Bits ‘n Bloody Pieces: Secret Circle, Critters, John Carpenter, Cinema Slaughter

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Cassie nude again, Scream 4, Hobo game!

Bits ‘n Bloody Pieces is a quick look at stuff we might have missed, viral-related promotions or items that do not necessarily warrant their own news item.

• John Carpenter updated his Twitter account and dropped a mention of his latest project: “New Darkchylde script just arrived. Very cool.”

• Thomas Dekker (ChromeSkull: Laid to Rest 2 will star in the new Kevin Williamson-created CW series Secret Circle. The series follows a young woman who discovers she’s a witch and part of a coven. Dekker is part of that witch-y circle.

• iTunes and the Alamo Drafthouse have launched the official Hobo With a Shotgun Game.

• The Fright Rags team has unveiled two new designs: Critters and City of the Living Dead.

• Indie horror film The Absent arrives on DVD March 15. Clips, a trailer and more can be found here.

• Taryn Manning and Gillian Zinser are the latest additions to Manson Girls. This is that Manson family project that once had Lindsay Lohan attached some time ago, but now stars Billy Moseley as Manson and Eric Balfour.

• Comic Book Resources has a six-page preview of the upcoming “Tomb of Dracula Presents: Throne of Blood, on sale April 27.

• Sleaze, blood and carnage come to Hollywood (again). Does this sound up your alley? Cinema Slaughter is coming to the Vine Theater on June 25.

• Head to Epic Battle Axe for a gallery of photos from the video game Dead Island. Y’know, the zombie game with that killer trailer.

• Uh-oh, Cassie Hack from the comic series “Hack/Slash” is nude again. If you enjoy illustrated boobs, further, Cassie’s Suicide Girls spread from a few years back, check this out.

• A Brazilian poster for Scream 4 (Panico 4!) hit the web; a slightly spin on the Mexican one-sheet.

Source: Ryan Turek, Managing Editor