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What is up with all the Child’s Play news? Scream Factory announces Creepshow, Halloween II & III, and Trick ‘r Treat Blu-rays. The Book of Monsters trailer kicks practical-effects ass. The Grue-Crew review The First Purge. And, Doc & Chris discuss Ant-Man & the Wasp. Join Dave Dreher, Doc Rotten, Christopher G. Moore, and Vanessa Thompson as we discuss Horror News of the Week and review the latest horror offerings. Joining us this week is Chad Lab.
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Episode 274 — The First Purge – Ant-Man & The Wasp
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HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK
- Horror Fans are getting two new Child’s Play entries: Don Mancini’s TV 8 your limited series & MGM’s Child’s Play reboot w/ Lars Klevberg (Polaroid) directing
- WHAT? They’ve made a Gallows Act II and it’s already rated R
- Could Jeremy Renner join Jamie Foxx in the Spawn reboot as Detective Twitch Williams
- More Weekly Stephen King: Scream Factory Collector’s Edition of Creepshow
- Weekly Stephen King update: Fatih Akin (In the Fade) directs Blumhouse/Universal’s Firestarter
- Practical Monster Effects return in the BOOK OF MONSTERS trailer
- Gillian Anderson cannot escape extraterrestrials, appearing in UFO (trailer)
Trick ‘r Treat getting a Scream Factory Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray
FEATURE TOPIC: The First Purge
The film will be a prequel that will focus on the events that lead up to the very first Purge event.
Director: Gerard McMurray w/ James DeMonaco
Cast: Y’lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Joivan Wade & Marisa Tomei
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WORTH WATCHING: Ant-Man & The Wasp
As Scott Lang balances being both a Super Hero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past.
Director: Peyton Reed
Cast: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael PeÃ±a
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- Matt Snyder
- Jerry Chandler
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- Karl Tinsley