LIMITED THEATERS MAY 6: A train pulls into its final station and a Hobo hops from a freight car. He has dreams of a fresh life in a new city, but finds himself trapped in an urban hell instead. A city where criminals rule the streets, landlords evict single mothers in the middle of the night, and where the city’s crime boss, The Drake, reigns supreme with his sadistic, homeless-killing sons, Slick & Ivan. Through the chaos, the Hobo comes across a shop window displaying a second hand lawn mower and a shotgun, and decides it’s time to cut the grass, make the city beautiful and start a new way of life. But after witnessing the brutality that encompasses this city, he realizes the only way to make a difference in this place is with a gun in his hand and two shells in its chamber.
I wonder if Dario knows what Twitter is, or that he has no reason to hire a PR agency to promote Dracula 3D because his daughter, Asia, is doing a great job distributing production stills online all by herself. The latest slew of photos shows her character, Lucy, after her transformation and Alan Jones hanging out on the set. My question is when are we going to see Rutger Hauer running around with stakes?
Argento’s stereoscopic retelling of Dracula has no release date as of yet, but one would assume late 2011 or early 2012.
I have to admit that I really wasn’t excited for Dario Argento’s Dracula 3D until I heard that Rutger Hauer was cast as Van Helsing. He’s an extremely intense actor when he wants to be, and I can’t wait to watch him chew the scenery as the famous vampire slayer.
Today, Asia Argento – who plays Lucy – posted a few behind-the-scenes photos from the set, including shots of Mina (Marta Gastini), her dad, and a building which I assume is either Carfax Abbey or Castle Dracula.
Hobo With a Shotgun director Jason Eisener has uploaded a teaser trailer for Hobo With a Shotgun: More Blood, More Heart, an upcoming making of documentary from Kevin Fraser. There’s no other info, so we’re unclear if this is feature-length or something fun that will be included on the forthcoming home video release.
Already in Canadian theaters, Hobo will be available April 1 on VOD, iTunes, Xbox Marketplace, PlayStation Network and Amazon.com, and in select theaters May 6, from Magnet Releasing.
With the SXSW screenings set for Tuesday, March 15 and Wednesday, March 16, Magnet Releasing has announced that Jason Eisener’s Hobo With a Shotgun will be available on VOD, iTunes, XBOX Marketplace, Playstation Network and Amazon.com April 1; in select theaters May 6.
Hobo was the winner of the Quentin Tarantion and Robert Roderguiz’s Grindhouse SXSW trailer competition. To continue the legacy of the grindhouse cinema, the YerDead and Rhombus teams are giving you a chance to submit the next great exploitation masterpiece! You can submit right now until March 31st, 2011 at 11:59PM EST. To enter click here.
We just scored ourselves a bloody good exclusive that features the wrath of the Hobo With a Shotgun. You don’t want to cross him…
Jeff Proctor’s 24×36 poster for Hobo With a Shotgun was created as part of Alamo Drafthouse & Mondo’s SXSW poster collection. The Jason Eisener-directed Hobo With a Shotgun is part of the SXSW Midnighters series at the festival and follows a Hobo (played by the awesome Rutger Hauer) who finds himself in an urban hell. When he witnesses a brutal robbery, he realizes the only way to deliver justice is with a shotgun.
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Additional posters that have been released in the SXSW poster colleciton include a “Director’s Series” for Duncan Jones with Source Code and Moon, by artist Olly Moss, and a poster for Paul, by artist Tom Whalen (see ‘em here). Keep your eye out for more SXSW posters from Alamo Drafthouse and Mondo.
Coming off the Grindhouse-hyped Hobo With a Shotgun (acquired by Magnolia Pictures out of Sundance), Rutger Hauer is all of a sudden a hot commodity.
According to Italian press, the star of Blade Runner and The Hitcher has landed the role of Van Helsing in Dario Argento’s forthcoming Dracula 3D!
Shooting is scheduled to begin this May. While Argento is one of the greatest horror directors to ever walk the Earth, his latest have been nothing short of disappointing. Here’s hoping that his Bram Stoker adaptation is better than Giallo, Mother of Tears and The Card Player.
Based on real events, Dead Tone is about college students whose prank phone calls target the wrong person, a madman who turns on them.
Writer Ben Mears returns to his childhood home of Jerusalem’s Lot and discovers that it is being terrorized by vampires.
A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitchhiker is subsequently stalked, framed for the hitcher’s crimes, and has his life made into hell by the same man he escaped.