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David Bowie and Trevor Jones’ ‘Labyrinth’ Soundtrack Gets Remastered, Reissued on Vinyl!

26 April 2017 8:56 AM, PDT | bloody-disgusting.com | See recent Bloody-Disgusting.com news »

Extending the 30th anniversary celebration of the beloved film, LabyrinthJim Henson’s mesmerizing and enduring fantasy classic, David Bowie and Trevor Jones’ iconic soundtrack will be remastered and reissued on vinyl on May 12 for the first time since its original 1986 release, Bloody Disgusting learned. Long out of print, the album, which was remastered at Capitol Studios, will be available on high-quality 120gm […] »

- Brad Miska

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Watch George Clooney Time-Travel Through the Most Iconic Movie Scenes in New Nespresso Ad

26 April 2017 6:02 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

George Clooney is taking a trip down iconic movie lane for his new Nespresso commercial.

In an exclusive look at the campaign titled “Comin’ Home”, the U.S. Brand Ambassador for the coffee company proves just how far he’ll go for a good cup of joe by making his way through some of the best travel scenes in Hollywood history.

While stuck on a rainy movie set with dreaded drip coffee, Clooney takes a call from pal Andy Garcia who’s enjoying a “perfect Nespresso morning” in paradise. The sound of Garcia’s first satisfying sip is enough to »

- Ana Calderone

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18 actors whose characters were cut out of movies in post-production

24 April 2017 1:30 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Simon Brew Apr 28, 2017

The actors whose role in a film was shot, but chopped out of the final cut...

Yep, I know. I’ve read lists like this too, and I know that Eric Stoltz was cut out of Back To The Future. If it’s all well and good, I’ll leave that example out.

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What I’ve tried to find here is a mix of reasonably known and less known instances of an actor being cut out of a film after they’ve filmed sequences for it. I’ve also tried to get to the reason they were left out as well.

Whilst all this may still sound like an exercise in clickbait, being cut out of a production does have a consequence beyond ego hurting a bit. »

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‘Wet Hot American Summer: Fantasy Camp’ Is The Roleplaying Game of Your Wet Hot Dreams

19 April 2017 2:15 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Released with little fanfare in 2001, “Wet Hot American Summer” took its time to reach the cult status the film now enjoys, but its inane appeal has only grown in the years since. As if a successful Netflix reboot wasn’t enough, fans of the nostalgic cringe comedy have launched a Kickstarter campaign to design and sell a roleplaying game to live out their summer camp fantasies, titled “Wet Hot American Summer: Fantasy Camp.”

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The first and only official “Wet Hot” game, “Fantasy Camp” will feature exclusive new material from creator David Wain, as well as cast members Michael Ian BlackJoe Lo Truglio, and Marguerite Moreau. Players can choose a favorite character to inhabit as they attend the fictional Camp Firewood as they attempt to save the day, get some action, »

- Jude Dry

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Star Trek, Serenity, Muppets and more: our favourite movie adaptations of TV shows

17 April 2017 8:01 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Star Trek, Serenity, Muppets and more: our favourite movie adaptations of TV showsStar Trek, Serenity, Muppets and more: our favourite movie adaptations of TV showsJenny Bullough4/17/2017 10:01:00 Am With the movie adaptation of the classic 80s TV show CHiPs out in theatres now, and the Baywatch movie just around the corner, we’ve been thinking about the classic and beloved TV series that have been reborn on the big screen as movies (and sometimes even movie franchises)! Not all of these movies ended up as critically-acclaimed award winners, but frankly, we love them anyway. There’s just something sweetly nostalgic about seeing a TV show you loved when you were younger, or even an older TV show that you missed out on, reimagined for the movie screen. Here’s our list of the top ten TV shows adapted into movies: 10: The Brady Bunch Movie How do you adapt »

- Jenny Bullough

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Star Trek, Serenity, Muppets and more: our favourite movie adaptations of TV shows

