Simon West's Wife Gets Kidnapped by Thai Pirates!

Simon West Prods. has optioned Salty from novelist Mark Haskell Smith, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Simon West, director of “When a Stranger Calls,” intends to produce and direct. Smith, a Los Angeles-based writer, is almost finished with the screenplay about a reformed sex-addicted bass player who gets dragged to Thailand for a vacation by his ex-supermodel wife. While in Thailand, his wife is kidnapped by Thai pirates raising money to buy a new boat. READ MORE

The Trailer Park: Ghost House Pictures' 'The Messengers'

If you head on over to Apple.com you can check out the first official full trailer for Columbia Pictures and Ghost House Pictures’ The Messengers, which finally looks like it’s ready for release after tons of reshoots by another director. Originally helmed by Oxide and Danny Pang, The Messengers is a horror tale that follows the lives of a family moving into a run-down sunflower farm. As the farm begins to revive after years of disrepair, the family begins to notice uncomfortable and alarming changes in their father’s behavior. The film hits theaters February 2nd.
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Tartan to Release 'Sheitan' This Christmas

We’ve been informed that Tartan Home Video will release the creepy Sheitan (Devil) on DVD December 26th. Click the title for tons of images and a trailer! On Christmas Eve, a group of young guys meet two gorgeous girls who invite them to spend the weekend in the country, where they meet Joseph (Vincent Cassel, Ocean’s Twelve, Irreversible), a creepy, unkempt man whose pregnant wife remains hidden in the large house. That evening, what begins innocently as Christmas dinner turns into disturbing conversations about sex, satanic possession, and incest. Joseph’s behavior becomes increasingly erratic and the young friends realize their host has made a pact with the devil and all hell is about to break loose.
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Video Interview w/ 'Grudge 2' Director Takashi Shimizu!

Today we posted two exclusive video interviews with Takashi Shimizu, Director of Columbia Pictures’ The Grudge 2, which hits theaters everywhere this Friday. Directing once again, the sequel delves into the secrets behind the grudge’s wrath and introduces a seemingly unrelated host of new characters who find themselves connected by the curse. Click here for our interview clips with Sarah Michelle Gellar.
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Brightlight Scores 'Headhunter', Director Patrick Lussier!

This morning Brightlight Pictures announced the option of Michael Slade’s sensational first novel, Headhunter. A tour de force of psychological terror and breathtaking suspense, Headhunter intensifies to a final twist so shocking, so unexpected, and yet so right, that this whodunit firmly established Slade as a master of the psycho-thriller. Wil Zmak (2006 WGC Award winner for Best Feature Film for The Dark Hours) is writing the screenplay, Patrick Lussier (White Noise 2: The Light) is slated to direct, read on for the official press release.
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Argento's 'Mother of Tears' Finally Ready to Roll?

Here we go, finally! Part three of Dario Argento’s infamous “Three Mothers” trilogy, Mother of Tears, is finally ready to roll! Today Fangoria got word that the film will get behind the lens this month and also got some more details from writer Adam Gierasch. Read on for the skinny. We’re told that the film takes place in Rome and has to do with Mater Lachrymarum (The Third Mother).
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Argento's 'Mother of Tears' Finally Ready to Roll?

Here we go, finally! Part three of Dario Argento’s infamous “Three Mothers” trilogy, Mother of Tears, is finally ready to roll! Today Fangoria got word that the film will get behind the lens this month and also got some more details from writer Adam Gierasch. Read on for the skinny. We’re told that the film takes place in Rome and has to do with Mater Lachrymarum (The Third Mother). READ MORE

New Review: The Butcher Brothers' 'The Hamiltons'

Today we added our review of the ultra-low budget coming-of-age horror film The Hamiltons, which will play at this year’s Screamfest Horror Film Festival next Monday Oct. 16th (tickets here) and then open in theaters across the country on November 17th as part of After Dark’s Horrorfest! Here’s what I had to say, “It is so rare these days when a payoff not only hits a home run, but makes the movie worthy in a whole. The Butcher Brothers independent film THE HAMILTONS is a truly unique horror film, which leads up to one final moment that is sure to leave you in a state of shock.” Click the title for pics, trailers and more.
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B-D Talks With 'The Tripper's' David Arquette!

