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‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ Revival Headed to Netflix, With Patton Oswalt & More to Star

24 July 2016 9:58 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Netflix is reviving yet another cult favorite. New episodes of”Mystery Science Theater 3000,” in which a captive man and his robot friends offer live commentary on amusingly bad B movies, will head  to the streaming service in the “not too distant future,” according to the Hollywood Reporter. Patton Oswalt is attached to star as Son of TV’s Frank.

Read More: Watch: ‘MST3K’ Stars Crow T. Robot and Tom Servo Audition for a Galaxy Far, Far Away

The news follows a Kickstarter campaign from series creator Joel Hodgson last year that raised nearly $6 million to film a 14-episode new season; no other film or television project has ever raised more via a crowdfunding campaign. Kevin Murphy (Tom Servo), Bill Corbett (Crow T. Robot) and Mary Jo Pehl (Pearl Forrester) are all set to reprise their original roles. Joining them and Oswalt will be Felicia Day as Kinga Forrester, a »

- Michael Nordine

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Mystery Science Theater Reboot Set at Netflix; Felicia Day, Patton Oswalt and Dan Harmon to Join Series Vets

24 July 2016 9:32 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Netflix’s newest series order gets a B… B-movies, that is.

The streaming service is reviving the Emmy-nominated Mystery Science Theater 3000 — with Felicia Day (Supernatural), Patton Oswalt (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) and Nerdist podcast co-host Jonah Ray joining veteran cast members Bill Corbett (Crow T. Robot), Mary Jo Pehl (as Pearl Forrester) and Kevin Murphy (Professor Bobo) — it announced  on Saturday night.

Comic-con 2016 Exclusive Videos, Casting News, Scoop and More

In the not-too-distant future. @MST3K pic.twitter.com/L9IpZW2Cmb

— Netflix Us (@netflix) July 24, 2016

MST3K, in which series creator Joel Hodgson, and later Michael J. Nelson, played »

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‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ Revival Set at Netflix

23 July 2016 9:05 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

They’re back: “Mystery Science Theater 3000” has scored a revival at Netflix, Variety has confirmed.

The streaming giant announced the news on Twitter Saturday night, saying: “In the not so distant future.”

In the not-too-distant future. @MST3K pic.twitter.com/L9IpZW2Cmb

— Netflix Us (@netflix) July 24, 2016

The revival is set to star Felicia Day and Patton Oswalt, along with original cast members Bill Corbett, Kevin Murphy and Mary Jo Pehl who will reprise their roles. “Community” creator Dan Harmon and series star Joel Harmon are set to join the writing staff, which is being led by head writer Elliott Kalan, former head writer of “The Daily Show.”

Series creator Joel Hodgson had launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the revival, and ended up raising over $5.7 million, breaking the record previously held by “Veronica Mars.”

Mystery Science Theater 3000″ first aired on Ktma-tv in Minneapolis for its freshman season, then »

- Debra Birnbaum

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‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ Revival to Premiere on Netflix

23 July 2016 8:40 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The “Mystery Science Theater 3000” revival is heading to Netflix, TheWrap has learned. The news came just ahead of the show’s San Diego Comic-Con panel on Saturday. Netflix confirmed the news by tweeting an image of the show’s iconic silhouette featuring a man and two robots watching a movie. It does not yet have an official premiere date. In addition, original series cast members Mary Jo Pehl (Pearl Forrester), Kevin Murphy (Tom Servo/Professor Bobo) and Bill Corbett (Crow/Observer) will write for and make cameos on the show. Also Read: 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' Reboot Smashes Crowdfunding Record Joel McHale, »

- Joe Otterson

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‘BoJack Horseman’ Eviscerates SeaWorld With Killer (Whale) Strip Club Sequence

22 July 2016 1:59 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

[Editor’s Note: “BoJack Horseman” Season 3 is a feat of storytelling on both a serialized and episodic level. To honor the impressive accomplishment, IndieWire will be reviewing all 12 episodes over the next few weeks. Below, we delve into Episodes 2 & 3.]

