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Red – First look at Felicia Day in the Red Riding Hood SyFy film

Posted by LiveFor on March 15, 2010

This is the SyFy film that has nothing to do with the Warren Ellis comic book movie Red starring Bruce Willis.

I mentioned SyFy’s Red a few days ago and now we have this photo of Felicia Day with a gun and it looks as if some kind of creature has just gone bye bye in front of here.

Red (Day) brings her fiancé home, where he meets the family and learns about their business – hunting werewolves. He’s skeptical until bitten by a werewolf. When her family insists he must be killed, Red tries saving him. Red also stars Kavan Smith (Stargate Atlantis) and Stephen McHattie (Pontypool).

Source: STYD

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Felicia Day sees Red in Syfy Original Movie

Posted by LiveFor on March 9, 2010

Felicia Day, star of web videos The Guild and Joss Whedon’s Dr. Horrible’s Sing-a-long Blog, and Dollhouse who also played “Vi” in the final season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, will portray a werewolf-hunting descendant of Little Red Riding Hood in the new Syfy Saturday Original Movie, Red (not to be confused with the adaption of Warren Ellis’ comic book Red starring Bruce Willis or the film from a few years ago called Red starring Brian Cox or Warren Beatty’s Reds or the reimagining of Red Riding Hood in a gothic style heading to the big screen starring Amanda Seyfried).

Scheduled to premiere in 2011, Red is Syfy’s latest re-imagining of classic fairy tales, legends and pop culture characters. The new line of films launched with Beauty and the Beasts: A Dark Tale, which starred Estella Warren, on February 27.

Syfy, one of television’s most prolific producers of original movies, is also developing films around the stories of Aladdin, Sinbad the Sailor and Hansel & Gretel, among other projects.

In the action-packed Red, Red (Day) brings her fiancé home, where he meets the family and learns about their business – hunting werewolves. He’s skeptical until bitten by a werewolf. When her family insists he must be killed, Red tries saving him. Red also stars Kavan Smith (Stargate Atlantis) and Stephen McHattie (Watchmen and he was amazing in Pontypool).

In addition to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Felicia is most widely known for her work in web video. She co-starred in Joss Whedon’s Internet musical Dr. Horrible’s Sing-a-long Blog, which was voted the Best Web TV of 2008 by Time Magazine, Entertainment Weekly and People Magazine.

Currently she stars in the web series The Guild, which she created, writes and stars in. The Guild was the winner of the YouTube, Yahoo and SXSW Best Web Series Awards for 2008. The series has generated more than 50 million views web-wide. Day also has a hugely popular Twitter following, reaching more than 1.7 million fans.

Here endeth the press release. Day is cool so I imagine this will have some watchable moments and McHattie is always great to watch. We shall see what we shall see.

Any Felicia fans out there looking forward to this?

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The Random – Soderbergh’s Contagion, Things Fall Apart, Red Riding Hood, Scream 4, Green Lantern, Hit Somebody

Posted by LiveFor on February 22, 2010

Kate Winslet, Matt Damon, Marion Cotillard, Jude Law and Gwyneth Paltrow are all already attached to star and now Laurence Fishburne is in talks to join Steven Soderbergh’s viral outbreak film, Contagion, according to The Playlist.

Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson is set to star in and produce Things Fall Apart for Cheetah Vision Films says Dark Horizons. The story follows a football running back in his final year of college who suffers a personal tragedy that makes him question his own mortality.

Amanda Seyfried (Chloe, Mamma Mia, Dear John) is the favourite to play the titular character in Catherine Hardwicke’s contempory gothic Girl With the Red Riding Hood says The Los Angeles Times. The studio hopes it will be a success along the lines of Twilight.

Wes Craven has finished My Soul To Take and has confirmed he will be directing Scream 4.

Comic book writer Geoff Johns confirmed Mark Strong is Sinestro in the Green Lantern film over on Twitter“Back from an amazing trip to Green Lantern town a.k.a. New Orleans!! Ryan IS Hal. And Mark Strong is going to be a brilliant Sinestro. “

Seann William Scott (American Pie, Cop Out, Southland Tales) is tipped to play the lead role in Kevin Smith’s new comedy Hit Somebody reports He would play Buddy, a rough hockey enforcer prone to fighting who tries to improve his playing skills so that he can score just one goal. Smith seems to really rate him in the interview.

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The Random – Inception, The Sunset Limited, Last Vegas, Red Riding Hood, Bourne 4, Unstoppable, Jimi Hendrix, Captain Marvel, Mother’s Day

Posted by LiveFor on August 22, 2009

– Warner Bros has launched the official website for Christopher Nolan’s Inception

Nikki Finke is reporting that Paramount has moved Martin Scorsese’s Shutter Island from its original 2nd October release all the way to February of 2010

– Tommy Lee Jones and Samuel L. Jackson have joined the cast of the Cormac McCarthy play adaptation The Sunset Limited for HBO says Variety. Jackson plays a man who saves another man (Jones) from throwing himself in front of a Harlem subway train. The act begins an exchange of ideologies as the two men from different backgrounds debate the worth of their lives. Jones is set to direct.

– Peter Chelsom is set to direct the comedy Last Vegas for CBS Films reports Variety. Dan Fogelman’s script centers on four semi-retired baby boomers who head to Las Vegas when the last of the Coney Island buddies, a successful lawyer in his 60s, decides to tie the knot.

– Catherine Hardwicke (Twilight, Thirteen) has signed on to direct the werewolf film The Girl With the Red Riding Hood for Appian Way says Variety. Penned by David Johnson, the story is described as a gothic retelling of the Little Red Riding Hood story with a teenage love triangle at its center.

– Josh Zetumer (The Infiltrator, Dune) is set to pen the fourth installment of Universal’s “Bourne” movie series says The Hollywood Reporter. The Bourne Ultimatum scribe George Nolfi initially returned to pen the fourth script but is now no longer available for further work due to his commitment to adapt the Philip K. Dick short story “The Adjustment Bureau”.

-Jessy Schram (TV’s “Veronica Mars”) and Kevin Dunn (“Transformers”) joined Tony Scott’s action drama Unstoppable for 20th Century Fox says The Hollywood Reporter. The Mark Bomback-scripted film follows the desperate efforts of a veteran engineer (Denzel Washington) and novice conductor (Chris Pine) to stop a train laden with toxic cargo speeding out of control toward a nearby city. The just cast Rosario Dawson will take on the role of a train dispatcher helping the men via radio. Schram will play the estranged wife of Pine’s character while Dunn will play Dawson’s boss.

– Legendary Pictures is currently developing a feature film biopic about Jimi Hendrix says Variety.

– Actor-turned-scribe Bill Birch is set to pen the script for the reboot of comic book superhero “Shazam!” for Warner Brothers Pictures says the trades. DC Comics regular Geoff Johns will co-write the script featuring Captain Marvel, teenager Billy Batson who becomes the powerful being when uttering the titular word.

– Shawn Ashmore, Jaime King, Briana Evigan, Alexa Vega, Matt O’Leary and Deborah Ann Woll are in talks to join the cast of the Mother’s Day remake for Genre Co. and Rat Entertainment says The Hollywood Reporter. A remake of the ’80s Troma production, the original revolved around three female friends who, while camping, run afoul of two brothers who engage in murder and rape to impress their deranged mother.

Source: MovieWeb

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