As if the man doesn't have enough on his plate already, the AP is reporting that Guillermo del Toro is slated to collaborate on a trilogy of vampire novels with renowned crime author Chuck Hogan.
I was completely unaware that Tomas Alfredson's Let the Right One In (review) was even being optioned for a remake, considering it's such a new film. The vampire tale has caught the eye of Hammer Films, and a certain monster director has been tapped to helm the U.S. adaptation.
Reviewed by Kryten Syxx Starring Annemarie Pazmino, Shamika Ann Franklin, Alonzo F. Jones, Michelle Rose, Jay Costelo, Alisha Gaddis Directed by Jason Horton and Blaine Cade
All you vamp-loving Twilight fans got yet more good news today about pretty, brooding vampires you can take home and call your very own! That’s right, the inevitable has happened: The toy license for Twilight has been picked up and is being moved on!
Reviewed by Debi Moore Starring John Carpenter, John Landis, Cheech Marin, Greg Nicotero, Joel Schumacher, Stan Winston, Len Wiseman Written and directed by Barry Gray Narrated by Richard Roeper
Not even three episodes in, and HBO is apparently already very happy with the latest creation from “Six Feet Under” creator Alan Ball, “True Blood”, as they just sent out a press release announcing that the show’s been signed on for a second season!
This Halloween Hot Topic has decided to celebrate all things dark and spooky (as opposed to their usual light & colorful tone) with the launch of a special Halloween website called, confusingly, T3n Th1rty One (that’s “Ten Thirty-One” for those of you struggling at home).
Reviewed by Uncle Creepy Starring (Cemetery Girls) Paul Naschy, Haydée Politoff, Rosanna Yanni, Ingrid Garbo; (Vampire Hookers) John Carradine, Erna Martha Bauman, Mark Campbell, Vic Diaz
Now this is the kind of news I like to end the week with! Variety reports this morning that Universal and Focus Features have jumped on board Old Boy director Chan-Wook Park’s Thirst, his vampire film that’s currently in production, putting in money and adding themselves as co-producers on the film.
Reviewed by Debi Moore Starring Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Ryan Kwanten, Rutina Wesley, Sam Trammell Written and directed by Alan Ball (series creator) Original Air Date September 7, 2008
Though it’s been kept under wraps since it was first announced, the official synopsis for the Drew McWeeny/Scott Swan-penned flick Bat Out of Hell, which is set to be directed by none other than Joe Dante, revealed its true nature over the weekend.
I really don’t know how I feel about this or pretty much any other poster that’s come out for Let the Right One In. They’ve all got the same general color scheme and don’t really say anything at all about the movie. I find it strange since there are so many iconic shots in this film that could be better utilized.
We just got a heads-up from the guys behind The Eternal, the feature film version of the kick ass short “Ending the Eternal” that’s in pre-production now, that the first casting decision has been made; and it’s unexpected to say the least!
Prolific indie actor Lee Perkins (Katiebird: Certifiable Crazy Person) sent us an update this morning on a couple of his horror projects, and since he’s a cool guy and you all are cool readers, I thought it only right to share.
Here’s the latest scoop from the desk of Brian Ronalds at the offices of Netherbeast Incorporated.