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It took 10 years for The Boondock Saints to get a sequel from director Troy Duffy, and The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day wasn't really worth the wait (and didn't make much money either). In fact, the cult classic was probably just better left alone being the film that high school and college students loved, plastering posters on their walls and tattoos on their hands. But if Duffy has his way, he wants to make The Boondock Saints 3 happen, at least that's what he told some fans during a Q&A on Facebook (via Flickering Myth). The film would be called The Boondock Saints 3: Legion, referring to legions of people taking the law into their own hands and following in the footsteps of the now famous brothers from Ireland. In addition, the film will also go back in time to show the McManus brothers very first crime. Both of »
- Ethan Anderton
Ten years after The Boondock Saints was released, a sequel to the cult classic hit theaters. Despite that sequel not being received nearly as well as the original, director Troy Duffy decided to press on and make a third film, and he’s got dedicated fans pretty excited about the possibilities. Today, during a Facebook Q & A, Duffy revealed not only the new films’ title, but some details about the plot of The Boondock Saints 3: Legion.
Basically, Legion is going to involve the legions of followers who have copied the lead of the Saints. Clever, eh? Also, the film picks up with the boys behind bars, just like they were when the second film ended. The movie will look into their past, going all the way back to the very first crime they committed.
I actually really enjoyed The Boondock Saints II. While it wasn’t nearly as good as the original, »
- Alexander Lowe
Filmmaker Troy Duffy is a prime example of the kind of story Hollywood loves . a rags to riches tale that featured phenomenal success, crashing failure, and if not redemption, then at least resurrection. The Boondock Saints filmmaker is hard at work penning the next chapter in his personal autobiography, while also promising that a third film in his beloved cult action franchise is in the works. If that doesn.t make you smile, we don.t know what will. We first got wind of a new story featuring fraternal twin vigilantes Connor and Murphy McManus (Sean Patrick Flanery and The Walking Dead.s Norman Reedus) back in 2012, then more when Duffy showed off the first page of the new script earlier this year. Now, website FlickeringMyth reveals that the new feature has a subtitle and the vaguest hint of a plot. Apparently, the new feature will pick up sometime after »
Regardless of the terrible reviews and poor box office performance, Troy Duffy's 1999 film The Boondock Saints became a cult classic. It was a fun movie that even spawned a sequel called The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day. Unfortunately, the sequel didn't hit the same level of popularity as the first film, mostly because it was an inferior movie. That hasn't stopped hardcore fans from wanting to see a third film, though!
During a fan Q&A on Facebook, the director talked about his plans for a third movie, revealing the title and the plot of the film. The new movie is currently titled The Boondock Saints 3: Legion.
If you watched the sequel, then you already know that it ended with the McManus brothers, played by Sean Patrick Flanery and Norman Reedus, in prison. The Boondock Saints 3: Legion will show that while in prison they’ve gained notoriety. »
- Joey Paur
If you’re an avid movie watcher and consider yourself a film buff, then you’ve heard of The Boondock Saints, a film about two Irish brothers on a holy vigilante mission to end the lives of the worst kinds of criminals. An unexpected cult megahit, despite its failure to be a box office success due to a variety of problems with the production, the Saints have lived on successfully for 15 years since debuting in 1999 through re-releases on home video, online merchandise sales and a dedication by the film’s creator and stars to interact with the community.
The home video success through word-of-mouth helped a sequel (The Boondock ...
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- Rob Keyes
Let’s hope that Troy Duffy keeps taking his time with his signature franchise since I could easily go the rest of my life without another Boondock Saints film. I almost get the appeal of these movies in the sense that they position themselves as very much outside the PC Hollywood Pov, but I think they’re garbage and I don’t think their misogynist immature hearts are in the right place at all. But we could… could… be getting another one if Duffy has his way. The title that he’s kicking around is The Boondock Saints 3: Legion, which apparently focusses on the McManus boys behind bars along with a cult of obtuse people outside the prison walls who take on their crime fighting mantle. It’s also promised that the film will look at the origins of the McManii, showing us their “very first crime.” We’ll »
- Evan Dickson
1999′s The Boondock Saints overcame bad reviews and an even worse box office performance to become a cult hit anyway, but The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day never achieved quite the same popularity as its predecessor. Put it this way: I’ve never heard a college kid declare the second Boondock Saints to be his […]
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- Angie Han
We have some more details flowing in regarding The Boondock Saints 3, including a title and details about the story.
