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The international trailer for Wolf Creek 2 has been released and you will not want to miss it. In the film the outback once more becomes a place of horror as another unwitting tourist becomes the prey for crazed serialkilling pigshooter Mick Taylor. Wolf Creek 2 arrives at theaters in Australia on February 20 2014. Image Entertainment picked up distribution in the Us and will release sometime in 2014. The sequel is directed by Greg Mclean written by Mclean and Aaron Sterns and produced by Helen Leake (Swerve Black and White Heavens Burning) Greg Mclean and Steve Topic (Crawlspace). John Jarratt (Wolf Creek) Ryan Corr (Where the Wild Things Are) Shannon Ashlyn (Devils Dust) Phillipe Klaus (Devils Dust) »
Image Entertainment acquired Greg Mclean's horror/thriller sequel "Wolf Creek 2," at the 2013 American Film Market. The film returns audiences to the Australian outback where crazed, serial killer Mick Taylor (John Jarratt) once again preys on unwitting tourists. “We are thrilled to work with Greg Mclean on the follow-up to his superbly made first feature film,” said Image Entertainment’s Chief Acquisition Officer, Bill Bromiley. “Mick Taylor is one of the most sadistic characters I have seen on screen and the sequel does not disappoint – it gets under the skin, we can’t wait to show horror fans!” "Wolf Creek 2" is scheduled for a 2014 release. Watch the trailer below: »
- James Hiler
With the American Film Market tapering down ahead of its final day on Wednesday, buyers from around the globe acquired a bunch of films for release in their local markets. Amongst the notable deals:
Exclusive Media has sold most of the worldwide rights to various companies for Gilles Paquet-Brenner's "Dark Places". Charlize Theron leads the cast of this story about a woman forced to re-examine the massacre of her family more than twenty years beforehand.
Image Entertainment has scored the U.S. distribution rights to the sequel to Greg McLean's cult horror hit "Wolf Creek" with a 2014 release being targeted. John Jarratt returns as homicidal bushman Mick Taylor who preys on backpackers in the Australian Outback.
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- Garth Franklin
The sequel, which Roadshow will release on February 20, got mostly glowing reviews at the world premiere in the Venice Film Festival.
Us distributors saw the film at a market screening at the Toronto International Film Festival and Mclean was confident a Us deal would close soon afterwards.
The Weinstein Company.s Dimension Films released the original in the Us in 2005, making a tidy $US16.3 million. The worldwide gross was $27.7 million, according to Box Office Mojo.
"My co-producer Helen Leake and I are very excited to be working with Image," Mclean tells If.. "They are a super smart company who specialise in the genre space, »
- Don Groves
Image Entertainment has picked up all North American rights to Wolf Creek 2, the sequel to the 2005 Australian horror movie by Greg Mclean. Mclean is back as co-writer and director as is John Jarratt, the actor who plays psychopathic killer Mick Taylor preying on the lost and the innocent in Australia’s Outback. Shannon Ashlyn, Ryan Corr, and Phillipe Klaus co-star. Afm: Download THR's Day 5 'Daily' “Mick Taylor is one of the most sadistic characters I have seen on screen and the sequel does not disappoint -- it gets under the skin, we can’t wait to show horror
- Borys Kit
“Los Angeles (Nov 9, 2013) – Image Entertainment, an Rlj Entertainment (Nasdaq: Rlje) brand, acquires the horror thriller Wolf Creek 2 at the 2013 American Film Market. Original helmer and writer Greg Mclean returns to the sequel along with John Jarratt, who plays the film’s original antagonist. Shannon Ashlyn, Ryan Corr, and Phillipe Klaus also co-star. Wolf Creek 2 is scheduled for a 2014 release. The announcement was made today by Image Entertainment’s Chief Acquisition Officer, Bill Bromiley.
“We are thrilled to work with Greg Mclean on the follow-up to his superbly made first feature film,” says Bromiley. “Mick Taylor is one of the most sadistic characters I have seen on screen and the sequel does not disappoint – it gets under the skin, we can’t wait to show horror fans!”
