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"Miracles" on DVD News

The "Miracles" DVD's have been released! MovieFreak.com is running a contest for those who would like to win a set. If you are interested, please visit:

MovieFreak.com's Miracles DVD Contest

Received from the MiraclesHQ.com newsletter; April 13, 2005:

Miracles HQ Newsletter Special Alert

Miracles HQ: http://www.miracleshq.com/
Contact Miracles HQ Team: http://www.miracleshq.com/crusade.html
Individual Contacts: http://www.miracleshq.com/campaign-aboutus.html
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"MIRACLES" ON DVD: Help Us Make an Impact on Sales!

We know you're looking forward to April 19 as much as we are -- who could forget the date "Miracles" is being released on DVD? Its release is a triumph for "Miracles" fans -- and our last big stepping stone to future "Miracles" projects.

Which means that this is our last big chance to act -- and your big chance as "Miracles" fans to show your support for the show! We need fan support more than ever to show how much interest there is in watching Paul, Alva, and Evie on the small screen.

With your support, here's our gameplan:

1) For all "Miracles" fans to purchase the DVD's ASAP
2) To buy the DVD's from a single provider (we suggest Amazon.com -- so that it cracks their Top 10)
3) For fans to tell friends and family to buy the set from Amazon.com as well
4) Fans also post raves and reviews in Amazon's feedback section for the show, telling others why they should purchase this excellent DVD set

What next? With luck:

5) "Miracles" then cracks the Amazon "Top 10" in DVD sales
6) MiraclesHQ will send out a press release to promote this accomplishment by you, the fans
7) Industry insiders will take notice

For this to work, though, we're asking for your support: Purchase the "Miracles" DVDs from Amazon. Tell your friends. And post your favorite thoughts about the show on Amazon in the DVD feedback area after receiving your purchase.

The industry pays attention to the sales figures to gauge the marketability of TV shows, both in syndication and with an eye toward continuing or even restarting production.

This is our chance to show the business we mean business! And our last chance to make a statement about how much we love this show.

Access the "Miracles" DVDs on Amazon via the link below:
"Miracles" DVD's on Amazon.com

We'll see you in the checkout aisle!

-- MiraclesHQ.com

Read the Original Article.

Another Place to Pre-Order 'Miracles' on DVD!
April 10, 2005

DeepDiscountDVD.com is offering the DVD set of 'Miracles' for a deeply discounted price. Check out this link:

Miracles on DeepDiscountDVD

They are reporting that Skeet does some audio commentary on the DVDs! They are the only source I have seen that reports this, so it could be true, but do not hold your breath until there is additional confirmation.

The DVD set has been reviewed and previewed here:

DVD Talk on 'Miracles'

Website visitor LuvJe0rdie sent in a message for all Skeet fans to beware of dishonest sellers on EBay who claim to have advance copies of the 'Miracles' DVDs. Make sure to ask them whether or not these DVDs are the real thing or bootlegs, because there are people on EBay who are selling homemade DVDs of the episodes taped off of TV but are making it seem as if these DVDs are the commercially manufactured ones. Bootlegs will not have the extras, and the quality will not be as nice, so beware!

Miracles - Press release reveals extras
Posted by Gord Lacey
2/07/2005

Shout! Factory has just issued a press release for the April 19th release of Miracles, and mentions the special features the set will contain. The entire press release is below, with the special features bolded. More information on the release can be found on our DVD Release Info listing (the Release Info Listing on tvshowsondvd.com).

The Critically-Acclaimed TV Drama Starring Skeet Ulrich Debuts On DVD With Seven Un-Aired Episodes, Deleted Scenes, Audio Commentaries And More!

IN STORES APRIL 19TH
LOS ANGELES, CA - Fans will discover that miracles do happen as Shout! Factory releases the critically-acclaimed television series "Miracles" as a four disc DVD set. Merely six episodes of the dark and moody drama aired in 2003 on ABC, but those viewers who were able to follow the show were hooked. The series, which stars heartthrob Skeet Ulrich (Scream) and Emmy winner* Hector Elizondo (The Princess Diaries and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement), was cancelled prior to completing the season, but not before garnering much critical praise. The San Francisco Chronicle called "Miracles" "a surprising and compelling series with a feature-film quality" and "a stunner." US Weekly's review read, "nearly heaven-sent." Shout! Factory's DVD release includes all 13 episodes (seven of which remain un-aired in the U.S.), deleted scenes, multiple commentaries and an interview with creator Richard Hatem (The Mothman Prophecies). Miracles: The Complete Series DVD set will be available on April 19th for $49.98 (suggested retail price).

