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Lost Short Film Shown Before “Empire Strikes Back” Found After 30 Years

March 6, 20140 Comments

A long time ago, in a better era of filmmaking, short films were shown before feature films in theaters. One such short film, a 25-minute fantasy epic called BLACK ANGEL, was shown before certain overseas prints of Star Wars: Episode V — The Empire Strikes Back. And then it was gone without a trace. It […]

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Details For Eli Roth’s Next Film “Knock Knock”

February 23, 20140 Comments

Now that his latest horror picture The Green Inferno has been picked up by Open Road for release this summer, director Eli Roth has set his sights on his next movie. TheWrap reports that Roth will reunite with his Aftershock co-writers on KNOCK KNOCK. Roth will direct from an original screenplay he co-wrote with Nicolas […]

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Kevin Smith Co-Directing Horror Anthology “Comes The Krampus”

January 26, 20140 Comments

Writer/director Kevin Smith surprised his fans on his official blog, announcing a new screenplay titled COMES THE KRAMPUS!, which is inspired by the Stephen King and George A. Romero horror anthology, Creepshow. Explains Smith: “If you listen to the EDUMACATION podcast, you’ll remember that episode 20 (Part 2 of the Christmas eps) consisted of another dopey conversation […]

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“I, Frankenstein” Bombs At The Box Office

January 26, 20140 Comments

I, Frankenstein is having a frightening debut. It was expected to have an $11 to $14 million opening weekend, but it appears the film will actually only earn $7.7 million. The budget is estimated to be around $60 million, and that is not including marketing costs. The picture currently has a rating of 5% over at Rotten […]

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Jonah Hill Only Paid $60,000 For “The Wolf Of Wall Street”

January 23, 20140 Comments

That’s a sum of money that would make the average person happy, but not when you’re an Oscar-nominated actor in Hollywood. With a budget of $100 Million, you’d think the producers of THE WOLF OF WALL STREET could have offered him more. However, Jonah Hill isn’t complaining. Jonah said on The Howard Stern Show he was paid […]

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“Batman Vs. Superman” Update; DC Cinematic Universe Plans

January 20, 20140 Comments

So let’s recap what we already know about the upcoming Man of Steel sequel titled BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN that was recently pushed back to May 6th, 2016. Zack Snyder is returning to direct and David S. Goyer is back as screenwriter. Both Snyder and Goyer collaborated on the story. Henry Cavill will reprise his role […]

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“The Purge” Sequel Gets A Release Date

November 21, 2013

It appears that Universal it hoping to repeat THE PURGE’s success and will release the sequel the same month as its predecessor. The original was the first low-budget thriller from Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions who will also produce the sequel. The first film cost only $3 million and grossed $90 million. Director/writer James DeMonaco will […]

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Guillermo Del Toro Writing “Pacific Rim” Sequel

October 17, 2013

Although Pacific Rim didn’t meet box office expectations, director Guillermo del Toro has revealed to Empire Magazine that he and co-writer Travis Beachman are currently writing the sequel. “We are writing the sequel. Travis Beacham and I are writing, so that is active. The decision to green light or not, that’s definitely above my pay […]

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