Wake the Dead
With yesterday's casting of Sixth Sense star, Haley Joel Osment, as young Victor Frankenstein in the upcoming Wake the Dead, a new retelling of Frankenstein, from Slasher Films and Steve Niles, we reached out to the powers that be for some comments.
Well, it looks like one of the many various Frankenstein-based projects floating around Hollywood is about to hit the fast track as it's landed a lead actor. Yep, Haley Joel Osment is set to star in Wake the Dead, the retelling from Slasher Films that’s set in the present day.
Amidst the usual media-fueled hubbub of this year’s Sundance Film Festival, aside from the Kevin Smith Red State circus and Lucky McKee’s The Woman audience freak-out, a surprise announcement was made from one of the unlikeliest of places: former Guns N’ Roses/Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash.
Along with an adaptation of Steve Niles' Wake the Dead, former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash has announced three more films that have a great chance of falling under his Slasher Films banner. Dig it!
More fresh news about a long gestating project, the feature film adaptation of Steve Niles' Wake the Dead, has come our way and we're pretty giddy! Read on for the latest!
According to MTV's Splash Page, Steve (30 Days of Night) Niles' Wake The Dead has been delayed by work being done for The Hobbit, which is being directed by Guillermo (Hellboy) Del Toro and is slated for a 2012 release.
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Niles Will Wake the Dead
There's no doubt Steve Niles is a driving force within our genre with classics like 30 Days of Night, etc., under his belt. With the film adaptation of Wake the Dead looming, it was only a matter of time before some concept art from the film broke. That time is now.
This morning's Variety confirmed a story we threw at you on Friday about a live-action adaptation of Steve Niles' Wake the Dead, peppering in a few more details that deemed it re-newsworthy.
It's hard to deny now that the mind behind 30 Days of Night (review), Steve Niles, will Wake the Dead in some form.
Growing up in a household where movies, music and comics were touted as “wastes of time and money” caused me to carry these ideals into my adulthood. As I matured and began to develop my own sense o