Last Week in Horror News: June 21st to the 28th.
Theatrical Trailers and Clips
- DAYBREAKERS – Great looking studio horror.
- THE BOX – Richard Kelly looks to be regaining some fans with his spin on Richard Matheson.
- THE ORPHAN – TV spots.
Studio News and Attachments
- GO MUTANTS! – Universal picks up the rights to the unfinished novel GO MUTANTS! from Larry Doyle about the collegiate aged sons and daughters of legendary monsters.
- Untitled Spielberg TNT series – Stars Noah Wyle and sounds an awful lot like BATTLEFIELD EARTH…
- HELLIFIED – Paramount greenlights a script from a one Andy Burg pitched as a journey into hell action movie style. Should just adapt PAINKILLER instead.
- THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL – Magnet Pictures picks up Ti West’s ’80s throw back for theatrical release.
- ANTICHRIST – IFC picks up ANTICHRIST for theatrical and VOD exhibition.
- HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME – Shock learns that the remake, which was rumored to be in 3-D, is actually fictitious at this point.
- IT’S ALIVE – The Bijou Phillips starring remake is going straight to DVD.
- NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 2? – Rooney Mara reveals she’s contracted for two more sequels should they go into production, surprises no one.
- PREDATOR – VACANCY director Nimrod Antal emerges as the front runner for directing duties.
Indie, Random and Foreign News
- DISTRICT 9 – Gets an R rating. Didn’t see that coming…
- SAW at Universal Studios – The franchise is set to now be a part of the theme park’s Halloween Horror Nights exhibit this year. Attendants soon to be disappointed by what is a maze with no ending.
- UFO over King’s Dominion – Wild footage of a smoke ring that refuses to dissipate in the sky.
Non-Theatrical Trailers and Clips
- CYRUS – Can it even be called a trailer if it is 5 minutes long? Oh well, it’s got Lance Henriksen in it, which means I’m ethically bound to see it.
- VAMPIRE GIRL VS FRANKENSTEIN GIRL – Japanese productions put out great posters and trailers.
- BLOOD TIES – Singapore horror.
- PAINTBALL – Clip.
Tags: Antichrist, Blood Ties, Cyrus, DAYBREAKERS, DISTRICT 9, Go Mutants, Happy Birthday to Me, Hellified, Horror Squad, It's Alive, NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, Paintball, PREDATOR, Saw, THE BOX, THE COLLECTOR, THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL, THE ORPHAN, Ti West, Universal Studios, Vampire Girl vs Franeknstein Girl