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HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN feature starts shooting Monday... and Quint knows who the movie Hobo will be!!!

Published at: April 18, 2010, 4:43 p.m. CST by quint

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. If you're like me you've anxiously awaited word on the rumored HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN feature... it's okay if you don't know what I'm talking about. For those who didn't get caught up in the fake exploitation trailer craze surrounding GRINDHOUSE, there was a contest held which encouraged people to make their own Grindhouse trailers. Jason Eisener's HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN was the winner and he deserved it. If you've delved into '70s exploitation at all you'll feel the trailer was a chip off the old, funky block. Here it is if you missed it:

Ever since he won the Grindhouse trailer competition there was talk of a feature version of HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN and now it's finally happening. I originally got a tip-off from a spy named "Jehan Quadi" that HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN was filming in Halifax and that Eisener had cast a certain known actor as the Hobo. So I decided to test the waters and see if I could get a confirmation. That I did, from Eisener himself. Not only does the movie begin shooting Monday, but we know for sure who has been cast as the Hobo. Unfortunately, the original Hobo, Dave Brunt, will not be returning in the role. However they found a hell of a great replacement. Filling the sole-flapping shoes and carrying the 12 gauge will be the man, the myth, the fuckin' legend... Mr. Rutger Hauer!

Like I said, perfect casting, right? I hope he incorporates the insane gravely voice that Brunt gave the character in the trailer in some way. Don't feel too bad for Brunt, though. He'll also be making an appearance in the film as a cop... and if I had to guess, he'll probably be a crooked one that ends up at the business end of the Hobo's shotgun! Ya' heard it here! What are your thoughts? -Quint quint@aintitcool.com Follow Me On Twitter



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  • April 18, 2010, 3:40 a.m. CST

    While I love the casting of Rutger Hauer...

    by RedEgiraahgnal

    ...I'm also very, very sick of exploitation-hommage-cinema. I wish this fad would finally die out soon.

  • April 18, 2010, 3:42 a.m. CST

    Cool...

    by Charlie & Tex

    ...hope they can flesh it out to feature-length properly.

  • April 18, 2010, 3:42 a.m. CST

    WTF...where the hell is THANKSGIVING?!!?!?!?!

    by Mike_D

    I demand it!!

  • April 18, 2010, 3:42 a.m. CST

    Best choice!

    by gotilk

    The movies have been missing Rutger for too long.

  • April 18, 2010, 3:47 a.m. CST

    Halifax ehhhh?

    by Box_Bruceleitner

    I hope it'll actually be set in Halifax and that the RCMP will be well represented, that'll just add to the awesomeness cred of this movie. Ellen Page and Sidney Crosby should make cameos as well.

  • April 18, 2010, 3:54 a.m. CST

    Sweeet!

    by NomoredirtyjokespleaseweareYanks

    Rutger is da man. Be it in classic films like Bladerunner, or crappy genre efforts like Salute of the Jugger, he always delivers. <p> Blind Fury kicks ass!!!!!

  • April 18, 2010, 3:58 a.m. CST

    ..And if you're like me...

    by EddieMurphysLaugh

    and 90% of the rest of the normal population..you have no fucking clue what Quint is talking about

  • April 18, 2010, 4:24 a.m. CST

    I just hope it's not another Snakes on a Plane

    by SlimButNotreally

    If they "hollywood" this up then it will be shit, but if they film it like a grindhouse movie it could be awesome

  • April 18, 2010, 4:42 a.m. CST

    Cool i love Rutger,he always delivers

    by ominus

    its a pity his career never took off in Hollywood.

  • April 18, 2010, 4:42 a.m. CST

    "I've seen things you people wouldn't believe..."

    by BurnHollywood

    "Patrol cars on fire off of Hollywood Boulevard...<p> "I've watched meth crystals glitter in the dark near an unconscious hooker<p> "All those moments will be lost in time, like a broken forty-dog down a drain...<p> "Time to die."

  • April 18, 2010, 4:46 a.m. CST

    Rutger is a God

    by DC Films

    This is the kind of movie that might of not been on my radar. But with Rutger in it it's now the movie i'm looking forward to most this year.<p><p>He's the greatest Bond villain that never was. His turns in The Hitcher and Bladerunner alone make him a legend (he wrote the his replicant's end-speech - some of the most memorable lines in cinema).<p><p>Confessions of a Dangerous Mind & Sin City proved he still has it, so it's a real sin he hasn't been given far more of these quality parts.<p><p>I wish him the best for the shoot and hope the material does him justice.

