75 years ago on December 12, 1941, Universal’s The Wolf Man was released in theaters, turning Lon Chaney, Jr into an icon and creating a lasting legacy felt throughout the countless werewolf films of the last several decades. Oh yeah, and the inspiration for the name of a certain horror website too… To mark its anniversary, test your knowledge of on-screen and behind-the-scenes trivia from The Wolf Man.
As a lot of horror fans will be aware, Universal has been trying to launch a Marvel- or DC-esque series of connected films and franchises. They’re calling it the Dark Universe, and it’s to be ⤇
The explosion of the horror genre on film in mostly thanks to one studio. From the ’30s through the ’50s, Universal Studios cranked out movie after movie featuring our favorite monsters, and audiences couldn’t wait to see more ⤇
Earlier today, Universal Studios released a wave of new information surrounding their upcoming cinematic universe starting with its official branding – Dark Universe. Complementing the new name is a motion logo complete with a musical theme ⤇