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If you couldn’t get enough of that good ass-to-mouth action provided by the not-for-the-sequemish-like-myself horror film The Human Centipede, then don’t worry. Production is currently underway on the sequel and now a teaser trailer for The Human Centipede Part 2 (Full Sequence) has been released. It doesn’t show any footage, but it does have writer-director Tom Six promising that the new film will somehow be sicker than the first. How sick? The centipede is expanding from to twelve people. It’s one of those cases where quantity is quality.
Hit the jump to check out the teaser trailer and a press release from IFC Films announcing their acquisition of the rights. I’ve also included Daniel Tosh’s hilarious 24-minute recap of the entire first movie. The Human Centipede Part 2 (Full Sequence) is set for release in 2011.
And here’s Daniel Tosh’s recap of The Human Centipede »
- Matt Goldberg
The original The Human Centipede (First Sequence) is back on VOD in celebration of Fantastic Fest along with Philip Ridley’s sublime psychological thriller Heartless (starring Jim Sturgess); Simon Rumley’s hardcore Red, White & Blue; Josh Reed’s neo-Ozploitation horror film Primal; and Abel Ferry’s gripping scarefest High Lane.
To celebrate, IFC Midnight has released an insane teaser video for The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence). Dig it!
From the Press Release
Jonathan Sehring, President of IFC Films, announced today that the company has acquired the North American rights to Tom Six’s much anticipated sequel The Human Centipede Part 2 (Full Sequence) for its IFC Midnight label, which offers the very best in international genre cinema, including horror, sci-fi, thrillers, erotic arthouse, action and more.
Full Sequence has just wrapped shooting in London, and the story is being kept completely under wraps. The only information IFC Films and the producers »
- Uncle Creepy
Certainly not for everyone, IFC Films' "The Human Centipede" has a trailer as well as the poster and sketches available. The film stars Dieter Laser, Ashley Williams, Ashlynn Yennie, Akihiro Kitamura, Andreas Leupold and Peter Blankenstein. Tom Six directs as well as writing alongside Ilona Six. You can catch it in select venues on April 30th or two days earlier on April 28th on-demand. A one-of-a-kind experience that is guaranteed to shock and divide audiences, Dutch filmmaker Tom Six's twisted biological horror film, "The Human Centipede" confidently goes where few films have dared to go. In addition to its shocking imagery, the film also features an indelibly villainous performance by Dieter Laser, whose brilliant and demented Dr. Heiter is sure to soon join the ranks of Freddy, Jason and Jigsaw whenever true horror icons are discussed. During a stopover in Germany in the middle of a carefree road trip through Europe, »
One of the most disturbing films in years has finally been acquired for Us distribution. Tom Six's The Human Centipede (First Sequence) - a film that's selling point is based around two women and a Japanese man who are sewn together to create a "human centipede" - was snatched up by IFC Films with plans on releasing the knuckle-biter in theaters and VOD this year. IFC Films, one of the leading American distributors of independent and foreign films, announced today it has acquired North American rights to the acclaimed horror film The Human Centipede (First Sequence). In addition to Laser, The Human Centipede stars Ashley C. Williams, Ashlynn Yennie, Akihiro Kitamura, and the film was produced by Tom Six and Ilona Six. More »
8 January 2010 2:00 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
The film will be released via the IFC in Theaters platform with a simultaneous theatrical and VOD premiere.
"Centipede" premiered in 2009 at Fantastic Fest, where it received the top prize for best horror film and a best actor award for Dieter Laser, who stars as an obsessed doctor who surgically joins his unsuspecting victims together.
It also received best picture at the 2009 Scream Fest.
- By Gregg Kilday
5 items from 2010
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