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Funko’s Pocket Pop! Horror Keychains Include Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees

21 hours ago | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Though they may have freaked out the teenagers on Elm Street and the camp counselors at Crystal Lake, Funko's Pocket Pop! horror keychains featuring Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, and others will likely delight horror fans.

From Funko: Pocket Pop!: Horror

"Watch out! These frightening characters are teaming up in our Horror Pocket Pop! Tin just in time for Halloween! The whole gang is here! Ghost Face, Chucky, Billy, and Freddy, Jason, and Sam are now small enough to go wherever you go! Coming in August!"

Pocket Pop! Keychain: Horror

"Jason and Freddy also come as Pocket Pop! Keychains! They’re joined by fellow horror icons Ghost Face and Chucky! Prepare to run for your life! Coming in August!"

Pocket Pop!: The Nightmare Before Christmas

"The Nightmare Before Christmas 3-pack tin offers a more universal take on Halloween! Jack Skellington, Sally, and Oogie Boogie have been shrunken down and packaged together in a Pop! »

- Derek Anderson

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Round-Up: Aliens Deluxe-Sized Minimates Sets, New The Gallows Clip, Dreadtime Stories Release Details

30 June 2015 9:08 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Among the many new releases from Diamond Select Toys to be displayed at Comic-Con 2015 and come out in stores this fall are the Aliens Minimates Deluxe Sets. Also in this round-up: a new clip from The Gallows and release details for Dreadtime Stories.

Aliens Minimates Deluxe Power Loader & Alien Queen: Press Release: "Comic-Con is fast approaching, and Diamond Select Toys has revealed a plethora of new items (coming to stores this fall) that will be on display there! With their first-ever product from The Muppets, several new products from Back to the Future, plus new items from Marvel Comics’ Secret Wars, Aliens, Batman, Justice League, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Tarot and Sponge Bob SquarePants, it’s the best of all worlds! Read on for pictures and details, then pre-order through your local comic shop (www.comicshoplocator.com), your favorite online retailer, or diamondselecttoys.com!

Aliens Minimates Deluxe Power Loader & Alien Queen Asst. »

- Tamika Jones

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Danny Elfman on Film Scores, 'Simpsons' and Working With Tim Burton

29 June 2015 5:48 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

The way film composer and former Oingo Boingo frontman Danny Elfman tells it, his whole career boils down to two words: "Fuck it." He muttered that philosophical phrase when he offered an opportunity to write his first movie score – for director Tim Burton's feature debut, Pee-wee's Big Adventure – and the musician said it again when given the chance to perform his now-impressive catalog of symphonic cinematic creations in his "Music From the Films of Tim Burton" concert series.

The shows, which opened in London in 2013 and will kick off »

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Denise Di Novi to Direct Thriller ‘Unforgettable’

22 June 2015 1:00 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

For decades Denise Di Novi has worked as a producer. She consulted on Videodrome; her name is on Heathers; and she was among the most significant members of the team that brought early Tim Burton films to the screen. She worked to make Edward Scissorhands, Batman Returns, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Ed Wood, for starters. Now Di […]

The post Denise Di Novi to Direct Thriller ‘Unforgettable’ appeared first on /Film. »

- Russ Fischer

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Watch: Danny Elfman Resurrects Jack Skellington at Lincoln Center Celebration

19 June 2015 11:48 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: Danny Elfman Says He's Working On A "Hybrid" Theme For 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron,' Plus New Poster After sold-out runs in London and Los Angeles, "Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton" will have its New York premiere next month at the Lincoln Center Festival. The concert will feature some of Elfman's most memorable works, including the score of "The Nightmare Before Christmas." This is more than just a concert-- it's a musical experience. "Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton" will include visuals of Tim Burton's original sketches, drawings, storyboards and film clips. Check out Elfman's performance of "What's This?" from "The Nightmare Before Christmas" above. The Lincoln Center Festival will have eight performances at Avery Fischer Hall from July 6-12. Read More: Watch: Zimmer, Elfman and More Talk Composing in Upcoming Doc 'Score'  »

- Kaeli Van Cott

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Sofia Coppola Exits The Little Mermaid

1 June 2015 1:52 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

After coming aboard Universal and Working Title’s live-action retelling of classic fairy tale The Little Mermaid a year ago, Sofia Coppola has jumped ship on the project, Deadline reports.

