Hammer return from the grave (again) with 3 new projects
18th Feb 05
Fangoria (click here to read the full story) have just announced that the clasic British studio Hammer Films has returned from the grave yet again, and is now aiming to create new horror material on low-budgets of around $4 million.
Australian producer Chris Brown’s Pictures in Paradise company has climbed on board, and the new Hammer has three projects currently on the go, which are slated to shoot over this coming year:
REASON, about a couple who encounter a demon, (written by Andy Cull);
SUPERNATURAL, in which a criminal gang head into the Outback to evade the law, but stumble across something much worse, (Chris Fitchett) and;
JEB, in which a family is plagued by a creature dwelling within the walls of their home, (Nick Ward).
Hammer head (oh dear - sorry!) Terry Ilott says; "We’ve tried to stay away from stalk ’n’ slash films and creature features. We think there’s a market for intelligent horror, not comfortable psychological thrillers but films that are really scary."