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Walrus Yes! After hosting a panel at Comic-Con 2014 for Tusk, filmmaker Kevin Smith and A24 Films have debuted the trailer online for your viewing pleasure. Or distaste, perhaps. The movie is about a man, played by Michael Parks, who wants to make another human, played by Justin Long, into a walrus. Kind of like Human Centipede but with a weird, wacky, funny Kevin Smith twist. In addition to those two, the cast includes Genesis Rodriguez as his girlfriend, and Haley Joel Osment (yea, him!) as another friend, who go on the hunt for him when he goes missing. I must say this actually looks pretty damn good, although it looks really fucked up. But I'm glad there's some humor to it, too. Not much is revealed in this, so enjoy! Here's the first official trailer for Kevin Smith's Tusk, direct from A24 Films: Tusk is the new film written »
- Alex Billington
Kevin Smith has been enjoying himself lately, visiting the set of Star Wars: Episode VII, dropping hints when it comes to Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and even being part of an upcoming documentary looking at Tim Burton's abandoned Superman movie. Now it's time to look at his own new film, Tusk, which A24 will be releasing in theaters on September 14 and I fully expect to be a part of Midnight Madness at this year's Toronto Film Festival. The film follows Wallace (Justin Long) a journalist on a mission. He finds the story of a lifetime in Mr. Howe (Michael Parks), a worldwide adventurer with amazing tales and a curious penchant for walruses. Check out the trailer for Tusk below. sb id="965575" height="360" width="640" »
- Brad Brevet
As a filmmaker and pop culture icon, Kevin Smith is a polarizing figure - even within his own fanbase. Some want him to keep cranking out potty-mouthed social situations, while others wouldn.t mind if he retired and stuck with podcasting and Tweeting about Batman. With his upcoming horror flick Tusk, Smith apparently took everyone.s opinions about his career and threw them in the bottom of the ocean, or wherever it is that walruses like to hang out and scare the shit out of people. The film.s first trailer, seen above, is wholly unlike anything the director has put out in the past, and even though it seemingly gives away a lot of the plot, I.ll be damned if it isn.t one of the creepiest trailers I.ve ever seen in my life. Did you See Michael Parks. eyeballs? If you did, then you.ve probably »
Following Kevin Smith’s appearance at the San Diego Comic-Con, A24 has brought online the trailer for his new horror-thriller, Tusk, coming to theaters on September 19. The film follows Wallace (Justin Long), a journalist on a mission. He finds the story of a lifetime in Mr. Howe (Michael Parks), a worldwide adventurer with amazing tales…
"All that separates man from animal...are the stories he tells." Straight from his Hall H Panel at Comic Con, check out the official trailer for Kevin Smith's Tusk. Watch the first footage from this provactive new horror tale, which follows a young podcaster who becomes wrapped up with a walrus obsessed lunatic who doesn't want to spend his last days on this earth alone. What transpires will truly haunt you to the Tusk.
When podcaster Wallace Bryton goes missing in the backwoods of Manitoba while interviewing a mysterious seafarer named Mr. Howe, his best friend and girlfriend team with an ex-cop to look for him. Behold a transformation that is truly terrifying!
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Tusk comes to theaters September 19th, 2014 and stars Genesis Rodriguez, Haley Joel Osment, Justin Long, Michael Parks, Ralph Garman, Harley Morenstein, Johnny Depp. The film is directed by Kevin Smith. »
Looking both somewhat spooky and slightly silly (what else would you expect?), the official trailer for Kevin Smith's Tusk has slipped out of the hallowed Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con, and we have a look at it right here for you. Check it out, and let us know what you think.
Tusk, written and directed by Smith, stars Justin Long, Haley Joel Osment, Genesis Rodriguez, and Michael Parks. Long plays a journalist who finds the story of a lifetime in Mr. Howe (Parks), a worldwide adventurer with amazing tales and a curious penchant for walruses.
Producers are Sam Englebardt, William D. Johnson, and David Greathouse for Demarest and Shannon McIntosh for Smith’s SModcast Pictures banner. Jennifer Schwalbach and Xyz's Nate Bolotin are executive producers.
Look for the flick in theatres on September 19, 2014.
