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Gina Carano Joins Jason Mewes' Meta Movie 'Madness in the Method' (Exclusive)

Gina Carano Joins Jason Mewes' Meta Movie 'Madness in the Method' (Exclusive)
Mma champion-turned-actress Gina Carano is wrapping up shooting Madness in the Method, the directorial debut of Jay and Silent Bob actor Jason Mewes.

Described as a “meta movie,” the story is a dark comedy that tells of an actor named Jason Mewes attempting to reinvent himself in Hollywood.

Mewes is starring as himself and co-wrote the script with Christ Anastasi and Dominic Burns. Mewes is also producing with Burns and Rob Weston.

Carano is playing Mewes’ wife in a role that should showcase another side to the actress, who established herself as an action star with movies such as Haywire,...
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Jason Mewes making his directorial debut with Madness in the Method

Long time Kevin Smith collaborator Jason Mewes is stepping behind the camera to make his directorial debut with the serial killer thriller Madness in the Method. Mewes also takes on the lead role as a fictional version of himself, starring alonsgide a cast that includes Smith, Vinnie Jones, Danny Trejo, Teri Hatcher, Judd Nelson, Dean Cain, Casper Van Dien and Stan Lee.

“The film is set in an alternate universe where Kevin gives me some advice to try taking on ‘method’ acting in order to help me to be taken seriously as an actor with real range in Hollywood,” Mewes tells THR. “Problem is that the process slowly begins to send me mad as I take to method acting a little too well! Hence, Madness in the Method…”

Mewes also spoke about reuniting with Smith on the film, stating that: “He really has delivered a breathtaking performance. There was one
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Jason Mewes to make directorial debut with ‘Madness In The Method’

Jason Mewes is all set to make his directorial debut with Madness In The Method – the project previously titled ‘Mewes’.

The story, in which Mewes will star, playing a version of himself, was developed by Mewes along with UK based Dominic Burns (Allies) and newcomer Christopher Anastasi who both penned the script.

The movie is being produced by L.A based Rob Weston (Dark Places) and Dominic Burns under their newly formed Autumnwood Media. Gary Collins is executive producing under his Red Rock Entertainment.

Dominic Burns said in an official release: “Jason is a creative force, so fearless, passionate and smart. We’re all buzzing to be taking this crazy journey with him.”

Mewes added: “I’m so excited to be directing my first movie and this project is exactly what I’ve been waiting for. It’s a great script and we are putting together an amazing, head turning cast.
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Downton Abbey gets a touch of the 21st century with Downtonisms app

We all love a good Downton one-liner - but now there's no need to imitate the Dowager Countess's witty remarks.

A new app of Downtonisms has launched on iOS and Android, offering over 160 quotes from 12 of the show's characters.

Everything from the countess saying, "Vulgarity is no substitute for wit" to Lady Mary's "I should hate to be predictable" can be heard on the soundboard app.

Fans can also test themselves with a quiz to match quotes with the characters.

"The nation's love affair with Downton Abbey shows no sign of stopping, so we wanted to find a fun way for fans to interact with the show beyond the TV set in their living room," said NBCUniversal's Dominic Burns.

"One of the beautiful things about Downton Abbey is the way comedic one-liners cut though the often tense drama with sharp wit and wonderful irreverence. Now fans of the show can
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Buyers shoot for Allies

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Buyers shoot for Allies
Exclusive: Parkland Pictures records deals with Entertainment One (eOne) for UK & North America and Zylo for France on WWII action film [pictured].

Parkland Pictures has recorded deals on Allies.

Rights for Dominic Burns’ WWII action film have gone to Entertainment One (eOne) for UK & North America and Zylo for France.

Joel Kennedy and Dan Fisher negotiated the deal for eOne with John Cairns and Pierre-Louis Manes-Murphy for Parkland Pictures and Andy Thompson for Summerwood Media.

Set in 1944 and inspired by true events, Allies follows British commandos led by a Us captain on a mission behind enemy lines that could shorten the war.

