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Hawk the Slayer sequel moves forward

Hawk the Slayer sequel moves forward

I first reported on the sequel to Hawk The Slayer way back in 2009, but now it appears to be on the move, 35 years after the original. Rebellion is proud to announce that writer and director Terry Marcel has agreed with Jason Kingsley OBE, Rebellion’s CEO, on a deal which will see a Kickstarter launched to part-fund the long-talked-about sequel, called...

Film4 FrightFest serves up its 2015 line-up‏

Film4 FrightFest serves up its 2015 line-up‏

Film4 FrightFest serves up a fearsome feast with a record 76 films, embracing 20 world and 42 UK & European premieres Bigger, bolder, bloodier…Film4 FrightFest 2015 marks its 16th year with its largest line-up ever. From Thurs 27 August to Mon 31 August, the UK’s leading event for genre fans will return to the Vue West End, Leicester Square to...

A Game of Thrones toy line is coming from HBO and McFarlane Toys

A Game of Thrones toy line is coming from HBO and McFarlane Toys

HBO is teaming up with McFarlane Toys for a series of realistic “construction sets” and character figurines based on the hit series, Game of Thrones. The first release is the Iron Throne Room (more photos below), which is shown with characters for King Joffrey, Tyrion Lannister, members of the Kingsguard and Lannister guards. Upcoming playsets include a...

Review: Comet

Review: Comet

Nobody laughed. Nobody cried. Nobody seemed to care. I certainly didn’t. The film was ‘Comet‘, a dark romantic comedy set in a parallel universe starring Emmy Rossum and Justin Long. I’d describe it as an ineffective cocktail of Woody Allen’s ‘Annie Hall‘ (1975) and Christopher Nolan’s ‘Inception‘...

Paul Thomas Anderson is going to write Robert Downey Jr.’s Pinocchio

Paul Thomas Anderson is going to write Robert Downey Jr.’s Pinocchio

This is a turn up for the books, and possibly a very strange euphemism! Robert Downey Jr has been working on a live action Pinocchio film for the past few years, but in light of Disney’s recent trend of live action movies things are moving ahead. Michael Mitnick (The Giver) wrote the latest draft of Pinocchio, and Downey has been quietly tweaking the...

New TV spot for Hasoda Mamoru’s The Boy and the Beast

New TV spot for Hasoda Mamoru’s The Boy and the Beast

Hosoda Mamoru (The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars and Wolf Children) has got a new film heading our way called The Boy and the Beast (Bakemono no Ko). The story is set in the human realm (Tokyo’s Shibuya ward) and the bakemono realm (“Shibutenmachi”). In these two worlds which must not intersect, there lives a lonely boy and a lonely bakemono....

Brainstorming: Milk VFX & Ex Machina

Brainstorming: Milk VFX & Ex Machina

Trevor Hogg chats with Milk VFX about creating the brain to go along with the body of a cunning AI who has captured the imagination of moviegoers… For the cerebral science fiction offering from filmmaker Alex Garland (Dredd) which revolves around a billionaire computer genius who has a protégé test his latest invention, Ex Machina VFX Supervisor Andrew...

Watch the Rick and Morty Season 2 trailer

Watch the Rick and Morty Season 2 trailer

“Wubadubadubdub” Rick and Morty are heading back to this dimension with a 10-episode second season. It hits Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim on Sunday, July 26 at 11:30pm and you can watch the first trailer below. Rick and Morty is Adult Swim’s most scientifically accurate animated comedy. Created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon, it...

Ash is back in new Ash vs Evil Dead image

Ash is back in new Ash vs Evil Dead image

Hail to the King! This is great. We finally get to see Bruce Campbell back as Ash with the chainsaw and everything! Exciting times. The long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror film franchise The Evil Dead is executive produced by Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert, and Bruce Campbell, the original filmmakers of the franchise, and Craig DiGregorio, who will serve as...

Go Into The Badlands with poster for AMC’s martial arts series

Go Into The Badlands with poster for AMC’s martial arts series

Daniel Wu stars as Sunny, a ruthless, well-trained warrior who embarks on a quest across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. The series, which takes place in a land controlled by feudal barons, is loosely adapted from the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West. David Dobkin (The Judge, Wedding Crashers, Shanghai Knights) will series direct and...