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They're going to be here earlier than expected. The evil spirits in the Bowen home apparently cannot wait to be unleashed on a new generation of moviegoers, as 20th Century Fox has changed the release date of their Poltergeist remake from July 24th to May 22nd.
"Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi (“Spiderman,” “Evil Dead”, “The Grudge”) and director Gil Kenan (“Monster House”) contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and hold the youngest daughter captive, the family must come together to rescue her before she disappears forever."
The new release date is according to Box Office Mojo. Directed by Gil Kenan off a screenplay by David Lindsay-Abaire, and produced by Sam Raimi, Robert Tapert, and Roy Lee, the Poltergeist remake stars Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jared Harris, Jane Adams, Saxon Sharbino, Kennedi Clements, and Kyle Catlett. »
- Derek Anderson
Sarah Michelle Gellar (The Crazy Ones, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, The Grudge) has joined the voice cast of Disney Xd’s Star Wars Rebels in a recurring role. Unfortunately they're keeping her part a secret, but the following press release does contain quotes from the show's Ep Dave Filoni, and our first brief season 2 synopsis. Who do you guys think she'll be playing? An established Star Wars character or someone created just for the show? Sarah Michelle Gellar To Star In Season 2 Of "Star Wars Rebels" In the hours after the "Star Wars Rebels" season finale aired on Disney Xd, its executive producer/supervising director Dave Filoni revealed that actress Sarah Michelle Gellar ("The Crazy Ones," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer") will join the voice cast in a recurring role for season two of the animated series. Filoni discussed the casting news with advertising clients convened at Lucasfilm's San Francisco headquarters »
It has now been 11 years since the Buffyverse came to an end (as far as its television shows were concerned, at least). Buffy The Vampire Slayer saw its final episode aired in 2003, while Angel saw its last episode air one year later – and fans of the shows still miss them both to this day.
One of the key reasons behind the popularity of the two shows was undoubtedly the characters. A talented group of regular cast members and supporting actors brought to life some of the weirdest, wackiest, funniest and most interesting characters anybody could ever wish for in a television series and many of them have gone on to obtain further success in Hollywood (and some of them had actually already made their mark in the world of film).
- K.J. Stewart
At one time, 2015 was poised to be the biggest year at the movies in recorded cinematic history. But that was before Warner Bros. pushed Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice to 2016. Still, in the next twelve months, we'll be getting a new Star Wars movie, 2 Marvel adventures, a Terminator reboot, a Jurassic Park sequel, and a new 007. That's just the very tip top of this giant tasty cake. There are over a hundred big movies coming in 2015. We're taking a look at the best of the best. These are the movies you know you don't want to miss. Check it out as we delve into the 27 most anticipated movies of 2015!
1Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Release Date: December 18
Director: J.J. Abrams
What It's About: Continuing the Star Wars »
Welcome to the latest installment of Trailer Park, our (semi) regular look at the latest trailers to hit the interwebs. This weeks line-up features a bevy of the latest movie trailers including: Minions, Unfinished Business, Poltergeist, Robot Overlords, Cinderella, Pitch Perfect 2, Magic Mike Xxl, Lost River, Fast & Furious 7, Straight Out of Compton and new UK trailers for the Netflix series’ Bloodline and Marvel’s Daredevil.
The story of Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Minions begins at the dawn of time. Starting as single-celled yellow organisms, Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters. Continuously unsuccessful at keeping these masters—from T. rex to Napoleon—the Minions find themselves without someone to serve and fall into a deep depression. But one Minion named Kevin has a plan, and he—alongside teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob—ventures out into the world to »
- Phil Wheat
This summer we'll see Michael Douglas in Marvel mode as he has a co-starring role in Ant-Man alongside Paul Rudd. But before then, Douglas is getting a little dark with a thriller called Beyond the Reach. In what is essentially a more campy adaptation of The Most Dangerous Game, the film follows an upscale loan shark who is taking in the Mojave Desert with a little hunt. But when his young guide (Jeremy Irvine) is surprising by his human-hunting game, he ends up being the next target, with nowhere to run but deeper into the scorching, dry wasteland. This looks like an awesome B-movie right on par with the first Taken. Here's the first trailer for Jean-Baptiste Léonetti's Beyond the Reach, originally from Yahoo: Beyond the Reach is directed by French filmmaker Jean-Baptiste Léonetti and written by Stephen Susco (The Grudge), based on the book Deathwatch by Robb White. »
- Ethan Anderton
Trailers. They’re like buses. You wait for ages for one and then suddenly two arrive at once. This morning saw the first trailer for the Poltergeist remake hit the web and immediately stir up a ton of intrigue surrounding the film. Who is Jared Harris playing, exactly? What’s really going on with the ghosts? And will that track that one of the ghosts whips up on the kiddy keyboard be available on iTunes?
