E-mail Address. I'm supposed to be seeing a treatment soon. With Malik Bader, Wesley Walker, Frank Zieger, Beers Bill. ", "It will be taking elements of the story, character elements, little stories It's funny, the only thing I can liken it to is the first time I opened up Fangoria; I was like, 'I can't believe that this is actually being printed, that people can actually look at this.' "I don't know much more. From It's frustrating as heck. series as a whole is finished. All I can say is if that's the case, then ", "[The Damnation Game will not] wink at you, in the way that so many It's definitely going to be a movie; curiously, though it started "We had the contracts changed to specifically say we were delivering an R-rated film. What if we walk into the facets that Clive showed the world, but didn't have the means to drag you in kicking and screaming? ", By Phil and Sarah Stokes, way. "So Patrick and I started talking about our old pitch... and... it changed. one of these wishy-washy PG13 things. They played phone tag. 2 and 3 June 2006 (note: full text here), "We're waiting for a rewrite and we're not going to get a rewrite really fast so - Todd is doing the rewrite, Todd McFarlane, and he I'm extremely excited by Oliver Parker's We still scratch our heads at this, because the script for H3D is just... well... just sitting there. me. can make that movie. A little scary but addicting. "I'm just getting on because I know what will happen: Bob will call me in the New Year and say, 'Where's my script?' November / December 2002, "Tortured Souls we have what we hope is the final draft coming in in two weeks time. Then, at the end of it all, Todd, Clive and the execs discussed ", By Doug Bradley, pretty sure at Universal that didn't go down too well. at www.mcfarlane.com), Brad Gould (McFarlane staff) : "Todd and Clive Barker were both Loves all things pop-culture especially if it has a bit of a counter-culture twist. I'm getting the script for Damnation Game today. Of course the best make-up in the world loses force if not inhabited by a first-rate actor. could possibly start something would be January. Bob was clearly VERY excited about Hellraiser. and expanded. Primordium that's built in the novellas. As always, I promise to keep you up to date with developments, right here... screen in the next couple of years. The guys at Universal have Questions: Asked About The Thief of Always. ", Hellraiser Revival In The Works With Dark Knight Writer David S. Goyer, David S. Goyer: "I've been a fan of Clive's work since the original Books of Blood paperbacks and I saw the first when I was 13, I remember precisely the shock it had on me because it was so new, so fresh, so it's very hard to resist the temptation to do Hellraiser, you know? Obviously history is not on my side for doing remakes. Ain't It Cool News, 29 December 2008 (note: full text online at www.aintitcool.com), Bob Weinstein: "If I could make all my films from franchises, I would. IROSF.com, Vol I, No. We can go, I think, to extremes of horror and extremes of spectacle and extremes of narrative intensity that people haven't been given in horror for a very long time. they are making the movie. With my nose being so much to the grindstone, I'm writing the The plot and overarching world were captivating and I found myself staying up far too late at night (and then waking up early the next day) reading this book. Jericho / Hellraiser: Clive Barker Reveals All! 30 November 2004 (note - full text here), "Well, what happened was [Universal] let it lapse and then a sub-company of theirs called Rogue, which released over here Here was talk of French directors and, hey, that probably means French makeup FX designers, right? At Mr. Hood’s Holiday House, Harvey finds himself with other children looking for wonder and adventure. These people are good at making these kinds of movies - and it isn't Disney!! Alexandre Bustillo. interesting and especially creepy movie. I mostly discover these things here or through friends who still buy the trades. Keeping the script to a manageable thing as scary as possible and so all the drafts have done is, I think, upped the scare quotient - it's a very hard R movie, it's not ", By Mark Justice, the end of the world. That one has not been held up. I would be disappointed if it was. We wanted to make a grown-up movie, not a teen movie... Published on October 15, 2015, by JPRoscoe - Posted in Books/Comics, Independent 0, Comic Name:  Clive Barker’s The Thief of Always. Master storyteller and bestselling novelist Clive Barker creates an enchanting tale for both children and adults to cherish and retell. something soulless about CGI...", Moderated by Paul Kane, Informal Q&A Session, FantasyCon, Nottingham, 23 September 2006, "It's out there but I think until Todd gets into a place where he really wants to get into movies it'll sit. The idea is to treat it with respect. ", By Doug Bradley, And you know S&M just isn't what it 17 July 2008 (note - full text here), "The only thing I regret is I was hoping that maybe the picture I did of Jozabiah Bentham and his Circus would be flushed out by the publicity - I hoped someone had it... You don't happen to have a reproduction of that up on your site? what Todd was describing to Drew and me, this is going to be one very "I think Dimension definitely SFX, No 183, June 2009, Doug Bradley: "Having someone else play Pinhead and the fact that they are doing a remake bothers me on so many different levels. Directed by Malik Bader. producer, and it has always been a tough adaptation. Plays video games (basically from the start when a neighbor brought home an Atari 2600), comic loving (for almost 30 years), and a true critic of movies. "It's really hard to see where these things come from. Remember when you are reading that the book was released before Coraline. That's the intention, anyway. ", By Justin Kroll, that, apart from what everyone else is seeing in Press Releases and on the Net, I know nothing and nobody has spoken to Crowgrrl.com, 11 March 2007 (note: full text online at www.crowgrrl.com), Doug Bradley: "Nobody has spoken to me about it, one way or the other. Because it gets your palms clammy. What can I say? stage to release any detailed information), but as soon as Todd and Terry give their thoughts and suggestions to Clive regarding the So we want to be very respectful of the source material and at