The sequel to the smash box office hit, Wolf Creek 2 »
- Jonathan James
‘Wolf Creek 2′ will officially be horrifying film audiences next year, as Image Entertainment has acquired the anticipated sequel at the 2013 American Film Market (Afm). The announcement was made today by the independent distributor’s Chief Acquisition Officer, Bill Bromiley. “We are thrilled to work with Greg Mclean on the follow-up to his superbly made first feature film,” says Bromiley. “Mick Taylor is one of the most sadistic characters I have seen on screen and the sequel does not disappoint–it gets under the skin; we can’t wait to show horror fans!” McLean, who helmed and scripted the original 2005 hit film, ‘Wolf Creek,’ returned to direct and co-wrote the script [ Read More ]
- Karen Benardello
We told you earlier today that we expected news to continue coming out of the American Film Market over the weekend, and some very big news indeed has just arrived: Image Entertainment has acquired the horror thriller Wolf Creek 2.
From the Press Release:
Image Entertainment, an Rlj Entertainment (Nasdaq: Rlje) brand, acquires the horror thriller Wolf Creek 2 at the 2013 American Film Market. Original helmer and writer Greg Mclean returns to the sequel along with John Jarratt, who plays the film’s original antagonist. Shannon Ashlyn, Ryan Corr, and Phillipe Klaus also co-star. The announcement was made today by Image Entertainment’s Chief Acquisition Officer, Bill Bromiley.
Wolf Creek 2 is scheduled for a 2014 release.
- Debi Moore
The sequel to the 2005 Wolf Creek opens overseas in February. Image has yet to reveal its release strategy for the film.
Trapped in a bloody battle of wits with sadistic serial killer Mick Taylor, a fresh group of unsuspecting backpackers find no mercy in this terror-filled sequel to Wolf Creek. His irreverent attitude towards human life has escalated to a sadistic new level, more terrifying than ever, will anyone escape this gruesome game or has the nightmare only just begun?
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“Mick Taylor is one of the most sadistic characters I have seen on screen and the sequel does not disappoint. It gets under the skin — we can’t wait to show horror fans.”
Mark Ward, Jess De Leo and Bromiley brokered the deal on behalf of Image parent »
- email@example.com (Jeremy Kay)
It's no secret that Mary-Kate Olsen and her boyfriend Olivier Sarkozy are fans of Pda. The two have been known to get cuddly (and kissy!) in a number of places like basketball games and even airports. Their most recent snuggle session was at New York City's The Cutting Room, where the loved up couple watched a blues performance by Ronnie Wood and Mick Taylor (two former members of the Rolling Stones). The fashionista appeared to be wearing her signature all-black ensemble and had her hair swept off of her face in a messy bun. She also looked fresh faced in barely any makeup and accessorized with numerous gold rings. The 27-year-old sipped on a Red Bull energy drink while her beau, »
Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy were happy to sing to each other at a concert in NYC on Thursday night. One half of America's favorite twins sat with her Frenchman and enjoyed cocktails and a blues performance by Ronnie Wood and Mick Taylor, a current and former member of the Rolling Stones respectively, at The Cutting Room. Chris Noth, who owns the club, was also on hand to introduce the rock stars to the audience. Mary-Kate, 27, and Olivier, 44, have been dating since May 2012 and are still very much in sync. The two embraced each other for some adorable Pda throughout the concert and at one point tightly wrapped their arms around each other while seemingly belting out the lyrics. As the two lovebirds focused on the stage, Oliver held Mary-Kate close, only letting go to stand up and give the iconic musicians applause. Mary-Kate and Olivier are no strangers to »
- Nick Maslow
As we wait for the return of Mick Taylor in Wolf Creek 2, the film's director, Greg McLean, already has another fright flick in the works. He's just been brought in to produce a creature feature called Territorial, which you can read all about right here!
Jim Houlden, a down-on-his-luck gold prospector, is arrested for horse stealing and sent to Melbourne with a notorious outlaw, Charlie Burke. When the prison coach capsizes in the mountains, Jim makes a daring escape along with Burke and two other convicted men. They are quickly tracked by a rag-tag team of police led by the determined Sergeant Mitchell, aided by a cunning Black Tracker. Burke ignores any warnings and leads them into a deep, narrow valley long feared by the native tribes - a »
- John Squires
From the "Splat Pack" school of horror comes Greg McLean and this trailer for part two of his terror-in-the-Australian-outback favorite, "Wolf Creek."
The sequel picks up with a different set of tourists who are hunted by serial killer Mick Taylor (John Jarrat). The sadistic outdoorsman doesn't take kindly to foreigners and treats them like the pigs he shoots.
McLean's story is based on a real-life murderer, Ivan Milat, and quickly gathered a cult following. It also introduced one of the scariest villains horror fans had seen in a long time (a real threat, not a supernatural bogeyman), who put his co-stars through their paces in the brutally violent tale.