As expected, “creative differences” are being cited as the reason for the departure, but it’s not hard to fill in the blanks there. Coppola, whose past films have included The Virgin SuicidesLost in TranslationSomewhere and The Bling Ring, is known for directing somber, decidedly adult dramas, and she likely had a very distinctive vision for what she wanted her take on the Hans Christian Andersen tale to look like.

Universal and Working Title likely couldn’t completely get behind Coppola’s ideas for the movie, which led to the rift between the director and the studios. That being said, The Little Mermaid is still very much a go, with Caroline Thompson (The Nightmare Before ChristmasEdward Scissorhands »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Sofia Coppola Exits 'The Little Mermaid'

1 June 2015 1:46 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

In a way, it seemed almost too good to be true. When Universal couldn't secure Joe Wright to direct their long brewing, live action take on "The Little Mermaid," they snagged Sofia Coppola. And it was a potentially promising endeavor, with Coppola making her first big studio picture, doing something unlike anything she's done before. But alas, it won't happen. Read More: Watch: Explore The Loneliness Of Sofia Coppola's Film With This Supercut Deadline reports that Coppola has exited the movie over, you guessed it, "creative differences." The movie has had a few different pens on it so far, with Abi Morgan ("Shame") and Kelly Marcel ("Fifty Shades Of Grey") previously tackling it, and Caroline Thompson's ("Edward Scissorhands," "The Nightmare Before Christmas") rewrite looking like the one that will stick. But even with Coppola's departure, the project isn't dead, with Universal apparently »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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The Walking Dead’s Daryl Dixon, Predator, Gremlins & More Included in Hallmark’s 2015 Ornaments

4 May 2015 9:55 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

One of the zombie apocalypse's most durable survivors, an elite galactic hunter, a well-meaning Mogwai, a ghost with a sense of humor, two vastly different characters from Tim Burton's A Nightmare Before Christmas, and more are included in Hallmark's recently unveiled lineup of 2015 holiday ornaments:

Daryl Dixon ornament ($17.95, available October 3rd): "In a post-apocalyptic world, tracker and adept survivalist Daryl Dixon stands tall at the heart of a ragtag group of survivors. Holding his crossbow, Daryl may give off a lone-wolf vibe, but his actions prove otherwise. Time and again, he risks his own life to protect those around him, making himself a valued group leader and a popular character with fans of AMC's The Walking Dead."

Predator ornament ($17.95, available October 3rd): "This is the face of the extraterrestrial warrior that became one of the most iconic aliens in sci-fi film history. Now, this Predator can be yours, »

- Derek Anderson

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Why 1980 Was the Best Year in Movie History

27 April 2015 12:06 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

All week long our writers will debate: Which was the greatest film year of the past half century.  Click here for a complete list of our essays. How to decide in the grand scheme of things which film year stands above all others?  History gives us no clear methodology to unravel this thorny but extremely important question. Is it the year with the highest average score of movies?  So a year that averages out to a B + might be the winner over a field strewn with B’s, despite a few A +’s. Or do a few masterpieces lift up a year so far that whatever else happened beyond those three or four films is of no consequence? Both measures are worthy, and the winner by either of those would certainly be a year not to be sneezed at. But I contend the only true measure of a year’s »

- Richard Rushfield

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Steve Carell to star in feature adaptation of documentary Marwencol

17 April 2015 3:27 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Steve Carell has agreed to star in a feature film adaptation of the documentary Marwencol.

Jeff Malmberg's acclaimed documentary chronicled photographer Mark Hogancamp's recovery from a violent attack.

After his memory was wiped as a result of the assault, Hogancamp readjusted to life by building a miniature village populated by a variety of dolls with their own distinct personalities.

Carell will play Hogancamp in Robert Zemeckis's dramatisation of the documentary, according to TheWrap.

Frequent Tim Burton collaborator Caroline Thompson (The Nightmare Before Christmas) is writing the screenplay.

This will be a further move into dramatic work for Carell, who rose to fame by starring in television comedy The Office and films like The 40-Year-Old Virgin and Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.

Earlier in the year, Carell earned Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for portraying convicted killer John Eleuthère du Pont in Foxcatcher.

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Steve Carell Joins Marwencol

17 April 2015 11:20 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

After stunning audiences and critics alike with his gripping, grotesque performance in Foxcatcher, Steve Carell is taking on another dramatic project that will move the Office actor further from his comic roots. Carell will star in Robert ZemeckisMarwencol, a feature adaptation of the 2010 Jeff Malmberg documentary.

When Zemeckis was first mentioned in association with the project back in 2013, he and Universal were said to be eyeing Leonardo DiCaprio for the lead role, and though that evidently didn’t pan out, Carell has been making dramatic waves of his own in recent years.

