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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 »
Banker directed horror-thrillers “Toad Road” and “Felt” and the documentary “My Name is Faith.” The untitled upcoming project will be set in the jungles of South America. Revolver will fully finance, and the label’s Nick Phillips and Kelly Wagner will produce alongside Random Bench’s Adrian Salpeter and Liz Levine.
“Toad Road,” produced by Random Bench and Banker, was executive produced by Elijah Wood through his horror film company SpectreVision. Banker won best director for “Toad Road” at the 2012 Fantasia International Film Festival.
Random Bench’s latest feature film, the thriller “Even Lambs Have Teeth, »
- Dave McNary
The Transformers writer’s room has been making the headlines recently, adding more and more names to the list of storytellers who have been tasked with moving the franchise forward through a range of prequels, sequels and spin-offs. The final piece has now fallen into place with the announcement that Steven DeKnight will take the last seat at that table. DeKnight is riding a wave a success following the impressive debut of the first season of Daredevil on Netflix – a series for which he was showrunner, in addition to writing, directing and producing.
DeKnight joins a creative team that already consists of Ken Nolan (Black Hawk Down), Geneva Robertson-Dworet (whose script Hibernation was featured on the Black List), Christina Hodson (Shut In), newcomer Lindsey Beer, Andrew Barrer (Haunt), Gabriel Ferrari (Barrer’s writing partner), Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead), Art Marcum and Matt Holloway (Iron Man), Zak Penn (Avengers Assemble »
- Sarah Myles
3 items from 2015
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