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Resident Evil: Afterlife – Trailer

Posted by LiveFor on April 3, 2010

A couple of days ago some photos hit for the new Resident Evil film and now there is a trailer.

The film was shot in 3D so should have a better look than the Clash of the Titans remake which was shot in 2D and converted. However, the in the trailer below you can see they’ve gone for lots of deliberate shots of things heading straight at you. Subtle 3D it is not! Still looks as if it will be a lot of fun and if you are a fan of the others you will no doubt enjoy this one.

It is due out on 10th September.

What did you think of the trailer?

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Resident Evil: Afterlife – First photos

Posted by LiveFor on April 1, 2010

Check out the first pics, via MySpace for the new 3D Resident Evil: Afterlife film. This was actually shot in 3D so, if nothing else, the 3D should be sweet. We can see Milla Jovovich and Ali Larter as Claire Redfield in the pics along with one of the beasts of the piece.

The film also stars Spencer Locke, Wentworth Miller, Shawn Roberts, Boris Kodjoe, Kim Coates, Norman Yeung and Kasey Barnfield.

It is due out on 10th September.
In a world ravaged by a virus infection, turning its victims into the Undead, Alice continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety. Her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, but Alice gets some unexpected help from an old friend. A new lead that promises a safe haven from the Undead leads them to Los Angeles, but when they arrive the city is overrun by thousands of Undead and Alice and her comrades are about to step into a deadly trap.

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The Random – The Wolfman, Cameron’s Doomsday Protocol, A Couple of Dicks renamed, Gears of War, Resident Evil: Afterlife, Priest, Butcher’s Crossing, The Social Network, A Nightmare on Elm Street

Posted by LiveFor on December 9, 2009

The Wolfman starring Benicio Del Toro has finally gone before the MPAA. It got an ‘R’ rating for “bloody horror, violence and gore”

– James Cameron is rumoured to be developing the Shane Salerno-scripted sci-fi action vehicle Doomsday Protocol for Fox. The ‘event’ film set in the future deals with a group of aliens and humans with various abilities who are brought together to save Earth according to Production Weekly

– Kevin Smith’s buddy cop comedy A Couple of Dicks has a new title that will be announced soon. The first trailer for the film will be attached to every copy of “Sherlock Holmes” when it hits theatres Christmas Day. Unlike his other work, Smith days the film is “not MY movie, [its] a movie I was hired to direct.”

– The 3D sequel Resident Evil: Afterlife has been pushed back several months from August 2010 to a January 14th 2011 release.

– Scott Stewart’s Vampire Western, Priest, starring Paul Bettany has been moved up two months from October to August 27th.

– Producer Wyck Godfrey (“The Twilight Saga”) talks about adapting hit XBox 360 game Gears of War to the big screen and says the film will be “Cloverfield”-esque where we start with the planet pre-Emergence Day and follow the action as the peace is shattered by the Locusts. Makingof have more.

– Joe Penhall (“The Road,” “Enduring Love”) is set to pen an adaptation of John Williams’ 1960 Western novel Butcher’s Crossing for Focus Features says The Hollywood Reporter. Set during the 1870s, the adventure story centers on a man who drops out of Harvard and heads west to the small Kansas town of the title. There, he joins the search for a great buffalo herd. Sam Mendes is considering directing the film.

– Rashida Jones (“Parks and Recreation,” “I Love You, Man”) has joined the cast of David Fincher’s The Social Network for Sony Pictures reports Variety. Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Timberlake, Andrew Garfield and Joe Mazzello star in the film which revolves around the founders of the social-networking website Facebook.

Spoiler TV reports that several roles are out to cast for reshoots on Platinum Dunes’ remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street. All the scenes seem to be for a diner scene where the lead character Nancy works and only consist of a few lines at most.

Jonah Hex is getting another two weeks of reshoots according to Collider. They are currently casting for the new scenes that seem to deal with Jonah’s past.

Source: Dark Horizons

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Resident Evil: Afterlife On Set

Posted by LiveFor on November 26, 2009

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Resident Evil: Afterlife is now shooting. There is no way it can be stopped

Posted by LiveFor on September 30, 2009

ali-larter-milla-jovovich-resident-evilScreen Gems and Constantin Film announced today that production has kicked off in Toronto on Resident Evil: Afterlife, the next and fourth installment in the successful film franchise according to Dark Horizons.

Actress Milla Jovovich returns as the zombie-fighting heroine Alice. Ali Larter reprises her role as Claire Redfield from Resident Evil: Extinction. Spencer Locke, who played K-Mart in “Extinction,” is also set to return.

New to the film franchise is leading man Wentworth Miller, who has signed on as Chris Redfield – Claire’s brother and a popular character from the game series. Shawn Roberts will take over the role of Alice’s nemesis Wesker. Boris Kodjoe and Kim Coates have also been cast.

Filmmaker Paul W. S. Anderson is back as writer, director and producer. Anderson wrote, produced and directed the first Resident Evil (2002) and wrote and produced the sequels, Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004) and “Extinction” (2007).

