Wednesday, May 16, 2018

James Ransone To Star In 'IT Chapter II':

James Ransone's (Sinister) has signed on to play the adult version of Eddie Kaspbrak in Andy Muschietti's IT Chapter II. The film will hit theaters September 6th 2019.

Rumor has it that Jessica Chastain (will play adult Beverly Marsh), James McAvoy (will play adult Bill Denbrough), Bill Hader (will play adult Richie Tozier).

Of course, we all know Finn Wolfhard, Sophia Lillis, Jaeden Lieberher, Wyatt Oleff, Jack Dylan Grazer, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Jackson Robert Scott and Chosen Jacobs will most likely return for the sequel.

Bill Skarsgard is all set to return as Pennywise. Production of the film begins this summer in Toronto.

The film will center around 27 years later, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back.

Tamara Glynn To Star In 'ON A DARK AND BLOODY GROUND':

Tamara Glynn (Halloween 5, Freddy's Nightmares) has signed on to star in Nathan Thomas Milliner upcoming horror flick ON A DARK AND BLOODY GROUND. The film will be based on three short stories Milliner wrote back in the 90s.

The story, The small town of Miller's End, Kentucky has been infected by something malevolent, leaving several locals mutilated in horrific, unnatural ways. Sheriff Leslie Falk is desperate to solve the murders while keeping the town under control as a vengeful father becomes obsessed with finding the cause of the killings and bringing them to an end. On a Dark and Bloody Ground is a Southern Gothic Horror Fairy Tale in the tradition of the campfire stories we remember from childhood that gave us that chill and made us scared to be in the dark...

The flick will also star Bill Oberst Jr...

New TV Spot For 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom':

A new tv spot for Universal Pictures upcoming sequel Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has made it's way online. The cast, Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Jeff Goldblum, BD Wong, Toby Jones, Ted Levine, James Cromwell and Geraldine Chaplin.

The story, it's been four years since theme park and luxury resort Jurassic World was destroyed by dinosaurs out of containment. Isla Nublar now sits abandoned by humans while the surviving dinosaurs fend for themselves in the jungles.

When the island’s dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen (Chris Pratt) and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event. Owen is driven to find Blue, his lead raptor who’s still missing in the wild, and Claire has grown a respect for these creatures she now makes her mission. Arriving on the unstable island as lava begins raining down, their expedition uncovers a conspiracy that could return our entire planet to a perilous order not seen since prehistoric times.

With all of the wonder, adventure and thrills synonymous with one of the most popular and successful series in cinema history, this all-new motion-picture event sees the return of favorite characters and dinosaurs—along with new breeds more awe-inspiring and terrifying than ever before. Welcome to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom...

Back in 2015 Jurassic World surprised everyone when it opened to $208,806,270 million (topping The Avengers all-time opening)... Only to be topped by The Force Awakens $247,966,675 million a few months later The film went on to pull in (domestic $652,270,625 million) (Worldwide $1,670,400,637 million)..

Produced By: Steven Spielberg and Frank Marshall.. Written By: Derek Connolly and Colin Trevorrow - Directed By: J.A. Bayona.. The film is set to hit theaters June 22, 2018..

Monday, May 14, 2018

Release Date For 'Suspiria' Remake:

On November 2 Amazon Studios will release Luca Guadagnino's upcoming remake of Dario Argento's 1977 horror classic Suspiria into theaters. The cast, Chloë Grace Moretz, Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Mia Goth, Renée Soutendijk, Sylvie Testud, Angela Winkler, Ingrid Caven and Jessica Harper.

Premise: A young American aspiring dancer (Dakota Johnson) begins attending a prestigious dance academy, only to unravel the academy’s dark and sinister secrets.

Written by David Kajganich and Directed by Luca Guadagnino.

Trailer For 'The House That Jack Built' Starring Uma Thurman and Matt Dillon:

The official trailer for Lars von Trier's upcoming thriller The House That Jack Built has made its way online.. The film stars: Uma Thurman, Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Riley Keough and Sofie Gråbøl.

Plot: USA in the 1970s. We follow the highly intelligent Jack over a span of 12 years and are introduced to the murders that define Jack's development as a serial killer. We experience the story from Jack's point of view, while he postulates each murder is an artwork in itself. As the inevitable police intervention is drawing nearer, he is taking greater and greater risks in his attempt to create the ultimate artwork.

