Robin Wright Signing on to ‘Blade Runner’ Sequel

Robin Wright (House of Cards) is in the final negotiations of joining the ‘Blade Runner’ sequel, which will star Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford.  There are no details about her role yet. It will be directed by Denis Villeneuve for  Alcon Entertainment.   The story is set to pick up several decades after the end of the original 1982 film directed by Ridley Scott.   It is set to open January 12, 2018. Warner Bros. has US rights, while Sony has overseas rights.

Source: Deadline

Saban Films Acquires Stephen King Sci-Fi Adaptation ‘Cell’

 

Saban Films has acquired the rights to the sci-fi thriller ‘Cell,’ which stars John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson.   It is based on the Stephen King novel of the same name and is directed by Tod “Kip” Williams.   It centers around a graphic artist (Cusack), who is struggling, and teams up with a small group of people to travel across New England to reunite with his son, following a mysterious cellphone signal results in the population turning into mindless animals.

Saban Films president Bill Bromiley said, “Stephen King is widely recognized as a master of the horror genre. Combining his talent along with Tod’s vision and this dynamic cast, which reteams King, John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson for the first time since 1408, delivers a truly unique modern tale of survival.” read more

Karloff ‘Mord The Executioner’ Figure Coming This Summer

Executive Replicas, Phicen Ltd., and Go Hero are proud to re-create one of legendary actor Boris Karloff’s memorable characters – Mord The Executioner from the 1939 film The Tower of London. Recreated as a 1:6 scale limited edition action figure, the figure has been officially licensed and Authorized by Karloff Enterprises, and comes complete with 3 sets of interchangeable hands, a dagger and medieval axe, plus his outfit consisting of long sleeve pullover shirt, pants, belt, cloth boots, and removable hood. Figure measures roughly 12-inches tall. read more

Predator: Life and Death #2 Preview

Dark Horse Comics has provided us a preview of the new Predator: Life and Death comic.

Colonial Marines hunt the Predators, and the Predators lead the marines into an ambush! But on the jungle world of Tartarus, everyone has their eyes on the ultimate prize: an otherworldly spacecraft ripe for the taking!

32 pages
$3.99
April 6

Written by Dan Abnett
Art by Brian Thies
Cover by David Palumbo

 

 

 

 

 

 

Angel & Faith Season 10 #25 Preview

Dark Horse Comics has provided us a preview of the new Angel & Faith Season 10 comic.

Angel, Faith, and the whole of Magic Town will be needed in this final face-off with Big Bad Archaeus and Drusilla. Its vampires versus . . . well, everyone!

32 pages
$3.99
April 6

Written by Victor Gischler
Art by Will Conrad
Covers by Scott Fischer and Mike Norton

 

 

 

 

 

Ghoul Scouts: Night of the Unliving Undead in June

From Action Lab Entertainment.

Something stranger than usual haunts Full Moon Hollow, Paranormal Capital of the World. Adults either can’t see it, can’t remember it, or go crazy from it. So when zombies attack during the Hemlock County Scouting Jamboree, only a group of misfits can save the Hollow. Be prepared. Be very prepared.

Written by Steve Bryant and art by Mark Stegbauer and Jason Millet with covers by Mark Stegbauer, Mike Norton and Sean Izaakse.

Expected to arrive on June 8.

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Revival #38 Preview

Image Comics has provided us a preview of the new Revival comic.

He lives in a city of the living dead, his mother is a fugitive, and his aunt is a killer. Now ten-year-old Cooper Cypress is alone. Will a visit to a Reviver child remind Cooper what it’s like to be alive?

Meanwhile, Amish Samurai Weaver Fannie hunts for Em and Dana. 

32 pages
$3.99
March 30

Written by Tim Seeley
Art by Mike Norton
Cover by Jenny Frison

 

 

 

 

 

Latest News on the ALIEN Franchise: April 26th ALIEN DAY

24 Hour Fan-Focused Social Media Event to Launch in Celebration of AlienDay426

 

Dark Horse Comics, Funko, NECA, Sideshow Collectibles, Audible, Titan Books, Zen Studios and more than a Dozen other Partners Join Forces to Mark ALIEN DAY on Planet Earth

 

Reebok to Release Exact Replica of the ALIEN Stompers worn by   Sigourney Weaver as Ellen Ripley

 

Nationwide Screening Returns One of the Most Iconic Film Franchises   to Theaters Across the Country

 

Los Angeles, CA (March 29, 2016) – Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products announced today an out-of-this-world global celebration of the ALIEN franchise culminating with a special 24 hour, fan-focused social media event on April 26th – a nod to LV-426, the planet from the iconic ALIEN films. ALIEN DAY (#AlienDay426) to encompass a wide range of executions including nationwide screenings, never-before-seen consumer product activations and the kickoff of the ALIEN: Ultimate Trivia Challenge, allowing fans to test their ALIEN knowledge – with the chance to win memorable prizes every 42.6 minutes on Twitter. read more

Spiritual Sequel to Clock Tower, NightCry Coming Soon

A trailer has been released for the 3D point-and-click horror game, NightCry. Control one of the three main characters to guide them to safety. Search for clues in the exploration mode as you try and solve the mystery as to why a luxury cruise fell into nightmares, but be careful, for the Scissorwalker could be around any corner. In escape mode, run, hide and stay quiet for it is coming, and maybe you will survive long enough to learn the true horrors of this oncoming evil force.

The Story:
Things quickly take a turn for the worse aboard the luxury cruise liner when the fun cocktail evening quickly turns bloody. With an abundance of bodies turning up, run and hide as the killer is loose. read more

Cthulhu Figure to Unleash Madness in September

In September you can unleash the monstrous, inhumane evil of H.P. Lovecraft’s Elder God, Cthulhu, with this 7-inch PVC figure. From Sd Toys comes this creepy Cthulhu figure complete with a display base.

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