Weekly News Re-Cap: 12/02 – 12/09

Posted by Peter Hall - December 9th 2007 @ 9:00 am

I’m back in the States, for now, which means back to regularly scheduled updates:

Theatrical Trailers and clips
I Am Legend – Clip
The Orphanage – US Trailer
Funny Games – Clip
The Eye – Second Trailer

Studio News and Attachments
A poster for Shyamalan’s The Happening, equipped with cute copy that reminds everyone who didn’t need it that Shyamalan also made The Sixth Sense and Signs.
The Paul W.S. Anderson adaptation of Castlevania gets the chop due to the WGA strike.
The guy who wrote both remakes of The Grudge has his company hands on the adaptation of semi-popular novel Monster Island.
Christian Bale confirmed as John Connor in T4.
Ghost House Pictures greenlights sequels to every single one of their films except the only one that was good; 30 Days of Night.

Roy Lee steps away from Asia to grab the US remake of German horror comedy Night of the Living Dorks.
Motel Hell for October 31st, Funny Games for March 14th ’08.
Box Office Mojo also has an updated ratings list; 3 remakes get their PG-13 badge of indifference.
Hellraiser slotted for September 5th, 2008.
No horse left unflogged, The Gate next up on the block.

Random and Indie News
Did you know George Romero is producing an anthology?  Me neither, but it is called Deadtime Stories.
I thought this was already confirmed, but news is out once again that Romero is doing Diary of the Dead 2.
Sarah Michelle Gellar out of American McGee’s Alice, Maggie Grace in.

Indie/Foreign Trailers and Clips
Departyd – Teaser
Hansel and Gretel – Trailer

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