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The Random – Resident Evil, District 9, Machete, Magneto, Hamdan v Rumsfeld, Underworld 4, Gene, Avatar, Inglourious Basterds, Fallen, Defendor

Posted by LiveFor on September 22, 2009

According to, Ali Larter will reprise her role as Claire Redfield and Prison Break‘s Wentworth Miller has boarded the cast of Resident Evil: Afterlife.

Nigerian Information Minister Dora Akunyili has requested that all Nigerian cinemas stop showing “District 9“, confiscate all copies and potentially remove offending scenes, and has written to Sony asking for an ‘unconditional apology’. (full details)

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group has acquired most international distribution rights for Robert Rodriguez’s “Machete,” the feature film spin-off from the “Grindhouse” trailer says the trades.

Asked about helming a potential ‘Magneto‘ movie, ‘Wolverine’ director Gavin Hood says “Absolutely, if I was asked I’d take an interest. But the truth is I haven’t been asked and I think that the studio right now is waiting to see how we do with the DVDs, and who knows where we’ll all be if and when a ‘Wolverine 2’ script is ready”… (full details)

According to Female First, George Clooney is looking to direct Matt Damon in the film Hamdan v Rumsfeld, a political film he is developing about the ‘War on Terror’ a seen through the eyes of Osama Bin Laden’s former chauffer. The story follows the plight of the chauffer, who was captured in Afghanistan and shipped to notorious US detention centre Guantanamo Bay, located in Cuba.

Michael Sheen claims he’s heard the rumors but hasn’t been approached to star in the fourth “Underworld” – “I’m not sure. I’ve heard rumor of it, but nobody has actually spoken to me about it, so I don’t know. Maybe it is going to take place without me. I’m not sure”…(full details)

Darren Aronofsky has signed on to direct and produce an indie heist thriller inspired by the $85 million robbery at the Securitas Depot in Tonbridge, England, in February 2006. According to Variety, XYZ Films and Time Inc. Studios are partnered with Protozoa Pictures on the project.

Walden Media and Kerner Entertainment have picked up “Mrs. Doubtfire” co-writer Randi Mayem Singer’s contemporary genie story “Gene“. Plot details of the live action family film are being kept under wraps. Jordan Kerner is producing…(full details)

Coca-Cola Zero has set up a brand new viral website for James Cameron’s “Avatar” and reveals a lot of detail about the planet Pandora and what the humans are up to there. Stephen Lang delivers a video blog as his Colonel Quaritch character while there’s some impressive artwork as well…(full details)

Quentin Tarantino’s “Inglourious Basterds” has surpassed “Pulp Fiction” at the box office and is now the filmmaker’s highest grossing film ever. The film has grossed over $108 million in North American box office receipts since its initial release on August 21st.

“John Glenn (“Eagle Eye”) will executive produce the new Fox drama “Fallen“. The story revolves around a group of vigilante “fallen” angels who take down the criminal and the corrupt in New York while falling in love, battling demons and seeking their own personal revenge – Not sure if this is a spin off from the old Denzel Washington film of the same name (full details)

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group is in final negotiations to acquire the Woody Harrelson comedy “Defendor“. Peter Stebbings’ movie stars Harrelson as a man who is under the delusion that he is a superhero and sets out on a series of adventures to protect a crime-beset city.  (full details)

Source: Dark Horizons

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Resident Evil 5 rumoured to be a Reboot

Posted by LiveFor on September 8, 2009

more_millaAt the start of August one of the posts in The Random mentioned that Resident Evil 4: Afterlife the 3D sequel was in the works and due out on 27th August 2010. There will also be multiple clones of Alice (Milla Jovovich) in that film.

It doesn’t end there though. Bloody Disgusting has the news that Sony Screen Gems is planning a fifth film.

The word is that the studio is planning a quasi-reboot, which may be called Resident Evil Begins.

The idea is to redo the story of a special military unit who fights a powerful, out-of-control supercomputer and hundreds of scientists who have mutated into flesh-eating creatures after a laboratory accident.

I have no idea why they would go and reboot the series when there is plenty of things to mine from the basic idea. Going back to the beginning does seem a little pointless.

I personally feel they should stick with the video games. Are you a fan of the Resident Evil films? How do you feel about a reboot of the series.

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Is Paul W. S. Anderson a Dumb Ass for taking on Dumas’ Three Musketeers?

Posted by LiveFor on September 2, 2009

Paul W. S. Anderson – Now there is a man. Filmmaker and married to Milla Jovovich. Full of good intentions yet they never quite work out as well as they should. All of his films have great concepts or based on great work yet something always seems to get lost between conception and the big screen.

I enjoyed Event Horizon – it had a nice look and a good soundtrack, Soldier was just empty, Resident Evil disappointed me and the less said about Aliens vs Predator the better (it should have been so good). Mind you Death Race wasn’t as sucky as I thought it would be – that may have been because of the physical effects as opposed to CGI. The one constant in all his movies, apart from not being very good, has been high tech future death dealing. Now that looks as if it is going to change.

Word is that he is going all swashbuckling on us with an adaption on Alexandre Dumas classic, The Three Musketeers. He is going to co-write, co-produce and direct. However, being Paul W. S. Anderson he has to take something good and give it the patent pending Anderson twist – yep he is going 3D.

