John Hyams is set to remake the 1988 horror hit 'Maniac Cop', with Nicolas Winding Refn producing.
Nicolas Winding Refn doesn't mind people hating his movies. In fact, he welcomes it.
John Hyams will be shooting his Maniac Cop remake in spring of 2016 in New York City, according to Variety. The film is being produced by Nicolas Winding Refn and William Lustig, who directed the original 1988 film, and the script is written by Ed Brubaker. Hyam, who directed both Universal Solider: Regeneration and Universal […]
Nicolas Winding Refn doesn’t collect movie posters. And yet, he’s about to release a book of movie posters. It’s a typical curiosity from the director of Drive and Bronson, who was at Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas to talk about the book, which is called The Act of Seeing. Read more...
The Maniac Cop remake has finally apprehended a director. After months of searching and rife speculation, John Hyams has secured the helm on Nicolas Winding Refn’s proposed remake. Hyams is known for directing two Universal Soldier sequels,...Show More Summary
Nicolas Winding Refn‘s Maniac Cop remake is taking its sweet time coming together, but rest assured it hasn’t fallen by the wayside completely. Last year we learned Ed Brubaker had written the script, and today comes news that John Hyams will direct. Show More Summary
It rained in Austin yesterday afternoon, a rare enough occurrence, according to my Uber driver, to completely mess up the already-terrible Austin traffic. (Everywhere you go, everyone says that their beer is the best, and their traffic...Show More Summary
Now this is a remake I can get behind! We've know for years that Nicolas Winding Refn has been put in charge of bringing a remake of William Lustig's MANIAC COP to the screen, but now we know who will helm it: John Hyams, the director of the explosive UNIVERSAL SOLDIER: DAY OF RECKONING, as well as UNIVERSAL SOLDIER: REGENERATION. Show More Summary
The guy who made Bronson and Drive wants to take you on a trip to the 42nd Street of ’60s and ’70s New York City. As a guidebook, he offers a collection of lurid and strange movie posters. Of course Nicolas Winding Refn, a writer and...Show More Summary
The Drive and Only God Forgives director's new project is a book showcasing the poster art of obscure '60s and '70s grindhouse cinema. Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. Fantastic Fest is quickly approaching and...Show More Summary
The filmmaker talks his new book, exploitation filmmaking and FAREWELL UNCLE TOM. Read more...
The John Wick sequel, Nicolas Winding Refn’s The Neon Demon, and Ana Lily Amirpour’s The Bad Batch aren’t the only Keanu Reeves projects coming up. The actor is working on a deal that will have him take the wheel for a China-set action/comedy called Rally Car. Show More Summary
The Internet features more than its share of negativity and snark—sometimes you’ve just gotta vent. But there’s plenty of room for love, too. With Fan Up, we ask pop-culture people we admire to tell us about something they really, really like. Show More Summary
After creating such violent male-dominated films like Bronson, Only God Forgives, and Valhalla Rising, Danish filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn is entering the world of strong female leads with The Neon Demon, a dark tale of treachery and the obsession of beauty. The film, which stars Elle Fanning, Abbey Lee (Mad Max: Fury Road), and Keanu […]
Director Nicolas Winding Refn Tells All About Working With Tom Hardy And Ryan Gosling In Cult Movies 'Bronson' And 'Drive'
Nicolas Winding Refn, the director of Bronson, Drive, and the upcoming Neon Demon, has a problem. That problem is his insane amount of exploitation posters from New York’s down and dirty Times Square days. To solve this problem, he put them into a book, and it’s fucking crazy. Read more...
You probably haven't heard of the VICE-produced indie Dutch film "Prince," which mixes the visual aesthetic of Nicolas Winding Refn (think "Drive") with a playful take on the street crime of "City of God," all to moody synths reminiscent...Show More Summary
While not purposely metaphysical like Nicolas Winding Refn's "Valhalla Rising," Claudio Fäh's "Northmen: A Viking Saga" uses a relatively smaller scale to its advantage.
The controversial director’s first book charts a personal visual history of film.
Simon Kinberg is turning back to some classic film science fiction. A new version of Logan’s Run has been in development for years, with various directors (including Nicolas Winding Refn and Kinberg’s X-Men compatriot Bryan Singer) attached to make the film at different times. Show More Summary