“It remains anyone’s guess as to what sort of return 20th Century Fox expected when the studio threw $10,000,000 at first-time filmmakers Alex Winter and Tom Stern in 1992 for use in realizing their original screenplay Hideous Mutant Freekz. Winter and Stern had met at New York University a decade earlier and, although they had failed to charm their film professor at the Tisch School of the Arts, the duo's anarchic short films found a receptive audience on the USA Network magazine program Night Flight and caught the attention of MTV...” Freaked will be playing on Turner Classics, check your listing.
I should really be paying these guys: “The Gate 3D: Alex Winter is directing the remake of the 1980’s classic film about a gate to hell that opens up and a group of kids who must fight off the evil minions. It is currently in pre-production and no release date has been set. No cast information is available. The original GATE had some pretty good visual FX and is one of my favourite 80’s monster movies.” Off to Cannes this weekend to kick-off the Gate :)
MoviesOnline: Complete List of 50+ Upcoming Horror Remakes.