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Right now, American action films are looking quite tame in comparison to those from other countries. In the last few years we’ve gotten groundbreaking films such as The Raid: Redemption and its sequel, The Raid 2, as well as countless others that show that the bad CGI and poor choreography aren’t cutting it anymore. Adding to this growing trend, is Mandrill director Ernesto Díaz Espinoza’s balls to the wall Chilean action drama Redeemer, a film that further proves that there’s a lot that we have to learn when it comes to giving audiences some kick to the face excitement.
Reuniting with his Mandrill star, Marko Zaror, Espinoza isn’t afraid to jump through different tones with Redeemer, and though the film is quite heavy on the violence, it’s also very much filled with a sly and dry dose of humor. The combination works well for »
- Jerry Smith
Cannibalistic skyscraper tribes, a punk band forced to fight for survival, and 17th century-set supernatural happenings will grace the big screen this fall at Fantastic Fest 2015, as High-Rise, Green Room (co-starring Patrick Stewart), and The Witch are among the films announced in the festival's second wave of programming.
Taking place September 24th–October 1st at the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar theater in Austin, TX, Fantastic Fest 2015 celebrates an abundance of titles spanning multiple genres (as well as those that don't fit into one specific genre). Stay tuned to Daily Dead for the upcoming final wave of Fantastic Fest 2015 programming, and to read about the first wave of the festival's programming, visit:
Press Release: Austin, TX - Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - Fantastic Fest is excited to announce the second wave of programming featuring the Us Premiere of Yorgos Lanthimos' The Lobster as the opening night film. »
- Derek Anderson
In celebration of the El Rey Network’s second season of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series hitting Amazon digital on 8/26, we’ve partnered up with eONE to bring three readers $10 gift-card to be used to download episodes of the returning Vampire series based on Robert Rodriguez’s 1996 film. While season one dealt with bringing a fresh new take on the film, with many twists and turns, season two deals with the aftermath of the events in which left many bodies slaughtered and the Gecko Brothers dealing with demons of their own.
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- Jerry Smith
Last year, we saw the debut of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, which brought the Tarantino-penned/Robert Rodriguez-directed film to the small screen, in a very different approach. It was quite the interesting series, taking turns that were very unexpected and different than the film, which set the TV series on its own path. Now with the August 25th premiere of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, Season Two set to make its debut, Austin TX mayor Steve Adler has made August 25th “From Dusk Till Dawn Day”, in a celebration held at Troublemaker studios.
Rodriguez had the following to say: “Austin is my home and I’m honored to have collaborated with the Austin creative community all these years making movies and television for the world to see. I’m so proud that From Dusk till Dawn is Austin made and that we can celebrate this day with the community. »
- Jerry Smith
Mel Gibson did not shove a female photographer in Sydney on Saturday, the actor's rep tells E! News, adding that there "was never any physical contact whatsoever" with The Daily Telegraph's Kristi Miller. Miller, 39, has accused Gibson, 59, of swearing at her, spitting in her face and shoving her when she tried to take a photo of the Machete Kills star and Rosalind Ross, 24. Gibson's rep says "story being told by her is a complete fabrication of the truth," adding, "Mr. Gibson and his friend were being harassed by this photographer and he asked her repeatedly to stop, which she did not." However, in Miller's interview with her employer, The Daily Telegraph, she »
Ahead of the show's season two premiere on Tuesday, August 25th, from director Robert Rodriguez (Planet Terror), comes another From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series behind-the-scenes video. Also: Voices of the Damned and Children of the Night release details.
From Dusk Till Dawn Season 2: In this second behind-the-scenes video, the crew takes you through what the costume and makeup process is like for the series:
Returning cast members are D.J. Cotrona (Dear John, G.I. Joe: Retaliation); Zane Holtz (Wind Walkers, Holes, The Perks of Being a Wallflower); Jesse Garcia (Quinceañera, "Sons of Anarchy"); Eiza González ("Amores Verdaderos" ("True Love")); Wilmer Valderrama ("That '70s Show," To Whom It May Concern); Madison Davenport ("Noah," "Shameless"); Brandon Soo Hoo (Tropic Thunder, Ender's Game, Incredible Crew) and guest star Jake Busey ("Motorcycle Gang, »
- Tamika Jones
Changing the fate of others can sometimes prove to be a disastrous decision. Haven Season 5 Volume 1 will arrive on Blu-ray and DVD in September. Also: a gallery of images from Terrordactyl and release details for Redeemer from one of the directors from The ABCs of Death, Ernesto Diaz Espinoza.
Haven Season 5: Press Release: "The Troubles are returning to Haven like never before in Haven: Season Five, Volume One, arriving on extras-loaded Blu-ray and DVD on September 8 from Entertainment One.
