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Wanna know what Kurt Russell thinks of the Escape From New York remake?

We've known for a while that producer Joel Silver and Studio Canal have plans to remake John Carpenter's cult classic ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK and while the idea of the remake left some fans in an uproar we unfortunately live in a day and age where Hollywood has seemingly run out of original ideas and feels the need to reimagine some of the classics we all love. At the moment...

Cool Horror Gear: Retro Snake Plissken figure from Funko!

I bet you heard he was dead! Here's something every 80s-loving toy collector must own. Hell, ALL of us must own it! A retro-style Snake Plissken figure from Funko! While the final design is apparently yet to be approved, you get the idea what he'll look like. And he looks badass! Via Entertainment Earth: Kurt Russell's Snake Plissken from the 1980s action flick Escape from New York...

Cool Horror Gear: Escape From New York T-shirts from Fright Rags

With Halloween arriving tomorrow many of you have been revisiting John Carpenter's classic slasher HALLOWEEN but the folks over at Fright Rags have another Carpenter classic to celebrate as they are unveiling these badass ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK T-shirts tomorrow, October 31 at 10am EST. Fright-Rags' ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK box set is a must-have for any fan of the film. It...

Where in the Horror are they now? Nick Castle!

NICK “THE SHAPE” CASTLE THEN : Next week I will be making my way to the local theatre to see one of my most anticipated films this year. With my favorite holiday less than a week away, it’s clear I’m not talking about the CARRIE remake. Yes folks, next week I continue a brand new tradition with my own son, we will be going to see John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN in...

Where in the Horror are they now? Tom Atkins!

TOM ATKINS THEN : Tom Atkins is a legend! Forget the fact that he is one of the coolest dudes ever in the history of horror, he also pretty much rocks it any other genre. Looking back on some of my favorite faces from the past, it is shocking to me that I didn’t think of Mr. Atkins the first time out. Then I got to thinking, it’s hard to ask “Where in the...

Dissecting Actor Kurt Russell

“Kurt Russell” Buy ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK here! There have been few actors out there that have embodied the truest notion of badassness: John Wayne, Steven McQueen, and… the exemplary Kurt Russell. Seriously, the current generation of actors could learn a thing or two about how to be cool, bleed testosterone, and how to rock a serious mane from Russell, a...

Tom Hardy and Jason Statham in the running for Escape from New York?

Take this with a grain of salt, won't you? According to the Daily News, both Tom Hardy and Jason Statham are being considered for the role of Snake Plisskin in Joel Silver's upcoming ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK remake. Both are natural candidates for the job, perhaps Hardy more so. No offense to Jason Statham, but we can all admit that he's often playing the same character in every...

Escape from New York remake is on again, with Joel Silver producing

ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK remake? Heard you were dead... Yes, it's true. Deadline.com is reporting that Joel Silver and Studio Canal are rebooting John Carpenter's 1981 cult classic ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK. Not only that, it's an origin story! And the beginning of a trilogy! According to the site, "Silver is planning an entirely new take on the material. The goal is to turn it into a...

Where in the Horror are they now? Adrienne Barbeau!

ADRIENNE BARBEAU THEN : Any self-respecting horror fan should know the name Adrienne Barbeau. The actress was a staple in the genre for many years, even married to John Carpenter for a time and appearing in a couple of his most impressive films. She was a rarity as she could play the “tough chick” yet there was nothing masculinized about this voluptuous beauty. I...

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