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Halloween’s David Gordon Green To Direct HBO ‘Hellraiser’ Series

Halloween’s David Gordon Green To Direct HBO ‘Hellraiser’ Series

HBO has made a deal to develop a series from the classic horror franchise Hellraiser, with Halloween helmer David Gordon Green set to direct the pilot and several more initial episodes.

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Lee (It) and Farah (Ready Player One) put together the rights package last June, based on the Hellraiser film franchise hatched from Clive Barker’s novella The Hellbound Heart. The idea is to create an elevated continuation and expansion of the well-established Hellraiser mythology. It is by no means a remake, but rather assumes the past mythology to be a given. The centerpiece remains Pinhead, the merciless leader of the Cenobites, the formerly humans-turned-demons that live in an extra-dimensional realm and are activated through a puzzle box called the Lament Configuration. The Cenobites come from hell to harvest human souls and keep balance between good and evil.

The series of films features a mysterious puzzle box that opens a gateway to another horrifying dimension where demonic Cenobites torture and punish victims in grotesque and horrifying ways. The original film debuted in 1987 and quickly cemented Pinhead as one of the most iconic villains in horror history. As compared to other genre figures like Jason Voorhees or Michael Myers, Pinhead was a much more demonic presence and subjected his victims to truly grotesque tortures.

Despite how well known the series was, Hellraiser: Judgment director Gary J. Tunnicliffe claimed that the resurrection of the teen-oriented slashers of the late ’90s led to the series’ downfall.

“I got a call to go in and meet with Bob about a Hellraiser story I pitched called ‘Holy War,’ and I was maybe talking about directing that was that,” Tunnicliffe shared with ComicBook.com. “That week Scream came out and did its business, and then Bob and the guys, rightly so, were like, ‘Oh, look, let’s try and figure out this guy with the nails in his head and this weird sexual stuff. Look, Scream, there it is. Ka-ching. It’s easy, it works. It’s a f-cking guy in a mask going around with a big knife chopping up teenagers.'”

He added, “It’s brilliantly conceived by [screenwriter] Kevin Williamson turning it on its head. But it was so much easier for them to get their head around, and to work with because that’s the problem when you’re trying to, even as a writer, whether it be Revelations, or Judgment, or whatever I’ve been involved in when ever you’re trying to give these people … It’s literally like f-cking chopped.”

The antagonist Pinhead has remained a pop culture icon for 35 years and 10 films and all the attendant merchandising.

Landing Green is a coup. The filmmaker pivoted from Stronger, an inspiring drama chronicling Jeff Bauman’s inspiring fight back from losing his legs in the Boston Marathon explosion, and revamped the John Carpenter horror classic Halloween, making a $10 million budget film that grossed $255 million worldwide. He signed on to shoot the sequels Halloween Kills and Halloween Ends. He’s in post on the first one.

There is a separate Hellraiser film project in development at Spyglass that is unrelated to the series.

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Days of the Dead Series?

Days of the Dead Series?

SYFY announces the pickup of two new co-productions – the 10-episode THE SURREALTOR, produced by Blue Ice Pictures, and DAY OF THE DEAD, a 10-episode series based on George A. Romero’s classic film and produced by Cartel Entertainment. Both are expected to air on Syfy in 2021.

THE SURREALTOR

In THE SURREALTOR, realtor Nick Roman and an elite team of specialists handle the cases that no one else can: haunted and possessed houses that literally scare would-be buyers away. Researching, investigating and “fixing” the things that go bump in the night, the team works to create closure – and closings –even as they struggle with demons of their own.

The 10-episode series is executive produced by Lance Samuels, Daniel Iron along with George Olson who will also serve as showrunner.

Produced by Blue Ice Pictures, an independent film and television production company based in Toronto with a sister company in Cape Town South Africa, Blue Ice Africa. The company’s team, led by Lance Samuels and Daniel Iron, produces critically acclaimed and commercially viable films and television series. Some of their most recent TV projects include “Ginny & Georgia,” “Kissing Booth,” and “Spinning Out” for Netflix, and “Vagrant Queen” for SYFY. Other projects include “The Indian Detective,” a miniseries starring Russell Peters, “The Book of Negroes,” a miniseries based on the book by Lawrence Hill, and “Madiba,” a series about the iconic Nelson Mandela starring Laurence Fishburne. Their TV features include “Lake Placid: Legacy,” “Leprechaun Returns” and “Killer High” for SYFY.

