Wanna Scream some more? Wes Craven says Scream 5 will happen

Scream 5 might be closer then you think...By Nathalie Caron, Source: Blastr.com

If you thought the Scream franchise was dead following the underwhelming box-office return of Scream 4, then you may be wrong. Wes Craven himself says Scream 5 is gonna happen.

That’s what the big time horror film director revealed in a phone interview with MovieWeb while Craven was in the midst of promoting the 10/4 home video release of Scream 4:

“Yes. The odds are that there will be (a Scream 5). It is something that Bob Weinstein wants to do. He tends to do what he wants to do. So I am inclined to think that there will be (another sequel). Whether I will be a part of it or not? I don’t know. My contract gives me the first look. If they show me something that is really wonderful? Of course I will be a part of it.”

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Stephen King hatches a Shining 2: Danny vs vampires!

The Shining 2 is coming.. or is it?By Matthew Jackson, Source: Blastr.com

It’s been 34 years since Stephen King published The Shining, the haunted hotel story that remains among his most iconic novels. It took three and a half decades, but King has officially announced a sequel to the book that will pit a grown-up version of his boy hero, Danny Torrance.

King made the official announcement via his website Monday, after a weekend appearance at George Mason University during which he both discussed his ideas for the novel and read an excerpt from it:

“It’s now official—Stephen is working on Dr. Sleep, the sequel to The Shining. This weekend Steve read an excerpt from this at his appearance at George Mason University. They have given us permission to post their taping of the event here on Steve’s site which we will do as soon as we receive the file. Dr. Sleep’s plot includes a traveling group of vampires called The Tribe.”

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Doctor Who Confidential axed by BBC

Confidential is fading into the Pastby Patrick Foster, Source: The Guardian

The BBC is to axe Doctor Who Confidential, the BBC3 spin-off from its sci-fi drama, as part of the corporation’s ongoing cuts programme.

Doctor Who Confidential, which features behind-the-scenes footage from the making of Doctor Who as well as interviews with the cast and crew, has aired in an early evening slot on BBC3 since 2005, when the corporation revived the main series with Christopher Eccleston as the ninth Time Lord.

However, with the corporation facing budget cuts of up to 20% across its output as part of its Delivering Quality First initiative, BBC controller Zai Bennett has chosen to axe the show at the end of its current series. Continue reading

Earth Station One Episode 79: Great Scott, I’m being followed through time by Michael J. Fox!!

Earth Station One Episode 79This week we hop in the Delorean and join up with Doc Brown and Marty and take a peek at Back to the Future parts 2 & 3. Then we also review the newest episode of Doctor Who as we see the return of one of the Doctors oldest foes in “Closing Time” and if that wasn’t enough; we talk to Marc Ballard to help promote the Nashville Comic and Horror Festival.

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