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It’s a project that Johnny Tapia was heavily involved in — and nearly three months after his death, it’s moving forward. The feature film “Johnny” was announced Wednesday by Albuquerque native filmmaker Eddie Alcazar, who will be directing the film, and Tapia’s widow, Teresa. They also announced the actor — Shiloh Fernandez — who snagged […]

Shiloh Fernandez will portray Johnny Tapia in Johnny, a biopic on the five-time world champion boxer. Eddie Alcazar is directing the indie and co-writing the script with Bettina Gilois. Anonymous Content is producing the film, which is based on true events of Tapia’s early years. Tapia’s life had a streak of tragedy even as he […]

I’m really happy to announce this news, Shiloh finally joined Twitter! You can follow him: @shilohfernandez. And another great news, he just started the filming of a new movie, “Amos’Wake”.

Lizzy Caplan, Adam Scott, Shiloh Fernandez, Kelli Garner and David Giuntoli have followed Warren Zavala from CAA to become clients of WME. Zavala left CAA Sunday to join WME, and yesterday Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Paul Dano, Big Bang Theory‘s Johnny Galecki, Amber Heard and Mary Elizabeth Winstead followed him. There are a few more in play, […]

Principal photography has begun on The Evil Dead – Sony and Ghost House Pictures’ remake of Sam Raimi’s cult 1981 horror of the same name. Produced by Raimi, Rob Tapert and Bruce Campbell, the new film sees Uruguayan filmmaker Fede Alvarez making his feature debut, directing a cast of up-and-coming talent that includes Jane Levy […]

The Evil Dead remake is finally rounding out its cast. Jessica Lucas, who was one of the stars of CW’s Melrose Place, is in talks to join the production, being made by FilmDistrict and Ghost House while relative newcomer Elizabeth Blackmore is set for a role in the horror movie. Fede Alvarez is in the […]

Thumbsucker and Carriers star Lou Taylor Pucci (an ex-Sundance Darling once targeted by Steven Spielberg) is in talks to join the young ensemble of The Evil Dead remake. Pucci will play Eric, an intense academic whose intellectual curiosity gets his group of friends into trouble. In short, he’ll be reading out of the “Book of […]

Jane Levy is in talks to play the lead in the remake of Evil Dead that Fede Alvarez will direct shortly. She replaces Lily Collins, who exited the film recently. Levy is the star of the ABC series Suburgatory, and stars in Fun Size, the Josh Schwartz-directed film for Paramount. In FilmDistrict’s remake of Sam […]

Just how important are “the woods” to an Evil Dead film? Pretty goddamn important. The environment certainly sets the atmosphere for this cabin in the woods tale. Today, director Fede Alvarez shared a glimpse, via Twitter, at the locale he is using for his remake of The Evil Dead. It’s just a tease, but we’ll […]

Wow, what a news day! Shiloh will lead another movie, “Deep Powder”! Killer Films has set up “Deep Powder” with “Uptown Girls” helmer Mo Ogrodnik writing and directing. Pam Koffler is producing through Killer with plans to shoot the film in Gotham at the end of the month. Plot details are being kept under wraps. […]