  • April 18, 2010, 4:48 a.m. CST

    Trailer Park Boys

    by RumpleWho

    Will the folks behind TPB have a hand in this? That would rock.

  • April 18, 2010, 5:33 a.m. CST

    Reminds me of

    by NippleEffect

    my teenage years at the drive in<p>

  • April 18, 2010, 5:36 a.m. CST

    Awesome

    by barnaby jones

  • April 18, 2010, 6:15 a.m. CST

    Garbage garbage garbage

    by zoothorn21

    Over the course of the week, news about not one but fucking TWO fake trailers getting made into feature films. I dread to think how many kinds of dreck these will be.

  • April 18, 2010, 6:31 a.m. CST

    HMMMMM

    by dylanisis

    Do you think this will be in 3-D

  • April 18, 2010, 6:41 a.m. CST

    YESSSS!!!!!!

    by ScaryWaitress

    OK, too awesome. Hauer RULES.

  • April 18, 2010, 6:42 a.m. CST

    TPB

    by korahn

    They should get the guys from Trailer Park Boys to at least make an appearance as well.

  • April 18, 2010, 6:50 a.m. CST

    FANTASTIC NEWS!!!

    by Nerd Rage

    I love me some hobo with a shotgun. I am sad that Dave Brunt won't return for the title role. Rutger Hauer is a legend but he doesn't have the small, underdog body frame that made Brunt sympathetic. Also Brunt's not famous and looks like he stepped out of the 70's so it gave the grindhouse trailer some authenticity. Brunt pretty much makes the trailer what it is. He's perfect. Replacing him to increase the star power of Hobo with a Shotgun is a terrible mistake. I'd prefer the feature go direct-to-video if it meant getting Brunt back.

  • April 18, 2010, 6:56 a.m. CST

    I'd prefer a slew of grindhouse films

    by Nerd Rage

    than see another diseased Hollywood remake. "We're going to hell and you're riding shotgun!" click clack BAM!

  • April 18, 2010, 7 a.m. CST

    Must See Hauer Collage Video

    by youridol

    Opening page of http://www.rutgerhauer.org

  • April 18, 2010, 7:02 a.m. CST

    HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN announced 6 days ago at Hauer's site.

    by youridol

    I here I thought Quint was down with the Ruts.

  • April 18, 2010, 7:06 a.m. CST

    Great news.

    by mojoman69

    Hauer is too good an actor and a presence to be stuck in DTV hell. ROy Batty is still one of the most iconic characters in genre films. Ellen Page should be a victim, that would be a nice tip of the hat to Nova Scotia.

  • April 18, 2010, 7:09 a.m. CST

    HOLY FUCK!

    by Stuntcock Mike

    Amazing.

  • April 18, 2010, 7:45 a.m. CST

    I honestly feel

    by Arteska

    These grindhouse trailers (pretty much all great, funny and witty in the context of that movie) are being diminished by actually being made into features now. It helps that it's still RR behind it all so the sensibility is intact but I really feel this is another case of people thinking they want something they really don't. I'll still see it but this is nichey nichey stuff.

  • April 18, 2010, 7:47 a.m. CST

    Assumed RR involved

    by Arteska

    Maybe not the case but you get the point.

  • April 18, 2010, 7:59 a.m. CST

    of all of the trailers id like to see Don't

    by mojoman69

    Which would be a nice homage to the AMicus films of the late 60's early 70's. Edgar Wright would be the guy to do it too.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:14 a.m. CST

    he should have played magneto......

    by theDannerDaliel

  • April 18, 2010, 8:17 a.m. CST

    HELL YEAH!!!

    by travis-dane

    !

  • April 18, 2010, 8:20 a.m. CST

    I know a lot of people are thinking THanksgiving would be great.

    by mojoman69

    But Eli Roth is a hack. His movies suck and he is a terrible actor.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:30 a.m. CST

    no freakin way!!!!

    by Waka_Flocka

  • April 18, 2010, 8:36 a.m. CST

    who gives a flying fuck?

    by Papa CaveDweller

    maybe for machete tho!

  • April 18, 2010, 9:18 a.m. CST

    too bad Kick-Ass is a box-office bomb.Scott Pilgrim will fail ev

    by theDannerDaliel

  • April 18, 2010, 9:18 a.m. CST

    Because nobody wants to see "Hobo With A Nice Meal"

    by Anything But Tangerines

    or "Hobo With Aspirations" or "Hobo With A Story To Tell".... no. Hobo has to be belligerent and kill people or else he doesn't get your money. America! FUCK YEAH!