“What are you talking about? It’s just whales!”

The idea of seeing zoos as prisons is nothing new, but Raphael Bob-Waksberg took the concept a step further in “BoJack Kills,” the third episode of “BoJack Horseman” Season 3. In light of the allegations made against SeaWorld in the wake of “Blackfish,” the opening moments of Episode 3 obliterated all other interpretations, efficiently and effectively establishing how parents paying for their children to watch abused animals perform is pretty damn similar to grown men throwing dollar bills for grown women to scoop up from their knees.

“Families come together to admire the fine female form of the majestic killer whale. It’s educational!”

“You and your little ones are going to get moist!”

“Bring your pre-pubescent daughters who are just beginning to be cognizant of a woman’s role in the world. They won’t internalize deeply problematic notions about the commodification »

- Ben Travers

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‘RiffTrax 10 Year Highlight Reel’: Relive the Gang’s Best Post-‘MST3K’ Moments

22 July 2016 9:06 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

This week RiffTrax is celebrating ten years of its life on the web. To celebrate, comedians Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, Bill Corbett and the whole team created a “RiffTrax 10 Year Highlight Reel” for their loyal fans to enjoy.  

“It was hard to condense 10 years of making movies funny into just six minutes, but we think we did it,” said the RiffTrax team online.

For those unfamiliar with RiffTrax, they are hilarious commentaries added to blockbuster movies, short films, TV shows and cheesy B-movies, all created by the stars of the Mystery Science Theater 3000 or better known as MST3K.

Read More: ‘Batman v Superman’ Honest Trailer Pokes Fun At The Film That Didn’t Bring ‘Justice’ to Either Hero

Shown during the MST3K Reunion Show, this highlight reel includes some of the group’s favorite jokes from riffs they did in the past. The six-minute video includes scenes from “The Lord of The Rings, »

- Liz Calvario

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Psycho IV: The Beginning Blu-ray Special Features Revealed

21 July 2016 7:02 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

On August 23rd, see how it all began! Scream Factory’s Blu-ray of Psycho IV: The Beginning (directed by Mick Garris) features all-new extras including interviews with the director, cast members, and makeup effects artist Tony Gardner:

Press Release: Before the terror can end, see how it all began… Psycho IV: The Beginning comes to Blu-ray for the first time on August 23rd, 2016 from Scream Factory. Anthony Perkins, Henry Thomas and Olivia Hussey star in this chilling prequel to the classic Hitchcock thriller. The release features new extras including audio commentary with director Mick Garris and Henry Thomas and Olivia Hussey, and an interview with make-up effects artist Tony Gardner.

A seemingly rehabilitated Norman Bates (Perkins) is drawn to a late-night radio show where the host (Cch PounderTales from the Crypt: Demon Knight) encourages him to share his views on the topic of matricide. Reliving his childhood, Norman »

- Tamika Jones

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Ranked: All 22 Mario Bava Movies

18 July 2016 7:26 AM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Ranked: All 22 Mario Bava Movies Unknowingly, I first encountered director/cameraman Mario Bava (1914–1980) in the summer of 1999 when the Sci-Fi Channel aired the final episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000 featuring the superhero film Danger: Diabolik. In that condescending context the film didn’t really make an impact, but a few years later in college…

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- Max Evry

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San Diego’s Camp Conival 2016 Panels Include Fear The Walking Dead, Ash Vs Evil Dead, The Woods

14 July 2016 3:28 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The convention center won’t be the only place to see your favorite stars in San Diego next week. Legendary Digital Networks returns to Petco Park July 20th–24th. Nerdist and Geek & Sundry will be on hand to host panels with the cast and crew of genre shows and films including Fear The Walking Dead, Ash vs Evil Dead, Adam Wingard’s The Woods, Preacher, and more:

Press Release:Los Angeles, CA (July 13, 2016) – Legendary Digital Networks will once again head down to San Diego for a 4-day takeover of Petco Park for a third year for Camp Conival: a trip back in time to everything that you loved about summer camp. Headlined by Nerdist and Geek & Sundry, programming highlights include panels and interviews with some of the biggest names in entertainment. Confirmed talent stopping by Camp Conival include: Luc Besson (Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets), Misha Collins, Cara »

- Derek Anderson

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Highlighting Can’t Miss Comic-Con Panels

12 July 2016 10:37 AM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

What caught my eye in the massive schedule breakdown.

