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Marcus Nispel Is The Chosen One

Chosen to remake every movie. Chosen to wear orange. Chosen to make things gritty. Chosen to drop the ball on even the simplest of concepts. Chosen to use lens flares at a relentless pace. And now, chosen to create comic books.

Conan the Barbarian Mini-CENTRAL - Read the REVIEW, Watch the Interviews

Marcus Nispel's reboot of the Conan the Barbarian franchise comes out in theaters this weekend, and of course it's in 3D "for your viewing pleasure". Still torn on whether or not you'll be seeing it?

Exclusive Video Interview: Rose McGowan Talks Conan the Barbarian

Our exclusive video interview series for Marcus Nispel's Conan the Barbarian 3D comes to an end today, and we saved the best for last: Rose McGowan, who portrays Marique, the mystical daughter of malevolent warlord Khalar Zym, in the film.

Crom! Conan the Barbarian Review Now Slashing its Way Through the Interwebs!

Conan. What is best in life? To star in the remakes. See lens flares driven before you. And to wear the power color, orange! We know at least a handful of people who will find that opening sentence as funny as we do. In any event, Marcus Nispel's 3D Conan the Barbarian remake hits theatres this weekend, and we've got your verdict for you.

Conan the Barbarian (2011)

Starring Jason Momoa, Stephen Lang, Rose McGowan, Rachel Nichols, Ron Perlman, Leo Howard Directed by Marcus Nispel

Exclusive Video Interview: Jason Momoa Talks Conan the Barbarian and More

Our video interview series for Marcus Nispel's Conan the Barbarian continues today with the star of the show, Jason Momoa. When it comes to taking on an iconic character like Conan, you need a true badass to breathe life into one of the most popular warriors of all time, and he more than fits the bill.

Exclusive Video Interview: Rachel Nichols Talks Conan the Barbarian

In the upcoming Conan the Barbarian, actress and action veteran Rachel Nichols (Star Trek, GI Joe) portrays Tamara, a pureblood descendent of the Sorcerers of Acheron who becomes an accomplice and eventual love interest to the titular character (played by "Game of Thrones" star Jason Momoa).

Exclusive Video Interview: Ron Perlman and Leo Howard Discuss Fathers, Sons and Badasses in the New Conan the Barbarian

For Marcus Nispel's latest project, Conan the Barbarian, the director decided to approach this reimagining a bit differently: Rather than remaking John Milius' iconic 1982 movie that introduced the world to a then-up-and-coming Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nispel opted to rely more on the 1932 Conan short story series by Robert E. Howard.

Drink Up Some Early Art for Backmask

Voltage Pictures today released some early artwork for director Marcus Nispel's latest horror flick Backmask, and as always we're right here to get it into your hot little hands. Or eyes. Or whatever. Announced at Cannes, read on for the plot details of this Steven Schneider (Paranormal Activity, Insidious, The Lords of Salem, The Bay) produced film. Synopsis

Marcus Nispel to Wear a Backmask

He tackled The Texas Chainsaw Masscare. He bungled Friday the 13th. He's treading more sacred ground with Conan the Barbarian, and now director Marcus Nispel is looking to put his patented orange-colored lens flare laden stamp on yet another horror flick - Backmask. Well at least it isn't a remake.

AFM: Aw, What the Hell? Conan Sales Art and Info Sheet! Crom Demands It!

Yeah, not really horror, we know, but Conan has been known to fight monsters, giant creatures, zombies, ghosts, witches, etc. Besides it's brought to us by Marcus Nispel and his power color orange!

Friday the 13th (2009) (DVD / Blu-ray)

Reviewed by Uncle Creepy Starring Jared Padalecki, Amanda Righetti, Derek Mears, Danielle Panabaker Directed by Marcus Nispel Distributed by New Line Home Entertainment

Little Jason or Michael J. Anderson?

I've made my feelings about the Friday the 13th remake abundantly clear by now, but since it's hitting Blu-ray and DVD on June 16th, all my venom is bubbling back up to the surface. Will the new cut with the added footage do anything to change the minds of spurned fans like myself? I think that depends on what it is that didn't we see ... like more little Jason for instance.

Marcus Nispel Boards the Demeter

Done screwing with our favorite slasher franchises for the time being, Marcus Nipel is in talks to offer his lens flare laden slant on yet another famous horror tale, The Last Voyage of Demeter, for Phoenix Pictures.

Friday the 13th Makes a Killing at the Box Office

In a good turn of events for R-rated horror, Platinum Dunes' reboot (the new, classier, way to say remake) of Friday the 13th has scared itself up some big box office this weekend, raking in an estimated 42 million, plus!