Horror icon Clive Barker tapped by Amazon’s film studio to rewrite Zombies vs. Gladiators

It looks like Amazon.com is serious about getting into production of movies. Today the DVD (and everything else under the sun) retailer announced that Hellraiser creator and prolific horror and fantasy writer Clive Barker will rewrite the action horror project, Zombies vs. Gladiators, for its own Amazon Studios. Based in ancient Rome, Zombies vs. Gladiators ….

Weinstein Company and Miramax looking to partner on sequels to Bad Santa, Swingers, Rounders, Copland and more

Recently THR reported that the Weinstein Company and Miramax Films’ new owners had inked a deal to exploit Miramax’s vast library of cult classics for sequel and TV projects. One of the announced projects is Bad Santa 2, a sequel to the new cult classic “holiday” film, which starred Billy Bob Thornton and Tony Cox ….

Clive Barker joins guest list for Weekend Of Horrors 2

Artist, writer and filmmaker Clive Barker – creator of Candyman, Hellraiser, Nightbreed and countless others – has joined the list of celebrities attending Creation Entertainment’s Weekend Of Horrors II, coming to the Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel in Burbank, California. Barker joins a cavalcade of horror and cult film icons, including Bruce Campbell, Sid Haig, Jeffrey ….

Clive Barker’s Book of Blood Director’s Cut DVD review

Book of Blood is based on two short stories from the six volume anthology series that helped launch Clive Barker’s now iconic career as a horror fiction writer (the lines at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con probably cemented that status). However the film abandons much of the savagely original noir imagery of The Book of ….