Julian Overden, Chris Reilly, Edmund Kingsley and Matt Willis star in the film, produced by Thompson and written by Jeremy Sheldon.

Burns commented: “Couldn’t be happier to be working with the distributor of some of my favourite films; eOne is an incredibly exciting company, I’m immensely proud of Allies and I couldn’t imagine
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Monster Pictures and Uncork'd Entertainment Ascend Devil's Tower

Jason Mewes in a zombie flick?! Yep, that's the in-a-nutshell premise of Devil's Tower, which has just been scooped up for distribution in various territories. Put down that joint and read on for full details!

Per Screen Daily, Monster Pictures has acquired UK and Australian rights to the film, which is the debut feature of Owen Tooth. Canadian and North American rights were picked up by Uncork'd Entertainment.

In Devil's Tower, Jason Mewes plays Sid, whose friend goes missing. He and new girl Sarah investigate the disappearance in their tower block, and uncover the secret of a vengeful ghost possessing a horde of zombies. They must fight for their lives - and their souls.

Roxanne Pallett, Frances Ruffelle, Jessica-Jane Stafford and Emma Buckley also star.

Dominic Burns produced under his company Hawthorn Productions, along with Templeheart Media.

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Monster scales Devil's Tower

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Monster scales Devil's Tower
Horror [pictured], starring Jason Mewes, has also sold to North America.

Monster Pictures has acquired UK and Australian rights to Devil’s Tower.

Owen Tooth’s debut feature stars Jason Mewes and was shot in the UK. Dominic Burns produced under his company Hawthorn Productions, along with Templeheart Media.

Uncork’d Entertainment has also picked up North American/Canadian rights to the horror.

The producers are optimistic on further deals before the market closes.
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Isa of the Day: Parkland Pictures Line-Up Afm 2013

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Lead by John Cairns London-based Parkland Pictures was formed in 2006 to compliment Parkland Films, and distribute the company's own films and to also rights to other films. Now fully developed into an International Sales Agency Parkland Pictures participates in the most important film markets in the industry. This year they are present at Afm with two new titles.

Allies 

Director: Dominic Burns

Cast: Julian Ovenden, Chris Reilly, Werner Daehn, Edmund Kingsley, Matt Willis, Frank Leboeuf

August 1944. A team of British soldiers led by a Us Captain are dropped behind enemy lines in France on a mission that could shorten the war. As nothing goes according to plan, commando Sgt Harry McBain and Cpt Gabriel Jackson know they must put aside personal animosity if the mission is to succeed. Inspired by true events, Allies tells the story of friendship and survival.

Hollow

Director: Michael Axelgaard

Cast : Emma Plumtree, Jessica Ellerby, Matt Stokoe, Sam Stockman

These are the facts which can be gathered from the home video footage discovered where the bodies were found. School Friend Emma, James, Scott and Lynne drive out to a cottage in remote East Anglia. They are happy, enjoying each others company and the lonely beauty of their surroundings. But soon, they uncover a macabre local legend. Fascinated, they delve into a dark and violent history, which leads them to an ancient hollow tree by ruined monastery.
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More Alien Uprising Clips Kick You Straight in the Head

Here's the thing... if Jean-Claude Van Damme is in a movie, even if it's only for a brief moment, then there is a very good chance that either something or someone is gonna suffer a stiff foot to the old noggin. Alien Uprising follows suit.

The film, directed by Dominic Burns, stars Bianca Bree (Van Damme’s daughter), Sean Brosnan, and Simon Phillips. Look for it in select theatres and on VOD now.

Synopsis

A group of friends awake one morning to find all electricity and power shut off and an immense alien aircraft hovering in the air above their heads. Suddenly this regular group of friends is battling to survive as the entire human race is threatened by the alien army hovering ominously above.

