Lucas Mangum’s Horror Corner: MAR 4 – 10

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…


Irish horror film Grabbers got grabbed by IFC for distribution. (Bloody Disgusting)

Bloody-Disgusting reports that on 3/5/12, principal photography began on Frankenstein’s Army.

As part of Indie Horror Month, Dread Central conducted an interview with my personal favorite director, John Carpenter.  In it he discusses his early days as an independent filmmaker.

Pretty Dead promises a new angle on the zombie subgenre and other horror clichés. (Dread Central)

Dread Central interviews the very talented female filmmaker, Maude Michaud.

On August 31st the wait is over as V/H/S makes its way to VOD.  Shortly after, it will be released to theaters. (Bloody Disgusting)

Deadline announces the formation of Primal Pictures, a low-budget arm of Warner Bros.

Fangoria drops the trailer for Cabin in the Woods!  This film has me extremely excited.  Whedon and Goddard are immense talents, and I’m thrilled to see them working in the genre that I love.

With a title like Boy Scouts versus Zombies, this one could go either way. It could be either really awesome or really stinky.  I predict that there will be no middle ground. (Hollywood Reporter)

This whole Tugg concept is fascinating to me.  The horror film The Loved Ones is going to be available through it, which essentially means that individuals who belong to this website can select the film to play in a local theater. (Bloody Disgusting)

This one sounds cool.  Lockdown at Franklin High just got picked up by Sony.  The plot consists of a school being thrown into a state of anarchy after a series of attacks by a supernatural monster.  Sounds kind of like my High School… (Deadline)

With the addition of Colm Meany, The Occult is shaping up to have a pretty impressive cast. (Hollywood Reporter)

Fangoria conducted this fascinating interview with Elizabeth Olsen, star of Silent House.

New genre label Autonomy Pictures launches with The Bunny Game. If the early press is any indication, things are getting off to a good start. (Fangoria)

New zombie flick, The Sky Has Fallen promises no CGI.  It should make some viewers happy for sure.  The more discerning will obviously look for more in it, but the use of practical effects does indicate that the filmmakers have their hearts in the right place. (Dread Central)

As part of Indie Horror Month, Dread Central posted this article on the heroic Debbie Rochon.

On Thursday, fans were treated to some behind the scenes images from Rob Zombie’s forthcoming Lords of Salem. (Dread Central)

Twitch Film interviewed the directors of Silent House about doing a film in really long shots.

I was not aware that Uwe Boll had a segment in The Profane Exhibit.  Looks like I’ll need to view this one with more beer than I anticipated… (Twitch Film)


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Author: Lucas Mangum

Lucas Mangum is an author from Bucks County, Pennsylvania. His flash fiction has been published in Death Head Grin, MicroHorror, and his short story “Goblins” is available as an ebook. He also hosts the bi-monthly Awesome Reading Fests in Doylestown. Read his blog, The Dark Dimensions, or follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

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