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Are you ready to scream — again?
MTV’s television adaptation of the horror movie franchise, “Scream,” is set to premiere June 30 this summer, and the first official trailer is here (watch below).
“Scream” the series will follow the aftermath of a cyber-bullying incident that results in a shocking murder. The brutal event brings back memories from of past killing spree that has haunted some, possibly inspires a new killer and brings together a new group of teens.
“Scream” also stars Willa Fitzgerald (“Alpha House,” “Royal Pains”), Amy Forsyth (“Torment,” “Reign”), John Karna (“Premature,” “The Neighbors”), Carlson Young (“Key and Peele,” “The Kroll Show”) and Amadeus Serafini. Jamie Travis (MTV’s “Faking It”) directed the pilot, and Jill Blotevogel (“Harper’s Island,” “Ravenswood”) will exec produce. »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
If you are of a certain age (and Thn is definitely of a certain age), five years before teen movie history was made by Mean Girls, a geeky girl’s transformation from ugly to beautiful in ninety minutes was the video you watched at every sleepover possible. Zack Siler (Freddie Prinze Jr.) was the ultimate big screen heartthrob – he was the most popular boy in school And he had a thoughtful side to boot, brought out by soon-to-be-beautiful Laney Boggs (Rachael Leigh Cook). The storyline had universal appeal, the cast was full of future stars (seriously, check out IMDb for the full list but Paul Walker, Matthew Lillard, Anna Paquin, Kieran Culkin, Gabrielle Union…), the soundtrack instantly memorable and the script witty and on point.
Fast forward to 2015 and the death of original filmmaking ideas means that production company Miramax, who released the original in 1999, are teaming up with The »
- Victoria Bull
One of our favorite '90s teen flicks may be getting a major makeover! The Wrap reported on Tuesday that the beloved 1999 romantic comedy, "She's All That" is getting a remake -- one that will allegedly be directed by Spike Lee's wife, Tonya Lewis Lee. The original flick follows the story of a high school jock, Zack Siler, who bets his friends that he can make any girl in the school prom queen material. Zack's friends choose the school's artsy outcast, Laney Boggs, for the wager ... but, Siler ends up actually falling for her in the process. The original "She's All That" film boasted a pretty impressive cast, too -- Freddie Prinze Jr., Rachael Leigh Cook, Matthew Lillard, Usher, Anna Paquin, Lil' Kim and the late Paul Walker all appeared in the teen dramedy. The Weinstein Company and Miramax are reportedly developing the reboot, but have yet to comment on The Wrap's report. »
- tooFab Staff
If She's All That was your jam in 1999, you might not be thrilled to hear that a remake is in the works. Miramax is reviving the now-classic teen comedy. Kenny Leon, who is mostly known for TV movies like Lifetime's remake of Steel Magnolias, is attached to direct. Though a cast hasn't been announced, it's probably fair to assume that original stars Rachael Leigh Cook and Freddie Prinze Jr. won't return. Paul Walker, Matthew Lillard, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Usher Raymond, Lil' Kim, and Gabrielle Union also starred in the first film. See why this is a classic? Stay tuned for more information. Update: Some outlets are reporting that the remake news is just a rumor. »
Is nothing sacred in Hollywood?! "She's All That" will get the reboot treatment!
According to The Wrap, the remake of the 1999 teen comedy – which originally starred Freddie Prinze Jr., Rachael Leigh Cooke and Paul Walker – will reportedly be directed by Kenny Leon and produced by Spike Lee‘s wife, Tonya Lewis Lee.
The original movie, which grossed just over $100 million worldwide at the box office, also starred Anna Paquin, Usher, Matthew Lillard, Kieran Culkin, Gabrielle Union, Dule Hill, Alexis Arquette and Lil' Kim.
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- firstname.lastname@example.org (Access Hollywood)
She's All That helped usher in a new era of teen movies, arriving at the tail end of the 90s and preceding American Pie by a couple of months. The film that originally starred Freddie Prinze Jr. and Rachael Leigh Cook is getting the remake it deserves, as a new twist on the tale gears up at the Weinstein Company. Spike Lee's wife Tonya Lewis Lee will produce with acclaimed stage director Kenny Leon directing. It is not stated in the initial report, but it is expected that the main cast will be African-American. The Wrap calls it 'diverse' casting.
