» Friday May 02, 2008 - 03:00 pm
Forget The Flowers, The Month Of May Brings The Living Dead. May Line-Up to Wreck Havoc on its Victims Bringing Blood Boiling Levels of Fright with FEARnet Zombie Favorites Including Extras and Exclusives
Evil Dead 2, Cujo, The Slaughter, Children of the Living Dead, the cable TV premiere of Fido and Eli Roth?s Hostel, along with the remake of George A. Romero?s classic Night of the Living Dead
FEARnet, the world?s premiere horror and thriller website and video on demand service, has never had a month of programming as terrifying as what?s in store this May. This being "Month of the Living Dead", FEARnet fans must brace themselves because fear never felt this good. From cult favorites to all time classics both will be available online at www.fearnet.com and on demand on FEARnet On Demand. Forget fun in the sun and dive right into FEARnet?s dark world to help start your summer off right.
May "Living Dead" Line Up:
? Fido (Cable TV Premiere) - Tommy Robinson?s best friend in the whole wide world is a six-foot tall rotting zombie named Fido. But when FIDO eats the next-door neighbor, Mom and Dad hit the roof, and Timmy has to go to the ends of the earth to keep Fido a part of the family. Starring Billy Connolly and Dylan Baker.
Log-on to www.fearnet.com to play Fido Zombie Madness online
? Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn- The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holds up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the demons continue their attack. Starring Bruce Campbell. Directed by Sam Raimi.
? Night of the Living Dead (1990 remake)- In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food. Starring Tony Todd. Written by George A. Romero. Directed by Tom Savini.
? Children of the Living Dead- In 1987 serial murderer and rapist Abbot Hayes disappeared from the morgue. Shortly afterwards, a zombie plague swept his hometown and many lost their lives in the ensuing battle. Now, fourteen years later, the aging residents of the town are trying to erase all traces of their past. But the arrival of a businessman who relocates the bodies of the local cemetery into a mass grave so he can build a car dealership riles up Abbot, who sets out to create his own army of the undead and take over. Starring Tom Savini.
? The Slaughter- When six college students take a job cleaning up an abandoned house their plans to work hard by day and play hard by night is interrupted when they awake an ancient evil demon.
Additional May FEARnet Programming Includes:
? Hostel (Cable TV Premiere) - Two American backpackers and a friend from Iceland embark on a crazy adventure touring Europe. They start in Amsterdam, and are lured to a hostel somewhere in Bratislava where they're told they will find beautiful women. Initially distracted by the good time they're having, the two Americans quickly find themselves trapped in an increasingly sinister situation that they will discover is as wide and as deep as the darkest, sickest recess of human nature itself--if they survive. Starring Jay Hernandez and Eric Richardson.
? Cujo - A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town. Based on the novel by Stephen King. Starring Dee Wallace.
? Stir of Echoes 2: The Homecoming- A soldier returns home from the Iraq war only to be haunted by visions of the dead. Sequel to the box office hit "Stir of Echoes". Starring Rob Lowe.
? The City of Lost Children- Krank, who cannot dream, kidnaps young children to steal their dreams. One, a former whale hunter who is as strong as a horse, sets forth to search for Denree, his little brother who was kidnapped by Krank's men. Helped By young Miette, he soon arrives in La Cite des Enfants Perdus (The City of Lost Children). Starring Ron Perlman ("Hellboy"). Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro.
FEARnet, the world's premier horror destination on demand, online and on mobile devices is a cutting-edge, multi-platform horror network with an unrivaled modern horror library bringing together the nation's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services with the two top studios producing and distributing horror and movies to deliver horror fans uninterrupted fear 24/7. FEARnet.com is the number one horror website, and FEARnet On Demand is one of the top five VOD networks. The advertising supported network is a joint venture between Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK), Sony Pictures Television (SPT: US) and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF).
FEARnet On Demand, available on Comcast, Cox Communications, Verizon FiOS and Insight Communications and includes the biggest stash of thriller, killer and chiller horror titles from Sony Pictures and Lionsgate's vast film libraries. www.fearnet.com users can explore the world of the macabre on a visually arresting video-rich environment packed with movies, interactive community features and fresh original content. The site features free streaming movies, download to own movies, social networks features including a "victim" profiles and chat capabilities, news and reviews and more.
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