October 3, 2007
James Wong to Write, Direct Live-Action Dragon Ball Movie?
Last month, we discussed the news that Fox had fast-tracked its long-planned Dragon Ball live-action feature, and would be filming it in Montreal. Now, courtesy of CHUD, comes word that the production has found its director. And writer. (They're the same guy.)
October 19, 2006
First Teaser for the "Black Christmas" Remake
Yet another horror remake is due to hit the screens before year's end -- but only by a few days. December 25th sees the release of "Black Christmas," Glen Morgan's remake of the 1974 Bob Clark semi-classic. And now there's a teaser to prove it.
July 12, 2006
Cast Lines Up for the "Day of the Dead" Remake
After Zack Snyder's "Dawn of the Dead" remake impressed a bunch of people and made a bunch of cash, it came as no surprise to learn that a "Day of the Dead" remake was going into production -- and the cast & crew will begin shooting next month.
May 10, 2006
Larter to Join the "Evil" Brigade
Seems like every day we get a new casting report from the third "Resident Evil" movie. First we heard that Milla Jovovich and Sienna Guillory were returning, and then came word of Ashanti joining the party. If that's not enough of a hottie ensemble, please welcome Ali Larter to "Resident Evil: Extinction."
April 5, 2006
Stifler Becomes "Gary the Tennis Coach"
Seann William Scott, best known for playing horny goofball Steve Stifler in the American Pie series, will soon play a janitor who becomes an inspiriational tennis coach in ... Gary the Tennis Coach.
February 9, 2006
Critical Consensus: Critics Not Tickled "Pink"
An incompetent French detective ("The Pink Panther"). Eight million ways to die ("Final Destination 3"). Harrison Ford looking frantic, then looking really, really mad ("Firewall"). The Man in the Yellow Hat ("Curious George"). It could only be one thing: this week's wide releases!
January 16, 2006
"Buffy" Gal to Have a "Black Christmas"
The lovely Ms. Michelle Trachtenberg, last seen as an "Ice Princess" and best known for her work on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," has signed to star in Glen Morgan's "Black Christmas," which, as any horror fan could tell you, is a remake of a well-regarded Bob Clark chiller from 1974.
November 1, 2005
Dimension Has Visions of a "Black Christmas"
Dimension Films has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to the as-yet-unfilmed remake of Bob Clark's 1975 thriller "Black Christmas," says Variety. The redo will be written and directed by the "Final Destination" team of James Wong and Glen Morgan.
November 1, 2005
Miner Tapped to Direct "Day of the Dead" Remake
Variety reports some good news/bad news for the horror fans. The bad news is that Millennium Films has decided to mount a remake of George Romero's "Day of the Dead." The good news is that they at least got a veteran horror-slinger to direct the thing.
October 31, 2005
Trailer Bulletin: Final Destination 3
Last week, Bloody-Disgusting.com brought you the first poster for "Final Destination 3," and now comes the trailer, and it's quite enjoyably alarming. Click right here to see what can happen after you avoid being killed on a runaway roller coaster.
October 27, 2005
Take a Peek at the "Final Destination 3" One-Sheet
Yeah, it's just a new poster, but those "Final Destination" flicks sure seem to be popular, so it only makes sense to share the goods. Those gore-lovin' folks over at Bloody-Disgusting.com have an exclusive peek at the flick's new poster -- and if roller coasters don't presently scare the heck out of you, well, just wait till you see this movie.
September 19, 2005
Filmjerk Report: Final Destinations, Johnny Cash, and Beowulf
FilmJerk.com chimes in with their weekly report on the newest release date changes, theater counts, and MPAA decisions. Will "Walk the Line" be rated R? When's the next "Final Destination" movie coming out? And when will we be able to see the Neil Gaiman / Roger Avary / Robert Zemeckis rendition of "Beowulf"?
July 14, 2005
New Line to Adapt DC's "Ex Machina"
Acclaimed graphic novel "Ex Machina," the brainchild of artist/authors Tony Harris & Brian Vaughan, will be making the leap to the silver screen courtesy of New Line Cinema, says The Hollywood Reporter. The rather unique comic book takes a decidedly different look at superheroism: the political side.
March 31, 2005
Are You Dreaming of (Another) "Black Christmas"?
The writing/producing/directing team of James Wong and Glen Morgan ("Final Destination," "Willard") has been commissioned to mount a remake of the 1974 cult classic "Black Christmas." Production is scheduled to begin this September, and producer Steve Hoban says "It's going to be a classic horror film, but it won't be a gorefest ... This is an era of paranoia, so I think the timing could be really good, because this is a film all about paranoia."
March 22, 2005
New Line Readies a Third (Final?) "Destination"
The horror fans knew it was just a matter of time -- and they were right. "Cheating Death: Final Destination 3" is set to start production in just a few weeks in Vancouver, and Variety brings us the first bit of casting news: Ryan Merriman ("The Ring Two," "Halloween: Resurrection") and Mary Winstead (also of "The Ring Two," as well as TV's "Wolf Lake") have signed on for the third "Destination."