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Horror Headlines: Wednesday December 23rd, 2009

Good signs for the upcoming "Descent" sequel; the MPAA has officially given the film an R rating for strong bloody horror violence, grisly images, terror and language.

Producer Joel Silver is giving weight to the talk of a new "Swamp Thing" film. Among the scare nuggets given in the interview were talks of a 3D version and closer adherence to the Alan Moore comic character versus the Wes Craven rubber suit version.

There's even more zombies coming to your TV, this time in a French feature called "The Horde". The French have had a good track record with horror lately, see if they can live up to the zombie genre with new trailer that was just released.

In Real People News: 

A Georgia woman was found dead, the suspects were rounded up quickly. Sadly, the prime suspect was the girl's stepfather. Who was also her Uncle. And the father of one of her children.

Glasgow has found themselves facing a new drug problem; three junkies have been hospitalized from shooting up heroin laced with anthrax.

On this day in history: 

1888 - Vincent van Gogh takes a razor blade and removes part of his left ear following an argument with fellow painter Paul Gaugin

Saga of the Swamp Thing Book 2

In this second collection Swamp Thing hardcover featuring SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING #28-34 and SWAMP THING ANNUAL #2, the Earth Elemental says goodbye to the illusion of his own humanity after learning that he is 100 percent plant, meets a crew of benevolent alien invaders inspired by the classic swamp-based comic strip Pogo, and consummates his relationship with Abigail Arcane as only he could.

Horror Headlines: Tuesday October 20th, 2009

For those of you that think vampires have grown a bit too soft and emo these days, you might be excited to hear that Vinnie Jones has signed on to star in "The Bleeding". Vinnie Jones; vampire hunter? Sounds good to me.

Jesse Eisenberg, star of "Zombieland" is bringing us more horror, this time in a movie called "Camp Hope". No zombies this time around, instead we watch as Jesse faces inherent evil as it invades a children's spiritual retreat! "This one time... at Jesus camp..."

Screenwriter Akiva Golddman, responsible for such films as "I Am Legend" and "Batman and Robin" bring news of a new version of "Swamp Thing" is in development. Goldsmsn explains that they hope to keep the character closer to Alan Moore's comic book creature as opposed to the incarnations we've had so far.

Those of you that were fearing the inevitable announcement of "Scary Movie 5" can put those fears to rest. Instead, you can dredge up a whole new host of fears as the Weinsteins opt to go with a "Scary Movie" reboot. "Scary Movie 1: Again". Nothing snarky here, I'm just going to let that one soak in a bit.

In Real People News: 

Swiss authorities stop a man who gives a whole new meaning to the term 'reckless driving' when he racks up 15 different traffic violations in just under 11 minutes. That's dedication folks.

Not accustomed to the Indian Summer and the unseasonably warm temps, a 125 lb. Black Bear saunters into a Minnesota grocery story and sits in the beer cooler for an hour. The bear was eventually tranquilized and is doing fine. Yes, I'm okay. No, I haven't been to Minnesota anytime in the past few days.

On this day in history: 

1780 – The Great Hurricane of 1780 kills 20,000-30,000 in the Caribbean.

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