Author: Jacob Dressler

Micro-budget filmmaker and lover of all things horror.

It looks like Swedish film director David F. Sandberg has some cult favorites in mind to reboot. Now that his latest film Annabelle: The Creation is out, along with 2016’s Lights Out, it’s clear the director is making a name for himself in the horror genre. And in a new discussion regarding his latest film, he’s listed two franchises he’d love to revamp. “I’ve been thinking about what fun franchises New Line has like A Nightmare on Elm Street and Critters. Might be fun if you took something like that in a different direction from previous installments. Like instead of…

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Once it was announced that actress Milla Jovovich was starring in the upcoming Hellboy reboot as the Blood Queen, many fans noticed that the title seemed to drop the “Rise of the Blood Queen” subtitle. Now we know that was intentional – as the film’s new title is simply going to be Hellboy. MovieWeb was able to get confirmation of this from a Lionsgate representative. “The official title is just Hellboy. The film is considered a reboot of the 2004 Hellboy, and is going by the same name.” Aside from Milla Jovovich, Neil Marshall’s reboot will also include Ian McShane…

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It’s no surprise that a new Terminator trilogy is in the works. We know that although James Cameron doesn’t get the rights until 2019, he’s already made a deal with the current rights holders to produce a new trilogy. We also know that the plans are for Deadpool director Tim Miller to helm the reigns. What we didn’t know was what capacity Arnold Schwarzenegger would be starring in, if at all. Now in a new interview (via The Playlist), Schwarzenegger gives us a bit more of an idea – as well as how soon we can expect the new film…

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A new Starship Troopers sequel is coming in the form of Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars. Now Screen Rant has the exclusive new trailer for the film! From writer Ed Neumeier, who also penned the original film as well as RoboCop, the new sequel will see a return from actors Casper Van Dien and Dina Meyer as their original characters. The CG animated film will be R-rated and is set for a special theatrical release one night only in U.S. movie theaters on Monday, August 21 at 7:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. local time. This event includes an exclusive introduction…

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If you haven’t seen the latest issue of Empire, you may be surprised to know there’s a rather interesting bit on the upcoming IT adaptation. Many fans have been skeptical about actor Bill Skarsgård taking the role of Pennywise – as legendary star Tim Curry was both first and last to wear the makeup. Now Skarsgård has revealed to Empire what he intends to do with the role: “In order for this movie to be as effective as the book and the series, I have to scare a whole generation. My take was that Pennywise functions very simply. Nothing much…

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Although it took over a decade of development hell to get made, Freddy vs Jason finally slashed into theaters in 2003. And fans were hungry for more soon after – especially since the film ended more or less on a tie. New Line Cinema, the production company behind Freddy vs Jason, quickly discussed the potential for making a sequel. And naturally that led them to discuss bringing Bruce Campbell’s Ash Williams from the Evil Dead trilogy to appear in what would have been Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash. It went so far that Creative Executive Jeff Katz and Sr. VP…

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Andy Muschietti, the director of the upcoming film IT, has announced his desires to redo Stephen King’s Pet Sematary next. Pet Sematary was originally adapted in 1989. It met with favorable financial success, spawned a sequel, and has gathered a strong following over the decades. In an interview with the Toronto Sun, Muschietti explained how he and his sister Barbara, a producer on IT, want to do a fresh take on Pet Sematary. “We’re huge fans of Pet Sematary. If we can get our hands on that and do the Pet Sematary we want to do, that will be something.…

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Actor Christian Bale is often considered one of the most committed and dedicated actors working in Hollywood today. He’s proven time and time again that he’s not only able to disappear into his characters, but physically adapt to the roles as well. Anyone who’s seen him in The Machinist from 2004 knows he was nearly skeletal in appearance, but it’s shocking to see how quick he gained the muscle to play Bruce Wayne in 2005’s Batman Begins. Now we’ll get to see Bale work his magic once again for his next film from director Adam McKay. The biopic will see…

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The upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s It has so far been very limited in regards to footage. But with the film’s release just around the corner, there’s been an awfully large marketing push, and now a new TV spot has been revealed with a small previously unseen clip. Check it out below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uhv6sb83yM&feature=youtu.be The new clip definitely reminds me of another Stephen King adaptation, The Tommyknockers. There’s a sequence in that miniseries where housewife Becka Paulson is told by a talk show host on TV that her husband is cheating on her, which drives her to murder him. It’s interesting…

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It’s already confirmed that actress Brie Larson will be portrayal Carol Danvers in Marvel’s upcoming Captain Marvel adaptation. According to the MCU Exchange, it looks like another character is rumored to appear – a Kree warrior named Mar-Vell, who was the original holder of the title Captain Marvel. According to the character’s description on Marvel.com, “Mar-Vell was a white-skinned minority of the blue-skinned Kree empire, but despite discrimination and prejudice, Mar-Vell became a renowned soldier and an acclaimed hero for his victories in battle against the Kree’s enemies, notably the Skrulls.” It’ll certainly be interesting to see how this character…

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