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Release Details for Tales From The Crypt Presents: Demon Knight and Bordello Of Blood Collector’s Edition Blu-rays

2 September 2015 10:44 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Two of the Cryptkeeper's big screen stories—Demon Knight and Bordello of Blood—will receive stellar home media treatments this fall from Scream Factory, with both films set to be released as Collector's Edition Blu-rays on October 20th. In early July, the cover art for the anticipated releases was revealed, and now their full lists of special features have been announced.

Scream Factory's guaranteeing the ultimate Halloween treat for fans of Demon Knight and Bordello of Blood, as the special features list for the former includes a new audio commentary with Demon Knight director Ernest Dickerson, while the latter has a new audio commentary with Bordello of Blood co-writer and producer A.L. Katz.

Below, we have the official press release with the full special features lists, and in case you missed it, we also have a look at the final cover art for the Collector's Edition releases.

Press Release: Just in time for Halloween festivities, »

- Derek Anderson

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Sam Worthington and Ruth Wilson set for sci-fi The Titan

30 August 2015 12:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Deadline is reporting that Sam Worthington (Avatar) and Ruth Wilson (The Affair) have signed on to appear in sci-fi The Titan.

The film will mark the feature directorial debut of Lennart Ruff and has been scripted by Max Hurwitz (Hell On Wheels) from an original story by Arash Amel (Grace of Monaco).

Taking place in the near-future, The Titan “tracks the journey of a military family who are relocated in order to take part in a ground-breaking experiment of man’s genetic evolution into space.

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- Gary Collinson

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Brit Marling's got a gun on this exclusive 'The Keeping Room' poster

28 August 2015 11:10 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Could we be seeing a quiet resurgence of the Western? During the Comic-Con presentation for "The Hateful Eight," Quentin Tarantino talked about being a Western director, and said that he doesn't feel like he's earned the right to call himself that until and unless he makes a third Western. The idea that we could see three Westerns inside of a decade, much less from one filmmaker, feels sort of groundbreaking considering how many times the genre has been pronounced dead over the years. What's really exciting is seeing that there are big studio Westerns being made as well as small indie Westerns, and once again, as in the heyday of the genre, any numbers of stories are being told. The Western is the American mythic form, a type of storytelling that allows us to tell big moral stories against this remarkable backdrop. And it sounds like "The Keeping Room" is »

- Drew McWeeny

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Worthington, Wilson Team For "The Titan"

28 August 2015 3:42 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Sam Worthington ("Avatar," "Clash of the Titans") and Ruth Wilson ("The Affair," "Luther") and Sofia Boutella ("Kingsman: The Secret Service," "Star Trek Beyond") are set to star in the sci-fi adventure "The Titan".

The story follows a military family that's relocated to take part in a ground-breaking experiment about genetic evolution in space. Lennart Ruff directs from a script by Max Hurwitz, based on a story by Amel.

Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Ben Pugh, Rory Aitken and Arash Amel will produce. Filming begins in Europe in January.

Source: Variety »

- Garth Franklin

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Sam Worthington, Ruth Wilson to Star in ‘The Titan’

27 August 2015 5:44 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

In a pre-Toronto International Film Festival development, Sam Worthington, Ruth Wilson and Sofia Boutella have come on board to star in science-fiction adventure “The Titan.”

Shooting is set to begin in Europe in January. Producers are Brian Kavanaugh-Jones’ Automatik, Ben Pugh, Rory Aitken’s 42 and Arash Amel.

Voltage Pictures will introduce the project to buyers at Toronto. CAA represents Us rights. Leon Clarance and Motion Picture Capital will also produce and fully finance.

Lennart Ruff is directing from a script by Max Hurwitz, based on a story by Amel about a military family that’s relocated to take part in a ground-breaking experiment about genetic evolution in space.

Worthington will next be seen in “Everest,” which opens the Venice Film Festival. He’s als starring in “The Shack” with Octavia Spencer, “Hacksaw Ridge” with Andrew Garfield and the upcoming “Avatar” sequels, which begin filming next year.

Wilson’s TV credits include “The Affair, »

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Sam Worthington, Ruth Wilson board 'The Titan'

27 August 2015 5:30 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Theis sci-fi feature scheduled to commence production in Europe on January 18.

Brian Kavanaugh-Jones’ Automatik produces with Ben Pugh and Rory Aitken’s 42 and Arash Amel, with Lennart Ruff set to make his feature directorial debut.