"Miracles" fans were disappointed with the drama's cancellation and took their complaints to the internet. SaveMiracles.com became a hub for letter writing campaigns, petitions and message board postings, and even raised funds to place full-page ads in trade publications Variety and The Hollywood Reporter. Not only will the Miracles: The Complete Series DVD set allow fans to see the remaining installments of the series, but the episodes have received a 5.1 sound makeover. "Miracles" executive producer David Greenwalt, director Matt Reeves and writers Christian Taylor and David Graziano have also pitched in by participating in six audio commentaries. Creator Hatem sits down for a fascinating interview, and production companies Spyglass Entertainment and Touchtone Television have uncovered deleted scenes from nearly every episode to round out the DVD bonus material.
*1997 Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - "Chicago Hope"

In "Miracles," Paul Callan (Ulrich) is an investigator of modern miracles for the Catholic Church. As he consistently disappoints hopeful believers by finding simple explanations for "miraculous phenomena," the cleric finds his own faith sorely tested. While investigating the phenomenal healing powers of a 10-year old boy, Callan experiences "a vision in blood," suddenly renewing his faith in God. Callan's report of this seemingly true miracle is surprisingly and unceremoniously rebuffed by the Church superiors, and he resigns his position in disgust. Disheartened, Callan joins forces with a rogue team of paranormal investigators who are investigating a worldwide pattern of strange occurrences.

Shout! Factory is a broad-based audio and home video entertainment company whose cofounders - Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos - share a passion for pop culture of the 20th century and beyond. Video and DVD projects include television programming spanning 75 years, live music concerts, animation and sports collections and special interest documentaries. Audio products from Shout! Factory consist of GRAMMY(r)-nominated box sets, anthologies and "best of" collections, as well as new music, soundtrack releases, deluxe album reissues and quirky compilations. Shout! Factory's catalog features vintage and legendary performances from some of the greatest - and most eccentric - artists of our time. www.shoutfactory.com

Read the original article.

Miracles - Cover Art for Miracles - The Series
Posted by David Lambert
2/02/2005

A couple of weeks ago we posted a report featuring information direct from The Shout! Factory about their upcoming DVD release of Miracles - The Series, due on April 19th. In that story, we revealed that the release would feature a ton of extras, including deleted scenes and commentaries with the producer, director and creator. Specs were said by Shout! to be full-screen video and 5.1 surround sound. All 13 episodes will be included, including 7 unaired episodes, on 4 DVDs.

Now Amazon.com has this set listed for pre-order and show a list price of $49.98, but they discount it down to $34.99 if you order it in advance. They also have this very striking cover art (thanks to reader "Dan" for the heads-up):

The Miracles DVD Cover

Read the original article.

You can now preorder the "Miracles" DVD's! Use the following links to do this if you would like to support TVshowsonDVD.com, a wonderful, worthwhile site all about TV shows being released on DVD.

Buy them from Amazon.com

Buy them from DVD Planet

"Miracles" - A Shout!-out about the extras on and aspect ratio of Miracles on DVD
Posted by David Lambert

1/20/2005

Last week we were pleased to officially announce the April 19th release for "Miracles" on DVD, a 4-disc with all 13 episodes and extras. Since then, there's been some comments made in discussion threads at a few online forums that pass on word from Shout! Factory staff - apparently customer service agents, but we're not sure of that - about the aspect ratio of the DVD release.

"Miracles" was broadcast in the USA in 4x3 "fullscreen", but was available in hi-def widescreen for the comparatively limited number of people who have HDTV access in the States. Comments made by fans who viewed it in hi-def was that they felt in their opinion that it was composed for widescreen. Note that there were no quotes from the show's producers to support the intent of how it was to be composed; just private opinion. But those fans were strongly disappointed to get e-mail stating that the release would be fullscreen instead of widescreen.

We contacted Shout! to verify, and to ask what the situation was. They tell us that Buena Vista Television (owners of ABC and also of Touchstone Television, which are the producers of the show) has provided Shout with the 4x3 masters of the show as orginally broadcast to the mass market in the United States. According to Shout!, the widescreen masters seen on HDTV in the US (and seen overseas) were not made available by Buena Vista Television. Shout! was not given a widescreen option by the company that is behind the production of the show.

