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Prometheus adds Elda, Harris and Dickie

Director Ridley Scott revealed to Daily Mail Online that Idris Elba, Sean Harris and Kate Dickie have joined Noomi Rapace, Charlize Theron and Michael Fassbender in Prometheus, coming to theaters on June 8, 2012. The site adds that filming is starting in three weeks.

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Stash House movie news

After Dark Films and Dark Castle have purchased the spec script Stash House from writer Gary Spinelli. The movie is described as: A young couple move into their dream starter house only to discover that the dangerous men on the lawn will stop at nothing to retrieve what they are now locked inside with.

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Frankensteins Army movie news

Variety reports that MPI Media Group, L.A.-based XYZ Films and Pellicola of Amsterdam have entered into a co-production deal for helmer-scribe Richard Raaphorst’s “Frankenstein’s Army.” Project, financed by MPI Media, is expected to begin lensing in spring in Prague and Amsterdam with MPI and XYZ co-repping international sales rights. MPI/Dark Sky Films will distribute the pic in North America. Set at the end of World War II, pic follows Russian soldiers who find the journal of Dr. Frankenstein in a secret Nazi lab they uncover as they push into eastern Germany. The soldiers use his work to assemble an army of super soldiers stitched together from the body parts of their fallen comrades.

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Husk review

When a murder of crows smash into their car windshield, a group of young friends are forced to abandon the vehicle, leaving them stranded beside a desolate cornfield. Hidden deep within the cornfield they find a crumbling farmhouse – but they soon discover that instead of a sanctuary, the house is actually the center of a terrifying supernatural ritual that they are about to become a part of… http://www.horrormovienews.net/reviews-14-Husk.html

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Harker movie news

Deadline reports that: Warner Bros is closing a deal to acquire Harker, a spec script by Lee Shipman & Brian McGreevy for a re-imagining of Bram Stoker’s Dracula that will be directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. The filmmaker’s latest is the Liam Neeson-starrer Unknown, which will be released February 18 by Warner Bros. Harker will be produced by Appian Way partners Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson Killoran, in a coproduction with Mad Hatter Entertainment. That label’s Michael Connolly will also be involved as a producer. The script focuses on Jonathan Harker as the Scotland Yard detective who is tracking Dracula, and the script sets up the sleuth as a potential new franchise character. DiCaprio isn’t planning to act in the film. Appian Way has a first look deal at Warner Bros, and the studio had the inside track even though other studios looked at the project over the weekend. The deal contains progress to production language and so the picture is expected to move quickly. Appian Way produced Collet-Serra’s last directorial outing, the fright film Orphan.

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Husk to premier on SyFy February 5th

After spectacular reviews and a limited theatrical release, Husk will be premiering on the SyFy network this Saturday February 5th at 9:00 PM with a special Encore Presentation at 1:00AM.

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The Task interview with Texas Battle

The Task horror movie

Something diabolical is taking place on the set of “The Task” a new reality show in which players complete terrifying missions within the confines of an abandoned prison hoping to win a hefty cash prize. As six young students explore their new environment, malicious spirits make their presence known in the most gruesome ways imaginable, Unable to escape the labyrinthine prison, the contestants become unwitting pawns caught at the centre of a blood-soaked night of terror.

We caught up with actor, Texas Battle, to talk about The Task.

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The Dead Hour interview with Daniel Iske

Dead hour horror movie

The Dead Hour is a new webseries from the creators of the indie horror film The Wretched. In the tradition of The Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits, and Tales from the Crypt, The Dead Hour is an anthology series that will bring new original webisodes from the horror, fantasy, thriller, slasher and sci-fi genres to the web each week.

Staff member, Errin Whitney, caught up with Daniel Iske to talk about the web series, The Dead Hour.

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Slash to Wake the Dead

Slasher Films, the movie company of Slash, of Guns N’ Roses fame, has announced a slate of four films, one of them is an adaptation of “Wake the Dead,” the Steve Niles and Chee horror tale that put a modern riff on Mary Shelley’s 19th century bookshelf classic, “Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus.” Jay Russell will direct the film.

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Kevin Smith to Self-Distribute Red State

Following the official first screening of his latest film, Red State, writer/director Kevin Smith surprised the Sundance audience by revealing that he’s not using the festival to look for a distributor for the film after all. Instead, Smith has plans to self-distribute as a traveling roadshow. Starting March 5th at Radio City Music Hall, Smith will tour the film across North America before releasing Red State on October 19th.

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