Lionsgate catches eco-horror The Bay

Lionsgate today announced that it has acquired U.S. rights to Barry Levinson’s found footage eco-horror film The Bay from Alliance Films. From the producers of the Paranormal Activity franchise, the film is the next installment in their series following Insidious, and chronicles an unprecedented biological disaster unleashed from the waters of the Chesapeake Bay- an …
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Skyline teaser poster hits the net

Speaking of the movie Skyline, producers of the sci-fi abduction thriller have posted a sweet teaser poster on the Facebook page for the film. In the sci-fi thriller Skyline, strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles, drawing people outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire …
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More aliens heading towards Hollywood

Paramount Pictures has nabbed a sci-fi pitch from first-time writer Bobby Glickert titled Confidential Alien Project, to be produced by Michael Bay and Platinum Dunes partners Brad Fuller and Andrew Form, according to HeatVision. The story is getting the Area 51 treatment, and apparently involves alien abduction. The film will be based on Glickert’s treatment …
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Universal Pictures to exclusively preview sci-fi thriller Skyline at San Diego Comic-Con 2010

Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, and Rogue Pictures will present an exclusive look at the sci-fi thriller Skyline, which is produced and directed by the Brothers Strause (Alien vs. Predator: Requiem), whose company Hydraulx has provided visual effects for Avatar, Iron Man 2, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, and 300. In Skyline, strange lights descend …
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New Casting For Alien Vs. Predator 2

I don’t know about the title Alien Vs. Predator 2: Survival of the Fittest? Anyway, according to theHollywood Reporter, Shareeka Epps (Half Nelson), John Ortiz (Miami Vice, American Gangster) and Johnny Lewis (Raise Your Voice) have all signed on to play roles in 20th Century Fox’s upcoming sequel. Epps will play Kendra, a young girl who must protect her little brother. …
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Alien vs. Predator 2 Moving Forward

Last week IGN reported that Fox was on the verge of hiring a pair of special effects expert brothers, Greg and Colin Strause, to direct Alien Vs. Predator. The duo later confirmed the story on their web site. I guess Fox has decided to totally give up on bringing back the Ridley Scott and James Cameron days of the franchise altogether. Replacing drama …
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