The internet’s favorite bogeyman gets his own boring horror movie with Slender Man

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It sounds like an easy enough cash grab, making a PG-13 Screen Gems horror picture about the Slender Man, the contemporary folktale told beside the modern-day campfire of the internet. But Slender Man actually has rough terrain to creep through; it could easily stumble into manic anti-technology paranoia (the message…

First Slender Man trailer throws creepypasta at the wall to see what sticks

If you don’t already know who or what the Slender Man is, this trailer for the film—inspired by the legend that emerged from the Something Awful forums in 2009—won’t give you much to go on. Instead, the first preview for Sylvain White’s film, which stars Mama’s Javier Botet López as the titular ghoulish figure, is…

It’s Rumor Time: Hollywood might finally be getting around to making a Slender Man movie

If you’re friends with any internet forum goers or real-world teenagers (and it’s possible we just repeated ourselves), you’re probably familiar with Slender Man, the web’s favorite well-dressed devourer of souls. Invented on Something Awful by poster Eric Knudsen, the blank-faced suit-wearer—whose most consistent…