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Director Neil Marshall Talks Constantine, The Descent, His Thoughts on the Recent Mad Max: Fury Road Images, and More at the Saturn Awards

28 June 2014 8:23 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Last Thursday, Collider attended the red carpet festivities for the 40th Annual Saturn Awards, held at at the Castaway Starlight Ballroom in Burbank, Calif.  Always one of the best events for geeks with eclectic tastes, this is the only award show where you can find cinematographers from obscure exploitation movies walking the red carpet right alongside A-list directors, with both getting equal attention. While working the carpet we got a chance to chat with director Neil Marshall about a slew of his past, present and future projects.  During the conversation, we discussed how The Descent is arguably scarier than a gun pointed at your head, the upcoming book of essays on the film’s themes, the origins of Doomsday and his thoughts on the new Mad Max: Fury Road stills, how network censors cured Constantine of lung cancer, what the NBC series’ monsters may look like and more. Here's the video interview with Marshall. »

- Hunter Daniels

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S7AR Wars: Looks Like Jade, Tastes Like Red

13 June 2014 11:53 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Welcome back to S7AR Wars, my weekly engagement with Star Wars Episode VII news, rumors and speculation and - slowly but surely - where I confront my overall problems with being a fan that would love to know everything and feel like he knows nothing.

On that latter half, because if I don’t put it at the top, I’m afraid I won’t come back around to it, I must admit I was puzzled that we were so starved for real dispatches from the Star Wars set this week. We spent the first half reporting that more Star Wars movies would be filmed at Pinewood (something we’ve known ever since the time was booked at the studio) and yesterday talking about a Harrison Ford ankle injury. That’s literally all we know about that ankle situation, outside of a rumbling that the injury was sustained on the Millennium Falcon. »

- Da7e

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Game of Thrones Season Four – Episode 9 Review

10 June 2014 7:04 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Oliver Davis reviews the ninth episode of Game of Thrones Season Four….

The Watchers on the Wall.

Directed by Neil Marshall.

Written by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss.

The usual format of these Game of Thrones reviews – a by-character breakdown, emulating the chapter perspectives of George R. R. Martin’s books – falters this week. For the first time since Season 2′s ‘Blackwater,’ this episode focuses entirely on a single storyline: the vast, yet undisciplined, Wildling army attacking the fortified, but few, Night’s Watch.

Episode 9 has a rich history in Game of Thrones’ plotting. Season 1′s saw the be-ned-ing of Eddard Stark; season 2 staged the aforementioned Battle of Blackwater Bay; and, most recently, season 3 cordially invited all to its Red Wedding. But perhaps after Joffrey’s death in episode 2 and Prince Oberyn’s ocular obliteration last week, ‘Episode 9′ was no longer the series’ determined highlight. Nope. It seems Benioff »

- Oliver Davis

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Blog Of Thrones 409: The Watchers On The Wall (Contains Spoilers)

9 June 2014 2:24 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Writers: David Benioff, D. B Wiess.

Director: Neil Marshall.

Cast: Rose Leslie, Kit Harington, John Bradley, Hannah Murray, Ciaran Hinds, Ben Crompton, Peter Vaughan, Owen Teale.

Synopsis: Jon Snow and the Night’s Watch face an epic problem. 

And breathe. After a year away, Game Of Thrones is finally back on our TV screens. After last years Red Wedding debacle we at Thn decided that this show should not be watched without a support network, so this year we will be here to hold your hand through the fourth series of the show with our very own Blog of Thrones.


We’ve made it to the fateful episode nine of the series. This time last year the internet exploded after we all bore witness to the legendary Red Wedding episode. Once again we look set to spend the rest of the year discussing the latest events with the topic this »

- Kat Smith

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NBC's 'Constantine' Promises to Stay True to the Comic Book

5 June 2014 1:15 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

We haven't heard much about NBC's Constantine since the network released the first trailer last month, but it is shaping up to be one of this fall's most anticipated new shows. Matt Ryan plays the title character, John Constantine, a demon hunter and occult master, who joins forces with Liv (Lucy Griffiths), who has the ability to see into other worlds and predict supernatural occurrences. Matt Ryan and Lucy Griffiths recently shared new details about the series in a recent interview, with the actors revealing that the series is trying to stay as close as possible to the DC/Vertigo comic book, how Liv really feels about John, working with pilot director Neil Marshall and more.

