The crew of Day of the Dead will return for more zombie horror in an unofficial Romero follow-up. A new addition to Next Tomb Raider movie with Hay in the lead roleley Atwell. Plus, what needs to happen Doom Patrol, and a new look at the return of Jeepers Creepers. Spoilers now!
The devil’s tree
Cursed-disgusting reports Korn frontman Jonathan Davis will play the villain in The devil’s tree, a horror film from the VFX artist who became the director, Joshua Petrino, who is currently in post-production. The story is said to be about a group of friends who decide to have a party next to “a landmark tree that is rumored to be a gateway to hell” until they realize “they can’t mentally make themselves to leave.” Shortly after, “torment and slaughter begins in the hands of a supernatural killer (Davis) with a skewed, sadistic sense of humor.”
The Black Demon
According to Variety, Josh Lucas is attached to contribute The Black Demon, an upcoming giant shark movie from Rambo: Last Blood director Adrian Grunberg. The film is said to follow “oilman Paul Sturges (Lucas) as he takes his family on vacation to Bahia Azul. There is the coastal town he and his wife once knew, mysteriously crumbled, and the locals are nowhere to be found. Paul begins his day with a routine visit to inspect his nearby oil rig, but before he knows it, his entire family has landed with him on the rotting metal tower, rising from the depths of the sea a massive megalodon known only by his name: The Black Demon. Under constant threat from this primeval shark species, Paul must find a way to get his family back to shore alive. “
Wendell & Wild
Netflix has our first look at Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele Wendell & Wilde, a new stop-motion family horror film from Henry Selick by The nightmare before Christmas and Coraline fame.
/Movie has several new photos from Roland Emmerich’s latest disaster film, Moonfall. More on the link.
Night of the Living Dead 2
Cursed-disgusting also has a few new pictures from Night of the Living Dead 2, an unofficial sequel to the George Romero classic with the surviving cast in his (also classic) lead role Day of the Dead.
Dead and beautiful
Shudder has a new clip from Dead and beautiful, where “five rich, spoiled Asian twenty-somethings” turn into vampires.
The backbone of the night
Elsewhere, Lucy Lawless sparring with Patton Oswalt in a new clip from The backbone of the night. Keep an eye on io9 later today for more from this unusual film.
Jeepers Creepers: Reborn
We also have a quick teaser for the upcoming Jeepers Creepers restart.
According to a press release from Square Enix, Allen Maldonado (heels) will join Hayley Atwell in the cast of the upcoming Tomb Raider anime as “technology expert and colleague, Zip,” while Earl Baylon “repeats his role from the video game as the voice of one of Lara’s most trusted friends and the voice of reason, Jonah Maiava.”
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
According to a new post from Production Weekly (via Spoiler TV), another season of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds goes into production February 2022.
Epix has released a short teaser for its new sci-fi / horror series, From, with Harold Perrineau, Catalina Sandino Moreno, and Eion Bailey.
Finally, Doom Patrol trains group therapy in the trailer for next week’s episode, “Evil Patrol.”
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