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To mark the release of The Following Season 1 on DVD and Blu-ray 2nd December, we’ve got 3 copies to give away on Blu-ray. If you missed our interview with James Purefoy on the TV series, click this way.
This sinister cat and mouse thriller stars Golden Globe® winner Kevin Bacon (X Men: First Class, Footloose, A Few Good Men) as psychologically scarred FBI agent and subject of Carroll’s fixation, Ryan Hardy; Emmy® nominee James Purefoy (Solomon Kane, Rome, A Knight’s Tale) as sociopathic and charismatic serial killer Joe Carroll; Annie Parisse (Law & Order, Person of Interest) as cult behavior specialist Agent Debra Parker; Natalie Zea (Justified, Under the Dome) as Carroll’s ex-wife Claire Matthews and Shawn Ashmore (X Men, Smallville) as sharp upstart Agent Mike Weston. With supporting roles from twisted trio Valorie Curry (Veronica Mars, Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2) as calculating cult member Emma Hill »
Marielle Jaffe has signed with Apa, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Most recently she was a regular during the fifth and final season of ABC Family’s The Secret Life of the American Teenager, playing Clementine, a former foster sister of Ricky’s (Daren Kagasoff). The actress stars in next February’s indie drama What About Love opposite Sharon Stone and Andy Garcia, who play her parents. Jaffe also has a lead role in Break Media and Di Bonaventura Pictures’ sci-fi thriller Higher Power, scheduled for release next summer. Her other screen credits include Scream 4 and Percy Jackson & The Olympians:
- Rebecca Sun
Congratulations are in order for David Arquette and his girlfriend Christina McLarty. A source close to the couple confirms to Us that Courteney Cox's ex and his on-again-off-again girlfriend McLarty are expecting their first child together. (TMZ was first to break the story.) The source says they were trying to keep this private, but "it came as a surprise. They are excited and happy even though this was unexpected." The Scream 4 actor, 42, already has 9-year-old daughter Coco with ex-wife Cox, 49, and this will be the [...] »
The cougar is on the prowl. After less than a year of dating, Courteney Cox has broken up with her Cougar Town costar Brian Van Holt. The actress' ex-husband David Arquette revealed the news after he got drunk and called up Howard Stern's SiriusXM radio show on Wednesday, Oct. 31. In fact, the 42-year-old Scream 4 actor revealed that Cox is already seeing another suitor. "She's with someone who loves and cares for her," Arquette said. "That's all I care about." "She's the most brilliant, beautiful friend that I've ever met," he added. Reps for Cox and Van Holt did not return request for comment when contacted by E! News on Oct. 31. The cause of the »
Strictly Come Dancing once again came out on top in the ratings battle on Sunday, according to overnight data.
The BBC One competition rose by nearly 150,000 viewers from last Sunday's results show to 9.56 million (37.8%) at 7pm.
On ITV, The X Factor gained over 200k from last week's results show to 8.84m (33.5%) at 8pm, with an added 257k (1.0%) on +1.
Downton Abbey lost around 200k, falling to 8.68m (35.0%) at 9pm (548k/3.4% on +1). Earlier, Surprise, Surprise entertained 3.86m (15.7%) at 7pm (218k/0.8%).
Later on BBC One, The Paradise dropped 600k to 4.57m (17.3%) at 8pm. By Any Means dipped by 200k to 3.02m (12.0%) at 9pm.
BBC Two's Dive WWII interested 1.18m (4.8%) at 7pm, while Great Continental Railway Journey brought in 2.40m (9.1%) at 8pm.
On Channel 4, The Bigfoot Files appealed to 1.28m (4.9%) at 8pm (321k/1.3%), followed by the latest Homeland with 1.54m (6.2%) at 9pm (175k/1.0%).
Channel 5's broadcast of Ghostbusters spooked 1.03m (4.1%) at 7pm, while »
What's your favorite scary movie? There are certainly plenty of good ones out there, but the '90s classic Scream is pretty fantastic. And because it's the weekend before halloween, and therefore the spookiest, scariest, and hauntiest weekend of the year, we thought it would be the perfect time to feature a supercut full of all the screams from the Scream franchise.
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- Mandy McAdoo
Horror writer/director Clive Barker took to his Facebook to tell everyone that – yes, we were aware that a Hellraiser remake had been contemplated, but it’s out of the realm of simple thought and we should be excited because he’s writing it.
Dimension Films, the old Weinstein-spinoff company that Bob took and developed into that studio that brought teen slasher flicks back until Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes realized they could just remake everything. Not to be outdone and let Scream 4 be the last unnecessary entry in a Dimension horror franchise, Bob and Clive decided to give Hellraiser a re-pitch, and – boy! – someone put that puzzle box together.
