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We learned at the tail end of last year that Gore Verbinski (The Ring) is returning to horror with a film titled A Cure for Wellness, and at the time we promised we’d have more info real soon. That day… Continue Reading →
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- John Squires
There was a time before The Lone Ranger and Pirates of the Caribbean when Gore Verbinski was known not as Disney’s go-to director for big-budget bores, but rather as the exciting helmer behind excellent horror remake The Ring. Now, he’s attempting to regain some of that credibility by taking on a small-scale supernatural horror pic at New Regency called A Cure for Wellness, and to aid him in that pursuit, Verbinski is calling on the talents of Kill Your Darlings star Dane DeHaan and on-the-rise actress Mia Goth.
DeHaan will star as a man who is sent to Europe in order to retrieve his boss from a “wellness spa,” only to become trapped in the facility and realize that its staff members have a far more nefarious goal than simply improving the health of their patients.
Goth, meanwhile, is in negotiations to take on the supporting role of »
- Isaac Feldberg
The pair will both star in Gore Verbinski's new horror film, The Hollywood Reporter reveals.
The film tells the story of a company employee (DeHaan), who is tasked with rescuing his boss from a sinister "wellness spa".
Goth will play a patient, who is unaware of the spa's malevolent practices.
Vin Diesel and Chris Tucker are in negotiations to join Ang Lee's Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk along side newcomer Joe Alwyn as the title character, Garrett Hedlund, Steve Martin and Kristen Stewart. The Wrap Carl Franklin (Devil in a Blue Dress) has replaced John Singleton as director of Morgan Creek's Tupac the long-in-development biopic about rapper Tupac Shakur, with casting underway. Shooting is planned to begin in August or September. Why is Singleton off the picc Here's how he tells it on Instagram: Variety
Real talk! The reason I am not making this picture is because the people involved aren't really respectful of the legacy of Tupac Amaru Shakur. I won't say much if you want you can read my articles in Hollywood Reporter on authenticity in Black Storytelling ... To Pac's real fans just know I am still planning a movie on Tupac ... It doesn't matter what they do mines will be better. »
- Brad Brevet
Another American Horror Story alumnus has checked into the upcoming season of FX's enduring horror anthology series, a Suspiria-inspired TV series is in the works, and Dane DeHaan and Mia Goth will play the lead roles in A Cure for Wellness, Gore Verbinsk's return to horror.
American Horror Story: Hotel: Showrunner Ryan Murphy revealed via Twitter today that Kathy Bates will be "running the Hotel" in FX's American Horror Story: Hotel, the fifth chapter of the horror anthology series. Bates is no stranger to Murphy's show, having played Marie Delphine Lalaurie in American Horror Story: Coven and Ethel Darling in American Horror Story: Freak Show.
Bates joins a cast that includes Lady Gaga, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley, and Chloë Sevigny. American Horror Story: Hotel is expected to debut this fall, and it will be the first season without the phenomenal Jessica Lange in the cast. »
- Derek Anderson
You might think with seaweed wraps, soothing sounds, luxurious environs, and a regimen of pampering and care, a spa would be the most unlikely setting for a horror movie. Perhaps that's what makes the idea behind Gore Verbinski's next film so perfect. Read More: Steve Carell May Be A 'Nuisance' For Gore Verbinski THR reports that Dane DeHaan and "Nymphomaniac" star Mia Goth will pair up for "A Cure For Wellness." Penned by Justin Haythe ("Revolutionary Road," "The Lone Ranger"), the story follows a young man sent to rescue his boss from the sinister doings of a "wellness spa," only to wind up trapped as well. Yikes. Never has exfoliating been more terrifying. This sounds like a interesting move for Verbinski, away from bloated blockbusters to something more in line with his leaner genre roots and films like "The Ring," "The Mexican," and "The Weather Man." Production starts this summer and you'll see it. »
- Kevin Jagernauth
Following the first three films in "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise along with "Rango" and "The Lone Ranger," filmmaker Gore Verbinski is returning to the horror genre which he previously dabbled in to great results with 2002's "The Ring".
Verbinski has reportedly cast Dane DeHaan and Mia Goth as the two leads in his upcoming supernatural horror tale "A Cure for Wellness" at New Regency. "Revolutionary Road" scribe Justin Haythe is writing the script.
