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Creed Trailer: This Is How You Pass a Franchise Torch Yep, it’s another Rocky sequel. How many of you didn’t know or forgot until Sylvester Stallone pops up near the end of this trailer? I think this might be the longest-running non-rebooted ongoing fiction franchise at this time — in years, that is, not installments. This is only the sixth sequel to the Best Picture-winning original, which was released nearly 40 years ago. Maybe George Romero’s Living Dead movies top it, if he makes more. And if we included nonfiction, then the Up series wins.

The Castle Of Horror Podcast Presents: Poltergeist III! By Jason Henderson, Drew Edwards, Tony Salvaggio, and Julia Guzman Bleeding Cool welcomes back The Castle of Horror Podcast tonight, a weekly internet radio show where professional writers in the comics, games and book industries take a look at horror movies, choosing one movie a week to discuss in depth. They say: This week we continue our Poltergeist Retrospective with Poltergeist III, because we are completists, by which we mean masochists.

The Castle Of Horror Podcast Presents: Poltergeist III! By Jason Henderson, Drew Edwards, Tony Salvaggio, and Julia Guzman Bleeding Cool welcomes back The Castle of Horror Podcast tonight, a weekly internet radio show where professional writers in the comics, games and book industries take a look at horror movies, choosing one movie a week to discuss in depth. They say: This week we continue our Poltergeist Retrospective with Poltergeist III, because we are completists, by which we mean masochists.

Exclusive 1:1 Interview: Poltergeist Director Gil Kenan! It takes a brave filmmaker to take on remaking POLTERGEIST. Thankfully, the fine gentleman who brought us MONSTER HOUSE and CITY OF EMBERS decided to have while still paying respect to the original. While the new film certainly has a different tone from Tobe Hooper directed, Steven Spielberg produced classic, in many ways this feels like a homage to it. And it also happens to feature a strong cast, with Sam... Read More...

Two of my favorite actors today happen to be Sam Rockwell and Rosemarie DeWitt. And frankly, they give everything they do some serious credibility. So when you place them in the roles of the terrorized parents in POLTERGEIST, it already makes you care about the characters more. While the original film will always be one of my all-time favorites, I was surprised at how much fun I had with this new film and much... Read More...

MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: Peter Sarsgaard In Talks To Take Villainous Lead Variety is reporting that Peter Sarsgaard is in talks to take on the role of villain in Antonie Fuqua's interpretation of The Magnificent Seven. Sarsgaard will be joining Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Chris Pratt, Vincent D'Nofrio, Haley Bennett and Luke Grimes in the cast. He will play the role of the robber baron who leads the gang that is terrorizing the small town that asks for the others' help.Production is expected to start shortly. ... [Read the whole post on twitchfilm.com...]

Matt Bomer saddles up for The Magnificent Seven MGM's remake of The Magnificent Seven continues to round up its band of gunslingers, with THR reporting that Matt Bomer is the latest name on the team

Stallone Reveals First Photo from Creed Sylvester Stallone has published the first photo from his upcoming boxing film Creed with Fantastic Four star Michael B. Jordan. The shot appeared on the action icon’s Instagram earlier today. Creed, helmed by Fruitvale Station director Ryan Coogler, is a spin-off from Stallone’s own legendary Rocky series focusing on the son of former world heavyweight champ Apollo Creed, Adonis Johnson.

New Poltergeist Reboot Trailer Sneaks In This isn't just a few pissed off spirits...The first trailer for the new take on Poltergeist arrived back in February, offering the first proper look at the new family being bothered by some pesky supernatural troublemakers. Here’s the latest promo, which brings some new footage.This time around, the focus is on the Bowen family, dad Eric (Sam Rockwell), mum Amy (Rosemarie DeWitt) and kids Kendra (Saxon Sharbino), Griffin (Kyle Catlett) and Madison (Kennedi Clements), the latter of whom becomes the main focus of supernatural attention.

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