These ‘famous faces teaming up to take on the world together’ movies are seemingly all the rage right now, thanks to the success of films like “The Expendables” – which united a who’s who of the action movie genre – and recently, “The Avengers” – which teamed Marvel Comics’ most famous superheroes (well, some of them, anyway) – so no surprise to hear that there’s more similar-themed projects on the way.
In addition to Warner’s “Justice League” movie, which will team DC Comics’ most famous protagonists, and a low-budget riff on “The Expendables” called “The B-Team”, which will team the most famous direct-to-video action stars of the ’80s and ’90s, there’s a horror film working with the same blueprint in the works.
The Hollywood Reporter says Chris Bender, J.S. Spink and Jake Weiner are teaming up with Ahmet Zappa to develop “Monster X”, a movie that will unite 10 famous movie monsters – Frankenstein, Dracula, Mr Hyde etc – as they go up “against an even greater threat to them all.”
It’s early days for the project, the Zappa co-written script still needs fleshing out, and the film doesn’t have a home yet (they’ll look for a buyer after the script is done) but this should be one worth keeping an eye out for – particularly if they can wrangle some big names to play the title characters.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.