DeHaan plays an employee who is sent to rescue his boss from a European 'wellness spa' but soon realizes he's trapped. He discovers that the facility has a more sinister purpose than just serving the health needs of its patients.
Goth would play a longtime patient who is oblivious to the spa director's dark designs for her. Filming on the project is slated to start in Europe in June.
Source: Heat Vision »
- Garth Franklin
While filmmaker Gore Verbinski is probably best known for helming the initial Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy (those sequels are masterpieces compared to On Stranger Tides), he began as a sort of journeyman director with Mousehunt and The Mexican before hitting it big with The Ring. The 2002 film was a box office smash and scared the hell out of yours truly, and now the filmmaker is poised to return to the horror genre for the first time in over a decade. [caption id="attachment_299097" align="alignright" width="360"] Image via Sony Pictures[/caption] We’ve known about A Cure for Wellness as a Verbinski project since last fall, but it is now firmed up as the filmmaker’s next movie as THR reports that Dane DeHaan and Mia Goth (Nymphomaniac) are set to star. Scripted by Justin Haythe (Revolutionary Road), the New Regency film tells the story of an employee (DeHaan) who is sent to rescue his »
- Adam Chitwood
Though Gore Verbinski has become known for utterly gargantuan blockbusters in the forms of the Pirates of the Caribbean series and The Lone Ranger, The Ring remains his most gripping work. With a grasp on both stellar visual style and existential dread, Verbinski brought real fright to the 2002 film. So it’s cause for excitement he’ll return to horror…
- Samuel Zimmerman
The name Gore Verbinski has complicated connotations. For a while, it inspired excitement in film fans. Now, that excitement cooled considerably, thanks in part to the director’s multiple years making bad, big-budget Disney movies. He’s trying to reclaim his name, though, and just took a significant step towards doing so. Verbinski has committed to making a supernatural horror […]
- Germain Lussier
It’s been a few years since Gore Verbinski tackled full-on horror with The Ring. Since then, he’s mostly had to deal with skeletal buccaneers and other seagoing creatures in the Pirates franchise and the supernatural trappings of The Lone Ranger. But he’s looking to dig back into terrifying territory with A Cure For Wellness and has hired Dane DeHaan and Mia Goth to star.Revolutionary Road’s Justin Haythe – who worked with Verbinski on Ranger – is on script duty for this one, which focuses on a young man (DeHaan) sent to fetch his boss from a therapeutic institute nestled in the Swiss Alps. But while he’s there, his boss disappears and he has to extend his stay at the place. Which is when he realises he’s actually trapped and starts to uncover the dark secrets lurking around the hallways. Verbinski is a producer on this »
Director Gore Verbinski has found the leads for his supernatural horror project A Cure for Wellness: Dane DeHaan and Mia Goth. Revolutionary Road scribe Justin Haythe is writing the script for the New Regency project. Wellness tells the story of an employee (DeHaan) who is sent to rescue his boss from a European “wellness spa” but soon realizes he's trapped, and discovers that the facility has a more sinister purpose than just serving the health needs of its patients. Goth, who is in negotiations for the role, will play a longtime patient who is oblivious to the spa director's dark designs
- Rebecca Ford and Borys Kit
Some horror movies go with a "slow-build" approach, and some go for the jugular right off the bat. The unexpected horror hit "It Follows" definitely falls into the latter category, as you can see in the opening scene embedded below (narrated by director David Robert Mitchell). Are you sufficiently unnerved? Good! That's what we're going for here. As the indie horror hit prepares to expand into over 1,600 theaters this weekend, below I've ranked 18 of the most iconic/frightening horror openings of all time from least to most scary. The result is a completely objective list that will remain set in stone for all eternity. Are you ready? Can you handle it? Countdown starts now... 18. "Night of the Living Dead" (1968) "They're coming to get you, Barbara." While I have no doubt that contemporary audiences covered their eyes in fright during the opening sequence of Romero's original "Night of the Living Dead, »
- Chris Eggertsen
When director F. Javier Gutierrez revealed his upcoming Rings was a sequel set 13 years after the events of Gore Verbinski’s The Ring, it likely left many wondering if its players would be entirely unfamiliar to the series. The vague plot outlines a film about two young lovers in danger after the boyfriend, Holt (Alex Roe), watches…
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- Samuel Zimmerman
Earlier this month, a report surfaced that Paramount's Rings is actually a prequel, set several years before the 2002 thriller The Ring, exploring the origins of Samara Morgan's reign of terror and how the deadly VHS tape was first created. Over the weekend, Rings director F. Javier Gutiérrez took to his Twitter account to confirm that his project is actually a sequel, set 13 years after the events of The Ring. The filmmaker also confirmed earlier today on his Twitter page that principal photography is starting today in Atlanta.
