Lionsgate TV is dipping into their film library with the hopes of creating some new series. Both Saw and American Psycho TV shows are in the works, and while details are so slim they might as well be non-existent, horror fans will want to take note. Both of these titles actually have plenty of potential for the TV format – Saw can be turned into an ongoing series full of different traps and mysteries, while the American Psycho source material – Bret Easton Ellis’s controversial novel – is episodic by nature.
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Hulu has to return some videotapes — that is, return some titles back to the streaming ether, due to licensing rules that force platforms to play this game of hot potato. But it’s another month, and another list of old titles that must leave Hulu to make way for the new.
Here are the best movies leaving Hulu in February 2021.
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The London Toy Fair hosted a variety of reveals for upcoming merchandise from your favorite movies and TV shows, but no one had more reveals than Funko and the never-ending line of Funko POPs vinyl figures. The toy company had dozens of new figures to reveal from a wide variety of programming ranging from The Empire Strikes Back and the Harry Potter franchise to Murder, She Wrote, Dinosaurs, American Psycho and even a classic Marilyn Monroe. Check out some of our favorite forthcoming 2020 Funko POPs announced at the London Toy Fair below. Read More »
The Toy Box is a recurring feature at /Film that rounds up some of the newest and coolest collectibles, decorations, gadgets and other memorabilia that you nerds might want for your shelves.
Today we’ve got a set of some of the best Ghostbusters figures I’ve ever seen, a new Hot Toys version of Finn as FN-2187 from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a great collectible version of the Batmobile from the classic 1966 Batman television series and more.
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Late this summer we’ll see Margot Robbie in unhinged villain mode in the DC Comics movie Suicide Squad. The breakout actress from The Wolf of Wall Street is playing the saucy Harley Quinn, and fans are pumped to see the iconic character on the big screen for the first time. But if you can’t wait to see Margot Robbie be a bit crazy, you may want to watch this video where she recreates Patrick Bateman’s morning routine from the cult favorite American Psycho.
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It’s no secret Bret Easton Ellis isn’t a big fan of the movie American Psycho. The author considers the satire a perfectly fine film, but as an adaptation of his own work, he finds it deeply flawed. For many reasons, Ellis considered the book unable to be adapted.
Mary Harron‘s film has gained a considerable following since its theatrical release, but as any fan of American Psycho knows, she wasn’t the only director ever involved in the project. Below, Ellis discusses the script he once wrote for David Cronenberg (Dead Ringers), which the director wasn’t particularly fond of.
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Many times, the international version of a movie poster is much better than the domestic one. International marketing teams seem more willing to take visual risks, and therefore, we’re given more interesting and evocative artwork.
So what if your favorite limited, pop culture art was given a foreign spin? That’s the general idea behind Native Tongue, a three person show that opens November 9 at the Phone Booth Gallery in Long Beach, CA. Jay Shaw, Jason Liwag and Rico Cabina have each made new posters that look like they’re from overseas for some of their favorite films. Shaw did Polish-inspired works, Cabina simulated Mexican designs, and Liwag did Japanese. The result is a simultaneously familiar and unfamiliar collection of movie posters for films like Dick Tracy, Eyes Wide Shut, Big Trouble In Little China, and The Rocketeer. Check out a small sampling below. Read More »
Briefly: Mary Harron’s American Psycho, the film adaptation of a novel by Bret Easton Ellis, was not a major hit when it premiered in 2000. But the film gained traction as an effective satire, thanks in no small part to the dedicated performance from Christian Bale. Thirteen years later, American Psycho is well-established as one of those cultish films that just about everyone recognizes.
That’s why there has been a stage musical version in development, a possible theatrical remake, and possibly even a sequel feature. And now FX is developing a sequel TV series, which is written to take place now, decades after the events of the original film. We’ll find Patrick Bateman in his ’50s (likely played by someone other than Bale), “taking on a protégé in a sadistic social experiment who will become every bit his equal — a next generation American Psycho.” All of which sounds like some of the remake and theoretical sequel ideas from Ellis linked above have been folded into this series. That’s all we’ve got right now.
Stefan Jaworski is writing and exec producing. [Deadline]
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One of the most famous scenes in Mary Harron‘s American Psycho turns in on itself in thanks to Funny or Die. The scene in question finds Christan Bale’s character Patrick Bateman pointing out the cultural and musical value of Huey Lewis and the News while preparing to murder a colleague.
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Posted on Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 by Angie Han
In this edition of Sequel Bits, it is once again hip to be square. As well as to be mutated, undead, and/or cyborgian. After the jump:
- Yes, Jennifer Lawrence wants to do X-Men: First Class 2
- Bret Easton Ellis says Patrick Bateman would want to get it on with Chris Brown and Rihanna
- [REC]3: Genesis gets a creepy new trailer
- Producer Victor Kubicek talks Terminator Salvation, wishes the Terminator 5 folks good luck
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