Hold the Dark (2018)
Adam Wingard is directing the film and although we don’t have any plot details, we know that the Godzilla and King Kong will face off with each other. Variety also reports that Skarsgard is expected to play the leader of a military unit.
Skarsgard is a great actor and he was was most recently seen in Netflix’s Hold the Dark and The Hummingbird Project. He is also set to co-star with Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen in the comedy Flarsky, as well as The Kill Team. The actor will also be seen in the upcoming AMC limited series The Little Drummer Girl.
Godzilla vs. Kong
Adam Wingard is directing the film, which also stars “Deadpool 2” actor Julian Dennison.
Plot details are vague, but the actioner will feature the two titular classic monsters squaring off in some form. Skarsgard is expected to play the leader of a military unit.
This marks the fourth movie in the cinematic universe featuring the two famous creatures. The first installment of Legendary’s MonsterVerse was 2014’s “Godzilla,” followed by 2017’s “Kong: Skull Island,” which grossed more than $566 million worldwide. A sequel to “Godzilla,” titled “Godzilla: King of the Monsters,” with Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, and Brown, is now in production.
“Godzilla vs. Kong” hits theaters on May 22, 2020.
The former “True Blood” star has had a busy year in both film and TV. On the movie side,
In the grim Alaskan winter, a naturalist hunts for wolves blamed for killing a local boy, but he soon finds himself swept into a chilling mystery.
Jeremy Saulnier returns with his fourth feature with the Netflix exclusive Hold the Dark. After a string of critically acclaimed features in the indie market in the likes of Blue Ruin and Green Room. Two incredibly glib, morbid and frightful thrillers that question the limits of individual heroism and morality.
Hold the Dark has been described by director Saulnier as containing his highest body count to date on screen. Fans of nihilistic tendencies rejoice but if that’s the only thing what Hold the Dark offers it’s a fair assessment that Saulnier doesn’t understand or
The Casual Cinecast starts out each week with their "What's On Our Minds" segment where they discuss the recent film and television they've been watching. Justin got into the October horror spirit by revisiting a 2009 throwback to the 1980s called The House of the Devil directed by Ti West which features an early role for Greta Gerwig! Mike checked out the new Netflix Original film Hold The Dark from director Jeremy Saulnier which stars Jeffrey Wright and Alexander Skarsgard. Mike and Chris both went to the theaters to check out Venom starring Tom Hardy and offer a spoiler-free mini review of the film!
Then they jump into their feature length review of A Star is Born.
The film was directed by Emmy-winner Madeleine Sackler (“Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus”) from a script penned by Stephen Belber, who won an Emmy for HBO’s “The Laramie Project.”
“O.G.,” which was filmed entirely at an Indiana max security prison, follows Louis (Wright), once the head of a prominent prison gang, in the final weeks of his 24-year sentence. His impending release is upended when he takes new arrival Beecher (Theothus Carter), who is being courted by gang leadership, under his wing. Coming to grips with the indelibility of his crime and the challenge of reentering society, Louis finds his freedom hanging in the balance as he struggles to save Beecher.
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“Over the past four years,
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Behind every bloodsoaked frame of the four features of Jeremy Saulnier there’s something deeper, darker to be explored. Saulnier, the man behind Murder Party (2007), Blue Ruin (2013), and Green Room (2015), has become an extremely reliable and continually interesting source for genre entertainment. He makes gore films that analyze the trappings of gore films, how the power fantasies of our innate desire for bloodshed can be contrasted with the cultural myths that we somehow believe. His first feature Murder Party explored the way that cultural elitism in itself is a type of violence towards people, Blue Ruin explored the way that cycles of violence prompted by murder and revenge can only lead to darker more desolate outcomes, and Green Room explored the purity of the artistic endeavour contrasted with the violent, hypocritical, masochistic ideology of Neo-Nazism. Now, Hold the Dark has appeared on Netflix to provide a
Hold the Dark: For his latest movie, Jeremy Saulnier re-teams with Macon Blair to bring William Giraldi’s novel Hold the Dark to life, and while the adaptation features strong performances, stunning cinematography, and perfectly showcases Saulnier’s keen abilities as a storyteller who never shies away from provocative and challenging material, as a whole, I just never really connected with Hold the Dark as a viewer, and its rumination on the
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Live from Fantastic Fest, it's our first film festival episode of Corpse Club! Co-host Heather Wixson is joined by fellow Daily Dead contributing writers and Dead Ringers podcast co-hosts Nolan McBride and Emily von Seele to discuss some of the highly anticipated movies that screened at the festival, including Laurie Strode's return in Halloween (2018), the mutated WWII mayhem of Overlord, the deadly dance school in the new Suspiria, and more! The co-hosts also discuss a wide range of other movies they saw at the festival, including The Night Comes For Us, Apostle, Hold the Dark, Cam, and Between Worlds. So, if you couldn't make it down to Austin for the cinematic celebration, don't despair!
Now, after a curtailed stint behind the camera on the new season of “True Detective,” he’s back with “Hold the Dark,” a murder-mystery so beguiling and ambitious that it became too risky for any traditional production company to finance. Lucky for Saulnier, Netflix was willing to foot the bill.
Adapted from William Giraldi’s novel of the same name, “Hold the Dark” tells the story of a retired and withdrawn nature writer named Russell
With Hold the Dark, Saulnier widens his canvas in exciting ways, tackling his first
Hold the Dark recently celebrated its Us premiere at Fantastic Fest 2018, and while in attendance, Daily Dead had the opportunity to speak with both Blair and Saulnier about why they chose to adapt Giraldi’s novel for their latest project, challenging themselves as filmmakers throughout their careers, how essential Netflix was to getting the film made, and more.
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Saulnier’s latest venture into the dark abyss, “Hold the Dark,” has him teaming up with Netflix.
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It begins in the Alaskan wilderness, where three children have recently been killed. The locals suspect the culprit is a pack of vicious wolves. Medora Slone (Riley Keough) has a similar hunch after the disappearance of her son, Bailey (Beckam Crawford).
Enraged and scared, she enlists author Russell Core (Jeffrey Wright) to fly cross-country and help track down her missing child. Russell has experience with locating (and terminating) wolves. His acclaimed book details his grisly entanglements.
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There’s more: Once Russell arrives in Alaska, Medora explains her situation: That she and her boy were left alone while her husband Vernon (Alexander Skarsgård) fought in the Middle East.
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