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Trailers from Hell: Mick Garris on Tobe Hooper's 'Poltergeist'

17 June 2013 8:56 AM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Mick Garris' House of Horrors kicks off this week at Trailers from Hell, with director Garris introducing Tobe Hooper's 1982 film, "Poltergeist.""They're he-eere!"  Hooper's fifth feature was his biggest to date, produced on a grand scale by co-writer Steven Spielberg the same year he made Et. Its critical and boxoffice success was undercut by persistent rumors that Spielberg had co-opted the film much like Howard Hawks did with Christian Nyby (on The Thing) and shadow-directed, a claim both filmmakers denied. The untimely deaths of several people connected with the production gave rise in some quarters to the claim the franchise was somehow "cursed". Followed by Poltergest II: The Other Side and Poltergeist III, neither of which involved Spielberg or Hooper. »

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Poltergeist Remake Hires Monster House Director

7 March 2013 3:01 AM, PST | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

About a year ago, it was announced that Sam Raimi (Spider-Man) has signed on to produce the upcoming "Poltergeist" remake. Then came word that Raimi decided to direct the film, which is written by David Lindsay-Abaire, who also wrote Raimi's "Oz The Great and Powerful." And now it's been confirmed that Gil Kenan has been hired to direct "Poltergeist," which means that Raimi is once again only producing. Kenan is the man behind another haunted house film, the animated "Monster House." The original 1982 film was written by Steven Spielberg and focuses on a family whose house was built on a holy site and whose daughter is taken by ghosts. It spawned two sequels, "Poltergeist II: The Other Side" in 1986 and "Poltergeist III" in 1988. »

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‘Monster House’ Director Gil Kenan Will Helm ‘Poltergeist’ Remake

7 March 2013 12:40 AM, PST | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

MGM has found a director for that Poltergeist remake that Sam Raimi is producing. It’s Monster House helmer, Gil Kenan.

The original Poltergeist, which starred Craig T. Nelson and Jobeth Williams, was directed by Tobe Hooper and released in 1982 with Steven Spielberg producing. The film told the story of a malevolent spectral force that tries to take daughter of a Californian family. It spawned two sequels, Poltergeist II: The Other Side in 1986 and Poltergeist III in 1988.

Besides Monster House, Kenan is also the director of 2008′s City of Ember, based on the Jeanne Duprau books.

Nathan Kahane and Roy Lee will also produce the remake.

Source: Deadline »

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Poltergeist Remake Gets Director Gil Kenan

6 March 2013 5:57 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

MGM has brought on director Gil Kenan (Monster House, City of Ember) to take the helm on their Poltergeist remake.

We reported back in November that Sam Raimi signed on as a producer, with David Lindsay-Abaire rewriting the original screenplay by Juliet Snowden and Stiles White.

The original Poltergeist, which starred Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams and Dominique Dunne, centered on a family haunted by an evil presence. The horror-thriller, directed by Tobe Hooper, spawned the sequels Poltergeist II: The Other Side in 1986 and Poltergeist III in 1988. No details were given regarding the remake's story, although it will likely be set in present day.

Nathan Kahane and Roy Lee are producing alongside Sam Raimi. No production schedule was given.

Poltergeist is in development . The film is directed by Gil Kenan. »

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Gil Kenan Takes on Poltergeist

6 March 2013 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

It was announced last spring that Sam Raimi had stepped aboard MGM's upcoming Poltergeist remake as producer. Today, Deadline reveals that the project has not only found a director, but a director with haunted house experience. Gil Kenan, the man behind 2006's animated Monster House , has signed on to helm. The original Poltergeist was directed by Tobe Hooper and released in 1982 with Steven Spielberg producing and told the story of a malevolent spectral force that tries to take daughter of a Californian family. It spawned two sequels, Poltergeist II: The Other Side in 1986 and Poltergeist III in 1988. Kenan is also the director of 2008's City of Ember , a live-action fantasy based on the series of novels by Jeanne Duprau. In addition to Raimi, Nathan Kahane and »

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