Movies/TV

Eric Kripke to adapt Deadman

Supernatural creator Eric Kripke is writing and executive-producing an adaptation of DC Comics’ Deadman, according to Deadline. Deadman centers on Boston Brand, a circus acrobat who is murdered but continues to live on when a supernatural being enables him to possess the living. He then finds himself torn between finding and exacting revenge on the man who killed him and using his new ability to help others.

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Showtime developing The Damned

Deadline reports that Showtime has put in development The Damned, a drama series project based on independent graphic novel and comic book publisher Oni Press’ comic book limited series. The comic is described as: During the prohibition era, gangsters grew rich on vices of the people, and rivalries between criminal organizations resulted in open war. But unknown to the masses, a more sinister power controlled the crime cartels, using greed, gluttony, lust, and other sins to fuel a much more lucrative trade: mortal souls. Three demon families (the Aligheris, the Roarkes, and the Verlochin) control soul-trafficking within the city, capitalizing on “the rackets” to lead unfortunates into their grasp and poor Eddie is caught in the middle?

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Clifton Collins, Jr. joins Pacific Rim

Clifton Collins, Jr. will joins Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Charlie Day, Rinko Kikuchi in Pacific Rim, says Variety. Pacific Rim is described as: Set in a future in which malevolent creatures threaten the earth, the planet must band together and use highly advanced technology to eradicate the growing menace.

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Faces in the Crowd DVD and Blu-Ray news

Faces in the Crowd has a release date DVD and Blu-Ray on October 25. Faces in the Crowd chronicles the account of elementary school teacher Anna Marchant (Milla Jovovich) who is attacked by a serial killer known only as Tearjerk Jack and survives, but is left to struggle with a neurological disorder commonly referred to as face-blindness (prosopagnosia). Only able to recognize voices she fights to adapt to her diagnosis and the ever-changing faces of those around her. Working with Detective Kerrest (Julian McMahon) Anna race’s to identify her attacker. All the while the killer is closing in determined to eliminate this potential witness. Only Anna has seen his face – and he could be anyone.

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Inbred posters

New Inbred posters have been released. Inbred is described as: A disparate group of young urban offenders and their care workers embark on a community service weekend in the strange, remote Yorkshire village of Mortlake, which prides on keeping itself to itself. A minor incident with some local inbred youths rapidly escalates into a blood-soaked, deliriously warped nightmare for all involved.

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Mega Spider movie news

Epic Pictures Group is in a pre-production on the giant arachnid movie, MEGA SPIDER. The movie is described as: A 50 feet tall alien spider escapes from a military lab and rampage the city of Detroit. When a massive military strike fails, it is up to a team of scientists and one clever exterminator to kill the creature before the city is destroyed.

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Hellraiser Revelations trailer

Hellraiser Revelations

A trailer for Hellraiser Revelations has been released.

The movie is described as:
PINHEAD is back and in his chamber of soulless delights, he thought he had two willing participants in STEVEN and NICO. But Nico wants out and decides that a member of Steven’s family will serve as proper barter. Terror ensues.

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The Caller poster released

Samuel Goldwyn Films’ August 26 release, The Caller, now has a poster. The Caller is described as: When troubled divorcee, Mary Kee, sets up home in her new apartment, she stumbles across an old telephone which she quickly falls in love with. Struck by its antique charm, she gives it pride of place in her home. Before long, Mary begins to receive strange phone calls from a mysterious, unknown caller. Over time, she discovers that the caller is a woman called Rose and the two strike up an unlikely friendship. However, when Rose claims to be calling from the past, Mary begins to question her new friend’s motives. As Rose’s phone calls become ever more disturbing, Mary’s sense of terror escalates. Feeling haunted in her own home, she cuts all contact with Rose. Enraged by Mary’s betrayal, Rose threatens to exact her terrible revenge. Not on Mary in the present but on Mary as a child in the past. Mary finally realizes that she will have to kill Rose in order to save herself. But how can she kill someone living in the past and what will happen if she fails?

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Contagion poster debuts

Coming to conventional and IMAX theaters on September 9th is Contagion. The movie follows the rapid progress of a lethal airborne virus that kills within days. As the fast-moving epidemic grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself. At the same time, ordinary people struggle to survive in a society coming apart.

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Incredible Melting Man on DVD

On August 23, MGM Home Entertainment is releasing The Incredible Melting Man on DVD for the first time under its MGM Limited Edition Collection banner. Released in 1977 the movie is described as: An astronaut is transformed into a murderous gelatinous mass after returning from an ill-fated space voyage.

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