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Shark sequel 47 Meters Down: Uncaged gets a poster and trailer

A trailer and poster have been released for the upcoming shark thriller sequel 47 Meters Down: Uncaged. The film sees Johannes Roberts’ return to direct a cast that includes Nia Long, Corinne Foxx, John Corbett, Sophie Nelisse, Sistine Stallone, Brianne Tju, Davi Santos and Khylin Rhambo; check them out here…

47 Meters Down: The Next Chapter takes place in the backpacking mecca of Brazil, against the backdrop of the country’s vibrant culture, party atmosphere and beautiful beaches. A group of five girls from different backgrounds and countries are united by their lust for life and adventure in the coastal metropolis of Recife. Looking to get off the well-worn tourist trail, they hear about a hidden underwater ruin from a local guide and seize the opportunity to discover their own Atlantis beneath the turquoise waves. Unbeknownst to them, the caves where the forgotten city lies are not completely uninhabited, and as
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Another Killer Shark Movie: First Trailer for '47 Meters Down: Uncaged'

"We're going to die down here!" Esmp has debuted an official trailer for the angry shark horror movie 47 Meters Down: Uncaged, a sequel to the other cheesy killer shark movie 47 Meters Down from 2017. As a reminder for Americans, 47 meters is equal to roughly 154 feet (underwater). And while they did try the title 48 Meters Down for this sequel, they changed it to Uncaged. "The film will tell the story of four teens diving in a ruined underwater city, who quickly find themselves in a watery hell as their adventure turns to horror when they learn they are not alone in the submerged caves. As they swim deeper into the claustrophobic labyrinth of caves they enter the territory of the deadliest shark species in the ocean." This shark movie stars Brec Bassinger, John Corbett, Nia Long, Sophie Nelisse, Corinne Foxx, Brianne Tju, Sistine Stallone, and Khylin Rhambo. We posted an early teaser for this last year,
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Daily Dead’s 2019 Spring/Summer Movie Preview

With Pet Sematary (2019) headed to theaters today, that means we’re officially kicking off the Spring Movie Season, which makes it the perfect time to take a look ahead at all the horror, sci-fi, and genre-adjacent films headed to big and small screens in the coming months. And considering the Summer Movie Season seems to unofficially kick off earlier and earlier every year, this writer thought it only made sense to just go ahead and get a jump on the titles you should keep an eye out for in theaters or on VOD through August 2019.

Even though the movie gods have already been great to us horror fans over the last several months, we have so many exciting films to look forward to in the near future, including a new Hellboy, The Curse of La Llorona, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Brightburn, John Wick: Chapter 3, The Dead Don’t Die,
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Freeform Comedy ‘Besties’ Casts Gigi Zumbado, Jessika Van & Davi Santos

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Freeform Comedy ‘Besties’ Casts Gigi Zumbado, Jessika Van & Davi Santos
Exclusive: Newcomer Gigi Zumbado, Jessika Van (Seoul Searching) and Davi Santos are set as series regulars opposite Jordin Sparks, Matt Shively and Brooks Brantly in Freeform’s new comedy series Besties (working title).

Zumbado will play Jesi, a free-spirited 23-year-old Cuban American, raised by two adoring gay dads, who is more than thrilled to find out she has a half-sister (Zumbado). Van will portray Luna, Becca’s (Sparks) roommate and a brilliant med student who is No. 1 in her class but has no intention of being a doctor. Santos will play Simon, the assistant to a high-powered agent, who is constantly at odds with Jesi.

Set in Los Angeles, the series will follow Becca and her newly discovered half-sister Jesi as they’re thrown into each other’s lives by an online genetics test and have to figure out how to go from strangers to sisters.
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Resident Evil Reboot Loses Producer James Wan

Resident Evil Reboot Loses Producer James Wan
James Wan is no longer producing the Resident Evil Reboot. The upcoming reboot of the big screen version of the popular zombie video game franchise entered development very shortly after the most recent movie, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, hit theaters last year. Not long after, it was revealed that Wan, the man behind The Conjuring franchise, had boarded as a producer. Unfortunately, that didn't last.

The prolific filmmaker has been making the rounds promoting his latest movie Aquaman. Aside from his work directing, James Wan produces, or at least flirts with producing, many other high-profile projects. During a recent interview, Wan was asked about the Resident Evil reboot and firmly confirmed that he's not involved anymore, while also explaining some of his larger frustrations with the fact that projects he's working on, or in some cases not working on, get announced before they're real. Here's what Wan had to say about it.
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Film News Roundup: Jodie Foster to Direct, Star in Remake of Icelandic Thriller

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Film News Roundup: Jodie Foster to Direct, Star in Remake of Icelandic Thriller
In today’s film news roundup, Jodie Foster is remaking Iceland’s “Woman at War,” the Art Directors Guild honors production designers Anthony Masters and Ben Carre, “47 Meters Down: Uncaged” gets cast and Melissa Takal directs “New Year New You” for Hulu.

