Timur Bekmambetov is making a movie about flesh-eating squirrels

Wanted and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter director Timur Bekmambetov is turning his sights on the fluffy menace that is squirrel-kind. And although there's no word on production starting, the movie apparently already has a promo trailer. » 8/18/13 9:30am 8/18/13 9:30am

Sharlto Copley is starring in the first ever R-rated "POV" action movie

Yes, that's right. Sharlto Copley's next movie, Hardcore, will be like a First Person Shooter in movie form. We think. It'll be the first ever "POV action adventure film," according to director Ilya Naishuller. » 7/23/13 2:47pm 7/23/13 2:47pm

Timur Bekmambetov will lead the insane Warriors of Oz to Syfy

Syfy has tapped Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter director Timur Bekmambetov to create an action-fantasy "reimagining" of The Wizard of Oz. The miniseries will be called Warriors of Oz and it sounds completely fucking insane. » 7/23/13 7:00am 7/23/13 7:00am

Those who forget history are doomed to have it reenacted by vampires: …

As Americans, we are expected to be optimistic. We look to the future, and the vista of endless progress — but we're still haunted by the past, including the stuff we brought with us from the Old World. And vampires perfectly represent this great national tension. They're going to live forever (just like Fame!) but… » 6/22/12 11:22am 6/22/12 11:22am

Why Timur Bekmambetov had to throw a horse at Abraham Lincoln

You can instantly tell the batshit insane Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is the work of Timur Bekmambetov, who also directed Wanted, Night Watch and Day Watch. We were lucky enough to speak with Bekmambetov — and he told us what weapon he can't wait to shoot in super-slow-motion next, plus why he got in trouble for… » 6/21/12 3:55pm 6/21/12 3:55pm

First Details About Gareth Edwards and Timur Bekmambetov's Robot Movie

Over two years ago news broke that Wanted director Timur Bekmambetov and indie movie maker Gareth Edwards of Monsters were collaborating on a post human adventure. But the details were scarce, until we caught up with the producer on the project Bekmambetov while doing press for his latest film Abraham Lincoln Vampire… » 6/18/12 2:28pm 6/18/12 2:28pm

First 3 clips from Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter inspire a drinking…

If you forgot that Timur Bekmambetov was behind the lens on Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, these clips will remind you. Each little moment is stuffed with slow motion action, screaming, and glorious colors. It's like a campier Wanted. New drinking game idea for this film: Every time someone does something in slow… » 6/15/12 9:30am 6/15/12 9:30am

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter photos reveal old-school…

We've got a giant collection of stills from Timur Bekmambetov's zany horror action adventure Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. It's so camptastic — but we're kind of looking forward to it. Here's hoping the man who made Wanted such a fun ride can smash horror and history together. » 6/14/12 4:00pm 6/14/12 4:00pm

New Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter trailer gives The Gettysburg Address…

We've got two new trailers for Timur Bekmambetov's presidential vampire movie, Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter. The first trailer gives the Gettysburg Address some supernatural subtext. The second is a red-band clip show of the carnage Honest Abe inflicts on a few fangers. It's got that lovely sharp slo-mo Timur is… » 5/29/12 7:30am 5/29/12 7:30am

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter footage features vampire decapitations…

We've seen WonderCon's exclusive Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter footage, and it's chock full of our sixteenth president taking his trusty axe to evil vampires's chests. It's exactly the sort of crazy over-the-top action you'd expect from the director of Wanted! » 3/17/12 3:01pm 3/17/12 3:01pm

There's even more sexy Abe in the international trailer for Abraham…

Yesterday we saw the first-ever trailer for Timur Bekmambetov's hyper-stylized supernatural flick Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. If you enjoyed masculine Abe chopping trees in slow motion with his axe, then you're going to love this new trailer with double the carnage and hot-dead-president action! Dance for us… » 2/14/12 9:35am 2/14/12 9:35am

The Darkest Hour promises aliens who are truly alien

We got a sneak preview of Wanted director Timur Bekmambetov's new production, an alien invasion flick set in Moscow called The Darkest Hour. Directed by Chris Gorak and starring Emile Hirsch (Speed Racer) and Max Minghella, the movie is about five Americans stranded in Moscow when a seemingly unstoppable alien… » 7/24/11 10:00am 7/24/11 10:00am

Apollo 18 release date changes yet again — now it's coming this summer!

Apollo 18, the lunar "found footage" horror film, has changed its release date several times. Originally, it was set to come out in March 2011, to preempt the other "found footage" horror film Area 51. (Which was also delayed.) Then Apollo 18 kept getting pushed back further and further, until it had a release date of… » 5/02/11 5:43pm 5/02/11 5:43pm

First Apollo 18 Poster: "There's a reason we've never gone back to the…

We're pretty excited about Timur Bekmambetov's moon mystery movie Apollo 18. If the ominous tagline doesn't pull you in, this alien footprint (presumably on the Moon) poster should. Take a closer look. » 11/24/10 11:41am 11/24/10 11:41am

Can you really make a Moon landing movie in just three months?

The race to cash in on the found footage movie craze has just hit a new peak of hysteria, as the Weinsteins are determined to film their Moon astronaut movie, Apollo 18, in time to release it in March. » 11/18/10 7:00am 11/18/10 7:00am

Timur Bekmambetov's Apollo mission vs. aliens movie gets off the ground

The Weinstein Company is funding Apollo 18, the Timur Bekmambetov-produced thriller about a never-was Apollo mission's encounter with extraterrestrials. » 11/06/10 12:45pm 11/06/10 12:45pm

Monsters director teams up with Timur Bekmambetov for a post-human…

Gareth Edwards, writer and director of indie monster movie Monsters,is readying his next film, and he wants Timur Bekmambetov to produce. No plot description or title has been released, but the duo describe it as "an epic human story, set in a futuristic world without humanity." [Deadline] » 9/14/10 9:30am 9/14/10 9:30am

An Alien Invasion Flick From the Director of "Wanted"? Yes, Please

Sure, there are tons of "take me to your leader" movies on the horizon, but the news that the hyper-stylish Timur Bekmambetov is saddling up to produce The Darkest Hour is good indeed. » 4/06/10 12:30pm 4/06/10 12:30pm

Tim Burton And Timur Bekmambetov To Make Abraham Lincoln: Vampire…

Rumor has it that 9 producers Burton and Bekmambetov are joining together again to film the new Abraham-Lincoln-vs.-vampires novel, making it the second genre-fied classic to become a film. » 3/02/10 5:30pm 3/02/10 5:30pm

Children of Men Director Saves Us From Wanted 2

Two bits of awesome news! First there will be no contrived Wanted sequel, thanks to Angelina Jolie. Instead she's going to star in Gravity from Children Of Men director Alfonso Cuarón. Which is definitely the second bit of good news. » 2/26/10 7:00am 2/26/10 7:00am