Along the way we experience Jack's descriptions of his personal condition, problems and thoughts through a recurring conversation with the unknown Verge - a grotesque mixture of sophistry mixed with an almost childlike self-pity and psychopathic explanations. The House That Jack Built is a dark and sinister story, yet presented through a philosophical and occasional humorous tale...

Written and Directed By Lars von Trier - Produced By Louise Vesth (Zentropa Group).. The House That Jack Built' has already been pre-sold in Germany, Austria, France, Greece, Portugal, Ireland, Hong Kong, Russia, Hungary, the Baltic States, and the Middle East.

The film is set to make its premiere at Cannes Film Festival.

North American Release Date For Pascal Laugier's 'GHOSTLAND':

On June 22 Pascal Laugier's (Martyrs) upcoming horror flick GHOSTLAND will hit theaters (limited) and VOD with a DVD release coming July 24th, via Lionsgate.

Cast, Crystal Reed, Taylor Hickson, Rob Archer, Anastasia Phillips, Adam Hurtig, Mylène Farmerm Alicia Johnston, Suzanne Pringle, Terry Ray..

Written and Directed by Pascal Laugier - The story, Following her aunt’s death, Colleen (Farmer) and her two daughters – the eldest, Beth (Reed), totally locked-in and shy, finds comfort in the stories she invents in the books she writes, and Vera (Philipps), way more open and self-confident, inherit her house. However, during their first night in this new home, murderers break-in, pushing Colleen to fight to save her daughters’ lives. During this highly traumatic night, the girls’ disparate personalities diverge even further.

“Sixteen years later, Beth becomes a famous horror author with a perfect family and life in Chicago, while Vera can’t cope, and loses her mind faced to an unshakable sense of paranoia. Daughters and mother finally reunite at the house where Colleen and Vera still live. It is only then that strange events begin to take place…”

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Vertical Entertainment Takes Supernatural Horror Thriller 'The Hollow Child':

Vertical Entertainment has acquired Jeremy Lutter's supernatural horror thriller The Hollow Child. The film stars Jessica McLeod, Hannah Cheramy, John Emmet Tracy, Jana Mitsoula, Genevieve Buechner, Connor Stanhope, Johannah Newmarch, Craig March, Mamie Laverock, Laiken Laverock, Camille Atebe, Yvette Dudley-Neuman, Trevor Lerner.

The story, Highly intelligent and malicious creatures are enticing children into the woods with an ancient hypnotic song. Samantha, a young foster teen, must fight to expose the danger and save her younger sister...

Written by Ben Rollo and Directed by Jeremy Lutter.

Sequel To 'UNFRIENDED' Hits Theaters This Summer:

On July 20th Blumhouse will release UNFRIENDED: DARK WEB into theaters. The story will center around: When a 20-something finds a cache of hidden files on his new laptop, he is thrust into the deep waters of the dark web.

The film will star Colin Woodell, Betty Gabriel, Stephanie Nogueras, Rebecca Rittenhouse, Andrew Lees, Connor Del Rio, and Savira Windyani.

Written by Stephen Susco and Nelson Greaves - Directed by Stephen Susco. Produced by Timur Bekmambetov and Jason Blum. And Adam Sidman, Couper Samuelson and Nelson Greaves. The film is rated R for "some disturbing violence, language, and sexual references".

Back in October of 2017, it was announced that a sequel to 2014's found footage film UNFRIENDED had been secretly in the works and was being test screened.

The original film was directed by Leo Gabriadze/written by Nelson Greaves and starred Heather Sossaman, Matthew Bohrer, Courtney Halverson, Will Peltz, Renee Olstead, Jacob Wysocki, Mickey River, Moses Storm and Shelley Hennig..

The flick centered around teenagers Blaire, Mitch, Jess, Adam Ken and Val take part in an online group chat session, they are suddenly joined by a user known only as "Billie227." Thinking it's just a technical glitch, the friends carry on their conversation... until Blaire begins receiving messages from someone claiming to be Laura Barns, a classmate who killed herself exactly one year prior. As Blaire tries to expose Billie's identity, her friends are forced to confront their darkest secrets and lies.

If you want to check out my rant on the film: My Thoughts On "UNFRIENDED":