On the other hand, Shout! says the masters they received look great, and they point out that they are also including a ton of extras, including deleted scenes and commentaries with the producer, director and creator. In addition, they are upgrading the sound to 5.1 surround sound (the original only aired in stereo).

So "Miracles" fans can look forward to seeing the show the way it was orginally seen by the vast majority of Americans, with upgraded sound, and with nice extras to boot. And don't forget that 7 of these episodes were never aired in the first place, so it will be great to finally see them. Cover art is still being prepared, so stay tuned for that.

Read the original article.

The "Miracles" Fans -- Helping to Make DVD Rumors a Reality?

From "Miracles" Creator Richard Hatem:

The active fan presence was a major factor in the decision to move forward with a DVD release..... It is indeed and without a doubt because of all of you that this is even happening.

I have no doubt that it was your work that kept "Miracles" on their minds and eventually led them to believe that there was an eager audience out there willing to spend money to buy the episodes. There aren't enough words in the world to thank you, so I'll just have to say thank you.

More news as it comes. Be well. And thanks again for everything.

Rich

MORE DVD NEWS: IT'S A GO!

January 14, 2005
The rumors have been confirmed. "Miracles" will be released on DVD in April. It will include all 13 produced episodes; the six that originally aired on ABC, plus the seven never-before-seen-in-America episodes. There will also be commentary tracks and various extras.

Stay tuned to MiraclesHQ.com for more details.

-- MiraclesHQ.com

The announcement from tvshowsondvd.com:

Miracles - Do you believe in Miracles?
Posted by Gord Lacey
1/14/2005

Do you believe in Miracles? The people at Shout! Factory do. They're set to release ABC's short-lived series on April 19th, 2005. 13 episodes of the series starring Skeet Ulrich were shot, but only 6 ever aired in the United States. The 4 disc set will contain all 13 episodes shot, as well as commentary tracks and other bonus features yet to be decided.

Shout! Factory has made a name for themselves by releasing cult shows that ended before their time. They were praised for their treatment of Freaks & Geeks, and they're readying Undeclared for a 2005 release.

Thanks to Angela Mitchell at MiraclesHQ.com for tipping us off that this was coming, and Shout! Factory for additonal information.

Read the original article.

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"World Poker Tour" news

January 2005
Skeet will be a part of the popular celebrity poker trend! Be sure to catch him in Episode 5, coming on this month.

World Poker Tour
Hollywood Home Game: Episode 5
William Shatner, Chuck Wollery, Skeet Ulrich, Daisy Fuentes, Kevin Weisman and Mena Suvari compete for a $25,000 buy-in to the championship in Las Vegas. 120 minutes

Sunday January 16 09:00PM Eastern on The Travel Channel
Monday January 17 12:00AM Eastern on The Travel Channel
Thursday January 20 09:00PM Eastern on The Travel Channel
Friday January 21 12:00AM Eastern on The Travel Channel

Check out the World Poker Tour website! www.worldpokertour.com

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Track Down (Takedown) DVD release news

An August 2006 interview with Kevin Mitnick mentions Skeet as being the only actor in the movie with any talent (in Mitnick's opinion):
Atomic Chat with Kevin Mitnick

Skeet played Mitnick, so it's nice that he's happy with Skeet's portrayal of him.


After nearly four years of waiting, Skeet Ulrich fans in the United States can finally acquire the movie Takedown on DVD. Only problem is, they need to look for Track Down instead, as this is the new title the film was given for its September 28, 2004 release. The movie has never before been officially distributed in the U.S. because of legal problems. Fans in several other countries have been enjoying the movie since 2000.

The film has already received these largely favorable reviews:

DVD Talk

Track Down Review - (Scroll about halfway down the page to read it.)

Coming Soon Review

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Cursed News

June 21, 2005

Editing Cursed
Longtime Craven editor Patrick Lussier talks to IGN about assembling two cuts of the film for DVD release.

June 21, 2005 - Patrick Lussier, longtime editor for horror maven Wes Craven, recently faced one of the most daunting challenges of his career: assembling not one but two full films together into a cohesive whole. Craven's last film Cursed, which premieres this week on DVD in PG-13 and unrated versions, suffered numerous production delays and casting problems, ultimately requiring roles to be written out, changed, or otherwise condensed. Lussier, who recently spoke to IGN about his own forthcoming directorial effort, Dracula III: Legacy, also answered a few questions about the challenging prospect of putting this production together in the editing room.

