Troma Films acquires film rights to James Glickenhaus cult classics Maniac Cop, Exterminator, Frankenhooker and more

Lloyd Kaufman’s Troma Entertainment announced today that the indie cult label will be exclusively distributing James Glickenhaus’ Shapiro-Glickenhaus Entertainment film library, which includes Maniac Cop, Frankenhooker, Basket Case 2 and 3, The Exterminator, Shakedown, McBain, Red Scorpion and more, comprising some of the most iconic cult films of all time. New York-born James Glickenhaus began …
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Cult 1980’s funny money thriller To Live And Die In L.A. being adapted to TV by William Friedkin #CultCinemaIcons

Deadline has reported that 1985 cult classic crime thriller To Live And Die In L.A., the MGM film written and directed by William Friedkin, is currently being adapted for television by cable network WGN America. The network apparently landed the series adaptation of the action thriller, with Oscar winner Friedkin himself directing and executive producing. …
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Documentary Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films coming from Not Quite Hollywood creator

Drafthouse Films recently nabbed U.S. rights to Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films from Celluloid Nightmares. From acclaimed cult film documentarian Mark Hartley (Not Quite Hollywood, Machete Maidens Unleashed), Electric Boogaloo centers on the story of two Israeli-born, movie-obsessed cousins, Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus, who in pursuit of the American dream …
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