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X-Files vs 30 Days of Night in new comic

Posted by LiveFor on April 19, 2010

Written by “30 Days of Night” co-creator Steve Niles and Adam Jones, guitarist for the band Tool, the six-issue series will send FBI Agents Mulder and Scully to Alaska just in time for the long season of darkness to take over the region. While investigating a strange murder, the pair discove that all is not what it seems in the case.

Veteran artist Tom Mandrake (“The Spectre”) will provide interior art for the series, which pairs DC’s Wildstorm imprint with “30 Days” publishers IDW Publishing. Wildstorm has provided Splash Page readers with the first, exclusive look at the standard cover to the series, created by Andrea Sorrentino. Variant covers by Tom Mandrake and Sam Kieth (“The Maxx”) will also be available.

It will be interesting to see how Mulder and Scully take on the Vampires of Barrow. Can’t wait to see Sam Keith’s cover. I love The Maxx.

Has the X-Files had its day though?

Source: MTV

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30 Days of Night: Dark Days – First photo from the sequel

Posted by LiveFor on November 8, 2009

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Here is Kiele Sanchez as Stella Oleson (Melissa George in the first film) looking bloody and holding a big knife.

AICN had the photo from the sequel. No vampires in sight so far, but at least there is no snow.

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30 Days of Night: Dark Days – Cast list for DVD sequel

Posted by LiveFor on October 20, 2009

dark-days-comic-cover2Bloody-Disgusting has revealed the full cast for the upcoming straight-to-DVD sequel of 30 Days of Night, entitled 30 Days of Night: Dark Days.

Rhys Coiro (Entourage) will play a lead character while Mia Kirschner (The Black Dahlia) will play the lead vampire, Lilith. Harold Perrineau (Lost, 28 Weeks Later), Kiele Sanchez (A Perfect Getaway), Diora Baird (Night of the Demons, Stan Helsing) and Monica Ganderton also star in the film. The site has also received the first plot synopsis, which you can read below.

After nearly a year of struggling to expose the truth, a desperate and lonely Stella decides to join a group of rogue vampire hunters to seek revenge on Lilith, the powerful vampire responsible for the attack on her Alaskan town…

Production started today on the film, but it wasn’t quite clear when the DVD would be set for release.
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Steve Niles’ 30 Days of Night: Dark Days, the sequel to his hit vampires-in-Alaska comic book series 30 Days of Night, is by courtesy of Niles and writer-director Ben Ketai.

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30 Days of Night sequel is good to go

Posted by LiveFor on September 4, 2009

dark-days-comic-cover2Good news for Vampire and comic book fans.

Bloody Disgusting has learned that “30 Days of Night: Dark Days” will begin shooting this October in Vancouver, Canada, with director Ben Ketai at the helm. Ketai collaborated on the “Dark Days” script with series creator Niles, and also directed a series of “30 Days of Night” webisodes as well.

“Dark Days” takes place in Los Angeles and focuses on Stella Oleson, the heroine of the first “30 Days of Night.” Alongside a group of vampire hunters, Stella intentionally draws vampires out in the open in order to avenge the death of her husband Eben, played by Josh Hartnett in the 2007 horror flick.

While Stella is the new movie’s central character, the website reports that the role will be recast. Melissa George of “Alias” fame played the part in the original film.

It’s also likely that “Dark Days” will wind up as a direct-to-DVD film, as Niles previously told MTV News. After amassing only $70 million in the box office, Niles said that a sequel’s chances of getting into theaters were lessened.

“We didn’t hit that magic $100 million, but I had a long talk with [producer Sam Raimi],” explained Niles. “He called me and just said, ‘Don’t be too quick to judge this direct-to-DVD market, especially with the sci-fi market.’

“This way we’d be able to do all the comics,” he continued. “We won’t have the massive competition of the box office, and theoretically, we could move on to ‘Return to Barrow’ and to the other series and short stories.”

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