Sylvester Stallone won’t be avenging anyone in a Jim Mickle’s movie after all

Sylvester Stallone moves in mysterious ways. His ways are not our ways, and it is best for us to not strain our psyches endeavoring to understand his actions. Some days he decides to make a fun action film like The Expendables 2, and other days he decides to make The Expendables 1 and 3. In one breath, he attaches…

Sylvester Stallone to put on his “aging ex-con” fedora for Jim Mickle’s next thriller

The gifted genre director Jim Mickle is taking a break from creating under-seen Joe R. Lansdale adaptations for film and TV to make a thriller with Sylvester Stallone, reports Deadline. The currently untitled project, written by one Daniel Casey and formerly called Godforsaken, will star Stallone as an aging ex-con…

Cold In July director prepping story of an arsonist convicted of murdering five firemen

After directing the domestic horror flick We Are Who We Are, the ’80s-set film noir Cold In July, and prepping the ’80s-set martial arts buddy series Hap And Leonard for Sundance, Jim Mickle once again will drastically switch tones to tackle the rare mash-up of “firefighter tragedy/legal thriller” with Esperanza.…

24 hours of horror with a dozen of the genre’s freshest voices

Every October, just in time for Halloween, the A.V. Club implores a connoisseur of the creepy to program a hypothetical movie marathon—a full 24 hours of seasonably spooky genre fare, curated and sequenced for the viewing pleasure of brave readers. Having already pried lists from such horror experts as Joe Dante, …