The Twin Peaks revival has already turned really weird, and the show isn’t even shot — but this may not be the kind of weird fans were hoping for. David Lynch bowed out of directing the series a few days ago, citing Showtime’s unwillingness to commit the proper money “to do the script the way [Lynch] felt it needed to be done.” That came as a surprise to his creative partner, Mark Frost, and also to Showtime. The cable network is still trying to keep Lynch on board, and the cast is clamoring for his return, but whether the Twin Peaks negotiations will pan out is still open to question. Read More »
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The Human Centipede returns, and it is still ridiculous, and still pretty disgusting. Tom Six‘s latest film, which he has said “will have a lot of self-mockery and will be the most darkly comical” of the series, also looks cheaper and somehow even nastier than the rest of the films.
This time the setting is a prison, where an overbearing warden (Dieter Laser, returning to the fold) literally gets prisoners in line by, well, you know the drill by now. You can see the Human Centipede 3 trailer below, if that’s what you’re into — it’s technically a red-band trailer, thanks to a bunch of shots of writhing prisoners. Read More »
True Detective season two will premiere on June 21 on HBO, and now you can see the first footage from the new season. This tease doesn’t offer much, but the very first shot of a California highway interchange seems to link right to early reports about the season. Then there are shots of the primary cast, including Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch, with some atmosphere that is similar to that of the first season — this looks just as heavy — but with a feel that is distinctly different. Check out the first True Detective S2 teaser below. Read More »
The demon Bughuul continues to menace families in Sinister 2, which sees the return of original writers Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill and features a new director, Ciaran Foy (Citadel) after Derrickson went over to Marvel to make Doctor Strange. There’s also a new cast, including Shannyn Sossamon, James Ransone, and Robert and Dartanian Sloan, playing characters caught in a nightmare of film footage and the evil it depicts. Check out the Sinister 2 trailer after the break. Read More »
Marvel fans have held their breath waiting to see the final costume design for Daredevil that will appear in the character’s Netflix series which debuts as soon as the calendar turns to April 10. (That is, all thirteen episodes will be available at midnight tonight.) Last night, an image leaked that purported to show the suit, and now Netflix has released a video confirming the image. Check out the Daredevil red suit via an official video below. Read More »
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Rockstar Games co-founder and president Sam Houser has long been using movies as fodder for his games — the Grand Theft Auto series, for which he has served as chief creative force for many years, is saturated with film influences. Now Houser, who generally shies away from the spotlight, will be the subject of a film.
Daniel Radcliffe is in talks to play Houser in Grand Theft Auto, which will chronicle one particularly odd period in the game designers life, when Rockstar came under attack from Florida lawyer Jack Thompson. Read More »
Marvel has been really shy about showing off Vision, the new Avengers: Age of Ultron team member played by Paul Bettany. We’ve seen concept art, a few brief glimpses of the guy, and that one close-up look at his face from the third trailer. But now a new Entertainment Weekly cover gives up a full look at the guy, not in concept art form, but as he really appears in the movie. You can see a small version of Vision in Age of Ultron above; click through for a better look. Read More »
This fall, Lionsgate faces a horrifying thought: the end of The Hunger Games series, as Mockingjay – Part 2 opens in November. But the studio is making plans for something to follow that series, from the same people who worked on The Hunger Games. They’ve got a new adaptation of Homer’s Odyssey brewing, with Francis Lawrence set to direct the story of the ten-year journey home from the Trojan War undertaken by Greek hero Odysseus. Read More »
This news answers a question that has been raised many times over the years: will there be some sort of remake or reboot of Gremlins? We’d heard just months ago that a reboot was probably dead, but things change. Now the answer to that question is “yes,” and Warner Bros. has just hired a new Gremlins remake writer. Carl Ellsworth (Goosebumps) will script the new take on the story of rapidly-multiplying little green monsters. Read More »