The Hellblazer comic book series depicted John Constantine as a blonde British man, which wasn't exactly what the fans got in the 2005 theatrical adaptation Constantine. Matt Ryan spoke about the breadth of material the »

- MovieWeb

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June 3rd Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include Ravenous, Video Nasties, Death Bed

2 June 2014 4:34 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Summer is officially right around the corner, which means horror DVD and Blu-rays are starting to heat up as well. This week, we’ve got several cult classics hitting high definition for the first time, another special edition set of the first three seasons of The Walking Dead,and the recent RoboCop reboot directed by Jose Padilha and starring Joel Kinnaman.

As if that wasn’t enough, there’s also a special Doctor Who David Tennant-themed collection being released, several indie creature features and we’re finally seeing the official arrival of the Video Nasties documentaries stateside on Tuesday. Check out all the horror and sci-fi fun you can add to your home collections this week below!

Spotlight Titles:

Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (Cult Epics, Blu-ray)

Prepare yourselves… The strangest bedtime story ever told! Cult Epics brings you Death Bed, George Barry’s uniquely weird journey through a world of wind demons, »

- Heather Wixson

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Paul Hyett of The Descent Puts a Werewolf on a Train in Howl

14 May 2014 12:35 PM, PDT | | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

A film we got wind of yesterday, in this news item, called Howl now has our full attention. Set building has begun in London on this production which will be helmed by Paul Hyett. He's the cat responsible for the FX in The Descent and Doomsday. He made his directorial debut with The Seasoning House.

The post Paul Hyett of The Descent Puts a Werewolf on a Train in Howl appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

- Ryan Turek

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Watch Matt Ryan Get His Keanu on in the First Trailer for NBC's 'Constantine' (Video)

12 May 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Back in 2005, Keanu Reeves starred in "Constantine," a supernatural thriller whose central character was John Constantine, a hard luck paranormal private eye whose battles with the forces of darkness also included trying to save his own soul. The character originated during Alan Moore's influential run on "Swamp Thing," before continuing on in his own long-running comic book for Vertigo Comics (entitled "Hellblazer") ever since. Well, NBC, in the rush to make television just as superhero-filled as the multiplexes, have given the series order for "Constantine," another adaptation of the property, and unleashed a fire-and-brimstone-filled 3-minute preview (below) to get you properly amped.

This new "Constantine" features Welsh actor Matt Ryan in the title role, bringing the character back to his British roots. His look is much more in keeping with the comic book, as well: ruffled, poorly bleached blond hair, with thick stubble and wrinkled overcoat. It's not exact, »

- Drew Taylor

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First Photos, Banner Art & Clip from Constantine

12 May 2014 6:56 AM, PDT | | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Busy weekend for all things Constantine, which got a series pick up at NBC and is based on the DC comic book series "Hellblazer." In addition to a trailer debut, we now have the first pics, the banner art you see above and a clip. The pilot was helmed by Neil Marshall, director of The Descent, Doomsday and Game of Thrones. In Constantine, based on the comic book series "Hellblazer" from DC Comics, seasoned demon hunter and master of the occult John Constantine specializes in giving hell... hell. Armed with a ferocious knowledge of the dark arts and his wickedly naughty wit, he fights the good fight - or at least he did.

The post First Photos, Banner Art & Clip from Constantine appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

- Ryan Turek

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R.I.P. Bob Hoskins

30 April 2014 7:11 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

British acting legend Bob Hoskins has died of pneumonia at the age of 71. Hoskins' agent confirmed to the BBC that he died on Tuesday in hospital, surrounded by family.

With over a hundred credits to his name across film and television, Hoskins announced his retirement from acting in 2012 after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. His final films were British comedy "Outside Bet" and big-budget fantasy feature "Snow White and the Huntsmen".

Hoskins will be remembered far more though for his memorable turns in films such as "Who Framed Roger Rabbit," "The Long Good Friday," "Mona Lisa," "The Honorary Consul," "Brazil," "Hook," "Nixon," "The Cotton Club," "Twenty Four Seven," "Super Mario Bros.," "Last Orders," "Mermaids," "Mrs. Henderson Presents," "Unleashed," "Hollywoodland," "Doomsday," "Enemy at the Gates," "The Wall" and TV productions like "Pennies from Heaven," "On the Move," "The Lost World" and "The Street".

Hoskins had a dry sense of humor, famously »

- Garth Franklin

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Bob Hoskins Passes Away Aged 71

30 April 2014 6:32 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

It is with a heavy heart that Thn must bring you the news that actor Bob Hoskins has passed away, aged 71. His agent broke the news earlier today confirming that the actor died last night after having recently contracted pneumonia. His family were with him at the time and stated that he died peacefully, they have asked that their privacy be respected during this difficult time.

