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Cruel Intentions Pilot Moves Ahead With Sarah Michelle Gellar

The long-discussed NBC drama pilot, Cruel Intentions, is now set to move ahead with Sarah Michelle Gellar confirmed for the cast. The actress will reportedly reprise the role she played in the 1999 film upon which the pilot is based, and which itself was based on Les Liaisons dangereuses, written by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos in 1782.

The film saw Gellar play Kathryn Merteuil – the manipulative, wealthy and influential prep school student who engages in plots and conspiracies to ruin the lives of others. Her efforts eventually involve her step-brother, Sebastian Valmont (Ryan Phillippe), when she persuades him to seduce her love rival (Selma Blair) in order to get revenge.

Sebastian – himself a manipulative personality – is already engaged in his own plot to de-flower and humiliate the Headmaster’s daughter, Annette Hargrove (Reese Witherspoon), but both plans are de-railed when he falls in love with Annette. This angers Kathryn, who escalates her
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Blu-ray, DVD Release: John Dies at the End

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: April 2, 2013

Price: DVD $26.98, Blu-ray $29.98

Studio: Magnolia

After a seven-year break, movie writer-director Don Coscarelli (Bubba Ho-Tep) returns with John Dies at the End.

Based on the novel by David Wong, the horror-comedy movie is set in a time when a new drug, Soy Sauce, is out, promising an out-of-body experience with each hit. It’s supposed to make users drift across time and dimensions, but when they come back, they’re no longer human.

As a silent invasion happens, the world needs a hero, but the only people available are college dropouts John (Rob Mayes, TV’s The Client List) and David (Chase Williamson, TV’s Never Fade Away), who can barely hold down jobs.

The R-rated independent film also stars Paul Giamatti (Win Win), Clancy Brown (Cowboys & Aliens) and Glynn Turman (Super 8).

John Dies at the End got screened in a limited number of theaters,
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