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6 items from 2015

Red Sea Media Begins Sales of Cinedigm’s American International Pictures Reinventions

16 May 2015 9:11 AM, PDT | | See recent Dread Central news »

Lou Arkoff, Jeff Katz, and Hal Sadoff have been prepping a reboot of several 1950’s horror classics from American International Pictures for a few years now; and with a fall production start date looming, they’ve joined forces with Red Sea… Continue Reading →

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Red Sea Media to sell Aip genre slate

15 May 2015 10:00 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Roman Kopelevich’s La-based sales company has come on to handle international sales on a reboot slate of ten American International Pictures genre classics from the 1950s.

Cinedigm will distribute the films in the Us and producers Lou Arkoff and Hal Sadoff have lined up a September start on back-to-back shoots for the entire roster.

Cast and directors are expected to be announced shortly on the slate, which the producers aim to turn into an R-rated comic book-style cinematic universe with interconnecting characters.

The roster includes Girls In Prison, Viking Women & The Sea Serpent, The Brain Eaters (pictured); She-Creature and Teenage Caveman.

Rounding out the slate are Reform School Girl, The Undead, How To Make A Monster, The Cool & The Crazy and Day The World Ended.

Former New Line and Fox executive Jeff Katz wrote each script and the ten individual stories will feed into one overarching narrative. Sadoff is the former head of international and media »

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The Brain Eaters, The She-Creature, The Undead & More Aip Titles to be Remade & Linked Together

22 January 2015 9:36 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Roger Corman fans are familiar with at least a few of them, movie memorabilia collectors have hung posters of them on their walls for decades, and some first saw them at double bill matinees on Saturdays or summer nights at the drive-in. If you have fond memories of watching the pulpy onscreen offerings of American International Pictures from the bucket seat of a Buick or the comfortable cushions of your own couch, then you might be pleased to know that ten of the company’s titles have been acquired by Cinedigm and will be remade as individual films linked together by one massive story arc.

Girls in Prison, Viking Women and The Sea Serpent, The Brain Eaters, The She-Creature, Teenage Caveman, Reform School Girl, The Undead, War of the Colossal Beast, The Cool and The Crazy, and Day the World Ended will all be reimagined, with filming slated to start »

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Cinedigm to produce a shared cinematic universe based on 10 classic B-movies

21 January 2015 3:54 AM, PST | | See recent JoBlo news »

Looks like the shared cinematic universe model is permeating every level of movie-making from big budget studio franchises to B-movie reboots. Cinedigm has announced plans to remake 10 cult classic films from American International Pictures, the studio best known for producing the films of Roger Corman through the 1950s and beyond. Variety reports that this new project will come from producers Lou Arkoff, Snakes On A Planes' Jeff Katz and Hal Sadoff. Katz wrote all ten films which »

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Cinedigm Remaking Aip’s ‘Girls in Prison,’ ‘Brain Eaters’ in Shared Movie Universe

20 January 2015 1:49 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Cinedigm is launching a reinvention of American International Pictures exploitation titles including “Girls in Prison” and “The Brain Eaters” in a 10-picture project within a single movie universe.

Cinedigm is teaming with producers Lou Arkoff (“Inspector Gadget”), Jeff Katz (“Snakes on a Plane”) and Hal Sadoff (“Hotel Rwanda”) to shoot the 10 films with storylines and characters as part of a single story arc. The films will be shot starting in September with cast and directors to be announced soon.

Katz has written all 10 films, which are based on “Girls in Prison,” “Viking Women and The Sea Serpent,” “The Brain Eaters,” “She-Creature,” “Teenage Caveman,” “Reform School Girl,” “The Undead,” “War of the Colossal Beast,” “The Cool and the Crazy” and “The Day the World Ended.”

Cinedigm will handle the theatrical release, DVD, digital, TV and nontheatrical formats including on CONtv, Cinedigm’s upcoming digital network targeted to the Comic-Con audience.

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Cinedigm to release Aip remake package

20 January 2015 1:44 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Cinedigm has signed a 10-film deal with Lou Arkoff, Jeff Katz and Hal Sadoff to reinvent a series of American International Pictures (Aip) classics from the 1950s including The Brain Eaters and Girls In Prison.

The trio first introduced the Aip remake slate in Cannes 2013 and have earmarked a September start, planning to shoot all ten titles back-to-back.

Katz has written every screenplay and the stories will feed into an over-arching arc. Cast and directors are expected to be announced shortly. 

Cinedigm will release the films theatrically and via DVD, digital, TV and non-theatrical formats. The films will also featured on Cinedigm’s nascent digital network CONtv.

The ten titles are: Girls In Prison; Viking Women & The Sea Serpent; The Brain Eaters; She-Creature; Teenage Caveman; Reform School Girl; The Undead; War Of The Colossal Beast; The Cool & The Crazy; and Day The World Ended.

“In a unique twist on the current film-making model, all ten films »

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