  • April 18, 2010, 9:20 a.m. CST

    even worse......

    by theDannerDaliel

  • April 18, 2010, 9:20 a.m. CST

    Ebert's going to explode

    by Lone Fox

    Can't wait.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:27 a.m. CST

    by Anything But Tangerines

    Ebert has been imploding for a while now, in time he will cave in on himself and the forces will be too strong causing a supernova of criticism that will engulf the planet and nearby systems

  • April 18, 2010, 9:30 a.m. CST

    It's THE LEGEND OF THE HOLY DRINKER remake.

    by youridol

    -

  • April 18, 2010, 9:32 a.m. CST

    Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!

    by Zombie Vig

    Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun!Hobo with a Shotgun! First Machete, now THIS!

  • April 18, 2010, 9:35 a.m. CST

    Must be using a narrow choke...

    by JohnnyLaBamba

    ...on that shotgun because the shot pattern on his victims is pretty narrow. Otherwise he'd be blowing away all the helpless victims as well.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:40 a.m. CST

    Hauer is so incredible I've worked hard to see everything he's d

    by youridol

    And by my meticulous count HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN will be his 105th feature He's had 44 dramatic TV show appearances. 6 short films and 1 music video. Best performances: THE LEGEND OF THE HOLY DRINKER (IT-FR 1988), THE EDGE (HBO 1990), BLADE RUNNER (1982), ON A MOONLIT NIGHT (IT-FR 1989), THE HITCHER (1986), FLESH + BLOOD (US-NE-SP 1985), BLIND SIDE (1993 HBO), FATHERLAND (1994 HBO), SURVIVING THE GAME (1993), PARTNERS IN CRIME (1999), EUREKA (UK-US 1983), THE BEANS OF EGYPT, MAINE (1994).

  • April 18, 2010, 9:58 a.m. CST

    The hobo with a shotgun, is really a hobo!

    by spindalx

    I live in Halifax and the original Hobo Dave Brunt would hang out at the place i would get my comics, and have interacted with him there was no way he was going to be in a full length version of this movie due to the fact that he is a actual hobo. At the comic book store he would play video games they had set up on a tv, he alway smelled bad, and would always talk to himself or curse out loud no matter the age of children in the the place. You could tell that he has some sort of mental illness but that being said his acting in the trailer is a nice accomplishment for him.

  • April 18, 2010, 10:01 a.m. CST

    "VUNDERBAR!"

    by KateObviouslyDidntGoBlack

    He exclaimed, with great relish.

  • April 18, 2010, 10:05 a.m. CST

    theDannerDaliel...

    by UltimaRex

    http://tinyurl.com/y6mlgl8 Now shut up.

  • April 18, 2010, 10:31 a.m. CST

    Ebert's not going to explode he's going to....

    by tangcameo

    ...ooh I can't say it! Something just popped into my head, a familiar turn of phrase, that's just too tasteless and way too soon to be spoken in the same sentence as the name Ebert.

  • April 18, 2010, 10:32 a.m. CST

    WHAT, YOU COULDN'T FIND A HAUER CLEAVAGE PIC?

    by BringingSexyBack

  • April 18, 2010, 10:34 a.m. CST

    Thankgiving followed by sequel Canadian Thanksgiving

    by tangcameo

  • April 18, 2010, 10:44 a.m. CST

    I wanna see Vlad with a Greased Impaling Implement.

    by NomoredirtyjokespleaseweareYanks

    now sign my fucking poster Harry!

  • April 18, 2010, 10:45 a.m. CST

    KateObviouslyDidntGoBlack... Bumblebee Tuna!

    by NomoredirtyjokespleaseweareYanks

    Excuse me... Your balls are showing.

  • April 18, 2010, 10:55 a.m. CST

    Hell yes.

    by FlickaPoo

  • April 18, 2010, 10:56 a.m. CST

    ...Nomoredirty...keepin' it greased!

    by FlickaPoo

  • April 18, 2010, 11:06 a.m. CST

    Big fan of the trailer!

    by PJoseph

    Wish them the best of luck!

  • April 18, 2010, 11:18 a.m. CST

    Greased is the word.

    by NomoredirtyjokespleaseweareYanks

    It's got groove it's got meaning.

  • April 18, 2010, 11:18 a.m. CST

    UltimaRex

    by theDannerDaliel

    http://bit.ly/tE149 you shut up..

  • April 18, 2010, 11:24 a.m. CST

    Fareal...

    by UltimaRex

    Why do you want to know? Seriously I never got it. Why does everyone think I WANT to know who is gay and who isn't? AREN'T THEY ALL GUYS ANYWAY?!?! YES? THEN WHY DOES IT MATTER TO ME? Which girl is lesbian or not matters to me. Guys sexuality not so much...