Hi, Patrick. What are you working on today?

Patrick Lussier:
Today, I'm actually putting together a little reel and just finishing up Red Eye- today's my last day on that, so the film's all lock, stock and barreled and out the door. The negative is cut, it's all mixed, the studio's thrilled, and it comes out August 19th.

That film is a departure for Wes Craven from his horror-themed films, correct?

Lussier:
Yeah. Basically, it's like a Hitchcock movie, kind of Strangers on a Train meets Phone Booth.

You also helped put together the prophetically-titled Cursed. What was the process of assembling that footage like?

Patrick Lussier:
Just before the movie was finished, the studio decided they wanted to build a PG-13 cut, so there was a substantial cut down to get the film down to a PG-13. The sequences of gore and tension and mayhem had to be removed; in the 'R' version, Shannon Elizabeth gets ripped in half, flips over and crawls and dies weakly, and all of that had to be removed. That's probably the big difference you see in that; the ending of the PG-13 was really kind of truncated and emasculated where the ending of the R is very aggressive in terms of what you see and how it works. There's been rumors and everything about that film that there are all sorts of other footage and scenes that are for entirely different versions of that film that I'm sure will never see the light of day.

The actors indicated that some sequences from the original footage found their way into the final version. What was used, what was redone, and how did scenes have to be changed?

Lussier:
There's probably fifteen or twenty minutes from the very original version, from what we always called the 'Skeet Ulrich' version because he was of course the most absent person from the final version. The wrestling sequence was originally version, the scene with Christina Ricci in the bathroom was from that version. The opening scene on the pier was originally a scene with Shannon Elizabeth and Skeet Ulrich, and when she's calling for Mya's character, if you actually look at some of the shots, we just looped it but she's actually calling for Vince, who is the Skeet Ulrich character, and that scene actually went in the middle of the film. We reworked it to be this Jenny and Becky introduction at the beginning of the film, starting with the Bowling for Soup song. Doing things like that, the real juxtaposition of scenes and things moving and sliding and changing, 'hey, couldn't this work here?'
There's a whole alternate version that was shot for that wrestling scene where the wrestling actually doesn't take place; it's a version where Jimmy grabs Bo and pins him while they are talking on the bleachers, and then sees himself reflected in Bo's eye as kind of this 'teen wolf', I Was a Teenage Werewolf kind of thing- he has this Michael Landon flashback (laughs). But ultimately we opted for the entire wrestling scene to go in. Jimmy, in that scene, is not related to Christina Ricci's character; Christina Ricci, Skeet Ulrich and Jesse Eisenberg are complete strangers who meet by accident in the middle of the road because that car crash, that car that flips over [at the beginning of the film,] originally Skeet Ulrich is in that car, not Shannon Elizabeth.

How tough was it to put together these disparate versions of specific scenes, and indeed, an entire film, to create a cohesive whole?

Lussier:
It was a challenge. We had to really analyze the material not in the context of the movie that was, the but the movie that might be, so you always had to be saying, 'okay, this could now work like this,' or 'this could now connect to a scene like that,' so that was always an interesting challenge. As we kept going through it and new material was shot, we realized, 'okay, this scene doesn't work any more, but the scene that we discarded, actually we can use part of it- we can use half of it, or we can use components of it.' We were all on the film for a very long time because of the studio wanting to try various different things, so through that process we had lots of time to experiment and kind of deconstruct the movie in a variety of ways.
-- Todd Gilchrist

Read the Original Article.

I think this pretty much makes it official that Skeet Ulrich will NOT be in Cursed.

Cursed cast talk changes
Posted on Wed, 16-Feb-2005

Tween star Christina Ricci, stopped by Sci Fi Wire to wax lyrical about the multiple versions of her latest pic "Cursed" that were filmed before the studio eventually got what they howled for.

"It changed quite a bit," Ricci says. "[Jesse Eisenberg and I] weren't related in the original version. We just both happened to be involved in this crash, and then when we came back we were brother and sister."

"Cursed" shut down for a few weeks - due to numerous things, including script rewrites - and when it got back on track some of the original players weren't available, like Skeet Ulrich. As for the film's storyline, it did change a bit, but Jesse Eisenberg said that Director Wes Craven retained some of the material from the first version of the film, but he and Williamson changed the story to improve the flow of the narrative.