The actor will star as Mark Hogancamp, who is assaulted and left with severe amnesia, unable to remember his life prior to the attack. Searching for meaning, he begins to construct an elaborate, miniature model of a World War II-era Belgian village called Marwencol. Becoming invested in the stories of the little dolls he places in Marwencol, »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Christmas Comedy Horror ‘Krampus’ Begins Shooting

12 March 2015 11:51 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

I love a bit of Christmas; I have more Christmas sweaters than regular sweaters. I also love a mix of dark Christmas cheer when it comes to movies, with Gremlins, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Rare Exports being some of my favourites. So I am very happy that Trick ‘R Treat director Michael Dougherty follow-up film to his 2009 cult classic Halloween film, will be Krampus. Krampus sees a mischievous ghoul of European folklore being awoken by a young boy Max and his dysfunctional family. The Krampus soon sets about ruining Christmas in darkly comedic ways, as Cbristmas icons take on a life of their own.

Dougherty has also scripted such superhero hits as X2: X-men United, and the upcoming X-men: Apocalypse, but it’s great he’s back in the director’s chair. Meanwhile, it is Weta Workshop who will be bringing the Krampus to life, while Legendary (fast becoming »

- Luke Ryan Baldock

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Tim Burton to direct Disney's live-action Dumbo

10 March 2015 12:20 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Tim Burton will direct Disney's live-action adaptation of the 1941 animated classic Dumbo.

This new version of Dumbo will blend CGI animation and live action in its tale of a bashful elephant's dreams of flying free above the heads of his tormenters.

Burton and Transformers franchise screenwriter Ehren Kruger's movie will introduce an original family subplot to complement Dumbo's journey, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

This will be a reunion for Burton with Disney, having started his career as an animator and concept artist on films like The Fox and the Hound and Tron.

After finding success as a filmmaker in the 1980s, he partnered with Disney on The Nightmare Before Christmas and more recently his feature-length version of the short film Frankenweenie.

Burton is also currently attached to direct Asa Butterfield and Eva Green in 20th Century Fox's adaptation of the Ransom Riggs novel Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. »

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Tim Burton Will Direct Live-Action Dumbo for Disney!

10 March 2015 11:40 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Dumbo has its director. Tim Burton will helm the live-action reimagining of Walt Disney's 1941 animated classic. Sean Bailey, president of production, shared the news Tuesday, E! News can confirm. This isn't the first time Burton has collaborated with the movie studio, of course. The 56-year-old filmmaker produced and co-wrote 1993's The Nightmare Before Christmas, and he also directed 2010's Alice in Wonderland. Burton is also producing Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass, which is slated for release on May 27, 2016. Dumbo is still in development and doesn't have a release date. A 70th anniversary edition of the animated film was released in the U.S. on Sept. 20, »

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Horror Round-Up: The Body Trailer, Michael McDowell’s Cold Moon Over Babylon, Lucifer Lead Role Cast

27 February 2015 1:39 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Welcome to another horror round-up! This time around, we have the first trailer for the short horror comedy film, The Body, starring Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones, John Wick), an excerpt from Valancourt Books' special re-release of Michael McDowell's souther horror novel, Cold Moon Over Babylon (which is now being adapted for the big screen), and details on who will play the titular role for Fox and Warner Bros. TV's Lucifer pilot (based on the character from Neil Gaiman's The Sandman comic book series and its spin-off series, Lucifer).

The Body: "The Body is the story of a contract killer using the cover of Halloween to dispose of his latest victim. As he attempts to drag the dead man's body across London, his gear and body bag get mistaken for a costume, and he is talked into a attending a local Halloween party with a group of revellers. »

- Derek Anderson

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'Pee-wee's Big Holiday' Shooting in March for Netflix

24 February 2015 6:51 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, will premiere exclusively in all of its territories the new feature film, Pee-wee's Big Holiday, starring Paul Reubens as the beloved fun-loving hero of TV, stage and film, Pee-wee Herman. Judd Apatow (Anchorman, Bridesmaids) and Paul Reubens, who worked together to bring the project to fruition, will produce the film. Paul Reubens and Paul Rust (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Arrested Development) wrote the film. John Lee (Broad City, Inside Amy Schumer) makes his feature film directorial debut with production beginning in early 2015.

