Weekly News Re-Cap: 10/28 – 11/04

Posted by Peter Hall - November 4th 2007 @ 9:27 am

Theatrical Trailers and Clips
Funny Games – Clip
AVP:R – Clip

Studio News and Attachments
Dates set: Diary of the Dead Feb 15th, 2008, Teeth sometime in Feb, and remake of the not-even year old [Rec], redubbed Quarantine, to be released on October 17th.
James Marsden joins Cameron Diaz as co-lead of Richard Kelly’s adaptation of Matheson’s The Box.
Magnolia Film’s genre arm, Magnet Films, picks up Splinter and Eden Log at the AFM.
David Fincher will adapt graphic novel The Killer.
X-Files 2 confirmed, for now, for July 28th, 2008 release.
ADF sticks with giving Frontiere(s) a theatrical release with an NC-17 sometime in January ’08.

Remakes
Scott Free to redux The Tell-Tale Heart, because what we all crave is a rewrite of an Edgar Allen Poe classic by the guy responsible for Doom.

Random and Indie News

Three people you don’t know cast in Joy Ride: End of the Road.
If you wanted to know the plot of Rest Stop 2, have at it.
Ton of posters from this year’s American Film Market.
Terry Gilliam adds Heath Ledger to the cast of 2009’s The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus, just wait 7 months to here of all the terrible studio intervention.
A whole host of pre-production renders for vicenzo Natali’s freaky looking Splice.

Indie/Foreign Trailers and Clips
Live Evil
"Something To Be Desired" – Halloween episode, this year with vamps.
5 Gross – Trailer
The Screen at Kamchanod
Viy


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