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TV versions of Night Mary, Five Ghosts, & untitled Warren Ellis series announced

24 July 2014 12:44 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

TV versions of Five Ghosts, Night Mary, and Warren Ellis' first original TV series? Where do we sign?

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San Diego Comic-Con now in full swing, Universal has announced a host of new in-development comic-to-tv adaptations, including an as-yet untitled collaboration between Warren Ellis and Gale Anne Hurd's production company.

First up is a TV version of Frank Barbiere and Chris Mooneyham's Five Ghosts, a 1930s-set adventure story about a treasure hunter with the titular number of spectres living inside him. The twist (as if that premise needs more) is that said ghosts are literary phantoms Merlin, Robin Hood, Sherlock Holmes, Musashi and Dracula, all of whose abilities the hunter can dip into as necessary. Sounds pretty exciting, huh? Ucp agrees, and has optioned the TV rights to the series. The headache of portraying all that on the screen belongs to pilot writer Evan Daugherty (Snow White And The Huntsman »

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Night Mary becomes live-action TV series & Orphan Black becomes a comic

23 July 2014 7:36 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A comic becomes a live-action TV series and a live-action TV series becomes a comic with two projects involving Idw.

“We love genre at Ucp and thankfully so do audiences. We’ve made it a priority to seek out great properties that will attract equally great creators to adapt them,” stated Dawn Olmstead, Executive Vice President, Development, Universal Cable Productions. “The dark and suspenseful world of Night Mary gives us a great landscape to work from and has a lot of promise to deeply immerse fans.”

Night Mary follows a young woman trained to be a lucid dreamer. Her father owns a sleep disorder clinic where she enters the dreams of his patients. When a patient is revealed to be a serial killer, she is placed in jeopardy as nightmares and reality become frighteningly intertwined.

Slated to write and direct the pilot is John Pogue (The Quiet Ones) which will »

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#SDCC14: Ucp Announces Deal with Warren Ellis/Gale Anne Hurd; Night Mary and Five Ghosts Heading to TV

23 July 2014 11:35 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

As Comic-Con 2014 kicks off in San Diego, Universal Cable Productions (Ucp) announces three new deals that will bolster Ucp’s genre library and are sure to generate excitement among both comic book and horror enthusiasts. Read on for the details!

From the Press Release:

Ucp has signed award-winning graphic novel writer Warren Ellis (New York Times best-seller Gun Machine and Iron Man: Extremis, the Marvel Comics graphic novel and basis for Iron Man 3) to develop Ellis’ first original TV series in collaboration with Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Entertainment (“The Walking Dead,” Terminator).

Additionally, Ucp and Idw Entertainment have optioned the horror comic book Night Mary with the intent to co-develop it as a live action TV series. Ucp has also optioned the Kickstarter-funded breakout hit Five Ghosts, written by Frank Barbiere and Chris Mooneyham, from Black Mask Studios to develop it as an original TV series.

“We love genre at Ucp, »

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'The Quiet Ones' Debuts on Blu-ray and DVD August 19th

4 June 2014 7:25 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Inspired by actual events, the thriller The Quiet Ones is coming to Blu-ray (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital), Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View on August 19 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The eerie supernatural story will be available two weeks earlier on Digital HD August 5. The film stars Jared Harris (TV's Mad Men), Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), Erin Richards (Open Grave), Rory Fleck-Byrne (Vampire Academy) and Olivia Cooke (TV's Bates Motel).

When a crazed university professor (Harris) and his team of students set out to cure a disturbed patient, the unthinkable happens. Trusting in their leader and his motives, Brian (Claflin) and his fellow students find themselves far from help...and all too close to a sinister force they never suspected.

The Quiet Ones Blu-ray exclusive material includes the "Welcome to the Experiment: Making The Quiet Ones" featurette that takes viewers behind-the-scenes of the unforgettable thriller as well »

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The Quiet Ones Blu-ray & DVD Release Details

2 June 2014 2:40 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

A college experiment gone terribly wrong usually results in a failing grade, but for the students in The Quiet Ones, it could result in their deaths. In Hammer’s 1970′s-set film about paranormal possession, more is on the line than getting good grades… far more. With this summer already brimming with ghoulish goodies coming out on Blu-ray and DVD, The Quiet Ones is adding their own home media horror flavor to the witch’s brew of upcoming releases.

