June 20, 2008
News briefs on 'Troll', 'Jack Brooks' and 'Taken'.
E! News reports that Ali Lohan is set to star in the $25 million remake of "Troll" ... "Jack Brooks Monster Slayer" is heading to a cineplex -- possibly near you, if you're Canadian. It should be out at the Bloor Cinema in Ontario, Toronto July 17 before its DVD release. Click here for our review. ...
Irwin Winkler and Jill Cutler are set to produce "Taken," a new home invasion movie being developed at Overture Films. The story, according to Variety, is about a couple on the rocks who bond after a home invasion. Sounds more than a little like "The Strangers", which made $50 million box office. ... This is the last week to submit entries into the Toronto After Dark Film Festival. Click here for more.
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