Neca Snake Plissken 8-Inch Action Figure Arrives

Arriving at retailers this week is Neca's georgeous new 8-inch posable Snake Plissken action figure, inspired by Kurt Russell's iconic portrayal of the character in the classic John Carpenter film Escape From New York.


You can view more images of this beauty below, and then click here to order yours!

'Family Guy' Episode Celebrates 'Halloween 4'

The Halloween legacy has been referenced in popular culture numerous times over the years, and we want to pay tribute to each one of those shout-outs in an ongoing regular feature here at Halloween Daily News, this time focusing on a 2011 episode of Family Guy that gives some serious props to Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers!


In the 13th episode of Season 10, titled "Tom Tucker: The Man and His Dream", Peter is thrilled to learn that his local TV news anchor Tom Tucker is secretly George P. Wilbur, who played Michael Myers in Halloween 4, which is Peter's "favorite movie ever". It even features a classic clip from the film, featuring Wilbur as Myers and Danielle Harris as his niece Jamie Lloyd.

[Interview] Trick or Treat Studios' Chris Zephro Reveals 2015 Masks

In recent years, Trick or Treat Studios has quickly established itself as the best producers of high quality yet affordable Halloween masks for fans and collectors, including the many looks of Michael Myers over the years and dozens more of your favorite horror icons, in addition to hundreds of stunning orignal designs. 


Owner and president Chris Zephro is currently unveiling the official Trick or Treat Studios 2015 catalog this month, in preparation for the upcoming Halloween Expo in New Orleans in February, but when we caught up with Chris via telephone earlier this week, he gave us an exclusive preview of what's coming this year, and dropped a huge announcement that an original Halloween Michael Myers mask is coming in 2016.

Read on for our full interview with Trick or Treat Studios owner and president Chris Zephro, as we discuss Halloween, Trick 'r Treat, American Horror Story, Rob Zombie, and much more!

'Halloween III' Invades 'Amazing Stories' Episode

The Halloween legacy has been referenced in popular culture numerous times over the years, and we want to pay tribute to each one of those shout-outs in an ongoing regular feature here at Halloween Daily News, this time focusing on a Halloween III: Season of the Witch theatrical poster that we spotted in the background of a scene from a 1985 episode of Steven Spielberg's classic anthology series Amazing Stories!


In the fourth episode of Season 1, titled "Mummy, Daddy", an actor still stuck in his Mummy movie costume races to the hospital before his wife gives birth, but a real mummy has other plans. You can clearly see the Halloween III poster (as well as those from a few other genre favorites) in the background during one sequence (pictured) at a gas station, where a horror fan attendant gets spooked by the costumed actor.

Hot Wheels Reveals John Carpenter's 'Christine' 1958 Plymouth Fury

Hot Wheels has revealed its full 2015 lineup of new releases, including its Entertainment series, featuring a number of iconic vehicles from classic films such as Steven Spielberg's Close Encounters of the Third Kind and John Carpenter's Christine.


The possessed 1958 Plymouth Fury known as Christine (pictured above), as well as the Ford F-250 from Close Encounters (pictured below), will hit stores later this year.

'Hellions' First Clip Sets Up Halloween Horror

As its world premiere screening at the Sundance Film Festival approaches, the first official clip from the upcoming Halloween-themed horror film Hellions has come online today.

The story follows a pregnant teen, played by Chloe Rose, who must survive a Halloween night from Hell when three malevolent trick-or-treaters come knocking on her door. Robert Patrick (Terminator 2) also stars in the film, directed by Bruce McDonald (Pontypool). 

Check out the first ever clip from Hellions in the player below, and scroll down to view more promo images, and then let us hear your thoughts in the comments!

Funko Announces 'Big Trouble In Little China' Pop! And ReAction Figures

Funko just announced that new Pop! vinyl and ReAction retro styled figures are coming this year for six different iconic characters from John Carpenter's Big Trouble In Little China (1986), including Jack Burton (played by Kurt Russell).


In addition to Jack Burton (pictured above), you can also add Gracie Law, Lo Pan, and "The Storms" Rain, Thunder, and Lightning to your collectibles shelf. Scroll down for a first look at each new figure!

[Exclusive] Trick or Treat Studios Confirms 'Halloween' Michael Myers Mask for 2016!

Trick or Treat Studios continues to blow us away each year with their amazing masks from the Halloween franchise, and while they are currently unveiling their upcoming 2015 catalog, Halloween Daily News can exclusively announce that a new Michael Myers mask inspired directly from the original as it appeared in John Carpenter's Halloween is coming in 2016!


