Poltergeist

Release Date: February 13, 2015
Studio: MGM
Director: Gil Kenan
Screenwriter: David Lindsay-Abaire
Starring: Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jared Harris, Jane Adams
MPAA Rating: Not Yet Rated

The story follows the Bowens as their home is terrorized and their youngest child goes missing when a supernatural force takes over their home. 

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Poltergeist Remake Gets a 2015 Release Date
If you were looking forward to the Poltergeist remake, you’ll have to wait a bit longer. The film, which lensed late last year in the Toronto area, is going to arrive in 2015. Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jared Harris and Jane Adams in this redo. The story follows the Bowens as their home is terrorized and their youngest child goes missing when a supernatural force takes over their home.
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Insert Scream Here Episode 8: My Favorite Scenes in Horror
Poltergeist is one of my favorite genre films of all time and it was only a matter of time before I pulled one of my favorite scenes from this one. The film is smart, creepy and thrilling. Today, I’m happy to present a moment that isn’t an obvious choice, but it’s an important one. The focus of Insert Scream Here is to look at some of my personal favorite moments in horror. I’m not talking about “scariest movie moments,” but scenes that just stand out, maybe because of a performance or a terrific FX gag or a turn of events in the plot that is executed brilliantly.
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More Casting News for the Poltergeist Remake
Following word earlier today that “Touch” star Saxon Sharbino had joined the cast of MGM and Fox 2000′s Poltergeist comes the news, via The Hollywood Reporter that Hung actress Jane Adams has signed on as well. She’ll play a parapsychologist in the Gil Kenan film. Adams also joins Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt and Jared Harris in the horror pic, which starting filming on September 23rd in Toronto. 
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Poltergeist Began Shooting, Adds Touch Actress to the Cast
Touch actress Saxon Sharbino has joined the cast of MGM and Fox 2000′s Poltergeist remake, says The Hollywood Reporter. She will play 16-year-old Kendra Bowen, the eldest of the three Bowen children. Sharbino joins Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt and Jared Harris in the horror pic, which starting filming on September 23rd in Toronto. The story follows the Bowens as their home is terrorized and their youngest child goes missing when a supernatural force takes over their home. Gil Kenan is directing from a script by David Lindsay-Abaire. 
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Poltergeist Remake Now Includes The Following’s Kyle Catlett
Kyle Catlett of The Following is now going to co-star in Poltergeist, a reboot of the ’80s classic, reports Variety.   Catlett is best known on the Fox series as “Joey Matthews.” In Poltergeist, he’ll play a member of the Bowens – a family struggling to make ends meet that relocates to an outdated suburban home and is confronted by an angry spirit who kidnaps their youngest daughter and challenges them to band together to rescue her from the clutches of evil.
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Podcast: The Wolfman, the Strength of Poltergeist, Horror on TV Wrap-ups & More on The BloodCast!
The BloodCast officially welcomes Clarke Wolfe as its co-host! As Wolfe and co-host Ryan Turek make the transition into a promising future for the podcast, they use this episode to riff on topics such as The Wolfman remake, Tobe Hooper’s Poltergeist and why it remains one of the best haunted house films. They also delve into their thoughts on the upcoming remake or reboot (whatever you want to call it), this week’s episode of Dexter, True Blood, Breaking Bad (holy crap!), and more. Listen in via the player after the jump, courtesy of GeekNation, or head to iTunes and download the episode there!
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Sam Rockwell is Circling the Poltergeist Remake
The Poltergeist remake is moving right along and today brings word of another potential cast member.  According to The Wrap, Sam Rockwell (Moon, Iron Man 2) may star.  The actor is reportedly in “early talks” (which mean his involvement may or may not happen) to play the father in the film.  He’ll co-star opposite Rosemarie DeWitt. Craig T. Nelson played the patriarch in the original Poltergeist. Gil Kenan (Monster House) is set to direct from a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer David Lindsay-Abaire (whose recent credits includes Oz The Great and Powerful). The film is being produced by Sam Raimi (Evil Dead) and Rob Tapert (The Posession) via Ghost House Pictures, along with Roy Lee (The Strangers). Nathan Kahane (The Grudge) will serve as executive producer.
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First Cast Member Joins the Poltergeist Remake
Rachel Getting Married star Rosemarie DeWitt has signed on to play the female lead in MGM and Fox 2000′s upcoming remake of Poltergeist. Gil Kenan (Monster House) is set to direct from a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer David Lindsay-Abaire (whose recent credits includes Oz The Great and Powerful). The film is being produced by Sam Raimi (Evil Dead) and Rob Tapert (The Posession) via Ghost House Pictures, along with Roy Lee (The Strangers). Nathan Kahane (The Grudge) will serve as executive producer.
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