Lucas Mangum’s Horror Corner is a weekly roundup of recent horror-related posts from around the web; a handy guide to the notable horror happenings of the past week.  Enjoy…


We have 4 posters for American Horror Story Season 2. My favorite is the nun crying black tears. (EW)

The indie slasher Smiley is set to be released into 14 markets by AMC. These clips are pretty wicked, so I’m happy to see that Philadelphia is one of the 14. (Bloody Disgusting)

Gillian Anderson revealed that a third X-Files film is “looking good.” I really want this to be true. I also want there to be a Santa Claus. (Bloody Disgusting)

Lions Gate has a director in mind for the adaptation of the Tom Rob Smith novel Child 44. It’s Daniel Espinosa, director of Safe House. (Deadline)

Check out the trailer for the creepy looking When the Lights Went Out. (Bloody Disgusting)

Bloody Disgusting sat down to interview Jessica Biel about her role in Pascal Laugier’s The Tall Man.

They also talked to legend Sam Raimi about The Possession. (Bloody Disgusting)

Further development on the Evil Dead 4 controversy is that the filmmakers behind it were also plotting to do a sequel to Big Trouble in Little China. Wow… (Moviehole)

Michael Keaton is all set to play the villain in Robocop. Keaton’s awesome, so this could be promising. (Variety)

This poster for Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D is juicy looking. I’m excited to see what they do with the film. (Bloody Disgusting)

Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan sat down with IGN to discuss their work on the script for the God of War adaptation. This is one video game film I’d LOVE to see. I hope this moves forward!

Rising star Ti West got interviewed by Bloody Disgusting about V/H/S.


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