Crimes of the Future Cast

Yesterday, we got word that David Cronenberg was finally returning to filmmaking with the sci-fi thriller Crimes of the Future. Now we know more about the project, including the cast. Viggo Mortensen‘s involvement was expected, and now that’s been confirmed. In addition to Mortensen, the cast features Kristen Stewart and Léa Seydoux. As for the story, it’s set in the “not-so-distant future where humankind is learning to adapt to its synthetic surroundings.”

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Seven years after his last feature film, Maps to the Stars, David Cronenberg is finally ready to get behind the camera again. A new report reveals the Canadian filmmaker and body horror expert is headed to Greece this summer to film Crimes of the Future. That title will be familiar to Cronenberg fans – the director made a film by that same name in 1970.

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new David Cronenberg and Viggo Mortensen movie

David Cronenberg and Viggo Mortensen made three memorable films together – A History of ViolenceEastern Promises, and A Dangerous Method. Now, it looks like the director and actor are considering getting the band back together for something new – and this new project sounds incredibly promising. According to Mortensen, the movie is a “strange film noir story,” and it will feature body-horror elements – something Cronenberg is extremely well-versed in.

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David Cronenberg New Movies

The Mandalorian had Werner Herzog, and now Star Trek: Discovery has David Cronenberg. The Canadian auteur who made body horror sexy recently appeared on the CBS All Access series as a character named Kovich, and in a new interview, Cronenberg confirms he’ll be back for more episodes. He also confirms that he’s working on three projects – two films and a series. But first, he needs to finance them. Anyone wanna throw David Cronenberg some dough?  Read More »

Slasher Flesh and Blood

David Cronenberg, one of the two best things to come out of Canada (the other is ketchup chips), will star in the new season of Slasher on Shudder. The latest season is titled Slasher: Flesh and Blood, and it follows a wealthy family targeted by a killer on a secluded island. It’s not clear how big Cronenberg’s role will be, but this certainly isn’t the first time the filmmaker has appeared in front of the camera. Not only does he have a wealth of cameos, but he also had a major role in Clive Barker’s cult classic Nightbreed.

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Crash 4K

Crash – the Crash about car crash sex, not the Crash about racism – is one of David Cronenberg‘s most fascinating films. A weird, kinky, cold glimpse into the lives of some very…different individuals, it’s the type of film that must be seen to be believed. And now audiences will have a chance to see it in a whole new way. An uncut, NC-17 Crash 4K restoration is headed to the Venice Film Festival – which means a 4K Blu-ray release is likely not far behind.  Read More »

David Cronenberg TV series

David Cronenberg, master of body horror and movies that make you feel icky and also kind of horny, is working on a TV series. The filmmaker was tight-lipped on what the series will be about, but you can bet it’ll probably be weird and also amazing. More on the David Cronenberg TV series below.

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‘Scanners’ TV Show is Back in Development

Scanners TV SHOW

Remember Scanners? It’s David Cronenberg‘s 1981 horror shocker featuring a scene where a man’s head explodes, and then you rewind the scene and play it back to watch the explode head in slow motion. Now it looks like the previously rumored but never realized TV series adaptation of the film is back on. Will a head explode every single week? It better, or those ratings might slip. Read more about the Scanners TV show below.

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Is the ‘Eastern Promises’ Sequel Back On?

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David Cronenberg was originally going to shoot the Eastern Promises sequel towards the end of 2012. For undisclosed reasons, Focus Features pulled the plug on the film, which would’ve brought back Viggo MortensenVincent Cassel, and other actors from the excellent 2007 crime movie. Now, new details suggest the sequel might happen after all.

Below, learn more about the Eastern Promises sequel.

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For the first time, Howard Shore‘s scores for three of David Cronenberg‘s finest pictures — CrashDead Ringers, and Naked Lunch — will be released on vinyl, courtesy of Mondotees. As expected, they’re giving these soundtracks the grand treatment, with three gorgeous custom made covers that evoke the unnerving tone of Cronenberg’s trio of films.

Below, learn more about the upcoming Mondo vinyl releases.

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