FX has officially picked up American Horror Story for a 13-episode third season. Keeping with the tradition of the original American Horror Story and American Horror Story: Asylum, some of the original actors, including Golden Globe AND Emmy winner Jessica Lange, will be back for the new season. Of course, also in AHS fashion, they won’t be reprising their original roles, instead it will be an entirely new eerie plot line. | Full Story
I believe that horror movie trailers have now officially featured a “creepy” rendition of every single childhood song/nursery rhyme. And if you can’t guess which one is featured in this particular trailer, then I pity your brain.
Speaking of brains, look at them all get spattered all over the place! And other unfortunate physical trauma, as well! The ABCs of Death is an anthology film, featuring 26 different directors using a letter of the alphabet as the jumping off point for a short in which someone dies. | Full Story
Would Quentin Tarantino’s Original Leads For ‘Django Unchained’ Been A Better Choice Than Jamie Foxx?
In a recent interview with Playboy, Quentin Tarantino talked extensively about his upcoming film Django Unchained, where he went into particulars about his first choice for casting the lead for the project. The director mentioned various big stars, which may or may not have been a good choice for the part. Even though the film hasn’t come out yet, there are several trailers circling around the internet which displays Jamie Foxx in the lead role in the film. | Full Story
Unfortunately, it’s been about four years since we’ve seen Guillermo del Toro direct a film. In a recent interview with Huffington Post, the famed director opened up about his own excitement in returning to what he does best with Pacific Rim, due out in 2013.
Although he hasn’t been directing, Guillermo del Toro has certainly been keeping busy. He’s produced several projects, including this year’s Rise of the Guardians and next year’s anticipated thriller Mama. | Full Story
Andre “3000″ Benjamin, the successful rapper-turned-actor, recently wrapped up his part as Jimi Hendrix in the film All Is By My Side. Since receiving the part, the diverse musician hasn’t said too much about the role until now. While speaking to Spin Magazine in an interview, Benjamin elaborated a little about playing the legend and how he relates to him in many ways. “In researching him”, Benjamin said. “I saw that a lot of the paths that he went down where the same ones that I went down when I was a young kid. | Full Story
Some new set photos hit the web today from Thor: The Dark World featuring Chris Hemsworth as Thor, looking rather beat up. Judging by the pictures, one may say that things are looking pretty awesome.
According to Comingsoon.net, the official synopsis for the film is as followed:
Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World” continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. | Full Story
*Touches envelope to head* Johnny Carson
*Opens envelope, reads it* “The latest subject of a Hollywood biopic.”
…No, that’s not funny. What do you expect from me on such short notice?
Anyway, Deadline reports that producer Tom Thayer and writer John McLaughlin, whose Hitchcock comes out next week, will be teaming up again to tackle a different show business legend. They have the blessing of Johnny Carson’s estate to adapt Bill Zehme’s forthcoming biography, Carson The Magnificent: An Intimate Portrait. Presumably the movie will simply be titled Carson, or something along those lines, because there was apparently a memo some time ago that biopics must have boring names. | Full Story
The Weinstein Company has released another exciting clip of Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained. To go along with the company’s launch of a new website for the upcoming movie, they included a new 60-second clip.
The new footage features the A-list Hollywood stars like Jamie Foxx Leonardo DiCaprio, Christoph Waltz and Samuel L. Jackson in their old southern characters. In the clip, parading around on a horse, Foxx’ character even takes a man’s life, who is probably partially responsible for holding his wife captive in slavery. | Full Story
Patty and Selma will be ecstatic at this news. What is dead may never die, and MacGyver is the latest artifact from the 1980′s to be exhumed for rejuvenation. The TV series about the adventures of a man who can build any nifty gadget out of ordinary objects will be coming to the big screen. And James Wan, director of Saw and Insidious, will be at the helm. THR speculates that New Line picked him because of his experience working with small budgets, and that thus they plan to give this film similarly reduced funding. | Full Story