The second issue of the horror movie highlights article is here and boy, do I have some treats for you! Check them out below!
Based on the novel by Joe Hill, Horns follows a young man who is the number one suspect in the rape and murder of his girlfriend. One morning he wakes up to find that he has grown horns which provoke people into confessing their inner most desires and impulses. Directed by Alexander Aja, Horns has been given a tentative release date of 2013.
A casting update has been posted and Daniel Radcliffe has been cast as the lead. He will play the tragic boyfriend who uses his horns and new found power to discover the true circumstances behind his girlfriend’s death. Radcliffe jumped into the horror scene with his role in 2012’s The Woman in Black.
The Tall Man
A new trailer has been released for The Tall Man. Starring Jessica Biel, (Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Total Recall), Jodelle Ferland (Silent Hill), Stephen McHattie (Pontypool, Watchmen), William Davis, and Samantha Ferris, The Tall Man is scheduled to be released on August 31. The synopsis and trailer below are from BloodyDisgusting.com.
In an isolated, slowly dying mining town, children are vanishing without a trace – abducted, the townsfolk whisper, by a mysterious entity known locally as “The Tall Man.” Town nurse Julia Denning (Biel) seems skeptical…until her young David disappears in the middle of night. Frantic to rescue the boy, Julia lives every parent’s darkest nightmare in this twisting, shock-around-each-corner thriller from acclaimed director Pascal Laugier.
Rites of Spring
New pictures have been released for Padraig Reynolds’ Rites of Spring. The film stars AJ Bowen (The Signal, House of the Devil, A Horrible Way to Die, Hatchet 2) and Anessa Ramsey (YellowBrickRoad, The Signal). Take a look below for the pics of the killer (Wormface), plus the synopsis of the film which was provided by Upcoming Horror Movies.
After kidnapping the nine-year-old daughter of a wealthy socialite and hiding out in an abandoned school, the kidnappers fall prey to a recurring terror in this place, a bloodlust that comes every first day of spring.