Press Release - “Inspired by actual events, the thriller The Quiet Ones is coming to Blu-ray™ (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital), Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View on August 19 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The eerie supernatural story will be available two weeks earlier on Digital HD August 5. The film stars Jared Harris (TV’s “Mad Men”), Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), Erin Richards (Open Grave), Rory Fleck-Byrne (Vampire Academy) and »

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The Quiet Ones Making Noise on Blu-ray and DVD

2 June 2014 12:55 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Hammer's The Quiet Ones (review) is on its way to home video and we have all the info you need to help you decide if this is one experiment you want to take part in. Read on for the details and such.

From the Press Release

Inspired by actual events, the thriller The Quiet Ones is coming to Blu-ray™ (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital), Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View on August 19 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The eerie supernatural story will be available two weeks earlier on Digital HD August 5. The film stars Jared Harris (TV's "Mad Men"), Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), Erin Richards (Open Grave), Rory Fleck-Byrne (Vampire Academy) and Olivia Cooke (TV's "Bates Motel").

When a crazed university professor (Harris) and his team of students set out to cure a disturbed patient, the unthinkable happens. Trusting in their leader and his motives, Brian (Claflin) and »

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Director John Pogue Talks The Quiet Ones, Changes During Production, Assembling the Final Cut, Future Projects, and More

30 April 2014 4:55 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Now playing in theaters is director John Pogue’s supernatural horror film The Quiet Ones.  The period pic stars Jared Harris as an unorthodox professor who sets up a series of dangerous experiments in order to explore the dark energy manifested by the damaged psyche of a young girl.  Naturally, things don’t go well.  The film also stars Sam ClaflinOlivia CookeErin Richards, and Rory Fleck-Byrne.  For more on The Quiet Ones, check out some creepy motion posters, the trailer, and all of our previous coverage. At the Los Angeles press day, I landed an exclusive video interview with Pogue.  He talked about getting to make film under the Hammer Films umbrella, changes during production, the length of his assembly cut, what will be on the Blu-ray, if they shot an alternate ending, his transition from writing to directing, how he was the executive producer on the original The Fast and the Furious, »

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Wamg Talks To Jared Harris: The Quiet Ones

29 April 2014 8:11 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

From the producer who brought you The Woman In Black and Let Me In comes the unnerving tale of The Quiet Ones. Tucked away in an estate outside of London, Professor Coupland along with a team of university students conduct an “experiment” on Jane Harper, a young girl who harbors unspeakable secrets. What dark forces they uncover are more terrifying than any of them expected.

Prior to the film’s April 25th release, Wamg sat down with Jared Harris, who plays Professor Joseph Coupland, in a small roundtable to discuss horror films, fight scenes, and watching his own movies with an audience. Check it out below.

Inspired by true events, the film stars Jared Harris (Mad Men and Sherlock Homes: A Game of Shadows), Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), Olivia Cooke (Bates Motel), and is directed by John Pogue from a screenplay by Craig Rosenberg and Oren Moverman and John Pogue, »

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Sam Claflin Talks The Quiet Ones, Posh, The Hunger Games, Love Rosie, Comic Book Movies, Auditioning, and More

28 April 2014 9:33 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Now playing in theaters is director John Pogue’s supernatural horror film The Quiet Ones.  The period pic stars Jared Harris as an unorthodox professor who sets up a series of dangerous experiments in order to explore the dark energy manifested by the damaged psyche of a young girl.  Naturally, things don’t go well.  The film also stars Sam ClaflinOlivia CookeErin Richards, and Rory Fleck-Byrne.  For more on The Quiet Ones, check out some creepy motion posters, the trailer, and all of our previous coverage. At the Los Angeles press day, I landed an exclusive video interview with Sam Claflin.  We talked about the last few years of his career, comic book movies, his progress in filming The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, director Lone Scherfig's Posh, director Christian Ditter's Love, Rosie with Lily Collins, if he still has to audition for roles, and a lot more. »

- Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub

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The Fear Monger: Zombie Fight Club, [Rec] 4, And Catacomb Thriller As Above, So Below Drop Trailers

27 April 2014 4:45 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Good day, crafters of all things abyss-filled. This weekend saw the wide release of John Pogue.s The Quiet Ones, the latest return to form from iconic horror studio Hammer Films, and while the movie was an exercise in style over substance . especially Jared Harris. overly dramatized version of substance . it.s hard to rail against big-screen horror in any form. I just hope Hammer.s next production, the Jack the Ripper tale Gaslight, offers more depth to its jump scares. In bite-sized news, the ever-busy Eli Roth announced casting will soon begin on an untitled paranormal thriller that he co-wrote with Aftershock writer Nicolás López and director Jessica Chandler. Craig MacNeill.s upcoming serial killer trilogy The Boy landed the genius German composer and musician Hauschka to add his signature melodic madness to the films. And indie distribution company The Orchard, as part of their partnership with »

