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Hellraiser Without Sex or Desire is Just Another Slasher Movie
The original Hellraiser from 1987 was about sexual obsession and BDSM, partly inspired by author and director Clive Barker's experiences at fetish and BDSM clubs. What Gave Hellraiser its Edge was the AIDS Crisis and Sexual Anxiety The unspoken subtext that drove Hellraiser back when it premiered was desire during the AIDS crisis When little was still[...]
Hellraiser Production Designer on Reimaging Clive Barker's World
Her latest is probably her most ambitious in the Hulu remake of Hellraiser, a take on the 1987 Clive Barker classic where a young woman Riley (Odessa A'zion), struggling with addiction, comes into possession of an ancient puzzle box, unaware that its purpose is to summon the Cenobites Taking over the Priest/Pinhead role, played by[...]
Photo Credit: Dimension Films - Spyglass Media Group
Our friends at Bloody Disgusting shared the news. Photo Credit: Dimension Films – Spyglass Media Group So Much Hellraiser On The Way The Hulu film joins a planned series at HBO, but with everything going on over there, who knows where that stands? David Gordon Green, Michael Dougherty, Mark Verheiden, and Clive Barker are all involved in that one[...]
'Candyman': Helen Lyle is Returning For New Film, Will Virginia Madsen?
Releasing this spring, the focus of the film will be on the original film series that ran from 1992 until 1999, with a look at the beginnings of the character from the short story "The Forbidden" by Clive Barker and even the upcoming film from director Nia DaCosta and producer Jordan Peele You can see[...]
Photo Credit: Dimension Films - Spyglass Media Group
Heading into the Halloween weekend, HBO served up a treat for fans of Clive Barker's "Hellraiser" franchise with news that the author and director of the 1987 horror film was joining the upcoming series as an executive producer Returning to help bring Pinhead, fellow Cenobites, and more from his Hellraiser creations to the small screen, Barker[...]
Pinhead is coming to HBO in a Hellraiser series, courtesy of Spyglass.
A little more than six months after HBO gave the project a series development green light (and choosing Halloween weekend as appropriate timing), author Clive Barker is set to help bring Pinhead, fellow Cenobites, and more from his Hellraiser creation to the small screen as executive producer In a statement first posted exclusively by Deadline[...]
Books of Blood is Surprisingly, Disappointingly Mild
Here's yet another adaptation of Clive Barker's Books of Blood This was originally going to be a new anthology TV series, but at some point, the executives at Hulu changed their minds What was developed was salvaged into a single movie, and the results are dull and disappointing. "Books of Blood" poster, Hulu There was already another[...]
Clive Barker’s Books of Blood Movie to Premiere on Hulu in October
Clive Barker's Books of Blood are an essential collection of stories in the canon of horror fiction from the 1980s Now a new movie adaptation will debut on Hulu on October 7th. Books of Blood poster from Hulu The Books of Blood were originally published in 1984 and 1985 It came in six paperback volumes totaling about[...]
Pinhead is coming to HBO in a Hellraiser series, courtesy of Spyglass.
Rough House Pictures partners Green, Danny McBride, Jody Hill, and Brandon James will also executive produce, with Farah Films executive Andrew Farah and Adam Salzman co-exec producing (Deadline Hollywood exclusive reporting). Pinhead is coming to HBO in a Hellraiser series, courtesy of Spyglass. The series is expected to build off the mythology established in the movie franchise as[...]
Hellraiser (1987) Trailer
The long-in-development reboot of the Clive Barker story has hired Night House director David Bruckner and writers Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski to pen the script form a story by David Goyer Spyglass is saying the film will be "loyal, but evolved" They are also working on a new Scream film No word on if Doug[...]
Candyman hits theaters in September.
Fans of the 1992 Clive Barker original Candyman won't likely be disappointed by this 2020 spiritual sequel from Jordan Peele and director Nia DaCosta The 2020 film takes place in the same Chicago Cabrini-Green housing projects as in the 1992 original The difference in the 2020 film is the area undergoes gentrification DaCosta spoke with[...]
Mondo Music Release of the Week: Hellraiser 1, 2, and 3!
Ships Worldwide. $30 HELLRAISER – Lament Configuration Box Set. Six 7" singles, each with a unique cover housed inside a 8" x 8" wooden Lament Configuration box replica with liner notes from Clive Barker. Last remaining copies available! Expected to Ship in 7-10 Business Days Ships Worldwide. $80 Like all Mondo releases, this will go up at Noon Central on the Mondo site.   [...]
