Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week…
Jurassic Park With Zombies in The Rezort
Set in a post-zombie-apocalyptic world where mankind has created a carefully controlled zombie safari park, The Rezort sees the inevitable system breakdown, unleashing the army of the undead to wreak havoc on the world once again. Starring Dougray Scott (Hemlock Grove, The Vatican Tapes) and Jessica De Gouw (Dracula, Arrow) the film will first be shown at The Edinburgh International Film Festival on June 17, 18 and 24 and will receive a UK general release later in the year.
The Hangover meets The Hills Have Eyes in Bachelor Games
Released on 8 July, Bachelor Games is the story of a bachelor party gone seriously wrong when a weekend of debauchery in Argentina ends up with the protagonists being hunted through the Andes. Starring Charlie Bewley of Twilight and The Vampire Diaries, alongside Jack Gordon (Fishtank, Northern Soul), Bachelor Games will be released on VOD can be pre-ordered here.
Starburst Magazine Announce Starburst International Film Festival
Starburst magazine have announced the details of the Starburst International Film Festival. Taking place over the August bank holiday weekend (August 26 – 28) in Manchester, the festival will feature guest appearances, cosplay events, genre paraphernalia and more. The centrepiece of the event will be the Starburst awards, for which submissions are now open. Details of how to submit entries to the competition, buying tickets and on the festival in general can be found here.
This is Horror Artist of the Year Daniele Serra’s Work to Feature in Film Adaptation of Stephen King’s Cell
This is Horror award-winning artist Daniele Serra is delighted to have had his work selected to feature in the film adaptation of Stephen King’s Cell. Movie goers can see some of his typically haunting works on the walls of the apartment of one of the central characters, played by John Cusack. You can find more information about this on Daniele’s website, here.
Indie Horror The Dooms Chapel Horror Set for Release
Directed by John William Holt, The Dooms Chapel Horror sees Kyle Cole return to his hometown after an absence of more than ten years in an attempt to reconcile himself with a family tragedy. He arrives to find that neither the town, nor his family are prepared for this. The title is available now in North America on Netflix, Amazon Video, Vimeo on Demand, iTunes and on DVD. We will bring you news of a worldwide release as we have it.
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