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Olivia Cooke Talks The Quiet Ones, Bates Motel, Me, Earl And The Dying Girl, and More

27 April 2014 1:18 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Now playing in theaters is director John Pogue’s supernatural horror film The Quiet Ones.  The period pic stars Jared Harris as an unorthodox professor who sets up a series of dangerous experiments in order to explore the dark energy manifested by the damaged psyche of a young girl.  Naturally, things don’t go well.  The film also stars Sam ClaflinOlivia CookeErin Richards, and Rory Fleck-Byrne.  For more on The Quiet Ones, check out some creepy motion posters, the trailer, and all of our previous coverage. At the Los Angeles press day, I landed an exclusive interview with Olivia Cooke.  She talked about making the film, getting cast, how she shot it before getting cast in Bates Motel, when she first realized she wanted to be an actor, the advice Jared Harris gave her while making the movie, how she likes to work on set, The Signal, Ouija, »

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Quiet Ones, Paul Walker Movie Flop, While Derided Diaz Female Revenge Comedy to Top Us/Canada Chart

27 April 2014 1:02 AM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

‘The Other Woman’ 2014 box office: Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann comedy to top North American box office chart despite mostly bad reviews (photo: Kate Upton, Cameron Diaz, and Leslie Mann in ‘The Other Woman’) Starring Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Kate Upton, and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, the Nick Cassavetes-directed comedy The Other Woman will easily top the North American box office this weekend, April 25-27, 2014. The story of three women who gang up to take revenge on their cheating husband/lover, The Other Woman — which would have been more accurately titled "The Other Women" — opened with a solid $9.3 million at 3,205 U.S. and Canadian locations on Friday, according to studio estimates found at Box Office Mojo. As the old saying goes, "If you give them trash, they’ll gobble it up (and ask for seconds)" — or something along those lines. Anyhow, 20th Century Fox’s $40 million-budgeted The Other Woman, which has »

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Box Office: ‘Other Woman’ Dominates ‘Captain America’ With $9.3 Million on Friday

26 April 2014 8:57 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Newcomer “The Other Woman” has knocked “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” off its throne after a three-week rule.

Fox’s revenge comedy opened Stateside to $9.3 million on Friday, dominating Disney-Marvel’s superhero pic, which earned $4.5 million. “The Other Woman” is on track for $25 million and “Captain America” will likely draw $15 million-plus.

While the “Captain America” sequel was runner-up on Friday, the blockbuster may come in third in the weekend race as “Heaven Is for Real” poses a real threat. Sony’s faith-based hit looks to repeat last week’s second-place finish with upwards of $15.4 million. Studio projections, however, are more modest at $13 million to $14 million.

The femme-driven, female-skewing “Other Woman” from director Nick Cassavetes has been benefiting from positive word-of-mouth. Although it was mostly panned by critics (24% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes), the raunchy girl power pic is performing well partly thanks to its three leading ladies: Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton and Leslie Mann. »

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Jared Harris Talks The Quiet Ones, Auditioning, Keeping Up with Mad Men, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Poltergeist, The Boxtrolls, and More

25 April 2014 3:35 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Opening this weekend is director John Pogue’s supernatural horror film The Quiet Ones.  The period pic stars Jared Harris as an unorthodox professor who sets up a series of dangerous experiments in order to explore the dark energy manifested by the damaged psyche of a young girl.  Naturally, things don’t go well.  The film also stars Sam Claflin, and Olivia Cooke.  Erin Richards and Rory Fleck-Byrne.  For more on The Quiet Ones, check out some creepy motion posters, the trailer, and all our previous coverage. At the Los Angeles press day, I landed an exclusive interview with Harris.  He talked about making the film, whether he still has to audition for a role, Mad Men and his thoughts on this current season, Guy Ritchie's The Man From U.N.C.L.E., the Poltergeist remake and what it was like working with Sam Rockwell, voicing a character on Laika's The Boxtrolls, »

- Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub

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Social Media Buzz: ‘The Other Woman’ Flirts with Male Audiences at Box Office

25 April 2014 12:09 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend’s new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the methodology behind the numbers is below) over the seven days leading up to their release, when marketing campaigns should be at their peak.

The Other Woman” is the first comedy aimed squarely at women in almost a year, after Melissa McCarthyThe Heat” and “Identity Thief” last Spring. The digital campaign has focused on content identifying with this demographic and the movie’s success will depend on how firmly this marketing has hit home with female moviegoers.