Hoskins had a lengthy career in the world of acting, he started on stage before branching out into television before making the move to films. The actor was nominated for the best actor Oscar in 1987 for his part in Mona Lisa, and is most famous for his role in The Long Good Friday, Hook, and of course Who Framed Roger Rabbit.

Not every film was a critical success with Super Mario Bros., which also starred Dennis Hopper and John Leguizamo, taking a critical pounding upon release. »

- Kat Smith

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Rhona Mitra Survives Platinum Dunes New Sci-Fi Series The Last Ship

23 April 2014 | Horror Asylum | See recent Horror Asylum news »

The Platinum Dunes produced sci-fi series 'The Last Ship' has been slated to premiere on TNT this coming June bringing with it the incredibly hot British star Rhona Mitra ('Underworld: Rise of the Lycans', 'Doomsday'). Mitra (below) stars as virologist Dr. Rachel Scott, a member aboard the crew of a naval destroyer who face a new existence when a global pandemic wipes out most of the Earth's population. The post-apocalyptic new series comes from 'Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines' helmer Jonathan Mostow and is based on the original novel by author William Brinkley. The show also stars Eric Dane, Adam Baldwin ('Firefly'), Marissa Neitling, Charles Parnell, Christina Elmore, Jocko Sims, John Pyper-Ferguson and Kevin Michael Martin. »

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New One-Sheet for Axelle Carolyn's Soulmate

4 April 2014 12:53 PM, PDT | | See recent Dread Central news »

On tap right now is some beautiful artwork for Dread Central alum and fave Axelle Carolyn's latest film, Soulmate. This artwork comes courtesy of the uber-talented Graham Humphreys (who made the well-known UK posters for Nightmare on Elm Street and Evil Dead II). Dig it!

The supernatural thriller stars Anna Walton (Hellboy 2), Tom Wisdom (300), Nick Brimble (A Knight’s Tale), and Emma Cleasby (Dog Soldiers) and marks the feature debut of director Axelle Carolyn, who has acted in Neil Marshall’s Centurion and Doomsday. Carolyn also penned the script.


Soulmate follows a young woman who retreats to a remote cottage after a failed suicide attempt. She soon discovers the cottage is haunted by its previous owner but decides to remain, hoping to find comfort in the ghost.

The film is produced by Claire Otway and is a Neil Marshall (The Descent, Dog Soldiers, Centurion) presentation for production company Sterling Pictures. »

- Steve Barton

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First Official Image of Matt Ryan as John Constantine

13 March 2014 8:58 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

That didn’t take long. We recently brought word that a pilot episode for a Constantine TV series was given the green light over at NBC, with Matt Ryan starring as John Constantine. The pilot is now filming and NBC has released the first official image of the new Constantine.

John Constantine is described as a working-class Londoner with rakish good looks, scruffy blond hair, deadpan humor, and signature trench coat, who has been studying the dark arts since he was a teenager. When the daughter of a late friend is targeted by demons, Constantine steps in to save her.”

The pilot story comes from Daniel Cerone (The Mentalist), who worked on the script with David S. Goyer (Man of Steel, Christopher Nolan’s Batman movies). The two will also serve as executive producers on the project. Neil Marshall (The Descent, Doomsday) is directing the pilot episode.

John Constantine first »

- Jonathan James

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First Look: Matt Ryan in NBC’s Constantine TV Series

13 March 2014 8:17 AM, PDT | Beyond Hollywood | See recent Beyond Hollywood news »

NBC has released your first look at star Matt Ryan (“Layer Cake”) from their upcoming “Constantine” TV show, based on the D.C. comic book “Hellblazer.” The character was previously portrayed by a very non-British Keanu Reeves in the movie of the same name directed by Francis Lawrence, but this time around they’re giving you an honest to goodness Brit in the role. Ryan will star as the titular demon hunter, one John Constantine, a man “struggling with his faith is haunted by the sins of his past but is suddenly thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness.” The show co-stars Lucy Griffiths, Harold Perrineau, and Charles Halford. Neil Marshall (of “The Descent” and “Doomsday” fame) is directing the pilot, with “Man of Steel” and “Batman Begins” guy David S. Goyer having adapted the show from the comic originally created by Daniel Cerone. »

- Nix

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Constantine TV Series Casts Its Lead

22 February 2014 10:07 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We recently brought word that a pilot episode for a Constantine TV series was given the green light over at NBC, with Neil Marshall (The Descent, Doomsday) directing. It has now been revealed who has been cast in the role of John Constantine.