One of the coolest parts of being a Boondock Saints fan is that the crew behind the movie are some of the most fan friendly people ever. The actors, director Troy Duffy, everybody is very friendly and open to the fans. They really showcase this through social media, interacting with fans, and even announcing certain things. That's how we brought you the last news update, telling you that The Boondock Saints 3 is indeed happening.
Now things got rather quiet regarding the movie itself since then, but then news started to flow out again today. According to comicbook.com, the title of the movie will be The Boondock Saints 3 : Legion.
The synopsis is that groups (legions) of people will start to take the law into their own hands, as inspired by the two brothers. »
- email@example.com (Dustin Spino)
Fans of The Boondock Saints should have little fear that their trilogy wont' be closed out, as writer/director Troy Duffy recently dropped a title for it; Boondock Saints 3: Legion. According to Flickering Myth, the story will focus on "legions of people taking the law into their own hands and following in the footsteps of the now famous brothers from Ireland." Duffy had this to say regarding the third film: It.s my fault. It.s taken awhile.it.s cause I want to get it right. »
- Sean Wist
The phrase cult movie will forever be tied to 1999′s The Boondock Saints thanks in large part to its strange path to success. After the script and writer/director Troy Duffy were plucked from obscurity and labeled the next Hollywood “it” thing, the film and Duffy were dumped and left to fend for themselves. The movie – about a couple hard-drinking Irish brothers who are one day called upon by God to exact bloody revenge and justice upon the criminals of Boston, Mass. – barely got made and was completely ignored when first released. Over the course of the following years, Duffy and the Saints rose to stardom as fans bought endless DVDs of the film and passed them around to friends and family. A sequel was made, an online store opened up and the cast and Duffy have toured the country meeting with fans ever since.
- Gary Collinson
Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima and fan favorite genre director Guillermo del Toro (Hellboy, Pacific Rim, Pan's Labyrinth) have come together to develop a new installment of the popular horror video game series Silent Hill that will star Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead, The Boondock Saints). Konami announced the game in an unusual way via an interactive teaser downloadable on the PlayStation Store (which you can see below captured by an excited, screaming fan). The last Silent Hill game to be released was 'Book of Memories' in 2012 which was available only on PlayStation Vita. »
- Pietro Filipponi
In Hollywood, there’s always a battle for attention. The legends and icons are forced to fend off the pretty young things that pop up every year. But sometimes, a generation of starlets and studs are more than just pretty faces — they are the new Hollywood. They transform into talented, award-winning actors who take over both the big and small screen. They include the likes of Jonah Hill, Carey Mulligan, Emma Watson and Shailene Woodley, all of who have been featured in Vanity Fair’s Young Hollywood series.
While there have been a number of hits featured in the magazine of the years, there have also been a number of misses — Vinessa Shaw and Sarah Wynter anyone? Like them, we want to know where they are all now.
Starting with 1999 — the unofficial “Young Hollywood” issue — we look back on the hottest, youngest, brightest, freshest faces of the past 15 years.
- Stacy Lambe
Tyrion Lannister, Daryl Dixon, John Diggle... These are the TV characters we couldn't bear to lose...
Following the rumour that a monster-ratings show about to go into its fifth season has killed off yet another character, we at Den Of Geek thought we'd do our bit to protect our TV loved ones. It may well be dramatically expedient or a narrative necessity for a few cast-members to be sent their P45s from time to time, but there are some characters we simply can't let them take away.
To this end, we've harnessed the power of the desperate, snivelling beg. Below, our writers have chosen the vulnerable TV characters from currently-airing shows that they'd be lost without, and in unison we ask, please please don't kill them off.
So TV gods, if you're listening, hear our prayers...
Daryl Dixon - The Walking Dead
Those of us who have more »
After many rumors that it was happening only to be told it wasn't, it turns out it is finally happening!
According to the official Boondock Saints page, a new movie is in the works. The page posted a few pages from a script and notes that The Boondock Saints 3 is in production. The post reads as follows:
"Troy has been working on the script for Boondock Saints III, I snagged a couple of pages for everyone. It Is going to happen."
According to the leaked script both main characters (Connor and Murphy) will be returning. Which as fans will know means that both Sean Patrick Flanery and Norman Reedus will be coming back! The movie could easily get a huge boost thanks to the popularity Reedus has gained from The Walking Dead.
Of course it is still in the screenwriting stage so anything could happen beyond this point, but it »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Dustin Spino)
Set to visit 16 cities in 2014, Wizard World’s plethora of comic book booths, clothing vendors, and impressive line-up of celebrities are always enough to sate the appetite of any pop culture enthusiast, but prior to their visit to Minneapolis May 2nd–4th, I was wondering how much horror would be had in the aisles within the Convention Center’s cavernous confines.