I’m trying to remember when nerd culture became the zeitgeist of my era… I imagine it all started with the moon landing, it being one of the greatest awe-inspiring events in human history, exponentially heightened by a medium — TV — that allowed for nearly the entire world to partake in the moment together. That was a huge win for nerds, even if the idols created from it — Armstrong and Aldrin — were hunkier and jockier than the scientists and mathematicians in the background that made it all possible. Bill Gates is the epitome of a nerd, but yet he’s super-successful; he gave Earth a device that enables me to watch pornogra… I mean, study the teachings of Jesus Christ whenever and wherever I want; and he’s infamous for his business acumen and dominating, competitive zeal. Reading comic books was always an endeavor undertaken by nerds and nerds »

- Colton Ledford

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Child’S Play Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Announced by Scream Factory

7 July 2016 11:37 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Scream Factory is giving horror fans yet another reason to mark their calendars with the announcement of a Child's Play Collector's Edition Blu-ray.

Due out as an early Halloween treat on October 18th, the Child's Play Collector's Edition Blu-ray will feature a new 2k scan of the interpositive and a brand new audio commentary by director Tom Holland.

Scream Factory has also teamed up with Neca for a limited edition Blu-ray set complete with a Good Guys Chucky figure. Below, we have the official press release with full details and a look at the new cover art and Chucky collectible:

Press Release: Los Angeles, CA – Chucky is back! “A jolting roller-coaster of a ride” (Los Angeles Times), Child’s Play hit theatres in 1988, and forever changed the way the world saw dolls. On October 18, 2016, the Scream Factory™ home entertainment brand celebrates the landmark film and the iconic »

- Derek Anderson

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Killer Shrews Gear up for the Attack

4 July 2016 9:00 AM, PDT | Horror News | See recent Horror News news »

For the past two years, Niagara Falls based White Lion Studios has been cooking up something awful: A splatstick remake to the 1959 cult classic “The Killer Shrews”, a low budget creature feature made popular by Mystery Science Theatre 3000.    The original film, directed by Ray Kellogg and starring James Best, is best known …

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Horror Highlights: Session 9 Blu-ray, Romeo’S Distress Trailer, Scream Queen Stream

1 July 2016 8:12 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Including bonus features such as interviews with the cast and crew and a tour of the film's locations, the Blu-ray of Brad Anderson's Session 9 will debut on August 16th courtesy of Scream Factory. Also: a trailer and poster for Romeo's Distress and a look at Scream Queen Stream's parody of the iconic shower scene from Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho.

Session 9 Blu-ray Release Details: Press Release: "Fear is a place… A “deft exercise in atmospheric horror” (L.A. Weekly) that takes place in an abandoned mental hospital, Session 9 makes its Blu-ray debut courtesy Scream Factory on August 16th, 2016. This release comes packed with new bonus features, including interviews with cast and crew, and Horror’s Hallowed Grounds, a new revisiting of the locations of the film.

It looms up out of the woods like a dormant beast. Grand, imposing... abandoned and deteriorating, the Danvers State Mental Hospital, »

- Tamika Jones

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Comic-Con 2016: Scream Factory Announces “Inside Look” Panel & The Return Of The Living Dead Autograph Signing

30 June 2016 12:20 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Scream Factory celebrates over three decades of Dan O'Bannon's graveyard bash at this year's Comic-Con with a special Return of the Living Dead autograph signing, and their annual "Inside Look" panel will feature the eagerly anticipated announcements of future releases

Taking place at Shout! Factory's booth (#4118) on Friday, July 22nd, The Return of the Living Dead autograph signing will feature cast members Thom Mathews (Freddy) and John Philbin (Chuck), as well as Sean Clark, who hosted a new episode of Horror's Hallowed Grounds for the Collector's Edition Blu-ray of the beloved horror comedy.

