orphans will kill you

Kate (Vera Farmiga) is one damaged mommy. She battles alcoholism -- a disease which nearly cost her the life of her young daughter -- and she recently gave birth to a still-born baby girl. She's out of work, and her mother-in-law is a hateful pain in the ass. Things could be going better.

Paul Verhoeven to direct an adaptation of the Kathryn Mackel novel "The Surrogate", about a child surrogacy candidate who turns out to be a nightmare for the prospective parents.

Eli Roth's big budget Scifi film he's planning will be called "Endangered Species". That's the same project he's hoping to tack a shoot for "Thanksgiving" onto the end of... just to keep you up to speed.

Creepy orphans everywhere are pissed off about the trailer for "Orphan", and claim that it reinforces longstanding stereotypes about orphans... which are apparently that they're creepy ghosts that will kill you? Ya, I can totally see why they're pissed off.

"Alien" prequel confirmed, rather than the "sequel" rumors that we had been hearing. If it has to happen, I suppose this is one of the least offensive ways it can go down. Plus, don't forget that the original director, Ridley Scott, is exec producing and handpicked the director.

Sony Screengems begins development on "Quarantine 2". They're looking for a completely original spin on any sequel ideas, since their remake was practically a shot for shot redo of the Spanish film "[REC]". No mention of the Dowdle Bro's names at this point, but we'll keep you informed.