Based on the novella "The Colorado Kid" from Stephen King, the hit Syfy series follows former FBI agent Audrey Parker (Emily Rose), who became a cop in the small town of Haven, Maine, and quickly found herself involved in the return of "the Troubles," a series of supernatural afflictions that have plagued the seaside village for generations. Partnered with local residents Nathan Wuornos (Lucas Bryant) and Duke Crocker (Eric Balfour »
- Tamika Jones
Hopefully, there won't be a need for paramedics at the Mile High Horror Film Festival which will host, alongside Fangoria, a screening of The Return of the Living Dead. Also: a behind-the-scenes video for From Dusk Till Dawn Season 2, Blood Moon release details, and Kickstarter details for Claymation project, Dagon.
The Return of the Living Dead Screening: Press Release: "August 4th, 2015 -- Denver, Co -- For over 35 years, Fangoria has been a trusted institution in the horror community, offering unique insights into every aspect of horror culture. And in spreading its brand, Fangoria has sought to bring fright fans the latest and greatest in the world of horror, which is why the Mile High Horror Film Festival is proud to announce our media partnership with Fangoria. For our first announcement with this partnership, Fangoria will present the 30th Anniversary Screening of The Return Of The Living Dead with star and »
- Tamika Jones
Kurt Russell, Matthew Fox, and more star in the horror Western Bone Tomahawk, the closing film of Fantastic Fest 2015. Karyn Kusama's The Invitation is also included in the first wave of programming for the Austin-based festival that kicks off September 24th.
Press Release: "Austin, TX - Thursday, July 30, 2015 - Fantastic Fest announces the first wave programming lineup for its 11th annual celebration of exciting genre-bending films, including the World Premiere of Bone Tomahawk with Kurt Russell and Matthew Fox in attendance, a retrospective of Turkish Genre Cinema, and a special Mondo Gallery event and programming series curated by filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn to celebrate the release of his new book Nicolas Winding Refn: The Act of Seeing, which profiles Refn's collection of vintage exploitation-era American movie posters. "We're very excited about this year's mix of premieres, unique events and a retrospective theme unlike any other featuring audacious and »
- Derek Anderson
"Austin, TX, July 21, 2015 - El Rey Network and Miramax® released today five key art character posters from the El Rey Network original "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series". The poster series created by El Rey Network and Gravillis, Inc. features (from left to right): Zane Holtz as Richie Gecko, Eiza Gonzálezas Santánico Pandemonium, Jesse Garcia as Freddie Gonzalez, Danny Trejo as The Regulator, Esai Morales as Lord Amancio Malvado, Wilmer Valderrama as Carlos Madrigal, Brandon Soo Hoo as Scott Fuller, Madison Davenport as Kate Fuller, and D.J. Cotrona as Seth Gecko.
When asked about the inspiration for the art and design Kurt Volk, El Rey Network's VP, Creative Director, commented, "Santánico's two headed snake is the perfect symbol for the divide between the Gecko brothers who have »
- Jonathan James
Following El Rey Network's recent reveal of the From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series Season 2 trailer, the network has now unveiled four new photos from the upcoming season, including one featuring a culebra at feeding time.
Press Release: "Austin, TX, July 16, 2015 - El Rey Network and Miramax released four new images from the Austin, TX set of "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" in anticipation of the series return on Tuesday, August 25th at 9pm Et. The images feature D.J. Cotrona as Seth Gecko, Eiza González as Santánico Pandemonium, Madison Davenport as Kate Fuller, and Esai Morales as Lord Amancio Malvado. With 10 all-new, action-packed hour-long episodes, season two of the horror/crime drama delves into a new and unexpected chapter for the characters after a night at the Titty Twister ripped apart everything they knew about themselves, each other and their souls.
Returning cast members D.J. Cotrona (Dear John, »
- Derek Anderson
Despite a few supporting roles in films like Machete Kills and The Expendables 3 as well as the upcoming Blood Father, Mel Gibson has struggled to find anyone in Hollywood who will grant him a second chance. The Academy Award-winning filmmaker has not directed a movie since 2006's Apocalypto and it doesn't seem like he is going to get a chance in the United States any time soon. So, Gibson is... Read More »
- Alex Maidy
Ellen Page is attached to star in the Rosalind Ross-penned indie drama "Lioness". The true story tale follows Lance Corporal Leslie Martz, a U.S. Marine and lesbian who was stationed in Haditha, Iraq. No director is attached at this stage.
Martz was sent to Afghanistan as a leader of a Female Engagement Team and tasked with the dual mandate of gaining the trust of Afghan women by equipping them with necessary skills for independence but also secretly extracting information from them about their Taliban husbands. [Source: THR]
Courteney Cox and Roselyn Sanchez have joined the cast of Paul Duddridge and Nigel Levy's drama "Mothers Day" which is currently shooting in Los Angeles. Susan Sarandon, Eva Amurri Martino, Sharon Stone, Christina Ricci and Paul Wesley also star.
