Tag: xyzfilms

MILITIA: Jack Huston, Jeffrey Dean Morgan And Ralph Ineson Join Black List Script Production

Henry Dunham's Black List script from 2015, Militia, is moving forward according to a report over at Deadline. Jack Huston, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Ralph Ineson are attached to the project.    Described as an intense character study mixed with...

Sundance 2017 Drops Final Feature Wave

One of the most prestigious festivals in the world -- Sundance -- dropped its final wave of feature programming for its 2017 edition today. Last week, we covered the NEXT and competition titles. There are a ridiculous amount of films...

APOSTLE: The Next From THE RAID's Gareth Evans

If you follow Welsh director Gareth Evans on social media you know he has been hinting at a new project off and on for a while now. THR officially announced his new film Apostle this afternoon.  Gareth Evans will write...

THE RAID Is Bringing The Bats, Hammers And Mad Dogs To Titan Comics

While we may not have a remake of the first film or a third installment of director Gareth Huw Evans's cult hit action saga, The Raid, happening anytime soon or just yet, there are still other means being looked at...

UNDER THE SHADOW: Netflix Acquires Worldwide Streaming Rights For Iranian Horror Pic

Babak Anvari's debut feature film, the Iranian horror flick, Under the Shadow, will have its World Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival tonight in Park City. Yesterday, streaming giant Netflix acquired the worldwide streaming rights for the film. The announcement...

Rachel Taylor and Robbie Amell Will Thrill in Netflix's ARQ

Rachel Taylor (Jessica Jones, Gold) and Robbie Amell (Flash, The Babysitter) will star in the new Netflix sci-fi thriller ARQ, per The Hollywood Reporter earlier today. Just as exciting is that the acclaimed writer of Orphan Black, Tony Elliott, will...

EMERGENCE: TROLL HUNTER's Andre Ovredal Takes The Helm Of Sci-Fi Thriller

Variety is reporting that Troll Hunter's Andre Ovredal will sit in the director's chair for the upcoming sci-fi thriller Emergence. The Norwegian director will helm the Australian;Irish co-production written by Rowan O'Neill and Jonathan auf der Heide (Van Diemen's Land)....

6 DAYS: Jamie Bell, Mark Strong And Abbie Cornish Lead Cast On Next From DEAD LANDS Director

Deadline is reporting that Jamie Bell, Mark Strong and Abbie Cornish have been cast as leads in Toa Fraser's embassy siege thriller 6 Days. Fraser is re-teaming with his Dead Lands writer Glenn Standring and producer Matthew Metcalfe. XYZ Films...

I KILL GIANTS: Adaptation Of Graphic Novel Gets Full Financing

Variety reported last night that the live action adaptation of Joe Kelly and Ken Niimura's 2008 graphic novel series I Kill Giants has received full financing come from Treehouse Pictures. The adaptation will be directed by Danish filmmaker Anders Walter and the...

HOLIDAYS: Kevin Smith, Gary Shore, Matt Johnson And Many More Join Holiday Themed Anthology

As anthologies are one of rages as of late it takes something special for it to really stand out. Novel concepts like the ABCs of Death or V/H/S series have worked out well for everyone involved. But more times than not fantastic...

XX Teaser Poster Unleashed

Each day that rises and sets brings us closer to the release of XX, the all-female-directed horror anthology film. Helmed by terrorizers with lady parts, Jennifer Lynch (Chained, Surveillance), Jovanka Vuckovic (Jacqueline Ess), Mary Harron (American Psycho), and Karyn Kusama (Jennifer's Body),...

Raven Banner Wants To Rumble With Cthulhu! Tags In For PORTAL TO HELL Feature!

Well. That escalated quickly. This Canadian genre short film project just got a huge boost today. The fine lads at Raven Banner Entertainment have become so smitten with the Portal To Hell Indiegogo campaign that they have come on board to...

Principal Photography Begins On Turkish Horror Flick BASKIN

Just sharing a couple e-mails with Twitch lord and master Todd Brown today and he asked me to let everyone know that principal photography has begun on the Turkish horror film Baskin. Director Can Evrenol and his crew are buckling down...

Magnet and XYZ Partner To Unleash The Evil Of XX On The World

What's better than badass women making badass horror films? Are you ready for a new point of view? Magnet and XYZ Films are going to blast the doors off of the anthology horror vehicle with XX! Magnet is fully financing and...

Jovanka Vuckovic To Direct Clive Barker's JACQUELINE ESS: Lena Headey To Star

It's a good day for Jovanka Vuckovic, as well as for strong women in film overall. According to Variety, Vuckovic will adapt Clive Barker's tale Jacqueline Ess: Her Will And Testament, part of his Books of Blood series. Game of...

MPI Wants Some Vampire Heat In SUMMER OF BLOOD

Onur Tukel's hipster vampire comedy Summer of Blood has been nabbed by MPI. The film debuted at Tribeca last month. MPI plans to release the film in cinemas and on VOD/DVD in the Fall. Tukel also stars in the indie as...

Spanish Exorcism Horror ASMODEXIA Goes To Raven Banner

News out of Berlin today is that Toronto-based Raven Banner has acquired the international rights to Marc Carreté's debut feature, the exorcism horror film Asmodexia. Carreté has written and directed two short films prior to Asmodexia. He wrote this first feature...

Sundance 2014: Twitch Wraps It Up With Our Reviews and Top Picks

Perhaps one of the less headline-grabbing festivals of recent years, this year's Sundance Film Fest certainly had some stand out premieres from The Raid 2 to Boyhood. This year's festival will likely be remembered as the year of first and...

THE RAID 2 Leads Sundance 2014 Premieres Announcement

The excitement is palpable around these parts with today's announcement that The Raid 2 will be done in time to premiere at this year's Sundance Film Festival. The follow-up to the best action film in decades promises a more fleshed...

Universal, Baltasar Kormákur Are ON THE JOB

Erik Matti's arresting and propulsive Filipino crime thriller On The Job has been a fave around these here parts since it premiered at Director's Fortnight in Cannes this past spring. Now get ready for Baltasar Kormákur's On The Job.While the...