Remake vs. Reboot: The Thing | CHUD.com
My bestest buddy Robzilla recently told me he dug this(remake/2011) so I gotta check it out. Already has a little bit of love for inspiring the Universal Horror Nights maze that scared the bejeezus out of me/him/Kq this past year...oh man, that truck literally froze us in it's headlights.
BD Horror News - TV: Famke Janssen Moves Into Netflix's 'Hemlock Grove'
Variety is reporting that the beautiful Famke Janssen (100 Feet, X-Men, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters) and Bill Skarsgard will both topline Eli Roth's gothic mystery Netflix series, "Hemlock Grove," which is to be both written and directed by the man behind Cabin Fever and Hostel.
Netflix's latest foray into original programming is based on the novel by Brian McGreevy. The 13-episode skein will be available to Netflix subscribers in early 2013.
"'Hemlock Grove' centers around the murder of a young girl in a ravaged Pennsylvania steel town."
Gaumont International Television is producing.
"What's most exciting to me is creating the series for Netflix, which as a feature filmmaker is like telling a story in a new medium," Roth said. "Netflix as a platform is the perfect hybrid of cinema, television and social networking, with the creative freedom to go as dark as the story needs."
Wer is Practically Almost Human | Horror Movie, DVD, & Book Reviews, News, Interviews at Dread Central
Hall is one of the best(imo) in keeping the practical world alive...and Werewolves get ****ed by cgi in movies, so as a huge were-fan I am encouraged by this news. Don't let me down!Quote:
More good news is coming in for fans looking to Wer to deliver the werewolf-driven cinéma vérité style goodies. Rob Hall's Almost Human, Inc., has signed on to do the effects, which will be a blend of practical and digital.
The news comes courtesy of Bloody Disgusting, who report Hall (pictured right) has embraced the hybrid approach of both practical and digital effects work, as seen in his Laid to Rest films alongside Don Coscarelli's forthcoming John Dies at The End, "Wilfred," etc.
"It makes sense," Hall tells the site. "I've been trying to achieve the perfect balance of digital and practical on my films for years, and so many folks have taken notice that we just can't keep it to ourselves anymore... it's growing and making the company stronger. I've done several movies with Steven Schneider, and I really loved the script for WER. Matt, Brian and Morris really know what they want and are not afraid to collaborate. I'm very excited about what we're making together on this picture. It's juicy... in all the right places."
Wer is coming to us from FilmDistrict and The Devil Inside helmer William Brent Bell. Bell wrote the script with Matthew Peterman, with whom he scripted The Devil Inside, a sleeper low budget horror film which has grossed $53 million domestic for Paramount.
Wer will bring a filmmaking style similar to The Devil Inside and tell the story of a defense attorney who has set out to clear the name of a suspect in a brutal murder case. The lead, Talan, is accused of murdering an American family. While Talan appears to be gentle on the surface, his attorney soon learns that Talan is actually a werewolf.