- Debi Moore
Crazy. “I don’t wanna die in Canada,” Long’s character whispers as he trembles in fear keeping hope that he’ll be saved. That’s the final shot of the impressive first trailer for Tusk, Kevin Smith’s toothy horror film about a man (Justin Long) who is surgically turned into a walrus by a mysterious seafarer (Michael Parks). […] »
His film journey began in a convenience store, but now he’s taking viewers to a remote place in the wilderness that’s far away from the safety of the snack aisle. In Kevin Smith’s upcoming horror film, Tusk, a journalist thinks he’s found the perfect interview in a worldwide traveler and walrus lover, but all he’s really discovered is a gateway to a painful transformation at the hands of a psychopath. Tusk will hit theaters this fall and we have the first trailer that was recently unveiled in Comic-Con’s Hall H.
“Tusk follows Wallace (Long), a journalist on a mission. He finds the story of a lifetime in Mr. Howe (Parks), a worldwide adventurer with amazing tales and a curious penchant for walruses.”
- Derek Anderson
Longtime film aficionado (and sometimes filmmaker) Kevin Smith revealed on Twitter Thursday that A24 will release his horror thriller Tusk on Sept. 19, 2014. He also announced on the social media site that the trailer for his latest will premiere at his Comic-Con panel on July 25, one endearingly titled “The Musk of Tusk: An Evening with Kevin Smith.” Two of the film’s stars, Genesis Rodriguez and Haley Joel Osment, will be present in Hall H next Friday, as well.
The thriller originated from an idea on the writer/director’s SModcast podcasts. Smith and producing pal Scott Mosier talked about a situation where a homeowner could live in a place free of charge if he or she agreed to dress as a walrus. Smith asked his Twitter followers to tweet “#WalrusYes” if this had potential to become a feature film. Alas, based on the movie’s title and teaser poster »
- Jordan Adler
Chong is a veteran of British TV, having starred in the likes of "Monroe," "Line of Duty," "Whitechapel" and "Doctor Who". She most recently appeared in "24: Live Another Day." [Source: Latino Review]
Alex Kurtzman has pretty much confirmed his old partner's comments from earlier this week that Sony remains undecided about the future of the Spider-Man franchise, namely its spin-offs, at the moment with everything still uncertain:
"Everybody is still figuring it out. It’s all up for grabs, right now. We’re just trying to figure it out. Everything is still on the table, right now. Because it’s a universe outside of the Spider-Man universe, even though it’s connected to it, those movies have to stand on their own. »
- Garth Franklin
To further get you cats pumped for Kevin's Smith's Tusk, which will be having its trailer premiere at next week's San Diego Comic-Con, A24 Films has released the first still from the flick, which features your first look at stars Justin Long and Michael Parks.
Tusk will take to Hall H on Friday, July 25th, from 6:35-8:05 pm, and the presentation will feature Smith along with stars Genesis Rodriguez and Haley Joel Osment. The event even has a name - “The Musk of Tusk: An Evening With Kevin Smith."
Look for the flick in theatres on September 19, 2014.
Tusk, written and directed by Smith and born out of one of his immensely popular SModcasts, stars Justin Long, Haley Joel Osment, Genesis Rodriguez, and Michael Parks. In the horror film Long plays a journalist who finds the story of a lifetime in Mr. Howe (Parks), a worldwide adventurer with »
- Steve Barton
Smith made the announcement on his Twitter account Thursday:
Let me tell you a story… tuskthemovie – In Theaters 9/19! Trailer debuts at my Comic-Con panel! instagram.com/p/qkFccQxy9r/—
KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) July 17, 2014
Originating from one of Smith’s SModcasts, it follows a journalist (Long) who encounters a worldwide adventurer (Parks) and finds himself a plaything in the gruesome plot of a deranged killer.
Smith will debut the trailer on July 25 at »
- Dave McNary
We saw a poster earlier this month, and now Kevin Smith has taken to Instagram to tease us with a new image from his latest film Tusk ahead of the full trailer reveal at the San Diego Comic-Con. Here’s a look at Justin Long (Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story) and Michael Parks (Red State)…
Tusk is set for release in the States on September 19th, with a cast that also includes Genesis Rodriquez (The Last Stand), Haley Joel Osmont (The Sixth Sense), Harley Morenstein (Epic Meal Time), Ralph Garman (Family Guy) and Johnny Depp (The Lone Ranger).
- Gary Collinson
A24 Films has announced that director Kevin Smith's Tusk is set for release on September 19. The indie thriller will go up against 20th Century Fox's The Maze Runner, Warner Bros.' This Is Where I Leave You and Universal's A Walk Among the Tombstones. Take a look at a new photo from the movie featuring stars Justin Long and Michael Parks, then read on for more information.
