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Last seen in 1966, the Daimajin character was revived in 2010 for the TV series Daimajin Kanon. The series is also notable for being the first time Daimajin has battled another giant monster.

Confused about the numerous films claiming to be part of the Zombie series? Then you need to read this handy Wikipedia article on the subject.

The character design of Vampire Hunter D in the anime of the same name was inspired by one of Phil Collins’ costumes in the “Don’t Lose My Number” music video.

One of the drafts of the script for 2009’s remake of The Last House on the Left tried including supernatural plot elements that were eventually removed from the final version.

They Live is actually adapted from two stories, a comic book story from Alien Encounters and Ray Nelson’s short story “Eight O’Clock in the Morning.”

Remember how the mayor of Amity refused to close the beaches in Jaws due to it being the town’s tourist season? The original novel’s explanation was that the mafia was forcing him to do so in order to insure the real estate they had recently “invested” in wouldn’t depreciate in value.

Speaking of Jaws, the novelization of Jaws: The Revenge explains that the shark’s behavior is due to a vengeful witch doctor!

The plot point about Jason Segel’s character in Forgetting Sarah Marshall trying to create a puppet-driven rock opera adaptation of Dracula is actually based on a failed project of Segel’s. Interestingly enough, this eventually lead to his involvement in 2011’s The Muppets.

The John Landis-directed Masters of Horror episode Deer Woman has dialogue indicating that it takes place in the same universe as both An American Werewolf in London and The Blues Brothers.

Originally, Jack O’Lanterns were made using carved turnips. In fact, the Museum of Country Life in Ireland has a preserved one on display.

Despite being a prequel to the Asylum’s Paranormal Entity mockbuster, nothing in the title of 8213: Gacy House indicates this.

The film Paranormal Activity has a Japanese sequel called Paranormal Activity 2: Tokyo Night.

“Feedback” from Who Wants to Be a Superhero? makes a brief appearance in the movie Mega Snake. And, no, I’m not just saying Matthew Atherton makes a cameo appearance in the film as an extra. He actually shows up as his superpowered creation in order to fight the titular monster.

There was actually an attempt to make a TV series based on The Abominable Dr. Phibes in which Phibes would fight crime as a Darkman-like superhero. Oddly enough, there actually was an unaired pilot for a Darkman TV series…

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