Friday, March 21, 2008

3/21 NEWS BITES - Super Freddy Is Jason?, GRINDHOUSE In The UK, WOLFMAN Pics & More!

Super Freddy to play Jason? Michael Bailey Smith, who briefly donned the striped sweater (see above) in NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 5 says he has been in talks with Platinum Dunes about donning the hockey mask in the FRIDAY THE 13th reboot/redux/reimaging/sequel. Smith, who also played Pluto in THE HILLS HAVE EYES remake, says "I can tell you that their interest in me is pretty strong. It all boils down to the way the producers ultimately want to go with Jason."

- Hong Kong is always a good place to turn for anthology horror movies and now Cub Chien, the former assistant director for the Pang Brothers, is set to make his debut with a new anthology of terror called SCARE 2 DIE. The new trailer is now available online. Check it out on Yahoo now.

- For those in the UK who have been wondering if you'll ever get to see the GRINDHOUSE experience as it was originally intended, your prayers to the dark lord have been answered. The Quentin Tarantino/Robert Rodriguez double-bill, complete with fake trailers by Eli Roth, Edgar Wright and Rob Zombie, is going on a limited run from the end of this month. Find out what theatres will be playing the movie now!

The first official pics for Universal's WOLFMAN remake are here!

Trailer for YAMA NO ANATA, the next project from Katsuhito Ishii, of SHARK SKIN MAN AND PEACH HIP GIRL and animation from KILL BILL fame.

Mother Russia goes for a mother load of gore in SSD!


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