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Peter Sarsgaard and Vera Farmiga are horrific ORPHANS for Joel Silver!!

Published at: Nov. 30, 2007, 1:03 a.m. CST by quint

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. It looks like Peter Sarsgaard and Vera Farmiga are going to slum it and work on a Dark Castle horror flick for Joel Silver called ORPHAN. Sounds like another take on the OMEN formula... A couple loses a kid and adopts an innocent little girl who's not so innocent. HOUSE OF WAX's Jaume Collet-Serra is directing. If it wasn't for the quality of the cast, I'd have dropped this film off my radar already, but I'm hoping that Sarsgaard and Farmiga, neither known for doing typical studio crap, indicates a strong take on the well worn evil kid formula.


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  • Nov. 30, 2007, 1:06 a.m. CST

    Is it just me

    by EdmundoDupont

    Or does Vera Parmigiana look like a young Katherine Keener?

  • Nov. 30, 2007, 1:12 a.m. CST

    is it just me

    by JoeStokowski

    or didn't vera farmiga star in another omen retread? like six months ago?

  • Nov. 30, 2007, 1:27 a.m. CST

    Is it just me...

    by Cheif Brody

    or...is it just me?

  • Nov. 30, 2007, 1:32 a.m. CST

    Is it just me...

    by Seph_J

    ... or am I really sad for continuing the 'is it me' gag?

  • Nov. 30, 2007, 1:34 a.m. CST

    Nothing says "Quality" like a Dark Castle horror flick...

    by bb6634

    Absolutely nothing.

  • Nov. 30, 2007, 1:39 a.m. CST

    Haunted Hill was the only good Dark Castle movie.

    by DerLanghaarige

    It had fun and splatter and didn't take itself serious. Like a giant Tales From The Crypt episode!

  • Nov. 30, 2007, 1:59 a.m. CST

    House of Wax has great moments...

    by JimCurry

    There's a chunk of that movie that is truly terrific, and if you don't think so, you're not a horror movie fan...

  • Nov. 30, 2007, 2:32 a.m. CST

    Saaarghhhsgaaarghd

    by 'Cholera's Ghost

    I doubt that after that SNL sketch I will ever be able to say his name properly again.

  • Nov. 30, 2007, 2:58 a.m. CST

    I'll second that, DerLanghaarie

    by EdmundoDupont

    House on Haunted Hill was a pretty decent film. Thirteen Ghosts was a steaming fuckturd of a film.

  • Nov. 30, 2007, 2:07 p.m. CST

    Sure House of Wax had great moments

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    I loved Vincent Price and Charles Bronson.

  • Nov. 30, 2007, 9:47 p.m. CST

    Is it just me, or does Vera Farmiga look

    by Itchy

    like she enjoys anal ? I'm thinking she does.

  • Dec. 1, 2007, 10:54 a.m. CST

    I think Vera Farmiga will have a long career battling psycho kid

    by MrMysteryGuest

    She just needs the right vehicle. Maybe a remake to "Who Can Kill A Child?"

  • Dec. 1, 2007, 10:56 a.m. CST

    Psycho kids, I mean!

    by MrMysteryGuest

  • Dec. 2, 2007, 11:12 a.m. CST

    Sarsgaard

    by haggardatbest

    Sarsgaard owns everything he has been in. He got me to see "Flightplan" so it may not be much of a stretch that he will get me to see this unflushed bobber. He needs another "Shattered Glass" to come along.

  • Dec. 3, 2007, 7:21 a.m. CST

    Peter Peter

    by Abhimanyu

    I don't know about all this "not known for doing studio crap" bit. While I am big fan of PS in movies like Shattered Glaas, Kinsey and even Garden State, there's also Flightplan, not to mention the unbearable Skeleton Key. Hit or miss, only good as the script, needs a director - what have you, but not known for only indies, unfortunately.

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