Saw and Repo! The Genetic Opera director Darren Lynn Bousman twittered a confirmation recently of a load of new casting for his remake of the Troma grindhouse shocker Mother’s Day. “Ton’s [sic] of casting news… Briana Evigan, Alexa Vega, Shawn Ashmore, Jamie King Mothers Day is going to be INSANE!!!!” Read More »
We’ve got a bunch of quick casting notes today for some projects about which there aren’t a lot of details yet. First up is Liam Neeson, who is continuing his genre-ish run with Unknown White Male. After Neeson finishes Clash of the Titans and The A-Team he’ll join this Jaume Collet-Serra (Orphan, House of Wax) picture about a doctor who is in a car accident only to wake up and discover his wife doesn’t recognize him. Worse, she’s living with another man who has taken his identity. Variety notes that the Oliver Butcher and Stephen Cornwell script is based Didier Van Cauwelaert’s novel Out of My Head. Meanwhile, check out a new photo of Neeson as a funeral director in After.Life over at Bloody Disgusting.
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Saw series helmer Darren Lynn Bousman will direct a remake of the 1980 Troma cult classic exploitation slasher film Mother’s Day. You might remember, Bousman told Brendon at Frightfest that his next film would be Mother’s Day. Well now it’s official.
The original Charles Kaufman film told the story of three women who go on a camping trip and encounter two brothers who rape and kill to impress their deranged mother. The Scott Milam-scripted remake sees the messed-up family return to their childhood home to terrorize the new owners and their guests.
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