Weekly News Re-Cap: 10/14 – 10/21

Posted by Peter Hall - October 21st 2007 @ 6:05 pm

Theatrical Trailers and Clips
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street – Second trailer
Repo: The Genetic Opera! – Behind the scenes videos
The Mist – Trailer 2
Afterdark Horrorfest 2007 – Various Trailers
The Eye – Teaser

Studio News and Attachments
Anchor Bay has picked up Adam Green’s new film Spiral, will likely give it an even limper release than Hatchet.
Eli Roth tries to get his name back in the game, says he wont stand in the way of a possible Hostel III.
Roger Avary says Sony is prepping two more Silent Hills; says he won’t return unless Gans does, which is unlikely.
Mick Garris reveals some directors for NBCs "Fear Itself": Stuart Gordon, Tobe Hooper and John Carpenter all confirmed directors, Steve Niles and possibly Stephen King as writers.

Remakes
Anthony Hopkins will play Benecio Del Toro’s father in The Wolf Man.
April Fool’s Day gets a theatrical pick-up by Stage 6, a new Sony Label.
Martin Campbell is at the front of the line to helm the remake of the Birds, Naomi Watts wants to bring her sexiness as well.
Child’s Play plays its neck on the inevitable chopping block.

Random and Indie News
Finally!  Joyride 2: End of the World — the sequel no one asked for.
30 Days of Night takes a first place weekend, topping $16 million.

Indie/Foreign Trailers and Clips
Musallat – Trailer
[Rec] – Trailer
Fear[s] of the Dark – Trailer
Rovdyr – Oh, Beauty!


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