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Nicolas Winding Refn’s Maniac Cop Remake to Enter Principal Photography This Summer

Variety reports that the remake of William Lustig’s 1988 Bruce Campbell/Tom Atkins cult classic, Maniac Cop has been greenlit, and is set for shooting in Los Angeles this summer. 

While remake news is always destined to trigger mixed reactions due to fan investment in the original production, this particular project has a lot going for it. Comic book writer turned screenwriter Ed Brubaker (Captain America: Winter Soldier, Batman: Black and White, an episode of Westworld) has written the script along with Nicolas Winding Refn (Bronson, Drive, Neon Demons). Lustig will return to the production, serving as a creative producer, along with Refn. John Hyams (Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning) is set to direct the project. read more

DVD & Blu-ray Releases: September 27, 2016

DVD & Blu-ray Releases: September 27, 2016

This week’s releases include Nicolas Winding Refn’s Neon Demon, the Stephen King thriller Cell, along with new editions of An American Werewolf in London, Chopping Mall and Blood Diner. You can view the complete list of this week’s horror releases below.

Grimm: Season Five

Starring: David Giuntoli, Russell Hornsby, Silas Weir Mitchell

Synopsis: At the heels of his mother’s beheading and Juliette’s “death,” Nick’s life has taken a turn he never expected. Having lost so much, Nick must now come to grips with fathering a child with his once sworn enemy, Adalind. With even more dangerous Wesen coming out of the shadows, the Black Claw uprising Team Grimm has been dreading is approaching in full force. Own all 22 episodes of Grimm: Season Five, the most chilling season of Grimm yet. read more

New Horror Featurette For THE NEON DEMON

We have a new featurette for The Neon Demon to share with you today. Nicolas Winding Refn directs the film, which is in theaters now. You can view the new horror featurette below.

The Neon Demon

A film by Nicolas Winding Refn

FEED THE BEAST

Check out the new horror featurette:

NOW IN THEATERS!

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Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn

Written by Nicolas Winding Refn, Mary Laws and Polly Stenham

Starring Jena Malone, Keanu Reeves, Christina Hendricks, Elle Fannning, Abbey Lee, Bella Heathcote, Desmond Harrington and Karl Glusman read more

Nic Winding Refn Remaking WITCHFINDER GENERAL

We have more horror news out of Cannes today.  Nicolas Winding Refn and producer Rubert Preston have acquired the rights to remake  Michael Reeves’ Witchfinder General (The Conqueror Worm in the US), which starred Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy and Hilary Dwyer.   Refn is developing the remake with Preston and will be a producer, not a director. 

Based on the Roband Bassett novel and set in Norfolk, England circa 1645, the original film was a fictionalized account of the horrific crimes committed by   real-life witch hunter Mathew Hopkins during the English Civil War.  It was so violent it stirred controversy in the U.K., and achieved cult status in the U.S.   Refn and Preston plan to bring the story to a new audience and to go into production next year.  read more