[HORROR NEWS] SEPTEMBER 26, 2022 – Hellraiser Reboot, Wednesday, Scanners TV, and more

Welcome to HORROR NEWS RADIO for September 26, 2022. JOIN US FOR horror news for CLOVERFIELD 2 and SCANNERS on HBO, along with trailer news for HELLRAISER 2022 and KNOCK AT THE CABIN. All this, and more, coming up next…

I am your host Doc Rotten and this is HNR, the official GRUESOME MAGAZINE HORROR NEWS podcast. Back with me again this week is Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6dead6irl.


Director Babak Anvari boards Bad Robot’s CLOVERFIELD 2 as it officially goes into development
Babak Anvari (“Wounds”) is set to direct. J.J. Abrams is producing. Previous films in the series: Cloverfield (2008), 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016), The Cloverfield Paradox (2018).
Source: Variety

David Cronenberg’s SCANNERS returns with an HBO Series. William Bridges (Black Mirror “USS Callister”) is the writer and showrunner. Yann Demange (Lovecraft Country) is set to direct.

Synopsis: Two women living on the fringes of modern society are pursued by relentless agents with unimaginable powers and thus must learn to work together to topple a vast conspiracy determined to bring them to heel.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

NETFLIX finally drops the WEDNESDAY premiere date and we’re “thankful” – WEDNESDAY debuts on NETFLIX on November 23, 2022. The series is directed by Tim Burton and features Jenna Ortega in the title role.
Source: Deadline


Lena Headey teams up with Nick Frost for the comedy/thriller SVALTA for XYZ Films, directed by Steffen Haars and Flip van der Kuil and written by Nick Frost.

Synopsis: a family begin their summer vacation to a remote island with a dark past. There, they discover that a serial killer is on the loose and that unfortunately for them, the hostile locals have no interest in helping them.
Source: Deadline

Storm Reid joins Bonnie Aarons in THE NUN 2 with Taissa Farmiga in talks to return. Michael Chaves (The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It) is set to direct. Ian Goldberg and Richard Naing are currently adapting the script from a screenplay penned by writer Akela Cooper (Malignant). THE NUN 2 is currently set to debut on September 8, 2023.
Source: Collider

Michael Beihn heads to Australia to film THE RED along with Tess Haubrich (Alien: Covenant) and Angie Milliken (Elvis). The director is Ryan Coonan and the creature effects come from Toby Barron (Thor: Ragnorok).

Synopsis: A young sheriff (Haubrich) obsessed with living up to her dead father’s legacy finds her mettle tested when locals are found ripped to shreds. She must finally face up to her past and work with her eccentric Vietnam veteran uncle (Biehn) to defeat the beast responsible for the murders before it kills everyone in town.
Source: Deadline


HELLRAISER reboot drops on HULU October 7, 2022
Director: David Bruckner
Writers: Ben Collins, Luke Piotrowski, David S. Goyer
Based on the book by Clive Barker
Cast: Jamie Clayton, Odessa A’zion, Goran Visnjic

Universal teases M. Night Shyamalan’s KNOCK AT THE CABIN coming February 3, 2023
Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Writers: M. Night Shyamalan, Steve Desmond, Michael Sherman
Based on the novel by: Paul Tremblay
Cast: Dave Bautista, Jonathan Groff, Ben Aldridge, Rubert Grint, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Abby Quinn, Kristen Cui

RLJE wants to party with KIDS VS ALIENS for early 2023
Director: Jason Eisener
Writers: John Davies, Jason Eisener
Cast: Dominic Mariche, Phoebe Rex, Calem MacDonald

NETFLIX provides first look at THE MIDNIGHT CLUB coming October 7
Creators: Mike Flanagan, Leah Fong
Cast: Samantha Sloyen, Zach Gilford, Igby Rigney, Heather Langenkamp

Lionsgate doesn’t want you to forget that PREY FOR THE DEVIL is coming to theaters this Halloween
Director: Damian Stamm
Writers: Robert Zappia, Todd R. Jones, Earl Richey Jones
Cast: Virginia Madsen, Jacqueline Byers, Nicolas Ralph, Colin Salmon, Ben Cross in his final role