Great news for fans of Chuck Palahniuk, James Franco has closed a deal to acquire Rant, the 2007 novel by Fight Club author Chuck Pahlaniuk.Rant is told in the form of an oral biography. When the story begins, the reader discovers that the main character, Buster Landru “Rant” Casey, is already deceased. Throughout the book various people discuss their memories of Buster and the world he lived in, presenting stories in an occasionally conflicting timeline. Franco and his Rabbit Bandini partner Vince Jolivette are looking to have Pamela Romanowsky write the script and direct the film. She directed The Adderall Diaries, which Franco and Jolivette produced.
This year A Night of Horror has combined with Fantastic Planet Film Festival to bring you the most incredible genre film program that Sydney has ever seen! Running from March 22 to April 1 at Dendy Cinema Newtown, your tender eyes will be overwhelmed by an amazing array of horror, sci-fi, fantasy, Asian, and cult cinema. And never fear horror fans, there’s just as much terror, blood and gore as you’ve come to expect from Australia’s leading horror film event. The first 6 features have been announced, Crawl, Below Zero, The Devils Rock, Father’s Day, The Theatre Bizarre, and The Whisperer in Darkness. Check out the festival trailer by ‘The Tunnel’ director Enzo Tedeschi.