  • April 18, 2010, 11:28 a.m. CST

    theDannerDaliel...

    by UltimaRex

    See above post. Shut up.

  • April 18, 2010, 11:30 a.m. CST

    theDannerDaliel...

    by UltimaRex

    You do have good comic timing though. For an idiot...

  • April 18, 2010, 11:38 a.m. CST

    Quote from the Ruts'

    by youridol

    “I condense what I do and I try to make it intelligent. Rather than say, 'Let me repeat this for you a couple times so you get it... ok?' I don't want to do that. I mean, why would you want to serve that kind of audience? So all my audiences, I think, are relatively limited. It's not the masses.” - Rutger Hauer

  • April 18, 2010, 11:42 a.m. CST

    Effin' sweet.

    by Some Dude

    So sweet.

  • April 18, 2010, 11:44 a.m. CST

    Oscar Wilde supports Hauer

    by youridol

    "Popularity is the crown of laurel which the world puts on bad art. Whatever is popular is wrong." - Oscar Wilde.

  • April 18, 2010, 11:45 a.m. CST

    Mickey Rourke supports THE MOTERFU*CKING RUTS

    by youridol

    "I have respect for very few actors so it was important for me to put that aside and go, 'You know what? This is a business. No matter how my personal feelings are, I have to be a professional.' And I wasn't able to do that when I was younger. Or let's say they got a lot of acclaim in some other movie just because the movie made $200 million at the box office but they still suck -- I got no respect for 'em and I let 'em know it. Now I handle it differently: I just keep my mouth shut and pet my dog." - Mickey Rourke [2003]

  • April 18, 2010, 11:46 a.m. CST

    Bruce Campbell supports Rutger Hauer

    by youridol

    “When you get down to it, I don’t really give that much of a shit about directors or producers. Fans should realize that. They should realize that they’re the bosses of this industry, and not support any movie that doesn’t deserve to be supported. That includes any movie described in newspaper blurbs as ‘a triumph of the human spirit’ and almost any Hollywood film released between the months of May and August.” - Bruce Campbell [New York Press 02-10-2003]

  • April 18, 2010, 11:49 a.m. CST

    Charles Laughton supports Rutger Hauer

    by youridol

    “Method actors give you a photograph. Real actors give you an oil painting." - Charles Laughton

  • April 18, 2010, 11:49 a.m. CST

    Eyjafjallajoekull

    by theDannerDaliel

    fuck you UltimaRex:)

  • April 18, 2010, 11:51 a.m. CST

    Roger Corman supports HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN

    by youridol

    "The most violent films in the world are made in Japan and Hong Kong, countries with far lower crime and murder rates than the United States. So, if you think about this logically, you must come to the conclusion that if the countries that have the highest amount of violence in their films have the lowest amount of violence in their society, if there is cause and effect, the way to reduce violence in our society is to increase violence in our films." - Roger Corman

  • April 18, 2010, 11:55 a.m. CST

    Mickey Rouke doesn't support Nicole Kidman

    by youridol

    “I got the part [male lead IN THE CUT] and the lead girl [IN THE CUT producer Nicole Kidman] who was supposed to work in the movie said, 'I'm not working with Mickey Rourke' because she'd rather work with little fucking boys who she can fucking kick around. Fuck her.”

  • April 18, 2010, 11:56 a.m. CST

    Martin Scorsese supports Humphrey Bogart

    by youridol

    “He played out an internal drama that seemed intimately connected with the time: the man who stays wisely and perhaps cynically apart from human affairs, and who is finally (and painfully) moved to action by compassion for others.” - Martin Scorsese on Humphrey Bogart [12-2009]

  • April 18, 2010, 11:56 a.m. CST

    Bruce Campbell supports Bob Hope

    by youridol

    “I like guys like Bob Hope and Danny Kaye. A lot of the old time guys. There was a sense of performance about those guys that I really liked. Today, actors don't even act anymore. They don't do anything. Things are getting too subtle, I think, sometimes. Film makes believe. Some actors get so subtle, I think it's boring.” - Bruce Campbell

  • April 18, 2010, 11:58 a.m. CST

    Charles Nelson Reilly doesn't support Nicole Kidman

    by youridol

    “Years ago there were impersonators. People who imitated Henry Fonda, Edward G. Robinson and James Cagney. All the actors and actresses could be imitated. Now suppose today an impersonator opens up with the Keanu Reeves impersonation then he goes to the Leonardo DeCaprio and Sharon Stone and Kidman. He does all the people. It would be a very short show. Because they have no characteristics. Because they never went on the stage. Esther Williams was a great because she went in the water. And Lindbergh went in the sky. An actor has to go on a stage.” - Dinner For Five [Jun-04-2004]

