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Here’s When You Can Expect To See Children Of The Corn: Runaway

There are currently two sequels to iconic horror franchises being held by Dimension Films. They are, of course, none other than Hellraiser: Judgment and Children of the Corn: Runaway.

While both projects were already in an uncertain state of development, their productions no doubt took a troublesome turn with the whole Harvey Weinstein debacle. But now we’ve received a new update on the latter thanks to actress Marci Miller. According to her, we should expect to see the pic, in which Miller plays main character Ruth, in February/March 2018 – though she wouldn’t get anymore specific than that.

In case you’re unfamiliar with the film, here’s the official plot synopsis:

“Runaway tells the story of a young woman named Ruth, who finds herself pregnant after escaping a murderous child cult in a small Midwestern town. Ruth struggles to spare her son the horrors of her childhood while trying to outrun her past.
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Revisiting the film of Stephen King's Children Of The Corn III: Urban Harvest

Rebecca Lea Oct 16, 2017

The third Children Of The Corn movie is a step up, and a really fun movie...

The film: After the disappearance of their father, brothers Eli (Daniel Cerny) and Joshua (Ron Melendez), are adopted by a Chicago couple, William (Jim Metzler) and Amanda (Nancy Lee Grahn). The brothers are from Gatlin, Nebraska and are used to more conservative ways, but slowly Joshua acclimatises to his new environment. However, Eli is less keen to shed the religion of He Who Walks Behind The Rows and begins scheming to lure in his fellow students with his magic brainwashing corn.

See related Little Me: My Life From A-z by Matt Lucas review

You would think that the adoption going drastically wrong in Children Of The Corn II: The [Not So] Final Sacrifice would put people off taking in weird kids from Gatlin, but here we are. Children Of The Corn III: Urban Harvest
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10 Future A-List Actors Who Made Horror Movies

10 Future A-List Actors Who Made Horror Movies
We all have to start somewhere, right? Despite its history of cinema classics and major box office success, the horror genre is often maligned as somehow less worthy of respect than other types of films. For whatever reason, it's not as easy to get an A-list actor to headline a horror movie as it should be. But beggars can't be choosers. Plenty of Oscar-nomintaed thespians had no problem making horror flicks on the way up. Today, we're looking at 10 future A-List actors who made horror movies before they became big time celebrities.

Matthew McConaughey and Renee Zellweger

There may be no greater example of the phenomenon we're talking about here than the fourth film in the Texas Chainsaw Massacre series, which starred two future A-list actors and is demonstrative of the shrewd and cynical strategies of Hollywood. In 1994, relative unknowns Matthew McConaughey and Renee Zellweger had already been in Dazed and Confused
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From Horror to Hollywood: The Most Famous Victims of the Horror Genre

Horror films are often looked down on as being inferior to other films. Thanks to a couple of decades of some silly genre movies, unfortunately the whole of horror has been tarred with the same brush. This simply isn’t the case though as there are plenty of brilliant horror films.

The biggest criticism of horror films tends to be the terrible ‘acting’ by the cast. Yet some of Hollywood’s biggest and brightest stars started out in horror. Here are some of our favourite famous faces in the horror roles that they’d rather you forgot. This list contains fifteen Academy award winners and nominees, proving that everybody has to start somewhere…

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Franchise

With the exception of the original and the first remake The Texas Chainsaw Massacre movies are all rather weak. But hiding amongst the frames are three famous faces. The familiar faces began
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AMC’s FearFest to Feature Over 80 Movies, The Walking Dead Marathon & Retrospective Special

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AMC is bringing the horror this Halloween season with their annual FearFest. Kicking off on October 13th, the 20th anniversary of FearFest will include more than 80 movies, over 400 hours of cinematic programming, a massive The Walking Dead marathon, and a special retrospective that will look back at the iconic living dead series.

Press Release: New York, NY, October 11, 2016 – To mark the 20th anniversary of AMC FearFest, one of TV’s longest-running annual thematic programming celebrations, the network will offer the largest collection of horror and genre film titles in its history. AMC FearFest, which provided a launching pad for “The Walking Dead” when the show premiered in 2010, this year will feature more than 400 hours of horror and genre programming, including a full 88-hour six-season catch-up marathon of every episode of “The Walking Dead,” an all-new two-hour retrospective special and the highly anticipated season seven premiere on October 23.

