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The team behind A Horrible Way To Die rejoin for home invasion thriller YOU'RE NEXT!

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. I'm happy to see some buddies making news today. Keith Calder was a longtime AICN chat lurker turned producer and has made some really good independent films and documentaries in recent years, including All the Boys Love Mandy Lane, which launched Amber Heard, and the great feel-good doc Thunder Soul with his partner in crime Jessica Wu.

They're both incredibly smart and caring people and it's been a real pleasure getting to know him over the last few years. I'll forgive them for not letting me know they were about to work with the guys who put together the "oh my God, how is this good?" mumblecore horror movie A HORRIBLE WAY TO DIE, including another buddy of mine Mr. AJ Bowen... And in a home invasion story to boot (so says THR).

I've been waiting for Bowen to break out since seeing him The Signal and he finally started getting much deserved attention for his killer (yuk-yuk-yuk) role in Horrible Way to Die, winning fest awards and lauds from critics.

You're Next is from a script by Simon Barrett and will be directed by HORRIBLE's Adam Wingard, starring the trio from AHWTD AJ Bowen, Joe Swanberg and Amy Seimetz.

It's a favorite subgenre with some of my favorite indie people. I can't wait to see what these guys churn out.

-Quint
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  • Feb. 11, 2011, 3:43 p.m. CST

    yayyyyy

    by chadiwack

  • Feb. 11, 2011, 3:44 p.m. CST

    boooooooo!

    by chadiwack

  • Feb. 11, 2011, 4:42 p.m. CST

    YOU'RE NEXT!: The Kevin McCarthy Story

    by Nasty In The Pasty

  • Feb. 11, 2011, 4:47 p.m. CST

    ^

    by phifty2

    lol.

  • Feb. 11, 2011, 5:11 p.m. CST

    Re: All the Boys Love Mandy Lane

    by WriteForTheEdit

    Has that damn film found a distributor yet? Been hearing all about this for what seems like years...

  • Feb. 11, 2011, 6:53 p.m. CST

    Re: All The Boys Love Mandy Lane.

    by Holeman

    Fuck this movie. I cannot believe the internet film community has embraced this sad ass, horribly predictable and lame as fucking hell movie with both arms. Amber Heard isn't worth sinking this low, fellas. For fuck's sake. Please stop talking about this movie like it's worth releasing. It's not. It's a rancid sack of shit.

  • Feb. 11, 2011, 8:15 p.m. CST

    telemarketer

    by Holeman

    You're not that funny.

  • Feb. 12, 2011, 6:41 a.m. CST

    all the boys love mandy lane

    by emeraldboy

    was I belive a weinstein film though i could be wrong.

  • Feb. 12, 2011, 11:27 a.m. CST

    "Mandy Lane" made "Saw" look like "The Thing".

    by JackPumpkinhead

    I was actually excited to see this movie, expecting good things - I got a pile of shit that Platinum Dunes wouldn't like. Well, maybe they'll be better at home invasions.

  • Feb. 13, 2011, 11:26 p.m. CST

    dude, i hope you got better,

    by frank cotton

    'cause that was some fucked up shit, even for a nine year old

  • Feb. 14, 2011, 10:33 a.m. CST

    Whatever happened to the Red Dawn remake?

    by Veraxus

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