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20 great-looking 2014 movies you may not have heard of

20 December 2013 9:01 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Odd List Ryan Lambie 2 Jan 2014 - 06:40

We cast our eye over some of the lower-budget, independent movies coming out in 2014. Here are 20 films we're looking forward to...

It's become a Den Of Geek tradition to compile lists about the films we're most looking forward to in the following year, but it's sometimes the case that the bigger, more obvious movies occupy our minds more than the smaller, independent ones.

So to redress the balance a little, we've cast our nets a little wider, and sought out a selection of 20 films which don't necessarily have big budgets or the backing of a major studio, but nevertheless deserve our attention thanks to the quality of their cast, filmmakers or their concepts alone.

You can read our other list of 20 films we're looking forward to in 2014 here. But as a change of focus, here are 20 other films coming out this year that »

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Luke Grimes Joins Fifty Shades Of Grey

27 October 2013 9:03 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

While all the Fifty Shades hoopla has been around who will (and in one case, will not) be playing the leading pair, the movie also needs a supporting cast to make sure it’s not all Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan talking about or indulging in Bdsm sex. Luke Grimes is now aboard to play Christian Grey’s brother, Elliot.Dornan, of course, is Christian, with Johnson as his virginal paramour, Anastasia Steele, in the adaptation of E.L. James’ bonkbuster bestseller. Sam Taylor-Johnson is calling the shots, working from an adaptation written by Kelly Marcel and given a going-over by Patrick Marber.Jennifer Ehle is set to play Anastasia’s outspoken mother, and there are various other roles still to be cast, including Anastasia’s roommate Kate and a bodyguard for billionaire playboy Christian.Grimes was most recently seen in True Blood on the small screen and was Liam Neeson »

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Sarah Roemer and Luke Grimes Bare Their Fangs for Manhattan Undying

28 February 2013 10:56 AM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

With the popularity of vampires at the box office once again waning, a new flick is getting set to try and prove that the bloodsuckers still have some cash making bite left in them. Read on for the latest on Manhattan Undying.

Variety reports that Luke Grimes and Sarah Roemer (pictured right) are toplining indie vampire drama with Iranian filmmaker Babak Payami directing. Payami is also producing the film through his Payam Films banner along with Charles Wachsberg, co-owner of Payam Films. Production launched this week.

The screenplay by Matt Deller concerns a beautiful vampire who commissions an artist to paint her so she can see herself for the first time. She is unaware that the artist is dying and desperately working to create his last masterpiece that will give him artistic immortality. Yeah, I think we can see where this one is going.

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Vampire Drama Manhattan Undying Finds Its Leads

28 February 2013 6:25 AM, PST | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

There's another new vampire picture in the works entitled Manhattan Undying.  Directed by Babak Payami, the film concerns a vampire who seeks out an artist to paint her a portrait so that she can see her image for the first time.  Variety adds that "she is unaware that the artist is dying and desperately working to create his last masterpiece that will give him artistic immortality."

Luke Grimes, who began his career with All the Boys Love Mandy Lane, signed to the project a bit ago, however, Variety says a female lead has been found to play opposite him.

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Luke Grimes, Sarah Roemer for Manhattan Undying

27 February 2013 10:52 PM, PST | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

Babak Payami's Manhattan Undying has cast Luke Grimes and Sarah Roemer in the independent vampire drama written by Matt Deller According to Variety, Iranian filmmaker Payami is also producing via Payam Films with Charles Wachsberg, and production started this week. In Manhattan Undying, a stunning vampire hires an artist to paint her so she can have a look at what she looks like for the very first time. Bummer about the mirror. That said, it makes you wonder how all these vamps sports such clean cut hairdos for the most part. Do they get their own neck-biting stylists? In the film, Roemer's character is unaware that the artist who's painting her is dying, and this is his last attempt to create a masterpiece that will carve him into artistic immortality. »

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Luke Grimes, Sarah Roemer for Manhattan Undying

27 February 2013 10:52 PM, PST | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

Babak Payami's Manhattan Undying has cast Luke Grimes and Sarah Roemer in the independent vampire drama written by Matt Deller According to Variety, Iranian filmmaker Payami is also producing via Payam Films with Charles Wachsberg, and production started this week. In Manhattan Undying, a stunning vampire hires an artist to paint her so she can have a look at what she looks like for the very first time. Bummer about the mirror. That said, it makes you wonder how all these vamps sports such clean cut hairdos for the most part. Do they get their own neck-biting stylists? In the film, Roemer's character is unaware that the artist who's painting her is dying, and this is his last attempt to create a masterpiece that will carve him into artistic immortality. »

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