Eli Roth’s New Horror Flick ‘Thanksgiving’ Starts Production

TriStar Pictures and Spyglass Media Group’s new horror film Thanksgiving, directed by Eli Roth and co-written by Roth and Jeff Rendell, has started production in Toronto. The film will be produced by Roger Birnbaum Roth and Rendell and is inspired by the fictitious trailer featured in 2007’s Grindhouse. Thanksgiving will […]

Production Has Begun for Robert Eggers’ Reimagining of ‘NOSFERATU’

Photo by: Art Films GuildFocus Features announced today that production has begun on Robert Eggers’ highly anticipated next film, a reimagining of the classic 1922 silent horror film NOSFERATU. Additionally, Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Bullet Train) has joined the cast, staring alongside Bill Skarsgård (Barbarian), Nicholas Hoult (The Menu), Lily-Rose Depp (Wolf), […]

Interview: Robbie Banfitch Talks Found Footage Horror Film ‘The Outwaters’ on SCREAMBOX

We chatted with director, writer, and actor Robbie Banfitch about his new found footage horror film The Outwaters which has been generating some significant buzz in the horror community. The film had a select theater release in North America on February 9th, and is now available to stream on SCREAMBOX. […]

Interview: Director Goran Stolevski Talks Second Feature Film ‘Of An Age’

Photo by: Thuy Vy/ Of An Age Films Pty LtdWe had the privilege of speaking with Macedonian-Australian filmmaker Goran Stolevski on the Popternative show about his new film Of An Age which will be released exclusively in theaters on February 17th. The film made its debut in Australia this past […]

Interviews: Teagan Croft, Jessica Watson & Sarah Spillane Talk Biopic ‘True Spirit’ on Netflix

We were joined on the Popternative show by actor Teagan Croft, Australian sailor Jessica Watson, and director Sarah Spillane to discuss the biopic True Spirit which is out today on Netflix. The film depicts the true story of Jessica Watson who in 1999 became the youngest person to sail around the world […]

Slamdance 2023: Charlie Plummer & Jeff Rutherford Talk ‘A Perfect Day for Caribou’

Photo by: Alfonso Herrera SalcedoPopternative is excited to be covering the Slamdance Film Festival again in 2023, and we have an exclusive interview. We were joined on the show by Charlie Plummer and writer and director Jeff Rutherford to discuss their film A Perfect Day for Caribou which premieres at […]

Interviews: Nafessa Williams & Director Kasi Lemmons Talk Whitney Houston Biopic ‘I Wanna Dance with Somebody’

Photo by: Sony PicturesThe newest music biopic to hit the screen, Sony Pictures’ Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody, chronicles the late Whitney Houston’s singing career and turbulent life. Directed by Kasi Lemmons (Harriet) the film stars Naomi Ackie (Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker) as […]

Horror Director John R. Leonetti Talks New Film ‘Lullaby’

We were joined on the Popternative show by director John R. Leonetti (Annabelle) about his new horror film Lullaby which was released in select theaters and on demand on December 16th. Written by Alex Greenfield and Ben Powell (The Sand), Lullaby stars Oona Chaplin (Avatar: The Way of Water, Game of Thrones), Rámon Rodríguez (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, The Affair), […]

Interview: Michelle Krusiec Talks Bite Size Halloween Short Film ‘Nian’ on Hulu

We were joined on the Popternative show by Michelle Krusiec to discuss her short horror film Nian which is part of Bite Size Halloween on Hulu blending genres like horror, comedy, sci-fi and thriller. Twenty new shorts from exciting emerging filmmakers premiered on October 1st.  The goal of 20th Digital Studio’s […]

Interview: Joslyn Rose Lyons Talks Feature-Length Directorial Debut ‘STAND’

In August, Showtime Sports Documentary Films announced STAND, a raw and unflinching examination of the courageous and remarkable life of basketball star and social justice activist Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, would premiere on Showtime in early 2023. The film is directed by Joslyn Rose Lyons, making her feature-length directorial debut. The feature-length documentary […]