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David Cronenberg's 'The Fly' Gets a Comic Book Sequel

17 December 2014 3:30 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The story that began in David Cronenberg's film update of The Fly continues with a five-issue miniseries The Fly: Outbreak written by Brandon Seifert (Hellraiser, Witch Doctor) with painted interior and cover art by menton3 (Silent Hill, Monocyte). Issue one will hit in March and will boast variant covers by Jason Edmiston and Lukas Ketner.

Years ago, a scientist had a horrific accident when he tried to use his newly invented teleportation device and became a human/fly hybrid. Now his almost-human son continues to search for a cure for the mutated genes. But a breakthrough turns into a breakout, and anyone exposed risks turning into a monster as well...

Said Seifert:

"To be totally honest, The Fly is one of the most disturbing things I've ever seen!It was really resonant for its time. And in the last 20 years or so, with all the advances in Genetically Modified Organisms, »

- MovieWeb

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Videodrome actor Leslie Carlson dies, aged 81

12 May 2014 7:58 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Actor Leslie Carlson has died, aged 81.

The character actor was best known for playing the villain Barry Convex in David Cronenberg's 1983 horror Videodrome.

He passed away from cancer at his Toronto home on May 3.

He had roles in three other Cronenberg movies: The Dead Zone, The Fly and Camera.

He also played the enthusiastic tree seller in A Christmas Story, and had roles in Black Christmas and Deranged.

On TV, he guest starred on a variety of shows including The X-Files, Highlander, MacGyver and 21 Jump Street. »

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Leslie Carlson, Creepy Villain in ‘Videodrome,’ Dead at 81

11 May 2014 3:16 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Leslie Carlson, a character actor best known for his role as the sinister Barry Convex in the classic sci-fi film “Videodrome,” is dead. He died of cancer at his home in Toronto at the age of 81 on May 3. In addition to his role as a creepy corporate bad guy in 1983's “Videodrome,” for which he was nominated for a Genie Award for supporting actor, Carlson appeared in three other movies directed by David Cronenberg: 1983's “The Dead Zone,” 1986's “The Fly” and the short film “Camera” in 2000. Also see: Hollywood's Notable Deaths of 2014 (Photos) Among his most high-profile films roles. »

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