Alisha Weir in ABIGAIL

Alisha Weir

Irish actress Alisha Weir has shared a terrifying trailer for her forthcoming movie, ABIGAIL. The 14-year-old from Dublin shot to fame in the title role of the 2022 hit film, MATILDA THE MUSICAL. Due to be released April 19, distributor Universal Pictures describes the movie as ‘a brash, blood-thirsty new vision of the vampire flick’. The cast also includes DOWNTON ABBEY star Dan Stevens, BREAKING BAD‘s Giancarlo Esposito and late Irish-American actor Angus Cloud, who passed away in July 2023 at the age of 25. The film is directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, who helmed the two most recent SCREAM movies that revitalised the horror franchise.

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NIGHT SWIM trailer

Kerry Condon

BANSHEES OF INISHERIN Oscar-winner, Kerry Condon, is back on the big screen in NIGHT SWIM. Forced into early retirement by a degenerative illness, former baseball player Ray Waller moves into a new house with his wife and two children. He hopes that the backyard swimming pool will be fun for the kids and provide physical therapy for himself. However, a dark secret from the home’s past soon unleashes a malevolent force that drags the family into the depths of inescapable terror. Watch the NIGHT SWIM trailer below!

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Moe Dunford in XELTER

Moe Dunford

We can’t wait for Moe Dunford in XELTER as he is set to star in the period horror film! Currently in production in Malta, the film features a cast of up-and-coming Maltese actors, and British actor Bobby Schofield (THE CONVENANT). The WWII-set movie charts the legend of the Babaw, a supernatural creature known for stalking and killing children. The film, inspired by true historical events, sees citizens of Malta take shelter from Nazi bombardment in the ancient catacombs underneath the cities, where they suffered deadly peril from collapsing tunnels and entrapment.

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Kerry Condon in NIGHT SWIM

Kerry Condon

THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN star, Kerry Condon, will be back on the big screen in NIGHT SWIM. Set for release on January 5, 2022, the film is a highly anticipated film, promising to deliver a unique twist on the supernatural horror genre. Starring Condon and Wyatt Russell, NIGHT SWIM is directed and written by Bryce McGuire, based on his 2014 short film of the same name.

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THE GATES trailer

The Gates

Irish supernatural serial killer horror film titled THE GATES has released it’s first trailer. In the film, a serial killer has been sentenced to death by electric chair in London in the 1890s, but in his final hours, he puts a curse on the prison he is in, and all of those in it. The movie comes from director Stephen Hall, and it also stars John Rhys-Davies, Michael Yare, Elena Delia, David Pearse and Peter Coonan.

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UNWELCOME director interview

Unwelcome

This weekend Warner Brothers release the new horror movie UNWELCOME. Director Jon Wright, who previously directed the Irish boozey comedy horror GRABBERS has gone deep into Irish folklore to bring The Red Cap to the big screen. Married couple Maya and Jamie escape their urban nightmare to the tranquility of rural Ireland only to discover malevolent and murderous goblins lurking in the gnarled, ancient wood at the foot of their new garden.

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GRABBERS director returns

Grabbers

GRABBERS director Jon Wright is back with the creature feature UNWELCOME (formerly The Little People), and it’s getting a brand new release date just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. The film, described as Gremlins meets Straw Dogs, spins a tale of what happens to people who come in contact with the violent, bloodthirsty goblins known originally in Irish folklore as the fear dearg or “far darrig,” now often referred to worldwide as the “Redcaps.”

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