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"It's okay! This has happened before." Gravitas has debuted a new trailer for the indie horror film Every Time I Die, which premiered at the Cinquest Film Festival earlier this year. We originally featured a trailer back then, but the film is opening in just a few weeks and they've cooked up another one to watch. The film is a twisted time loop thriller, about a disturbed young man with a mysterious past whose tragic death is just the beginning of his troubles. The big flip with this is that it's told from the perspective of a guy who's dead but appears inside other people, and tries to stop his killer from striking again. Drew Fonteiro stars, with an indie cast including Marc Menchaca, Lia Johnson, Michelle Macedo, and Melissa Macedo. This looks like a cool twist on the usual murder mystery horror films, and it seems like it might be worth a watch.
"We're going to go get her, we ride at dawn!" Sony Pictures has finally unveiled the first official trailer for Zombieland: Double Tap, the sequel to the hit zombie comedy Zombieland from 2009. It took them ten years to finally make this sequel (which everyone really wanted to see after the first movie was released) and they're finally bringing it to us - with the main cast of four survivors back again. Emma Stone as Wichita, Abigail Breslin as Little Rock, Woody Harrelson as Tallahassee, and Jesse Eisenberg as Columbus. Plus a cast featuring Zoey Deutch, Bill Murray, Rosario Dawson, Dan Aykroyd, Avan Jogia, Luke Wilson, and Thomas Middleditch. Along with plenty of zombies. We've been waiting to see something from this sequel, and it looks fun. A bigger, badder, rehash of the original but still. So far so good! Jump in.
"Now they will get the monster they all deserve." CBS Films has revealed another new trailer for the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark horror movie, produced by Guillermo del Toro, based on the beloved scary stories book series. This is directed by Norwegian filmmaker André Øvredal (Trollhunter, The Autopsy of Jane Doe), and it's also co-written by del Toro. This trailer features footage from all the different spooky stories that are part of the movie, but focuses on the "Jangly Man", who makes a big freaky appearance at the end with his jangly teeth and backwards creepy walking. Kill it! Kill it with fire! Ahhhh. Featuring a cast including Zoe Margaret Colletti, Michael Garza, Austin Zajur, Gabriel Rush, Kathleen Pollard, and Gil Bellows. This is likely the final full trailer before the movie opens in theaters in a few weeks, and it looks like it's going to be worth seeing on the big screen. If you're not too scared… Well, are you? Are you?!
"There's something moving, I don't know what it is!" Epic Pictures has unveiled an official trailer for the "this summer's biggest horror film" titled Hoax, another new bigfoot horror movie that looks quite gnarly. The film is about an investigative team that travels deep into the wilderness after a group of young campers are viciously murdered and linked to Bigfoot. If they work together they may live to prove the existence of Bigfoot, but what they discover may be more unexpected & dangerous than anything they could've imagined. Scary. The main ensemble cast includes Adrienne Barbeau, Brian Thompson, Ben Browder, Cheryl Texiera, Shoshana Bush, Hutch Dano, Matt Reidy, Anthony Ray Parker, Christopher Soren Kelly, Ryan Lee, Max Decker, Brian Landis Folkins, Karen Slack, & Shawn Rickel. This actually looks surprisingly quite epic, like they're trying to pull off making Predator for Bigfoot on an indie budget.
"You know what they say about Derry. No one who dies here ever really dies." Warner Bros debuted the full-length official trailer for It: Chapter Two, the highly anticipated sequel to the new It movie released in 2017. This continues that story, now 27 years later, re-uniting the "Losers Club" of Derry and bringing back the insanely creepy clown. They've all grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back. Starring James McAvoy as Bill (played by Jaeden Lieberher originally), Jessica Chastain as Beverly (played by Sophia Lillis originally), Jay Ryan as Ben (played by Jeremy Ray Taylor originally), Bill Hader as Richie (played by Finn Wolfhard originally), James Ransone as Eddie (played by Jack Dylan Grazer originally), Andy Bean as Stanley (played by Wyatt Oleff originally), and Isaiah Mustafa as Mike (played by Chosen Jacobs originally); along with Bill Skarsgård as Pennywise, plus Jess Weixler, Teach Grant, Jake Weary, and Xavier Dolan. This looks like one hell of a scary, gruesome sequel. Can't wait.
"Now we can have a real 'Day of the Dead.'" First there was House of 1000 Corpses. Then there was The Devil's Rejects. Now, from writer/director Rob Zombie comes the next blood-soaked chapter in the most violent crime saga in history… 3 from Hell. Get ready for more horror carnage!! Captain Spaulding played by Sid Haig, Otis played by Bill Moseley, and Baby played by Sheri Moon Zombie will all be "returning from the dead in 3 From Hell, after being shot hundreds of times in the final moments of Rejects." We still don't know much about what is going on in this sequel, but it looks gnarly - Rob Zombie letting loose again, topping himself with more violence. The film's full cast includes Richard Brake, Danny Trejo, Kevin Jackson, Wade Williams, Jeff Daniel Phillips, Clint Howard, Pancho Moler, Daniel Roebuck, Emilio Rivera, Austin Stoker, Dot-Marie Jones, and Tom Papa. Be careful - watch out for the Three.