We had a lengthy chat with Trick or Treat Studios owner/president Chris Zephro today, discussing this year's Halloween II Ben Tramer mask (pictured above), their newly acquired Trick 'r Treat license, and lots more, but the highlight was Zephro's official confirmation that TOTS will get the licenses for the original 1978 Halloween, as well as Halloween 4 and 5, starting in 2016.

Lea Michele, Ariana Grande Join Jamie Lee Curtis in 'Scream Queens'

An interesting list of new names has been added to the cast of Fox's upcoming comedy-horror anthology series Scream Queens, from the creator of American Horror Story, joining the previously announced Jamie Lee Curtis (Halloween, The Fog) and Emma Roberts (Scream 4).


EW reports that Joe Manganiello (True Blood), Lea Michele (Glee), Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine), and Keke Palmer (Masters of Sex) have joined the cast of Ryan Murphy's new comedy-horror anthology series Scream Queens, Fox announced at the Television Critics Association’s winter TV press event. Additionally, pop star Ariana Grande (pictured above) has been tapped for a recurring role.

Listen To New John Carpenter 'Lost Themes' Track "Night"!

Happy #JohnCarpenterDay! 

To Celebrate today's 67th birthday of our all-time favorite director John Carpenter (Halloween, The Fog, The Thing, Escape From New York, Christine, Prince of Darkness, They Live, In the Mouth of Madness, Vampires, The Ward, and lots more), we invite you to listen to a brand new track from Carpenter's upcoming solo album Lost Themes.


"Night" was officially unveiled earlier this week, but we felt today was the right day to share it, in honor of the first online celebration of #JohnCarpenterDay. Arriving on February 3, Lost Themes is John Carpenter's debut solo music release.

You can listen to "Night" in the player below!

Trick or Treat Studios Reveals 'Halloween II' Ben Tramer Mask!

Trick or Treat Studios continues to tease the new additions to their 2015 catalogue of high quality masks, today revealing their new Halloween II Ben Tramer mask, sculpted by Justin Mabry.


The white-haired Ben Tramer mask (pictured above), as featured in 1981's Halloween II, is just one of the new additions to Trick or Treat Studios' catalogue this year.

'Halloween' Michael Myers Flash Drive Now Available

Maikii Horror has recently introduced a cool new Michael Myers USB flash drive/key chain that many of you will undoubtedly be adding to your Halloween collection soon.



The Halloween Michael Myers USB flash drive (pictured above) includes 8 GB of storage, a cap holder, and a chain, as it doubles as a key chain, standing approximately 2 1/2-inches tall.

Trick or Treat Studios Reveals New 'Trick 'r Treat' Sam Masks

Trick or Treat Studios just made our day with a sneak peek at their newest creations, the masked and unmasked liknesses of Trick 'r Treat icon Sam, designed by Russ Lukich, revealed on their Facebook page, plus an entire costume.


Both masks look great and it will undoubtedly be on everyone's must-own list this Halloween, but now with the Trick 'r Treat license starting this year, I can't wait to see what other masks from the film that Trick or Treat Studios could be releasing next. Scroll down to see more!

'Tales of Halloween' Cast and Cameos Announced

We could not be more excited with the upcoming horror anthology Tales of Halloween, which recently wrapped filming with an all-star list of directors behind the camera, and now a confirmed cast of current familiar faces and genre icons in front of the camera.


Deadline reports that Barry Bostwick (pictured above), and directors John Landis (An American Werewolf in London) and Joe Dante (Gremlins) are amont the big names who make cameo appearances in Tales of Halloween, alongside Caroline Williams (Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, Rob Zombie's Halloween II) Lin Shaye (Insidious) and Adrienne Barbeau (Escape From New York).

The cast also includes Pat Healy (The Innkeepers, Cheap Thrills), Alex Essoe (Starry Eyes), Booboo Stewart (The Twilight Saga), Keir Gilchrist (It Follows), Noah Segan (Looper), Pollyannna McIntosh (The Woman), James Duval (Donnie Darko), Marc Senter (The Devil’s Carnival), Jose Pablo Cantillo (The Walking Dead), Grace Phipps (Dark Summer), Sam Witwer (Being Human), Graham Skipper (Almost Human), and Kristina Klebe (Rob Zombie's Halloween).

'Halloween III' Silver Shamrock Koozies Now Available

Pallbearer Press have debuted their new Silver Shamrock "Green Witch" koozies, inspired by Halloween III: Season of the Witch.


These cool must-have collectibles feature the classic Silver Shamrock logo on on side and the infamous Witch mask from Halloween III on the other side.