Cult film studio Hammer to restore and re-release iconic movie library

Legendary cult horror studio Hammer has announced a massive restoration project for its library of films. In partnership with Studiocanal, Pinewood, Anolis Entertainment and other film distributors, more than 30 films will be revamped in high-definition for Blu-ray and other new media formats. Hammer’s original U.S. production partners, 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros and Paramount, …
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Stephen King’s The Stand adaptation gets new writer

Ben Affleck is moving forward on the viral adaptation, Stephen King’s The Stand, about survivors of a chemically weaponized super-flu, according to New York Magazine. Executive Producer Affleck has tapped screenwriter David Kajganich to pen the script after Kajganich apparently knocked Warner Bros. off their feet with another recent King adaptation – for the 1986 …
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