17 April 2017 8:01 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Star Trek, Serenity, Muppets and more: our favourite movie adaptations of TV showsStar Trek, Serenity, Muppets and more: our favourite movie adaptations of TV showsJenny Bullough4/17/2017 10:01:00 Am With the movie adaptation of the classic 80s TV show CHiPs out in theatres now, and the Baywatch movie just around the corner, we’ve been thinking about the classic and beloved TV series that have been reborn on the big screen as movies (and sometimes even movie franchises)! Not all of these movies ended up as critically-acclaimed award winners, but frankly, we love them anyway. There’s just something sweetly nostalgic about seeing a TV show you loved when you were younger, or even an older TV show that you missed out on, reimagined for the movie screen. Here’s our list of the top ten TV shows adapted into movies: 10: The Brady Bunch Movie How do you adapt »

- Jenny Bullough

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Preview of Jim Henson’s The Power of the Dark Crystal #2

15 April 2017 9:40 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Jim Henson’s The Power of the Dark Crystal continues this coming Wednesday as Boom! Studios releases the second issue of the twelve part series, and we’ve got a preview for you here; take a look…

While Thurma’s arrival creates chaos at the Crystal Castle, Aughra tries to get a glimpse of what the future may hold for the fireling and Kensho, and discovers a familiar darkness on the horizon: Skeksis!

Power of the Dark Crystal #2 is out on April 19th, priced $3.99. »

- Amie Cranswick

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Fede Alvarez to direct Labyrinth sequel

15 April 2017 3:05 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Last year it was reported that Tr-Star were developing a sequel to the cult fantasy adventure Labyrinth, and now it looks like the studio is ready to move forward with the project.

According to THR, Evil Dead and Don’t Breathe director Fede Alvarez has signed on to helm the film, as well as co-writing the script with Jay Basu (the duo are also currently working together on The Girl in the Spider’s Web, the sequel to The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo).

Guardians of the Galaxy screenwriter Nicole Perlman had previously worked on the script for the new film, which is once again being produced by The Jim Henson Company.

The site reports that the new film will not be a remake or reboot, but a continuation of the original story. Jareth The Goblin King – played by the late David Bowie in the original – will not feature. »

- Gary Collinson

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Labyrinth: sequel to David Bowie fantasy film in the works

14 April 2017 2:10 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Don’t Breathe’s Fede Alvarez to write and direct the long-rumoured follow-up to the cult musical, but the film will not feature Bowie’s Goblin King character

A follow-up to Labyrinth, the 1980s musical fantasy film that starred the late David Bowie as a villainous Goblin King, is in the works.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, film-maker Fede Alvarez will write and direct the film, while Lisa Henson, daughter of the original film’s director Jim Henson, will produce.

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- Gwilym Mumford

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Labyrinth reboot planned with Don’t Breathe’s Fede Alvarez directing

14 April 2017 12:50 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Don’t Breathe and Evil Dead helmer Fede Alvarez is reportedly looking to reboot the classic Jim Henson’s 1986 movie Labyrinth for modern audiences. The new film will apparently not be a remake, but will take place in the same universe as the original film, which of course starred the late, great David Bowie.

The film is set up at Sony Pictures where Alvarez is actively working on new ‘Dragon Tattoo’ movie with The Girl in the Spider’s Web.

“’Labyrinth’ is one of the seminal movies from my childhood that made me fall in love with filmmaking,” said Alvarez. “I couldn’t be more thrilled to expand on Jim Henson’s mesmerizing universe, and take a new generation of moviegoers back into the Labyrinth.”

Alvarez has brought in writer Jay Basu (Monsters: Dark Continent) to co-write the film with him a. Guardians of the Galaxy co-writer Nicole Perlman was »

- Paul Heath

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Labyrinth 2 Gets Don't Breathe Director Fede Alvarez

13 April 2017 2:12 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Tri-Star has brought on Don't Breathe director Fede Alvarez to direct their Labyrinth sequel, while also setting writer Jay Basu (Monsters: Dark Continent) to write the script. This project will not head into production right away though, with both the director and writer first tackling Sony's The Girl in the Spider's Web movie, which begins filming this fall. Labyrinth 2 is moving forward after that project. This new report also re-confirms that this project is not a Labyrinth reboot.

