Author: Amy Davis

Modern horror masters Mike Flanagan and Trevor Macy are adapting Christopher Pike’s young adult novel “The Midnight Club” for Netflix. This project was officially announced during Geeked Week Day 1. Pike’s book centers around Rotterham Home, which is a hospice for young people. Every night at midnight, a group of 5 residents called the Midnight Club come together to take turns telling stories. Some of these stories are true, some are made up, and some fall somewhere in between the two. Eventually these stories lead them to make a pact- the first one who dies is to make every effort…

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Netflix’s Geeked Week kicked off today, and boy were there some good things. How about this teaser for Guillermo del Toro’s “Cabinet Of Curiosities!?” The 8 episode series will be produced by del Toro, alongside Jeff J.J. Authors, J. Miles Dale, and Gary Ungar. The plot is described as a live-action anthology horror series that is meant to challenge our traditional notions of horror. Topics will range from macabre to magical, gothic to grotesque. Two of the episodes will even be based on del Toro’s original works. Source: Harper Design The project is loosely based on del Toro’s book “Guillermo Del…

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Horror-centric streaming service Shudder has released official poser art for their upcoming docu-series “Queer for Fear: The History of Queer Horror.” The artwork features drag artist Alaska Thunderfuck, who won “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 2.” “Queer for Fear” is from executive producers Bryan Fuller (“Hannibal,” “Pushing Daisies”) and Steak House (“Launchpad,” “The Mustang”). Shudder, photo by Tayo Kuku Jr. The 4-part limited series will focus on the history of the LGBTQ+ community in the horror and thriller genres. Modern horror gets it root from queer authors like Mary Shelley, Bram Stoker, and Oscar Wilde. There was also the pansy…

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Skybound will be publishing a five-issue comic book anthology based on Shudder’s horror tv series, “Creepshow.” It will launch later this fall, just in time for spooky season! Each issue will feature different creative teams from comics, film, and television. So far, Skybound has confirmed: Chris Burnham, creator of the “Die!Die!Die!” Image Comics titlePaul Dini, writer for “Batman: The Animated Series” tv showSteve Langford, writer for the “Creepshow” tv series.Josh Malerman, writer for the “Creepshow” tv series and the movie “Bird Box.”David Lapham & Maria Lapham, creators of the “Stray Bullets” Image Comics title.Steve Foxe, writer for “Razorblades: The Horror…

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Most people know icon Lynda Carter for playing Wonder Woman on the hit show of the same name in the 70s. It was a network program that was based off the wildly popular DC Comics series. To kick off Pride month, Carter reminded her fans via Twitter that yes, Wonder Woman absolutely is a queer icon. https://twitter.com/RealLyndaCarter/status/1532024708077600784?s=20&t=ywo9jGx2mnahwo2vP5z6ww While the comments were mostly positive and supportive, some homophobia did rear its ugly head. One user said “Wonder Woman IS NOT A SUPER HERO FOR GAYS!” Carter corrected the statement by saying “You’re right. She’s a superhero for bisexuals!” and attached a Polygon…

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Filmmaker James Gunn has confirmed Daniela Melchior will have a small role in “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.” The pair have worked together before with Melchior’s breakout role as Ratcatcher 2 in “The Suicide Squad.” And, it seems that Gunn is looking forward to collaborating again, considering what he said about the news. https://www.instagram.com/p/CeRRgRxrVZF/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link He doubled down on the sentiment when he later tweeted, “I hope this is just the second of many projects we’ll work on together.” https://twitter.com/JamesGunn/status/1532024453470687233?s=20&t=_fRy424RYdUITZXybKkjQw There had been some rumblings Melchior would play the character of Moondragon. But that just seems to just be the rumor…

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Another casting announcement has been made for the upcoming film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ “Hunger Games” prequel, “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.” Rachel Zegler will be playing Lucy Gray Baird in the film. Zegler is best known for her portrayal of Maria in Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of “West Side Story.” She’ll also be leading Disney’s upcoming live-action “Snow White.” “Like everybody, I first saw Rachel Zegler in West Side Story, and like everybody, I knew I was watching a star who would command the screen for a generation,” director Francis Lawrence said of the news. “Lucy Gray is a…

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Following Star Wars Celebration this past weekend, the galaxy far, far away has taken a stand to support a new cast member. Moses Ingram recently joined the “Star Wars” franchise as Reva Sevander in “Obi-Wan Kenobi” on Disney+. While Ingram has received lots of praise, she also got a number of racist comments and messages she shared to her Instagram stories. Moses Ingram, Star Wars Some of the examples she provided said things like “You’re days are numbered [sic]” and “You suck loser. You’re a diversity hire and you won’t be loved or remembered for this acting role.” She even…

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Do you like twisted versions of childhood classics? Then director Rhys Frake-Waterfield has the movie for you! His upcoming film “Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey” is described as a “horror retelling of the famous legend of Winnie the Poo.” We’re assuming that typo is intentional.  We know “Blood and Honey” will star Amber Doig-Thorne, Maria Taylor, and Danielle Scott. London-based film company Jagged Edge Productions is producing.  Jagged Edge Productions Jagged Edge Productions posted about the film on their Facebook page on April 27th, saying the film was shooting along with some stills. The images from that post show…

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Fast food giant Arby’s is adding burgers to their menu for the first time in history. Which is surprising, because when people think of quick service restaurants, they immediately think of burgers. With Arby’s cornering the market on roast beef, it was only a matter of time before they set their sights on another classic sandwich. “Boring burgers are a fast-food staple, so Arby’s felt compelled to raise the bar with a Wagyu Steakhouse Burger. Instead of focusing on making billions of mediocre burgers, we’re taking a stance on high-quality meat that deserves to be cooked properly,” Patrick Schwing, Chief…

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