The Weinstein Company and Miramax released the original She's All That in January of 1999 after a fairly long drought of teen movies, kicking the popular 80s genre back into gear. The film grossed more than $100 million worldwide. Represenatives at Weinstein Co. did not immediately comment on this new take on the romantic comedy, »
The film starred Freddie Prinze Jr. as a high school jock who makes a bet with his best friend (Paul Walker) that he can turn a shy art student (Rachael Leigh Cooke) into his high school's prom queen. Matthew Lillard, Anna Paquin, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Usher Raymond and Lil'Kilm also starred.
The remake will follow a similar premise and is expected to be developed with more diverse leads in mind. The original film grossed more than $100 million worldwide.
Source: The Wrap »
- Garth Franklin
It's time to party—or get a makeover—like it's 1999! The Weinstein Company and Miramax are developing a remake of She's All That! According to The Wrap, the hit teen comedy, which starred Freddie Prinze Jr., Rachael Leigh Cooke and Paul Walker, will be directed by Spike Lee's wife, Tonya Lewis Lee. She's All That followed Prinze and Walker's characters as they follow through on a bet that Prinze, the high school all-star, can turn any student into a high school prom queen. The remake will follow a similar premise. The original cast included Kevin Pollak, Matthew Lillard, Anna Paquin, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Usher Raymond, Lil' Kim, Gabrielle Union, Dule Hill, Kieran Culkin, Elden »
Hit 1999 teen flick "She's All That" is getting a makeover, with reports suggesting that a remake starring a more diverse cast is in the works.
The Tracking Board writes that Miramax and The Weinstein Company are teaming up to remake the property, with director Kenny Leon attached. Leon is also directing NBC's upcoming live staging of "The Wiz," and has helmed several updates on classic films and plays, including the 2012 Lifetime version of "Steel Magnolias."
In addition to Leon, the creative team also reportedly includes Tonya Lewis Lee (wife of Spike Lee), who's producing the project. TheWrap reports that filmmakers are looking to cast more diverse leads this time around.
"She's All That" -- a take on the "Pygmalion" tale that inspired "My Fair Lady" -- starred Freddie Prinze Jr. as a jock who makes a bet that he can turn an ugly duckling (Rachael Leigh Cook) into prom queen. »
- Katie Roberts
A remake for She's All That is in development.
Kenny Leon is attached to direct the project.
It followed high school jock Zack (Prinze Jr), who bets his friend Dean (Walker) that he can turn the dorky and unpopular Daney (Cook) into the prom queen.
Directed by Robert Iscove, the movie made more than $100 million worldwide.
Watch a trailer for She's All That below: »
The Weinstein Company and Miramax are developing a remake of the 1999 teen comedy She’s All That, which is set to be produced by Spike Lee’s wife Tonya Lewis Lee under her Tonik Productions banner, with Kenny Leon (Steel Magnolias) directing.
Grossing over $100 million upon release, She’s All That followed Freddie Reeves Jr.’s high school jock in his efforts to turn shy girl Rachael Leigh Cooke into the prom queen. Also featuring in the cast were Paul Walker, Matthew Lillard, Anna Paquin, Jodi Lyn O’Keefe, Usher Raymond, Lil’ Kim, Gabrielle Union, Dule Hill, Kieran Culkin, Elden Henson, Clea DuVall, Tim Matheson and Alexis Arquette.
Further details are scarce, but it’s said that “the remake will follow a similar premise and is expected to be developed with diverse leads in mind.”
Source: The Tracking Board, The Wrap
- Gary Collinson
Fresh off Eli Roth’s Sundance premiere “Knock Knock,” an update of 1977’s “Death Game” for which she generated heat thanks to her performance as a sexual temptress-turned-home invader, sought-after Chile-born Lorenza Izzo has signed with Paradigm Talent Agency for representation.
In addition to starring in “Knock Knock,” an upcoming wide release from Lionsgate, which purchased the film at the Sundance Festival for a reported $3 million in one of the biggest deals of this year’s fest, Izzo will also be seen in the lead role, alongside Daryl Sahara and Sky Ferreira, in Roth’s awaited “Green Inferno,” an Amazon-set cannibal horror-thriller. In it, Izzo maintains much of the audience empathy as a well-meaning and plucky student activist who keeps her cool when captured by the same natives she’s come to protect.
- John Hopewell
NBC's version is under consideration for a series pick-up alongside other comedy pilots including People Are Talking starring Saved By The Bell's Mark-Paul Gosselaar and a remake of 1990 film Problem Child with Matthew Lillard.
Remakes, reboots and revamps: Has Us television run out of ideas? »
The Bridge actor has been cast in the Peacock network’s comedy pilot, playing the titular brat’s father, our sister site Deadline reports.