Today we added a very special exclusive one-on-one interview with David Arquette, the writer/star/director of The Tripper, which will have its World Premiere tomorrow (ticket info here) as part of the Screamfest Horror Film Festival! The film revolves around a group of friends who escape to a modern-day Woodstock concert for a weekend of debauchery, only to be stalked by a fanatical killer determined to finish what he started years earlier. David Arquette, Courteney Cox, Jamie King, Thomas Jane, Lukas Haas, Jason Mewes, Balthazar Getty and Paul Reubens all star.
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B-D Talks With 'The Tripper's' David Arquette!

Today we added a very special exclusive one-on-one interview with David Arquette, the writer/star/director of The Tripper, which will have its World Premiere tomorrow (ticket info here) as part of the Screamfest Horror Film Festival! The film revolves around a group of friends who escape to a modern-day Woodstock concert for a weekend of debauchery, only to be stalked by a fanatical killer determined to finish what he started years earlier. David Arquette, Courteney Cox, Jamie King, Thomas Jane, Lukas Haas, Jason Mewes, Balthazar Getty and Paul Reubens all star. READ MORE

'Going to Pieces' Videos of Carpenter & Zombie!

Starz’ original feature documentary, Going to Pieces: The Rise & Fall of Slasher Film (contest), which was Directed by Mike Bohusz and Produced by Screamfest founder Rachel Belofsky, is set to air this Friday the 13th at 9pm (ET/PT), followed by a 24-hour horror marathon. In celebration of the occasion we’ve posted two video clips from the doc- one with shock rocker turned filmmaker Rob Zombie and the other with John Carpenter, the man behind Halloween. Read on and enjoy!
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Paramount's 'Zodiac' One Sheet Revealed!

This morning you got to see the giant billboard for Paramount Pictures’ Zodiac, today you get to check out the official one sheet. Read on for a look. Based on the true story of one of the most intriguing unsolved crimes in the nation’s history, “Zodiac” is a thriller from David Fincher, director of “Se7en” and “Fight Club.” As a serial killer terrifies the San Francisco Bay Area and taunts police with his ciphers and letters, investigators in four jurisdictions search for the murderer. The case will become an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.
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Paramount's 'Zodiac' One Sheet Revealed!

This morning you got to see the giant billboard for Paramount Pictures’ Zodiac, today you get to check out the official one sheet. Read on for a look. Based on the true story of one of the most intriguing unsolved crimes in the nation’s history, “Zodiac” is a thriller from David Fincher, director of “Se7en” and “Fight Club.” As a serial killer terrifies the San Francisco Bay Area and taunts police with his ciphers and letters, investigators in four jurisdictions search for the murderer. The case will become an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues. READ MORE

Video Interview w/ 'Grudge 2' Star Sarah Michelle Gellar!

Today we posted three exclusive video interviews with Sarah Michelle Gellar, star of Columbia Pictures’ The Grudge 2, which hits theaters everywhere this Friday. Directed once again by Takashi Shimizu, the sequel delves into the secrets behind the grudge’s wrath and introduces a seemingly unrelated host of new characters who find themselves connected by the curse.
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The Trailer Park: HD Look at William Friedkin's 'Bug'

If you head on over to Apple.com you can watch the brand new trailer for Lionsgate’s Bug in sexy QuickTime HD! William Friedkin’s film, which hits theaters December 22, stars Ashley Judd, Harry Connick Jr., Lynn Collins, Brian F. O’Byrne and Michael Shannon. A paranoid, unhinged, war veteran who sees insects everywhere holes up with a lonely woman, who is hiding from her abusive ex-husband in a spooky Oklahoma motel room.
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The Trailer Park: HD Look at William Friedkin's 'Bug'

If you head on over to Apple.com you can watch the brand new trailer for Lionsgate’s Bug in sexy QuickTime HD! William Friedkin’s film, which hits theaters December 22, stars Ashley Judd, Harry Connick Jr., Lynn Collins, Brian F. O’Byrne and Michael Shannon. A paranoid, unhinged, war veteran who sees insects everywhere holes up with a lonely woman, who is hiding from her abusive ex-husband in a spooky Oklahoma motel room. READ MORE

SAW III: The Darren Lynn Bousman Blog Only on B-D!