Now of all the stories that don’t need the 3D treatment I would say that this is one of them. Plus it has been done so many times before – The Oliver Reed version is my favourite.

“We are definitely modernizing ‘The Three Musketeers’ without compromising the fun of shooting a period piece,” said Anderson, who hopes to shoot in France and Germany. “But in our film, corsets and feathered hats don’t take center stage. Our version is rich in eye-popping action, romance and adventure.”

My immediate reaction to this is “Oh dear!”

How do you feel about a 3D Musketeers movie helmes by the master of disaster?

Source: HeatVision

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The Random – Wonder Woman, Resident Evil 4, True Lies 2, Mad Max

Posted by LiveFor on August 3, 2009

Jennifer Love Hewitt would love to pay Wonder Woman. “I want to play Wonder Woman, I want them to make the movie of Wonder Woman and I want to play Wonder Woman so bad, I think it’d be really fun,” said Hewitt over at MTV.

Milla Jovovich talks about the new Resident Evil 4: Afterlife film with /Film and how there will be multiple clones of Alice running around. “Let’s just say this. The clones are definitely in it. You’ve got multiple Alice’s kicking serious butt. And definitely the real Alice has some pretty major things happen to her that change the stakes a little bit. That’s probably all I can give you in a vague sort of way. It’s definitely going to be a different Alice than who we’re used to…There’s the clones and it’s going to be a lot of work. I’m gonna be working every day for the next four months on this and it’s gonna be bigger than ever. It’s super-exciting.”

Tom Arnold had an interview with theNY Times. In the very last paragraph of the 3-page article he said, “All I know is Jim Cameron’s making it and Arnold [Schwarzenegger] and I are going to be in it, and it starts shooting in 14 months, the day after Arnold stops being governor of California… It’s not going to be called True Lies II, but it might as well be. I can live with that.”

Wayne Coyne of the Flamins Lips was asked if Warner Bros could use one of the band’s songs in the next trailer for Where the Wild Things Are. Jonze is considering using either “Do You Realise” or “The yeah yeah yeah song”. Pedestrian overheard a conversation between Coyne and his manager where he decided that “Do You Realise” had more of a WTWTA vibe, but then went onto to say they can use either, as he’d prefer to let them choose. I hope they use Do You Realise as that was the song my Wife and I danced to on our wedding day.

Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker) would really like to be Mad Max in the new film. “I’m also fighting to do the new Mad Max film with George Miller. That might be next summer. I’m screen-testing and meeting George Miller.” he told Modbee

According to Variety Phoenix Pictures bought Troy Nixey’s family fantasy screenplay Simple Machines for him to direct. He is currently two weeks into the 45 day shoot of the thriller Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark. Simple Machines follows a closed off young inventor who has to save his beloved creation from a nefarious industrialist before he uses it to harm the world.

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The Random – Sucker Punch, Predicament, The Wedding Doctor, Transformers 3, Mother’s Curse, Kick-Ass, Alien Nation, Asteroids, Resident Evil

Posted by LiveFor on July 2, 2009

Zack Snyder (300, Watchmen) has confirmed that he’s trying to tone down his upcoming female insane asylum-set thriller Sucker Punch from an R to a PG-13 – Chud have more

Flying Conchords star Jemaine Clement will to star in the comedy heist film Predicament based on the novel by Ronald Hugh Morrieson – via Stuff

Jonathan Abrams has sold his romantic comedy script The Wedding Doctor to Relativity Media. The story follows a nervous bride with cold feet who seeks the help of a relationship analyst to make sure she’s marrying the right person. Trouble is he decides that he is the one she should be marrying – THR)

Ramon Rodriguez, the college roommate of Shia LaBeouf in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, will likely have a bigger part in the sequel according to director Michael Bay – LA Times

A road comedy with Seth Rogen and Barbra Streisand in the leading roles? That unexpected pairing may just happen in a film called Mother’s Cursevia Hitflix

The world premiere of footage from director Matthew Vaughn’s Kick-Ass will be presented at Comic-Con in San Diego on Thursday, 23rd July – have more

Sy-Fy is developing another spin-off series based on the 1988 film Alien Nation reports Variety. Sounds like District 9 has kick started the franchise again. The original film was set in 1991, when alien refugees had come to Earth three years before and were now attempting to integrate into Los Angeles. Tim Minear (“Angel,” “The X-Files,” “Firefly”) is penning the update for Fox 21. This new version is set in the Pacific Northwest of the 2020’s, two decades after the first alien ship crashed on Earth.

Universal Pictures has won the film rights to the classic 1979 video game Asteroids says The Hollywood Reporter. The game featured a spaceship that had to shoot down incoming asteroids to avoid collision, that’s about it which means there’s no backstory and a lot of creative freedom for Matthew Lopez who is adapting the script.

ShockTillYouDrop is reporting that a new live-action Resident Evil sequel called Resident Evil: Afterlife is in development for a September 2010 release. They’ve actually gotten confirmation from Sony that it is indeed happening. And that Paul W.S. Anderson is at least writing the script and that Capcom is on-board.


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