News Round-up Week Ending 31 August

Dexter Early Cuts: All in the Family animated web series

The webisodes are narrated by Michael C. Hall (who plays Dexter in the popular television series), illustrated by David Mack and written by the producer of Dexter Scott Reynolds. They tell important stories from Dexter’s history. The eerie Dexter soundtrack and Michael C. Hall’s narration will definitely get you craving the new series. Here is chapter one, find the other chapters on the Showtime youtube channel.

Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3DTexas Chainsaw 3D

Almost 40 years after Tobe Hooper’s original classic, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre returns with a brand new film in 3D continuing on from the 1974 classic. A young woman inherits a Texas estate from a distant unknown relative, but her new found fortune comes at a high price when she discovers the horrors left behind in the cellar. The film will be released 4 January 2013.

Crickley Hall TV adaptation

James Herbert’s The Secret of Crickley Hall has been made into a BBC drama that will be being shown on television in November. It will be in three parts and follows the story of a grieving family who move into Crickley Hall for a fresh start, only to discover that it is haunted. It is directed by Joe Ahearne (Doctor WhoUltraviolet) and stars Suranne Jones (Coronation StreetScott & Bailey) as Eve Caleigh and Tom Ellis (MirandaThe Fades) as Gabe Caleigh. For more information visit James Herbert’s website (don’t forget to read our interview with James Herbert).

David Moody upcoming projects

David Moody has been working on a host of new projects, including a brand new novel 17 Days, a five (and a half) book series The Spaces Between, a re-write of his debut novel Straight to You and a dark horror novel Strangers. For more information visit David Moody’s website.

New film Sightseers by director of Kill List

Steve Oram and Alice Lowe star in Sightseers, directed by Ben Wheatley. The film is almost the opposite to Kill List, because instead of a grim nightmarish horror, Sightseers is a heartwarming horror comedy. The film follows the caravan holiday of a couple traveling through Yorkshire, who begin killing off the locals one by one after their luck turns sour.


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