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HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK for September 20, 2021 | Halloween Kills, Nightmare Alley, Elvira on Shudder

HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK for the week of 9/20/2021

THE LOST BOYS Scheduled for a WB Reboot, once again


Noah (A Quiet Place) Jupe and Jaeden (It) Martell set to star
Jonathan Entwistle set to direct
Randy McKinnon set to pen the script

Searchlight Pictures teased Guillermo del Toro’s NIGHTMARE ALLEY with its first trailer


Cast includes: Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette, Willem Dafoe, Richard Jenkins, Rooney Mara, Ron Perlman and David Strathairn.
Based on the 1946 noir novel by William Lindsay, screenplay by Kim Morgan and Guillermo del Toro.
Guillermo del Toro directs.
Searchlight releases the film in theaters Dec. 17, 2021

Let take a peek at the final HALLOWEEN KILLS trailer


In Theaters and Streaming Only on Peacock October 15

Just in time for Halloween, the trailer for PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: NEXT OF KIN reveals its October 29, 2021 release date


Starring Emily Bader, Roland Buck III, Dan Lippert, and Henry Ayers-Brown
Directed by William Eubank
Written by Christopher Landon
Streaming on Paramount+ beginning October 29, 2021

Elvira Returns with ELVIRA’S 40th ANNIVERSARY, VERY SCARY, SCARY, VERY SPECIAL SPECIAL on SHUDDER beginning September 25, 2021


The alter-ego of actress Cassandra Peterson, Elvira first appeared as the hostess of the horror movie television program “Movie Macabre” that originally aired from 1981 to 1986.

FOUR fun filled campy episodes:

  • Elvira: Mistress of the Dark
  • House on Haunted Hill (1959)
  • The City of the Dead
  • Messiah of Evil

Doc Rotten
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior. Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.