The Horror Asylum

Sign Up   Forgot Password? 
11,660 horror articles & features | 6,975 horror movies | 1,565 horror reviews | 1,333 giveaways hosted | 226 delicious interviews Established in 2001  
The Horror Asylum
  Horror News   Reviews   Giveaways   Interviews
Movies | TV | DVDs | Books | Games Movies | DVD | Books | Games Just Added | Ending Soon Just Added | Archives
Home About Enquiries Submissions Advertising Premium Feeds Cookies

LATEST HORROR HEADLINES

The 12th Annual Salt City Horror Fest Returns to New York this April Death By Sport: Surprise Sporting Goods That Kill Craig Rees and Keeley Hazell Haunted in 'Whispers' - OUT 21 March The Devil is Real as New 'Holy Terror' Trailer Makes its Debut
Horror-on-Sea 2017: Seaside Horror Warms up Winter Twisted Love Triangle Campaign 'Nicole, her Ex & the Killer' Kicks Off Frozen Fear: Horror With a Little Extra Chill How Horror Games Give Us The Fright We're Looking For

WIN Fright Night on Blu-ray
WIN Fright Night on Blu-ray


Category: Horror News

CLICHED IN CAPTIVITY

Steven Davies Posted: 24 January, 2005 at 05:19 PM GMT
Author: Steven Davies

Subscribe to this feed
   
 
Related Tags: -
Related News | News | Comments
Article sponsored by: Horror Stock   Visit here for original content services for your genre site or publication.

CLICHED IN CAPTIVITY

Larry Cohen's new film Captivity has easily - and I stress the word easily - one of the worst plot lines read in a long long time. A cliche is a cliche because it's something that is over done, so to make an entire movie based on one of these cliches is surely a moronic idea. Read on for a good laugh...

Variety reports that Mark Damon, who ankled as chairman-CEO of Media 8 Entertainment last year, has launched production shingle Foresight with three projects already in the works.

On tap so far are 'Captivity,' 'Beyond Friendship' and 'Marlowe.' Damon also took in-development pics 'Red Lips, White Lies' and 'Higher' with him after he split from Media 8.

Media 8 exec Tamara Stuparich De La Barra has been tapped Foresight's veep of production and acquisitions.

Damon expects ultimately to have a dozen staffers on board, and Foresight will produce up to five pics annually for the global marketplace with budgets up to roughly $30 million.

'Captivity' is a Russian-American co-production set for a late March start in Moscow. The psychological thriller, to be directed by Roland Joffe from a screenplay by Larry Cohen, centers on two strangers who are kidnapped by an unseen psychopath and fall in love as they try to escape.

My interjection: Does this not happen in almost EVERY single film? Idiotic...

Back to the story...

Ramco, a Russian production unit with offices in Moscow and Los Angeles, will co-produce 'Captivity,' and Damon is in negotiations to produce four more projects with the Russian shingle.

Damon, Leonid Minkovski, Sergei Konov and Gary Mehlman are producers on 'Captivity,' with Jill Gatsby as co-producer and Alexandra Mehlman as associate producer. De La Barra will oversee the project.

Damon said his new company's moniker was inspired by advice he once received from industry icon Lew Wasserman: 'To be successful and survive in this business, you need to have unlimited foresight.'

He added, 'I want to do films with an edge that are not terribly heavy on special effects.'

Genius'- maybe they can tap Uwe Boll to direct the film?

Courtesy of Bloody-Disgusting.com

Article sponsored by: Horror Stock   Visit here for original content services for your genre site or publication.




Related News
Satan Claws is On His Way - Merry Christmas From All at the Horror Asylum
Satan Claws is On His Way - Merry Christmas From All at the Horror Asylum
The Horror Asylum's Best and Worst Horrors of 2010 - Staff Picks
The Horror Asylum's Best and Worst Horrors of 2010 - Staff Picks
Hot Female Foursome Team Unicorn Return With Seasonal Zombie Video
Hot Female Foursome Team Unicorn Return With Seasonal Zombie Video
Michaela McManus Sinks Her Teeth into Role on 'The Vampire Diaries'
Michaela McManus Sinks Her Teeth into Role on 'The Vampire Diaries'
Win Takashi Miike's Extreme Classic 'Deadly Outlaw Rekka' on DVD
Win Takashi Miike's Extreme Classic 'Deadly Outlaw Rekka' on DVD

Steven Davies Posted: 24 January, 2005 at 05:19 PM GMT
Author: Steven Davies

Subscribe to this feed
Bloody-Disgusting.com



Blood and Guts: Comments

Username:
Password:

Not Registered?
Sign up for FREE >>




 
There are currently no comments.
Why not have your say!?



Watch and Stream Horror Movies Online
using the Vidmate App

LATEST REVIEWS

Whispers Movie Review

Whispers

Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge, A Movie Review

Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge, A

Suspiria Movie Review

Suspiria

The Others Movie Review

The Others

Pod Movie Review

Pod

Ouija: Origin of Evil Movie Review

Ouija: Origin of Evil

Inn of the Damned Movie Review

Inn of the Damned

Disaster L.A. Movie Review

Disaster L.A.

Horrors of the Black Museum Movie Review

Horrors of the Black Museum

Visions Movie Review

Visions

Dont Breathe Movie Review

Dont Breathe

Holidays Movie Review

Holidays

Demonic Movie Review

Demonic

Blair Witch Movie Review

Blair Witch

Darling Movie Review

Darling

LATEST GIVEAWAYS

WIN Fright Night on Blu-ray
Now you can Watch your favorite Horror Movies using the Official ShowBox App

AN INTERVIEW WITH

An Interview with Jason Blum
Jason Blum







Vampires.com Werewolves.com