4 items from 2016
Fans of the apocalyptic vampire film Stake Land have been looking forward to the continued adventures of Martin and Mister since the film was released in 2010, and while a Stake Land TV series was previously in development, Dark Sky Films, Glass Eye Pix, and Syfy have announced that filming has finished on a Stake Land sequel film called The Stakelander, with Connor Paolo and Nick Damici reprising their roles from the original movie.
Directed by Dan Berk and Robert Olsen (2015’s Body) from a screenplay by co-star Damici (who also co-wrote Stake Land), The Stakelander will be released on the Syfy Channel. An official premiere date has yet to be revealed, but we’ll be sure to keep Daily Dead readers updated on further announcements. For full details, including the sequel’s synopsis and additional cast members, check out the official press release:
- Derek Anderson
In a modern culture where over over-sharing every intimate detail of your personal life has become the standard norm for most people, as they determinedly strive to prove their worth, others choose to remain protective of their background. The need for some people to remain mysterious to the outside world not only means it’s possible to remain control over how others view them, but also protects them from having to form meaningful relationships. The new romantic drama, ‘Long Nights Short Mornings,’ follows an alluring protagonist as he strives to remain emotionally unattached from the multiple women he dates. The film’s writer-director, Chadd Harbold, powerfully created a cryptic main character, for [ Read More ]
- Karen Benardello
The SXSW film festival kicks off on Friday with a strong lineup that once again proves the Austin gathering as a formidable player for big and small movies. As if assembled from the ingredients of Sundance meets Comic-Con, the event will have thousands of fan boys and dozens of filmmakers rubbing shoulders. It wasn’t always this way. SXSW used to focus more on micro-budgeted indie features and documentaries, but in recent years studios have also started to flock to Texas, which has given SXSW more star power and clout. Here are 16 of the buzziest titles from this year’s festival.
1. “Pee-wee’s Big Holiday”
Judd Apatow has been SXSW’s most loyal recidivist — arriving here with 2007’s “Knocked Up,” 2011’s “Bridesmaids,” the first public screening of HBO’s “Girls” in 2012 and last year’s “Trainwreck.” He aims to keeps his winning streak alive with this Netflix original feature, which he produced, »
- Ramin Setoodeh, Justin Chang, Joe Leydon, Andrew Barker and Dennis Harvey
Exclusive: From writer-director Chadd Harbold, Long Nights Short Mornings depicts the convoluted romantic life of a young man in New York City has he navigates his sometimes fleeting, sometimes profound experiences with women. World premiering on Saturday in the Narrative Spotlight section at SXSW, it stars Shiloh Fernandez (We Are Your Friends) as James, a player who is seemingly unattached to the women he dates. The film takes on an anthology-like style and is described… »
4 items from 2016
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