It's possible that Rings still may examine both Samara and the VHS tape's origins, but no story details have been confirmed, aside from where the movie is set within The Ring franchise timeline. The director has been posting several images to his Instagram account over the past few days, which confirm Samara Morgan's presence in the thriller, although we don't quite know »
It's hard to believe that it was 13 years ago when director Gore Verbinski lent his atmospheric touch to Japanese horror and brought The Ring to cinemas. That film brought mystery and some serious scares to PG-13 horror, and a sub-par sequel killed the potential franchise just as fast. The latest we've heard about the third Ring film was that it would be 3D and for those of you wondering how a VHS tape could do Any damage in today's society, the answer is that it »
- Sean Wist
While there has been some suggestion that it would wind up being either a spin-off or a reboot, it turns out that the recently announced addition to the Ring franchise, titled Rings, is actually going to be a prequel. According to Blooding Disgusting, Rings will be set before the actions of the 2002 American remake, while it will also have the added bonus of being a 3-D film too. Whether that.s actually a positive is still very much up for debate, though. The source also revealed that Rings will revolve around the years before the dreaded VHS tape was actually created, and it will explain how Samara was able to begin her spooky antics. The Ring was an American remake of the 1998 Japanese horror flick Ringu. Directed by Pirates of The Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.s Gore Verbinski - who used the success of this film to »
Thirteen years ago, Gore Verbinski tackled the inevitable Hollywood reboot of Japan’s hottest export at the time – The Ring. The original trilogy was a worldwide hit in spite of its cautionary narrative, which drove audiences away from plunging another videocassette into the Vcr. Nevertheless, Verbinski’s 2002 outing spawned another sequel – The Ring 2 – and recently, word has landed about yet another Westernized remake.
The cunningly-titled Rings hit headlines briefly last month. In a move that no-one saw coming (because no-one really knew the film was in development), F. Javier Gutierrez (formerly attached to helm the new Crow reboot) came forward as the film’s director alongside leading lady Matilda Lutz. Apart from the matter of their involvement, little has been announced regarding the actual plot.
Until today that is, as Bloody Disgusting’s Brad Biska delivered a chunk of new information concerning the forthcoming movie. Namely, the fact that »
- Gem Seddon
Back in January, we reported that Paramount Pictures is moving forward with Rings, a continuation of The Ring franchise starring Italian actress Matilda Lutz. That report revealed that Rings will follow the same timeline established in the 2002 hit The Ring and its 2005 sequel The Ring Two, but with an all new cast. Today, a new report from Bloody-Disgusting reveals that Rings is actually a prequel, set several years before The Ring.
The Ring starred Naomi Watts as a woman trying to uncover the truth about a mysterious VHS video tape. Anyone who watches the tape turns up dead just seven days later. According to this report Rings will examine how the tape was created and delve into the origins of Samara's reign of terror. The site also reports that casting is currently under way, although it isn't known when production may begin. Back in January, Paramount handed out a November 13, 2015 release date, »
Suicide Squad: The Joker, Batman's most iconic villain, will not actually be making an appearance in Batman v Superman. His first stop in the new DC Comics movie universe will be in Suicide Squad, and actor Jared Leto has teased out a tiny bit about the role. First, he's having to gain a lot of weight for it, so don't expect a rail-thin Joker. Second, Leto called him a "nearly Shakespearean character" and a "beautiful disaster." [Hollywood Reporter] Gore Verbinski: The director of the first three Pirates of the Caribbean movies has a new adventure comedy in the works. Sony Pictures has bought up a pitch that he's attached to direct about a transcontinental car race that's...
- Peter Hall
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