DAY OF THE DEAD

DAY OF THE DEAD is the intense story of six strangers trying to survive the first 24 hours of an undead invasion. This ode to George A. Romero’s famous flesh-eaters reminds us that sometimes all it takes to bring people together is a horde of hungry zombies trying to rip them apart.

The 10-episode series is produced by Cartel Entertainment.

Showrunners are Jed Elinoff and Scott Thomas who will also write. Stan Spry, Jeff Holland, Drew Brown executive produce on behalf of Cartel Entertainment, along with Robert Dudelson, James Dudelson, Jordan Kizwani from HiTide Studios.

Founded in 2011 and run by partners Stan Spry, Jeff Holland, Evan Corday and Geoff Silverman, the Cartel is a feature film and television production, management and financing company representing top-tier showrunners, show creators, writers, directors, producers and production companies in film, TV and new media. The company has been involved in more than 50 movie and television productions since inception, including the hit series “Creepshow” for Shudder and the animated series “Twelve Forever” for Netflix. Cartel previously produced the series “Ties That Bind” for Up TV, and “A Place in the Sun” for Discovery, as well as several recent feature films, including “Switched for Christmas,” “Christmas Connection,” “Love at the Shore,” “Sun Sand and Romance,” “Love at First Glance,” and “Wrong Nanny,” to name a few. In 2013 the Cartel purchased and renovated Tamarind Lithography Studios, which is their Los Angeles headquarters, as well as a full-service production and post-production complex. The Cartel also has offices in London, England and New York, NY.

DAY OF THE DEAD and THE SURREALTOR join a Syfy originals lineup that includes upcoming new drama series RESIDENT ALIEN, VAGRANT QUEEN and the CHUCKY television adaptation; longstanding scripted favorites WYNONNA EARP, VAN HELSING and THE MAGICIANS; late night animation block TZGZ; and fan-focused franchises including Syfy WIRE’S THE GREAT DEBATE, the upcoming series hosted by Baron Vaughn.

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Jason Blum On Happy Death Day 3

Jason Blum On Happy Death Day 3

One of the cleverest and most unexpected original films to come out of Blumhouse in recent years was Happy Death Day, a film about a college student who gets killed by a slasher and is forced to relive the last day of her life over and over again, until she finds some way to not be murdered. The hit film yielded a sequel, Happy Death Day 2U, which ended on the promise of a third installment.

But Happy Death Day 2U was not a financial hit, and the future of the franchise has been uncertain ever since.

None of Black Christmas, Ma, or Happy Death Day 2U did as expected at the box office. But, for the boss, the experience provided some valuable lessons for how the studio has to move forward. This is still a relatively mid-tier outfit and those budgetary constraints have to be accounted for when they take on certain projects.

“You learn more from movies that don’t work than from movies that do. We learned our company is not built to rush,” Blum began. “You can’t do ‘no money’ and fast. You gotta do ‘no money’ and ‘no release date.’ To back into a release date with a low budget is a recipe for disaster.”

Happy Death Day centered on a blissfully self-centered collegian who wakes up on her birthday with the eerie feeling that she’s experienced the events of this day before. When a masked killer suddenly takes her life in a brutal attack, she magically wakes up unharmed. Now, the frightened young woman must relive the same day over and over until she figures out who murdered her.

Happy Death Day 2U then found our heroine waking up in horror to learn that she’s stuck in a parallel universe. Her boyfriend, her friends and fellow students seem to be completely different versions of themselves. When Tree discovers that Carter’s roommate has been altering time, she finds herself once again the target of a masked killer. When the psychopath starts to go after her inner circle, Tree soon realizes that she must die over and over again to save everyone.

Blumhouse’s Jason Blum says that HAPPY DEATH DAY 3 is still something he wants to make.

Jason Blum says: “Yeah, those are fun. I would say Happy Death Day is still on my radar in some shape or form. I haven’t put it to bed yet, so I don’t know how it’s going to manifest itself but it’s still in the front of my mind. Never say never. Never say never. I got ideas. I’m not going to say we’re doing Happy Death Day 3 right now but I’m not going to NOT say it either. I haven’t put it to bed yet, despite the fact that anyone else in Hollywood would have because the second movie didn’t work. It was an AMAZING movie. But it didn’t work financially.”