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Jodie Foster will direct, co-produce and star in an English-language remake of the thriller “Woman at War,” Iceland’s submission to the Foreign Language competition at the upcoming 91st Academy Awards.

The Icelandic movie centers on a music teacher who’s escalating her sabotage against the local aluminum industry when she discovers that her adoption application has been approved and a baby girl is awaiting her in the Ukraine. The script won the best script prize in the Critics’ Week section of the Cannes Film Festival.

Foster plans to relocate the setting to the American West. It will be her fifth directorial gig following “Money Monster,
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Resident Evil reboot hires 47 Meters Down director

Any fans of Capcom’s Resident Evil videogame franchise must have rejoiced at the news that horror supremo and Aquaman director James Wan was to produce a reboot for the big screen, and now Constantin Film have found their director in the form of 47 Meters Down‘s Johannes Roberts.

According to Variety, Roberts will begin production early next year, once he has finished work on the sequel to his shark thriller, the unimaginatively titled, 47 Meters Down: The Next Chapter.

Despite being phenomenally successful at the box office, grossing somewhere in the region of $1.2 billion, the Milla Jovovich iteration of Resident Evil is as far from the slow-burn horror brilliance of Shinji Mikami and Tokuro Fujiwara’s original game as possible. However, in a recent interview, screenwriter Greg Russo stated his desire to “go back and make it scary again like a horror film”, which can only be seen as
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‘Resident Evil’ Reboot Finds Writer, Director in ’47 Meters Down’ Filmmaker (Exclusive)

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‘Resident Evil’ Reboot Finds Writer, Director in ’47 Meters Down’ Filmmaker (Exclusive)
The “Resident Evil” reboot has found its writer and director.

47 Meters Down” director Johannes Roberts has been hired by Constantin Film to take the reins on the horror reboot, sources tell Variety.

The revival of the franchise has been a high priority for Constantin ever since May 2017, when the reboot was announced. The franchise has cumulatively earned $1.2 billion worldwide to date and is notable for being the highest-grossing film series based on a video game.

Based on the classic video game, the franchise followed Alice, played by Milla Jovovich, as she fights not only the zombies terrorizing Raccoon City after an experiment gone wrong, but the evil Umbrella Corp., which is the cause of the disastrous state. The most recent “Resident Evil” film bowed in 2016 and grossed $312 million, including $160 million in China alone.

The reboot is expected to start production in 2019 with a new cast.

Roberts has quickly seen
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Lionsgate Renews Idc Output Deal For Latin America

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Lionsgate has renewed its longstanding partnership with Idc for the theatrical distribution of Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment films across Latin America. This is a collaboration that began under Summit in 2005. Since then, Idc has generated over $1.3B at the Latin American box office, propelled by such franchises as the Hunger Games, Twilight Saga, Now You See Me and John Wick; as well as La La Land.

Led by President Pedro Rodriguez, Idc has unique distribution relationships with leading indies across 23 Latin American countries, giving it the flexibility to release both day-and-date with the U.S. as well as opportunistically on a market-by-market basis. The Idc structure also allows it to create marketing, release and promotional strategies in each.

Other successful titles have included Wonder, The Impossible and The Shack; along with acquisitions such as Sinister, Last Vegas, Winchester and Non Stop.

Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer says, “Pedro Rodriguez and his
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Lionsgate, Idc Renew Distribution Partnership for Latin America

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Lionsgate and Idc have renewed their longstanding distribution partnership for Latin American releases of Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment films.

Since the partnership’s formation with predecessor company Summit Entertainment in 2005, Idc has generated over $1.3 billion at the Latin American box office, propelled by the Hunger Games, Twilight Saga, Now You See Me, and John Wick franchises along with “La La Land,” “Wonder,” and “The Impossible.” Idc has also strong performances from acquisitions such as “Sinister,” “Last Vegas,” “Winchester” and “Non Stop.”

Idc has distribution relationships with independents across 23 Latin American countries with the flexibility to release both day-and-date with the U.S. The companies said the Idc structure also allows it to create the marketing, release and promotional strategies in each territory.

“Pedro Rodriguez and his Idc team have done a great job of mining the full potential of the Latin American box office,” said Lionsgate chief executive officer Jon Feltheimer.
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Lionsgate, Idc renew Latin American output deal

Lionsgate, Idc renew Latin American output deal
La La Land, Hunger Games, Wonder among key successes.

Lionsgate has renewed its partnership with Idc for theatrical distribution of Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment films across Latin America.

Since the partnership’s formation with predecessor company Summit Entertainment in 2005, Idc has generated more than $1.3bn at the Latin American box office, propelled by the blockbuster Hunger Games, Twilight, Now You See Me, and John Wick franchises.

Drivers have included La La Land, last year’s breakout Wonder, The Impossible, and The Shack. Idc has also has success with acquisitions such as Sinister, Last Vegas, Winchester, and Non Stop.

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Lionsgate Renews Idc Film Distribution Pact in Latin America

Lionsgate has renewed its multiyear Latin America movie output deal with Idc, led by president Pedro Rodriguez, as the Hollywood studio strengthens its global distribution network.

