Never one to hate all remakes equally, I'm quite excited about the Maniac Cop redo. With original trilogy director William Lustig producing and Only God Forgives director Nic Winding Refn also sitting behind-the-scenes, it's hard to cast a cynical eye on the project.
It was back in 2012 that we learned Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive) was teaming up with original Maniac Cop director William Lustig to produce a remake of the fan-favorite horror flick, which really caught our attention and got us excited.
The wonderful loonies over at Blue Underground have updated their list of theatrical engagements for the re-release of Maniac Cop 2 so check it out to see if you'll be one of the lucky ones who'll witness the massacre on the big screen!
Yes, you read that glorious headline correctly! In anticipation of the Blu-ray releases of Maniac Cop 2 and Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence Blue-Underground is putting the second film in the franchise to theatres!
Blue Underground has released the official details for the upcoming Blu-ray of Maniac Cop 2 (we're still waiting on the skinny pertaining to Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence), and you can check out what to expect right here.
The Maniac Cop will soon be back in blue again - on Blu-ray by way of Blue Underground, that is. Maniac Cop 2 and Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence are coming via the company run by the director of the franchise, William Lustig, so you know he’ll do them justice.
Well then. It sounds as if RoboCop isn't going to be the only unconventional lawman getting a modernized upgrade soon. The man who gave new meaning to the term beat cop may just be patrolling for violence and mayhem soon enough!
Bruce Campbell. Tom Atkins. “Face” himself, Robert Z’Dar. Yep, you know what it is! Everyone’s favourite seeker of vengeance, the ruthless Matt Cordell, will soon be dispensing his own brand of justice on the UK in glorious high definition courtesy of the esteemed folk at Arrow Video.
Somewhere right now the Foywonder is doing the Rapid Irish Jig of Video Goodness™ as Synapse Films has announced the release of Maniac Cop in glorious high definition and more! Read on for the skinny! Maniac Cop - Blu-ray release: October 11th.
At a recent film festival over the weekend, genre favorite William Lustig dropped some really interesting news regarding two of his properties while accepting a well deserved lifetime achievement award. We warned you not to go out tonight!
Looks like we're all going to have the right to remain silent... forever - again! Looks like Maniac Cop, horrordom's most popular pissed-off zombie policeman, will soon be back stalking the beat for the first time since 1993.
A big ape, crazy cop, evil holiday and a lot more await you on November 14th, 2006... Christmas Evil (1980) Directed by Lewis Jackson