Acclaimed horror filmmakers teaming for anthology feature…
It has been announced that Epic Pictures Group (‘V/H/S,’ ‘Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife,’ ‘Big Ass Spider!,’ ‘Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer’) is joining forces with top directors to finance and produce a brand new horror anthology, titled ‘Tales of Halloween.’
Eleven directors, renowned for their influential contribution to the horror movie genre, working under the name “The October Society,” will create a series of interconnected stories, each with a unique Halloween theme.
The directors include Joe Begos (‘Almost Human’), Darren Lynn Bousman (‘Saw II, III & IV), Axelle Carolyn (‘Soulmate’), Adam Gierasch (‘Night of the Demons’), Andrew Kasch (‘Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy’), Neil Marshall (‘The Descent’), Mike Mendez (‘Big Ass Spider!’), Dave Parker (‘The Hills Run Red’), Ryan Schifrin (‘Abominable’), John Skipp (‘Stay at Home Dad’), and Paul Solet (‘Grace’). Directors Kasch and Skipp are to co-direct one of the short films together.
‘Tales of Halloween’ will be produced by Patrick Ewald and Shaked Berenson of Epic Pictures Group along with Mike Mendez and Axelle Carolyn. Axelle Carolyn created the concept and brought the filmmakers together for this unique
Star Wars Celebration is being held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, from Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th April 2015.
As our friends at TheForce.net tell us:
“Smuggler’s Bounty will features hosts from all three Celebration stages. David W. Collins (Digital Stage) returns as our favorite Corellian smuggler, James Arnold Taylor (Celebration Stage) will lend his incredible vocal talents, and Jimmy Mac (co-host, Behind-The-Scenes Stage) will produce the live experience. Expected to join them will be The Clone Wars alums Sam Witwer, Jaime King and MANY other surprise guests, to help bring this great Celebration exclusive to life!”
You can read TFN’s article in full HERE.
Who wants a holiday treat / hidden treasure? There’s a video hanging around on YouTube that shows a scoring session at Skywalker Ranch for Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, which stars Sam Witwer. You can spot composer Mark Griskey (recently interviewed on The Comlink) and David Collins.
Watch this cool behind the scenes look and then be sure to check out our interview with Griskey HERE.
Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for their animated movie of DC Comics’ Justice League: Throne of Atlantis, which stars Sam Witwer as Orm (voice). The movie is set for release in January 2015.
As well as our Sam, the voice cast includes Matt Lanter will be handling Aquaman, while Jason O’Mara is on as Batman, Shemar Moore as Cyborg, Christopher Gorham as the Flash, Sean Astin as Shazam, Nathan Fillion as Green Lantern, Rosario Dawson as Wonder Woman, Jerry O’Connell as Superman, and Sumalee Montano as Mera.
You can view the new trailer via Comic Book Movie HERE.
As we confirmed yesterday, Sam Witwer was his good friend David Collins‘ studio guest on today’s Halloween edition of The Comlink.
You can view the video IN FULL HERE.
This weekend – Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th October – sees the 3rd annual South Texas Horror Convention returning to the McAllen Convention Center.
Sam Witwer will be appearing as a special guest, along with The Walking Dead’s Sonequa Martin-Green and Heroes of Cosplay’s Chloe Dykstra.
Further details, including ticketing information, can be found HERE.