Goodbye Pork Pie
In 2014, a remake of the film was announced, with Matt Murphy — one of Geoff Murphy's sons who had worked on the original version — as director. The same year, a re-enactment of the Lake Hawea chase was filmed to promote the New Mini, which will feature prominently in the remake, simply known as Pork Pie. Filming of Pork Pie started in March 2016. Dean O'Gorman, James Rolleston and Ashleigh Cummings have been announced to star as Jon (John), Luke (Gerry) and Kiera (Shirl) respectively.The film's first trailer was released on 17 October 2016, with the film to be released in cinemas on 2 February 2017.
Pete's Dragon is a 2016 American fantasy adventure film directed by David Lowery, written by Lowery and Tony Halbrooks, and produced by James Whitaker. The film is a remake of the 1977 musical film of the same name written by Malcolm Marmorstein. The film stars Bryce Dallas Howard, Oakes Fegley, Wes Bentley, Karl Urban, Oona Laurence and Robert Redford. The special effects for Elliott the Dragon were done by Weta Digital.
Krampus is a 2015 American Christmas comedy horror film based upon the eponymous character from Germanic folklore, directed by Michael Dougherty and written by Dougherty, Todd Casey and Zach Shields. The film stars Adam Scott, Toni Collette, David Koechner, Allison Tolman, Conchata Ferrell, Emjay Anthony, Stefania LaVie Owen and Krista Stadler. It was released in the United States on December 4, 2015, by Universal Pictures.
Slow West is a British-American action western thriller film written and directed by John Maclean in his directorial debut. Starring Michael Fassbender, Kodi Smit-McPhee, and Ben Mendelsohn, the film premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on January 24, 2015, where it was awarded the Sundance Institute's World Cinema Jury Prize: Dramatic Winner.
Spartacus 'Gods of the Arena' is a Starz television miniseries and prequel to Spartacus, which premiered January 21, 2011. The series follows the character Gannicus, the first gladiator representing Lentulus Batiatus to become Champion of Capua.
Avatar (marketed as James Cameron's Avatar) is a 2009 American epic science fiction film directed, written, produced, and co-edited by James Cameron, and starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, and Sigourney Weaver. The film is set in the mid-22nd century, when humans are colonizing Pandora, a lush habitable moon of a gas giant in the Alpha Centauri star system, in order to mine the mineral unobtanium, a room-temperature superconductor. The expansion of the mining colony threatens the continued existence of a local tribe of Na'vi – a humanoid species indigenous to Pandora. The film's title refers to a genetically engineered Na'vi body with the mind of a remotely located human that is used to interact with the natives of Pandora.
30 Days of Night
30 Days of Night is a 2007 American horror film based on the comic book miniseries of the same name. The film is directed by David Slade and stars Josh Hartnett, Melissa George, and Danny Huston. The story focuses on an Alaskan town beset by vampires as it enters into a thirty-day long polar night.
Bird Flu in America
Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America is an ABC two-hour TV movie which first aired May 9, 2006 in which an American businessman visiting China is infected and carries the deadly mutated bird flu virus back via jetliner to the USA, soon it spreads throughout the country then the rest of the world. Before the movie ends, riots erupt, armed mobs try to hijack vaccines and authorities predict that up to 350 million people will die worldwide.