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Legendary scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis is set to lead ABC Family’s high-profile horror series The Final Girls from a script by writer Jeff Dixon. Genre fans may also be excited to learn Curtis will reunite with Halloween H20 director Steve Miner who will helm the pilot and serve as executive producer. Miner’s previous film work also includes Friday The 13th Part 2 and 3, Warlock and the hugely enjoyable Lake Placid.
The Final Girls will revolve around a group of teenage girls who, having survived their own personal horror stories and demons, are brought together by Curtis’ mysterious older woman. Here they share their experiences and struggles that may come to be more than meets the eye.
There is currently no air or even production date as yet but the network are said to fast tracking the project in the wake of the huge success’ from the likes of American Horror Story, »
- Craig Hunter
Two new promos for Dexter’s eighth and final season have been released by Showtime, as well as news that Julian Sands has been cast in the drama.
Julian Sands is known for Warlock, A Room With A View, Smallville, Leaving Las Vegas and a slew of horror films. He’ll play “Miles Foster…a wealthy industrial businessman.” And now the fun promo’s for what looks like a stellar final season.
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Dexter premieres Sunday June 30th on Showtime. »
- Andy Greene
But first, some casting news: Julian Sands has been brought in to play Miles Foster, a "wealthy international businessman." No further details are being revealed, which I imagine means that he is a major player in the season. Sands has an impressive list of genre credits to his name, including roles in Dario Argento's Phantom of the Opera, Warlock, Arachnophobia, Naked Lunch, Boxing Helena, Tale of the Vampire, and Turn of the Screw.
Dexter returns to Showtime for its eighth and final season on June 30th.
- Alyse Wax
Miami Metro’s flawed forensic blood-spatter analyst, Dexter Morgan, is expected to come up against a formidable foe in the eighth and final series of Showtime’s super serial-killer drama Dexter. Not only does our favourite mass-muderer have to contend with a locked-up love of his life, or a sister coming apart at the seams after learning of his secret urge but “a wealthy industrial businessman” expected to be this season’s main protagonist.
Boxing Helena and Warlock’s Julian Sands has signed on to form a major part of season 8′s arc, which will also feature newcomers Nick Gomez, Sean Patrick Flanery and Charlotte Rampling. As ever, Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, C.S. Lee, Yvonne Strahovski, Desmond Harrington and James Remar, all return for the final season which airs in the Us on June 30th on Showtime.
Source: Showtime/TV Line
- Craig Hunter
To kick off your Saturday morning, we have a casting update for the eighth and final season of Showtime's "Dexter": Julian Sands (Warlock, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, "24") has signed on as a guest star, as has Darri Ingolfsson ("Last Resort").
Per TV Guide, Sands (pictured) will play Miles Foster, a wealthy international businessman. Further details on his role are being kept under wraps. As for Ingolfsson, his casting was announced by EW a while ago, but we somehow missed it. He'll play an antiques dealer of old medieval equipment who starts dating Dexter’s neighbor in a multi-episode arc.
"Dexter" Season 8, starring Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter with previously announced guest stars that include Yvonne Strahovski, Bethany Joy Lenz, Rhys Coiro, Charlotte Rampling, Nick Gomez, and Sean Patrick Flanery, premieres on June 30th.
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- The Woman In Black
David R. Ellis only directed a handful of films himself, but he was involved with considerably more throughout his long, busy career. He's best known in later years for directing Final Destination 2 and Snakes on a Plane, but the bulk of his years in the industry were spent working as a second unit director and stunt coordinator on some truly memorable films. He did stunts for Road House, Warlock, Days of Thunder, Patriot Games and many, many more. And as a second unit director he shot much of the action in movies like Waterworld, Clear and Present Danger, Sphere, The Negotiator and The Matrix sequels. The man dedicated his entire career to making movies that entertained. He was a popcorn filmmaker, and as far as this writer is concerned, he was a damn good one. As a director he...
- Peter Hall
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