Elijah Wood to appear at weekend screenings of his remake of grindhouse classic Maniac

Elijah Wood is scheduled to appear at IFC Center’s Friday and Saturday 9:20 PM screenings of Maniac, the remake of the William Lustig’s grindhouse cult classic, in which he stars. Described as a smart and stylish re-boot of Lustig’s slasher cult classic, the new Maniac is an intimate and terrifying trip into the downward spiraling ….

John Hurt joins The Strain TV series based on Guillermo del Toro vampire trilogy

FX has tapped two-time Oscar-nominated actor John Hurt in The Strain, the pilot based on the best-selling vampire novel trilogy from Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and noted sci-fi author Chuck Hogan. Hurt joins the previously announced Corey Stoll, Kevin Durand, Mia Maestro, Miguel Gomez, Richard Sammel, Lauren Lee Smith and Jonathan Hyde. Hurt will ….