Director Billy O’Brien is in Missouri, underway on the film adaptation of novelist Dan Wells’ I Am Not a Serial Killer, starring Christopher Lloyd, Max Records (Where the Wild Things Are) and Laura Fraser.
Next week, Karyn Kusama opens the SXSW Midnighters with her highly anticipated The Invitation, her long-awaited follow-up to the terrific (and undervalued) Jennifer’s Body that boasts something of a chilling premise. Shock Till You Drop presents the first poster for the film, an elegant piece designed by the acclaimed Justin Erickson, of Phantom City Creative, below.
Premiering this month at SXSW is The Boy, the first feature from director and co-writer Craig William Macneill, co-writer Clay McLeod Chapman, Chiller Films and SpectreVision (producers Daniel Noah, Josh C. Waller and Elijah Wood) about a sociopathic young boy in the late 80s. Ahead of the festival, see the film’s first poster, below.
Surely one of the most anticipated horror films of the year is Michael Dougherty’s long-awaited Trick ‘r Treat follow-up, Krampus. Expected this December, the film has finally begun to cast in earnest with Parks and Recreation‘s Adam Scott, Cheap Thrills and Anchorman‘s David Koechner and more leading.
Legendary has revealed the first clip from the upcoming Dead Rising: Watchtower, the video game adaptation which will start streaming on Crackle on March 27. The cast includes Jesse Metcalfe (“Dallas”), Meghan Ory (“Intelligence,” “Once Upon a Time”), Virginia Madsen (Sideways), Dennis Haysbert (“24,” Men, Women & Children), and Rob Riggle (Let’s Be Cops, 21…
Nina is dead, but certainly not gone. In what looks to be a strange, sinewy piece of work, SXSW Visions entry Nina Forever finds a dead girlfriend still living between the sheets, and making herself known when her former significant other attempts to move on.