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WonderCon Interview: Deliver Us from Evil’s Eric Bana, Edgar Ramirez
Following a WonderCon presentation of Sony’s Deliver Us From Evil (read more about that here along with our interview with director Scott Derrickson), stars Eric Bana and Edgar Ramirez sat down with Shock to shed a bit more insight on their roles and tease us a bit about the film’s “exorcism scene.” The supernatural thriller, opening July 2nd, follows New York police officer Sarchie (Bana), who is struggling with his own personal issues. As he begins investigating a series of disturbing and inexplicable crimes, he joins forces with an unconventional priest (Ramirez), schooled in the rituals of exorcism, to combat the frightening and demonic possessions that are terrorizing their city.
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Exclusive Poster Debut of Legendary and Universal’s As Above, So Below
The Dowdle brothers are back with an all-new chiller called As Above, So Below. And courtesy of Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures, who are releasing the film August 15th, Shock Till You Drop has your exclusive first look at the perspective-bending, teaser one-sheet for the film. It appears the siblings – John Erick Dowdle (who is on directing duties) and Drew Dowdle – have an affinity for claustrophobia, as this film will throw audiences into the catacombs beneath Paris. The duo have thrust moviegoers into other tight confines before, like the dark tenement filled with infected residents featured in Quarantine or the elevator of Devil, where no one was safe.
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Goosebumps Feature Film Starts Principal Photography, More Plot Details
Principal photography has commenced on Goosebumps, starring Jack Black. Rob Letterman directs the film from a screenplay by Darren Lemke and Mike White and a story by Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski and Darren Lemke, based on the “Goosebumps” book series published by Scholastic and written by R. L. Stine. The producers are Neal H. Moritz and Deborah Forte. Executive producers are Bill Bannerman and Tania Landau. The film will be released on March 23, 2016. Also starring in Goosebumps are Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush, Amy Ryan, Jillian Bell, Ryan Lee, and Ken Marino.
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The Bloodcast Episode 71 Analyzes the Nature of Horror Sequels
Today on The Bloodcast, hosts Ryan Turek and Clarke Wolfe are talking horror sequels. From Wolf Creek 2 to Friday the 13th Part 6, the pair discuss what makes a good sequel or franchise. Is it possible to bring a property back from the brink? Further, how have sequels evolved over the decades as Hollywood and audiences change? This, a WonderCon recap and more this week on The Bloodcast!
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Official Jurassic World Photos Have Made Their Debut
​Forget those trivial “shots from the parking lot on the set of Jurassic World” or “pics of people standing in line for food at craft service” that have made the rounds on the web. The first official photos from the set of director Colin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World are here! Check them out below, courtesy of EW. Written by Trevorrow and Derek Connolly, Jurassic World offers a new sci-fi terror adventure set 22 years after the horrific events of the original Jurassic Park.
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First NSFW Photos from the Remake of 1974′s Vampyres
​Shock has received the first photos (some bloody and/or “not safe for work”) from Vampyres, a remake of the saucy 1974 film of the same name directed by Joseph Larraz (aka Jose Ramon Larraz). Helmer Victor Matellano is in the final days of shooting on the English language production shooting in Spain. Marta Flich, Almudena Leon, Christian Stamm, Veronica Bacorn and genre vet Caroline Munro star. Larraz, who passed away last year, took part in the redo’s pre-production, says a press release.
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Max Brooks’ Extinction Parade Headed to TV From Legendary Entertainment
Though best known for penning “The Zombie Survival Guide” and “World War Z,” writer Max Brooks latest creation, the comic series Extinction Parade, is now on its way to television from Legendary Entertainment. Brooks will be involved in the development of the property as well as write the pilot for the new series. “I only brought the idea to one company, Legendary, because they do the kind of quality work of which any writer would be proud,” Brooks said in a statement (via Bleeding Cool).
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Eli Roth Producing Low Budget Supernatural Thriller in Vegas
It’s a busy year for Eli Roth. In addition to seeing his latest directorial effort, The Green Inferno, hit theaters on September 5th, he’s getting back behind the camera for Knock Knock, starring Keanu Reeves, Lorenza Izzo and Ana de Armas. On top of that, Roth is also going to produce a supernatural thriller.
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