The Toxic Avenger remake goes green and gets a director

Troma Films recently announced that writer, director and producer Steve Pink (Hot Tub Time Machine, High Fidelity) has signed on to direct the upcoming remake of The Toxic Avenger, and will co-write the script with Daniel C. Mitchell. Akiva Goldsman of Weed Road Pictures, and Richard Saperstein & Charlie Corwin of Original Media are producing. …
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Clive Barker to Remake Hellraiser with Dimension Films

Dimension Films is proud to announce that Clive Barker, whose spine-tingling films have terrified audiences across the globe, is set to team with Dimension Films to remake his most celebrated thriller,Hellraiser. Barker will write the screenplay and serve as a producer. Anthony Diblasi and Joe Daleywill co-produce the remake. No director or cast has been attached to the project yet. The …
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Weinsteins’ Dimension Acquires Boathouse

Dimension Films announced today that they have acquired the rights to develop The Boathouse, a supernatural thriller pitch being written by David Loucka. Iain Softley (The Skeleton Key) is set to direct and will be produced by Softley and Sarah Curtis (Mrs. Brown) through their company Forthcoming Productions, along with Ehren Kruger (writer of The Ring, The Skeleton Key and Scream 3), and Daniel Bobker (The Skeleton Key). …
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Rosario Dawson to Headline Occult Crimes

This sounds interesting, and The Weinstein’s have been getting some hot properties. I wonder where this project will go, or how it might change over time. We’ll see. Here is the release… Dimension Films is proud to announce that it has acquired the rights to produce O.C.T. – Occult Crimes Taskforce, based on Rosario Dawson’s (Sin City, Clerks …
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Dimension Hooks Up With Single Girls

Dimension Films has acquired the underlying rights to the book “The Hookup Handbook: A Single Girl’s Guide to Living It Up” written by Andrea Lavinthal and Jessica Rozler, and will produce a hilarious and insightful comedy based on the book. Alyssa Embree, Jessica Koosed, and Stacey Harman will adapt the screenplay and Peter Riche (“Tomcats”), Alan Riche (“Starsky & Hutch”) and Wendy Riche (“Laguna Beach: The Real Orange …
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Wichita Thriller Coming From Dimension

Dimension Films has purchased the script Wichita from first-time writer Scott Milam for Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II and upcoming Saw III) to direct under his two-picture deal with Dimension Films and Twisted Pictures. Mark Burg and Oren Koules are set to produce the thriller through Twisted Pictures, the genre production arm of Evolution Entertainment. Twisted Pictures produced thrillers Saw, Saw II, Saw III and the upcoming Universal release …
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