Voltage Pictures will introduce the project to buyers in Canada next month and CAA represents Us rights. Leon Clarance and Motion Picture Capital will produce and fully finance.

Sofia Boutella will also star alongside Worthington and Wilson. The project is based on Max Hurwitz’s screenplay from an original story by Grace Of Monaco screenwriter Amel about a military family who are relocated in space as part of a genetic evolution experiment.

Worthington just wrapped Lionsgate’s The Shack and will next be seen in Venice opener Everest. He is preparing to shoot Hacksaw Ridge for Mel Gibson this autumn before he starts on The Titan and then returns to duty for James Cameron on the Avatar sequels later in 2016.

Wilson won a Golden »

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Sam Worthington Clashes With The Titan

27 August 2015 5:01 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

With Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge and no fewer than three Avatar sequels in his near future, Sam Worthington is still adding projects to his roster. The latest is The Titan, a sci-fi adventure from first-time director Lennart Ruff and screenwriter Max Hurwitz (Hell On Wheels). Luther's Ruth Wilson will co-star, along with Sofia Boutella (Kingsman, Star Trek Beyond).For Worthington, of course, there's a whiff of the familiar about that title. But nothing will clash or wrath this time, and no krakens will be released. This one's about a military family participating in a revolutionary experiment about genetic evolution in space.Voltage Pictures (The Hurt Locker) are behind the film, which they'll be hawking at Tiff next month. Brian Kavanaugh-Jones (Sinister), Rory Aitken and Ben Pugh (Welcome To The Punch), and Arash Amel (Grace Of Monaco) are producing. Amel also came up with the pitch that Hurwitz based the screenplay on. »

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Sam Worthington, Ruth Wilson to Star in Futuristic Love Story ‘The Titan’

27 August 2015 4:46 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Sam Worthington (“Avatar”) and Ruth Wilson (“The Affair”) are set to star in the indie sci-fi movie “The Titan,” which will co-star Sofia Boutella (“Kingsman: The Secret Service”), TheWrap has learned. Lennart Ruff is directing from a script by Max Hurwitz, based on an original story by Arash Amel (“Grace of Monaco”). Amel is also producing with Brian Kavanaugh-Jones of Automatik and 42’s Ben Pugh and Rory Aitken. The futuristic love story follows a military family who take part in an experiment involving space exploration.Also Read: 'The Keeping Room' Trailer: Brit Marling, Hailee Steinfeld Defend Their Home From Sam Worthington (Video)Production. »

- Jeff Sneider

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‘Second Life of Nick Mason’ Movie in the Works at Lionsgate

27 August 2015 12:32 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Lionsgate has acquired the movie rights to Steve Hamilton’s upcoming novel “The Second Life of Nick Mason.”

The studio has set up the project with “Hunger Games” franchise producer Nina Jacobson through her Color Force production company and with Shane Salerno via his Story Factory.

Lionsgate made the deal with Hamilton’s reps preemptively. Putnam will publish “Nick Mason” in May as the first in a series; the titular character is a career criminal who’s released early from prison and finds himself forced to commit felonies for a Chicago crime lord while pursued by the detective who put him behind bars.

Hamilton also wrote “The Lock Artist” and the Alex McKnight series.

Jacobson is producing “The Odyssey” for Lionsgate with Francis Lawrence directing and Hugh Jackman in talks to star.

Salerno’s credits include writing “Armageddon.” He co-wrote one of the upcoming “Avatar” sequels with James Cameron. He »

- Dave McNary

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Ridley Scott To Jump-Start Prometheus 2 Following Release Of The Martian

27 August 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Come October, Ridley Scott will serve up a much more realistic sci-fi piece than we are perhaps used to from the esteemed filmmaker with The Martian, his anticipated adaptation of Andy Weir’s novel that stars Matt Damon as the wayward astronaut. But now that his work on the Oscar hopeful is ostensibly complete, Scott is eager to begin work on Prometheus 2.

20th Century Fox’s pseudo-prequel may have divided the vocal Alien fanbase back in 2012, but with a $400 million box office haul to its name, the studio will surely be interested in continuing the budding new franchise – all we need now is a formal announcement. Unperturbed, Scott is aiming to set the production in motion in early 2016, and in a recent interview with Empire, the director confirmed that the sequel will indeed act as his next film.

