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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.

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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

Horror Headlines: Monday November 23rd, 2009

From the relaunch department comes news of more werewolves on the horizon with The Howling: Reborn directed by Joe Nimziki.

A new TV spot for The Descent 2 has hit the web. This claustrophobic sequel hits UK theaters on December 4th.

Stephen King and Stephen Spielberg are in talks to bring King's new supernatural thriller "Under the Dome" to life as a TV mini series. There is no news on where it will appear, but King is hinting at HBO.

A Scottish film crew is heading into the woods to film what they call a "Blair Witch" remake. They have the three filmmakers documenting a local legend; beyond that the similarities are unknown.

In Real People News: 

If you're heading to Peru anytime soon, keep your eyes peeled for "The Peruvian Fat Bandits". A member of said gang confessed to dismembering bodies, hanging the torsos over a candle to drain the body fat, and selling said body fat as 'anti-wrinkle' filler.

An adopted Illinois man successfully tracked down his biological father, only to find out that it was none other than famed killer Charles Manson. What a happy ending.

Rom Houben was said to be comatose for the past 23 years after a car crash. However, during a recent test, doctors have discovered that Houben has been awake and fully conscious the entire time. How the hell does that even happen?

On this day in history: 

1976 - Jerry Lee Lewis is arrested in front of Graceland for public drunkenness and waving about a chrome plated .38 Derringer

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