Companies team up to produce slate of martial arts films

US film sales company Birch Tree Entertainment and Malaysian media empire Astro All Asia Networks are teaming up to produce and distribute a slate of martial arts action films, according to Film Business Asia. The projects are being produced by Astro’s production subsidiaries — Tayangan Unggul Snd Bhd and Malaysia’s Astro Shaw — and then ….

Chat live this Wednesday with the filmmakers behind the indie horror The Collector

The producers of The Collector are holding a live Facebook Video chat with writer/director duo Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton this Wednesday, August 5th, at 1:00 pm Pacific Time. Here is how to participate: This Wednesday, 8/5 at 1:00 PST, log into Facebook and visit Type in your questions to Marcus Dunstan & Patrick ….

New photos from Kate Beckinsale’s sub-zero thriller Whiteout released

Yahoo has posted new stills from the long-delayed Kate Beckinsale film Whiteout, the film based on Greg Rucka’s graphic novel. Dominic Sena directs Whiteout from a script by Jon & Erich Hoeber and Chad & Carey Hayes, about a U.S. Marshal (Beckinsale) who’s tracking a killer in the sub-zero temperatures of Antarctica, as the sun ….

If you live in the DETROIT area, get a pair of FREE tickets to a screening of the crime thriller THE COLLECTOR plus Q&A with the director

If you live in the Detroit area and would like a chance to nab FREE tickets to a screening of the crime thriller The Collector, send an email with the subject line THE COLLECTOR-FILMFETISH.COM to the following email address: with a maximum requested number of 2 tickets per person. After the screening, there will ….

Home invasion horror The Collector gets theatrical release date

Liddell Entertainment has nabbed U.S. release rights to Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton’s home invasion horror-thriller The Collector, it was announced today by Mickey Liddell of Liddell Entertainment. Directed by Dunstan, from an original script by Dunstan and Melton, The Collector is set for release on July 31st, 2009. The project, produced by Fortress Features’ ….