John Carpenter To Be Celebrated In Horror Channel’s June Schedule

From horrific hauntings and supernatural sorcery to alien invasions and blood-sucking battles, Saturday nights on Horror Channel at 9pm in June will be devoted to John Carpenter, one of the true Masters of Horror.

The celebratory season is highlighted by the network premieres of Carpenter’s classic car-rage chiller CHRISTINE, with the superb Harry Dean Stanton, and JOHN CARPENTER’S VAMPIRES, a horror Western starring James Woods, as a vengeful, stake-wielding bloodsucker hunter. It also includes iconic favourite THE FOG, the high-kicking fantasy thriller BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA and his timely sci-fi political thriller THEY LIVE

Full film details of season in transmission order:

Sat 2 June @ 21:00 – THE FOG 

A Northern California fishing town, built 100 years ago over an old leper colony, is the target for revenge by a killer fog containing zombie-like ghosts seeking revenge for their deaths. John Carpenter’s first horror thriller following Halloween, starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh and the great man himself.

Sat 9 June @ 21:00 – CHRISTINE *Network Premiere

High school geek Arnie Cunningham falls in love with “Christine”, a bright red 1958 Plymouth Fury which has seen much better days. Setting himself the task of restoring the car to its original condition, Arnie has become consumed with passion for the sleek, rounded, chrome-laden car. His friends are horrified but it’s too late – anyone seeking to come between them becomes the victim of Christine’s horrifying wrath.

Sat 16 June @ 21:00 – BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA 

Hard-boiled truck driver Jack Burton (Kurt Russell) gets caught in a bizarre conflict in San Francisco’s Chinatown when an ancient Chinese prince and Chinatown crime lord kidnaps a beautiful green-eyed woman Miao Yin (Suzee Pai). Miao is the fiancée of Jack’s best friend and Jack must help rescue the girl before the evil Lo Pan uses her to break the ancient curse that keeps him a fleshless and immortal spirit.

Sat 23 June @ 21:00 – THEY LIVE 

John Carpenter wrote and directed this science fiction thriller about a group of aliens who try to take over the world by disguising themselves as Young Republicans. Wrestler Roddy Piper stars as John Nada, a drifter who makes his way into an immense encampment for the homeless. There he stumbles upon a conspiracy concerning aliens who have hypnotised the populace through subliminal messages transmitted through the media…

Sat 30 June @ 21:00 – JOHN CARPENTER’S VAMPIRES *Network Premiere

James Woods is Jack Crow, leader of a team of vampire hunters hired by the Vatican. After wiping out a vampire nest in rural New Mexico, “Team Crow” is savagely ambushed by the unholy Valek (Thomas Ian Griffith), a vicious 600-year-old vampire. Valek is nearing the end of a long search for the elusive Berziers Cross, the ritual implement that can give him and all vampires omnipotent power to walk in the daylight. Crow pursues Valek through the high deserts, culminating in a fateful and final confrontation.

There are five other prime-time network premieres this month, headed by Timo Vuorensola’s barnstorming surreal sci-fier IRON SKY (Fri 8 June, 9pm) and James Wan’s supernatural stunner INSIDIOUS (Fri 15 June, 9pm), the first in the popular franchise. Plus, there’s killer crocs aplenty in LAKE PLACID 3 (Fri I June, 9pm), Emily Blunt fighting off a horde of menacing apparitions in WIND CHILL (Fri 22 June, 9pm) and THIR13TEEN GHOSTS (Fri 29 June, 9pm), the ultimate house of horror.

Arrow Films Confirm Home Entertainment Release Details For Terminal

Arrow Films are delighted to announce the UK release of noir-thriller Terminal, in cinemas from 6th July and available on DVD, Blu-ray, Digital & On Demand from 6th August. The film marks the directorial feature debut of Vaughn Stein and is a co-production between Margot Robbie’s LuckyChap Entertainment (I,Tonya) and BeaglePug Films (Cinderella).

In the dark heart of a sprawling, anonymous city, Terminal follows the twisting tales of two assassins carrying out a sinister mission (Max Irons & Dexter Fletcher), a teacher battling a fatal illness (Simon Pegg), an enigmatic janitor (Mike Myers) and a curious waitress leading a dangerous double life (Margot Robbie). Murderous consequences unravel in the dead of night as their lives all intertwine at the hands of a mysterious criminal mastermind hell-bent on revenge.

