News Round-up Week Ending 28 August 2015

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London FrightFest 2015

London’s celebrated FrightFest takes place this weekend, running from Thursday 27 to Monday 31 August. Guests include scream queen Barbara Crampton, who appears in four films over the weekend, and acclaimed British director Bernard Rose (Candyman). Among the films on offer are Corin Hardy’s The Hallow, Bernard Rose’s Frankenstein, and Canadian writer/director John Fallon’s debut feature The Shelter. Full listings and tickets are available here.

Slash promises 80s slasher flick

Rock god Slash has announced that he will is producing an original horror film that will hark back to the 80s style of stalk and slash that was influenced by the likes of Halloween and Friday the 13th. This Is Horror will bring you more details as we get them, but with Slash’s well documented love of horror movies, this could be something special.

American Horror Story to get two seasons next year?

With season five of American Horror Story, subtitled Hotel, about to hit our screens, showrunner Ryan Murphy has revealed in an interview with Entertainment Weekly that there may be not one but two seasons of the popular series in 2016. There’s no news on potential themes yet, but This Is Horror will keep you posted.

Fear The Walking Dead debuts on British television

AMC’s new spin-off series Fear The Walking Dead gets its British premiere on Monday 31 August. The show will be carried exclusively on the BT network initially.


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