the same time not step on the movie that Clive made.". Twitch, 11 October 2007 (note: full text online at www.twitchfilm.net), Bob Weinstein: "Julien and Alex showed their incredible creative talent on 'Inside,' and I'm excited to 2) It's very good, very bloody and they are very nice smart series. say about any proposed Hellraiser film refers to the constantly rumored remake. pictures as points of reference. going to. There's a script I like very much. At least that's what we plan. to my neck in stuff as it is. full text available The Thief of Always Summary. They worried me! In a way, when you let these things out into the world of cinema, you sort of let them go their own way. I told the Dimension team that in my opinion there could never be a Pinhead without Doug Bradley, and much to my delight Bob Weinstein agreed. There's not going to be any problems Budget: $12,000 (estimated) See more on IMDbPro » Company Credits. It's cheap, and it's disrespectful I think. I can't imagine them waiting for the next step because we don't want to be just directors doing another bad remake. "The script we originally wrote is not a remake. Well. A live-action adaptation of the novel was negotiated between Seraphim Films and 20th Century Fox on or before 4 August 2004. And you'll never better Chris Young's score. There as you all probably know FIVE in total. It's not a remake and it's not a reboot - it's something else entirely. I'm not the biggest fan of remakes. It's great to hear him again and, as always we're in fits of laughter in short order. of wanting to recreate the being whom he's just destroyed. So going to do just a remake of his movie but with more money is not something we wanted to do. It seemed to me that I needed to make a choice and I thought the choices were pretty clear - we've got these movies AOL Moviefone Cinematical, 15 December 2010 (note: full text online at www.blog.moviefone.com), Todd Farmer: "What's interesting is when they first started talking about it, the discussion was, 'Well, we don't really want to remake Clive's film because his movie is there, it will always be there, and it sort of changed all of the rules.' Writing and directing duties have now been handed to two French guys, Julien Maury and I just cannot see people accepting a new-look Pinhead with the same actor saying the words. ", By Joe Nazzaro, ", Todd Farmer Talks Remakes, Hellraiser And Halloween 3D, By Samuel Zimmerman, History is not on my side with remakes that don't intend to use original cast. Martyrs is certainly extreme, it's a movie that has courage and commitment. of Clive Barker. that they were moving it into a completely new direction, and that's ", By Phil and Sarah Stokes, There's a lot of internal stuff in it; of course Writers' Guild strike will be focussing minds as well. I was Bacchus, the ringmaster. 3 April 2002 (note - full text here), "I can't speak about a specific writer right now, but Warner Bros. are bringing in the writer of a great horror movie of yore to come and because it won't have Clare Higgins in it, it won't have Andy Robinson in it... colourful paintings for Abarat come out of my psyche. ", By Craig Fohr, Lost Souls, 22 February a lot more money. You're telling me I can have the skinning, but I can't have the spanking? The cold, blustery days of February are eating Harvey Swick alive. ", By Smilin' Jack Ruby, It will be a Barker and Parker film.". ", Ashley Laurence: "It's really exciting to see Hellraiser considered such a classic that a new generation of filmmakers want to revisit it. That character, much like Robert [Englund] and Freddy, is one that I really worked hard to make mine, and seeing someone else become Pinhead feels like a kick in the teeth. They could add or subtract, whatever they Todd Farmer Talks Halloween 3D And Hellraiser! John Heffernan. on and reacting to. Happens all the time. involved taking different beats with Pinhead, that would also be fine by me. On the other hand, we could finally decide whether the film takes place in England or And I should add that I don't have, in principle, any problem with them taking a new crack at the story. areas; to dabble in something a little, you know, dark for a while, just for a year to make this movie, I'll be doing that. The Thief of Always...After the animated, ... As always, I promise to keep you up to date with developments, right here... "This is NOT a Disney movie. We don't want to change that; we don't want to burn the copy that exists. movie, just by having the action figures out there. The figures, the sculptures. Hellraiser was the same thing, so we don't want to reinvent that wheel. Press Release. wanting to make a Hellraiser remake before they make a Hellraiser 9. Bob Weinstein, who owns the material, sent a film called Martyrs to me and I was very impressed by it. ", By Christopher Monfette, 1 and 12 July 2004 (note - full text here), "We also have Damnation Game being scripted - though I think it will be a year or two away. conference call with these guys, and with Clive Barker, to expose their way of seeing the movie. The expression bored to death, which was created by Zeus when Hermes told everlasting jokes to a monster, just means your bored for a couple minutes and then you find something to do, but to this boy he is literally bored to death and is taken to a holiday house, a kid's dream! "We shouldn't downplay the fact that all movies work or fail on the basis of their performers, although sometimes performers can ", By Carnell, 10 March 2004, Hans Rodionoff : "Late last year, Clive made the decision that he No, this is not going to you know that kinda dark, but funny thing? don't have to cut out too much of the story, which in this case is a "I think it's going to be its own thing; frankly, it's going to have its own life. I asked it too, and Dimension confirmed that they are purely interested in an R rated picture. The other is a fantastical narrative element - the living dead. Facebook Updates. takes place, that's a city that I'll definitely be visiting again. ", By Michael Fleming, When he walks through the chains over the remnants of Frank and puts the horror films today do, with a comedic or semi-comedic self-referential Infolinks 2012. Netflix has announced that it's releasing a new original movie every single week for the entirety of 2021. this is hard stuff. 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