Revenge Never Looked So Good…

Blistering Heat And Thrills Await In The Trailer For Revenge

Three wealthy, married family men get together for their annual hunting game in a desert canyon. But this time, one of them has brought with him his young mistress, a sexy lolita who quickly arouses the interest of the two others. Things get dramatically out of hand. Left for dead in the middle of a desert hell, the young woman comes back to life and their hunting game turns into a ruthless manhunt.

The premise of Coralie Fargeat’s Revenge is a simple one, but one that looks like it plays out with brilliant poise if the trailer is anything to go by.

You can watch it below.

REVENGE is unleashed in UK & Irish cinemas on May 11th

Natalie Dormer Stars In Trailer For In Darkness

We are delighted to share with you the trailer for the upcoming edge-of-your-seat thriller In Darkness, starring Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones, The Hunger Games) in her writing debut.

In Darkness was written and directed by Anthony Byrne (Peaky Blinders, Ripper Street) and features a stellar ensemble cast including Natalie Dormer, Ed Skrein (Game of Thrones, Deadpool), Emily Ratajkowski (We Are Your Friends, Gone Girl) and Joely Richardson (Red Sparrow, The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo).  Coming to screens soon.

SYNOPSIS:

Blind pianist Sofia (Natalie Dormer) overhears a struggle in the apartment above hers that leads to the death of her neighbour, Veronique (Emily Ratajkowski). It is the start of a journey that pushes Sofia out of her depth and into contact with Veronique’s father, Milos Radic (Jan Bijvoet), a Serbian businessman and alleged war criminal accused of committing acts of genocide during the Bosnian war, who is now living in London under political asylum.  Blind to the truth, Sofia risks her life in search of answers, and is plunged into a shady underworld of corruption, violence and blackmail.

As secrets from her own past become intertwined with Radic’s inner circle of deceit, Sofia’s own agenda is revealed, as she hunts for revenge.

Arrow Films Set To Release Margot Robbie-Produced Terminal This Year

Highland Film Group has sold UK rights to Arrow Films for Terminal, Vaughn Stein’s sexy noir thriller starring Academy Award nominee Margot Robbie (I, Tonya, The Wolf of Wall Street), Simon Pegg (Star Trek, Shaun of the Dead), Mike Myers (Austin Powers), Max Irons (The White Queen), Dexter Fletcher (Kick Ass, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels) and Nick Moran (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels) it was announced today by Highland CEO Arianne Fraser and Arrow Films CEO Alex Agran. The highly anticipated thriller will be released this summer in the UK and Ireland.

The UK deal was negotiated by Highland Film Group’s Arianne Fraser and Arrow Films’ Acquisitions Director Tom Stewart. Highland Film Group is handling worldwide and domestic rights on the film.

Tom Stewart added: “Arrow Films are incredibly thrilled to be bringing Terminal to UK and Irish audiences this summer. We’re also delighted to be again working with everyone at Highland along with all the incredible talent involved. This exceptionally cool piece of Action- Noir is perfectly set to delight a wide audience!”

Director, Vaughn Stein commented “I am delighted to be working with Arrow on the UK release of Terminal. They are an innovative, creative and ambitious company held in the highest regard; a perfect partner for Terminal. Tom and the Arrow team share our passion and vision for the film, and we are very excited to bring it to the UK audience this summer”

In the dark heart of a sprawling, anonymous city, Terminal follows the twisting tales of two assassins carrying out a sinister mission, a teacher battling a fatal illness, an enigmatic janitor and a curious waitress leading a dangerous double life. Murderous consequences unravel in the dead of night as their lives all intertwine at the hands of a mysterious criminal mastermind hell-bent on revenge.

Terminal was produced by Robbie alongside Tom Ackerley (I, Tonya) and Josey McNamara (Dreamland) under their LuckyChap Entertainment banner, David Barron (Harry Potter) of BeaglePug, Highland Film Group’s Arianne Fraser (Barely Lethal), Molly Hassell (The Trust), and Teun Hilte (The White King).