"An Inside Look at Shout! Factory and Scream Factory" panel, meanwhile, will be held in Room 29Ab at 8:00pm. Below, we have the official press release with full details:

Press Release: Now a mainstay at San Diego Comic-Con International, pop-culture purveyor Shout! Factory returns to the convention in 2016 with a dynamic lineup, featuring captivating panel events, »

- Derek Anderson

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Carrie (1976) 40th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Announced by Scream Factory

29 June 2016 9:33 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

*Updated with the official press release.* This fall, Scream Factory will give horror fans an early Halloween treat with their 40th Anniversary Collector's Edition Blu-ray release of Brian De Palma's Carrie (1976).

Initially announced on EW, the Carrie Collector's Edition Blu-ray will be released on October 11th with a 4K scan of the movie's original negative and over three hours of extras for fans of the Stephen King adaptation to enjoy.

Similar to their 30th anniversary Return of the Living Dead Blu-ray, Scream Factory will also release Carrie in both a regular Collector's Edition and a Deluxe Limited Edition with an exclusive second slipcover, poster, and shipping of the film three weeks before its release.

Press Release: Los Angeles, CA - In 1976, Carrie, the “absolutely spellbinding horror movie” (Roger Ebert) directed by Brian DePalma (Scarface, The Untouchables, Dressed to Kill) and based on the best-selling Stephen King novel, premiered in theaters, »

- Derek Anderson

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‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ Reunion: Kevin Murphy Talks Show’s Weirdest Fans

28 June 2016 1:52 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

As the “Mystery Science Theater 3000” reunion show readies for broadcast to theaters across the country tonight, TheWrap asked series star Kevin Murphy why the show has remained so popular over a decade after it left the airwaves. “We love any chance we get to talk back to the media that keeps being poured over us,” Murphy said. “We made it our mission, so I think people give us that opportunity to do it for them, to talk back to your TV or a movie screen. Because it’s very cathartic to do that, to be able to call bulls–t on something. »

- Joe Otterson

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Review: ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ Will Make You Wish Humanity Would Just Give Up

24 June 2016 10:43 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

On July 2nd, they arrive. On July 3rd, they strike. On July 4th, we fight back. On June 24th, 2016, we…wish they had won.

In the summer of 1996, Roland Emmerich’s “Independence Day” reinvented the alien invasion genre for the blockbuster era, using newfangled digital technology to make a B-movie big enough to bring the whole world together. Its reputation may be overinflated by millennials who subsist on a steady diet of their own petrified kitsch, but Emmerich’s war of the worlds has nevertheless come to represent a type of full-bodied studio spectacle for which we all ought to be nostalgic. In fact, the self-described “master of disaster” seems really pissed at the people who aren’t. His lazy insult of a sequel — threatened since the day the first movie first cast its long shadow over America’s multiplexes — is ultimately nothing more than a giant middle finger to »

- David Ehrlich

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Horror Highlights: Deadlight: Director’S Cut, Dexter Pin Mate, In The Deep, MST3K, Viral, Zombie With A Shotgun

22 June 2016 8:14 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Deadlight: Director’s Cut is now out for the PS4 and Xbox One. See what horror awaits you in the new launch trailer released by Deep Silver. Also: a look at Bif Bang Pow and Entertainment Earth’s Sdcc 2016 exclusive Dexter wooden Pin Mate, release details for In the Deep, info on the Mystery Science Theater 3000 reunion show, a poster and release news for Viral, and Zombie with a Shotgun‘s new Indiegogo campaign.

