Crowdfunding has become an ever-increasing element of creative projects over the last half decade, and with the continued success of the “direct to consumer/fan” approach, it was only a matter of time before a company emerged as the first fan-owned entertainment company in the world: the aptly-named Legion M. With a slate of unique genre-bending offerings such as Colossal, Mandy, and the just released Memory: The Origin of Alien documentary, David Baxter- the VP of Development for Legion M- took some time to speak to Horror News Network at New York Comic Con 2019 about the documentary and how his company is forging a new way of doing business in Hollywood.
Deadline is reporting that Anne Hathaway had nabbed the role of the grand high witch in Robert Zameckis’ upcoming movie, The Witches.
Written by Roald Dahl, The Witches featured art by Quentin Blake and was published by Jonathan Cape in 1983. The tale centers on an eight-year-old British boy who moves in with his grandmother following the passing of his parents. The boy learns that his grandmother is a retired witch hunter and she shares the secrets of how to recognize them and a plan to eradicate them. The novel won the Whitbread Book Award in 1983. read more
Anne Hathaway and Matthew McConaughey last dazzled audiences with their stellar performances in Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar. Now, they’ve reteamed for a dark new thriller called Serenity. The movie takes place on a beautiful island paradise, reminiscent of the tropical locale of I Still Know What You Did Last Summer. In a new trailer for the film, Hathaway’s mysterious lady in white asks a breathy McConaughey to kill her husband for ten million dollars. What could possibly go wrong!? Spoiler alert: there will be blood! read more
We sift through the new release heap so you don’t have to!
Welcome to Horror News Network’s Buy / Wait / Rent, a monthly article devoted to the most highly-anticipated horror releases on blu-ray. Here you will find the best home video releases of each month, along with our opinion on whether each film is a must-own on the first day of release, something you should wait to buy until it goes on sale, or something you’re better off renting for a one-time watch. And now, on to the notable new releases of August 2017! read more
I like Anne Hathaway and I like monsters. That makes me part of a very specific demographic that Hollywood is aiming for with Colossal, a new film where Anne Hathaway can psychically control a Pacific Rim style giant monster.
If you also like Anne Hathaway and monsters, check out the teaser trailer for the film below:
The film is written and directed by Nacho Vigalondo, a Spanish writer, actor, and director who has numerous horror and thriller projects on his resume (V/H/S Viral, Open Windows). Judging by the trailer, Colossal will have a more lighthearted and humorous tone. The movie also stars Dan Stevens (The Guest) and Jason Sudeikis (Saturday Night Live, Horrible Bosses). read more