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Bernard Rose's Frankenstein starring Carrie-Anne Moss picked up by Alchemy

The US rights to Bernard Rose's FRANKENSTEIN have been acquired by Alchemy following the film's highly acclaimed World Premiere at the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival where it was awarded the grand prize, the Golden Raven Award. The modern-day adaptation of the classic thriller was written and directed by Rose (CANDYMAN) and stars Xavier Samuel, Carrie-Ann Moss, Tony...

First look at Bernard Rose's Frankenstein starring Xavier Samuel

CANDYMAN director Bernard Rose is trying his hand at one of horror’s most iconic monsters with FRANKENSTEIN , and today we have our first look at his re-imagined take on Mary Shelley’s classic novel. FRANKENSTEIN will have its world premiere this very weekend at the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival. While the setup is certainly familiar, there's some...

Top 10 Horror Resurrections!

Ah, good old Easter Sunday is here in just a couple of days. You know what that means right folks, it's all about the Big Return. Reincarnation. Resurrection! Of course, as we all know, resurrection is and has always been a key plot-point of the horror genre. Immediate thoughts of flesh-rotting zombies animating from the cold filthy grave leap to mind, but check it Jack, not all horror...

White Collar's Tim DeKay joins Rob Kazinsky for Fox's Frankenstein

Last week we learned that "True Blood" alum Rob Kazinsky had signed on to star as the titular character in Fox's upcoming pilot "Frankenstein", which is coming at us from executive producers Rand Ravich and Howard Gordon and inspired by Mary Shelley's mythology. Now Deadline is reporting that "While Collar" star Tim DeKay is set as a co-lead...

True Blood's Rob Kazinsky set to play Fox's Frankenstein

We recently learned that Fox's upcoming "Frankenstein" series had landed acclaimed director Michael Cuesta (KILL THE MESSENGER) to helm the first episode of the horror-detective show, and now THR is reporting that Fox has found its Frankenstein in "True Blood" actor Rob Kazinsky. Kazinsky, who also starred in PACIFIC RIM , is set to play the monster in...

Top 10 Medical Horror Flicks!

The medical horror film genre has a host of subsets, doesn't it?! You have the demented doctor variety, the viral outbreak type, the biological mutation kind, the insane asylum ilk, and of course - as this week's release of THE LAZARUS EFFECT reinforces - the resurrect the dead sort. Not sure about you, but I'm a f*cking fan of each and every one of those sick subgenres. Be that as it may,...

Frankenstein Vs. The Mummy (Movie Review)

PLOT: Young medical philosopher Victor Frankenstein seeks to prove immortality by reanimating a corpse of various body parts and harvested organs. His Egyptologist girlfriend, Naihla, just discovered an ancient accursed mummified pharaoh that she's had delivered to campus for study. It's time two legendary horror icons square-off in FRANKENSTEIN VS. THE MUMMY. REVIEW:...

Fox's Frankenstein series calls upon acclaimed director Michael Cuesta

Fox's new TV series "Frankenstein" - one of seemingly dozens of Frankenstein projects in the works - has found its pilot director. Deadline reports Michael Cuesta will helm the first episode in the new horror-detective show, which is written and executive produced by Rand Ravich and executive produced by Homeland's executive producer Howard Gordon. Cuesta is an Emmy-winning...

Writer Jay Basu tapped for Universal's classic monsters relaunch

To be honest, I lost a lot of interest in Universal's classic monsters relaunch when we learned that the films would be taken out of the horror genre . Who could blame me? These are the monster films we either grew up loving or inspired the films that we consider our favorites. To hear that Universal wants to take these iconic characters into a more action-oriented direction is...

It's the Booze Talkin': Universal Monsters going action? Wrong move!

Itís safe to assume nearly every fan of horror has, at the very least, a partial historical knowledge and admiration of the Universal Monsters. Even when I was young and filled with images of Michael Myers and Freddy Krueger, I still had a mad respect for FRANKENSTEIN, THE MUMMY, THE WOLF MAN and so many others. To this day, both DRACULA and THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN rank incredibly high...

Universal's classic monsters universe takes shape; writers confirmed

Universal's cinematic movie monsters universe has gained some new writers in an attempt to create a new brain trust in which they will all will have a hand in each other's movies and offer help as needed as they work on a model of serialized storytelling, according to THR. Yesterday we learned that PRISONERS scribe Aaron Guzikowski was rumored to be taking the writing...

Fox gives put pilot commitment to a new Frankenstein project

You just can't keep a good monster down, apparently. Throughout the years we've seen countless takes on Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein", from films, to comics, to plays and much more. Now Deadline is reporting that "Life" creator Rand Ravich and Homeland and Tyrant executive producer Howard Gordon want to bring a new sci-fi drama based on the tale to...
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