Tank Riot wrote:Scream 1996
(Wes Craven/Kevin Williamson (The Faculty)) Most aware of the genre award goes to "Scream". Only worthy Kevin Williamson film on list. Sorry Jon Stewart, "The Faculty" was good but...
is set for a April 15, 2011 release date, the same month as The Thing prequel.
Tank Riot wrote:Fright Night 1985
Evil Ed Stephen Geoffreys gives a great performance as does Roddy McDowall. A funny, 80s horror flick that bends the genre and has fun with it.
The Fright Night remake
wraps up shooting this month and is set for a August 19, 2011 release date.
Interesting casting, though I'm a bit iffy on Colin Farrell as the vampire.
Athena wrote:The Host from this year is very good and well worth seeing.
Looks like the American remake
is set for a 2011 release.In November 2008 it was announced that Universal will be remaking The Host with Gore Verbinski producing, Mark Poirier writing the script, and first-time director Fredrik Bond directing the film.
Marvell wrote:It helps that Tim Burton has always had a lurid, b-movie visual aesthetic (with just a hint of high-art pretension).
Speaking of Tim Burton, Beetlejuice 2
) and a Tim Burton remake of The Addams Family
might not ever happen, but a Frankenweenie remake
seems to be a sure thing, with a sheduled release date of March 9, 2012.In November 2007, Tim Burton signed a deal with Disney to remake the film as a feature length, 3D stop motion film. In January 2009, the film was scheduled for a November 2011 release date and John August was hired to write. Allison Abbate and Don Hahn have signed in to produce the film. Burton began the casting of his movie at the end of November 2009. Walt Disney Pictures is set to produce the film. On August 9, 2010, the film was scheduled for release on March 9, 2012.
This feature length remake will follow the story similarly, with a few additions to fit the longer running time. Character descriptions in the leaked casting call suggest that the extended plot will include other schoolchildren discovering Victor's secret of how to bring animals back to life, and deciding to apply his work to their own dead pets, including a Japanese boy creating a Godzilla-like lizard creature, and a middle-eastern child who resurrects his pet hamster.
Burton has said that he intends to shoot the film in black and white.
Athena wrote:I'll assume you've seen Suspira. I think that's the scariest movie I've ever seen.
Sounds like a Suspiria remake
could come as soon as 2012. Apparently, the idea has been batted around for years, starting with a previous incarnation planned for a 2005 release which never came to fruition.
In 2009, it was reported that the movie will star Natalie Portman and directed by David Gordon Green.
Natalie Portman's name has also been thrown around for a starring role in Ridley Scott's prequel to Alien.
I just don't understand it. I think Natalie Portman is a piss poor actress, and I especially don't want her stinkin' up the comeback to my beloved Aliens franchise.
And speaking of Dario Argento, seems as if he may have plans to remake Dracula
, in 3D nonetheless.
bluethedog wrote:I saw Blair Witch at a drive in.
Last year it was announced that the directors of the original movie were pitching a second sequel
for The Blair Witch Project.
I never bothered to see Blair Witch 2. Wasn't that interested in different directors taking the helm and making a more mainstream movie to capitalize off the first films success. I sort of get the same feeling about Paranormal Activity 2.
Another reboot?It was announced that Twisted Pictures, the company behind Saw, had acquired the film rights to the Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise from Platinum Dunes. Twisted is planning to create a new 3D film in the series that would be a contemporary reboot, throwing aside the recent two films that Platinum Dunes made and continuing on with a sequel to The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 4.
Tank Riot wrote:Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1974
Breakout film changes the direction of horror.
Tank Riot wrote:Alien 1979
(Ridley Scott, Lance, Sigourney) Lance Hendrickson? Oh Yeah! Sigourney sells space terror? Definitely!
Is Dallas OK? Absolutely... Not...
I'm really looking forward to an Alien Prequel
in 2012, but it looks like a hard road ahead.Recently, Ridley Scott has been having trouble with the studio over the films budget and rating; Scott wants a $250 million budget along with an R rating, but 20th Century Fox doesn't feel confident about investing so much money in a film that isn't PG-13, and as a result the film's production is currently on indefinite hold.
Tank Riot wrote:An American Werewolf In London 1982
Humor and horror wrapped up in a nasty dish of raw meat! Breaks the boundaries of horror to grab the uninitiated, and works for all...
A possible remake
in the works? Anything has got to be better than 'An American Werewolf In Paris'.In June 2009, it was announced that Dimension Films was working with producers Sean and Bryan Furst on a remake of the film.
Flat_Atom wrote:The Howling - Fun werewolf movie w/ Dee Wallace. Not as good as "American Werewolf in London" but a decent (if slightly confusing) story and another cool transformation scene.
Sound like there are plans for a reboot entitled The Howling Reborn
Y'know, I've always enjoyed the direct-to-video Howling V: The Rebirth set in a castle.
Flat_Atom wrote:I'll second Cloverfield (good thrill ride all the way thru)
It's possible that a Cloverfield sequel
could happen someday, just probably not anytime soon.
Flat_Atom wrote:Oldboy - Korean horror...really disturbing and realistic.
I've seen Oldboy and enjoyed it, but I wouldn't really consider it to be a "horror movie" per say.
Sounds like plans for the American remake
is dead. Steven Spielberg directing and Will Smith starring? Honestly? Just seems like a really odd fit.An American remake previously had director Justin Lin, best known for the teen crime drama Better Luck Tomorrow, attached. In November 2008, DreamWorks and Universal were securing the rights to the remake, which Will Smith has expressed interest in starring, with Steven Spielberg as director. Mark Protosevich was in talks to write the script, although the acquisition to the remake rights were not finalized. Smith has clarified Spielberg will not be remaking the film though: he is adapting the manga itself, which lacks the octopus eating and incest invented for the film. In June 2009, the comic's publisher launched a lawsuit against the Korean film's producers for giving the film rights to Spielberg without their permission. Later in November 2009, it was reported that Dreamworks, Steven Spielberg and Will Smith had stepped back from the project. The producing team announced on 10 November 2009 that the project is dead.