Doomsday sequel

Doomsday is the only movie director Neil Marshall has made with a sequel in mind. Unfortunately, we’re never going to see that sequel. We’ve known that since the film underperformed at the box office in 2008. The Descent and Game of Thrones director thankfully got to stuff a lot of ideas in the first Doomsday, a movie that proudly wears its influences on its sleeve, but there was an idea or two he was saving for a Doomsday 2.

Below, learn what Marshall had in mind for a Doomsday sequel.

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The Last Ship Trailer

TNT has released a trailer for The Last Ship, a Michael Bay produced action drama starring Eric Dane (Grey’s Anatomy), Rhona Mitra (Strike Back) and Adam Baldwin (Firefly, Chuck). The television series, which has a 10-episode order, picks up in the wake of an apocalyptic event that wipes out most of the world, leaving a group of survivors on a single Naval ship that was out at sea when the pandemic hit. The new trailer is being shown in movie theaters starting today, but you can watch The Last Ship trailer now embedded after the jump.

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Underworld: Rise of the Lycans Movie Trailer

I fell asleep in the movie theater while watching the first Underworld film. It was a point in my life when I was working an overnight shift. Friday and Saturdays were my nights off, and I often attempted to get back to a normal sleeping schedule for the weekend, which rarely worked. I have a feeling that I still wouldn’t have enjoyed the film even if I had remained awake for the entire thing. I never gave it a second chance. I never saw the sequel. But I did see the trailer for the sequel, and I think thats all I really needed to see.

Patrick TatopoulosUnderworld prequel Underworld: Rise of the Lycans doesn’t look any better. Oh, and did I mention that before this, the director was a costume designer and special effects makeup artist? But I know there are many people who enjoyed the first two movies, who are interested to see the trailer for the third film. Heck, enough people had to see these films to warrant a trilogy, right? You can watch the trailer below, and please explain to me why I am missing out.

Official Plot Synopsis: The prequel story traces the origins of the centuries-old blood feud between the aristocratic vampires known as Death Dealers and their onetime slaves, the Lycans. In the Dark Ages, a young Lycan named Lucian (Michael Sheen) emerges as a powerful leader who rallies the werewolves to rise up against Viktor (Bill Nighy), the cruel vampire king who has enslaved them. Lucian is joined by his secret lover, Sonja (Rhona Mitra), in his battle against the Death Dealer army and his struggle for Lycan freedom.

Watch the trailer in High Definition on Apple. Underworld: Rise of the Lycans hits theaters on January 23rd 2009.

Photos: Neil Marshall’s Doomsday


Eden Sinclair (Rhona Mitra) holds vicious marauder Viper (Leanne Liebenberg) at knifepoint

Rogue Pictures just released the first official photo from Neil Marshall’s upcoming thriller Doomsday. Many of you may remember Marshall as the guy who made a pretty sweet horror film released last year called The Descent. As always, click on the images to enlarge. Also, below is the film’s official plot synopsis:

In the action-packed new thriller from writer/director Neil Marshall (“The Descent”), authorities brutally quarantine a country as it succumbs to fear and chaos when a virus strikes. The literal walling-off works for three decades – until the dreaded Reaper virus violently resurfaces in a major city. An elite group of specialists, captained by Eden Sinclair (Rhona Mitra), is urgently dispatched into the still-quarantined country to retrieve a cure by any means necessary. Shut off from the rest of the world, the unit must battle through a landscape that has become a waking nightmare.

Cast: Rhona Mitra, Bob Hoskins, Malcolm McDowell, Alexander Siddig, Adrian Lester


Writer/Director Neil Marshall on the set of Doomsday

Movie Review: Shooter is Harmless Fun

ShooterBased on Stephen Hunter’s novel “Point of Impact,” Shooter follows an ace marksman, formerly of the CIA, who has become a mountain recluse after the loss of his partner on a peace-keeping mission. Bob Lee Swagger is approached by government officials to help prevent the assassination of the current United States President. They’ve intercepted a report that someone was going attempt to kill the President with a sniper gun from a mile away.
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The Number 23 Movie Review

The Number 23

People have been obsessed with numbers since the beginning of time. The number three for example is engrained in everything from a joke, to a story, to life. Dramatists say that the number is just part of how the human brain functions. It’s how we structure our thoughts, in three acts – a beginning, middle, and end. Even the Bible has a number obsession.
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