As it turns out, Wizard World had more than enough entertainment for horror fans to dig into, and they picked the perfect horror headliner for Wizard World Minneapolis: Robert Englund, best known as Freddy Krueger, the living legend of our nightmares and realities.
One of my first destinations upon entering Wizard World Minneapolis was Robert Englund’s booth. I weaved my way through a crowd of eye-grabbing cosplayers—Hellboy, Darth Maul, and a perfectly matched Spider-Man and Black Cat couple were of particular notice—before stepping in line to »
- Derek Anderson
The traveling Walker Stalker Con has met with success in Atlanta and Chicago thus far, and next on its radar is Beantown, where zombie fans will be able to find stars from "The Walking Dead," Night of the Living Dead, and more!
From the Press Release:
Walker Stalker Con, a zombie- and horror-themed fan‐centric convention, will be held at The Westin Boston Waterfront in Boston, Mass., on June 13-15, 2014. Fan access to celebrity guests will be the primary focus of this event.
In Atlanta, Ga, on November 1‐3, 2013, Walker Stalker Con made its debut, where it assembled more “The Walking Dead” cast members than any other convention ever before, along with other actors from zombie and horror films. The inaugural event had over 10,500 attendees. In Chicago, Il, on March 14‐16, 2014, Walker Stalker Con made its second appearance as a convention and the first Walker Stalker Con of 2014. Now, Walker Stalker Con »
- Debi Moore
(20th Century Fox)
A rather misleading title is just one reason to be slightly suspicious of “Rio 2” an eye-popping, ear-tickling animated sequel that labors to fold a cheeky family sitcom, an earnest environmental primer, an exotic jungle tour, a broad survey of popular music and an avian remake of “Meet the Parents” into one bright and noisy package. Mining an unwieldy number of domestic and ecological dramas from the continuing saga of a rare Brazilian blue macaw, here venturing with his new family into the perilous Amazon rainforest, this hyperactive toon extravaganza has color, flair and energy to burn. But it’s the sort of relentless juggling act that finally proves more exhausting than exhilarating as it lectures you about respecting Mother Nature one minute, knocks you over with a Gloria Gaynor cover the next, and squeezes in a lot of questionable comic relief in between.
— Justin »
- Variety Staff
A hardened cop and a desperate crook form an unlikely alliance that helps bring down an organized crime syndicate in “Bad Country,” a blandly executed action-thriller whose cast names (Matt Dillon, Willem Dafoe) and mild ’80s Louisiana flavor offer only modest compensations for the story’s workmanlike construction and routine twists. Opening for a brief theatrical run on April 11, this first and final directorial effort by “The Boondock Saints” producer Chris Brinker — who died of an aortic aneurysm last year, while the film (then titled “Whiskey Bay”) was still in post-production — feels like home-viewing fodder through and through, and should rack up a few downloads on the basis of its top-billed duo.
The loosely fact-inspired story (credited to four writers including Jonathan Hirschbein, who wrote the screenplay) begins in 1983 south Louisiana, also known as “hell with the lid off,” in the cynical parlance of Det. Lt. Bud Carter (Dafoe, sporting »
- Justin Chang
Let’s face it: being bad is always so much more interesting than being good. Much of my early years were spent in a small church, filled with many youth sleepovers in which a young Jerry would get scared shitless by people saying that Satanists were kidnapping and killing kids everywhere and that I would burn in hell if I listened to metal or watched horror films. Bummer for those folks, because talks of cults and the devil and metal and horror films only led to what ended up becoming an obsession, due to those subjects being so “bad” and taboo.
I grew up with an obsession and adoration of horror films involving cults, the devil and witches, and since April is Icons of Fright’s 10-year anniversary, we wanted to provide a nonstop assault of fun, original content, all written in our own respective voices. When thinking of that, »
- Jerry Smith
To mark the release of Bad Country on 11th March, we’ve been given 3 copies to give away on Blu-ray.
When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter (Dafoe) busts contract killer Jesse Weiland (Dillon), he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South’s most powerful crime ring. So when the syndicate orders Carter’s death and Weiland is ID’d as a snitch, the two team up to take down the mob and the crime boss (Berenger) who ordered the hit. Matt Dillon, Willem Dafoe, Neal McDonough, Amy Smart and Tom Berenger star in Bad Country, a gritty action thriller from director Chris Brinker, a producer of The Boondock Saints.
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