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Based on the 1990 film starring John Ritter, the single-camera project follows two parents struggling to raise one hellion of a child. Erinn Hayes (Childrens Hospital) previously was cast as the boy’s mother.
In addition to The Bridge, Lillard’s recent TV credits include an arc on »
Matthew Lillard is set as the male lead opposite Erinn Hayes in Problem Child, NBC's single-camera comedy pilot inspired by the 1990 Universal Pictures/Imagine feature that starred John Ritter and Amy Yasbeck as a couple conned into adopting a troubled 7-year-boy who wreaks havoc in their lives and leaves a path of destruction anywhere he goes. The TV adaptation, written by Scot Armstrong, is described as a family show about the cat-and-mouse game between a set of parents… »
Which is the scariest Scream of them all? We’ve put the satirical, postmodern slasher series in order…
This feature contains spoilers for all of the Scream movies.
Do you like scary movies? Director Wes Craven and writer Kevin Williamson decided most people probably did. In the mid 90s, they breathed life into a flagging genre by creating a new knife-wielding icon who, crucially, was aware of all the horror movie villains who’d gone before.
In fact, ‘Ghostface’ was so into his horror trivia that he quizzed his victims about it before striking. Could watching enough horror movies save you when your own life threatened to turn into one? According to Scream, maybe it could.
Although the first movie ends with – spoiler! – the death of both the killers behind the mask, the Ghostface persona proved harder to kill. In the tradition of so many other slasher villains, Ghostface came back for more. »
Title: Match Director: Stephen Belber Starring: Patrick Stewart, Carla Gugino and Matthew Lillard People who have garnered respect and notoriety in their chosen career path may not always lead a glamorous life, as they can also easily face hurdles when the public begins to associate them with just one achievement or milestone in their lives. They also often face obstacles in forming meaningful, lasting personal relationships, as they continuously strive to maintain the success they’re grown accustomed to throughout their careers. This is certainly the case with one of the lead character in writer-director Stephen Belber’s new comedy-drama ‘Match,’ the movie adaptation of the filmmaker’s 2005 Tony-nominated play of the [ Read More ]
The post Match Movie Review appeared first on Shockya.com. »
- Karen Benardello
It is clear by the 15-minute mark of Stephen Belber’s drama Match that the film we are watching had its roots on the stage. The camera is mostly stationary, framing its actors in tight close-ups, and the dialogue lingers on the idiosyncrasies of the characters rather than propelling the story forward. However, the biggest give-away is that Patrick Stewart flamboyantly spits his lines and enunciates each syllable, as if a large audience existed where the camera stands.
Like many plays confined to a couple of settings that eventually transition to the big screen, Match struggles to find a directorial style or mark that differentiates it from the theatre. It also fails to deliver a real purpose to exist in a new medium. (Unlike 12 Angry Men, still the best stage-to-screen adaptation, you often notice that most of the drama is confined to one location.) Fortunately for Belber, strong acting from »
- Jordan Adler
In the fitfully entertaining “Match,” Patrick Stewart is Tobi, an experienced dance instructor who has arrived in New York City after a whirlwind globe-trotting lifestyle. His days are spent working with students craving approval and attention, barking orders through his thick brogue. When he returns home, it is to solitude, to knitting and the occasional deli visit. Tobi is a child of the sixties, and his liberation during that period has allowed him a contemporary peace. That peace is broken when Tobi accepts an offer for an interview with Lisa and Mike (Carla Gugino, Matthew Lillard). His restlessness is endearing, his social anxiety plucky and attractive. When he is joined by the duo at a diner, he exerts effort to make an off-color joke before profusely apologizing. Stewart's performance is of a man who has constantly found time to self-analyze, thinking it's the same as perceiving and understanding the needs of others. »
- Gabe Toro
Stewart’s Eccentricity Barely Keeps “Match” Lit
Groomed and primmed ballet dancers create arches and points which are lauded and corrected by their instructor, kept sharp by his knowledge and dedication to the craft. The bustling bright city of New York as its backdrop, the liveliness of the city is matched only by its protagonist. Introduced at the beginning is a sense of high regard and careful perception which can only be achieved by a writer who like, Tobi, understands his or her own craft to the point where it becomes not just their livelihood but their life. Writer/director Stephen Belber’s start stems from theatre with plays such as Tape (which had its film adaptation directed by Richard Linklater) and The Laramie Project (in which he shares credit with multiple people) and a half dozen years after his film debut in Jennifer Aniston starring Management, he proves to »
- Amanda Yam
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