If you were in post-production on a movie that wasn’t just the biggest film of your career but one of the most ambitious franchise tie-ups ever attempted, you’d think you’d just concentrate on that. However while Joss Whedon was completing The Avengers, he also managed to find time to shoot a low-budget, black and white version of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, set in modern-day California. The man sure likes to work. [Read more…]
Footloose may not have been the big break Kenny Wormald might have hoped, but now he’s going indie with The Living. Variety reports he’s set to star, with Fran Kranz (Cabin In The Woods) taking the other main role.
The film follows Kranz’s character who, ‘awakes after a night of heavy drinking to realize he has severely beaten his wife. While he tries to redeem himself, her brother, played by Wormald, looks to hire someone to kill him.’ Chris Mulkey, Jocelin Donahue and Joelle Carter will also star.
It all sounds very dramatic!
Jack Bryan is writing and directing the movie, which is already in post-production.
The Joss Whedon written and produced Cabin In The Woods hasn’t had much luck. Shot over two years ago, it got trapped in the debacle that surrounded MGM’s bankruptcy (along with the likes of the Red Dawn remake) and so has taken a ridiculously long time to get to cinemas. However now Lionsgate has taken over distribution and an April 13th, 2012 release has been set.
AICN has debuted a superb new poster for the movie, which you can see about.
The film stars Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth (it was shot pre-Thor, which should give you some idea how long it’s been waiting to emerge from the MGM mire), Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz, Jesse Williams, Richard Jenkins and Bradley Whitford. As the title suggests it sees a group of young people heading to an isolated cabin, but things don’t go too well for them once they get there.
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