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TCA Winter 2017: Twin Peaks to Premiere in May; More Details Revealed!

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Without a doubt, THE television event of the year for us is the return of “Twin Peaks” on Showtime, and today during the network’s presentation to the Television Critics Association, the series’ premiere date and a few more details were revealed.

“Twin Peaks” arrives Sunday, May 21st, with a two-hour premiere that will be comprised of Episodes 1.01 and 1.02.  Per Deadline, immediately after the premiere, Episodes 1.03 and 1.04 will also be made available on Showtime’s digital platform.

Showtime president David Nevins confirmed that we can expect a total of 18 episodes.

We should have lots more soon so stay tuned!

About “Twin Peaks”:
The critically-acclaimed television phenomenon “TWIN PEAKS” returns as a limited series to Showtime in 2017. “TWIN PEAKS” is written and produced by series creators and executive producers David Lynch and Mark Frost and is directed entirely by David Lynch.

While the full mystery awaits, fans can expect many familiar faces, including Golden Globe winner and Emmy Award nominee Kyle MacLachlan, who reprises his role as FBI Agent Dale Cooper, plus Lynch as FBI Regional Bureau Chief Gordon Cole.

Widely considered one of the most groundbreaking and influential broadcast series of all time, “TWIN PEAKS” followed the inhabitants of a quaint Northwestern town who were stunned after their homecoming queen, Laura Palmer, was shockingly murdered. The town’s sheriff welcomed the help of FBI agent Dale Cooper, who came to town to investigate the case. As Cooper conducted his search for Laura’s killer, the town’s secrets were gradually exposed. The mystery that ensued set off an eerie chain of events that plunged the inhabitants of Twin Peaks into a darker examination of their very existence. Twenty-five years later, the story continues…

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Danny Trejo FINALLY Gives Update on Machete Kills Again… in Space!

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Back in 2010, director Robert Rodriguez unleashed Machete, his cheesy action extravaganza starring Danny Trejo as a Mexican vigilante seeking revenge on those who had double-crossed him. Based on a “fake” trailer promoted during Grindhouse, the film managed to attract an all-star cast consisting of Michelle Rodriguez, Steven Seagal, Cheech Marin, Lindsay Lohan, Don Johnson, Jessica Alba, and Robert De Niro.

Having fared decently at the box office, a sequel, Machete Kills, was released in 2013. Sporting another unbelievable cast with Mel Gibson, Amber Heard, Demian Bichir, Charlie Sheen, Sofia Vergara, and Lady Gaga… Machete Kills was a riot! My personal opinion: I love Machete, but the sequel scores a few higher points in my book; watching the film on the big screen was one of my all-time favorite theatre-going experiences.

Attached at the opening and end of the film was a teaser for the supposedly upcoming film Machete Kills Again… in Space. This trailer took the cheese factor to the next level, promising the return of Lady Gaga while insinuating that Justin Bieber would star as Bleep, an obvious spoof of Star Wars‘ C-3PO. Also featured was none other than Leonardo DiCaprio! Touted as the Man in the Silver Mask, DiCaprio would supposedly take over the role previously played by Mel Gibson (although this bit of casting notice includes the subtext: “actor subject to change”… hopefully not!!!)

It’s been over four years since we were treated with this trailer and Machete Kills Again… in Space hasn’t graced our screens yet. But according to Danny Trejo, there is still hope!

While promoting Dead Again in Tombstone in a recent Facebook Live Q&A, the From Dusk Till Dawn actor revealed, “We’re waiting. I’ve already talked to Robert [Rodriguez]. He says, ‘Yeah, I’m putting it together. Let’s start writing it.’ So I talked to Mel Gibson. I said, ‘Mel, hey, come on, let’s talk. Let’s do Machete Kills in Space.’ Mel goes, ‘I’m in. I’m ready. Tell Robert.’ So we’re gonna do it.”

Better hurry up! With the recent influx in all things Star Wars, there is simply no better time to send up that material than now.

News of the film has been slim since April 2015, when Trejo implied that shooting would begin later that year. In the time since, Rodriguez has become busy with the launch of his El Rey Network, as well as the upcoming film Alita: Battle Angel; not to mention, a number of projects lined up including a remake of Escape from New York… but here’s to hoping he still plans on sending Machete into space! And soon!

Back in 2015, Michelle Rodriguez was also quizzed about the film’s future, stating: “Just out of knowing Robert, I’m sure that if it was insinuated, that possibility looms. I don’t know when. But for sure. I think that he would not leave that door open if he didn’t plan on using it.”

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The Monster Squad’s Andre Gower Raises a Baby Frankenstein

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Kichy-Kichy-Koo! Baby Frankenstein is ready to begin his reign of tot-sized terror, and this stitched up little scamp ain’t playing around! Read on for the first poster and trailer.

Directed by Jon YonKondy, Baby Frankenstein stars Andre Gower (The Monster Squad), Eileen Rosen (Blue Valentine), Patrick McCartney (Elf), Mason Carver (Outpost Earth), Ian Barling, T. J. Rotell, and Rance Nix as Baby Frankenstein.

Synopsis:
The story of Lance and his unlikely friendship with a self-aware, pint-sized automaton. When a listless young man decides to protect his discovery of a lifetime from his mother’s demented boyfriend, he must decide how far he will go to save this “little dude” from capture.

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Another Kaiju Lets Out a Howl from Beyond the Fog

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About 10 years ago a daikaiju short film from director Daisuke Sato based off of Ray Bradbury’s short story The Fog Horn was discovered, and monster fans rejoiced! Now Sato is back with a sequel, and we have your first look!

Prepare yourselves for Howl from Beyond the Fog!

The flick features the same creature, Nebula, from the 2007 short, and for this go-around Sato has brought along legendary SPFX master Keizo Murase plus some amazing puppet/miniature fx!!

Check out the trailer and a behind-the-scenes video below.

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