CFQ Websurfing 03/31/08

Raimi’s Horror Reality Series Wants You: Shock Till You Drop has some information on the casting calls for Sam Raimi’s new TV series, 13, which take place March 31 and April 3 in Los Angeles, and on April 13 and 15 in Philadelphia. “Casting directors are looking for men and women between the ages of 18-30 who are energetic, competitive, and full of personality to be part of televisions first scary competition reality show and win a grand prize fo $66,666.”

Voltage Amps Up “Hybrid” Horror: Variety reports that Voltage Pictures will handle foreign distribution on HYBRID, a horror film directed by Eric Valette (ONE MISSED CALL). Starring Oded Fehr and Shannon Beckner, the film (written by THIRTEEN GHOSTS’ Neal Marshall Stevens) tells of a female mechanic who “spends a night of terror with a hybrid car.” (Is this a comedy?) Production takes place in Regina, Saskatchewan.

Battlestar Galactica: Katee Sackhoff conference interview: Den of Geek provides a transcript of a Q&A with the actress, who plays Starbuck.

No Guts, No Glory: The Wisconsin State Journal offers a profile-interview of director Stuart Gordon (REANIMATOR), whose latest film, STUCK screens at the Wisconsin Film Festival in April.

FEARnet to present ‘Fear Itself’: Hollywood Reporter tells us that the FEARNet has struck a deal to offer all 13 epsiodes of the anthology FEAR ITSELF online. The NBC show makes its debut in the 10pm time slot on May 29.

About the Author

Steve Biodrowski

Cinefantastique's Los Angeles Correspondent from 1987 to 1993 and West Coast Editor from 1993 to 1999. Currently the webmaster of Cinefantastique Online, I also run a website called Hollywood Gothique that covers Halloween Horror and Sci-Fi Cinema Events in the Los Angeles area.

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