Back in January 2016, it was reported that Guardians of the Galaxy writer Nicole Perlman has come aboard to write the script for a Labyrinth reboot, which was particularly troubling to many fans since the news came just days after original Labyrinth star David Bowie passed away. Nicole Perlman then took to social media to reveal that she had actually been in talks with the Jim Henson company in late 2014, confirming that she isn't rebooting the original movie, »

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Newswire: Labyrinth to be reborn with the help of Don’t Breathe’s Fede Alvarez

13 April 2017 1:38 PM, PDT | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

Like that Beetlejuice sequel or new Bill & Ted movie we keep hearing about but never actually come to pass, rumors of a sequel to Jim Henson’s 1986 fantasy film Labyrinth pop up every once in a while—most recently in November 2014—only to be quickly tamped back down by the Jim Henson Company. Now we know why. Deadline reports that The Jim Henson Co. is, in fact, partnering with TriStar to release a new movie set in the Labyrinth universe. But, the studios are quick to point out, it’s not a sequel. It’s more of a spinoff, if anything.

To handle this delicate task, the studios have turned to Don’t Breathe director Fede Alvarez, who began his career with a remake of Sam Raimi’s The Evil Dead and recently signed on to re-imagine another famous franchise with The Girl In The Spider’s ...

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- Katie Rife

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Labyrinth Spinoff Movie Announced, Fede Alvarez to Direct

13 April 2017 1:17 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Joseph Baxter Apr 14, 2017

At long last, a continuation of the 1986 cult classic Labyrinth arrives with a spinoff movie directed by Fede Alvarez.

The ambitious, picturesque 1986 fantasy film Labyrinth is an cult classic that highlighted the puppet creations of its director, the late, great Jim Henson, and famously introduced David Bowie as the villainous Jareth the Goblin King. However, it was, initially, a failure, earning $12.7m total against its $25m budget. But over 30 years later, its cult momentum is such that a major spinoff movie is in the works.

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According to Deadline, TriStar Pictures are opting to build on Labyrinth with a film that takes place in the same universe as the original. The studio have reportedly tasked horror visionary Fede Alavarez to direct the film, working off a script by Jay Basu. The team-up serves as a quick reunion, since »

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‘Labyrinth’ Spinoff Will Be Directed By ‘Don’t Breathe’ Director Fede Alvarez…Uh, What?

13 April 2017 1:00 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Are you ready to return to the mystical world of Jim Henson’s 1986 film Labyrinth? TriStar Pictures sure hopes you are, because after years of stops and starts, they’ve hired director Fede Alvarez to helm a continuation. Yes, I assure you that you read that correctly: the guy who made Don’t Breathe and the Evil Dead […]

The post ‘Labyrinth’ Spinoff Will Be Directed By ‘Don’t Breathe’ Director Fede Alvarez…Uh, What? appeared first on /Film. »

- Ben Pearson

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‘Labyrinth’ Spiritual Sequel Planned From ‘Girl in the Spider’s Web’ Director Fede Alvarez

13 April 2017 12:54 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

“The Girl in the Spider’s Web” director Fede Alvarez has signed on to helm a film set within the “Labyrinth” universe created by Jim Henson for the 1986 cult classic.

Alvarez will direct from a screenplay by “Monsters: Dark Continent” writer Jay Basu, who also co-wrote “Spider’s Web” with Alvarez.

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“‘Labyrinth’ is one of the seminal movies from my childhood that made me fall in love with filmmaking,” Alvarez told Deadline. “I couldn’t be more thrilled to expand on Jim Henson’s mesmerizing universe, and take a new generation of moviegoers back into the ‘Labyrinth.'”

