It couldn’t quite top Venom’s record-breaking October opening but Halloween took the second highest grossing October opening weekend record as well as the second-best R rated horror opening of all time and the best opening ever for the slasher genre.
DC is developing a New Gods movie with Ava DuVernay, Danny Boyle is directing Bond 25, the Twins sequel may shoot this year, Spike Lee in talks to direct Spider-Man spin-off based on Nightwatch, Shout! Factory gets the rights to 270 Roger Corman movies and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
The origins of the titular, chainsaw wielding murderer will be revealed in this fall’s Texas Chainsaw prequel, where the person who will become Leatherface is one of four inmates who escape from an asylum and goes on a bloody rampage toward freedom.
This week on the podcast, Zach and Chris talk about Hard Target 2, action mullets, Rob Zombie, Transformers 5, Helen Mirren in Fast 8, Preacher vs Outcast, the insanity of Gods of Egypt, the new Voltron and more.
Rob Zombie is back after four years away from the horror genre with 31, where a group of carnival workers in the 70’s are abducted and forced to participate in a game of survival where they have to last 12 hours in a maze like structure where they are being hunted by murderous clowns.