Entries by Rob Caprilozzi

Elizabeth Banks to Direct and Star in ‘The Invisible Woman’

Variety is reporting that Elizabeth Banks is set to start and direct The Invisible Woman. The film will be written by Erin Cressida Wilson with Banks and her husband Max Handelman producing through their Brownstone Productions banner. At this point a synopsis of the film has not been released.

In other Invisible news, Blumhouse will bring The Invisible Man written and directed by Leigh Whannell to theaters on February 28. The film is set to star Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Aldis Hodge, Storm Reid and Harriet Dyer. read more read more

Bad Hombre to Reboot ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’

Big news for Fede Alvarez as Deadline is reporting that both he and his writing partner Rodolfo Sayagues have inked a deal with Legendary Pictures. The duo will create movies through their Bad Hombe Films banner for Legendary. The pair have teamed in the past to create modern classics such as Evil Dead and Don’t Breathe. Shintaro Shimosawa has been added to Bad Hombre as the Head of Production.

First up for the group is a film which has been described as The Shining set in the White House. While the concept may not seem far from reality, the film will be written by Joe Epstein and be directed by Fede Alvarez. read more read more

Netflix Debuts Trailer for ‘V Wars’

Get ready for blood as Netflix has revealed the official trailer for the upcoming series V Wars. Produced by High Park Entertainment the 10-episode series is directed by Brad Turner, TJ Scott, Kaare Andrews, Marita Grabiak, Bobby Roth, and Ian Somerhalder. V Wars stars Ian Somerhalder, Adrian Holmes, Jacky Lai, Peter Outerbridge, Kyle Breitkopf, Laura Vandervoot and Kimberly-Sue Murray.

The series is described as:Dr. Luther Swann (Ian Somerhalder) enters a world of untold horror when a mysterious disease transforms his best friend, Michael Fayne (Adrian Holmes), into a murderous predator who feeds on other humans. As the disease spreads and more people are transformed, society fractures into opposing camps pitting normal people against the growing number of these “vampires.” Swann races against time to understand what’s happening, while Fayne rises to become the powerful underground leader of the vampires. read more read more

Brannon Braga to Direct ‘Books of Blood’ for Hulu

Big news for fans of Clive Barker as Variety is reporting that Brannon Braga will co-write, direct and produce Books of Blood for Hulu. Braga will once again share writing duties with Adam Simon as the duo previously collaborated on the TV series Salem.

The film is set to star Anna Friel, Britt Robertson, Rafi Gavron and Yul Vazquez. Friel will play the role of “Mary,” a gorgeous psychologist that loses her child to leukemia. Soon she meets a character named “Simon” (Rafi Gavron) who claims to be a ghost-whisperer who speaks to her child. read more read more

Main Trailer for ‘The Witcher’ Arrives

Ever since the teaser trailer was revealed in July at San Diego Comic-Con, fans waited eagerly for a full preview of The Witcher. On Halloween, Netflix dropped the much-anticipated trailer to the delight of those same fans.

The series stars Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, Freya Allan as Princess Ciri, Anya Chalotra as Yennefer of Vengerberg, Jodhi May as Queen Calanthe, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson as King Eist Tuirseach, Adam Levy as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring as Tissaia de Vries and Mimi Ndiweni as Fringilla Vigo. read more read more

CBS Renews ‘Evil’ For Second Season

CBS has announced the renewal of all five of their Fall first-year series including the horror program Evil.

Created by Robert and Michelle King the series premiered on September 26, 2019. The series stars Katja Herbers, Mike Colter and Aasif Mandvi. Evil is a tale about a skeptical female clinical psychologist joins a priest-in-training and a blue-collar contractor as they investigate supposed miracles, demonic possession, and other extraordinary occurrences to see if there’s a scientific explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work. read more read more

‘The Shelley Society’ and ‘The Brides’ Coming From Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

More works from Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa will be headed our way soon as Deadline is reporting that the creator will begin to shop his script for The Brides while his other new creation, The Shelley Society was just picked up by HBO Max.

Focusing on a young Mary Shelley, The Shelley Society is described as a Victorian X-Files and Shelley leads a squad of romantic outlaws against all things that go bump in the night.

The Brides is set to be a reimagining of The Brides of Dracula which features three female leads and shows us the things they do to keep their preside, wealth and legacy. read more read more

Trailer and Release Date Revealed for ‘The Outsider’

Set to debut January 12, 2020 on HBO, the official teaser trailer for The Outsider has been released. The preview, which is just over two minutes, gives viewers a glimpse of the building drama and suspense that they can expect in this 10-episode series.

Based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King, The Outsider opens with a seemingly straightforward investigation into the murder of a child. But when an insidious supernatural force edges its way into the case, it leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything they believe in. read more read more

‘Maniac Cop’ Coming to HBO

According to Deadline, a reimagining of Maniac Cop has been greenlighted by HBO with Nicolas Winding Refn serving as both producer and director. Joining Refn on directorial duties will also be John Hyams.

Maniac Cop is set in Los Angeles and is said to be told through a kaleidoscope of characters, from cop to common criminal. A killer in uniform has uncaged mayhem upon the streets. Paranoia leads to social disorder as a city wrestles with the mystery of the exterminator in blue. Is he mere mortal, or a supernatural force? read more read more

James Wan and Atomic Monster Join ‘Gideon Falls’

Hivemind recently issued a press release which announced that they will be teaming with James Wan and his Atomic Monster production company for the upcoming television adaptation of Gideon Falls. Created by Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino, Gideon Falls recently picked up a 2019 Eisner Award for Best New Series.

Published by Image Comics, the official synopsis for the series is as follows:
The lives of a reclusive young man obsessed with a conspiracy in the city’s trash, and a washed-up Catholic priest arriving in a small town full of dark secrets, become intertwined around the mysterious legend of The Black Barn, an otherworldly building that is alleged to have appeared in both the city and the small town, throughout history, bringing death and madness in its wake. Rural mystery and urban horror collide in this character-driven meditation on obsession, mental illness, and faith. read more read more