AMC Fearfest runs on AMC for 19 days,
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Round-Up: The Driving Dead Webisode, Navy Seals Vs. Zombies, Children Of The Corn Trilogy UK Blu-ray

The fourth episode of The Driving Dead premiered yesterday on the series' website. The series focuses on the consequences of reckless driving. Also: Blu-ray release details for Navy SEALs vs. Zombies and the Children of the Corn trilogy.

The Driving Dead: Press Release: "Springfield, Ill. (August 24, 2015) – Actor Michael Rooker returns to his starring role in The Driving Dead Series with a new webisode, “The Chase,” premiering today.

The Driving Dead Series launched in August 2014 by the Illinois Department of Transportation (Idot) to thwart dangerous driving behaviors, like drinking and driving and failure to wear a seatbelt, among the most at-risk audience – young men. According to recent Idot data, seat belt usage in Illinois reached an all-time high of more than 95 percent in 2015. This marks an increase over last year representing an estimated 377 lives saved on Illinois roads.

The web-based Driving Dead Series has amassed more than 2.4 million YouTube views with its first three episodes.
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Why Charlize Theron is Such a Fascinating Screen Presence

Why Charlize Theron is Such a Fascinating Screen Presence
Read More: Review: 'Mad Max: Fury Road' is the Best Action Movie of the Year [Editor's Note: This post is presented in partnership with Directv and the suspenseful thriller, "Dark Places," which is available now, exclusively on Directv.] Charlize Theron started out in the background. Her first role – an uncredited bit part as "Eli's Follower" in 1995's "Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest" – didn't give her too much to work with, and in just two scenes she's tasked with sitting stony-faced in a church (the "follower" thing) and then being attacked by a many-tentacled monster (appropriately enough, in a cornfield). It wasn't an auspicious start, but everyone has to begin somewhere. Theron started small. Horror films – especially popular franchises that are bizarrely corn-based – didn't end up being Theron's bag, fortunately enough. Instead, the actress has carved out a career that relies on one thing: her tremendous screen...
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What Makes Charlize Theron Such a Fascinating Screen Presence

What Makes Charlize Theron Such a Fascinating Screen Presence
Read More: Review: 'Mad Max: Fury Road' is the Best Action Movie of the Year [Editor's Note: This post is presented in partnership with Directv and the suspenseful thriller, "Dark Places," which is available now, exclusively on Directv.] Charlize Theron started in the background. Her first role – an uncredited bit part as "Eli's Follower" in 1995's "Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest" – didn't give her too much to work with, and in just two scenes she's tasked with sitting stony-faced in a church (the "follower" thing) and then being attacked by a many-tentacled monster (appropriately enough, in a cornfield). It wasn't an auspicious start, but everyone has to begin somewhere. Theron started small. Horror films – especially popular franchises that are bizarrely corn-based – didn't end up being Theron's bag, fortunately enough. Instead, the actress has carved out a career that relies on one thing: her tremendous screen presence....
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Horror Cinema's Scariest Killer Scarecrows

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Horror Cinema's Scariest Killer Scarecrows
Stuffed with straw, dressed in rags and left to twist in the breeze, the typical mild-mannered scarecrow may not be built to frighten anything larger than your average feathered pest... but that hasn't stopped these eerie effigies from coming to life in our nightmares. For generations, this image of the harvest has been associated with the darker, colder days to come, so it wasn't long before spooky tales were being spun about evil scarecrows wandering the fields, intent on reaping something more substantial than corn. Cinematic scarecrows have come a long way since the lovable Wizard of Oz character, but some of them might still be looking for a brain... maybe even the one that's still in your skull. Let's look at some of the all-time scariest movie scarecrows ever to stalk the fields by moonlight... “Bubba” (Dark Night of the Scarecrow, 1981) This chilling made-for-tv classic presents one of the
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15 Celebs Who Got Their Start in Horror Flicks

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Gather up some vintage horror movies to watch this Halloween, and you may just be surprised by a familiar face. Wired rounds up 30 celebrities who got their start in horror movies. A sampling: Jon Stewart: The Faculty , 1998 Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Halloween H20: 20 Years Later , 1998 Renee Zellweger: Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation , 1994 George Clooney: Return to Horror High , 1987 Ben Affleck: Buffy the Vampire Slayer , 1992 Charlize Theron: Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest , 1995 Matthew McConaughey: Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation , 1994 Johnny Depp: A Nightmare on Elm Street , 1984 Naomi Watts: Children...
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Charlize Theron's pride over debut movie shattered by dubbing - Realbollywood.com News

Charlize Theron's pride over debut movie shattered by dubbing - Realbollywood.com News
London, Jan 4: Charlize Theron felt that she had hit the big time when she landed her first role in a horror movie, but she was shocked, at the preview, to find that her voice had been dubbed.

