Fede Alvarez and writing partner Rodolfo Sayagues have joined up with Legendary Pictures to produce films from their production house Bad Hombre Films. The first two to bore out from the deal? Yet another rebooting of Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and an Alvarez-directed untitled horror film set in Washington, being described as “The Shining taking place […]
Sam Raimi, the mastermind director behind The Evil Dead, is looking for innovative ideas to continue the franchise on film. Despite the cancellation of Ash vs. Evil Dead (which Raimi served as producer) on Starz 14 months ago and the subsequent announcement of star Bruce Campbell retiring from the role at least in live-action form, […]
Rumblings of a sequel to the much-beloved film Labyrinth seem to happen every few years, and director Fede Alvarez says it’s closer than you may think. There was a story a few years back that made the rounds about a reboot of the classic, which was quickly amended to be “another film within the world” rather than […]
Golden Globe-winning actress Claire Foy is going from The Crown to The Girl in the Spider’s Web. Kind of a drastic change for anyone, not just someone who’s spent two seasons of a hit Netflix series playing one the most iconic royals in the world. Foy comes to the character of Lisbeth Salander in the second American adaptation […]
Fede Alvarez is working on a new "Labyrinth" film that isn't a sequel, reboot, or reimagining.
Bleeding Cool has been reporting on Ben Affleck’s wishy washy comments about The Batman for months. Affleck was originally supposed to write, direct, and star in the film. However, he repeatedly made comments to the effect of saying that he would only direct the movie if the script was going to be good. At the […]
Warner Bros has learned its lesson from the long and arduous will-he-won’t-he saga of Ben Affleck directing The Batman. Though Affleck announced last month that he would not direct the project after months of wishy washy comments saying he would only direct it if the script was good, the studio has already reportedly offered the […]
There hasn’t been a lot of movement on The Gril With The Dragon Tattoo sequel or the Millenium series at all since the first film came out. David Fincher, Roony Mara and Daniel Craig all went on to other pastures, leaving the series up in the air. Well, it seem like the franchise has some […]
In Don’t Breathe, Jane Levy reunites with Evil Dead remake director Fede Alvarez for the tale of a small time thief invading the home of a blind man said to be sitting on several hundred thousand dollars. But as the trailer shows, the man is more than he seems. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76yBTNDB6vU[/youtube] Don’t Breathe comes to theaters […]
While films based on video games are starting to receive bigger budgets and a modicum of anticipation, one table top game adaptation had Hollywood in a bidding war. But according to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros has won the rights to Monsterpocalypse. The project will be co-written and direct by the Evil Dead remake’s Fede […]
In the last few days, there have been rumors circulating about Justice League Dark, the mystical superhero team-up film spearheaded by Guillermo del Toro until his departure over the summer. Recently, word came around that producer Scott Rudin would be shepherding the project through development and that it was still a priority for the DC Entertainment […]
Fede Alvarez, director of the Evil Dead remake, has signed on to helm Sony’s adaptation of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips comic Incognito. The comic is the story of Zack Overkill, a super-villian who testified against his boss The Black Death and was put into the witness protection program. Overkill was working as a mailman […]
Last night, Bleeding Cool got the nod that Fede Alvarez, the director of the recent Evil Dead remake, be will be directing the adaptation of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips‘ mature readers superfiction comic book Incognito for Sony Pictures. The comic, about a “science villain” turned supergrass, and being kept safe by a witness protection […]
But they do have at least three other projects lined up.
The remake of The Evil Dead premiered last night at the SXSW festival, and judging from social media accounts, the crowd were most pleased. And shocked. And disgusted. In a good way.
I think the new Evil Dead is going to be really rather exciting.
A lot less gore but the intensity levels stay high.
So says a director who owes his career to a very heavily CG short film. How odd.
The new Evil Dead seems to have a fresh perspective.
Shut up shop on scary movies, because they'll never be this good again.