Horror Headlines: Wednesday June 9th, 2010

Christopher Mintz-Plasse, better known to everybody as McLovin, has signed on to play Charilies best friend Evil Ed in the upcoming remake of "Fright Night". This is overshadowed however with the announcement that Doctor Who himself, David Tennant, will be stepping into the shoes of Roddy McDowall's "Vincent".

Porn star Belladonna will be making her main stream debut in the upcoming "Stripped", an indie feature labeled as post-feminism horror.

Dark Horse Comics and Universal Studios are teaming up to bring two popular comic titles to life. While details are scant, "Dreadful Ed" and "Mary Scary" are set to be brought to life as animated features .

In Real People News: 

A Cambodian woman who was discovered after she had spent 18 years alone living in the jungle turned up missing once again. Everyone took a tentative breath of release as she was found hiding in a 10 meter deep pit toilet for 11 days.

A new report claims that not only did the Bush Administration advocate torturing their prisoners, they also used the prisoners for secret medical experiments.

On this day in history: 

68 - Rather than suffer a Senate-imposed death by flogging, Nero implores his secretary Epaphroditus to slit his throat. The freedman complies, giving the condemned emperor a quick death, just as centurions arrive at the villa to haul him away.

Casey

Writer/Podcast Host/Cheerleader

Falling in love with the sounds of his own voice, Casey can be found co-hosting the Bloody Good Horror Podcast, the spinoff Instomatic Podcast as well as the 1951 Down Place Podcast dedicated to Hammer Horror. Casey loves horror films of every budget and lives by his battle cry of 'I watch crap, so you don't have to.'

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