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Round-Up: The Horror Network Release Details, Film4 FrightFest Halloween Event, Watch a Clip from 6:15

The Horror Network anthology, directed by some of the horror genre's newest talents, will arrive on DVD and VOD on October 27th. Also in this round-up: details on the Film4 FrightFest Halloween event and a clip from the zombie film 6:15.

The Horror Network: Press Release: "New York, NY - Wild Eye Releasing has set loose the latest entry in the horror anthology genre, The Horror Network. Created by Brian Dorton and Douglas Conner, this first volume of terror tales features segments directed by Dorton, Conner, Joseph Graham, Manuel Marín, Lee Matthews and Ignacio Martín Lerma, the series has been hailed as "a collection of nightmares that scream for all horror fans to see." The film will be available on DVD and VOD October 27th.

Serial killers, ghostly phone calls, inner demons, otherworld monsters and creepy stalkers collide in this frightening anthology. Six of horror's most promising new directing talents
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Win a Signed Banshee Chapter One-Sheet!

The highly acclaimed new film Banshee Chapter (review here) is out on DVD, and right now we have your chance to score yourself a one-sheet autographed by Katia Winter, Michael McMillan, Corey Moosa, and director/writer Blair Erickson.

To enter for your chance to win, just send us an E-mail Here including your Full Name And Mailing Address. We’ll take care of the rest.

The contest will end at 12:01 Am, Monday, February 24, 2014.

Synopsis

XLrator Media has acquired all U.S. rights to writer/director Blair Erickson’s 3D horror-thriller Banshee Chapter starring Ted Levine (The Silence of the Lambs), Katia Winter (“Dexter”), and Michael McMillian (“True Blood”). The film was produced by Sunchaser Entertainment’s Stephanie Riggs, Before the Door’s Corey Moosa and Sean Akers, and Christian Arnold-Beutel. Zachary Quinto and Neal Dodson of Before the Door executive produced with Ben Samuels, Marcus Schoefer, and Gudrun Giddings.
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The Banshee Chapter Opens on DVD

The highly acclaimed new film, Banshee Chapter (review here) is coming to DVD home video on February 4, 2014, and right now we have a quick look at the artwork for you. Check it out.

Synopsis

XLrator Media has acquired all U.S. rights to writer/director Blair Erickson’s 3D horror-thriller Banshee Chapter starring Ted Levine (The Silence of the Lambs), Katia Winter (“Dexter”), and Michael McMillian (“True Blood”). The film was produced by Sunchaser Entertainment’s Stephanie Riggs, Before the Door’s Corey Moosa and Sean Akers, and Christian Arnold-Beutel. Zachary Quinto and Neal Dodson of Before the Door executive produced with Ben Samuels, Marcus Schoefer, and Gudrun Giddings.

Banshee Chapter centers on a female journalist (Winter) who follows the mysterious trail of a missing friend (McMillian) who had been experimenting with mind-altering chemicals developed in secret government drug tests. A fast-paced blend of fact and fiction, the story is based on real documents,
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Afm 2013: Robert Englund Acts His Way into Oblivion in Kantemir

Here's the thing... you can put Robert Englund in just about anything and we'll watch it. Why? Because he's Robert friggin' Englund! You need more of an excuse than that? I mean, come on!

Englunds latest film Kantemir stars Englund (duh!) along with Diane Cary, Daniel Gadi, Justine Griffiths , and Stuart Stone. Ben Samuels directs. Read on for the plot crunch and more!

Synopsis

A group of actors gather in a remote New England town to rehearse for a mysterious stage production only to be plunged into a nightmarish world where their real lives mirror the grisly story of the play.

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Robert Englund Returns to Horror in Kantemir!

Tagline: "Where fiction becomes a nightmare reality." Actor Robert Englund stars in Ben Samuels' horror thriller, Kantemir. This title has recently completed and the film has been shown at Cannes, this month. Active Entertainment is representing this mysterious title. And, a few story details are now available. Kantemir follows a group of actors. They are drawn to a stage production in New England, but events do not go as planned. The actors are forced into roles that none could have imagined and a world that plays with a nightmarish reality. The first poster for Kantemir is here. The graphic shows Englund's face with a foreboding home in the background. The poster has a very Gothic look. Fans of horror or of Englund can view a few early stills from the film, at director Ben Samuels' website, below. Director: Ben Samuels. Writers: Mark Garbett and Ralph Glenn Howard. Cast: Robert Englund,
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Learning the Business

When Hunter Ryan Herdlicka steps on the stage of the Walter Kerr Theatre later this year to make his Broadway debut as the comically depressive seminary student Henrik in a revival of "A Little Night Music," his first song will be "Later," a lament for passions postponed. But nothing is postponing Herdlicka's career. His appears to be one of those rare cases of instant show-business success.He graduated with a Bfa in drama/musical theater from Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University earlier this year, and after his college showcase he signed with Dgrw, a boutique talent agency in New York. He moved to the city in late summer and began preparing for a role in "The Greenwood Tree" at the New York Musical Theatre Festival. About two weeks later, he was cast in "A Little Night Music," in which he'll share the stage with Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury.Herdlicka knows
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tMF Spotlight: Hunter Parrish is more than just a pretty boy!

o each his own. That's the second time I said that. Anyway, I'm referring to this young actor's reaction about the casting of High School Musical, the lead role eventually went to Zac Efron, and as they say, the rest is history.... But let us look back at one of the actors considered for the part of Troy. He's currently featured at GQ and it seems he got a lot of great stuff up his sleeves...

[The part of Troy] was down to five guys and then I got offered a part in this amazing Robin Williams movie. And I thought to myself: Fly to Vancouver and meet the director for this Robin Williams movie, or stay and finish the auditions for the Disney Channel movie? So I didn't even go to the last audition. I heard a rumor that I was their favorite, but I never made it to the end. I mean
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tMF Spotlight: Hunter Parrish is more than just a pretty boy!

o each his own. That's the second time I said that. Anyway, I'm referring to this young actor's reaction about the casting of High School Musical, the lead role eventually went to Zac Efron, and as they say, the rest is history.... But let us look back at one of the actors considered for the part of Troy. He's currently featured at GQ and it seems he got a lot of great stuff up his sleeves...

[The part of Troy] was down to five guys and then I got offered a part in this amazing Robin Williams movie. And I thought to myself: Fly to Vancouver and meet the director for this Robin Williams movie, or stay and finish the auditions for the Disney Channel movie? So I didn't even go to the last audition. I heard a rumor that I was their favorite, but I never made it to the end. I mean
See full article at The Movie Fanatic »

tMF Spotlight: Hunter Parrish is more than just a pretty boy!

o each his own. That's the second time I said that. Anyway, I'm referring to this young actor's reaction about the casting of High School Musical, the lead role eventually went to Zac Efron, and as they say, the rest is history.... But let us look back at one of the actors considered for the part of Troy. He's currently featured at GQ and it seems he got a lot of great stuff up his sleeves...

[The part of Troy] was down to five guys and then I got offered a part in this amazing Robin Williams movie. And I thought to myself: Fly to Vancouver and meet the director for this Robin Williams movie, or stay and finish the auditions for the Disney Channel movie? So I didn't even go to the last audition. I heard a rumor that I was their favorite, but I never made it to the end. I mean
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