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Robert Englund Wants A Freddy Krueger Prequel!

Robert Englund Wants A Freddy Krueger Prequel!

Robert Englund recently said he’s a little too long in the tooth to play Freddy Krueger anymore, but that doesn’t mean the horror icon won’t support another Nightmare on Elm Street movie. In fact, Englund revealed to SYFY WIRE that he’d love to see a prequel film centering on Freddy’s trial, acquittal, and eventual fiery death.

“I think that the franchise probably deserves a really good prequel,” he told SYFY Wire. “There’s never been an entire movie devoted to Freddy before he was burned and the crimes and getting caught by the police and going on trial and getting away with killing children. We know that he was set free, so to me, the great part in the prequel is gonna be the lawyers, the lawyers that get him off. These ambulance-chasing lawyers (or whatever they are) that get Freddy off and then, of course, the ending would be the vigilante parents burning him. That would be the end of the movie, but I think there’s a great story there somewhere … I think it could sustain 90 minutes.”

Englund reiterated that he’s just too old to carry the franchise (especially if they decided to reboot it again), but would leap at the chance to do a cameo role if asked.

“If, for instance, they remade Part III [Dream Warriors], which is the biggest hit of the franchise, I would love to be invited to do a cameo,” he said. “I think there’s a tradition in horror movies and in remakes for the cameo. It’s a certain kind of valentine to the fans and I know that there’s a part in [Dream Warriors where] the great Priscilla Pointer … played this sort of skeptical dream therapist in the group sessions. I think it would be fun for me to play that part if there was a remake … To have me not believe in collective nightmares. Having played Freddy, everybody’s favorite nightmare, I think it would be fun for me to play a guy that doesn’t believe in nightmares.”

Live-action (beyond a cameo or short guest role on The Goldbergs) is definitely out of the question, but the door for voiceover and animation is never closed.

While there are currently no official plans for the franchise to continue in any capacity, to see the series turn towards animation could offer a lower-stakes opportunity to garner interest in the franchise without fully committing to a more ambitious live-action theatrical release.

“If they did a really expensive animated version, a graphic novel animated version, I would love to go do the voice for it,” Englund revealed to SYFY WIRE. “That would be fun to do.”

Englund last played the character in a film back in 2003 with Freddy vs. Jason, which saw the character face off against Friday the 13th villain Jason Voorhees. The ambition of that film inspired various other franchises to embrace the crossover concept, with some even thinking it helped plant the seed for the current trend of cinematic universes.

The last entry in the series came in 2010 in the form of a reboot, which saw Jackie Earle Haley taking over the iconic role, though the film failed to impress audiences and is largely considered to be a massive disappointment. While that film allowed for the embrace of cutting edge visual effects, Englund noted that the industry has evolved so much since that film that a new entry could explore the horrors of the premise in all-new ways. The actor cited the achievements of Inception and how those techniques could be utilized for horrifying scenarios.

“With the new technologies in special effects, I think there are several sequences in several of the franchise [entries] that would really benefit from a remake with all of the are technology,” Englund shared. “If you remember the effects [from Inception], those effects now have grown by lightyears in terms of what they look like and I would love to see a couple of those effects used in one of the Nightmare movies to really enhance the dream landscape, the kind of nightmare world.”

The Wes Craven estate earned back the rights to the franchise last year, with various reports claiming that they were actively pursuing pitches for how to continue the series. Stay tuned for details on the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise.

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Macaulay Culkin Joins Cast of ‘American Horror Story’ Season 10!

Macaulay Culkin Joins Cast of ‘American Horror Story’ Season 10!

FX announced in early January that it has ordered three additional seasons of American Horror Story, bringing Seasons 11, 12, and 13 to the cable network in the coming years. FX had previously ordered the show up to American Horror Story Season 10, which will debut later this year.

Ryan Murphy revealed the cast for the forthcoming milestone season of his FX horror mainstay on Wednesday and the roster of names includes many franchise favorites — namely, leading duo Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters, who both sat out last season for the first time on the series.

