“Crystal Lake”: Kevin Williamson and Bryan Fuller Planned an “Hour Long Chase Episode”

We learned earlier this week that “Hannibal” creator Bryan Fuller is no longer the showrunner of A24 and Peacock’s Friday the 13th TV series “Crystal Lake,” with A24 choosing to “go a different way with the material.” What does that mean? It means A24 is still planning on bringing a Friday the 13th series to […]

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Kevin Williamson Joins Forces With Universal for ‘Rear Window’ and ‘The Game’ Small Screen Adaptations

Kevin Williamson, the writer of teen horror classics Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer, has been a staple in the world of film and television since the 1990s, and Deadline reports today that Williamson’s next venture partners him up with Universal Television. Deadline reports, “Under an overall deal for Williamson and his […]

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Kevin Williamson Slasher ‘Sick’ Finally Hit DVD and Digital Today

Kevin Williamson (Scream, I Know What You Did Last Summer) returned to the slasher movie arena with Sick, which premiered exclusively on Peacock on January 13, 2023. Eight months later, Sick has now been released onto Digital and DVD today. You can watch the official trailer for Sick below, a COVID-era slasher that finds two friends being stalked […]

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Now Showing: On ‘Influencer’, ‘Sick’, ‘Infinity Pool’, and More [Halloweenies Podcast]

With Now Showing, your Halloweenies gather each month for a review on something new and something old in horror. This month, co-hosts Justin Gerber and Michael Roffman are joined by Halloweenies editor and musician Mae Schults. Together, they discuss Influencer, Sick, Infinity Pool, Roadgames, The Collector, and Crimes of Passion. Stream the episode below or […]

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‘Scream’ – Why Wes Craven’s Classic Is Still the Perfect Scary Movie for Horror Newcomers

What’s your favorite scary movie? Nah, that’s too trite. What horror movie would you show to someone who has never seen one before? You may have the same answer to both questions, but the latter requires a bit more thought. John Carpenter’s Halloween is my favorite movie, but I recognize it most likely would not […]

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MTV’s ‘Scream’ TV Series – Revisiting the Franchise’s Three Seasons on the Small Screen

At the time, Scream 4 seemed like a pretty definitive end for the franchise, providing Sidney Prescott with a second round of closure and riffing on all of the (then) recent trends in horror media. Of course, no matter how satisfying they may be, endings are always bittersweet, so fans were understandably bummed that this […]

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‘Sick’ – How Kevin Williamson Redefines the Final Girl (Again)

Kevin Williamson built his career on peeking behind the curtain and breaking the rules. Scream deconstructed everything we thought we knew about horror films. So many imitators followed that the meta-horror movie sometimes feels like its own subgenre. Williamson understands why rules exist but knows that breaking them isn’t just fun but necessary for the […]

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Peacock Cancels Julie Plec and Kevin Williamson’s “Dead Day” Adaptation Series Order

Peacock has opted not to move forward with creators Julie Plec and Kevin Williamson’s planned adaptation of the comic book series “Dead Day,” exactly one year to the day after the streaming service announced the project.  Variety reports that despite the streamer’s straight-to-series order last January, Peacock is no longer moving forward with the adaptation. The outlet revealed that “the studio is planning to shop […]

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Kevin Williamson Says ‘Scream VI’ Is a “Fresh Reinvention” for the Franchise

Kevin Williamson, who co-wrote Peacock’s new slasher movie Sick (now streaming!), is back as Executive Producer for this year’s Scream VI, coming to theaters on March 10, 2023. Williamson is of course the writer of the original Scream movie, and in a new chat with SYFY Wire he teases that the upcoming sixth installment is […]

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‘Sick’ Trailer – New Slasher Written By Kevin Williamson Debuts Friday the 13th on Peacock!

Kevin Williamson (Scream, I Know What You Did Last Summer) returns to the slasher movie arena with Sick, which we’ve learned is being surprise-released by Peacock in one week. Sick is premiering on Peacock on Friday, January 13, 2023! You can watch the official trailer for Sick below, a COVID-era slasher that finds two friends being stalked […]

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‘Sick’ Stars Gideon Adlon and Bethlehem Million on Bloody Kevin Williamson Slasher [TIFF Interview]

Sick marks Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer writer Kevin Williamson’s return to the slasher arena. Co-written by Williamson and Katelyn Crabb, Sick is directed by John Hyams (Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning, “Black Summer”). The COVID pandemic set thriller occurs during the early lockdown. It follows best friends Parker (Gideon Adlon, The Craft: Legacy) and Miri (Bethlehem Million, And Just Like That) quarantined alone at […]

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‘Sick’ Review – Kevin Williamson’s Return Is a White-Knuckle Slasher That Goes Hard

Sick, the new slasher/home invasion film written by Kevin Williamson and Katelyn Crabb, opens with a mini-scroll. In addition to reminding audiences about the early onslaught of COVID, orders to self-isolate and the early death toll, there is a key establishing date: April 3, 2020. The date is paramount in establishing the context for Sick. […]

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‘Sick’ – Intense First Clip from New Slasher Co-Written by Kevin Williamson Begins a Home Invasion

Premiering as part of the Midnight Madness slate at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Sick brings Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer writer Kevin Williamson back into the slasher arena.  John Hyams (Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning, “Black Summer”) directed Sick from a story by Williamson, and it’s being described as a “lean, mean, and wickedly timely slasher.” How […]

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‘Sick’ – First Look at Timely New Slasher Movie from ‘Scream’ Writer Kevin Williamson!

One of the films announced this morning – alongside our V/H/S/99! – for this year’s Midnight Madness slate at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) that we wanted to put a solo spotlight on is a horror movie titled Sick, which notably brings Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer writer Kevin Williamson […]

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‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’ Deleted Scenes – What We Might Be Getting from the 4K Release

With this week’s announcement of the impending 4K release of the 1997 neo-slasher classic I Know What You Did Last Summer, fans might be left scratching their heads over one particular bonus feature noted in the upcoming disc’s press release. In addition to a new scan of the film and a new Dolby Atmos audio […]

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