3 items from 2015
Heading back a few years before the haunting of the Lambert family, Insidious: Chapter 3 follows everybody’s favourite psychic Elise Rainier (Lin Shaye) as she reluctantly agrees to get back in the game to help a teenage girl banish the supernatural disturbance – The Man Who Cannot Breathe – that has targeted her as its next victim. Midway through the prequel, Elise’s future ghost-busting comrades-in-arms, Specs (Leigh Whannell) and Tucker (Angus Sampson), show up at the haunted Brenner household to lend a (often comedic) hand.
We sat down with two veterans of the horror genre, actress Lin Shaye (A Nightmare on Elm Street, Critters) and writer/actor and first-time director Leigh Whannell (Saw), to talk about returning to The Further in the latest installment of the astral plane-jumping franchise.
- Sasha James
Arc Entertainment has acquired all U.S. rights to the family drama “Freedom,” which stars Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. as a slave, it was announced Tuesday by the company’s head of acquisitions, Scott Moesta. Peter Cousens directed from a script by Timothy A. Chey, and the film co-stars William Sadler (“The Shawshank Redemption”), Sharon Leal (“Guiding Light”), David Rasche (“Men in Black 3”), Terrence Mann (“Critters”) and Michael Goodwin (“Stuck in Love”). Arc Entertainment will be releasing the film on VOD, digital and in theaters on June 5. “Freedom” tells the true story of two men separated by 100 years »
- Jeff Sneider
Talks of a potential Critters reboot have been making their way around circles for ages, but fans of the series that began with Stephen Herek’s 1986 film can at least know that while the only information given about the redux thus far, is that it’ll be via “Blue Ribbon Content”, the newly started digital division of Warner Bros., all of us Critters fans can at least rest assured that there are some good people at least Wanting to be involved, thanks to Movie Pilot.
Jordan Downey, a longtime fan of the series (and director of the Thankskilling series) has directed what has got to be the most badass movie pitch around called (Critters: Bounty Hunter), throwing his hat into the crowd of people wanting to tackle the upcoming series. After watching Downey’s short, I think it’s safe to say, he’s the man for the job, so Warner Bros. : listen up. »
- Jerry Smith
3 items from 2015
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