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Seth Rogen, Jacki Weaver, Megan Fox, Will Ferrell join James Franco’s Zeroville

Seth Rogen, Jacki Weaver, Megan Fox, Will Ferrell join James Franco’s Zeroville

James Franco is directing and starring in an adaptation of Steve Erickson’s 2007 novel, Zeroville. You may have seen images of Franco at the Venice Film Festival with tattoos on his head. That was for this film and he also filmed some scenes there. Here is the book’s synopsis: In an alternate Los Angeles, a young man uncovers a life-changing cinematic...

Leviathan: The Story of Hellraiser and Hellbound – Watch the trailer

Leviathan: The Story of Hellraiser and Hellbound – Watch the trailer

Leviathan: The Story of Hellraiser and Hellbound: Hellraiser II is a feature length documentary uncovering the history, making of and unknown details of the making of Clive Barker’s Hellraiser and Hellbound: Hellraiser II films. With interviews and testimonies from those most closely involved, we hope to bring a comprehensive insight to these classic cult...

Steve Carell & Charlie Kaufman to dumb down the world in I.Q. 83

Steve Carell & Charlie Kaufman to dumb down the world in I.Q. 83

Charlie Kaufman (Being John Malkovich, Adaptation and Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind) is rewriting an adaptation of Arthur Herzog’s 1978 science fiction novel, I.Q. 83. Herzog also wrote The Swarm and Orca among others. Here is the synopsis for the novel: YOU ARE DR. JAMES HEALEY AND LAST WEEK YOU WERE A GENIUS That was before the DNA experiments....

Jo Nesbø’s Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder – UK trailer & release date

Jo Nesbø’s Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder – UK trailer & release date

Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder is based on first book in the hilarious series from the bestselling author Jo Nesbø (headhunters). The live-action family film, from the distributors of StreetDance, Allstars and Horrid Henry: The Movie, comes blasting into UK cinemas from February 2015. The story follows the brilliantly funny and wonderfully weird Doctor...

Enid Blyton’s Magic Faraway Tree to become a film

Enid Blyton’s Magic Faraway Tree to become a film

It’s about time. One of my favourite childhood tales is finally getting a film adaptation. Enid Blyton’s The Magic Faraway Tree books are being developed for a live action film version by Sam Mendes’ production company, Neal Street Productions. The stories take place in an enchanted forest in which a gigantic magical tree grows – the...

John Carter may go back to Mars as rights revert back to Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc.

John Carter may go back to Mars as rights revert back to Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc.

I loved the John Carter movie (read my review) and would have loved to have seen more. The poor marketing by Disney basically killed the film. It looked like there would never be a sequel to the film, but the fact the rights have reverted back to Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc. from Disney. That means there is the chance we could once more return to Barsoom. The...

Iain Banks’ Stonemouth gets a great cast

Iain Banks’ Stonemouth gets a great cast

An impressive cast including Peter Mullan, Gary Lewis, Sharon Small, Christian Cooke and Charlotte Spencer are to star in new BBC drama, Stonemouth, a two-part dramatization of acclaimed author Iain Banks’ novel made by BBC Scotland and Slate North which starts shooting in Scotland this month, to air on both BBC One Scotland and BBC Two in 2015. The first...

Cool Art: Rumble in R’lyeh

Cool Art: Rumble in R’lyeh

Sweet Cthulhu! This is an awesome pic by Chet Phillips. It is for the Icons of Horror: A Haunted Portrait Show which is taking place at the Guzu Galleryin Austin, Texas. The show opens on 31st October. You can buy the artwork here from 3rd November. Via...

Clive Barker’s Lord Of Illusions is heading to Blu-ray

Clive Barker’s Lord Of Illusions is heading to Blu-ray

In the world where magic is real, death is the ultimate illusion. From best-selling author and celebrated director Clive Barker comes a supernatural thriller that rips apart the boundaries between sanity and madness, and between the art of illusion and the terrifying forces of magic. Written and directed by Clive Barker (Nightbreed) and based on his popular...

Lady Murasaki joins Hannibal Season 3

Lady Murasaki joins Hannibal Season 3

Season 3 of Hannibal should be rather different to what has gone before. Spoilers ahead. With the events and aftermath of Season 2’s finale, Hannibal (Mads Mikkelsen) is on the run in Europer and Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) is after him. Tao Okamoto (The Wolverine) will be joining Season 3 as Lady Muraski. This character first appeared in Thomas...