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Pet Sematary Remake Gets 2019 Release Date!

A few weeks back we shared the news that STARRY EYES directing-duo Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch had been hired by Paramount to helm the upcoming remake of PET SEMATARY . The duo will be directing a script written by Jeff Buhler ( MIDNIGHT MEAT TRAIN ) and, duh, based on the novel by Mr. Stephen King. Today we have the news that the film is going...
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Pet Sematary remake lands Starry Eyes directors!

I know most people tend to be against remakes but I can't help but look forward to Paramount's upcoming remake of Stephen King's PET SEMATARY . I love the original film by Mary Lambert, but I think the film is prime for a "readaptation", shall we say. Well, it turns out Paramount feels the same way and is moving forward with their planned remake by hiring...
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Cthulu calls: Lovecraft anthology series in the works

Norman Bates got his own TV show. So did Damien. So why not Cthulhu? According to Bleeding Cool , Legendary TV is currently in the middle of developing an anthology series based on the works of H. P. Lovecraft, including The Call of Cthulhu, The Shadow Over Innsmouth, and The Dunwich Horror. Produced by Lorenzo Di Bonaventura and Dan McDermott, the pilot was written...
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The Dirty Dozen goes to Hell in Corin Hardy's Hell Bent

Corin Hardy, director of the fantastical Irish horror flick THE HALLOW, is taking his next film straight into Hell. Titled  HELL BENT , the film is produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Mark Vahradian. The casting will begin shortly, after the script is revised. The producers are shooting for a budget of around $60 million, casting up-and-coming talent rather than established...
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Zach Lipovsky shares what we can expect from Dead Rising: Watchtower

Last week we learned that Meghan Ory, Jesse Metcalf, and Virginia Madsen had joined SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR's Dennis Haysbert for Zach Lipovsky's adaptation of the popular videogame title "Dead Rising" titled DEAD RISING: WATCHTOWER. Lipovsky is directing from a script by Tim Carter, based on the bestselling Capcom franchise that’s spawned two sequels and...
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Meghan Ory, Jesse Metcalfe, & Virginia Madsen join cast of Dead Rising

Last month we learned that LEPRECHAUN: ORIGINS helmer Zach Lipovsky had been tapped to helm the upcoming adapation of the video game DEAD RISING, later learning that SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR's Dennis Haysbert had joined the cast in an unspecified role. Now Deadline is reporting that three more have signed on to star in Legendary Entertainment and Sony-owned Crackle's film...
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Leprechaun: Origins' Zach Lipovsky tapped to helm Dead Rising for Legendary

Back in June we learned that Legendary Entertainment was working to bring us a 'full length digital feature' based on the hit videogame DEAD RISING, with plans to have Sony's Crackle give the 90-minute feature an exclusive digital release in the U.S. before the film receives a multi-platform release on SVOD, VOD, DVD and TV. Now we've learned who will be sitting in the...
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Legendary to bring video game Dead Rising to life as digital feature

Capcom’s zombie-fighting video game series "Dead Rising" is a popular title that has begging for a film adaptation as the games bear a great deal of influence from zombie movies. Now it seems that it is going to happen, but what is surprising is the manner in which it is going to happen. Legendary, the company behind GODZILLA, PACIFIC RIM, and many other blockbuster...
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Vin Diesel signs on for post-apocalyptic sci-fi Soldiers of the Sun

We're just a few short weeks away from seeing Vin Diesel return to what is undoubtedly his most iconic role in RIDDICK, but Diesel is already looking ahead to another sci-fi actioner, signing on to both star in and produce SOLIDERS OF THE SUN, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Diesel is teaming up with Arash Amel, the writer of the upcoming Grace Kelly biopic GRACE OF...
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Paramount sends Predators scribe to rewrite supernatural action flick Hellified

We'd excuse even the most ardent AITH reader if they've forgotten about HELLFIFIED , a supernatural action movie for Paramount we wrote about in the June of 2009. 2009? Wow. Now dusted off, Paramount has tapped PREDATORS co-scribe Michael Finch to retool the script. Originally, the flick was envisioned as a larger, FX driven spectacle with RED DAWN director Dan Bradley...
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