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Richard Matheson's The Shrinking Man gets a comic book adaptation

With the recent announcements of an ULTIMATE NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD comic book series and both TRICK ‘R TREAT and KRAMPUS getting graphic novels , it’s safe to say that there’s a lot of good headed our way in comic book form. The latest to get the comic treatment is Richard Matheson’s seminal science fiction novel, THE SHRINKING MAN , from the great IDW...

I Am Legend reboot in the works at Warner Bros. with script from Gary Graham

After multiple attempts to produce a follow-up, it looks as if Warner Bros has finally found a way to extend the 2007 Will Smith-starring blockbuster I AM LEGEND into a potential franchise. Deadline is reporting that the studio is 'retrofitting' a script from unknown writer Gary Graham titled A GARDEN AT THE END OF THE WORLD, which was originally intended to be a science...

Dan Curtis' Dracula starring Jack Palance coming to Blu-ray this summer

Dan Curtis' gothic TV movie DRACULA , starring Jack Palance, is about to make its first appearance on Blu-ray this month courtesy of MPI Media Group. The feature was originally shown on CBS in 1974. Boasting a teleplay by the late, great Richard Matheson, DRACULA tells the familiar tale of… Count Dracula, whose centuries-old existence is threatened after he attacks the lovely...

20th Century Fox mulling remake of classic haunter The Legend of Hell House

If you've never gotten around to checking out John Hough's 1973 haunted house classic THE LEGEND OF HELL HOUSE then you are truly missing out. Ignore the PG rating...this film is the real deal and still holds up as one of the most frightening films ever made. Now it seems that 20th Century Fox is looking to scare up some big box office by remaking THE LEGEND OF HELL HOUSE for...

Scream Factory announces Motel Hell and The Legend of Hell House on Blu-ray

Those crazy cats over at the Scream Factory are at it again, bringing us two more cult classic horrors on Blu-ray as their "Summer of Fear" release slate continutes to grow. This time it will be 1980's MOTEL HELL and 1973's THE LEGEND OF HELL HOUSE getting the Scream Factory treatment. Over on the official Scream Factory Facebook page it was announced that the...

Trailer for Arrow Video's release of Corman's classic The Fall of the House of Usher, starring Vincent Price

Earlier this month we hit you with the crazy cool news that Arrow Video would be giving Roger Corman's classic THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER the special treatment, releasing the Vincent Price-starring film on UK Blu-Ray and Steelbook on August 26, and today we have a trailer for the release as well as all of the info you need to know (as well as how to get your grubby little paws...

Roger Corman's The Fall of the House of Usher hitting UK Blu-Ray and Steelbook

Two names that are synonomous with classic horror, Roger Corman and Vincent Price, came together for 1960's THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER, an adaptation of the classic tale by Edgar Allan Poe that spawned a series of Poe-influenced films that would redefine American cinema history. Now this classic film is getting the Arrow Video treatment as THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER will be...

R.I.P. Richard Matheson 1926 - 2013

Author Richard Matheson, one of the most influential genre fiction writers has died at the age of 87. Along with his innovative work on I Am Legend , he also penned What Dreams May Come, A Stir of Echoes , and The Shrinking Man, all eventually saw their way to the big screen. Not only that but he was also one of the original TWILIGHT ZONE screenwriters, writing the classic William...

Richard Matheson penning new The Incredible Shrinking Man script with his son

Richard Matheson is one of the great modern horror/sci-fi/fantasy writers, and at 86, he has not resolved to put away the typewriter. The author will adapt his classic THE SHRINKING MAN for MGM, it was announced today, and he'll pen it with his son, Richard Matheson, Jr., also an accomplished writer. The original book's synopsis goes like this: Inch by inch, day by day, Scott...
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