Telluride Horror Show 2018’s First Wave of Programming Includes Killer Klowns From Outer Space 30th Anniversary Screening, Anna And The Apocalypse

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This year's Telluride Horror Show kicks off in Colorado this October, and if you're wondering whether or not to purchase tickets and point your car hood toward the Rocky Mountains, then the first wave of programming should help persuade you, as the festival will feature a 30th anniversary screening of Killer Klowns from Outer Space, the holiday zombie musical Anna and the Apocalypse, the heavy metal movie Lords of Chaos, and much more:

"First Wave of Films Announced for 2018 Telluride Horror Show

The Witch in the Window, Lords of Chaos, and Killer Klowns tribute revealed

From Festival Director, Ted Wilson:

"Okay, we're coming up for air to share films & guests! We know you've been anxiously awaiting news and we appreciate your patience. We've been dug in deep this year, working harder than ever to bring you an exciting and diverse line-up. In this first wave of announcements, there's plenty to unpack,
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FilmNation Acquires Paul Tremblay’s ‘The Cabin At The End Of The World’

Exclusive: FilmNation has acquired feature film rights to The Cabin at the End of the World, a Harper Collins 2018 title from author Paul Tremblay. The psychological horror and suspense novel centers on a vacationing family terrorized by four strangers who claim to be either attempting to bring about or trying to avert the apocalypse.

Steve Desmond and Michael Sherman have been tapped by the studio to adapt the book. The screenwriting duo just sold their spec script, Harry’s All Night Hamburgers (based on the Hugo Award-winning short) to Warner Bros. in a bidding war last month.

Their previous screenplay, Orb, made the 2016 Black List as well as the top of the 2016 Blood List.

Tremblay’s previous book, A Head Full Of Ghosts, is at Focus Features with Robert Downey Jr.’s Team Downey shingle producing.

FilmNation’s other recent titles are Life Itself (the ensemble love story led by
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Team Downey to produce A Head Full of Ghosts adaptation

Deadline is reporting that Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey’s Team Downey is set to produce a feature film adaptation of Paul Tremblay’s thriller novel A Head Full of Ghosts, which will be written and directed by Osgood Perkins (The Blackcoat’s Daughter, I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House).

A Head Full of Ghosts follows Merry, “who 20 years after her family was publicly consumed and destroyed by her teenage sister’s mysterious and horrific affliction, is approached by a journalist to tell the story in her own words. She reveals a far more terrifying version of what really happened in her childhood home.”

Focus Features is producing the movie, with Perkins set to rewrite a script originally penned by Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowsky.

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Theron, "Wick" Helmers Visit "Coldest City"

Focus Features has reportedly wrapped a near eight-figure deal for North American rights to the elevated spy thriller "The Coldest City" which is slated to begin filming in October in Germany.

"John Wick" directors David Leitch and Chad Stahelski will direct from a Kurt Johnstad script which is based on Antony Johnston's bestselling graphic novel. The project reportedly sports a $30 million+ budget which Focus has committed to a wide release.

Theron will play a spy who springs into action after an underground MI6 officer is killed just before the fall of the Berlin Wall. She must find a list he was smuggling into the West to protect herself and the counter intelligence community.

Theron, Beth Kono and Aj Dix will produce. The project also marks Focus' third recent high-profile commitment following the Natalie Portman-led Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic "On The Basis Of Sex," and the film adaptation of
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25 scary novels to give you the creeps this Halloween

Sarah Dobbs Oct 14, 2016

Lots and lots of horror novels to put the willies up you this Halloween - and we've added a few more...

It’s October. The leaves are turning brown and the nights are drawing in. It’s cold and it’s raining and it’s nearly Halloween. The perfect time, then, to curl up with a good book and give yourself the creeps. But which book?

You could go for one of the classics – Dracula, or Frankenstein, or something by Lovecraft or Poe – or you could go with the zeitgeist and pick up Stephen King’s Cell, or even The Shining, if you’ve not read it already. Any of those would be perfectly good choices. But let’s face it, if you were gonna read one of those, you wouldn’t need me to recommend them.

Here, instead, is a list of 25 other horror novels guaranteed to give you nightmares…
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