Along with Paulson and Peters, the 10th season welcomes back previous season stars Kathy Bates, Billie Lourd, Finn Wittrock, Lily Rabe, Adina Porter, Leslie Grossman and Angelica Ross; and sees a newcomer to the anthology with Macaulay Culkin, marking the Home Alone star’s first series regular role on television.

Culkin, whose TV work has been limited to guest appearances, recently gave a rare, in-depth interview to Esquire where the iconic former child star opened up about everything from his personal life to acting to Michael Jackson. “I enjoy acting. I enjoy being on set,” he said. “I don’t enjoy a lot of the other things that come around it. What’s a good analogy. The Shawshank Redemption. The way he gets out of prison is to crawl through a tube of s—, you know? It feels like to get to that kind of freedom, I’d have to crawl through a tube of s—. And you know what? I’ve built a really nice prison for myself. It’s soft. It’s sweet. It smells nice. You know? It’s plush.”

Murphy, the showrunner and co-creator of American Horror Story, shared the casting news with an Instagram video of the title opening credits, which bare the cast names to the tune of Orville Peck’s “Dead of Night.”

American Horror Story has consistently been one of FX’s highest-rated programs, and the anthology nature of the limited series allows the cast, setting, and characters to remain fluid and fresh—albeit to wildly uneven results from season to season.

The Hollywood Reporter, Collider

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Creepshow Creeping On AMC Before Season 2 Launch on Shudder

Creepshow Creeping On AMC Before Season 2 Launch on Shudder

As announced last October, “Creepshow” has been renewed for a second season at AMC’s horror-focused streaming service Shudder.

Executive produced by showrunner and “Walking Dead” EP Greg Nicotero, “Creepshow” is based on the iconic 1982 movie written by Stephen King and directed by George A. Romero.

Now Shudder original Creepshow is set to get a linear debut on AMC ahead of the digital launch of its second season.

The move is the latest example of AMC Networks moving its content “fluidly” between its portfolio of linear channels and digital services. Last year, it aired supernatural horror drama NOS4A2 on AMC before putting it on Shudder for a second run. Creepshow will air on AMC later this year.

“There’s absolute crossover between the brand and the content on some of our linear channels and OTT services,” COO Ed Carroll, speaking on its investor call following its financials, said. “We think that [Creepshow] will be successful on AMC but will also then build audiences for the season two launch back on Shudder.”

“Creepshow” is Shudder’s first hour-long scripted series since launching in 2016, and more than 50% of Shudder members watched at least one episode of the series, according to the streamer.

“’Creepshow’ has met every expectation we had for Shudder’s first original scripted series and then some, with record numbers across the board,” said Shudder general manager Craig Engler. “Greg Nicotero and his team delivered an amazing show that’s unlike anything else on TV and we’re thrilled and delighted to bring it back for another season.”

Season one of Creepshow stars David Arquette, Adrienne Barbeau, Tobin Belk, Big Boi, Jeffrey Combs, Kid Cudi, Bruce Davison, Giancarlo Esposito, Dana Gould, Tricia Helfer and DJ Qualls. It features adaptations of stories by Stephen King, Joe Hill, Joe R. Lansdale, Josh Malerman and others. The season one finale aired Thursday, Oct. 31st, 2019.

“For me, ‘Creepshow’ has been a true labor of love,” said Nicotero in a statement. “To be able to pay tribute to George A. Romero’s visionary project and have the show so embraced by fans everywhere is humbling to this horror kid from Pittsburgh. I couldn’t be more pleased and look forward to continuing the series with more ghoulish delight.”

The series is produced by the Cartel with Monster Agency Productions, Taurus Entertainment, and Striker Entertainment. Stan Spry, Jeff Holland, and Eric Woods are executive producers for the Cartel; Nicotero and Brian Witten executive produce for Monster Agency; Robert Dudelson, James Dudelson and Jordan Kizwani are executive producers for Taurus; Russell Binder is executive producer and Marc Mostman co-executive producer for Striker.

Deadline, Variety

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Welcome Back To Silent Hill

Welcome Back To Silent Hill

Silent Hill movie director Christophe Gans has announced he’s making not one but two new video game-themed movies – one based on the foggy town of Silent Hill, and another featuring the unsettling Japanese horror series, Fatal Frame/Project Zero.

