Exclusive: Alexandre Aja Talks Maniac, Future Projects - Joe Hill's Horns and His Egyptian Found Footage Flick, Plus More!
With this year’s Film4 FrightFest fast approaching, featuring the premiere of Franck Khalfoun's much-anticipated remake of the classic Maniac, producer/director Alejandre Aja took some time to chat with us.
Having survived a buffeting Southern electrical storm en route from Los Angeles to Baton Rouge, this writer touched down in Louisiana on December 14 of 2009 and, following a rather eerie stroll through a seemingly abandoned airport and a ride with a cabbie whose previous fare had been arrested, arrived unscathed to the set of the then-shooting feature Mirrors 2.
Man, this year just flew! It was several months ago that we first told you about Victor Garcia's Mirrors 2, and now in anticipation of the flick's DVD/Blu-ray release on October 19th, we have an exclusive clip for you guys to dig upon! From the Press Release:
Now that Mirrors 2 is hitting DVD and Blu-ray via Twentieth Century Fox on October 19th, 2010, the behind-the-scenes goodness has been coming hot and heavy. Today's dosage? Three new images, one totally exclusive! From the Press Release:
It was last March when first got the word that Mirrors 2 would be hitting DVD and Blu-ray via Twentieth Century Fox on October 19, 2010. But it wasn't until recently that the specs were revealed. Read on for the details, which include the first Stateside release of the Korean film Into the Mirror, on which Mirrors 2 is based. From the Press Release:
Alexandre Aja's Mirrors was hit or miss with fans, and we can only hope that Victor Garcia's follow-up will hit more of the marks that fans wanted it to. If only there was a trailer out there that could whet our whistles. Speaking of which ...
Aja's Mirrors was hit or miss with fans, and we can only hope that Victor Garcia's follow-up will hit more of the marks that fans wanted it to. We'll get the chance to judge for ourselves soon enough!
Another sequel no one is clamoring for, Mirrors 2, is apparently proceeding full steam ahead, and today some details were revealed including the film's director and a brief outline of the storyline.
Yetis, valentines, vampire, werewolves, dinosaurs; the small amount of horror DVDs hitting shelves on Tuesday, January 13th, 2009 have a helluva lot to offer!
Another highly anticipated horror movie has come and gone in theaters this past weekend and while I was really holding out hope Alexandre Aja’s Mirrors (review) would be as good as it looked, I guess I should’ve known better.
Reviewed by Carmen Potts Starring Kiefer Sutherland, Paula Patton, Amy Smart, Cameron Boyce Directed by Alexandre Aja
Want to see the first three minutes of Alexandrea Aja’s Mirrors? Well, as long as you're 17 years of age or older, you can see it right now just by scrolling down a bit! The guys at IGN got their hands on this bit of red-banded goodness, and I have to say it looks very promising.