Idc will continue releasing Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment titles across 23 markets in Latin America, starting with Robin Hood, the next installment of the John Wick action franchise, Chaos Walking, The Kingkiller Chronicle, Life Itself and 47 Meters Down: The Next Chapter.

Lionsgate first inked a movie output deal with Idc in 2005, and its Latin American partner has generated around $1.3 billion at the regional box office during that period.

"Pedro Rodriguez and his ...
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Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Launches International Sales, Distribution Division

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Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Launches International Sales, Distribution Division
Byron Allen’s film distribution company Entertainment Studios is expanding overseas. The company said on Monday it is launching a new international sales and distribution division.

The new division, titled Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures International (Esmpi), is being launched in partnership with FilmNation Entertainment, which will now handle international distribution of wide-release theatrical titles where Entertainment Studios has worldwide rights.

“International feature film distribution is a natural extension of the expanding reach of our global media, content, and technology company,” said Allen, Entertainment Studios founder and CEO, in a statement. “As we continue to distribute content across an ever-increasing number of domestic and global broadcast television, network television, theatrical, and digital platforms, it is only natural for us to incorporate worldwide movie distribution into our overall content distribution strategy going forward, and FilmNation Entertainment is the perfect partner for us to achieve this goal.”

Also Read: Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios
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It’s shark-bait time in teaser trailer for sequel 47 Meters Down: The Next Chapter

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Well, who saw this one coming? A teaser trailer for the sequel, 47 Meters Down: The Next Chapter has surfaced from the dark and watery depths.

With Jason Statham’s The Meg hitting cinemas today, it would appear Entertainment Studios are honing in on the shark-infested mania by releasing the teaser. 47 Meters Down was somewhat of a surprise hit last year. The Mandy Moore/Claire Holt film focused on the impending shark attack on the girls who were trapped in a shark cage…. you guessed it, 47 Metres down.

Directed by Johannes Roberts from a script he co-write with Ernest Riera, the location has shifted to Brazil this time around. No official casting news has been announced. Plot details are also a bit sketchy but its rumoured that it follows a group of girls who take an adventurous trip to find some scenery off the beaten path, where they discover
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‘47 Meters Down: The Next Chapter’ Teaser Trailer: More Sharks and Screams Are on the Way in 2019 — Watch

In no coincidence whatsoever, hours before Warner Bros. began screening “The Meg” nationwide, Entertainment Studios dropped the teaser trailer Thursday for its own shark film. “47 Meters Down: The Next Chapter” is the sequel to “47 Meters Down,” last year’s second-highest grossing indie ($44 million domestic). The follow-up, once again from British director Johannes Roberts, was greenlit in October, with the working title “48 Meters Down.”

47 Meters Down” starred Mandy Moore and was released three months before the premiere of her hit NBC series “This Is Us.” She and Claire Holt (“The Vampire Diaries”) played sisters vacationing in Mexico who encounter multiple sharks while scuba diving; only the former survived. “We’d never really seen a shark movie do poorly, so I felt good about it,” Entertainment Studios founder, owner, chairman, and CEO Byron Allen told IndieWire in 2017, when asked about the film that put him in the distribution business.
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Interview: Director Johannes Roberts on The Strangers: Prey At Night and His Plans for 48 Meters Down

It’s been nearly 10 years since we were introduced to the maniacal masked killers in Bryan Bertino’s The Strangers, but they’re being resurrected on the big screen this weekend, with filmmaker Johannes Roberts (The Other Side of the Door, 47 Meters Down) at the helm. The sequel, Prey at Night, follows a family (headed up by Christina Hendricks and Martin Henderson) taking their troubled teenaged daughter (Bailee Madison) to military school, with their son, Luke (Lewis Pullman), in tow. As if tensions weren’t already running high between everyone, our favorite terrifying trio shows up to cause more murderous mayhem, forcing their clan to come together and fight back in an effort to survive the night.

Daily Dead recently spoke to Roberts about his experiences at the helm of The Strangers: Prey at Night, and he discussed the pressure of directing a sequel to a very popular horror movie,
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48 Meters Down director describes the sequel as “The Descent underwater”

Director Johannes Roberts scored a surprise hit last year with his shark thriller 47 Meters Down, which pulled in over $60 million worldwide from a budget of $5.5 million, and prompted production company The Fyzz Studio to greenlight a sequel, 48 Meters Down, for release next year.

The sequel will feature an entirely new story, focussing on a group of young women who set out to explore some underwater ruins located off the beaten trail in Brazil, only to find themselves hunted by sharks. And, speaking to Bloody Disgusting, Roberts has drawn comparisons with Neil Marshall’s cult 2005 horror The Descent:

“If I had to pitch it in a very simple way, I would describe it as The Descent underwater,” said Roberts. “So it will be six or seven people trapped in the caves in Brazil, an underwater city… It’ll all be cave diving which is the most terrifying thing I’ve ever done.
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