Barker reports from Facebook:
‘What’s your favourite scary movie?’
Director: Wes Craven
Plot: When a horror movie obsessive begins slaughtering high school students, local teen Sidney Prescott finds herself at the centre of events on the one year anniversary of her mother’s murder.
With satire as sharp as a knife, Scream took the clichés which plague the horror genre and spun them on their head. Then slit their throat. The super-meta slasher first hit the big screen in 1996 and introduced a saga that would influence scary movies for years to come. The ‘…Baby One More Time’ of horror, if you will.
Masked killer Ghostface creates a real-life horror movie inspired by an obsession with Hollywood’s darkest creations. The infamous opening scene, and arguably the scariest, encapsulates what Scream is. Drew Barrymoore answers the phone to an anonymous voice but their immediate flirting descends into threats. »
- Joe Taylor
“American Idol” alum Jennifer Hudson and R&B legend Smokey Robinson will be among the performers at this year’s Soul Train Awards, Bet Network Centric said Thursday. The performers’ roster will also include K. Michelle, Ron Isley, Wale, Eric Benet, Candice Glover, Kem, Chrisette Michele, Bobby Caldwell and Joss Stone. See video: Jennifer Hudson Hunts for ‘Scandal,’ Only to Spread the Gospel of Obamacare Anthony Anderson (“Law & Order,” “Scream 4″) will host the ceremony. The Soul Train Awards will tape Nov. 8 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, and air Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. on Centric and Bet. See video: Jennifer Hudson, »
- Tim Kenneally
He's back and ready to play! From the filmmakers that brought you the original Child's Play comes the terrifying return of the pint-sized doll possessed by the spirit of a notorious serial killer.
When a mysterious package arrives at the house of Nica (Fiona Dourif), she doesn't give it much thought. However, after her mother's mysterious death, Nica begins to suspect that the talking, red-haired doll her visiting niece has been playing with may be the key to the ensuing bloodshed and chaos. The return of America's favorite toy, voiced again by Brad Dourif, is unrated and full of more blood-splattered thrills and chills.
We missed out a few of the new stills released earlier this week from the opening episode of 'American Horror Story: Coven' which arrives in the Us next week. We've posted them up below for you to enjoy. They include a smug looking shot of Evan Peters ('Kick-Ass'), a creepy snap of Angela Bassett, and a new character promo piece featuring star Jessica Lange. We've also chucked in a previous one-sheet featuring a load of well magnetised ladies. Kathy Bates ('Misery'), Taissa Farmiga, Jamie Brewer, Emma Roberts ('Scream 4'), Gabourey Sidibe, Sarah Paulson, Alexandra Breckenridge, Frances Conroy, Denis O'Hare, Lily Rabe and Patti Lupone all star in the new season. Check out the new pics below. »
One of horror cinema's most beloved franchises has had an uncertain future, but new word from megaproducer Harvey Weinstein about the Scream series should ease the nerves of fans of the spooky spoof films. "Everyone lived in Scream 4. I'm begging him to do the movie and just end it. We've milked that cow," Weinstein said of brother Bob, who leads the genre arm of Dimension Films, regarding Scream 5. There was a lot hinging on the release of Scream 4 for director Wes Craven, who intended to start a new trilogy. In 2011, we heard that Scream 5 was definitely a go, despite cocreator Kevin Williamson stating he was uninterested in furthering the story. Weinstein made the new statement during press rounds at the Zurich International Film Festival, where...
- Alison Nastasi
Two years have passed since Scream 4 arrived in theaters and with it, persistent rumors of a fifth film. Speaking at the Zurich International Film Festival, producer Harvey Weinstein said he wants the fifth Scream movie to wrap up the film series adding that he'd like his brother Bob to direct it. Bob Weinstein has produced all four previous Scream movies but never directed. That job has gone to horror legend Wes Craven on all four films. Harvey Weinstein adds that, "Everyone lived in Scream 4. I'm begging him to do the movie and just end it. We've milked that cow." But if you think the Weinsteins are done with the Scream franchise for good, think again. Scream will live on in the form of an MTV series which Weinstein has said would take a different...
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This week brought talk of new life for two dormant horror franchises. First, Ryan Turek of ShockTillYouDrop tweeted that producers of the new "Friday the 13th" are taking pitches from writers for a found footage version of Jason Voorhees. Concurrently, Harvey Weinstein is talking about a potential fifth entry in the "Scream" series to finally end the story.
The problem is — while we can't fully support any classic horror series making the leap to overplayed style — "Scream" would make a much more compelling found footage movie.
