News Briefs – May 20, 2014


Glenn Mazzara (“The Walking Dead”) is doing a follow-up to “The Omen” for Lifetime called “Damien”.

Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman are hosting a 20th Anniversary screening of “Pulp Fiction” in Cannes.

Juliette Lewis will play a “mystery role” in the “Jem and the Holograms” movie.

Rene Auberjonois (“Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”) and Courtney Vance (“Law & Order: Criminal Intent”) have joined Showtime’s “Masters of Sex”. Vance will recur in the guest starring role of Dr. Hendricks, the head of an African-American hospital in St. Louis whose goal is to racially integrate his hospital, and Auberjonois will be guest starring as Dr. Papanikolaou, a former professor of Dr. DePaul (guest star Julianne Nicholson), who she and Johnson hope will endorse their screening program that uses the test named after him: the Pap smear.

The first still from “The Driftless Area” starring Anton Yelchin and Zooey Deschanel has been released.

Through the unprecedented collaboration of rival home entertainment companies Anchor Bay Entertainment and Scream Factory – the leading purveyors in horror home entertainment –”Halloween: The Complete Collection” Blu-ray box sets arrive September 23rd.

For the legions of ”Halloween” fans, the newly-announced Deluxe Edition – out September 23 – boasts 15 discs and contains all the “Halloween” feature films – “Halloween,” “Halloween II,” “Halloween III: Season of the Witch,” “Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers,” “Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers,” “Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers,” “Halloween H20,” “Halloween: Resurrection,” “Rob Zombie’s Halloween” and “Halloween II”. The set includes the never before released producers cut of “Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers” as well as the ultra-rare network TV version of the original “Halloween,” the network TV version of “Halloween II,” plus the unrated versions of “Rob Zombie’s Halloween” and “Halloween II”. It is packed with hours of brand new bonus features, including new interviews with cast and crew from the entire franchise! In response to years of fan feedback, the first “Halloween” will now also include the original mono audio track and the set will include both versions of the original “Halloween,” the original Blu-ray release and the recently remastered 35th Anniversary version with the mono track added back in! It also comes with a limited edition 40-page book written by Michael Gingold of Fangoria Magazine. The collectible packaging will include a newly commissioned illustration on the outer case and each film will be in its own black Blu-ray case with the original theatrical one sheet as the key art. This deluxe set carries an SRP of $169.99.

New photos from the set of “Fast & Furious 7”, with Cody and Caleb Walker filling in for their late brother Paul Walker are online at Coming Soon.

Sylvester Stallone announced at Cannes that “The Expendables 3” will likely carry a PG-13 rating. And why? “We want to reach as many people as possible. It’s very close to an R, believe me, it’s right there. But I think we owe it to the next generation. We thought we’d join that club for a while.”

A look at Gal Gadot – Wonder Woman – as she appears in “Batman vs. Superman” is online :

Pussy Riot have denied that they’re in talks to star in the “Spring Breakers” sequel.

The trailer for Lifetime’s “Flowers in the Attic” sequel, “Pedals in the Wind” is online.

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