The Oscar winner started her Hollywood career with a supporting role in 'Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest, playing a follower of an evil child killer in the adaption of Stephen King's short story.

Theron recalls being hugely excited with her first acting job, and boasting to her mum that she had made it - but she was left stunned when she saw the movie and realised the producers had used another actress' scream in the place of hers.

"I felt like I'd made it! I remember very vividly they asked us to bring our own clothes.
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Theron's Film Debut Pride Ruined By Dubbing

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Theron's Film Debut Pride Ruined By Dubbing
Charlize Theron felt she had hit the big time when she landed her first film role in Children Of The Corn III: Urban Harvest, until she viewed the movie and realised her voice had been dubbed.

The Oscar winner kickstarted her Hollywood career with a supporting role in the horror movie, playing a follower of an evil child killer in the adaption of Stephen King's short story.

Theron recalls being hugely excited with her first acting job, and boasting to her mum that she had made it - but she was left shocked when she saw a preview and realised the producers had used another actress' scream in the place of hers.

She tells Total Film magazine, "I felt like I'd made it! I remember very vividly they asked us to bring our own clothes and they had to be black. I was living hand to mouth at the time but I had invested in these nice black and white Pumas (sneakers). And so, having never been in a film, I wore my new shoes. An hour into shooting I was lying in a cornfield and fake blood was being dripped all over my new shoes.

"But I remember telling my mum, "I made it, I'm in a movie!" Then going to the screening and hearing my voice dubbed... I didn't even say anything (in the film), I only screamed! I felt a little bit like, 'Wow, my scream isn't good enough for the big screen.'"

Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011) Movie Review

Full disclosure: I haven’t enjoyed a “Children of the Corn” movie since 1995. That’s the year director James D.R. Hickox’s “Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest” first hit home video, a film that I feel is severely –and unfairly — ignored by most people. After that much-maligned entry, the series really went downhill, each sequel more unwatchable than the last. I know I’ve seen all of the them, but I can’t remember a single detail about any of them. Since the series had lain dormant for so long, I figured nobody really gave two purple pimples about the franchise, the recent remake notwithstanding. So imagine my surprise when rumblings of yet another installment started surfacing earlier this year. More surprising still is the fact that “Children of the Corn: Genesis” really isn’t that bad. It’s certainly a notch or two above the straight-to-video
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Dimension Extreme Gets Ready to Harvest the Ninth Children of the Corn Film with Children of the Corn: Genesis!

Unbelievably, Dimension Extreme is getting ready to release a ninth "Children of the Corn" title in August, 2011! For those of you keeping track, there has been Children of the Corn (1984), Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1992), Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (1995), Children of the Corn: The Gathering (1996), Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998), Children of the Corn 666: Isaac's Return (1999) and the list goes on and on and on! All of these films are very loosely based on a short story from Stephen King's horror anthology The Night Shift (1979). Since then, there have been hours and hours of films, including a television movie, dedicated to these maize loving characters. Now, Dimension will try to capitalize on a theme that surely must be losing steam with Children of the Corn: Genesis, which will go straight to DVD. As well, the title seems to state
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Interview with James D.R. Hickox of Children of the Corn III and Detention

James D.R. Hickox James D.R. Hickox has been working in the business of horror for nearly twenty years scaring audiences across the world with his films which include Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest, Krocodylus (aka Blood Surf) and the recently released Detention starring the late, great David Carradine. What makes a James D.R. Hickox horror film feel like a James D.R. Hickox horror film, is that he has child age or teenage characters having to face some kind of horror within themselves while stuck in a horror type situation externally. There's a play on the struggles faced internally vs. externally. It's that play, that makes his work feel uniquely like him and makes his work stand out. It's interesting to see how his first film, Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest, just got recently re-released to DVD around the exact same time that his latest film Detention
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Blu Monday: May 10, 2011

