Archive for March 10, 2012
The Bandito Bros get busy with Gold’s Gulch and High Speed; Nicole Kidman is Weisz to Colin Firth’s Railway Man; The Man From Nowhere finds a home at Dimension; behold Moonrise Kingdom and Jake Gyllenhaal takes his foot off the gas in Motor City.
1. Bandito Brothers, the production company behind the low budget action hit Act of Valor has lined up that film’s co-director Mike “Mouse” McCoy to direct God’s Gulch.
Brooks McClaren will write the script for film, which according to Deadline has the following logline:
“In the wake of the entire computer network shutting down and the ensuing economic and societal collapse, a group must come together to fight for their survival.”
McCoy’s Act of Valor co-director Scott Waugh is also set to direct a Bandito Brothers picture High Speed; “a gritty, stylized car ...
Click to continue reading Movie News Wrap Up: March 10th, 2012
In 2003 Chris Kentis and Laura Lau’s no-budget, man-against-nature thriller Open Water rocketed to worldwide success. The film had been a passion project for the married couple/creative team, one they spent painstaking years shooting and editing on available weekends. In the time since its initial sale and release they have worked on a variety of projects in the early script and development stages, but this weekend’s horror release Silent House represents their first completed film since they dove into the ocean with sharks.
We recently had the opportunity to speak with the co-directors about working with star Elizabeth Olsen, the reasons that the film’s ending was altered and how they accomplished Silent House’s unique visual style.
A remake of the Uruguayan original (which was based on true events) Silent House follows Sarah (Olsen), her uncle ...
Click to continue reading Interview: ‘Silent House’ Directors on Elizabeth Olsen & the ‘One-Shot’ Controversy