Slasher Films News Roundup



The first film to be produced under the new moniker will be NOTHING TO FEAR, a horror/thriller revolving around two young sisters and their family, who accidentally discover one of the seven gateways of Hell in a small town in rural Kansas. Several directors are currently circling the project, which is scheduled to shoot in Louisiana this summer.

New to the slate is WAKE THE DEAD, a contemporary re-imagining of the “Frankenstein” story. The pic will be adapted from the graphic novel by fanboy hero Steve Niles, who is often credited as one of the writers responsible for bringing horror comics back into fashion with mainstream successes such as 30 Day of Night and “28 Days Later: The Aftermath”. Jay Russell, whose career has included The Water, My Dog Skip and Ladder 49, inverts convention and takes the helm to express his inner fanboy and terrify audiences.

Slasher Films is also negotiating to produce Vincenzo Natali’s THEOREM. Natali (Splice, Cube) known for his unique brand of intellectual horror/science-fiction, tells the story of a genius college professor who while trying to investigate the genetic compound of an ancient artifact, discovers a relic from Hell, and accidentally unlocks the equation for evil. Much like Natalis genre classic Cube, the pic will terrify audiences with the horror of Hell unleashed on Earth. It is written by Natali and screenwriter Mike Finch (Predators, upcoming Masters of the Universe), and produced by Steve Hoban (Splice, Black Christmas, Ginger Snaps).

Rounding out the slate of Slasher Films new horror projects is THE OTHER KINGDOM, where the staff of a large metropolitan hospital battle for survival as an otherworldly epidemic turns people into savage paranormal killers. Pic is written and to be directed by Philip Eisner (writer – Event Horizon, The Mutant Chronicles), and produced in collaboration with Sean Daniel and Jason Brown of the Sean Daniel Company (The Wolfman, The Mummy franchise, Tombstones, Dazed and Confused).

they all pretty much say the same, so check out whichever one you like:

7 Responses to “Slasher Films News Roundup”

  1. What You Don’t Know About Slash

    […] heads up the band Velvet Revolver, along with his own horror  movie production company, Slasher Films. In a recent article, Slash told USMagazine.com 25 things we don’t know…or do […]

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  2. Ryan Hobbs

    I am the manager for Discard The Body, we are currently trying to get our music out to people that make movies. So we might have the honor of being included in a movie even if it is in the end credits. thank you for you time in the matter

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  3. David

    go slash! you can make this work!

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  4. [email protected]

    Hei Guys,

    If you need us to write a song for any of the movies, let us know. Our band will be more than happy to work together and at the same time to let the world listen to our stuff!!

    Think about Rock and Roll but with an eerie bluesy voodoo kinda feel. We can do that if you want us to.. 😛 Hit us back!!

    http://www.facebook.com/weareblister?ref=ts

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  5. [email protected]

    Btw Slash,

    We opened for you in Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur on Aug 5th 2010. Rock On!

    http://www.facebook.com/weareblister?ref=ts

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  6. Begley

    Hey Slash,
    Just saw you on That Metal Show w/ Sam Dunn.
    Here’s a little something we shot that’s looking for a home-
    http://prophase.blogspot.com/p/prophase-films.html#!/p/prophase-films.html

    Good luck with Nothing To Fear!
    J Begley

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  7. Begley

    Hey Slash,

    Just saw you on THAT METAL SHOW w/ Sam Dunn. Check out a film called Deer Crossing that’s coming out w/ Doug Bradley (Pinhead) I’m in it for like 12 seconds – WOOHOO!

    Best of Luck w/ Nothing To Fear !

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