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Available On Demand and In-Theaters on October 11, 2013

From The Press Release:

LOS ANGELES (September 11, 2013) – Archstone Distribution acquires the worldwide rights to director Anthony DiBlasi’s (The Midnight Meat Train, Dread) latest horror/thriller, CASSADAGA, opening day-and-date in theaters and On Demand Oct. 11. CASSADAGA marks Archstone’s second digital release with distributor Starz Digital Media. Together they released the horror/thriller A Resurrection, starring Mischa Barton, Devon Sawa and Michael Clarke Duncan, in July.”

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Source: EW

J. Michael Straczynski — whose credits include Thor, Underworld: Awakening, and The Changeling — is teaming with Roy Lee (The Ring) and Rob Tapert (Xena: Warrior Princess, The Evil Dead) in developing Vlad Dracula. Starz says the project is a “unique spin of the classic tale, blending the historical facts of the 15th century Prince of Wallachia, with the fictional Dracula whose story is known around the world and continues to fascinate audiences.  Vlad Dracula traces his evolution from a revered ruler to the world’s most feared vampire, and his slow downfall as he struggles desperately to hang on to his humanity, his wife and his kingdom.”

This is about all of the information we have on the project currently, but keep your bloodshot eyes peeled here boils ‘n ghouls for more information as it develops.

Special Effects Documentary In October From Starz

Coming October 7th, 2008 from STARZ Entertainment, is the new Special Effects Documentary: FANTASTIC FLESH: THE ART OF MAKE-UP EFX. This from Shock Till You Drop:

Starz’s original series Starz Inside turns to the movie FX biz in Fantastic Flesh: The Art of Make-Up EFX, an hour-long documentary airing October 7th at 10pm.

Executive produced by KNB EFX’s Greg Nicotero and directed by Kevin VanHook, the doc peels back the skin on the FX biz and looks at the various generations of artist who have contributed to it. Appearing in the special: Howard Berger, Rob Bottin, Josh Brolin, John Carpenter, Wes Craven, Joe Dante, Frank Darabont, Peter Dinklage, Mick Garris, Jordan Ladd, John Landis, Greg Nicotero, Simon Pegg, Robert Rodriguez, George Romero, Eli Roth, Tom Savini, Dick Smith, Quentin Tarantino and Dee Wallace.

Film critic Richard Roeper hosts. If you miss its premiere, Fantastic Flesh will re-air on Oct. 8th, 15th and 16th. Check your local listings for times.

Kind of bittersweet in a way, with the recent passing of Stan Winston ‘n all.  I’ll be sure to check this one out for sure though.  Keep your sets tuned boils and ghouls