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Speaking along with his leading man Damon whilst promoting The Martian, »

- Michael Briers

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Ten Best: Beasts On Film

27 August 2015 1:01 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Beasts have always provided fantastic source material for horror filmmakers across the ages, whether from the mythical world or the natural. To celebrate the release of Into the Grizzly Maze last week we take a look back at some the biggest, baddest beasts on film…

Into the Grizzly Maze (2015)

Starring James Marsden, Thomas Jane and Billy Bob Thornton, Into the Grizzly Maze tells the story of a sheriff (Jane), thrown into turmoil when a massive rogue grizzly wreaks havoc in a local Alaskan community. Enlisting the help of his estranged brother (Marsden) he enters the labyrinthine Grizzly Maze to track down his missing wife, before the bear does. As the body count mounts, things are only further complicated when an infamous bear hunter (Thornton) enters the fray, determined to take down the bear he’s been waiting for his whole life…

Jaws (1975)

Spielberg’s classic stars Rob Schneider, Robert Shaw and Richard Dreyfuss, »

- Phil Wheat

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These 10 ambitious movies pushed their filmmakers to invent new technology

25 August 2015 4:15 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

James Cameron started writing “Avatar” in 1994. Then he waited over a decade to start filming it because the technology he needed to tell his story hadn’t been invented yet. But even then, Cameron and co. found themselves developing new filmmaking technology to transport audiences to the lush 3D world of Pandora. Sometimes filmmakers work with what they’ve got when it comes to filmmaking tools. Other times they look at the script they’ve written and realize that to tell that story, they need invent new tech. Robert Zemeckis wanted a moving-camera shot of Michael J. Fox playing three different characters. Jim Sturgess needed to interact with actors pulled by an opposite gravitational force in “Upside Down.” The big screen adaptations of “The Lord of the Rings” books had to tackle ambitious, epic battle sequences. To pull all this off, technical wizards invented new software and camera equipment. Check »

- Emily Rome

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Colin Trevorrow Is Hollywood’s Next Big Director

24 August 2015 9:47 AM, PDT | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

Over this past weekend, Colin Trevorrow was announced as the director for Star Wars Episode IX.  While production on the final chapter of the new Sw trilogy is still over a year away, the announcement may have cemented Trevorrow’s place as Hollywood’s next big (and most bankable) director.  In an industry where the dollars keep growing exponentially, he may just be the next guy writing his own checks.

What do we mean by “most bankable”?  The economics of modern filmmaking dictates that the average big summer movie will command a budget between $150M to $200M.  If studios are really excited about the project, that number can grow to $250M easily (for example, 20th Century is prepared to spend $1B on three Avatar sequels from James Cameron).  As these budgets have grown, the stakes have gotten higher and consequently studios are making few films annually.  Fewer films impact everyone involved in filmmaking, »

- Jeff Bricker

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Ed Asner, Diane Ladd Win SAG-AFTRA Board Seats

21 August 2015 1:09 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Three decades after serving as president of the Screen Actors Guild, Ed Asner has won a SAG-AFTRA national board seat as part of the Membership First slate.

The 85-year-old Asner received the third-highest number of votes of 44 candidates for the national board from Los Angeles region members after SAG-aftra President Ken Howard and Patricia Richardson. Howard headed the moderate Unite For Strength slate and was re-elected president with 53% of the vote over Richardson, who headed the self-styled progressive Membership First slate.

Three other Membership First candidates — three-time Oscar nominee Diane Ladd, Frances Fisher and strategist David Jolliffe — won national board seats while Howard’s allies took the remaining 13 open seats for the 70-member board.

Asner served as SAG president from 1981 to 1985; Fisher is best known for starring in “Titanic” and Ladd received Oscar nominations for “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore,” “Rambling Rose” and “Wild at Heart.”

Ladd received the fourth-highest number of votes, »

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Should cinemas have switched to digital?

20 August 2015 1:22 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Digital projection is meaning cleaner and more stable pictures on the big screen.

Have you noticed anything different in the past few years of visiting your local multiplex? No more Harry Potter films every year mainly, but more fundamentally than that – does the screen look cleaner and more stable than usual? None of the scratches and jitter that you always used to see?

You’re witnessing the results of cinema's digital switchover, just another step our lives have taken from the analogue into the digital world. It’s maybe something many haven’t thought about too much, as they sit back, munch popcorn and drink gallons of Fanta while watching dozens of blockbusters.

But considering how many people are affected by it and its impact on how cinemas are run, maybe we should be asking: what’s wrong with this picture?

Since the film-digital debate is kind of technical, just »

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Sigourney Weaver's Alien comeback is apparently being delayed by Prometheus 2

19 August 2015 3:29 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Sigourney Weaver's much-anticipated and explosive return to the Alien franchise may be delayed until as late as 2018.

