More details have surfaced regarding director Gil Kenan's remake of the 1981 classic Poltergeist, which Sam Raimi is producing... turns out this one could be less remake and more sequel. Read on for the latest!
Some new details have come to light regarding director Gil Kenan's remake of the 1981 classic Poltergeist, which Sam Raimi is producing. Read on for new character descriptions and more!
It only happens once a year officially, but any devoted pothead will tell you that 420 happens at least once a day. For the uninitiated, 420 is a term used primarily in North America that refers to the consumption of cannabis and, by extension, a way to identify oneself with cannabis subculture.
It's a crying shame that Roger Ebert will never get to see and review the upcoming films that are just screaming for his critque. However, that doesn't mean that we cannot take a look back at some of his views on several much beloved horror films.
The big news of the day has finally come as Monster House director Gil Kenan has been named as the person sliding into the director's chair for the Sam Raimi produced remake of the 1981 classic Poltergeist.
Those lovable loons at Mondo are at it again, trying to lighten your load of carrying around a wallet with cash in it! Check out their latest offering: the Poltergeist score soundtrack on limited edition vinyl, which is being released on February 22nd.
Back in April a story started circling the net that Sam Raimi was thinking about remaking Poltergeist. The Hollywood Reporter quickly put out a story that Raimi was only producing the flick. Now THR has changed its tune once again.
We know a lot of readers are the parents of budding young horror fans, and to help you plan a frighteningly fun Halloween season for your little rugrats (and yourselves, too), we have the full lineup of ABC Family's 13 Nights of Halloween, which runs October 19-31.
Well, here's some completely unexpected and, dare we say it, pretty bitchin' news. We here at Dread Central are just as annoyed as you are when it comes to needless remakes. However, put someone of the caliber of say, oh, Sam Raimi, at the helm of one? Yes, you have now gotten our full and eager attention.
"The film which you are about to see is an account of the tragedy which befell a group of five youths, in particular Sally Hardesty and her invalid brother, Franklin. It is all the more tragic in that they were young. But, had they lived very, very long lives, they could not have expected, nor would they have wished to see, as much of the mad and macabre as they were to see that day. For them an idyllic summer afternoon drive became a nightmare. The events of that day were to lead to the discovery of one of the most bizarre crimes in the annals of American history: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre."
While on the set of Takashi Shimizu's upcoming supernatural airplane thriller 7500, producer Roy Lee offered up updates on potential remakes or reboots for The Ring and The Grudge. Another remake that the producer briefly discussed during Dread Central's set visit is the long-rumored Poltergeist project that has seen its share of problems over the last year.
Now this is remake news that really doesn't irk us too much. If you're going to add your own slant on a famed film, why not do so in a way in which you're bringing something new to the table while still honoring the source material (i.e., The Blob and Dawn of the Dead)?
MGM is starting to shed its recent skin of problems, and as a result some long gestating projects are finally starting to move.
Another sad moment for fans of the horror genre and beyond: The great Zelda Rubinstein has passed away at the all too young age of just 76.
Word has broken from MGM about their proposed remake of the classic film Poltergeist. The studio has slated the film for release on November 24, 2010, just in time for Thanksgiving weekend. Vadim Perelman (House of Sand and Fog) is attached to direct.