4 items from 2015
According to Deadline (via Comic Book), Fredrick Malmberg has aquired the rights to Howard’s various creations, including Conan, Kull the Conqueror and Solomon Kane, and is looking to launch a shared cinematic universe, which will presumably start with the upcoming The Legend of Conan.
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“These days, it comes down to brands and characters and we are looking at long-term possibilities,” states Malmberg. “We look at how Marvel played out with its rich based of characters, and this too is a universe that lends itself to exploitation in TV and film. There aren’t many libraries like this.”
Malmberg also went on to touch upon The Legend of Conan, »
- Gary Collinson
Exclusive: Fredrik Malmberg, who for years was the Hollywood face of Swedish company Paradox Entertainment’s campaign to turn Robert E. Howard properties Conan, Kull The Conqueror, Solomon Kane and others into features, has reconnected with all those properties. Malmberg, who last year left the company after 15 years to hatch the producing shingle Cabinet Entertainment, has acquired Paradox Entertainment Inc in a stock deal. Between the purchase of assets and the… »
Here are your release for February 3rd, 2015:
Dracula Untold. Blu-ray + DVD + UltraViolet Universal Studios. 2014.
To protect his family and people during a time of intense conflict, Vlad III submits to a vampire, sacrificing his humanity in return for monstrous power. (Source)
John Wick. Blu-ray + Digital Copy + UltraViolet Lionsgate Films. 2014.
A former hit man is pursued by an old friend who was contracted to kill him. (Source)
Ouija. Blu-ray + DVD + UltraViolet Universal Studios. 2014.
A girl is mysteriously killed after recording herself playing with an ancient Ouija Board, which leads to a close group of friends to investigate this board. They later find out that some things aren’t meant to be played with, especially the ‘other side’. (Source)
Kull the Conqueror. Universal Studios. 1997.
A barbarian named Kull unexpectedly becomes a king after an old king (whom Kull has just killed in a battle) gives his crown to him. But direct heirs of a killed king, »
- Sarah Skidmore
For the first week of February, horror fans should get those wallets ready as there’s a ton of great titles making their home entertainment debuts this Tuesday. We’ve got two stellar indie films to look forward to- The Demon’s Rook and Starry Eyes- and Universal is releasing two of their recent theatrical titles, Dracula Untold and Ouija, on Blu-ray and DVD as well.
As if that’s not enough, other notable titles you can add to your personal collection on the 3rd include Exists, The ABC’s of Death 2, Zombie Killers: Elephant’s Graveyard, John Wick and the cult classic Kull the Conqueror is making its way onto Blu for the first time ever too.
The Demon’s Rook (Cinedigm, DVD)
Chaos descends upon a quiet town when Roscoe, the pupil of a wizard monk from an ancient race of demons, unknowingly opens a portal that »
- Heather Wixson
4 items from 2015
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