Your Weekly Source for the Newest Releases to Blu-Ray Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Alien (1979)

Synopsis: Ridley Scott’s sci-fi horror classic stars Sigourney Weaver as Ripley, a tough-as-nails warrant officer who stares down one of the most terrifying movie monsters of all time: a bloodthirsty alien that stalks and eviscerates its prey. As the deadly creature winds its way through the air shafts of the spacecraft Nostramo, the crew members consider deploying the ship’s escape shuttle… but there’s only room for four people.

Aliens (1986)

Synopsis: In this acclaimed sequel, the only survivor from the first film, Lt. Ripley, finds her horrific account of her crew’s fate is met with skepticism — until the disappearance of colonists on Lv-426 prompts a team of high-tech Marines to investigate. Ripley travels with the team as an advisor, only to find that her biggest fear has come true. Weaver was Oscar nominated for Best Actress.
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Echo Bridge Entertainment and Miramax Films To Release Children of the Corn Titles Under DVD/Blu-Ray Distribution Partnership

Big news 'Corn' fans! Echo Bridge Home Entertainment and Miramax Films have entered into a long-term DVD/Blu-ray distribution partnership that will see the release of an extensive list of Miramax library back-titles, 251 to be exact, including a select number of iconic horror classics that range from the From Dusk Till Dawn trilogy, select sequels from the widely successful Halloween and Hellraiser series, and many of the films from the Children of the Corn franchise!

“These Miramax titles are fabulous additions to our home entertainment offerings,” said Michael Rosenblatt, Chairman, President and CEO of Echo Bridge. “We’re elated to partner with Mike Lang and the new Miramax team. We are all very excited about bringing these Miramax titles - many of which have tremendous star power and are cult classics - to audiences for their discovery and enjoyment.”

Mike Lang, CEO of Miramax stated, “We are very pleased to
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More Horror Coming to Blu-ray from Dimension and Echo Bridge Entertainment

With the announcement of Echo Bridge Entertainment bringing Dimension flicks to Blu-ray, we knew that there would be a parade of sequels headed our way. The only question was when. Now we know.

According to Blu-ray.com on May 10th Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest, Dracula 2000, Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers and Hellraiser: Bloodline will be making their high definition debut.

Then, a couple of days later on May 15th, Echo Bridge will be dropping a bunch of double feature Blu-rays on us in the forms of Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror/Children of the Corn 666: Isacc's Return, From Dusk Till Dawn/From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money, Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers/Halloween: H20 and Hellraiser: Bloodline/Hellraiser: Inferno.

It's a pretty safe bet that either the packages will be bare bones or extras from the DVD's will port over.
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Halloween 6 & More Dimension Titles Head to Blu-Ray

Echo Bridge Home Entertainment is fulfilling its recent deal with Dimension Films to get the company's library titles out on DVD. We announced the first wave of titles, which included Halloween: H20 , earlier. Those will arrive May 3. On May 10, expect: Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest , Dracula 2000 , Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers and Hellraiser: Bloodline . On May 15, Echo will release the following double-features: Children Of The Corn V: Fields Of Terror / Children Of The Corn 666: Isacc's Return , From Dusk Till Dawn / From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money , Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers / Halloween: H20 and Hellraiser IV: Bloodline / Hellraiser V: Inferno . Expect all of these titles to arrive either bare bones or carrying the...
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Fox Gets What They Want: Charlize Theron Heads to Alien Planet in 'Prometheus'

Fox Gets What They Want: Charlize Theron Heads to Alien Planet in 'Prometheus'
Valentine's Day must be right around the corner as director Ridley Scott and Twentieth Century Fox both got what they wanted for Prometheus, the forthcoming re-titled Alien prequel. While Scott scored The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo star Noomi Rapace, and Michael Fassbender, Fox just announced that Charlize Theron has inked a deal to star in the film shooting for an June 8, 2012 release. Theron, who got her start in horror films such as Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest and The Devil's Advocate, is making her return to genre having just locked down a deal to play "The Evil Queen" in Snow White and the Huntsman, along with a role in Mad Max: Fury Road.
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