Content on Facebook have revolved around the movie’s plot about taking revenge on ex-boyfriends and sticking together with your friends. Twitter has showcased partnerships with fashion and cosmetic brands and shared »

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.The Quiet Ones. Movie Review

25 April 2014 12:06 PM, PDT | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

.The Quiet Ones,. bearing the mark of Hammer Films, is a scary flick that features the age-old debate between science and the supernatural. Jared Harris stars as Professor Coupland, a professor who thinks he can exorcise demons using science. His subject for his experiment is Jane Harper (Olivia Cooke), a possessed young girl with deep, dark secrets. Capturing the entire experiment is Brian McNeil played by Sam Claflin (.The Hunger Games: Catching Fire).

Is .The Quiet Ones. worth your time and money? Check out my review.

Official Synopsis:

From the producer who brought you The Woman In Black and Let Me In comes the unnerving tale of The Quiet Ones. Tucked away in an estate outside of London, Professor Coupland along with a team of university students conduct an "experiment" on Jane Harper, a young girl who harbors unspeakable secrets. What dark forces they uncover are more terrifying than any of them expected. »

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The Quiet Ones Review

25 April 2014 11:54 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

The Quiet Ones – those who have witnessed the unexplainable, the possibly supernatural, and are rendered speechless beyond logical response. Psychologists, men of scholar, can remain calm behind a wall of reason, pointing to mental manifestations, emotional sickness, and events that can be controlled, but the quiet ones refuse to let the unknown be contained by theories and experiments. Scientists will burn the world down in their quest for knowledge and answers, but sometimes the most preposterous summation begs more attention than the conclusion within safe grasping distance, especially when dealing with demons, possessions, or paranoias thought to be nothing but campfire stories. The quiet ones embrace fear, humility and acceptance while arrogant intellectuals bullishly disregard methods without proof – a confident practice that many knowledgeable minds may discount after watching Hammer’s latest haunted story.

Professor Joseph Coupland (Jared Harris) is a heralded university professor looking to break the boundaries of psychological research. »

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Fearnet Movie Review - The Quiet Ones

25 April 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | FEARnet | See recent FEARnet news »

The recent resurrection of the historical Hammer Films studio was, of course, cause for much celebration among horror fans around the world. The British production company built a name for itself in horror in the 1960s and it's been great to have them back. (You don't have to bother with The Resident, but Hammer productions Wake Wood, Let Me In, and The Woman in Black are all worthwhile horror films.) The company's latest offering is, at best, a mixed bag. The Quiet Ones aims to combine an effectively creepy story set in 1974 with a bunch of "found footage" footage that serves no real purpose.

The plot is pure, simple Hammer stuff: a dedicated but plainly obsessed university professor (the great Jared Harris) and his two graduate students welcome the arrival of a new cameraman (Sam Claflin) who will document their work. And as poor Brian McNeil quickly discovers, the trio's »

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‘The Quiet Ones’ Review: Jared Harris Leads a Cast Too Good for This Demonic Nonsense

25 April 2014 7:45 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The history of science is so rife with preposterous experiments and stark exploitations that it needn't be cheapened by one more junky mad-scientist horror flick that aims only to scare audiences into jumping out of their seats. And yet director John Pogue's “The Quiet Ones” exists, and it doesn't even aspire to frighten; it's satisfied to screech and shriek. Clever and stylish uses of 1970s period detail and a cast too good for this thin, thought-free material are the only features that distinguish this otherwise generically nonsensical tale of demon possession. Also read: ‘Mad Men’ Star Jared Harris Explains Lane Pryce's. »

- Inkoo Kang

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The Quiet Ones – The Review

24 April 2014 11:01 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Jane Harper is not the only thing that needs saving in Lionsgate ‘s new 70′s horror film The Quiet Ones.

Inspired by true events, The Quiet Ones tells the story of Professor Joseph Coupland and his team of researchers as they attempt to cure an abandoned foster child named Jane who has been surrounded by strange and alarming behavior her entire life. As their experiments begin to unfold, they recruit a young camera man named Sam to document their findings. What they don’t realize is that they may be dealing with something bigger than mental psychosis. They may be dealing with the supernatural.

Director John Pogue set out to build on the screenplay The Philip Experiment, written by Tom de Ville, and incorporate the fascination of parapsychology and social scientific research of the 50′s, 60′s, and 70′s with a horror film.

‘The Philip Experiment was an experiment conducted in »

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