Weekly Horror News Re-Cap, 6/4 – 6/11

Posted by Peter Hall - June 12th 2006 @ 12:33 am

Trailers/Clips (Studio)
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Begining Trailer
The Wicker Man Remake Trailer
I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer Trailer (straight-to-DVD, of course)

Studio News/Attachments
Nimrod Antal (Kontroll) replaces Simon West (When a Stranger Calls remake) on Vacancy.  Very good call, Screen Gems
Kevin Bacon headlining James Wan’s second post-Saw film, Death Sentence
The Stepfather next up on Screen Gems’ remake slate
Naveen Andrews in Robert Rodriguez’s Grindhouse half, Planet Terror
IT getting a TV remake
New Line Cinema finally realized Battle Royale would be a money making remake
Wayne Kramer doing Satan-on-earth flick called Evil Seek
Alien Vs. Predator 2 gets a pair of ex-FX experts as directors
A Tale of Two Sisters remake gets its own set of directors

Random News
Uwe Boll is suing Billy Zane over Bloodrayne‘s suckage, as if it was his fault
The Omen upsets Independence Day’s Tuesday opening day record
Hostel 2 is about girls.  Who cares.
The Hitcher remake has already started filming
Fox has a new, teen oriented genre division with a stupid title: Fox Atomic
Feast gets a poster and a Sept. 22 release
Saw 3 is trying to up the ante on the gore
Platinum Dunes still trying to get in on a Friday the 13th remake
On top of that, they’re getting in on some Birds action

Trailers/Clips (Indie/Foreign)

Automatons (Indie robot apocalypse!)
Dead in 3 Days (Austrian One Missed Call knock off?)
Dead Daughters Promo Reel w/ Spoilers (Russian freak out film)
Arang (Korean ghost story)
The 8th Plague trailers
God’s Left Hand, Devil’s Right Hand theatrical trailer (Japanese strangeness)


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