Horror Headlines: Monday January 3rd, 2011
Quite possibly the only horror film to be funded via new money lending entity Kickstarter, "Absentia" has reached its full funding and has released a new poster and official trailer. Just remember; if it sucks? You all helped pay for it!
While there is still no announcement for a US release, you can catch a sneak peak trailer of John Carpenter's "The Ward" which releases January 21st in the UK.
Here's some sad news for you all; veteran character actor Pete Postlethwaite has passed away. Known for many small parts, he's an actor I can guarantee you'll recognize by his face if not by name.
Here's some news you've all been waiting for. "Casper The Friendly Ghost" is coming back from the dead as an all new 3D franchise. Anybody got the number for the Ghostbusters?
A 23 year old Oklahoma man shoots his 50 year old cougar wife in the head during sex. To his defense, his pressing a gun to her head during sex was a regular act for the couple, he just forgot to make sure the chamber was empty this time around. Whoops.
1961 - Three technicians -- John Byrnes, Richard McKinley, and Richard Legg -- are killed when the SL-1 experimental nuclear reactor explodes in Idaho Falls, Idaho. McKinley's corpse is found stuck to the containment dome ceiling, impaled on a control rod. The crewmen's radioactive bodies are so hot they have to be buried in lead-lined caskets.