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IT rakes in $117 million !

it-pennywiseWhile Hollywood has suffered one of the worst summers in years, the horror genre is laughing all the way to the bank. Universal kicked the year off with massive successes, including Jordan Peele’s Get Out and M. Night Shyamalan’s Split, both topping $250 million worldwide. Even David F. Sandberg’s Annabelle: Creation could topple $300m. While we’re all celebrating these successes none are as important as Warner Bros./New Line Cinema’s IT, which has shattered September records by topping $100 million during its opening weekend.

That $117 million is just in the States, with early international reports just coming in adding $62m to the total. Early Sunday morning estimates have the worldwide gross at $179 million. A $500+ million worldwide total would be some accomplishment, at this stage that looks likely and something no one was saying before last Thursday!

IT could initiate a revival in bigger budget horror…


Class of Killer Clowns

For some, Clowns are terrifying… for those people I’m sharing this awesome “Class of the Killer Clowns” yearbook fromFly53.com  featuring some classic clowns from your nightmares including Pennywise, Captain Spaulding and the latest addition Twitchy from American Horror Story: Freakshow.

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Rob Zombie’s 31

Rob-Zombie_31_horror_halloweenMusician-turned-director Rob Zombie has official announced his Halloween-themed horror 31, which turns out to be a crowd-sourced effort. The film revolves around five people kidnapped in the days leading up to Halloween.

As with all crowd-sourced projects, there are different tiers that land backers different rewards, such as an autographed movie poster, autographed DVD, thanks in the credits, lifetime access to every Rob Zombie show, and more. Website HERE

Welcome to my next film. It is called ’31,’ ” states Zombie. “It is the story of five random people kidnapped on the five days leading up to Halloween and held hostage in a place called Murder World. While trapped inside this man-made Hell they must fight to survive playing the most violent game known to man… a game called 31.

Here’s why he chose the crowd-source:

“I’m crowd funding because I realize that it’s an incredible opportunity to engage the fans. They’ve always been the most important thing for me because, with metal and horror, the fans aren’t just fans – it’s their life, their lifestyle. They live and breathe it, as I do, and any way that you can bring the people that are as passionate about it as you are into the process is a win-win for everybody.Get on board! Get involved! Be part of this horrifying business! The world of horror needs you!”


American Horror Story: Freakshow. Promo #1

FX has released its first official teaser for American Horror Story’s upcoming fourth season, subtitled Freak Show. It features a representation of the previously revealed killer clown having forced a young girl into being mutilated into a fallen angel.