According to Deadline, Matt Ryan (Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - pictured below) will star in the TV series pilot and the report comes with what sounds like the first plot details for the episode:

John Constantine is described as a working-class Londoner with rakish good looks, scruffy blond hair, deadpan humor, and signature trench coat, who has been studying the dark arts since he was a teenager. When the daughter of a late friend is targeted by demons, Constantine steps in to save her.”

The story comes from Daniel Cerone (The Mentalist), who worked on the pilot script with David S. Goyer (Man of Steel, Christopher Nolan »

- Jonathan James

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The top 25 underappreciated films of 2008

12 February 2014 4:14 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Odd List Ryan Lambie Simon Brew 13 Feb 2014 - 06:39

Our voyage through history's underappreciated films arrives at the year 2008 - another great year for lesser-seen gems...

For some, 2008 will be memorable as the year of The Dark Knight, with its astonishingly unhinged turn from the late Heath Ledger. Alternatively, it could be remembered as the year a legion Indiana Jones fans left cinemas glum-faced, having sat through Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull.

Elsewhere, Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan sang and danced on a Greek island in Mamma Mia!, while Will Smith played an alcoholic superhero in Hancock. But as usual, 2008 offered plenty of watchable movies outside the top 10, which is where we swoop in - like Hancock after a bottle of gin.

So as usual, here's our selection of 25 underappreciated films from the year 2008 - starting with a British horror film starring Michael Fassbender...

25. Eden Lake

James Watkins had written »

- ryanlambie

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'Gotham': Penguin, Alfred, More Cast In Young Batman Pilot

11 February 2014 12:28 PM, PST | MTV Movie News | See recent MTV Movie News news »

Casting is heating up for Fox's young Batman pilot "Gotham," as Warner Bros. announced it has added four to the cast of allies (and enemies) in the life of young Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie). Robin Lord Taylor ("Another Earth") will join the series as the Penguin/Oswald Cobblepot, Sean Pertwee ("Doomsday") as butler Alfred Pennyworth, Erin Richards ("Being Human") has been cast as Jim Gordon's fiancée Barbara Kean, and Zabryna Guevara ("Burn Notice") will be Gordon's ...

By Charles Webb »

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Huge "Gotham" TV Show Casting News! Alfred, Penguin & More!

11 February 2014 10:57 AM, PST | Legions of Gotham | See recent Legions of Gotham news »

This is directly from WB, no rumors here.  Four additional series regular roles have been cast in Fox and Warner Bros. Television’s Gotham, which has a series commitment at the network: ·       

Robin Lord Taylor (Another Earth, Accepted, The Walking Dead) has been cast as Oswald Cobblepot (aka The Penguin). Character description: With the brains of a chess grandmaster and the morals of a jackal, Oswald Cobblepot is a low-level psychopath (for gangster Fish Mooney) who hides his sadistic lust for power behind an exquisitely polite demeanor. ·       

Zabryna Guevara (Burn Notice, 3 lbs.) has been cast as Captain Essen. Character description: Gordon’s boss at the Gcpd Homicide Squad, Captain Essen balances the two worlds of police and politics with a Machiavellian skill that’s as much corporate litigator as cop. ·       

Sean Pertwee (Alan Partridge, Jo, Camelot, Devil’s Playground Doomsday, Event Horizon) has been cast as Alfred Pennyworth. Character description: »

- Matt MacNabb

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What Is Going On With Superman?

3 February 2014 1:20 PM, PST | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Well, the last week or so has been interesting if you’re a Superman fan, hasn’t it? After months of hearing news that pertained almost exclusively to the other characters in his sequel, we finally started to see the focus shift back to Big Blue, himself. We had Henry Cavill sightings in Detroit, with excited fans chatting up the actor and seemingly getting him to spill important bits of info. Then, on Friday, we got to find out who Snyder and Co. have cast as Superman’s nemesis, Lex Luthor.

Yes, the casting of Jesse Eisenberg started a firestorm of discussion. It was a meme-ready casting, for sure- with my favorites being about how fans wanted Heisenberg (Bryan Cranston), and instead they got Eisenberg. This has lead to several of our brother sites around the web posting columns about why we should all give the Social Network actor a chance. »

- Mario-Francisco Robles

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