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Burbank, CA (April 26, 2016) – Imagine having the power to change history. Journey with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment to the 1960s with the release of 11.22.63 on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD on August 9, 2016. Executive Produced by Emmy® winner J.J. Abrams (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Lost), Stephen King (The Shining, The Shawshank Redemption, Stand By Me), Bridget Carpenter (Friday Night Lights. Parenthood), Bryan Burk (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Kevin Macdonald (The Last King of Scotland) the event series includes all 8 episodes (9 hours) as well as a brand new featurette. 11.22.63 is priced to own at $39.99 Srp for Blu-ray and $29.98 for DVD.
Viewers hurtle deep into the unpredictable darkness of the American dream. James Franco stars as Jake Epping, a high school teacher at a loss with his life, who wants to make a difference and do something meaningful. Encouraged by his ailing friend (Chris Cooper), Jake journeys back in time to »
- ComicMix Staff
A bunch of new stills are out from "Drive" director Nicolas Winding Refn's latest feature "The Neon Demon" which premieres during the Cannes Film Festival next summer. Elle Fanning, Karl Glusman, Bella Heathcote, Jena Malone, Abbey Lee, Desmond Harrington, Christina Hendricks, and Keanu Reeves all star in the horror tale about an aspiring L.A. model who finds her youth and beauty the envy of the beauty-obsessed women around her. [Source: The Film Stage]
Disney Pictures has announced a June 7th Blu-ray, DVD and VOD release date for "Zootopia," their animated feature that has proven a smash with both audiences and critics - taking in $910 million at the global box office to date along with a stunning 98% score on Rotten Tomatoes.
- Garth Franklin
It's no secret that some of the scariest horror movies of all time were adapted from some truly terrifying books. The master of horror novels, Stephen King, has practically had his entire library transferred to the big screen, but there are some great horror authors whose names you may never have heard. Before you pick your next read, take a look at the books that inspired your favorite scary movies, and make sure you've caught up with all the horror movies based on true stories! »
- Maggie Pehanick
Play hide-and-seek in new Friday the 13th: The Game teaser – I’m totally excited about this upcoming Friday the 13th videogame – which well let players try to either outwit Jason…or become him. The game raised over $700k on Kickstarter last year – and development is ongoing. To keep fans in the loop, the team has released a new video -- this one showing why you better pick a really good hiding spot when Jason is running around with his axe. No word yet on when we might get to play Friday the 13th: The Game, but I’m willing to be patient if it means they get everything right. Stephen King’s It remake lands a release date – It is really happening. After a few years of rumors and false starts, Warner Bros. has set an...
- Mike Bracken
In 2011, we ventured to northern Maine to see some of the filming locations for the 1989 cult horror classic “Pet Sematary,” the movie adaptation of Stephen King‘s 1983 novel about animals that come back from the dead, which Mary Lambert directed from King’s own screenplay. As lifelong King and horror film fans, this particular trip represented a kind of pilgrimage for us. We knew the drive would be long (well over five hours just to get there), but we knew it would be worth it. Prior to reaching Maine, we had no ambitions other than to find the locations and. »
- John Campopiano and Justin White
Los Angeles, April 21, 2016 Terror Films Presents “Unearthed & Untold: The Path To Pet Sematary” Premieres the Official Trailer, Poster & Special Promotion In September of 2015, Terror Films announced that it had acquired, “Unearthed & Untold: The Path To Pet Sematary” – the documentary chronicling the origins of Stephen King’s bestselling horror novel, …
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“It’s just a fender bender, right?” Scream Factory announced a June 3rd premiere date for Fender Bender, their first original horror film that’s written and directed by Mark Pavia (The Night Flier). Ahead of its debut on the Chiller network, a new teaser trailer and poster offers a look at the movie that might make you think twice about exchanging information after a car accident.
From Scream Factory: “Back in October we announced that we were producing our own original thriller called Fender Bender. Today we are extremely proud and excited to share with you our progress and more details!
