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11 items from 2015


Luke Evans Officially Exits ‘The Crow’ Reboot; Relativity Seeking New Star

24 January 2015 1:54 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Director Corin Hardy will begin meeting with actors after his film “The Hallow” debuts at Sundance

Relativity and director Corin Hardy are searching for a new star for “The Crow” reboot, as Luke Evans has officially exited the project to pursue other projects, his publicist has confirmed to TheWrap.

Relativity declined to comment for this story.

With comic book movies all the rage these days, “The Crow” is a high-profile project in Relativity’s development stable. The reboot was seen as having plenty of potential given the original film’s status as a cult classic.

Also Read: Luke Evans, Armie Hammer, »

- Jeff Sneider

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‘Coherence’ DVD Review

23 January 2015 6:35 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Emily Foxler, Maury Sterling, Nicholas Brendon, Lorene Scafaria, Elizabeth Gracen, Alex Manugian, Lauren Maher, Hugo Armstrong | Written and Directed by James Ward Byrkit

Coherence centres on eight friends enjoying a very grown up, suburban dinner party. A comet is passing by Earth and changes to the atmosphere are making some of them jumpy and uncomfortable. An unexplainable shattered iPhone screen is an early warning sign that something unusual is coming their way. During what seems like the longest night, their real lives, jarred by this astronomical anomaly, are confronted with multiple, alternative realities of themselves.

Their problems start with a power cut and the intriguing sight of just one house in the entire neighbourhood that still has its lights on. Two of the dinner party go and investigate. When they return one has a cut on his head and doesn’t want to talk about what he’s seen. »

- Stuart Wright

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Elijah Wood Introduces The Greasy Strangler

21 January 2015 4:01 PM, PST | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

He's busy enough as an actor, but Elijah Wood has just put on his horror producing hat once again to add another project to the roster of his SpectreVision production company. He's joined forces with Drafthouse, Timpson Films and others for the amusingly titled The Greasy Strangler, which Jim Hosking will direct. Ben Wheatley is also among the executive producers.Hosking and Toby Harvard wrote the screenplay, and the story centres on Ronnie and Brayden, a father and son with a fractious relationship who run "disco walking tours" around La. Does that mean tours of famous disco hotspots, or just more general tours where you're forced to listen to disco the whole time?Either way, when one of their customers turns out to be an attractive woman, father and son begin competing for her attention. But her arrival coincides with "an oily, slimy inhuman maniac" beginning an after-dark strangling spree. »

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Elijah Wood and Drafthouse Team for 'Greasy Strangler'

21 January 2015 10:46 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Elijah Wood and his SpetreVision company is teaming up with Drafthouse Films, Rook Films and Timpson Films to produce the upcoming thriller The Greasy Strangler. Production is slated to begin this spring in Los Angeles, with casting to begin shortly. While Elijah Wood is on board to produce, it isn't ultimately clear yet if he will also star.

Jim Hosking, who wrote and directed the "G is for Grandpa" segment of last year's horror anthology sequel ABCs of Death 2, will make his feature directorial debut, working from a script he co-wrote with Toby Harvard. The story is set in Los Angeles, following a man named Ronnie, who runs a Disco Walking Tour with his son Brayden. The father and son begin competing for the affections of an alluring woman who takes the tour, although her presence also signals the appearance of a killer known as The Greasy Strangler, described as an, »

- MovieWeb

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Elijah Wood’s SpectreVision, Drafthouse Films Board ‘The Greasy Strangler’

21 January 2015 9:29 AM, PST | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: Elijah Wood’s SpectreVision and Drafthouse Films are teaming up with Rook Films (Sightseers, The Duke of Burgundy) and Timpson Films (The ABCs of Death) to produce The Greasy Strangler, the feature directorial debut of British helmer Jim Hosking (The ABCs of Death 2).

The Los Angeles-set tale follows Ronnie, a man who runs a Disco Walking tour along with his browbeaten son, Brayden. When a sexy, alluring woman comes to take the tour, it begins a competition between father and son for her attentions. It also signals the appearance of an oily, slimy inhuman maniac who stalks the streets at night and strangles the innocent, soon dubbed ‘The Greasy Strangler.’

Hosking wrote the script with Toby Harvard, his co-writer on the delightfully bizarre ABCs of Death 2 anthology segment G is for Grandad. SpectreVision’s Daniel Noah, Josh C. Waller and Elijah Wood will produce along with Andrew Starke »

- Jen Yamato

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Elisabeth Moss Talks Wheatley’s High-Rise, Perry’s Queen of Earth

19 January 2015 3:29 PM, PST | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Mad Men and Top of the Lake star Elisabeth Moss leads two of the most anticipated genre films of 2015: Ben Wheatley’s J.G. Ballard-adaptation High-Rise and Alex Ross Perry’s Queen of Earth. The actor talks both films, ramping excitement with some magic words, in a new interview.  Speaking to The Playlist about her turn in…

The post Elisabeth Moss Talks Wheatley’s High-Rise, Perry’s Queen of Earth appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