This September, prepare to go full walrus. #WalrusYespic.twitter.com/1Zmpxhg9Yn
— Tusk (@tuskthemovie) July 17, 2014
Justin Long stars as a podcast host who travels to Canada in search of his friend and co-host after he goes missing, where he meets the enigmatic Howard Howe (Michael Parks), an adventurer who is obsessed with walruses. Johnny Depp, Haley Joel Osment, Genesis Rodriguez and Ralph Garman co-star.
If you’re heading to Comic-Con next week, you can be among the first to see the first trailer for Kevin Smith’s Tusk. We have details on when and where you can check it out, plus the movie’s release date has been revealed.
“Tusk follows Wallace (Long) a journalist on a mission. He finds the story of a lifetime in Mr. Howe (Parks), a worldwide adventurer with amazing tales and a curious penchant for walruses.”
Tusk is directed and written by Kevin Smith based on a conversation he had with friend Scott Mosier in the 259th episode of SModcast, titled The Walrus & The Carpenter. The film stars Justin Long as Wallace the journalist, Michael Parks as the walrus-obsessed Mr. Howe, Haley Joel Osment as Wallace’s best friend, and Genesis Rodriguez as Wallace’s girlfriend. A24 has announced that they will release Tusk to theaters on September 19th. »
- Jonathan James
A24 has set a September 19th release date for Kevin Smith's upcoming horror film Tusk. In the film, Michael Parks plays a creep who lures Justin Long’s character (a dude who runs a podcast) into his abode and then slowly turns him into a walrus. Genesis Rodriguez co-stars wth Haley Joel Osment. Tusk is getting the Hall H treatment at Comic-Con this month. Kevin Smith will take the stage for a panel called "The Musk of Tusk: An Evening With Kevin Smith."
- Ryan Turek
Kevin Smith’s previous entry into genre cinema, Red State, was received with mixed results. Many people were upset on how he handled the “sale” at Sundance but honestly, when you look past all that, he crafted a pretty intense film. Michael Parks was chilling, downright chilling. Guess what, Parks is back for Smith’s latest tale in fright with Tusk. Smith even claims “Oddly enough, it’s the best film I’ve ever made (or at the very least, the most interesting).” For a little background on the film, listeners of Smith’s Smodcast first heard the idea for Tusk on the show after a story was told about a man who was offering free living arrangements to anyone willing to dress as a walrus. Obviously, Tusk won’t be that simple (or at least, I hope not). Smith asked his Twitter followers to tweet/respond with #WalrusYes or »
- Andy Triefenbach
Written and directed by Kevin Smith (Clerks, Red State, Dogma, Zack and Miri Make a Porno), Tusk scheduled for theatrical release sometime this fall through A24 Films. When podcaster and journalist Wallace Bryton (Justin Long) goes missing in the backwoods of Manitoba while interviewing mysterious seafarer Mr. Howe (Michael Parks) who has amazing tales and a curious obsession with walruses, his best friend and girlfriend team with an ex-cop to look for him. Tusk also stars Haley Joel Osment, Genesis Rodriguez and Ralph Garman. According to his blog, Smith will debut the film's first trailer at Comic-Con International in San Diego in two weeks. »
- Pietro Filipponi
Kevin Smith has been on this site quite a lot recently with talk of Clerks III (see here and here), Star Wars Episode VII (see here and here) and being rumoured and subsequently denying his involvement in the fake script for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
So, it was quite smart of the director to use this time to promote his upcoming movie, Tusk.
On his blog Silent Bob Speaks, Smith debuted the poster while squashing reports he had written the leaked script. He writes…
While you’re here, however? That script for Tusk that I wrote? We turned into an actual movie that’s coming out this fall from A24. Oddly enough, it’s the best film I’ve ever made (or at the very least, the most interesting). Thank you all for saying #WalrusYes on Twitter last year. Can’t wait to show you the movie. In the meantime, »
- Luke Owen
With the first trailer set to premiere at Comic-Con later this month, Kevin Smith has released the poster for his next movie ahead of that. The film is Tusk, which stars Justin Long as a journalist who encounters a man by the name of Mr Howe, who just happens to have lots of tales, and a thing for walruses.
Here's that poster...
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