Talking to French-language news site Allocine about his career and future aspirations, Gans said it was time “to make a new [Silent Hill movie]” and revealed he’s once again teaming up with Victor Hadida for both projects. According to my GCSE French and a little help from Google Translate, it seems the movie will once again focus on the cult as Gans says the Silent Hill movie will always be anchored in the ambience of a small American town “ravaged by puritanism“.

“I have two horror film projects with Victor Hadida. I’m working on the adaptation of the video game Project Zero. The film will take place in Japan. I don’t want to uproot the game from its haunted house setting We are also working on a new Silent Hill. The project will always be anchored in this atmosphere of a small American town ravaged by Puritanism. I think it’s time to make a new one. ” Gans also took the opportunity to tackle the sequel, Silent Hill: Revelation , released in 2012:”Honestly? I never saw it. I had to make it, but when I understood that the producers wanted to make the film a sort of Resident Evil, I refused. I wanted to stay true to my orthodoxy. [. ..] Unfortunately for the rest of Silent Hill, the public’s verdict was brutal, so once again, no regrets (laughs) “.

Released 14 years ago, in April 2006, Silent Hill is undoubtedly part of the top of the basket of adaptations; not to say probably THE best adaptation ever made to date, even if it is not free from defects. Christophe Gans’ film had collected around $ 100 million at the time, for a bet of around $ 45-50 million. A pretty little success, if not a triumph. In 2016, we also returned at length to the film, on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the film’s release.

In other big Silent Hill news, Konami confirmed last week that while it “cannot share anything at this point” about the Silent Hill games rumoured to be in development, it is “listening to customer feedback and considering ways to provide the next title”.

 

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Team Ash Brings Death To The Army of Darkness

Team Ash Brings Death To The Army of Darkness

Death To The Army of Darkness is an upcoming comic book limited series from Dynamite Entertainment, written by Ryan Parrott and will feature art by Jacob Edgar. The first issue will be released on February 19, 2020.

“It’s been six months since the events of the Army of Darkness film…Ash is just trying to settle down and get back to his groovy ways. But dammit, Deadite-possessed strangers keep attacking him at every turn. Why is evil following everywhere he turns, and what happens when an awful splinter spell causes Ash to become…Team Ash?”!

“Together they must travel through time to Ancient Egypt and prevent the Necronomicon from ever being written in the first place. Along the way, can Ash solve his split personality predicament – and how would the others feel about that? Could one of the party members be hiding something? Fans will just have to read to find out!

Parrott claims it was Dynamite editor Nathan Cosby who came to him with the idea of wanting to do a Team Ash book.

“At first we talked about it being different from Ash’s other realities, but I think character-wise we really gravitated toward the idea of forcing Ash to face different parts of his own personality,” Parrott tells SYFY WIRE.

“There was already kind of a precedent there with Evil Ash, so it didn’t feel like we were stretching things too far. And that’s the nice thing about Ash being a loudmouth braggart; you wanna believe that deep down he might be something more. So once we locked in on that concept, it was just about combining the different facets of Ash with interesting visual characters. We pared it down from something like 12 characters into the six that are in the book. I won’t tell you which ones we didn’t use because … I’m desperate to find a way to put them ALL in the story at some point.”

“In crafting the story, the fun part for me was figuring out all the ingredients of the Army of Darkness movie, and then hopefully remix them in a new interesting way,” he adds. “That meant a bunch of chainsaws, boomsticks, and Deadite battles. We’ll see some familiar characters and locations, like S-Mart and the cabin, and of course you have to have a little time travel. But instead of medieval times, we’re going all the way back to the creation of the Necronomicon itself, and what that means to Ash, Team Ash, and the world itself. If there’s one thing my editor keeps telling me, it’s to push it farther, seeing how much we can stretch the mythology, and hopefully we succeed.”

“This series is a love story dedicated to the concept of beating the ever-living hell out of evil demons and breaking as many things as possible and pouring buckets of monster blood on everything!” said editor Nate Cosby. “And I think Ryan, Jacob, Kike, and Hassan should be ashamed of themselves. Buy it in February!”

Dynamite has also recruited a gregarious gang of talented cover artists, including Ben Oliver (Vengeance of Vampirella, American Carnage); the “Zombie King” himself, Arthur Suydam (DCeased, Marvel Zombies); and Mirka Andolfo (Unnatural, Catwoman).

