We had no problem with Javier Bardem playing gunslinger Roland Deschain in the adaptation of Stephen Kings' series, The Dark Tower, but Russell Crowe might be even better!
The thespian is no stranger to killing people on screen and looks good in a cowboy hat. In fact, the trailer for RZA's kung fu epic, The Man With The Iron Fist, puts Crowe's credentials for the covetted role on full display.
He is reportedly in talks to
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Warner Bros unofficially announced they're developing a prequel to The Shining!!
That idea is more cray than Jack Nicholson busting through our bathroom door with an axe!!
First Psycho got a prequel TV series, then it was Silence of the Lambs' turn, and now Stanley Kubrick's horror masterpiece might
enjoy be subjected to the same treatment?
Prequels and sequels are one rung further up the ladder than remakes but the trend is disconcerting!
It's obviously a bit too early to talk plot but Stephen King's novel contains tons of allusions to previous murders and mayhem within the horrifically haunted Overlook Motel. We imagine there are tons of different directions they could turn!
Tread lightly, WB. The Shining is an all time classic!
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Stephen King's IT is being adapted into ANOTHER movie and we're already having nightmares!
If you've never read or seen the 1990 ABC miniseries, the terrifying story follows a group of children who must fight an evil creature that eats kids and loves to lure them into the sewers in the form of a clown.
Yes, it's literally the worst thing ever in the best way possible.
Tim Curry played the
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With all that amazing talent on screen, Kimberly Peirce's adaptation of the Stephen King classic Carrie is sure to scorch your retinas… in a thrilling, tingling way!
So, Chloe Moretz is confirmed as Carrie, Julianne Moore will play manic Mama Margaret White, and now Judy Greer is in negotiations to play gym teacher Miss Collins!
And British newcomer Gabriella Wilde will play Carrie's confidant, Sue Snell.
Now we'll try not to self-combust with heated anticipation till Prom Queen
Chloe Carrie burns her school to the ground March 2013!
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The more juicy details we hear about Chloe Moretz and the Carrie remake, the more pumped we get!!
In a recent interview, Chloe spoke at length about starring in the upcoming horror film and about working with director Kimberly Pierce. She raved:
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We'd normally say leave the original alone, but with a cast like this in the works, we can't argue!
Chloë Moretz is reportedly in the running to play the title character in a remake of the horror classic Carrie, directed by Kimberly Peirce and based on the story by Stephen King, and now, we've gotten word that both Jodie Foster AND Julianne Moore are being courted to play her crazy-ass mother, Margaret White!
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Step aside, Carrie Bradshaw!
old NEW Carrie that everyone will soon be talking about!!
It looks like MGM has come to a final decision as to who'll be nabbing the lead role in Stephen King's Carrie remake, based on King's bestseller and the 1976 film!!!
And by nabbing, we mean getting buckets of pigs' blood poured on them, of course!
The studio and film's director Kim Peirce made the formal offer today to actress Chloe Moretz to play Carrie White: the shy, telepathic high schooler out for vengeance.
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