Labyrinth” was Henson’s last film before his death in 1990. The movie followed a teenage girl (Jennifer Connelly) who has to decipher a labyrinth in 13 hours, in order to save her baby brother after her wish for »

- Yoselin Acevedo

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Fede Alvarez to helm a spin-off of Jim Henson's fantasy classic Labyrinth

13 April 2017 12:46 PM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

This is it, folks, it's finally happening! It's been announced today that Tristar Pictures has requested that director Fede Alvarez pick up the pieces in creating a long-awaited follow-up to Jim Henson's 1986 fantasy classic Labyrinth. From what I've gathered, Alvarez will once again team with The Girl In The Spider's Web scribe Jay Basu on the Labyrinth... Read More »

- Steve Seigh

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Don’t Breathe Helmer Fede Alvarez Plotting A New Film In The Labyrinth Universe

13 April 2017 12:33 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

More than 30 years after the Jim Henson and David Bowie cult classic, Hollywood is ready to revisit the fantastical Labyrinth universe once more.

Truth be told, there have been rumblings of a sequel to the 1986 original for years, and Guardians of the Galaxy scribe Nicole Perlman has clarified in the past that the intention is to revisit, not reboot, the beloved property. Turns out that’s still the case, and Deadline is reporting today that Don’t Breathe helmer Fede Alvarez has closed a deal to direct. Jay Basu has been tasked with script duties, who last collaborated with the filmmaker on quasi-sequel/reboot The Girl in the Spider’s Web.

It’s the next chapter in Sony’s Lisbeth Salander saga, though there’s no room for either Daniel Craig or Rooney Mara. Deadline goes on to confirm that Fede Alvarez will direct the Dragon Tattoo continuation first before delving into the Labyrinth universe, »

- Michael Briers

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‘Labyrinth’ Spinoff Enlists ‘Don’t Breathe’ Director Fede Alvarez

13 April 2017 11:32 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Fede Alvarez, who directed last summer’s surprise hit “Don’t Breathe,” has been tapped to helm TriStar’s upcoming remake of Jim Henson‘s “Labyrinth,” TheWrap has learned. Jay Basu will write the film along with Alvarez, which will delve further into the universe Henson created in his 1986 action-fantasy classic. TriStar and the Jim Henson Co. will co-produce the movie, with Lisa Henson producing and Nicole Brown overseeing the project for TriStar. David Bowie’s character in the original will not be represented in the new film, insiders told TheWrap. The film is not billed as a remake or reboot — instead, »

- Matt Pressberg

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New 'Labyrinth' Movie in the Works With 'Don't Breathe' Director

13 April 2017 11:20 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Fede Alvarez, the filmmaker behind last year's sleeper hit Don't Breathe, is tackling a sequel to Labyrinth, the 1986 Jim Henson movie that starred David Bowie, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

Alvarez will write the script with Jay Basu and direct the project, which is set up at Tri-Star. Lisa Henson of The Jim Henson Company will produce.

Alvarez and Basu are developing Girl in the Spider's Web, the sequel to Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, and will tackle the Labyrinth project after that.

Labyrinth tells of a teenager, originally played by Jennifer Connelly in one of her first roles, who has »

- Borys Kit

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‘Don’t Breathe’ Helmer Fede Alvarez to Direct ‘Labyrinth’ Spin-Off for TriStar

13 April 2017 11:02 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

TriStar has tapped Fede Alvarez, best known for directing the horror hit “Don’t Breathe” for Screen Gems, for its new retelling of the 1986 Jim Henson classic “Labyrinth.”

Alvarez will co-write the script with Jay Basu, who is currently penning the next Lisbeth Salander pic “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” that Alvarez is also directing. Sources added that this film will come after “Spider’s Web,” which is much further along in development.

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The new “Labyrinth” is a co-production between TriStar Pictures and The Jim Henson Co. Lisa Henson will produce and Nicole Brown will oversee for TriStar.

The original pic followed a 16-year old girl who is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother after her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King, »

- Justin Kroll

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