to its mob-led urbanization in the 1930s as a gambling mecca (and later a family-friendly mega resort with the arrival of Howard Hughes in the 1960s), Las Vegas, Nevada has long served as a draw to […]

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The Best Horror Movies on Netflix to Stream Right Now (February 2024)

If you need even more evidence of horror’s continued dominance, no matter the time of year, look to streaming services at the start of every month. Each month brings a plethora of new additions to streaming libraries across all platforms, from Netflix to Tubi. That means an insane selection of all styles and types of […]

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These Are the Only Five Horror Franchises to Hit the $1 Billion Box Office Milestone

What are the highest grossing horror movies of all time? More specifically, what are the highest grossing horror franchises of all time? On the list of the Top 20, only FIVE franchises in the history of the genre have crossed the $1 billion mark. Can you guess which ones? Franchises including The Purge, A Nightmare […]

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“Welcome to Derry” – Pennywise TV Series Pushed to 2025

Originally set to arrive for Halloween 2024, HBO has announced this week that their Max series “Welcome to Derry” will now likely be unleashed sometime in 2025 instead. “We had had [Welcome To Derry] scheduled for Halloween ’24 but it will likely [be] pushing into ’25,” HBO CEO Casey Bloys officially announced this morning. The […]

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Madame Tussauds and InterContinental Hotel Invite Horror Fans to a Halloween Slumber Party

This Halloween, Madame Tussauds New York and InterContinental New York Times Square are offering the ultimate spooky overnight stay on October 31 at the entrance of Warner Bros. Icons of Horror, where fans will have the opportunity to privately explore the experience and get up close with some of the most iconic horror characters. It’s […]

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McFarlane Toys’ Revived Movie Maniacs Line Finally Has a Horror Figure… Pennywise! [Toy Fair]

MCFARLANE TOYS’ Last year, McFarlane Toys’ Movie Maniacs line was quietly revived with a laughable series of figures that included characters from The Hangover, Looney Tunes, Harry Potter, and Wizard of Oz. Thankfully, the new line actually includes a horror figure, and it’s a doozy. Take a look at the brand new Pennywise plastic as […]

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‘Escape IT Chapter Two’ – Multi-Room Escape Experience Now Open in Las Vegas!

After the smash hit success of Escape IT last year, the team over at Egan Escape Productions has launched Escape IT Chapter Two in Las Vegas today, which features interactive rooms, state-of-the-art special FX, animatronics, a full-scale retail store and more! Beep, Beep! It’s time to float…again! Prepare for another ultimate scare, Pennywise fans. Warner […]

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Ranking Stephen King’s Writers: From Ben Mears to Scott Landon [The Losers’ Club Podcast]

Of all the advice Stephen King offers in On Writing, “write what you know” may be the best. It’s certainly advice he follows as his vast catalogue is bursting with writers and the occasional villainous scribe. With King’s last literary outing as Richard Bachman behind them, the Losers round up all of King’s fictional writers […]

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All-New ‘IT’ Themed Multi-Room Escape Experience Now Open in Las Vegas!

It’s time to float… Warner Bros. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment and Egan Escape Productions have joined forces to bring fans the new escape room experience Escape IT, inspired by one of the most horrifying and iconic film franchises of all time, Stephen King’s IT. Located in the heart of Sin City off Symphony Parkway and […]

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“The Simpsons” Floats Through Stephen King Parody ‘Not It’ [The Losers’ Club Podcast]

In this special Halloween bonus episode, the Losers head to Springfield — or shall we say, Kingfield — to discuss “The Simpsons” take on Stephen King‘s It. Dubbed “Not It”, this unique “Treehouse of Horror” one-off puts a Simpsonian spin on our favorite novel from 1986 by turning Krusty the Clown into a Pennywise twinner […]

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