  • April 18, 2010, 11:58 a.m. CST

    Cary Grant interrupts

    by youridol

    “Dying is easy, comedy is hard.” - Cary Grant [1948]

  • April 18, 2010, 11:59 a.m. CST

    Björk supports whiskey bootleggers

    by youridol

    “I think the record companies have ruled for too long. The people who are swapping music on the net are the people who love music... the record companies may collapse and people like me who in the last years have made a ridiculous amount of money for what we do will not get it, but i think people who want to do it as badly as I do don't care about the money anyway.” - Björk

  • April 18, 2010, noon CST

    Salvador Dali supports HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN

    by youridol

    "It is a common error to think of bad taste as sterile. Rather, it is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning." - Salvador Dali

  • April 18, 2010, 12:02 p.m. CST

    Bruce Campbell supports BUBBA HO-TEP

    by youridol

    “It's a redemptive Elvis-mummy picture. It's the story of Elvis Presley (the real Elvis). He's not dead. He's 68 years old. He's in an East Texas rest home. He's dying from cancer. His life is basically over. No one believes him and he hooks up with another guy in the rest home there in East Texas, the actor Ossie Davis. He plays a guy who thinks he's Jack Kennedy. They have this odd relationship. It turns out this guy who thinks he's Jack Kennedy thinks that there's a mummy that's sneaking into the rest home at night and sucking the souls out of the old people, and it turns out that he's right. So Elvis and Jack Kennedy have to team up, kick the mummy's ass and save the rest home.” - Bruce Campbell

  • April 18, 2010, 12:04 p.m. CST

    take off the "scratches" and what do you get?

    by Bouncy X

    exactly what it is, a lame movie trailer that looks like it was made by buddies with their camcorder. maybe the actual movie will look and be like an actual movie but i cant believe that thing garnered any attention at all.

  • April 18, 2010, 12:05 p.m. CST

    Halifax!

    by TheNewDirector

    Awesome news, especially since I live in beautiful Halifax NS! Big ups to the posters from Hali! Maybe even throw in a song from Classified now that would be great.

  • April 18, 2010, 12:13 p.m. CST

    Why are you fucking retards excited about Halifax???

    by manifestchaos

    It's a goddamn shooting location. They filmed EXIT WOUNDS and THE INCREDIBLE HULK and KICK-ASS in downtown Toronto but I didn't see a bunch of cameos by famous Toronto personalities, I didn't see any Toronto landmarks featured (beyond the obviously recognizeable roadscapes in the superhero driving scene), etc., so STOP FUCKING TALKING ABOUT ELLEN PAGE CAMEOS AND LOCAL ARTISTS ON THE SOUNDTRACK, YOU'RE HONESTLY A BUNCH OF COMPLETE FUCKING MORONS.

  • April 18, 2010, 12:15 p.m. CST

    Classified in this movie?

    by Bouncy X

    now that would interesting, a movie thats all 70s retro and then suddenly some canadian rap song pops on...maybe even his version of oh, canada. lol

  • April 18, 2010, 12:15 p.m. CST

    Also, Rutger is badass but

    by manifestchaos

    this movie is probably going to be fucking awful. Whoever it was who described this as a movie people THINK they want to see but don't ACTUALLY want to see hit the nail on the head.

  • April 18, 2010, 12:19 p.m. CST

    Bouncy x haha

    by TheNewDirector

    That would be funny! But yeah out of place. And to manifestchaos you are idiot, nothing wrong with local fucking pride. But I wouldn't expect any less from an ignorant snobbish torontonian.

  • April 18, 2010, 12:21 p.m. CST

    manifestchaos/ignorance

    by youridol

    The filmmakers are from Halifax. And the film is set is Halifax. EXIT WOUNDS nor THE INCREDIBLE HULK were set in Toronto.

  • April 18, 2010, 1:13 p.m. CST

    Still needs a Crosby cameo

    by Box_Bruceleitner

    He should play a meth head or something.

  • April 18, 2010, 1:23 p.m. CST

    crosby cameo

    by TheNewDirector

    That could work haha. Maybe he have a scene where he goes to a local pawn shop and sells his gold medal for more meth money. "I am the greatest"

  • April 18, 2010, 1:25 p.m. CST

    Why are these throwback movies

    by JackieJokeman

    clearly all set in the present day? That bugs the shit out of me. Death Proof and Planet Terror would have been better if made as though they were lost films from the 70s. The same goes for this movie and the digital video camera seen in the trailer. Pointless.