While a found footage "Friday the 13th" reads "cash-in," an installment in the "Scream" series that embraced the format would be a way for the filmmakers and the studio get their cake and eat it too. From a purely financial standpoint, any studio holding the rights to a classic horror franchise would jump at the opportunity to make a new entry on a lower »
- Kevin P. Sullivan
A selection of new pics from the upcoming premiere episode of the third season of FX's award-winning horror show 'American Horror Story: Coven' have been conjured up. The third effort which concentrates its efforts on witches and moves the action to New Orleans will no doubt be full of other genre-moulding subplots. The new pics feature stars Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates ('Misery'), Taissa Farmiga, Jamie Brewer, Emma Roberts ('Scream 4'), Evan Peters ('Kick-Ass') and Gabourey Sidibe. Co-stars on the new season include Sarah Paulson, Angela Bassett, Alexandra Breckenridge, Frances Conroy, Denis O'Hare, Lily Rabe and Patti Lupone. The premiere episode is entitled 'Bitchcraft' and the new stills can be viewed below. »
When "Scream 4" was released, it was planned as the beginning of a new trilogy. But it grossed only $97 million worldwide on a budget of $40 million. Immediately, talks of "Scream 5" ended, showing that Dimension Films wasn't pleased with the underperforming franchise. But now, during the Zurich International Film Festival, Harvey Weinstein said that he's had conversations with his brother Bob Weinstein (head of Dimension Films) to make "Scream 5" in order to end the film franchise. "Everyone lived in 'Scream 4.' I'm begging him to do the movie and just end it. We've milked that cow," he said, adding that the plan would be to make "Scream 5" and then move on to a "Scream" TV series, which Wes Craven is directing for MTV. The TV series, however, will have little to do with the films and will deal with supernatural elements. »
Harvey and his brother Bob Weinstein have expressed interested in a fifth film in the series. Attending the Zurich Film Festival, Harvey told Indiewire: "Everyone lived in Scream 4. I'm begging him [Bob] to do the movie and just end it. We’ve milked that cow."
There's also that "Scream" TV series in development at MTV, and BlairWitch.de has details from Weinstein which indicates the show and the existing film series won't overlap.
- Garth Franklin
Emma Roberts wanted Brad Pitt's wife to be Angelina Jolie in his zombie film, World War Z. The actress who recently starred with Pitt's ex wife Jennifer Aniston in 'We're the Millers' now says she is terrified of zombies after watching the movie and offered up the Jolie suggestion as well. The 22-year-old actress has been left with an irrational fear of the undead after watching Brad Pitt's zombie apocalyptic horror 'World War Z'. In a post on her Twitter account, she revealed: ''Literally so scared of zombies after World War Z!'' Apart from her new phobia of flesh-eating monsters, Emma loved the action flick. However, she thinks the movie would have been better if Brad's fiancée Angelina Jolie played his character Gerry Lane's wife Karin Lanein the film. She tweeted: ''Watching World War Z. So good! Wish Angelina Jolie had played the wife though! »
For those who haven't seen Scream 4, there will be spoilers throughout the rest of this article. Harvey Weinstein revealed at the Zurich International Film Festival that he wants his brother Bob Weinstein, who heads up The Weinstein Company's genre division, Dimension Films, to make Scream 5, which will end the Ghostface franchise.
"Everyone lived in Scream 4. I'm begging him to do the movie and just end it. We've milked that cow."
Back in April 2011, just before the release of Scream 4, director Wes Craven revealed that the sequel is intended to be the start of a new trilogy. The director also told us in September 2011 that Scream 5 is definitely happening, although that was the last we have heard about the sequel until now. Scream 4 earned just $38.1 million at the domestic box office, and $97.1 million worldwide, from a $40 million budget.
While making the press rounds in Zurich, Harvey Weinstein »
11 years after Scream 3 premiered, Wes Craven returned to Woodsboro to torment Sidney Prescott and the gang one more time. In 2011, Scream 4 pulled audiences back into theaters to the tune of $97 million worldwide, and brought in untold wealth to Dimension Films and The Weinstein Company in the resurgence of fans buying the first three. So Scream 5 and even Scream 6 seemed inevitable. But it.s 2013, so what.s the deal? Well, Harvey Weinstein still wants Scream 5 to happen. As reported by Indiewire, he confessed as much at the Zurich Film Festival Masterclass, saying he.s pushing his brother Bob, who runs Dimension Films, to get it going: "Everyone lived in Scream 4. I'm begging him to do the movie and just end it. We've milked that cow." It.s true. Despite all odds, survivor Sidney, dopey Deputy Dewey, and danger junkie Gale Weathers all pulled through this latest brush with Ghostface. »
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