Saw 3 by Halloween 2006

Twisted Pictures and Lions Gate Films have announced the theatrical release date of Saw 3. The film is set to cut into theaters on October 27 and will be directed by Darren Lynn Bousman, who helmed part 2 of the franchise, with story again by Leigh Whannell and James Wan. The Saw franchise, about a psychotic genius that puts his victims in death traps in …
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Silent Hill Site and Poster Contest Update

The Silent Hill website has been updated. And one lucky movie geek will have their artwork in movie theaters all over the world, as winner of the poster contest for the film (see press release below). As far as the site, a production diary is now posted and the Silent Hill newspaper can be found on the site.  Check …
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Final Destination 3 hits theaters runnin’

New Line Cinema’s Final Destination 3 opened with an impressive $19,173,000 million performance at the box office this weekend, marking the most successful opening in the franchise’s history. Final Destination 3, which opened in 2,880 theaters, improved on the openings of the first two installments of the franchise significantly – the first Final Destination opened …
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Hannibal is back

Here is a brief synopsis of Young Hannibal, a.k.a. Behind the Mask, a.k.a. Hannibal 4, a.k.a. The Lecter Variation: The Story of Young Hannibal Lecter: Based on Thomas Harris’ upcoming book of the same name, this prequel shows a young Hannibal Lechter in three different phases of his life from childhood in Lithuania to his …
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Whedon’s A Goner

Variety reported that Universal Pictures has paid seven figures for Goners, a fantasy thriller spec script Joss Whedon wrote and will direct. Film will be produced by Mary Parent and Scott Stuber. The studio premiered Whedon’s directorial debut, Serenity, on Thursday night at Universal City Walk. Pic opens Sept. 30. Whedon doesn’t give much detail …
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Fall Film Synopses for 2005

Here are some of what we have to look forward to this Fall film season. The long-awaited adaptation of the best seller “Memoirs of a Geisha,” director Rob Marshall’s follow-up to “Chicago,” stars Ziyi Zhang as a poor Japanese girl who becomes a geisha goddess. Other big films include Steven Spielberg’s “Munich,” a thriller about …
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Case #7: Rob Zombie: Filmmaker or Film …Screw Up…Guy (Part 1)

This Weeks Case: Rob Zombie: Filmmaker or Film …Screw Up…Guy  Part 1: House of 1000 Corpses Released: 2003 Written and Directed by: Rob Zombie Starring: Sid Haig, Bill Moseley, Karen Black, and Sheri Moon Zombie Synopsis: In House of 1000 Corpses, four road-tripping twenty-somethings seeking information about a local serial killer named Dr. Satan, find themselves kidnapped and tortured …
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Case #6: From Hell

This Week’s Case: From Hell Released: 2001 Director(s): Albert Hughes and Allen Hughes Starring: Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane Synopsis: Based on the comic by Allen Moore, From Hell is the story of an eccentric police inspector with psychic tendencies (Depp) who is placed in charge of capturing Jack the Ripper during the notorious murderer’s historic …
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Monkey’s Paw Coming From Ghost House

Sam Raimi’s Ghost House Pictures will develop the horror family film Monkey’s Paw, based on a pitch from writers Dave Kajganich and Tom McAlister, for Raimi and partner Rob Taper to produce, Variety reported. Paw centers on a father who brings home an artifact rumored to make any wish come true, with strings attached.

Absolute Angels Picked up by Time Warner

Warner Brothers has picked up the spec teenage horror-comedy script Absolute Angels, written by Genevieve Jolliffe and Andrew Zinnes, for Jolliffe to helm in her U.S. directorial debut, Variety reported. The film concerns a lonely goth girl who gets invited to join the high school cheerleading team only to learn the cheerleaders are actually a …
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Saw 2 cast and film synopsis

While investigating the bloody aftermath of a grizzly murder, Detective Eric Mason (Donnie Wahlberg) has the feeling that it is the work of Jigsaw, the notorious killer who disappeared leaving a trail of bodies – and parts – behind. And Mason is right. Jigsaw is at work again. But instead of two people locked in …
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Devil’s Backbone Sequel News

Doug Jones, who played aquatic agent Abe Sapien in the film Hellboy, recently announced on his official web site that he will reunite with Hellboy director Guillermo del Toro for the upcoming independent Spanish-language horror film Pan’s Labyrinth. Jones will play Pan in the film, which is a sequel to the Mexican director’s 2001 cult …
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Who is directing The Reaping

Joel Silver, producer of the upcoming supernatural thriller The Reaping, recently told Sci Fi Wire that director Stephen Hopkins (who helmed Lost in Space) will begin production on the Reaping this summer. Silver added that The Reaping will aim for a more mature tone than other horror thrillers produced under his Dark Castle banner, such …
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Blood and Chocolate Werewolf Film

Olivier Martinez has signed on to star in the upcoming werewolf film Blood and Chocolate, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Agnes Bruckner will star as the werewolf, who must choose between her love for a human and her pack family after her relationship with a visitor threatens to expose her secret, the trade paper reported. …
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