"They were able to keep some of the [scenes]," Eisenberg said. "The overall story, I think, is improved, [and] I think the final product is now better, but I think they were able to keep some of the great effects, which were more expensive, but they were still put into the story."

Ricci pointed out a couple of differences between the latest cut and those early cuts - there was a never a club backdrop, and Josh Jackson was never a cast member. "Josh wasn't in the original one," she said. "There was no club that anybody was opening."

Eisenberg added that the original film featured a different setting. "There was a wax museum," he said.

The film - about a werewolf loose in Los Angeles - 'now' stars Ricci, Eisenberg, Josh Jackson, Mya, Michael Rosenbaum, Portia De Rossi, Judy Greer, Shannon Elizabeth, Milo Ventimiglia, Kristina Anapau, James Brolin, Robert Forster and Scott Baio. Those no longer in the film - for numerous reasons, largely unavailability - include Skeet Ulrich, Omar Epps, Scott Baio, Lance Bass, Corey Feldman and Mandy Moore, who was replaced by the abovesaid Mya.

"Cursed" hits theatres in a couple of weeks.

Read the original article.

(So, Scott Baio isn't in the movie, but he's still in the movie? O_o?)

February 4, 2005
Yet another report that Skeet Ulrich will be in Cursed:

Box Office Prophets Report

Again, once I hear something definite, it will be printed here.

January 17, 2005
Is Skeet Ulrich Cursed or Not?
It is being reported all over the Internet (for example, here) that Skeet Ulrich will star in Cursed. Are these reporters working off old, outdated information, or do they know something we don't? Will Skeet's part be put back in the movie for its late February 2005 release? As soon as I hear something definite, it will be reported here.

12:00pm ET, 29-April-04

Cursed Shot Over And Over

Judy Greer, who stars in Wes Craven's troubled horror film Cursed, told SCI FI Wire that the movie faced numerous reshoots, many of which required her participation. "I'm probably going to do them forever," she said in an interview. "Cursed had a major rewrite. We shot a lot of movie, and there were some problems with the ending, so they went back to try to finish the ending."

Greer—who is currently on view as Jennifer Garner's best friend in the fantasy comedy film 13 Going on 30—added that the revised werewolf-themed Cursed now has more heart than it did before. "The first version had a lot more blood in it or a lot more action, but the second version seems like it's more of a fable, like more of a [fairy] tale," Greer said. "It seems to come from a more real place."

Greer said that each change seemed to push the film further away from its original idea and eventually altered not only the shooting schedule, but also the characters. "Everything kept getting changed, and it got to the point where the movie was completely different," she said. "In the first version, I played Scott Baio's assistant, and I was in love with him. In the second version, I'm Scott Baio's publicist, and I'm all business."

Greer said that a number of cast members' schedules simply could not be accommodated, and they were eventually excised from the final film. "Because they were having a hard time with the ending, they decided to take a little break shooting the movie for a couple of weeks, and in that time a lot of the actors—myself included—became unavailable." Greer eventually wound up in the movie, but the actors who dropped out included Omar Epps and Skeet Ulrich, who was replaced by Joshua Jackson. The much-delayed film now has an Oct. 1 release date.
Original Article in the Sci-Fi Wire

December 21, 2003
The Scissors are taken to Skeet Ulrich

We've got a confirmation - based on what Andy Jones from E Online whispered to us the other day - Another one has bitten the dust over on Wes Craven's "Cursed." Skeet Ulrich has been cut from the film altogether. It's believed Joshua Jackson's new character, Jake, replaced Ulrich's old character, and every scene of Ulrich's character has now been excised from the film. Basically, with the film being near entirely rewritten, a few folks have had to go -- and "Scream" star Ulrich [as well as Corey Feldman] was one of them. Ulrich got the job based on his previous relationship with Director Craven, who he worked on "Scream" with. The film stars Christina Ricci, Josh Jackson, Mya, Portia De Rossi and Shannon Elizabeth. Hopefully some of these cut actors will make it onto the DVD. Or will they? Thanks to 'LucyInTheSky'
Original Article

As of early December 2003, it cannot fully be confirmed that Skeet Ulrich is still a star of "Cursed." The Internet Movie Database has completely removed Ulrich from the cast list (Cursed) since major changes were made in the script, and shooting began again in mid-November. However, no other source online could be found that removes him from the cast; on the contrary, he is still in the cast list from many other sources. More information should be forthcoming as the film's release date of February 13, 2004, closes in.