Fender Bender will be premiering on the Chiller network June 3rd at 9Pm Et. If you’re a fan of the old-school slasher films from the 80s (which you know we are as we carry a lot of them) then we’re pretty confident this will be »
- Derek Anderson
Chiller and Scream Factory announced today that original movie Fender Bender will premiere Friday, June 3 at 9 Pm Et. Written and Directed by Mark Pavia (Stephen King’s The Night Flier), the movie stars Makenzie Vega (The Good Wife), Dre Davis (Pretty Little Liars, Scavenger Killers), Cassidy Freeman (Smallville, Longmire) and Bill Sage (American Psycho, We Are What We Are). Evocative of the horror-thriller classics […] »
During its CinemaCon presentation in Las Vegas earlier this month, Sony Pictures confirmed that production has gotten under way on the long-awaited adaptation of Stephen King's The Dark Tower. While most of the main cast is already in place, it's never too late to add even more cast members, with two new actors signing on today. Vikings star Katheryn Winnick has come aboard in an unspecified role, while Michael Barbieri has also joined the cast as young Timmy. While we'll have to wait and see who Katheryn Winnick is playing, the casting of Timmy could signal that the adaptation will make some major changes from the novel series.
Variety has word of Katheryn Winnick's casting, while Deadline broke the news on Michael Barbieri. In Stephen King's The Dark Tower book series, Timmy is a good friend of Jake Chambers (Tom Taylor), although he doesn't show up until the third book, »
The level of obsession inspired by "The Shining" is almost unparalleled. "Star Wars" fans will line up for days, even weeks to catch a glimpse of the latest trip to a galaxy far, far away, but Stanley Kubrick's endlessly unsettling adaptation of Stephen King's novel of the same name has been picked apart from every interpretive angle imaginable — with viewers still disagreeing over how valid any of them are. (If you know not of what I speak, look up Rodney Ascher's "Room 237.") In the latest example of "Shining" obsession, The Guardian has published a first-person account written by an electrician who worked on the film as part of its "A touch with greatness" series. Among Bob Tanswell's memories are Kubrick's chess prowess, Jack Nicholson's ability to drive the director crazy and being asked to drop trou as an extra in a famously bizarre scene. Read »
- Michael Nordine
With production underway on The Dark Tower, the long-awaited adaptation of Stephen King’s epic fantasy series has added two new names to its cast, with Katheryn Winnick (Vikings) and Michael Barbieri (Little Men) joining the movie.
Winnick’s role is being kept under wraps, but Deadline is reporting that 14-year-old Barbieri is to play Timmy, “an offbeat pal to the Jake Chambers character.”
Nikolaj Arcel (A Royal Affair) is directing The Dark Tower, which is set to star Idris Elba (Luther) as Roland the Gunslinger, Matthew McConaughey (Interstellar) as the Man in Black, Tom Taylor (Doctor Foster) as Jake Chambers, Abbey Lee (Mad Max: Fury Road) as Tirana, Fran Kranz (The Cabin in the Woods) as Pimli and Jackie Earle Haley (Watchmen) as Richard Sayre.
- Gary Collinson
One of the most highly anticipated silver screen adaptations set to hit theaters within the next few years is none other than The Dark Tower. An adaptation of the beloved Stephen King novel series, the project has remained in development hell for years and only recently got off the ground. As production will begin very soon in South Africa, there.s still much work to be done behind the scenes of the upcoming movie. The Dark Tower has just made another big step forward by casting a young up-and-comer for the role of Timmy. According to a recent report from Deadline, actor Michael Barbieri is currently in talks to join the cast of the upcoming adaptation of Stephen King.s The Dark Tower. Details on the potential casting remain somewhat scarce, but we know that the 14-year-old actor is currently in talks to portray the character of Timmy . a humorous »
The problem with most prequels is that the original never intended to show you what happened before the events deemed worthy enough to depict in a movie. But that isn't stopping the brain trust at 20th Century Fox from moving forward on The First Omen, a precursor to the 1976 classic that introduced Damien to the world. Antonio Campos, who made waves with his Sundance hit Christine (not a Stephen King remake) is in talks to direct.