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Four Alien Uprising Clips

Four Alien Uprising Clips
It isn't an everyday occurence to wake up one morning and find a massive alien mothership hovering over your town, but that's exactly what happens in Alien Uprising. Phase 4 Films has debuted four new clips from this sci-fi thriller, following a group of friends (Bianca Van Varenberg, Sean Brosnan, Simon Phillips, Maya Grant) trying to find a way to survive and fend off this extra-terrestrial scourge. Directed by director Dominic Burns, Alien Uprising is currently available on VOD formats and playing in theaters.

Alien Uprising - "We Should Leave"

Alien Uprising - "Fight"

Alien Uprising - "Go for Entry"

Alien Uprising - "Run"

Alien Uprising was released June 21st, 2013 and stars Bianca Van Varenberg, Sean Brosnan, Simon Phillips, Maya Grant, Jazz Lintott, Joey Ansah, Sean Pertwee, Julian Glover. The film is directed by Dominic Burns.
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New clips from Dominic Burns' sci-fi film Alien Uprising - Includes Jean-Claude Van Damme

Phase 4 Films has sent along some new Alien Uprising clips. The sci-fi release open on , and includes Bianca Bree, Sean Brosnan, Simon Philips, Maya Grant, Jazz Lintot & Jean-Claude Van Damme. A group of friends awake one morning to find all electricity and power shut off, and an immense alien aircraft hovering in the air above their heads. Suddenly this regular group of friends is battling to survive, as the entire human race is threatened by the alien army hovering ominously above. Dominic Burns directs and writes the film.
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An Exclusive Clip from the Jean-Claude Van Damme-Starring Alien Uprising

Jean-Claude Van Damme takes on an extraterrestrial menace in Alien Uprising.  The film is opening in select theaters and hitting VOD today and we have an exclusve clip to share with you after the jump.

Directed by Dominic Burns, the film concerns a group of friends who awake one morning to find all electricity and power shut off and an immense alien aircraft hovering in the air above their heads. Suddenly this regular group of friends is battling to survive as the entire human race is threatened by the alien army hovering ominously above.

Van Damme's daughter, Bianca Bree, also stars alongside Sean Brosnan and Sean Phillips.

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Take Aim at This Exclusive Clip from Alien Uprising

On tap right now is an exclusive clip from the new alien invasion flick Alien Uprising (formerly UFO), starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, courtesy of Phase 4 Films. Dig it!

The film, directed by Dominic Burns, stars Bianca Bree (Van Damme’s daughter), Sean Brosnan, and Simon Phillips. Look for it in select theatres and on VOD June 21st.

Synopsis

A group of friends awake one morning to find all electricity and power shut off and an immense alien aircraft hovering in the air above their heads. Suddenly this regular group of friends is battling to survive as the entire human race is threatened by the alien army hovering ominously above.

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Dominic Burns’ Alien Uprising Drops a New Trailer and a Poster

If writer/director Dominic Burns’ “Alien Uprising” sounds familiar, then it’s probably because you heard about the flick when it was called “UFO.” Since that sort of title doesn’t really fly in the North American market — plus it knocks you to the back of the Netflix and Redbox — the film is now known as “Alien Uprising.” Thankfully, it retains the cameo from Jean-Claude Van Damme, which is the only reason it’s getting covered here today. Sorry, everyone else. A synopsis, if you so desire: A group of friends awake one morning to find all electricity and power shut off, and an immense alien aircraft hovering in the air above their heads. Suddenly this regular group of friends is battling to survive, as the entire human race is threatened by the alien army hovering ominously above. In addition to Jean-Claude Van Damme, “Alien Uprising” features Bianca Bree, Sean Brosnan,
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One-Sheet Arrives for Jean-Claude Van Damme's Alien Uprising

A one-sheet has finally arrived for the new alien invasion flick Alien Uprising (formerly UFO), starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, courtesy of Phase 4 Films, and we have it for you right here.

