Cult movie fans have been wanting to see a sequel to Killer Klowns From Outer Space since the late 1980s, and despite several stops and starts as it snaked its way through development hell, it’s now been over 30 years and it still hasn’t happened. It was only a few years ago that Syfy announced the network would be making the long-in-the-works Killer Klowns sequel, but in a recent interview, director Stephen Chiodo explained exactly why that version of the movie fell apart before it really got going. Read More »
Waxwork Records is one of our favorite vinyl soundtrack suppliers, and almost every week, they’re putting out a great new horror, fantasy, sci-fi or genre movie soundtrack. On top of the frequent new vinyl soundtracks, for the past six years, they’ve offered a special annual subscription package that brings a handful of exclusive vinyl releases and additional goodies. Next year will keep the tradition alive with the 2021 Waxwork Records Subscription bundle, which will kick off with the first ever Killer Klowns from Outer Space vinyl soundtrack release. And that’s just the beginning! Read More »
In this edition of Sequel Bits:
- Rossif Sutherland has joined the cast of the Orphan prequel.
- Andrew Koji talks about playing Storm Shadow in Snake Eyes.
- Angela Bassett is returning for more Mission: Impossible movies.
- The Kazakh American Association is not happy about Borat 2.
- Will Killer Klowns From Outer Space 2 ever happen? Maybe.
- Pauly Shore wants Encino Man 2, probably because he has nothing else going on right now.
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(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.)
The Movie: Killer Klowns From Outer Space
Where You Can Stream It: Netflix
The Pitch: It’s about killer clowns. From outer space.
Why It’s Essential Quarantine Viewing: As Ernest Hemingway once wrote, “Sometimes you just need to forget the world outside and cuddle up with a good movie about space alien clowns who turn people into cotton candy.”
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The London Toy Fair hosted a variety of reveals for upcoming merchandise from your favorite movies and TV shows, but no one had more reveals than Funko and the never-ending line of Funko POPs vinyl figures. The toy company had dozens of new figures to reveal from a wide variety of programming ranging from The Empire Strikes Back and the Harry Potter franchise to Murder, She Wrote, Dinosaurs, American Psycho and even a classic Marilyn Monroe. Check out some of our favorite forthcoming 2020 Funko POPs announced at the London Toy Fair below. Read More »
We are long-time fans of Halloween Horror Nights in Universal Studios Hollywood but have never been to the version in Universal Studios Florida. The opening nights usually occur on the same exact night, but this year Universal Orlando Resort opened their version a week earlier. So last night we got to experience Halloween Horror Nights in Orlando for the first time ever. How does HHN 29 stack up? Is Halloween Horror Nights 2019 Orlando really bigger and better than the Hollywood version? Watch our video showing highlights from every single haunted house, every scare zone, and both of the shows.
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Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios has been adding tons of new attractions to their spooky line-up this year. There are new mazes featuring Jordan Peele’s Us, Rob Zombie’s House of 1,000 Corpses, and the paranormal investigators known as the Ghostbusters. But this year’s Halloween Horror Nights will have something new that has never been part of the festivities before.
Universal announced the debut of the Halloween Marathon of Mayhem, a massive water show that will take place in the Universal Studios Florida lagoon featuring 100 fountains, awesome special effects, pounding electro music, lasers and more, all featuring your favorite franchises from Halloween Horror Nights. Read More »
Killer Klowns From Outer Space, the campy 1980s cult favorite from low-budget horror gurus the Chiodo Brothers, was represented at last year’s Halloween Horror Nights in the form of some scare zones at Universal Orlando Resort. But there’s good news for those who love the goofy/scary clown-like aliens: they’re coming back for more.
This year, the Killer Klowns will appear in “all-new chilling mazes” at both Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood. Get all of the details and watch a quick teaser below. Read More »
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In recent years, SyFy has become known for their intentionally abysmal programming efforts such as the Sharknado franchise and other monster movies. But they’ve also been responsible for praiseworthy efforts like Battlestar Galactica, The Expanse, Channel Zero and the upcoming Nightflyers and Deadly Class. That makes us wonder just what to expect from their most recently revealed endeavor.
A new report indicates that SyFy is currently in talks to land the rights to the gloriously goofy yet twisted 1980s cult favorites Critters and Killer Klowns from Outer Space with the intention of making new movies based on the properties. The question is, just what kind of movies can we expect? Read More »
Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights 2018 is going back in time to 1988 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of two iconic horror films. The deranged killer doll Chucky from Child’s Play and the evil aliens from the campy Killer Klowns From Outer Space are set to invade this year’s event with brand new scare zones in Orlando, Florida. Read more about the new additions below. Read More »