Issue #1 launches on February 19, followed by #2 on March 11 and #3 on April 15.

 

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March  Premiere For ‘True Terror’ with Robert Englund

March Premiere For ‘True Terror’ with Robert Englund

Tvweb is reporting The premiere episode of True Terror with Robert Englund is titled Twisted Relationships and it will air on Wednesday, March 18th at 10 PM ET.

The story begins with a North Carolina storekeeper who is tormented by a prophetic countdown to his doom. Did he will his own fate, or was there a higher power at play? Then, a New Orleans teenager finds himself literally trapped inside a waking nightmare, unable to save himself from his horrific fate. Finally, an Atlanta police station becomes a battleground for a killer… and a vengeful spirit. There are plenty more terrors in store for horror fans in the other five episodes.

Real Screen was the first to announce the Robert Englund and Travel Channel partnership. Reel Screen reported Discovery-owned adventure network Travel Channel has greenlit the six-part True Terror with Robert Englund from Los Angeles studio Workaholic Productions.

The docuseries will feature veteran actor and legendary horror movie icon Robert Englund (Freddy Krueger of the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise) as he scours newspaper reports to weave together a trilogy of “spine-tingling tales” – from flying monsters and creatures in the night to evil possessions and hauntings – that prove that truth is stranger than fiction. Each episode will also feature commentary from historians and experts.

Workaholic’s Luke Ellis, Kurt Knutzen and Jeff Kuntz serve as executive producers on the series alongside Travel Channel’s Ron Simon.

For Travel Channel, Daniel Schwartz is VP of production and development, Matthew Butler is GM and Henry S. Schleiff is group president of Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, American Heroes Channel and Destination America.

“Revealing the sinister side of our history, I’m thrilled to bring nightmares to life on True Terror,” said host Englund in a statement. “These are tales so terrifyingly twisted, we can only hope they stay on the blood-soaked pages of the newspaper headlines from our past.”

“We’re delighted at Travel Channel to have the true icon of horror films, Robert Englund, take a ‘stab’ at leading our viewers through these hair-raising tales,” added Travel Channel’s Butler. “In his signature spooky storytelling style, Robert resurrects the creepy and odd of America’s past, bringing viewers real stories that reveal sometimes our fears aren’t mere figments of our imagination after all.”

Horror fans saw Englund on the small screen in late 2018 to reprise Freddy for an episode of The Goldbergs, leading to rampant rumors that he was going to be getting into character again.

Personally, I’m excited…unless Mr. Englund pulls out a spirit box and night vision cameras.

Tvweb

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Dario and Asia Argento Together Again With ‘Black Glasses’.

Dario and Asia Argento Together Again With ‘Black Glasses’.

 

In an interview with the Criminology Festival website, Argento confirmed the following details on his new giallo horror film Occhiali Neri – Black Glasses:
“Yes, I will shoot it in the spring. There are many outdoor scenes, surrounded by nature, in winter it is too cold to shoot,” Argento told the site. “As announced there will also be Asia. I remember her 8 years debut for Sergio Citti, then the whole journey that brought her to America. I wrote for her “Trauma”, she acted with me at 13 years old. A collaboration lasting five films. Our paths have crossed many times.”

Argento tells Spettacolo in a new interview that the relationship with his daughter on the set hasn’t changed:
“Nothing has changed: she’s always my daughter anyway, Asia remains Asia in any case. After all, she started acting with me and today she is happy to be able to work with me again, she is really happy. I am also very happy to work with her, also because there is a very strong understanding between us: she always manages to understand perfectly what I need, to understand me. This is why I can say that absolutely nothing has changed from this point of view.”

Their last flick together was DRACULA 3D. Rated R for crude and sexual content, language throughout, some drug use and brief graphic nudity, the film marked the return of Argento with a bloody, luridly creepy 3D version of the classic vampire tale, drenched in gore and sex.

Argento is also preparing ‘Loginus’, a horror series that will include mysterious murders, esoteric elements and ancient puzzles. The title refers to the Roman soldier that pierced the side of Jesus with a spear when he was crucified to make sure he had died. The series will be set between the French Alps and Palio de Siena.