In Pee-wee's Big Holiday, a fateful meeting with a mysterious stranger inspires Pee-wee Herman to take his first-ever holiday in this epic story of friendship and destiny. Said Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos:

"We didn't hesitate for a moment knowing that Pee-wee's Big Holiday was such a passion project for Paul and Judd and we are delighted by the opportunity »

- MovieWeb

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'Pee-wee's Big Holiday' Shooting in March for Netflix

24 February 2015 6:51 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, will premiere exclusively in all of its territories the new feature film, Pee-wee's Big Holiday, starring Paul Reubens as the beloved fun-loving hero of TV, stage and film, Pee-wee Herman. Judd Apatow (Anchorman, Bridesmaids) and Paul Reubens, who worked together to bring the project to fruition, will produce the film. Paul Reubens and Paul Rust (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Arrested Development) wrote the film. John Lee (Broad City, Inside Amy Schumer) makes his feature film directorial debut with production beginning in early 2015.

In Pee-wee's Big Holiday, a fateful meeting with a mysterious stranger inspires Pee-wee Herman to take his first-ever holiday in this epic story of friendship and destiny. Said Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos:

"We didn't hesitate for a moment knowing that Pee-wee's Big Holiday was such a passion project for Paul and Judd and we are delighted by the opportunity »

- MovieWeb

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Horror Round-Up: Ghoulies / Ghoulies 2 Blu-ray Bonus Features, Sharknado 3 Casting Update, Cold Moon Feature Film

11 February 2015 8:48 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Welcome to another horror round-up! This time around we focus on Scream Factory’s upcoming Ghoulies/Ghoulies 2 double feature Blu-ray and the growing casts for Sharknado 3 and Cold Moon.

Ghoulies / Ghoulies 2: Scream Factory revealed the bonus features for their upcoming Ghoulies / Ghoulies 2 Blu-ray, which hits shelves on April 21st (and is available two weeks prior by ordering from Shout! Factory):

Ghoulies:

Audio Commentary With Director/Co-writer Luca Bercovici New Interviews With Executive Producer Charles Band, Composer Richard Band, Actor Michael Des Barres and Special Effects Makeup Artist John Vulich Original Theatrical Trailer

Ghoulies 2:

New Interviews With Executive Producer Charles Band, Actors Kerry Remsen and Donnie Jeffcoat, And Special Effects Artist Gino Crognale Rare Deleted Scenes Original Theatrical Trailer

Ghoulies: “Take a creepy old Hollywood mansion, a naive young man and a pretty girl. Add an over-the-top orgy and some slimy, winged goblins who crawl out of toilets, »

- Derek Anderson

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Josh Stewart, Christopher Lloyd Starring in ‘Cold Moon’

10 February 2015 6:13 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Josh Stewart and Christopher Lloyd are starring in the supernatural revenge drama “Cold Moon” with shooting starting later this month in Louisiana, Variety has learned exclusively.

Griff Furst directs from a script he wrote with Jack Snyder, based on the 1980 novel “Cold Moon Over Babylon” by Michael McDowell (“Beetlejuice” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas”).

Furst produces under his Curmudgeon Films banner. Pixel Magic is handling special effects.

“Cold Moon” also stars Robbie Kay, Candy Clark, Frank Whaley, Rachele Brooke Smith, Laura Cayouette and Sarah Catherine.

“Cold Moon” takes place in tiny Babylon, Fla., where the granddaughter of Clark’s character is murdered by a mysterious assailant, her body sunk into the black waters of the Styx River — the river where her parents disappeared from their boat a decade earlier. Suspicion falls on a duplicitous banker and his wealthy father, played by Stewart and Lloyd.

Stewart recently provided the voice of »

- Dave McNary

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Get Ready for Dallas Comic Con Fan Days This Weekend!

6 February 2015 3:35 PM, PST | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

February is here again and that means super heroes and sci-fi characters will descend upon the Irving Convention Center for the annual Dallas Comic Con Fan Days. For two days, thousands of pop and geek culture enthusiasts will be in their comfort zone as some of today’s hottest actors and artists come together in celebration of everything they love.

The main media focuses of this year’s event are Arrow, Doctor Who, Star Trek, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Power Rangers Megaforce. Enthusiasts of The Walking Dead, Stargate Sg-1, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer have reason to get excited as well.

Celebrities who are attending include Colin Baker and Alex Kingston of Doctor Who fame. The Emerald Archer himself, Stephen Amell, is accompanied by co-stars David Ramsey and John Barrowman from DC Comics and the CW’s hit show Arrow. Original Uhura, Nichelle Nichols, and Terry Farrell are the »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Eric Shirey)

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