If there was a straight shot from first-timer helmer to director jail, it might look a lot like the remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street. Offering nothing that Wes Craven’s original didn’t deliver, and mistaking grave, put-on seriousness for import, the film was not the best debut for music video director Samuel Bayer.

Now Mr. Bayer is working on possible follow-up projects, and he’s attached to Tumor, which would adapt the graphic novel / Kindle comic by Joshua Hale Fialkov and Noel Tuazon. Read More »