One wouldn’t exactly think Snakes on a Plane would be the catalyst to skyrocket some careers, but here we are six years later and we’re bringing news related to the forward movement from its creative team. First up, director David R. Ellis, who has since given us Shark Night 3D and The Final Destination, has been set by Paranormal Activity’s Blumhouse to direct a new horror thriller titled Sprawl. Unfortunately no details have been given, but I can only hope it involves both Arcade Fire songs.
Next up, Deadline also lets us know writer of Snakes, Sebastian Gutierrez, has been set to adapt Joe Haldeman‘s sci-fi novel Seasons for Columbia Pictures. A director has also been attached in the form of Tim Miller. The visual effects whiz has worked on many films, from X-Men to Where the Wild Things Are and was set to direct Deadpool before it fell apart, but if things go according to plan, hopefully this will mark his debut. The project, from a short story collection in 1985 follows on an “anthropological expedition to a planet with sentient humanoids that goes horribly awry.” Sounds like it could be some fun and we’ll update on both projects as they come in, but for now we can simply enjoy the clip below.
Film has always been inherent to hip-hop superstar RZA, whether it be the numerous samples from classic martial arts movies that appeared in a variety of Wu-Tang Clan songs, or his acting and scoring collaborations with Quentin Tarantino and Jim Jarmusch. Though his latest film, Brick Mansions, sees him taking on an antagonistic role, allowing [...]
As much as we’d love to believe certain myths, no filmmaker has simply waltzed into making a masterpiece without cutting their teeth beforehand. Jaws may have been the first modern blockbuster, but Spielberg had already created a terrifying beast with the mechanical semi-truck in a made-for-television film, Duel. Truffaut’s The 400 Blows remains among the [...]
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out [...]