- Samuel Zimmerman

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Through the Looking-Glass…Top 100 Most Anticipated Films of 2016: Picks 100 to 6

16 January 2015 10:00 AM, PST | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

While DC and Marvel might already have a lock on several future release dates past the 2015 campaign with the Coen Bros. circling February on their calendars, for the most part, when it comes to American independent and foreign film flavored items, 2016 is still cloudy with a chance of…. 2015 just broke (we already have plenty to look forward to (Top 100 Most Anticipated Foreign Films / Top 25 Most Anticipated Studio Films / Top 100 Most Anticipated American Independent Films – soon!) but we’re already excited about what is in store for several of our favorite auteurs. Here are picks 100 to 6, with our Nicholas Bell providing further analysis on current top five for 2016. Pictured above is Peter Strickland, who sits in our number six spot.

100. Untitled Edward Munch Project – Erik Poppe

99. Bastille DayJames Watkins

98. Live By NightBen Affleck

97. Imagine – Benoit Graffin

96. Pete’s DragonDavid Lowery

95. Bella LunaIvan Fila

94. Bat, Butterfly, Moth – Sergio Caballero »

- Eric Lavallee

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The Night Manager: Filming to start spring 2015 with Hugh Laurie, Tom Hiddleston

10 January 2015 11:32 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Filming on the BBC adaptation of John le Carré's The Night Manager will begin this spring.

The broadcaster confirmed the news on Saturday afternoon (January 10).

We're pleased to confirm that @hughlaurie & @twhiddleston will star in our adaptation of le Carré's #TheNightManager. pic.twitter.com/ye1QNu8ujb

BBC One (@BBCOne) January 10, 2015

#TheNightManager is a complex story of modern criminality and is the first television adaptation of a le Carré novel in more than 20 years.

BBC One (@BBCOne) January 10, 2015

Filming on the six-part series will start in spring 2015. Follow @BBCOne on Instagram for the latest from the set: http://t.co/RAgypBfgcb

BBC One (@BBCOne) January 10, 2015

Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston have been cast in the series, which will be shown on AMC in America.

An espionage novel published in 1993, the story follows British ex-soldier Jonathan Pine, who works as the night auditor of a luxurious hotel.

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Top 100 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2015: #39. Ben Wheatley’s High Rise

8 January 2015 6:15 AM, PST | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

High Rise

Director: Ben Wheatley// Writer: Amy Jump

The fast moving and increasingly prolific Ben Wheatley commands a significant following after only four incredibly well received feature films, including Down Terrace (2009), Kill List (2011), Sightseers (2013), and his most experimental title to date, A Field in England (2013). He’s back with High Rise, which also features Wheatley’s most high profile cast, including Elizabeth Moss, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons, and headlining Tom Hiddleston. Based on Jg Ballard’s classic novel, a young doctor enraptured by the exclusive world created in a state of the art high rise building in Thatcher’s Britain, and his subsequent discovery that beneath the surface, nothing is quite what it seems.

Cast: Tom Hiddleston, Elisabeth Moss, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons

Producer: Recorded Company Picture’s Jeremy Thomas

U.S. Distributor: Rights Available.

Release Date: Filming took place in Northern Ireland, and Wheatley seems to be a favorite »

- Nicholas Bell

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36 British films to look out for in 2015

5 January 2015 8:01 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

UK cinema in 2015 has plenty to recommend it. Here are 36 UK films of all genres to look forward to this year…

Dig past the litterfall of Kray Brothers biopics and tales of nubile teens on camping trips gone wrong, and you’ll unearth plenty for the UK film industry to boast about in 2015. From sci-fi romps and thrillers like Robot Overlords and Ex Machina to dramas like High-Rise, comedies like War On Everyone, spy flicks like Spectre and kids’ films like Bill, there’s no shortage of inventive, highly promising cinema coming from these isles.

We’ve included a few choice co-productions in 2015’s pick of the year’s most interesting-looking pictures, which bolsters our list in both size and breadth (and mostly means we Brits can claim partial credit for ace-sounding dystopian flick The Lobster).

In alphabetical order then, here are the 36 UK (or UK-ish) movies we’re excited about seeing this year… »

- louisamellor

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Daily | Most Anticipated Films of 2015

2 January 2015 3:47 AM, PST | Keyframe | See recent Keyframe news »

High on our list of the most anticipated films of 2015 are Richard Linklater's That's What I'm Talking About, a "spiritual sequel" to Dazed and Confused (1993), and Todd Haynes's Carol, based on Patricia Highsmith's 1952 novel The Price of Salt and featuring Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson and Kyle Chandler. Also: Martin Scorsese's Silence. Joachim Trier's Louder Than Bombs with Jesse Eisenberg, Gabriel Byrne, Isabelle Huppert, David Strathairn and Amy Ryan. Ben Wheatley's adaptation of J.G. Ballard's High-Rise, featuring Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans and Elisabeth Moss. And many more. » - David Hudson »

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