The Week in Horror: ‘Friday the 13th’ reboot snags ‘Hannibal’ writer

A blood-curdling welcome to “The Week in Horror,” HitFix's ongoing series that rounds up the 10 most pertinent fright-genre stories to break over the last seven days. In this week's edition: we were all wrong about “Rings,” an “American Horror Story” Season 2 cast member is checking in to “Hotel” and…wait, what are they calling the “Walking Dead” spinoff series? See below for the full roundup.

1. Promo for “Walking Dead” spinoff series to premiere during Sunday's finale

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The just-announced title? “Fear the Walking Dead.” While you wait for this, watch a sneak peek of Sunday's Season 5 closer above.

2. “Rings” is a sequel, not a prequel, to “The Ring”

From director F. Javier Gutierrez:


We stand corrected.

3. Chloe Sevigny returns to “American Horror Story” as Season 5 regular

The actress last appeared on Season 2 of the FX anthology series, “Asylum.” She'll star in the new season opposite Lady Gaga, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley and not Jessica Lange.