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Corey Taylor and Tom Savini Team Up For Terror!

Corey Taylor and Tom Savini Team Up For Terror!

 

Last month, Taylor told Kerrang! magazine that he recently completed his first horror screenplay. The singer revealed: “I wrote a script for a horror movie that I’m really stoked about.

Taylor also mentioned his script to Rolling Stone, saying: “I’m actually working on a movie right now. I finished a script and I’m aggressively looking for investors and producers. I’ve got all this stuff that I still want to get out of my system.”

Now according to Daily Dead, SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor has teamed up with Tom Savini Studios for his upcoming horror film. Savini is a horror filmmaking icon, who made his name working on makeup and visual effects for “Dawn Of The Dead” (1978) and “Friday The 13th” (1980). He’s also recognizable for acting in several Robert Rodriguez-directed projects, including the “Machete” films and “From Dusk ‘Til Dawn”.

Taylor’s directorial debut is currently in pre-production, and both Savini and his right-hand man, Jason Baker, will be joining forces with Taylor for the project.

According to Baker, “I am thrilled that we are able to finally start slowly talking about the fact that Tom and I are going to be involved with Corey Taylor’s new horror movie, and that we will be handling the special makeup effects for it. We’re not allowed to talk about plot details or titles or anything like that right now, but I will say that the script is totally f–ked up, Corey’s got some really sick things planned for this, and I’m super excited to be a part of it.”

“We have always had such a great time collaborating with Corey, doing his masks and everything, but the best thing about working with him is that I made a friend. Corey’s such a wonderful, fun person to be around. The guy has been through hell, and to come out of everything that he has laughing about it, those kinds of people are such unicorns. So, when they come into your life, you just want to hold on to them with everything, and of course you want to work with them and do whatever you can to support their creativity. We’re extremely excited.”

Taylor is a longtime horror fan and even appeared as a supporting character in the 2014 horror movie “Fear Clinic”, which starred “A Nightmare On Elm Street” legend Robert Englund.

Daily Dead
Blabbermouth, Loudwire
Rolling Stone, Kerrang

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Chuck’s Back and on Syfy !

Chuck’s Back and on Syfy !

Sharknado, Lavalantula, Z Nation and now Chucky! Syfy made the announcement of the straight-to-series order at the Television Critics Association winter press tour on Saturday. Directing the first episode will be Don Mancini, who wrote the film franchise on which the series is based. Mancini will also serve as showrunner and executive producer.

If it’s in the yard it’s for sale. Variety reports, In the series, titled “Chucky,” after a vintage Chucky doll turns up at a suburban yard sale, an idyllic American town is thrown into chaos as a series of horrifying murders begin to expose the town’s hypocrisies and secrets. Meanwhile, the arrival of enemies and allies from Chucky’s past threatens to expose the truth behind the killings, as well as the demon doll’s untold origins as a seemingly ordinary child who somehow became this notorious monster.

“The character Don and David created has terrified audiences for over 30 years,” said Chris McCumber, president of Entertainment Networks USA & Syfy for NBCUniversal. “The longevity and legacy of Chucky speaks to the creative storytelling and the loyal fans the film series has collected over the years. We are excited to once again partner with Nick and UCP on this new Syfy series, and are incredibly proud to bring Chucky to television for the first time with the original creators.”
David Kirschner and Nick Ancosta will also executive produce, with Ancosta producing via his Eat the Cat banner. Harley Peyton will also executive produce. Universal Content Productions (UCP) will serve as the studio. Ancosta is currently under an overall deal at UCP.

The project had been in development at the network for over a year. “I’ve long wanted to bring Chucky to television and Syfy is the perfect network for us,” Mancini said at the time. “The show will be a fresh take on the franchise, allowing us to explore Chucky’s character with a depth that is uniquely afforded by the television series format, while staying true to the original vision that has terrorized audiences for over three decades now.”

Chucky hit the big screen in 1988 with Child’s Play, which was based on a story by Mancini and produced by David Kirschner (who also serves as an executive producer of the new series). Six sequels followed, all which Mancini wrote: 1990’s Child’s Play 2, 1991’s Child’s Play 3, 1998’s Bride of Chucky, 2004’s Seed of Chucky, 2013’s Curse of Chucky, 2017’s Cult of Chucky, and 2019’s Child’s Play remake.

