More than 10 years before the big-budget 2005 version of Fantastic Four hit theaters, Roger Corman executive produced the 1994 live-action film The Fantastic Four. Don't be surprised if you've never heard about this before, because the movie was never released. 20 years after this ill-fated movie, the documentary Doomed: The Untold Story of Roger Corman's The Fantastic Four sheds new light on the production, with never-before-seen footage featuring Alex Hyde-White (Reed Richards), Jay Underwood (Johnny Storm), Rebecca Staab (Susan Storm) and Michael Bailey Smith (Ben Grimm). Roger Corman himself, along with several cast and crew members, reveal details about the only film that Roger Corman made but was never released. It isn't known when director Marty Langford's documentary will debut, so stay tuned for more information.
Doomed: The Untold Story of Roger Corman's The Fantastic Four was released in 2014.Read More
After languishing in development for years, director Joe Dante's Roger Corman biopic The Man with Kaleidoscope Eyes is finally coming together, with Quentin Tarantino set to play Roger Corman.
Joe Dante is directing from a screenplay by Michael Almereyda, Charlie Largent, Tim Lucas and James Robison. Saïd Ben Saïd is producing and providing the financing through his SBS Productions company. It isn't known when production will begin.Read More
Anchor Bay is celebrating the work of Roger Corman by releasing Camel Spiders on Blu-ray and DVD and Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel on Blu-ray and DVD the same day, March 27. We are celebrating both of these titles with a contest, where we're also giving away Anchor Bay titles such as Sharktopus, Cyclops, Dinoshark, and Dinocroc vs. Supergator. These titles will surely go fast, so enter this contest today.
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Alex Stapleton Talks Corman's World: Exploits of A Hollywood RebelCorman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel tracks the triumphant rise of the true "godfather" of independent ﬁlmmaking, Roger Corman. The single most prolific writer-director-producer, Corman financed hundreds of profitable low-budget films and helped launch the careers of Jack Nicholson, Robert De Niro, Ron Howard, Martin Scorsese, Eli Roth, James Cameron, and many more.
With archival footage of American culture and countercultures from the 1950's to present day, and dynamic interviews with alumni of Roger Corman's cutthroat school of ﬁlmmaking, Corman's World takes us back to the days when Roger was King.Read More
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel is a tantalizing and star-studded tribute to Roger Corman, Hollywood's most prolific writer-director producer, and seminal influencing force in modern moviemaking over the last 60 years. Featuring interviews with Hollywood icons and cinematic luminaries, some who launched their careers within Roger Corman's unforgettable world of filmmaking, including Traci Lords, David Carradine, Robert De Niro, Peter Fonda, Clint Howard, Ron Howard, Eli Roth, Martin Scorsese, William Shatner and Jack Nicholson, along with many others, this documentary chronicles how Corman created his cult film empire, one low-budget success at a time, capitalizing on undiscovered talent, and pushing the boundaries of independent filmmaking.
We have an exclusive clip from Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel, which finds Roger Corman and his leading man William Shatner discussing the seminal anti-classic The Intruder. Check it out below.Read More
Anchor Bay Films has released the first trailer and second poster for Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel, which debuts in theaters December 16. Click on the video player below for your first look at the upcoming documentary about director Roger Corman. You can also take a look at the new poster below the video player.
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel is a tantalizing and star-studded tribute to Roger Corman, Hollywood's most prolific writer-director producer, and seminal influencing force in modern moviemaking over the last 60 years. Featuring interviews with Hollywood icons and cinematic luminaries, some who launched their careers within Corman's unforgettable world of filmmaking, including Paul W.S. Anderson, Peter Bogdanovich, Robert De Niro, Peter Fonda, Pam Grier, Ron Howard, Eli Roth, Martin Scorsese, William Shatner and Jack Nicholson, along with many others, this documentary chronicles how Corman created his cult film empire, one low-budget success at a time, capitalizing on undiscovered talent, and pushing the boundaries of independent filmmaking.Read More
Shout Factory released both the Battle Beyond the Stars Blu-ray and DVD July 11th to commemorate the film's 30th anniversary, and while at SDCC 2011, we caught up with stars John Saxon and Sybil Danning to reminisce about this Roger Corman Sci-Fi cult classic. Check out our exclusive interview below.
Dinocroc vs. Supergator Blu-ray and DVD are set to tear things up on July 12th, when this Roger Corman production finally arrives on the home video market. Pitting two favorite monsters from the Syfy Channel, Dinocroc vs. Supergator is a rip-roaring, bloody good time, and a perfect throwback to those Drive-In schlock masterpieces of yesteryear. To celebrate this campy classic, we have an exclusive Blu-ray commentary clip that features Roger Corman talking about how he brought both creatures together for one crazy movie. Check it out below.
They were created deep within the secret island laboratories of an unscrupulous biotech corporation and grown to horrific proportions...until they both escaped. Bullets won't stop them. Explosives only make them meaner. And their ravenous reptile appetites for scientists, tourists, S.W.A.T. teams and swimsuit models have only just begun. Now an undercover investigator, a sexy Fish & Game officer, and a cold-blooded swamp hunter known only as 'The Cajun' are all in pursuit of the scaly beasts that can outrun SUVs, crush buses, and snack on sleazy producers in hot tubs. But when these monster lizards ultimately meet in battle, will mankind be the defeated species? David Carradine - in one of his final performances - stars in this epic Syfy smash about the bone-crunching, body-chomping, earth-trembling smackdown of Dinocroc vs. Supergator!Read More