"Only designated people may be hunted at the manor." Universal has unveiled a teaser for the "mysterious social thriller" titled The Hunt, the latest film from clever filmmaker Craig Zobel (of Compliance, Z for Zachariah). This project has been kept secret for a while, even while in production, but now they've revealed what it's about. There's a manor where "elites" go to hunt other humans for sport (another spin on The Most Dangerous Game). This time, one of the 12 people being hunted knows the game better than the hunters, and starts to fight back. Betty Gilpin stars as Crystal, with an ensemble cast including Ike Barinholtz, Emma Roberts, Justin Hartley, Glenn Howerton, Amy Madigan, Macon Blair, Steve Coulter, and Hilary Swank. This teaser doesn't have much real footage, more of an in-universe viral teaser to shock us into remembering this while we wait for a full trailer to arrive. So did it get your attention? Check it out.
"I know you're going to write your next masterpiece here. I'm sure of it." Artsploitation Films has debuted an official trailer for the indie horror comedy Blood Paradise, a horror comedy that marks the feature directorial debut of German filmmaker Patrick von Barkenberg. Midsommar isn't the only film about a crazy experienced in Sweden - this one also follows a woman to Sweden who quickly discovers she feels out of place. Reeling after her latest novel flops, a best-selling crime writer named Robin Richards is sent by her publisher to the Swedish countryside to regain inspiration. Totally out of place in her new surroundings, she discovers just how dangerous farm life can be. Andréa Winter stars as Robin, and co-wrote the script, and produced the film. The cast includes Christer Cavallius, Patrick von Barkenberg, Martina Novak, Ingrid Hedström, Ellinor Berglund, and Lars Brunnström. Looks super kinky and weird - watch out.
"Black Mirror meets Die Hard." Signature Entertainment has debuted an official trailer for an indie horror thriller titled Feedback, a new film "from the creators of REC and The Shallows." This film is actually the feature directorial debut of a Spanish filmmaker, and is about a radio star who experiences the worst night of his life when stalkers assault the radio station where he's working. It seems to be a contained thriller at a radio station when hooligans take over. Eddie Marsan stars as Jarvis Dolan, with a cast including Paul Anderson, Ivana Baquero, Richard Brake, Oliver Coopersmith, Alexis Rodney, Anthony Head, Alana Boden, and Nacho Aldeguer. It's next premiering at FrightFest in the UK coming up soon, which is what this trailer is promoting. This looks intense and terrifying - might be a good one. "You're on the air!"
"I keep thinking I hear sirens… Is that weird?" Yellow Veil Pictures has unveiled a teaser trailer for an indie noir thriller titled Blood on Her Name, the feature directorial debut of filmmaker Matthew Pope. The film is premiering at the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal coming up this month, and they've released this teaser to drum up some interest before it plays there. Blood on Her Name is about a local garage owner named Leigh who ends up with a dead body on her hands. Her panicked decision to cover up an accidental killing spins out of control when her conscience demands she return the dead man's body to his family. The film stars Bethany Anne Lind, Will Patton, Elisabeth Röhm, Jared Ivers, Jimmy Gonzales, and Jack Andrews. I dig the grainy, rainy look and feel of this teaser. Let's hope the film is as good as it looks.
"My girlfriend has a very special gift." Screen Media Film has debuted an official US trailer for the indie German horror thriller titled Luz, opening in select US theaters this month after playing at film festivals all throughout last year - including Berlinale, Sitges, Fantastic Fest, Fantasia, Morbido, and many more. In this slick and disturbing horror film, Luz is a young cab driver fleeing from the grasp of a possessed woman, whose confession could endanger the lives of everyone who crosses her path. We featured a teaser trailer for this last year after it started picking up rave reviews. Luana Velis stars as Luz, and the full cast includes Johannes Benecke, Jan Bluthardt, Lilli Lorenz, Julia Riedler, and Nadja Stübiger. This is being described as "unapologetically strange and utterly fearless" and looks like a mesmerizing possession thriller. There's also a killer new poster for this film seen below the trailer. In theaters starting July 19th this month.
"The curse exists! I've seen it!" Encore Films has debuted an official trailer for the new Japanese horror film Sadako, the latest in the Ring series of horror movies. This latest one is directed by the same filmmaker, Hideo Nakata, who made the original Ringu and Ringu 2 (before they were remade in the US) and who also directed The Ring Two for Hollywood in 2005. He's been making all kinds of Japanese thrillers and horror films since then, but is finally back to the original franchise for another Ring tale. This time, a group of people must find out how to stop the "newborn" deadly curse, which has returned and gone viral after a YouTuber accidentally captured a vengeful ghost on camera. Starring Himeka Himejima, Elaiza Ikeda, Ren Kiriyama, Hiroya Shimizu, Rie Tomosaka, and Takashi Tsukamoto. This first opened in Japan back in May, but is just starting an international tour with a big premiere at the Fantasia Film Festival soon.