The film, directed by Dominic Burns, stars Bianca Bree (Van Damme’s daughter), Sean Brosnan, and Simon Phillips. Look for it in select theatres and on VOD June 21st.

Synopsis

A group of friends awake one morning to find all electricity and power shut off and an immense alien aircraft hovering in the air above their heads. Suddenly this regular group of friends is battling to survive as the entire human race is threatened by the alien army hovering ominously above.

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Alien Uprising International Trailer

Alien Uprising International Trailer
Jean-Claude Van Damme gets ready for an extraterrestrial invasion in the international trailer for Alien Uprising. Bianca Van Varenberg, Sean Brosnan and Simon Phillips star as a group of friends who wake up one morning to find all power and communications have shut down, with a massive alien ship hovering above them. From director Dominic Burns, who brought us Cockneys Vs. Zombies and Strippers Vs. Werewolves, Alien Uprising hits theaters nationwide June 21.

Alien Uprising - International Trailer

Alien Uprising comes to theaters June 21st, 2013 and stars Bianca Van Varenberg, Sean Brosnan, Simon Phillips, Maya Grant, Jazz Lintott, Joey Ansah, Sean Pertwee, Julian Glover. The film is directed by Dominic Burns.
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New Poster From Jean-Claude Van Damme’s Alien Uprising Lands

The “Muscles from Brussels” is back!

Check out the new poster from Alien Uprising. The upcoming thriller starring Bianca Bree, Sean Brosnan, Simon Phillips & Jean-Claude Van Damme opens in select theaters & on VOD this Friday, June 21st.

In writer/director Dominic Burns’ thriller, a group of friends awake one morning to find all electricity and power shut off, and an immense alien aircraft hovering in the air above their heads. Suddenly this regular group of friends is battling to survive, as the entire human race is threatened by the alien army hovering ominously above.
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Alien Uprising movie poster

Check out the first poster for Phase 4 Films' Alien Uprising sci-fi thriller, starring Bianca Bree, Sean Brosnan, Simon Philips, Maya Grant, Jazz Lintot and Jean-Claude Van Damme. The Dominic Burns film opens in select theaters and on VOD on June 21st. In Alien Uprising, a group of friends awake one morning to find all electricity and power shut off, and an immense alien aircraft hovering in the air above their heads. Suddenly
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Exclusive: Alien Uprising Poster

Exclusive: Alien Uprising Poster
In Alien Uprising, a group of friends awaken one morning to find all electricity and power shut off, and an immense alien aircraft hovering in the air above their heads. Suddenly this regular group of pals is battling to survive, as the entire human race is threatened by an alien army striking from the heavens. We have your first look at the poster for this intense sci-fi thriller, which features action legend Jean-Claude Van Damme getting in on the alien-killing action. You can also check out the trailer released earlier this week.

Alien Uprising Trailer

Alien Uprising comes to theaters June 21st, 2013 and stars Bianca Van Varenberg, Sean Brosnan, Simon Phillips, Maya Grant, Jazz Lintott, Joey Ansah, Sean Pertwee, Julian Glover. The film is directed by Dominic Burns.
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Alien Uprising Trailer Featuring Jean-Claude Van Damme

Alien Uprising Trailer Featuring Jean-Claude Van Damme
A group of friends awake one morning to find all electricity and power shut off, and an immense alien aircraft hovering in the air above their heads. Suddenly this regular group of friends is battling to survive, as the entire human race is threatened by the alien army hovering ominously above. Take a look at the first trailer and a photo gallery for Alien Uprising, which stars Bianca Van Varenberg, Sean Brosnan, Simon Phillips, Maya Grant, Jazz Lintott and a special appearance by Jean-Claude Van Damme.

Alien Uprising - Trailer

Alien Uprising comes to theaters June 21st, 2013 and stars Bianca Van Varenberg, Sean Brosnan, Simon Phillips, Maya Grant, Jazz Lintott, Joey Ansah, Sean Pertwee, Julian Glover. The film is directed by Dominic Burns.
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