Variety

Deadline

Entertainment Weekly

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Jaws: The Remake (You know this will be personal)

Jaws: The Remake (You know this will be personal)

Reports are saying this will be a broad adaptation of Peter Benchley’s 1974 novel of the same name, taking us back to the summer resort town of Amity Island and its smorgasbord of shark-bait tourists. There’s not a lot of information yet. However, We Got This Covered, reports that Universal is hopeful Steven Spielberg will produce.

Steven Spielberg said in a 2015 Deadline interview

I would never remake one of my movies – starting with Jaws – but there are Amblin titles in the library that could inspire new stories that were made popular by the films. There isn’t a single title that I’ve earmarked, but yes, I would like to. I will be discussing that with Jeff (Skoll) and Ronnie (Meyer) and Donna (Langley). I would never remake Jaws.”

There isn’t currently a director reports are saying Universal is looking at It director Andy Muschietti.

I believe by 2015 we were supposed to be on, Great Scoot, Jaws 19. However, there hasn’t been a plethora of memorable shark movies. With the dumbing down of this sub-genre, I feel like 1999’s Deep Blue Sea was the last decent ‘mainstream’ efforts with our dorsal finned friend(s). A couple of current polls I’m running on good old social media seems to indicate most folks would rather see the great white remake stay sunken, down with Ben Gardner’s boat.

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House a mess!

House a mess!

I’m a Rob fanboy…he gets lot of hate for being a well rounded artist in the genre and beyond. In an interview, Zombie expressed his opinions about House of 1000 Corpses being a failure in his eyes. Zombie said, “The first film [I directed], which people seem to love, is just a calamitous mess. Well, when it came out it seemed like everyone hated it. Now everyone acts like it’s beloved in some way. All I see is flaw, upon flaw, upon flaw… upon flaw.”

Though this may come as a shock to fans, there could be numerous reasons for Zombie’s feelings about the film. Rob Zombie is typically known for his sharp tongue and brutal honesty, and doesn’t seem to pull any punches here.

He’s cited difficulties with production before, which appears to be standard fare for horror productions that have gone on to be very successful, like Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

Tarantino reveals to Consequence of Sound: “I am a big fan of the Rob Zombie Halloweens. When I saw the first one, I wouldn’t say I liked it at all. I was not too fond of the aesthetic. I didn’t like everything that he added to it, and then the last hour becomes this fast forward remake of the first one. What the fuck is all this shit? Eight months later, I watched it on video… and I really liked them once I got all the preconceptions out of my head. That kid [Daeg Faerch] is really good. I mean, what did I think Rob Zombie was going to do with it? Do I want him to do something else? I like his Sam Peckinpah aesthetic. So, now that I didn’t have a bug up my ass about it, I was able to appreciate it. And again, it’s that kid who got me into it, and Danielle Harris is fantastic.” 3 From Hell made 10.2 million over a 3 million dollar budget on a minimal release. Proving yet again, love him or hate him, Rob is here to stay! The consequence of Sound, Screen Rant.

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark…2?

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark…2?

My sources – the same ones who said a new Scream is in development and Swamp Thing movie is in progress, both of which have since been confirmed – Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 2 is now beginning to come together. And better yet, it’s expected to bring back most of the original cast, along with director André Øvredal.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 2 will be most likely be a continuation of the first film.

During Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’s climax, the Jangly Man attempts to kill Stella’s new friend Ramón Morales, who revealed to be a draft dodger. At the local hospital, audio recordings show that Ephraim Bellows conducted experiments on his sister at that exact location during the late 19th century. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark reaches its primary conflict, as Stella convinces Sarah that she was victimized and inadvertently turned in a monster full of rage. Stella writes a new story in blood and states that she and Ruth Steinberg will attempt to find Auggie and Chuck.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark grossed $20.84 million in its opening weekend. It wouldn’t be at all surprising if a sequel were put into development soon. After all, there’s plenty more source material to use.

Assuming that Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 2 is “fast-tracked,” the sequel could begin filming in the first half of 2020 for a 2021 release date.

Personally I…enjoyed it!!! However, I like bad movies…take me with a massive grain of salt….and an enormous love of the genre!

4 out of 5 coffins

Fun story…great artwork!!!

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