Looking back at the last time we did a story about the Videodrome remake Universal has on its plate, it's hard to believe it was over three years ago! Yes, things move slowly in Hollywood, but that's about to change because a director has been chosen.
A couple of years ago(!) we reported that Niels Arden Oplev (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) was attached to direct The Keep, Ehren Kruger's (The Ring, Skeleton Key) adaptation of Jennifer Egan's novella. Time passed. Things change.
We're still pondering just how Disneyland ride The Matterhorn is going to make the transition from mini-rollercoaster to big screen event, but a writer has been tapped to bring it all full circle. So who's taking the reins? Read on!
While there was no shortage of successful horror films in 1999 (Sleepy Hollow, The Sixth Sense, The Blair Witch Project, Stigmata), teen-based films were on the wane. 1998 represented the financial peak of this subgenre, with only two miserable offerings crawling into theaters the following year.
Back in May we reported that director Niels Arden Oplev (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) was attached to direct The Keep, Ehren Kruger's (The Ring, Skeleton Key) adaptation of Jennifer Egan's novella. Today the official word is finally here. Oplev is in!
Round and round we go on the rumor wheel. After a really scary report this morning citing all kinds of trouble on the production of Scream 4, a bit more light has been shed on the whole Ehren Kruger replacing Kevin Williamson as writer aspect of things.
Ah yes, the movie biz! So full of drama both on and off of the screen. The following at press time is nothing more than rumors; however, given the recent switch in actors, there might be a glimmer of truth to be had ...
Everyone's clamoring over director Niels Arden Oplev's mystery thriller The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, and with good reason ... it's a top-notch slice of whodunit fun that pulls no punches along the way to its resolution. That being said, it's really good news that Oplev is turning his attention our way to the horror genre.
I did a Dread Central April Fool's Day story a few years back touting Paul W.S. Anderson as writing/directing a remake of Videodrome. Today I get to do essentially the same story, only this time the remake is for real, and if nothing else, at least we can take pause in knowing Paul W.S. Anderson will not be involved.
Ehren Kruger is back adapting novels for the big screen (you may remember his last one, Blood and Chocolate?) according to this morning’s Variety. The trade reports that Rogue Pictures has just nabbed Kruger’s adaptation of The Keep.
Back when the final Scream sequel was getting ready to roll, it was announced that Kevin Williamson had left the project after writing the scripts for the first two films and a relative newcomer by