  • April 18, 2010, 1:26 p.m. CST

    Never understood the love for "Thanksgiving"

    by liljuniorbrown

    It's the worst of the fake trailers. Just another reason for Eli Roth to film a scene with a woman being cut up or tortured. Talk about a obvious closet case with some serious women issue's, Roth definitely puts that vibe out there.

  • April 18, 2010, 1:27 p.m. CST

    If the NHL would allow it

    by Box_Bruceleitner

    They have a very firm hold on what he can and can't do in the public spotlight, he's their golden boy. I would love to see a scene with him selling his gold medal for drugs though, that would be too amazing.

  • April 18, 2010, 1:36 p.m. CST

    Yes! Great Cast.

    by BlackBriar

    Awesome, This is going to be fun as hell.

  • April 18, 2010, 1:42 p.m. CST

    liljuniorbrown, I can't stand Roth or his films...

    by Nice Marmot

    ... can't stand it that he's in Basterds. But I LOVED the Thanksgiving trailer. Thought it was the best one, or at least tied with

  • April 18, 2010, 1:42 p.m. CST

    liljuniorbrown, I can't stand Roth or his films...

    by Nice Marmot

    ... can't stand it that he's in Basterds. But I LOVED the Thanksgiving trailer. Thought it was the best one, or at least tied with

  • April 18, 2010, 1:44 p.m. CST

    . . . Don't. Damn computer.

    by Nice Marmot

  • April 18, 2010, 1:46 p.m. CST

    Halifax? Which one?

    by BlackBriar

    Vermont? Virginia? What am getting its in Halifax,Canada.

  • April 18, 2010, 1:56 p.m. CST

    Yes, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA

    by JehanQuadi

  • April 18, 2010, 2:03 p.m. CST

    whoa

    by steadmann

    this is going to be awesome to seeeeee...

  • April 18, 2010, 2:22 p.m. CST

    WHOA! This is going to be

    by SirBiatchReturns

    shit

  • April 18, 2010, 2:36 p.m. CST

    Thanksgiving love

    by Bouncy X

    i can't speak for anyone else but the reason i thought it was the best of the bunch was the acuracy. it completely felt and looked like an old trailer for a movie from the 70s or 80s. the image quality (and i don't mean the scratches) had that old videotape/film stock look to it. even the voiceover sounded like one of the voiceover guys from back then. then the actors and the fashion were good and even the fonts used for all the credit related things. if i had found that on youtube and nobody told me, i would totally believe its a real old movie. all the other trailers had giveaways that they were recent.

  • April 18, 2010, 2:38 p.m. CST

    RUTGER will bring subtlety and humor

    by youridol

    He always does. Everyone he does is worthwhile.

  • April 18, 2010, 2:42 p.m. CST

    And he DOES a lot of people

    by youridol

    (sticking to my typo).

  • April 18, 2010, 2:44 p.m. CST

    David Brunt is the man

    by Psycho_Kenshin

    I'd much prefer to keep David Brunt as the hobo, but Rutger is a pretty decent choice. They should have Rutger do an intense reading of "I'm gonna sleep in your bloody carcasses TONIGHT" on youtube to help convince us.

  • April 18, 2010, 2:57 p.m. CST

    Fuck Thanksgiving

    by Koyaanisqatsi

    Edgar Wright needs to get off his ass and make Don't.

  • April 18, 2010, 3:37 p.m. CST

    Blind Fury 2!!!

    by Cobb05

    They should make that. Blind Fury was an awesome movie. Rutger was the man. And it had Terry O'Quinn, classic movie.

  • April 18, 2010, 4:14 p.m. CST

    Randall "Tex Cobb was in BLIND FURY.

    by youridol

    Fuck yeah.

  • April 18, 2010, 4:22 p.m. CST

    Checkout Treevenge

    by entrafis666

    ...Jason Eisnfer's short film. It has a better production value than the hobo trailer. Its pretty hilarious stuff. The ending might be a bit brutal for some people's tastes, as it doesnt really hold back on the violence. Its sort of a weird hybrid of Attack of the Killer Tomatoes and Evil Dead with some splatter film influence.

  • April 18, 2010, 4:25 p.m. CST

    Hobo with a Shotgun...wow, thanks Hollywood

    by superunknown85

    I always wanted to see a movie based on a fake trailer some douche made. Oh wait, no I haven't.