20th Century Fox are still hopeful of Alien 5 from director Neill Blomkamp, but it may have to wait until after the release of Ridley Scott's Prometheus 2, according to Bloody Disgusting.

Inside sources have claimed that Blomkamp is working on the script but Scott has "insisted" that Prometheus 2 gets made first. Because that's clearly what everyone wants.

Prometheus 2 is expected to begin production in 2016, but this has yet to be confirmed.

However, this delay means that Sigourney Weaver should be more available after completing work on James Cameron's Avatar sequels. Blomkamp will most likely begin shooting Alien 5 in 2017, with a release the following year.

Meanwhile, Aliens actor Michael Biehn told fans at the Sheffield Film and Comic Con event that he has been chatting to Blomkamp about returning as Corporal Hicks, »

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'Prometheus 2' Is Stalling 'Alien 5' Because of Ridley Scott

18 August 2015 2:11 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Earlier this year, director Neill Blomkamp released numerous pieces of artwork for an Alien sequel he teased may be his next project. Just one month later, 20th Century Fox was on board, and Alien 5 was officially happening, with original Alien director Ridley Scott set to produce. Ridley Scott is still set to direct Prometheus 2, and we reported in March that Alien 5 won't interfere with the director's plans for that sequel. As it turns out, it's the other way around, with a report from Bloody-Disgusting claiming that Ridley Scott wants to make Prometheus 2 before Alien 5. Here's what an unidentified source had to say.

"Alien 5 is still very much in the works, as Fox remains hot on the idea. Blomkamp continues to work on the script (only an outline existed previously) and refine the tale he is telling. Ridley Scott is still producing, but has insisted on Prometheus 2 being made first. »

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Prometheus 2 could push Neill Blomkamp’s Alien 5 back; Michael Biehn not officially cast

18 August 2015 4:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With the announcement of Prometheus 2 finally heading into development, sources have told Bloody-Disgusting that it could have an impact on Neill Blomkamp’s Alien 5.

Alien 5 is still very much in the works, as Fox remains hot on the idea,” the source claims. “Blomkamp continues to work on the script (only an outline existed previously) and refine the tale he is telling. Ridley Scott is still producing, but has insisted on Prometheus 2 being made first.”

We’d already heard that Blomkamp had to change his Alien 5 story to accommodate Prometheus 2, and this is just one more thing to push back on his original plan. Blomkamp was very outspoken about Fox after his Halo movie fell through, saying he would need “an ungodly amount of money to ever work with them again”, so this can’t help mend those bridges.

However some good news to come from this is »

- Luke Owen

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Is "Prometheus 2" Delaying "Alien 5"?

18 August 2015 2:48 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Looks like the Neill Blomkamp-directed direct sequel to "Aliens" could be on hold for a short while according to a new report from Bloody Disgusting.

Their sources suggest that though Fox is still keen on the project, it's said to be on hold until after Ridley Scott gets into production on his proposed "Prometheus" sequel:

"Alien 5 is still very much in the works, as Fox remains hot on the idea. Blomkamp continues to work on the script (only an outline existed previously) and refine the tale he is telling. Ridley Scott is still producing, but has insisted on Prometheus 2 being made first."

Blomkamp will continue to slowly prep the next "Alien" while Scott shoots the "Prometheus" follow-up early next year.

There may be an upside to the delay of Blomkamp's project - it not only allows for more development time, it also lets him easier resolve any potential »

- Garth Franklin

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Development On Neill Blomkamp’s Alien 5 Slows Down For Prometheus 2

17 August 2015 3:22 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Progress on Neill Blomkamp’s touted Alien 5 sequel has slowed down since its official announcement earlier this year. And according to a report from Bloody Disgusting, it’s a result of Fox’s other Alien-related movie: Prometheus 2. While the studio is apparently still enthusiastic to relaunch the franchise, the site’s intel says Fox is “being forced to hold off” until Ridley Scott begins production on the Prometheus sequel:

Alien 5 is still very much in the works, as Fox remains hot on the idea,” our regular tipster tells us. “Blomkamp continues to work on the script (only an outline existed previously) and refine the tale he is telling. Ridley Scott is still producing, but has insisted on Prometheus 2 being made first.”

This delay on Alien 5 bears a silver lining. The extended development process will allow for Blomkamp to further work out kinks in the script and figure »

- Gem Seddon

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