More news which highlights the continuing popularity of the slasher genre - whilst also perhaps reinforcing the perception that young males are the main audience for it (its actually much closer to 50/50 than generally thought, with the final girl archetype and common use of romantic sub-plots helping draw in a sizeable female audience): see http://loudwire.com/oderus-urungus-gwar-dee-snider-fighting-off-cyborgs-tour-more/
of the language is a little ... colourful, but it sounds an
interesting, highly postmodern venture (its centred on young filmmakers
struggling to make a low-budget horror movie, and stars heavy metal icon
Dee Snider plus 'Oderus Urungus' of the metal band GWAR [who perform as
aliens in full costume]).
The show 'airs' on http://www.fearnet.com/
(which has some deals in place to be included in cable TV packages in
some US cities), a useful source itself to see some of the low-budget
horror work thats going on, and attracting a paying audience, out
If you watch the trailer for Holliston you'll
see its a low budget, highly sexist affair, but interesting nonetheless
for making the audience the protagonists (postmodern as I said: the Wayne's World of horror).
You can also read more at http://www.horrorsociety.com/2012/01/25/first-promo-poster-for-greens-holliston/
For example, when considering/justifying audience, this article, highlighting that Woman in Black is the highest-grossing UK movie for 20 years (over $100m worldwide), shows the audience is there for UK-based horror!