The story is focused on a rock photographer who is riding a career high when an unlikely and unexpected »
- Garth Franklin
El Rey Network and Miramax have unveiled the first official trailer from Season 2 of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, which is set to return Tuesday, August 25th at 9 Pm Et. Beginning tonight, Tuesday, July 7th at 8:00 pm Et, fans will get a peek into the new season of from the creative minds behind the series, including Creator and El Rey Network Founder Robert Rodriguez with the special Dusk Returns. The new trailer offers our first look at Danny Trejo, who we reported in March will play The Regulator in Season 2.
The one-hour TV special entitled Dusk Returns contains insights into the character development, storyline, and costume design, as well as a sneak peek at iconic sets, some reimagined from the cult-classic movie of the same name, including the Titty Twister, and new sets and locals as the show travels between Mexico and the edgy, tricked-out Texas of Robert Rodriguez. »
The El Rey Network just released the first full trailer for the second season of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, giving us a tease of new locations and new characters, including Danny Trejo as The Regulator. If this isn't enough to keep you satisfied until the August 25th premiere, it has been announced that a one-hour special will air tonight and give fans a deeper look into the new season.
"Season two of the El Rey Network/Miramax supernatural crime saga, "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" is set to return Tuesday, August 25th at 9pm Et. Beginning tonight, Tuesday, July 7th at 8:00 pm Et, fans will get a peek into the new season from the creative minds behind the series, including Creator and El Rey Network Founder Robert Rodriguez. The one-hour special entitled "Dusk Returns" contains insights into the character development, storyline, and costume design, as well »
- Jonathan James
From Zoolander 2 to 23 Jump Street, with 100s in-between. Here's our rundown of the assorted movie sequels in the works...
Think Hollywood is bereft of original ideas? You just might after this. Here's our look at the assorted movie sequels currently in the works. Since we last did a list like this, we've dropped films that seem to have died a death - Wanted 2, Spring Breakers 2 - but we'll keep this rundown up to date over the coming month.
Without further ado...
23 Jump Street
Sony is pressing ahead with a third Jump Street movie, as well as a possible Jump Street vs Men In Black film, and a female-headlined spin-off. For 23 Jump Street specifically, Rodney Rothman is back and working on the script (he wrote the second one). It's unclear yet if Chris Miller and Phil Lord can find breathing space in their schedule to direct. Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill are both expected back, »
How top secret is "American Horror Story: Hotel"? The actors haven't told their families what to expect when the latest installment debuts this October.
So can we expect Jackson to sing on "Ahs: Hotel" as well? "I can't say. It's so top, top secret. Literally, not even my mom knows," he said. "I know it's set in a hotel and I know who's in the cast and I know it's scary and amazing. And that's all I know."
The cast, by the way, includes Lady Gaga in her her first TV role (she briefly appeared in "Machete Kills"), as well as Matt Bomer and Max Greenfield ("New Girl") and previous "Ahs" stars Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, »
- Sharon Knolle
The Weinstein Company has announced that Quentin Tarantino’s hotly-anticipated Western The Hateful Eight is set for a limited 70mm format release in the States from Christmas Day, before opening digitally nationwide from January 8th.
See Also: First images from The Hateful Eight
The Hateful Eight will open on Christmas alongside Will Smith’s Concussion, Oliver Stone’s Snowden and the Point Break remake. Meanwhile, all four new arrivals will have to compete with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which arrives a week earlier on December 18th.
In The Hateful Eight, set six or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, bounty hunter John Ruth (Russell) and his fugitive Daisy Domergue (Leigh), race towards the town of Red Rock where Ruth, known in these parts as “The Hangman,” will bring Domergue to justice. Along the road, they encounter »
- Gary Collinson
Funko announced on Monday their first wave of exclusive San Diego Comic-Con 2015 items. Also in this round-up: details on Demi Lovato guest starring on From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, as well as a trailer and release details for Alleluia.
Funko Sdcc 2015 Exclusives: "Funko is proud to announce our first batch of San Diego Comic-Con exclusives!
Our goal was to cover as many beloved licenses and characters as possible to remind every Comic-Con attendee why they fell in love with these stories in the first place.
In an effort to provide more of our products to Con-goers, we are Not offering a pre-buy option this year. Without further ado, here is the first installment of Funko’s San Diego Comic-Con exclusives list!"
- Tamika Jones
Danny Trejo emerged unscathed from a gnarly looking car crash Tuesday afternoon -- and he's blaming a little old lady for causing the wreck. Trejo tells TMZ he was driving in Chatsworth, just north of L.A., when a woman (he's guessing around 70 years old) made an illegal left turn in front of him. Dt's sweet ride -- a Caddy El Dorado -- crashed into her car, and she ended up getting the worst of it. »
- TMZ Staff
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