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Jason Blum Talks Insidious/Sinister Director Shakeups, More Purges

9:54 PM 7/14/2014 by Fred Topel
Jason Blum
While Jason Blum has a virtual monopoly on the most successful horror movies, some of his staple directors are moving on. After directing The Fast and the Furious 7, James Wan left the Insidious franchise in the hands of screenwriter Leigh Whannell. Blum still expects he can convince Wan to make another horror movie for him, joking that it could be as soon as Insidious 4.

Lin Shaye Promises Elise's Hidden Past In Insidious: Chapter 3

11:37 PM 6/26/2014 by Fred Topel
Insidious: Chapter 2
Lin Shaye attended the Saturn Awards to present awards to winning horror film The Conjuring and winning Young Actor Chloe Grace Moretz for Carrie. On the red carpet, I spoke to Shaye about the news that Dermot Mulroney was joining the cast for Insidious: Chapter 3. Shaye was excited to welcome him, but also told me that the third chapter would reveal much more about her character, the psychic and now spirit herself, Elise.
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'Christ the Lord' Gets U.S. Distribution

variety.com – FilmDistrict has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the upcoming “Christ the Lord” movie with plans for a release in March, 2015. The project, first announced in late 2011, is based on Anne Rice’s “Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt.” Cyrus Nowrasteh will direct from a screenplay he penned with Betsy Nowrasteh. 6 years 25 weeks ago via brucelee
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FilmDistrict Takes Paul W.S. Anderson's Pompeii

comingsoon.net – FilmDistrict announced today that it has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Constantin Film and Impact Pictures’ Pompeii , the period-based action film from acclaimed director Paul W.S. Anderson. 6 years 35 weeks ago via jackiechan
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'Insidious Chapter 2' Release Pushed To September 20

deadline.com – FilmDistrict said today the sequel to the low-budget 2011 horror pic will now be released September 20, 2013. It originally was scheduled for August 30, when it would have gone up against four films including The Weinstein Company’s own horror outing Satanic. Insidious Chapter 2 now faces a less crowded field; it shares the frame with the Warner Bros action film Prisoners and Rush, Ron Howard’s biopic of Formula One racer Niki Lauda. 6 years 41 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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FilmDistrict Acquires US Distribution Rights for Spike Lee's 'Oldboy'

Spike Lee
comingsoon.net – FilmDistrict announced today that it has acquired US distribution rights to Good Universe's Oldboy , the remake of the highly-acclaimed South Korean suspense film. The movie stars Academy Award® nominee Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, and Sharlto Copley. The Spike Lee directed film is produced by Roy Lee and Doug Davison via Vertigo Entertainment and Nathan Kahane on behalf of Good Universe. 7 years 13 weeks ago via jetli
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