5:36 PM 3/6/2014 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Aussie Director Mark Hartley saw the 1978 hospital horror Patrick when he was a kid. “When I was a teenager I realized the director [Richard Franklin] had gone to my high school and I asked him back and forged a relationship.” Years later, Hartley developed directing projects with a unique interest in the history of Australian cinema.
dreadcentral.com – Apparently the franchise scared up by Takashi Shimizu still has some gasp left in the old ghost tank in Japan as Ju-on: Owari no Hajimari (translated: Ju-On: The Beginning of the End) is getting ready to start production! Eigapedia got the early word. Ochiai Masayuki, (Infection, Hypnosis and the 2008 remake of Shutter) is directing. 4 days 1 hour ago via jetli
joblo.com – Last month we learned M. Night Shyamalan will be working with Bruce Willis again for the romantic drama LABOR OF LOVE, but has he also been stealthily directing a new movie? Shyamalan recently tweeted this picture of a slate for a movie called SUNDOWNING, and although no one is sure what the film is about, some think it could be a horror movie. 4 days 16 hours ago via jetli
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: In competitive bidding, Sony Pictures and Matt Tolmach Productions has acquired The Bringing, a horror spec script written by Brandon and Phillip Murphy and based on an actual place and series of events. The spec’s basis is on a woman, Elisa Lam, who was found dead in the water tanks on the roof of the Cecil Hotel in Los Angeles. 1 week 1 day ago via jackiechan
8:24 AM 2/26/2014 by Jeff Giles
We've eyed Warner Bros.' plans to adapt Stephen King's The Stand with plenty of suspicion -- one of King's heftier tomes, it's arguably also one of the least likely to benefit from Hollywood's "slash and streamline" approach, and would seemingly be far better served by the sort of film franchise/TV series hybrid that's reportedly being mulled for an adaptation of King's Dark Tower series.
12:19 PM 2/25/2014 by Jeff Giles
Legendary proved they were on their game with the first teaser for their upcoming Godzilla, and with the movie's debut full-length trailer, they've stepped it up a notch. It doesn't give too much away, but neither does it skimp on the good stuff -- this, folks, is how you promote a monster movie.
12:15 PM 1/23/2014 by Sara Vizcarrondo
This morning distributor A24 and production house Demarest Films have announced their plans to release Kevin Smith’s newest film Tusk in theaters 2014. Demarest (Machete Kills) participated in financing and producing, while A24 (Spring Breakers, The Bling Ring) plans a wide release of the film the third quarter of this year.