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Sure, news that Slash and W. Axl Rose have mended broken fences to become friends once again, with the possibility of a true blue Guns N' Roses reunion tour on the horizon is huge! But maybe not as huge as an 80s slasher style horror movie coming from Slash himself! THR reveal that the guitarist is teaming up with Revolver Picture Company, and will produce the Untitled thriller, hoping to bring something new and completely unique to the horror genre.
Absolutely no plot details are being revealed to the public just yet, and it isn't known if the slasher movie will contain a musical element. Boogeyman 2 and Boogeyman 3 writer Brian Sieve was hired to pound out the screenplay, and has reportedly already turned in a draft. Revolver Picture Company is the company behind such cult hits as 2014's Haunt and Beneath. The hope is to turn Slash's »
When the ex-Guns ‘N’ Roses guitarist isn’t melting our faces with insane rock ‘n’ roll riffs and spine tingling guitar solos, he sometimes likes to try his hand at filmmaking, and specifically film production. According to THR, Slash’s new venture – which is still currently untitled – will be a throwback to horror classics of the 70’s and 80’s like John Carpenter’s Halloween and Friday the 13th.
Slash will be co-producing with Revolver Picture Company, a highly touted rising horror-only based production company, with the aim to start a new franchise. The rocker signed on after an extensive development meeting with representatives of Revolver. The script has been written by Brian Sieve (Boogeyman 2 & 3) and the project will reportedly be on a larger scale and budget to their previous movies.
Speaking about the project Slash said, “They had an idea that tied in perfectly with a theme that I »
- Gavin Logan
It was recently announced that iconic guitarist Slash was going to be producing his second genre feature, The Hell Within, which will be funded via a fan campaign in which those out there who want to help get the upcoming project made can enjoy a multitude of badass perks that will be offered throughout the production process. A bunch of incentives have already been announced at TheHellWithin.com, but the site will be continually updated with new perks over the coming weeks as well.
While at the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con, Daily Dead caught up with Slash to discuss his involvement with The Hell Within, his excitement over being able to engage with his fans on his latest project, as well as his thoughts on the world of indie filmmaking.
Great to speak with you again, Slash, especially now that we’re here talking about a brand new movie only about »
- Heather Wixson
He hasn't quite gone the writer/director route of fellow rocker Rob Zombie, but guitar hero Slash launched his own horror movie production company, SlashFiction, back in 2010. The first fruit of that labour was last year's Nothing Left To Fear, directed by Anthony Leonardi III. Now here's a teaser for the next one, The Hell Within."When I read the script for The Hell Within I knew it was the right project for my taste," says the top-hatted rock'n'roll producer. "I love monsters and practical effects, so it spoke to my horror sensibilities. And it's a story I know horror fans will dig as well."That story involves a New York woman, Marie, heading into the Brazilian jungle to save a missing child following some mysterious phonecalls, but finding that's only the beginning of an ordeal. Marie and her husband David get stranded in Seringal, a village overrun with drug runners and lost souls, »
The man, the myth, the legend, Slash is launching a crowdfunding campaign for his second feature film, The Hell Within. Also: details on both The Dark Below Fantasia world premiere and Vintage Tomorrows Comic-Con 2015 screening.
The Hell Within: Press Release: "Iconic guitarist Slash announced today that he will produce his second feature film “The Hell Within” and is looking to engage fans in the making of the film from start to finish. Fans will have a variety of unique on-going incentives and exclusive rewards that will be offered starting today and expanding through every stage of the film’s completion at TheHellWithin.com.
The campaign commences today with a selection of opportunities with more to be unveiled over the coming weeks. Many of the rewards will provide unprecedented access behind the scenes of both “The Hell Within” film and Slash’s concerts. On-going reward opportunities include: private screenings, premiere tickets, »
- Tamika Jones
“The Hell Within” follows a woman from New York on a quest into the heart of the Brazilian jungle to save a missing girl, only to find herself in a desperate village of drug runners and lost souls. The film will be directed by Dennison Ramalho (“ABC’s of Death 2″), written by Jeff Buhler (“The Midnight Meat Train”) and produced by Slash under his SlashFiction banner, in partnership with Benito Mueller and Wolfgang Mueller of Barry Films.
“I love creepy, haunting stuff. I don’t go for psycho movies really,” Slash said. “But I love monsters. And scares that are more cerebral. I love practical effects that make those monsters seem more real onscreen. When I read the script for ‘The Hell Within,’ I knew it was the right project for my taste. »
- Dave McNary
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