Horror Headlines: Monday February 8th, 2010

"The Descent 2" is finally scheduled for release here in the states, but it will not be getting a theatrical release. Heading straight to DVD, look for the sequel on April 27th.

Bill Murray confirms that he will be in "Ghostbusters III" but wishes he was dead for doing so. That is to say, he will only go back if he gets to play a ghost.

It appears the prequel for "The Thing" is moving forward, as Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Joel Edgerton have been cast for the film.

Kevin Smith has decided that if you want to see his first horror film "Red State", you're going to have to help pay for it.

In Real People News: 

Some Australian folks kidnap their neighbor and force her to eat feces and urine because they thought she was a witch. At least they weren't smart enough to remember the whole 'burning at the stake' thing.

The Philippines are facing a rash of violence; drunk men are breaking into fist fights and stabbings after arguing over karaoke renditions of "My Way".

On this day in history: 

1924: Gee Jong is the first man to die in the gas chamber, at Nevada State Prison in Carson City.

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