This morning THR is reporting that Hitman star Timothy Olyphant has signed up to play the town sheriff in the upcoming reimagining of George Romero’s The Crazies from director Breck Eisner.
Most of the fans of the stunning Korean film Oldboy (review) have already shuddered that the planned remake is in the hands of director Steven Spielberg and actor Will Smith; fulfilling this triangle of doom is screenwriter Mark Protosevich, as reported at The Hollywood Reporter.
It didn’t do any kind of business to speak of at the box office, so I guess it’s not surprising that MGM isn’t dumping a lot of effort into the DVD release of Igor. MGM announced today that the disc will be out on January 20th and won’t have a helluva lot on it.
We’re trying to confirm things as we speak, but there are some rumors flying around right now, starting out at Fangoria, that Universal may be moving the release date for Wolfman from April, 2009, to sometime in the fall.
You may not remember, but one of the six awards Toby Wilkins’ Splinter took home from Screamfest LA was for Best Musical Score, and I have to concur; the music in this film is very, very cool. You don’t have to take my word for it, though, because now you can get the Splinter soundtrack for yourself!
Just the other day it was announced that the adaptation for Max Brooks’ amazing post-zombie apocalypse novel, World War Z, finally had a director in the form of Quantum of Solace helmer Marc Forster. The freaks at Fango then swooped in to talk to the author about the developments, all of which he seems very happy with.
Now this baby sounds like it’s going to be confusing; one of those time travel movies that takes a lot of pre-thought before pen can even be put to paper. Variety got word that Warner Bros. has picked up an alien apocalypse script from Chad St. John called The Days Before, and it sounds too cool to ignore.
The first full trailer for Henry Selick’s Coraline is finally online thanks to Yahoo! Movies; all you have to do is hit the link to see just how amazing this film looks.
The sick minds behind Crank and Pathology, Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor, could not settle their creative differences with the folks behind the scenes of Jonah Hex, so Variety reports that they have left the project.
Just a few days ago we let you know all about Adam Green's upcoming short for Xbox LIVE, "Fairy Tale Police", as part of their "Horror Meets Comedy" project. Now, lo and behold, a trailer has hit the net. You gotta give it to him ... Green works fast!
German website Blairwitch.de got its hands on a couple of stills from the upcoming remake of The Last House on the Left. The redux of Craven’s classic, which is directed by Greek filmmaker Dennis Ilaidis, is tentatively set for release in the United States in March of 2009.
Our contest with After Dark Films for a badass Video iPod, “8 Shorts to Die For”, rolls on! We’ve been sifting through submissions and finally have our first three ready for you guys to check out!
How sad that the actual DVD art for Toby Wilkins’ Splinter isn’t that much better than the fake DVD art that was floating around a few weeks back? DVD Active got a look at the art thanks to a trade publication, so it’s most definitely legit.
We’ve been talking about His Name Was Jason, the upcoming documentary about all things Voorhees, since the project was first announced so it's pretty cool to finally be able to point you to Amazon, where the 2-disc Splatter Edition is now up for pre-order; the DVD hits on February 3rd, 2009!
The latest entry in the saga of vampires vs. werewolves, Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, is due out in theaters on January 23rd, so doesn’t it seem odd that there’s been so little publicity for it in the last few months? That ends now!