Though not officially announced yet, a sequel to this year’s “Halloween” is fairly certain and now horror master John Carpenter has confirmed he’s ready to write the music for the film saying: “We’ll be ready. We’ve all talked about it. We’ll be ready.” He’s also working on another compilation album, Lost Themes III, but says his band is also having a bit of a break. [Source: Consequence of Sound]
Filmmaker Mike Flanagan (“The Haunting of Hill House,” “Hush,” “Gerald’s Game”) has officially wrapped production on the adaptation of Stephen King’s Shining sequel “Doctor Sleep” for Warner Bros. Pictures. Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Zahn McClarnon, Carl Lumbly, Bruce Greenwood and Jacob Tremblay co-star in the film which has been filming for five months. [Source: Facebook]
The Twilight Zone
John Cho, Allison Tolman and Jacob Tremblay have all signed on to star in an episode of the Jordan Peele-hosted upcoming reboot of classic sci-fi anthology series “The Twilight Zone” at CBS All Access. All three will team for the episode titled ‘The Wunderkind’, but plot specifics are under wraps. Adam Scott, Kumail Nanjiani and Sanaa Lathan also guest star in the new series which premieres next year.
The 2018 Annie Awards
The 46th annual Annie Award nominations were announced this morning with “Incredibles 2″ scoring eleven nominations,” “Ralph Breaks The Internet” nabbing ten, and both “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” and “Early Man” with seven. All four are up for Best Animated Feature alongside “Isle of Dogs”. [Source: The Playlist]
Namco’s “Tekken 7” has released a trailer showing off the addition of Jeffrey Dean Morgan’s Negan from AMC’s “The Walking Dead” into the fighting game. Utilising his trusty barbed-wire baseball bat Lucille in regular combat, the supervillain character and leader of The Saviors comes as part of the game’s season two DLC pass. He’ll be one of 43 characters players can choose from in the ninth installment of the long-running fighting game series.