  • April 18, 2010, 4:41 p.m. CST

    The director also made

    by Gwai Lo

  • April 18, 2010, 4:41 p.m. CST

    The director also made "Treevenge"

    by Gwai Lo

    Which was all sorts of awesome. Cautiously optimistic?

  • April 18, 2010, 4:45 p.m. CST

    Rutger already looks like a hobo....

    by Cervantes

    ....in that shot above!<P>Great fuckin' casting for this thing. He'll be awesome I'm sure.<P>Agree that he'd have made a truly brilliant Bond bad-guy at some point

  • April 18, 2010, 5:18 p.m. CST

    Herc Vault

    by youridol

    I thought it was for BLUE ICE with Michael Caine not a fucking cartoon.

  • April 18, 2010, 6 p.m. CST

    Spindalx post

    by mondocane

    I also live in Halifax and heard the same information in Spindalx's previous post. I didn't want to say anything though, in case it was bullshit. But that would be a good reason Mr.Brunt isn't carrying the weight of the lead. I hope the movie does well for all involved.

  • April 18, 2010, 6:16 p.m. CST

    Awesome!

    by Jamie McBain

    Thanksgiving should be filmed also!

  • April 18, 2010, 6:28 p.m. CST

    Hobo With a Shotgun = Wanted: Dead or Alive, 20 years on.

    by Stuntcock Mike

    Nick Randall is now a bum living on the streets of Halifax. <p> CUNTS WILL BLEED! <p> He carries around what's left of Malak Al Rahim in a canvas laundry bag.

  • April 18, 2010, 6:30 p.m. CST

    Co-starring Cathy Lee Crosby!

    by Stuntcock Mike

    Make it fucking happen. <p> http://tinyurl.com/y2txxwv

  • April 18, 2010, 6:35 p.m. CST

    Hobo movie = awesome. Kick-Ass = not a bomb

    by Tall_Boy66

    Kick Ass cost 28 million dollars to make. It's made about 30 million worldwide. That's profit.

  • April 18, 2010, 6:43 p.m. CST

    Sad, but amazing at the same time!

    by Cinemanimetal

    I really wish Dave Brunt had continued his role as the hobo. I wonder if it was his choice or if the only way the movie would be made was with a star as the lead? Still, Rutger Hauer IS a legend and perfect for the role. Good to see Brunt is in the movie, but it will no doubt distract me and make me wonder what could have been. Been waiting for this movie for a long time now! Good to hear it is finally happening!

  • April 18, 2010, 6:48 p.m. CST

    No, It Should Be Bruce Willis!!!

    by Media Messiah

    He would have been the perfect hobo with a shotgun.

  • April 18, 2010, 7:12 p.m. CST

    I I Guess Casting Willis Would Be Typecasting...

    by Media Messiah

    ...since he is already a hobo?

  • April 18, 2010, 7:14 p.m. CST

    ThanksgivingREALLY WAS the BEST of them all. It was better Than

    by Proman1984

    in fact. So well directed, I couldn't believe it.

  • April 18, 2010, 7:16 p.m. CST

    YES! THERE IS A GOD! HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN!

    by ricarleite2

    Hobo with a Shotgun! My favorite movie trailer of ALL - be it fake or real. I'll be there on opening day!

  • April 18, 2010, 7:20 p.m. CST

    I liked this better when it was called FALLING DOWN

    by EyesWithoutAFace

    starring Michael Douglas

  • April 18, 2010, 7:31 p.m. CST

    I want a Black Mantis movie!

    by blackmantis

    Alright, a completely self serving post.

  • April 18, 2010, 8:36 p.m. CST

    It's blood, alright.

    by JaimeFoxx

    Son of a BITCH.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:13 p.m. CST

    Scott Pilgrim is PG13. Kick Ass is R.

    by AshokForgiven

    You do the math.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:31 p.m. CST

    Hobo with a Shotgun is Blind Fury with a shotgun

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    instead of a sword. It doesnt' matter. Both are badass.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:31 p.m. CST

    Blood of Heroes

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    Underated, and by far Hauer's best. Even better than Wanted Dead or Alive.

  • April 18, 2010, 9:34 p.m. CST

    This movie just officially got more badass

    by Gungan Slayer

    hell yeah!

  • April 18, 2010, 9:42 p.m. CST

    No fucking way.

    by KHjLL

    Rugter Hauer perfect. Nothing like GRINDHOUSE.

