Horror legend David Cronenberg’s novel “Consumed” is getting drama series treatment at AMC, Deadline reports. “Fear The Walking Dead” showrunner Dave Erickson has teamed with “Lucifer” executive producer Sheri Elwood to develop the novel as an hourlong drama series for AMC, where Erickson is under an overall deal. Erickson and Elwood will pen the adaptation […]
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David Cronenberg’s novel Consumed is getting drama series treatment at AMC. Fear The Walking Dead showrunner Dave Erickson has teamed with Lucifer executive producer Sheri Elwood to develop the novel as an hourlong drama series for AMC, where Erickson is under an overall deal. Erickson and Elwood will pen the adaptation and showrun. Show More Summary
Bleiberg Entertainment shared a flashy new poster for Alex Nahon’s Burning Shadow, a new film described as in the vein of films by David Lynch and David Cronenberg. After discovering a homeless man who is his exact look-alike, a former soldier is drawn into the dangerous LA underworld. Now in pre-production, Burning Shadow stars Matthew […]
It was only a few days ago - maybe a week - that we shared the news that Sony was looking to cast The Bride of Venom in the upcoming R-rated "horror movie" spin-off VENOM, starring Tom Hardy. To be honest, the most frequent comment I saw after that post was, "I'm out!" Which surprises me, but I don't know the comics for crap so maybe... Read More...
Thanks to “R”-rated gambles like Logan and Deadpool paying off for Fox, Columbia Pictures is rolling the dice on a long-gestured dark property: Venom, one of the most vicious and brutal of all of Spider-Man’s enemies. When the studio announced that this spinoff would actually happen, the biggest question beyond “how?” was as to its […]
The concept of a remake is not a new one. In fact, some of the most beloved and classic films in history are remakes. Brian De Palma’s Scarface, John Carpenter’s The Thing and David Cronenberg’s The Fly are great examples of what can be accomplished when a remake is done properly. However, the popular consensus […]
Jacob looks back at the sex and car crash opus that found Cronenberg working at the peak of his cerebral powers. Read more...
This is the one where Jason killed David Cronenberg. It’s been a pretty cool week for fans of Jason X, director James Isaac’s Friday the 13th installment that took the big guy into the future for some outer space fun. We kicked off the week with one of the film’s effects artists sharing previously unseen photos […]
The 1980s saw the release of three standout horror remakes that are also three of the very best practical effects showcases in the genre’s entire history. First was John Carpenter’s The Thing in 1982, followed by David Cronenberg’s The Fly in 1986. Then came Dream Warriors director Chuck Russell’s The Blob, released in 1988. With […]
If you talk about the history of the Cannes awards, one of the most controversial years is still 1999, when a jury headed by David Cronenberg gave the Palme d'Or to the "Rosetta." The movie had screened at the tail end of the festival and had gone unseen by many journalists (including this site's beloved founder, Roger Ebert). Show More Summary
Well this sure would’ve been different. Just three years after David Cronenberg unleashed The Fly, one of the all-time best horror movie remakes, the practical effects-heavy film spawned a sequel in the form of 1989’s The Fly 2. The directorial debut of effects artist Chris Walas, the sequel centered on the son of Seth Brundle, and […]
Yes, he’s David Cronenberg’s son. And he’s a damn good filmmaker in his own right. Variety reports tonight that Brandon Cronenberg will follow-up his excellent debut feature Antiviral (above) with Dragon, an epic sci-fi thriller that the Canadian filmmaker describes as being “like an adaptation of an imagined Philip K. Dick novel.” He adds that the film will […]
Over the last five years, Robert Pattinson has been doing some great projects. From his work with filmmakers like David Cronenberg, David Michôd (The Rover), and Anton Corbijn (Life) to his most his recent film, The Lost City City of Z, Pattinson has been delivering quality performances in some high-quality movies. Show More Summary
Graham Skipper‘s retro-themed sci-fi horror film Sequence Break, which harkens to classics like David Cronenberg’s Videodrome and Ken Russell’s Altered States, is heading to Cannes with Jinga Films acting as the sales agent. Bloody’s Pat Torfe reviewed the film, “explaining that it sports strong acting and trippy visuals.” In the film, “A reclusive video arcade […]
One of the movie scenes that has impressed me the most over the last years features Julianne Moore, alias Havana Seegrand, struggling with her coach, Stafford Weiss, played by John Cusack, in David Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars, which was adapted from the cult book by Bruce Wagner. Show More Summary
Something about the events of this week drew me to David Cronenberg classic "Head 'Sploding" flick from 1981. "Scanners" are the children of women who took an experimental drug during their pregnancies and grew up with scary powers. Mostly they remain outcasts until Michael Ironside decides to turn them into an army. Enjoy!
Bleiberg Entertainment is heading to the Cannes market with Alex Nahon’s Burning Shadow, a new film described as in the vein of films by David Lynch and David Cronenberg. After discovering a homeless man who is his exact look-alike, a former soldier is drawn into the dangerous LA underworld. Now in pre-production, Burning Shadow stars […]
The latest edition of Scout Tafoya’s “The Unloved” video essay series focuses on David Cronenberg’s 1996 film “Crash,” as based on the novel by J.G. Ballard. Controversial since its Cannes premiere, the James Spader and Holly HunterShow More Summary
It's Canadian Film Day and while we appreciate the incredible work of some of Canada's finest directors - looking at you David Cronenberg, Denis Villeneuve, Xavier Dolan, and James Cameron (yes, I was surprised too) - let's cut to the...