With all the controversy and mystery surrounding JJ Abrams' latest alien flick Super 8, let's not forget that another film filled with extraterrestrial related carnage is also on the way -- The Darkest Hour!
One up and coming actor we are always happy to see getting work is Into the Wild's Emile Hirsch. The guy brings a real believability to his roles, and to have him treading around our genre can only lead to good stuff.
With Right at Your Door director Chris Gorak proved that he knew how to do a lot with a little in terms of money to work with. It's going to be pretty sweet to see what the talented director can come up with armed with a budget and a plan that finds New Regency partnering with Summit Entertainment to bring us a 28 Days Later-like thriller about a group of kids struggling to survive in Russia after an alien invasion.
Bradley Rust's lycanthropic tale of lesbian love Jack & Diane just officially landed itself a new leading lady! One cute enough to get the masses howling (even though the flick is billed as being "not a horror movie".
HBO's terrific "In Treatment" is becoming quite a springboard for genre actresses. First there was Mia Wasikowska as the new Alice in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, and now we have the equally talented Alison Pill joining Olivia Thirlby for Jack & Diane, a picture about two teenage girls who fall in love -- and as a result turn into werewolves!