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Written and directed by Michael Spierig and Peter Spierig (the Australian brothers behind UNDEAD), DAYBREAKERS stars Ethan Hawke, Michael Dorman, Willem Dafoe, and Sam Neill. Click here to visit the official site.
Earlier today, the LA Times posted their interview with Matt Reeves, director of the upcoming Let The Right One In remake, Let Me In. In it, he shed some light on the new setting and updates everyone on when the film will be hitting theatres.
Reeves recently finished his second draft of the script, which is now set in Reagan-era Colorado, and is currently scouting locations that will maintain the film and book's snowy landscapes. Although he didn't mention when shooting is planned to start (from the sounds of it, it'll probably be this winter if he plans to take advantage of the necessary weather conditions on his location shoots), he stated that the release date is now Fall 2010, as opposed to January 15.
Also, Reeves is working with casting director Avy Kaufman to find the two leads for the film and "vows [the children] will not be aged-up to make the film more of a smoldering 'Twilight'-style romance," so everyone can rest easy tonight.
FANGORIA.COM: Our friends over at Entertainment Earth just gave Fango the heads-up that they've got some new Killer Kollectibles in the pipeline that will likely be popping up on the "must-have" list for legions of TwiHards.
Just in time for the release of THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON, EE is taking pre-orders for the collectors edition Barbie TWILIGHT dolls, a Saga-themed SCENE IT! and for a limited-edition USB drive that features the Cullen Family crest. See the full specs and details after the jump!
TWILIGHT: 2GB USB DRIVE -
Save your Robert Pattison photos on the Twilight USB Flash Drive!
2 GB of memory storage space.
Save important files onto this thumb drive.
It features the design of the Cullen family crest.
Standing 3-inches tall and made of sturdy plastic, the Twilight 2 GB Flash Drive combines a perfect blend of design and practicality into one cool item! It features the design of the Cullen family crest. Need to store that important file or clip of a movie? With 2 gigabytes of memory, this thumb drive can certainly hold its share of pictures, MP3s, or anything else you need to store on the go! The USB flash drive makes a terrific addition to any Twilight fan's collection! Pre-Order YOURS by clicking here!
TWILIGHT MOVIE BARBIE DOLL ASSORTMENT
Invite a vampire into your home!
Based on designs straight from the smash film!
Add to your collection!
Even Barbie is a fan of Twilight! These Pink Label Barbie dolls are based on the next generation of star-crossed lovers - Edward and Bella! This case of 3 individually packaged dolls includes (subject to change):
2x Edward Cullen
1x Bella SwanCollect them all!
EE is taking pre-orders for a factory case of dolls for $87.99 or individual dolls for $29.99. Order Bella here, or Edward here.
TWILIGHT SCENE IT?
Clips from the hit first movie!
Think you know it all about Twilight?
Watch the movies, test your knowledge!
Scene It? Twilight Deluxe Edition features hundreds of clips, trivia questions and on-screen puzzlers from the Twilight movie phenomenon! Experience customized mini-games and bonus activities that will challenge your observation, memory and puzzle solving skills that are unique to Scene It? Twilight. This game will quench players’ thirst for more Bella, Edward, Jacob and the gang while reliving favorite Twilight moments again and again! Game includes game DVD, 4x collectible metal tokens, 100x trivia cards, 30x fate cards, 1x 6-sided die, 1x 8-sided die, and instruction sheet. Pre-order YOURS by clicking here!
All of these new collectibles will be available in October/November - just in time for NEW MOON!
Look for more TWILIGHT news as we have it.“In THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON, Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) is devastated by the abrupt departure of her vampire love, Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) but her spirit is rekindled by her growing friendship with the irresistible Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner). Suddenly she finds herself drawn into the world of the werewolves, ancestral enemies of the vampires, and finds her loyalties tested."
Directed by Chris Weitz (ABOUT A BOY), NEW MOON will arrive in theatres on November 20, 2009 from Summit Entertainment.
Visit either http://www.newmoonthemovie.com/ or
http://www.twilightthemovie.com/ for more details.
In case you haven’t noticed, pop culture is sucking more than ever. This month alone, Anna Paquin reunited with her 173-year-old, bite-prone beau in season 2 of HBO’s True Blood. Director Guillermo del Toro scored a hit with his first novel, The Strain, in which bloodthirsty predators roam New York. Scream scribe Kevin Williamson is overseeing The Vampire Diaries, a CW series set to debut in the fall, based on L.J. Smith’s novels about high school vamps. Charlaine Harris released the ninth novel in her best-selling Sookie Stackhouse series, upon which True Blood is based. And movie execs announced plans for a Buffy the Vampire Slayer reboot. (That’s all in the midst of the ubiquitous paparazzi shots from the set of Twilight sequel New Moon.)…
A teaser poster for Lionsgate’s upcoming vampire epic DAYBREAKERS has been unleashed (you can check it out below), and an official website for the movie has gone live as well. After bouncing around the schedule for a while, the movie recently settled into a confirmed release date of January 8, 2010.
Written and directed by Michael Spierig and Peter Spierig (the Australian brothers behind UNDEAD), DAYBREAKERS is set in an alternate world where bloodsuckers rule, and follows two vampiric siblings (Ethan Hawke, pictured, and Michael Dorman) with radically different views on how to treat the humans they share the planet with. Willem Dafoe and Sam Neill also star. The official site can be found here; there’s not much to it yet, but you can register for updates. You can also look for more DAYBREAKERS coverage here and in the pages of Fango as its debut gets closer.
A disappointing piece of news that has been circulating around the web was that Warner Bros. Pictures' adaptation of Dark Shadows was hitting some rough waters. Some good news comes out of the recent junket for Public Enemies as Johnny Depp is telling reporters the project could be Tim Burton's next, read on for the full story.
“ ‘Dark Shadows’ is happening," Depp tells Collider. "Tim is working on ‘Alice in Wonderland’ which is obviously quite a large piece of work there. So when Tim is done with ‘Alice’ and we get the script, which is very, very close, in order we’ll probably attack it next year. It’s exciting, very exciting. It’s like a lifelong dream for me. I loved the show when I was a kid. I was obsessed with Barnabas Collins. I have photographs of me holding Barnabas Collins posters when I was five or six. I’m very excited to do it.”
Over 1,225 episodes, "Dark Shadows" was a highly atmospheric, spooky soap that featured gothic horror staples like vampires, monsters, witches, werewolves, ghosts and zombies. The show has a continuing rabid fan base that populates Dark Shadows Festival conventions. Numerous TV revivals of the series and pic adaptations have been attempted over the years but none with as high-wattage a star as Depp.