A grown-up Damien is at the center of a new A&E horror series that debuted earlier this year, and 20th Century Fox already blew it with their critically panned remake of The Omen in 2006. So they're taking this long-standing horror franchise in a totally new direction. This next movie is produced by David Goyer and Kevin Turen under their Phantom Four banner. There are no story details. The movie will tell what happened »
Exclusive: Two weeks into the start of shooting in South Africa, The Dark Tower is beefing up its cast with the addition of Michael Barbieri, I've learned. Reps for the 14-year-old are deep in talks to have him join the highly anticipated Nikolaj Arcel-directed adaptation of Stephen King's bestselling series, set to come out on Presidents Day weekend next year. Having starred as the co-lead in Ira Sachs' Sundance-premiering Little Men, Barbieri is slated to play the role… »
Per a statement, the as-yet-untitled film will offer the "unvarnished and authentic" story of Houston's life, from her early days singing in her church's gospel choir to her astounding success as a global pop star, which included a string of seven straight Billboard Hot 100 Number Ones. The film will include interviews with Houston's friends, family and collaborators, including famed record executive Clive Davis, who helped launch the singer's career. »
The “Boston Underground Film Festival” (http://bostonunderground.org) at the Brattle Theatre in Cambridge, Ma is a hub for early film festival favorites, diverse programming, film culture and community along with multiple blocks of diverse short filmmaking visions. Whether it’s the celebration of local filmmaking talent with the “Homegrown Horror” short film block curated by Chris Hallock or the short film block that looks at the dark, twisted and humorous side of horror with “Fugue & Riffs”. After BUFF18, we had the chance to talk with six of these filmmakers as well as past and present members of these short film blocks at Buff!
These New England filmmakers and their film projects includes Andrea Mark Wolanin (Cleaning House), Izzy Lee (Innsmouth – which played at BUFF18 before the feature “Antibirth”), Jim McDonough (Idiom Origins Vol. 1), Jarrett Blinkhorn (They’re Closing In), Corey Norman (Suffer the Little Children) and Alex Divincenzo (Trouser Snake »
- Jay Kay
Remember this class act, America?
This is Jeff Gillooly. You may remember him from the 90’s. He “masterminded” the hit on Nancy Kerrigan’s knee on the eve of the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in 1994, to prevent Kerrigan from skating and making the U.S. Olympic Team, for the benefit of his ex-wife, Tonya Harding.
What does this have to do with the Hugo Awards? Well, it should be obvious. Theodore Beale, by slating again with his Rabid Puppies, has decided to kneecap the 2016 Hugo Awards… and just to add to the fun, this time he’s trying to create poison pills by nominating famous authors in some categories, so he can take the credit if they win, and cry persecution if they are rejected with the rest of his slate.
John Scalzi, talking about the Hugo mess on his blog, takes the position:
…I see some people here »
- Glenn Hauman
The story follows a wandering gunslinger (Elba) who is the last hope of the fallen land of Mid-World. He is charged with finding the Dark Tower while battling his nemesis, the Man in Black (McConaughey).
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- Garth Franklin
Fran Kranz was nervous about taking on Shakespeare for Joss Whedon. The Buffy creator’s charming film adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing has received tons of praise, including for Kranz’s performance as Claudio, but at the time when the 12-day, secret production of the film was about to start, Kranz was nervous. “I maybe had lost a little of confidence with the language,” said Kranz, who had performed in several Shakespeare productions in high school and at Yale University but not yet professionally. It was Whedon and the intimate way he shot the film — in his own house, a familiar place to his friends and frequent collaborators — that Kranz says calmed his nerves and reinstilled in him confidence with the Bard’s words. Whedon filmed his take on the comedy at his Santa Monica, CA home after having hosted evenings of Shakespeare readings with his friends there for several years. »
- Emily Rome
The Dark Tower is looming, as production has already started on the Hollywood adaptation of Stephen King's seminal work. With key figures starting to fall into place, the battle across Mid-World is going to finally find its way to the big screen. Though there are still some key roles that need to be filled, and Vikings' star / Captain Marvel hopeful Katheryn Winnick may have just filled one such vacancy. Variety reports that the actor best known for her role as Lagertha on the smash-hit History Channel show has been cast in a role in The Dark Tower, though an exact role was not mentioned. Katheryn Winnick's casting is the second female cast-member that the film has taken on so far, as Mad Max: Fury Road star Abbey Lee was previously cast as Tirana. With all the secrecy surrounding the film, trying to narrow down Winnick's role is a bit difficult, »
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