5 items from 2008
I've been pretty impressed with our teams' Casting Bites pieces, so I thought I'd borrow the format and use it for genre-style news that might not be Huge information, but is interesting enough (to me) to bear repeating.
For example, I knew that director Jon Knautz was planning hoping to turn his scrappy little Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer into a franchise, but now we're getting some early details on where Mr. Brooks might be headed next. The filmmaker promises more action the next time around, plus they have a few unlikely partners for the angry hero to deal with. The screenplay isn't finished yet, but apparently the project is a go. (Check out this report at Filmstalker for more.)
Also, a very cool little horror flick called Splinter is opening this weekend in limited release, and if you're the sort who doesn't mind driving a few extra miles for your claustrophobic bio-terror monster movies, »
- Scott Weinberg
Sony just released this brand new dvd artwork for the upcoming horror film “Anaconda III” by director Don E. FauntLeRoy (Anaconda 4: Trail of Blood, Fastpitch) and starring Crystal Allen (Divas of Novella), John Rhys-Davies (In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale), Patrick Regis, Anthony Green and David Hasselhoff (Knight Rider, Dodgeball) as Hammett. Synopsis: In this third installment, A mercenary for hire played by David Hasselhof accepts a mission from a billionaire to capture a dangerous snake that could possibly be the cure to a terminal illness. Stay tuned to Toxic Shock TV for the latest “Anaconda III” movie news and more. »
- Brian Corder
The Match-up Anaconda 3 Cyborg Soldier Kill Switch Adversary Giant snakes Genetically-engineered super soldier Serial killer Has-been anchor David Hasselhoff Tiffani Thiessen Steven Seagal Has-been support John Rhys-Davies Bruce Greenwood Isaac Hayes Who got fat The snakes Tiffani Thiessen Steven Seagal Hot chick Crystal Allen Tiffani Thiessen Some naked Russian girl at the end Location Nondescript Eastern Europe Small-town America Memphis, Tennessee Run time 91 minutes 84 minutes 96 minutes Rating R for bloody violence R for violence R for strong, brutal violence, language and »
- Kevin Carr
Sony is releasing Anaconda 3 on DVD tomorrow and a whole slew of new clips are up over on TerrorFeed. The film stars David Hasselhoff for those who didnt know. Checkout the dvd art below. The giant anacondas are back in the next chapter in the thrilling series, starring David Hasselhoff as Hammett, the ruthless mercenary and snake slayer. In a secret research facility, two mega snakes are undergoing testing by a brilliant scientist, Amanda (Crystal Allen). But when the financier, Murdoch (John Rhys-Davies), pushes the experiments too far, the snakes escape, hungry and head »
Under normal circumstances an Anaconda sequel made for the Sci-Fi Channel would not elicit any degree of excitement of my part but when the sequel stars David Hasselhoff and the prospect of seeing "The Hoff" fight and possibly get eaten by a huge snake looms on the horizon, yeah, consider me officially interested.
Anaconda 3: The Offspring premieres this Saturday night on the Sci-Fi Channel (9/8 Central with the usual repeat four hours later) starring David Hasselhoff as a mercenary-for-hire who accepts a mission from a billionaire (John Rhys-Davies, a man's gotta eat) to capture a dangerous snake that could possibly help cure a terminal illness. Rounding out the cast are Crystal Allen, Patrick Regis, and Anthony Green in the prerequisite attractive female, token black, and handsome riverboat captain roles.
This installment in the Anaconda franchise is directed by Don E. FauntLeRoy. He knows something about dealing with coldblooded creatures having »
5 items from 2008
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