This confusion comes on the heels of Miramax demanding that "Cursed"'s ending be completely redone. Subsequently, to change the ending, a complete rewrite of the script was performed, which may have eliminated the need for some characters, and has definitely eliminated the cameos of Corey Feldman and Scott Baio.

Moviehole.net had the following to say on the new additions to the cast:

Craven for more of Mya or Pacey?

Posted on Tuesday Nov 25, 2003.

He might have missed out on putting on the Cowl, but former "Dawson's Creek" star and "Batman" contender Joshua Jackson has scored a near just-as-juicy gig. The actor - now preferring to go under the much-shorter, much-cooler 'Josh' - has nabbed one of the newly written male roles in the reworked Wes Craven flick "Cursed". Singer Mya has also scored a role in the film. Both Jackson and Mya were signed the same time as Portia De Rossi was. Jackson plays Jake, Mya will play Jenny. Moviehole has also been informed that Corey Feldman and Scott Baio - who were making appearances in the film as themselves - have been given the chop. The film stars Christina Ricci, Scott Foley, Skeet Ulrich and Mandy Moore plays the opening victim, in a scene very reminiscent of Drew Barrymore's cameo in "Scream", we're also informed.

As for why the film's ending had to be scrapped, Filmjerk.com posted a review of the original script recently (Review) which included this amusing information:
"Warning: I'm going to spoil the ending now. It seems that our friend Kevin [Williamson, "Cursed"'s screenwriter] has even stolen his own unique ending. The original “Scream” had *gasp* two killers; in 1996, that was considered a genius twist. No one saw that coming. Now 7 years later, it's a bit overdone. That movie sadly spawned dozens of copycat productions with over hyped “twists.” (Three killers! The supposed dead guy! The girlfriend! The supposed dead guy and his son!) So we have two evil werewolves for the price of one. All right, that doesn't sound so bad actually. But wait, there's more. What if one of them was... SCOTT BAIO? Not a character played by Scott Baio, but Baio playing himself. Frigging Chachi is the big bad baddie."

This ending will now wind up on the cutting room floor.

Nov. 17, 2003

'Cursed' again: Craven film back on

NEW YORK -- Wes Craven's "Cursed" will be back up and running this week, with Portia de Rossi added to a cast that includes Christina Ricci, Skeet Ulrich, Omar Epps, Shannon Elizabeth and Scott Foley. The actress, who stars in the Fox series "Arrested Development" from Imagine Television, will appear in the film's opening sequence, the specifics of which are being kept under wraps. The Dimension Films project -- from the "Scream" team of Craven and screenwriter Kevin Williamson -- was put on an extended hiatus during the summer so the filmmakers could plan for more special effects than originally anticipated and further develop the ending. (Ian Mohr)
Original Article in The Hollywood Reporter

'Cursed' foiled, but temporarily
August 5, 2003

Audiences waiting on edge for Wes Craven's latest directorial effort, "Cursed," may end up cursing the film's distributor, Dimension Films. According to sources close to the production -- described as a modern, hip twist on the classic werewolf tale -- Dimension last month put "Cursed" on an extended hiatus with four weeks left on the shooting schedule. A Dimension spokesperson said the hiatus was planned and concerned the addition of special effects because the filmmakers brought in more fx than originally planned as the film shot. But sources further indicated that top executives at the Miramax Films genre arm weren't happy with the film's ending or how the special effects were progressing, specifically the look of the film's lead lupine. The project was then put back into a "development phase," during which all parties could agree on the final outcome, sources said. "Cursed" began production in March. A source said Monday that all the kinks have now been worked out on "Cursed," and a September restart is being eyed. It is unclear whether this might cause any problems with the availability of crew members or finding dates that would work for the film's ensemble cast, which includes Christina Ricci, Skeet Ulrich, Shannon Elizabeth, Omar Epps and Scott Foley. The project -- penned by Kevin Williamson, who also is producing with longtime Craven collaborator Marianne Maddalena -- was originally scheduled for a release this month when Dimension announced it last year (HR 10/16). (Ian Mohr and Chris Gardner)
Original Article in The Hollywood Reporter