Emma Stone in Talks to Star in ‘Save the Green Planet!’ Remake from Yorgos Lanthimos

We learned just yesterday that Yorgos Lanthimos (Poor Things) is on board to direct an English-language remake of 2003’s Korean genre-bender Save the Green Planet!, which has Ari Aster (Hereditary, Midsommar) attached to produce. Variety now reports this afternoon that Emma Stone (Poor Things) is in talks to reunite with Lanthimos on the film. “Stone would most likely […]

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Yorgos Lanthimos Reportedly Directing ‘Save the Green Planet!’ Remake for Producer Ari Aster

We learned back in 2020 that Ari Aster (Hereditary, Midsommar) would be producing an English-language remake of 2003’s wacky Korean genre-bender Save the Green Planet!, and Variety reports this week that Yorgos Lanthimos (Poor Things) is on board to direct. Variety details, “Ed Guiney and Andrew Lowe at Element Pictures will produce the movie alongside Ari […]

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Oscar Nominated ‘Poor Things’ Starring Emma Stone Heads Home in February

Nominated for eleven Oscars including Best Motion Picture of the Year, director Yorgos Lanthimos’ Poor Things is coming home in a couple weeks, we’ve learned this morning. Poor Things will be available for digital purchase & rental on Prime Video beginning February 27, and it’ll also be streaming on Apple TV+ the same day. It […]

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Uncomfortable Cinema: Finding Awkward Terror in ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’

If there’s one director whose entire filmography is consistently horror-adjacent, it would have to be Yorgos Lanthimos. The Athenian filmmaker is mostly known for his absurdist dramas, but nearly all of his movies feature some form of horrific undercurrent beneath the offbeat dialogue and odd characters. And while his 2023 feature Poor Things wears its […]

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‘Poor Things’ Review – Yorgos Lanthimos’ Frankenstein-Like Tale Celebrates the Magic of Curiosity

In Yorgos Lanthimos‘ comedic and fantastical Poor Things, an adaptation of Alisdair Gray’s novel, the mad scientist does what Dr. Frankenstein never dared to do: he lets his creation free out into the world instead of seeking to kill it. It’s not fear that drives this decision but love, and it sets the tone for a dazzling, bizarre, […]

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‘Poor Things’ – Emma Stone Takes Center Stage on Striking Poster for New Yorgos Lanthimos Movie

Filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos (The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Dogtooth) is back with Poor Things, a Frankenstein-like tale based on the 1992 novel by Alistair Gray. Emma Stone stars alongside Willem Dafoe in Poor Things, which Searchlight is bringing to theaters on December 8, 2023. While you wait, find a new poster below. Ramy Youssef, Jerrod Carmichael, Christopher Abbott, and Mark Ruffalo also star. Lanthimos’ latest […]

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‘Poor Things’ – ‘Frankenstein’ Retelling from Yorgos Lanthimos Gets a Three Month Delay

Filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos (The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Dogtooth) is back with Poor Things, a Frankenstein-like tale based on the 1992 novel by Alistair Gray. Emma Stone stars alongside Willem Dafoe in Poor Things, which Searchlight was originally bringing to theaters on September 8, 2023. But that date has been shifted. Poor Things will now release in theaters on December […]

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‘Poor Things’ Trailer – Willem Dafoe Is an Arthouse Dr. Frankenstein in New Yorgos Lanthimos Movie?

Filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos (The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Dogtooth) is back with Poor Things, a Frankenstein-like tale based on the 1992 novel by Alistair Gray. Emma Stone stars alongside Willem Dafoe, and you can watch the full official trailer below. Underneath, you’ll find a brand new poster that’s particularly striking. Poor Things also stars Ramy Youssef, Jerrod Carmichael, Christopher Abbot, and Mark Ruffalo. The film […]

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‘Poor Things’ – Teaser Poster for Yorgos Lanthimos Movie Spotlights Emma Stone

Filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos (The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Dogtooth) is back with Poor Things, a Frankenstein-like tale based on the 1992 novel by Alistair Gray. Emma Stone stars alongside Willem Dafoe, and you can check out Searchlight’s official teaser poster below. We expect the full trailer is coming soon. Stay tuned. Poor Things also stars Ramy Youssef, Jerrod Carmichael, Christopher Abbot, and Mark Ruffalo. The […]

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‘Poor Things’ Teaser Trailer – Yorgos Lanthimos Puts His Wildly Unique Spin on ‘Frankenstein’!

Filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos (The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Dogtooth) is back with Poor Things, a Frankenstein-like tale based on the 1992 novel by Alistair Gray. Emma Stone stars alongside Willem Dafoe, and you can watch the official teaser trailer from Searchlight Pictures below. As expected, a truly singular vision is on display in this first look […]

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Yorgos Lanthimos’ ‘Poor Things’ Unveils New Image Ahead of Tomorrow’s Teaser Debut

Searchlight Pictures has unveiled a new image for Yorgos Lanthimos’ (The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Dogtooth) upcoming Poor Things, a Frankenstein-like tale based on the 1992 novel by Alistair Gray. The image presents a different look at star/producer Emma Stone’s character, wearing all black and appearing far less serene than the previously released images. The contrast hints toward a strange […]

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Yorgos Lanthimos’ ‘Poor Things’ Debuts First Look Images of Frankenstein-Like Tale

Don’t let the just-debuted first-look images fool you. Expect things to get weird in Yorgos Lanthimos’ (The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Dogtooth) upcoming Poor Things, a Frankenstein-like tale based on the 1992 novel by Alistair Gray. Poor Things stars Emma Stone, who also produces, and Ramy Youssef, Jerrod Carmichael, Christopher Abbot, Mark Ruffalo, and Willem Dafoe. The film will be released only in theaters […]

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Laughing Through The Discomfort With ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ [Horror Queers Podcast]

Absurd, Uncomfortable Transactions March wound up being a wild mix of episodes, starting with the classic thrills of UK haunted house film The Haunting, followed by a return to Woodsboro for last year’s Scream (2022), celebrating the 25th anniversary of Erotic Thriller Wild Things, as well as the practical effects of low budget creature feature Splinter, […]

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