June 30, 2008
A Writer/Director for Hostel III?
It looks like Scott Spiegel will be taking over for Eli Roth where Hostel III is concerned -- and it also looks like the sequel will be heading straight to video.
October 18, 2007
Box Office Guru Preview: 30 Days of Night Gets Halloween Started Early
Competition, or a lack of it, will be the deciding factor at the North American box office this weekend for the half-dozen new releases that studios are packing into already overcrowded multiplexes. With far too many films aiming for the same finite audience segment, some are sure to eat into the potential of others.
May 17, 2007
Media Bites: "Rambo 4," "Hostel 2," "Potter 5" & the "Almighty"
Here's just a catch-all post filled with new photos, websites, promo clips, and trailer news. Fun stuff if you're looking forward to "Hostel: Part 2," "Rambo 4," "The Dark is Rising," "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," or "Evan Almighty."
May 9, 2007
Roth Explores the Feminine Mystique in "Hostel 2"
"Hostel" took the male fantasy of orgies with easy European women and turned it into a nightmare as they were drugged and tortured to death by wealthy businessmen. "Hostel II" follows women who get lured to the torture palace, so they'll need different tricks.
March 30, 2007
Trailer Bulletin: Sneak Peeks at "Ocean's Thirteen," "Evan Almighty," "Hostel: Part II," and "Chuck & Larry" Now Online
Trailer fans, rejoice: You can now get your first extended look at not one, not two, not three, but four upcoming releases. This is a pretty varied batch, too -- you've got action and suave derring-do, with "Ocean's Thirteen"; biblically inspired comedy, with "Evan Almighty"; blood-curdling, exploitative horror, with "Hostel: Part II"; and sheer, unadulterated slapstick, with "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry."
March 20, 2007
Trailer Bulletin: "Hostel 2" Clip
We have an exclusive clip from "Hostel: Part II," the forthcoming movie from Eli Roth, the director who gave us "Cabin Fever" and the original "Hostel."
December 13, 2006
Teaser Bulletin: The Horrible "Hills Have Eyes 2"
...and I mean "horrible" as in "scary," not as in "a terrible movie" -- because obviously I haven't seen the thing yet. Anyway, an early (and kinda creepy) teaser trailer for "The Hills Have Eyes 2" has hit the 'net, so come check it out!
November 27, 2006
An Entirely "Hostel" Trilogy?
I know that "Hostel: Part 2" isn't even finished yet, but according to recent reports Eli Roth will most likely be returning to Prague to helm a "Hostel: Part 3," but probably not till after he's finished with Dimension's adaptation of Stephen King's "Cell."
November 9, 2006
Get Your "Hostel 2" Pics Right Here
After chowing down on "Saw 3," the gorehounds looked up and wondered what was next. And "Hostel Part 2" looks to be it. Cool. And now a few pics have started hitting the wire.
October 30, 2006
Trailer Bulletin: "Hostel 2" -- In German!
Leave it to the Lionsgate marketeers to figure out a harsh, dark and unique way to sell their upcoming sequel to "Hostel." The all-new teaser trailer is presented exclusively in German.
October 4, 2006
Plot Breakdown for "Hostel 2"
Lionsgate isn't relying solely on the "Saw" series to keep their horror franchise money rolling in. They've recently issued a press release regarding next year's "Hostel 2," which sounds both familiar yet darkly fun.
August 16, 2006
"Hostel 2" Might Have its Leading Ladies
It's been reported that Eli Roth plans to do a gender-switch on "Hostel 2." Where the first flick dealt with three doomed dudes, the sequel will focus on three freaked-out females. And it looks like those ladies have been chosen...
August 10, 2006
"Hostel 2" Won't Make January Release Date
This is why it's not always a good idea to announce a release date before production even begins: Previously announced for a January 5th release date, Eli Roth's "Hostel 2" will probably end up being just a little bit late.
July 6, 2006
Roth Readies "Hostel" Follow-Up
We knew it was being fast-tracked, and now it looks like Eli Roth is all finished with his screenplay for "Hostel 2." The sequel will go into production this September, and the young horror freak will be shooting in Prague, the Czech Republic, and maybe Slovakia -- even though that country is still a little steamed over the first "Hostel."
June 23, 2006
Weekly Ketchup: "Superman Returns"; "World of Warcraft"; "Dark City 2"; R.I.P. Aaron Spelling
In this week's news roundup, the rumor that Steven Spielberg is looking at possibly taking the helm of the movie adaptation of the popular online video game, "World of Warcraft," has been dispelled. Director Alex Proyas drops hints of a "Dark City" sequel, with fellow director Eli Roth ("Cabin Fever," Hostel") exposing his plans to make a "Hostel" sequel from the perspective of the fairer sex.
April 20, 2006
Eli Roth is a Hostel Kind of Guy
Like just about every movie site in the known universe, Now Playing recently sat down with horror dude Eli Roth, and the topics discussed include "Hostel 2," Roth's impending adaptation of Stephen King's "Cell," and the young filmmaker's disappointment at having to bypass his intended remake of "The Bad Seed."