All that, however, was the domestic trailer, which was cultivated for U.S. audiences. Now, we’ve been granted a look (via Digital Spy) at the international version which offers further insight into the family’s unfortunate circumstance.
Based loosely on Tobe Hooper’s 1982 chiller, this rebooted modern-day version is the product of director Gil Kenan and producer Sam Raimi. The story revolves around Rosemary Dewitt and Sam Rockwell, as a happily-married couple who move »
- Gem Seddon
Earlier this morning, MGM and Fox released the first trailer for their scary new remake of Poltergeist. And it was met with a warm reception, even by longtime fans of the original who refuse to believe that this reboot is neccessary. A second trailer has come online, which is meant for international audiences. It has more than enough new footage to make it a worthwhile watch, and even sheds new light on some of the family dynamic inside the Bowen house.
Legendary filmmaker and producer Sam Raimi ("Spider-Man, Evil Dead, The Grudge) and director Gil Kenan (Monster House) are behind this attempt to recapture lightening in a bottle, taking over for producer Steven Spielberg and director Tobe Hooper. Much like their iconic 1982 effort, this new version follows the classic tale of a family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and hold the youngest daughter captive, »
Whether you're excited or not, a remake of the Poltergeist is coming this year, and today brings the first trailer. Fans of the original and horror movies might be surprised at how much they like it, however. Come inside to take a gander!
Even though I'm not a big fan of horror movies, I'm digging this trailer. It definitely harkens back to the original film in a lot of ways, and really feels like more of a modern update than anything else. That's not necessarily a bad thing, and the trailer certainly hits up the horror aspects pretty hard (despite being a PG-13 adaptation).
Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi (“Spiderman,” “Evil Dead”, “The Grudge”) and director Gil Kenan (“Monster House”) contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and hold the youngest daughter captive, the family must »
- email@example.com (Jordan Maison)
It's Here!!! Yes, the trailer for Gil Kenan's reboot of Poltergeist has dropped, and as a huge fan of the original, I think this new version of Tobe Hooper's classic haunted house movie is in very good hands. There is a real sense of dread running through it's two minutes twenty six seconds, and, bar some dodgy CGI in places, the scares are pretty effective. I'm on the fence on Jared Harris being the Tagina substitute, but that's just down to Zelda Rubinstein completely owning the role, but he at least seems to be doing something different with it. Check out the trailer and wonderfully old school poster (it's all in the font) below. Released: 24th July (U.S.)/ 31st July (Irl/U.K.) Synopsis: Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi (“Spiderman,” “Evil Dead”, “The Grudge”) and director Gil Kenan (“Monster House”) contemporize the classic tale about a family whose »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Tom White)
If yesterday’s array of creepy, neon-blue images were the foreboding appetizer for Poltergeist, then today’s full-length trailer is the blood-curdling main course.
Coming by way of The Playlist, the footage gives us our first real look at Gil Kenan’s revisionist take on Tobe Hooper’s 1982 cult classic. In it, we see Sam Rockwell and Rosemarie DeWitt star as a young couple moving into their humble new abode, only to discover that the entire estate was built upon an ancient cemetery. Soon thereafter, their daughter is abducted by a group of malevolent spirits, forcing the two to turn to a supernatural researcher and clairvoyant (Jared Harris) for aid.
Sounds familiar? It should. Poltergeist was riding the crest of a horrific wave when it debuted twenty-three years ago, and in many ways helped establish the horror conventions that have become so hackneyed through repetition. That said, from what we gather, »
- Michael Briers
“Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi (“Spiderman,” “Evil Dead”, “The Grudge”) and director Gil Kenan (“Monster House”) contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and hold the youngest daughter captive, the family must come together to rescue her before she disappears forever.”
Directed by Gil Kenan off a screenplay by David Lindsay-Abaire, and produced by Sam Raimi, Robert Tapert, and Roy Lee, the Poltergeist remake stars Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jared Harris, Jane Adams, Saxon Sharbino, Kennedi Clements, and Kyle Catlett. Rockwell and Rosemarie DeWitt star as the Bowen parents and their children are played by Sharbino, Clements and Catlett. Harris plays the star of a TV show titled Haunted House »
- Derek Anderson
Update: We’ve added the international trailer below as well! 20th Century Fox and MGM have released the trailer and poster for Poltergeist, opening in theaters on July 24, 2015. Check them out below! Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi (Spider-Man, Evil Dead, The Grudge) and director Gil Kenan (Monster House) contemporize the classic tale about a family whose…
The post The Trailer and Poster for Poltergeist are Here! appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »
- Max Evry
20th Century Fox and MGM have released a batch of photos, a teaser poster and a trailer tease for the upcoming reboot of "Poltergeist" starring Sam Rockwell, Jared Harris, Rosemarie DeWitt,Saxon Sharbino, and Jane Adams.
Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi (“Spiderman,” “Evil Dead”, “The Grudge”) and director Gil Kenan (“Monster House”) contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and hold the youngest daughter captive, the family must come together to rescue her before she disappears forever.
Check out the photos, poster and trailer tease below.
"Poltergeist" will hit theaters on July 24, 2015.
Update: The trailer and international trailer are now online.
Source: 20th Century Fox »
- Kellvin Chavez
Following the brief preview released earlier today, 20th Century Fox has debuted the first official trailer for their highly-anticipated Poltergeist remake. Poltergeist has been rebooted with a new cast and a contemporary setting more than 30 years after the original made the suburbs feel unsafe. Director Gil Kenan was rocked by the original film and vows to get the contemporary version right when it hits theaters in 3D on July 24.
Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi ("Spider-Man, Evil Dead, The Grudge) and director Gil Kenan (Monster House) contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and hold the youngest daughter captive, the family must come together to rescue her before she disappears forever.
From the creator of Clock Tower comes the horror point-and-click adventure, NightCry. Here's the first gameplay footage...
In early January, we saw the first teaser trailer for NightCry, the spiritual successor to the Clock Tower horror game series. Although heavy on atmospherics and monsters, the teaser showed us nothing of the game itself - something rectified in the first gameplay trailer.
The footage arrives as NightCry launches its Kickstarter campaign, with developer Playism Games is looking for $300,000 to get a more visually detailed version of the game ported across to PC.
With Clock Tower creator Hifumi Kouno at the helm and movie director Takashi Shimizu (The Grudge) on board as a collaborator, NightCry has a sterling pedigree. A point-and-click adventure set on a luxury liner, it's a deadly game of hide and seek: an indestructible creature wielding a pair of scissors is slaughtering the ship's inhabitants, and you - cast »
Featuring narration from The Craft's Fairuza Balk (and with clips of Robin Tunney, Devon Sawa and co), it made us feel a sudden pang of nostalgia and sent us on our own trip down memory lane to find out where they - and the rest of the '90s teen movie crew - are now.
So, here are 11 stars from some of our favourite '90s teen movies, and what they've gone on to do since:
He went on to play teenage prophet of doom Alex Browning in Final Destination (2000), and appeared as similarly unstable Stan in Eminem's controversial music »
We return with another edition of the Indie Spotlight, highlighting the recent independent horror news sent our way. Today’s feature includes release details on Amnesiac, The Atticus Institute, and Alien Outpost, multiple trailers, premiere details for Head, and a Q&A with the founder of The Philip K. Dick Film Festival:
Amnesiac Distribution and Release Details: “Amnesiac tells the story of a man (Wes Bentley) who wakes up in bed suffering from memory loss after being in an accident, only to begin to suspect that his wife (Kate Bosworth) may not be his real wife. The web of lies and deceit deepen inside the house where he soon finds himself a prisoner.
XLrator Media has acquired North American distribution rights to the psychological thriller Amnesiac starring Kate Bosworth (Still Alice, Superman Returns) and Wes Bentley (The Hunger Games series, Interstellar). XLrator Media will release the film in Summer 2015 on its acclaimed “Macabre” genre label. »
- Tamika Jones
We’ve been anxiously waiting the arrival of Anchor Bay’s upcoming fright fest, The Atticus Institute, for some time now (our previous coverage) and like all of you fright fanatics, we’ve been waiting for a trailer to drop. Well, Anchor Bay sent us the trailer today, and all of us at Icons of Fright are excited to share this one with you. Check it out, and be sure to pick up the DVD/Bluray on January 20th.
“Dr. Henry West founded The Atticus Institute in the early 1970s to test individuals expressing supernatural abilities – E.S.P., clairvoyance, psychokinesis, etc. Despite witnessing several noteworthy cases, nothing could have prepared Dr. West and his colleagues for Judith Winstead. She outperformed every subject they had ever studied – soon gaining the attention of the U.S. Department of Defense, who subsequently took control of the research facility. The more experiments they conducted on Judith, »
- Jerry Smith
Chris Sparling's directorial debut The Atticus Institute will be available On Demand and on DVD and Blu-ray on January 20th from Anchor Bay. We have been given an exclusive clip to share with you. I have also included the full trailer.In this clip, Margaret, the sister of the subject of the film, Judith Winstead, tells the tale of the start of her sister's decline into a reclusive lifestyle after a fall. The Atticus Institute stars Rya Khilstedt (Dexter), William Mapother (Lost, The Grudge), Harry Groener (Buffy The Vampire Slayer), John Rubenstein (Angel) and Sharon Maughn (The Bank Job)....
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