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Candyman Origin Story On Display In Haunting New Shadow Puppet Trailer

Due out later this year, this latest look at Nia DaCosta’s new Candyman film shows us the unsettling past via a haunting puppet show.

Created by Manual Cinema, the shadow puppets re-tell the gruesome scenes that form the Candyman’s lore set to Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe’s score. Director, DaCosta released the video on her Twitter account with the caption: “The people they were, the symbols we turn them into, the monsters we are told they must have been.” Amidst a world of rising-up in protest against police brutality and systemic racism, the short feels as timely as ever.

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Fear of the Woods Trailer: New Horror Film Features A Big Ass Animatronic Bear

Produced by Film i Öst, Paar Productions and Hammarström Agency comes Fear of the Woods, a mix of Jaws, The Edge and the 1980s anime Silver Fang. No CGI here, the new horror film features 100% practical effects.

Alaska 1993, A snowstorm has trapped the small mountain town. Now it’s up to a group of rebellious teenagers to save their town, which doesn’t believe in monsters.

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The Japanese Evil Dead: Gory Knockoff Coming Soon To U.S. Home Video

Wild Eye Releasing has debuted a new trailer for the long lost Japanese horror knockoff film titled officially Bloody Muscle Body Builder in Hell (or Jigoku No Chimidoro Muscle Builder). Otherwise, unofficially known, as The Japanese Evil Dead.

In the film, which has never before been released in the U.S., a bodybuilder trapped inside a haunted house must save himself from a ghost hell-bent on revenge. After a surprise phone call interrupts his daily workout, beefy bodybuilder Shinji agrees to meet his photojournalist ex-girlfriend to help with her research on haunted houses. Accompanied by a professional psychic, they visit an abandoned house once owned by Shinji’s father. But inside the house, a dark secret lingers and they find themselves trapped and tormented by a relentless ghost with a 30-year grudge.

Check out the trailer, courtesy of Bloody Disgusting, for Bloody Muscle Body Builder in Hell (aka The Japanese Evil Dead) below:

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Money Plane Trailer: WWE’s Edge Robs a Flying Casino… Yup

Quiver Distribution released a new official trailer for Money Plane, a crime heist thriller from actor-turned-filmmaker Andrew Lawrence (star of TV’s Blossom!) and starring both WWE’s Edge and Kelsey Grammer.

Money Plane follows a professional thief, Jack Reese (played by Adam “Edge” Copeland), who is $40 million in debt. With his family’s life on the line, he must commit one final heist – Rob a futuristic airborne casino filled with the world’s most dangerous criminals, including head baddie, Frasier!

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Ghosts of War Trailer: WWII Soldiers Find Themselves In A Haunted House

Vertical Entertainment has debuted the official trailer for a supernatural WWII thriller Ghosts of War starring Robin from Titans, Brenton Thwaites, where a bunch of soldiers find themselves housed in a haunted Nazi mansion.

Five battle-hardened American soldiers are assigned to hold a French Chateau near the end of World War II. Formerly occupied by the Nazi high command, this unexpected respite quickly descends into madness when they encounter a supernatural enemy far more terrifying than anything seen on the battlefield.

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I’ll Be Gone In The Dark: HBO’s First Trailer For The Golden State Killer Docuseries

HBO has released a trailer for its upcoming docuseries which draws from the late Michelle McNamara’s book of the same name that investigates the Golden State Killer case.

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark will also give a voice to the survivors and their families, documenting an era when sex crimes were often dismissed or hidden in shame. A timely inquiry into our macabre preoccupation with true crime and a cautionary tale of the dangerous lure of addiction, the series is a riveting meditation on obsession and loss, chronicling the unrelenting path of a mysterious killer and the fierce determination of one woman to bring the case to light.

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Doom Patrol Season 2 Trailer: The Superhero Weirdos Are Back On HBO Max

The first season of Doom Patrol launched on the streaming platform, DC Universe. As the second season is now launching on HBO Max, the unlikely superhero team is looking to reach a larger audience.

Following the defeat of Mr. Nobody, the members of the Doom Patrol now find themselves mini-sized and stranded on Cliff’s toy race car track. Here they begin to deal with their feelings of betrayal by Niles Caulder a.k.a. the Chief, while confronting their own personal baggage. And as each member faces the challenge of growing beyond their own past traumatic experiences, they must come together to embrace and protect the newest member of the family: Dorothy Spinner, Niles’ daughter, whose powers remain a mysterious but real threat to bringing on the end of the world.

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Bill & Ted 3: Face the Music First Trailer – Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter are Back!

Orion Pictures have released the long-awaited first trailer for the highly-anticipated sequel Bill & Ted 3: Face the Music. The Wyld Stallyns have finally returned!

The stakes are higher than ever for the time-traveling exploits of William “Bill” S. Preston Esq. and Theodore “Ted” Logan. Yet to fulfill their rock and roll destiny, the now middle-aged best friends set out on a new adventure when a visitor from the future warns them that only their song can save life as we know it. Along the way, they will be helped by their daughters, a new batch of historical figures, and a few music legends – to seek the song that will set their world right and bring harmony in the universe. And always remember: be excellent to each other.

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You Should Have Left: Kevin Bacon Stars In Blumhouse’s Latest Thriller

Blumhouse and Universal have released the first trailer for the upcoming movie that reunites star Kevin Bacon with David Koepp.

The official description reads, “Theo Conroy (Bacon) is a successful middle-aged man whose marriage to his much younger actress wife, Susanna (Amanda Seyfried) is shredding at the seams, frayed by her secretiveness, his jealousy, and the shadow of his past. In an effort to repair their relationship, Theo and Susanna book a vacation at a stunning, remote modern home in the Welsh countryside for themselves and their six-year-old daughter, Ella (Avery Essex). What at first seems like a perfect retreat distorts into a perfect nightmare when Theo’s grasp on reality begins to unravel and he suspects that a sinister force within the house knows more than he or Susanna have revealed, even to each other.”

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Lovecraft Country Trailer: Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams’ Supernatural Series Brings Real-Life Terrors

HBO has released the official teaser trailer for Lovecraft Country, its new series which hails from creator Misha Green (Underground), and executive producers Jordan Peele (Get Out) and J.J. Abrams (Westworld).

The series tells the story of Atticus Freeman his friend Letitia, and Atticus’ uncle George as they travel through the 1950s Jim Crow South in search of both Atticus’ father and a location known as Lovecraft Country. As the new trailer for the series indicates, there are the standard racists living in the world — but also possibly something just as monstrous and supernatural. The journey begins a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and the terrifying monsters that could be ripped from an H.P. Lovecraft paperback.

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