**BLOG #6: DOWN WITH FOX NEWS! – JUST ADDED INSIDE! (November 2, 2006)** With Lionsgate’s Saw III only weeks away we’ve started a very special segment here on Bloody-Disgusting, something you can only read here! Starting today you’ll be able to read Writer/Director Darren Lynn Bousman’s blogs exclusively here at your favorite horror website. Inside you’ll find the first volume, where Darren talks about Boo Berry cereal, his Scream Awards appearance (which you can also watch) and watching Saw III for the hundredth time (I know you’re jealous).
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Giant Billboard Teases 'Zodiac' Poster...

Go drive my Paramount Studios on Melrose in California and what will you see? How about a giant billboard for David Fincher’s Zodiac?! Inside you can take a look at what should be the new poster image for the film that stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Edwards and Ezra Buzzington. As a serial killer terrifies the San Francisco Bay Area and taunts police with his ciphers and letters, investigators in four jurisdictions search for the murderer. The case will become an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.
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FINALLY Your First Look at 'Grind House'!!!

Ok guys, I hyped this up pretty good at Comic Con this past July- and now you finally get to see something similar to what I saw- a small taste of “Planet Terror”, Robert Rodriguez’s half of Grind House. Could this be the coolest movie ever? I think so… and to think this is only one half of the splendor we get on April 6th. Quentin Tarantino is still shooting “Death Proof” as we speak. Read on to see the clip from last nights Scream Awards!
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Paul Scheuring to Write and Direct 'The Experiment' Remake

A super interesting foreign film that most of you have missed out on, Das Experiment (The Experiment), is ripe for the remaking with Paul Scheuring at the helm. The film is a very scary story, which could easily happen in real life. Basically the film follows a group of people chosen for an experiment, which goes horribly wrong. This is one film you should really check out before you see the remake. Read on for more details.
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'The Host' Gives Homage to 'Jaws' in New UK Quad

Inside you’ll find the amazing UK Quad for Magnolia Pictures’ Korean monster pic The Host (review), which gives homage to Jaws. In addition, you’ll also see the brand new International trailer from Bong Joon-ho’s (interview), which hits US theaters on January 29th. The story concerns a carnivorous mutant in Seoul’s Han River that attacks city folk. The monster itself was created by Weta, Orphanage, and Creature Workshop.
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Everything Horror You Ever Wanted- Online- NOW!

This Halloween, tune in to In2TV’s Halloween Channel, where you’ll find all sorts of amazing horror films streaming right at your fingertips! The broadband television network is featuring Halloween frights on-demand and 24/7 starting on October 9th through Halloween! This exclusive online programming is sure to deliver Halloween fans a handful of Halloween treats… or is it tricks!? Read on for more details.
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Four Clips from Sony's 'The Grudge 2'!!

We’ve been provided with four exclusive clips from Columbia Pictures’ The Grudge 2, which hits theaters everywhere this Friday. Watch this spot for exclusive interviews with star Sarah Michelle Gellar and Director Takashi Shimizu later this week! The sequel delves into the secrets behind the grudge’s wrath and introduces a seemingly unrelated host of new characters who find themselves connected by the curse.
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Four Clips from Sony's 'The Grudge 2'!!

We’ve been provided with four exclusive clips from Columbia Pictures’ The Grudge 2, which hits theaters everywhere this Friday. Watch this spot for exclusive interviews with star Sarah Michelle Gellar and Director Takashi Shimizu later this week! The sequel delves into the secrets behind the grudge’s wrath and introduces a seemingly unrelated host of new characters who find themselves connected by the curse. READ MORE