  • April 18, 2010, 10:29 p.m. CST

    Calling something a bomb when it's not is wrong

    by Tall_Boy66

    If someone is going to be stupid and call something a "bomb" then their facts are wrong. Bombs do not turn a profit. Kick-Ass did, therefore it's not a bomb. Calling something that it's not just leads to more idiots in the world breeding more idiots. Fight ignorance with knowledge. Bomb it is not because it made it's budget back and then some.

  • April 18, 2010, 10:31 p.m. CST

    Seriously, "Halfbreedqueen" do you LIKE being wrong?

    by Tall_Boy66

    Don't go around spreading information that is incorrect. That leads to genocide and so forth. Mediocre? Fine, whatever, that's a difference of opinion. Bombs don't make money. This is a true fact. Correct facts are good. Getting things right and not spending your life being wrong and stupid is also good.

  • April 19, 2010, 3:57 a.m. CST

    He Was a Dirty Cop...

    by The Dreaded Rear Admiral

    We're ALL dirty cops! I'll see it JUST for that one PERFECT line!

  • April 19, 2010, 7:44 a.m. CST

    Jesus people will go apeshit for anything

    by m_prevette

    Get some fucking taste. Screw this mess.

  • April 19, 2010, 7:59 a.m. CST

    We have taste

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    Rutger Hauer blowing people away is our taste. It has been since Nighthawks.

  • April 19, 2010, 8:45 a.m. CST

    Snakes on a Plane

    by kevinwillis.net

    Was a fun movie. There was just no way it was ever gonna live up to the hype.

  • April 19, 2010, 9:22 a.m. CST

    BixbySnyder supports Rutger as the Hobo

    by BixbySnyder

    I'll buy that for a dollar!

  • April 19, 2010, 10 a.m. CST

    Tall_Boy66 - fuzzy B.O. math

    by Jarek

    Your math is fuzzy. When a $28M film makes $30M in theaters, that isn't profit. Why? Because they don't account for P&A (prints & advertising) in the budgets they post... with P&A, Kick-Ass probably cost closer to $50-60M. So far, it hasn't made it's money back. But it will.

  • April 19, 2010, 10:01 a.m. CST

    plus

    by Jarek

    You also aren't accounting for the cut the exhibitors get out of that B.O. take. The studio probably only gets half or less of that $30M.

  • April 19, 2010, 10:04 a.m. CST

    Hobo Trailer.

    by LOTGA

    I have a 35mm cop sitting on my desk. I yoinked it while workign as a projectionist when Grindhouse came out.

  • April 19, 2010, 10:30 a.m. CST

    A movie with hobos?

    by HoboCode

    Interesting.

  • April 19, 2010, 11:09 a.m. CST

    hmmm

    by TravisB

    This just looks mostly funny...

  • April 19, 2010, 12:04 p.m. CST

    Arm the Homeless

    by BixbySnyder

    Thats the spirit!

  • April 19, 2010, 12:22 p.m. CST

    You better get it up or I'm gonna have to kill ya!

    by youridol

  • April 19, 2010, 12:50 p.m. CST

    Best News Ever. Jason Eisener YOU ARE THE FUCKING MAN.

    by pr1c3y

    This is just all around goodness I cannot fucking wait to see my man Ryder holding a shotgun again.

  • April 19, 2010, 1:18 p.m. CST

    Someone needs to make Plan 10 From Outer Space.

    by Royston Lodge

    A sequel, rather than a remake.<p> "Their first 9 plans failed, but aliens aren't quitters!"

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  • April 19, 2010, 8:06 p.m. CST

    Is this Grindhouse fad over yet?

    by fiester

    Enough already. It's tired.

  • April 19, 2010, 9:15 p.m. CST

    not even close

    by squidge

    "If you've delved into '70s exploitation at all you'll feel the trailer was a chip off the old, funky block". Well... I've "delved" into the subject, seeing as how I was a kid in the '70s, and spent all my spare time and money watching exploitation movies in first run, with very few escaping me. The only thing in this trailer even slightly resembling the '70s is the font style of the title. Seriously, so many people claim to love '70s exploitation yet seem to know nothing about it. This was pure crap that screamed "bad contemporary student video" in every frame. If you think this in any way captures the feel of '70s exploitation, I feel sorry for you.

  • April 19, 2010, 11:13 p.m. CST

    'Plan 10 From Outer Space'

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  • April 20, 2010, 6:10 p.m. CST

    Rutger Hauer's face looks like a hobo's in that pic!

    by MrMysteryGuest

  • April 20, 2010, 6:11 p.m. CST

    I smell sequel: HOBO WITH A MINIGUN!!!

    by MrMysteryGuest