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First Photo from Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Our first look at director Burr Steers’ adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s Jane Austen reimagining, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies has arrived! EW has revealed an image of the Bennet sisters, assembled to to take down the undead. Starring Lily James as Elizabeth, Bella Heathcote as Jane, Ellie Bamber as Lydia, Millie Brady as Mary and Suki Waterhouse as Kitty, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies also stars Sam Riley as Mr. Darcy, Jack Huston as Wickham and Matt Smith as Mr. Collins.
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Writers Come Aboard Ghost Train Remake, Produced By American Pie Team
Depth of Field – the production outfit for American Pie’s Chris and Paul Weitz – is aligning with All Nippon Entertainment Works and Shochiku Company to remake the 2006 film Ghost Train. The Japanese film, per THR, is “the story of what happens to a group of commuters who get on a subway train at a station deep underground and are terrified as the train’s passengers disappear.
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Saw 10th Anniversary Interview: James Wan & Leigh Whannell
Saw celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Let that sink in for a minute. Now, reflect on how far its creators – James Wan and Leigh Whannell – have come. The former is currently in post-production on Furious 7 (the seventh installment in the Fast & Furious franchise) following directing gigs on horror hits like The Conjuring and Insidious. The latter also has Insidious to thank for his continued success; he penned the first two entries as well as the third which he directed. These are exciting times for Wan and Whannell and, recently, they took time out of their busy schedule for a Saw reunion press conference at Lionsgate. In attendance: producer Mark Burg and Oren Koules, Shawnee Smith and Tobin Bell.
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Directors Come Together for Halloween Anthology Film
Epic Pictures is bringing a new anthology horror film to the American Film Market this year called Tales of Halloween. The project, according to Deadline, begins shooting in November and features 10 stories from 11 directors. Those on board to helm include: Neil Marshall, Darren Bousman, Axelle Carolyn, Joe Begos, Adam Gierasch, Andrew Kasch, John Skipp, Mike Mendez, Dave Parker, Ryan Schifrin and Paul Solet.
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Kane Hodder Will Be Jason Voorhees One More Time…
Kane Hodder is slipping back into the decayed flesh of Jason Voorhees. But not for a movie. The Mad Mobster True Crime & Horror Expo is welcoming the actor, along with FX artist/director John Carl Buechler, to the show and he’ll be posing with fans in full make-up for photo opportunities as part of a ticket package. Does this all sound familiar? It should. Earlier this year, Robert Englund donned the Freddy Krueger make-up one last time for Flashback Weekend (check out the video here).
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Fun Size Horror Short Film Day 4: A Dog and His Boy
As we near the end of our Fun Size Horror short films run (tomorrow’s the last day!), we present to you today’s entry: A Dog and His Boy by Zeke Pinheiro. The director is the one responsible for this whole Fun Size Horror series. The synopsis for his installment: Dog is humankind’s best friend and that is definitely the case with Norman and his human Jonah. It’s just that Norman thinks he should be Jonah’s only friend. Each short film we host will only be up for 24 hours before being replaced by the next day’s horror film so make sure to catch them while they’re up.
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