Fans have been waiting for what seems like forever for the sequel, which will hit theaters on February 20, 2014. The Australian director has only made a handful of films, but his willingness to break taboos and push boundaries, while maintaining a sensitivity to his characters, »
- Alison Nastasi
Wolf Creek 2 will soon be starting its overseas reign of terror, and while we wait here Stateside for the goodies to come our way, we've put together an image gallery for you cats to dig on. Check it out!
Directed by Greg Mclean, written by Mclean and Aaron Sterns, and produced by Helen Leake (Swerve, Black and White, Heavens Burning), Greg Mclean, and Steve Topic (Crawlspace), Wolf Creek 2 will be distributed in Australia by Roadshow Films. International sales are being handled by Arclight Films. The sequel will hit Australian theatres on February 20, 2014.
Lured by the promise of an Australian holiday, backpackers Rutger, Katarina, and Paul visit the notorious Wolf Creek Crater. Their dream Outback adventure soon becomes an horrific reality when they encounter the site’s most infamous local, the last man any traveler to the region ever wants to meet: Mick Taylor (John Jarratt).
As the backpackers flee, »
- Uncle Creepy
Were all chomping at the bit to see that crazed lunatic Mick Taylor brutally slaughter anyone who traipses about territory in which he deems his. Wolf Creek was a visceral punch to audiences and were hoping dearly that Wolf Creek 2 follows suit. Of course with a villain like Mick its hard to imagine things going any way other than bloody. »
It’s been a good 8 years since the psychotic Mick Taylor (John Jarratt) doled out his own brand of terror and torture on three unsuspecting backpackers in the heart of the Australian Outback. Now he’s back and thirsty for more blood in writer/director Greg McLean’s brutal follow up Wolf Creek 2, and the good people over at Roadshow Films have released this chilling new trailer to whet our appetite.
Wolf Creek 2 continues the grisly exploits of the outback villain as two more backpackers decide to wander off the beaten path and have the misfortune of running into old Mick and his sniper rifle. It’s at this point that the film hits the ground running and doesn’t let up. Or so it seems.
All the makings of a classic horror film are here: two clueless protagonists in the wrong place at the wrong time, a »
- Matt Schembari
"In this world, there's people like me and people like you. And people like me eat people like you," says serial killer Mick Taylor in the latest trailer for Wolf Creek 2, courtesy of The Wrap. Taylor doesn't see himself as a murderer, more an exterminator. See, he likens foreigners in his great outback to feral pigs, a non-native species that has overrun the Outback wreaking all kinds of damage to its ecosystem. He shoots pigs, but for the humans who wander away from their homelands, Mick promises a far more brutal fate. This is an interesting way to spin out a sequel from the first film, which was "based on real events." In 2005, the independent Australian slasher flick made its world premiere at the Sundance, and later played at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. Part of its allure was its claim to be telling a true story, a device that »
The Australian Board of Tourism probably really, really hates writer-director Greg Mclean. He broke into the scene in 2005 with Wolf Creek, a small-scale horror movie about a few very unlucky backpackers who come across the maniac Mick Taylor in the outback. The movie ended up making nearly $30 million across the globe, giving a new generation their first taste of horror from down under. He followed that up with Rogue, an entertaining, adventurous thriller about a few tourists who get stranded on an island after their boat is attacked by a massive crocodile. After a few years producing, Mclean is now back to round out his "Don't Go into the Outback" trilogy with Wolf Creek 2, which once again finds some young men and women accidentally trekking through Mick...
- Peter Hall
Director Greg McClean has just unveiled the official trailer for his upcoming "Wolf Creek" sequel, which will hit theaters in Australia on February 20th. Check out the trailer below. Plot: Lured by the promise of an authentic Australian holiday, backpackers Ruger, Katarina and Paul visit the notorious Wolf Creek crater. Their dream adventure soon becomes a horrific reality when they encounter the site's most infamous local, the last man any traveler to the isolated region ever wants to meet; Mick Taylor (John Jarratt). As the backpackers flee, Mick pursues them on an epic, white knuckled rampage across hostile wasteland. Only one will remain to be dragged back to his lair to witness the true magnitude of his monstrosity. And if the last man standing is to have any hope of surviving where no one has survived before, he'll have to use every ounce of cunning to outwit the man behind the monster, »
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