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Martyrs Director Officially in Talks for Hellraiser

Well, it’s official; Martyrs helmer Pascal Laugier is in negotiations with Bob & Harvey Weinstein to write and direct the remake of Hellraiser, which you should recall was once in the hands of the French duo behind Inside before their take on the material proved too freaky.

Martyrs Director on Hellraiser Redux?

The Weinsteins can’t seem to make up their mind as to who should be at the helm of their ill-conceived Hellraiser remake, having cycled through both the team who made Feast and the team who made Inside, but at least they seem to have settled on using a French director.

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Martyrs


 Year  Country
  • Year: 2008
  • Country: France
  •  Run Time   MPAA Rating
     
  • Rating: R
  •  Category  Color
  • Category: Feature
  • Color type: Color
  •  Director
  • Director: Pascal Laugier
  •  Writer(s)
     Starring
     Sub Genre
  • Sub Genre: Torture
  •  Keywords
     Themes
  • Themes: Revenge
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    Plot Synopsis:

    A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.


    Reviews:
  • Martyrs (DVD)
  • Martyrs (2008)

  • Interviews:

    News:
    Director Daniel Stamm Says Martyrs Remake Script Was 'One of the Best He's Ever Read'
    In the UK? Here's the Grimm Up North Winter Screening Schedule!
    Incredible Martyrs Quad Poster by Gary Pullin
    Editorial: Sympathy for the Devils - Horror Characters I Felt Sorry For
    Oh the Horror! Twilight's Kristen Stewart Being Considered for the Martyrs Remake?
    French Gore Galore at Alamo Drafthouse in October
    DVD Releases: April 28, 2009: Martyrs, Monsters, She-Beasts, and Sluts - Oh My!
    'Zine Review: Rue Morgue #87
    New Acclaimed Martyrs Poster
    Pascal Laugier Raises Hell About Dogs, Details & More!

    Gallery:

    http://www.martyrs-lefilm.com/


    Martyrs (2008)

    Reviewed by Tim Merrill Starring Morjana Alaoui, Mylène Jampanoï, Catherine Bégin, Robert Toupin Directed by Pascal Laugier

    R.I.P. Effects Man Benoit Lestang

    It always pains me to have to do a story about a horror personality who is no longer with us, but it’s that much worse when the person is gone of their own hand. Such was the case with French effects man Benoit Lestang, who reportedly committed suicide over the weekend.

    TIFF's Midnight Madness 2008!

    As with most years previous, the Midnight Madness lineup at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival is a damn impressive one.

    Frightfest 2008 Schedule Live!

    Need a good reason to make a trip across the pond? Or perhaps you live in the UK and are just dying for something cool to do? We’ve got just the thing, if you don’t mind waiting till August…

    Martyrs Promo Reel

    I wish we had reported on this earlier, but I’m actually glad we waited cause this was worth it. By now you’ve likely heard of Pascal Laugier’s Martyrs, a French film that’s been making all sorts of waves since it showed up at Cannes this year. Apparently this is the next big thing in horror, folks.

    Weinsteins Get Wild Trio

    The Weinstein Company continued to make sure that very few horror films slip through their grasp this weekend with the acquisition of three movies from French sales house The Wild Bunch, according to a story in Daily Variety.