Deadlight: Director’s Cut Launch Trailer Revealed: Press Release: “Larkspur, Calif., June 21, 2016 – The survival horror platformer Deadlight: Director’s Cut is available today for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft and PC digitally for $19.99. With the brand-new Survival Arena Mode which offers interactive defenses and novel weapons, players can expect an unforgettably intense struggle against the horde. In addition, the PS4 and Xbox One versions now also encompass the Nightmare Mode, »

- Tamika Jones

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‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ Enlists Ex-Saban President as Brand Advisor

15 June 2016 5:00 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Mystery Science Theater 3000” has hired industry veteran Elie Dekel to help expand the brand of the hit cult TV series reboot, TheWrap has learned. Satellite of Love LLC in partnership with Shout! Factory and Joel Hodgson have named Dekel, the former president of Saban Brands, as strategic brand advisor and worldwide consumer products licensing agent for “MST3K.” As strategic brand advisor and master licensing agent, Dekel will guide the branding, licensing and expansion of the series. The announcement was made today by Satellite of Love principals Richard Foos, Bob Emmer, Garson Foos and Hodgson. Also Read: Entire 'Mystery Science Theater 3000 »

- Joe Otterson

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Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1978) Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Special Features Revealed

14 June 2016 4:39 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Featuring a phenomenal cast including Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Leonard Nimoy, Veronica Cartwright and Jeff Goldblum, 1978’s Invasion of the Body Snatchers is coming out on a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray this August from Scream Factory, who have now revealed the new special features for the anticipated release:

Press Release: The seed is planted…terror grows. On August 2, 2016, the terrifying sci-fi classic Invasion of the Body Snatchers will be presented like never before in a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray from Scream Factory. Featuring a new HD transfer, this release also comes packed with new bonus features, including interviews and audio commentary with cast and crew, and a limited-edition collectible slipcover with newly rendered artwork.

Under cover of darkness, while an unsuspecting city sleeps, an alien life form begins to sow the seeds of unspeakable terror. Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Leonard Nimoy, Veronica Cartwright and Jeff Goldblum star in this shocking, “first-rate suspense thriller” (Newsday).

One by one, the residents of San Francisco are becoming drone-like shadows of their former selves. As the phenomenon spreads, two Department of Health workers, Matthew (Sutherland) and Elizabeth (Adams), uncover the horrifying truth: Mysterious pods are cloning humans — and destroying the originals! The unworldly invasion grows stronger with each passing minute, hurling Matthew and Elizabeth into a desperate race to save not only their own lives, but the future of the entire human race.

Special Features:

New 2K scan of the interpositive New Star-Crossed in The Invasion – an interview with actress Brooke Adams (9 minutes) New Leading the Invasion – an interview with actor Art Hindle (25 minutes) New Re-Creating The Invasion – an interview with writer W.D. Richter (16 minutes) New Scoring the Invasion an interview with composer Denny Zeitlin (15 minutes) New Audio Commentary with author/film historian Steve Haberman Audio Commentary by director Philip Kaufman Re-Visitors From Outer Space, or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Pod – including interviews with director Philip Kaufman, screenwriter W.D. Richter, director of photography Michael Chapman and actors Donald Sutherland and Veronica Cartwright (15 minutes) Practical Magic: The Special Effects Pod (4 minutes) The Man Behind The Scream: The Sound Effects Pod – an interview with Ben Burtt and sound editor Bonnie Koehler (12 minutes) The Invasion Will Be Televised: The Cinematography Pod (5 minutes) Theatrical Trailer TV Spots Radio Spots Photo Gallery An episode of Science Fiction Theatre, Time is Just A Place, based on Jack Finney’s short story. Directed by Jack Arnold.

Shout! Factory will continue to present the on-going Scream Factory™ home entertainment series in 2016 with specific release dates, extras and key art. Fans are encouraged to visit Shout! Factory’s website (www.ShoutFactory.com), follow the brand on Facebook (www.facebook.com/ScreamFactoryDVD) and Twitter (@Scream_Factory), and view exclusive video content on YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/ScreamFactoryTV/Home).

About Shout! Factory

Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s entertainment offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast entertainment distribution network which delivers culturally relevant programming, movie and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America and across multiple platforms. Shout! Factory owns and operates Shout! Factory Productions, Scream Factory, Shout! Factory Kids, Shout! Factory Films, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Timeless Media Group and Shout! Factory TV. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com

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- Derek Anderson

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