This week, we have the first of a two-part Hellraiser series, starting with the  1987 original Hellraiser directed by Clive Barker himself Andrew Robinson, who had played the mad killer Scorpio in Dirty Harry, here plays two characters with great skill, but the real star is the concept of the Cenobites. These "super-butchers" are a completely[...]
Pinhead will return to screens as the Hellraiser reboot hires a creative team.
We're looking – there's nothing happening with either one of those things – but we're definitely looking at it, and it's definitely something I'd be open to. It would be interesting to see what they'd do with Hellraiser, although some of us aren't too keen on the idea. We feel that Clive Barker said it best when[...]
Candyman originally hit screens in 1992, based on the Clive Barker short story The Forbidden The film was set in the housing projects of Chicago, and this new film is being billed as a "spiritual sucessor" to the original, so look for it to be set there again. MGM Group President Jordan Glickman had this to[...]
Scream Factory Sleepwalkers Blu Ray Cover
Sleepwalkers also features cameo appearances by Stephen King and horror legend Clive Barker (Nightbreed). Special Features: ·        NEW Audio Commentary with director Mick Garris and actors Mädchen Amick and Brian Krause ·        NEW Feline Trouble – an Interview with director Mick Garris ·        NEW When Charles Met Tanya – a conversation with actors Mädchen Amick and Brian Krause ·        NEW Family Values – an[...]
Clive Barker Announces Hellraiser: Anthology Volume Two
Clive Barker's Seraphim Comics has announced Hellraiser: Anthology Volume Two, a sequel to the graphic novel released in April It will be released in September, debuting at Son of Monsterpalooza in Burbank, CA and available a week after via, both as a hardcover graphic novel and a digital download. The anthology will feature stories written[...]
When Cosplay Surpasses The Film: Meet Mrs. Hellraiser
Even the most evil among cinema baddies deserve love, right?  Remember when Dracula tried (several times) with his ladies?  How about good ol Victor Frankenstein and his female creations?  Murderous doll Chucky even got himself a wife. Thanks to the brilliant (and damn talented) minds behind photostudio Horrify Me, we get the next entry into that[...]
Exclusive – Travel To The Dark North With Martin Dunelind
Thelin also did the cover. The book also features a forward by horror master Clive Barker. Robert Henrysson—one of the instigators of The Dark North comments: "We set out to give the world a peek into the amazing Scandinavian art of science fiction, fantasy and horror, and when Dark Horse joined in we knew we had succeeded[...]
Sideshow Unveils Clive Barker's Hell Priestess In Time For Halloween
Coming from Clive Barker's world of Hellraiser, meet the latest Cenobite created with Sideshow Collectibles… Hell Priestess The new character has both a limited edition art print by Ian MacDonald and a premium format figure designed by MacDonald, Alex Pascenko and Zac Roane both available for pre-order There's nothing that gives the story for the character… if she[...]
Gutted – Beautiful Horror Stories For Ugly Readers
James Sabata writes, It's one thing to expect a book to sell well when it features short stories by the likes of Neil Gaiman, Clive Barker, and Ramsey Campbell It is another when every story in the book is a solid look at horror with some sort of light still shining at the end of it[...]
Clive Barker's Creepy Pasta, A New Series Of Short Films From Machinima
Takes after the act of "copypasta", postng the same thing again and again across the net, creepypastas can take the form of animated gifs or games as well… they can also include supposedly lost episodes of TV shows that feature death, or something downright odd. The most famous creepypasta is probably the horror figure Slender Man, or[...]
Celebrating Clive Barker's Contributions To Horror
By Brandon Engel Clive Barker burst onto the horror scene in the 1980s with his The Books of Blood series, and he immediately began receiving praise from the industry's heaviest hitters, including Stephen King Instead of remaining content with his role as a horror novelist, Barker embraced his many artistic leanings by branching out into[...]
The Castle of Horror Podcast Presents: Nightbreed
By Jason Henderson, Drew Edwards, Tony Salvaggio, and Julia Guzman [audio:] Bleeding Cool welcomes back The Castle of Horror Podcast tonight, a weekly internet radio show where professional writers in the comics, games and book industries take a look at horror movies, choosing one movie a week to discuss in depth. They say: This week we talk Clive Barker's[...]
Bleeding Cool Magazine #12 Solicitation
Plus check out that awesome Hellraiser cover. BLEEDING COOL MAGAZINE #12 Retail Price: $4.99 US Full Color, 104 pages PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:  RICH JOHNSTON gets readers ready for Halloween horrors with real life ghost stories from the comic creating community!  If you want to know what scares your favorite writers and artists, the newest issue of Bleeding Cool Magazine is[...]